A jury on Friday found Patrick Ramirez not guilty of a vehicular homicide charge relating to the death of his friend while he was driving drunk. A jury found Ramirez, 26, of Blue Spring, Missouri, not guilty of charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 03:52 PM
Angus "Ice Breezy" Garrison, 27, of 84 Hutson St., Wilkes-Barre, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault for stabbing Reneard Harris in the chest Sept. 12. Harris picked Garrison out of a photo lineup Wednesday.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 04:32 AM
The $41.91 million project to overhaul access to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and surrounding communities like Avoca and Dupont could soon run into delays that would increase the price tag. Initially scheduled to wrap up in November 2015, the project could now run into the spring of 2016 and perhaps cost an additional $600,000 to $700,000, state Department of Transportation project manager Paul Smith told the Bi-County Airport Board on Thursday.
The Times-Tribune, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 06:18 PM
Wilkes-Barre police are investigating the death of a man found behind the Interfaith Heights apartments on Coal Street early Thursday morning, the Luzerne County coroner confirmed. Coroner Bill Lisman said he pronounced an unidentified man dead at the scene in a grassy field behind the apartments.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:06 AM
Wilkes President Patrick Leahy introduces Rodney Ridley Sr. as the new director of Wilkes UniversityA a a s Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.cv19leahyWarren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Rodney Ridley Sr. was announced as the new director of Wilkes UniversityA a a s Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Portrait of Allan P. Kirby hangs of Ridleys left shoulder.cv19ridleyp2Warren Ruda / The Citizens Voice WILKES-BARRE - Wilkes University officials appointed a new director of the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and announced plans Thursday to expand its offerings.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 04:10 AM
In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes. A decade later, slot-machine revenue has helped restrain the inexorable growth of a tax that homeowners love to hate, and completely eliminated it for thousands of low-income seniors.
Pocono Record, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:08 AM