Local News

February 10, 2017 - 2:53 am
The Scranton Police Department is investigating a Burglary that occurred 3am at the VFW Post 25, 2291 Rockwell Ave, on 02/03/2017. Two individuals entered through a window and damaged the cash register. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact the Scranton Police Detective Division at...
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February 10, 2017 - 2:44 am
An investigation that began in April of last year, now has 9 people facing charges. A hole was discovered in a visiting booth at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility. 9 people are now facing charges with in connection with allegedly passing controlled substances including heroin and marijuana...
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February 09, 2017 - 12:35 am
There is a single lane closure on Interstate 81 North between Exit 155 (Dorrance) and Exit 159 (Nuangola) due to a hole that has opened up on a bridge. Crews will not be able to begin work on the bridge until later this afternoon when the storm cleanup is complete. Significant delays are...
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February 08, 2017 - 5:35 am
Proposed regulations on medical marijuana growers, processors and despensaries that may operate in the city of Hazleton were discussed at Tuesday nights City Council Meeting. Their approval on the first reading now opens the door to allow operations. So far approved, those interested must be...
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February 06, 2017 - 6:48 am
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February 03, 2017 - 6:40 am
Hundreds of outstanding active warrants have been uncovered following an audit by the Luzerne County DA and the Sheriff's offices. In a release today, DA Stefanie Salavantis and Sheriff Brian Szumski say they will soon be releasing the names of those wanted persons who have not appeared for court...
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February 03, 2017 - 6:36 am
Some options were given last night at a public meeting with Wilkes Barre City Council on dealing with the city's debt. According to PFM the city's financial advisor, restructuring bonds and borrowing the money needed to fix the crumbling wall at Solomon Creek in South Wilkes would help short term...
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