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Tube City Center opens in former McKeesport Daily News building

Senate bill aims for Sunday hunting

How long could it take police to get to a school shooting? Response times boost argument to arm teachers

Pa. hands out money to boost school safety, but districts struggle to find the right ways to prevent shootings

Could a tax on video games help prevent school shootings? One Pa. lawmaker hopes so.

State police fee overdue

Abraham Lincoln never let criticism get in the way of the good of the country | Mike Folmer


Paying their fair share: Wolf rightly seeks revenue for infrastructure, police

Pa.’s statewide pot tour: Exercise in democracy or puffed-up political show? | John Baer


New facilities could add 750 jobs to region

New Oakmont Bakery’s opening week successful for the shop, hectic for borough and school district officials

Dominion plans to reduce methane emissions 50 percent by 2029

State attorney general’s office sues Scranton business accused of deceptive conduct

Catholic Church

Harrisburg becomes 5th Pennsylvania diocese to open fund for abuse survivors

‘They are angry’: Harrisburg Diocese Catholics bring questions to session about clergy sex abuse

Fund for clergy sex abuse victims: Will it bring healing or protect the Catholic church?


Thief steals rare books, including a limited-edition ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ from Chester County book barn

Ex-fire company treasurer charged with theft waives hearing

2 Scranton women found shot in W-B


Why are there so many superintendents in Pennsylvania? Here are four reasons

State’s charter appeals board still run by Corbett appointees

New Kensington-Arnold district, teachers’ union making progress on contract

What happened to W-B Area education charity organization?

Aliquippa, Hopewell Area to benefit from $1 million in STEM grants

Parents oppose Richmond Elementary closure

Kutztown Middle School students find what’s cool about manufacturing

Trump, $1M and walls around an elementary school? Wilkinsburg School Board agenda raises questions

Proposed rule could limit college response to off-campus sex assaults

Penn State alumni trustees attack Freeh investigation of Sandusky scandal

Penn State alumni trustees: Freeh report on Sandusky case ‘unreliable and misleading,’ harmed school

Pennsylvania university system pledges to transform amid struggles


Dems nominate Friedenberg for Marino seat

Tom Marino’s election opponent picked by Dems to fill 12th District vacancy

Health Care

Dispute surfaces over state role in Medicare Advantage members’ access to UPMC

Penn health system sued by technician fired during breast cancer treatment

Local News

New Luzerne County coroner sought

Wyoming fire chief resigns less than month after getting job

Taylor volunteer firefighters could see tax credits as early as 2020

Scranton Tomorrow organization is busy in the downtown

George Kelly faced county inquiry

Editorial: Government dysfunction gets worse in Reading

Use meter parking around PPL Center on event nights? Prepare to pay more

New task force to define Devon Center

National News

More women using pot during pregnancy and breastfeeding, despite warnings and unknowns

Police: NYC detective killed by friendly fire

Minnesota governor sides with environmentalists on pipeline


Days after city and state watchdogs criticize process, decision on Philly’s new voting machines hits road bump

Philly’s foster care system comes under fire at three-hour hearing on child abuse reporting rules

Adult education classes in Philly: Study toilet repair, blacksmithing, or serial killers

PPA — and its board chair — needs to get booted | Editorial

If you support marijuana legalization, you should support safe injection sites | Opinion


Speakers say crime could increase under Pittsburgh gun ban

Controversial Penn Plaza redevelopment gets final go-ahead

Pittsburgh Planning Commission approves Penn Plaza redevelopment

Celebrate Black History Month with a taste of Africa

City may use DEP funding to distribute free recycling bins

Pittsburgh getting $350K grant to buy recycling bins

Starzl documentary to premiere at Science Center’s Rangos Cinema

Pittsburgh Council confirms mayor’s choice to head city technology department

State News

‘Like a police car sitting on the corner’: Governments turning to external tip lines to deter and stop wrongdoing

Bald eagles of Hays deliver first egg of 2019

140K pre-verify for REAL ID, PennDOT says

Court hears arguments over medical marijuana applications

Skier dies after fall at Pennsylvania resort

Deer culling delay only temporary


Parkway East, West among the most congested U.S. roads, study finds

Winter woes: Commercial vehicle ban causes headaches for truck drivers

Bieber customers with unused tickets now have options for refunds


The Senate Intel chair slams ex-Trump fixer Cohen as House Democrats staff up their probes

Ex-congressman Marino cites health for resigning