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Gov. Tom Wolf’s pledge helped Cheyney U. keep its accreditation; lawmakers say promise was made ‘in secret’

At Muhlenberg High School, Gov. Tom Wolf signs bills into law to aid child sex abuse victims

Newly-signed bills end time limits for child abuse victims to file criminal charges in Pennsylvania

Report highlights Pa. transportation challenges

Browne: State agrees to $374 million funding plan for I-78 work in Lehigh County, including new interchange

Total lack of accountability in state raises

Editorial: Deana’s Law could spare another family from DUI agony


Here are a few things you can do to make the most of this Small Business Saturday


Judge sides with prosecution in legal battles over Pittsburgh synagogue shooting case

Montgomery County woman killed by ex-boyfriend in violent domestic dispute, DA says

Jury finds Christy guilty on all counts

Former cop pleads guilty, will not have to register as sex offender

Criminal sentences are down in PA, and three more takeaways from an annual report


Seeking new contract and millions in retroactive pay, Scranton teachers picket

Kiski School announces new scholarship

I-LEAD Charter School enrollment up, turnover down

Penn State and Pa.’s public colleges are among the nation’s costliest — and are surprisingly empty

Temple faculty and administration reach tentative contract agreement

Kutztown University and its president honored for supporting employees who serve in military


Pekarovsky resigns as county Democratic chair, cites flak over Yudichak switch

Chairman of Luzerne County Democratic Party resigns

Bozinski has ‘big tent’ vision for Luzerne County Democrats

Health Care

How to encourage vaccination against HPV cancers? Drexel study suggests taking a cue from anti-vaxxers.

Pennsylvania hires California firm for state-based health-insurance exchange

Local News

Commissioners to meet today, likely to vote on 2020 Lackawanna County budget

Friends of the Poor Thanksgiving dinner features food, community

Luzerne County Council approves new prison inmate health care contract

County council debates 911 upgrade, voting machine purchase

Wilkes-Barre officers relying on ruling in Luzerne County case to fight dismissal of their suit

Linking farmers to consumers: Fayette County food operation gets into poultry processing business

Volunteers spruce up Leechburg’s Riverfront Park

Trump should pay costs of Hershey rally, some residents say, but township disagrees

Independent audit: Allentown projected to run $48 million deficit over next five years if it doesn’t take action

West Chester looks to go green in near future


39 arrested at PHL in nationwide airline catering worker protest against American Airlines

Here’s how MANNA makes 10,000 pies — and enough Thanksgiving dinner to feed 5,000 people

Philadelphia’s voting machines challenged in federal court

Jill Stein wants a federal court to block Philadelphia’s voting machines

Black men in Philadelphia can reduce gun violence, if we work together | Solomon Jones

New use for bankrupt Philly refinery? City wants something ‘cleaner, safer for Philadelphians’

Teaching at a Philly school left me so ‘utterly broken’ I had to quit | Perspective

Two Philly prison guards acquitted in caught-on-video inmate beating case

Rochelle Bilal vows to ‘remove the dark cloud’ over Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office

Philadelphia’s controversial 10-year tax abatement soon could change for the first time. Here’s what you need to know.

Philadelphia leaders push for safer youth placements

How SEPTA won me back after years of car commuting | Perspective


Arts center employee claims she was fired for blowing the whistle on expenditures

Mayor Peduto: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts must be restructured

Supreme fight: City asks state’s highest court to jump into Mount Washington billboard battle

Applications open for city’s Snow Angels shoveling assistance program

Two plead guilty to murder in ’03 Downtown garage shooting that turned fatal 15 years later

New Module homes a ‘milestone’ for Garfield development

State News

In Pa., N.J., and across the country, overdoses, suicides, and alcoholism are leading Americans to earlier deaths

‘Tis the season: Pa. alcohol sales spike as holidays approach

Ed Rendell: ‘The one time I was wrong’ | Perspective

Grand jury reports have proven to be a tool for justice in Pennsylvania — ask the Catholic Church | Editorial

Pa. task force urges end to public grand jury reports

Medical marijuana user faces uphill legal fight

State could see record bear harvest


Scottdale, Smithton on radar for improved transportation plan

PennDOT removes traffic island, paves in Dallas Twp.

Travelers in Berks County and beyond, beware: Traffic will be particularly heavy this Thanksgiving season

HIA is one of the first airports in the world to offer flights on this regional jet with first class seating


Pa’s Casey, Scanlon and Wild join Dems defying Devos over student loan forgiveness

House Judiciary Committee sets Dec. 4 impeachment hearing

As Trump cases arrive, Supreme Court’s desire to be seen as neutral arbiter will be tested

Protecting our protectors: Govt. must study health effects of military service

Where’s Guy?’ Protesters want Reschenthaler to hold town halls