Wilkes-Barre man facing charges after allegedly pushing a police officer

Wilkes-Barre man facing charges after allegedly pushing a police officer

WILKES-BARRE – Police charged a man with resisting arrest after he allegedly became aggressive with an officer.Police said officers were dispatc...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Police search for man who allegedly stole shoes from JCPenney

Police search for man who allegedly stole shoes from JCPenney

WILKES-BARRE TWP. – Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a pair of $80 sneakers Wednesday from Wyoming Valley Mall’s JCPenne...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


AAA: Local, state average gas prices dropped by a penny overnight

AAA: Local, state average gas prices dropped by a penny overnight

The local and state average gas prices dropped by a penny overnight, and both are down 2 cents from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Police: Report of gunshot leads to the discovery of over 1,000 bags of heroin

Police: Report of gunshot leads to the discovery of over 1,000 bags of heroin

WILKES-BARRE — A report of a gunshot led to a 19-year-old man facing charges and officers seizing over 1,000 bags of heroin, according to police...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


Thunderstorms possible Friday, sunshine expected into the holiday weekend

Thunderstorms possible Friday, sunshine expected into the holiday weekend

Thunderstorms are possible in the Wyoming Valley as the week comes to a close, but sunshine is expected into the holiday weekend.The National Weather ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Isolated areas of traffic congestion reported in the Wyoming Valley

Isolated areas of traffic congestion reported in the Wyoming Valley

Commuters in the Wyoming Valley could encounter some scattered areas of traffic congestion this morning.Areas of minor and heavy congestion are report...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Flamingo flocking in Mountain Top for a good cause

Flamingo flocking in Mountain Top for a good cause

FAIRVIEW TWP. — During the months of April and May, it was flamingo flocking season in and around the Mountain Top community. Residents were ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre Area superintendent: No jobs ‘created’ during furloughs

Wilkes-Barre Area superintendent: No jobs ‘created’ during furloughs

WILKES-BARRE — At Tuesday’s meeting, a visibly vexed John Padilla, one of 34 teachers being furloughed, accused the Wilkes-Barre Area Scho...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Superintendent defends new administrator post at Wyoming Area

Superintendent defends new administrator post at Wyoming Area

EXETER — The combination of a 5 percent tax hike and hiring another administrator — with the specific title “assistant principal of ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Light the Fire rally inspires faith in area youth

Light the Fire rally inspires faith in area youth

DALLAS — Chris Padgett asked a group of over 400 people one question — Why can’t Jesus be incorporated into daily life?“We are...

June 29th, 2016 |