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  • A treasure hunting company said Monday, July 27, 2015, they have recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons known as The 1714 Fleet that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715.

    Gold Worth More Than $1 Million Found Off Florida Coast

    SEBASTIAN, Fla. — Jackpot! A treasure hunting company said Monday they’ve recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715. The 1715 Fleet sank 300 years ago this week and was first discovered two years ago off Fort Pierce, according to WPTV. Queens […]

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    Netflix Arrivals, Departures August 2015

    Here's a look at what movies and tv shows are coming... and going from Netflix in August.

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    Post Office Closure Concerns Community

    ORWIGSBURG — A mold problem is forcing a post office in Schuylkill County to close its doors. The Orwigsburg post office is expected to only be closed temporarily, but the situation is causing some concern among community members. Saturday will be the last day that the post office will be open until mold in the […]

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    UPDATE: Guilty Verdict Reached in Colorado Movie Theater Shooting

    CENTENNIAL, Colorado — The man who opened fire inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater three years ago has been found guilty of murder in the first degree. James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, faces 165 charges in the July 2012 shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 injured. Jurors […]

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    Video Released of ‘El Chapo’ Prison Escape

    First he ducks into the shower of his prison cell, fully clothed. Then he leans down, but it’s not clear what the infamous drug lord is doing; the short shower wall blocks him from the surveillance camera. Seconds later, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman gets back up, sits down on his cell bed and changes his […]

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    Housing Scam Hits Monroe County

    STROUDSBURG — Home buyers who think they are closing on their dream home find out their money was stolen. That’s the scam that detectives say has hit the Poconos. In Stroudsburg and Mount Pocono, people have been scammed out of thousands of dollars in closing costs and home down payments through an email scam. “What […]

  • LUZ TRUCK CRASH 7-10-15

    Truck Takes Out 3 Utility Poles, Damages 4 Porches

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — An out of control truck went on a wild ride near Wilkes-Barre. The truck plowed through three utility poles around 6 a.m. on Friday. Four porches also have some damage on Blackman Street near Casey Avenue. Authorities believe the driver lost control of his vehicle because of a medical problem, then plowed […]

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    Senior Center in Wayne County to Close

    WAYMART — A nursing home in Wayne County is closing its doors Friday after 17 years. Nearly two years ago, the owner of Mallard Meadows Residential Health Care Center in Waymart died from cancer. Since then, his children have overseen the senior living center. And recently, they announced the facility will close for good. The owner […]

  • Neighborhood Grocery Store Closing

    HAZLETON — Less than a decade ago, the Heritage Fresh Food store opened its doors on South Poplar Street in Hazleton. Mark Hydock of Hazleton says he was one of the first customers. “In its heyday you could get just about anything you wanted. When it first opened, it was successful and they expanded. It’s really […]

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    This Excerpt From the Supreme Court Ruling Is Moving People to Tears

    WASHINGTON — Justice Anthony Kennedy authored today’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. In closing his opinion, he wrote this passage, which is moving many to tears: “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two […]

  • **Embargo: Boston, MA**

Addressing the court during his federal sentencing hearing Wednesday, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acknowledged Ramadan and expressed gratitude to Allah, asking Allah to help the victims and their families. "If there is any lingering doubt, I did it along with my brother," he said, referring to the bombing. "I ask Allah to have mercy on me, my brother and my family."

    Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: ‘I Am Sorry for the Lives That I Have Taken’

    BOSTON  — Addressing the court during his federal sentencing hearing Wednesday, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acknowledged Ramadan and expressed gratitude to Allah, asking Allah to help the victims and their families. “If there is any lingering doubt, I did it along with my brother,” he said, referring to the bombing. “I ask Allah to have […]

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    Food from Fire-Damaged Store to Feed Hungry

    SCRANTON — A grocery store in Scranton expects to reopen Thursday with brand new inventory. Gerrity’s Supermarket on Meadow Avenue had to throw out all its fresh produce and meat after a small but smoky fire overnight. Gerrity’s tossed hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of food, almost everything fresh or unwrapped. But, some of […]