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Blair could see the end of vehicle emissions tests

Turzai lends support to gift ban after activists shower lawmakers with dollar bills, get arrested

The brain drain is an old problem for Pennsylvania | The Numbers Racket

Bernstine introduces bill to eliminate concealed-carry permit

Gun rights activists rally at state Capitol, cheer call for Peduto’s impeachment

Second Amendment rally packs Pa. state Capitol

Daryl Metcalfe wants to impeach Pittsburgh’s mayor over guns. House leadership isn’t interested

Pennsylvania may ask feds to crack down on robocalls

Democratic Pa. lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester

Not OK: Rep. Brian Sims’ harasses rosary-praying Planned Parenthood protesters | Christine Flowers

Cure primary care shortage

EDITORIAL: Rally around Pa.’s new climate goals


Labor and Industry rep tours West Side CTC


Weis Markets expanding Wright Twp. location, remodeling 14 stores


Pa. prisons to extend medication-assisted treatment for drug addiction to incoming inmates

W-B drug crackdown yields dozens of arrests

State commission leader says Berks County district judges violating U.S. Constitution

Sheriff enlists social media to track down Berks Most Wanted


Scranton School District’s financial recovery plan due next month

State: Scranton School District’s recovery plan could be ‘catalyst’ for more state funding

South Scranton Intermediate School teacher named finalist for state Teacher of the Year

Upper Darby schools break lease with Clifton Heights in controversial push for new middle school


The $700 million Stadium Casino’s Pennsylvania license is expiring, but it isn’t even open yet

Local News

Agreement will keep Penguins at arena for 10 more years

Paving the way: WB seeks bids for six street projects

Demolition to breathe life into dormant WB development plan

Leadership Wilkes-Barre project to benefit preschoolers

Lt. Col. Harvey: ‘We can never thank you enough’

New state liquor store planned in Plains Twp.

Parking kiosks expected to replace meters, go live in Scranton by Oct. 1

Scranton backs plan to convert former warehouse into commercial/apartments

Thornhurst Twp. seeks to shut down commercial rental

Meetings set for economic study of Laurel Highlands water improvements

Get back to nature on the Butler-Freeport Community Trail

Local SWAT team to help northern Westmoreland County communities

Children’s Home of Reading celebrates 135th anniversary

Reading council agenda item concerns parking authority workers

Bethlehem Township garners safety upgrades, cash haul in agreement with pipeline company

National News

There are now more than 760 measles cases in the U.S.

San Francisco to join Philadelphia and others in banning cashless stores


Philly leaders want to end cash bail. Can they agree on how?

Anthony Hardy Williams gives another run for Philadelphia mayor, this time as an insurgent instead of favorite

Mayor Jim Kenney missing from joint events with rivals as primary approaches

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney shrugs toward primary, with history on his side

Former Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz seeks return to public office in challenge to Mayor Jim Kenney

Mayor Jim Kenney defends Philly voting machine selection as city controller pursues ‘full investigation’

Why some in City Council are trying to regulate the parking industry

As construction starts at Philly’s Schuylkill Yards, New York’s Hudson Yards serves as a cautionary tale | Inga Saffron

End abatements, air-condition the schools, say Philly teachers, parents pushing for more education money

After 13 years in prison and four trials, inmate who defended himself acquitted in 2006 West Philly murder

As Philly officials kick off renovation of Columbus Square, native peoples protest against honoring the explorer

Stones fall from crumbling Fishtown church, prompting school next-door to close for the day

Philadelphia’s Center City growth can and must expand to other neighborhoods | Opinion


Allegheny Health officials report family with measles passed through five public places

Possible measles exposure at 3 more Pa. locations, including National Aviary, Squirrel Hill

Push for $2 trillion infrastructure bill comes to Pittsburgh

Grant to “demystify” self-driving vehicles draws skepticism

Pittsburgh receives $400k grant to ‘demystify’ self-driving cars

EQT fined more than $330,000 for environmental violations in Allegheny County

Marathon wrap: Running pierogi plans to submit race to Guinness for world record

Women ministers to gather in Pittsburgh for centennial celebration

State News

Pa. agencies collect 39K pounds of medication in Take Back Day

Bureau of Forestry probes wildfires around Nanticoke

Hope grows in lanternfly-killing fungi found near Berks fruit farm

While most banks pass on marijuana money, a Lebanon County institution welcomes the business


State ranks No. 2 in U.S. for bad bridges, with three in central Pa. among most structurally deficient: report

Editorial: All of us must act to keep roadsides clean


Tiger Woods is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump pardons a former soldier who was convicted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner

‘We have a serious problem’: Congressional task force visits Montco, pushes for action on tainted water

Madeleine Dean, colleagues promise House action on PFAS chemicals