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Philly’s Black clergy encourage voters to vote by mail

Members of the Black clergy are encouraging voters to stay safe at home on primary election day and vote by mail.

Wolf admin. releases partial list of business shutdown waivers

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday released the names of more than 6,000 businesses that secured waivers to operate during the state’s COVID-19 shutdown, but declined to comply fully with a subpoena that sought the...

In its first meeting in two months, Allegheny County jail board tackles the outbreak...

Incarcerated individuals at the Allegheny County Jail won’t get universal testing, they will be getting $50 in their accounts.

COVID-19 in Philly: Philly’s public school students to start remote learning Monday

District officials have no plans to amend the academic calendar and the school year will still end instruction for all schools on June 12.

My brother is in a nursing home where everyone is presumed to have COVID-19....

The days are long but the nights are even longer. Those 3 a.m. wake-ups come more often. All we can do now is pray and wait.

Black preachers urge release of low-risk inmates to slow COVID-19 spread in city jails

City officials said they also have attempted to expedite the release of some inmates by turning over a data to attorneys filing petitions for release.

Trump admin failing ‘soldiers’ on COVID-19 front lines, Pa.’s Casey says

Asked whether Trump’s critics risk over-politicizing the health care crisis, Casey pointed to “systemic failures here that have put people’s lives at risk.” 

The upside of social distancing | Editorial Cartoon

Just because we have to be six feet apart doesn't mean there's not a chance for families to come together at this tough time.

Pa.’s Casey, Toomey vote for historic $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package

The U.S. House is expected to vote Friday on the bill, which would send $1,200 checks to nearly every American home in hopes of jump-starting the economy.

COVID-19 in Philly: Officials consider using force to quarantine individuals who get coronavirus, but...

The administration was reviewing its legal options to determine how to respond to individuals who test positive for the virus but refuse to be quarantined.