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‘People can’t afford to bathe themselves’: What life is like for Pennsylvanians who lost cash assistance

Legislators disturbed by tone of testimony on Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania

Senate-passed Sunday hunting bill hits opposition in House

Lawmakers bristle at ‘bullied’ charge during hearing on Sunday-hunting bill

Committee members vow to change votes as tempers flare at Sunday hunting hearing

Pa. House of Representatives to spend $1 million to create more meeting room space

Paul Muschick: There’s a big hole in the state Right-to-Know Law

Require data on tax-credit scholarships

Tell your state senator to support this important bill that fights Lyme disease | Opinion


Flight 93 site a fitting memorial to the souls lost on 9/11 | Opinion

Honors, prayers: Service remembers victims of Sept. 11 attacks

Editorial: It’s imperative that we keep memory of 9/11 alive

Somerset County community starts memorial in honor of post-9/11 War on Terror

Main Line firefighters invite public to Sept 11th. Remembrance


How Pa. is continuing to help those with the disease of addiction | Opinion


‘What’s America without pasta?’ Lou Barletta forms coalition to keep Italian food products out of trade war

EQT cuts about 200 positions from retooled organization

EQT Corp. lays off 196 people, slashing workforce by nearly 25%

As Congress debates PFAS measures, lawmakers press 3M, DuPont, Chemours on chemicals they used

FTC threatens action against CBD companies making bogus health claims

Little green women soldiers are coming soon, thanks to a Scranton company and a 6-year-old girl

Sales of Tröegs beer will fund Appalachian forest preservation

As heavy-duty truck market softens, Mack planning temporary layoffs at Lower Macungie assembly plant


Large number of Pa. lifers up for pardons

Pennsylvania Supreme Court should strike down the death penalty | Opinion

Woman accused of threatening game commission office

State police plan DUI checkpoints


Hanover Area deals with high school case of whooping cough

Highlands is doing away with school suspensions at 2 schools

Temple women sound off about the field hockey game they didn’t finish — because of fireworks for football team

Alvernia University dedicates and blesses new Tom and Helen Flynn PLEX

Pennsylvania foster kids will be able to attend college tuition-free in 2020. But the law could be even stronger, advocates say

Health Care

Share of un­in­sured Amer­i­cans rises for first time in a de­cade

First-in-a-decade rise in those without health insurance hits children the hardest

Local News

White Haven Center supporters get their say today

County council OKs tax break for Mericle project

Binding arbitration award ends wait between Wilkes-Barre and firefighters’ union

W-B city council chair promises to prevent personal attacks by speakers

Plymouth Twp. fire department sets town hall meeting for Thursday

Area’s future recognized at Young Professionals Awards

Delco firehouse reopens, but there are still burning questions | Editorial

Race talk in West Chester: ‘Who is at top and bottom of totem pole?’

New Kensington front yard tabbed best in the nation

Delmont committee mulling options for bringing Heritage Trail spur into borough

Former state prison in Hempfield scheduled for sheriff’s sale

Health department says Harrison dust is lime

New Kensington cleanup planned ahead of Wine & Beer Fest

Second full-time officer working in Gilpin

Reading mayor proposes property swap to clear debt with parking authority

Reading’s deputy police chief is leaving the city to lead York’s police department

Exeter Township agrees to 10-cent-per-ton revenue increase from Pioneer Crossing Landfill

Foreclosures in Berks County on pace to go down again

National News

America’s poverty rate falls while household incomes remain the same

South Carolina to consider abortion ban; bill faces uncertain future

NC special election: GOP holds hotly contested House seat

New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy to gun industry and banks: Get behind gun control or lose state’s business


Illegal sales of cigarettes to Philadelphia youth doubled in 2018

Climate change is hurting Philadelphians’ health, and the worst is yet to come

Representing charters and Muslim women: Meet Philly’s newest school board members

After fire, Philadelphia refinery paid executives $4,591,500 in bonuses while hundreds were laid off

Philly Black leaders: More cops fired over alleged racist, violent Facebook postings

Council hears of upshot from police social media posting scandal

Interim Philly police commissioner Christine Coulter apologizes for controversial T-shirt; Councilwoman Cindy Bass calls for resignation

Drexel is prepared to take charge of Philadelphia’s history

Star in the shadows

Independence National Park needs a facelift. Now there’s a GoFundMe for that. | Mike Newall

‘All my past is in my past’: At sentencing, ex-mob enforcer Philip Narducci says he’s left crime behind

Larry Kaiser steps down as CEO of Temple University Health System

Philly must drop its voting machine deal | Opinion


In Washington, Peduto leads U.S. mayors’ push for Congress to pass gun laws

Peduto, Toomey meet in Washington on background-check legislation

Port Authority reviewing bus stops with aim of eliminating some

Former Steeler Sam Davis found dead after reported missing from McKeesport nursing home

Antonio Brown accused of raping former trainer in federal lawsuit

If this, what next?: Animal cruelty must not be tolerated

2 shot in Pittsburgh’s Terrace Village neighborhood

Franco Harris, George Washington statues to return to Pittsburgh airport

Is Pittsburgh vulnerable to fracking-induced earthquakes?

State News

Pa. nurses are fed up with hold times, rude answers, and delays dealing with state licensing board

Breakfast featuring Pa. Farm Show milkshakes will help showcase fourth-generation dairy farm in Berks

Pa. Supreme Court court weights discipline against Penn State’s ex-counsel


Turnpike to begin work replacing second Plum bridge to prepare for widening toll road

Westbound ramp to Reading’s Penn Street Bridge opens ahead of schedule


Congress marks 400th anniversary of slaves arriving in US