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1 hr ago | The Times Leader
Judge David W. Lupas sentenced Vanessa Gamble, 36, last known address as Charles Street, to 14 to 22 months in state prison.
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5 hrs ago | The Times Leader
Michael Zimmerman, chief executive officer of Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania , and presenting sponsor Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs announced that Pauline Carmody, of West Pittston, a volunteer of the agency, will serve as chairperson of the 12th Annual Spring Gala and Auction.
9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Mark Moran / The Citizens' Voice The members of Luzerne County Council host a meeting inside the Luzerne County Courthouse.
13 hrs ago | The Times Leader
The West Side Council of Governments, still in its infancy, has scored its first big win when it comes to buying power, scoring a half-million dollar grant for equipment its members can use to maintain municipal roads.
17 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
After a campaign stop Friday morning in Luzerne County, state Treasurer Rob McCord said he and Tom Wolf are the frontrunners in the seven-Democrat race for the nomination for governor.
Seats were filled for an East Union Township Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday as the issue of a recent setback for the developers of a cargo airport that would be located on the border of Schuylkill and Luzerne counties came up.
Luzerne County Judge Joseph Sklarosky Jr.'s schedule for next week indicates Letteer is scheduled for a "guilty plea" hearing for Letteer faces a charge of fleeing the scene of a fatal crash, a crime that carries a mandatory minimum one year in prison.
Vice president Joe Biden will be the featured speaker at the Greater Pittston Area Friendly Sons of St. Patrick banquet.
Vice President Joe Biden will attend the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick dinner at the Woodlands Inn and Resort in Plains Twp.
A federal civil trial has begun in the case of a 2009 car crash that ultimately led to the deaths of two Luzerne County Naval reservists serving in Kuwait.
A member of the Luzerne County Community College Board of Trustees has resigned his post amid a potential conflict of interest.
Andrew Krech / The Citizens' Voice The state Liquor Control Board revoked Outsiders Bar's liquor license in March 2013, citing 23 liquor license law violations in the past 10 years.
Mark Moran / The Citizens' Voice Helen Galli is led from the Luzerne County Courthouse in December 2013 after being sentenced in connection with trying to poison Dawn Simyan, Galli's sons girlfriend.
The Citizens' Voice File A Luzerne County Transportation Authority bus pulls into a parking stall at the James F. Conahan Intermodal Transportation Facility in Wilkes-Barre.
Sometimes real life is far more unbelievable and appalling than fiction. There are countless documentary films that prove this, but perhaps few more so than the new film Kids for Cash , a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation.
A tractor trailer carrying an SUV and a car crashed through a guiderail and right into a neighborhood in Luzerne County.
Wilkes-Barre officials say the missing 18,000 gallons of gas are a result of poor record keeping.