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Former Gov. Tom Ridge makes security case for saving nuclear plants

Supporters, critics have their say on $500 million rescue plan for Pennsylvania nuclear plants

Supporters, opponents of nuclear bailout bill spar in Harrisburg

A victims’ bill of rights; voters are getting closer to putting it in the Pa. constitution

Bill to take guns out of the hands of those at risk of causing harm draws bipartisan support

Pennsylvania gun violence activists set sights on new bill

Hundreds rally in support of Killion gun bill

Lawmakers, Wolf rally for Extreme Risk gun bill

Bills to combat child sexual abuse move ahead in Pa. legislature

Once again, lawmakers will try to reform PA’s sexual abuse laws

Joint state House, Senate session planned to honor of Tree of Life victims

Kosierowski takes oath of office, becomes 114th state House rep

Pa. license plate stickers: Legislator wants a two-in-one registration, inspection sticker

Higher education demographics focus of Senate committee hearing

House Bill 926 will help small businesses in Pennsylvania | PennLive letters

Time to raise PA’s minimum educator salary | Opinion

Pa. lawmaker cited by report defends role as ‘copycat’ legislator


Norwin opposes Sheetz beer sales near North Huntingdon school

Redner’s takes steps beyond the warehouse concept

Can Berkshire Mall evolve and survive? Here are 3 ways other malls have transformed to attract business


Daniel Dougherty found guilty for third time in 1985 arson that killed two sons in Philly home

DOC: George Banks not a danger to Bill Cosby


Left in bathrooms, forgotten in purses — advocacy group tallies gun-related incidents in schools

Pennsylvania closes the Glen Mills Schools, pulling its license

Hempfield Area School District wants students to consider trade schools

‘We don’t want sick people in classrooms with our kids’

SPECIAL REPORT: Taxpayer-backed charter school experiment goes toxic in Easton

New robotics program slated for Hempfield middle schools

Friends’ Central star hits biggest shots to lead Virginia to its 1st national title

Felicity Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scheme

Health Care

AG Shapiro asks Supreme Court to allow extension of UPMC-Highmark agreement

Shapiro appeals UPMC ruling to state’s highest court

Excela leadership shakeup comes amid financial losses, worker outsourcing

Geisinger opens new clinic in Scranton to tackle addiction crisis

Local News

Facade improvement grant deadline extended in Wilkes-Barre

Prospective buyer of Hanover Township property seeking forgiveness of back taxes

State AG’s office requests records from Wyoming

Scranton Council debates renovating City Hall versus purchasing PenFed building

Scranton striving for complete count in 2020 Census

Iconic Moosic diner to be moved, new Italian food spot going in its place

Get value for parking at Nay Aug

Hazleton residents’ credit card bills went up in 2018, study says

Cusat seeks another term as mayor

Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley to announce nearly $1 million in donations for new shelter

Reading mayor says he doesn’t feel welcome at council meetings

Exeter’s new police chief stresses integrity, engagement as he’s sworn in

Former Allentown Controller Mary Ellen Koval to be sentenced today

South Bethlehem lands $1 million investment in affordable housing

Natural Gas

Plans underway for new gas well pad in Upper Burrell

New Jersey

Atlantic City casinos see profits tumble in 2018 after two shuttered gambling halls reopened


Philly City Council members pledge support for workers at hearing on ‘poverty wages’ in parking industry

Historical Society of Pennsylvania lays off 30 percent of its staff

These reform groups helped elect DA Larry Krasner. Now they want to swing Philly’s judicial elections.

Sixers hire first female coach: Lindsey Harding

Sixers hire first female coach: Lindsey Harding

America Beverage Association targets Mayor Jim Kenney’s beverage tax in new television ad

SEPTA train hits car that went around lowered gates, critically injuring driver

In Philadelphia’s Harrowgate section, diverse food scene emerges, with coffee, beer, bakeries, and more

Inequity in black women-owned businesses still exists | Opinion

There’s a way to stem the increase in HIV infections | Editorial

How a national library endowment could help Philadelphia | Opinion

Earned income tax credit could be right for Philadelphians | Opinion


Carlow University inks deal for new development on Fifth Avenue in Oakland

Loan program that benefits women, minority entrepreneurs may become permanent

Bernie Sanders schedules rally Sunday in Oakland

Bernie Sanders plans presidential campaign rally in Pittsburgh

Hip-hop community will gather Wednesday to remember Antwon Rose II

Antwon Rose family to receive proceeds from East Liberty concert

Penguins bring big screen back … but move it

Take note, Pittsburgh: A new and practical way to curb gun violence

Pittsburgh ranks second in nation for high number of Target stores

State News

N.J., Pa. towns mark ‘Local Government Week’ by explaining their ‘untold’ roles to residents, lawmakers

A century-old Chester County mushroom farm uses modern, eco-friendly tech, but risks abound

Bucks man sues local cops, charging beating, ‘unreasonable’ arrest after seizure

Capitol Roundup: Wolf says Pa. can lead nation with probation, parole reforms

Watershed association seeks donations for Kiski River trout stockings

Two PUC hearings scheduled locally on proposed 14 percent Peoples Gas hike

Air monitor calibration issue triggers false ‘unhealthy’ warning for region

Spotted lanternfly hatching season looms in Berks, 13 other PA counties


Gasoline prices in Western Pennsylvania rise 11 cents as refineries switch to summer blend

Bridge, slide repairs top $200M in road work this construction season

Stretch of West Shore Bypass still in the dark


Trump aide Stephen Miller ‘to clean house’ as immigration policy hardens, ex-official says

The Trump administration cancels the MLB/Cuba deal

The born-alive abortion survivors protection act deserves a vote | Opinion

Top Senate Dem visits Horsham to tout PFAS chemical bill