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Legislation Introduced To Make Police Training More Uniform Across Pennsylvania

New State Law Means No ARD For Sex Offenders

Could next year’s Pennsylvania budget include a fee on large users of surface and groundwater?

Take threats more seriously: Capital Gazette killings show need for ‘red flag’ law

Editorial: Pennsylvania lawmakers should get back to work

Depreciation deduction will help economy

Independence Day

Philly’s Fourth of July: Pomp, protests, Pitbull

Downtown Pittsburgh celebrates Fourth of July with fireworks

Crowds gather for the annual 4th of July parade in Latrobe

Wyoming Monument ceremony remembers fallen of 1778

Teacher offers history lesson during Battle of Wyoming ceremony

Flag-raising tradition spans generations

Patriotism on parade in Wyomissing

Retiring police chief leads Pottstown July Fourth parade


Governor Wolf: Pa. education funding changes will ‘take time’

Pa.: The home of the next great American brands | Dennis Davin


Expanding Freeport business makes customers’ wishes the focus

Fire reported at Grandview Golf Club


Sherman Hills shooting under investigation

Defense seeks new DNA tests before resentencing in 1988 Altoona murder

WB police offering tips to safeguard against grab-and-go robberies

Judge revives involuntary manslaughter case against 8 members of Penn State frat


All Lackawanna County school districts to hike taxes

Lancaster County schools to receive $3.5M boost in basic education funding in 2018-19

New rules could hurt rural schools

State still mum on county’s community college request


Blair Democratic Committee looking for sergeant-at-arms

Health Care

In an emergency, what will you pay for an ambulance ride?

Local News

Wilkes-Barre’s financial distress not a surprise, analyst says

Annual HKQ helmet giveaway a hit with kids

Desperation poor position for city deals

City to move forward on project slate

Tire cleanup effort nets 800 in Fawn

Fireworks likely set house on fire in Arnold

Flood relief sought for east Erie neighborhood

Lightning ignites fireworks at park

National News

Defending champ Chestnut sets record at Nathan’s Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest

Protester scales Statue of Liberty’s base, forces evacuation

Wrong Lady Liberty on stamp to cost US Postal Service $3.5M

Woman calls the police on a black representative campaigning in Oregon

Opioid Crisis

West Philadelphia nervously watches as fentanyl kills the unsuspecting


Why Philly is a particularly bad place to get bedbugs

Off-duty cop wounded, man killed in shooting at S.W. Philadelphia block party

Police, SEPTA investigating sexual assault at City Hall station

Philadelphia Latinos connect with Caribbean roots through ornate porch gates


Pittsburgh falls short on contracts with minorities and women, critics say

Thousands without power as storms flood Pittsburgh region

Duquesne Light says 10,000 in area without power; flash flood watch, advisory in effect

State News

Emerald ash borer continues to plague county trees

Boy, 13, pulled from Poconos lake pronounced dead

Celebrating Pa. woman badly burned throwing gasoline on bonfire

Quarter of Pennsylvanians irked at political yard signs, state’s patriotism ranked low


Detours begin Thursday for bridge project over PA Turnpike in Westmoreland County

Sinkhole swallows Whitehall road