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Democrat Eddie Moran declares victory in Reading mayoral election

Incumbent Democrat Eddie Morán defeated his Republican challenger for mayor of Reading by more than 2,000 votes, according to unofficial results from Berks County. 

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Ed Gainey inaugurated as 61st mayor — and first Black mayor — of Pittsburgh

“I love this city. Without this city I would not be who I am today,” Gainey said after being sworn in shortly before 2 p.m. “We will work to make Pittsburgh the Pittsburgh you voted for.”

By Chris Potter/WESA

Wanda Williams overcomes Eric Papenfuse’s write-in challenge; scores win in Harrisburg mayor’s race

She will become the city’s second Black mayor and just the second woman to hold the position.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

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Wanda Williams wins Democratic primary in Harrisburg mayor’s race, Papenfuse concedes

Williams has earned the right to campaign this fall to become the city’s second Black and second female mayor.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Gainey all but certain to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor; Peduto concedes in Democratic primary

E Gainey’s win is all the more notable, and presumably more painful for the incumbent, because he and Peduto were once allies.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Atlanta police chief resigns, officer fired after police shoot and kill black man

"It is time for the city to move forward and build trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve."

Stephen Reed loved Harrisburg ‘until his dying breath’: Funeral Mass for ‘mayor for life’ held Monday

Reed, who has a complicated history with the city and many ups and downs during and after his tenure, died Jan. 25 after a long battle with cancer.
By Steve Marroni/PennLive

Pennsylvania voters to settle close races for judge, county control

Reading, Pennsylvania's fifth-most populous city, is poised to elect its first Latino mayor.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press