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Legislators advance elevator-safety measures in honor of late county prison guard

Lawmakers to introduce free college bill

Women golfers who were forced to leave York County golf course are readying lawsuit

Grandview Golf Club: Women sound off to state lawmakers

Pa. students would need ‘perfect score’ on civics test, Senate bill says

PA Auditor general to review spending, lack of transparency on Keystone Exams

Mullery’s nicotine bill voted out

Pennsylvania House OKs bill to relax rules for shallow gas, oil drilling

2 Pa. lawmakers say they’ll introduce resolution condemning Donald Trump’s Philadelphia Eagles snub

State legislators ask feds to support ethane storage hub in Pennsylvania

Thieves who steal from Pennsylvania governments may not be able to get away with it after all

Why have Republicans in the Legislature declared war on public education? | Opinion


With deadline looming, redistricting overhaul attempts are scattershot

A surprising rift among progressives could snag Pa. redistricting reform | John Baer


Erie-area lawmakers hope for tension-free budget talks


USHydrations to unveil $20M state-of-the-art manufacturing line

Worley & Obetz co-owner plans to form new company in wake of closure

Worley & Obetz co-owner plans new company in July to ‘make things right’ with customers

Mariner East 2 drilling stopped again after Snitz Creek mud spill


Judge denies challenge by targets of grand jury investigating sexual abuse in dioceses

Judge rejects attempt to postpone a Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse by priests

Pill mill rivalry, murder net Delco man life sentence in opioid epidemic tragedy

Chester woman charged with dealing fentanyl in fatal overdose

The tragedy of Pennsylvania’s newest prison | Opinion


Former Plum superintendent, in charge during sex scandal, hired by northwest Pa. district

Central Greene cuts two dozen teachers

Union president claims Scranton School District cutting music, physical education for pre-K students

Pennsylvania school gives graduating 8th graders ballistic shields for backpacks


Wagner’s Senate seat to remain empty until 2019

New Westmoreland County Democratic chair hopes to build on Conor Lamb victory

Trump photos replace former county Dems website

Health Care

Affordable Care Act rates in Pa. will rise, but lower than expected

Local News

Appeals court rules for WB police union in pension dispute

Rehab center backers claim ‘deemed approval’

Lawyer claims approval for proposed rehab site in Exeter Twp.; official disagrees

Settlement reached in Edwardsville Pierogi Festival lawsuit, event set for this weekend

Dog wardens to check animal licenses, vaccinations in June

UGI to begin gas main project

Boil water advisory issued for part of South Abington Twp.

Merit more important than address

Developer proclaims: ‘It’s a new day in New Kensington’

Tarentum council poised to enact vacant property ordinance, fees up to $5,000

County buying specialized Hazmat boat with federal money

Latrobe named to Smithsonian top 20 small towns

Indiana County air show features fun for kids, World War II planes and dance

Editorial: Reading enacts reasonable cap on towing fees

Bethlehem City Council votes to decriminalize marijuana

National News

Ohio won’t hit a Sept. 8 deadline for medical marijuana

Mexico hits America with retaliatory tariffs after Trump’s steel and aluminum levies

2018 Election: Primary results in California, Iowa, New Mexico, Montana, Mississippi, Alabama and North Dakota

School safety panel will not look at guns, DeVos says

You bettor believe it: Delaware is open for sports betting

Natural Gas

Testimony concludes in Penn Township fracking case

New Jersey

N.J. primary results: Garden State may be battleground in November

Opioid Crisis

Rural areas can’t hide from the opioid epidemic


New test: 10.7 million asbestos fibers on floor at Philadelphia elementary school

Council comes up with a city budget that won’t increase Philly property taxes

A year ago, a Philly cop fatally shot a fleeing man from behind. The cop was fired. Will charges be filed?

Tensions boil over as South Philly teen agrees to be tried as adult in killing of two 16-year-olds

Woman in critical condition after triple shooting in North Philly

Philadelphia Orchestra ends its contentious Israel tour with a Jerusalem concert, and some soul searching

Teen learning to drive strikes, kills two homeless men in Philadelphia

Testimony: White House call kicked off criminal investigation of H.R. McMaster Sr.’s death at Cathedral Village


Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto pushes self-driving vehicle restrictions

Pittsburgh seeks futuristic options for moving people around the city

Pittsburgh city official gets tax-delinquent house, cheap

Pittsburgh, Ford announce challenge program to find mobility solutions

Head of Pittsburgh Technical College steps down after 11 years

St. Vincent de Paul selling Garfield house that aids ex-offenders

Allegheny County’s older adults can qualify for farmers market funds

City offering classes to help Pittsburghers with disaster, emergency readiness

State News

Once an Underground Railroad stop, Montgomery County property may soon be filled with townhouses

Three rescued after getting caught in Monongahela current

Behind the meter: Duquesne Light and Peoples duke it out over utility rates, regulators and more

Tariffs are good for Pennsylvania

Game commission sets dates for doe license applications

Allentown’s first medical marijuana dispensary gives public glimpse of coming operation


PennDOT relents on full closures along Route 28 this year

Harrison Avenue Bridge comes tumbling down

Perkiomen Avenue repaving detours traffic near St. Catharine of Siena School

Woman pays over $10,000 in restitution for unpaid Pa. Turnpike tolls

Johnstown could lose air service subsidy; airport manager says community support is key


Activists ‘punt’ Trump’s judicial pick at Toomey’s office with 25,000 signatures

Tom Marino drops 80-year-old woman from defamation suit because she apologized