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Sen. Jay Costa calls on Pa. gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner to release tax returns

Senate Democratic leader Jay Costa calls on Scott Wagner to release tax returns

Pittsburgh state Sen. Jay Costa says Gov. candidate Scott Wagner should release tax returns

Flo Fabrizio, Erie political stalwart, dies at 73

Erie-area, state officials pay tribute to Fabrizio

Fair Districts PA says independent commission bills are dead, but reform effort continues

Argall holds roundtable at Yuengling

Press school consolidation

States have a role to play on war on poverty (which, by the way, isn’t over)| Editorial

Law promotes gun violence

Rep. Seth Grove: Reinventing Pennsylvania government moves forward


Sky-high medical helicopter costs could come down under new Pennsylvania budget


Harley-Davidson offers no further detail on overseas production shift as European tariffs take hold


Cyber Charter founder Trombetta is sentenced to 20 months in prison

How attorneys are using #MeToo to defend their clients accused of sexual assault

East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld waives preliminary hearing

Spike strips remain one of safest, most effective ways to end police pursuits

Former automotive technology teacher sentenced for sexually assaulting boys at CTC

Judge upholds midstate man’s life sentence for murdering Pa. lawmaker

Two lawyers say Red Rose shooting is ‘absolutely’ a hate crime


PIAA responds following Tuesday’s meeting of more than 151 school leaders in State College

PIAA Equity Summit focuses on playoffs

School leaders to seek new PIAA classification system, legal opinion after meeting in State College

Almost 150 schools attend summit on major changes to state playoff system

Legal review planned in playoff dispute; PIAA pledges ‘open dialogue’

Plum Borough school board votes to create in-district police department

Montour School District is planning what it says is a first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence curriculum

Montco teacher investigated for playing Nazi wrestling character

U.S. Department of Education investigating Temple business school scandal

Temple: We will fix the rankings, and your trust | Commentary


What Bob Casey says he’s most proud of

Poll shows Conor Lamb with double-digit lead over Keith Rothfus

Westmoreland commissioners to review potential voting systems

Scott Wagner called me ‘young and naive.’ But I’ll be voting in November | Rose Strauss

The future of abortion access in Pennsylvania could hinge on its governor’s race

Political analyst: Many small donations a sign of enthusiasm for Dem in 11th District


Mini casino expected to open at Westmoreland Mall

Local News

County council mulls uses for leftover $60K in natural-gas funding

Council votes to sell county-owned land

Lackawanna County buys building to house Central Court

Old Forge resident routs competition for third ‘Jeopardy!’ victory

New petition attacking animal shelter looks familiar

Blakely tables bids for sidewalk revitalization project

City council step toward finalizing moving and yard sale permits

Reading water authority head confirms federal investigation

Harrisburg residents say state-proposed tax increases will put city in death spiral

President of LGBT Center of Greater Reading resigns

National News

Georgia lawmaker who shouted racial slur on TV to resign

Trump-backed candidate Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor runoff

New Jersey

New Jersey halts weed prosecutions, moves closer to legalizing pot


How environmental outreach efforts are targeting Philly Latinos: The most interested in climate change, study shows

Parkway neighbors: Does Kenney represent us – or Jay-Z?

Did Jay-Z score a win over gentrification? | Solomon Jones

What’s with the tone-deaf marketing in gentrifying neighborhoods?

Strawberry Mansion group offers high school plan

Mann Center selling naming rights to everything from a single seat up to the whole venue

Remains of St. Katharine Drexel to be moved to the Cathedral this summer

Drug overdose toll rises in Philadelphia as heroin prized for ‘purity’ turns out to be contaminated

Let’s cap Philly’s 10-year tax abatement to be fair to all | Opinion

PSPCA, Main Line Animal Rescue to announce alliance | Stu Bykofsky


Man dies after being hit by truck while exiting light-rail vehicle in Beechview

Uber’s self-driving cars are back on the road, but hands must be on the wheel at all times

Pittsburgh is No. 1 in new list of top cities for singles ages 50+

Starkist employees fill over 500 backpacks for local children

Edgeworth making the switch to LED lights

New plan for Hazelwood site to be presented at planning commission Tuesday

Pittsburgh, music city: Some good advice on nurturing a healthy scene

Pittsburgh City Council seeking to preserve Albright United Methodist Church

Allegheny County Jail sued for medical mistreatment of inmate

State News

McKeesport medical marijuana grower announces expansion

NWS: Expect minor flooding along Susquehanna, but ‘uncertainty’ over crest

Susquehanna River continues to rise, could reach moderate flooding stage

Days of precipitation cause headaches at local farms

Farmers have mixed reactions to Trump’s farm aid

Family of impaled woman thanks first responders

West Nile virus discovered in two more Schuylkill County locations

Berks foreclosures continue slide downward


Major road, bridge projects planned

Road project plan calls for Casey Highway repairs, bridge work

Planning group announces its upcoming road projects

Fate of Bieber bus trips from Reading to New York still up in the air


Trump recorded discussing paying for Playboy model’s story

McCaskill wants tighter rules on duck boats after accident

Former Pa. gov candidate Paul Mango joins Trump administration

Toomey urging sanctions against indicted Russian military officers

Pa. Republican congressman: ‘I can’t get into the president’s mind’ on Russia meddling

Pennsylvania’s Bill Shuster offers infrastructure ideas before time on Capitol Hill runs out