Homicide suspect Jessica Alinsky made a brief appearance in court Monday morning, but another pre-conference hearing must be held before her case goes to a jury next month. Her defense will get a chance to respond to several new motions prosecutors filed Monday as they seek to introduce evidence they say shows Alinsky's repeated ill-will toward her live-in boyfriend prior to his death.
The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 04:02 AM
Homicide suspect Hugo Selenski arrives at at his preliminary hearing at the office of Magisterial District Judge David Judy in Royalton on Thursday. Kristen Mullen / For The Citizens' Voice Homicide suspect Hugo Selenski should soon return to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility, the scene of his infamous prison escape in 2003.
The Citizens' Voice, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:36 PM
A Dallas Township man is facing fraud charges after he allegedly tore out a bathroom at a Kingston home and failed to complete the job. Raed "Ray" Hamad, 50, of Lincoln Street, is facing a felony count of home-improvement fraud after failing to refund the money or get the job done, according to Luzerne County detectives.
The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:55 AM
A man and woman have pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of a father and son in the victims' northeastern Pennsylvania home last spring. James Roche and Holly Ann Crawford are charged in Luzerne County in the April deaths of 73-year-old Ronald Evans and 43-year-old Jeffrey Evans in Hunlock Township.
WFMJ-TV Youngstown, Tue, Sep 9 2014 @ 07:44 PM
An elderly man died in a Lehigh County hospital Wednesday of burns from a garage fire at his Luzerne County home. Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said 80-year-old Edward Strzelecki was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital's burn unit shortly after the blaze broke out around 3 p.m. Wednesday.
WFMZ, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 12:36 PM
A state prison inmate who is incarcerated on a murder conviction was sentenced Thursday for stabbing a correctional officer in Luzerne County in March 2011. The additional five to 10 years levied against Corliveetho McMillian is basically a formality, as McMillian is already serving life in prison for first-degree murder.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:20 AM
ERIC CONOVER / TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton police Chief Frank DeAndrea, center, talks during a press conference Friday at Hazleton City Hall about the arrest of Amir M. Edwards of Hazleton who now faces a charge of homicide for the death of Zachary Richards. ERIC CONOVER/ TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton police Chief Frank DeAndrea, center, talks during a press conference Friday at Hazleton City Hall about the arrest of Amir M. Edwards of Hazleton who now faces a charge of homicide for the death of Zackary Richards, 27 of Hazleton.
The Citizens' Voice, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 12:56 AM
Hazleton City Police and the Office of the Attorney General are investigating the stabbing homicide of a brother of a Luzerne County assistant district attorney. Because of the victim's connection to the Luzerne County District Attorney's Office, Attorney General Kathleen Kane has assigned a deputy attorney general to the case.
WFMZ-TV Allentown, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 08:25 PM