Thursday, March 30, 2023

Trump calls indictment ‘political persecution’

Former President Donald J. Trump released the following statement Thursday regarding news of his indictment in New York:

Lawyer: Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime

NEW YORK — A Manhattan grand jury has voted to indict Donald Trump on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter, his lawyers said Thursday, producing the first criminal case against a former U.S. president and a jolt to Trump’s bid to retake the White House.

Drive-in season returns

With warmer weather on the horizon, families can once again enjoy a movie night out under the stars as two local drive-in theaters reopen for the season.

AP source: Fetterman expected back to Senate in April

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman will return to the Senate in April, two months after the freshman Democrat sought inpatient treatment for clinical depression, a person close to Fetterman said Wednesday.

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Lackawanna DA: Remains found in Baron search; DNA test pending

OLD FORGE — Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell confirms remains were found during the search for Robert Baron Sr. in Old Forge, our newsgathering partners at Eyewitness News WBRE/WYOU report.

Corcoran goes OnTheStacks with UFC star Bo Nickal

KINGSTON — It’s a conversation between two Penn State grads that you won’t want to miss.

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Penn State hires VCU’s Mike Rhoades as new men’s basketball coach

Penn State hired VCU’s Mike Rhoades on Wednesday as its men’s basketball coach, bringing in the Pennsylvania native to take over a program coming off its first NCAA Tournament appearance in more than a decade.

H.S. Baseball/Softball: Paduck leads Tunkhannock baseball past Wyoming Area

Aiden Paduck excelled on the mound and at the plate as Tunkhannock rolled past Wyoming Area 10-3 Tuesday in high school baseball.

Local roundup: Crestwood lacrosse’s Caporuscio hits 300-goal milestone

Isabella Caporuscio scored six goals and two assists and became the first Crestwood girls lacrosse player to collect 300 career goals in a 17-3 win over Holy Redeemer on Tuesday.

A ‘Clutch’ tip helps Miller, Miami reach program’s first Final Four

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Jordan Miller took 20 shots in the regional final for Miami and made them all, helping the Hurricanes rally their way into the Final Four. The personification of clutch.

Saquon Barkley’s original deal off table; Giants unsure if he’ll report

PHOENIX — New York Giants GM Joe Schoen has reset his contract negotiations with Saquon Barkley, and head coach Brian Daboll is not sure if his running back will report to start the offseason program.

MLB free agent watch: Ohtani leads possible 2023-24 class

CHICAGO — The number will follow Shohei Ohtani until it is over. No, not Ohtani’s home runs or strikeouts or any of his magnificent numbers from the field. Nothing like that.

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