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  • Coroner Called to Crash in Schuylkill County

    WAYNE TOWNSHIP — A man from Pottsville was killed in a crash early Thursday in Schuylkill County. It happened on Route 443, Long Run Road, near Schuylkill Haven around 6 a.m. State police said a car crossed over into the oncoming lane and struck an SUV.  The car then struck cement wall. The driver of the car, William Long, 26, of Pottsville, died as a result of injuries in the crash. The SUV ended up on its roof and the […]

  • Fire Damages Home in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Flames brought firefighters to a home in Scranton. All seven people inside the place on Sanderson Avenue got out safely just before  2 a.m. on Friday. Firefighters say the second floor and roof were badly damaged. The fire inspector is looking into what sparked those flames in Scranton.

  • Overnight Standoff Ends Peacefully in Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE — A standoff ended peacefully Thursday morning in Pottsville. Police say a woman believed her husband Darrell Ward was going to hurt himself after they argued around 8 p.m. on Wednesday. According to investigators, the man hid in the attic of the home on Spring Garden Street and said he would shoot police. Officers found a rifle and a handgun after he surrendered just before 1 a.m. on Thursday. Police plan to charge ward with making threats here in […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Elderly Man with Dementia Found Safe

    UPDATE: According to state police, Dean Hadley was found safe, but was taken to the hospital to get checked out. SALEM TOWNSHIP — State police are searching for this man after he didn’t return to his home in Wayne County. Troopers say Dean Hadley, 75,  hasn’t been seen since 5:30 Tuesday night when he went out for a walk near Lake Ariel. Authorities say he has dementia. If you know where he is, call state police in Wayne County.

  • Schools to Dismiss Early Again Due Hot Weather

    For the second straight day, Scranton and Tunkhannock school districts are dismissing students early due to the heat. For Scranton: High schools and the intermediate schools let out at 11:15 a.m. The elementary schools dismiss at 12 p.m. The district says breakfast and lunch will still be served in Lackawanna County. For Tunkhannock: At 12 p.m., the outline buildings dismiss. Roslund Elementary lets out at 12:30 p.m. The high school and middle school dismiss at 1 p.m.

  • Armed Robbery at Convenience Store in Nanticoke

    NANTICOKE -- Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Luzerne County.

  • High School Closed Due to Issue with Fire Alarm

    NANTICOKE — Greater Nanticoke Area High School is closed Tuesday, Sept. 26, and it is not weather related. District officials say the closure is due to an issue with the fire alarm in the high school. All other schools in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District will be open on Tuesday here in Luzerne County.

  • Good Morning PA – Dearly Departed Players

    The Dearly Departed Players host the Dunmore Cemetery Tour at 2p.m. on October 1st and 8th, 2017.

  • UPDATE: Arrest Made in Horse and Buggy Crash in Lycoming County

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The driver of a pick up truck in the hit and run crash involving a horse and buggy has been charged. 37-year-old Christopher Cranmer was arraigned on over a dozen charges including aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence, accidents involving death or personal injury, driving without a license and failure to notify police. Cranmer was driving over the speed limit in a black pick up truck when he hit the rear end of an […]

  • Fire Burns Home in Schuylkill Haven

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — A fire at a home in Schuylkill County is under investigation. The place on East Liberty Street in Schuylkill Haven went up around 4 a.m. on Thursday. Everyone inside got out safely. Authorities are looking for what sparked Thursday morning’s flames in Schuylkill County.

  • Man Dead After Crash in Wyoming County

    MESHOPPEN TOWNSHIP — One man is dead after an early morning crash in Wyoming County. Officials say a car and tractor-trailer collided on Route 6 near Meshoppen around 5 a.m. on Tuesday. State police said one of the drivers, Joseph Ward, 56, of Drums, died at the scene. Route 6 was closed for about three hours. There is no word what caused the crash.

  • Armed Robbery at Truck Stop in Luzerne County

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — A hold-up at a truck stop in Luzerne County is under investigation. The cashier at a Pilot Truck Stop near Pittston says the robber waved a gun at him just after 1 a.m. on Tuesday. The bandit swiped $1,200 and four cartons of cigarettes before running off in Luzerne County.