Wilkes-Barre General Hospital emergency room put on lockdown Monday

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital emergency room put on lockdown Monday

WILKES-BARRE — The emergency room at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital was placed on lockdown Monday evening after a man walked in with a mysterious...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Two face drug charges after getting stuck in snow during driving ban

Two face drug charges after getting stuck in snow during driving ban

WILKES-BARRE — Two city residents were arrested on drug charges after the vehicle they were in became stuck in snow while a travel ban was in ef...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Marshals arrest 2 area men wanted on robbery, sexual misconduct charges

Marshals arrest 2 area men wanted on robbery, sexual misconduct charges

Two local men wanted by police departments in the Poconos and South Carolina have been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service, officials announced Mond...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Police: Investigation led to arrest of man wanted in Ohio

Police: Investigation led to arrest of man wanted in Ohio

NANTICOKE — What was initially a criminal mischief investigation resulted in police arresting a man wanted by authorities in Ohio.Police said of...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Three charged after alleged altercation at Wilkes-Barre nightclub

Three charged after alleged altercation at Wilkes-Barre nightclub

WILKES-BARRE — An incident inside the Ali Baba Lounge early Saturday morning resulted in three suspects facing charges.Police said officers enco...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Police: Handgun, drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop

Police: Handgun, drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop

WILKES-BARRE — Two men are facing charges after police allegedly found drugs and a stolen handgun inside a vehicle during a traffic stop.One of ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Two men arrested in Hazleton for heroin

Two men arrested in Hazleton for heroin

HAZLETON — Two men — one from Hazleton and the other from New York — were arrested in a heroin bust Thursday after a search warrant ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Crestwood student charged with having knife on school property

Crestwood student charged with having knife on school property

WILKES-BARRE — Police say a Crestwood student caught with a knife on school property forgot it was in his vehicle.Seth Jordan Edwards, 18, was c...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Police: Officers sustained injuries during foot pursuit of suspect

Police: Officers sustained injuries during foot pursuit of suspect

WEST PITTSTON — A man is facing charges after police say he was found inside the fenced area of a towing company, and subsequently led police on...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Police: Ukrainian man assaulted, robbed man inside vehicle

Police: Ukrainian man assaulted, robbed man inside vehicle

WILKES-BARRE — A Ukrainian man is facing charges after he allegedly robbed two people while they were inside a vehicle.Valeriy Nyevdakh, 56, fac...

March 22nd, 2017 |