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Wilkes-Barre Pa.

(The documentary "Kids For Cash" traces the juvenile justice corruption scandal that rocked Luzerne County, Pa. in 2008.)

Movie Review: ‘Kids For Cash’

Few fictional narratives will affect moviegoers as viscerally as this documentary, of perhaps the worst juvenile justice system scandal ever perpetrated, does.

02/06/2014

(Photo provided by Phila. DA's ofc.)

2 Arrested in Big Pot Bust at Franklin Mills Mall

Investigators say two men drove to Northeast Philadelphia from Wilkes-Barre, Pa. in a minivan with the marijuana in the back.

01/11/2013

(A barrel floats down the rain-swollen Delaware River near New Hope, Pa.   Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Pa. National Guard Rescues Hundreds From NE Pennsylvania Flooding

“We’ve mobilized about 1,200 soldiers so far,” says Sgt. Matthew Jones. “About 400 of those are in Wilkes-Barre. So far they have had to rescue over 150 civilians.”

09/09/2011

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett at the PEMA operations center on Thursday afternoon.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania, Preparing For Severe Flooding, Declares ‘Level 1′ Alert

At the PEMA operations center in suburban Harrisburg, Governor Tom Corbett said the focus right now is on the central part of the state, along the Susquehanna River.

09/08/2011

(credit: CBS)

Residents Of Several Pennsylvania Towns Ordered To Evacuate

In Harrisburg, crews put sandbags around the governor’s mansion as the Susquehanna, wide even on a normal day, spilled over its banks.

09/08/2011