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 2021-04-01 21:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police investigating armed robbery at Wilkes-Barre convenience store Thursday...

Wilkes-Barre police are investigating an armed robbery at the Turkey Hill Minit Market on Carey Avenue early Thursday morning....

 2021-04-01 20:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Man charged with attacking mother, son with bat...

A Pittston man beat a woman with a baseball bat and attacked her juvenile son when the boy tried to intervene, according to police....

 2021-04-01 18:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Woman, boyfriend shoot brother for revenge...

A man shot repeatedly during a drive-by shooting last month was targeted by his own sister in retaliation for stabbing her boyfriend during an altercation two years ago, police said....

 2021-04-01 18:27 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Pepper-sprayed man tries stealing ambulance...

A Plymouth man who was pepper sprayed during an altercation tried stealing an ambulance that brought him to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, police said....

 2021-04-01 16:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Another 100-plus COVID-19 cases reported in county...

Luzerne County has 105 new positive COVID-19 cases and one new death, according to information provided Thursday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-01 15:52 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Man charged with attacking mother, son with bat...

A Pittston man beat a woman with a baseball bat and attacked her juvenile son when the boy tried to intervene, according to police....

 2021-04-01 15:16 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Woman, boyfriend shoot brother for revenge...

A man shot repeatedly during a drive-by shooting last month was targeted by his own sister in retaliation for stabbing her boyfriend during an altercation two years ago, according to...

 2021-04-01 13:25 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Pepper-sprayed man tries stealing ambulance...

A Plymouth man who was pepper sprayed during an altercation tried stealing an ambulance that brought him to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, according to police....

 2021-04-01 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/1/21...

MORTGAGES...

 2021-04-01 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

COVID-19 vaccine rollout: questions and answers...

After announcing an accelerated schedule for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam addressed reporters' questions on a number of related issues....

 2021-04-01 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania expands COVID-19 vaccine access for residents...

State officials on Wednesday expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to certain front-line workers and set dates in April for opening eligibility to all remaining categories of Pennsylvania residents 16 and...

 2021-04-01 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Tours of new WB Area HIgh expected by late July...

PLAINS TWP. — Reviewing the progress of building the new Wilkes-Barre Area High School, Superintendent Brian Costello said Wednesday he is expecting to start showcasing the consolidated high school during...

 2021-04-01 03:50 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Plymouth Kielbasa Festival returns this summer...

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Alive Kielbasa Festival is on for this summer....

 2021-04-01 00:29 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Crestwood updates schedule for classes in person...

Crestwood students who chose to attend classes in person will report to schools four days a week before April ends, the superintendent said in a letter to families....

 2021-03-31 23:02 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Cold case solved? NY man arrested in 44-year-old Carbon County homicide...

Pennsylvania State Police made an arrest in a ghastly decades old murder....

 2021-03-31 21:08 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

DC court takes control of Scavo Capitol riot case...

Charged with illegally entering the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot there, former Old Forge School Director Frank Scavo's day in court will happen in the nation's capital instead of...

 2021-03-31 20:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Dallas restaurateurs plead guilty to tax crimes...

The owners of a Back Mountain restaurant pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging they failed to turn over hundreds of thousands of dollars in payroll and income taxes, the...

 2021-03-31 19:50 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Dallas restaurateurs plead guilty to tax crimes...

The owners of a Back Mountain restaurant pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging they failed to turn over hundreds of thousands of dollars in payroll and income taxes, according...

 2021-03-31 16:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania expands vaccine access to all adults...

The state Department of Health announced its plan to vaccinate targeted industry workers and to accelerate the vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2....

 2021-03-31 15:59 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Wednesday...

Luzerne County has 105 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Wednesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-03-31 15:49 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania expands vaccine access to residents...

Pennsylvania's Department of Health announced its plan to vaccinate targeted industry workers and to accelerate the vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2....

 2021-03-31 13:42 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Felon taunting police arrested in shots fired case...

A convicted felon was found in possession of a pistol after he drunkenly began taunting officers who were investigating a report of shots fired Tuesday night, according to police....

 2021-03-31 13:13 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Felon taunting police arrested in shots fired case...

A convicted felon was found in possession of a pistol after he drunkenly began taunting officers who were investigating a report of shots fired Tuesday night, according to police....

 2021-03-31 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Professionally designed skate park planned for Wilkes-Barre...

WILKES-BARRE — Plans are in the works for a professionally designed skate park in the city, as well as refurbished tennis and pickleball courts....

 2021-03-31 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

LCCC planning in-person commencement ceremonies on May 27...

