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  • Man Found Guilty of 2016 Shooting Death in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE — A guilty verdict in the shooting death of a man in Wilkes-Barre. A jury took more than seven hours to convict Tevon Thomas of First Degree Murder. Police say Thomas and another man shot and killed Irvando Crooks during an argument, inside a home on North Sherman Street back in 2016. Thomas faces life in prison for the deadly shooting in Luzerne County.  

  • Woman in Luzerne County Sexually Assaulted While Unloading Her Car

    DURYEA — A woman in Luzerne County was sexually assaulted Friday evening. Police say the woman was unloading shopping bags in her driveway off of Bennett Street in Duryea just before 6 p.m. when a man grabbed her from behind and began to grope her and touch her inappropriately. The woman began screaming and the man ran away. Anyone with information is asked to contact Duryea police.

  • Flames Rip Through Home Near Danville

    VALLEY TOWNSHIP  — A fire broke out at a home near Danville on Friday evening. A massive fire ripped through the home, located at 1069 Charlene Drive in ValleyTownship, at about 7 p.m. Tankers were seen coming onto the property to try to help fight the flames. So far, there are no reports of any injuries. No word yet on what caused the fire in Montour County.

  • Business Owners Beware of Phone Scam in Clinton County

    RENOVO — Police in Clinton County are warning business owners about a phone scam. According to police, numerous businesses have been receiving phone calls from someone pretending to be from PPL. The person tells the business owners that they will shut off power to their business if they do not pay using MoneyPak or gift cards. Police say no residential homes have been targeted as of yet.

  • Danville Football Coaching Position Uncertain

    DANVILLE — Officials with the Danville Area School District say they are considering opening the high school’s head football coaching position. Stories began swirling on social media earlier this week that the district had decided not to bring back head coach Jim Keiser. Danville’s superintendent and school board president opened up about the situation on Friday. In a news release, officials admit the school board reviewed the football program. The district plans to discuss Coach Keiser’s future at a special […]

  • Ice Jam Blocked Part of Bowman Creek in Wyoming County

    NOXEN TOWNSHIP — An ice jam blocked part of Bowman Creek in Wyoming County. However, there were no flooding issues in the Noxen area. Ice chunks flowed without problem along the wider parts of Bowman Creek.

  • Talkback 16: Fees and Taxes

    The proposed $5 fee on vehicle registration in Lackawanna County is the focus of Talkback 16. First, we begin with people questioning Pennsylvania’s gas tax.

  • Man Charged After Alleged Eavesdropping Investigation Susquehanna County

    NEW MILFORD TOWNSHIP — A former phone network tech accused of eavesdropping on a state police barracks in Susquehanna County is facing charges. Nathan Grover of New Milford Township faces weapons of mass destruction and other charges. Back in September, state police searched Grover’s home near New Milford after his coworker at NEP Telephone in Forest City alerted them he may have tapped phones at the Gibson Barracks. Troopers tell us computer lab work shows the barracks was not compromised.

  • A Record Year for Fall Foliage Lovers

    JIM THORPE — 2017 was a record year for Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. The Reading and Northern Railroad, which operates the train out of Jim Thorpe, reported nearly 100,000 riders in 2017. The company, which takes riders through a scenic fall foliage trip, reported that tours were up more than 20% from 2016.

  • Woman Dead After Crashing Into Utility Pole in Lackawanna County

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — A car crashed into a utility pole in Lackawanna County on Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. The crash happened along Tompkinsville Road in Scott Township. A 50-year-old woman from Lackawanna County died in the crash. Police believe the crash may have been caused by drifting snow and driving too fast for weather conditions.  

  • Deadly Crash After Man Runs Red Light in Schuylkill County

    WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP — Two cars collided at the intersection of Route 61 and Municipal Road near Orwigsburg Friday afternoon leaving one person dead. Police say a car driven by a 49-year-old man from Schuylkill Haven ran a red light and hit the driver’s side of the other vehicle. The driver of the car that was struck, a 59-year-old man from Berks County, died as a result of the crash. Police expect charges to be filed following the deadly crash […]

  • Salvation Army Offering Hot Beverages and a Place to Warm Up in Schuylkill County

    TAMAQUA — Folks needing to escape the blustery cold weather are invited to the Salvation Army of Tamaqua. Opening their warming center at 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Salvation Army will provide hot soup, sandwiches, coffee, tea and hot chocolate for free. The building will be open until 4 p.m. and people are welcome to stay for the entire day in Schuylkill County.