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This Philly lawmaker wants Pennsylvania to offer reparations to its black residents

Lawmakers question one-person rail crews

Letter to the Editor: LMSD supports efforts of State Sen. Hughes

Your View by state legislator: Why all of Pennsylvania needs high-speed internet service

Your View by Republican state senator: Red flag law is ‘one sure way to reduce firearm deaths’


One killed, one critical in Chester double-shooting

2-year-old shoots himself, investigation continuing, police say

Police investigating after Whitehall toddler suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound

Woman speaks out about neighbor who shot her husband: ‘This is the story of a dangerous man’


Amazon must address warehouse working conditions | Opinion

Hanover Twp. steel facility expands, owners look to hire more

Pennsylvania’s businesses could to the right thing and raise their workers’ wages | Opinion

Lidl opening two new Montco grocery stores this month


Woman charged in child abduction, but search continues for Penn Hills toddler

Not just somewhere else: Sex trafficking happens here

Officials probing prisoner’s death at USP Canaan

Frackville state prison visitors arrested, accused of possessing contraband, drugs and weapons


Landmark lawsuit challenges how Pennsylvania funds its public schools

In cash-strapped school districts, these are the folks called to help the recovery

School lunches get upgrade, pleasing palates and boosting nutrition

Mahanoy Area acts on items to start year

New Springfield High School is on the rise

When it comes to borrowing for college, it pays to do homework

Lyndsey Rozzi shares some tricks in applying — and paying for — college

Villanova student’s report triggers campus ‘active shooter’ alert; police find no threat

University of Scranton task force responds to abuse in Catholic Church

Cheyney University’s turnaround is a blueprint to saving Pa.’s state-owned universities | Mark O’Keefe


Pa. and other states upgrade election equipment — wary of ‘a race without a finish line’

Health Care

For chronic Lyme patients, every day can be a struggle

Medical clinic helping low-income patients in central Pa. gains financial health, stops looking for partner

Heritage Valley sees uptick in sports injuries in fall

WellSpan urges people possibly exposed to measles to call hotline

Phoenixville Hospital earns ACR accreditation

Local News

Report: No action against Crispell

More security cameras coming to Luzerne County properties

Live music, salute to veterans highlight Labor Day event

Union members walk for fair contracts during NEPA Labor Day Festival

The Wall That Heals arrives in Luzerne County Tuesday afternoon

The Wall That Heals arrives in Plymouth today

Crash reports available online in some Luzerne County communities

Scranton seeks cost of downtown walkability plan

City, district need joint tax policy

Fire company launches dive team for Blue Marsh

Slow Labor Day no problem for Blue Marsh Lake rangers

National News

Criminal justice activists push for lists of problem police officers

Opioid Crisis

Suing Big Pharma is only a part of the overall solution to the opioid crisis | Editorial


SEPTA’s smart fare card brings a new twist to an old subway hustle

Philadelphia’s public school students return to classes today

Superintendent Hite talks new school year, goals

Hahnemann bankruptcy has a high-stakes showdown set for Wednesday

The world’s first T-cell therapy for a solid tumor cancer is made in Philly

Doctor who lost a son to overdose: ‘Philly needs Safehouse now’ | Opinion

How can Philly be thriving overall while poverty is increasing? | Opinion

New documentary featuring South Philly’s Will Little focuses on impact of gun violence on shooters | Jenice Armstrong

‘Particularly dark’ Labor Day for Philadelphia’s unemployed union workers

Thousands of Philly union members rally on the waterfront for Labor Day


SEIU president rallies workers in Pittsburgh on Labor Day

Thousands turn out for Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade

Storm shatters 107-year-old record, hands Pittsburgh region its wettest Sept. 1

‘This hits home to a lot of people’: Prayer vigil held in Verona for missing Penn Hills toddler

State News

‘Gun-like’ hand gestures can have legal consequences

Barletta steps away from politics, starts consulting firm

NEPA summer weather recap: Warm, wet, repeat

Planned Parenthood’s exit from Title X likely to have fallout

These 23 conditions can qualify you to get medical marijuana in Pa.

It’s a great time to sell a house in central Pa., but a rough time for buyers seeking affordable homes

Is it time to refi? Amid lower rates, lenders say homeowners are jumping to refinance

Hunting seasons open for some birds you didn’t know existed

DEP fines Sunoco $313K for pipeline violations


LCTA announces express bus for Luzerne County Fair