Times Leader P.M. Update: Tuesday, April 20

Kevin Carroll is here with your P.M. Update looking ahead to Wednesday’s paper: a Kingston man jailed without bail earlier this month was arraigned on child pornography and related charges, Plymouth borough council is expected to hire three new police officers tonight and more.

H.S. Baseball: Dallas shakes off early deficit, defeats Wyoming Valley West

Chris Killian had three RBI and Zach Luksic knocked in two more as Dallas overcame an early deficit to defeat Wyoming Valley West 8-7 Monday in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 baseball game.

Local Roundup: Wilkes-Barre Area boys volleyball posts first win in program history

Wilkes-Barre Area boys volleyball picked up its first win in program history on Monday, outlasting Nanticoke Area 3-2 in a Wyoming Valley Conference match.

H.S. Softball: Wyoming Area rallies past MMI Prep in WVC Division 2 game

Wyoming Area rallied with three runs in the bottom of the sixth and then held off MMI Prep for an 8-7 victory Monday in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 softball game.

Bowman denies Hamlin with swift late move at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Another week, another agonizing loss for Denny Hamlin.

Nola pitches 1st 9-inning shutout, Phillies beat Cards 2-0

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola laughed when he said he was ready to fight if Phillies manager Joe Girardi didn’t let him start the ninth inning.

Yankees’ Jay Bruce, 34, retires just weeks into 14th season

NEW YORK — Jay Bruce had seen enough. Having made the New York Yankees’ opening-day roster, he couldn’t stomach his poor start to the season.

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    LCCC Alumni Association to hold golf tournament

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    NEPIRC promotes Hager to senior business advisor

    WILKES-BARRE —The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) has promoted Marla Hager to the position of Senior Business Advisor.

    Attorney Santo to address Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association

    KINGSTON — Attorney Nicole M. Santo, partner, Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, will co-present with attorney P. Timothy Kelly, Needle Law, “Pursuing Liability Claims Against Property Owners,” to the Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association (NEPATLA) on Thursday, April 22 at 1:15 p.m.

    FNCB Bank announces staff additions

    FNCB Bank, locally based since 1910, recently announced the appointment of five new staff members to their Community Office and Commercial Lending teams.

    Kingston man charged with child pornography, unlawful contact with teen boy

    KINGSTON —A Kingston man jailed without bail since his arrest April 8 on allegations of online sexual solicitation of a minor was arraigned on charges he possessed child pornography and having unlawful contact with a teenage boy.

    Police: Naked man claimed to be ‘Messiah’ after fleeing crash

    WILKES-BARRE — City police charged a Plains Township man with fleeing the scene after a crash and later found running naked along Wilkes-Barre Boulevard.

    Judge orders woman to stay jailed

    HANOVER TWP. — A woman with a history of failing to appear for court proceedings and skipping bail was ordered by a Luzerne County judge to stay in jail.

    Police: Prisoner defecated on holding cell floor

    WILKES-BARRE — City police officers had to put on hazardous material suits to remove a prisoner who defecated and urinated inside a holding cell Saturday.

    Suspected drunken driver collides with PSP cruiser

    PENN LAKE PARK — Two men from Duryea were hospitalized after a drunken driving crash involving a stationary state police cruiser on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday.