Select Page


Latest Pa. GOP attempt to strip Gov. Tom Wolf of his coronavirus emergency powers fails

Pa. House falls short on COVID-19 emergency order veto override

Battle over mail-in ballots playing out in Pa. Legislature, state and federal courts

House OKs changes to mail-in voting law; Wolf threatens veto

Pa. House passes pandemic-related school bills, including one that guarantees school boards have the power to decide whether to hold sports

Federal order protects many Pa. renters from eviction, though legal challenges may arise

A lifeline for small businesses

Mullery named Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Ethics

We need changes in state law to ensure accurate, timely reporting of mail-in voting | Opinion

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Bloomsburg University COVID-19 cases reach 218 as Lock Haven also shifts classes online

Wilkes U. stands at 7 COVID-19 cases, dashboard shows

Spike in coronavirus cases forces Kutztown University to suspend athletic-related activities

Penn State athletic department reports 1 positive among 222 coronavirus tests

Temple cases rise, two more universities pause classes; Murphy says N.J. is prepared for the school year

13 new COVID-19 deaths reported in W. Pa.; Allegheny County reports 9 dead

Two new deaths reported in Monroe County; 49 new cases found in region

Centre County sees largest one-day jump in COVID-19 cases, SCASD staying open for now

Nearly a quarter of Montgomery County residents sought tests for coronavirus

COVID outbreaks at Beaver County nursing homes concern state officials

Nursing homes resume limited family visits for residents

Special visiting booths help protect nursing home residents from COVID-19

Steroids can save lives among covid-19 patients, UPMC and Pitt researchers say

Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline in COVID-19 vaccine human trials

Retargeting testing: Political or practical?


Wolf administration to release $25M for abandoned mine land reclamation projects


You just learned your Pennsylvania unemployment benefits are running out. Don’t panic.

Mini-reactors are gaining traction in the push for greener grids

Ball Corp.’s new Jenkins Township plant will create 230 jobs

New manufacturing plant will create 230 jobs in Luzerne County

Berks officials urge business owners to apply for grants from $6 million in new coronavirus relief

Few masks, little distancing: Amid pandemic, crowds rally at Lincoln Speedway


Some fans will now be allowed at high school sports events in Pa.

Gov. Wolf lifts ban on spectators at interscholastic sports

Wolf updates spectator guidelines for high school sports

How remote learning could lead to vision problems for some kids

Pa. must fund students, not school districts | Opinion

As school begins, local officials offer guidance on sports, PPE, special ed and more


GOP group opposed to Trump makes big ad buy in Pennsylvania

In Kenosha, Joe Biden to test his promise to unify the nation

Trump, Biden will visit Shanksville on Sept. 11

Fact-checking Biden’s statement in Pa. that more police have died from coronavirus than on patrol

Trump’s base is shrinking as whites without a college degree continue to decline

Monmouth poll: Biden’s lead over Trump narrows in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania county voted for Obama twice. But it’s ‘Trump Country’ now.

Trump suggests voting twice, which is illegal

Trump to make campaign stop in Latrobe today

Westmoreland outsources mailing of ballots, calibration of voting machines

Voters will get to try new machines before Nov. 3

Lackawanna County election board authorizes use of drop boxes for mail-in ballots

Candidate challenges Toohil to three debates

This Pa. Senate race is a rare political beauty | John Baer

Prosecutors charge 19 in North Carolina with voter fraud

Perry: Systemic racism isn’t real, Black deaths sensationalized


Philly investor Ira Lubert wins auction for new Pa. mini-casino license, and names State College area as the site

Investigate Mount Airy casino loan

Local News

Federal grants announced aimed at cleaning up polluted waterways

Keystone Mission gets zoning go-ahead for homeless shelter in South Scranton

Clarks Summit council votes in opposition of liquefied natural gas plant’s plans

New task force brings child abuse into county domain

Delaware County Council takes first step to decriminalize marijuana

State grant will pay for dredging of Turtle Creek, Dirty Camp Run in Pitcairn

Wilkes-Barre, Pittston YMCAs merging

Concentration of sex offenders in Harrisburg is well-documented. How to address the issue isn’t that simple.

National News

Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame pitcher and Mets legend, dies at 75


‘A desperate plea for help’: Philly councilmember asks Kenney to declare gun violence emergency

SEPTA’s ‘social-distancing coaches’ are sticking around to boost mask wearing

Philly students head back to class, virtually; education leaders demand more funding

Judge rejects bid by Local 98 chief John Dougherty and Councilmember Bobby Henon to toss their bribery case before trial

How the Sixers are pitching their plan for a new arena and more at Penn’s Landing

2 teens killed in quadruple shooting in South Philly

Philadelphia police inspector under investigation for alleged assault

Philadelphia International Airport still can’t receive most international flights

Black groups endorse 76ers bid to build stadium along Delaware River waterfront

Stick to the people’s preferences for the Delaware Waterfront | Opinion

Her ticket up was basketball. But that was before a stray bullet took her life. | Jenice Armstrong

If lanternflies can teach us anything, it’s that we must remain vigilant | Helen Ubiñas


Peduto set to bypass early budget deadline as virus hits revenues, no federal help in sight

City treasurer: Pittsburgh faces $100 million less revenue because of pandemic

Pittsburgh Airport gets $3.6 million grant to keep the air flowing inside planes

Email error revealed names of 47 Pittsburgh diocese abuse claimants

Fitzgerald, Bogen take part in clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Port Authority to design its own face masks to be part of employee uniforms

Two city councilmen invite Biden to tour Pittsburgh’s historically Black neighborhoods

Allegheny-Fayette labor council will host emergency food distribution, part of ‘Weekend of Service’

City offices closed, trash collection delayed by Labor Day in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County

Pittsburgh City Council told facial recognition bill should be stronger

State News

Pennsylvania women and people of color are bearing the brunt of the recession, report shows

Pa. liquor sales down, but income hits record high

Pa. Liquor Control Board reports record net income despite sales decline

PLCB awards 4 grants in Berks County to reduce underage and dangerous drinking

Let the bugling begin: Pennsylvania elk webcam goes live


PennDOT proposing bridge replacement, roundabout project in Allegheny Township

PennDOT: Roundabouts save lives


Second Trump appointee out at FDA amid credibility concerns

Meuser says he’s fully recovered from COVID-19