Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning’s sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the convicted Army leaker to go fr...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Colo, world’s first gorilla born in a zoo, dies at age 60 in Ohio

Colo, world’s first gorilla born in a zoo, dies at age 60 in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The world’s first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S.,...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Red Cross volunteers spend the day installing smoke detectors

Red Cross volunteers spend the day installing smoke detectors

WILKES-BARRE — The choice to install smoke detectors with the American Red Cross on Monday was a personal one for Nicole Boyanowski.The devices ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Monster Energy driver hurt when tractor-trailer overturns in Wilkes-Barre

Monster Energy driver hurt when tractor-trailer overturns in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A Scranton man was taken to the hospital after his tractor trailer rolled down an embankment Monday afternoon.According to Pennsy...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

SCRANTON — Holding signs that read “Stop Republican war on healthcare,” and chanting “healthcare is a human right,” a gr...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Angry famillies, others forgiving, confront Dylann Roof at hearing

Angry famillies, others forgiving, confront Dylann Roof at hearing

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Family members of nine slain church worshippers confronted Dylann Roof on Wednesday, one of them shouting at the condemn...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Trump denounces ‘disgrace’ of reports of Russian ties during news conference

Trump denounces ‘disgrace’ of reports of Russian ties during news conference

NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and ...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


A moo-ving rescue: Stranded cow winched across frozen pond

A moo-ving rescue: Stranded cow winched across frozen pond

MONMOUTH, Ore. (AP) — A cow stranded on ice in western Oregon experienced what might be called a moo-ving rescue.The Polk County Sheriff’s...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Obama delivers a tearful farewell

Obama delivers a tearful farewell

CHICAGO — Conceding disappointments during his presidency yet offering vigorous encouragement for the nation’s future, Barack Obama issued...

January 10th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Lawmakers tell SCI Retreat employees that closing the prison is a bad idea

Lawmakers tell SCI Retreat employees that closing the prison is a bad idea

HUNLOCK TWP. — Local legislators on Monday told employees at the State Correctional Institution at Retreat and their family members they think c...

January 9th, 2017 updated: January 10th, 2017. |