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3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Detectives filed additional charges Tuesday against a Taylor contractor, after news reports of his arrest last week led authorities to 14 additional fraud victims.
3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
An appointed special prosecutor is investigating the sale of three Scranton properties sold at a judicial tax sale in 2012.
7 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
The Everhart Museum will hold Shark Camp, a week-long program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, from Monday to Friday, Aug. 8, in conjunction with its "Sharks!" exhibit, on display through Monday, Sept.
11 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
Detectives filed new charges against Joseph Senese saying the list of Senese's alleged victims is now three times longer.
13 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
It took hours to clear debris from the highway and get Interstate 81 back open after a crash Monday night.
16 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey O'Brien and Jim Wansacz wisely have commissioned a comprehensive review of Courthouse Square's historical monuments to ensure that they are appropriate and accurate.
20 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
A Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting students at St. Gregory's Academy in Elmhurst in 2002, and then recently landing a powerful position in a diocese in Paraguay, has been removed from his post by Vatican envoys.
Controller Gary DiBileo's second attempt to force the Lackawanna County commissioners to provide access to employee timekeeping records ended the same way as the first.
Ryan Harding, 19, entered a guilty plea to an open count of third-degree murder and possession of a firearm without a license before Lackawanna County Judge Carmen Minora in the shooting death of Rahsan Crowder.
In Lackawanna County, a motorist last month activated flashing red-and-blue lights on the grille of his red pickup truck and a blue light on the roof to pull over a driver on Casey Highway.
Officials with PA American Water said they had to shut off the water while they work to fix the problem on Clidco Drive.
Borough and Scranton police tracked down and arrested an Archbald man who fled from officers during a traffic stop early Sunday morning.
A Pittston man was arrested after he allegedly was caught masturbating in Boscov's Department Store at the Laurel Mall.
Legal jargon often is confusing to laymen, so Senior Judge Richard N. Saxton deserves credit for distilling a dispute between the Lackawanna County controller and the county commissioners into language every citizen can understand.
Police caught a rape suspect at the entrance to a Dunmore supermarket late Saturday night, First Assistant District Attorney Gene Talerico said.
H istory needs a little scrutiny now and then, even when it is carved in stone or cast in bronze.
She is Lackawanna County's recorder and he is Scranton's former mayor. Despite serving only one term in the 1980s, he is credited with starting the renaissance of the former industrial city; he enjoys popularity and stature as the city's unofficial ambassador, the kind of popularity you can't get in public office.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:06 pm
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