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Pittsburgh Public Schools leaders call for better school funding, oppose charter school legislation

Philly school officials: Pa. urgently needs charter-school reform | Opinion

3 Berks intersections to get improvements via red light enforcement funds

Tired of paying for auto emissions tests? Some lawmakers want to end annual testing

Pa. House bill introduced aimed at fixing parole, probation

Public hearing focuses on pipeline safety

When it comes to improving health care, staffing levels is still a problem for nurses

The teacher strike is off, but Harrisburg’s senator still is calling for state control

Treating overdose deaths like murder will only deter 911 calls for help | Editorial

Reinvigorate civics class

Editorial: State ethics rules need closer look


Pennsylvania convenience store chain, that is not Wawa, to sell behind-the-counter CBD

Cartwright urges small businesses to seek federal contracts

Chinchilla Hardware and Variety, an Abingtons landmark, to close

Pennsylvania ranked among 10 worst states for job seekers

After negative attention on social media, Dorney Park pulls personalized rifle bullets from its gift shop


Robert Bowers’ attorneys accuse FBI of discouraging witnesses

Pa. pardons board votes 5-0 to grant clemency to Robert Wideman in 1975 murder

Mixed verdict in case stemming from Tim Piazza death at Penn State frat

Constables acquitted in Homewood shooting incident following fender bender

Mom confronts alleged child killer

Inmate housing county’s duty

Woman gets 2nd DUI in 8 hours when she drives back to Pa. police station


Scranton school shut after naked man vandalizes inside of building; suspect identified

Black teachers matter. How do we get more in the classroom? | Opinion

Governor’s proposal on school attendance will help students succeed | Opinion

Wilkes University unveils $8 million athletic field upgrade project

800 gather to salute Alvernia’s Tom Flynn


Rowe to seek GOP nomination for state House special election

Health Care

Geisinger previews new utility plant

Geisinger showcases power plant

Local News

County hires computer security firm to deal with cyber attack

Attorney for Wilkes-Barre police officer says federal probe closed, no charges filed

Wells Fargo donates $100,000 to NeighborWorks NEPA for West Scranton project

Broad Mtn. wind farm can disrupt over-the-air TV, expert says

Photo circulates of KKK flag displayed in Sewickley Township public works building

With $1 million park overhaul looming, Mammoth Fest set to begin

Community shocked to hear Leechburg Public Library closed for good

Allegheny River shore cleanings set for Harrison, Tarentum

Harrisburg settles multimillion-dollar parking dispute, leaving $1.4M behind

Reading council moves forward with Hillside Pool purchase

German official tells Berks County crowd that his country owes America so much

Delaware County Democrats push ethics plan that GOP calls a stunt

National News

La.’s Democratic governor signs a ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

The number of U.S. measles cases is the highest in over 25 years, the CDC says

Fat-shaming during childhood leads to long-term risk of obesity, according to new study

Dog owners get more exercise, new study finds

Lawyers: Documents show census changed to give Republicans edge

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production


Philly adopts $3.4B budget, says no — again — to a new charter

Is your SEPTA Key card expiring in July? Brace yourself.

A ‘forever teacher’ retires as principal of Philly’s storied Girls’ High

California just got closer to passing a law protecting gig workers — and Philly is watching

Should the Phillies and the rest of Major League Baseball extend its safety netting? The answer is simple. | David Murphy

BIO convention, celebrating biotech in Philadelphia, to be held next week


Controller: County on generally strong fiscal and economic footing, but challenges remain

North Shore parking lots slump even as Pirates attendance rebounds

Coming early next year: paying Port Authority fares by smartphone

More equitable transit: Expanded fare options are a win for all

Historians attack David Garrow’s Martin Luther King allegations

Allegheny County stations get short waiver from selling summer gasoline

Pittsburgh couple adopt 6 siblings who spent nearly 5 years in foster care

Pittsburgh Police officer honored for founding chess club for kids

East End Brewing’s YOU ARE HERE now planning 92 neighborhood beers

State News

Meet the most influential man in Pennsylvania you’ve never heard of

Three transgender women challenge portion of Pennsylvania’s name-change law

Grace Church of Harmony provides meal for flood victims as residents cope with damage

Visitor centers tell ‘great stories’ of tourism opportunities in region

Audit: Game Commission should strengthen financial oversight

Auditor general urges game commission to tighten financial oversight

State auditor general: Pennsylvania Game Commission sitting on more than $72 million

Testing shows no Legionella contamination at Greensburg’s Redstone Highlands

Cyclist hurt by booby trap on Back Mountain trail

Relying on Social Security income? You may want to move to Westmoreland

Just 1 Westmoreland County municipality grew over past decade, census update shows

Bird migrations hint at climate change in Erie

Slippery Rock students work with Butler VFD on recruiting new members

Report shows many underage kids get alcohol from parents, friends’ parents

Revitalization efforts, plans, ideas discussed

Cleanup, assessment continues in Caernarvon Township following tornado

PennDOT expected 2.5 million people to want Real ID. Now it worries they’re all waiting until the last minute


Landslide closes Reis Run Road in Ross Township

Water work to close South Main Street in WB today

Traffic stoppages to take place along Butler-Logan bridge in Frazer this weekend


Trump administration touts liquefied natural gas as ‘freedom gas’

World News

A S. Korean daily says Kim executed and purged his top nuclear negotiators