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"Kids for Cash" scandal figure Robert Powell and former prothonotary Jill Moran satisfied judgments obtained by First National Community Bank according to documents filed in Luzerne County Court Wednesday.
After a fatal fire May 15, Luzerne County's administration sent Conyngham Township officials a letter asking them to consider renaming Main Street in the Mocanaqua section to something unique.
According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.
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About 24 hours before kidnapping a Wilkes-Barre man at swordpoint, one of the two defendants in the case was involved in a smash-and-grab burglary of a computer store, police said.
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July 23--An internal review of Luzerne County 911's handling of a fatal Mocanaqua fire in which the closest fire department was not immediately dispatched has revealed human error was the sole cause, the county solicitor's office said Tuesday.
The Luzerne County Transportation Authority voted Tuesday to approve changes in leadership following the arrests of two key executives on fraud-related charges last month.
THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Luzerne County Councilman Stephen A. Urban said Tuesday the county could cut costs by no longer funding a city agency that is not at all affiliated with the county government.
A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a former Danville woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.
The young man who killed himself by diving under an Iron Heritage Festival passenger train underwent treatment in mental health facilities, according to Montour County Coroner Scott E. Lynn.
Praise from the mayor and the fire chief highlighted Tuesday's swearing in of the city's newest firefighter/EMT, Travis Temarantz.
One of the two Luzerne County judges involved in the Kids for Cash scandal tells Newswatch 16 he has ended his efforts to get his prison sentence reduced.
According to police, Brandon Darius punched Alexis, his step-father, in the nose several times after Alexis grabbed him by his arm and tried to cut him with the knife.
Police say a Noxen man used bogus checks to pay for his rent and heroin, then escaped from the police station on Monday with shackles still around his legs.
Luzerne County's president judge on Monday denied a defense motion to force prosecutors to keep quiet in the homicide case against Joshua Ovalles.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:28 am
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