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Her son died from cardiac arrest at age 15; now Pa. mom wants CPR to be a graduation requirement

Pa. lawmakers embrace alternatives to high-stakes exams to earn a high school diploma

Bill to help Harrisburg comes with conditions, cuts taxes on workers in 5 years

Barbara Schrum died trying to help a friend. This new law could have saved her

Our view: Time for senators to take stand


Sears warehouse in Covington sold


Why are so many Pa. prison inmates committing suicide?

3 former Penn State frat brothers set to plead guilty in case stemming from pledge’s death

Trafford mom charged after son, 11, had 0.41 BAC from whiskey

2 county fugitives added to state’s most wanted list

5 Berks County murders that remain unsolved


As Pa. special-education costs rise, school districts pick up more of the tab

Taxpayers and teachers to Scranton board: Seek the truth

Scranton school director Oleski dies

Lawyer for Woodland Hills students says federal suit against district is resolved

Woodland Hills students settle ‘culture of violence’ lawsuit for more than $500k

Lackawanna Trail to solicit bids to collect delinquent lunch money

After a decade, Patrick O’Connor will step down as Temple board chair

Hazing allegations halt Greek life recruitment at Pa. university


Gov. Tom Wolf Coming to Coatesville to support Dan Williams

Democratic candidates discuss issues at public forum

Author to speak about new book that chronicles Luzerne County’s shift to Trump

PA-7 congressional candidates tangle over campaign finance, Brett Kavanaugh, and marijuana policy

Cambria County voters continue to shift registration to Republican


Betting with a smartphone? The casinos know who you are, and where you are located.

Local News

Luzerne County manager proposes 3 percent tax hike in 2019

Pedri proposes 3 percent tax hike for 2019

Earned income tax collections — and OT costs — up in WB’s August financial report draft

WB officials push for quicker pace to finish North River Street work

Relief in sight: Work will be expedited on River Street in W-B

West Pittston couple sues borough over flood buyout program

‘Proud’ county honors Hazleton Little League Challenger team that played in LLWS

3 new buildings?

Former Lackawanna County Chief of Staff Andrew Wallace waives preliminary hearing

Sewer project ahead in North Scranton

County forgets to tax garage

Bucks County firehouse enjoying fruits of jam company’s labor

Can a former New York Giants fullback carry a Pa. coal town closer to hope?

Monroeville passes fee to pay for sediment removal and flood control

Coachside Drive slide grows a few miles from Majestic Hill demo work

Westmoreland air show will feature Pearl Harbor simulation

Washington Township to ink new police contract

Embattled Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center owner makes case for renewal of state liquor license

Johnstown’s out: PSAC baseball tournament leaving city, Point

National News

A law enforcement sweep recovers 123 missing children in the Detroit area

National briefs: EPA administrator under scrutiny after ‘liking’ racist Facebook post

Feds tapped George Norcross’ phones in 2016, records show

Nursing homes are pushing dying Americans into profitable rehab

Natural Gas

Oakmont residents demand stricter gas and oil well regulations


Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor’s promises

DA: Cop won’t be charged in fatal shooting in Germantown

2018 elections: Sign up for Pa., N.J. text alerts from the Inquirer

Girl, 6, accidentally shoots herself in Olney

John Mitchell: For parents, school district’s drug policy reeks of bias

t’s not just affordable housing that’s in short supply in Philly. So is middle class housing. | Inga Saffron

Former Fox 29 reporter turns his camera on Philly’s missing | Helen Ubiñas


Rising city housing prices push buyers to their limits

Allegheny County proposes nearly $1 billion budget for 2019 with no tax increase

No tax increase in Fitzgerald’s proposed 2019 Allegheny County budget

Pittsburgh looking to boost diversity of fire bureau

Offices, apartments, new restaurants officially coming to closed Downtown department store

What’s New in Aging: Pittsburgh ranks high once more on retirement list

Pitt team wins first Magee research award for women’s health

Pittsburgh council holds sprinkler proposal after property owners claim mandate too expensive

Pittsburgh council postpones vote on mandatory fire sprinklers in high-rises

Pittsburgh security guards land double-digit bump in pay, benefits under SEIU contract

Union security guards in Pittsburgh ink contract for $15 per hour in 4 years

Six students injured, 1 seriously, after struck by vehicle in Upper Hill

Port Authority operator, SUV driver cited for crash that injured 10

UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

State News

Pa. State Police union sues Chester County DA over list of cops to keep off stand

Shapiro, other AGs seek new FCC rules to block more robocalls

Times Leader awarded state grant money

Penn State researchers test how to kill spotted lanternflies in Berks County

Mentoring the next generation of Berks County hunters

Reading gets $300,000 state grant for parks rehabilitation

Pa. and the nation need nuclear energy | Opinion

Pennsylvania is having its worst outbreak of West Nile virus in 15 years

Is this stretch limo safe? State offers advice for would-be passengers

Large grant to carve out new trail


AAA warns drivers about dangers of syncing their phone to vehicles


This prominent Penn prof didn’t believe Russia got Trump elected. Here’s what changed her mind. | Will Bunch

Barletta’s Disaster Recovery Reform Act signed into law

The president’s coming to Erie. Here’s what to expect