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Proposed constitutional amendment would move Pa. to regional elections for supreme, appeals courts

Bartolotta probation reform bill passes state Senate

Pa. House panel weighs bill that would authorize robot deliveries of groceries and packages

Rules on tax credits must be tightened by the Legislature

One lawmaker’s lonely quest: How many restaurant liquor licenses are there in every Pa. county? | Mark O’Keefe

Coronavirus – COVID-19

‘Wear a mask’: Wolf, Levine say COVID-19 wave not over in Pa., during WellSpan visit

Pa. coronavirus numbers double what they were last month; back-to-school worries intensify

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 1,027 new cases added Tuesday; second largest increase since May

Allegheny County reports 1 new death, 139 new cases of COVID-19

19 new covid-19 cases reported in Westmoreland County

New NEPA cases cross 50 for first time since May

12 new positive cases in county; 1,027 statewide

1K: Beaver County hits 1,000 COVID-19 cases with largest daily increase of pandemic

Montgomery County records 297 positive coronavirus cases, 6 deaths, over seven-day period

20 more positives for Berks County in state reporting

Proposed testing lab in southeast PA could shorten coronavirus test wait times

Experts say pandemic reveals big cracks in health care data sharing

Senate hearing highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color


Wolf on looming RTK bill veto: ‘I would have voted for it too’

As a transgender woman, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine takes abuse while leading coronavirus efforts

Bloomsburg Fair apologizes for Levine impersonator, focuses on planning amid pandemic

Bloomsburg Fair officials apologize, say Levine impostor went for Marilyn Monroe look


Pa., N.J. workers set to lose the extra $600 in unemployment benefits this week

Target, Walmart, CVS partner to reimagine the retail plastic bag

Pa.’s technology industry grows, but not for Black workers: ‘The issue is racial inequity’

Harrisburg fashionista turns to digital experience to keep business going during pandemic: ‘We had to figure out how to stay relevant’

A pop-up drive-in movie theater is coming to Montgomery County

State grants will expand alternative-fuel fleets in Western Pennsylvania


Westmoreland County jail reports 2nd covid-19 case, tests 17 more inmates

Former Pa. State Sen. Mike Folmer gets jail term for child porn possession

Man charged with raping 4 Penn State students over 2010-17


Don’t let Trump and DeVos bully you into reopening schools, Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro tells educators

Lake-Lehman unveils re-opening plans

Greater Latrobe proposes return to classrooms in green or yellow pandemic phases

Middletown makes it official, offers students three options for attendance this fall

Deer Lakes plans in-person classes, online instruction for 2020-21 school year

As schools waffle on reopening, teachers ask: Where will the subs be?

Republicans must back a COVID-19 relief bill to rescue public schools. The alternative is calamity. | Maria Panaritis

Lincoln University might keep its ousted president in the job after all


VoteSafe Pennsylvania begins effort to educate voters on how to safely cast ballots in Nov.

VoteSafe Pennsylvania aims to help voters access safe options for election

Northampton County — ‘swing county, USA’ — prepares for unprecedented influx of ballots by mail

No, Joe Biden doesn’t want to ban fracking or kill the Pennsylvania jobs it supports

Local News

Scranton City Council approves 18-month Act 47 extension

In Scranton, even winning carries pain

Berks County makes final push for census count as workers head to homes

New Kensington considering dumping garbage hauler as residents’ complaints pile up

‘Saints and heroes’ help feed children in need among Montgomery County’s well-to-do

Wyoming Valley Levee overseer eyes new option to reduce sandbag closures

Wilkes-Barre’s pandemic spending tops $500,000

Wilkes-Barre Fire Department debuts virus ‘decon’ unit

National News

Ohio House speaker, 4 others charged in $61 million bribery scheme


Coronavirus could leave Philly’s budget in the red next year, state board warns

Breaking down the toll of Philly’s coronavirus hospitalizations by race, age, and neighborhood

Philly doctor: I wear my mask everywhere because it’s ‘the right thing to do’ | Expert Opinion

Trump is threatening to send federal agents to Philly. Here’s what you need to know.

Trump’s federal agents are not welcome in Philly | Editorial

Two vacant South Philadelphia houses collapse; no injuries reported

Man fatally shot in South Philly

Three people were killed overnight in Philly as shootings continue to spike

Philly restaurants may not survive coronavirus due to confusing new sales restrictions | Opinion


COVID downsizing: Some Pittsburgh firms looking to shrink office footprint due to pandemic

Suit over Shadyside slaying can go forward, Pa. high court rules

Man critically wounded in Knoxville shooting

PPS set to present reopening plan to school board

Pitt plans phased-in reopening for students with ‘shelter-in-place’ requirements

Voters will decide whether to strengthen Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board

State News

A split among utility regulators muddies future of utility shutoffs during the pandemic

Ex-DHS Secretary Tom Ridge: ‘It would be a cold day in hell’ before ‘personal militia’ would be welcomed uninvited in Pa.

2nd heat wave in Western Pa. strains power grid but utilities handle extra demand


Pa. Turnpike to raise tolls 6% in January, add 45% surcharge for most non-E-ZPass drivers

ATV riding will soon be permitted on Gilpin roads


Trump asked ambassador to try to steer British Open to one of his resorts, sources say

The Trump administration is ordering China to close its consulate in Houston

Meuser denounces Wolf on Lebanon County