Gov. Wolf raises Pa. minimum wage for state employees to $12 per hour, $15 by 2024


Bill would make Harley-Davidson the state motorcycle

Harsher penalties for litterbugs will require them to get their hands dirty

New law allows school boards to discuss security in executive sessions

New state law bans card skimming devices used to steal consumers’ information

Debate rages over sheltered workshop versus competitive employment

Antwon Rose

Antwon Rose protesters shut down Route 30 in North Versailles

Protesters block Route 30 traffic in rally for social justice, Antwon Rose

Activist group hopes to present petition asking for Arnold mayor’s resignation

Arnold firefighters do not support Mayor Peconi’s controversial comments, fire chief says


Republican control produces mediocre state budgets | Opinion


Shell cracker plant could boost Erie’s plastics industry

Supreme Court ruling on unions affects 119 Berks County employees

Could a plastic bag ban be coming to some central Pa. stores?


Mt. Lebanon police apologize for describing crimes as ‘gypsy-like’

Penn State fraternity hazing death case grinds onward

Trial dates set for six former Lackawanna County Prison guards

Gardening helps Berks DUI offenders get back to good


Suit: State school funding formula remains an issue

Scranton summer classes to go online this year

Editorial: Summer food program plays crucial role in Reading

Job Corps students become part of community by volunteering

Who is making the big bucks at Penn State, Pitt and Temple?


Expect Trump’s Supreme Court pick to heighten abortion’s impact on Pa. governor race


Slot machine revenue up in Pennsylvania

Health Care

Health insurers warn of market turmoil after Trump suspends billions in care payments

Local News

Faces of Islam: Area imam explains the faith, contributions to Northeast Pa.

Annual Back Mountain Library Auction comes to a close

Pathways aims to help those facing unplanned pregnancy issues

Puck Cancer event held in Nanticoke

A few days late, Wilkes-Barre fireworks display still thrills crowd

Making downtown Wilkes-Barre bicycle/pedestrian-friendly focus of new study

Developer proposes 10 apartment buildings, 252 units total, in North Scranton

Hearing on Jefferson Twp. waste facilty tonight

Be nimble on housing

New Kensington continues steady fight to eliminate housing blight

Brackenridge raw water intake repairs could start soon

Kutztown accepts $1,850 donation from HOBOS

Why focus on Lancaster County’s youngest kids could break cycle of poverty

Mayor: Lancaster city police officer who fired stun gun at Sean Williams will not be fired or suspended

National News

74 sailors died during a Vietnam warfare exercise, but their names aren’t on D.C. memorial

Protesters confront McConnell outside Kentucky restaurant

Delaware to expunge single pot convictions

New Jersey

N.J. racetrack that won legal battle over sports betting now wants NFL, NBA to pay up

Opioid Crisis

Erie County drug deaths slowing in 2018


Philadelphians feel squeezed as U.S. economy seems to hum. That’s a poverty problem

Kids and guns: Study finds urban-rural divide that changes with age

‘Trump wants us out of here. It’s pushing us to do more’: Philly Latinos on Trump’s America

Why Philly men who say Lowe’s racially profiled them are urging a boycott

My son saved the lives of three other kids because of one decision | Perspective


From the border to Pittsburgh: The journeys of two unaccompanied migrant children

State News

Grand jury rights: Release the report on dioceses according to process

Where does a priest get the money to retain an expensive lawyer?

State law puts few restrictions on how municipalities handle public comment at meetings

Study looks at boosting solar energy’s future in Pennsylvania

Spurs rebuilding around Lonnie Walker

The Rundown: Reconciling U.S. House, Senate Farm Bills

Study aims to accurately evaluate broadband availability in Pa.

Invasive plant a toxic ‘horror’

Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking about this year’s doe season

How many rattlesnakes have been spotted in central Pennsylvania? A few live in York County


North Huntingdon debuts new traffic signal pattern Monday for Route 30