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  • Deadly Crash on Route 405 in Lycoming County

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP —  A deadly crash involving multiple vehicles closed a road in Lycoming County for several hours. The crash happened on Route 405 in Clinton Township around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The coroner said Patricia Schultz, 49,  was traveling east on Route 405 when she was struck from behind by an SUV. She died as a result of the wreck. There is no word from authorities on charges related to the crash. Crews reopened the road by 10:30 a.m.

  • 21 Year Old Killed in ATV Crash in Clinton County

    GREENE TOWNSHIP — A 21 year old is dead after an ATV crash in Clinton County. It happened on Mt. Riansares Road near Loganton just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Troopers say the man from Lamar was driving too fast and lost control on a curve. The ATV hit a tree causing it to roll. Investigators have not released the man’s name after Wednesday night’s crash in Clinton County.

  • Home Damaged During Crash in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A home was damaged during a crash in Scranton. It happened around 6:15 a.m. on Thursday on the 400 block of Prospect Avenue. According to police, one of the two cars involved in the crash hit the home, causing some damage. The home is still livable. Police did not say if anyone was inside at the time. There is no word if any was hurt or what caused the crash here in Scranton.

  • Sewer Sale Town Hall Meeting Set for Thursday

    SCRANTON — There will be a town hall meeting this week in Scranton so residents can learn more about the sale of the city’s sewer authority. The mayor said that meeting will be Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lackawanna College on Vine Street. The mayor said last month the issue has become politicized and wants people to get a better understanding. Critics have raised concerns that the city is getting $83 million instead of the initial […]

  • Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Tractor Trailer in Luzerne County

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — One person was killed after being hit by a tractor trailer in Luzerne County. Trooper say Ricky Zimmerman was killed after he was hit by a tractor trailer in the south lanes of Interstate 81 near Hazleton just before 3 a.m. on Monday. So far, police have not said if the 25-year-old from the Hazleton area was walking along the highway, or in the travel lanes when he was hit. I-81 south was down to one lane […]

  • Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Returns to Hazleton to Dedicate Playground

    HAZLETON — Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon was back in his hometown Thursday. Maddon made the trip to Hazleton for the official opening of a new playground on East 4th Street. The Hazleton Integration Project was able to create this new area for kids thanks to donations from Hazleton Creek Properties and Maddon. The Cub’s manager hopes the playground will get children away from their computer screens and back to playing together. He said, “Let’s just get back to basics […]

  • Free Bus Rides in Lackawanna County for ‘Dump the Pump’

    SCRANTON — People were able to ride public transportation for free on Thursday in Lackawanna County. This is the ninth year COLTS participated in the “Dump the Pump” campaign. Officials say the idea is for people to give public transportation a try. We spoke to a man who took advantage of the free ride. “I got a lot of running around to do, a lot of doctor’s appointments, a lot of doctor’s appointments, so it’s nice to ride it for nothing! […]

  • Worker Falls 15 Feet Inside Metal Supply Warehouse

    THROOP — A worker was hurt after falling about 15 feet inside at warehouse in Lackawanna County. Emergency crews were called to Nivert Metal Supply in Throop around 2 p.m. on Thursday. The police chief says the worker was on a scissor lift that tipped causing him to fall and land on a rack about 15 feet high. Rescuers had to use a ladder to get him down. The chief expects him to be okay after the workplace accident here […]

  • Car Ends up in Pond After Crash in Bradford County

    WYALUSING TOWNSHIP — A car crashed into a pond with a woman inside in Bradford County. Investigators say the driver ended up in that pond on Tree Farm Road near Wyalusing just after 10 p.m. on Thursday. That woman was able to get herself out of the car, but a dive team was brought in to make sure no one else was inside. Authorities haven’t said exactly what led to the crash, but that driver is getting a ticket here […]

  • Man Hit by Gunfire in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — Police are looking into a shooting in the southside of Hazleton. Investigators say a man was hit by gunfire near South Bennett Court and South Pine Street around 8:30 Thursday night. He’s expected to be okay. So far, no arrests have been made yet in that shooting in Hazleton.

  • Pickup Rear-Ends Construction Vehicle on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — A crash tied up traffic Wednesday in Luzerne County. Authorities say a pickup rear-ended a construction vehicle on Interstate 81 south near the Pittston exit just after 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday. The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital to be checked out. The other driver wasn’t hurt. The crash happened right after the road splits. The right lane was closed while crews cleaned up the crash in Luzerne County.

  • Two Water Main Breaks in Scranton’s Hill Section

    SCRANTON — Crews have fixed two water main breaks in Scranton’s hill section. There were two six-inch breaks on Tuesday morning. One was located on East Gibson Street between Quincy Avenue and Clay Avenue, and the other was on Myrtle Street between Clay Avenue and North Webster Avenue. According to Pennsylvania American Water, around 20 people were affected by each break. A tanker was located in the 800 block of Clay Avenue. Officials said the repairs were completed by 4 […]