Spina Bifida is a birth defect that affects the spine, and October is dedicated to promoting awareness of it. We met with a mom from Luzerne County who wants to get the word out that it's not a death sentence.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 01:48 PM
Dr. Sare Mae Rhodes, 36, of Dallas, pleaded guilty Friday in Wyoming County Court to three counts of dispensing narcotics to drug-dependent persons and three counts of failure to keep medical records related to said prescriptions. According to a criminal complaint, Rhodes wrote oxycodone prescriptions without a dental cause for friends and family beginning as early as August 2009.
The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 12:00 PM
A Wilkes-Barre resident and his dog caught an armed intruder in his house early Thursday and held the man at gunpoint until police arrived to make the arrest, according to city police. Police charged Shawn M. Reichart, 30, of 852 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with burglary and criminal trespassing after the citizen's arrest that took place at about 2:30 a.m. at a home at 788 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The victim, Eugene Godlewski, told police he had been in bed asleep when his daughter called his cellphone asking if he was downstairs because she heard banging, according to a police affidavit.
The Times-Tribune, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 02:57 PM
There are no answers yet about how evidence for a Luzerne County meth case disappeared from a locked closet at the Shickshinny municipal building. According to Shickshinny's mayor, the borough's police department currently has no officers.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 06:05 PM
At age 69, Margie Corbett, announced she landed at job as Domain One Specialist at Web.com during Thursday's Mature Workers' luncheon. At an annual luncheon held in the Best Western Genetti's Hotel and Convention Center, Wilkes-Barre, Gerry Chickeletti, program director, said it is quite a feat to not only reach but exceed four of their six state- and federally-mandated goals.
The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:59 PM
It is phone book delivery time and bags bearing the latest edition of the Yellow Book have been turning up at mailboxes in Luzerne County. "I don't think anyone probably has one.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:32 PM
Luzerne County Council Chairman Rick Morelli is proposing a digital sign on the front lawn of the Luzerne County Courthouse to generate advertising revenue. The suggestion is worth consideration because the courthouse is a high-traffic location, and advertising could generate a "consistent flow of revenue each year that we can count on for budgeting purposes," he said in an email asking the council clerk to add the matter to an upcoming meeting agenda.
The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:17 PM
State police and the Luzerne County district attorney's office are investigating claims that evidence is missing from the police evidence locker in Shickshinny. State police say someone from the Luzerne County district attorney's office was here Wednesday to pick up evidence for a drug case that is set to go to trial soon.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 05:32 PM