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8 hrs ago | The Times Leader
A candidate running for the seat of U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta is alleging that a Hazleton police officer accosted one of his supporters and confiscated nomination petitions from her while she was collecting signatures in the city.
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11 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
That's how much police say a woman from Carbon County stole from two clients. It was while she was working for an accounting firm in Hazleton.
16 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Tony Bonomo admitted that he made a "foolish mistake" by signing a fake name on the nominating petition of his opponent, Gerald Mullery, in the contest for state representative.
20 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Alan Baranski of Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Plymouth Township's financial recovery coordinator, said the township is on the path out of Act 47, although there are a few hurdles to overcome.
Congressmen representing the Valley said Wednesday that even after the approval of legislation delaying key provisions of the Biggert-Waters Act of 2012, their work is not done.
Ending a closely watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a controversial 2006 Hazleton, Pa., ordinance that barred undocumented immigrants from renting homes in the Luzerne County city.
Mother Nature's latest curveball kept snow out of the Hazleton area on Monday so for kids here that meant no snow day.
The court decided against hearing appeals filed by the towns of Farmers Branch, Texas, and Hazleton, Pennsylvania, which were seeking to overturn appeals court rulings that said the ordinances were trumped by federal immigration law.
The spike in public pension costs for state government and school district employees has been a main topic of conversation in the legislative hearings on the state budget that wrapped up last week.
A 13-year-old boy is facing assault and resisting arrest charges after he allegedly bit the hand of an office during a scuffle in Coal Street Park early Friday morning.
Municipalities across the northeast corner of the state will receive a total of about $185,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
A handful of residents who held a news conference Friday afternoon at Second Base Restaurant in downtown Hazleton insist that Perez Balbuena was not speaking for their community when he recently asked the City of Hazleton to fly the flag of the Dominican Republic in front of City Hall to commemorate the 107th anniversary of Dominican independence.