Police: Man, woman suffered gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning

Police: Man, woman suffered gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning

WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman injured early Wednesday morning.Police say that while officers were investi...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Luzerne man accused of sexually assaulting minor

Luzerne man accused of sexually assaulting minor

LUZERNE — A man is accused of sexually assaulting a minor over the course of 18 months from 2012 to 2013.Michael Dynak, 31, of Bennett Street in...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

WILKES-BARRE — A woman jumped out of a third-floor Sherman Hills apartment to escape being assaulted, according to police.According to a police ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: WB man found intoxicated in public

Police: WB man found intoxicated in public

WILKES-BARRE — A city man was found heavily intoxicated in public, police say.According to police, Jamal Wilson, 37, of Wilkes-Barre, was found ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: Traffic stop leads to the pick-up a wanted male

Police: Traffic stop leads to the pick-up a wanted male

HANOVER TWP. — Rasheen Brewer was taken into custody after a traffic stop, officials say.Police said Brewer, 33, of Hanover Township, was a pass...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Police: Man walking along route 315 was drunk

Police: Man walking along route 315 was drunk

PLAINS TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man was cited for public drunkenness after police found him along state Route 315, police say.According to police, ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 20th, 2017. |  


Section of Overbrook Road in Dallas Twp. closed due to wires down

Section of Overbrook Road in Dallas Twp. closed due to wires down

DALLAS TWP. — A section of Overbrook Road is closed so crews can clear wires pulled down by a tractor trailer.Emergency broadcasts indicated the...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Police: Fugitive from New York found in attic of residence

Police: Fugitive from New York found in attic of residence

NANTICOKE — Police say they found a fugitive hiding in the attic of a residence on Church Street.Officers in Nanticoke, along with members of th...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Scranton tax preparer charged with defrauding taxpayers of more than $250K

Scranton tax preparer charged with defrauding taxpayers of more than $250K

SCRANTON — A Scranton man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on tax-preparation fraud charges, prosecutors announced Tuesday.The indictme...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Police: Wife charged for not reporting husband’s child-sex crimes

Police: Wife charged for not reporting husband’s child-sex crimes

FREELAND — The wife of a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor for several years has now been charged herself for not reporting the alleged...

May 16th, 2017 |