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Pa. legislative leaders release more details on new school safety programs

Pa. leaders seek the modest middle ground on education

Pitt undecided about tuition increase next year

Pennsylvania moving to follow full US tax law’s deductions

Local lawmakers applaud budget


Law honoring LCCF officer heads to Wolf’s desk

‘Clean Slate’ rally swipes up support as bill advances

Harrisburg Mayor and Pa. House Speaker butt heads over capitol city’s Act 47 status

House committee weakens Killion’s gun control bid

State Rep. Aaron Bernstine files 79 amendments on two bills he says infringe on Second Amendment rights

Kansas law itself a fraud

Gun law reform votes a welcome sign in Pennsylvania Legislature


Top Pa. Republicans appeal gerrymandering case to U.S. Supreme Court

State GOP lawmakers seek high court review of congressional map

Town hall panelists examine redistricting for Berks


Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after a ‘consensual relationship’ with an employee

Crying in their beer: Brewer frustration over aluminum tariffs comes to a head


The Parole Board wants to correct state corrections report | Opinion

Report: 1 teen dead, 3 others shot in Munhall

Police: New Ken man caught with 13,000 heroin stamp bags

Man charged after state police discover “mobile meth lab,” DA says

Warden: Schuylkill County prison to get needed repairs

Juvenile lifer resentenced to 35 years to life for 1997 murder of Reading restaurant owner

East Pittsburgh Shooting

Protest of police shooting closes Interstate 376 outside Pittsburgh

Parkway East reopens 5.5 hours after protesters shut it down near Wilkinsburg

Michael Rosfeld identified as police officer in East Pittsburgh shooting

BPEP expresses outrage at police shooting of unarmed black teen in East Pittsburgh

Police organizations urge restraint in judging officer who shot Antwon Rose

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

One death, many questions: Answers needed in police shooting of Antwon Rose

Police killings strain mental health of entire black community, study finds


Judge orders daily talks at Dallas

East Allegheny School District new 3-year teachers contract includes 1.5 percent raises

Save Our Schools group pushing for ballot question on WBA consolidation


At local campaign stop, Wagner expresses confidence he will win in November

Governor candidate visits Plains Twp. Diner

Democrat drops out of Lehigh Valley state legislative race

Health Care

Buyer beware: Inexpensive health plans often not what they seem

Local News

EMA holds meeting to help storm-battered businesses get back to work

Wilkes-Barre’s inaugural Strawberry Festival attracts a crowd

Seeking strawberries: High demand at inaugural city festival

W-B K-9 expected back on patrol in July

Luzerne County ethics commission activates processing of lingering complaints

Parking lot improvements sought

Two longtime Scranton churches to close Sunday

Jermyn cracking down on reckless ATV and dirt bike use

Group that relocated Griffin Pond cats needs donations

County hires firm to educate staffers about sexual harassment

Greensburg hires contractor for start of pool renovation

Lernerville’s Firecracker 100 brings 3 days of racing, tourist dollars

West Deer signs off on regional sewage plan, with reservations

Commission upholds firing of Colebrookdale police chief

National News

Pennsylvania and 10 other states say they plan to sue Trump over the family separations

Hundreds of immigrant kids have been reunited with their families since May, an official says

Melania’s surprise visit to immigrant kids may have been trumped by her jacket

Presbyterians condemn Trump order on migrants

Haley: ‘It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America’

Natural Gas

Study: Much more natural gas is leaking than government inventories suggest

Trade groups talk Marcellus shale development

New Jersey

Gov. Murphy, N.J. lawmakers at budget impasse


Did city violate the religious freedom of Catholic Social Services when it froze its foster care contract?

She says she knows who killed her brother – but no one will listen

When trading up isn’t an option, Philadelphia rowhouse owners build up | Inga Saffron

Council passes $4.7 billion budget

Who pulled strings to get killer cop Ryan Pownall a patronage job? | Clout

City Fitness is growing. But here’s why it’s cutting instructors

6,019 days after the SRC first convened, a final meeting

On year’s longest day, Philly energy agency enlists homeowners to install solar


Pittsburgh Public Schools hires Texas educator for new school transformation role

Nonprofits, activists join court fight over Amazon bid’s secrecy

Port Authority’s Blue Line to remain closed indefinitely

Port Authority plans to open service center

Pittsburgh announces search tool to look up building uses

Bioswale unveiled to manage stormwater flows in Hill District

Displaced Pittsburgh peregrine falcon chicks resettle in new home in northcentral Pa.

Fate of 50 immigrant children in Pittsburgh area remains uncertain

Allegheny County halts criminalizing of condoms in prostitution cases

State News

Mo Bamba, Lonnie Walker headline NBA draft full of Philadelphia-area talent

Reading basketball community turns out to celebrate Lonnie Walker IV

Owner for 35 years of Bethel Park’s Trolley Stop Inn: ‘We’ve never seen flooding like this’

Cornelia Wolf, mother of Pennsylvania governor, dies at 94

Impact fees further boost Washington, Greene and its towns

Pa. Supreme Court enables toxic secrets in priest sex scandal | Editorial

Release the report: No reason to hold back grand jury report on abuse

Our View: Praise to Shapiro, judge, for seeking abuse report’s release

Secrecy isn’t best response to secrecy

Grand jury secrecy hides reason for Supreme Court order barring release of priest sex abuse report

Coordinated firefly display is the centerpiece of this weekend’s PA Firefly Festival

Fireflies dwindling nationally, but thriving in Pennsylvania

Fantasy sports contests make Pennsylvania $1.3M in first month

Trump order renews focus on immigrant families detained in center near Reading, PA

KidsPeace holding children detained by Homeland Security

Fast-playing golfer says black women ejected from club caused no delays, showed good ‘etiquette’


‘The bus is so convenient:’ Riders, officials ‘dump pump’ to promote public transit