Luzerne restaurant inspections Feb. 13-17: Dead roaches and over 150 rodent droppings

Luzerne restaurant inspections Feb. 13-17: Dead roaches and over 150 rodent droppings

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

February 25th, 2017 |  


Outdoor expo continues through Sunday at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Outdoor expo continues through Sunday at Mohegan Sun Pocono

PLAINS TWP. — It was a night out for Hunter Kreig and his dad, Hank. The father and son enjoy the outdoors, so spending a 70-degree day together...

February 24th, 2017 |  


One man injured in motorcycle crash in Wilkes-Barre

One man injured in motorcycle crash in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A motorcyclist was hurt Friday after his bike crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of South Pennsylvania Boulevard and...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre Township police plug for drug tip line goes viral

Wilkes-Barre Township police plug for drug tip line goes viral

It started around 8 p.m. Thursday with an unexpected Facebook post by the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department:“Anyone in Wilkes-Barre know w...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Franklin Institute brings science fun to Lake-Noxen, Ross elementary schools

Franklin Institute brings science fun to Lake-Noxen, Ross elementary schools

HARVEYS LAKE — An object at rest stays at rest, Sarah Rowley from the Franklin Institute’s Traveling Science Show told students at Lake-No...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Moules’ estate files lawsuit over Luzerne County prison elevator death

Moules’ estate files lawsuit over Luzerne County prison elevator death

The estate of a Luzerne County correctional officer who fell down a county prison elevator shaft to his death in July has filed litigation against sev...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Bottle of juice was the cause of Stegmaier scare

Bottle of juice was the cause of Stegmaier scare

WILKES-BARRE — The suspicious package that caused a scare and evacuation of federal offices at the Stegmaier Building Thursday contained a bottl...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre’s Neighborhood Impact Team hits street where woman was shot

Wilkes-Barre’s Neighborhood Impact Team hits street where woman was shot

WILKES-BARRE — Four days after a woman was shot on the porch of her house, the city’s Neighborhood Impact Team converged on Hutson Street ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lawsuit: Doctor cut off ‘significant portion’ of newborn’s penis

Lawsuit: Doctor cut off ‘significant portion’ of newborn’s penis

WILKES-BARRE — A pediatrician cut off a “significant portion” of a newborn’s penis during a circumcision procedure last summer...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Cartwright presents Bronze Star Service Medal to family of WW II veteran

Cartwright presents Bronze Star Service Medal to family of WW II veteran

WILKES-BARRE — Service medals and ribbons, including the Bronze Star for achievement, were presented this week to the family of late World War I...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |