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As March on Harrisburg approaches, lawmakers take stock of gift laws

The PA crisis in senior care and its funding is intensifying, Berks officials told

Southeast Republicans, unified Dems in the House find common ground: opposing mandatory regulation slashing

Brown pushes legislation to ban handheld cellphone use while driving

State Rep. Bernstine says his bill will repeal law that’s a ‘legislative time bomb’

Vaccine exemptions should be limited

Paul Muschick on measles in Pennsylvania: We need a vaccine against ignorance

Use good surprise as tax template

Editorial: Fuel taxes should go toward road, bridge repairs


Reform advocates: Citizens panel should draw political lines


Gov. Wolf’s methane proposal falls short | Opinion

CCBC’s Shell Center for Process Technology Education ‘really a good thing,’ says Gov. Wolf


U.S. Steel to spend $1 billion on Mon Valley Works

U.S. Steel: $1B in upgrades to plants near Pittsburgh will help with air pollution

Elwyn raises pay for direct support workers, as $15 minimum wage trend spreads

Ali Baba denied liquor license renewal

Pennsylvania unemployment – there’s never been a time we were this low


Police: PennDot workers misused disability parking placards


Harrisburg School District missed hiring long-needed financial officer over $5K salary difference: candidate

Grants will fund identification systems for schools

Riverside, Mid Valley school districts to receive safety, security grants

Westmoreland County schools score nearly $1.4 million in state security grants

Dress rule dropped: Norwin girls can wear pants to graduation

Zoning change in Clifton Heights could keep Upper Darby from building new school in the borough

Mars school board OKs agreement with Adams for ‘hybrid’ school police force

South Fayette High School student suspended after retaliating against classmate for racial slur, father says

Auditor General urges state to invest in cybersecurity for school districts

School lunch could get more white bread in response to Trump rollback

Ousted Temple business school dean’s lawsuit blames administrators, employees, and oversight group for rankings scandal

Ceremony at Misericordia made more haunting with ages of Holocaust victims

Doc has foot in mouth disease: Dr. Phil must do more to apologize to Slippery Rock

Hungry, homeless and in college | Editorial


‘Shame on you’: Midstate congressional candidates clash at debate

Luzerne County needs election day poll workers, director said


Court strikes down $4 million grant for Presque Isle Downs

Health Care

UPMC sees $41 million drop in first quarter operating income

UPMC: Highmark patients won’t lose access to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

UPMC for all (kids)?: Let’s get that guaranteed in writing

Congressman Mike Doyle: Romoff is a shark

Seeing red: First adult case of measles reported in Pa.

Local News

Ashley PD ready to fight for their jobs

Area Jewish population remembers Holocaust victims, along with more recent attacks

George: ‘I’m happy with the way the city’s moving’

Planners reject Keystone landfill request after landfill officials fail to show for meeting

Scranton residents can join or skip class-action lawsuit challenging annual $300 trash fee

Scranton Municipal Recreation Authority offers extension on coffee shop lease

Judge threatens Old Forge junkyard owner with jail

HCA solicits another round of bids for renovation project

Pottstown’s rise in violent crime spurs more than 100 to meet with police chief

Lower Burrell’s Anti-Bullying Awareness Day offers free events, picnic

Harmar sheet metal union gets $500K for training, renovations

Harmar ordinance would set rules for cell towers, antennas

Northwestern Westmoreland County first target for regional plans

Supervisors OK revisions needed for sewer-main construction

Allentown NIZ diverted record amount of subsidies to developers in 2018, while returning less money to state coffers

National News

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the ‘Star Wars’ films, dies at 74


The forces behind Philly’s high teacher turnover

Philly’s new payroll system is sending out thousands of inaccurate paychecks and no one knows why

‘Philadelphia Badlands’ label on Google Maps latest controversy over neighborhood names

Could Pa. Supreme Court ruling in Philly man’ s DUI affect hundreds of criminal cases?

Dark money under spotlight as campaign finance law changes right before Philly primary

Philly home warranty company defrauded at least 160 consumers, Pa. attorney general says

Philly city commissioners race 2019: Meet the 13 Democrats — 13! — who want to run elections

From potholes to preservation, how has Mayor Kenney lived up to his original campaign promises?

Dorney Park settles racial profiling suit filed by black Philly teacher

She’s black, female, Muslim, covered — and licensed to carry | Jenice Armstrong

Jane’s Walk helps Philadelphians find our place in this city | Opinion

With new evidence from backlog of rape kits, Philly DA ready to prosecute


Holocaust remembrance service in Pittsburgh honors victims and protectors

Resident alleges arrest after comment about Trump, files suit against Pittsburgh police

With her service dog, a Navy vet with PTSD will run the Pittsburgh Marathon

Health Department reports 4 more cases of measles in Allegheny Co.

4 more cases of measles confirmed in Allegheny County

Union claims unfair labor practice by University of Pittsburgh in election effort

Use public transportation? Here’s what you need to know this marathon weekend

Pittsburgh police has a new comfort dog for the bureau and of course there are adorable photos of him

Volunteers still working to save the Old Stone Tavern

American flag flies on controversial Mt. Washington billboard

Hand cyclist pushing his limits in Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh police charge Hilltop gang members in connection with 2014 trash collector killing

State News

Two years in, Chester County residents maintain fight against Toll Bros. over Revolution-era farmland

Preserving open space fueling Chester County economy, report says


City road closures will begin Monday

No flights at Lehigh Valley International Airport for 52 hours in the coming days. Here’s why.


Tiger Woods will receive the Medal of Freedom from Trump at White House on Monday

Tensions rise on Capitol Hill as Barr skips hearing, infuriating Democrats

Trump easing offshore drilling safety rules from Deepwater