08, Mar 2014 - Luzerne, PA Woman guilty of allowing children to be molested
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - A jury in northeastern Pennsylvania deliberated for only 30 minutes before convicting a woman of taking two children to a state prison so they could be molested by a convicted killer.
07, Mar 2014 - Luzerne, PA Commenting Guidelines
Anybody who needs a new reason to hate lawyers ought to check out this shocking documentary chronicling a pay-to-play scheme whereby a couple of crooked judges, Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella, enriched themselves at the expense of adolescents unlucky enough to be arrested in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
06, Mar 2014 - Luzerne, PA Trial of Selenski's co-defendant delayed
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A trial for a northeastern Pennsylvania man has been postponed until after the conclusion of the double-murder trial of his co-defendant.
05, Mar 2014 - Luzerne, PA Ex-Pa. lawmaker reports to federal prison hospital
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A former Pennsylvania senator found mentally incompetent to stand trial on corruption charges has reported to a prison hospital in North Carolina, as ordered by a federal judge.
04, Mar 2014 - Revisiting a real Pennsylvania travesty
Kids for Extra Judicial Compensation just doesn't have the same ring. Robert May's powerful and chilling documentary, Kids for Cash, traces the epic misdeeds of a pair of judges in Luzerne County that resulted in almost 3,000 convictions - juveniles sent to detention centers in handcuffs and shackles, often for years, for committing what one disbelieving observer would later term "typical ...