Homicide Suspect Charged

Joseph James Thornton of Scranton has been formally charged with criminal homicide by Scranton Police. It's in connection with the death of Stephanie Tyminski found strangled in her apartment At Velly View Terrace last December.
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Robert Lawton and Brian Swetz

Good News Announcement

A good news announcement for Luzerne County from County Manager Robert Lawton. The county has a Triple B rating from Standard and Poor's.  Brian Swetz Division Head of County Budget and Finance says now refinancing variable rate debt to fixed rate will save much more money in the future.



Meeting Tonight in Jessup

The discussion on the request from Invenergy to bring a natural gas fired power plant to Jessup continues tonight. The Boro Planning Commission will meet at 7pm tonight to discuss whether they should recommend amend the zoning ordinance.

A Horrible Accident

A Scranton man was killed when a headstone fell on him at a cemetary in Throop Monday morning. Officials call it a horrible accident that killed 74 year old Stephen Woytack St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Fire Damages Olyphant Business

A fire in Olyphant early this morning left heavy damage to a bar and apartments above. The fire broke out just after closing time at Kens Bar on Delaware Avenue. Everyone in the business and apartments got out ok.

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