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Wilkes-Barre police seek shooting suspect

2:37 am |  

HAZLETON — City police on Monday continued to investigate the deaths of a husband and wife in their James Street home the previous night, in what appears to have been a murder-suicide.

Apparent murder-suicide under investigation in Hazleton

2:25 am |  

KINGSTON TWP. — A two-vehicle crash sent a motorcyclist to a hospital after his bike collided with a sport utility vehicle on Memorial Highway (state Route 309) in the Trucksville section of Kingston Township Monday afternoon.

UPDATE: Police ID drivers in Route 309 crash that sends them to hospital

2:04 am |  

WILKES-BARRE — Jobs and potential employees — Luzerne County seems to have a pool of both — but a gap in skills is driving a wedge between the two.

Training key to sharpening skills to reduce joblessness in Northeastern Pennsylvania

September 1st |  

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County assistant district attorney dotted her “I's” and crossed her “T's” when she sought a higher sentence for convicted heroin dealer Darrin Battle.

Sentences imposed for drugs sold in school zones questioned

September 1st |  

If a person or an event needed a hand, Sandie Reese was there to lend it.When the Larksville Volunteer Fire Co. canceled its bazaar last year, she started the Larksville Fall Festival to raise money for the fire company.

Friend carries on Larksville benefit after passing of organizer

September 1st |  

WILKES-BARRE — On a day when many have off from work and school, the Rev. Shawn Walker was among those who came to Kirby Park Monday to celebrate the nation's workforce.

Labor Day picnic revives old tradition

September 1st |  

In war, watch fires were lit on hilltops and at the mouths of rivers after a battle, so those separated from their units could find their way back.

Trucksville church group will light watch fires for veterans

September 1st |  

Wilkes-Barre police investigating early morning shooting

September 1st |  

La Festa Italiana, now in its 38th year, is so popular among vendors and patrons that it could easily grow out of its Courthouse Lawn boundaries and spread throughout more blocks of Scranton.

Love of Italian heritage and cuisine brings crowd to Scranton festival

September 1st |  

Hazleton police investigating the deaths of two

September 1st |  

Rain could damper Labor Day plans, last until the midweek

September 1st |  

Employees in three of Luzerne County government's 10 unions are still working under collective bargaining agreements that expired at the end of 2013, and negotiations are about to begin on three more contracts expiring the end of this...

Luzerne County juggling union negotiations

August 31st |  

Its features don't stand out and it may not appear as impressive as some of the other hundreds of mounted birds on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton.But it could be the most important.

Once plentiful across Pennsylvania, passenger pigeons died out 100 years ago today

August 31st |  

One of the hottest jobs in the otherwise stagnant Scranton/Wilkes-Barre region – where the unemployment rate is the highest among Pennsylvania's large labor markets – does not require a college degree, pays above average wages and...

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area trucking firms can't fill all driver seats

August 31st |  

DALLAS TWP. — Sister Jean Messaros laughs when you ask how long she's worked at Misericordia University.

Through war, flame and flood, Misericordia reaches 90

August 31st |  

WILKES-BARRE — As the Wyoming Valley pulls out of the dog days of summer, so is the SPCA of Luzerne County.

Summer results in slowdown for SPCA of Luzerne County

August 31st |  

WILKES-BARRE — Dr. Inayatullah Kathio's mission to give back started when he was a child.

Philanthropic vet aids ailing animals, gratis

August 31st |  

Boy dies following crash, father remains in hospital

August 31st |  

Driver injured in rollover on 309 in Back Mountain

August 31st |  



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