Real estate cheat Ignacio Beato pleads guilty to wire fraud

Real estate cheat Ignacio Beato pleads guilty to wire fraud

SCRANTON — Accused Hazleton real estate cheat Ignacio Beato pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to bilking home buyers out of more than $750,...

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


Wilkes-Barre police officer: ‘I thought I was going to die’

Wilkes-Barre police officer: ‘I thought I was going to die’

WILKES-BARRE — Patrolman Joseph Homza recalled the moments leading up to him shooting Barry Edwards, who allegedly charged his patrol vehicle wi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania student athlete drowns in Alabama before NAIA track championship

Pennsylvania student athlete drowns in Alabama before NAIA track championship

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — A student athlete from Pennsylvania has drowned in Alabama, ahead of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Champi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Clouds, chance of rain and thunderstorms expected this weekend

Clouds, chance of rain and thunderstorms expected this weekend

Rain is still predicted for the Wyoming Valley for the holiday weekend, but the chances have diminished slightly from earlier forecasts.The National W...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Former WNEP-TV anchor Burke tells LCCC grads it’s OK to stay local

Former WNEP-TV anchor Burke tells LCCC grads it’s OK to stay local

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A former WNEP-TV news anchor told more than 800 graduates on Tuesday to follow their dreams, but it’s OK to stay local...

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


Wilkes-Barre officials to plead case for storm cleanup funds with FEMA in DC

Wilkes-Barre officials to plead case for storm cleanup funds with FEMA in DC

WILKES-BARRE — Denied federal help to cover nearly $700,000 in cleanup costs after the March blizzard, city officials will travel to Washington,...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre man returning found WWII dog tag to soldier’s family

Wilkes-Barre man returning found WWII dog tag to soldier’s family

WILKES-BARRE — If it wasn’t for Facebook, the family of John Krall may have been missing his dog tag forever.Krall, a veteran of the U.S. ...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Two area Vietnam veterans to be honored in June

Two area Vietnam veterans to be honored in June

Two area Vietnam veterans will be inducted into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s In Memory Program on June 17.Robert Thomas Petruska and Tho...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Fan out and help: United Way holds 25th Day of Caring

Fan out and help: United Way holds 25th Day of Caring

WILKES-BARRE — X’Zayveon Trout stood at the tub-style table full of blue-tinted water, cups and plastic animals, while Paul Griffiths had ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Superintendent: Remediation of mold in Dallas classroom complete

Superintendent: Remediation of mold in Dallas classroom complete

DALLAS TWP. — The remediation of a small section of mold found in a Dallas Elementary School classroom is complete, and the district is waiting ...

May 25th, 2017 |