Baseball legend Lou Piniella speaks at Boy Scouts dinner

Baseball legend Lou Piniella speaks at Boy Scouts dinner

WILKES-BARRE — Lou Piniella was never a Boy Scout.But by the end of the day Thursday, he said he wished he could have turned back the clock and ...

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


Labor board denies Dallas School Board request to dock teachers’ pay

Labor board denies Dallas School Board request to dock teachers’ pay

DALLAS TWP. — The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has dismissed a complaint the Dallas School Board filed to try to recoup compensation from ...

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


Twenty-nine properties sold in Luzerne County back-tax auction

Twenty-nine properties sold in Luzerne County back-tax auction

Kingston resident Ashrakat Shehadeh bought three Wilkes-Barre properties in Thursday’s Luzerne County back-tax auction, saying she wants to be p...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Children get glimpse of courthouse life on Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Children get glimpse of courthouse life on Bring Your Kids to Work Day

WILKES-BARRE — Thursday was Bring Your Kids to Work Day at the Luzerne County Courthouse.County departments competed in a Diaper Cake Contest. E...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County residents react to Eric Frein being sentenced to death

Luzerne County residents react to Eric Frein being sentenced to death

Eric Frein, convicted of killing one state trooper and seriously injuring another, is hardly a sympathetic figure.But some area residents were unsure ...

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


Casey’s bill would set standards for reporting of suspected child abuse

Casey’s bill would set standards for reporting of suspected child abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has reintroduced his Speak Up to Protect Every Abused K...

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


Williams’ grant program provides $43,600 to 8 Luzerne County organizations

Williams’ grant program provides $43,600 to 8 Luzerne County organizations

A $10,000 grant to the Weinberg Regional Food Bank will provide 2,000 families in Luzerne, Wyoming and Susquehanna counties with fresh milk for a year...

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


Man killed in crash on I-80 in Sugarloaf Township

Man killed in crash on I-80 in Sugarloaf Township

SUGARLOAF TWP. — A man from western Pennsylvania was killed in a crash Wednesday on Interstate 80 involving a tractor-trailer.State police were ...

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


Two prospective jurors added to pool in Con-ui capital case

Two prospective jurors added to pool in Con-ui capital case

SCRANTON — The pool of prospective jurors in the capital case of Jessie Con-ui stands at nine after two more people were selected Wednesday, cou...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Geisinger offers land donation for W-B Area high school

Geisinger offers land donation for W-B Area high school

WILKES-BARRE — The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board unveiled new estimates for a consolidated high school to be built at one of several possible s...

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