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Pa. Lottery blames growth of skill games, lack of big jackpots for drop in profits

Lawmakers question Wolf’s corporate tax proposals—again

Experts, officials pitch state-level reforms at hearing on municipal tax burdens

Pennsylvania is a big, important state. Why doesn’t its primary date reflect that? Experts weigh in

Mariner East ruptures PECO gas line in West Whiteland

Lawmakers consider overhaul of state oversight of fire companies

Advocates for seriously ill say treatments compromised by mid-year insurance changes

Local legislators support effort to end stormwater fee

Area residents demand end to stormwater fee

Rep. Rosita Youngblood, the first Black woman ever elected to a House leadership post, is retiring

Lobbying law falls short

Philly refinery fire was a WARN-ing: Pa. must do more to retrain displaced workers | Opinion


The one big reason that Gov. Wolf’s third try at a state police user fee won’t work | Mark O’Keefe


Kraft Heinz hangs onto its dividend payment, but rating agencies downgrade its debt

Former Consol president’s suit against the coal company is riled by a reluctant witness

‘Business as usual’: Levin’s owners consider options to sustain operations

Why the most powerful Teamster in Pa. is going up against Hoffa

NS transferring 85 Roanoke jobs


Could a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision fix ‘broken’ bail systems across the state?

Attorney for Wilkinsburg jailhouse witness: No prosecutorial misconduct

2 charged with homicide in shooting death and kidnapping that prompted Amber Alert

Police investigate Kingston shooting


Delco second grader dies of flu complications; Marple Newtown district on alert

Sto-Rox tweets seeking copier paper shed light on a district in need

Ellwood City sixth-grader receives thousands of valentine cards from strangers

Chris Kelly: Hot air can’t fill closed sails

Use caution during school shooter drills

Thomas Parker, the fourth superintendent in 10 years to lead Allentown schools, applies for job in Nashville–20200218-j7wibgpwfjcylppe3igahp6u34-story.html

Works by ‘mother of Black Feminism’ transcribed at Wilkes

Alvernia University receives $200,000 for South Reading Youth Initiative


All major presidential candidates have filed for Pennsylvania primary

Democrats are hitting Trump on TV in Pa. while their presidential candidates are distracted by each other

Let’s talk about the time Mike Bloomberg spent millions to reelect Republican Pat Toomey in Pa.

Bernie Sanders takes wide lead in California primary, new poll finds

Millions of people can vote but don’t, even in swing states like Pennsylvania. Here’s why.

Deadline passes; primary election ballot is now set

Here’s who is running to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Congress

On a busy petition filing day, Leach, other Pa. senators face multiple challengers

Parnell, Vodvarka only Republicans trying to challenge Lamb

State officials unclear on backup plan if federal courts decertify voting machine

Absentee ballots to miss initial count

Health Care

Coronavirus infection may be spread by people without symptoms, mounting evidence suggests

Editorial: Influenza far bigger local threat than coronavirus

Lyme disease threat gets clearer but treatment remains murky: ‘Ticks are nature’s dirty needle’

Local News

Mayor’s flag redesign suggestion causes Scranton council flap

Appeals court rules against challengers to Keystone Landfill expansion

Local authority receives $200k to combat opioid abuse

Will tax bills change? Delaware County residents are getting new property assessments.

Questions abound as Delco property reassessment proceeds

$19,000 awarded to local non-profits serving women and girls

The Reading Fair is planning big changes this year, including a new name

In Bethel Township, residents getting weary, wary of development

Reading mayor wants to target litter problem

Reading to host statewide Latino Health Summit June 12 and 13

Middletown cop making history with promotion to sergeant

Waterline extension project in South Buffalo gets key funding

Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill fined for excessive contaminated runoff

Rostraver landfill, DEP reach agreement on liquids from oil, gas waste

Wyoming Valley Levee freeboard safety buffer to be examined

Cops: Drunken Yuknavich launched threats, epithets

WVSA eyes former car dealership property

Will Allentown City Council exempt the Maingate Night Club from state noise regulations?

Through volunteers, much of the 700,000 pounds of fresh food wasted in the Lehigh Valley is getting to pantries

West Manheim Township becomes Second Amendment sanctuary, 2nd in Pa.

York County township to consider becoming ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’

New Jersey

Employers must have anti-harassment policy under Murphy bill

A New Jersey school district will wash and fold students’ clothes to keep kids in class


Sold for $1, resold for riches: How Philly gave away $54 million in properties

‘Pay-by-plate’ parking kiosks continue rollout into Center City, University City

Archbishop Nelson Pérez’s installation: New Roman Catholic leader tells flock, ‘It’s time to come back to the church’

Concern rises following ICE arrest of mother after she dropped off child at South Philly school

Danielle Outlaw starts her job facing scrutiny that only gets applied to a black woman | Solomon Jones

Philly Police ID officer who shot 17-year-old who appeared to be reaching for gun

Philly cop charged with DUI for accident in Oxford Circle

3 wounded in South Philly shooting

Philly charter backed by electrical workers’ union abandons plan for new school in South Kensington

The surprising costs of surviving and thriving in Philadelphia | Editorial

Have we eliminated personal responsibility along with library fines in Philadelphia? | Opinion

Poll: Philadelphians say their city is less safe than America’s largest cities

Bill to bolster tax break for working poor moves ahead in City Council committee, despite Kenney’s opposition


NAACP, clergy rally against Judge Tranquilli and alleged racist remarks

NAACP, black community leaders call for Allegheny Co. judge’s ouster over alleged racist remarks

Rally honors 3-year-old Chassity Clancy, who died from gunshot wound

Port Authority to rename a light rail service to Silver Line Library

Permanent exhibition on namesake comes to August Wilson Center

140 bricks of heroin seized in drug bust on North Side, police say

Community group wants ideas for repurposing Shenango Coke Works site

412 Food Rescue CEO to receive Global Leadership Award

Pittsburgh poised to pay city firefighter $70,000 to settle discrimination suit

Sophie Masloff program to kick off women’s history initiative

Report notes growth, inequities in Pittsburgh’s arts community

State News

Legal but ousted: Medical marijuana shouldn’t limit housing

Business as usual for local councils as Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

Pa. Superior Court hears appeal arguments in corruption case against former Westmoreland sheriff

Pa. Superior Court hears Trib appeal for juror names in Westmoreland public corruption trial

Hempfield doctor wants to use Pa. lawsuit against Purdue Pharma to defend his drug-death case

Annual 911 Memorial Trail ride features special bike access to Flight 93 National Memorial

Coming soon: More pet camping sites at Pennsylvania state parks


New transit company offers $10 rides from Scranton to New York City


Sen. Casey launches campaign for sweeping child welfare reforms

Source: Barr tells people he might quit over Trump tweets

Trump raises possibility of suing those involved in prosecuting Roger Stone