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After 3 kids are shot in W. Philly, state rep says it’s no longer safe


Whose turn to gerrymander?


It’s Miller’s time — new business opens with 93 employees


Ex-Attorney General Kathleen Kane headed to jail after appeal fails

Prosecutors seek to jail Kane after court declines to hear appeal

Teenager’s death in W-B shooting ruled homicide

Berks judge denies new trial for former juvenile lifer

Editorial: Security must improve at South Heidelberg center


New Deer Lakes program helps special education students become Scouts

To no one’s surprise, PIAA football playoffs draw their complaints

Public forum takes on Erie-area students’ mental health concerns

‘Ivory tower’: West York school board member sounds off on state audit

Kutztown University becomes key hub for state’s Small Business Development Centers

Pa. needs to fully fund PHEA grants | Opinion


Bucks judge dismisses Pa. Senate challenge over absentee ballots

Judge tosses absentee-ballot lawsuit in Pa. Senate race

Toprani files court challenge to Cook’s 11-vote lead in 49th Legislative race–vote-lead/article_e2d9d6e4-f1a6-11e8-a602-776597082285.html

Why can’t a candidate have more than one party’s nomination? Philly Democrat challenges state ban.

Berks voters to get chance to test new voting machines


PA will see multiple sports betting sites before year-end

Local News

Local municipalities dealing with higher road salt prices

Lackawanna County municipalities see slight increase in road salt prices

OT costs climb in Oct. draft financial report for Wilkes-Barre

Tax base gains and losses revealed in new Luzerne County report

Wilkes-Barre hires new city administrator

Scranton council advances mayor’s 2019 budget

Lackawanna County Heritage Fair to hold volunteer planning meeting

Sheriff Held’s attorney plans to show Trump photo during public corruption trial

Berks organizations feeling charitable about Giving Tuesday

Reading City Council told Bernhart Dam is unsafe

National News

“I didn’t expect this at all.” Ohio GM workers among those reeling from plant closure announcement

Robert Mueller accuses Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying, breaking plea agreement

EEOC complaints for sexual harassment are booming thanks to Harvey Weinstein and other factors

The FDA says it’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again — but to check the label

Democrats push to mobilize black voters in Mississippi Senate runoff between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy

Pot for pets: Can cannabis oil ease suffering for furry friends?

Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos reports to prison

Girl Scouts continues to build strong women leaders | Opinion

New Jersey

N.J. moves a big step closer to legalizing marijuana


Philadelphia’s skyline rising: From a colonial church spire to glassy blue Comcast 2

2 sisters among victims in West Philly quadruple homicide

Police investigating triple shooting in Kensington

Woman, 65, struck and killed by SEPTA bus in Frankford

Philly region pizza magnate DiMeo sentenced to 24 months in prison

Auction of Mayor Rizzo’s stuff will get a surprise sequel

Bob Brady aide casts doubt on claim that $90K payoff to rival was legit

20 Philly-area black clergy: Beverage tax harms our community and businesses | Opinion


Pittsburgh expanding system of ‘smart’ traffic lights to ease congestion

‘This is stupid’: Crowd presses Pittsburgh council to revamp sprinkler proposal

Pittsburgh nonprofits hope Amazon shoppers remember them on Cyber Monday

Port Authority won’t ask about criminal history in initial job applications

McCandless officials remain mum on probe involving police chief, lieutenant

State police prepare to take over patrols in East Pittsburgh

East Pittsburgh police to disband Saturday; state police to patrol borough

Hiding behind God: Three men sexually abused as boys by Catholic priest Anthony Cipolla still struggle with the horror

Second Pagan biker sues police, city over South Side bar brawl

Second Pagan files lawsuit against Pittsburgh, police officers over bar brawl

State News

Rainy first day of deer season hurts hunters

First blood tests in Bucks, Montco show above-average contamination after tainted water

State: Elderly should be extra vigilant against scams during holidays

Want to get a copy of that police video? Why you probably won’t in Pennsylvania

State officials must work swiftly, aggressively to further improve nursing home oversight | Editorial

Pa.’s attorney general joins group hoping to block Trump’s acting attorney general

Pennsylvania hunters kill more than 2,400 bears this year


Where Philly-area Democrats stand on Nancy Pelosi

Trump: ‘I don’t believe’ government climate report finding

Paul Muschick: How Trump administration used an old trick to downplay climate change report

Big wins for gun control — but can we maintain the momentum? | Editorial