Police in Hazleton are investigating a shooting. Officials say a 17 year old boy was injured in the incident last night around 9pm at East 2nd Street and Scott Court. His name or condition have not been released.
Those opposed to fracking in Pennsylvania are now taking a close look at the state of New York. The state now says it plans to prohibit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas because of what regulators say is its unexplored health risks and dubious economic
Fire crews in Jenkins Township were called to Riverview Personal Care Home in the 100 block of Overlook Drive..just before 3:30. There were no injuries. A State Police Fire Marshall determined the fire suspicious and investigators are looking into the possiblity it may have been started by a resident.
Some customers of UGI Utilities in the Wapwallopen area will experience service interruptions later today. Crews will be upgrading a portion of its power distribution line system beginning at 10am and expect to have all power restored by 1pm.
There were no reports of injuries when a train clipped a car last night in Luzerne County. It happened in Plains Township just off North Main Street before 7:30p. The vehicle was along side the tracks in the Oakwoods section.