Local News

February 24, 2017 - 1:56 am
An unknown white male used what was determined to be a counterfeit 100.00 bill to purchase $29.75 worth of hair care products at the Rite Aid Pharmacy East Main St. Nanticoke City. Anyone that can provide the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Nanticoke City Police at 570-735-2200 ext...
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February 24, 2017 - 12:14 am
A traffic stop in Hazleton yesterday afternoon ended with a man arrested on numerous drug charges. Police pulled over a vehicle driven by Kevin Black in the area of Church and Oak Street whil investigating a missing person. It turned out Black was wanted and had several outstanding warrants. Police...
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Karel Zubris
February 23, 2017 - 11:42 pm
Officials are still investigating a suspicious package that caused the evacuation of the Stegmaier Building late yesterday morning. Workers were out of the building from about 11am until 3pm Thursday while a leaking package, later determined not to be a threat, was delivered to the mailroom. The...
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February 23, 2017 - 5:44 am
A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in South Scranton last week. Edward Judge of Scranton was taken into custody without incident yesterday for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery of the EFUEL Gas Station on Pittston Ave.
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February 23, 2017 - 12:45 am
More charges have been filed against 20 year old Keefer Ngirngesechei. The Hazleton man now faces 32 new charges filed Wednesday including promoting prostitution of a minor, corruption of minors and others. The latest charges involved a 16 year old female. He had been previously charged back in...
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Wright Township Police
February 22, 2017 - 12:11 am
Police in Luzerne county say Juan Prieto turned himself in yesterday and now faces a stack of charges. The 42 year old Hazleton man was wanted for allegedly hiding in the ceiling of a restaurant in Mountaintop and taking videos of woman using the bathroom. Wright Township police say a woman was...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:54 am
Something different coming to the campus of Misericordia University, some security guards will soon be armed. In a news release yesterday, campus officials announced the university's board of trustees approved the decision as a meeting on Friday. Officials say the decision was made due to concern...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:48 am
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February 20, 2017 - 1:45 am
About 200 people gathered in Scranton yesterday to rally to save the Affordable Care Act. Among those taking part, Representative Matt Cartwright and Senator Bob Casey. Another rally to save the Affordable Care Act is set for this coming Saturday on Public Square in Wilkes Barre.
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February 16, 2017 - 5:45 am
Commonwealth Health announced yesterday it plans to add 160 nursing staff positions to several of its hospitals this year, including Wilkes Barre General. According to a news release, it has to do with expansion underway at several locations including the 40million dollar tower project underway at...
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