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Past articles by Kevin:

Police: Nanticoke man sent lewd images, texts to minor

LARKSVILLE — Detectives from the Luzerne County District Attorney’s office arrested a man Wednesday after he admitted to sending multiple lewd pictures and text messages to a minor. → Read More

Boat owner found safe after craft capsized in Susquehanna

WILKES-BARRE — The owner of a boat found capsized in the Susquehanna River near the Market Street Bridge Tuesday night is safe and accounted for, according to an assistant fire chief from the Wilkes… → Read More

Dallas softball honors Joyce Tinner for 25 years as Mountaineers coach

DALLAS TWP. — The Dallas High School softball community celebrated the latest milestone in the long, storied career of head coach Joyce Tinner on Tuesday — 25 years at the helm of the Mountaineers. → Read More

Plymouth Township celebrates anniversary of leaving Act 47 status

PLYMOUTH TWP. — With some help from state Sen. John Yudichak – a township native – the Plymouth Township Board of Supervisors held a small ceremony on Monday to… → Read More

Hazleton homicide charges forwarded to county court

HAZLETON — A man accused of killing a convenience store clerk in the process of robbing the store in December saw the charges against him forwarded to county… → Read More

It’s official: Keystone State Games returning to Luzerne County

PITTSTON — Flanked by a large sign that read “Sports For Everyone,” James Costello formally made the announcement that countless local and state athletes have… → Read More

WB police: One injured in Tuesday night shooting

WILKES-BARRE — City police on Tuesday night were investigating a reported shooting at South Franklin and Garfield streets. → Read More

Two in custody after shots-fired investigation on Carey Avenue

WILKES-BARRE — Two people were taken into custody after city police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of a Carey Avenue residence. → Read More

One injured as car jumps curb outside ice cream stand

KINGSTON — A stretch of Wyoming Avenue outside Josie’s Frozen Custard was shut down Tuesday night after a motor vehicle accident resulted in a vehicle jumping… → Read More

Coffee, camaraderie and commerce

WILKES-BARRE — When the city of Wilkes-Barre held its annual “Small Business Saturday” campaign back in November, one of the many businesses who got involved… → Read More

Police: Woman hospitalized after WB shooting

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a shooting that left one woman hospitalized early Sunday morning. → Read More

Shots-fired probe leads to West Hazleton drug bust

WEST HAZLETON — Police investigating shots fired on Monday arrested a man near the scene with large amounts of suspected heroin and crack cocaine in his vehicle. → Read More

Warrant issued for woman accused in boathouse stabbing

HARVEYS LAKE — An arrest warrant was issued on Monday for a woman accused of stabbing a man in the neck in June of 2020 during a discussion about their relationship and her pregnancy. → Read More

Police: Armed homeless man found sleeping in Uber

WILKES-BARRE — Police were able to track down and arrest a homeless man on Tuesday after he was spotted allegedly sleeping in the back of an Uber driver’s car with a gun in his hand. → Read More

Child porn convict faces assault charges

NANTICOKE — A man currently incarcerated in state prison on child pornography charges is now facing indecent sexual assault charges after detectives say he… → Read More

Benton man charged after roommate wounded by gunfire

FAIRMOUNT TWP. — Troopers from the Shickshinny barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly fired several shots at another man’s feet, striking the man in the… → Read More

Police: Exeter woman tried to stab man during dispute

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — An Exeter woman was arrested Sunday after police say she threw coffee in a man’s face and attempted to stab him in the parking lot of Target. → Read More

GoFundMe account set up by family of boy killed by truck

HUNTINGTON TWP. — A GoFundMe account has been set up and a vigil planned for a 7-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a pickup truck last Friday night. → Read More

University of Scranton’s Pilarz dies from ALS complications

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton announced on Wednesday that university President Rev. Scott Pilarz has died of complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). → Read More

Scranton Prep outguns Lake-Lehman in District 2 Class 4A girls basketball semis

SCRANTON — The Scranton Prep girls basketball team displayed championship form on Monday night, controlling every facet of the game in a 51-30 wire-to-wire… → Read More