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  • UPDATE: Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate 180 Cleared

    MUNCY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A highway in Lycoming County was closed Friday morning due to a tractor-trailer crash. Interstate 180 east was closed between Exit 15 (Pennsdale/Halls) and Exit 13B (Hughesville) near Muncy. It happened around 7 a.m. on Friday. A detour was in place using Route 2014 (Lycoming Mall Drive/John Brady Drive) to Muncy. The crash was cleared by about 10:30 a.m., according to PennDOT. For the latest traffic conditions, click here.  

  • Fight Between Neighbors Leads to Two Arrested in Lackawanna County

    TAYLOR, Pa. — A fight between neighbors led to a couple of arrests in Lackawanna County. Police were called after a man and woman took off during a disagreement with a neighbor in Old Forge Thursday night. Officer caught up with them on Keyser Avenue in Taylor just before midnight. Investigators suspect they had drugs, and state police were brought in to investigate. Both were arrested. Police haven’t said who they are or what charges they face here in Lackawanna County.

  • Woman Taken to Hospital After Crash in Luzerne County

    FOSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A crash in Luzerne County sent a driver to the hospital. Police say a woman drove her car off Foster Avenue near White Haven around 3 a.m. on Friday, went airborne, and hit some trees. Authorities don’t believe she was badly hurt. Investigators are still looking into what caused that crash in Luzerne County.

  • Harrison Avenue Bridge Demolition Postponed

    SCRANTON,  Pa. — The demolition of the old Harrison Avenue Bridge that was planned for Friday is being postponed, due to the weather forecast. According to PennDOT, forecasted rainfall and high stream levels in Roaring Brook forced them to postpone the demolition. A decision will be made on Monday, May 14, regarding a new date and time. If the weather cooperates, this will be the last phase of demolition for the nearly 100-year-old bridge here in Scranton.

  • Missing Man Found Safe in Luzerne County

    DENNISON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A missing man has been found safe in Luzerne County. Crews searched Nescopeck State Park near Mountian Top early Thursday morning. Officials haven’t said who he is or when he went missing in that heavily wooded area of Luzerne County.

  • Police Believe Driver Fell Asleep Before Crashing Into Wall

    OLD FORGE, Pa. —  Authorities think a driver fell asleep before crashing into a wall in Lackawanna County. The car hit the wall on Milwaukee Road in Old Forge early Thursday morning. That driver was taken to the hospital to be checked out.

  • Overnight Road Work in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Some overnight road work means delays for drivers in Lackawanna County. PennDOT is close the Interstate 81 ramps at the Clarks Summit exit from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Thursday, May 10. Paving work started on the south ramp Sunday and will move to the north ramp. Workers are also patching Interstate 81 north and south near the Central Scranton Expressway exit and along the Luzerne County line. That work is expected to wrap up […]

  • Honesdale Zoning Officer Charged with DUI

    HONESDALE, Pa. — A borough official in Wayne County who’s had some run-ins with the law is now facing some drug-related charges. Honesdale police have charged Dan Hnatko with driving under the influence. Hnatko serves as the borough’s zoning officer. He was suspended with pay last week in Wayne County.

  • Bear Spotted in Tree in Wilkes-Barre Neighborhood

    WILKES-BARRE, P.a. — An unwelcome guest caused quite the commotion Thursday morning in a Wilkes-Barre neighborhood. The Game Commission was called after a four hundred pound black bear climbed up a tree on Shiber Lane in the city. The bear was discovered around 6 a.m. Thursday morning. Game officials had to use three tranquilizer darts to bring the bear down. The game commission says the same bear was tagged six days ago, after it ate some chickens in Laflin. No […]

  • Dozen Displaced After Fire at Apartment Building

    SCRANTON, Pa. — At least a dozen people need new places to stay after a fire in Scranton. Flames sparked in an apartment building in the 900 block of Sanderson Avenue just after 1 a.m. on Wednesday. The chief says the flames started after someone used a grill too close to the building. “Somebody was banging on the door and then my roommate was yelling the house was on fire and when I came out the firemen were in the […]

  • Shed Fire Spreads to Taylor Home

    TAYLOR, P.a. — Investigators want to know what sparked flames that scorched a home in Lackawanna County. The five inside all got out safely when their home on Rockledge Terrace in Taylor caught fire just after 11:30 Monday night. Officials believe the fire got its start in a shed and spread to one side of a nearby home. A state police fire marshal is expected to look for a cause here in Lackawanna County.

  • Man Locked Up Accused of Threatening Neighbor With an Ax

    NEW PHILADELPHIA, P.a. — A threat with an ax put a man behind bars in Schuylkill County. Police say Corey Cromyak from New Philadelphia stood behind a neighbor’s house on Monday and raised the ax in her direction. Troopers say the man used it to destroy a campfire ring while the woman ran inside. He faces assault charges here in Schuylkill County.