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  • Canadian police officers respond to a shooting in a mosque at the Québec City Islamic cultural center on Sainte-Foy Street in Quebec city on January 29, 2017.
Two arrests have been made after five people were reportedly shot dead in an attack on a mosque in Québec City, Canada.  / AFP / Alice Chiche        (Photo credit should read ALICE CHICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

    UPDATE: Six Dead in Quebec Mosque Shooting

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada — The gunmen fired indiscriminately into the crowd of worshipers, witnesses said, even though families were in the mosque. The rampage at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center left six people dead. The province’s premier, Philippe Couillard, called the attack an act of terror. But many questions remain, and some details have changed as the investigation evolves. Here’s what we know so far: The attack At least two gunmen dressed in black opened fire at the center in […]

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    Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Join Protesters at Philadelphia Airport

    PHILADELPHIA — Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey arrived at Philadelphia International Airport Saturday night after two Syrian refugee families were detained and then sent back to the Middle East. Two brothers, their wives, and children left war-torn Syria with 16 suitcases and crossed the border into Lebanon. They were finally on their way to the United States after working for almost 15 years to join their family members stateside. But after a flight from Beirut to Doha, […]

  • Protesters gather at JFK International Airport against Donald Trump's executive order on January 28, 2017 in New York. 
US President Donald Trump has signed a sweeping executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough controls on travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Trump boasted Saturday that his "very strict" crackdown on Muslim immigration was working "very nicely," amid mounting resistance to the order which has been branded by many as blatantly discriminatory. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith        (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Protesters Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Ban

    NEW YORK — Protesters gathered in cities across the United States on Saturday to complain about President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. More protests are scheduled for Sunday. A large crowd was at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to protest the detention of two Iraqis. One of the men, Hameed Khalid Darweesh, was released early Saturday afternoon. He worked with the US government for 10 years after the United States invaded Iraq. The other detained man, Haider Sameer […]

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    Fall Foliage Slideshow

    Check out some beautiful fall foliage photos submitted by viewers, and share your own!

  • Portrait of Apollo 1 astronauts (L-R) Edward H White, Virgil I Grissom And Roger Chaffee, 1967. Printed following their death in a fire during training, January 27th 1967. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    NASA, America Remembers Astronauts Lost in Apollo 1 Fire 50 Years Ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA as well as people around the country are remembering the three astronauts killed in the Apollo 1 tragedy, which happened 50 years ago. On this anniversary, NASA is opening an Apollo 1 exhibit featuring the hatch that prevented the three astronauts from escaping. The families of Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee got an early look on Wednesday, reports the Associated Press. Both Grissom and White had flown in space before the ill-fated Apollo […]

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    Massive Sinkhole Opens Up Near Philadelphia, Nearly Swallows Pick-Up Truck

    CHELTENHAM, Pa. — A massive sinkhole caused evacuations in a Philadelphia-area neighborhood Wednesday morning after nearly swallowing a pick-up truck. The sinkhole opened up early this morning, according to ABC 6. It swallowed the front yard of one house, part of the front yard of another house and a section of sidewalk. It also swallowed up a whole tree. There were no injuries reported. Read more here. 

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    Everything Coming and Going on Netflix in February

    You will find Dory on Netflix in February, along with Magic Mike, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special (A Netflix original). It’s also your last chance to catch up on Clerks, Trainspotting, and Clueless among others leaving the service soon. Below is the complete list of what’s coming and going on Netflix in February.  Titles in BOLD are available for download. This list is subject to change. Avail. 2/1/17 Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies, and Cyber Attacks (2016) […]

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    Full List of 2017 Oscar Nominees

    LOS ANGELES — The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. Breaking from the tradition of a live broadcast, past Academy Award winners announced the noms in a series of recorded videos where they also shared their experiences as winners of the coveted statue. Jimmy Kimmel will host the 89th Academy Awards on February 26 right here on WNEP. Performance by an actor in a leading role Casey Affleck in “Manchester by the Sea” […]

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    Puppies Give Hope as Rescuers Continue Search for Italian Avalanche Survivors

    PENNE, Italy — Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 22 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster, reports ABC News. More people have been found alive under the wreckage of Italy’s Rigopiano Hotel, according to Luca Cari, the spokeman for Italy’s National Fire Brigade. This brings the number of survivors to 11. Six people […]

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    Liveblog: Inauguration Day in the Nation’s Capital

    WASHINGTON —  Watch live and follow along with the inauguration of 45th President Donald Trump. Newswatch 16’s Clay LePard is in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration festivities.  Check back for the latest.    

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    2017 Presidential Inauguration Schedule of Events

    Here is a list of events planned for the next few days provided by the Presidential Inauguration Committee. Watch complete inauguration day coverage on WNEP, & the WNEP app and follow us on  Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the day. Thursday, Jan. 19 10:30 a.m. — “Voices of the People” event This daylong public concert at the Lincoln Memorial kicks off Thursday morning and serves as a welcome celebration. It will feature groups such as the DC Fire Department […]

  • Photo from Carbondale Police of drug bust on January 18, 2017.

    Police: Drug Dealer Busted in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — Police said they arrested a “major” drug dealer in Carbondale. Officers with Carbondale and Mayfield police along with members of the Lackawanna County Drug Task Force made the arrest around 4 p.m. Wednesday in Carbondale. The arrest comes following an undercover investigation. Police said they seized 130 bags of Heroin worth approximately $1,000, about $2,000 in cash, brass knuckles, and two cell phones. Police did not release the name of the man arrested.