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The final countdown: Bills awaiting action as Pa. Legislature’s 2017-18 session winds to a close

No bulbs, but Senior Expo sheds light on a lot of issues

Lawmakers rail over short session for critical bills

Chester County killings underscore need for domestic-violence reform, advocates say; one bill could pass next week

Reveal gas lines

Editorial: Pennsylvania lawmakers’ long to-do list


Gov. Wolf orders state police troopers to routinely visit schools, colleges during patrols


Tensions mount in U.S. Steel, USW talks

Here fishy, fishy: Scranton aquarium welcomes first customers


The Bill Cosby judge forbids testimony by other accusers at the entertainer’s sentencing

One review of Pa. prisons’ pricey ebooks: ‘Books that are available for free, that nobody wants anyway’

Ex-South Fayette PTA head charged with stealing nearly $20K from group

Cops: Mt. Lebanon man stole $12K from Harrison nursery school

People in Pa. prisons are smuggling medicine to treat their addictions because the state won’t provide it | Opinion


Dallas teachers approve tentative contract; school board set to vote Sunday

Dallas teachers ratify tentative contract

North Hills educator youngest ever to be named national history teacher of the year

Fired Abington Heights teacher settles lawsuit against district for $950,000

Pottstown schools celebrates $1 million grant

Computer conundrum: More time needed to prepare 2,000 new HASD machines

Lackawanna College opens new culinary center

College students could face a $1,100 cut in the maximum state grant award in 2019-20


Wagner, Republican nominee for governor, shares story about ‘raccoon’ infestation

Democrats criticize Wagner for reading InfoWars letter at campaign event

Democratic congressional candidate calls on Trump to release his tax returns, but won’t show his | Clout

Trump, Don Jr. love Pa., but national GOP groups have left top of the ticket stranded

Delaware County should help Haverford College students vote | Editorial

Workers’ rights more important than ever this election | Opinion

First county buys voting machines under new state standards

Health Care

Coordinated Health wants to build larger facility

Local News

City set to upgrade police records system

More large commercial assessment reductions granted in Luzerne County

Payment of city tax doesn’t change Parking Authority’s view of Sterling lot

Lisman to retire as county coroner

Grant will aid upgrades at Osterhout

‘CASAblanca’ comes to Forty Fort: Fundraiser helps find children’s advocates

Area govts to share $5.8M in grants

Bloomsburg Fair set to begin

WVSA could finalize stormwater fees soon

Expanded Kiski Valley sewage plant credited with preventing pollution disaster

Analyst: Reading turmoil not a good sign for Act 47

ADAPPT halfway house in Reading to close

Volunteers replace roof for Berks Korean War veteran

Leaders imagine a ‘brand’ new Johnstown marketed around outdoor opportunities

Berks Heim will receive one-time windfall from federal program

National News

‘Girl Boss’ shirts, ‘Wild Feminist’ onesies: How kids’ clothing became activist in the era of Trump

California becomes the first state to restrict plastic straws at restaurants

The Colorado meatpacker Cargill recalls 132K pounds of ground beef after an E. coli death

Here’s how Golf Digest and college students helped free a man wrongly convicted of murder

Natural Gas

Shale industry: Taxpayers should foot part of the bill for oil and gas oversight


Community to break bread, discuss what matters to them during citywide table talks

Penn report: City should prepare for S. Philly refinery closure

Phila. Gas Works proposes LNG venture with a private partner

How a developer and Rittenhouse residents collaborated to make Philly’s newest skyscraper a home for more than just the rich

Effort to rename street after Goode Sr. angers many

Eagles’ Ajayi helps ‘Bag Hunger’ at local ShopRite

Homeless population increases sharply in Kensington area

When ICE deports, it is enforcing the law, not breaking it | Stu Bykofsky

Jeff Lurie bought the Eagles for $185 million. They’re worth a lot more today.

Philly’s U.S. attorney pursuing corporate espionage and white collar crime with ‘100 percent support’ from Jeff Sessions


Mom of teen hurt in 2015 Pittsburgh police chase sues city over pursuit training

Tenants can stay in Valmar apartments — for now

Residents allowed to stay in Penn Hills apartments after water, electric restored

Port Authority begins “rebranding” process to change its image

Port Authority committee recommends 48 display terminals to improve service

Wagner wants to examine airport authority votes, records

Brightwood Career Institute to close Downtown campus in 2019

Developers complete 36 affordable homes in Pittsburgh’s Homewood

Cardigan Day brings out the love for Fred Rogers in Pittsburgh

Parks Conservancy lands $1 million grant for Allegheny Commons fountain

Santa Peduto is coming to town


Woman planned to drop charges against her husband before he shot her, 3 others

Westmoreland County district judges talk safety after Masontown court shooting

Court documents outline threats by gunman prior to Masontown shooting

Chester County shooter, ex-wife tangled in bitter, 3-year divorce that ended day before violent encounter

State News

Experts: State’s troubled pension funds fuel $3.8 billion in profits for private equity firms

Expert: PA pension funds have underreported billions in payments

1 killed in ATV crash in Ligonier Township

Is the elevator you’re riding safe? You have no right to know in Pa.

Pennsylvania Game Commission investigating deer deaths in Berks, Chester counties


New Pa. stretch completes I-95 after 62 years

Inbound Parkway East work scheduled this weekend

Bridge on Route 724 in Robeson Township to reopen


A congressman’s joke about Ruth Bader Ginsburg being groped by Lincoln spurs rebukes

Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall