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Firing bad cops is harder in Pennsylvania because of a law that ties the courts’ hands


Health Department reports 463 new coronavirus cases in state

Coronavirus has kicked off a ‘massive’ economic shift and no one knows where it’s going

Antibody testing for COVID-19 not as helpful as hoped

Study finds mask-wearing prevented tens of thousands of infections

Coronavirus onslaught stresses parks and trails but might recruit nature advocates

School districts, universities preparing for return to classes in the fall

As COVID cases rise in Chester County’s mushroom capital, officials and community groups work to protect a vulnerable population

Western Pa. store owners say high beef prices should drop soon

Allegheny County reports 11 new covid-19 cases, no new deaths

Tourist sites in NEPA remain closed, but hopeful

Data shows home water consumption leaped during shutdown

Road and bridge repairs, the bane of summer, resume

YMCA opens its doors to kids, takes steps to curb COVID for camp and childcare


Child sexual abuse thrives in shame and secrecy, experts say


Challenger demands special election in Lehigh County race decided by 57 votes


Peaceful protests continue in Philly as demonstrators demand an end to police funding

Gas prices in Philly region keep creeping upward as coronavirus restrictions ease

South Philly residents surround Columbus statue as demonstrations unfold across the city

Local, Protests

Protesters hold central Pa. town’s first march for racial equality: ‘Let’s not be silent and blind’

Car caravan protest around Capitol planned for Sunday, highlighting injustices of systemic racism

A call for change, action, unity: About 300 attend Black Lives Matter gathering in New Kensington

Over 1,000 attend Black Lives Matter protest in Scranton

Young people discuss diversity, inclusion at Wyoming Area event

Protesters take a knee on West Chester Pike in Upper Darby

Hazleton Mayor Cusat: Trust built on basic principle

2 local chiefs say many police reforms already in practice in area

Movement afoot to reform Allentown, Bethlehem police departments, make use-of-force policies public

Several Luzerne County police departments have policies against chokeholds

Foster Twp. officials discuss sewer system sale, other topics at meeting


Protesters in U.S. call attention to deaths of more black men

Video has changed police accountability. Now citizen filmmakers are getting organized.

North Carolina coronavirus hospitalizations set record; spike linked to reopening

Defund or invest? Congress looks to power of federal dollars to reform police departments