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Hazle Township investment broker sentenced for swindling $1 million

Hazle Township investment broker sentenced for swindling $1 million

WILKES-BARRE — A Hazle Township investment counselor will spend more than five years in federal prison on charges he bilked …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

WYOMING COUNTY — Police said following a traffic stop on Vail Road, Charles Thompson, III, 41, Olyphant, fled in his …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to a report at about 11 p.m. on Monday of a 59-year-old man who had been …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

ROSS TWP. — State police at Shickshinny arrested Stephen Edward Lunger, 34, of Old State Road, on charges he assaulted …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — City police charged James Peter Jeckell, 25, of Indian Creek Drive, Wilkes-Barre, with two counts of driving under …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre man cited with harassment after making terroristic threats

Wilkes-Barre man cited with harassment after making terroristic threats

WILKES-BARRE — Police said a Wilkes-Barre man will be cited after he arrived at a local towing business at about …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Items reported stolen from cars on Wednesday

Items reported stolen from cars on Wednesday

WILKES-BARRE — City police received a rash of reports of items stolen from cars on Wednesday: According to police: • …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for July 30

Average gas prices for July 30

Average gas prices continued to tumble across the board overnight. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following figures for today’s average gas …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Heavy rain, storms possible today

Heavy rain, storms possible today

The Wyoming Valley could get a soaking today. According to a hazardous weather outlook by the National Weather Service, showers …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Traffic report for July 30

Traffic report for July 30

Areas of minor and heavy congestion could add on a few minutes to the morning commute this morning. Free-flowing traffic …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Lottery Numbers for Wednesday, July 29.

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 4-1 Pick 3: 9-3-3 Pick 4: 2-1-7-0 Pick 5: 7-9-3-4-8 Treasure Hunt: 01-02-05-20-30 Evening Drawing Pick …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Rollover crash in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — A one-vehicle crash in the area of 39 Coal Street resulted in a rollover at about 7:30 Wednesday …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Armed robbery reported on Wilkes-Barre street in broad daylight

Armed robbery reported on Wilkes-Barre street in broad daylight

WILKES-BARRE — Two people reported they were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon while walking near the South Street Bridge. City …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Dupont police chief forced to surrender firearm due to PFA

Dupont police chief forced to surrender firearm due to PFA

DUPONT — The beleaguered borough police department has experienced yet another quandary: the chief has been prohibited from carrying his …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Luzerne County juvenile offenders sell produce they grew while learning new skills

Luzerne County juvenile offenders sell produce they grew while learning new skills

A 16-year-old juvenile offender sold cucumbers, zucchini and squash he helped grow at a stand inside Luzerne County’s Penn Place …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Kaufer, Cutler take aim at governor over budget standoff at press conference in Luzerne

Kaufer, Cutler take aim at governor over budget standoff at press conference in Luzerne

LUZERNE — State Rep. Aaron Kaufer Wednesday said it was time to “tell the truth” about what’s going on in …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

King’s, University of Scranton on Forbes list of top colleges

King’s College and the University of Scranton were the only two area institutions to nab a spot on Forbes list …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Misericordia University uses grants for sidewalk project to enhance safety

Misericordia University uses grants for sidewalk project to enhance safety

DALLAS TWP. — Walking on Lake Street is getting safer. Thanks to multiple grants awarded to Misericordia University, a sidewalk …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre company employees take a few hits to help United Way

Wilkes-Barre company employees take a few hits to help United Way

WILKES-BARRE — Pies flew and spirits soared on Wednesday in the Trion Industries’ cafeteria — all for a good cause. …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Suspect in assault welcomes police with spice blunt

Suspect in assault welcomes police with spice blunt

WILKES-BARRE — A suspect accused of domestic assault welcomed police at his residence while smoking a spice blunt on Sunday, …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Cleaning woman accused with swiping items in Mountain Top, Jackson Township homes waives hearing

WRIGHT TWP. — A potential plea deal was reached with a Hanover Township woman employed as a house cleaner accused …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Alleged Laurel Run carjacker waives preliminary hearing

Alleged Laurel Run carjacker waives preliminary hearing

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man accused of ambushing the seller of two dirt bikes by stealing a Chevrolet pickup …

July 29th, 2015 |  

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