Gregory Strazdus pleads guilty to Harveys Lake hit-and-run; ordered to pay $44K to victim

Gregory Strazdus pleads guilty to Harveys Lake hit-and-run; ordered to pay $44K to victim

WILKES-BARRE — A man charged in a hit-and-run that severely injured a bicyclist earlier this year at Harveys Lake pleaded guilty Thursday to agg...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Judge postpones Hazleton man’s homicide trial on slated start date

Judge postpones Hazleton man’s homicide trial on slated start date

WILKES-BARRE — Defense attorneys’ allegations of misconduct by prosecutors seeking to convict a Hazleton man of a fatal shooting prompted ...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Investigators charge Ashley residents with operating suspected meth lab

Investigators charge Ashley residents with operating suspected meth lab

ASHLEY — Two people are facing drug manufacturing charges in connection with a suspected meth lab discovered Wednesday at 25 Preston St. by agen...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


AAA: Average gas prices continued their ascent overnight

AAA: Average gas prices continued their ascent overnight

Average gas prices continued to climb overnight, and the local average is up a dime from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for to...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Throwback Thursday: A field trip to see Benjamin Franklin

Throwback Thursday: A field trip to see Benjamin Franklin

HAZLETON — This 1993 photo taken at American Savings Bank in Hazleton chronicles a tour given to 5th grade students from A.D. Thomas Elementary ...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Sunshine expected in the Wyoming Valley into the weekend

Sunshine expected in the Wyoming Valley into the weekend

The Wyoming Valley could see some rain today and into tonight, but sunshine is expected for the weekend.The National Weather Service indicated it was ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Lottery Numbers for Wednesday, Aug. 24

Lottery Numbers for Wednesday, Aug. 24

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 2-2Pick 3: 4-0-7Pick 4: 0-0-5-1Pick 5: 4-1-8-2-4Treasure Hunt: 04-05-10-13-20Evening DrawingPick 2: 5-2Pick 3: 6-3-9Pick 4: 0-...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County prison oversight options debated in light of mounting problems

Luzerne County prison oversight options debated in light of mounting problems

Luzerne County officials are debating how to step up oversight of the county prison system in light of recent high-profile problems.Amid ongoing strug...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Fairview Elem. Principal Margaret Foster files suit against Crestwood for lost superintendent job

Fairview Elem. Principal Margaret Foster files suit against Crestwood for lost superintendent job

A principal in the Crestwood School District has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming the district violated her 14th Amendment rights when her contract a...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS receives $218,000 grant

Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS receives $218,000 grant

DALLAS — Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS received a funding boost from a Department of Homeland Security grant to increase emergency perso...

August 24th, 2016 |