State officials: Human Services’ myCOMPASS PA cellphone app a success

State officials: Human Services’ myCOMPASS PA cellphone app a success

PITTSBURGH (AP) — State officials are hailing the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ cellphone app as a success after more than 37...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Public invited to Luzerne County government events

Public invited to Luzerne County government events

Luzerne County officials are inviting the public to numerous upcoming events to celebrate National County Government Month in April:• March 31, ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Police: Investigation led to arrest of man wanted in Ohio

Police: Investigation led to arrest of man wanted in Ohio

NANTICOKE — What was initially a criminal mischief investigation resulted in police arresting a man wanted by authorities in Ohio.Police said of...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Intel chair Nunes met ‘incidental surveillance’ source on White House grounds

Intel chair Nunes met ‘incidental surveillance’ source on White House grounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involv...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Three charged after alleged altercation at Wilkes-Barre nightclub

Three charged after alleged altercation at Wilkes-Barre nightclub

WILKES-BARRE — An incident inside the Ali Baba Lounge early Saturday morning resulted in three suspects facing charges.Police said officers enco...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Hazleton man pleads guilty to third-degree murder, gets 20 to 40 years

Hazleton man pleads guilty to third-degree murder, gets 20 to 40 years

WILKES-BARRE — A drug dealer who prosecutors allege eliminated a competitor in a bid to wipe him from the Hazleton drug scene pleaded guilty Mon...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Police: Handgun, drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop

Police: Handgun, drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop

WILKES-BARRE — Two men are facing charges after police allegedly found drugs and a stolen handgun inside a vehicle during a traffic stop.One of ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Rain, warmer temperatures could cause flooding as snowpack melts

Rain, warmer temperatures could cause flooding as snowpack melts

Rain and warmer temperatures could increase the risk for minor flooding in the Wyoming Valley this week.According to a hazardous weather outlook issue...

March 27th, 2017 |  


‘A True Blessing:’ It took 55 years for Pa. woman to unite with her sister

‘A True Blessing:’ It took 55 years for Pa. woman to unite with her sister

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Karen Stum’s parents died with a secret.Charles and Lavinia Stiffler raised three children together, two boys and...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Several prospective applicants with strong resumes did not pursue Luzerne County government management jobs because they would be required to relocate...

March 26th, 2017 |