WILKES-BARRE — A stolen handgun and suspected marijuana were found during a traffic stop at Lehigh Street and Park Avenue just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following:
HANOVER TWP. — Fernando Torres-Torres, 28, of Hanover Township, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault and other related offenses in connection with a Hazleton shooting, U.S. Marshal Martin Pane announced Wednesday.
SCRANTON — A man from Scranton was indicted by a federal grand jury for sex trafficking of a minor by setting up meetings with clients at motels in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
KINGSTON — Attorney Jane T. Smedley, an associate in the commercial department at Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, has been named to the Board of Directors of the United Way of Wyoming Valley.
CANADENSIS — An old-time Pocono resort in operation since 1953 has been sold.The Pocono Record newspaper reported that the Daniels Top-O-the-Poconos Family Resort near Canadensis sold last weekend for $1.3 million.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced Wednesday that replacement of a dam control tower will require the complete draining of Lake Jean at Ricketts Glen State Park.
PITTSTON — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will celebrate the grand opening of Fine Wine & Good Spirits today at 11 a.m. at Pittston Crossings on state Route 315, with PLCB board member Tim Holden cutting the ribbon and welcoming the...
WILKES-BARRE — Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is sponsoring a Bermuda Island Getaway Raffle in conjunction with the Osterhout Free Library 125th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Westmoreland Club, the library announced.
Fresh out of school, and ready to begin a career in social work, Carolanne Jones-Leco hesitated for a moment.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — There was no screeching of tires, or streaks of rubber on the road, but the message from high above Route 309 in a highly traveled business district was clear.
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.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Diane Gianpietro is tired of looking at the junk and garbage thrown on Casey Avenue.
WILKES-BARRE — A new bar will open on South Main Street in the fall, and promoters hope it will help stir up the city's nightlife.
WILKES-BARRE — Mayor Thomas Leighton said Wednesday he has not received a resignation letter from Police Chief Gerard Dessoye.Leighton also said Dessoye has not spoken to him about leaving the top cop post.
As a taxpayer, Leonard Galli is livid about what Exeter Borough is spending to keep him off the police force.
Was Tyrone Moore wrongly convicted in 1983 for a deadly shooting at a Wyoming animal hospital based on his nickname, which also was used by another man?
Duryea Mayor Keith Moss says Schott North America Inc. applied to the borough for a share of gaming money to develop a new type of porous glass “because they couldn't do it all themselves.”
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.
HANOVER TWP. — Township police said the driver of a black Nissan drove away after crashing into a guide rail along Pine Run Road just before 3 a.m. Wednesday.Police recovered a black car door and handle at the scene.
A $10 million state grant awarded to the Reading & Northern Railroad will aid in the construction of a bridge over the Lehigh River creating a railway connection to the Northeast from the Philadelphia region.
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