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Town hall on guns brings out supporters, opponents

Southeast Pa. lawmakers want to create a board on pipeline safety. Regulators have concerns about record privacy

Pipeline board plan running into resistance

Sentencing officials are trying — again — to build an algorithm to predict future crimes. Critics still have big concerns

Almost 10 years in, Pa. commission struggles to agree on sentencing reforms

Pa. can’t wait any longer on broadband expansion. Here’s why | Opinion

Gov. Wolf is acting to reduce gun violence, but he needs the Legislature to follow his lead | Pennlive Editorial

Killion: Red Flag laws prevent gun suicides and mass shootings


Wolf touts investment in education at Coebourn Elementary

Gov. Wolf, Rep. Stephens to make PFAS funding announcement Thursday

Getting the ball rolling: Gov. Wolf takes a measured step forward on guns

Philly standoff points to need for new gun law, Wolf says


2 shot in Upper Darby

Police: Fired worker at poultry plant kills boss, himself in Eastern Pa.

York City mayor criticizes media, rumors following fatal shooting of child

Unidentified man killed in Feltonville

Spring Hill woman arrested in shooting that left a man critically injured

2 injured in 4th shooting of summer on McKees Rocks street

A child is wounded by gunfire in McKees Rocks; his relatives lament the violence


Adidas’ Hanover Twp. distribution center looking to hire hundreds

Adidas plans to fill hundreds of jobs at Hanover Twp. Warehouse

New hotel planned near Mohegan Sun Arena

Dunmore firm gets $25K Ben Franklin investment


Ex-Elizabeth Borough police chief admits to stealing heroin

Ex-Downingtown pastor charged with stealing nearly $100K in parish funds

New Castle-area doctor pleads guilty to dealing fentanyl in Western Pa., Ohio


Recovered from ransomware attack, Wyoming Area finishes bus schedules

All quiet at WVW meeting

Tax-rate typo creates $900K deficit at Pennsylvania school district

Back-to-school fear: The market for bulletproof backpacks is tragic

Lehigh Valley charter schools tell Allentown School District to ‘live within its means’; reject tuition pay cut


Meadows Racetrack & Casino adding sportsbook, undergoing transformation

Local News

Site for White Haven Center hearing changed to closer location

White Haven Center closing tough call for some

Boy to present ‘Jaws of Life’ to Plymouth fire station today

Solicitor: Nanticoke police chief’s future in mayor’s hands

Overdose awareness event offers chance for healing

Plymouth hoping Dollar General will be first of many new businesses

Scranton mayor race could be crowded

Financial consultant Amoroso gives final briefing on Scranton’s financial recovery

Lackawanna commissioners award contracts for Gateway Center

Winds of change in Schuylkill County

Committee to present plan to save decaying Harrison World War II memorial

Longtime Blawnox police chief George Bucha retires at 81

Conceptual plans released for 2 new Hempfield parks

Reading recycling fee wins new day in court

Chester County towing company owner sues Reading Parking Authority for $2.8 million

Robesonia Furnace left polluted land; borough has $396,000 plan to clean it up

Muhlenberg’s RiverFest grows to three days

Alsace looks to tackle nuisance bamboo

Allentown mayor’s cabinet picks no longer able to avoid council confirmation, residency requirement

West Easton gets $20K for new police department expected to hit the streets soon

Sale of Warminster water, sewer systems could net $90M

Opioid Crisis

White House to business: Help stop fentanyl trafficking


North Philly shootout left neighbors wondering: Why’d police make a mess and leave us to clean up?

In picking new police commissioner, Mayor Jim Kenney faces defining choice

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney, resigned top cop Richard Ross try to pick up the pieces

Philadelphia police detective claims she endured sexual harassment amid department’s ‘grossly sexist culture’

Ex-Police Commissioner Richard Ross: ‘I have never sought retribution’

Potent coalition wants Black woman as next top cop in Philly

Police commissioner resignation must be the start of more radical change for Philly PD | Editorial

Philly’s next police commissioner: 16 ideas to help Mayor Kenney choose the next top cop | Perspective

Philly to switch all 100,000 streetlights to ‘smart’ LEDs; expect some debate

Renters are being forced out of Old City apartments to make way for Philly visitors

Local 98′s inflatable rat targeted in federal fight to outlaw the protest mascot

Being a black female cop is hard enough without also being sexually harassed by your male colleagues | Jenice Armstrong

You can officially manage your SEPTA Key on the app now

SEPTA’s general manager to depart this year

Majority of Philadelphians think people with opioid addiction brought it on themselves, survey finds

Pa. board moves to suspend Philly judge Lyris Younge for ‘condescending and undignified’ demeanor in Family Court

Is Philadelphia ready for a big red skyscraper at Schuylkill Yards? | Inga Saffron

Sojay Haze or Sour Tangie? Philly research seeks to find the best marijuana strain for pain.

Debating Philly’s iconic trolley system: Time for an expansion? Pro/Con | Opinion


County council vote on police review board still a cliffhanger after public meeting

Allegheny County Council reviews ordinance to form countywide police review board

Brian O’Neill: Will Pittsburgh ever expand the T?

Parole board drops opposition to release of man acquitted in murder retrial

Tree of Life commemoration themes: “Remember. Repair. Together.”

JC Penney, Shazier surprise teachers from Pittsburgh’s Fulton Elementary

Demolition of Pittsburgh’s ‘sagging’ garage begins

Former Islamic Center of Pittsburgh director Wasi Mohamed changes roles

Oakland Italian grocery turns 40 years

State News

Native fungi shows promise to stop spread of spotted lanternfly

Hold line on PLCB pricing

Met-Ed says emails comparing consumers’ energy usage ‘not pitting neighbor against neighbor’

Feces-related bacteria abundant in Harrisburg waterways, well above safe levels: environmentalists

Sewage from pipes near Pa. Capitol, governor’s mansion deluging river with E. coli: report

Library has become crucial ‘access point’ for Pa. urban residents unable to afford wireless

More state money for Pa. libraries this year, but less than they got 10 years ago

Teens boys sneaking into Pa. swimming club pool leave drowning friend to die: cops

Mario Andretti on Pocono-IndyCar debate: ‘Pocono is not for sissies’

Reading is No. 1 in Pennsylvania for first-time homebuyers, study finds

Who says compromise is dead? In September, two former Pa. governors will try to revive it | John L. Micek

New Trump administration rule would OK indefinite detention of migrant families in Berks facility

DEP revokes some permitting power of Beaver County Conservation District


Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, saying U.S. has ‘strong economy’

Trump insists US already has ‘strong’ gun background checks

Guns, impeachment, Medicare for All emerge in U.S. Sen. Bob Casey town hall in Lehigh Valley