State trooper reaches plea deal in indecent assault case

State trooper reaches plea deal in indecent assault case

NANTICOKE — A state trooper charged with indecent assault on a child struck a plea deal before his preliminary hearing Friday.Patrick Finn, 46, ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Wolf urges seniors to protect themselves against financial fraud

Wolf urges seniors to protect themselves against financial fraud

HERSHEY — Gov. Tom Wolf Friday joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Toomey moving NEPA office to Wilkes-Barre

Toomey moving NEPA office to Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — The city will have a new tenant come May 5 and it just happens to be a U.S. senator.Effective May 5, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Lehi...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Nanticoke police searching for suspect in theft from high school

Nanticoke police searching for suspect in theft from high school

NANTICOKE — Nanticoke police are asking for help in locating a Wilkes-Barre man who they believe stole more than $33,174 worth of computers from...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Cash 5 ticket worth $600,000 sold in Luzerne County

Cash 5 ticket worth $600,000 sold in Luzerne County

DALLAS — A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $600,000 from Thursday’s drawing was sold at Turkey Hill, 4003 Memoria...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Two arrested for burning down Madison County bridge made famous in book, film

Two arrested for burning down Madison County bridge made famous in book, film

Two men have been arrested for allegedly burning down a Madison County, Iowa, bridge made famous in a best-selling novel and film.The suspected arsoni...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Date change for work on courthouse grounds

Date change for work on courthouse grounds

WILKES-BARRE — There is a change in the date for a local lawn care business donating its time and services to the freshen up the grounds at the ...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Philly Police: Youth soccer coach paid player, 15, for sex, now she’s pregnant

Philly Police: Youth soccer coach paid player, 15, for sex, now she’s pregnant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A soccer coach at a Philadelphia-owned playground has been jailed on charges he paid a now-15-year-old girl to have sex and ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


PA unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in March

PA unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in March

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Friday released its employment situation report for March 2017 that shows the s...

April 21st, 2017 |  


York County: Case in fatal shooting of Kmart shoplifter settled for $285K

York County: Case in fatal shooting of Kmart shoplifter settled for $285K

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The family of a shoplifter fatally shot by police outside a Kmart in Pennsylvania has reached a $285,000 settlement in a federa...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |