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And the fate of Coughlin High School Students is …

And the fate of Coughlin High School Students is …

WILKES-BARRE — After taking some flack for not including it on the agenda, the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board voted Monday …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Caregiver pleads guilty to stealing over $250K from 98-year-old Dallas woman

Caregiver pleads guilty to stealing over $250K from 98-year-old Dallas woman

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne woman pleaded guilty Monday to charges she stole over a quarter of a million dollars while …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Hazleton council members, chief weigh in on funding for additional police officers

Hazleton council members, chief weigh in on funding for additional police officers

HAZLETON — Mayor Jeffrey Cusat, city council members and Interim Police Chief Jerry Speziale all agree that more police officers …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

PennEast Pipeline’s eminent domain offers unacceptable by some Back Mountain residents

PennEast Pipeline’s eminent domain offers unacceptable by some Back Mountain residents

KINGSTON TWP. — Concerned Citizens Against the PennEast Pipeline will hold a “Tearing of the Offers” event Friday. The grassroots …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Convicted murderer James Roche appeals sentence

Convicted murderer James Roche appeals sentence

WILKES-BARRE — James Roche, sentenced in the April 2014 shooting deaths of Ronald “Barney” Evans and his son, Jeffrey Evans, …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Former mayor’s monthly finance reports available to Wilkes-Barre City Council upon request, contrary to city code

WILKES-BARRE — What the city code says differs from what former Mayor Tom Leighton did with his monthly financial reports. …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Despite 2016 budget not yet being passed, Gov. Tom Wolf is focusing on 2017 budget

Despite 2016 budget not yet being passed, Gov. Tom Wolf is focusing on 2017 budget

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf will hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss his budget proposal — for 2017. As …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre City Councilman Tony Brooks hopes to form committee to study Irem Temple building

Wilkes-Barre City Councilman Tony Brooks hopes to form committee to study Irem Temple building

WILKES-BARRE — City Councilman Tony Brooks is recruiting “team members” to help prepare a business plan to save the deteriorating …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Dupont police investigating an armed robbery at Petro Travel Center

Dupont police investigating an armed robbery at Petro Travel Center

DUPONT — Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at approximately 6:16 p.m. on Sunday at the Petro …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Woman charged with simple assault after alleged domestic dispute

Woman charged with simple assault after alleged domestic dispute

WILKES-BARRE —Police charged Jazmine Gutierrez, 32, of Wilkes-Barre with simple assault after police responded to an alleged domestic dispute on …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Police: Man cited for public drunkenness

Police: Man cited for public drunkenness

WILKES-BARRE — Police said they observed John Murray at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Intermodal Center, having a difficult …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Disputed evidence forces judge to excuse jurors in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial

Disputed evidence forces judge to excuse jurors in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial

WILKES-BARRE — A dispute over a piece of evidence Monday morning prompted a judge to excuse jurors for the day …

February 8th, 2016 |  

John Payne to serve 4 to 8 years for DUI crash that killed Kevin Sendrick

John Payne to serve 4 to 8 years for DUI crash that killed Kevin Sendrick

WILKES-BARRE — John Charles Payne, who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a DUI crash that killed Kevin Sendrick, will …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Two charged with drug possession after traffic stop in Kingston

Two charged with drug possession after traffic stop in Kingston

KINGSTON — Police said they stopped a vehicle on Jan. 29 after observing it travelling with an equipment violation on …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Damage reported to parked vehicle parked on North Main Street

Damage reported to parked vehicle parked on North Main Street

WILKES-BARRE — At 7:16 p.m. on Sunday, a man reported to police that someone slashed the tires and scratched the …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Snow possible in the Wyoming Valley through the midweek

Snow possible in the Wyoming Valley through the midweek

Snow is expected through the midweek in the Wyoming Valley, but predictions indicate low snowfall amounts. The National Weather Service …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Commuters could encounter some traffic congestion this morning

Commuters could encounter some traffic congestion this morning

Commuters could experience some delays thanks to areas of traffic congestion this morning. Free-flowing traffic is reported on Interstates 81 …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Police ask for assistance in locating owner of money found in mall parking lot

Police ask for assistance in locating owner of money found in mall parking lot

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police said that an undisclosed amount of money was found in the Wyoming Valley Mall parking lot. …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Watching the Super Bowl at bars, eateries a tradition in Wyoming Valley

Watching the Super Bowl at bars, eateries a tradition in Wyoming Valley

While some area residents rooted for the Denver Broncos on Sunday night, predicting Peyton Manning would head to retirement in …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Low pay, government red tape hampering treatment of children with behavior issues

Low pay, government red tape hampering treatment of children with behavior issues

WILKES-BARRE — Outdated licensing laws and stagnant pay rates are making it difficult for behavioral health care providers to help …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Luzerne County restaurant inspections Jan. 25-28

Luzerne County restaurant inspections Jan. 25-28

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

February 7th, 2016 |  

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Jan. 26-27

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Jan. 26-27

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

February 7th, 2016 |  

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