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Antwon Rose death spurs Democratic Pa. lawmakers’ plan for police reform bills

Democratic Legislators To Release Police-Reform Legislation

Pa. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Improve Police-Community Relations

‘A club that doesn’t need any new members.’ An interview with Antwon Rose II’s mother

Opening up Pa.’s primary elections to more voters gaining momentum

Telemedicine bill draws support from providers, concern from insurers

Pennsylvania’s ‘savage’ budgets and booming fireworks law subjects of courtroom showdown

Bill Tracker: Increasing the dignity of female inmates

$1.5M grant will help pay for Phoenixville community center

Kaufer plans concealed carry seminar

Fix error: Ban indoor smoking


Hershey adding Pirate’s Booty cheese puffs to its snack bag

17 Pennsylvania shops cited for selling e-cigs to minors

Burlington opening in Dickson City

Clergy Sex Abuse

Pope accepts Wheeling bishop’s resignation after sexual harassment allegations

Pope authorizes sexual-harassment investigation of Philly native and W. Va. Bishop Michael Bransfield

Ex-Harrisburg bishop cleared of abuse allegation


Police searching for inmate who escaped custody in Upper Darby

Pennsylvania prosecuting more gun buyers trying to sidestep law


Fox Chapel Area cancels classes at Kerr Elementary due to mold

District dysfunction: Law enforcement should look into West Mifflin woes

Seton Hill, other area universities receive high marks in U.S. News rankings

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx tapped by Carnegie Mellon University


Tom Wolf says he’s the ‘small business governor.’ Pa. business groups aren’t so sure.

Wolf wins Labor Council award

Wolf tours city, redevelopment

Scott Wagner says schools should steer more kids toward blue-collar jobs

Scott Wagner’s ‘strong arm’ collection tactics is focus of Rt. 581 billboard

Scott Wagner Proposes Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis

‘We have to do it now’: Inside the high-pressure election for Pa. General Assembly | Analysis

As more women donate to campaigns, which Pa. candidates have drawn the most female contributors?

Craig says Bartolotta using office to pressure DAs into probing forgery allegations


What are the odds? Colleges fear sports betting will lead to cheating.

Hurricane Florence

Amid Hurricane Florence, North Carolina may regret weakening its building codes in 2013

Hurricane Florence hammers the Carolinas: The latest

Agencies, utilities prep for storm response

Local News

Dorrance Twp. sets Oct. 1 hearing on revised Blue Ridge development

United way kicks off fundraising campaign

Solicitor: Nay Aug Park deed restriction does not preclude coffee shop

Two Scranton residents claim overbilling in suit vs. firm that collects late trash fees

Court upholds denial of Scranton attorney’s nearly $1M fees

HCA ratifies budget; no raise in water rate

Massive fire destroys several buildings in downtown New Kensington

Tarentum’s Fall Festival opens three-evening run with nice crowds, good weather

New site will allow county conservation district to carry out its mission in a new way

Nearly $900K in upgrades ordered for Westmoreland emergency system

Death of Jeannette teen killed by train ruled accidental

2 county commissioners support passenger-rail effort for Berks

Reading Parking Authority finance manager is terminated for talking to press

Man with ax smashes Berks County Services Center window, official says

Allentown slaps nonprofits with business tax; one hits back with lawsuit

National News

‘It looked like Armageddon:’ Deadly gas blasts destroy homes

In a bid to avoid a 2nd trial, Manafort reportedly cuts a tentative plea deal with Mueller

Andrew Cuomo defeats Cynthia Nixon in New York’s Democratic primary for governor

‘Even the folks who won don’t seem happy,’ Obama says of Republicans at a Cleveland rally

ICE seeks an additional $1 billion amid anticipations of an increase in deportations

Officials mull evidence from the apartment of a man slain by a Dallas police officer

Federal court rules against DeVos in for-profit fraud case

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the U.S. | Analysis

Blacks see wider gap despite rise in household incomes

Opioid Crisis

Cambria coroner: 5 OD deaths on holiday weekend


In South Philly, a long-hidden heroin crisis can’t be ignored anymore

Is Mayor Kenney delaying a tool that would let taxpayers see how their money is spent? | Clout

City Council recalls Philly construction tax in favor of compromise with Kenney

Kensington junkyard, city come to terms on outstanding fines

Why parking-lot attendants across Philadelphia have launched a campaign to unionize

Family of cyclist killed by a truck in Philly receives $6 million settlement

Philly Board of Ethics fines former Nutter aide for misspending city money


$10 million plan for affordable housing in Pittsburgh gets URA approval

Tom Hanks-Fred Rogers film ‘You Are My Friend’ filming in Downtown Pittsburgh

Firm plans to add lagoon, ice rink to North Side riverfront development

Former Pittsburgh police officer acquitted in alleged road rage incident

Allegheny County deputy resuscitates toddler not breathing after crash

Allegheny County Jail to start installing cameras in blind spots

Officials submit new application for federal Bus Rapid Transit funding

State News

A Chester basketball legend, buried for years in an unmarked grave, gets his memorial

Suicide prevention walk planned

LCB sets hearing for Ali Baba Liquor Lounge

Editorial: Suicide Prevention Week gives issue attention it needs

Census: Rich get richer in Pennsylvania’s cities, especially in Bethlehem


Rush Twp. traffic child safety effort begins Sun.

Berks task force has few options to ensure bus service to New York


Bitter Senate fight to confirm Kavanaugh plunges into deeper chaos over letter

Trump disputes estimate of Puerto Rico hurricane deaths