Kidnapping Charges Lodged


Jose Luna of Scranton man is facing a list of charges including kidnapping and corruption of minors. It has to do with an incident that occured along Railroad Ave in the city's Bellview section yesterday afternoon.

Scranton Drug Bust


The Scranton Police Special Investigations Division served a search warrant at 312 Emmett Street yesterday.  Police arrested Sabrina Lozano now facing numerous drug charges.

Buyer for the Mall at Steamtown


We now know it was John Basalyga from Roaring Brook Township who purchased the Mall at Steamtown. The area businessman bought the property at auction last month for $5.512 million. He still hasn't released any details about his plans for the Mall.

Meth Lab Investigation


Crews, including some in hazmat suits spent much of yesterday on the scene of a meth lab discovered in one part of Hazle Township. The investigation of the home on Ridge Ave is being handled by the state Attorney's Generals office.

Wilkes Barre Council Votes Yes


Wilkes Barre City Council voted to approve creating a sewer authority. The vote 4 to 1. The newly formed authority will have five seats. It will assess fees on neighboring municipalities for flow through city sewer lines.