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Luzerne County employees completing active shooter training | Times Leader
The Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department is teaching 1,400 county government employees how to respond if an active shooter enters their building — training that eventually will be available to the general public, officials said Friday.
Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Luzerne County to Expire
DRUMS, Pa. — Time is running out for one lucky lottery winner in Luzerne County.A Powerball ticket worth $100,000 sold in Luzerne County will soon expire if not claimed.The ticket was sold at Fuel On in Drums for the July 15, 2017 drawing.The winner has until July 15 to claim their prize in Luzerne
Woman, victim of brutal kidnapping, now accused of molesting teen | Times Leader
Dayna Williams, 25, was charged Thursday with a felony count of corruption of minors and a misdemeanor count of indecent assault on a person less than 16.
Burned-out property in Wilkes-Barre a mess in more ways than one | Times Leader
The house, vacant since a 2006 fire, is near the rear of Dombroski’s property that faces Jones Street and he said it’s affecting his investment.
Gas leak prompts limited evacuation in Dunmore
A gas leak prompts a limited evacuation of Dunmore neighborhood, June 22, 2018. (WBRE/WYOU Staff Photo)
Owner of Agolino’s Restaurant in West Pittston says he’s ‘content’ | The Sunday Dispatch
Servers Brianna Baldygo, left, and Janice Knorr offer each other a helping hand during breakfast at Agolino’s Restaurant. -Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
NEPA Sharks: Overseas trip was impetus for Electric City Escape | Times Leader
Ryan and Amy Hnat, of Electric City Escape, are shown pitching their business plan during the first-ever NEPA Sharks event last week at The Woodlands Inn in Plains Township. -
2-year-old Flown to Hospital After She was Hurt in a Swimming Pool
According to police, Anya Galarza, 2, was hurt in a pool behind a home on the 300 block of 13th Avenue.
Throat-slashing victim accused of molesting teen
Most ReadRecent CommentsPolice: PTO treasurer raided account, stole $14KKurlancheek’s eyes fresh startEmployers struggling to fill summer jobsPPL payment error affects about 40K customersPolice: Man exposes himself to woman, childrenW-B man accused of taking nude excursionCourt Notes 6/21/18Luzerne
City Warns Against Nay Aug Gorge Swimming
SCRANTON, Pa. -- City officials are again warning people about swimming at Nay Aug Gorge.Newswatch 16 found city DPW crews installing new signs at the gorge in Nay Aug Park Friday morning reminding people it is illegal to swim there.Police say old signs at the gorge had been removed or had fallen.Of
Woman locked up after allegedly allowing dog to starve to death | Times Leader
Brittany Perri, 22, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals, plus lesser neglect charges.
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Closed After Distemper Outbreak Among Cats
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An animal shelter is closed in Lackawanna County.Griffin Pond Animal Shelter is dealing with an outbreak of distemper.Officials say the problem is with cats at the shelter near Clarks Summit.The disease is extremely contagious to other cats, but not humans or dogs.Hea
Dallas man pleads guilty in woman’s fatal overdose | Times Leader
David Haines, 31, entered the plea on counts of drug delivery resulting in death and tampering with evidence.
Wilkes-Barre’s inaugural Strawberry Festival attracts a crowd | Times Leader
Libby Edwards, 4, of Kingston, dances to live music during the Wilkes-Barre Strawberry Festival on Public Square. -Sean McKeag | Times Leader
Luzerne Police seek help in identifying possible credit card thief | Times Leader
Luzerne Borough policeLUZERNE — Police are looking for help in identifying a man they say has used stolen credit card information.According to borough police, the man was using the stolen information throughout Luzerne and Lackawanna counties between June 12 and 16.The police department provided a s
Luzerne County ethics commission activates processing of lingering complaints | Times Leader
The attorneys will notify commission members if they are named in a complaint, which would require them to abstain from involvement, Pedri said.
Woman charged over emaciated dog found dead in cage
Brittany Perri, 22, of 13 S. Chestnut St., Glen Lyon, was arraigned Thursday on charges alleging she let the dog starve to death in a cage at the Ashley Park earlier this year.
Project will close Main Street in Shavertown at times through Saturday | Dallas Post
SHAVERTOWN — Pioneer Construction, on behalf of SUEZ Water Co. will start a watermain replacement project on North Main Street Thursday morning that will continue until Saturday, June 23. The road way will be closed temporarily at times. Motorists are asked to choose another route or allow extra tim
Woman gets hit in the face by flying hot dog during phillies game
The flying hot dog struck her in the face, knocking her glasses off. She and her friends left the game and went to the hospital where she got X-rays and underwent a CAT scan. Thankfully, nothing was broken.
Thief Swipes Tools from Kmart
EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. -- Police in Luzerne County are looking for a thief who's been stealing craftsman tools from Kmart.According to investigators, the man has stolen tools from the store in Edwardsville at least seven different times in just the past month.Police released a surveillance photo of the s