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Philly lawmakers to target stop-and-gos with new regulations

Health systems endorse Bartolotta’s nurse practitioner bill

Killion resolution designating THON Week approved by Senate

Legislators call for quick action on Markie’s Law

House bill aims to protect ‘vulnerable’ road travelers


Redrawing political lines debated at Fair Districts PA forum

Redistricting reform: Time running out to create citizens commission


Wolf’s 2020-21 education budget: How much would your district receive?

Editorial: Wolf tries to sell what’s behind Door No. 3 to pay for state police


Kennywood’s longtime GM steps down

Beer and wine could be coming soon to Greensburg Sheetz


Bucks, Montgomery counties awarded funding for Suboxone in jail–in-jail

Jury sent home for the day after beginning deliberations in Wilkinsburg mass shooting trial

A-K Valley SWAT team operational after delays last year

Notice of execution signed for Allegheny County man convicted of 2012 slaying

If you didn’t ‘pull the trigger,’ should you get life in prison?

11-time DUI defendant waives hearing


Employees sue Scranton School District over lead, asbestos

Lawsuit: Scranton school district knew about lead, asbestos contamination

Details of new W-B Area Stadium provided

Highlands ‘reflection room’ showing early success, administrators report

Globetrotter offers anti-bullying message at Hanover Area

‘I don’t want to ever see this again’: Whitehall-Coplay School Board member says arrest of four teens at basketball game left him ‘disturbed’

2 big teachers unions call for rethinking student involvement in lockdown drills

Lower Merion School District donates items left outside of Bryant Gym

Big Beaver Falls SD among 55 charged to change religion policy

State mum on Zogby’s Erie exit; successor planned


Thousands of Pennsylvanians gave money to more than one 2020 candidate. See what that overlap looks like.

Casey: Democrats need to do a better job engaging rural voters

Doubts persist for Democratic voters about female nominee in 2020

Health Care

In Northumberland County, another rural community faces the loss of its hospital

Reading Hospital receives nationally recognized 5-star rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services–star-rating-from-centers/article_410779d6-4c11-11ea-afc0-b3e70fbf3758.html

Easton Hospital closes maternity ward in cost-cutting measure

Local News

Scranton sues delinquent landlord Ken Bond

Scranton Mayor Cognetti announces Day of Action on census

‘Self-audit’ self-defeating; issue is policy

Dunmore agrees to settle $230,000 overcompensation with retired firefighter

Reading Mayor Eddie Moran’s transition team lays out goals for the administration

Reading Downtown Improvement District approves 2020 budget

Spring Township appoints its finance director as new township manager

Former Albany Township resident sets up charitable program to benefit community

Western Berks Water Authority OKs funds toward 2nd treated-water tank

As bankruptcy case winds down, investors have yet to emerge for troubled Clairton community

Westmoreland Manor Legionella treatment cost nears $24K

‘Huge loss to the community’: Friends remember former sheriff Stankus

Luzerne County prison suicide suit alleges concerns

County council to weigh proposed lawsuit settlements

Residents hope stormwater petition gets White House attention

Brain Fair to focus on concussions

Mahanoy Twp. police get Narcan donation

Hazleton property taxes hiked to fund code officers

New effort to help homeless veterans: ‘Now it is our turn to answer their call’

Swatara Township blocks effort to build four warehouses near residential area

National News

Over 100 troops have brain injuries from Iran’s missile attack, the Pentagon now says

Chinese military stole personal info of tens of millions Americans, U.S. government says

Rural and poor states depend on the Census the most, new report shows


Which are the best, most improved Philly schools? District reveals them.

Philly progressives used to criticize weak campaign finance laws. Then they learned how to use them.

At 87, this Philly physician to spinal cord injury patients finds hope in sculpting

What happened to this South Philly community garden?

Philly’s rapidly changing neighborhoods may be skewing the count of underwater mortgages

Philadelphia takes steps to ensure this Medal of Honor winner is never forgotten

A Gayborhood bar said it closed ‘due to hate.’ The full story is more complicated.

Tibetans in Philly dream of a place of their own — and work to make it real

Bankrupt PES says Philly refinery restart is a ‘fantasy’ and urges court to approve sale to developer

New Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw takes over her new department

St. Christopher’s nurses deserve parental leave and safe staffing | Opinion

Market-Frankford Line issues underscore need for more transparency from SEPTA | Opinion


Tree of Life seeks backstories to items left at memorial outside synagogue

Tree of Life seeks information about objects left at Pittsburgh memorial

West Library park-and-ride in Bethel Park to lose 13 spaces during road work

PWSA expands free lead line replacement program

Police need help identifying suspects in Wilkinsburg shooting that killed 1 man, injured girl, 5

Ben Roethlisberger Foundation announces new K-9 grants

Average home sale price topped $200,000 in Greater Pittsburgh area for first time in 2019

Proposed fee on Allegheny County real estate filings could help fight blight

Hispanic chamber of commerce accepting scholarship applications

Pittsburgh LGBTQ political advocacy group announces primary election endorsements

Pittsburgh NAACP calls for Allegheny County judge to be removed following racist remarks

State News

Pennsylvania sues Juul over marketing e-cigarettes to teens

Family Service Association celebrates PA 211 Day

Clergy sex abuse class action lawsuit against Pittsburgh diocese seeks to add Greensburg, others

Attorneys expand lawsuit seeking abuse information from Pa. dioceses

Armstrong Trails among elite group to land grants from national Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Local rail authority sued for Sunshine Law violation

Berks County landscapers offer advice on fighting spotted lanternfly

Farmers focus on sustainability during Lancaster conference


Potholes produce several flat tires at intersection of routes 222 and 73 in Maidencreek Township


Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix’s criticism of the dairy industry irks Pa. congressman

Toomey seeks tariff exemption for Midland steel plant