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Pa. state lawmakers want inmates counted as local residents

Coronavirus threat: Pa. House needs to pass public health emergency bill, Senate Dem Costa says

Lawmakers see ‘substantial’ growth ahead for Chester County, answer questions from constituents


Wall Street’s brutal week, with Dow slashing nearly 3,600 points

Stocks finish a bumpy week in correction territory

Wall Street has worst week since 2008


Virus’ effect on world economy grows after Trump lashes out

Coronavirus will spread in the U.S., CDC warns, and there might not be enough testing capacity to detect it

Penn, Temple, Rowan among colleges canceling trips, programs abroad as coronavirus spreads

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘hoax’ for criticizing virus plan

New unexplained coronavirus cases in U.S. raise specter of spread

Duquesne U. to bring Rome campus students back to U.S. as coronavirus concern increases in Italy

Fed chairman opens door to rate cut on ‘evolving’ risks from virus

‘Weak positive’ test puts Hong Kong dog in coronavirus quarantine: Reports

WHO says risk of COVID-19 is now ‘very high at a global level’


Police chase of stolen ambulance in Northeast Philly ends, man arrested

Six Philly police were quietly fired, charged with abuse last year. Many will likely get their jobs back

Pharmacy worker accused of stealing over $500,000 worth of addiction treatment drug

‘You don’t need to lock kids up’: Harrisburg-based program provides alternatives to prison


Pitt commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2037 but won’t divest fossil fuel investments

Two Steel Valley School District staff members asked to stay home after traveling to active coronavirus areas

Pa. gives out school safety funding for a second year, demands remain strong

Program to teach students advanced computer skills

STEM Academy in Downingtown earns School of Distinction award


Inside Joe Biden’s last stand in South Carolina

Joe Biden pictured campaigning for South Carolina primary votes

Former Philadelphia city councilmember’s ‘Nobody’s Business But Mine’ attitude sums up today’s politics | Helen Ubiñas

More Than 20K People Have Already Applied To Vote By Mail In The 2020 Primary

Mail-in ballots prove popular in weeks since their debut

With an election on the horizon, older adults get help spotting fake news

Local Bloomberg, Sanders delegates ready for big day


Red-hot gene therapy wins top IPO price in a bear market; plus, tech deals

Black Health Matters raises awareness of prostate cancer and clinical trials

Cancer treatment: Bill lets patients, doctors decide on drugs, therapies

Local News

Students hit the pool to raise funds for Special Olympics Pennsylvania

President Trump is coming to Scranton next week

How one man’s perseverance led a Pa. borough to adopt its LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance

UGI passes on reduced cost of natural gas to customer, PUC suspends base rate hike for review

Residents file objections to Scranton continuing tripled local services tax

New primary care center will reach low-income residents in Johnstown area


After surprise announcement — and cancellation — of Philly’s supervised injection site, advocates haven’t given up

Transit Forward Philadelphia, a new advocacy coalition, is ready to hear your concerns

‘Disrespected’: How South Philly mobilized against the proposed supervised injection site

Mumia Abu-Jamal supporters rally, speaking out against recent Pa. Supreme Court order

A way to prevent devastating explosions like the one that hit South Philly | Opinion

Philadelphia Police Academy just graduated its first openly transgender officer

All the city’s a stage: Jason Segel’s new TV show gifts Philly a mural of itself

Philadelphia Flower Show opens with a trip to the Cote d’Azur


Here’s a list of black-owned restaurants in Pittsburgh you should try

Facebook Unveils New Pittsburgh Office, With Mission To ‘Level Playing Field’ With Avatars

Downtown Pittsburgh steam heat system ‘beyond repair,’ says mayor

State News

Police raid 17 bars, taverns, clubs as part of renewed campaign against “skill games”: Here’s the list

Rush hour fees, supplemental appropriations and more | Five for the Weekend

On 100th anniversary of women’s vote, PSU professor focuses on women of color in the suffrage movement


President Trump vows to do everything possible to ‘destroy’ ‘terrible’ Comcast’s image

House approves bill to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Court temporarily halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

Judiciary Committee chairman asks William Barr to permit testimony from Roger Stone prosecutors

Trump Taps John Ratcliffe for Director of National Intelligence


U.S., Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

Turkey opens gates into Europe as migrants gather on border