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
Luzerne County Community College recently hosted a luncheon meeting of the Luzerne County Homeless Coalition at its Educational Conference Center. Merissa Sims, president of the Student Government Association, spoke about the initiatives at the college designed to bring awareness to the issue of homelessness.
The Citizens' Voice, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 04:04 AM
A humane officer with the Luzerne County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is asking the public for help identifying who broke a dog's leg on Sept. 5 in Hazleton.
The Citizens' Voice, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 09:49 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
A former Pittston resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring in a sex trafficking operation in Luzerne and Dauphin counties, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Randy "Holliday" Coleman Jr., 32, admitted to participating in a scheme to use underage girls to engage in prostitution.
The Times-Tribune, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 04:39 AM
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
Police say a man charged in connection with a robbery and beating of a store owner may have been involved with the fatal stabbing of a Luzerne County man. It all started around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday when two black men entered the Tresckow Superfood market at 6 Walnut Street in Banks Township, Carbon County.
WFMZ-TV Allentown, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 11:44 AM
A man lost his life following a garage fire in Wapwallopen on Wednesday, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office confirmed. Edward Strzelecki, 80, was in the garage at his home of 401 S. River St. when a farm tractor caught fire around 3:10 p.m., a 911 dispatch supervisor and Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 12:29 AM