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Three Commonwealth Health hospitals posted a significantly higher than expected mortality rate for at least one medical condition or surgical procedure in 2012, a new report found.
While some of you were shoveling snow this weekend, many of your elected officials were in New York City schmoozing with business people and lobbyists.
In two lopsided votes, the Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has approved two bills that would allow voters to reduce the size of the Legislature.
Seconds after a preliminary hearing on a robbery charge late Tuesday morning, Luzerne County detectives and city police arrested Lamar Curry-Davis, 19, for the fatal shooting of Eduardo Daniel Madera last month.
Fifteen community groups will receive a share of nearly $50,000 in grants from the Luzerne Foundation, the charitable organization announced Monday.
Convicted strip-club robber William Gronosky pleaded guilty to four more crimes Monday afternoon, including his role in robberies and two separate incidents in which he fired guns at a state trooper and a city police officer.
Sherman Hills' management suggestions to improve security at the apartment complex include contracted armed guards, more surveillance cameras, entrance gates and fencing around the 22-acre property, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said Monday.
Four years ago, if you'd have said, "One day, a woman famous for gate-crashing a White House dinner will marry the man who wrote 'Don't Stop Believin' - and on Pay-Per-View, no less" - we might have said you were crazy.
Two men burst into a Scott Street home Sunday evening and robbed the residents at gunpoint, according to Wilkes-Barre police.
Jose Ramos was for years the prime suspect in the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz .
The members of Sister Esther are, from left, vocalist and bassist Leah Winslow, lead guitarist and vocalist Cody Casey, drummer and vocalist Angie O'Neil and lead vocalist and guitarist Joe Sainclair.
The city plans to fund the Hawkeye Security Solutions next year in preparation of a takeover of the camera surveillance system.
The Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus' Annual Christmas Show takes place at 4 p.m. at St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre.
Wyoming Valley Art League Third Friday Exhibit, Friday, 5-8 p.m. The Wyoming Valley Art League hosts its monthly Third Friday event, with a continuing exhibit of the fall juried show in the second floor gallery.