Coroner’s office: Teen dead after crashing motorcycle into utility pole

Coroner’s office: Teen dead after crashing motorcycle into utility pole

WILKES-BARRE — An 18-year-old died Friday after his motorbike crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of South Pennsylvania Boulevard an...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Police: Domestic dispute leads to arrest

Police: Domestic dispute leads to arrest

WILKES-BARRE — A New York man was arrested after police responded to a domestic dispute on Parkview Circle.According to police, Tashuabay Orland...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Wolovich announces run for Luzerne County Council

Wolovich announces run for Luzerne County Council

Gregory S. Wolovich Jr., of Newport Township, has announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Republican.A lifelong county resident, Wolov...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Municipalities to receive liquid fuels funds

Municipalities to receive liquid fuels funds

Municipalities throughout the state got some good news Monday as PennDOT announced 2017 liquid fuels payments, money that will be used for paving and ...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County 911 to receive $1.3 million in computerized phone upgrades

Luzerne County 911 to receive $1.3 million in computerized phone upgrades

Luzerne County’s 911 center is set to receive $1.3 million in state-funded computerized phone upgrades as part of a regional agreement with seve...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Man convicted of fatal hit-and-run challenges subpoena of prison phone records

Man convicted of fatal hit-and-run challenges subpoena of prison phone records

WILKES-BARRE — A man serving a lengthy state prison sentence for killing a woman in a drunken hit-and-run crash in 2015 challenged Monday a requ...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Local students compete in STEM competition at Luzerne Intermediate Unit

Local students compete in STEM competition at Luzerne Intermediate Unit

KINGSTON — The dog-drying chamber piqued some interest, but the real question on everybody’s mind: How much money can you put into a boat ...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Casey part of group to introduce legislation to protect older workers

Casey part of group to introduce legislation to protect older workers

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has joined with a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce legislation that would level the playing field for older workers reg...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Movie ‘The Irishman’ to tell tale of Russell Bufalino and alleged Hoffa hit

Movie ‘The Irishman’ to tell tale of Russell Bufalino and alleged Hoffa hit

Netflix is getting involved with “The Irishman,” the proposed movie based on Charles Brandt’s chilling book about the late Russell B...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Drums man accused of stealing $395K from residents of personal care home

Drums man accused of stealing $395K from residents of personal care home

WILKES-BARRE — Federal prosecutors Monday announced bank fraud charges against the former administrator of a Schuylkill County personal care fac...

February 27th, 2017 |