The Times-Tribune annual block party in downtown Scranton will begin at 4 p.m. with free music and family fun despite the snowstorm blanketing Northeast Pennsylvania. The radio tower atop the Scranton Times Building will be lit at 6 p.m. with fireworks still planned.
The Times-Tribune, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 02:11 PM
Police said the driver, Abdullah Ibn Han Khairi, had 90 bags of heroin - 86 blue bags and four stamped "Holy Cross" - a cellphone and $360. Police transported Khairi, 20, of Wilkes-Barre, to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for overnight arraignment of heroin trafficking charges, possession and driving offenses.
The Citizens' Voice, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 11:02 AM
A man from Wilkes-Barre was jailed after township police allegedly found heroin and cash inside his vehicle during a traffic stop on Fellows Avenue late Tuesday night. Police allege they found 90 heroin packets, $360 cash and a cell phone in the car allegedly driven by Abdullah Khairi, 20, of Jones Street, at about 11:56 p.m. Khairi was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license and failing to obey a stop sign.
The Times Leader, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 08:33 AM
THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Joseph F. Saporito Jr. of Jenkins Township was appointed U.S. magistrate in the Middle District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Veteran Pittston area lawyer Joseph F. Saporito Jr. is the newest U.S. magistrate in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
The Citizens' Voice, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 12:15 AM
If your Thanksgiving plans include a road trip, you might want to keep an eye on the weather over the next few days. The National Weather Service has placed Luzerne and Lackawanna counties under a winter storm watch set to begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Times Leader, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 07:54 AM
Investigators say a police officer shot a man Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of a shopping plaza in Hanover township. Investigators aren't saying much about the incident except to confirm a man was shot and is expected to be okay.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 11:37 PM
Photo Andrew Krechcv20Shootingp4 ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Broken glass covers a portion of the pavement near a damaged vehicle at the scene of a shooting in the Family Dollar parking lot in Hanover Township on Wednesday. HANOVER TWP.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 12:07 AM