NEW YORK (AP) — A week after a Bronx woman was run over by her own car and attacked with a machete, her estranged husband was arrested as a suspect in her death.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — When scanning bills that municipalities pay for engineering, this notation frequently appears: MS4.
It stands for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System and comes from a...
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Police officers and firefighters in Pennsylvania rescued two babies from a third-floor window of a building that caught fire, carrying them down a ladder to safety.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a bullet from a gun that accidentally discharged in a northeastern Pennsylvania home went through a wall and struck a 13-year-old girl who was taking a...
MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a house explosion in northeastern Pennsylvania has claimed the lives of a man and woman and sent their son to the hospital with injuries.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — She's the mender of the scraped knee, the broken toy, the broken heart.
Mom brushes aside her own needs to fix it all while meeting every other household and...
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Games of skills are popping up in convenience stores, gas stations and malls throughout the Hazleton area.
Players feed the machines cash, place bets on the selected game and win — and lose — money, but it's not considered gambling. The courts ruled that these adult games have an element of skill, rather than chance, with the player controlling the outcome. Chance is one of three elements needed to be considered gambling.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — By digging into facts about a massacre of immigrant coal miners more than a century ago in Lattimer, archaeologist Paul Shackel uncovered a perspective on immigration in the Hazleton area today.
Shackel and his students from the University of Maryland, where he is an anthropology professor, have spent the last eight summers on archaeological digs in Lattimer and the villages of Pardeesville and Eckley.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — After 123 years under family-run leadership, Times-Shamrock Communications is turning to a non-family member to run the company, which includes four daily newspapers in Pennsylvania.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Anthony "Tony" Evangelista remembered sending for a souvenir from one of the radio programs he listened to in the 1940s.
The ring from the "Tom Mix Ralston Straight Shooters" program set him back 10 cents and a label from Ralston instant farina.
And within a few days — a wait that seemed like forever for the then 10-year-old — he received it.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities suspect a man accused of having threatened President Donald Trump and other officials may have stolen a truck overnight from the same northeastern Pennsylvania business he is believed to have burglarized earlier this month.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of having threatened President Donald Trump and other officials is believed to have broken into a northeastern Pennsylvania business, stealing food, money and a shotgun.
But officials also believe 27-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo also made a post to his Facebook page, again making accusations of a conspiracy against him.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Nearly 55 years ago Jim Broyles' father was serving his country with the Navy on the Japanese island, Okinawa.
The military family traveled around a lot and the yearlong assignment in Asia brought the stateside family members to Allentown, where they could be closer to relatives.
It was around that time, in August 1963, that the story of three miners trapped underground in Sheppton and the subsequent rescue of two of them captured the world's attention.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — On any given weekday you'll find them pedaling cross-country on a two-month bicycle trip, gripping the handlebars as they push through sometimes unpleasant weather.
At week's end, though, they give their bikes a break and pick up hammers.
The members of this mobile construction crew of over one dozen come from across the United States and Canada. They range in age from 20-somethings to their 70s.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man and woman have been sentenced to prison in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania rooming house fire.
Sixty-six-year-old Thomas McQueen and 54-year-old Alice Reimiller both pleaded guilty last week to third-degree murder.
They had been scheduled for trial Monday on second-degree murder charges in the March 2016 fire in Hazleton that killed 58-year-old Gordon Wanser.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man serving decades in prison in the slaying of the brother of a county prosecutor has been sentenced to more prison time in a robbery case.
The (Hazleton) Standard-Speaker reports that 25-year-old Amir Edwards was sentenced Friday to 96 to 192 months in the September 2014 robbery of a Banks Township grocery store.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four-term U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
Biographical details of the two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in Pennsylvania's May 15 primary election to run for U.S. Senate in the November election against Democratic Sen. Bob Casey:
NAME: Louis J. Barletta
BIRTHDATE: Jan. 28, 1956 (62)
HOME: Hazleton, Pennsylvania
FAMILY: Married to Mary Malloy in 1977, four daughters.
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — Without any debates scheduled, Pennsylvania's two Republican U.S. Senate candidates came as close to each other as they've been in public on Friday, speaking separately at the state's largest annual gathering of conservatives.
Before a crowd of about 200 people at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in suburban Harrisburg, state Rep. Jim Christiana of Beaver County and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta of Hazleton answered questions separately from conservative commentators.