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REO Speedwagon to perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono

REO Speedwagon to perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono

WILKES-BARRE — Classic Rock icons REO Speedwagon roll into Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom. The band will perform on …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

State police bust meth lab in Hazle Township

State police bust meth lab in Hazle Township

HAZLE TWP. — West Hazleton Police and Hazle Township Fire and Rescue confirmed Monday that the 500 block of Ridge …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for July 28

Average gas prices for July 28

Average prices at the pump dipped across the board overnight. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’s average gas …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Local unemployment rate slips to 6.4 percent

Local unemployment rate slips to 6.4 percent

The region’s unemployment rate fell slightly in May to 6.4 percent, maintaining a level roughly 1 percent higher than state …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Sunshine to hold rain off until Thursday

Sunshine to hold rain off until Thursday

Sunshine will ward off the chance of rain for the next few days. The National Weather Service indicated that it …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Middle school girls become ‘Women Empowered by Science’

Middle school girls become ‘Women Empowered by Science’

WILKES-BARRE — So, our first two ingredients are vegetable oil and cocoa. What are we making? “This will be your …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Traffic report for July 28

Traffic report for July 28

It should be a smooth morning commute this morning, but some scattered areas of traffic congestion in the downtown area …

July 28th, 2015 |  

To your health: How healthy, effective are shake and juice diets?

To your health: How healthy, effective are shake and juice diets?

Whether you worked hard to build a healthy and fit summer body or if it’s still a work in progress, …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Duryea police: Man threatened girlfriend, daughter with machete

Duryea police: Man threatened girlfriend, daughter with machete

DURYEA — A borough man was taken into custody at about 1:30 p.m. on Friday on charges that he threatened …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Mall at Steamtown has new owner

Mall at Steamtown has new owner

SCRANTON — The close of business today found the Mall at Steamtown with a new owner. John Basalyga, a local …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Boy Scouts end blanket ban on gay adults

Boy Scouts end blanket ban on gay adults

NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing …

July 27th, 2015 |  

New land bank seeks Luzerne County’s help

A new authority is asking Luzerne County to forego some tax revenue so it can pursue its mission of acquiring …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre mayoral nominee Tony George says juggling act led to campaign finance flap

Wilkes-Barre mayoral nominee Tony George says juggling act led to campaign finance flap

WILKES-BARRE — Tony George on Monday was anything but silent during his opposition to a proposed city sewer authority. But …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

State revokes Steven Stahl’s teaching license

State revokes Steven Stahl’s teaching license

WILKES-BARRE — The last nail in Stephen Stahl’s teaching career has likely been hammered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Luzerne County, Wilkes-Barre at loggerheads over project funding

Luzerne County, Wilkes-Barre at loggerheads over project funding

A battle over $2 million left from a tax diversion program is coming to a head. Luzerne County Chief Solicitor …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Despite protest from George, Wilkes-Barre City Council approves formation of sewer authority

Despite protest from George, Wilkes-Barre City Council approves formation of sewer authority

WILKES-BARRE — When the dust settled Monday and the debate stopped flowing, the first hurdle in the city’s plan to …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Heroin, firearms found inside Wilkes-Barre Township motel

Heroin, firearms found inside Wilkes-Barre Township motel

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A Bronx, New York man was arrested Sunday after township police allegedly found a large amount of …

July 27th, 2015 |  

In Focus: Skunks stinking up Miners Mills neighborhood

In Focus: Skunks stinking up Miners Mills neighborhood

WILKES-BARRE — For a year and a half, Mary Nowak has had skunks burrowing under a shed in her back …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Nature’s Variety issues dog food recall due to Salmonella risk

Nature’s Variety issues dog food recall due to Salmonella risk

Nature’s Variety is voluntarily recalling some of its dog food that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the company said in …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre police officer injured while investigating domestic disturbance

Wilkes-Barre police officer injured while investigating domestic disturbance

WILKES-BARRE — A city police officer was injured while investigating a domestic dispute that resulted in the arrests of two …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Plains Township woman charged with public drunkenness

Plains Township woman charged with public drunkenness

PLAINS TWP. — Police said they received a report at about 3 a.m. on Saturday of an intoxicated person in …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect surrenders

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect surrenders

WILKES-BARRE — A teenager is facing charges he fatally shot a man outside a residence on New Alexander Street over …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

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