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Amid residency uncertainty, state senator-elect Lindsey Williams makes herself at home in new office

GOP remains skeptical in residency dispute with Senate Democrat

Facing criticism for remaining in office, convicted Pa. lawmaker resigns

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown resigns her seat, averting a House floor showdown in January

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown resigns ‘under protest’

Pa. lawmakers need to try again on real reform in 2019 | Opinion

Law lacks clarity on insurance


EDITORIAL: Redistricting panel is a long overdue correction


Pa. government’s finances present good-news, bad-news picture at year’s halfway point


Discount clothing/furniture stores depart Marketplace at Steamtown


Superior Court removes Allegheny County judge from another sex offender case

Feds seek more time to review death penalty option for Tree of Life shooting defendant

200 elderly lifers got out of prison en masse. Here’s what happened next.

Ex-Leechburg police chief who lost arm, wife, career sentenced to jail for sex crime

Diebold’s estranged wife ‘livid’ about short sentence in sex solicitation case

Leechburg mayor: Convicted police chief Diebold to be fired soon

‘Bored’ volunteer firefighter charged with starting fires at 2 homes in Munhall

Bill Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal


Scranton elementary school celebrates blue ribbon award

Filling staffing recommendations could push Scranton School District deficit over $6 million

Cooperation no longer an option

Refreshing step back

Penn Hills to host parade to celebrate PIAA Class 5A football title

Supreme Court gives Lower Merion district a second chance to defend tax hikes

Wilson forfeits its state title in boys soccer

Editorial: District 3 championships a big boost for Reading

PIAA standing behind Act 219 in public vs. private battle

Temple trustees condemn controversial remarks by Marc Lamont Hill, but affirm his right to free speech

West Chester University professor found dead in Ohio

Penn basketball snaps Villanova’s Big 5 streak, wins, 78-75, in a Palestra classic

Parents of late Lafayette freshman sue his classmates over his death

Another student challenges method Penn State uses to handle sexual misconduct complaints


Expo features new state-mandated voting systems; officials concerned with potential costs

Health Care

WB General nurses union votes to authorize strike notice if deemed necessary

W-B General nurses authorize strike notice

Local News

Luzerne County Council opts for no tax hike in 2019; update on trip probe

No county property tax hike in 2019 budget

Law firm will look into Crispell’s ties to county vendor

More than 600 children to receive Toys from Heidi this Christmas

City to distribute free Naloxone

TL celebrates ‘Best Places to Work’ awards

Flanagan resigns as police commissioner of Wyoming

Keller, Swartz, Tighe honored with NeighborWorks’ Casey award

No more commenting on Monroeville’s Facebook page, council says

Apollo, Kiski Township to discuss police merger

Look who’s bidding to buy Berks Heim

Berks County works to be ready for an emergency

Longswamp residents question 175 percent increase for Topton Ambulance Service

Free parking at Christmastime in Reading

National News

Google CEO’s says yes to privacy laws, no to political bias and maybe to China

Natural Gas

PennEast notches ‘milestone’ in push to begin building pipeline in 2019


Poverty among older Philadelphians on the rise

Philly home values are rising. Will taxes keep rising with them?

After talk with Philly congressman, Amtrak says it may keep flipboard at 30th Street Station

SEPTA gets $15M to modernize 30th Street El station

Philly’s new fight against white poverty should serve as a catalyst to help people of color, too | Solomon Jones

Teachers, staff at Northeast Philly charter school ratify contract; $5,700 average raises this school year


Pittsburgh City Council plans program aimed at reducing gun violence

Pittsburgh council bill would permit residents to recycle junk electronics in 2019

Parents of Antwon Rose II sue Pitt police for not terminating Michael Rosfeld

Antwon Rose’s parents sue Pitt for not disciplining, divulging record of officer Michael Rosfeld

From modular to affordable, housing dominates Pittsburgh URA agenda

Pittsburgh police’s Zone 4 cars get ‘Stronger Than Hate’ decals

Achieva names annual award after brothers killed in Tree of Life shooting

Ex-chemist in Allegheny County medical examiner’s office gets prison for Xanax theft

Pittsburgh student shot while riding school bus

Braddock Council considering 6 candidates to replace Mayor Fetterman

State News

A new coal mine is opening in Schuylkill County. Is Trump to thank?

Broadband access not available everywhere in PA

Auditor general report urges changes to increase oversight of pharmacy benefit managers


New ways sought to combat distracted driving, as survey shows 75 percent of locals use phone in car

Pilot flying infant remains to family makes emergency landing on Spring Brook Twp. Road


Rejecting curbs on food stamps, the Senate passes a compromise farm bill

Nancy Pelosi shows her spunk — and glimpse of future — in confrontation with Trump

As partial shutdown looms, Berks delegation comments on federal budget