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Lackawanna County prosecutors on Monday argued that the age and utter vulnerability of a 96-year-old woman who was filmed being beaten by her daughter more than a year ago is grounds for a strict punishment at sentencing.
Two Scranton City Council members said they had no idea Councilman Pat Rogan was working on a deal for a cellphone tower on his land when the consultant at the heart of the deal addressed them in May. They're upset with their colleague and have asked council solicitor Amil Minora to review what happened.
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Lackawanna County Children and Youth Services knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son had a history of sexual abuse, the boy and his mother charge in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Randal Rushing handcuffed a woman, tied her handicapped son's hands with a shirt, restrained his feet with a computer cable and bludgeoned their relative to death within earshot.
After a foggy start and an overnight low in the 50s, today will be sunny, with a high near 78. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 53. The sun rose at 6:15 a.m. and will set at 7:58 p.m. That's 16 less minutes of daylight than last Monday, and makes this is the first week the sun is setting before 8 p.m. this summer, Along with long ... (more)
Closing the state bridge where Main Street in Moosic turns into Lonesome Road could have left a Moosic neighborhood isolated during an emergency.
There is some dispiriting symmetry in a condition that the state Department of Environmental Protection has placed on the proposed massive expansion of the massive Keystone Landfill.
"Paint the Town" is a program put together by the NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania organization and Habitat for Humanity of Lackawanna County.
Many area school districts are raiding their rainy-day funds, leaving little left to pay for leaky roofs, broken furnaces and other emergencies.
James Gibbons recites an oath as he is sworn in as a Lackawanna County Judge by President Judge Thomas Munley Friday morning.
The Pennsylvania Democrat once was president pro tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate, and was the minority leader there for decades.
Opponents of Scranton's new commuter tax want 22,566 people soon to be hit by the levy to lend their names and dollars to a legal challenge.
The hiring of former Lackawanna County chief of staff Maria Elkins as a top federal court official will delay the progress of three lawsuits by former employees who sued the county claiming their firings were for political reasons.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 03:01 am
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