Gas prices rose slightly overnight, with averages up almost 10 cents in the last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today's average gas prices:
DALLAS – The towering brick smokestacks at the Twin Stacks Center off Memorial Highway are being shortened by one-third to stabilize them and make them easier to maintain.
SCRANTON — A Wilkes-Barre police officer is seeking to have a federal lawsuit alleging he used excessive force when he arrested a disorderly Kingston man dismissed.
The number of jobs in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area hit a high point in March, increasing by 1,600 from February and 7,500 over the past year.
A Northeastern Pennsylvania transit system permitted churches to advertise on the sides of its buses but then refused to allow a group that doesn't believe in God to place an ad containing the word “atheists,” fearing it would offend...
WILKES-BARRE — A Kingston man pleaded guilty Tuesday for stealing a wallet from his dead employer.
WILKES-BARRE — A felony assault charge was dismissed against Pia Daniels when her boyfriend, Gregory Johnson, who was shot in the abdomen, opted not to testify against her at a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
WILKES-BARRE — City officials have issued a traffic advisory on South Pennsylvania Boulevard for Wednesday.
WILKES-BARRE — Joe Nardone will bring another of his popular Doo Wop concerts to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in November.
The following are miscellaneous blotter items reported by several police department in the Wyoming Valley:
A number of thefts were reported by local police departments over the last few days.,The Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department reported the following:
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania State Police announced on Monday that troopers have seized over $16.2 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2015.
HANOVER TWP. — Township police said a man was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop on Dundee Road at about 4:10 p.m. Sunday.
Sunshine will stick around the Wyoming Valley through the midweek, but the rain could return in the latter part of the week.
Traffic congestion is at a minimum in the Wyoming Valley this morning.
Dog wardens will canvass homes in Luzerne County next week to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs.
WILKES-BARRE — A grieving grandmother thinks an Edwardsville housing complex shares responsibility in her grandson's murder.And she's taking the owners to court for it.
BALTIMORE — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Following a string of subtractions, the Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Fire Department on Monday boasted a new addition to the fleet, officially unveiling a $60,000 ladder truck.
WILKES-BARRE — A West Pittston man will spend up to three years in state prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.
DALLAS — The National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) chapter at Misericordia University will host a benefit concert for the Make-A-Wish foundation on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall.
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College President Tom Leary will be taking on some new duties beyond the school's walls: He's been elected to chair the executive committee of the Pennsylvania Commission for Community...
The Pennsylvania Fish & Game Commission announced recently the Francis E. Walter Reservoir will be stocked with rainbow trout on Wednesday. The stocking truck is expected to arrive at 11:30 a.m.Trout season opened April...
Luzerne County Correctional Services Division Head J. Allen Nesbitt has proof a potent mix of synthetic marijuana has made it to the Wyoming Valley because he witnessed its effect on three inmates.
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal...
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