Local News

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 12, 2018 - 4:12 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." They coupled the...
Read More
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday by signing a document in which Trump pledged "security guarantees" to the North and Kim reiterated his commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The...
Read More
hazleton police
June 11, 2018 - 11:35 am
A man from Beaver Meadows faces numerous charges after he allegedly tried to run down a police officer with an ATV. It happened Saturday evening. According to Hazleton Police they got a call about an unresponsive man near Arthur Gardner Parkway. When the officer arrived that's when police say the...
Read More
June 11, 2018 - 6:16 am
In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Scranton, some interior work is being done at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton. This includes lighting updating and installation of handicapped enhancements. The work will begins today and will continue through early fall. During...
Read More
June 08, 2018 - 10:02 am
Breaking news from the Luzerne County political scene today out of the 121st Legislative District. The office has been held by Democrat Eddie Day Pashinski since 2006. Republican nominee Greg Wolovich, who was on the ballot in the May primary, has decided to withdraw from the race. This morning he...
Read More
Scranton Police
June 08, 2018 - 5:11 am
As part of the death investigation of 37-year old Jim Savero of Scranton, Scranton Police Detectives need help in locating the occupants of the (2) separate vehicles depicted in the pictures provided. Vehicles were occupied by individuals that were involved in a violent assault that occurred at...
Read More
June 07, 2018 - 1:19 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration will begin enforcing tougher air pollution standards on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry in August. Wolf's administration said Thursday that it will begin requiring the Marcellus Shale exploration industry to use better equipment to...
Read More
https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
June 07, 2018 - 11:25 am
Many students who receive free or reduced cost meals during the school year through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch programs, lack access to healthy and nutritious food during the summer months and are at risk of hunger. Limited access to nutritious food during the summer can have an...
Read More
Hazleton Police
June 07, 2018 - 10:33 am
The Hazleton City Police Department Narcotics Unit along with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General and Luzerne County Drug Task Force arrested Royal Berys Astacio De La Cruz wrapping up a 3 month investigation. Throughout the investigation a fentanyl/heroin mix and methamphetamine was...
Read More
Hazleton Police
June 07, 2018 - 10:31 am
Hazleton Police arrested Johnathan Torres on charges he was Driving Under the Influence of a controlled substance. It was early this morning when officers noticed a vehicle driving erractialy on Church Street and struck a light pole at the intersection of Maple and Church. Police say they found...
Read More

Pages