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Pa. Senate to swear in Jim Brewster to fill western Pa. seat

Ziccarelli concedes, Brewster to be sworn in Wednesday morning

In wake of federal court ruling, Corman says Sen. Jim Brewster will be seated Wednesday

Sen. Doug Mastriano campaign spent thousands on buses ahead of D.C. insurrection

Pa. House will hold special election to replace Rep. Mike Reese

Special election set to fill Mike Reese’s state House seat

House GOP focuses on ways to kickstart the economy to make Pa. the ‘envy of the East’

Blocking of media from Pa. Capitol event termed ‘miscommunication’ but raises concerns

Reporters kept from Pa. Capitol press conference, Wolf admin cites ‘miscommunication’

Toohil, Kaufer named to House leadership positions

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania officials give update on vaccine distribution

Trump administration is trying to accelerate Operation Warp Speed, but you might not get your vaccine any sooner

Essential workers, people 75 and up, and others will be vaccinated next in Philly, while indoor dining, colleges, and theaters can reopen

‘We must show patience’: Pa. vaccine rollout faces criticism as unused doses pile up

Officials: UPMC ‘absolutely prepared’ to give more covid vaccinations

County ready for vaccine distribution effort, says EMA director

LVHN setting up mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dorney Park

Pa. sets record for 7-day covid death total

Allegheny County sees increase in new covid cases after days of decrease

Westmoreland County reports 8 new covid deaths, most in a week

115 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Tuesday

New COVID-19 cases remain down, but not deaths

Berks County gets 338 more COVID cases in Pa. Department of Health report

Addressing 11 common concerns about COVID-19 vaccines: Q&A

Mistrust is well earned’: COVID-19 vaccine rollout must reach communities of color, leaders say

I received the COVID-19 vaccine, but I can’t let my guard down | Expert Opinion

U.S. to require all arriving airline passengers to get COVID-19 test

COVID fears grow in Capitol as number of lawmakers testing positive rises to 3


New Pa. websites promote restaurants and show violators of covid measures


Pa. State Police resume tracking racial data during traffic stops in response to Spotlight PA report

Pa. State Police try to identify racial disparities in policing

Police across Pa. say it is business as usual as more election protests loom

Police arrest an election canvasser for killing a colleague in Chester

DA: Suspect in fatal shooting walked into store ‘armed and ready’


Former Scranton School District employees to receive preliminary hearing

Hampton ranked top high school in Pittsburgh area, 7th in state by U.S. News & World Report

Western Pa. teachers grapple with current events lessons after Capitol riot

As pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol, CMU institute honors election-denier

Controversy over comments regarding election, Capitol attack rocks debate at Carnegie Mellon University

Alvernia University breaks ground on Reading CollegeTowne project

Penn State announces testing requirement for all students returning to campuses

Local News

Space heater likely sparked fatal Carbondale fire

Chris Kelly: Scavo caught on the wrong side of history with Trump

Reading adds parking meters to loading zones and inks an agreement with parking authority

Chester County officials offer assistance to those facing eviction

Confusion over vehicle registration fee; county says renew for one year

Luzerne County must fill both top election management positions

Train station renovation in Wilkes-Barre expected to begin next month

Democratic Women to collect for food bank, family shelter

Easton mayor warns trash must be cleaned or homeless encampment will be dismantled, advocate says there is no camp

Harrisburg mayor requires COVID-19 vaccine for all city employees

National News

U.S. carries out its 1st execution of female inmate since 1953, killing Lisa Montgomery

Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Rick Snyder in Flint water scandal

Justices say women must obtain abortion pill in person


SEPTA to get $252 million in additional federal COVID-19 relief

Philadelphia police take Det. Jennifer Gugger’s gun amid investigation of her attendance at the D.C. Trump rally

A federal court rejected the plan for a supervised injection site in Philly

From renting out Laundromats to giving away refrigerators, he’s making a difference in the lives of Black Philly moms | We The People

Police keep showing us who they are. Pay attention. It’s not good. | Helen Ubiñas

These are the current Philadelphia coronavirus guidelines

City health department inspectors receiving violent threats from businesses when enforcing COVID-19 protocols


‘Vertical farm’ in Braddock to serve as Pittsburgh Penguins official greens partner

‘We need to be uniters,’ Pittsburgh council says in addressing Capitol insurrection

Josh Gibson Foundation hosts Negro League Centennial webinar series

State News

Editorial: Let’s make the most of virtual Farm Show


First it was ‘fraud,’ then they just didn’t like the rules: How Pa. Republicans justified trying to overturn an election

House calls on Mike Pence to invoke 25th Amendment to oust Trump

Westmoreland Democrats call for GOP congressmen to step down

Here’s how Berks County’s delegation will vote on impeachment of President Donald Trump

Montgomery County Rep. Madeleine Dean named impeachment manager as Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment

Group of House Republicans, led by Pa. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, wants Trump censured

Fitzpatrick introduces measure to censure, condemn Trump for D.C. riots

Corporations recoil from eight Pa. GOP vote ‘objectors,’ suspending their money

YouTube suspends Trump, blocking his account from uploading new videos for at least one week

Metal detectors installed at U.S. House floor entrance, angering some members: report

Excluding lawmakers, some from Pa., under 14th Amendment is no easy task

Rep. Mikie Sherrill says Congress members gave ‘reconnaissance’ tours day before Capitol raid

Hypocrites seek ‘unity’