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PPA battles Uber and Lyft in Harrisburg over state of ride share in Philly

Local lawmaker calls on PUC to post pipeline public comments online

Pa. business owners ‘see a lot of risk,’ refuse to buy in to tavern games

Metzgar introduces plan to combat assaults in prisons after SCI-Somerset incidents

Valley leaders encourage investing in early education

On Politics: Lancaster County GOP and Democrats reveal potential new leaders; Safe2Say moves ahead in Harrisburg; and a different Capitol celebrates Eagles

Former Rep. Jeff Coy remembered as a lawmaker who could ‘get things done’

He was ‘Trump before Trump.’ Now, Rick Saccone grapples with a complex legacy

Could you pass a civics test? Try this one

Former state House staffer files lawsuit against GOP leaders


Will Pa. ever get reform right? The current redistricting debate is not encouraging | John L. Micek


USHydrations opens new $20 million Pittston Twp. manufacturing line

Dupont beverage manufacturer unveils new high-speed line

Sheetz seeks N. Huntingdon OK to sell alcohol at store


Pa. state trooper gets jail time for punching DUI suspect

Cosmo DiNardo’s transfer to medium-security prison draws ire of victims’ families

Can the rural prison economy survive the era of decarceration?

Pardons giving offenders second chances, ‘do overs’


School districts ‘can’t get ahead’ of mandated costs despite increases in state education funding

School districts say their financial conditions are getting worse

Steel Valley seeks bond issue to settle gender-related pay disparities with teachers

Marywood University awarded state education grant

‘Unusual’ odor clears HAHS

St. Vincent gets $196,000 grant to study impact of sewage and mine drainage pollution

Local News

Security company, WVSA at odds over helicopter landing

Doctor speaks out on Exeter Twp. rehab center plan

Iron Triangle residents fed up

‘Don’t forget about us,’ residents tell city at WB neighborhood meeting

Leadership Wilkes-Barre holds graduation

Avoca suit seeking $619.3 million moved to federal court

Nanticoke playground seeks help to make storm repairs

Untaxed parking garage in Scranton now will be taxed

Garage fiasco good case for reassessment

Chesco residents win snow-shoveling case, just in time for summer

Downtown Latrobe honors notable native with expanded ‘Mister Rogers Family Day’

County plans $4.1 million update of public safety communications centers

Limits on public comment anger Springdale Township residents

Warren County police K-9 killed in training accident

Boyertown leaders raise voices on Rolling Hills Landfill expansion

Editorial: Downtown Reading tour a step forward

City of Erie’s population drops again

National News

‘Thank God nobody is hurt’: Natural gas pipeline explodes near Wheeling, W.Va.

A software bug made some private posts public for up to 14 million Facebook users

CNN says Anthony Bourdain found dead of suicide at 61

Not voting could jeopardize future votes in some US states

Natural Gas

Pennsylvania adopts new controls for cutting methane from shale gas wells

Building an NGL storage hub energizes speakers at Southpointe

New Jersey

New Jersey’s legislature votes to legalize sports betting


Why SEPTA’s safety system didn’t stop a train collision at Temple University

School District cleans Olney Elementary after 10.7 million asbestos fibers found

Rep. Dawkins seeks action for Olney Elementary

Pastors rail against historic tag for Germantown Boys & Girls Club

Kenney frowns at Council budget – could tax hikes return?

7-year-old Philadelphia boy left alone on empty school bus – for the 2nd time in two weeks

Larry Krasner tries to shine light on Philly’s troubled cops | Editorial


Green Building Alliance leader going to Pitt as school’s first sustainability director

Pittsburgh Pride aims to build relationships, ‘cultural competence’

Downtown road closures already in effect and to continue for Pittsburgh Pride

Naked Pittsburgh runner tells police he was assaulted

Lowered cost offered for Allegheny County vacant property recovery program

Artist creates giant mural of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente

State News

How immigration officers can get away with racial profiling

Man, 62, killed in ATV crash in Beaver County

Schuylkill uses state program to fund interns

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary enters easement to preserve forest

Designation of Lancaster and York counties as national heritage area passes U.S. House

Bike share programs have largely missed poor neighborhoods


Patching planned on Route 30, other state roads in Westmoreland

Road Warrior: Meet the village that doesn’t want its bridges replaced