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The gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement, authorities said Monday.

Police: Rifle used in trooper ambush

1:56 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — In the final seconds of Monday afternoon's field hockey game, Brigid Wood of Coughlin and Holy Redeemer's Greta Ell shared a hug.

Coughlin's 'Pink Game' has special meaning

1:55 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — For nearly 40 minutes inside a Luzerne County Courtroom on Monday, county Council Chairman Rick Morelli testified about his five-year relationship with Deana Pickett.

Luzerne County Council Chairman Rick Morelli compelled to testify in divorce proceeding

1:54 am |  

PLAINS TWP. — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center currently has no veterans on its electronic waiting list and 95.5 percent of appointments are scheduled within 30 days, the medical center's director, Dr. Michael Adelman said Monday at a...

Vets: Staffing key issue at local VA

1:54 am |  

KINGSTON — Kingston Police are advising residents of a recent increase in thefts from unlocked motor vehicles throughout the municipality.

Kingston police: thefts from unlocked vehicles on the rise

1:53 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — It's good when you have Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, Shivers the River Cat and an Irish leprechaun all on your team.

Maday assumes helm of Downtown Business Association

1:53 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County has received its first payment garnished from parking fees at the former Hotel Sterling lot.

Luzerne County gets first payment from Sterling parking lot use

1:52 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — Ronald Shivers stood up and made the same appeal he has given the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board periodically for years: What is being done to increase the number of minority teachers?

Wilkes-Barre Area renews minority hiring efforts

1:51 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — A former Luzerne County deputy sheriff who admitted to taking $375 from a prisoner transport fund for personal use was sentenced to the county's accelerated rehabilitation disposition program on Monday.

Former deputy sheriff sentenced on theft charge

1:51 am |  

Police reports for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

1:38 am |  

Police: Indiana man ate murdered girlfriend's body parts

September 15th |  

The gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement, authorities said Monday.

UPDATE: Police say rifle used to ambush Pennsylvania troopers

September 15th |  

SALEM TWP. — Issues that had caused a higher-than expected number of unplanned “scrams,” or nuclear reactor shutdowns, at the PPL Susquehanna Steam Electric Station have been resolved, according to a letter released by the U.S.

Unplanned shutdown problems at PPL nuclear plant near Berwick resolved, NRC says.

September 15th |  

WILKES-BARRE —Without any objection from defense attorney Demetrius Fannick, Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley permitted prosecutors to use Jessica Alinsky's domestic abuse allegations during her criminal homicide...

Judge to decide evidence in Jessica Alinsky's homicide case

September 15th |  

Coca-Cola has answered the prayers of many, many 90's kids. USA Today reports that Surge is back...

'Surge' returns and is surging online

September 15th |  

AVOCA — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton, announced Monday the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $4.1 million grant to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to support a taxiway extension at the airport.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport gets $4 million for taxiway expansion

September 15th |  

WILKES-BARRE – Mayor Thomas M. Leighton on Monday appointed police Commander of Operations Robert Hughes as acting chief.

Leighton appoints Robert Hughes as acting Wilkes-Barre city police chief

September 15th |  

WILKES-BARRE — A jury was selected in Luzerne County Court late Monday afternoon for the trial of a Missouri man charged in a drunken driving crash that killed his friend in Wilkes-Barre last year.

Testimony to begin Tuesday in fatal drunken driving crash in Wilkes-Barre

September 15th |  

St. John's Church in Exeter part of merger

September 15th |  

Investigators won't rest until they capture the gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, Gov. Tom Corbett said Monday.

Governor vows capture of trooper's killer

September 15th |  







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