Clergy Sex Abuse

Church scandal: Bipartisan support for reforms of state law

Abuse report could spur changes to law on statute of limitations

Sen. Jay Costa on the Grand Jury Report about Sexual Abuse in the Pennsylvania Diocese

Gov. Wolf urges lawmakers to act to help child sex abuse victims

Clergy abuse victims nationally continue to be impeded by statutes of limitations

Abuse survivors group SNAP seeks resignation of Bishop Zubik; calls him ‘callous and dangerous outlier’

Victim group calls for Zubik’s resignation after priest sex abuse scandal

Calls flood into clergy sex abuse hotline in wake of scathing report

A day later: Pennsylvania priest sex abuse report unleashes shock, anger, support and more than 100 calls to hotline

Cardinal Wuerl alludes briefly to grand jury report at Assumption Mass in D.C.

Online petition started to remove Cardinal Wuerl’s name from Cranberry school

Online petition started to rename Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School

Clergy sex-abuse report: These 9 accused priests had postings around Philly

Grand jury on Scranton Diocese: wholesale institutional failure

Catholic faithful say the church has moved beyond the days of ‘predator priests’

Former Beaver County DA who dropped priest sex abuse probe fired from current job

Allentown solicitor fired one day after being named in the priest grand jury report

Greensburg diocese contemplates stripping Bishop Connare’s name off conference center

Bishop Timlin likely won’t face sanctions

Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

4 who appeared before grand jury discuss testimony about abuse in Berks County

Pa. lawmakers must act swiftly on clergy abuse recommendations | Editorial


School safety measures weighed as Act 44 provides $60M to address needs

Lawmakers: School safety funding on track for March 2019

Schools to get funds for safety

York County families victimized by cemetery fraud could lead to changes to Pa. system

State Rep. Margo Davidson is a menace behind the wheel. You foot the bill.


MAX says new Yukon landfill would be farther from residents


Berks schools administrator is the new superintendent at Woodland Hills

Does ‘redshirting’ actually benefit kids? Inside the big kindergarten readiness decision parents make

Old Forge School Board asks for director’s resignation

Harrisburg schools to teachers: Pay us back $500k for ‘inflated’ salaries

Graduates of these Pa. colleges and universities have the highest student debt


Low-profile Bob Casey points to detailed work as Trump, GOP attack his record

‘Red, White & Lou’ campaign bus tour stops at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Barletta: Trump’s policies are working


River has crested, but rain set to return

Latest round of Luzerne County flood buyouts covers more than 150 properties

Flooding reported in low-lying areas

Officials tour flood-damaged street in Hamburg

Road to recovering from flooding is underway


Pennsylvania tees up sports bets but not in time for NFL season

Pennsylvania Lottery is now offering simulated sports games much to casinos’ dismay

Pa.’s sports betting rules come into clearer focus; timeline suggests middle of football season launch

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approves first wave of Internet-based gambling licenses

Pa. gambling regulators allow betting on Penn State football but it won’t happen for weeks

Health Care

AHN officials dig into what will be a big building boom, starting with construction of AHN Wexford hospital

Local News

Smooth surface coming for path atop Wyoming Valley Levee

Westmoreland Club CEO named honorary chair of NAACP fundraiser

Entrepreneur receives $1M grant to help renovate two W-B buildings

County council mulls requested tax abatement

Concern over leaning retaining wall holding up Ryerson Avenue in Scranton

Animal shelter director out after 3 weeks on the job

Archbald council passes amended tax-break ordinance for warehouse to bring more money into borough

Judge hears arguments in lawsuit over Scranton sewer sale money

Allentown Council passes ban on overnight fireworks

Natural Gas

Fracking industry water use rises as drills extend, study says

Opioid Crisis

Where is the help? Opioids have taken a huge toll on Pennsylvania

Panel sees trend from heroin to crack


A smaller but vocal crowd speaks up at Philly labor rally to support immigrant children

Deaths from kratom, sold as an herbal supplement, are rising. But no one knows how much.

Coaches, friends mourn slain Imhotep track star headed for Penn State

‘No one sugar-coated anything:’ Philly teachers undergo intense training to improve empathy and inclusion

Philadelphia to close Devil’s Pool on weekends to ‘ensure public safety’

Mayor Kenney becoming a national embarrassment | Dom Giordano


Peduto orders another look at scrutinized house sale in Beechview

URA eyes $300,000 contract for the design of its Art Institute space

State News

Got milk? State plan seeks ways to bolster dairy farms, including stabilizing prices

Going wild for their girls: Tunkhannock in tizzy for Wednesday’s title tilt

SOFTBALL: Tunkhannock falls in Little League World Series title game

Berks County DA delays release of findings in bulldozer-involved death


Wolf, PennDOT give update on road-fixing blitz

Bridge linking Pittston and West Pittston to close for lighting work

WBS airport to expand Pittsburgh service with weekend flights by new carrier

Days Run Road closure signs spur confusion

‘Drive Sober’ campaign extends through Labor Day holiday

LCTA to host public forum Tuesday


Trump yanks ex-CIA chief’s clearance, hitting vocal critic