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Sen. Iovino wants to restore arrest rights to sworn school police

Proposal would require free menstrual products in women’s restrooms

Gun control guidance: Florida red flag law is a good example for others states

State should guarantee basic rights

This isn’t hard: LGBTQ Pennsylvanians deserve protections under the law


WHYY says it will not recognize the union. Now what?

Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO says overhauled gun policies cost the company $250M

Arby’s operator: New Wilkes-Barre area restaurant planned after mall closure

Wilkes-Barre Township Chick-fil-A opening date set


Mon Valley police departments will train together for active shooter scenario

US Supreme Court again refuses to hear Ciavarella appeal

Central Pa. homicides in 2019 are on pace to exceed last year’s total


School threats met with stern warning

Uniontown police eye charges against student in high school shooting threat

Device that captures and kills spotted lanternflies wins challenge for Conrad Weiser students

State System takes another enrollment hit

Enrollment declines continue at Pennsylvania State System universities

State universities’ enrollment shows decline for the ninth consecutive year; Cheyney’s is on the rise

LaVar Arrington: Penn State alumni letter reflects ‘culture that Joe Paterno built’

Penn State grant will enlist more soldiers in the war against the spotted lanternfly

Alvernia University receives $2.3 million federal grant


Luzerne County Councilman Haas to run for Congress against Cartwright

County officials still negotiating with voting machine vendors

Lackawanna County must order new voting machines by end of year to qualify for state reimbursement


New poker room opens today at casino

Health Care

Geisinger plans to divert preemie births from Danville facility

258 Pa. residents died from the flu last year. You need a vaccination now, officials say.

Local News

West Pittston flood protection options set for release at Wednesday night meeting

Wilkes-Barre shade tree panel seeks statute

Nonprofit leader selected as toastmistress for NAACP banquet

Gazenski’s name pulled from WB Housing Authority board appointment

Appeals court’s late deadline in Scranton mayor election case may cause ballot dilemma

Scranton ethics board to hold first meeting

Upper Bucks township loses appeal against Adelphia Gateway pipeline

Lower Burrell police Chief Tim Weitzel to step down but remain on force

Asbestos testing delays prompt New Kensington to adjust demolition plans

Habitat for Humanity gives keys to Reading home to a family of 6

Stagnant ‘scummy pond’ in Wyomissing treated for mosquitoes

Reading City Council updated on Bernhart and Egelman dams

Allentown Diocese taps little of its $300 million in Lehigh Valley real estate to compensate abuse victims

What Allentown Diocese real estate is and is not for sale?

National News

U.S. Supreme Court appears split over LGBT people’s rights

Veterinarians are dying by suicide at high rates, beset by stress, death, and debt

More mental health care won’t stop the gun epidemic, new study suggests | Analysis


Two months after North Philly police shooting, neighbors still feel ‘heightened anxiety all the time’

Philly school board chair: Despite missteps, we back superintendent

In Ben Franklin/SLA asbestos crisis, the whole system is guilty | Editorial

School district has broken our trust, say students displaced by asbestos | Opinion

Philly’s Ethel Allen School revises blueprint with new initiatives

Philly cops are getting inside the ‘black box’ of city’s rising traffic fatality problem

Philly jury hands Johnson & Johnson $8 billion verdict in Risperdal case over male breast growth

Sexually transmitted diseases hit record high nationally; Philly is even worse

Philly’s new parking kiosks ditch dashboard-displayed receipts

Philly’s Heinz Wildlife Refuge opens just to deer hunters, angering birders in prime viewing season

How Working Families Party’s Kendra Brooks built the biggest independent fund-raising machine in Philly Council history

Officers seize 43 suspected cockfighting birds in Kensington


Fitzgerald proposes $959M county budget with no tax increase

Allegheny County 2020 budget proposal includes no tax increase

City to receive second $250,000 grant to fight gun violence

Lacing the skates: Former Civic Arena redevelopment may be ready to roll

‘A nice little storefront’: New women’s boutique helping to reshape retail Downtown

Official: Woman, 19, attempted to carjack sheriff’s deputy, Pittsburgh police officer in East Liberty

367 people make abuse claims in applying for Pittsburgh Diocese’s compensation fund

City declares Oct. 27 ‘Remember Repair Together Day’ in perpetuity to honor Tree of Life victims

Pitt pushes back against PLRB ruling, moves to block union election

An imperfect solution: Allegheny County must work to make voting more accessible

Allegheny County DA collects, destroys 700 guns from police evidence rooms

Pittsburgh institute expects rise in Newman interest, visits after sainthood

State News

Pennsylvania says changes to Medicaid program will yield $85 million in savings

Entrepreneur grants target former coal, steel communities in Appalachia

Appalachian Regional Commission announces $44.4M initiative

County firefighters to receive $1.3M in aid

White Haven dam water release scheduled

Central Pa. court sued for barring those on probation from using medical marijuana

ACLU says a Lebanon County medical marijuana policy violates state law


Which bridges are the longest in Pennsylvania?


White House and Democrats fight over vague rules for impeachment

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan goes to ground zero in the battle against the spotted lanternfly

Bob Casey says health coverage for 20 million Americans is in jeopardy