Update: Trump says Biden ‘deserted’ Pennsylvania

Politics 05/20/19, 19:54

The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Pennsylvania (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is saying that former Vice President Joe Biden "deserted" Pennsylvania. Trump and Biden have made Pennsylvania front and center in the efforts to win the presidency in 2020. Biden kicked off his campaign in Harrisburg and ...

Judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction

Sports 04/30/19, 18:01

A federal judge threw out former Penn State President Graham Spanier's misdemeanor child-endangerment conviction on Tuesday, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to begin serving a jail sentence.The decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in Scranton, Pennsylvania, gave state prosecutors three months to ...

Penn State ex-president asks US court to overturn conviction

Sports 04/25/19, 11:05

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is asking a federal magistrate judge to overturn his conviction, less than a week before he is scheduled to start serving two months in jail.Spanier was in a Scranton, Pennsylvania, courthouse Thursday as his lawyers argued it violated the U.S. Constitution to convict him ...

Cause sought for train derailment outside municipal building

U.S. 04/10/19, 02:17

Authorities are looking for the cause of a train derailment outside an eastern Pennsylvania city's municipal building.Police said the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad train carrying lumber and sand used for fracking derailed at about noon Tuesday in Dickson City while heading from Scranton to Carbondale.Ten cars derailed and three tumbled over while ...

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane reports to prison

U.S. 11/29/18, 08:58

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported early Thursday to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin serving a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.Kane arrived at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility just before 8 a.m. to begin a 10- to 23-month term for perjury, obstruction ...

HS FOOTBALL: Scranton Prep Storms Into Class 3A Semis

Football 11/04/18, 00:44

SCRANTON — Tucker Johnson burst through a gaping lane through the middle of the GAR defense for a long touchdown. Then, he did it again. And again. When he hit the sideline for good one carry into the second quarter, the senior running back had 187 yards on eight carries ...

BASKETBALL: Shamrocks Open Inaugural ABA Season

Basketball 11/03/18, 00:44

Excitement surrounds the Scranton Shamrocks as they open their first season as a member of the American Basketball Association. Tonight, the Shamrocks will host one of the top franchises in the ABA, the Binghamton Bulldogs, at Johnson College at 6 p.m. Last season, the Shamrocks went 5-2 playing an exhibition ...

Boys And Girls Clubs Hold Health Fair

U.S. 11/03/18, 00:01

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently held a Back-to-School Health Fair sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. Club members from the Central Scranton Unit, Park It sites and Luzerne County site received free back-to-school health screenings administered by area health care professionals. First row, from left, ...

GAMEFACE: 8-GAR At 1-Scranton Prep In Class 3A

Football 11/02/18, 00:44

Scranton Prep is playing motivated and determined football. Stung by a loss to Valley View in Week 4, the Cavaliers’ focus was sharp during a 6-0 finish, where they steamrolled opponents on the way to the District 2 Class 3A playoffs. On Saturday, top-seeded Scranton Prep (9-1) hosts No. 8 ...

HS SOCCER: Anderson Lifts Seminary To Shootout Win Over Prep

Soccer 11/01/18, 00:02

SCRANTON — For two halves and two overtimes, Scranton Prep tried to figure out a way to get a ball past Wyoming Seminary keeper Ryan Anderson.Turns out the Cavaliers didn’t have much success in penalty kicks, either.As flawless as Anderson was throughout Wednesday’s District 2 Class 2A boys soccer final, ...

LOCAL COLLEGE: Keystone Men Advance To Play For Conference Title

Soccer 10/28/18, 07:32

Daniel Zuniga had a goal and two assists to lead Keystone College to a 3-1 win over Centenary in the Colonial States Athletic Conference men’s soccer semifinals Saturday.Andrew Lupinacci and Khadim Thiam also scored for the Giants (11-4-1). Erick Gomez made two saves to earn the win.Keystone will play for ...

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