HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose in March for the third straight month, as the number of jobs declined and the ranks of job-seekers increased.
Gas prices jumped by a few cents across the board overnight.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today's average gas prices in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and nationwide:
Rain will wrap up the workweek today, but sunshine will brighten the weekend.
Some areas of heavy traffic congestion could add a few minutes onto the morning commute this morning.
Former Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith's official challenge of a county debt restructuring contains “numerous falsehoods, inaccurate allegations and untruths,” county Chief Solicitor C. David Pedri wrote in a response...
HANOVER TWP. — Debbie Castrignano, a former employee of Metz Culinary Management, complained to the Hanover Area School Board Thursday about the quality of the food being served to the high school students.
As your consumer watchdog, my definition of success is when an unhappy consumer and a reputable business can settle their differences and see eye to eye.
DALLAS — The Borough Council approved a modification to a conditional use application submitted by Verizon Wireless at a hearing prior to the regular council meeting Wednesday.
HARRISBURG — Golden Technologies of Old Forge was nominated for the Governor's ImPAct Award.
DALLAS — Volunteers at Blue Chip Animal Refuge received some new residents — kittens that were under a week old.
PLYMOUTH — Police confiscated more than 600 heroin packets and a handgun during the arrest of three people Thursday night.
WILKES-BARRE — City police and detectives removed several firearms from a Monroe Street residence after a man reportedly suffered a gunshot wound Friday morning.
HANOVER TWP. — A suspect wanted for the deadly shooting of his live-in girlfriend in February has been found dead, state police at Wyoming confirmed Friday.
Two recreational groups are seeking some of the state fee money Luzerne County government gets from natural gas drilling, and more requests are coming.
KEENESBURG, Colo. — A female bear that spent nearly two decades as a caged attraction at a Pennsylvania ice cream shop is adjusting to life at a wildlife sanctuary outside Denver.
HANOVER TWP. — Township police say they arrested a man from Philadelphia on drug trafficking charges after allegedly finding crack cocaine, marijuana and cell phones inside a residence on Lee Park Avenue.
HAZLETON — Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi announced a news conference for Friday to discuss details and plans for a “major event” for the city.
WILKES-BARRE — Predictions of a rainy day on Friday caused organizers to cancel Earth Day 2015 on Public Square.
WILKES-BARRE — A city man was arraigned Thursday on charges of cruelty to animals and disorderly conduct after he allegedly tortured a cat by putting the feline in a washing machine and slamming it against a wall.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Call it The Shawshank Rejection: Two former inmates of a western Pennsylvania county jail have allegedly been caught digging a hole in a cinderblock cell wall.
Dog wardens will canvass homes in certain municipalities in Luzerne County to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs.
Gas prices rose slightly across the board overnight.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today's average gas prices of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and nationwide:
The Wyoming Valley could get some rain as its rite of passage into the weekend.
A few roadways in the Wyoming Valley could put a slight snag in the ride into work and school this morning.
WILKES-BARRE — A slowdown by the state in adding to the list of wild trout streams could delay protections for them, especially with natural gas pipelines proposed for the region, representatives of Trout Unlimited said.
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