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Local projects share more than $4 million in funds from taxes paid by casino

House passes Matzie bill consolidating historical regulations

Mullery: Report shows state not prepared to close White Haven Center

Phillips-Hill’s anti-sex-trafficking legislation heads to Wolf’s desk

House committee passes Kail bill addressing child visitation

Speculation grows about Pennsylvania House speaker Mike Turzai’s future

State Rep. Joseph Petrarca to hold 2 free concealed carry events

Karen Wolk Feinstein: Let’s prioritize medical assistance for vulnerable seniors

Rolling dice on health

Pennsylvania Democrats and Republicans play long game on voting laws | John Baer

Talk cheap on property tax reform


After Glen Mills, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes extra $5 million to regulate juvenile programs


Foreign investor likely buyer of the Westinghouse campus in Cranberry

AG agents raid Dunmore building


Pennsylvania drug detective accused of trading official actions for sex


Philadelphia union scientist to test Scranton schools for environmental concerns

U.S. Supreme Court hears landmark case over public funding for religious schools. What does it mean for Pennsylvania?

W-B Area has spent $31M so far on new consolidated high school

Reading School Board president says no Sunshine Act violation with board appointment

Task force, King’s partner to combat human trafficking

State College police investigating reported sexual assault at Penn State fraternity


Cartwright talks about reelection plans at city event

Republicans are denouncing Brian Fitzpatrick’s primary opponent for ‘discriminatory’ social media posts, secret recordings

Pictured in New Hampshire: Warren surrogate Mayor Kenney campaigns

W.Pa. House candidate who made offensive Facebook posts is staying in the race

Pa. Republican Rep Cris Dush joins race for Auditor General

Local News

Lackawanna County Commissioners table vote on tax hike

Plans for veterans memorial in Archbald marching ahead

Office star expected in Scranton today

Reading council confirms Pedro Cortes as new managing director

Mayor Eddie Moran and Reading City Council withdraw lawsuit against city’s charter board

It’s Haverford Township vs. billboards as trial opens in Delco

Everhart Park in West Chester gets a new playground

Bucks hires extra legal help as it sets limits on outside legal billing

Oakmont police collecting expired, unwanted medications

Derry Township proposes stormwater pond on tech center land

Tax hike stands after Westmoreland commissioners stick with budget

Westmoreland County man assists in son’s search for kidney donation

Wilkes-Barre mourns death of Mr. Peanut, national icon with local roots

Iconic Planters mascot Mr. Peanut, a W-B native, dead at 104

Business group thanks artists for ‘window wonderland’

Levee meetings not open to public

Wilkes-Barre’s draft financial report points to positive end-of-year balance

County election board picks chairman, seeks poll workers

Area homeless count takes place during frigid temperatures

Schuylkill County must return $111K-plus to state

Lehigh County 911 center workers fired or resigned because they violated policy, county says

Allentown Parking Authority defends ban on backing in, pledges greater public outreach on garage rules

National News

A Seattle shooting leaves 1 dead and 7 injured, police say

Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

Disability rules: Proposed change to Social Security plan has high cost

Opioid Crisis

As opioid crisis entered public view, more pills than ever entered county


Wrongly convicted, Terrance Lewis dreamed of getting out of prison for 21 years. The reality was nothing like he expected.

Philly has added ‘Snowcats’ to tackle smaller streets. So where’s all the snow?

SEPTA to end A/B stops on the Market-Frankford Line

Did Gritty punch a 13-year-old boy in the back? Philadelphia detectives are investigating

Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland named Philadelphia’s next archbishop, replacing Charles Chaput

Man, 20, killed in West Philly shooting

Philly Art Museum CEO apologizes to staff after women’s complaints about former executive

‘Their timeline is aggressive’: Hilco plans to clean up polluted South Philly refinery site, city says

Requiring reporting of lost and stolen firearms and safe storage of guns should not require courage | Editorial


Council sends Burgess’ ‘hateful activities’ bill for legal opinion

Pittsburgh councilors question legality, motivation for new hateful activities bill

Pa. Supreme Court rules in favor of Pittsburgh police on overtime during 2016 marathon

Safety in class: PPS must explain how a child was burned

Port Authority to hire consultant for 25-year service plan

Market Square ice house to raise funds for heating bills

Pittsburgh to begin landslide remediation projects next month in Squirrel Hill, Duquesne Heights

PNC Park undergoing $1.9M seat rehab ahead of 2020 Pirates season

State News

Studies warned of potential racial bias in vehicle searches just before Pa. State Police ended the research

After a record 210 days, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl can leave Pa. immigrant detention center, but her dad can’t

Detained families will have a voice in Berks County Residential Center’s licensing case

DEP issues Code Orange air quality alert for Pittsburgh region

A DUI in Pennsylvania could cost you your Second Amendment rights

Homemade pipe bombs raise concerns in Pennsylvania town

Funeral arrangements set for Nanticoke doctor

Pennsylvania Dairy Investment grants will support two Berks County farms, new state cheese month

State awards grant money to 2 area dairies

Timing isn’t everything in ‘highest-rate’ DUI cases, Pa. Supreme Court says

Who are the real winners and losers in the Pa. Lottery’s jackpots? | Opinion

‘There’s always room for improvement,’ says Penn State/Hershey exec honored for LGBTQ leadership


Showing video and texts, Democrats argue President Trump pressured Ukraine help ‘cheat’ in U.S. election

Trump will become the first president to speak at March for Life in person