Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Making memories, Wilkes-Barre style

WILKES-BARRE — Many families walked out of Kirby Park at the end of Monday’s Fourth of July celebration with something in hand: food, a prize from a carnival game or maybe something from one of the vendors lining the walkways.

Somber ceremony, hallowed ground

WYOMING — It was a somber duty, but Nicholas Dreier was ready for it.

Police find man suspected in shooting at Chicago-area parade

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — A 22-year-old man identified as a person of interest in a shooting during an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago that killed at least six people, wounded at least 30 and sent hundreds of people fleeing was taken into custody Monday evening following an hourslong manhunt, police said.

6 dead, 30 wounded in Chicago-area parade shooting

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said. The suspect remained on the loose hours later as authorities scoured the area.

One dead in Plymouth fire

PLYMOUTH — A four-alarm fire Sunday that destroyed several residential structures on Palmer Street claimed one life and displaced many.

Leckey’s next chapter

Though he may be from Johnstown, Ryan Leckey is NEPA through and through.

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Reddick wins at Road America for 1st NASCAR Cup victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Tyler Reddick needed a little longer than expected to win in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Groenewegen pips Van Aert to win TDF stage 3 in photo finish

SONDERBORG, Denmark — Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen overtook Wout van Aert and Peter Sagan at the line to win the third stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish while Van Aert extended his overall lead on Sunday.

Adesanya’s UFC title reign still lacks something special

LAS VEGAS — Israel Adesanya has the otherworldly fighting ability and the personal charisma necessary to become mixed martial arts’ next crossover superstar.

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

NEW YORK — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done.

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