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Pa. House approves novel education benefit for families of National Guard members

Effort to reform charter school law on the move in the Pa. House

House takes first step toward charter school overhaul

Three top officials leave Pa. human services agency

Pa. lawmakers move to bar local gun laws in wake of Pittsburgh measures

How one Republican lawmaker is trying to balance gun rights and due process in Pennsylvania

Eckman family, pols call for DUI law changes after fatal crash

Turnpike CEO: Agency is holding down costs

Deal with total watershed

Toohil appointed to leadership position for national women’s organization

Equal pay for women | PennLive letters

The Down syndrome abortion ban has nothing to do with protecting women | Opinion


Wolf’s staff may have been underpaid for years, but we need the facts | PennLive Editorial


Bottle recycler to open $80 million facility in Muhlenberg Township, bringing more than 100 jobs

Snyder County cabinet manufacturer closes; nearly 1,000 people are out of work

Employees shocked by suddenness of Wood-Mode closure

Teva orchestrated a massive price fixing scheme with generic competitors, states allege

Don’t be bullied if a company tries to stop you from posting a bad review

Walmart ups the delivery game with next-day shipping

Larimer to bring brewing back to Chester

Catholic Church

Greensburg Diocese priest placed on leave after sexual abuse allegation


Police: Castle club shooting likely involved more than one gunman

Scranton City Council asks DA to look into closing Castle


Highlands budget proposal raises property tax to the maximum

Communications could improve with new app at Hempfield schools

Nobel Prize-winner returns to Allderdice, where she used to cut class

It took 36 years, but a girl has won the Pennsylvania middle school math championship

Collecting pledges leads to new garden at South Scranton school

Colleges discount sticker price by more than 50 percent, as competition for students rises

Commencement or championship baseball game? 12 Gwynedd Mercy U Seniors decided: Play Ball!


12th District candidates agree jobs, health care are issues but differ on how to address them

Westmoreland County Democratic judicial candidates outspend Republican opponents

Absentee ballot deadline is today


Analyst: Pennsylvania’s online sports betting market could become the nation’s biggest

Sports betting became legal one year ago, and some experts think New Jersey could someday overtake Las Vegas

Health Care

One in six kids who get a concussion will have another within two years, CHOP study finds

Report: Geisinger Wyoming Valley posts positive margin, Wilkes-Barre General negative

Report: Commonwealth hospitals struggling financially

LVH-Hazleton costs cut, revenue up, report says

Hospital shows another big loss after competitor opens nearby, but leader says it’s not as bad as it looks

Allegheny Health Network opens cancer center in Beaver County

Local News

Stormwater officials answer questions about program

CASA swears in more than a dozen child advocates

Former Lucky’s Sporthouse gutted for new Chick-fil-A

Wilkes-Barre City police adds three new officers

Chris Matthews to host show in Hanover Twp.

Natural gas replacement project begins in Kingston

Food drive helps area pantries with bare shelves

Hazle continues hearing on commerce park

Greensburg dissolves Historic and Architectural Review Board

City of Renting: The challenges of owners and tenants in Reading

In Allentown, more people would rather rent than buy

With help from the Berks DUI Treatment Court, an artist commits to his long-neglected craft — and to his sobriety

Reading City Council potentially torpedoes Hillside Pool purchase

Reading Country Club in the red, but officials expect it to become profitable soon

Editorial: It’s important to recognize efforts of local heroes

Fame Fire Co. expansion in West Chester to be completed by autumn

National News

The overruling of a Supreme Court precedent stirs fear of what’s next

America needs more mental health providers. Nurses want to help, if states let them.

New Jersey

Gov. Murphy signs bill easing limit on NJ sex abuse lawsuits


Mayor Jim Kenney spars with two Democratic challengers in primary’s lone televised debate

Want cheap flights out of Philly? Wharton graduate’s startup wants to help.

Brett Brown to return as coach of the Sixers

Bernie Sanders: America’s criminal justice revolution can start with Philadelphia’s primary | Opinion

$6K reward offered in SEPTA conductor’s shooting–20190513.html

Philly-area factories are feeling the heat from China tariffs, and they can’t find enough workers

How do taxpayers benefit, when Pa. helps send the Philadelphia Orchestra to China, amid a trade war?

5 more Philly schools getting more resources, ‘community schools’ label with soda tax proceeds

Are teachers prepared enough for the reality of Philly classrooms? | Opinion

Philly gin maker in the crosshairs as China raises tariffs on thousands of U.S. products


Some who were towed, cited before marathon to get refunds

Pittsburgh will waive fines, pay towing cost for cars towed before marathon

Pittsburgh Public to review administrators’ trip to Cuba

County levies fine against U.S. Steel for ongoing emissions issues at Clairton Coke Works

Allegheny County Jail spends $237K on 4,600 suicide prevention blankets for all inmates

‘Breathing life into Braddock’: Crazy Mocha founder still has plans for vacant Cuda Building

Labor Relations Board to hear objections in Pitt graduate workers union election

13th person this year caught with gun by Pittsburgh airport security

Western Pennsylvania’s Shirley Jones to receive Pittsburgh Opera honor

State News

USDA funds available to communities trying solve stormwater runoff problems

Researchers discover natural predator that can kill spotted lanternflies


Elizabeth Warren talks to teachers, students in first campaign stop in Pa.

Trump announces Pennsylvania rally May 20

Keller to join Trump for primary eve rally in Montoursville

Title X gag rule hurts families in Pa. and beyond | Opinion

Fitzpatrick, New York colleague tour Bucks County Technical High School