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Pa. Senate confirms Elliot Howsie as Allegheny County judge

Pa. Senate unanimously confirms Elliot Howsie as Common Pleas judge

State Senate confirms Piccinini as Erie County judge

PA lead review prompts broad plan of attack

Springdale senior citizens fair to highlight available resources

Pennsylvania Senate passes a series of bills aimed at bolstering farm economy

Pa. House votes to add $100M to private school program

House passes $100 million expansion of private school scholarship tax credit

Private school tax credit may get boost after two-day debate

Lawmakers consider lifting auto emissions testing in Westmoreland County

Philly Democrat Brian Sims sparks firestorm after posting videos of him scolding Planned Parenthood protesters

Community homes more beneficial than state institutions

Deadly force: Better police training will reduce fatal encounters

Ban gifts for lawmakers


Gov. Tom Wolf gave raises of $25,000 to $33,000 to some top staffers

Wolf commutes life sentences of 3 more Pennsylvania inmates


Coca-Cola’s research contracts allowed for quashing negative health findings, study finds–20190508.html

Fortune 500 company PPL not only paid no federal taxes last year, it got a $19 million rebate; it says its invested those savings

Study: Losing Wabtec jobs would be $400 million blow to Erie


Attorney: Insurance will cover Hanover Area bus dispute losses

Athletes of all abilities team up in unified event

North Schuylkill STEM team places 2nd in statewide highway safety competition

Reading School District introduces $291 million budget, tax increase

School in Delaware County drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge

Lock Haven University has not effectively accommodated female athletic interests: judge


GOP candidate for Alloway’s state Senate seat accused of spreading Islamophobia

Voting absentee in the 2019 Pennsylvania primary? Do it soon. Here’s how.

Contested primaries all on GOP side in Schuylkill County


Gaming and Leisure stays busy in first quarter

Health Care

Moms die in about 17 out of every 100,000 U.S. births; most deaths are preventable

Local News

Group still seeking donations to initiate stormwater fee legal challenge

Engineer: WB site could become adult care center

Victims from Interstate 81 crash include daughter of Hugo Selenski

W-B council removes resolution to rename local sports complex after murder victim

W-B extends deadline for improvement program

Empty lot, site of home razed by Scranton last year, got $300 household trash bill for 2019

Chris Kelly: You just can’t make this stuff up

Olyphant makes nearly 1,000 acres of land eligible for large tax break

After fatal fire that killed four, West Chester nursing home rebuilds

Greensburg planning session focuses on region’s needs over next 75 years

Tarentum considering exonerating unpaid property taxes officials say can’t be collected

Editorial: Renamed food bank deserves continued support

Harrisburg’s wish list includes money for technology upgrades, police patrol vehicles


Lt. Gov. Fetterman’s marijuana legalization listening tour is coming to Philadelphia

National News

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting; 2 in custody

John Singleton had ‘leg problems’ on a long flight before his stroke. That was a red flag.


Community members tell Mayor Kenney, city officials that new gun-violence prevention plan doesn’t go far enough

City labor unions won’t sue Kenney administration over glitches that affected thousands of paychecks

1 dead, 4 others wounded in separate Philly shootings

After stones fall again from Fishtown’s St. Laurentius, church’s potential developer weighs how to move forward

Boy, 15, killed by tractor-trailer in Bridesburg

Philly’s Black clergy group endorses Williams for mayor

Philly Uber and Lyft drivers will join a global day of action on Wednesday

Primary school: The 10-year tax abatement | Editorial

Is Philly Human Relations Commission up to the task of investigating incident at local Islamic center? | Opinion

Don’t let disturbing video of children at Philly site repeating awful things in Arabic smear all Muslims | Jenice Armstrong


‘People were enraged:’ Not even mayor can stop a determined tow operator

Peduto searches for towing improvements after Shadyside ‘pandemonium’

Students tell Pittsburgh City Council: Fight gentrification, buy a house

Pittsburgh council authorizes $32M in spending on I-579 ‘cap

CMU creations help the visually impaired navigate the airport

Remake Learning Days expands beyond Pittsburgh with maker spaces and more

Allegheny County provides free measles vaccinations Wednesday to high-risk people

Actress Kristen Bell gives Arsenal teachers a big classroom boost

Former Pittsburgh Playhouse demolition inches closer

A Taste of Two Towns to serve up the best of Oakmont and Verona

State News

In Pennsylvania, May 23 will be ‘143 Day’ in tribute to Mr. Rogers, the state’s kindest native son

Driver injured in police-involved shooting in Kennedy

Hemp farming applications swamp Pennsylvania agriculture department; Lancaster County leads the tally

Lancaster County man reels in record breaking catfish

Saluting an American hero

In return to NEPA, Tuskegee Airman overwhelmed by support

92-year-old liberator still grapples with horrors of the Holocaust

Paying tribute to PennDOT workers killed in line of duty


Tax documents show Trump businesses lost over $1B in a decade, the NYT reports

Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Dwight Evans seek federal advisory council to assist gunshot victims

Lamb to advocate for Beaver County officials

Rockhill PFAS concerns aired during congressional panel