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State lawmakers meet in Reading to discuss affordable housing

Pa. is the Rust Belt of higher education | Editorial

Bad roads reflect bad rule

Pa. Senate bill keeping Polk, White Haven centers open has serious flaws. This is why | Opinion

House bill 1800 would save Harrisburg’s children and their schools | Opinion


Gov. Tom Wolf warns of harm from changes to minor league baseball


Tom Currá, President and CEO of WVIA, resignsá-president-and-ceo-of-wvia-resigns-1.2566519


Pa. mom charged in hanging deaths of two children

Albany Township mother researched suicide, murder before her 2 children were found hanged, police say

Abductor was focus of PFAs, had troubled past

Alleged kidnapper’s family questions use of lethal force

Teenage kidnapping victim describes relationship, abuse

Shooting at York County movie theater had at least two victims; police still investigating

Coroner: Man dies in shooting at Regal Cinemas in West Manchester Twp.


Morrisville gets $250K federal grant for school security improvements

State official: Neshaminy should stop using ‘Redskin’


Former Philadelphia judge Lisa Rau won’t run against Attorney General Josh Shapiro in 2020

Rep. Rob Kauffman to seek re-election to ninth term in Pa. House of Representatives

Braddock official launches primary against progressive Democrat Summer Lee


Mohegan Sun launches online sports betting

Health Care

State bans Ellwood City hospital from admitting patients or treating them in emergency department

Keep Obamacare in place

Allegheny Health Network reports 10th straight quarter of positive earnings

Berks doctor hopes to dispel common cold weather myths

Local News

Scranton City Council introduces taxing legislation leaving 2020 rates unchanged

5 land conservation projects in Chester County get funding

WB Mayor-elect Brown names McCormick city administrator

More Luzerne County budget cuts proposed

More Luzerne County budget cuts proposed

Reduced debt payment could lower county tax hike

Developer to meet with WB officials to discuss 4-year-old project

City ready to take action on burned structures

Springdale WIC office to reopen

Sage’s Army gets nearly $600K to expand addiction outreach, support

Reading’s public works director resigns

New Jersey

Lawsuit: Ex-Cardinal McCarrick abused boy in Newark in 1990s

Catholic Church, Boy Scouts hit with dozens of sex abuse suits under new N.J. law extending victims’ rights to sue


Inside Philly DA Larry Krasner’s new plan to drop low-level drug charges in favor of addiction treatment

The encouraging 2020 sign for Democrats buried in Philly’s election results

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Philly labor leader ‘Johnny Doc’ as a ‘swamp creature.’ Dougherty just visited the White House.

Philadelphia’s public defenders decide to unionize

A rush to change Philadelphia’s 10-year tax abatement stuck real estate developers with a tough choice

Two women say Philly’s most venerable arts school mishandled their sexual assaults. Years later, the case is still rattling the institution.

ICE says Philadelphia let a child sexual predator go free

Black-owned firms make up larger share of Philadelphia’s businesses than previously reported

SEPTA resolves Key Card glitch

Philly’s new school police chief pledges less law-and-order, more mentoring of students

They found a Philly veteran’s photo after a 10-year search. Now, the Pa. Vietnam memorial is complete.

As 2020 Census approaches, Philly pediatric doctor warns of hard-to-count kids | Opinion


Pittsburgh will host leading Democratic presidential candidates for education forum

7 Democratic presidential candidates coming to Pittsburgh for education forum

Residents: Pittsburgh city schools should spend more on counseling, less on security

Mayor wants development chief, cyber security officer

Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office says funding dwindling for URA projects

Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office says funding dwindling for URA projects

Budget hearing for Pittsburgh schools addresses mental health programs, state oversight

Three new PPS board members sworn in

Point Park theater students press for greater sensitivity to gender and race

State News

Pa. DEP and major oil companies agree: Trump administration shouldn’t roll back methane rules

DEP, City of Jeannette again order closure of hemp facility

Stinking Pennsylvania hemp facility cited for air pollution, ordered to close

Veteran officer to join U.S. attorney’s office as coordinator for Western Pa.

Safe, smart and sensible: Pa. should expand drug disposal pouch program

Ed Rendell, the risk-taker who isn’t afraid of failure | Industry Icons

Planning for Social Security retirement benefits? Get all your questions answered at this free seminar

Hershey hockey fans set world record by tossing over 45,000 stuffed animals on ice

AG’s office settles malicious prosecution case for $65,000

Sunday hunting in Pa.: Which Sundays will the Game Commission choose? Here are the options


Conor Lamb says U.S. troops are ‘confident’ in Trump’s exit strategy in Afghanistan

Attorney General William Barr disputes key inspector general finding about FBI’s Russia investigation

Rosenstein said he was ‘horrified’ at how Comey was fired