Three Crashes in Three Days On I-380

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — There have been three crashes in three days on Interstate 380 and they come after numerous others on that highway in recent months. According to PennDOT, more than 300 crashes have happened on Route 380 in Monroe County over the last five years. Some drivers we spoke to were frightened by that number but say it’s a tough problem to fix because they believe many of the crashes are due to operator error. On Monday, a tractor […]

Two Juveniles Charged With Starting Tennessee Fires That Killed 14

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Two juveniles have been charged with starting wildfires in East Tennessee that killed 14 people, according to officials. That information was released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation during a news conference in Gatlinburg Wednesday afternoon. The juveniles are being held in the Sevier County Juvenile Justice Center. It is possible they will be transferred to adult court. Both are charged with aggravated arson. The teens are from Tennessee, but not from Sevier County. Fourteen people were […]

Transitions in Care – Hospital to Home Pharmacy

SCRANTON — A few months ago, two faculty members at an area university learned they’d received a grant from a National Health Foundation. The instructors at the School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University will use the money to expand a program already in place at several hospitals in Scranton, and if you’re a patient there, you might just see it at work. It’s a room a lot of people never even think about — the pharmacy at a hospital, in […]

Tipster helps agents catch man accused of broadcasting child sex assault

Peifer is accused of a performing a sex act with a child on his lap, and streaming video of the assault on a website called

A Berks County man is accused of broadcastin…

State Police: Victims Live on Facebook Before Deadly Crash

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — State police say the two young women who died in Tuesday’s crash in Monroe County were live on Facebook at the time of the wreck. Brooke Hughes, 18, from Scranton, and Chaniya Morrison, 19, from Dunmore, died just after midnight Tuesday. The live video appears to show the moment their car was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer. That video has since been removed from Facebook, but troopers are looking at it to try and figure out […]

MLB chief: We want to preserve Majestic jobs in Palmer Twp.

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred gave the best hope yet that plans are in the works to preserve jobs at Majestic in Palmer Twp.

Folks at Majestic Athletic got the best indication yet…

Teen whose ‘offensive’ video got him beaten up under investigation, DA says

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced the probe after learning of the incident.

Saucon Valley High School ( file photo)
A 14-year-old…

Interstate 78 West shut by wreck in Lehigh County

Injuries were reported.

Interstate 78 West was closed for about 30 minutes just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by a crash just west of the Route 100 interchange in Upper Macungie Town…

Sands bartender under-charged drinks and kept money, cops say

The bartender carried out the scheme in a high-roller area, according to state police.

A bartender at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem will be charged in a theft scheme after ringin…

Second Harvest gets financial, hands-on help

PennEast Pipeline Co. presents $2,500 grant to help food bank fight hunger.

PennEast Pipeline Co. recently gave Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Penn…