Luzerne County Community College is planning three in-person commencement ceremonies on the originally scheduled date of Thursday, May 27, at Mohegan Sun Arena....

 2021-03-31 03:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Greater Nanticoke Area expanding in-person learning for grades 6-12...

Greater Nanticoke Area School District will begin in-person learning five days a week at the educational center on April 6 and at the high school on April 19....

 2021-03-30 21:14 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania in talks to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility...

With Pennsylvania still vaccinating its most vulnerable population, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that his administration is discussing when to make the COVID-19 shot more widely available and that he...

 2021-03-30 20:45 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games...

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games to generate additional revenue for America's most popular sport....

 2021-03-30 19:53 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

State police: Child rapist at church told victim "God would want you to do this."...

HUNLOCK TWP. — Investigators say a Hunlock Twp. man affiliated with Roaring Brook Baptist Church convinced an elementary school boy to give him oral sex multiple times by telling him...

 2021-03-30 19:39 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games...

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games to generate additional revenue for America's most popular sport....

 2021-03-30 19:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Woman arraigned in pregnancy-related boathouse stabbing...

A Laflin woman was arraigned Tuesday on aggravated assault charges alleging she stabbed her ex-boyfriend in the neck during a dispute about her pregnancy that took place at a Harveys...

 2021-03-30 18:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Tuesday...

Luzerne County has 106 new positive COVID-19 cases and one new death, according to information provided Tuesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-03-30 16:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

State police charge man for alleged sexual abuse of a child at Luzerne County church...

A Hunlock Creek man is facing charges for child sex crimes that occurred at Roaring Brook Baptist Church in Hunlock Twp. between 2004 and 2006, according to state police....

 2021-03-30 13:45 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Misericordia, King's and Wilkes not mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students...

Misericordia University, King's College and Wilkes University are not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students coming back to campus in the fall....

 2021-03-30 03:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Death of LCCF inmate ruled suicide...

An inmate at Luzerne County Correctional Facility died of suicide on Sunday, six days after he was found unresponsive at the county jail....

 2021-03-30 03:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend last year after argument over pregnancy...

HARVEYS LAKE — Investigators have filed an arrest warrant against a woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the neck during a dispute about whether she should get an abortion....

 2021-03-30 03:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

'The numbers are bad': COVID-19 numbers take turn for worse in NEPA...

COVID-19's spread took a sharp turn for the worse in the last week across the state and region....

 2021-03-30 03:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Misericorida, King's and Wilkes not mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students...

Misericordia University, King's College and Wilkes University are not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students coming back to campus in the fall....

 2021-03-30 01:50 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

DA investigating death of LCCF inmate...

The Luzerne County District Attorney's Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a county jail inmate....

 2021-03-29 19:34 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Hanover Twp. man gets prison on drug, weapons charges...

A Hanover Twp. man has been sentenced to serve more than five years in federal prison on drug and weapons charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office....

 2021-03-29 18:51 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

County hires new election director...

Bob Morgan, former deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, will be Luzerne County's new director of elections, county Manager David Pedri announced Monday....

 2021-03-29 18:49 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

81 new COVID-19 cases reported in Luzerne County...

The state Department of Health reported another 81 cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths in Luzerne County on Monday....

 2021-03-29 15:24 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

81 new COVID-19 cases reported in Luzerne County...

The state Department of Health reported another 81 cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths in Luzerne County on Monday....

 2021-03-29 14:16 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Ashley man charged in road rage shooting...

An Ashley man fired a gunshot at another motorist during a fit of road rage last week, police said....

 2021-03-29 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Local pro teams feel impacts of pandemic...

For John Adams, the answer is clear....

 2021-03-29 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Former W-B Twp. high school being converted into apartments...

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A project to convert a former high school on Casey Avenue into an apartment building for senior citizens is nearing completion....

 2021-03-29 00:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Two displaced by Saturday night fire in Kingston; one cat died...

Two people were displaced and one cat died in a fire that damaged two buildings in Kingston late Saturday night....

 2021-03-28 21:22 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

174 new cases of COVID-19 reported over last two days in Luzerne County...

The state Department of Health reported another 174 cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths in Luzerne County in a two-day period on Saturday and Sunday....

 2021-03-28 19:37 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Man shot in W-B late Saturday night...

A man was shot and wounded at a Wilkes-Barre home late Saturday night, according to city police....

 2021-03-28 04:15 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

The week in images...

This compilation of the top local photos of the past week, as taken by Citizens' Voice photographers, highlights the news of the past week in images....

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