Swoyersville man charged with breaking into, burglarizing borough home

Swoyersville man charged with breaking into, burglarizing borough home

SWOYERSVILLE — A Swoyersville man is being charged with burglary and criminal trespass after police say he broke into a home in August.Police sa...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


WB man arrested after allegedly threatening to stab woman, fleeing scene

WB man arrested after allegedly threatening to stab woman, fleeing scene

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man is facing charges after police say he threatened to stab a woman.Police responded to a home on Woodside Drive ...

September 17th, 2017 updated: September 17th, 2017. |  


Police: Suspected shoplifter intentionally backs into woman getting license info of fleeing car

Police: Suspected shoplifter intentionally backs into woman getting license info of fleeing car

WILKES-BARRE — A woman getting the license plate information of a shoplifter was struck by the fleeing car Thursday on South Main Street, police...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre Police: Suspect had needle after being picked up on warrant

Wilkes-Barre Police: Suspect had needle after being picked up on warrant

WILKES-BARRE — City Police said Plymouth resident Nathan Powell had a hypodermic needle on him when he was brought to headquarters after being p...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre police responding to domestic dispute find wanted suspect under bed

Wilkes-Barre police responding to domestic dispute find wanted suspect under bed

WILKES-BARRE — Police said one of the women involved in a domestic dispute was arrested Monday on an outstanding warrant.Iszhane Ford, 19, of Wi...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Police: Woman cut defending herself from man with knife in Wilkes-Barre

Police: Woman cut defending herself from man with knife in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police said a 56-year-old woman was cut in the hand defending herself from a man attempting to stab her.The unidentified woman to...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Woman allegedly assaults man, fights Luzerne Borough police officer

Woman allegedly assaults man, fights Luzerne Borough police officer

LUZERNE — A woman is facing charges after police say she assaulted a man and fought with and kicked an officer Friday.Luzerne Borough Police say...

September 9th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Beware, drivers: Forty Fort police unveil license plate scanners

Beware, drivers: Forty Fort police unveil license plate scanners

FORTY FORT — If you’re driving through the borough with an expired registration or suspended license, expect to get pulled over.Forty Fort...

September 8th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Police: Tunkhannock woman struck and killed by DUI suspect

Police: Tunkhannock woman struck and killed by DUI suspect

TUNKHANNOCK — A 90-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car outside her home Tuesday night, and police say the driver was under the influen...

September 6th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Police: Fire in Heights section of Wilkes-Barre was arson

Police: Fire in Heights section of Wilkes-Barre was arson

WILKES-BARRE — A three-alarm fire that caused extensive damage to three homes in the city’s Heights section was set intentionally.The fire...

September 3rd, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |