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Duffy’s name cleared in return to Wilkes-Barre force; federal termination suit pending | Times Leader
Duffy has been working part-time with other local departments since he was fired. The memo stated that he will receive pension service credit, medical insurance and full back pay. The amount has yet to be determined, but it will not contain the seven days pay from an arbitration award in August rega
Police: Dallastown student secretly recorded sex in weight room
McDaniel, of the 2400 block of South Queen Street in York Township, is charged with filming a sexual act of someone younger than 18, sexual abuse of minors, corruption of minors, and possession of an instrument of crime, according to online court records.
Bridge Work to Close Part of Interstate 81 in Lackwanna County
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — A part of Interstate 81 will be closed for bridge work in Lackawanna County.One lane of I-81 north will be closed Tuesday (10/23) and Wednesday (10/24) from the Scranton Expressway exit (191B) to the Clarks Summit exit (194).It will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on b
Pa. charges dropped on trio in murder
Elizabeth Ann Chinn, 33, of South Point, Ohio; Elizabeth Victoria Hartley, 35, of Grafton, West Virginia; Glenn Richard Weaver, 26, of Morgantown, West Virginia; and Moriah Lari Weaver, 42, of Fairmount, West Virginia, were captured in the hotel room in April.
Woman’s Body Found in Scranton Home
SCRANTON, Pa. — A woman’s body was found inside her home in Scranton Sunday night, and now the coroner is calling the death unusual and suspicious.
Sabrina Carpenter headlines 98.5 KRZ's Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8 | NEPA Scene
It was announced today that local pop radio station98.5 KRZ’sannual Let It Show will return to theF.M. Kirby Centerin Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., featuring performances by young actress and singerSabrina Carpenterof“Girl Meets World”fame, pop boy bandPrettyMuch,lovelytheband,Kim Petr
There’s lots happening at the Back Mountain Memorial Library | Dallas Post
• The library is selling fresh Christmas wreaths this season. They measure a generous 24” and are decorated with a huge, festive red bow and Christmas picks. Each wreath costs $26 and will be freshly made by Rogers’ Nursery the week of pickup. Hurry in soon as orders are due by Nov. 9. Wreaths may b
Landmark Hazleton property in Thursday’s Luzerne County back-tax auction | Times Leader
The historic former Altamont Hotel in downtown Hazleton is listed in Thursday’s Luzerne County free-and-clear tax auction, with bids starting at $13,092. -Luzerne County photo
Officials: Prisoner attempted to smuggle drugs in to facility | Times Leader
Irvin Leandro Rodriguez, 39, of Hunlock Creek, is alleged to have been in possession of 50 bags of Suboxone that he obtained during a prison visit.
Veteran Luzerne County employees retire | Dallas Post
A 44-year building and grounds employee, Krakowski had received a proclamation in May during a ceremony unveiling the interior courthouse restoration, with officials praising his knowledge of the historic structure and its grounds.
Police: Man surrenders after car ran out of fuel following pursuits | Times Leader
City police said they responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Grant Street on a report Tyler Peznowski, 23, was harassing an ex-girlfriend, Alicia Harris.
Police: Knife-wielding man barricades self, ‘repents sins’ | Times Leader
Calderon told police Powell, also known as “Tone,” started yelling at her. Powell went to the kitchen to get a knife and returned to a bedroom where she claimed he choked her, the complaint says.
Dallas Kiwanis Halloween Parade and Party is Oct. 28 | Dallas Post
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three winners in each costume category: Funniest, Most Original, Prettiest, Scariest, Best Group, and Miscellaneous.
Our View: Wilkes-Barre rail crossings with no gates pose hazards | Times Leader
There are many bulky goods and commodities that are more efficiently moved by trains than by trucks — think liquids, lumber, and scrap metal, just to name a few — hence railroads remain a vital piece of the region’s infrastructure.
Scranton Police looking for attempted robbery suspect
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Scranton Police are looking for a woman accused of trying to rob a store at knife-point Monday morning.Police say the woman walked into Garcia's Market on Puttston Avenue around 9a.m. on Monday and threatened an employee with a knife to turn over cash.No one
Man Locked Up After Standoff in Sugar Notch
"After several attempts by phone he finally did answer obviously realizing the amount of force we had outside that we were willing to come in, he eventually just ended up surrendering and walking out of his own free will and being taken into custody at that time," said Sugar Notch Police Chief Jerem
Pickup Pulled from Susquehanna River
PITTSTON, Pa. -- A truck wound up in the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County.Crews pulled the pickup from the river in Pittston around 3 p.m. Sunday.Somehow, the truck ended up in the water near the boat launch by the Fort Jenkins Bridge.There is no word whether anyone is hurt or how the truck went
Madame Alexander dolls on display at Back Mountain Memorial Library | Dallas Post
The Back Mountain Memorial Library will display a collection of Madame Alexander dolls that will be for sale during the month of November. This will include different dolls from various collections such as the First Lady collection. Each doll will be for sale at $20. Also for display will be a few c
Sugar Notch man arrested after six hour standoff with police
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Man Hit, Killed in Forest City
The coroner says Donald Ogozaly, 72, of Forest City, was hit by a vehicle along the 300 block of South Main Street in Forest City around 8 p.m.