Take a peek inside a state prison

Take a peek inside a state prison

We toured the State Correctional Institution at Waymart to report on reforms in mental health programs at state prisons. Read our report and view our photo gallery. In other news, Kingston/Forty Fort won its opener in the state Little League Championship...
Does Luzerne County still love Trump?

Does Luzerne County still love Trump?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Trump’s support slipping in Luzerne County and 142 other counties that voted for Obama in 2012 but Trump in 2016. Back Mountain National won the Little League Section 5...
Firefighters avert disaster at propane facility

Firefighters avert disaster at propane facility

One worker was critically injured and nearby homes were evacuated when a propane tanker truck caught fire at Modern Gas Sales in Pittston Twp. Friday. Firefighters raced to prevent the tank from exploding as venting gas destroyed the truck and another one nearby. In...
It’s the humidity

It’s the humidity

It’s been hotter, but high humidity levels this week have made the weather in NEPA oppressive. Find out when we’ll get a break. In other news, the father of murdered correctional officer Eric Williams says the failure of a jury to impose the death penalty...
Racial tension preceded pub shooting, witnesses say

Racial tension preceded pub shooting, witnesses say

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Prosecutors say¬†Stephen Jamal Spencer shot and killed a man outside a Pittston pub after a patron there refused to shake Spencer’s hand because he is African American. But a defense attorney said the case is a “classic...
Remembering a fallen officer

Remembering a fallen officer

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County correctional officers and officials paid tribute Tuesday to Kristopher Moules, an officer who died a year ago in a plunge down an prison elevator shaft during an altercation with an inmate, who was also killed. We...