Game Commission approves the use of semi-auto rifles, but not for deer, bear and turkey hunting

Game Commission approves the use of semi-auto rifles, but not for deer, bear and turkey hunting

HARRISBURG — Despite receiving unanimous support from the Pennsylvania Game Commission board in January, the numbers just didn’t add up wh...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Man accused of threatening C&Y caseworkers heading to county court

Man accused of threatening C&Y caseworkers heading to county court

PLAINS TWP. — A man accused of making threats against Luzerne County Children and Youth officials has waived his charges onto county court as pe...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Warmer temperatures, rain predicted as the week rolls along

Warmer temperatures, rain predicted as the week rolls along

Spring-like weather is expected to stick around the Wyoming Valley as the week rolls along.The National Weather Service indicated it was 51 degrees as...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre General Hospital emergency room put on lockdown Monday

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital emergency room put on lockdown Monday

WILKES-BARRE — The emergency room at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital was placed on lockdown Monday evening after a man walked in with a mysterious...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Renowned educator visits Wilkes to talk gender issues, violence

Renowned educator visits Wilkes to talk gender issues, violence

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University kicked off “It’s On Us” Week on Monday as a way to make students, faculty and the public awar...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Two face drug charges after getting stuck in snow during driving ban

Two face drug charges after getting stuck in snow during driving ban

WILKES-BARRE — Two city residents were arrested on drug charges after the vehicle they were in became stuck in snow while a travel ban was in ef...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Dallas School Board files unfair labor practice complaint against union

Dallas School Board files unfair labor practice complaint against union

DALLAS TWP. — The Dallas School Board has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against its teachers due to an illegal strike, refusal to sub...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Court imposes new policy on electronic devices

Luzerne County Court imposes new policy on electronic devices

Cellphones, tablets, laptops and cameras must be turned off in Luzerne County courtrooms under a new policy implemented by county President Judge Rich...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Council to discuss “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance

Luzerne County Council to discuss “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance

An “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance up for discussion at Tuesday’s Luzerne County Council work session would limit campaign contribution...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Toomey’s bill brings recognition to Vietnam veterans

Toomey’s bill brings recognition to Vietnam veterans

WILKES-BARRE — Almost 42 years after the Vietnam War officially ended, veterans of that unpopular campaign in Southeast Asia will finally get so...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |