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Freeland man killed in motorcycle crash

Freeland man killed in motorcycle crash

FOSTER TWP. — A Freeland man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening. State police at Hazleton said Noel …

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

Police: Man choked, threatened his wife

WILKES-BARRE — Officers responded to a domestic dispute on Mill Street just after 7 p.m. Sunday and arrested a man …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Luzerne County developers will have to include sidewalks, curbs and bike paths in new projects

Property owners seeking Luzerne County approval to subdivide and develop land into 10 or more lots will be expected to …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Police nab Wilkes-Barre man wanted for allegedly robbing, assaulting ex-girlfriend

Police nab Wilkes-Barre man wanted for allegedly robbing, assaulting ex-girlfriend

WILKES-BARRE — A man who police wanted for allegedly assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend earlier this month was taken into …

July 28th, 2015 |  

No decisions made on Wyoming Area buildings

HARDING — In the first meeting following a district-wide facility feasibility study, a crowd of around 60 district staff and …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Guilty plea in multi-county steroid trafficking ring

Guilty plea in multi-county steroid trafficking ring

WILKES-BARRE — A Northumberland County man arrested last fall for his alleged role in a multi-county steroid trafficking ring recently …

July 28th, 2015 |  

New study compares tax relief plans by governor, GOP

New study compares tax relief plans by governor, GOP

The Republican property tax relief proposal would likely give bigger tax breaks to more people than Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal, …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Eric Papp, convicted in 2001 of fatal drunken crash, pleads guilty to new DUI

Eric Papp, convicted in 2001 of fatal drunken crash, pleads guilty to new DUI

WILKES-BARRE — Although Eric Joseph Papp is on parole for an alcohol related crash that killed two teenagers in Hanover …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Luzerne County seeks new space for magistrates Kane, Cronauer

Luzerne County seeks new space for magistrates Kane, Cronauer

Luzerne County is moving one magisterial district judge and shopping around for new space for three others to save money. …

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

Books and a badge: Wilkes-Barre police officer explains his job to children at Osterhout Free Library event

Books and a badge: Wilkes-Barre police officer explains his job to children at Osterhout Free Library event

WILKES-BARRE — Every hero has a story. A dozen children sat wide-eyed Tuesday as Wilkes-Barre Patrolman Kirk Merchel told his. …

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

Police investigating attempted theft at Jenkins Twp. car wash

Police investigating attempted theft at Jenkins Twp. car wash

JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating an attempted theft from the Dolphin Car Wash on Route 315 on Monday night. …

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

Cops: Man charged after ‘sucker punching’ another in Plains Township

PLAINS TOWNSHIP — One man faces charges after he allegedly “sucker punched” another man during a fight Monday night. At …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Walmart in Wilkes-Barre Township no longer open 24 hours

Walmart in Wilkes-Barre Township no longer open 24 hours

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Those late-night excursions to Walmart are now a thing of the past, as the store in the …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Crash restricts I-81 near Dorrance to single-lane traffic

Crash restricts I-81 near Dorrance to single-lane traffic

DORRANCE – Traffic on Interstate 81 south is restricted to a single lane due to a vehicle crash. According to …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Charges filed after reported vehicle break-ins

Charges filed after reported vehicle break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to the report of two males breaking into cars near South Franklin and Ross street at …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Police: West Pittston woman found lying near railroad tracks wanted to go to sleep

Police: West Pittston woman found lying near railroad tracks wanted to go to sleep

PLAINS TWP. — Police observed a person lying near the railroad tracks on Cleveland Street at about 1 a.m. on …

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

Freeland man leads police on high-speed chase after Kmart robbery

Freeland man leads police on high-speed chase after Kmart robbery

HAZLE TWP. — State police on Saturday were dispatched to a report of a retail theft and hit-run at the …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre man reportedly pistol whipped and robbed over the weekend

Wilkes-Barre man reportedly pistol whipped and robbed over the weekend

WILKES-BARRE — A 41-year-old city man reported he was pistol whipped and robbed early Saturday morning in the area of …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre man allegedly performed sex act in public while highly intoxicated

Wilkes-Barre man allegedly performed sex act in public while highly intoxicated

WILKES-BARRE — Police said a city man who reportedly performed a sex act in public downtown was arrested late Friday …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Steamtown NHS announces change to Aug. 16 excursion

Steamtown NHS announces change to Aug. 16 excursion

SCRANTON — The Steamtown National Historic Site has changed the destination and departure time for an Aug. 16 rail excursion. …

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

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. |  

UPDATE: State AG calls Hazle Township ecstasy lab bust among largest in state

UPDATE: State AG calls Hazle Township ecstasy lab bust among largest in state

HAZLE TWP. — A township man was arraigned Tuesday on drug manufacturing charges after authorities allegedly found ecstasy and equipment …

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

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