Saturday, April 1, 2023

AP sources: Trump facing at least 1 felony charge

NEW YORK — Former President Donald Trump is facing multiple charges of falsifying business records, including at least one felony offense, in the indictment handed down by a Manhattan grand jury, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday.

Rain, chill don’t keep faithful from RailRiders’ opener

MOOSIC — While not the ideal night for a ballgame, a little rain and chill didn’t stop baseball fans from coming out to PNC Field on Friday as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders kicked off another season.

Fetterman released from Walter Reed, returns to Pa.

BRADDOCK, Pa. – U.S. Senator John Fetterman is back home after being discharged from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was treated for major depression, according to a statement from his office issued Friday afternoon.

‘When I began to burn, I thought it was the end for me’

A woman pulled alive from the rubble of a Pennsylvania chocolate factory after an explosion that killed seven co-workers says flames had engulfed the building, and her arm, when the floor gave way beneath her. That might have been the end, if she hadn’t fallen into a vat of liquid chocolate.

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Advocates rally for local control of minimum wage in Pa.

SCRANTON — Action Together NEPA and SEIU Healthcare PA were joined by Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti, Sen. Marty Flynn and Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski on Thursday to demand local control over the minimum wage.

Nation reacts to Trump indictment

News of the indictment lit up message boards, websites and social media platforms popular with Trump supporters. Some discounted it as fake, while others noted the indictment came just before the start of Holy Week and compared Trump to a persecuted Christ.

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Bauers’ blasts lift RailRiders to season-opening win over Buffalo

MOOSIC — On a cold night at PNC Field, Jake Bauers was a one-man heater for the RailRiders.

FINAL FOUR PREVIEW: UConn is in familiar territory as it faces Miami

HOUSTON — All this buzz about how a wildly unpredictable March Madness led to a Final Four nobody could’ve possibly seen coming overlooked one small detail.

FINAL FOUR PREVIEW: FAU, San Diego St ready for mid-major semifinal

HOUSTON — March Madness is at its best when the underdogs stir things up.

Local Roundup: Hazleton Area softball shuts out Parkland

Makenna Balay drove in three runs in a four-run third inning as Hazleton Area defeated Parkland 4-0 Thursday in high school softball.

H.S. Basketball: Moses charity games set for Friday at Wilkes-Barre Area

Some of the top seniors in Wyoming Valley Conference basketball will take the court Friday night in the annual George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic.

Final Four: Last year’s bluebloods are this year’s no-names

HOUSTON — One short year ago, college basketball was getting ready for the game of a lifetime: North Carolina vs. Duke at the Final Four.

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