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Cheyney University’s supporters aim to save the embattled historically black university

Senator wants to flood the Capitol with data on poverty

Gordner opposes gas extraction tax

Gene DiGirolamo running for Bucks County commissioner


Job development gaps: Wolf must fix workforce programs, expand them

Gov. Wolf visits Bridgeville to explain new severance tax proposal

Gov. Wolf pushes for statewide broadband access

Governor’s plan to increase state minimum would help small districts


Make senior citizens a priority as Pa. budget is shaped | Opinion

Pa.’s February revenue collections fail to hit the mark, but overall picture still looking bright


U.S. Steel appeals county order to reduce Mon Valley air pollution

‘You need to be punished,’ judge tells Bucks woman before imposing life sentence in pharma exec’s murder

After ‘botch,’ Walmart moves to keep disabled greeters

Discount grocery to open in Wilkes-Barre

Stores slated to refill mall in coming months

Amazon to open dozens of its own grocery stores: report

Malls take a 48-hour beating as retailers cut more than 300 stores

Catholic Church

Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik to respond to abuse, listening sessions


Court filing: Drive-by victim told police that Antwon Rose II shot him

Authorities say Pa. councilman in ski mask robbed drugstore of opioids


Tour shows off grant results

Schools of trout expanding in Berks classrooms

Editorial: Food program should be source of pride for Muhlenberg

Northampton students stranded when bus driver pulls over and walks off; driver charged with DUI

Shifting teacher mid-year will hurt students, Saucon Valley parents and union tell board

La Salle University bolsters campus safety in light of recent spike in robberies


No new deal from latest New Kensington-Arnold teacher talks

Local News

WB Mayor George says poorer communities bearing burden of stormwater fee, asks for federal help

W-B mayor seeks federal help for stormwater fee

Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association highlights upcoming events

Arena football could return to region

Visitors bureau survey highlights county’s gems, challenges

Project puts residents’ skin in game

Free radon kits available to Fairview Twp. Residents

Reading leaders weigh options for hiring more crossing guards

Here’s where you’re most likely to get a parking ticket in Allentown


Medical cannabis firms barred from festival

National News

Oakland teachers strike ends with tentative contract deal

Neo-Nazi group’s leader is black man who vows to dissolve it

Natural Gas

‘I’m surrounded.’ A worried Beaver County neighborhood watches as new fuel pipelines crisscross.


Businessman gets more than 10 years in fraud scheme tied to former Philly Sheriff John Green

Report: Philly charter schools serve more affluent, advantaged students than rest of district

Philadelphia released undocumented man, charged with assault, despite receiving federal arrest warrant

Another young life lost. Another family in mourning. Another sad story. | Jenice Armstrong

Cashless stores may be good — for highlighting plight of the unbanked | Editorial

Will the city’s new street closures map keep me and my sneakers safe? | Opinion


County council members float ban on conversion therapy for minors

Over the rainbow and through Allegheny County on the belt system

Downtown movie theater to feature six screens, reclining seats and other amenities

Oakland block party kicks off new streetscape initiative

Veterans group receives $45,000 grant

Rather Ripped Records in Brookline closes

Pittsburgh firm contributes capital for medical hemp industry

Port Authority ConnectCard upgrades set for next week; riders urged to load money now

State News

State to Allegheny Valley: Without layoffs, police merger won’t save money

State Superior Court urges Supreme Court to review issues of brain maturity in convicts

Sure sign of spring: The trout stocking trucks have begun to arrive

For Matt Millen, a new heart challenges him to find a new life’s purpose


Test boring will restrict Route 119 traffic in Youngwood

PennDOT plans to fix congestion in Seventh Street Bridge area


We can turn the corner on gun violence | Opinion

Toomey legislation aimed at stopping fentanyl from entering the U.S.

Toomey promotes bipartisan bill to curb fentanyl imports

Casey: Trump’s attacks have allies doubting U.S. commitment to NATO