Crestwood student charged with having knife on school property

Crestwood student charged with having knife on school property

WILKES-BARRE — Police say a Crestwood student caught with a knife on school property forgot it was in his vehicle.Seth Jordan Edwards, 18, was c...

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


Former Luzerne County prison counselor Lou Elmy sentenced to 6 years

Former Luzerne County prison counselor Lou Elmy sentenced to 6 years

SCRANTON — His arrest saved his life. Now, Lou Elmy is ready do his time so he can get back to repairing it.The 52-year-old former Luzerne Count...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Air show set for Aug. 12-13 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

Air show set for Aug. 12-13 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

AVOCA — The Bi-County Airport Board on Thursday unanimously approved hosting the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...

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


DeLuca: Union boss said teachers will ‘not pay one penny toward healthcare’

DeLuca: Union boss said teachers will ‘not pay one penny toward healthcare’

DALLAS TWP. — After a 45-minute negotiating meeting Wednesday the Dallas Education Association received another contract proposal from the Dalla...

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


Police: Officers sustained injuries during foot pursuit of suspect

Police: Officers sustained injuries during foot pursuit of suspect

WEST PITTSTON — A man is facing charges after police say he was found inside the fenced area of a towing company, and subsequently led police on...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Corbett, WILK part ways

Corbett, WILK part ways

Radio talk-show host and longtime area newspaper columnist Steve Corbett is off the air.Corbett and WILK Newsradio, where Corbett hosted a 3 p.m. to 7...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Mixed precipitation possible Friday; warmer temperatures to arrive this weekend

Mixed precipitation possible Friday; warmer temperatures to arrive this weekend

Temperatures are expected to climb this weekend, but some mixed precipitation could impact the area into Friday.According to a hazardous weather outlo...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


WB self-defense class raises money for Domestic Violence Service Center

WB self-defense class raises money for Domestic Violence Service Center

WILKES-BARRE — A self-defense class Wednesday taught women to “take the power back.”Robert Thomas, of Tsunami Self-Defense Academy, ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton area ranks 46th fattest nationwide in new report

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton area ranks 46th fattest nationwide in new report

Time to start bellying up to the salad bar — this region was ranked 46th fattest nationwide in a new analysis Wednesday.The good news, arguably:...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Jury finds mother guilty of assaulting, critically injuring infant daughter

Jury finds mother guilty of assaulting, critically injuring infant daughter

WILKES-BARRE — Nearly two years to the day that police found a beaten and bloodied baby girl at a West Hazleton home, a county jury Wednesday de...

March 22nd, 2017 |