Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. Gov. Wolf wants coronavirus orders to stand while he appeals federal ruling

Federal judge rules closures ordered by Wolf, Levine unconstitutional: They ‘crossed those lines’

Federal judge rules Gov. Wolf’s shutdown orders were unconstitutional

York County GOP lawmakers applaud federal judge’s decision declaring Wolf’s pandemic orders unconstitutional

‘A return to normalcy might be on the horizon’; Pa. House GOP leaders react to court’s reversal of Wolf’s COVID-19 response orders

5 takeaways on federal ruling finding Wolf’s coronavirus shutdown orders unconstitutional

Pa. Health Secretary Levine urges college students to protect themselves from covid

Pa. coronavirus recovery: College kids drive uptick in COVID-19 cases

Pa. will get $1.988B in funding for eviction relief, Sen. Casey announces

COVID Cases at the University of Scranton rise but remain low at other area colleges

PPS employee tests positive for COVID-19, forces closure of Mifflin PreK-8

Staff member tests positive at Pittsburgh Mifflin elementary school

Central Pa. school closes temporarily after 2 positive COVID-19 cases

Weekly average of coronavirus cases continues to climb in Berks County

Coronavirus positivity rate increases in Montgomery and Chester counties

Coronavirus positivity rate increases in Chester County

No new COVID-19 deaths in NEPA last two days, 39 new cases

Pitt scientists make antibody discovery that could potentially treat, prevent COVID-19

Pitt researchers isolate antibody that could prove crucial in covid-19 treatment and prevention

Lehigh County’s Cedarbrook nursing home welcomes back visitors after six months of COVID-19 precautions

‘The unknown is scary’: York County Prison COVID-19 outbreak tests prisoners, loved ones


A Texas judge ruled this doctor was not an expert. A Pennsylvania Republican invited him to testify on trans health care

Rural pharmacies plead for help

Farmers seek protection from lawsuits

Reject effort to kill state solar industry

Pennsylvania’s legislature should protect its presidential vote | Opinion

Legislators must pass Shawn’s bill to save young lives from suicide | PennLive letters


Pa. warns jobless: Apply for $1,800 checks before money runs out


Business owners endorse judge’s ruling on Wolf orders, but say damage already don

During pandemic, more workers being replaced by robots, new study finds

Hobby Lobby raises its minimum wage to more than double the federal rate

Illness prompts closure of Staples store in Exeter Township

Pa. bank to close about 20 percent of its branches

Could Amazon Go grocery be coming to Havertown?


Use of serious fatal overdose charge increases in Pa.

Legal advocates line up on both sides of Bill Cosby’s appeal

He hid his roommate’s murder for 16 years. Now, a Bucks County man will spend decades in prison.

Lawyer: Notes on report show Wilkinsburg police may have been chasing the wrong man before deadly shooting

Investigators review 3 videos of Reading police shooting

Erie police aim for body cameras Oct. 1


Central Dauphin parents demand return to in-classroom instruction, say hybrid learning is not working

Olivet clubs in Reading opening to Berks County students in need of a place for virtual learning

Problems plague Norwin online instruction

Mt. Lebanon school board member uses profanity prior to meeting

Norwin board members call on Wayman to resign over `offensive’ Facebook postings

PIAA to address judge’s ruling Wednesday

Cal U, Clarion and Edinboro form partnership aimed at improving education, efficiency

Three Berks County schools make list of U.S. News and World Report’s best colleges


No public tickets to Biden town hall

Biden calls Trump ‘a climate arsonist’ after president says ‘I don’t think science knows’ about global warming

Cartwright, Bognet spar over police funding

What could still go wrong with mail-in ballots and Election Day

PA Election 2020 questions answered: I just moved. Can I still vote in the election?

Health Care

Jefferson-Einstein antitrust hearing has IBC as major focus

Local News

$500,000 grant announced for Scranton facility to battle opioid abuse

Wright Center program targeting drug-addicted expectant mothers to expand after federal award

Children’s Advocacy Center executive director retiring

Luzerne County’s new voting system gets high praise from citizens

Mohegan Sun Pocono appeals county hotel tax assessment

Perkasie covered bridge gets $100,000 Keystone Grant

Gun permit requests rise in Luzerne County

Fire fight? Larksville to disband full-time fire department

4-year-old Springdale Twp. girl continues fundraising efforts for Allegheny Valley Police K9s

East Deer commissioner OK with water rate increase imposed by Tarentum

Plum appoints a familiar face as its new emergency management coordinator

Suspended Fawn officer, attorney will not participate in hearing over his job

Westmoreland County holds annual sale of tax delinquent property – pandemic style

Northampton GOP secures new location for rally featuring St. Louis couple who brandished guns to keep protesters off their property

‘We’re not silent anymore’: Lancaster protests stay peaceful amid anger, rage

National News

Choking air from West Coast fires just won’t ease up

West Coast wildfires that have killed 35 raise fight over climate change as Trump visits

HHS spokesman warns of insurrection after election, sees government scientists’ ‘sedition’


PAFA grads boycott their own student art show while trustees pledge to increase diversity

Federal appeals court strikes down SEPTA’s ban on political advertising, saying it has been arbitrarily applied

Philly’s wrongful convictions have frequently involved official misconduct. A new report says it’s a national problem.

Are masks required at the Liberty Bell? ‘It’s a gray area.’

Leader of African American Museum in Philadelphia resigns to take job in Memphis

U.S. attorney says Philly DA Larry Krasner’s ‘radical experiment has failed’ in announcing federal charges in 2 cases

Another contract deadline passes for Philly public school teachers; no deal, but ‘significant progress’

How Philly’s summer of protests revitalized the affordable housing movement

A Philly man who supplied the gun used in a double murder will soon be freed from life in prison

Philly school board already voted against a Hilco tax break. It should do so again. | Opinion

Stood Up Again: Kenney a no-show for brunch invitation with encampment protesters


Report: Black youths in Allegheny County continue to enter juvenile justice system at higher rates than whites

The opposite of leadership

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette workers move closer to strike

‘Floating Cinema’ passing on Pittsburgh; company blames covid

State News

$300,000 in grants awarded to restore Schuylkill River