Police: Man drunkenly went in occupied building, drove from scene
CARBONDALE — A Clifford Twp. man drunkenly walked in a city home, then drove away from the scene, police said.
Man charged for assault with rake
SCRANTON — Scranton police on Thursday filed charges against a New Jersey man for hitting a woman’s leg with a rake and damaging her home, authorities said.
Police: Man sought in armed robbery is in custody
Giorgio Armand Lucido agreed to sell a handgun for $400 at a home in West Scranton.
When he arrived at 908 Eynon St. on Wednesday evening, he pointed the gun at a man, took the money and ran, Scranton police said.
Pennsylvania American Water seeks 17% rate increase for residential customers
Pennsylvania American Water Co. asked for permission today to raise water rates by 17 percent for the average residential customer, the utility announced. The new rates also would cover the company's sewage disposal systems, but sewer rates for former Scr
RadioShack closing at Marketplace at Steamtown
RadioShack in the Marketplace at Steamtown will close today as the electronics and tech equipment retailer axes locations amid a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Wyoming County man killed in crash
NORTHMORELAND TWP. — A 27-year-old Monroe Twp. man died Wednesday night after a motorcycle crash in Wyoming County. State police said that Michael Heinback was westbound on Route 292 near Vernon in Northmoreland Twp. around 10:38 p.m. when his 2008 Kawasa
Child molester gets 5-10 years in prison
SCRANTON — A Staten Island man who sexually abused a Dickson City girl starting when she was about 6 received a prison sentence Thursday of five to 10 years. Jason C. Riollano, 47, had previously pleaded guilty to aggravated indecent assault of a child an
Taylor police searching for suspect who put "skimmer" on ATM
TAYLOR — Borough police are requesting assistance in identifying the person suspected of placing a skimmer device on an ATM in town. The device, which is used to capture data from ATM cards, was placed on a cash machine at the Citizens Savings Bank, 137 S
Throop councilman to resign
THROOP — Vice President Dave Repchick will resign from borough council effective May 16. Repchick, who has served on council for over nine years and submitted his letter of resignation earlier this week, said Thursday he is resigning because of “physical
Carbondale traffic stop nets 160 bags of heroin
CARBONDALE — City police seized 160 bags of suspected heroin and arrested two men following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Christopher Bandelt, 21, 36 N. Church St., and Victor McKinney, 19, listed as homeless, were taken into custody Wednesday after
Scranton man wanted for child sex crimes arrested in New York
SCRANTON — New York state troopers arrested a Scranton man suspected of raping a 5-year-old boy. Troopers spotted Eric Horowitz, 54, 932 Robinson St., and took him into custody as a fugitive from justice in Kirkwood, New York, about 4 p.m. Thursday. Scran