News Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Glodzik gets 3-12 months for theft WILKES-BARRE 8212 Leo A. Glodzik III will serve three to 12 months behind bars for stealing cash last year from what he believed to be a drug car.He will be immediately eligible for work release, also must perform 20 hours of community service. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:01:00 EST Teen injured in domestic disturbance at Sherman Hills WILKES-BARRE 8212 A 19-year-old girl was taken to a hospital for injuries she sustained in a domestic disturbance in the Sherman Hills apartment complex late Thursday night, city police said. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:00:00 EST Police: Sword used in kidnapping in Wilkes-Barre WILKES-BARRE 8212 City police arrested two men who they say used a sword to abduct another man they forced to strip over a money debt early Friday morning.Police said they arrested Jhogan Figueroa Guerra, 27, and Juan Hernandez, age unknown, both of Wilkes-Barre, just after 1 a.m. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:37:00 EST Sunny skies for today, Saturday with humidity, thunderstorm in Sunday's forecast The first half of the weekend will be the best chance to spend outdoors as thunderstorms and humidity returns on Sunday. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:29:00 EST Historical items from old PHS to be saved PLYMOUTH 8212 The original Plymouth High School that later served as the town's junior high and as Wyoming Valley West's Main Street Elementary Center, will be demolished soon, but many historical artifacts have been given to the Plymouth Historical Society. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:24:00 EST First night of annual Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction a big hit DALLAS 8212 Organizers were pleased with a high turnout for Thursday night's opening of the 68th Annual Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction, which continues through Sunday. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:45:00 EST Youngsters get to work at LCCC's Lego robotics camp NANTICOKE 8212 Nathan Sipple had no problem when the instructor advised that the specific Lego piece he wanted wasn't available. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:44:00 EST King's, Scranton receive accreditation warnings King's College and The University of Scranton have both been warned that their programs may not be meeting requirements to remain accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:41:00 EST Homicide charges against two sent to Luzerne County Court SHICKSHINNY 8212 A few hours after the bodies of Ronald 8220Barney8221 Evans and his son, Jeffrey, were found, the alleged gunman wrote an apology letter. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:41:00 EST Corbett signs budget, takes on lawmakers, pensions HARRISBURG 8212 Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto power to spotlight what he called the Legislature's failure to sacrifice with the rest of government or to curb rising public-sector pension costs that are fueling school tax increases. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:41:00 EST DA: Teen's hearing testimony valid in Wilkes-Barre homicide case WILKES-BARRE 8212 Prosecutors in a city homicide case are asking a judge to permit use of a Dominican teen's previous testimony against suspect Joshua Ovalles after the witness left the country. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:40:00 EST Yudichak, Pashinski not pleased with Corbett's budget cuts Following Gov. Tom Corbett's signing of the election year budget Thursday, three state lawmakers from Northeastern Pennsylvania weighed in Thursday on the governor's actions. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:40:00 EST Machete attacker's appeal strategy outlined WILKES-BARRE 8212 A lawyer for convicted machete attacker Juan Borbon has filed paperwork outlining issues to be argued on appeal to state Superior Court. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:39:00 EST City Council asks mayor to terminate LAG's towing contract WILKES-BARRE 8212 On the eve of the sentencing of the city's former towing contractor on a theft charge, council Thursday night asked the mayor to terminate the contract he suspended more than a year ago. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:39:00 EST 'Vans Warped Tour' rocks Montage Mountain in Scranton More than 90 bands and thousands of music fans ascended the mountain Wednesday as the 8220Vans Warped Tour8221 made its annual stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:39:00 EST