Cong Barletta Will Stay in Congress

11th district Congressman Lou Barletta is staying in Congress. In a statement on his website Barletta says after meeting with President elect Donald Trump last month on a cabinet position, he has reached a decision. (STATEMENT)

Man Escapes Still Wearing Handcuffs

Wilkes Barre Police are still on the lookout for Derek Reich. The 28 year was still  handcuffed when he somehow managed to escape from custody. Anyone with information is asked to contact Wilkes Barre Police.

Wilkes Barre School District Plans Rejected

Plans proposed by the Wilkes Barre Area School District to build a new high school have been rejected by the Wilkes Barre Zoning hearing board.The district now has 30 days to appeal the decision.

Code Blue for Lackawanna County

The first Code Blue of 2016 has been issued for Lackawanna County from 11pm tonight until noon Sunday. Code Blue is a frigid weather alert issued when temps in the county  could reach 20 degrees or below.

Car Into Building in Scranton

A car into a building in Scranton this morning. It happened on West Market St just after 3am. There were no injuries but a person in the apartment has to find another place to stay. Two business on the first floor were also damaged. 

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