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Wilkes University to move, expand Sordoni Art Gallery

Wilkes University to move, expand Sordoni Art Gallery

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery, currently tucked into a piece of the much larger Stark Learning Center on …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game

Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game

PITTSBURGH — Animal activists are planning a candlelight vigil outside the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game on Thursday to protest …

September 1st, 2015 |  

State Supreme Court denies Glodzik appeal

State Supreme Court denies Glodzik appeal

WILKES-BARRE — The state’s highest court will not hear a former city towing contractor’s case. A state Supreme Court order …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Gunfire reported in Hazleton early Tuesday morning

Gunfire reported in Hazleton early Tuesday morning

HAZLETON — City police responded to the 200 block of East Mine Street for a report of shots fired just …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Man gets 2 to 4 years for stealing $16k in cigarettes

WILKES-BARRE — The theft of $16,000 worth of cigarettes will extend a man’s state prison stay by up to four …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Teens accused in thefts, vandalism at Kingston pool

Teens accused in thefts, vandalism at Kingston pool

KINGSTON — Three teenagers have been implicated in connection with vandalism and thefts at the Kingston Pool in July, police …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Local jobless ranks rose in July

Local jobless ranks rose in July

A spike in the number of unemployed persons who live in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area caused an uptick in July’s …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Kingston to hold community-wide ‘petroleum drop-off’

KINGSTON — Kingston will hold a community-wide “petroleum drop-off” to enable residents to drop off old tires and certain fluids …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Traffic Alert: Tractor trailer crash causing major delays on I-81 north

Traffic Alert: Tractor trailer crash causing major delays on I-81 north

WILKES-BARRE — Commuters that use Interstate 81 north will encounter some heavy delays this morning. PennDOT spokesman James May said …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Man charged after allegedly trying to sell stolen metal

Man charged after allegedly trying to sell stolen metal

HANOVER TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man was arrested Monday after he allegedly tried to sell nearly $12,000 in stolen aluminum …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for Sept. 1

Average gas prices for Sept. 1

The local average gas price held steady overnight, while the state and national averages dripped slightly overnight. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Police: Man under influence of homemade drug found sleeping in Little League dugout in Mountain Top

WRIGHT TWP. — Township police said they found Max Tyler Beach, 22, sleeping on two pallets in a dugout at …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Slight chance of rain possible on Thursday

Slight chance of rain possible on Thursday

Sunny skies are expected to stick around the Wyoming Valley, but the chance for rain will move in during the …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Traffic report for Sept. 1

Traffic report for Sept. 1

Some areas of traffic congestion could add a couple of minutes onto the trip to work and school this morning. …

September 1st, 2015 |  

To your health: Kids can get arthritis too

To your health: Kids can get arthritis too

Arthritis — it’s a condition we often associate with aging. However, children can also develop arthritis. In fact, nearly 300,000 …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Area man pleads guilty in $7.7 million theft

TRENTON, N.J. — The owner of a now-shuttered title company has pleaded guilty in the theft of $7.7 million entrusted …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Lottery Numbers for Monday, Aug. 31.

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 4-1 Pick 3: 5-5-9 Pick 4: 4-7-6-2 Pick 5: 2-1-9-4-7 Treasure Hunt: 03-08-17-19-24 Evening Drawing Pick …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

West Hazleton police make 3 drug arrests in 3 traffic stops

West Hazleton police make 3 drug arrests in 3 traffic stops

WEST HAZLETON — Borough police made three drug-related arrests in three separate traffic stops over the past week. Last Tuesday …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Forty Fort police seek help in identifying theft suspect

Forty Fort police seek help in identifying theft suspect

FORTY FORT — Borough police have released photos of a male wanted in connection with a theft and are seeking …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

Ashley man charged after allegedly choking girlfriend

Ashley man charged after allegedly choking girlfriend

ASHLEY — A borough man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly choked his girlfriend. Police say Kevin Wheeler, 33, of …

August 31st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Life-saving medication reversing drug overdoses, saving lives in Luzerne County

Life-saving medication reversing drug overdoses, saving lives in Luzerne County

Nine drug users on the brink of death were brought back to life in Luzerne County since state and local …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

Judge won’t allow 5-year-old’s prior sexual history at child-rape trial

Judge won’t allow 5-year-old’s prior sexual history at child-rape trial

WILKES-BARRE — Evidence of a 5-year-old’s alleged prior sexual conduct will not be admitted in court. A Luzerne County judge …

August 31st, 2015 |  

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