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Important work undone: Lawmakers should complete child sex abuse bill

Bill Tracker: Loading up ammo at prison guard towers

Stinger takes stand at sting trial of Pa. lawmaker

Our view: New laws fill key care gap


Gov. Wolf signs bill allowing Harrisburg to leave Act 47: What’s next?

Pennsylvania ag secretary visits Bell & Evans plant–evans-plant


New print shop opens in West Side

Army depot holding job fair

Cigar business breaks ground for expansion

Erie Coke still operating after sister plant closes


Feds make ‘largest seizure’ of meth in Western Pa. history


Amid harassment claims in Scranton, auditor general to demand policies statewide

Crestwood students to return to class Friday, with two-hour delay

Crestwood school board opts to end bus contract

Mid Valley Eight honored with plaque


Homework help, hot meals and ‘safe haven’ – Greater Johnstown touts after-school program

Consolidation critic lodges complaint, calls for cancellation of WBA hearing

Head football coach at Pa. high school resigns in wake of child porn charges

Villanova basketball not planning to visit Donald Trump at White House after winning NCAA championship


Chrissy Houlahan and Greg McCauley, two political novices, running for open U.S. House seat in Chester, Berks

Barletta backs, then backs off, Trump claim about ‘Middle Easterners’ in Mexico migrant caravan

Campaigns center on ‘sanctuary cities’ to wade into immigration debate

Barletta: Casey TV ad ‘crossed the line’

Republicans feel more confident about keeping their Senate majority in the midterms

Gun control: Here’s how Congressional candidates Scott Perry and George Scott stand on the issue

Deminski hopes to unseat Comitta in House race

Brooks, Mulvey to talk at 50th Senatorial District forum in Grove City

Pa. special elections mean voters get to vote for U.S. House twice, sometimes for different candidates

Survivor of ‘60s civil rights fight can’t believe 2018’s voter suppression is so ‘blatant’ | Will Bunch

Election hijinks? Delco township worker took Democrats’ campaign signs. | Clout


Hearings scheduled on mini-casinos planned for Beaver, Westmoreland counties

Public hearing scheduled for Westmoreland County mini casino proposal

Local News

Bidders purchase 101 properties at Luzerne County back-tax auction

Nameless no longer, Hollenback Cemetery grave marker identifies orphans

$25,000 on the line, and the winner is …

Re-examine recycling contract

Solar panel fight ends in triumph for Chester County man

Westmoreland County fires chief deputy of sheriff’s department

Demand high for Harrison recycling event

$378,000 earmarked for improving Schuylkill River water quality

National News

Megyn Kelly is off the ‘Today’ show, negotiating NBC exit

Investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive

Fox host Lou Dobbs latest Trump ally to peddle baseless conspiracy theory about pipe bombs

Curt Schilling, former Phillie and Red Sox hero turned far-right provocateur, not invited to join 2004 teammates at World Series

Natural Gas

Shale Insight conference closes quietly

Opioid Crisis

Montgomery County receives $1 million to lower opioid overdoses

Drug overdose deaths drop nationwide and in Lehigh County, but authorities remain wary


Accused of harming children at its North Philly shelter, VisionQuest now plans to house immigrant youth here

Philly has bad news for Bird, Lime: Electric scooters aren’t street legal in Pa.

Why Glaxo isn’t meeting with Mayor Kenney while he’s in London

Resolution honoring Gritty passed by Philadelphia City Council

Philadelphia 100: Fast growth + historic low unemployment = hiring challenges

Why 4 home health firms made the Philadelphia 100 fastest growing firms list. Hint: There’s lots of demand

Philly needs higher wages, better hours and a broader and deeper safety net | Opinion


Community leaders try to stall sale of Hill House properties

Allegheny County wins $2 million grant to help cut jail population

Zappala questions Pittsburgh police handling of Kopy’s Bar brawl with Pagans

DA Zappala has many questions, concerns about police vs. Pagans bar brawl

Police arrest 11 protesters during rally for transgender rights in front of Allegheny County Jail

Protester arrested outside Allegheny County Jail charged, released

Leon Ford, police shooting survivor, announces bid for Pittsburgh City Council

Allegheny County man claims in lawsuit that Rite Aid employee publicly revealed HIV status

Chelsea Pompeani sits down with Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto

Anonymous airplane banner calls for bishop’s resignation

Elliott, Mount Washington see road improvements after landslides

Pittsburgh crews fix landslide-damaged roadways in Elliot, Mt. Washington

Public hearing set for Pittsburgh proposal for sprinklers in high rises

Emergency track repairs to partially shut down T service

Pittsburgh Public Schools board opposes Chick-fil-A as Pittsburgh marathon sponsor

State News

Chester County DA calls for dismissal of state police union’s lawsuit over ‘do not call’ list

Fall trout making appearances in local waters

Historic 1784 Pennsylvania inn moved in its entirety to new location

State Supreme Court to hear case of rape defendant barred from questioning his victim

Land added to Pinchot State Forest

Cash prizes offered for best congressional maps for Pennsylvania


PennDOT continues transit subsidies without $112.5 million payment from PA Turnpike

New display at local airport highlights famous local athletes

Deer are on the move, and that’s bad news for Pennsylvania drivers

Editorial: Anniversary of highway completion worth celebrating


Trump sending troops to border, an issue that fires up base