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Mullins tours Mid Valley Elementary to learn more about anti-bullying program

Lawmakers want pipeline opponents to be heard

Special election to fill Pa. Senate seat vacated after lawmaker’s arrest: What you need to know

WCU hosts legislative hearing on future of higher education

Could a state cell phone tax power Pa.’s rural broadband expansion?

Special elections bring out the big spender in Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai

Getting the job done: CFA must meet and approve projects


Verizon ditches hidden fees, cable bundles to lure cord cutters. Will Comcast, others follow?

‘Wawa is pretty much dead to me’: Founding family accused of cheating former workers out of millions in company stock

Consol invests in alternative use for coal. It’s part of a diversification strategy to invest a little and hope that something takes.

Allegheny Technologies chief says Beaver County plant in jeopardy

Clean up of Pittsburgh Glass Works site in East Deer could take years, new owner says

Ross Twp. man has seen many changes in 50-year career at Cornell Iron Works


Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania high court to review conviction

Hidden camera found in West Penn Hospital employee restroom

She killed her abusive ex in self-defense. She should not have gone to jail. | Jenice Armstrong

Philadelphia man headed to prison in chaotic 2018 Walmart shooting

Ex-Pa. mayor on prison life: Spin class, teaching and law books

‘It’s kind of like being mayor but for a lot less money’: Ed Pawlowski reveals what he’s doing in prison


Wyoming Area hosts anti-bullying program led by Columbine victim’s uncle

Most NEPA school districts choose to keep snow days instead of moving to flex days

Penn Hills School District’s 2020-21 preliminary budget contains tax hike, no program cuts

Scranton Prep wrestling program suspended

Muhlenberg schools superintendent, township liaison square off at board meeting

Preventing the next mass shooting: Secret Service is training hundreds of teachers, cops at Bucks high school

Secret Service alerts Bucks officials to commonalities in school attacks, shootings

W-B Area votes to keep tax hike within state limit

5-year-old burned during science experiment at North Side school, attorney says

School closings can hit rural communities hard — without any benefit | Opinion

Cal U. proposes multi-year tuition increase

Pa. community college students now have new less costly option to earn a 4-year degree

Immaculata, WCU get grants for opioid prevention


Elizabeth Warren is gearing up for the 2020 Pennsylvania primary

Pa. Sen. Mike Regan to seek a second term; ‘there is more to be done’

Health Care

Expanding the role of nurse practitioners should be low-hanging fruit for health-care reform | Opinion

Local News

Northeast Revenue’s new president defends firm’s performance amid scrutiny over Courtright scandal

Scranton’s new ethics board reorganizes for new year

Lackawanna, Luzerne counties to gather input on Scranton, Wilkes-Barre pedestrian and bike network

Scott Twp. zoning board continues hearing on cell tower

Loud crying, but not from mayor’s baby

Reading Police Chief Andres Dominguez Jr. submits resignation

Berks County commissioners approve promotions, pay changes

Single-use plastic and straw ban takes effect later this year in West Chester

Apollo starts new citizens’ advisory board and public relations committee

New Lower Burrell councilwoman sworn in; council meeting dates changed

Uniontown’s elected treasurer claims racism by city officials has kept her from taking office

Gilfillan Farm receives grant to restore summer kitchen in Upper St. Clair

Big plans for Westmoreland outlined at annual State of County luncheon

Board appointment prompts Westmoreland commissioners’ first dust-up

Westmoreland sheriff doesn’t want investigation into office mess

Public expresses concern over New York City’s involvement over Walter Dam study

Meeting to discuss dam study draws big crowd

Union Street Complex developers eye new uses for Wilkes-Barre properties

Gavlick allegations set stage for ABC appointment drama

W-B’s Economic and Community Development office launches community survey

State grant to fund downtown welcome center

Hundreds of Pennsylvania residents pack public meeting, wary New York City wants to ‘steal’ Lehigh River water

Beaver County reassessment to cost $6.4M

National News

The second U.S. baby to be born after a uterus transplant is delivered


What if the probation office was a place of joy instead of fear? New York City shows how.

For sale: 1,300 acres in South Philly. Next 7 days could decide the fate of bankrupt refinery.

Gunman dead after firing at police during two-hour standoff in Frankford

‘No War on Iran’ protesters march and chant through Center City

Woman found fatally beaten inside her Mayfair home

Inside Wawa’s tiny new concept store, the first with a walk-up window, opening Friday in Center City

Philly streets won’t clean themselves | Editorial

8 things you didn’t know about Philly’s new police chief | Opinion


Pittsburgh faith leader to moderate Democrat primary forum in Iowa

Literacy Pittsburgh’s ‘What is your vision for 2020’ campaign seeks volunteers

State News

Mt. Lebanon once again designated Keystone Main Street community

How do we fix democracy in Pennsylvania and elsewhere? Local elections. | Opinion

Lackawanna State Park manager seeking help to identify vandals

Some aware, others not about Real ID amid long lines at PennDOT center in Cumru Township

Berks environmental leaders pick top issues for 2020

New way of identifying state game lands

Mourners remember late Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick

Winter activities abound in Pennsylvania state parks: By the numbers


Despite 50 years of lobbying, majority of tour buses lack seat belts

Look for traffic restrictions Sunday at the Interstate 79 bridge at Neville Island

Bridge inspections to affect traffic on I-376, Boulevard of the Allies


Trump defends Iranian general’s killing, targets usual suspects at rally in Toledo

Rep. Mike Doyle backs the CLEAN Future Act. How does it compare to the Green New Deal?