Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

WILKES-BARRE — A woman jumped out of a third-floor Sherman Hills apartment to escape being assaulted, according to police.According to a police ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: WB man found intoxicated in public

Police: WB man found intoxicated in public

WILKES-BARRE — A city man was found heavily intoxicated in public, police say.According to police, Jamal Wilson, 37, of Wilkes-Barre, was found ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: Traffic stop leads to the pick-up a wanted male

Police: Traffic stop leads to the pick-up a wanted male

HANOVER TWP. — Rasheen Brewer was taken into custody after a traffic stop, officials say.Police said Brewer, 33, of Hanover Township, was a pass...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Police: Man walking along route 315 was drunk

Police: Man walking along route 315 was drunk

PLAINS TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man was cited for public drunkenness after police found him along state Route 315, police say.According to police, ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 20th, 2017. |  


Section of Overbrook Road in Dallas Twp. closed due to wires down

Section of Overbrook Road in Dallas Twp. closed due to wires down

DALLAS TWP. — A section of Overbrook Road is closed so crews can clear wires pulled down by a tractor trailer.Emergency broadcasts indicated the...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Police: Fugitive from New York found in attic of residence

Police: Fugitive from New York found in attic of residence

NANTICOKE — Police say they found a fugitive hiding in the attic of a residence on Church Street.Officers in Nanticoke, along with members of th...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Scranton tax preparer charged with defrauding taxpayers of more than $250K

Scranton tax preparer charged with defrauding taxpayers of more than $250K

SCRANTON — A Scranton man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on tax-preparation fraud charges, prosecutors announced Tuesday.The indictme...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Police: Wife charged for not reporting husband’s child-sex crimes

Police: Wife charged for not reporting husband’s child-sex crimes

FREELAND — The wife of a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor for several years has now been charged herself for not reporting the alleged...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Nanticoke man charged after allegedly shooting at another man

Nanticoke man charged after allegedly shooting at another man

WILKES-BARRE — A man is facing charges after police say he shot at another man during an argument.Police said officers were dispatched to a repo...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

Sunny skies and hot temperatures are expected in the Wyoming Valley through the midweek.The National Weather Service indicated it was 50 degrees as of...

May 15th, 2017 |