Jury decides against Geisinger in $10M verdict

Jury decides against Geisinger in $10M verdict

WILKES-BARRE — A $10 million verdict returned against Geisinger this week came after the health care giant blamed a teenage patient for refusing...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Lawsuit: Alexander’s Salon & Spa shorted assistants on wages, overtime

Lawsuit: Alexander’s Salon & Spa shorted assistants on wages, overtime

WILKES-BARRE — An area salon and spa is accused by the U.S. Department of Labor of failing to pay some of its employees minimum wage or overtime...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

S. ABINGTON TWP. — It has been a difficult year for Abington Heights High School teacher Kerri Davis, first with her husband Keith’s tragi...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Sack race, dodge ball, ‘Angry Birds’: Choices abound on Kistler Fun Day

Sack race, dodge ball, ‘Angry Birds’: Choices abound on Kistler Fun Day

With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was “a tale of three kiddies.”Asked if they would win the pending sack race, Kistler Elementary stud...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Luzerne man accused of sexually assaulting minor

Luzerne man accused of sexually assaulting minor

LUZERNE — A man is accused of sexually assaulting a minor over the course of 18 months from 2012 to 2013.Michael Dynak, 31, of Bennett Street in...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Yes they can: Breaker Brewing Company’s expansion means canning line, more beer

Yes they can: Breaker Brewing Company’s expansion means canning line, more beer

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Fans thirsting for Breaker Brewing Company to put their coal-themed creations in cans will soon get what they’ve been ...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Police save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

Police save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passeng...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Spacewalking US astronauts complete urgent space station repairs

Spacewalking US astronauts complete urgent space station repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts completed urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, replacing equipment ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Con-ui jury selection to move to next phase following month-long interviews

Con-ui jury selection to move to next phase following month-long interviews

SCRANTON — The required number of prospective jurors have been pre-qualified in the capital murder trial of Jessie Con-ui following a month-long...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

LONDON (AP) — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.The British actor died Tues...

May 23rd, 2017 |