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    Crash Cleared on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — A four-vehicle crash in Luzerne County slowed traffic on Interstate 81 north Thursday morning. Troopers say it happened just before 7 a.m. on Thursday on I-81 north near the Highland Park Boulevard exit. One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. One lane of I-81 was shut down while crews cleaned up the crash. The wreck was cleared by about 9 a.m., according to PennDOT. CLEARED: Accident on I-81 northbound at Mile Post: 165.0. — […]

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    Attempted Robbery at Turkey Hill in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre say a thief left empty-handed after he tried to hold up a convenience store. Authorities say a man wearing a skull mask waved a gun and demanded money from the clerk at the Turkey Hill on Hazle Street just after 1 a.m. on Thursday. No one was hurt, and nothing was stolen here in Wilkes-Barre.

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    Wilkes-Barre Police Investigating Armed Home Invasion

    WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre are investigating an armed home invasion. The victim told investigators three men with weapons forced their way into a home on South Franklin Street after a woman knocked on her door around 10:30 Tuesday night. The suspected robbers swiped two cell phones and took off. If you know anything about the crime, call Wilkes-Barre police.

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    Woman Dies in Carbon County Crash

    PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — State police in Carbon County say an elderly woman died in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Troopers say Nancy Campbell, 78, from Effort, pulled out of a parking lot onto Route 903 near Jim Thorpe. The driver of the other car and three passengers were hurt. One had to be hospitalized after the deadly crash in Carbon County.

  • Union County

    Woman Dies After Union County Crash

    BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — A woman has died after a crash Monday afternoon in Union County. Troopers say Sandra Sheetz was driving west on Route 192 when the car she was driving went off the road, hit a sign and flipped ending in a field. The 59-year-old woman from Millmont was thrown from the car. Sheetz was flown to Geisinger Medical Center near Danville where she later died. Authorities say she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the […]

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    One Dead in Wayne County Crash

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — A 22-year-old man is dead after a crash Tuesday night in Wayne County. State police say Nicolai Tereschak from Greentown died when his car slammed into a mailbox and a billboard frame on Route 191 near Hamlin just before 10 p.m. Tuesday. No one else was hurt in that crash in Wayne County.

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    UPDATE: Route 92 Back Open after Deadly Crash in Susquehanna County

    UPDATE: According to state police, Route 92 reopened around 8:30 a.m. after Tuesday morning’s deadly crash. LENOX TOWNSHIP — A deadly crash in Susquehanna County is under investigation. Authorities say at least one person has died in the smash-up along Route 92 near Lenoxville around 2:30  a.m. Tuesday. Officials haven’t said what happened. Route 92 was closed between Route 106 and Glenwood Road.

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    Car Crashes, Flips in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Crews were called to a crash early Tuesday morning in Scranton. The car flipped onto its roof on Prescott Avenue just before 2 a.m. The driver was shaken up but is expected to be okay. Prescott Avenue was closed between East Gibson and Pine streets while crews cleaned up the mess.

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    Interstate 80 Reopened after Monroe County Crash

    MONROE COUNTY — Update 10:15 a.m.: The highway is now open after Thursday’s early morning crash in Monroe County. One lane of Interstate 80 east near Blakeslee reopened around 7:30 a.m. Previous Story: One part of a highway in Monroe County is closed due to a crash. Interstate 80 east is shut down near the Blakeslee exit after a pickup truck towing a trailer collided with a tractor trailer just after 4 a.m. on Thursday. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with […]

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    One Hurt in Early Morning Crash in Luzerne County

    LARKSVILLE — A woman was hurt in a crash in Luzerne County. Two vehicles collided on Route 11 in Larksville just before 1 a.m on Thursday. A woman driving an SUV was taken to the hospital. Officials have not said how badly she was hurt. Route 11 was shut down while crews cleaned up in Luzerne County.

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    Tournament Benefits Benefits Former Player Hurt in Crash

    HAZLETON — People hit the hardwood in Hazleton to support a young man they once watched on the court. Friends, coaches, and teammates came out to the Beech Street playground to “Play for Will” on Sunday. Will Hierro, a recent graduate and former basketball player at Hazleton High School spent weeks in the hospital after he was badly hurt in a crash last month. The money raised at the tournament in Luzerne County will help pay the man’s medical costs.

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    Man Accused of Beating Woman for Over Two Days in Schuylkill County

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — State police want to find the man accused of beating a woman over two days in Schuylkill County. Investigators say Christopher Benjamin threatened to kill the woman if she left the woods near Lost Creek where she was left with a four-year-old boy Saturday. The victim was able to escape Sunday to ask neighbors for help. Troopers say she was seriously hurt. If you know where that man is, call state police in Schuylkill County.