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Desperate for answers, suburban groups bankroll two-county study of Sunoco pipeline

Local lawmakers to hold clean energy forum at WCU

This is what happened with Senate Bill 22


Vanishing rural workforce: Fayette County employers struggle to fill jobs


Pa. Supreme Court exonerates Jordan Brown, found delinquent of murder at age 11

State official: 29 guns, drugs, cash confiscated at homes in Brentwood, Wilkinsburg

East Hills DUI Task Force to do roving patrols this weekend

Skinheads charged in attack at Avalon bar

E-ZPass scofflaw targeted by Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission pleads guilty, must pay $10,000 fine


PIAA Executive Director Robert Lombardi sounds off on next week’s superintendent meeting

What new PIAA transfer rule, competition formula means for 2018-2019 school year and beyond

Transfer rules approved by PIAA

New PIAA rules will alter postseason baseball pitch count, and the way it is tracked

PIAA changes transfer rule, adds competitive balance formula

Dallas School District appeals court-ordered negotiations on teachers contract

Local NAACP critical of W-B Area’s Evans, Thomas

W-B NAACP asks W-B Area school board member to resign

Crestwood would accept Butler Twp. if petition passes

Summer club gives students new perspective on math

After ‘inexcusable’ altercations, state audit finds Woodland Hills School District largely followed rules

Woodland Hills School District faulted for ‘woefully outdated’ safety plans


Congressional Dems pick Erie’s DiNicola for campaign program


Clock is ticking on sports betting; will Pennsylvania be ready for opening kickoffs?

Health Care

State Supreme Court rules seniors with Highmark Medicare plans will lose in-network access to UPMC in 2019

Allegheny Health Network outpatient center opens near Fox Chapel

Local News

County sues elevator companies over fatal fall

Terminated flood wall contractor faces criticism over previous project

Luzerne County pension subsidy hike averted with longer repayment schedule

Historic tank will be on display at WWII event this weekend

State of W-B Golf Club criticized

Pittston council sets fines, fees for quality-of-life violations

Jury in defamation case finds 2004 newspaper article false

After charges against former county chief of staff, prosecutors still seeking potential victims

Scranton residents sue Lackawanna County to force reassessment

Judge’s son charged, but charges withdrawn

CAN DO to receive grant to fix McAdoo water tank

After long conflict, Abington approves settlement with owner of former Colonade apartments

Springdale Township’s David’s Diner among the top in the United States

Lower Valley Ambulance Service officials say financial condition is improving

Greater Latrobe, Saint Vincent get ready for Steelers training camp

Hempfield offers grants to local sports organizations

Natural gas power plant in South Huntingdon will stabilize water rates, officials say

MAWC approves first phase of $6 million expansion at its New Stanton campus

Reading Redevelopment Authority wants to review properties it owns

York City councilwoman accuses mayor of ‘demeaning’ remarks on Facebook video

National News

Judge in Philly finds evidence of fraud in NFL concussion claims, but denies request for investigator

EPA relaxes rules on coal ash; environmentalists decry the move

Did we win the War on Poverty? | Opinion


In one chaotic courtroom, volunteers have saved 11,000 Philly homes from foreclosure

Mayor Kenney: ‘I love Jay-Z’ and want to keep Made in America in Philly

Jay-Z on Made in America: ‘We are disappointed that the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia would evict us from the heart of the city’ | Opinion

In contentious back-and-forth, Phila. officials say ICE ‘likely’ violates data-sharing agreement

Art Institute of Philadelphia students, facing the school’s closure, weigh offers from Harcum College and others

Searching for a new identity, Philadelphia’s most gentrified neighborhood looks to its African American past

A 14-year-old is shot dead and 3 other boys and a man are wounded in Philadelphia

Second arrest in Kensington shooting of father, 2-year-old son

Black leaders question handling of City Center stabbing case, demand White be granted bail

Day after discovery of body in suitcase in SW Philly, a body is found wrapped in plastic in Spring Garden

Philly principals get an education on keeping LGBT kids safe

Court gives Philly – and its kids – some sugar in soda tax victory | Editorial

Boys’ Latin, Frankford football teams reunite on field in a ‘Practice 4 Peace’


Speakers urge public ownership for PWSA at council hearing

Peduto considers asking self-driving cars to pass road test

Pittsburgh mayor lauds McDonald’s summer hiring initiative, orders Extra Value Meal

Music Ecosystem study challenges Pittsburgh musicians to mobilize and grow the scene

Germaine Williams resigns from Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Swanky city digs? Cast skeptical eye on purchase of prime real estate

Allegheny County Health Department defends air quality efforts, plans stricter coke plant rules

Pittsburgh City Council takes steps toward providing animal control in Mt. Oliver

State News

Erie diocese suspends priest, adds others to list of accused

1,300 Pennsylvanians referred to law enforcement when they tried to buy a gun in last 3 months

Guidance sought on state medical marijuana law

Vehicle permit program aims to contain spotted lanternfly

After 7 years, these Pa. residents still have no water. But they got cash to keep quiet

24 new citizens naturalized in Berks County Courthouse ceremony

Cyclists’ ride for muscular dystrophy arrives in Berks–muscular-dystrophy-arrives-in-berks

With policy change, nearly a third of Pennsylvanians live in ‘environmental justice’ areas


White House, State at odds over Putin’s interview proposal