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Police: Advertiser dressed in Statue of Liberty costume arrested on a warrant

Police: Advertiser dressed in Statue of Liberty costume arrested on a warrant

WILKES-BARRE — A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty advertising for a local tax return company was arrested by …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Kingston Police searching for man accused of stealing lottery tickets

Kingston Police searching for man accused of stealing lottery tickets

KINGSTON — Police are searching for a man they say stole lottery tickets from the Sunoco Gas Station on Wyoming …

February 7th, 2016 |  

AAA Mid-Atlantic: National average gas price under $2 for over a month

AAA Mid-Atlantic: National average gas price under $2 for over a month

WILKES-BARRE — The national average gas prices has spent 37 consecutive days below the $2-mark, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. That …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Police: Intoxicated man came to police headquarters, became irate

Police: Intoxicated man came to police headquarters, became irate

WILKES-BARRE — An Ashley man is facing charges after city police say he came to police head quarters intoxicated early …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Traffic at a minimum this morning

Traffic at a minimum this morning

Whether the morning plans include a trip to church or activities with the family, traffic is at a minimum this …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Police: Off-duty officer saw pair injecting heroin in parking lot

Police: Off-duty officer saw pair injecting heroin in parking lot

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Keith Marr and Erica Neyhard are facing charges after an off-duty police officer from Hanover Township saw …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Man charged after allegedly fleeing police

Man charged after allegedly fleeing police

WILKES-BARRE —Police have charged Desmond Lissone, 38, of Wilkes-Barre after he allegedly fled police in the area of West Northampton …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Two women charged after allegedly fleeing from police

Two women charged after allegedly fleeing from police

HAZLETON — Two woman are facing charges after allegedly fleeing from police. Police were dispatched at 5:30 p.m. on Friday …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Police arrest woman, seize guns after reported attempted break-in

Police arrest woman, seize guns after reported attempted break-in

HAZLETON — What initially came in as an attempted break-in resulted in an arrest and several guns seized by police. …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Traffic congestion is at a minimum this morning

Traffic congestion is at a minimum this morning

Aside from some scattered areas of traffic congestion, motorists should have no issues with the commute this morning. Free-flowing traffic …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre Township Police searching for woman accused of retail theft from Kohl’s

Wilkes-Barre Township Police searching for woman accused of retail theft from Kohl’s

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police are searching for a woman that allegedly stole over $300 in merchandise from Kohl’s. At 1:56 …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Reward being offered for information leading to arrest of robber of Scranton bank

Reward being offered for information leading to arrest of robber of Scranton bank

SCRANTON — Police are investigating a robbery at NBT Bank on Thursday. Police said a man wearing a mask over …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Victim: Someone used my personal information, opened Sprint account and racked up $4k in bills

Victim: Someone used my personal information, opened Sprint account and racked up $4k in bills

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A local man was notified by Sprint on Wednesday that an account in his name has an …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Two check cashers charged in stolen identity income tax refund fraud schemes totaling $1.2M

Two check cashers charged in stolen identity income tax refund fraud schemes totaling $1.2M

SCRANTON – Two northeast Pennsylvania check cashers have been charged as a result of their alleged participation in separate stolen …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Police: Littering violation led to discovery of three bricks of heroin

Police: Littering violation led to discovery of three bricks of heroin

WILKES-BARRE — Police say what was initially a littering violation on Wednesday turned into two Edwardsville men facing drug charges. …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Two men charged after allegedly stealing meat from Gerrity’s in Pringle

Two men charged after allegedly stealing meat from Gerrity’s in Pringle

KINGSTON — Two men have been charged after allegedly stealing meat from the Gerrity’s in Pringle on Tuesday, Jan. 19. …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Average gas prices for Feb. 4

Average gas prices for Feb. 4

The national average gas price continued to fall over night, while the local and state averages didn’t budge. AAA Mid-Atlantic …

February 4th, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  

Woman charged in disturbance at Social Security office in Wilkes-Barre

Woman charged in disturbance at Social Security office in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Officers responded to a complaint of a woman causing a disturbance at the Social Security offices on East …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Man wanted in Lackawanna County nabbed in Kingston traffic stop

Man wanted in Lackawanna County nabbed in Kingston traffic stop

KINGSTON — Police nabbed a wanted man during a recent traffic stop. Officer Robert Miller stopped a vehicle on Main …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Beer bottle used to damage vehicle window in Larksville

Beer bottle used to damage vehicle window in Larksville

LARKSVILLE — Borough police are investigating damage to a vehicle on Howard Street. Larksville police were dispatched to a residence …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Philadelphia man charged with selling drugs at Wyoming Valley Mall

Philadelphia man charged with selling drugs at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Township police arrested a Philadelphia man after a tip about a drug sale at a mall. The …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Man charged in theft of e-cigarette at Taco Bell

Man charged in theft of e-cigarette at Taco Bell

PITTSTON TWP. — An Avoca man faces charges after allegedly stealing an e-cigarette vaporizer of a coworker. Sgt. Pete Hockenberry …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

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