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Philly-area lawmakers emerge as key votes in battle over child sex-abuse bill

Western Pa. schools receive $154,000 in safety-related grant funding

Luzerne County school districts awarded a total of $170,229 in safety grants

Parole is not a get-out-of-jail-free card | Opinion

Democratic Policy Committee hears prevention solutions for bullying

Bill aimed at separating abusers, guns poised to become law

Knowles says Dems reason House reduction bill failed

Wrongful death lawsuit settled between former state Sen. Regola and family of late teen

Ruling defies law’s name


Is Amazon’s $15-an-hour minimum wage a win? No, some veteran workers say.

Citing cost-cutting measures, Arconic to end retiree health care

Manufacturing remains vital in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, experts say

Family Dollar eyeing late November grand opening in Tarentum

New Dollar General coming to Lower Burrell

Navient plans to hire 100

Six Berks, Tri-County companies make ‘best places to work’ list


Third Westmoreland doctor charged with drug distribution

Police: Plains Twp. man tried to pull gun after speeding through work zone

‘Drunk’ Pa. dad who made daughter, 11, drive learns his fate

Stephanie Weaver: Prison sometimes protects people from their addictions


Call them the Wolfpack: Nickname set for new WBA school; max cost put at $137M

Welcome to the Wolfpack

SPECIAL REPORT: Why the Allentown School District is continuously in a financial hole

Cambria County schools get safety grants

Hazleton Area teachers OK new contract

Erie School District renovation plan starts at $60 million

PSU Hazleton to host Community Day Sun.


How to find your polling place in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

Voter registration deadline approaching Oct. 9

What makes an effective federal lawmaker? Bob Casey and Lou Barletta joust on question

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Scott Wagner tours duck farm in Berks

Editorial: Voters deserve another televised Wolf-Wagner debate

PA Senate, House candidates spar in debates


Sports betting: Unlike New Jersey, Pennsylvania sportsbooks have gambling on college games

Health Care

Ceremonial groundbreaking planned Friday for Harmar neighborhood hospital

Local News

Property database now updated

Dorrance Township begins hearing on Blue Ridge development

Lendacky fails to earn council’s nod for Wilkes-Barre parking panel

Scranton residents concerned about Marywood South project

Court affirms stripping of double pensions from Scranton retirees

Scranton-area cemetery case puts property rights issue before Supreme Court

Panel of three Lackawanna County judges will preside over reassessment lawsuit

Scrantonmade stepping back from downtown holiday festival

Timbering deal gets approval in HCA vote

Monroeville council to consider fee schedule ordinance on sediment removal

Monroeville Muncipal Authority in line for nearly $395K in grants for sewer lining projects

Berks County commissioner questions nonprofit tax status


Reading gets a medical marijuana dispensary

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Berks County

Natural Gas

5 new gas wells coming to Upper Burrell drilling site


‘The dog doesn’t care if you mess up some words’: Why Philly kids are reading to pooches

Federal judge tells Trump: Stop kicking out immigrants

SEPTA police, fire department save man after suicide attempt in Center City subway tunnel

Philadelphia police captain says her boss attacked her

GOP State Rep. Tom Murt helped fired cop Ryan Pownall get a PPA patronage job | Clout

Krasner announces 57 arrests in bust of Kensington-based ‘Alameda’ drug ring

Teen boy killed in South Philly double shooting

After the ‘unfortunate event,’ Starbucks organizes Philly corporates for a job fair at the Convention Center

Philly one of ‘Top Rising Cities for Startups,’ says billionaire venture capitalist

Philly program teaches defendants how to help themselves

A new kind of Giant is coming to 2303 Bainbridge St.

Woman’s effort to shield baby from gunfire is a testament to a mother’s love | Jenice Armstrong

Kensington resident: ‘There’s been a disaster here for a long time.’ | Ronnie Polaneczky

Why Philadelphians should be carrying naloxone right now | Opinion

Philly has to break its bad money-handling habits | Editorial


Bill Peduto touted a North Shore parking garage, but let’s talk about his whiskers instead

Tech firm landing at Hazelwood Green. Could gondolas be next?

Redevelopment of former Hazelwood mill site moves forward

Pittsburgh’s UPMC hospital workers demand right to form a union

Russian military hackers indicted in Pittsburgh, charged with attacks on Westinghouse, anti-doping agencies

Man dies after jumping from 16th floor of Duquesne University residence hall

Four lawsuits allege sexual abuse by priests in the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese

Inspection turns up no animal welfare violations after camel mishap at Shrine Circus

More Parkway East construction scheduled this weekend

Paralyzed cyclists makes record attempt in Pittsburgh

Display on homelessness, addiction opens minds at CMU

Bad way to do business: Secret government cheats public interest

Landslide closes Rochester Road in Ross

Allegheny County pays $8.5K settlement to former jail guard over sexual harassment claims

State News

Pa. seeks $2.1M fine in fatal 2017 UGI gas explosion

Police reviewing use of helicopter over Penn State tailgaters

Police: Letters show man killed in Allentown, Pa., car blast planned explosion

Electronics collection to be restricted to Washington County residents; police hired for traffic control

Sunday walks will explore Penn’s Woods

Berks gets spotted lanternfly update: 4 takeaways from an expert

What you need to know about the spotted lanternfly invasion

Cleared priest returns to Northampton County parish, Allentown Diocese announces


WB/Scranton International Airport begins service to Washington Dulles

PennDOT’s online map shows condition of area bridges


In wake of FBI report, Kavanaugh says his testimony may have ‘been too emotional’