From hiphop to bluegrass, Wolf/Fetterman inaugural party offers variety of acts to entertain the crowd

Wolf inauguration price tag: $1.7 million and counting

Will Gov. Tom Wolf start his second term the way he started his first? | John Baer

Gov. Tom Wolf inauguration speech could set the tone for a pragmatic second term

The 5 things we’d like to see Gov. Tom Wolf get done in his second term | Editorial

Wolf’s first term: Wins, losses and big budget fights

Will Fetterman’s legacy set Braddock on a path to renewal?

Memorable moments from inaugurations of the past


The case for same-day voter registration: Rep. Ryan Bizzarro

Agendas of Wolf, local lawmakers portend dual result

Kaufer to host 2 events on REAL ID

Paul Muschick: Money for a Pennsylvania Senate yoga room? That’s one flexible budget!


Giant Food Stores will be getting a 6-foot-5, googly eyed robot to scan aisles for hazards

Restaurant equipment service and repair company opens in Hanover Township

Clark Service Group opens new location in Hanover Twp.

Longevity, loyalty key to 110 years of success at The Martz Group

Construction begins on new tire shop in Dickson City, replacing longtime ice cream shop on Main Street


Michael Rosfeld jury in Antwon Rose slaying to come from outside Allegheny County

11 charged in probe of triple homicide at Pa. farm

Westmoreland drug court participants will receive life-saving kits


Dallas among districts using new state tip line

Dallas appoints high school principal in new post of director of operations

Lack of information raising tensions in Penn Hills School District investigation

Safe2Say Something anonymous tip line goes live

Proposal to arm teachers in Tamaqua to get postponement vote

Bensalem teachers protest over contract stalemate


Philly area casinos may be taking millions out of New Jersey’s sports-betting market

Truck stops await video gaming approval

Government Shutdown

Number of no-show airport security screeners soars in shutdown

Some DHS employees speak out in opposition to the shutdown

‘Essential’ TSA worker from South Philly does her job with no pay as her government ‘parents’ fight | Stu Bykofsky

Trump declares he’ll ‘never back down’ in shutdown fight

Editorial: Serious negotiation is the only solution to shutdown

Health Care

Online costs not the whole picture, hospitals claim

Flu starting to take a toll in Berks County

Local News

More than 3,000 face highest stormwater fee level

Proposal for Wyoming to back out of stormwater fee fails

Counties best to manage stormwater

Applications rolling in for Luzerne County Council seat

Local Women’s March set for this weekend in W-B

Scranton council urges public not to jump to conclusions amid FBI probe

Total cost of Marchese probe unclear; investigator charged Dunmore less than $400 per hour

Hazle Twp. hears trash concerns

Latrobe OKs 26 percent hike in garbage fees, hears union drivers’ concerns

Freeport garbage pickup changes for some residents starting Tuesday

Tarentum wage increases follow pay freezes for some

Reading City Council override vote fails

Berks landfill search officially a homicide investigation, NYPD says

Reading officials and public honor late council vice president

Reading council OKs hiring of police officers

Williamsport finally has a police chief after ‘chaotic’ month

Longtime Falls supervisor running for Bucks commissioner seat


After medical marijuana, broader legalization is a natural step | Opinion

National News

Philly judge blocks Trump efforts to roll back birth control mandate

About 600,000 students are in limbo as Los Angeles teachers strike

Not-so-super ticket policy

Opioid Crisis

2018 saw slight drop in opioid deaths in Chesco


Philly contractor faces $45,000 in OSHA fines for Brewerytown building collapse that killed one in June

L.A. teachers on strike; what does it mean for Philly?

What message does Mayor Kenney send to future Philly biz owners by dismissing ShopRite’s soda tax struggles? | Opinion

Study: City principals reflect student enrollment — for now—-for/article_ff6f9e57-86ff-571e-93d3-39b14fdf1c69.html


As gun violence wanes in Pittsburgh, police solve more homicides

Cops: Stats show violent crime down, community outreach working in Pittsburgh

Single moms face barriers, but they can be overcome, says Pittsburgh Foundation report

Pitt men’s basketball scores home upset of No. 11 Florida State, 75-62

New director for Allegheny County Dems brings experience — including flirtation with GOP

University of Pittsburgh says no basis for suit by Antwon Rose’s parents

What’s the lore behind the lure of Pittsburgh’s ‘fourth river’?

State News

For region’s long-range plan, residents want technology for growth, fixes for water runoff issues

Few good options: As boomers age, suitable care is in short supply

Car hits three siblings waiting for school bus in Butler County, killing one

Boy killed, 2 siblings injured when car hits kids waiting for bus in Butler County

State Liquor Control Board selling $800 bourbon in special lottery

Murrysville, state forestry service will partner on backyard sustainability workshop

Red Cross seeks donors amid blood shortage

Munchak joins Fangio in Denver

Earth Conservancy donates land to Pinchot State Forest


More warehouses, traffic, prompt plan to widen I-81 to 6 lanes


King is removed from his committee assignments following his ‘white supremacy’ comments

Donald Trump invokes one of the worst Native American massacres to mock Elizabeth Warren