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Average gas prices for July 29

Average gas prices for July 29

Gas averages tumbled once again overnight, marking a 4-cent drop in the last week in Wilkes-Barre. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Police file drug charges against four people in the last week

Police file drug charges against four people in the last week

WILKES-BARRE — City police recently filed charges for drug possession or possession of drug paraphernalia in the following incidents: • …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Two men charged in separate trespassing cases

Two men charged in separate trespassing cases

WILKES-BARRE — Police filed trespass charges in the following incidents: • Michael William Tullai, 25, of Plymouth, was charged with …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Pittston man charged after allegedly trying to buy a firearm illegally

Pittston man charged after allegedly trying to buy a firearm illegally

HANOVER TWP. — A Pittston man was charged with a weapons violation after he allegedly tried to unlawfully purchase a …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Rain possible Thursday, but sunshine dominates the forecast

Rain possible Thursday, but sunshine dominates the forecast

Sunshine and hot temperatures will have a firm grip on the Wyoming Valley for the foreseeable future, but some rain …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Traffic report for July 29

Traffic report for July 29

Areas of traffic congestion could create a longer commute for some this morning. Free-flowing traffic is reported on Interstate 81, …

July 29th, 2015 |  

In Focus: A tomato grows in Wilkes-Barre

In Focus: A tomato grows in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Some people look forward to summer for the hot weather, or swimming, or hiking. Not me. My summer …

July 29th, 2015 |  

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 |  

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