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Police: Businessman drunk when killed in accidental car fire

Police: Businessman drunk when killed in accidental car fire

SALIX — Police say a western Pennsylvania businessman was drunk when his moving car caught on fire, eventually killing him. …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

NEW YORK — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Ricki the Ice Cream Bear on Journey to Become … Herself

Ricki the Ice Cream Bear on Journey to Become … Herself

KEENESBURG, Colo. — Ricki doesn’t pace anymore. Like the hundreds of other large carnivores lucky enough to be at The …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Police: Woman killed in crash after ‘American Idol’ audition

LOWER MAKEFIELD— Police say one woman was killed and five others were injured in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Wolf plans to ‘soon’ unveil new choice to head state police

Wolf plans to ‘soon’ unveil new choice to head state police

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is preparing to name his pick to lead the Pennsylvania State Police, a decision sure …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

PLAINS TWP. — An aluminum vase allegedly became the weapon of choice as one man claims he woke up early …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Jacob Jenkins, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, with theft on allegations he had stolen cash from a …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Two Wilkes-Barre juveniles, both males, ages 16 and 17, were charged with curfew violation at about 1:30 a.m. …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

WINDHAM TWP. — State police said Stanley Jones, 37, Laceyville, was charged with attempted burglary after a report at about …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

WILKES-BARRE — Police charged Dennis Glidden, 22, at about noon on Tuesday after he allegedly removed six cartons of cigarettes …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

BRAINTRIM TWP. — John Kohler, Savannah, Georgia, was cited for harassment for allegedly grabbing and pushing Jennifer Jackson, Leland, North …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

WILKES-BARRE — Police said they responded shortly after midnight on Monday to the 400 block of South River Street to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

WILKES-BARRE — A 68-year-old man reported Wednesday his black 2002 Nissan Maxima, Pennsylvania license plate FXE-7133, was stolen from his …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for August 3

Average gas prices for August 3

Average gas prices continued to fall across the board over the weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’s …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Showers and thunderstorms likely to saturate the week

Showers and thunderstorms likely to saturate the week

It is shaping up to be a wet week in NEPA, with just a small break from the rain on …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Report: Beer industry worth $252.6 billion to economy

When Ed Maier saw how much the beer industry contributed to the nation’s economy, he was nearly barreled over. The …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Eighth Annual PrideFest prepares for Pittston debut

PITTSTON — Just a friendly reminder: If your Aug. 15 schedule includes “attend PrideFest 2015,” it moved this year, from …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Plains Township police plan National Night Out event

Plains Township police plan National Night Out event

PLAINS TWP. — The Plains Township Police Department’s National Night Out will end with a bang this year — actually, …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Fire truck to school bus to balloons, Hanover Township safety fair for kids grows quickly

Fire truck to school bus to balloons, Hanover Township safety fair for kids grows quickly

HANOVER TWP. — Autumn Kneller, all of 18 months old and as shy as a fox’s baby kit, sat silently …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Jewish food fest draws a crowd to PNC Field

Jewish food fest draws a crowd to PNC Field

MOOSIC — American pastime, meet Hebrew tradition. Thousands gathered outside PNC Field on Sunday to celebrate summer sunshine and the …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Neighboring communities react to Wilkes-Barre’s sewer authority plan with surprise, skepticism

WILKES-BARRE — When Hanover Township sought to receive fees from neighboring communities for their use of the township’s sanitary system, …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

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