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  • Stabbing Investigation in Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG — A stabbing in Bloomsburg is under investigation. Police say the victim was stabbed twice early Sunday morning on Iron Street. That victim is expected to survive. Investigators believe they know who did it, but they aren’t releasing the names of anyone involved in that violence in Bloomsburg.

  • Big Rig Hauling Corrosive Chemicals Crashes on Interstate in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — A big rig hauling corrosive chemicals crashed on the highway in Lackawanna County. Interstate 81 north was down to one lane while crews cleaned up near Dickson City around 12 a.m. on Monday. A truck collided with a car near the Main Avenue exit. Authorities say there isn’t any danger to people who live near that crash because of the corrosive chemicals.

  • Local Lawmakers React to House Passing Revenue Package

    HARRISBURG — It’s been more than two months since Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a state budget without a way to pay for it. Now, House Republicans decided to pass their own revenue package. The plan doesn’t call for new taxes or borrowing. It passed by just 12 votes even though no Democrats voted in favor of it and 15 Republicans voted against it. The spending package calls for the use of excess funds from 400 accounts to balance the budget that’s […]

  • UPDATE: Wyalusing Area Closed Due to Power Outage

    UPDATE: The Wyalusing Area School District is now closed for Wednesday, Sept. 13, due to a power outage. WYALUSING — Some schools in Bradford County are delayed for Wednesday, September 13. The Wyalusing Area School District will be on a two-hour delay due to a power outage. For the district’s website, head here.

  • Business Owner Accused of Stealing Worker’s Identity to Open Credit Lines

    SELINSGROVE — A business owner is accused of stealing a worker’s identity in Snyder County. Police say Nathan Fisher who owns Vivace Music in Selinsgrove used a part-time worker’s information to open lines of credit worth more than $40,000 for the business. Fisher faces identity theft charges in Snyder County.

  • Coroner Called to Crash in Wayne County

    STERLING TOWNSHIP — The coroner has been called to a crash in Wayne County. It happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday on Route 191 at the Hamlin/Newfoundland exit (17) of Interstate 84. Troopers said the victim is Robert Sumpter, 65, of Cleveland, Ohio.  Investigators believe he was exiting eastbound I-84 onto Route 191 when he lost control and ended up in the woods. He died as a result of the crash. For the latest traffic information, click here.

  • Police: Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes on Interstate 81

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — A crash sent a driver to the hospital in Luzerne County. Police tell say the man fell asleep behind the wheel and his SUV rolled several times on Interstate 81 south near Wilkes-Barre around 1 a.m. on Tuesday. The road was down to one lane for about an hour while crews cleaned up. The driver wasn’t badly hurt here in Luzerne County.

  • Fire Hits Storage Building in Luzerne County

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP — A building at a former go-kart track went up in flames in Luzerne County. The fire started around 6 a.m. on Monday along St. John’s Road in Butler Township near Drums. Authorities say the building was mostly filled with scrap metal and old wood. No one was inside at the time of the fire in Luzerne County.

  • Brothers Acquitted of Attempted Homicide Charges in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — A jury acquitted two brothers of attempted homicide charges in Wilkes-Barre. It was a split verdict in the trial of Ibn McClain, 17, and his brother Dashawn McLendon, 22. Prosecutors say the brothers shot and tried to kill Ian Nieves after he gave them a ride in December of 2015. The brothers claim the shooting was self-defense after a drug deal gone bad. Both were convicted on gun charges. McClain was also convicted of assault. They’re scheduled to […]

  • Renovations Complete at Federal Courthouse in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Traffic is moving smoothly again in a busy part of downtown Scranton. Linden Street is open near Courthouse Square. The 400 block had been closed for a few months while crews renovated the federal courthouse. The project is finished just in time for next weekend’s La Festa Italiana celebration in downtown Scranton.

  • Mold Delays Start of School in Pike County

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — Mold means a longer summer break for students in the Poconos. Classes are being pushed back at Lehman Intermediate until next Tuesday, August 29th. Students at East Stroudsburg Area Senior High School North won’t go back to class until Thursday the 31st. Crews found mold behind some lockers at both schools. Officials say all the mold will be cleaned up but some lockers might not be in place for the first days of school here in Pike […]

  • UPDATE: Interstate 81 North Near Wilkes-Barre Reopens after Crash

    UPDATE: The crash was cleared by 11:45 a.m., according to PennDOT. WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — A crash has the north lanes of Interstate 81 shut down in Luzerne County. State police say one big rig rear-ended another one near the Highland Park Boulevard exit near Wilkes-Barre around 4 a.m. on Thursday. Crews had to pull out a driver who was trapped in one of the trucks. Troopers haven’t said when that part of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County could reopen. For […]