Deadline today for Luzerne County deputy warden applications

Applications are due today for the Luzerne County prison deputy warden position vacated by Sam Hyder’s recent resignation.

Chiefs keep AFC West lead with 22-9 victory over Broncos

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs’ Andy Reid is an offensive-minded coach to his core, so the Kansas City defense must have done something special against the Denver Broncos on Sunday night for him to call its performance “beautiful.”

No. 16 Alabama holds off No. 3 Gonzaga rally for 91-82 win

SEATTLE — Jaden Shackelford scored 20 of his 28 points in the first half, Jahvon Quinerly and JD Davison both hit key 3-pointers later, and No. 16 Alabama held off Gonzaga’s big second-half rally for a 91-82 win over the third-ranked Bulldogs.

Jazz beat Cavaliers by 1 point for 4th straight win

CLEVELAND — Donovan Mitchell scored 35 points, Rudy Gobert had 20 rebounds and five blocks and the Utah Jazz survived Cleveland’s late surge for their fourth straight win, 109-108 over the Cavaliers on Sunday.

Blackhawks win in SO, send Islanders to 11th straight loss

NEW YORK — Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night, sending New York to its 11th straight loss overall and its sixth straight setback its new arena.

Medvedev-led Russia wins Davis Cup after 15-year wait

MADRID — Russia’s 15-year wait for a Davis Cup title ended Sunday after another clutch performance from Daniil Medvedev.

O’Neil, Miñoso, Hodges, Kaat, Oliva, Fowler get baseball HOF

Buck O’Neil never uttered a single word of bitterness or regret about not being elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Till the end, he urged those who loved and rooted for him to do the same.

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    Low-interest loans awarded to support business expansion, job creation

    WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf this week announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to help four growing businesses in Luzerne, Berks, Lawrence and Westmoreland counties.

    Giving the gift of knowledge

    This is a story about tenacity and a love of books, as well as kindness to a little girl that Esther “Essy” Davidowitz probably will never meet.

    Tell Giselle: Multiple job offers can be a mixed blessing

    A time conflict for a decision posed a conundrum and a question for a professional in his late thirties: How long should I put off telling the first company that made me a job offer whether or not I will accept their offer, as I am still waiting for a decision from my preferred, and hopefully future, employer?

    An artistic endeavor

    WILKES-BARRE —The Sordoni Art Gallery may be housed on Wilkes University property, but that doesn’t mean it’s exclusive to students.

    Buzzing and wrapping: Bee Hive Gift Shop gearing up for holidays

    WILKES-BARRE — After a year and a half of uncertainty for everyone, one downtown Wilkes-Barre business is eager to give holiday shoppers something to buzz about.

    Lockdown-free Florida top vacation spot for holidays

    MIAMI BEACH — Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida’s sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.

    3 at large after WB shooting that injured 2

    WILKES-BARRE — City police are on the lookout for a trio of suspects after a shooting at a South Main Street restaurant early Saturday morning left two people injured.

    Police ask for help on child porn investigation

    WILKES-BARRE — Authorities are requesting the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation pertaining to a Forty Fort man who was arrested recently on charges of possession and dissemination of child pornography.

    Wyoming County man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    WILKES-BARRE — A Wyoming County man admitted Wednesday he sexually assaulted a girl as they drove away in a vehicle from Movies 14 in Wilkes-Barre more than five years ago.

    Council challenges judge’s denials to withdraw homicide plea

    A Philadelphia man recently sentenced to life in prison after admitting to fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman in Wilkes-Barre has appealed denials by a Luzerne County judge to withdraw the plea agreement.

    Son who killed father in Larksville found dead in prison cell

    A former Larksville resident who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to fatally shooting his father was found dead inside his cell at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill last weekend.