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Pashinski, McCarter introduce prescription drug importation bill

Lawmakers, educators, prosecutors and more will study Pa.’s juvenile justice issues

A thank you to Rep. Thomas Mehaffie | PennLive letters

State bungles census effort

Tom Murt to retire from state house

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Medical college students honor King’s legacy, inspire children

This MLK Day event for kids had a science twist: Pac-Man with fruit controls

King’s College pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Kids from across Berks County pitch in to volunteer on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked with warmth in downtown Reading

In Philly, luncheon pays tribute to activists, local officials who walk in MLK’s footsteps

Chester honors King, its onetime son, with gifts of giving

Unity drives MLK celebration in Kennett Square


Pa. lieutenant gov: How dare NJ say it has better cheesesteaks than Philly


Twin Valley to tweak transportation plan that troubled parents

Wyomissing School District hires school police officer

WPIAL sticking with ‘status quo’ with new football conference alignment

WPIAL reveals football conference alignment for 2020, 2021 seasons

Editorial: Reading School Board fails transparency test

Its power taken away, Harrisburg school board struggles to find a role in district’s recovery

Local schools add new unified sports program

How Penn State hopes to ‘streamline’ the university experience with a new app


In the battle of the Philly ‘burbs, Republicans tap a familiar name in March special House election

State races drawing attention from national political groups

Health care facility manager seeks Pa. House seat representing Cumberland County

GOP House leader endorses Granville

Some Dems question ‘Pro-Trump’ social media posts by W.Pa. House candidate

Democrat Judi Reiss ends bid for Congress in Bucks’ 1st District

No stamp: Beaver County to cease providing postage for absentee ballots

There will be new voting machines in Bucks. Here’s where to check them out before election day


Statewide casino revenue hits record $3.4 billion in 2019

Health Care

Six months in, prognosis for doctor’s East Liberty flat-fee practice shows promise

Ellwood City hospital had plan to reopen before bankruptcy; with no movement on plan, medical center license under review

Local News

Residents protest proposed billboards along Lancaster Ave.

No one comes forward as anonymous letter writer

Downtown Greensburg Project prepares marketing push for city

Westmoreland Cleanways closes recycling center pending planned move

Officials taking sides over Francis Walter Dam study

Solar project may be coming to Hanover Township site

County, WVSA make legal threats over stormwater fee

Decision on sale/lease of Wilkes-Barre sewer system expected by end of March

Luzerne County assistant solicitor Vito DeLuca assigned to county council

County council to interview ABC applicants tonight

Finding the calm in the eye of the stormwater cloud

National News

Millennials’ share of the U.S. housing market: small and shrinking

Money grab: Law enforcement seizes money without cause

Seniors’ sweet tax breaks becoming a target in a number of states


Philadelphia teachers’ union takes legal action against School District over asbestos

How Philly plans to combat the nation’s worst big-city opioid crisis in 2020

She took in foster-care kids. He was trying to ‘get his head up.’ Both died after crossing paths with a Philly teen, police say.

Woman charged with abuse of corpse after police find a decomposing body in her basement

This great headhouse on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line embodies lofty architectural ambitions

No one lives at the airport. So why is Philly’s snowfall measured there?

Law firm lease clears way for Center City’s first non-Comcast office tower in a generation

Police investigate swastika scratched into car in Northeast Philly

2 critical in Hunting Park shooting

It will take more than volunteerism on MLK Day to achieve racial justice in Philadelphia | Editorial


AT&T brought 5G to Pittsburgh, but you might not have noticed … yet

Us: Pittsburgh always smiles for the city’s top cop

Converse’s new shoe line honors Duquesne legend Chuck Cooper

Pittsburgh’s office cleaners: Labor with dignity

‘Dr. King would be proud’: All $5,000 offered for gun buyback program in Homewood claimed in 45 minutes

Gun buyback program in Homewood quickly runs through funds

Pittsburgh church gun buyback runs out of money in 45 minutes

Jason Momoa’s visit makes it a super(hero) morning at Children’s Hospital

Pitt students feel sadness, fear in wake of bus fatality

State News

Electricity market rule change could hike Pa. consumers’ bills, hamper renewables

Delco stinks. County and state officials are trying to figure out why.–20200121.html

Glenn Cannon, whose 40-year public safety career spanned Pittsburgh to PEMA, has died

Tony May is remembered as a consummate professional and Pennsylvania legend

Pa.’s new press freedom lawyer will shine more sunlight on government | Opinion

Jimmy Heath, a prominent jazz saxophonist, dies at 93

Woman shot by state police in Lawrence County

Pa. groups report Virginia gun rights rally was ‘extremely peaceful,’ despite concern

Supreme Court to weigh Pennsylvania, N.J. challenge to Trump efforts to roll back birth control mandate

As Roe v. Wade anniversary approaches, reproductive rights continue to be challenged | Opinion

People across the globe pay tribute to Nanticoke native, renowned physician

28 bald eagles spotted during Christmas Bird Count

Obese, caged bear removed Monday from Pa. sportsmen’s club: PETA


‘Move over’ laws protecting first responders need to be heeded, expanded


Trump’s impeachment trial opens today: What to know about the format, witnesses, and length