AAA: Average gas prices continued to climb overnight

AAA: Average gas prices continued to climb overnight

Average gas prices continued to climb overnight, and the local and state averages are up nearly 10 cents from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Chance of showers, thunderstorms expected as the weekend approaches

Chance of showers, thunderstorms expected as the weekend approaches

The chance of rain will plague the Wyoming Valley as the weekend approaches.The National Weather Service indicated it was 59 degrees as of 6:54 a.m. a...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Plains Township fire chief blasts PennEast’s impact statement

The Plains Township fire chief has some major qualms with plans to construct a natural gas pipeline near two rock quarries in the township and is far ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Luzerne County prison overtime flagged as budgetary concern

Overtime is “trending very high” at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility and expected to run about $300,000 over budget by the end of ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


‘Wings of Freedom’ tour visits Hazleton airport with WWII bombers, fighter

‘Wings of Freedom’ tour visits Hazleton airport with WWII bombers, fighter

HAZLETON — “Get out! Get out! Get out!”If Jim Goolsby’s passengers heard him scream those words from the cockpit, they were to...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Wyoming Area begins to talk teachers contract

Contract negotiations began Tuesday for between the Wyoming Area School Board and the teachers union.With the current contract set to expire Sept. 1, ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre gets demolition bids, waiting for more

WILKES-BARRE — Contracts are being drawn up to demolish three houses, and the city is awaiting bids on three more as it looks to get rid of blig...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Luzerne County DA assumes control of drug task force from AG’s office

Luzerne County DA assumes control of drug task force from AG’s office

WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis has assumed control of the Luzerne County Drug Task Force from the state Off...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Scranton man found dead at Ricketts Glen State Park

Scranton man found dead at Ricketts Glen State Park

FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A Scranton man was found dead at Rickets Glen State Park Tuesday after going missing along with his dog the night before, autho...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Luzerne County woman pleads guilty to heroin trafficking conspiracy

Luzerne County woman pleads guilty to heroin trafficking conspiracy

SCRANTON — A Luzerne County woman woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy, according to the United Stat...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |