LCTA receives two statewide awards

LCTA receives two statewide awards

The Luzerne County Transportation Authority won two statewide awards Monday at the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association spring conference in...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Man accused of abusing children refiles complaint against caseworker

Man accused of abusing children refiles complaint against caseworker

WRIGHT TWP. — A man accused of abusing children on two different occasions filed a complaint against a caseworker with Luzerne County Children a...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Local burden to reduce Susquehanna River pollutants critiqued by Luzerne County officials

Local burden to reduce Susquehanna River pollutants critiqued by Luzerne County officials

Luzerne County Councilman Harry Haas wants the Susquehanna River cleaned up, but not through an unfunded state and federal mandate.“So often you...

April 26th, 2017 |  


$80 million project will unify Moses Taylor, Regional hospitals in Scranton

$80 million project will unify Moses Taylor, Regional hospitals in Scranton

About $80 million will be spent to connect Moses Taylor and Regional hospitals into one unified, updated Scranton campus, the chief executive officer ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Wolf touts Pittston plant’s partnership with Luzerne County Community College

Wolf touts Pittston plant’s partnership with Luzerne County Community College

PITTSTON — Zubair Bin Abdul Waahid is an 18-year-old student at Luzerne County Community College.But the Pittston resident is also part of a ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Hazleton real estate fraud suspect Ignacio Beato hit with federal charge

Hazleton real estate fraud suspect Ignacio Beato hit with federal charge

WILKES-BARRE — A man accused of accepting cash for Hazleton properties he didn’t have authority to sell was hit with a federal wire fraud ...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Barletta blasts judge’s ruling blocking Trump’s order on sanctuary cities

Barletta blasts judge’s ruling blocking Trump’s order on sanctuary cities

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta blasted a federal district court judge’s ruling which temporarily blocks a portion of President Dona...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Kingston woman indicted on drug charges by federal grand jury

Kingston woman indicted on drug charges by federal grand jury

KINGSTON — A woman accused of participating in a drug-distribution network that ran heroin and crack cocaine from New York City to this area has...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Pool of potential jurors grows in Con-ui capital case

Pool of potential jurors grows in Con-ui capital case

SCRANTON — Four people were added to the growing list of potential jurors Tuesday in the capital murder case of Jessie Con-ui.Con-ui, 40, is sch...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Assault charges against Tyler Duda dismissed

Assault charges against Tyler Duda dismissed

WILKES-BARRE — Charges were dismissed against a man police accused of pulling a knife in the parking lot of Luzerne County Community College whe...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |