The lawyer who stood by Shauntae Thomas on Tuesday as he pleaded guilty to murder had his state attorney registration suspended at the time, according to the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Court records show Thomas' attorney Peter John Moses had his registration administratively suspended by the state Attorney Registration Office on Sunday for failing to comply with registration requirements.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 08:45 AM
The Back Mountain Community Partnership recently dedicated its new Back Mountain Regional EMA Building, a project more than four years in the making. The nine-acre property off Route 118, adjacent to the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, was purchased in June 2010 with the intention of building a small barn to house emergency equipment, according to Back Mountain EMS Board of Directors President Mark Van Etten.
The Times Leader, Sat, Oct 25 2014 @ 11:25 AM
MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Isis Brown leaves the Luzerne County Courthouse on Thursday after pleading guilty, but mentally ill, to third-degree murder. Isis Brown admitted in court Thursday she killed her great aunt earlier this year in Hanover Township, but the defendant's sister told a judge that a broken mental health system is responsible.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 07:00 AM
A judge vacated his first plea after papers filed Thursday in Luzerne County Court indicated Thomas' attorney, Peter Moses, was under administrative suspension at the time of the plea. Documents issued Sept.
The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 11:46 PM
In a public email gaffe, a Republican candidate for a state office on Friday used the term "sob" to refer to his political opponent, the incumbent state senator. Scranton insurance salesman Joseph Albert, who is attempting to unseat state Sen. John Blake, D-Archbald, in the 22nd Legislative District in November, sent what he referred to as "a personal email" to Kingston resident Charles Urban in which he referred to Blake in the not-so-flattering manner.
The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 10:13 PM
This small community in Susquehanna County is 45 miles from the command post of the search for accused cop-killer Eric Frein. But Deli Owner Melissa Henry says the near-empty lot at the local magistrate's office shows the manhunt has an impact here.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 06:25 PM
Keynote speaker David Saba addresses the 8th annual Grandparents Rising Grandchildren conference held Friday at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center. Keynote speaker David Saba addresses the 8th annual Grandparents Rising Grandchildren conference held Friday at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center.
The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 03:49 PM
The county's minimum offenders unit isn't violating city zoning laws, county attorneys said in an appeal filed Monday. The City of Wilkes-Barre's Department of Planning and Zoning issued a violation notice Sept.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 04:02 AM