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  • NANTI ASSAULT 11-22-15

    Man Locked Up after Violent Standoff in Nanticoke

    NANTICOKE — Three Nanticoke police officers were hurt during a violent standoff Saturday afternoon at a home on Park Street. They say Daniel Dosette, 38, barricaded himself inside, threatened officers and waved a gun. Cops were finally able to arrest him with the help of a stun gun. DosetteĀ  faces a long list of charges. He remains locked up in Luzerne County.

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    Man Accused of Torching Home with Teen Son Inside

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — A man is locked up, charged with arson, after troopers say he torched his home while his teenage son was inside in Pike County. State police say Dennis O’Brien lit trash bags on fire at his home near East Stroudsburg Saturday afternoon. The boy escaped unhurt, but the home was badly damaged. There is no word what may have led up to the arson in Pike County.

  • luz fire 11-22-15

    Two Displaced, Home Destroyed by Fire in Luzerne County

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — The Red Cross is helping a mother and daughter in Luzerne County after a fire destroyed their home early Sunday morning. Flames sparked at the place on Litchey Drive in Plains Township around 4:45 a.m. The mother and daughter were not home at the time. Investigators say it is not suspicious. A fire marshal is expected to visit the scene Sunday to determine what caused the fire here in Luzerne County.

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    Increased Security at Penn State Football Game

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn state officials amped up security in and above Beaver Stadium for Saturday’s game against Michigan. Gates opened at 10 a.m., 30 minutes earlier than usual. All fans were patted down before they entered and were advised to leave their bags at home. Officials say the same security screenings will be in place at the Bryce Jordan Center. The increased security measures come after the deadly terror attacks in Paris last week and new threats against

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    Combat Fitness Fundraiser Benefits Veterans

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — Fitness fanatics in Luzerne County got their heart rates up early Saturday morning. The Dallas High School Military Interest Club invited the community to participate in its first United States Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test. Participants were divided into teams of three and completed an 800-meter run, ammunition can lifts and an obstacle course. The money collected at the event will benefit veteran support programs in Luzerne County.

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    Wilkes-Barre Kicks Off Holiday Season with Annual Parade

    WILKES-BARRE — Folks in Wilkes-Barre also got into the holiday spirit. The city put on its annual Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony Saturday afternoon. There were the usual sights: floats, candy for the kids, and plenty of music to help people get into the holiday spirit. “Well I like also seeing the floats, that’s one of my favorites,” said Mea Knepper of Wilkes-Barre. The parade capped off with a visit from old Saint Nick to see who has been […]

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    Opening Day for Bear Season

    Warning: some of the video shown may be disturbing. NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Saturday was a big day for bear hunters. It was opening day for the season that ends on Wednesday. Warning: some of the video shown may be disturbing. We stopped by a bear station in Lackawanna County and met a hunter who just shot his first bear ever near Archbald. The bear weighed 65 pounds, and the hunter who shot it was pretty excited. “I’m pretty happy, […]

  • cdl home invasion 11-21-15

    Carbondale Police Investigating Home Invasion

    CARBONDALE — Police are looking into an apparent home invasion Friday night in Lackawanna County. According say two suspects barged into a home on South Church Street in Carbondale around 9 p.m. They got into a fight with the homeowner, stole a safe from the living room and ran out of the house. Police say the suspects tried to break open the safe and then fled into a nearby cemetery. There is no word on any arrests after the incident […]

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    Man Attempts to Enter Secure Area of Police Station While Intoxicated

    WILKES-BARRE — A man attempted to enter a secure area of the Wilkes-Barre police station while intoxicated. Officers said Michael Dohn, 19, of New Jersey believed that the area was his dorm when he tried to enter it early Wednesday morning. He was issued a citation and released to a responsible party.

  • scr doctor 11-18-15

    Wife of Scranton Doctor Sentenced, Charged with Conspiracy

    SCRANTON — The wife of a doctor in Scranton, charged with conspiracy, was sentenced Wednesday. Ann Pelicci got six months house arrest and must pay a $6,000 fine. Federal investigators say Ann Pelicci and her husband, Dr. Leroy Pelicci of Pelicci Pain Relief Center, withdrew money from Scranton area banks. It was all to avoid reporting that money to the federal government. Leroy Pelicci passed away from cancer a few days after charges were filed last year.

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    Talkback 16: Team-Building Tactic, State Budget, Movie Theater Attack

    Allowing Syrian refugees in the United States is once again a big topic in this Talkback 16. We also got calls about the lack of a state budget, the teens who admitted guilt for the attack of a woman outside a movie theater, and the cheerleading adviser who allegedly used a questionable team-building tactic.

  • luz porn 11-18-15

    Man Sentenced for Using Twitter to Trade Child Porn

    PITTSTON — A man was sentenced Wednesday for using several Twitter accounts to receive and send child pornography. Steven Wolfe of Pittston will spend 8 years in prison. He was arrested in February after Homeland Security agents tipped off investigators in Luzerne County.


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