Law and Justice

Prison staffing woes: Union argues more officers are needed at state facilities

Decline in inmate population spurred Pa. prison closings

Opinion: Here’s how to make an assault weapons ban that actually works

Editorial cartoon on gun reform for Sept. 8, 2019

A need to establish police review board

Legislative issues

Raise minimum age for tobacco to 21

‘By what warrant’ should elected officials serve?

Monessen council renews efforts to oust Shorraw and Coles from office

Study finds carving up school districts worsens segregation


With restrictions on abortions, many women cross state lines to end pregnancies

A Purdue bankruptcy would make opioids cases even messier


US health officials report new vaping deaths, repeat warning

Deadly mystery illness could persuade everyone to cease using e-cigarettes

US health officials repeat warning about e-cigarettes

State should act against vaping


Western Pa. entities preparing for growth of sports betting

Pa. Turnpike installing fiber optic system, to lease extra capacity

Pennsylvania’s own ‘Grand Canyon’

Bill Godsey: From Pennsylvania to Texas, energy fuels economic growth


These alleged abuser priests were scot-free for decades – until they weren’t. | Maria Panaritis

Bob Cranmer: For Catholics’ sake, Vatican must institute serious reforms


Local taxpayers foot the bill for Trump visit

Trump says he canceled secret Camp David talks with the Taliban

William Lloyd | Trump is endangering our national security

Sign up for Eric Trump’s online class in journalism ethics!


Do conservative students face bias in the college classroom? Penn State prof and lifelong Republican says very little, if any

Democrats head into round three | Opinion

Donald Trump just could be the winner in the next Democratic candidate debates | Opinion

Penn State vs Pitt

A beer with Bill Hillgrove: Pitt broadcaster on Penn State rivalry and what could have been