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Politicians, police discuss changes to state law in wake of Antwon Rose II shooting

Training, funding discussed at hearing on improving relations between police, communities

State, Local Lawmakers Hold Police-Community Relations Meeting

Democratic State Lawmakers Consider How To Improve Police-Community Relations

Local, state officials laud Act 89 transportation funding at hearing in Monroeville

Bethlehem City Council urges Legislature to decriminalize marijuana

Creativity needed to solve PA problems, local lawmakers say

Nice casino you’ve got

Bizzarro to celebrate anniversary of animal protection law

Rep. Steve Bloom reveals his plans for life after elected office


Air Products will move headquarters a mile away, near Uline

How tariffs are playing on the Erie homefront


Judge rejects bid to reinstate suspended Leechburg police Chief Michael Diebold’s bond

Penn State frat hazing death trial scheduled for February 2019


Dallas School District appeals order


Wagner, Wolf volley back and forth on education

Candidate Chrissy Houlahan tours Teachers in the Parks in Reading

Auditor general expands elections audit after reports of Russian involvement


Pa. casinos won a record $3.3B from bettors in last year

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem wants to offer online gambling in Pennsylvania. But why?

Local News

WB hopes delay minimal with switch to new contractor for Solomon Creek wall

Officials bicker as contract for Solomon flood wall terminated

Wilkes-Barre’s balance sheet shows $10M surplus at 2018 midpoint

Harveys Lake hires assistant secretary, announces 50th anniversary time capsule

Levee trail repair project to cost less than expected

Pedri: Luzerne County receives leftover TIF funds from redevelopment authority

Free program provides money counseling to low-income people

Nonprofit seeks help finding new home

Lackawanna County to hold free panel discussion on becoming a performance artist

Ex-Lackawanna chief of staff accused of indecent assault

Hazleton police patrols having effect

Innovation Center welcomes 5 new clients

East Pittsburgh residents demand answers from borough council

East Pittsburgh mayor defends borough during tense council meeting

Kiski Valley sewage board to vote on rate changes for 12,500 customers

Latrobe authority says storm water project should alleviate sewage woes

Bern police get help from other departments at Berks Residential Center vigil

Reading Area Water Authority looks to harden security around water supplies

Allentown parks and rec director ousted as O’Connell shapes team

Harrisburg must find new revenue, cut costs to shed Act 47 status

National News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, a onetime Trump critic, wins her Republican runoff in Alabama

Comcast shuffling hundreds of Del. call-center employees

GAO: Less than half of school districts test water for lead

Ex-New York senator and son convicted of extortion, bribery

‘She was like a novelty’: How alleged Russian agent Maria Butina gained access to elite conservative circles

Nelson Mandela

Mandela at 100: The lessons of the South African leader resonate


Philadelphia’s rainbow crosswalks are falling apart. Will anyone fix them?

14-year-old killed, 3 other boys, man wounded in North Philadelphia shooting

Made in America is moving off the Ben Franklin Parkway in 2019. Is it leaving Philadelphia for good?

Carmella Rizzo, tiny force behind former Philly Mayor Frank Rizzo, dies at 101

A 4-year-old Roxborough boy is a 1-in-170,000 child. His parents are racing against the clock to save him

3rd man in Mercedes speaks; Rittenhouse Square stabbing victim is remembered

Rittenhouse stabbing exposes how gig workers take safety into their own hands

Philly’s agreement with ICE: What it is and how Mayor Kenney can show moral clarity by ending it | Opinion

North Philly’s ‘beach’ now closed for public events

Will a Philly woman lose her home because of Family Court delays?

L.L. Bean, Industrious bring outdoor pop-up coworking with wi-fi, outlets, and stationary bikes to Navy Yard

Local residents awarded $23,500 in college scholarships


Speakers denounce UPMC, urge Pittsburgh City Council to withhold approval of master plan

Opponents of UPMC pack Pittsburgh City Council hearing on health system’s $2B expansion

Planners tout Pittsburgh-to Chicago hyperloop to local officials

Parents of drowned kayaker sue Army Corps over Dashields Dam signs

State News

State says 7 mosquitoes from Exeter Township test positive for West Nile

State Office of Open Records grants appeal for expanded fatal overdose information


Hazleton streets projects to begin late summer

Pennsylvania pumps $35.5 million into Route 422 project around Berks

Route connections close for PennDOT work in Unity, Donegal Township

PennDOT seeks input on proposed noise barrier at I-78 in Hamburg area


Democrats see an opportunity to capitalize on Trump’s perceived embrace of Russia

Pat Toomey used Senate tradition to block an Obama Pa. judicial pick. GOP leaders won’t give Bob Casey the same deference