What to know for Saturday's Santa Parade in Scranton
Paradegoers will need to navigate nearly a dozen closed roads in downtown Scranton Saturday before they watch Santa and Mrs. Claus make their way through the city for the 27th annual Santa Parade.
Jury expected to receive Christy case Monday
SCRANTON -- The federal trial for a 28-year-old McAdoo man accused in a three-month crime spree across six states will continue next week.
U.S. District Judge Robert D.
Lackawanna County Adoption Day gives four sisters a new dad
SCRANTON — As their troupe waited to enter the courtroom, Andraus Marcus Jr. leaned over and whispered to his case manager.
“I’m going to try to keep it together,” he said. “I’m going to try.”
Fire at Scranton towing business not suspicious
A fire that destroyed a Scranton auto shop Thursday is not considered suspicious, Deputy Fire Chief Al Lucas said this morning.
After an investigation, inspectors determined that the fire at Brayer’s Auto Service and Towing, 1013 Ferdinand St., started in a waste oil heater in the right rear corner of the building.
Police searching for owner of car found in Susquehanna River
Hanover Twp. - Authorities are working to locate the owner of a car that was found submerged in the Susquehanna River early Friday.
Police conducting a routine patrol in the area of the Hanover Twp.
With lawsuit dropped, Jim Thorpe’s popular scenic railway may ride again in the new year
Last month, the Little Engine That Could became the Little Engine That Won’t.
Now, it’s the Little Engine That Might.
The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, the beloved excursion train out of Jim Thorpe, was supposed to stop running Nov. 25, a casualty of a dispute between the borough and the train operator.
Intense fire hits Scranton towing business
SCRANTON — City firefighters contained a massive fire by 12:30 a.m. today, said Fire Chief Patrick DeSarno.
Scranton fire crews reported to Brayer’s Auto Service and Towing on Ferdinand Street off Keyser Avenue at 10:50 p.m.
Friday Playlist: Food Songs
Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Playlist where members of the Times-Tribune staff submit their music picks based on a theme.
This week's theme is Food Songs.
Cops arrest fugitive wanted for Scranton baseball bat assault
A woman wanted by Scranton police for assaulting her ex-boyfriend with a baseball bat while robbing his apartment — all on the day they broke up — is in custody.
Rio Marie Lisi, 25, 8 Law St., Pittston, was held in Lackawanna County Prison on $100,000 bail Thursday after her apprehension by the U.S.
Abingtons nursing home LPN accused of stealing painkillers
A South Abington Twp. nursing home employee stole prescription painkillers intended for patients for her personal use and failed to maintain proper medication records, investigators said.
Pike County DA asks U.S. Supreme Court to deny Frein petition
The U.S. Supreme Court should deny Eric Matthew Frein’s request to hear his appeal of his death sentence for the 2014 sniper attack that killed one state trooper and injured another, Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin says in court papers.