Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a look at race equality in Pa., U.S.

At MLK Day celebration, students worry whether racial equality will be achieved

Martin Luther King Jr.’s work touched Pittsburgh, continues today

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, remembering the women civil rights leaders left out of spotlight

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy lives in young and old

Martin Luther King Jr. honored during Trinity Lutheran Church service in Reading

The unknown King

Muhlenberg High School, PSU Berks students to be honored at MLK Day banquet

Martin Luther King Jr.’s strategy isn’t just nice, it’s also effective | Opinion

Editorial: Let’s all work to bring King’s dream closer to reality

Year after racial incident, Quakertown sees MLK Day as teachable moment


Letter to the Editor: The time is now to raise the wage in Pa. Sen. Art Haywood

PA House Democrats want to make sure ‘Your Vote Counts’

Protect ACA in state law

Can Philadelphia’s new and different delegation to Harrisburg mean anything new and different for Philadelphia? | John Baer


New approach to Pennsylvania’s budget: Agencies must prove spending matches mission


Warrants served by US marshals task force drop in year after deputy killed in Harrisburg

After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persist


State steps away from School Performance Profiles, but scores still available

Recovery plan in Scranton School District could include layoffs, tax hikes, closures

Statewide tip line for school threats used 400 times in first week

Bethel Park School District cancels classes for Monday

Crestwood solicitor: Transportation contract still an open matter

More college students are turning to emotional support animals, even amid the punchlines

Wilkes announces plans to start police department


New gambling money poured into state in 2018. Now more new games will begin

Government Shutdown

With bills stacking up, federal employees flock to anonymous donor’s no-cost loans

Senate bill funds government until Oct. 1, offers disaster aid

Local News

County notebook: Field of council contenders has leveled off since 2011

Safety enhancements planned for downtown Wilkes-Barre train crossings

Dorrance youth to run in Special Olympics World Summer Games

FBI probe clouds Scranton City Council 2019 outlook

Jermyn passes ordinance creating mandatory business regitstry

Cold weather slowed down Blakely’s $240,000 park renovation project

Strengthening Families program aims to reduce adolescent substance abuse, other risky behavior

Carbon County moves forward on training center

Goodbye, glass: Recycling changes take effect for 2019

Level Green veteran with multiple sclerosis enjoys new all-terrain wheelchair

Reading family gathers in cold, 13 years to the day, to remember homicide victim

Code Blue extended in Reading until Jan. 28

National News

Leases, used car sales could be hurt by tax refunds


Under secrecy, another Philly murder case tied to ex-detective is tossed. Will more follow?

Philly airport’s CEO goes where no one has gone before: her own podcast

‘Let’s just take a pause’: Philadelphia postpones land sales amid reports of misconduct

Free Library borrowers face long waits for books, materials — the side-effect of a shrunken materials budget

Philly leaders should make affordable housing a reality in Passyunk Square | Opinion

Can Philadelphia stop the bloodshed? Here’s where Kenney’s latest plan could help | Editorial


Port Authority expects to hire consultant to review fare policy

TRAFFIC ALERT: Several Mon bridges shut down due to loose barges, light-rail service suspended

6 Pittsburgh bridges shut down after 12 barges break loose on Mon River

State News

Keep your cats, dogs safe during times of intense cold

Residents brave cold, snow to mark Knox Mine Disaster

Annual program honors victims of Knox Mine Disaster

Are games of skill legal?

Mariner East pipelines: New sinkhole opens at Chester County site; Sunoco shuts line

Another sinkhole exposes pipeline in Chesco neighborhood

Northampton County Council to review plans for $21 million trail through 14 municipalities

ISC looks to clean up stream


Westmoreland Transit to buy new buses for paratransit program


Marino helped spur disunity