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Senate GOP leader Joe Scarnati cautions against retroactive abuse claims

Top Pa. lawmaker: Only constitutional change will lead to complete reform of statute of limitations

Pa.’s new fireworks law has rattled some people enough to want it repealed

‘I did nothing wrong,’ ex-House Speaker Bill DeWeese says as he’s resentenced on corruption convictions


Bon-Ton’s Wyoming Valley Mall store closes after nearly 50 years


State locks down all prisons following employees being sickened; suspends visits, mail

All state prisons locked down after employees sickened by substance

Montco DA: Suspect arrested in ‘violent death’ of Christina Carlin-Kraft

Police investigating fight involving LCCF officers


State audit criticizes Monessen City School District’s financial reporting

Mold concerns delay school openings around Allegheny County

Highlands High School start delayed until Tuesday by mold; other buildings starting on time Thursday

Update: Parents of child kept on bus dispute WVW’s version of events

Northwest board OKs teachers pact

With danger of concussions better known, high school football programs take notice

You can’t ‘fail’ a neurocognitive function test, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy

Bus official: Day care centers can fill WVW void with county transit authority

Protest march planned today at 3 city schools

AG Shapiro issues recommendations for improving safety at Pa. universities

AG Shapiro: Proposed sex assault policy changes threaten campus safety

University of Scranton president reveals he has Lou Gehrig’s disease


Wolf and Wagner trade barbs over openness in governor’s race

A ‘people’s debate’ between Wolf and Wagner would be a great democratic exercise. We’ll even host it. | Editorial

Trump’s unpopularity, Democratic voter enthusiasm drive leads for Wolf, Casey in new Pa. poll

Poll: Trump holds key in Pa. midterms

F&M poll: Trump a big factor in Pennsylvania elections this year

Top 2018 midterm election donors to Philly-area candidates:

Chrin wants more debates in 8th race

Health Care

Geisinger raises its minimum rate to $11 hourly across system

Local News

Act 47 decision due Friday for Wilkes-Barre

Luzerne County arts and culture board suggested

Flora hopes suit against county sets precedent

Two Dunmore teens will receive prestigious award for role in saving former federal judge

How a fight over a few acres could destroy one of Delaware County’s last big open spaces

Ross commissioners pass ban on feeding deer along party lines

Harrison brings on interim manager at $100 per hour

Prosecutor cross-examines former Reading mayor

New plans unveiled for much shorter archives building in Harrisburg

Steelton approves sale of water utility to PA American Water

Candidates interviewed for revitalization board

National News

U.S. is denying passports to Americans along the border, throwing their citizenship into question

Kanye West apologizes for saying slavery was ‘a choice’

Rhode Island bans guns on school grounds, except with police

Will more states follow Pa.’s lead and investigate priest abuse?

New Jersey

N.J. to resume minor marijuana prosecutions, but AG asks for discretion


Philly schools suffer in heat wave

Council MIA as overdose-crisis advocates march on City Hall. So I knock on doors. | Mike Newall

Self defense — or murder? A Philly woman killed her alleged abuser and faces prison

Meek Mill donates 6,000 backpacks to Philly school kids at his alma mater

Philly Archdiocese, high school teachers negotiate down to the wire

NTSB and FAA investigating injury of a worker at Philadelphia International Airport


County controller calls for resignations of two airport authority board members

County controller calls for the resignation of two airport authority board members who invested in OneJet

OneJet suspends all flights amid tax lien, lawsuit, scrutiny

OneJet conflict: Airport authority members must not be investors

Historic or not? Former Bloomfield church in another legal wrangle

Pittsburgh Public Schools to offer drug, alcohol counseling

Free water dries up for City of Pittsburgh, zoo, Phipps

Inmate allegedly assaults guard at Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh

First phase of work to repair Pittsburgh’s largest water reservoir is complete

Residents urge Allegheny County Council to create police review board

State News

Why some people get called for jury duty more than others

Former Greensburg Bishop William Connare’s name to be removed from conference center

No question Vatican knew of sex crimes

Jury rules state police didn’t violate Clarks Summit man’s rights

Berks County revises ordinance after ACLU, others raise concerns

Auditor general finds part of volunteer fire company merger was improper


3.5M vehicles expected on PA Turnpike over Labor Day holiday

Domino’s Pizza expanding grant program; W-B sole winner in Pa.


Trump warns of ‘violence’ if Republicans lose fall elections