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Amendment to state redistricting bill may scuttle it

What’s a regional judicial district? Proposal could doom Pa. redistricting bill

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans muscle judicial election change into redistricting bil

Senate wraps major judiciary change into redistricting bill

Pa. Senate votes to change election rules for district judges, citing safety and neutrality reasons

After Turzai’s squeeze play, Pa. Senate panel will vote on abortion-ban bill

‘Grandview Five’ women filing federal, state complaints against Dover Twp. golf club

Push to nix Pennsylvania statute of limitations to follow church sex abuse report

Mark Rozzi pitches another push for retroactive reform to child sex crimes

Massive Minnesota settlement a possible precedent in Pa. abuse cases

A Catholic Church child sex abuse bombshell is coming and Pa. lawmakers had better be on the right side | Maria Panaritis

Rep. Mark Rozzi to push for legislation to help victims in wake of upcoming church sex-abuse report

Sexual abuse survivors seek Legislature’s help in holding abusers accountable

Capitol rally held for bill to toughen child sex abuse law

House proposal expands vaping prohibition for minors

Pa. House committee approves proposal to study #MeToo issues but some want action instead

Delco lawmakers looking to revived Growing Green program

Keep standards for gas wells

Editorial: Test not enough to boost civics knowledge


Growing the workforce

Help wanted: Norfolk Southern needs workers to handle increasing flow of freight


Priest group: Don’t judge innocent with guilty when grand jury sexual abuse report comes out

Inmate had history of issuing threats

State: Assaults not on rise at SCI-Somerset


State education secretary talks policy in Cal visit

Students tell Pennsylvania school safety task force to listen

South Butler teachers set to vote on new contract proposal

Shortfall still on the books for Hazleton Area School District

Reading School District students green up Penn Street


AG DePasquale launching audit to safeguard Pa. voting security

Local News

Luzerne County faces hurdles unloading 170 unused parcels

Wilkes-Barre gets good news in K9 assessment, training still unresolved

County council mulls options on windfall

More than $182G going to local food and shelter programs

Federal grants aid region’s nonprofits

Gilbert takes aim at blighted properties

Appeals officer: County 911 call logs lack public services info

Cassidy Warner plays kickball with the New York Yankees

Scranton state liquor store closing for renovation and expansion

Nay Aug pool, county pools and lakes to open Saturday

West Hazleton drops Funfest

Monsour development can proceed after closure of ‘paper alley’ in Jeannette

Reading council adopts climate change resolution

National News

2018 Election: Primary results in Nevada, Virginia, Maine, North Dakota and South Carolina

New Jersey

‘Does shoplifting mean a death sentence?’ NAACP to investigate fatal Deptford strip mall shooting

Amazon to open massive distribution center in Burlington, N.J.

Opioid Crisis

Report: Good news, barely, on opioid hospital admissions

One measure shows overdose rates leveling

Cambria County’s overdose rate is worst in state, but signs show improvement, doc says

Heroin overdose hospitalizations increased 13 percent statewide in 2017


Solving the mystery of Room 106

Why a transgender woman was sent to a men’s prison in Philadelphia

Pa. high court: Judge Genece Brinkley to remain on Meek Mill case

Philly man who fatally stabbed 3 Center City gay men in 1989 is found dead in prison

Fired deputy sheriff sentenced to anger-management class after assault plea

Sloppy city bookkeeping ripe for abuse, Philly Controller says in audit

City Hall, stop the dysfunction and balance your checkbook | Editorial

Philadelphia plans memorial for historic Bethel Burying Ground

6 months in, Philly DA Larry Krasner cementing national stature among reform advocates

To truly modernize Pa. streets, PennDOT should move to Center City, not King of Prussia | Opinion


Planning commission conditionally approves developments at Bakery Square

County inspections expand to more homes with lead-exposed children

Manchester Bidwell founder steps down after 50 years

Court approves deal for bankrupt YMCA to keep paying Downtown lease

Allegheny River Boulevard reopens after landslide

Pittsburgh City Council names June 12, 2018, ‘Dick Groat Day’ to honor Pitt broadcaster

Man jailed on homicide charge wins $15K injury case settlement from Allegheny County

Pennsylvania court denies historic protection for vacant church in Bloomfield

Pittsburgh employees eligible for free childcare when schools are closed

Allegheny County expands home inspections to cover kids with ‘elevated’ lead levels

State News

Two police officers injured after shots fired while responding to reported abduction in North Braddock

2 officers wounded in North Braddock shooting

Pennsylvania lowers the bar to help retired lawyers assist those in need

Rescue efforts end for man trapped underground in Bensalem gas station blast

Lawsuit: Maryland cop and Delco native was wrongfully killed by another cop

Remembering the historic day Pa.’s Casey, Specter had critical surgeries | John Baer

Driver rescued by Good Samaritans after car crashes into water in Montco

Flight 93 family member to speak at memorial this weekend

Presque Isle to get $1.5M in federal money for sand replacement

PennDOT worker who threatened to crash into school bus gets job back

Local Korean War vets still missing


Talks resume for possible Latrobe-Pittsburgh flights

Rare World War II bomber alights at Avoca

Bridge work has Tamaqua turned around

Perkiomen Avenue project discussed at meeting in Exeter


Local members of Congress comment on Singapore summit