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Despite lack of progress, higher min. wage advocates see some bright spots

Sen. Scott Wagner resigning his seat to focus on governor’s race

Scott Wagner to resign from Senate to focus on bid to be Pa.’s next governor

State Sen. Scott Wagner to resign to campaign full time for governor

Scott Wagner exiting Senate to focus on gubernatorial bid

Anti-drug youth fairs scheduled


Tyrone supports redistricting reform


Editorial: Being on time not good enough this budget year


Amazon inks deal to occupy 70,000-square-foot distribution warehouse in Aleppo

How incentives in the gig economy put workers at risk

Sears to close 72 stores, possibly more, after reporting $424M first-quarter loss


Onetime top Pa. prosecutor pleads guilty to corruption


Salaries, perks and bonuses for Lancaster County’s 17 superintendents

Local schools dealing with e-cigarettes

Billions of your tax dollars feed growing school reserve funds | John Baer

Albright College grad finds path to citizenship a long journey

New president announced for Clarion University

Keystone College names new president

Health Care

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

Local News

W-B officials seek police dog trainer; K-9s off duty

WB chief replacement delayed amid talks over benefits, pay

Coffay to lead W-B police until new chief is hired

Children and Youth working with nonprofit to recruit foster families

Little Sisters of the Poor withdrawing from Holy Family Residence in Scranton

Optimism isn’t policy

Info session will highlight zoning concerns

Westmoreland County residents can sign up to receive emergency alerts

Grand National Meet and Car Show represents best of the best

Berks woman who works 2 jobs while raising sons wins free home makeover

Editorial: Reading agency should cease pointless court battle

National News

Those 1,500 missing children probably are not missing

Parkland shooting suspect detailed plans in videos: ‘I’m going to be the next school shooter’


LOVE Park reopens after renovations

A father and son, evicted from a heroin camp, move on in Kensington | Mike Newall

Philly Councilwoman Cindy Bass has another plan to raise money for the schools: Cut city budget

Peacocks escape Philadelphia Zoo, strut down I-76

Mazzoni Center investigating ‘deeply disturbing’ sexual harassment allegation

American Bible Society to employees: Abstain from sex outside marriage or resign

Getting city workers to suburban jobs is tough. A program trying to help is under threat

Kenney may be losing touch with his South Philly base | Dom Giordano

Controversial Meek Mill judge will remain on his case, another judge rules

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: ‘I would hate for LeBron to come to Philadelphia’

Big rent hikes could force out labs and biotech start-ups at University City Science Center

Pennsylvania courts should clean their own house | Editorial


Peoples weighing new water plant to serve Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto says

Advocates seek to create Allegheny County Children’s Fund

Port Authority to begin overhaul of light-rail vehicles this fall

Warden puts jailed grandson of top Allegheny County official into single cell without explanation

As construction booms, merger grows carpenters union clout in Pittsburgh

8-year-old leads ‘bucket brigade’ mission to supply, feed homeless in Pittsburgh

The City of Champions delivered during the downturn — and fans spent

Part of Pittsburgh’s West End without water while line valve is replaced

State News

Nonprofit purchases 32K-plus acres of forest in Western Pa.

Johnstown’s Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail added to national system

After long delay, Pa. building codes get an update

Special Olympics torch runners make their way across Westmoreland County

One year later: Officials still torn over whether to save TMI from shut down

Judge hits ex-Pa. House Speaker John Perzel with new $1M restitution order on corruption convictions

York County 911 releases audio tape of golf club owner calling police on five black women

Tips about suspected child abuse topped 47,000 in 2017

PA takes first steps toward regulating legal sports betting


State grant will pay for Washington County Airport taxiway, road relocation

COLTS to raise monthly bus pass cost


New National Security Council chief of staff comes from a group that believes Muslims are plotting to take over America

Toomey, Casey divided over anti-newsprint tariff bill