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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge from the Clean Air Council and local landowners concerning Sunoco’s use of eminent domain to acquire land for their controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline.

A ridge of high pressure will be in control of weather for the next several days. A few weak disturbances aloft may allow a few flurries to fall at times over the northern tier of the state. Temperatures will moderate later in the week ahead of a storm that will bring moderate to heavy rain to the region Friday into Saturday.

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Maleny Vazquez remembers when the police came and took the house across the street. Vazquez has only lived on this block of Waterloo Street for a few years, but in this chaotic section of Kensington, riven by the drug trade, she has gotten used to seeing police empty homes.

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Maria Butina, an accused Russian spy who nuzzled up to the National Rifle Association before the 2016 election, appears to have reached a plea deal with the Justice Department, according to a new court filing in her criminal case.

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Tamika Jones-Nwalipenja hoped to make a difference by bringing her children to “Caroling with a Cop” at 39th Police District in North Philadelphia. Her 13-year-old son, Zion, was afraid to stand next to the police officers, wondering if they’d react negatively if he moved too quickly.

Philadelphia Tribune reporters and a freelancer took home five Philadelphia News Awards from the Pen & Pencil Club, a private press club dedicated to working members of the press.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press named Senior Vice President Daisy Veerasingham as its chief revenue officer on Tuesday, a new position that will consolidate global revenue operations under one director as the 172-year-old news cooperative widens its customer base beyond traditional media.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government on Tuesday lifted a ban on political activities it imposed when it seized power in a coup more than four years ago, an action taken in preparation for elections promised for early next year.