Ex-Coughlin High School shop teacher heading to higher court on corruption of minors charges

Ex-Coughlin High School shop teacher heading to higher court on corruption of minors charges

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A former Coughlin High School shop teacher and alleged lookout for convicted ex-Coughlin teacher Stephen F. Stahl is heading...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Police searching for boy who reportedly ran away from home Wednesday

Police searching for boy who reportedly ran away from home Wednesday

WILKES-BARRE — Police are searching for a boy reported missing after he reportedly ran away from home.Police said Mack Gonzalez, 12, of Carlisle...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Carbon County resident describes finding body of victim at murder trial

Carbon County resident describes finding body of victim at murder trial

WILKES-BARRE — The stench was unlike any Colette DeFrancesco had come across before.The Carbon County resident, testifying Thursday in the fourt...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Barletta decides to remain in Congress, passes on labor secretary post

Barletta decides to remain in Congress, passes on labor secretary post

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta has decided to remain in Congress and decline the position of labor secretary in the Cabinet of President-elect Donald Trump.Ba...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Pittston officials planning to repair Columbus statue knocked over in crash

Pittston officials planning to repair Columbus statue knocked over in crash

PITTSTON — While details remain scarce on what caused the crash involving the Christopher Columbus statue, city officials say it will probably t...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Shooting in Nanticoke early Thursday morning leaves one injured

Shooting in Nanticoke early Thursday morning leaves one injured

NANTICOKE — A scuffle after a suspect allegedly tried to break into a residence led to gunfire and one man being shot early Thursday morning.Chi...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Ohio lawmakers voting on abortion ban, expanded concealed-weapons bill

Ohio lawmakers voting on abortion ban, expanded concealed-weapons bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and permit concealed weapons in more places are up for consideration by the ...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Western Pa. student suspended, security boosted over shooting threat

Western Pa. student suspended, security boosted over shooting threat

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A student has been suspended and security is being boosted at his western Pennsylvania school after he allegedly wrot...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Police still searching for man accused of trying to strangle infant

Police still searching for man accused of trying to strangle infant

WILKES-BARRE — Police are still searching for a man that is accused of trying to strangle an infant and later escaping police custody Monday.Cit...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


AAA: State, national average gas prices climbed by a penny overnight

AAA: State, national average gas prices climbed by a penny overnight

The state and national average gas prices climbed slightly overnight, and all averages are up from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following d...

December 8th, 2016 |