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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 […]

  • Troopers: Frein’s AK-47 Style Rifle Recovered, Manhunt Continues

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP – Investigators said they recovered an AK-47 style rifle and ammunition from a 250 square-mile search area, as the manhunt continues for an alleged cop killer. “Frein has prepared and planned extensively for months and maybe years. He planned his attack and his retreat,” said Lt. Col. George Bevins. “We are closing […]

  • After Active Night of Searching, No One in Custody

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — It was an active night in the Poconos Thursday as authorities appeared to be closing in on their suspect in the murder of state police Corporal Bryon Dickson. But after hours of blocking roads and turning people away from their homes suspect Eric Frein remains at large. It all began late in […]

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    Preparing for the Final Sendoff for Cpl. Dickson

    SCRANTON — A procession Thursday morning will take Corporal Bryon Dickson to downtown Scranton for a funeral mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral. It will be quite a scene as this state and beyond says farewell and thank you, but there’s a lot that goes into preparing for it, and making sure it is safe. Dunmore […]