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Emotional speakers beg for stronger controls on methane emissions

Methane hearing draws concern over state rules

Dinniman to introduce consent education bill

Pa. Sen. Maria Collett introduces two PFAS bills

State official visits Berks park to promote tax proposal

Public hearing discusses breweries collecting retail tax on beer

Brewery owners seek ‘clarity and parity’ at beer tax hearing

2-cent fee proposed for single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania

Bill Tracker: Fish and Boat Commission could raise license fees

PUC commissioner voices opposition to nuclear subsidy bill

Fitzgerald, Turzai clash over airport authority bill

Pennsylvania’s tax on online sales is making millions more than expected. Here’s why.


Mariner East 1 pipeline back in service after sinkholes forced two shutdowns

Company exec says the best way to change the lives of those with disabilities is to hire them.

Western Pennsylvania’s first rebranded Dunkin’ opens in Pleasant Hills

Ubiquity to bring about 400 jobs to Hanover Twp.

How did Weyerbacher Brewing get to this point?


‘It was a horrific scene’: Mother dies protecting infant in grisly Delaware County murder-suicide

Former Trump advisor Manafort housed at federal prison in Wayne County

State police arrest nearly 400 for DUI over holiday weekend

Convicted in pay-to-play scheme with ties to Allentown corruption, ex-Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer faces sentencing

Cash grab: As asset forfeiture quietly expands across Pa., abuses follow


Charges dismissed against former Glen Mills counselor; another awaits trial

McKeesport Area School District disputes allegations in black student union case

McKeesport school officials say they did not block Black Student Union

Bereaved mom’s emotional presentation warns Nanticoke students about distracted driving

Vote to replace Roenigk bus company at Highlands comes up short

Pa. students, library patrons have access to new digital archives

Old Forge hires new solicitor

No Ewing sarcoma cluster in the Canon-McMillan School District, state says

Study: Ewing sarcoma rate not higher than expected in Canon-McMillan School District

Hazleton Area making strides, still work to be done

Lawsuit charges Valley Forge Military Academy looked the other way on hazing, abuse

SSD’s issue not just money

Pitt and Penn State football linked to college basketball corruption trial

Two Penn programs get $80 million in gifts, including a new Walnut Street building

First-generation college graduates lack the affluent’s connections to find their first jobs


Westmoreland approves multiple polling location changes for primary

Editorial: Participate in democracy — as a poll worker if you can–as-a-poll-worker-if-you-can


Is gambling a problem in Pa.? It’s ranked among top 15 gambling-addicted states

Local News

Bridge deal, delinquent fees discussed at Wilkes-Barre council work session

Deficiencies found in city’s recycling program

Mayor sought recycling fee hike as $785,000 remained unpaid

Luzerne County hires lobbyist firm

County council approves contract with lobbying firm

Luzerne County DA issues warning about phone scam

‘Our Town Nanticoke’ documentary premieres Thursday

Women’s work release apartments to cost about $72,000

Chief of Staff Pantuso surrenders claim to tax-and-trash-fee delinquent properties, brother paying debts

Harrisburg City Council votes to keep parking after 5 program, but Saturday part of the deal in limbo

National News

Alcohol, sex, and violence collided in murder case involving SEALs and Marines

Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame

Handful of states are poised to legalize sports betting

New Jersey

Former N.J. scout leaders among those in Boy Scouts ‘perversion file’ for alleged sexual abuse of boys, lawyers say


Can kids stop distracted driving? Philly advocate aims to bring lessons to schools.

Philly area retailer secretly collected data from customers who visited its website, lawsuit alleges

From victim to vigilante: Clergy sex abuse survivor finds accused Philly priest online, working for charter school system in Arizona

Mayoral challengers spar with Kenney at first forum

Ex-Sheriff John Green admits taking bribes: ‘I have betrayed the confidence’ of Philly citizens

Methamphetamine overdoses are on the rise in Philadelphia, health officials say

Philly area’s largest health insurer is spending less on claims, and why that’s a good thing

Taking a school ‘to a new level’: In Kensington, this leader shines

What makes Center City work can also transform the city’s neighborhoods | Editorial

Schuylkill rowing must be saved | Opinion


Pittsburgh region’s air quality gets an ‘F’

Protest planned over Pirro speech in Cranberry following her remarks about Muslim congresswoman

Biden planning — again — to announce his candidacy, then visit Pittsburgh next week

Planning commission unanimously recommends Lawrenceville affordable housing zoning measure

Another new member appointed to Port Authority board of directors

Eat at your own risk: Allegheny County drops the ball on restaurant inspections

Pittsburgh publicity video gets a seat in Times Square

Dalai Lama’s personal doctor visits Pittsburgh, teaches mindfulness

State News

Montgomery County film festival, 11 years on, keeps raising the bar for young filmmakers

Mixed verdict in air quality report

Erie region among cleanest in air report

Allentown Diocese launches compensation fund for survivors of clergy sex abuse

PFAS chemicals in drinking water: How one Pa. homeowner took matters into his own hands

Beaver reports spike in drug overdose calls

Monroe, Pike continue growth


Westmoreland County Transit Authority launches mobile ticketing ability

PennDOT schedules road maintenance in Westmoreland County

$8.7M repaving project begins in Dallas


Treasury misses a deadline to turn over Trump’s tax returns

Maryland Gov. Hogan says he’s seriously considering a primary challenge to Trump

Trump says he is opposed to aides testifying to Congress, deepening power struggle with Capitol Hill

Pennsylvania Congressman John Joyce takes back claims of tuberculosis-infected migrants crossing border

Donald Trump Jr. greeted by big crowd on Penn State’s campus