Police, FBI investigating robbery at M&T Bank Tuesday in Hughestown

Police, FBI investigating robbery at M&T Bank Tuesday in Hughestown

HUGHESTOWN — Officials are investigating a robbery at the M&T Bank located at 2 Rachel Lane along the Pittston Bypass Tuesday afternoon.Acco...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Kane swiftly replaced with Beemer

Kane swiftly replaced with Beemer

Eds: Updates with additional comment by Beemer and Schwank. Links additional AP photos.HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hast...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Crestwood’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss lawsuit by superintendent candidate

Crestwood’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss lawsuit by superintendent candidate

SCRANTON — Lawyers for the Crestwood School District have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the district by Fairview El...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Water main replacement project begins in Newport Township

Water main replacement project begins in Newport Township

NEWPORT TWP. — Nearly 3,000 feet of water main will be replaced over the next few months in the township, according to a Pennsylvania American W...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Big plans in the works for former train station on Market Street

Big plans in the works for former train station on Market Street

WILKES-BARRE — What was once a popular nightclub, restaurant and hotel will soon house offices, a bank and a Burger King on the corner.The trans...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Police: Scranton man charged after hit and run death of Pittston resident

Police: Scranton man charged after hit and run death of Pittston resident

SCRANTON — A Scranton man has been charged with homicide by motor vehicle in the death of a Pittston resident, according to court documents.Acco...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Aug. 17-19: Jefferson Twp. and Old Forge restaurants are out of compliance

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Aug. 17-19: Jefferson Twp. and Old Forge restaurants are out of compliance

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Contractor files for time extension to complete bridge on Hillside Road in Shavertown

Contractor files for time extension to complete bridge on Hillside Road in Shavertown

KINGSTON TWP. — A contractor has filed a time extension request to complete a bridge replacement project on Hillside Road, the project manager s...

August 30th, 2016 |  


State Police arrest 3rd suspect in strangling death of Luzerne man

State Police arrest 3rd suspect in strangling death of Luzerne man

DUNMORE — A 20-year-old woman charged with two others Monday in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Luzerne man was arrested early Tuesda...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Police investigating a report of shots fired in Wilkes-Barre

Police investigating a report of shots fired in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating a report of shots fired that allegedly occurred early Tuesday morning.Police said that at 1:28 a.m. Tues...

August 30th, 2016 |