Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly Fresno rampage

Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly Fresno rampage

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zer...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Man tries to jump from Market Street Bridge, saved by friend

Man tries to jump from Market Street Bridge, saved by friend

WILKES-BARRE — A man attempted to jump from the Market Street Bridge but was stopped by a friend about 11:30 p.m. Thursday.The would-be jumper w...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


Twelve Luzerne County Council candidates present views during forum

Twelve Luzerne County Council candidates present views during forum

With the primary election less than a month away, Wilkes-Barre Area League of Women Voters representative Christine McLaughlin peppered 12 Luzerne Cou...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Crestwood OKs borrowing $4.5 million for renovations, moves commencement

Crestwood OKs borrowing $4.5 million for renovations, moves commencement

WRIGHT TWP. — The Crestwood School Board made quick work Thursday of approving a $4.5 million bond issue to be used for improving and renovating...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre city council backs long-term debt restructuring and Solomon Creek wall project

Wilkes-Barre city council backs long-term debt restructuring and Solomon Creek wall project

WILKES-BARRE — City council Thursday night bought the sales pitch made by the administration for a long-term debt restructuring deal that includ...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Man in bunny suit who blew air horn at police station pleads guilty

Man in bunny suit who blew air horn at police station pleads guilty

SPARTA, N.J. — A man who wore a bunny costume and repeatedly blew an air horn inside a New Jersey police station has pleaded guilty to disorderl...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lottery Numbers for Thursday, April 20

Lottery Numbers for Thursday, April 20

Midday Drawing Pick 2: 8-5Pick 3: 9-1-3Pick 4: 0-2-0-2Pick 5: 5-9-5-0-9Wild: 3Treasure Hunt: 03-17-19-20-30Evening DrawingPick 2: 2-1Pick 3: 0-6-5Pick...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Northwest Area looking into new track, artificial turf at football field

Northwest Area looking into new track, artificial turf at football field

UNION TWP. — A new synthetic track and artificial turf at the football field are being considered by Northwest Area’s school board.This we...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Slain trooper’s widow testifies about anger, loneliness at Frein sentencing

Slain trooper’s widow testifies about anger, loneliness at Frein sentencing

MILFORD — The widow of a state police trooper shot and killed by a survivalist in a 2014 ambush described a sad, lonely life without him and sai...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Section of Route 11 in Edwardsville to be closed Tuesday

Section of Route 11 in Edwardsville to be closed Tuesday

A section of Route 11 in Edwardsville will be temporarily closed Tuesday to allow the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority to complete a test ins...

April 20th, 2017 |