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    Deadly Route 209 Intersection May Change

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — There have been several deadly crashes along four-lane Route 209 and Schafers Schoolhouse Road in Monroe County. That most recent, just a couple of weeks ago, took the lives of two passengers. On Wednesday, community leaders met with PennDOT to determine exactly what should be done to stop the wrecks. Multiple cars […]

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    No Christmas Baskets in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Hundreds of families in central Pennsylvania will not be getting Christmas baskets this year because there isn’t enough money. One charity decided to discontinue the giveaway and it didn’t take long for another charity to follow suit. Organizers for both groups say it costs less to hold community Christmas dinners instead of handing […]

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    Manhunt Hits 40 Day Mark In Poconos

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP — It’s been 40 days now that alleged cop killer Eric Frein has been on the run.  For weeks, state police have said they are closing in on their suspect, but now more than a month since the shooting, the search area is spreading out. The search area has continued to spread out […]

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    Unique Store Closing After 35 Years In Business

    JUSTUS — After 35 years in business, a unique store in Lackawanna County is closing. K-9 Corral Jeans and Western Wear has been selling cowboy hats, western boots, blue jeans and more to generations of people, but the owner of the place in Justus tells us it’s time to retire. There’s a big change coming […]

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    Jurors: PennDOT “Partially” Responsible for Deadly 2011 Crash

    WILKES-BARRE — A jury in a Luzerne County civil case ruled that PennDOT was partially responsible for a deadly crash in 2011 that killed a 15-year-old girl, even though the driver of the SUV was driving at roughly twice the speed limit and did not have a driver’s license. “I’ve been waiting three and a […]

  • Sears in Schuylkill Mall To Close

    FRACKVILLE — Newswatch 16 was told that workers at Sears in the Schuylkill Mall were told on Thursday their store will shut its doors The workers were given notice that the store outside Frackville will close in January. Another Sears store that is closing is the one at the Columbia Mall near Bloomsburg.

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    Sears to Close at the Columbia Mall

    HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP — Sears confirmed that 57 employees will lose their jobs once Sears closes early next year at the Columbia Mall. Sears is one of four anchor stores at the mall and store managers and customers say they are disappointed to see it go. Walking through the Columbia Mall near Bloomsburg, you see a […]

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    Jury To Decide If PennDOT Shares Responsibility For Deadly Crash

    WILKES-BARRE — It will be up to a jury to decide if PennDOT shares responsibility for a deadly crash in 2011 that claimed the life of a teenage girl. Attorneys for the family of Kayla McGrady are suing PennDOT in Luzerne County civil court, claiming that a curve on Suscon Road in Pittston Township was […]

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    Volunteers and Patrons Say Goodbye to Love Center

    JERSEY SHORE — Earlier this month Newswatch 16 told you about a soup kitchen in Lycoming County set to close because of lack of financial support. On Tuesday it closed for good. Volunteers at American Rescue Workers Love Center in Jersey Shore cleaned up the kitchen one last time. Love Center on South Main Street […]

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    Testimony Concludes In Commuter Tax Hearing

    SCRANTON — Testimony at the Lackawanna County Courthouse wrapped up late Monday morning in a fight against Scranton’s commuter tax. Scranton wants to tax people who work in the city, but live elsewhere. It’s a move to get Scranton and its pension plans back on solid financial footing. Opponents claim Scranton isn’t following state law. […]

  • Search Shifts Again On Day 13 of Frein Hunt

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — For almost two weeks, Eric Frein, the accused cop killer who police say ambushed the state police barracks at Blooming Grove the night of September 12th has been able to elude police. Now on Day 13 the search focus is shifting slightly once again from Price Township back to Barrett Township with […]

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    Search Intensifies in Cresco Area

    PRICE TOWNSHIP — A roadblock has once again been in place all day Monday at the corner of route 447 and snow hill road as troopers relentlessly search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. It’s been nine days since one trooper was killed and another injured in the attack on the Blooming Grove barracks. Helicopters […]