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Philadelphia-area lawmakers remained busy during midterm election

Pa.’s legislature has one easy step to save children: tougher gun laws | Editorial

Editorial: Leaders in Harrisburg should aim for cooperative tone

‘It’s nonsense’: How Lebanon County legislators say they will make government work better

Five ways Lebanon County’s state legislators plan to fix state government


John Fetterman wants to give public access to Lt. Gov.’s residence


Sears closing its store at the Berkshire Mall

Sears opened first store in Berks in 1928

Sears, Kmart to close 40 more stores including several in Pa.

Catholic Church

Greensburg, Pittsburgh Catholic dioceses to launch compensation fund for clergy abuse victims

Diocese creates victim compensation fund

Clergy sex abuse victims slam Catholic church plans for compensation funds


State prosecutors say prison psychologist was negligent. The DOC promoted him.


How to make schools safer? District ideas range from security equipment to hiring police officers

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf celebrate historic soccer, volleyball championships

Bethel Park schools closed Friday because of threat

At Villanova, a full-court press to improve town-gown relations

Medical college to offer loan forgiveness program


A look at the record 4 women elected to Congress in Pa.

NEPA natives make history in election

Cook holds 23-vote lead in 49th Legislative race; absentee ballots re-tabulated–vote-lead-in-th-legislative-race-absentee/article_68bbfac0-e384-11e8-92ae-a31a6c85eab6.html

Conor Lamb’s moment: A chance to keep a promise and make a difference

Voter turnout high in Carbon Co.

Dozens of Kutztown University students say they were barred from voting

Health Care

‘Polio-like’ illness strikes two more in PA, NJ

Geisinger chief executive officer leaving for tech job

Income guidelines up for pharmacy assistance program

Reading Hospital, Penn State Health St. Joseph receive top grade for patient safety

Local News

WB residents offer input on mayor’s salary, firefighters at budget hearing

Veterans Day parade set for Sunday, will mark WWI armistice

County Children and Youth audit problems continue

Agency exploring offering abortions loses lease

Ted Wampole is new Luzerne County tourism head

After months of detours, section of River Street in W-B reopens

Firefighters responding to alarm greeted by homeowner with gun

Edwardsville gym staffers, paramedics honored by council for helping save woman

Scranton native paves unique path to become Alaska’s new governor

Development best option at park site

Jessup holds second comprehensive plan meeting, looks toward a future of residential zoning

HCA discusses trash crackdown at meeting

Ferrance resigns post as Luzerne County GOP chairman

Unity awards contracts for $2.4M garage replacement

Murrysville looks to eliminate ‘exorbitant’ police overtime in 2019 budget

Vandergrift awards sewer repair contract, considers fee waiver

New Kensington gives two condemned homes a second chance

Berks crowd protests Trump’s attorney general appointment

Berks Nature grades county’s environmental quality

Erie faces budget challenges in 2019, beyond

National News

California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

America’s averaging almost a mass shooting a day in 2018

Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

Federal judge blocks Keystone Pipeline XL in major blow to Trump administration, citing disregard of climate issues


Is Philly’s parking tax too high? Garage owners blame it for rising cost of parking

This Philly high school lost 64 grads in Vietnam. Now it will have a new life | Ronnie Polaneczky

Hundreds march in Philly for Mueller

Wounded Philly cop released from hospital

Philly introduces e-bikes to its Indego bike share program

Triple shooting in Point Breeze leaves boy, 16, dead

One Pa. mother’s quest to heal both sides of the criminal justice divide

UCity’s new labs open for business


Hundreds protest Downtown with ‘Trump chicken’ balloon to protect Mueller investigation

Warnings saved woman’s father during Kristallnacht and her husband at Tree of Life

‘We will be back.’ Tree of Life VP pledges return of congregations as FBI ends probe inside synagogue

Clergy shows solidarity with Jewish community at ‘We Have To Talk’ event

Pa. AG subpoenas host of favorite social media site of accused Tree of Life shooter

The Amazon quest turned the spotlight on Pittsburgh’s tech shortcomings

Steelers’ Antonio Brown cited for driving over 100 mph on McKnight Road in Ross

U.S. tariffs contributed to $7 million loss at Pittsburgh steelmaker

State News

Are Pennsylvania pension fund trustees in over their heads?

Wave of respect: Military banner program honors those who serve

Stories behind the faces on the military banners

Giant Eagle among recipients of grants supporting ‘alternative’ fuels

Beer distributor gets state grant to upgrade CNG station

Pa. water regulator cited for alcohol spending, overlapping projects