Luzerne County 911 texting option utilized

Luzerne County’s 911 center received 493 messages seeking help or reporting problems in 2016 through a new texting option, county 911 Director F...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Troopers: Hazleton man solicited nude photos from juveniles using social media

Troopers: Hazleton man solicited nude photos from juveniles using social media

HAZLETON — Police have arrested a man accused of soliciting nude photos from juvenile females, and then using them in an attempt to persuade the...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Man killed in one-vehicle crash in Hazle Township early Monday morning

Man killed in one-vehicle crash in Hazle Township early Monday morning

HAZLE TWP. — State police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a man early Monday morning.Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police bar...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain could cause traffic difficulties for the Wyoming Valley tonight and into Tuesday morning.The National Weather Service has issued a freez...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Shooting victim refuses to provide details to police

Shooting victim refuses to provide details to police

WILKES-BARRE — A man who was the victim of a non-threatening gunshot refused treatment on Saturday morning.Police responded to the Wilkes-Barre ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania Bar Association presents Garry Taroli with Pro Bono Award

Pennsylvania Bar Association presents Garry Taroli with Pro Bono Award

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Bar Association has chosen attorney Garry Taroli, an outspoken advocate for animal rights, as the recipient of i...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

When I was a kid, every summer would find me standing at the end of the high dive, looking down at the water with an ever-growing line behind me.Often...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Lottery Numbers for Sunday, Jan. 15

Lottery Numbers for Sunday, Jan. 15

Midday Drawing Pick 2: 7-4Pick 3: 2-6-5Pick 4: 2-6-7-5Pick 5: 8-6-4-0-4Wild: 5Treasure Hunt: 05-10-14-17-24Evening DrawingPick 2: 4-0Pick 3: 1-4-5 Pic...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps features area musicians at Wyoming Valley West

Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps features area musicians at Wyoming Valley West

PLYMOUTH — One musical ensemble made its way to the Wyoming Valley West High School this weekend, holding a two-day band camp in preparation for...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Area schools, governments observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events

Area schools, governments observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events

Numerous local events are planned in observance of the national holiday Monday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.Local observan...

January 15th, 2017 |