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    Man Charged with Attempted Homicide of a Police Officer

    SHENANDOAH — A man is charged with attempted homicide after trying to stab an officer in Schuylkill County. Investigators said Zachary Cyr threatened a cop with a knife during a domestic dispute Tuesday at a home on South Chestnut Street in Shenandoah. According to officials, Cyr was eventually arrested and is locked up in Schuylkill County.

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    Man Hits Utility Pole During Police Chase in Lycoming County

    WILLIAMSPORT — A police chase came to a violent end in Williamsport. Officers said Justin Stewart was arrested around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Via Bella and Pine Streets. According to officials,  the man drove off when they tried to stop a drug deal but hit a utility pole during the chase. Williamsport police said drugs, needles, and cash were found inside the vehicle after the chase in Lycoming County.

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    Stabbing Victim Found in SUV Crash in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Police said they found a stabbing victim in an SUV in Wilkes-Barre. Officers tell Newswatch 16 that they received a phone call about a man heading toward Sheldon Street after being stabbed. According to officials, they found an SUV crashed into the levee on Riverside Drive around 4 a.m. Friday where the man inside turned out to be the victim. The victim, whose name has not being released, was found unresponsive and was flown to the hospital. Wilkes-Barre […]

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    Weis Markets: Supporting WNEP’s Ryan’s Run & More

    To learn more about Weis’ Fight Hunger campaign, head here. To learn more about superfoods, click here.

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    Preview of #ApparentlyKid on The Ellen Show

    An internet sensation from our area makes his big appearance on “The Ellen Show” Thursday morning at 10a.m. Ryan Leckey tracked Noah’s trip to Hollywood and spoke with him about getting ready for his big interview on the talk show.

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    First Look at #ApparentlyKid’s Appearance on The Ellen Show

    It’s a big day for one tike who already made quite the splash on the internet. The #ApparentlyKid was back in the limelight on Thursday. Ryan Leckey has a first look of Noah Ritter, the #ApparentlyKid, on “The Ellen Show” that airs 10a.m. Thursday morning.    

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    The Ellen Show

    For more information on how to get tickets to “The Ellen Show”, click here. Check out the full clip of Noah Ritter here, the “Apparently Kid” that went viral .

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    Two Stores Robbed in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — According to police, two stores were robbed Monday morning in Hazleton. Officials said police were called to an armed robbery at Pence’s Variety Store on Alter Street where two men entered the store with a bat and large knife, possibly a machete. Hazleton police said the robbers took money, three packs of Newports, two boxes of cigars, and took off running wearing dark colored clothing, gloves, and bandanas covering their faces. According to officials, robbers hit the Dollar […]

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    Route 171 in Simpson Closed Due to Crash

    SIMPSON — A two truck crash closed Route 171 in Simpson. Police said a dump truck was turning into a construction site when the concrete truck hit it from behind. Officers believe sun glare may have caused the crash that happened around 7 a.m. on Monday. According to authorities, the driver of the concrete truck was taken to the hospital. Police said the road reopened around 11 a.m.

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    New Talk Show, New Viewers

    Ryan Leckey sat down with Meredith Vieira recently in New York City where she talked about the different segments on the new show. Vieira explained her ideas to get more people tuned in during the afternoons to check out her new show. For more information on how to see Meredith’s show in person for free in New York City, click here. “The Meredith Vieira Show” debuts Monday at 3 p.m. on WNEP-TV.

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    New Talk Show Launches on WNEP

    Daytime television is changing in the afternoon on WNEP-TV. “The Meredith Vieira Show” debuts Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Ryan Leckey talked with the former host of The View and 60 Minutes correspondent in New York City. They chatted about her new show and had some fun, including when Vieira mentioned a visit to our area when her career was just starting out. For more information on how to see her new show for free in New York City, click here. “The Meredith […]

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    Folks Rallied in Scranton for 12-Year-Old Girl

    SCRANTON — Folks gathered to rally around a 12-year-old girl in need of surgery in Lackawanna County. “Rally for Reilly” was held at the V-Spot on Providence Road in Scranton. Reilly Itterly is a 12-year-old girl from Clarks Summit who will be undergoing spinal fusion surgery to treat severe scoliosis. For a $5 donation, folks could listen to five local bands in Scranton.


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