Rain, warmer temperatures expected through the midweek

Rain, warmer temperatures expected through the midweek

Rain is expected to stick around the Wyoming Valley through Wednesday, and the temperatures will also warm slightly.The National Weather Service indic...

January 17th, 2017 |  


To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

Doesn’t it seem like everyone you know is sick?OK, maybe not everyone, but a lot of us. I’m not talking about the psychological “sic...

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


Springsteen cover band changes tune, won’t play at DC gala

Springsteen cover band changes tune, won’t play at DC gala

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Bruce Springsteen cover band has changed its tune about performing at a Washington gala the day before Republican Donald ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide; Facebook took 2 weeks to take video down

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide; Facebook took 2 weeks to take video down

After a 12-year-old girl’s death was broadcast on social media, police could do little to keep the disturbing footage from spreading online.The ...

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


Rusty patched bumble bee was everywhere, now it’s on endangered species list

Rusty patched bumble bee was everywhere, now it’s on endangered species list

For the first time in American history, a bumble bee species has been placed on the endangered species list. It probably won’t be the last.The r...

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


Woman stabbed at supermarket in Dallas borough, one man in custody

Woman stabbed at supermarket in Dallas borough, one man in custody

DALLAS — A stabbing in a supermarket on Monday left one woman injured.According to police, a man stabbed a woman at the Weis grocery store at ab...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Can MLK’s dream come true? Those at local events say more work needed

Can MLK’s dream come true? Those at local events say more work needed

WILKES-BARRE — Members of the community honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with song and dance at King’s College on Monday as at...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Bear Creek Township authorities ask for help identifying vehicle

Bear Creek Township authorities ask for help identifying vehicle

BEAR CREEK TWP. — Township Board of Supervisors are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle alleged to be involved in ...

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


Compensation for Luzerne County tax collectors to be discussed next week

Compensation for Luzerne County tax collectors to be discussed next week

The amount Luzerne County pays for tax collection is up for discussion at next week’s county council work session.Some council members agreed at...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Friends of the Poor celebrate MLK Jr. Day by bringing police, children together

Friends of the Poor celebrate MLK Jr. Day by bringing police, children together

SCRANTON — Children as young as 5 were locked up in jail cells on Monday.It was all in an effort to teach the children to make the right choices...

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