Ex-substitute teacher gets more jail time for contacting male victim

Ex-substitute teacher gets more jail time for contacting male victim

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A former substitute teacher who acknowledged having sex with a 17-year-old student in a car parked in a Pennsylvania cemetery...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Gregg Allman, of The Allman Brothers Band, dies at age 69

Gregg Allman, of The Allman Brothers Band, dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Official: Nanticoke home rekindles, displaces three people

Official: Nanticoke home rekindles, displaces three people

NANTICOKE — A fire Saturday morning rekindled around noon, causing more damage to a double-block home in Nanticoke and displacing three people.S...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County restaurant inspections May 15-22: 10 flies, other violations lead to out of compliance

Luzerne County restaurant inspections May 15-22: 10 flies, other violations lead to out of compliance

The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “an...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

WILKES-BARRE — My annual fishing trip to Canada will be over by the time you’re reading this, but I wrote this before I left.Every year ar...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Some rain expected over holiday weekend with sun peeking through Sunday

Some rain expected over holiday weekend with sun peeking through Sunday

Rain is predicted for the Wyoming Valley for the holiday weekend, but the sun will peek through the clouds at various points today and Sunday.The Nati...

May 27th, 2017 |  


A big Hooah! for military appreciation at Fairview Elementary

A big Hooah! for military appreciation at Fairview Elementary

FAIRVIEW TWP. — Retired U.S. Army Col. David Brown may have been the main speaker, but his wife Beretta kept stealing the show, holding up a han...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


WB car show lures the classics

WB car show lures the classics

WILKES-BARRE — What do Chevrolet Camaros, Pontiac Firebirds and Honda motorcycles have in common?Not much. Except for the fact they were all on ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Trump son-in-law sought secret channels with Russians

Trump son-in-law sought secret channels with Russians

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communication...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


7-year-old boy shot by pellet gun on WB street

7-year-old boy shot by pellet gun on WB street

WILKES-BARRE — A 7-year-old boy was shot by a pellet gun on a city street Friday afternoon.The situation sounded much more serious at first.Offi...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |