Local News

June 28, 2017 - 11:08 am
The final budget in the Wilkes Barre area school district means a 3.5 percent property tax hike for 2017-2018. That is the maximum amount allowed by law without voter approval or an exemption from the state. Also at last nights meeting, Solomon/Plains and Kistler will have new pre-kindergarten...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:51 am
A 2010 lawsuit has been settled between Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. Luzerne County Council agreed to the 4 million dollar settlement at last nights meeting. It surrounded the sale of the triple A baseball franchise to SWB Yankees LLC. The sale netted 14.6million dollars of which Luzerne County...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:43 am
PA State Police troopers were called to the Harvest Inn Bed and Breakfast in Honesdale on Friday. The owners say they discovered the badly decomposed body of guest who lived at the inn. Investigators say the 80-year-old woman had been dead for weeks or months. The woman lived on the third floor...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:38 am
We now know 8 year old Andrea Morales died in a crash Sunday on the North Scranton Expressway. Her 6 year old sister, Gilianys and their 28 year old mom Linetta Villa are still under going treatment for their injuries. Scranton Police are still investigating the crash. The other driver involved was...
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June 27, 2017 - 5:25 am
Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government's biggest cash shortfall since the recession. Few, if any, lawmakers expect this year's budget plan to make any headway toward clearing up...
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Hazleton Police
June 23, 2017 - 11:57 am
A raid in Hazleton early this morning at 136 South Pine Street resulted in the arrest of Marcos Gomez. Hazleton Police and it's Narcotics Division conducted and the Luzerne County Drug Task Force and Hazleton Special Operations Group were conducting zero tolerance in the area after a recent...
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Hazleton Police
June 23, 2017 - 8:55 am
Hazleton Police say the man they were looking for in connection with a hold up at the Convenient Market on Juniper Street earlier this week, turned himself in yesterday. Hazleton Police say 45 year old Louis Arcelay of Hazleton will be charged with among others robbery and aggravated assault. He...
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