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Police: Scranton man bites, then stabs brother-in-law
A Scranton man insistent on returning to the Dominican Republic bit and stabbed his brother-in-law who tried to calm him down Thursday night, Scranton police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Trial date set for fatal North Scranton stabbing
A North Scranton woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend nearly two years ago may finally get her turn before a jury.
Random Notes: Volpe-Wansacz fallout, plus mystery flier
There's a new wrinkle to the referendum on Tuesday's primary ballot regarding a commission to recommend the future structure of Lackawanna County government.
County controller, administration trade accusations
Lackawanna County Controller Gary DiBileo said that if he mentioned it would be nice to have a private shower in the renovated Gateway Center office suite where he and his staff will relocate later this month, it was not a formal request and certainly not a serious one.
Fri May 17, 2013
South Scranton girl child chair for Saturday's Heart Walk
Photo courtesy of Angela Ceccarelli Photography Karley Rose Hill is the child chair for this year's Lackawanna County Heart Walk.
Pending Charges For Controversial Contractor
A Wilkes-Barre towing contractor, facing accusations of over billing customers, will soon face criminal charges.
Thu May 16, 2013
Detectives seize $10K worth of crack from Dunmore home
Detectives found various bags of crack adding up to 135 grams stowed in the bottom drawer of Regina Dawkins' and Shawn Watkins' 212 Smith St.
Abington Heights avoids tax hike; Old Forge, Lakeland, Dunmore opt for increases
Taxpayers in the Abington Heights School District narrowly escaped a rate hike after school board members opted to find other alternatives to cover the projected $2.2 million deficit for the 2013-14 school year.
Wed May 15, 2013
Carbondale's Pioneer Plaza Open For Business
Guests will be spending the night at a hotel in Lackawanna County that's been almost a decade in the making.
Scranton, Pennyslvania shared close bond with NBC's 'The Office'
NBC's long-running "The Office" was a faux documentary about cubicle life. The Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Co.
New Technology Incubator Opens in Lackawanna County
Jessup, Lackawanna County - With northeastern Pennsylvania facing the highest unemployment rate in the state, a new technology incubator opened its doors for the first time Tuesday.
Scranton Man Sentenced for Two Robberies
A Scranton man will spend nearly 11 years in prison for two robberies last December.
Tue May 14, 2013
Democratic Candidates Fight For Scranton's Mayoral Office
"The mayor of the city of Scranton is that it will be a really difficult job. Why do you want this job?" asked the moderator with the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County.
Lackawanna Sheriff's Campaign Gets Complicated
Lackawanna County's Sheriff is retiring. Meaning, if this were a typical primary election, voters would select candidates for the first new sheriff in more 30 years.
Nanticoke House Fire Under Investigation
Nanticoke, Luzerne County-A Luzerne County house fire is under investigation. Crews were called to the scene on the 100 block of West Broad Street in Nanticoke around nine this morning.
Community still shocked one week after murder of Lackawanna College student
More than one week after the shooting death of 22-year-old Lackawanna College student Rahsan Crowder, the surrounding community is still in a state of shock and disbelief.
Have a problem? Guide intended to bring clarity to election choices
With hundreds of candidates for dozens of local offices, municipal primary elections can be dizzying in their options and maddening in their complexity.
Wife of Scranton cop files petition for a protection-from-abuse order
The wife of a Scranton police officer filed a petition for a protection-from-abuse order, claiming he became violent when she caught him in a car with another woman while on duty.
Mon May 13, 2013
Police Continue to Search for Driver in Deadly Hit and Run in Jenkins Township
Jenkins Township, Luzerne County-Police are still searching for the driver who stuck and killed a woman on mother's day in Jenkins Township.
Police Chief's Home Destroyed by Fire in Wayne County
Firefighters from three counties were called to fight flames at the home of a police chief Monday morning in Wayne County.