SCRANTON — A man from Scranton was indicted by a federal grand jury for sex trafficking of a minor setting up meetings with clients at motels in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, according to the U.S. Attorney's...
WILKES-BARRE — City police said a mother reported she believed her 15-year-old son was inappropriately touched while in a residence on Coal Street on Monday. The son did not accompany his mother when she reported the alleged assault on...
Erica Johnson thought climbing the Appalachian Mountains on a bike was challenging … until she hit the Rocky Mountains.
WILKES-BARRE — There may be a major shuffle soon of leadership at the Wilkes-Barre Police Department and security at King's College.
Rain could impact the Wyoming Valley today and tonight, but the rest of the week looks quiet for the Wyoming Valley.
HARRISBURG — A state appellate court has upheld a lengthy state prison sentence for a Philadelphia man convicted by a Luzerne County jury in robbing a strip club in Plymouth Township.
WILKES-BARRE — If you have some empty office space to rent near Interstate 81, you might want to take a chance and respond to a request for proposals from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
AVOCA — History, in a form, is repeating itself said Shawn Viadock.
DALLAS TWP. — One person is dead following a one-vehicle accident on Kunkle Road just before 8 p.m. Sunday.
The area's average gas price continues to drop as Labor Day weekend draws near.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for the average gas prices in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and nationwide:
WILKES-BARRE — Nearly 45,000 Wilkes-Barre area residents are projected to travel over Labor Day weekend, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area edged down by one-tenth of 1 percent in July to 6.8 percent, the lowest since October 2008, according to figures released today by the state Department of Labor & Industry.
Today's sunshine will give way to the slight chance of showers heading into the midweek.
EXETER — Carmen Bolin was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the Wyoming Area School Board to fill the seat of his late brother.
DURYEA — A new type of porous glass made locally is helping purify drugs in medical research and protect aircraft in the aerospace industry.
The idea for this new column, Test Kitchen, stemmed from an experiment in my own kitchen and a chat with newsroom staffers.
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WILKES-BARRE — Despite Mayor Tom Leighton's administration emphasizing the Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union is not affiliated with city government, its board of directors consists of current, retired and relatives of city...
A Luzerne County Council majority voted Tuesday to advance a proposed zoning amendment allowing residential property owners to keep up to four backyard chickens.
WILKES-BARRE — While no one from the Wyoming Valley has joined in, a federal class-action lawsuit has been filed against Community Health Systems (CHS) as a result of a data breach that affected 4.5 million patients.
WILKES-BARRE — Elise Mosca's foray into reality TV may have come to an end as she returned to teaching in Wilkes-Barre Area School District this week.
WILKES-BARRE — Josue Vargas testified Tuesday he was forced to go to the Luzerne County Public Defender's Office and say he was not kidnapped.If he didn't go, Vargas said he felt he would be killed.
WILKES-BARRE — The trial for the Municipality of Kingston's 5-year-old lawsuit against the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 9, Luzerne County Judge Richard Hughes ruled during a pretrial conference on...
HARRISBURG — A federal judge's order could free Tyrone Moore who is serving a life sentence in prison for a 1982 fatal shooting during a robbery of the Forty Fort Animal Hospital.
A hearing for dismissal of Megan's Law charges against Joseph Derhammer, 44, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 2 in Luzerne County Court, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
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