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Backlog of REAL ID applications hits Pennsylvania

Could the time be right for legal marijuana in Pennsylvania?

Caltagirone finds new way to fund childhood cancer research

State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie offers bill aimed at getting schools, employers together on job-readiness

Under the Radar: Lawmaker proposes video game tax for school safety funding

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe says reducing carbon dioxide emissions will kill his vegetables

Fraud costly, but political rhetoric cheap


3rd time a charm? Wolf’s police fee plan gets new attention

State police fee proposal concerns Erie County municipalities


Institute Insights: Opportunities abound for successful careers in trades

Catholic Church

Local sex abuse survivors frustrated by lack of ‘action steps’ as Pope Francis ends Vatican summit

Bishop of Allentown addresses Vatican abuse summit during Berks stop


Deceased witness’s testimony allowed at Lackawanna prison guard’s sexual assault trial

How State College shooter dodged a DUI conviction 10 days before his killing spree

‘It can happen anywhere’: The State College shooting spree, one month later


Snow days cause some school districts in Lackawanna County to move graduations

Central Pennsylvania African American Museum donates collection to Albright College

State: No decision on community college in Erie until July at earliest


‘Moderate’ Westmoreland County Democrats showcase candidates at Sunday rally

Local News

Completion of Oxford Street Bridge repairs highlighted in Luzerne County infrastructure update

Dress for Success gets much-needed help from Leadership WB group

Rich past on display at church’s Black History Month event

County council to fill board seats

Wyoming Borough approves new fire chief

Scranton mayor raised big bucks in non-election year

Scranton council questions necessity of no-parking zone in front of proposed apartments

MLK Awards honor heroes of activism

LERTA district one step closer in Mahanoy City

Harmar finds cheaper way to comply with anti-pollution program

Work to extend Tredway Trail in Allegheny Township set to start in late April

House collapses in Reading

Harrisburg City Council tabled vote to rehire Maverick as city’s lobbyist

Your View from county planning commission: We are running out of land for development in the Lehigh Valley

National News

Countering evil: Good Americans must marginalize hate groups

Utah politicians defy the will of the people

Editorial: Deaths of black pioneers lend added meaning to month

Natural Gas

Opponents of pipeline project in Hegins Twp. start online forum

Opioid Crisis

Pain patients on opioids also are getting rescue drug naloxone to prevent overdose

More people are surviving opioid overdoses, but what challenges do they face?


Philadelphia to pull boys out of Glen Mills Schools, citing Inquirer report

Almost 40 SEPTA projects stalled over Pa. Turnpike lawsuit

Roche agrees to buy Philadelphia biotech Spark Therapeutics for $4.8 billion


Back to basics: No more team slogans on Port Authority bus banners

Condemned building collapses in Spring Garden

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto plants tree in Israel for victims of Tree of Life massacre

Allegheny County fielding dozens of calls about downed trees blocking roads, downed power lines

State News

High winds put more than 100,000 in the dark in region. So why exactly was it so gusty?

Thousands lose power in Westmoreland as high winds rip through area

High winds knock down trees, knock out power in many Alle-Kiski Valley towns

Thousands without power Monday morning as high wind damage lingers

Several thousand still without power, downed trees, wires close roads

Medical marijuana dispensary coming to New Kensington on Monday

35 farms preserved during board meeting

Judge denies motion to dismiss police shooting lawsuit

Tax-refund recipients respond to critics: ‘Stop shaming me’

Attorney General Shapiro warns about scammers during tax season

Giffords Law Center says Pa. improves from C to C+ on latest gun-safety scorecard

16 hate groups have been active in the Lehigh Valley since 2000. But something changed last year.


Central Scranton Expressway work to take a bit longer

‘This road is so dangerous,’ couple say of stretch of Route 724 in Union Township

Where to !%$@# park? Wescosville lot can’t accommodate former Bieber commuters


Wall’ ploy hurts defense