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Blake tackles hot topics at legislative breakfast

Local officials rally for ‘common-sense’ gun reform

Paul Muschick: Why it looks like Pennsylvania will be stuck with gerrymandered voting districts for another decade

Sara Innamorato: Trump ‘sold out Southwestern Pennsylvania’ with recent trade deal


Gov. Tom Wolf’s move to end horse race subsidy is a good bet | Editorial

Tom Wolf’s scholarship proposal targets low- and middle-income students at Pa. state schools

Wolf’s support for petrochemicals raises climate worries as Pa. tries to cut carbon emissions

Pa. Lt. Gov. Fetterman told to apologize to blocked Twitter users or else he’ll be sued


Are days of the late-night grocery run numbered?

Golden Technologies expands to Laflin


Jury finds Cheron Shelton not guilty of Wilkinsburg mass slaying

Jury acquits accused gunman nearly 4 years after Wilkinsburg backyard massacre

One person shot during armed robbery near IUP

Wideman brothers join Judge Manning, others for criminal justice forum

Killer teen’s murder sentence upheld on appeal

‘Fully loaded’ gun recovered from Scranton man killed in Baltimore shooting

Family argument over phone bill sparks murder in quiet Stroud Township neighborhood


The new Miss West Chester University picked homelessness as her platform. She knows it firsthand.–20200216.html


3 Dems vying for Dinniman’s seat; primary races set in 160th, 9th Pa. Senate

Turn Pa. Blue is the monster that Trump has awakened in Pennsylvania | Maria Panaritis

Pa. congressmen in vulnerable seats having some success in fundraising

Casey: Better days ahead for Biden

Health Care

Geisinger announces $80 million cancer center expansion

Geisinger announces $80M plan to expand cancer center

Berks County flu cases increase 34% from previous week, health officials say

Local News

Lackawanna County Prison guards cleared of sex abuse allegations reamin on paid leave

Jointly hire local landfill inspectors

Last call for candidates for open seat on Cheswick Council

YWCA Westmoreland to teach business skills to ‘makers’

West Deer police officer sues utility after witnessing electrocution

Bucks library has a new look to its logo

National News

ICE plans to deploy more resources in sanctuary cities

Alaska court allows group to gather signatures to recall governor, a Scranton native


Asbestos delays students’ return to Feltonville school

Philadelphia’s Free Library is no longer charging late fines for overdue books

Cash-strapped Historical Society of Pennsylvania is selling off parts of its collection

What happens when renters with disabilities need support animals? Officials seek to ease landlord-tenant clashes.

Philly’s Catholic archdiocese paid a six-figure clergy sex-abuse settlement. Then the accuser’s lawyer admitted he identified the wrong priest.

Longtime South Philly residents are hopeful after refinery sale: ‘I could dance all over the street.’

Trump insisted no troops were seriously injured in Iraq, but a Philly vet’s final words show the true cost of war | Helen Ubiñas

Philly’s new Catholic archbishop might represent historic change. But Nelson Pérez relishes being a priest to the people he’s met along the way.

Police shoot teen who allegedly had a gun in North Philly

Philly police: Cop’s body camera caught his punch on apparently overdosing man who died

Philly touts its low rate of homelessness, but who isn’t counted tells a larger story | Opinion

City notified about potential closing of West Philly Mercy Hospital’s inpatient facility

Attorney in Kenyatta Johnson case accuses U.S. Attorney of ‘conflict of interest’


Renovation of historic Centre Avenue YMCA into affordable housing set to begin

Officials planning $7.4 million renovation of historic Pittsburgh YMCA building

Central Catholic to drug test students as part of new health initiative

Central Catholic, Pittsburgh Diocese announce random drug testing

Gun found on kindergarten student at North Side elementary school

Black lawyers condemn alleged racist remarks by Allegheny County judge, asks DA to review prior cases

State News

What happens when Pa.’s rural EMS systems need to be rescued?

Prosecutor fights child welfare agency over drug testing him

Due process delayed: Tolling orders put pipeline opponents in ‘legal limbo’

Dam in the Abingtons among three in region on state to-do list

Pennsylvania has the most premature deaths caused by air pollution of any state


UGI to reimburse drivers for flat tires on Route 222 in Maidencreek Township

Amity Township intersection safety concerns discussed


Casey’s proposal offers protections for children

Cartwright revives transit proposal to save money

Trump-Barr rift grows as Justice Department backs off McCabe

Lamb: Western Pennsylvanians feel ‘betrayed’ by fracking ban legislation

World News

China reveals 143 new deaths, but reports significant drop in new coronavirus cases

France announces first death in Europe of coronavirus patient