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Facing 10 to 16 months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines, Lackawanna County's former guardian ad litem is asking a judge to consider her dedication to her profession when he sentences her today for her guilty plea to tax evasion.
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Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common due to the rising rates of obesity. Making healthy food choices, being physically active and monitoring blood glucose levels are important ways in which diabetics can manage their disease.
Lackawanna County Judge Terrence Nealon recently rejected Caliber Home Loans Inc.'s argument that facts in the case are undisputed and ordered the company's foreclosure action against Timothy and Brandy Tanana to continue.
The dog owner from Moosic who apparently violated his bail by having more than one dog on his property was taken into custody and put in the Lackawanna County Jail on Tuesday.
A Carbondale man awaiting trial for the 2012 stabbing death of another man now faces a new charge for assaulting a fellow inmate at the Lackawanna County Prison.
Jason Farmer / Times-Shamrock The Rev. Philip Altavilla gives the homily during the Mother's Day Adoption Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton in 2011.
Jose Alvarado Davila, 31, 18 Amity Court, and a woman engaged in consensual sex on Feb. 8. The encounter became rape when Mr. Davila hancuffed and tied her up over her panicked protests, according to police.
Two former Lackawanna County commissioners are asking the state Supreme Court to hear their appeal of a lower court ruling that precluded them from presenting opinions of two grand jury judges as evidence in a defamation lawsuit against The Scranton Times LP, which owns The Times-Tribune, and former reporter Jennifer Henn.
While Roman Catholic priests in our area are committed to Holy Week these days. A priest in the Diocese of Scranton may be facing more trouble.
SARAH SCINTO / STAFF PHOTO Liz Quezada, 10, has her photo taken with the Easter Bunnies at Pat O'Malley's 15th annual Free Easter Party on Sunday afternoon in Scranton.
A home rule charter county cannot seek to abolish elected offices and move them to appointed positions without first electing a government study commission to examine the proposed changes, the state Supreme Court has ruled.
A half-dozen police departments responded to an Ashley residence early Sunday on reports of a standoff, but everything ended peacefully.
The Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society has a new meeting place for its next two events, King's College no longer being available.
For the second year in a row, an organization in Lackawanna County is helping veterans find the canine companion they need.
The families of Sgt. Daniel "J.J." Lomax of Factoryville and Rikki Cummings of Scranton will be among those accepting Everyday Hero Awards when the American Red Cross Lackawanna County Chapter conducts its second annual Everyday Heroes Awards Breakfast.