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Jessica Alinsky found guilty of third-degree murder

Jessica Alinsky found guilty of third-degree murder

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County jury on Friday found Jessica Lynn Alinsky guilty of third-degree murder. Alinsky, 32, was charged …

February 12th, 2016 |  

A first look: High-end apartments at Newrose Building finished, residents set to move in

A first look: High-end apartments at Newrose Building finished, residents set to move in

PITTSTON — Pat Hadley, 50, was born and raised in Pittston. He remembers going to the doctor’s office in the …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Deadline looms for chance at grants during non-profit forum sponsored by Luzerne Foundation

WILKES-BARRE — Walter Mitchell crooned for cash two years ago. “I sang a selection from ‘Fiddler on the Roof’: ‘If …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Police request help in identifying suspect who stole X-Box from Best Buy

Police request help in identifying suspect who stole X-Box from Best Buy

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police said a Best Buy employee reported to police at about 11 a.m. Friday an unknown male …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Closing arguments heard, jury begins deliberating verdict in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial

Closing arguments heard, jury begins deliberating verdict in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial

WILKES-BARRE — Closing arguments were heard Friday as a Luzerne County jury prepared to deliberate whether Jessica Lynn Alinsky was …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Residents begin to move in to River’s Edge condominiums in Pittston

Residents begin to move in to River’s Edge condominiums in Pittston

PITTSTON — In the third week of January, Sal Milazzo was the first person to move into the River’s Edge …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Lehman Township Police Department is now out in force 24/7

Lehman Township Police Department is now out in force 24/7

LEHMAN TWP. — An increase in criminal activity inspired a Back Mountain municipality to re-establish its 24-hour police force. For …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Wanted man taken into custody; additional charge filed

Wanted man taken into custody; additional charge filed

KINGSTON — A man wanted by Luzerne County Adult Probation was taken into custody Wednesday. Officers Matthew Bonawits and Jon …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Man arrested for punching parked vehicle

Man arrested for punching parked vehicle

KINGSTON — A 34-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police said he was punching a parked vehicle. According to police, …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Man charged in theft at Luzerne Shopping Center

Man charged in theft at Luzerne Shopping Center

KINGSTON — Police filed several charges against a man following the theft of two bottles of vodka from the Wine …

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  

Police seek help in search for robbery suspect

Police seek help in search for robbery suspect

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police are looking for Elijah Jones, 18, who is wanted by the Pocono Regional Police Department for …

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  

Man arrested for using counterfeit credit cards

Man arrested for using counterfeit credit cards

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Khalil Cornelius Webb of Brooklyn, New York, was taken into custody Thursday when police say he attempted …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Hazleton police searching for burglar

Hazleton police searching for burglar

HAZLETON — Police are investigating a reported burglary that took place in the 600 block of Grant Street Thursday. Police …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Scattered flurries and snow showers as temperatures drop

Scattered flurries and snow showers as temperatures drop

WILKES-BARRE — Scattered flurries today after 3 p.m, with increasing clouds and a high near 22; southwest wind 5 to …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Average gas price in area down 5 cents per gallon over the last week

Average gas price in area down 5 cents per gallon over the last week

WILKES-BARRE — AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that the Wilkes-Barre area gas average is at $1.92 today, down a penny overnight and …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Disinterment of remains from condemned mausoleum in Plains Township successful

PLAINS TWP. — A man who wanted his father’s remains exhumed from a condemned mausoleum in the township finally got …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre Council says ‘No’ to property tax hike, but Mayor George still looking at cuts to balance budget

Wilkes-Barre Council says ‘No’ to property tax hike, but Mayor George still looking at cuts to balance budget

WILKES-BARRE — The city council Thursday night shot down Mayor Tony George’s amended budget, sparing residents a property tax hike …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

In Focus: Phylicia’s memory still warm on a frigid night

In Focus: Phylicia’s memory still warm on a frigid night

NANTICOKE — On a frigid Thursday night at Patriot Square, the memory of Phylicia Thomas remained warm in the hearts …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  

From Panama to Wyoming Valley: Central American minister signs deal with Wilkes

From Panama to Wyoming Valley: Central American minister signs deal with Wilkes

WILKES-BARRE — In the stately surroundings of Weckesser Hall, Wilkes University President Patrick Leahy and Panama Education Minister Marcela Paredes …

February 11th, 2016 |  

The future of the Keystone state, and of flying eggs

The future of the Keystone state, and of flying eggs

KINGSTON — There were fine ideas from the high school students at Thursday’s regional Governor’s STEM Competition: Running heated waste …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Misericordia University’s Relay For Life scheduled for April 15 and 16

Misericordia University’s Relay For Life scheduled for April 15 and 16

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University students hope to tie the campus and the community together with the sixth annual Relay …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Lt. Gov. Mike Stacks tours The Commonwealth Medical Building in Scranton

Lt. Gov. Mike Stacks tours The Commonwealth Medical Building in Scranton

SCRANTON — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack visited The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) in Scranton Thursday afternoon to tour the …

February 11th, 2016 |  

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