George Floyd Protests

Wolf urges demonstrators in Pa. to speak their minds ‘with peace’; activates National Guard

As protests spread statewide, Wolf urges Pennsylvanians to ‘speak your mind and speak it with peace’

Wolf signs emergency declaration to assist municipalities during protests

National Guard on standby in western Pennsylvania amid protests

‘Very peaceful’ protest brings people together in Greensburg

Hundreds join downtown Wilkes-Barre protest

Hundreds march for peace, unity and justice at Reading rally

Harrisburg mayor commends police commissioner for role in de-escalating George Floyd protests

Harrisburg’s protests were fed by out-of-town people with violent ‘agendas,’ mayor says

Mayor: ‘White woman’ who busted windshield at Harrisburg protest led police to use pepper spray, riot gear

‘People felt like they were heard’: Why Lehigh Valley’s demonstrations remained peaceful

Peaceful march set for Monday in Monroe County

About 50 stage peaceful protest at Five Points in Levittown

Protesters in West Chester denounce killing of George Floyd

Penn State’s Lamar Stevens speaks at protest in State College

Protests turn aggressive again in US Sunday, stores robbed in daylight, amid calls to end police violence

From Minneapolis to broken streets of Philly, the ‘human capital stock’ has finally had enough | Will Bunch

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Will the protests cause a spike in COVID-19 cases? Wait two weeks.

‘Inside’ the AHN COVID-19 mobile testing program

Area experts weigh chances of catching coronavirus from contaminated objects

Beyond the numbers: COVID-19 and long-term care living facilities in Monroe County

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 511 new cases brings total to 71,926, with 18 new deaths

State reports no new deaths in Western Pa. from COVID-19

2 more covid-19 cases reported in Westmoreland County, no new deaths

County adds 14 coronavirus cases, two deaths

NEPA adds 19 cases, two deaths from virus

59 more coronavirus positive cases reported in Berks; 511 new positives in Pa.


Despite going green, rural county wants more dialogue with Wolf

Moving to yellow in Lehigh Valley: This is our chance, don’t screw it up

Keen for green: Ellwood City businesses, officials celebrate county’s new phase


Extend period to count votes

Brian O’Neill: Catch the virus in the statehouse and mum’s the word


Mixed signals keep businesses — and the economy — in the dark | Editorial

What if owners want to expand seating options?

Berks County businesses say customer comfort important to reopening plans


As slaying of Aliquippa teacher hits 2-year mark, DA says probe in ‘good place’

Luzerne County correctional head continues push to keep coronavirus out of prison system


Uncertainty reigns as schools look ahead to new year


Democrats requested Pennsylvania mail ballots at higher rates than Republicans in every county

Whether you’re voting by mail or in person, here’s what you need to know for Tuesday’s primary election

Where, how to vote are primary concerns

Lackawanna County officials prep for Tuesday’s unprecedented election, and 20,000-plus mail-in ballots

Chester County sets new locations for mail-in ballots

Primary becomes referendum on Daylin Leach’s behavior, harassment allegations

Election Day: Leach, Cappelletti face off in heated 17th Senate race

The top races to watch in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary

Local News

Scranton to hold moment of silence for coronavirus victims

Volunteers of America closes WB thrift store

Wilkes-Barre’s parking ticket, meter revenue takes hit

City officials vow to crack down on noise complaints


As unrest spreads, Philly officials struggle to assess police response to the violence and looting

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Hundreds protest peacefully in Center City, while others vandalize and loot stores in Kensington and West Philly

For Black Philadelphians, centuries of injustices come to a head in George Floyd protests

After a night of rage and destruction in Philly, religious leaders pray for peaceful protest

This West Philly neighborhood had been struggling to rebuild. Then the looting started.

Mayor: All city operations will be closed Monday except public safety

As Philly protests continue, it’s time for racist policing to become history | Editorial

Outside a Philly official’s home, protesters call for better housing options for the homeless and disabled

Center City retailers endure an epic night of looting on top of coronavirus closures

The morning after: Shattered windows, burned clothes, businesses destroyed

After the chaos, black Philadelphians should refocus on justice | Solomon Jones

City to move Frank Rizzo statue ‘within the next month or so


A day after rioting, anti-racism demonstrations in Pittsburgh region are peaceful

Calm after storm: Pittsburgh vigil promotes unity; protesters spray paint Downtown roads but remain peaceful

Pittsburgh police ID suspect who allegedly incited violence during Saturday’s protest

Protest fallout: 46 arrests involve Western Pa. residents; National Guard ready to move; man suspected of inciting ID’d

Volunteers pitch in to clean up Downtown following Saturday night’s violence

Across Downtown Pittsburgh, city workers, volunteers clean up after protests

One dead, two injured after being shot at block party in Homewood

Are Pittsburgh summer camps happening during COVID-19?

Port Authority board defends role overseeing agency rather than advocacy

State News

Threatened cutbacks to the U.S. Postal Service would hit rural Pennsylvania hardest

A tornado outbreak killed 64 people in Pennsylvania 35 years ago. We still know terrifyingly little about the storms.


Trump took shelter in a White House bunker as protests over George Floyd’s death raged