Superintendent: Memorial Stadium tunnel can’t be repaired

Superintendent: Memorial Stadium tunnel can’t be repaired

WILKES-BARRE — With photographs showing extensive rust on steel overhead beams, Superintendent Brian Costello showed why the tunnel allowing veh...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Kingston woman who tossed blood-soaked towel at State Trooper gets probation

Kingston woman who tossed blood-soaked towel at State Trooper gets probation

WILKES-BARRE — A Kingston woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to tossing a blood-soaked towel at a Pennsylvania State Trooper moments after she refused...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Substance-related hospital stays for newborns soar in Pennsylvania

Substance-related hospital stays for newborns soar in Pennsylvania

The rates of pregnant mothers and newborns being admitted to hospital for problems related to substance abuse have soared in Pennsylvania, according t...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Travel store manager involved in Super Bowl Sunday heist pleads guilty

Travel store manager involved in Super Bowl Sunday heist pleads guilty

WILKES-BARRE — A former travel store manager who staged a Super Bowl Sunday heist and then got stiffed when his alleged accomplice never turned ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Area political pundits: Race is close, but it’s Clinton’s to lose

Area political pundits: Race is close, but it’s Clinton’s to lose

WILKES-BARRE — As the dust settles in the days following the first presidential debate, one local political science professor sees the race as D...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Cannabis rally set for Kirby Park on Saturday

Cannabis rally set for Kirby Park on Saturday

WILKES-BARRE — Area residents hoping to see marijuana legalized — either for medical purposes or recreational use — will gather in K...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Work on water main break in West Pittston expected to be finished Wednesday afternoon

Work on water main break in West Pittston expected to be finished Wednesday afternoon

WEST PITTSTON — Crews are expected to be finished with work on a broken water main that forced Wyoming Area Intermediate Center to close by Wedn...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Man found dead in Clearfield County had swallowed up to $500K in heroin

Man found dead in Clearfield County had swallowed up to $500K in heroin

CLEARFIELD, Pa. — A western Pennsylvania coroner says a suspected drug “mule” found dead over a highway guard rail was a Guatemalan ...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Alleged shooter to represent himself; trial pushed back

Alleged shooter to represent himself; trial pushed back

WILKES-BARRE — A man who opened fire outside a bar two days after getting shot during a free-for-all at the Hanover Village Apartments will take...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Misericordia group offers support for those who stutter

Misericordia group offers support for those who stutter

DALLAS — For most people, daily tasks such as introducing oneself to a class at the start of a school year or ordering an entree at a fancy rest...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |