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Local lawmakers take criminal justice reform talk to prison

Rent a pet? Two Pa. lawmakers hope to ban it before it comes back to bite owners

Legislative hearing focuses on connecting veterans with benefits they’re due

Legislator puts heat on CamTran in busing dispute

Comitta finds pipeline concerns trump all others


Governor: courts, not church fund, better for abuse victims


Steel tariff review process under fire; revisions planned

Steelworkers rally in Coatesville for new contract

Trump eases restrictions on some metal imports, aiding cracker plant construction

Clergy Sex Abuse

Pennsylvania bishop punishes predecessor over clergy abuse

Cardinal Wuerl laments ‘failures to be there’ for victims, others

Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese places three priests on administrative leave

Former bishop Timlin no longer can represent diocese


Delco guard busted smuggling synthetic pot into prison

Philly cop charged with falsifying arrest paperwork

Lancaster city mulls marijuana decriminalization

Man who shot trooper in roadside battle gets up to 110 years

Trail of facts, starting with a license plate, leads to arrest in Carlisle homicide

‘I’m going to go on a killing spree’: Pa. man threatens hospital staff

Kingston man gets ARD for leaking nude photo of WB teacher

Williams guilty of voluntary manslaughter

Police: Woman being threatened by boyfriend aided by passing motorist

W-B police probe fake Facebook account posing as a police officer

Thornton ruled competent to stand trial for 2014 homicide

Convicted ex-state police trooper accused of indecent assault of Berks teen

Sentencing delayed for former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski

Judge sends child porn cases to trial


Philly school officials to reconsider August start for students

State unveils new safety guides for college campuses

Crossing guard: Parents were right in WVW bus saga

Another big bill for WB Area consolidated school: Traffic improvements

Court upholds firing of Tunkhannock elementary schools principal

Nuisance bear turns into educational tool

Federal school safety panel will issue recommendations in post-Parkland report


Sen. John McCain honored at U.S. Capitol: ‘He represented all of America in the way he conducted himself’

Bartolotta dismisses Craig challenge to release taxes as a ‘stunt’

After racist posts, Beaver County GOP committee officer resigns

Local News

How do you assign new values to 205,000 properties after 20 years? A look inside Delco revaluation

William Nealon, of Scranton, longest-serving U.S. judge in history, dies

Water Rescue team, firefighters help two kayakers on Kiski River

Several central Pa. roads closed due to flash flooding

Judge might push Act 47 deadline back to October: Mayor Papenfuse

Liens settled on building housing AGRiMED’s marijuana growing operation

AAA promotes well-being of older adults

This time around, lots more interest in Scranton sidewalk work

State recognizes bike route through region

Butler Twp. schedules park and ride hearing

Lockdown at Berks County Prison to end

Wilson outdoor education area nearly ready for community debut

Local NAACP issues travel advisory to minorities traveling to South Whitehall, Dorney Park

In Erie County, you’re paying more to register your vehicle. Here’s why

Crowds roll in for food, fun at Cambria City Ethnic Festival

National News

DeVos: Gun buys a matter for states to decide

Still separated: Nearly 500 migrant children taken from their parents remain in U.S. custody

Natural Gas

DEP report details increased inspections, protections

Gas over limit at Lackawanna Energy Center in Jessup

N.J. fuel-tax hike leaves cheap gas in the rearview mirror


Bobbitt’s lawyer says he will go to court if couple do not hand over the money

Super-sized Wawas not always wanted in Philadelphia suburbs

Philly-area Catholic high school teachers won’t have new pact before contract expires at midnight

Chinese American scientist admits plot to steal GlaxoSmithKline’s secrets for firm in China

‘I can’t breathe’: Probe underway at Glen Mills after staffer attacks boy

Parkway museums struggle through Made in America: ‘It takes a toll’

Made in America 2018: Here’s everything you need to know about Day One


Pittsburgh police crackdown on prostitutes, johns highlights human trafficking problem

There’s still time to splash in city pools and spray parks

Harassers plague Shadyside ice cream shop — for three years and counting

The city’s startup incubator, PGH Lab, is accepting applications for its fourth cohort


Johnstown addiction clinic doctor pleads guilty to doling out prescriptions for cash

Mon Valley Opioid Coalition plans kickoff parade in conjunction with National Night Out

State News

Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pennsylvania prison workers

State denies Wilkes-Barre’s Act 47 request

Students push state recognition for ‘snot otters’

Northeast dairy farmers paid in class action lawsuit

Seven previously deported indicted on illegal re-entry


A tale of two bus rides to New York: Bieber vs. Trans-Bridge

Road work may hinder Penn State fan traffic


Trump aims to advance NAFTA deal with Mexico after his comments sink talks with Canada

Trump names career official to lead National Park Service

AP: Justice Department lawyer was told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’

High court pick Kavanaugh and his carefully constructed life

World News

United States terminates funding of U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees