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Court records: Amber Alert victim, alleged kidnapper watched TV in hospital

Court records: Amber Alert victim, alleged kidnapper watched TV in hospital

WILKES-BARRE — As federal, state and local law enforcement officers searched the area for a kidnapped teenage girl that prompted …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Edwardsville woman admits to sexually assaulting child

WILKES-BARRE — An Edwardsville woman has admitted to performing sex acts on a 12-year-old boy. Sharon Bentler, 42, of 7 …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Luzerne County Dress for Success sets Thursday fundraiser

Luzerne County Dress for Success sets Thursday fundraiser

WILKES-BARRE — Dress for Success Luzerne County will hold “A Celebration of our Hidden Gems,” event from 5 to 7 …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wolf nominates retired state police major to lead PSP

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is nominating a retired Pennsylvania State Police major to lead the agency. In announcing the …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect reaffirms desire for bench trial

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect reaffirms desire for bench trial

WILKES-BARRE — A homicide suspect took it upon himself Monday to make some changes to a court document. Joshua Carlos …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Luzerne County Courthouse elevator repairs to begin

An elevator upgrade project at the Luzerne County Courthouse is set to begin Tuesday, which means only one of two …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

In Focus: With courage and love, Wyoming Valley couple confront cancer

In Focus: With courage and love, Wyoming Valley couple confront cancer

EDWARDSVILLE — Every person has a story. Some are good, some not so good. Have you ever sat across from …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Crews respond to structure fire in Hanover Township

Crews respond to structure fire in Hanover Township

HANOVER TWP. — Welding sparks are being blamed for causing a smoky fire at the CVS Pharmacy building under construction …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

State orders Wyoming Valley West restore teacher music position

State orders Wyoming Valley West restore teacher music position

KINGSTON — Arguments were passionate on both sides when the Wyoming Valley West School Board eliminated the position of elementary …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Dunkin Donuts in Edwardsville kicks off American Red Cross blood drive campaign today

Dunkin Donuts in Edwardsville kicks off American Red Cross blood drive campaign today

EDWARDSVILLE — Get a free cup of java and a doughnut this month as Dunkin Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania and …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Police: Businessman drunk when killed in accidental car fire

Police: Businessman drunk when killed in accidental car fire

SALIX — Police say a western Pennsylvania businessman was drunk when his moving car caught on fire, eventually killing him. …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

NEW YORK — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Ricki the Ice Cream Bear on Journey to Become … Herself

Ricki the Ice Cream Bear on Journey to Become … Herself

KEENESBURG, Colo. — Ricki doesn’t pace anymore. Like the hundreds of other large carnivores lucky enough to be at The …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Police: Woman killed in crash after ‘American Idol’ audition

LOWER MAKEFIELD— Police say one woman was killed and five others were injured in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Wolf plans to ‘soon’ unveil new choice to head state police

Wolf plans to ‘soon’ unveil new choice to head state police

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is preparing to name his pick to lead the Pennsylvania State Police, a decision sure …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

PLAINS TWP. — An aluminum vase allegedly became the weapon of choice as one man claims he woke up early …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Jacob Jenkins, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, with theft on allegations he had stolen cash from a …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Two Wilkes-Barre juveniles, both males, ages 16 and 17, were charged with curfew violation at about 1:30 a.m. …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

WINDHAM TWP. — State police said Stanley Jones, 37, Laceyville, was charged with attempted burglary after a report at about …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

WILKES-BARRE — Police charged Dennis Glidden, 22, at about noon on Tuesday after he allegedly removed six cartons of cigarettes …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

BRAINTRIM TWP. — John Kohler, Savannah, Georgia, was cited for harassment for allegedly grabbing and pushing Jennifer Jackson, Leland, North …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

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