Charges pending for pair who struck, threatened to kill elderly woman

Charges pending for pair who struck, threatened to kill elderly woman

WILKES-BARRE — Charges are pending for two people who allegedly threatened to kill a 66-year-old woman.Christie Lord, 20, and Brian Lamont Watso...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Police: Man bought cupcake, robbed cash register

Police: Man bought cupcake, robbed cash register

WILKES-BARRE — Police say a man who bought a Little Debbie oatmeal cupcake from Turkey Hill on East Main Street early Saturday morning swiped $1...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: ‘Never Hillary’

Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: ‘Never Hillary’

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton.Having overcome a multimi...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Highways, roadways clear to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Highways, roadways clear to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Those hitting the roads to pick up last-minute wares for backyard barbecues and other Memorial Day weekend festivities ought to face smooth sailing.Al...

May 28th, 2016 |  


High temperatures, storms possible for Memorial Day weekend

High temperatures, storms possible for Memorial Day weekend

Rain and thunderstorms are possible this Memorial Day weekend, but otherwise expect sun and temperatures to push the low 90s.For Saturday, expect part...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Lottery Numbers for Friday, May 27

Lottery Numbers for Friday, May 27

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 9-6Pick 3: 5-2-0Pick 4: 7-4-6-1Pick 5: 1-4-3-2-2Treasure Hunt: 01-04-12-17-21Evening DrawingPick 2: 1-8Pick 3: 0-8-8Pick 4: 9-...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Event celebrates community spirit in Swoyersville

Event celebrates community spirit in Swoyersville

SWOYERSVILLE — Samantha Wender grew up on Noyes Street and “lived” at the playground across the street from her family home every su...

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


Tiny camera could change the future of warfare

Tiny camera could change the future of warfare

TAMPA, Fla. — To those trying to coordinate troop movements, communications and air support in the midst of a firefight, simple tasks can be alm...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County Correctional Facility examining possible attempted prison escape

Luzerne County Correctional Facility examining possible attempted prison escape

A Luzerne County Correctional Facility inmate tried to climb out of a cage in the prison yard, but it’s unclear if he was trying to escape, a pr...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Temperature comes close to all-time high

Temperature comes close to all-time high

Northeastern Pennsylvania just missed setting a record on Friday.The day’s high temperature of 88 degrees, was just three degrees short of the a...

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