Man charged after allegedly sending inappropriate messages, pictures to minors

Man charged after allegedly sending inappropriate messages, pictures to minors

PITTSTON — A Pittston man sent sexually explicit messages to two underage girls and exchanged inappropriate photos with one of them, according t...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


City police searching for teenage boy reported missing Monday

City police searching for teenage boy reported missing Monday

WILKES-BARRE — Police are searching for a teenage boy who was reported missing by his family Monday.Nathan Burger, 15, was reported missing by h...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Lindsey Barletta pleads guilty to charges stemming from September incident

Lindsey Barletta pleads guilty to charges stemming from September incident

WEST HAZLETON — Lindsey Barletta pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an incident in a salon in September.Lindsey Barletta, 32 and the daught...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Warmer temperatures, chance of rain expected as the week rolls along

Warmer temperatures, chance of rain expected as the week rolls along

Temperatures are expected to break the 60-degree mark as the week rolls along, and the region could also see some rain.The National Weather Service in...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Girl shot during fight in street in Wilkes-Barre

Girl shot during fight in street in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A girl was shot Monday night during a fight near the intersection of Metcalf and Hutson streets.The unidentified girl was hit in ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Report: Border wall could save taxpayers $64 billion over 10 years

Report: Border wall could save taxpayers $64 billion over 10 years

A new report claims the border wall proposed by President Donald Trump, estimated by some to cost $12-15 billion to construct, would pay for itself if...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pittston fire under investigation, dog killed in blaze

Pittston fire under investigation, dog killed in blaze

PITTSTON — A dog died in a fire that heavily damaged a house on Landon Street here Monday afternoon.But two people inside got out safely, Pittst...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Police asking for assistance in locating vehicle

Police asking for assistance in locating vehicle

HANOVER TWP. — Police are asking for assistance in locating a vehicle stolen from the Lee Park section of the township.According to police, a go...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Seeing a favorite band live for the first time

Beyond the Byline: Seeing a favorite band live for the first time

It’s finally going to happen.It was announced on Feb. 13 that Metallica is going on a nationwide tour, its “WorldWired Tour 2017.” A...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Saidman announces run for Luzerne County Council

Saidman announces run for Luzerne County Council

Sheila Saidman, a Democrat from Kingston, is running for a seat on the Luzerne County Council.Saidman, 67, is a longtime county resident, grew up in N...

February 20th, 2017 |