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    Two Dead, Multiple Injured after Shooting Outside Florida Nightclub

    FORT MYERS — The two people killed outside a Florida nightclub’s teen party were teenagers, Fort Myers police said. Sean Archilles, 14, and Ste’fan Strawder, 18, were shot to death Monday morning in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, police said. At least 16 others, ages 12 to 27, were wounded in the […]


    Hillary Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

    FLORIDA — Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she will be running with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. The announcement came during her “Stronger Together” rally in Tampa, Florida. I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others. -H — Hillary […]

  • A police operation is underway after gunfire erupted at a shopping center in Munich, Germany on Friday July 22, 2016. CNN affiliate NTV reports several are dead and others are wounded. Authorities shut down public transportation and warned people to stay home or seek protection.

    Munich shooting: At least 8 dead; police operation underway

    MUNICH — At least eight people were killed Friday when gunfire erupted at a shopping center in Munich, Germany, in what a police officials said “looks like a terror attack.” At least three attackers were on the loose as the city was under a virtual lockdown, with residents being urged to stay home, restaurants and […]

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    Hot and Humid for the Novena

    SCRANTON — Worshipers at St. Ann’s novena in Scranton’s west side are used to taking cover either in really hot temperatures or in the midst of a sudden thunderstorm, and it appears this week is no exception. By midday, the heat was on outside St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton during the second day of the […]

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    Renovations Halt Business at Pittston City Hall

    PITTSTON — Some people in Pittston were disappointed when they showed up to city hall on Friday. It was roped off and closed for renovations. “I was coming down here to get copies of my tax bills for a loan that I was going for, and I needed copies of it. I wasn’t aware that […]

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    Camp St. Andrew is Back for the Summer

    LEMON TOWNSHIP — There are a lot of smiling faces this week at Camp St. Andrew in Wyoming County. The camp near Tunkhannock is open for the summer after the Diocese of Scranton announced it would be closing last fall. At the camp you’ll find hundreds of kids. Some kids are there for Project Hope, others […]

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    Responders’ Road Ready on Montage Mountain

    MOOSIC — Police in Moosic will be pretty busy over the next few days. Several concerts are drawing thousands of people to the Montage Mountain area, but there are some new features to help keep everyone safe. Heading to a big show on Montage Mountain usually means dealing with a tangle of traffic. But now, […]

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    Popular Ice Cream Shop in Lycoming County To Close

    LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP — A popular ice cream shop in Lycoming County is closing after more than 20 years of business. The Carvel on the Golden Strip near Williamsport plans to serve its last ice cream cone this Saturday. The owner told Newswatch 16 sales are actually up, but it’s time for him to move on from the business. He has already helped several of his […]

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    No More Lifeguard Shortage at Frances Slocum State Park

    FRANCES SLOCUM STATE PARK — After having to close for one day last week due to a lack of lifeguards, Frances Slocum State Park pool filled its lifeguard staff on Wednesday. That means the pool should stay open the rest of the summer, but doesn’t end a lifeguard shortage that is a struggle for many […]

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    Hershey Rejects Sweet Takeover Offer From Cadbury Owner

    Hershey, PA — Here’s a blockbuster merger Willy Wonka could get behind: The maker of Cadbury offered to acquire the iconic chocolate maker Hershey. Hershey said Thursday it rejected the $107-a-share takeover bid from Mondelez. Hershey said it sees “no basis for further discussion.” That price represents a 10% premium to Hershey’s closing price on […]

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    People Have Doubts About On-time State Budget

    LUZERNE COUNTY — The clock is ticking. The deadline for an on-time 2016/2017 state budget is midnight on July 1, and state lawmakers say they are optimistic. But many said they aren’t holding their breath. People at Frances Slocum State Park in Luzerne County still remember the frustrations of last year’s budget impasse and have […]

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    Plan to Close Railroad Crossings in the Fight Against Blight

    SUNBURY — The mayor of Sunbury is hoping to make a deal with a railroad company that would help fight blight in the city. Norfolk Southern wants to close railroad crossings in Sunbury.  The railroad would either pay Sunbury to do this or trade land.  Sunbury’s mayor says these small pieces of land are blighted and […]