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    Police Investigating Possible Shots Fired in Luzerne County

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Police are looking into possible shots fired in Luzerne County. Someone reported hearing gunfire at the intersection of Oxford and Woodbury streets just after midnight in Hanover Township. No one was hit, but a car’s windows were shattered. Police haven’t said if they know who pulled the trigger near Wilkes-Barre.

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    Fire at Asphalt Plant in Susquehanna County

    CLIFFORD TOWNSHIP — There is no cause yet for a fire at an asphalt plant in Susquehanna County. Flames sparked in a boiler at the plant on Route 374 near Clifford just after 1 a.m. Friday. The plant wasn’t operating at the time, and only one worker was inside. Crews got things under control quickly. Authorities say the community isn’t in any danger from smoke or fumes from that plant in Susquehanna County.

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    Bus Crash Closes Road in Luzerne County

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — A school bus crash closed a road in Luzerne County Thursday morning. The crash happened on Route 29 near Lehman around 7:30 a.m. According to the police chief, eight students were on board when the bus pulled out on Route 29 from Thorny Acres Drive and was hit by a pickup. None of the students were hurt. Route 29 was closed in the area of the crash.

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    College Fair Held at Marywood University for High School Juniors, Seniors

    SCRANTON — Higher education was on the minds of hundreds of high school students and their parents Wednesday night in Lackawanna County. Marywood University hosted the Lackawanna County College Fair inside its Center for Athletics and Wellness. Folks from more than 85 colleges and universities from both in and out of state were on hand to offer information to potential students. Marywood offers this fair every year in the fall to high school juniors and seniors.

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    Police Searching for Rock Throwers in Sunbury

    SUNBURY — Police in Northumberland County want to know who keeps throwing rocks off the Reagan Street underpass. Investigators in Sunbury say they have identified several suspects, but they are still searching for others involved. If you’ve been a victim of rock-throwing, call Sunbury police.

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    Parents’ Questions Answered About Mold in Middle School

    PLYMOUTH — Parents learned Tuesday night that Wyoming Valley West Middle School could reopen next month after the district clears the mold problem in the building. The school district brought in experts to answer parents’ questions about the middle school in Kingston, which has been closed since last month. Students are attending classes on a split schedule at the high school. The school board president says the board will vote Wednesday on a contract to have the middle school cleaned. […]

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    Road Back Open after Crash in Lackawanna County

    TAYLOR — A road is back open after a crash in Lackawanna County. A truck and pickup truck collided around 6 a.m. Tuesday on North Main Street in Taylor. Wine which the trailer was hauling spilled onto the street. The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the driver of the trailer was taken to the hospital to get check out.  

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    Hazleton Police Investigating Possible Attempted Abduction

    HAZLETON — Hazleton’s police chief says patrols have been stepped up after a possible attempted abduction. A woman told investigators a man wearing an orange face mask approached her and asked if her baby was a boy or a girl. It happened Sunday night near the intersection of Broad and Wyoming streets. Police say the man grabbed the stroller, but the woman screamed so he let go of the stroller and ran off in Hazleton. Both the mother and child […]

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    Coroner Called to House Fire in Northumberland County

    RALPHO TOWNSHIP — The coroner has been called to a house fire in Northumberland County. A body was found in the home on Mountain Road near Shamokin Saturday morning during a fire. Officials have not said how the person died or what caused the fire in Northumberland County.  

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    Former Church, Once Owned by Davy Jones of the Monkees, Burns in Beavertown

    BEAVERTOWN — There’s not much left of a former church in Snyder County once owned by Davy Jones of the Monkees. Facebook video from Robert Werner shows flames racing through the place on North Orange Street in Beavertown early Tuesday morning. Jones was converting the church into a museum and community theater when he died in 2012. It was now being used as a home. Officials haven’t said what sparked the fire in Snyder County.

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    Woman Hit and Killed in Luzerne County

    LARKSVILLE — Police in Luzerne County are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. According to officials, a woman was hit as she crossed Route 11 in Larksville around 10:30 Thursday night. Authorities haven’t said who the victim is. There hasn’t been any information released about the driver. Route 11 was shut down for about two hours during that investigation in Luzerne County.

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    UPDATE: 84-Year-Old Man Found Safe in Lycoming County

    UPDATE: According to troopers, Joseph Ciabocchi was found safe in Lycoming County. KELLY TOWNSHIP — State police in Union County are searching for an 84-year-old man. Officials say Joseph Ciabocchi left his home at Ridge Crest Circle near West Milton around 5 p.m. Thursday and hasn’t been seen since. Troopers say he has dementia and has trouble speaking. Ciabocchi was last seen walking north on Route 15. If you’ve seen him, call state police in Union County.