Parents arrested after 8-year-old son overdosed on heroin, police say

A man and a woman in Ohio have been charged with child endangerment after their 8-year-old son reportedly overdosed on heroin last month, according to...

February 21st, 2017 updated: 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 |  


Lottery Numbers for Monday, Feb. 20

Lottery Numbers for Monday, Feb. 20

Midday DrawingPick 2: 3-0Pick 3: 5-3-8Pick 4: 5-5-2-8Pick 5: 8-6-7-6-0Wild: 3Treasure Hunt: 15-19-20-23-30Evening DrawingPick 2: 4-8Pick 3: 1-1-9Pick ...

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 |  


Kids learn literacy on day off at Osterhout branch

Kids learn literacy on day off at Osterhout branch

WILKES-BARRE — Joanne Austin wants to get kids in the library to read and learn, even when school is not in session.That’s why Austin, dir...

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


Fee-free Presidents Day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

Fee-free Presidents Day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

SCRANTON — Retirees Tom and Rita Zimmerman make it a point to take a day trip from their home in Nazareth once a week. Monday found the couple a...

February 20th, 2017 updated: 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 |