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  • luz fatal crash 5-31

    Deadly Motorcycle Crash

    Police in Luzerne County said speed played a role in a deadly motorcycle crash. It happened just before 2 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Main Street in Jenkins Township near Wyoming. Police said officers clocked the motorcycle going more than 90 miles an hour on River Road. When officers tried to pull over the bike the driver, Keith Dzanis, 41, of Pittston Township, lost control and crash into a wall. Dzanis died at the scene.

  • shen fire 5-30

    Fire Damages Two Homes

    A fire started in one row home in Shenandoah Wednesday morning and spread to a second before firefighters could bring it under control. Crews were called about 10:30 a.m. to the homes in the 400 block of New York Street. Officials said no one was in either home when the fire started and no one was hurt. It appeared most of the damage was on the back of the houses, but the damage is so severe no one can live […]

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    Sandusky Victims Ask for Anonymity at Trial

    Another pre-trial hearing is set for Wednesday afternoon in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case ahead of Tuesday’s trial in Centre County. The former Penn State football coach made a surprise appearance Tuesday in Centre County court. According to a note from the judge, the meeting involved a request by the defense to postpone jury selection scheduled to begin June 5. The judge denied that motion. In addiction, four of Sandusky’s alleged victims asked the court through their attorneys to […]

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    Switching from Heating Oil to Gas

    More and more people are switching from home heating oil to gas to heat their home. Find out if it’s worth the switch.

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    Family Wize Discount Drug Program

    The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way is helping people get affordable prescription drugs with its new Family Wize Program.  

  • scr drugs neal

    Police Chief Nabs Accused Drug Dealer

    Scranton’s police chief and several officers made a spur-of-the-moment arrest Tuesday in downtown. Chief Dan Duffy spotted a man wanted by the Lackawanna County district attorney’s office on drug charges. Duffy called in other officers to help with the chase and managed to arrest Willie Neal of Scranton in a wooded area on North Washington Avenue.

  • lacka rape melia

    Man Wanted for Rape Arrested

    A man accused of raping a woman in her home in Jermyn over the weekend has been arrested in Lackawanna County. Investigators said James Melia of Scranton was at a party with the victim and went with her to her home where they got into an argument. The woman told police Melia raped and sexually assaulted her, then ran from the apartment. Melia was arrested Wednesday morning and is charged with rape and related crimes. He is in the Lackawanna […]

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    $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Shamokin

    There is a new millionaire in Northumberland County. A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold Saturday at the Turkey Hill store on West Lincoln Street in Shamokin. The store owner will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. The name of the person holding the winning ticket has not yet been released.    

  • Burglary

    Golf Course Burglary

    A burglar managed to make off with a vault from an automated teller machine in Schuylkill County.  The break-in happened about 5 a.m. Monday at Mountain Valley Golf Course near Mahanoy City. Police said the burglary dislodged the ATM, took out the vault from the back and took off with it on the back of an all terrain vehicle.

  • clint i80 crash 2 5-29

    Fiery Crash Restricts Traffic on I-80

    A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 80 east has traffic down to one lane near the Lamar exit (173) in Clinton County. The crash happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police said one tractor-trailer was going up a mountain going about 50 miles per hour when another truck, which was fully loaded and going about 70 miles per hour, rear-ended it. The second tractor-trailer caught fire.  The driver escaped with minor injuries. The driver of the first truck was not hurt. There […]

  • Union County

    Water Main Break Closes Union Co. Government Building

    The Union County Government Building closed at noon Tuesday due to a water main break. County officials said the water company is working to replace a valve. The government center is expected to be open Wednesday. Essential personnel are still required to report to work. All other county buildings are open.

  • lyc shooting 5-29

    Man Hurt When Gun Fired

    A man apparently cleaning a rifle was hurt Tuesday morning when the gun discharged, according to state police. It happened about 9 a.m. at a home on State Home Road near Williamsport. Police said the man, who has not been identified, was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital in Williamsport. Troopers are trying to determine of the shooting was an accident or if the man intentionally tried to shot himself.

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