Impeachment battle is on

Follow the latest on impeachment at citizensvoice.com, including how one local congressman's vote could complicate his reelection. A Lake-Lehman high school student could face charges for allegedly threatening to bring guns to school in a Snapchat message. We have 10...

House takes historic impeachment vote today

About 50 local anti-Trump demontrators joined protestors around the nation on the eve of today's expected impeachment vote. Follow the debate at citizenvoice.com. The state House voted Tuesday to place a moratorium on the planned closing of White Haven Center and...

Taking impeachment to the streets

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Protestors on both sides of the impeachment divide demonstrated in Wilkes-Barre Monday. State Sen. John Yudichak's defection from the Democrats continues to roil the party with the resignation of another official. Thirty-three field...

Cartwright gets off the impeachment fence

This morning at citizensvoice.com: U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Scranton, reveals he will vote for President Trump's impeachment in an op-ed column published today by The Citizens' Voice. We have some year-end tax tips to get you through the holiday season. Plan your...

Taxes going up in 2020

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council voted Tuesday to raise property taxes by 3.25 percent. A quirky 35-year-old tradition continued with the annual gifting of the Christmas water heater in Kingston. Immigration officials handcuffed and...
Alleged predator cop could serve 12 years

Alleged predator cop could serve 12 years

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Former police officer Mark Icker has agreed to a plea deal that would send him to federal prison for 12 years for sexually preying on women in his custody. Luzerne County Manager David Pedri made an impassioned plea to save the state...

Prosecution error makes a huge drug case go bust

Prosecution error makes a huge drug case go bust

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A failure to properly handle wiretap evidence threatens the prosecution of three dozen people arrested in a heroin trafficking case dubbed "Operation Outfoxed." The state Supreme Court has ruled an Edwardsville man jailed since 2015...

Party switch stunner

Party switch stunner

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Longtime Democrat state Sen. John Yudichak announced Tuesday he will become an independent and caucus with the Republicans, a move that drew praise from the GOP, but anger from his former party colleagues. A Wilkes-Barre Area teacher...

Missed the putt, made a friend

Missed the putt, made a friend

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Dupont pro golfer Brandon Matthews lost the Argentine Open but gained a friend when fan noise made him flinch during a playoff putt. A Duryea man was killed in an ATV crash Monday. Impeachment inquiry hearings resume this morning at...

A history of fun

A history of fun

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A new documentary explores the history of Hanson's Amusement Park at Harveys Lake. One person was killed when a motorist driving north in the southbound lanes of the North Cross Valley Expressway collided with two other vehicles,...

Time for playoff football

Time for playoff football

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Two WVC high school football teams, Dallas in 4A and Wyoming Area in 3A, will play for district titles tonight. The parents of a teenager are suing the Wyoming Valley West School District, alleging the district failed to protect...

Trump on trial

Trump on trial

For only the fourth time in history, the U.S. Congress opens a presidential impeachment inquiry hearing today. Follow the latest news and a watch a live stream at citizensvoice.com beginning at 10 a.m. Here's what to watch for, according to a local history professor....

Doctors versus nurses

Doctors versus nurses

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pennsylvania's largest doctors association is fighting legislation that would allow nurse practitioners to provide care more independently. Luzerne County's libraries are joining a nationwide boycott of two publishers in a dispute...

A local band of brothers

A local band of brothers

Welcome to Editor's Note, your early guide to what's on citizensvoice.com. On this Veterans Day we have the story of nine brothers who served in the military and photos from Sunday's Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade. The trend toward transforming office space into...

Luzerne County going Republican red?

Luzerne County going Republican red?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Republican registrations and vote totals are surging in Luzerne County judging from Tuesday's election, when voters gave the GOP a majority on the county council. A massive 50-year-old weeping willow that dominated the corner of...