Local News

March 01, 2017 - 1:22 am
The gates at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township will be unlocked this morning at 7:30. They will begin to welcome horsemen getting ready to begin the 52nd season of racing. Racing season will open on Saturday March 18th.
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March 01, 2017 - 1:20 am
A 28 year old Scranton man was arrested yesterday on assault and other charges. Scranton Police say Ryan Taylor allegedly threw Danee Mower into the Lackawanna River. According to police, Taylor said the two were arguing over marijuana at the top of the river bank just off Olive Street. The 28 year...
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February 28, 2017 - 12:22 am
Beginning tomorrow you can purchase an "Inter County 31 Day Bus Pass". It will allow riders unlimited access to all routes on both bus routes for the Luzerne County Transportation Authority and County of Lackawanna Transit System. The pass will cost 60dollars and can be purchased at both LCTA or...
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February 24, 2017 - 1:56 am
An unknown white male used what was determined to be a counterfeit 100.00 bill to purchase $29.75 worth of hair care products at the Rite Aid Pharmacy East Main St. Nanticoke City. Anyone that can provide the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Nanticoke City Police at 570-735-2200 ext...
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February 24, 2017 - 12:14 am
A traffic stop in Hazleton yesterday afternoon ended with a man arrested on numerous drug charges. Police pulled over a vehicle driven by Kevin Black in the area of Church and Oak Street whil investigating a missing person. It turned out Black was wanted and had several outstanding warrants. Police...
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Karel Zubris
February 23, 2017 - 11:42 pm
Officials are still investigating a suspicious package that caused the evacuation of the Stegmaier Building late yesterday morning. Workers were out of the building from about 11am until 3pm Thursday while a leaking package, later determined not to be a threat, was delivered to the mailroom. The...
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February 23, 2017 - 5:44 am
A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in South Scranton last week. Edward Judge of Scranton was taken into custody without incident yesterday for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery of the EFUEL Gas Station on Pittston Ave.
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February 23, 2017 - 12:45 am
More charges have been filed against 20 year old Keefer Ngirngesechei. The Hazleton man now faces 32 new charges filed Wednesday including promoting prostitution of a minor, corruption of minors and others. The latest charges involved a 16 year old female. He had been previously charged back in...
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Wright Township Police
February 22, 2017 - 12:11 am
Police in Luzerne county say Juan Prieto turned himself in yesterday and now faces a stack of charges. The 42 year old Hazleton man was wanted for allegedly hiding in the ceiling of a restaurant in Mountaintop and taking videos of woman using the bathroom. Wright Township police say a woman was...
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