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West Pittston man, 72, faces child sex abuse charges
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A multi-jurisdictional investigation concerning the sexual abuse of a child resulted in the arrest of a West Pittston man on Friday.
Baring setbacks, Wilkes-Barre homicide trial on schedule
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WILKES-BARRE — The only issues that remain before the homicide trial of Dazon Wykie Turner begins later this month involve the number of crime scene and autopsy photographs shown to the Luzerne County jury.
Mayor responds to calls for action against Wilkes-Barre City Controller over animal cruelty charges
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WILKES-BARRE — Having been “inundated” with calls and texts following the filing of animal cruelty charges against City Controller Darren Snyder, Mayor George Brown Thursday said he has no authority to discipline another elected official.
‘Dirty old man’ sentenced for unlawful contact with boy
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WILKES-BARRE — A man from Binghamton, N.Y., who called himself a “dirty old man” while conversing with whom he believed was a 15-year-old boy, was sentenced to up to two years in jail Thursday.
Attorney admonished for 25th hour continuance request
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WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General Bernard A. Anderson reluctantly agreed to a defense attorney’s request to continue the sentencing hearing for Robert James Hutchins on Thursday.
Gerrity’s celebrates first Fresh Grocer location
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SCRANTON — Shoppers will notice exciting new changes over the next 10 weeks at their local Gerrity’s.
Crash claims life of bicyclist
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EDWARDSVILLE — A Plymouth man was killed when struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle on state Route 11 early Thursday morning.
Alleged escapee Vargo, girlfriend extradited from South Carolina
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WILKES-BARRE — An inmate at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility charged with fleeing a work detail and allegedly getting help by his girlfriend were extradited from South Carolina on Wednesday.
Outgoing Luzerne County election director briefs council
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At the request of Luzerne County Manager Randy Robertson, outgoing county Election Director Michael Susek offered a parting assessment during this week’s council meeting.
Luzerne County exploring security cameras for drop boxes
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Luzerne County may provide its own security cameras for mail ballot drop boxes, which would address a frequent criticism that the county cannot guarantee access to video recordings belonging to outside entities hosting the boxes.
Putting Pittston in the spotlight
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PITTSTON — Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver toured downtown Pittston as part the Wolf Administration’s Investments in Communities program on Wednesday.
WVW gets new School Board president, business manager, assistant principal
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KINGSTON — Citing health reasons, Wyoming Valley West School Board President David Usavage stepped down from that position at Wednesday’s monthly meeting, but will remain as a board member. The board then elected Charles Kamus as the new president and Paul Keating as the vice president.
Wanted man dies after being shot by police in Hazle Twp.
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An individual wanted by the U.S. Marshals on drug and gun charges was shot and killed in Hazle Township after the suspect fired his own weapon at officers pursuing him.
Former police officer pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl with firearm
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SCRANTON — A former police officer in Luzerne County recently pled guilty in federal court to trafficking fentanyl while armed with a firearm.
Luzerne County Council advances drop box ordinance, confirms division head
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A Luzerne County Council majority advanced an ordinance prohibiting the use of county staff or resources to transport mail ballot drop boxes to sites approved by the county election board.
Kaufer praises elimination of wait-list for individuals with disabilities
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KINGSTON — Calling it a victory for all men and women with a disability, State Rep. Aaron Kaufer Tuesday applauded the state Department of Labor and Industry’s announcement that significantly and non-significantly disabled individuals seeking vocational rehabilitation services will no longer be on a waitlist for assistance.
Animal cruelty charges filed against Wilkes-Barre City Controller Darren Snyder
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WILKES-BARRE — Police filed animal cruelty charges against Darren Snyder after viewing a video obtained by a witness who told them the alleged abuse “consistently” happens while the dogs are walked.
Father, son killed in Dallas Township shooting
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DALLAS TWP. — A domestic disturbance turned fatal when a father and his 4-year-old son were found dead inside their home on Harris Street Monday night.
Luzerne County seeks state election assistance funding
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Luzerne County has applied for a $1.04 million state election integrity grant to help fund election expenses, county Manager Randy Robertson said Monday.
‘Never forget where you came from’
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He’s been at Olympic games, World Cups, the World Series and every single Super Bowl to date.
TL employees tour former N. Main St. workplace
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Alleged bank robber fled in a LYFT vehicle
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HANOVER TWP. — A man charged with robbing the M&T Bank branch on Sans Souci Parkway on Friday fled in a LYFT vehicle.
Lights, camera, NEPA: Area filmmaker to debut two new projects
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Fresh off his role on the team behind the Agnes 50th anniversary documentary, Lackawanna County-based filmmaker Bob Savakinus is part of two new productions set to debut at a Scranton-area drive-in this month.
Confirmation of new Luzerne County administrative division head set for Tuesday
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Luzerne County Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the confirmation of Manager Randy Robertson’s nominee for the administrative services division head position, according to the meeting agenda.
Luzerne County hired 30 employees in July, monthly report shows
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Luzerne County government hired 30 workers in July, according to the newly released monthly personnel report.