Monday, July 28, 2014


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HAZLETON — Maria Brea's body was wrapped in plastic and bound by duct tape before being hidden in her apartment attic on East Diamond...

Suspect in Hazleton homicide proceeds to Luzerne County Court

6:45 pm

Oscar Lozano-Garcia was extradited from Mexico


When Geisinger Health System President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Glenn Steele Jr. steps down next year, he will leave big shoes to...

Geisinger president, CEO stepping down next year

6:35 pm

Dr. Glenn Steele Jr. among nation’s most influential physician executives


ASHLEY — A state police fire marshal said he does not believe someone maliciously started a blaze that claimed the life of an Ashley woman...

Coroner rules woman's death in fire accidental

5:32 pm

Fire marshal does not consider blaze suspicious


No SAT? No problem, Bryn Mawr says

4:23 pm

Women’s college joins growing number of schools to drop standardized test requirement for admission


WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Gary Marcin was out of breath after he raced through Wegmans Monday morning and in three minutes, he set the record for...

United Way raffle winner scoops up $785 in free groceries during shopping spree, sets new record

1:28 pm

Wegman’s donated $500 shopping spree as prize for United Way’s campaign.


NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.

Sarah Palin starts subscription news/reality channel

9:15 am

Former Alaska governor claims to cut through mainstream media bias


ASHLEY — A Green Street woman who was recovering from cancer treatment died when flames ripped through her home late...

Ashley woman, 65, dies after flames ravage Green Street home

2:56 am

Kimberly Krakauski may have tried to save her pets, friends and family believe


One in custody Sunday after fatal hit-and-run in Hazleton

2:40 am

Javier Miranda, 21, died after being hit while walking Saturday night


Bucks County man drowns in Wyoming County lake

2:33 am

Autopsy today in death of Paul Hubner, 56, of Quakertown





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Pipeline concerns may be voiced at upcoming session

2:12 am

Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise expansion topic of Aug. 7 gathering


HAZLE TOWNSHIP — A Pittston man was arrested after he allegedly was caught masturbating in Boscov's Department Store at the Laurel Mall.

Pittston man accused of masturbating at Laurel Mall Boscov's

2:28 am

Isaac Gregory Kieselowsky, 32, faces charges


It's not uncommon in July to enter a Northeast Pennsylvania highway just to discover some massive, never-ending construction project has turned the road into a parking lot.

Large-scale roadwork not a problem, small project still a pain

2:27 am

Readers take highway projects in stride, but Miners Mills bridge a sore spot


Retired Edwardsville police officer Joseph Souchick Sr., 78, died at home Saturday after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Longtime Edwardsville police officer Joseph Souchick Sr. remembered

2:19 am

Father of current chief lost cancer battle at 78


The Rev. James Lackenmier may have stepped down as King's College president five years before the school launched its annual “McGowan Business Forum,” but he is about to become a permanent, and prominent, part of the yearly effort to...

Former King's College President James Lackenmier honored by becoming an honor

2:02 am

Inaugural business award will go to Tim Morris, ‘64


Smithfield Foods, Weis Markets and Richard Petty Motorsports are teaming up to bring one hefty donation to an area food bank.

40,000 pounds of protein bound for food bank

1:54 am

Racing legend Richard Petty will be present for Friday handover


Murder charges filed in fatal hospital shooting

July 27th

Richard Plotts, 49, accused of killing caseworker, wounding psychiatrist in Delaware County incident


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