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Luzerne County Controller Walter Griffith is leaving his re-election to the fate of voters, hoping they will see past charges filed against him on Friday alleging he secretly recorded a private meeting and two telephone calls.
The bail bondsman who helped Dr. Mark A. Gonsky get out of jail on charges he fired a gun in public and threatened to kill a police officer is now helping to keep him behind bars.
Federal authorities have seized more than $170,000 from three men who conspired to engage in visa fraud and money laundering in Luzerne County, according to court records.
Two days after a federal judge sentenced him to 25 years in federal prison related to online sex-related crimes, a former Holy Redeemer football coach was back in a courtroom pleading guilty to three sex-related charges at the state level.
"I firmly believe the right thing for Mr. Griffith to do is resign," Luzerne County Councilman Rick Morelli said Thursday, hours after news broke that Griffith is being charged with illegally recorded conversations.
A Wilkes-Barre towing contractor, facing accusations of over billing customers, will soon face criminal charges.
A Kingston man is charged with snatching a cellphone from the hands of a man in Swoyersville, the latest incidence of "Apple picking" to hit the area.
That's just one issue Luzerne County Judge Michael Vough must decide before the upcoming homicide trial for Mr.
Luzerne County Controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. will be charged Friday with illegally recording conversations without the consent of the people he spoke with.
The Religious Sisters of Mercy were recognized for their service in the community at The Luzerne Foundation's annual meeting and reception Wednesday.
A defense attorney for double homicide suspect Hugo Selenski urged a judge today to sanction Luzerne County prosecutors for obtaining Selenski's medical records through subpoena last year.
Hanover Township police have a stabbing suspect in custody after a search this morning that forced a lockdown of nearby schools.
Luzerne County Manager Robert Lawton today nominated Joan Hoggarth as director of judicial records and services.
Firefighters from Wyoming and surrounding communities battle a structure fire at K.B. Guilford's Pub & Grill at 77 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A high school student was charged Wednesday morning in Luzerne County with making threats at a high school that led to several evacuations.
A special ceremony was held in Luzerne County Wednesday for an officer who died in the line of duty 75 years ago.