Former Exeter Hose Co. treasurer pleads guilty to recent theft charge

Former Exeter Hose Co. treasurer pleads guilty to recent theft charge

WEST PITTSTON — Former Exeter Hose Co. treasurer Stephanie McNeil pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a retail theft incident earlier this m...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: Man suffered permanent injury after someone squeezed his genitals

Police: Man suffered permanent injury after someone squeezed his genitals

WILKES-BARRE — Police say a man suffered permanent injury after someone squeezed his genitals sometime in May 2016.The man reported to police th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Warmth, chance of rain expected as the weekend approaches

Warmth, chance of rain expected as the weekend approaches

Warmer temperatures and the chance of rain showers will persist as the weekend approaches.The National Weather Service indicated it was 44 degrees as ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Guns hot topic of town hall near Harrisburg

Guns hot topic of town hall near Harrisburg

Charleston, S.C.Aurora, Colo.San Bernardino, Calif.These three mass shootings and other recent massacres spurred a “Guns in America” town ...

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


SHINE after-school program students donate blankets to Ruth’s Place

SHINE after-school program students donate blankets to Ruth’s Place

PRINGLE — It’s just a blanket, the thing you pull to your neck while slouching on the couch watching TV, or rush to get under as you go to...

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


PennEast donates to nonprofits

PennEast donates to nonprofits

The Commission On Economic Opportunity in Wilkes-Barre and the Trucksville Volunteer Fire Company in Trucksville each received $5,000 from the PennEas...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Trial starts today for man accused in 2014 slashing

Trial starts today for man accused in 2014 slashing

WILKES-BARRE — A jury was seated Tuesday to hear the case of a man accused of slashing a woman’s throat and leaving her for dead in 2014 o...

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


Police: Hazleton man found spying on women, children in ceiling of bathroom

Police: Hazleton man found spying on women, children in ceiling of bathroom

WRIGHT TWP. — A Hazleton man is facing a slew of charges after he was discovered in the ceiling of a township restaurant’s women’s b...

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


Plymouth Township receives $2.5M PEMA grant to purchase homes

Plymouth Township receives $2.5M PEMA grant to purchase homes

PLYMOUTH TWP. — Twenty-three property owners in Plymouth Township will no longer have to keep an eye on the river, fearing the next flood.The Pe...

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


Plans to tear down deteriorating Coxton bridge over Susquehanna approved

Plans to tear down deteriorating Coxton bridge over Susquehanna approved

The Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority will take back ownership of the dilapidated Coxton Yard railroad bridge spanning the Susquehanna River in E...

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