Sunshine, hot temperatures continue today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley

Sunshine, hot temperatures continue today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley

Sunshine and hot temperatures are expected today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley.The National Weather Service indicated it was 71 degrees as of 8:54 ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Police: Woman reports rape at city park

Police: Woman reports rape at city park

WILKES-BARRE — A 19-year-old female reported that she was raped at Casey Park on North Grant Street at about 4 a.m. on Friday morning.According ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Police: Man tries to disarm officer during arrest

Police: Man tries to disarm officer during arrest

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man attempted to disarm a police officer early Saturday morning, according to police.Police said they were called ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Beyond the Byline: Tinsel Town should show more respect for our town and Florence Foster Jenkins

Beyond the Byline: Tinsel Town should show more respect for our town and Florence Foster Jenkins

WILKES-BARRE — Driving home from work the other day, I saw the sign for “Hollenback Cemetery,” so I veered my car through the gate a...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


State police alerting residents to utilities scam

Pennsylvania State Police are alerting residents about a telephone scam with callers claiming to be from PP&L Utilities.State police said theyR...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Former Nanticoke police chief William Shultz remembered at memorial service

Former Nanticoke police chief William Shultz remembered at memorial service

NANTICOKE — Police officers and officials from across the county came to honor William Shultz, the Nanticoke police chief from 2012 until his de...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


New amenities discussed for Dallas Township and Kunkle parks

DALLAS TWP. — A skate park, bike trails and Frisbee golf course were just some ideas discussed at a public meeting regarding renovations to Dall...

August 26th, 2016 |  


First-year students adjusting to dorm life on campus at Wilkes University

First-year students adjusting to dorm life on campus at Wilkes University

WILKES-BARRE — Jason Tisa said he brought just about everything he had in his room at home in Rochester, N.Y.Tisa, 18, is one of 200-plus first-...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


New reward offered in 30-year-old cold case of missing Scranton girl

New reward offered in 30-year-old cold case of missing Scranton girl

SCRANTON —It’s been 30 years since the disappearance of Michelle Jolene Lakey, then 11, on Aug. 26, 1986, but to her family, it still seem...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Frances Slocum building dedication honors Solano for decades of work

Frances Slocum building dedication honors Solano for decades of work

KINGSTON TWP. — Toni Tabone was sitting on a bench staring at the lake at Frances Slocum Park Friday morning.“It’s just so peaceful ...

August 26th, 2016 |