SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mayor whose house was raided by the FBI last week says through his lawyer that he believes the investigation has to do with campaign finance.
Paul Walker, a lawyer for Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright, says the Democrat “vehemently denies wrongdoing” and ...
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Program offers support for moms struggling with opioids
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A collaborative new program caters to moms and moms-to-be struggling with opioids in Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties, where the rate of hospitalized infants born dependent on drugs in fiscal 2016 and 2017 was about twice the state average.
Neonatal abstinence ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The FBI raided Scranton City Hall and the mayor’s home this week.
The Times-Tribune of Scranton says FBI agents executed the raid on Wednesday in what spokeswoman Carrie Adamowski says was “court-authorized activity.” It’s not clear why the agents were there. Adamowski ...
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will fill two vacancies in the state House in special elections scheduled for March 12.
House Speaker Mike Turzai on Wednesday announced the date of the contests for districts in the Scranton area and in Philadelphia.
Rep. Sid Michaels ...
Climate change affecting northeastern Pennsylvania
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The second-warmest year on record in Northeast Pennsylvania would have passed with little fanfare in 2016 but for one scorching anomaly. Between late May and early September that year, the high temperature hit at least 90 degrees on 22 days, more than triple the area’s ...
Shopping center evacuated after man found with knives
DICKSON CITY, Pa. (AP) — Fears that a Pennsylvania man possessed an explosive prompted the closure of a major shopping center.
Police in Dickson City, outside Scranton, responded on Sunday after employees at a Target told them the man had been wandering around the store over the last three ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — He didn’t play piano, but 15-year-old Joey Aikens had an ear for perfect pitch. When a family friend gave him a small console piano, he could hear it was out of tune.
A hands-on kid who took his electronic toys apart, diagrammed them and put them back together for fun, ...
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — A high school teacher from the Scranton area is Pennsylvania’s 2019 teacher of the year.
Abington Heights High School teacher Marilyn Pryle was given the honor Monday by state Education Secretary Pedro Rivera at a professional development conference in ...
3 dead in house fire including toddler, pregnant woman
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people, including a toddler, were killed after fire ripped through a triple-unit house in northeastern Pennsylvania
The blaze was reported early Monday at a house in Hanover Township, outside of Wilkes-Barre. The Luzerne County coroner tells ...
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SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple have been charged in a burglary spree that prosecutors say netted them nearly $1 million in cash and property.
Prosecutors say Francis Smith and Dorri Smith ransacked 26 homes and a business in four counties between November 2016 and September ...
Times-Shamrock media company to get non-family leader
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.
Family chief executives Matthew Haggerty, George Lynett Jr. and Robert Lynett
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported early Thursday to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin serving a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.
Kane was smiling broadly as she arrived at the Montgomery County ...
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is behind bars after reporting to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.
Kane showed up at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility just before ...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on former Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s request to delay her jail sentence (all times local):
A county judge is rejecting former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s 11th hour request to delay her deadline of Thursday morning to ...
The Latest: Ex-AG Kane must report to jail by Thursday
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s jail sentence (all times local):
A judge says former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane must report to a suburban Philadelphia jail by Thursday morning to start serving a 10- ...
Chiropractor faces charges he sexually assaulted woman
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A chiropractor has been charged with sexually abusing a woman at his practice outside Scranton.
John William Stevens was arraigned Monday on charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. The alleged incident occurred in March at Stevens’ office in South ...
Driver charged in bus crash that killed California woman
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A bus driver faces criminal charges stemming from a crash last month near Scranton that killed a California woman and seriously injured other passengers.
Charles Dixon was driving the bus on Oct. 14 when it veered off Interstate 380 and crashed into ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A retired Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania who has come under harsh criticism for his handling of clergy sex abuse has defied his successor by attending this week’s national meeting of U.S. bishops.
Former Bishop James Timlin was seen Monday at the meeting of the ...
Federal judge Conaboy dies in Pennsylvania at age 93
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Senior U.S. District Judge Richard P. Conaboy has died at a Pennsylvania hospital. He was 93.
His son-in-law Larry Moran, Sr., says Conaboy passed away Friday morning at Scranton Regional Hospital. He says Conaboy died with his wife holding his hand and surrounded by ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Seven Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania said Thursday that they have taken steps to set up victim compensation funds, nearly three months after a chilling grand jury report documented decades of child sexual abuse by priests in the state.
