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Gov. Tom Wolf calls for lawmakers to act on victim-focused bills: ‘I don’t think we have a choice’

Gov. Wolf vows to press for statute of limitations reform for abuse victims

Wolf calls on Legislature to act on bills to help sex crime victims

Stephen MacNett was ‘the glue that bound’ the Senate GOP Caucus and respected by Democrats as well

Target DUI repeaters


Fair Districts rep expounds on gerrymandering


Amazon is said to plan up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Clergy Sex Abuse

Five sisters abused by one priest. This is their story.

Clergy abuse: Donald Wuerl’s handling of allegations imperils his legacy as a reformer

Why is the Catholic Diocese of Erie transferring property?

Priest abuse allegations should be taken seriously, but let’s not jump to conclusions


Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday

Dog the Bounty Hunter reportedly joining hunt for fugitive Christy


Scranton School Board to review law, policies for handling employees named in grand jury presentment

Old Forge establishes foundation for education

WPIAL rules DeGregorio brothers ineligible to play for their father

Several Berks schools will get regular checks by state troopers

Harrisburg School District to have chief recovery officer appointed by state: report

Classes might resume Monday at Fox Chapel elementary school with mold issue

University student dismissed for being gay to enroll at Lackawanna College

First-ever grad of new King’s-Notre Dame accounting program heads West

Pennsylvania grads carry nation’s second largest college debts

Hall of Fame coach Holtz to speak at King’s commencement


Court tosses out Pa. ban on political donations from casino industry

Pennsylvania’s ban on gambling contributions struck down

In misleading ad, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick ties Dem opponent to cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

Congressional candidates to address voters at Pittsburgh Mills mall

Pa. 10th District U.S. House candidates share a table at Rotary forum, share differences on issues

Takeaways: Congressional debate between Scott Perry and George Scott

Organization uses games to teach lesson on congressional districts

Local News

Teamwork behind mine fire effort

UPDATE: DEP cannot confirm Hazleton-area mine fire extinguished

Councilman: Grant dispersal shouldn’t be sole discretion of county manager

W-B mayor to attend crime watch meeting

Legal fight in the works over parking on former Hotel Sterling lot

Lawsuit likely in Sterling lot dispute

W-B to start training police K-9s with platoon officers after biting incidents

Candy’s Place searching for new director

New planters sprout on downtown Scranton sidewalks

Cummings blames state AG’s office for county’s prison legal bills

Weatherly Ambulance faces uncertain future

Chester County controller slams K9 unit in audit report, refers probe to outside investigators

Puzzled neighbors, reeling after Bucks toddler’s death, wonder what would make a mom turn on her child

State grants to boost Unity businesses, improve Derry sewage facilities

Frazer to consider changes to zoning ordinance

Reading’s outgoing managing director warns of the city’s worsening reputation

Berks County library system gets new administrator

South Whitehall rookie officer charged with killing unarmed man expected in court

One year after hurricane, islanders miss Puerto Rico, but find hope in Lehigh Valley

Revitalizing Johnstown: Workshop to target reuse of historic buildings

Rep. Irvin announces state grants

Erie City Council moving $12 million UPMC Park grant forward

National News

Cody Wilson, creator of 3D-printed gun designs, charged with sexual assault in Texas

FEMA chief was on verge of quitting amid feud

Opioid Crisis

The opioids crisis: Congress makes progress in an uphill battle


In the city’s poorest neighborhoods, libraries close earlier and more often

10 things you didn’t know you could do with a library card | Perspective

Philly to consider new class of officer to fight Center City gridlock

Affordable-housing developers struggle to stay one step ahead of gentrification in Philadelphia | Inga Saffron

To better understand their Puerto Rican students, Philly teachers travel to Caribbean

North Philly rapper whose lyrics became evidence gets convicted — again — for 2010 murder

City Council once adopted a resolution to consider giving people free crack. Let’s bring it back. | Opinion

Why are day-care centers being banned in one district? | Editorial

Residents furious, speak out against street name after former Mayor W. Wilson Goode


Mayor Bill Peduto promises to ‘build a Pittsburgh for all’

After tenants of troubled Penn Hills apartments file complaints, water back on for now

First Look: Point Park’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse ahead of its public debut

Roof leaks plague convention center — and the bills are adding up

Denzel Washington helps Hill District’s August Wilson House achieve funding goals

East Pittsburgh council continues to debate fate of borough police force

Gag order issued in Michael Rosfeld trial

How do you hang a giant sculpture on the Carnegie Museum of Art? Very carefully

Pa. Supreme Court takes up Allegheny County case on recording inmate jail visits

Filming of “You Are My Friend” comes to Allegheny Cemetery

Big Brothers Big Sisters defends, but will change interview questions for mentors at Pittsburgh schools

Need help parking in Lawrenceville? We have secrets

Study: Pittsburgh International Airport 7th best for passenger satisfaction


Gunman killed after shooting four people in Masontown municipal building

Shooter dead, 4 injured at Fayette County district judge’s office

Gunman killed by police during shooting at Masontown magistrate’s office

DA: Shooter found dead after killing his parents at Chester County retirement community

Pa. man dead after killing elderly parents, shooting at ex-wife: DA

State News

State Secretary of Agriculture visits Washington County food bank

Lackawaxen mystery: Seal or “otter” explanation?

Berks has been shaken by about a dozen earthquakes since 1972; here’s why


Can Wertzville Road handle traffic from a new hospital? Big changes proposed

PennDOT: $58M interstate project in York County is behind schedule


Trump says Flight 93 memorial inspired him to think of his border wall

Trump complains he has ‘no attorney general’ in attack on Jeff Sessions

Cartwright bill would eliminate coal royalty loophole