Appeals court upholds vacating some convictions of ex-judge

U.S. 03/31/19, 23:09

A federal appeals court upheld a ruling throwing out convictions on some charges for a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge in what prosecutors said were juveniles wrongly sent to detention center. The three-member 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel agreed Friday ...

Pennsylvania officer charged with raping women while on duty

U.S. 01/22/19, 20:47

A northeastern Pennsylvania police officer has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted four women while on duty and threatened the women to keep quiet.Wilkes-Barre officer Robert Collins says he plans to fight the charges, telling a judge he ...

Another Slow Pens Start Leads To Rout

Hockey 11/05/18, 01:01

For the third day in a row, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fell behind early in the first period.And then the goals kept coming.The Bridgeport Sound Tigers scored four times in the opening frame and left the Penguins no chance of a ...

Wolf Pack Salvage Split With Pens

Hockey 11/04/18, 00:01

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It appeared the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had avoided disaster when Cole Schneider’s breakaway attempt sailed high over the shoulder of Tristan Jarry in the second period.The next odd-man rush didn’t work out quite as well.Moments after Schneider’s misfire, ...

Wyoming Valley Clutch Host Inaugural Game Tonight

Basketball 11/03/18, 00:01

It’s game time.The expansion Wyoming Valley Clutch will play its first regular season home game 7 p.m. tonight at the Wyoming Valley CYC in Wilkes-Barre, which is the home gym for the area’s newest semi-professional basketball team.The Clutch are owned ...

Penalty Kill, Third-period Goals Lift Pens

Hockey 11/03/18, 00:01

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — At first, it looked like special teams might be the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ downfall on Friday night.They allowed two quick-strike power-play goals in the first period, then were tasked with killing a series of three straight penalties and ...

Redeemer Secures Spot In 12th Straight District Final

U.S. 10/31/18, 00:01

WILKES-BARRE — Meyers took its best shot to knock out the 11-time defending district champ.In the end, Holy Redeemer showed why it’s one of the best Class 2A girls volleyball teams in the state of Pennsylvania.Skylar Osenkarski finished with a ...

Experience In Home Country Helps Olund Adjust To AHL Game

Hockey 10/28/18, 01:19

WILKES-BARRE — Linus Ölund didn’t have to look very far to find his hockey role model.Originally from Gavle, Sweden, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward gravitated toward Washington Capitals star Nicklas Backstrom — who hails from the same city. Ölund would go ...

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