FREELAND —A Freeland man remained jailed Tuesday at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on charges he terrorized several people with a shotgun and fired a round from his house porch on Centre Street over the weekend.
WILKES-BARRE — A man from Larksville who admitted to downloading child pornography on a computer was sentenced Tuesday in Luzerne County Court.
HANOVER TWP. — Two people from New York were arrested on drug offenses after township police allegedly found marijuana and a stolen handgun during a traffic stop on Knox Street.
AVOCA — Borough police are investigating a robbery at the PNC Bank, 650 Main St. just before 2 p.m. Friday.
NORRISTOWN — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane confirmed Monday that she was testifying before a grand jury overseen by a special prosecutor exploring whether her office disclosed secret investigative information, and said she is...
WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating an assault that happened early on Sunday morning. Police say Gary Williams, 21, was leaving the Stir Nightclub and Bar, 41 S. Main St., when he was assaulted by several men. Police described the men...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — An unknown male fired a handgun in the Wilkes Barre Township Marketplace parking lot when he and another male got into an altercation there on Sunday afternoon.
WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a shooting that damaged two unoccupied vehicles at Northampton and South Hancock streets on Sunday evening.
WILKES-BARRE — City police on Thursday released surveillance video and a photo of a robbery at the Hazle Mart in an attempt someone can identify the suspect.
WILKES-BARRE — City police said Dave Lewis, 56, of Wilkes-Barre, was cited with damage to attended vehicle after he allegedly failed to stop when the city Department of Public Works vehicle he was driving was struck by another vehicle at South...
WILKES-BARRE — City police are seeking the identity of a man suspected in the theft of a package from a mailbox in the 200 block of Hazle Avenue on Tuesday.
PLAINS TWP. — A Hunlock Township man was arraigned Monday on charges he assaulted a woman as she was leaving the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
NANTICOKE — A husband in a drunken rage critically injured his wife because she came home late from work, city police said.
NANTICOKE — City police believe a robbery at Cocoa Hut is connected to similar heists at two businesses in Hanover Township late Sunday night into early Monday morning.
HAZLE TWP. — A man from Hazleton was arrested late Monday night on charges he stabbed another man during a fight outside the Turkey Hill Minit Market on state Route 309.
An attorney hired by Eric Frein's family to represent the ambush suspect the night of his capture said Monday that police prevented him from seeing Frein and refused to tell his client a lawyer was available.
WILKES-BARRE — City police on Sunday announced the arrests of four people after allegedly finding cocaine and a skimmer used to steal encrypted credit card information when a search warrant was served at a house on O'Neil...
HANOVER TWP. — Township police believe the same man is responsible for an attempted robbery at the Sunoco Service Station and a robbery at Penn Corners, both on the Sans Souci Parkway, on Sunday.
WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating a robbery at the Hazle Mart at 532 Hazle St. Thursday night.
WILKES-BARRE — Police filed possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness charges against Thomas Wade, 28, of West Broad Street, Nanticoke.
PITTSTON — The Care and Concern Free Health Clinic held an open house at the facility on William Street on Sunday to mark its seventh anniversary.The clinic is at the site of the former Seton Catholic School.
WILKES-BARRE — Police said they confiscated the designer drug “Molly” from Seth Rollins, 20, after a traffic stop on South Welles Street at 10:51 a.m. Saturday.
WILKES-BARRE — State police at Wyoming charged Reginald H. Taylor, 32, of Brooklyn, New York, with receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy when he allegedly sold jewelry stolen during a burglary in Franklin Township at King Tut's...
PLYMOUTH — Police charged Heather Marie Rittenhouse, 28, of Prince Street, Nanticoke, with using another name to identify herself to an officer on Tuesday.
WILKES-BARRE — A city woman charged with welfare fraud must repay more than $10,000 in restitution, the Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General has announced.
DURYEA — Borough police are investigating a scam/burglary that occurred on Foote Avenue near the Forrest Heights development around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
HANOVER TWP. — Township police on Tuesday released surveillance pictures of a suspect responsible for damaging multiple vehicles outside PT's Late Night bar on Oxford Street on Sept. 28.
HAZLETON — A man was flown to a hospital after he was stabbed early Monday morning, and his alleged assailant was behind bars Monday night.
Hanover Township Police said a Wilkes-Barre man involved in a traffic stop now faces drug charges.
Butler Township police are investigating the following incidents:• Police say someone stole a yellow vinyl Adirondack chair from Pine Creek Structures along Maces Road sometime between Oct. 21 and 22.
WILKES-BARRE — Police said loss prevention personnel at Boscov's on South Main Street stopped Edward Tricoche, 19, of Wilkes-Barre, at about 4:45 p.m. Oct. 27 after he allegedly concealed $243 in merchandise in an attempt to defraud...
WILKES-BARRE — Officers responded to the Denny's restaurant at 488 Kidder St. for a report of an intoxicated person sleeping at the counter at 7:17 a.m. Oct. 28.
PLAINS TWP. — A juvenile already in trouble for his alleged role in a robbery had more charges filed against him after he allegedly struggled with police.
WILKES-BARRE — City police filed summary charges in the following incidents:
Wilkes-Barre police reported the following:
WILKES-BARRE — Jequan Mayo, 14, of Horton Street, Wilkes-Barre was last seen at home on Friday at about 9 p.m., just before his mother went to the store. When she returned, neither her 14-year-old nor her 10-year-old were at home. The...
BUTLER TWP. — A woman and a juvenile female, both from Harrisburg, face charges after allegedly getting into a fight at Keystone Job Corps early Sunday morning.
BUTLER TWP. — A man was arrested and faces charges after an alleged domestic assault at a residence on North Old Turnpike Road on Oct. 25.
WILKES-BARRE — While responding to a call to assist medics, city police arrested one man on drug charges and another who was wanted by Plymouth police.
PLAINS TWP. — Township police responded to Geisinger Wyoming Valley medical Center at 4:35 p.m. Oct. 25 for a report of a patient in possession of suspected heroin.
WILKES-BARRE — A man police say was drunk and blocking traffic in a vehicle on South Main Street was arrested and detained as a suspected illegal immigrant.
HAZLETON — City police responded to Pantry Quik at 145 E. Diamond Ave. at 9:43 p.m. Sunday for a report of an armed robbery.
WILKES-BARRE — Officers stopped a 2002 green Nissan Pathfinder in the 300 block of North Main Street at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 21 for a traffic violation, and a check of the registration revealed that the registration plate on the vehicle was for a 2001...
WILKES-BARRE — Two Turkey Hill convenient stores were robbed in a 10-minute span on Sunday.
NANTICOKE — A man accused of urinating in public and trying to start fights on Saturday night is now facing charges.
HAZLETON — City police say that someone damaged a 1997 Subaru Legacy while it was parked in the area of Cedar and Beech streets.
HAZLE TWP. — Major injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash that happened at 11:13 a.m. on Tuesday as a result of a man dozing at the wheel.
WILKES-BARRE — A 15-year-old boy from Edwardsville has been charged with stabbing a woman in her home Tuesday night. City police were dispatched to a Stanley...
WEST PITTSTON — The preliminary hearing for a woman who allegedly robbed a bank earlier this month has been continued.