The Philadelphia, ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of cutting the brake lines in his girlfriend’s car in an effort to get a piece of pipe to use for smoking crack has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges after she died in an ensuing car crash.
Defense attorneys argued ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been ordered to remain detained pending a trial.
Shawn Christy is charged with making threats against Trump, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli and ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) _ Peoples Financial Services Corp. (PFIS) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $6.7 million.
The Scranton, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of 91 cents per share.
The holding company for Peoples Security Bank and Trust posted revenue of $24.7 ...
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SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Elizabeth McGill spent 13 years navigating academia, eventually earning a doctorate in human development from Marywood University in 2015.
The following year, she purchased her first home in Dunmore — a modest two-story house with blue-gray siding and a large, ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Two students at Pennsylvania’s Marywood University have created a shuttle service for their classmates to help them get to downtown Scranton.
Kendall Farrell and Dimitri Thompson’s shuttle service launched on Wednesday and costs $2 each way. The Scranton Times-Tribune ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A four-term Democratic state representative from northeastern Pennsylvania has died, two weeks after undergoing heart surgery.
A family friend in contact with his immediate family said
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is pulling a TV ad from the home market of Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, after Barletta called it cruel to his family.
Casey said in a statement Monday the parallels were unintentional and he takes Barletta at his word ...
MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — A California woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly bus crash in Pennsylvania that injured at least three others.
State police say 33-year-old Rebecca Blanco of Vacaville was killed when the private charter bus she was riding on veered off Interstate 380 ...
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WWII remains buried 74 years after ‘Bridge Too Far’ battle
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army paratrooper killed in World War II have been returned to his Pennsylvania hometown, 74 years after he died in the battle chronicled in the 1977 film “A Bridge Too Far.”
On Sept. 20, 1944, Army Pfc. Willard “Bud” Jenkins was hit twice by enemy ...
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police have charged a truck driver involved in a Rhode Island crash last year that killed two Massachusetts residents.
State police say 43-year-old Ilkham Akhmedov, of Scranton, Pennsylvania, was fatigued and drove more hours than allowed before the fatal crash ...
Fired teacher acquitted of assault settles suit for $950K
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A former middle school teacher in Pennsylvania who was fired despite being acquitted of assaulting a student in 2015 has settled his lawsuit against the district for $950,000.
A Roman Catholic bishop who apologized to his flock last month for the “misguided and inappropriate decisions of church leaders” is reckoning with his own role — revealed in federal court a decade ago — in the system that protected pedophile priests.
Scranton Bishop Joseph Bambera handled ...
Man found competent for trial in slaying of neighbor
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been found competent to stand trial in the death of a neighbor found slain in a bathtub.
The (Scranton) Times-Tribune
A Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania on Friday barred one of his predecessors from representing the diocese in public, citing his failure to protect children from abusive priests.
Scranton Bishop Joseph Bambera announced the decision more than two weeks after the release of a grand jury ...
A Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania says he has barred one of his predecessors from representing the diocese in public, citing his failure to protect children from abusive priests.
Scranton Bishop Joseph Bambera made the announcement Friday.
Bambera says former Bishop James ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The longest-serving U.S. district judge in the nation’s history has died.
Judge William Nealon of Scranton, Pennsylvania, died Thursday. He was 95.
President John F. Kennedy appointed Nealon to the federal bench in 1962. The federal courthouse where he worked was ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a man who cut his girlfriend’s brake lines trying to get piece of pipe for crack smoking faces homicide charges after she lost control of the car, crashed into a tree and died.
John Jenkins, of Dunmore, is being held without bail in the Aug. ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a group of friends’ claim that a man sprayed them down with hot tar because he was angry he was in the background of one of their videos.
Scranton police say they are looking for the suspect in the attack that took place ...
OLYPHANT, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a planned expansion of a northeastern Pennsylvania business will create about 300 new jobs.
The (Scranton) Times-Tribune
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A coroner says an improperly used portable air conditioner overheated a small room, leading to the death of a 20-month-old northeastern Pennsylvania girl.
The Lackawanna County coroner’s office said Monday that an autopsy Monday determined that Sunday’s death of Nicole ...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of a man and his son found miles apart in northeastern Pennsylvania have been ruled a murder-suicide.
The (Scranton) Times-Tribune
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State University fraternity brother faces a potential jail term after becoming the first of more than 20 defendants to plead guilty in the death of a pledge who was fatally injured during a night of heavy drinking and hazing.
Ryan Burke of Scranton is ...