State News
Shapiro commends, chides Erie’s Persico a year after report
PennDOT tests digital license plates in Harrisburg, Erie



A Wawa or Sheetz on every corner? Here’s what’s driving the Lehigh Valley’s convenience store boom



City works on five-year HUD plan
Antis Twp. debates funding
Erie County flooded with pain pills from 2006 to 2012
Lisa Thompson: Erie’s racial divide deeply political, deeply human problem
The Price of Planning: Here’s what was paid out in 2018
Luzerne County school taxes keep climbing
Scranton to create policy on employees’ personal use of city vehicles after vacation fender bender
Pa. court invalidates central Pa. township’s zoning ordinance



Toohil praises child advocate post



‘Safe2Say’ a key resource for Monroe County students



Washington D.C
Epstein suicide prompts conspiracy theories, skepticism
Accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial
Capitol Roundup: Toomey, Coons call for bipartisan gun-safety law improvements
America’s mental illness is guns | Editorial
More protests underway in Hong Kong with no end in sight
Background checks and red flags: A divided Congress tries to muster compromise on gun violence



Thousands in Philly have marched against Trump immigration policies — but are they getting anywhere?
Eagles build specialized room for children with autism at Lincoln Financial Field
Want to live near Pat’s and Geno’s? New apartments, houses likely coming soon.
Across the street from the abandoned cemetery she saved, a Philadelphia activist gets her due — and a street sign



Bernie Sanders dominates Democratic field in Pittsburgh-area donors
Dayton shooting victim Nicholas Cumer remembered as ‘just infectious’ during Washington funeral
Dems vote to nominate interim County Councilman Paul Zavarella for District 8 spot
CMU study: Football players can still have brain damage from hits without concussion
Allegheny County violence shelters team up for program to promote independent living