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    UPDATE: Missing Man Found

    UPDATE 10:30 a.m. — Joseph Zarcone has been located and is safe. SCRANTON — Police want to find a man missing from an assisted living facility in Scranton. Police say Joseph Zarcone, 65, left Harrison House on Harrison Avenue Thursday night and didn’t come back. He has a medical condition and could be in danger. If you’ve seen him, you are asked to call Scranton police.

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    Driver Arrested after Rollover Crash in Lackawanna County

    ELMHURST TOWNSHIP — A rollover crash led to a driver’s arrest in Lackawanna County. The car hit a snow bank and flipped on Route 435 near Elmhurst just before midnight Wednesday. Officers arrested the driver who was walking down the road a short time later. Investigators haven’t said who he is, or what charges he’ll face in Lackawanna County.

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    Trailer Hauling Natural Gas Crashes in Susquehanna County

    FOREST LAKE TOWNSHIP — A strong smell could greet people waking up in one part of Susquehanna County Wednesday morning. Authorities say a tractor-trailer hauling natural gas crashed on North Road near Montrose around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials say there’s no danger to the public but the gas still in the truck still needs to be vented. That could spread a strong gas smell for about a half-mile radius. North Road is shut down while crews clean up in […]

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    Crews Remove Traffic Split on Interstate 81 North Near Pittston

    PITTSTON — A traffic split is gone for drivers on Interstate 81 north in Luzerne County. Construction crews took down the barriers overnight near the Pittston interchange overnight. The construction crew moved some traffic to the left, and the rest to the right, while it worked on bridges in the middle. The entire bridge replacement project between Wilkes-Barre and the Pittston area is scheduled to finish in the fall.

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    Fire Damages Vacant House in Luzerne County

    DURYEA — A fire scorched a vacant house in Luzerne County Tuesday morning. A viewer sent in some video of the flames shooting from the place on Dickson Street in Duryea. Authorities haven’t said if anyone was inside when the house caught fire around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. No one lived at the home in Duryea. Officials believe the fire started in the basement. A fire marshal has been called to investigate the cause.

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    Shooting Investigation in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — A woman who was trying to help her child was hit by gunfire in Wilkes-Barre. The victim told police she heard people fighting outside her home on Hutson Street around 8 p.m. on Monday. Police say she was shot in the leg when she went to bring her child back in the house. That woman was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. Investigators are still looking for whoever pulled the trigger here in Wilkes-Barre.

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    Police Investigating Shots Fired in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Someone fired shots into a business in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday. Officers haven’t said why that shooter opened fire on a beauty salon and barber shop on Scott Street around 12:45 p.m. on Sunday. No one was hit. Anyone with information about that gunfire is asked to call Wilkes-Barre police.

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    Elderly Woman Killed in Lackawanna County Crash

    ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP — Police are looking into what caused a crash that killed an elderly woman in Lackawanna County. It happened around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Blue Shutters Road and St. Mary’s Villa Road near Moscow. The coroner says Ruth Hines, 95, from Scranton was killed in a smash up in Lackawanna County.

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    Two Arrested After Meth Lab Bust in Pittston

    PITTSTON — Police busted two people for making drugs in Luzerne County. Officers arrested Nicholas Space, 23, and Samantha Shaw, 21, at an apartment on Main Street in Pittston Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say they found large amounts of drug making materials at that apartment. Both are locked up on charges they were making methamphetamine in Luzerne County.

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    UPDATE: Deadly Shooting Investigation at Private Community in Pike County

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — State police are looking into a deadly shooting at a private community in Pike County. Troopers say Joseph Davis, 53, of Lehman Township, died as the result of a shooting at a home in Saw Creek Estates near Bushkill Monday night. Autopsy results indicate Davis died from gunshot wounds to the head and neck. Authorities call the death a homicide. It is unclear if anyone has been charged in Monday night’s shooting in Pike County.

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    Armed Thief Hits Turkey Hill in Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY — A mini mart robbery in Lackawanna County is under investigation. Officers say the thief showed a knife to the clerk at Turkey Hill Minit Mart on Main Street in Dickson City early Wednesday morning. Authorities haven’t said how much he got away with.

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    Fire Forces Four From Apartment Building in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Four people need a new place to stay after their apartment building went up in flames in Luzerne County. Flames on Pulaski Street near Wilkes-Barre could be seen for miles when the home caught fire just before 1:30 Wednesday morning. Everyone made it out safely, but one of those tenants lost their cat. A neighbor spotted the flames and called for help. “I ran down the street. I saw flames coming out of the house. I called […]