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Police say an armed man held up the CVS pharmacy on Moosic Street overnight and was caught after the pharmacist threw a GPS tracking device into the stolen loot.
A: We had done looser versions in the past and decided this year we should go for it with more bands in a bigger venue.
Jason Farmer / Staff Photographer String students from Suzuki School for Strings and Valenches Music Co.
That's according to Leo Moskovitz, who just turned 109. The northeastern Pennsylvania resident jokes that God can't find him because his name has never appeared in the phone book.
Families often spend more time together during the holidays, but for domestic violence victims, that creates a whole new set of problems.
A federal bankruptcy ruling that would allow Detroit to cut union pensions and reduce debt could also apply to Scranton if the city sought Chapter 9 protection, some experts say.
Debt still piles up during the holidays, but some folks are learning how to use, and how not to use, credit, said Terri Stocki, certified education director for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Sarah Hofius Hall / Staff Photo Therapy dogs Owen, a flat-coated retriever, and Shea, an English setter, relax at the San Miguel Academy.
The Affordable Care Act is not political anymore - it's policy. It's also not about a website.
In a few short years, Scranton resident Catherine McNelis went from being one of America's top 10 businesswomen to being sentenced to a year in federal prison.
Thursday: Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, District Two, Board of Directors to host its annual holiday party from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Scranton Cultural Center.
The first time Walter Carlson tried to enlist in the armed forces in 1942 it didn't work out so well.
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic presents its annual holiday concert, featuring performances by the adult and children's choruses of the Choral Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Ballet Theatre of Scranton.
Two former New Jersey men involved in a string of armed robberies that terrorized convenience store owners in the Poconos for more than a month have received sentences of 71/2 and 10 years in federal prison.
Hats, hoods and umbrellas were all appropriate accessories Friday, as dropping temperatures turned falling precipitation from rain to sleet and ice and back again.
A newlywed couple is facing homicide charges after they allegedly lured a man to their car through Craigslist and killed him for the thrill of it.