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    Annual Dinner Spreads Holiday Cheer in Scranton

    SCRANTON – A slightly larger group gathered for an annual community dinner in Scranton. This is the 23 year for the Bob Bolus Christmas dinner. The Scranton businessman remembers the first year. His trucking company had an extra palette of turkeys that the stores he delivered to didn’t want. So, he started a meal for people who needed a place to eat on Christmas. The yearly event has grown, and changed locations, but Bolus says the feeling never gets old. […]

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    Car Plows into Car Wash in Luzerne County

    SHAVERTOWN — A car plowed into a car wash in Luzerne County. Authorities say the driver hit the Dallas Car Wash on Memorial Highway in Shavertown just after nine a.m. Sunday. There is no word if anyone was hurt or what led up to the crash in Luzerne County.

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    Vehicles Damaged by Gunfire in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Shots fired in Wilkes-Barre damaged some vehicles early Sunday morning. Police were called to a parking lot on South Main Street for gunfire shortly before 3 a.m. Officers spotted one suspect in a gray hooded sweatshirt. He ran off toward Academy Street. No one was hurt in the gunfire in Wilkes-Barre.

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    Four Taken to Hospital after Crash in Luzerne County

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews are shocked a family of four survived a tractor trailer crash in Luzerne County. Their car got stuck between the cab and trailer of this truck on Interstate 81 north near Nanticoke around 3 a.m. on Friday. Two adults and two children from Ohio were inside that car. They were all taken to the hospital. Authorities haven’t said how badly they were hurt in that crash in Luzerne County.

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    UPDATE: Teen Charged as Adult in Stabbing, Assault in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A teenager is accused of stabbing a woman at an apartment complex in Scranton. Jasmin Rodriguez, 16, is charged as an adult with assault and other counts. Police say Rodriguez got into a fight with a woman around 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hilltop Manor apartments in Scranton. Police say Rodriguez grabbed a knife and stabbed the victim in the head. That woman was taken to the hospital. There is no word on her condition

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    Driver Crashes into Police, Causes Some Power Outages

    OLD FORGE — Tuesday morning was extra dark and cold for some people in Lackawanna County. A driver slammed into a utility pole and knocked out power to an entire block along Main Street in Old Forge around 5:30 Tuesday morning. The driver wasn’t hurt. Police are looking into what caused the crash in Lackawanna County.

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    Shooting Investigation in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Police are investigating a shooting in Williamsport. According to officials, one person was hit in the arm by gunfire in the 900 block of High Street around 9 p.m. Sunday. Authorities haven’t said how the victim is doing. If you know anything about the shooting, call police in Williamsport.

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    Crews Battling Fire in Below Freezing Temperatures

    KINGSTON — Flames tore through a vacant home in Luzerne County early Friday. Firefighters were called to the home in the 300 block of Chester Street in Kingston around 5:30 a.m. According to the fire chief, the owners moved about a month ago. Crews had a hard time putting out the flames due to the frigid temperatures. A fire marshal is expected back at the scene to try and figure out what sparked the fire.

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    Deadly Crash in Lycoming County

    MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP — A 59-year-old man died after a crash in Lycoming County. It happened on State Route 287 near Jersey Shore around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Troopers say Keith Zerby, 59, of Jersey Shore, went off the road and hit a utility pole. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. State police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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    Two Arrested for Purse Snatching in Nanticoke

    NANTICOKE — Police made an arrest in a purse snatching in Luzerne County. Cops say they have the two men responsible for stealing a 72-year-old woman’s purse from her vehicle at the Weis Market parking lot in Nanticoke last month. Richard Vanorden and Justin Healey, both of Nanticoke, were taken into custody on Tuesday. According to police, the two planned to steal the purse. They are both locked up in the Luzerne County prison.

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    Slideshow: Fall Snow

    Thanks to the lake-effect snow, we’ve had our first snowfall for this season and many viewers are taking advantage of it. Stay up to date with the latest weather conditions with Stormtracker 16 forecast.

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    One Person Taken to Hospital after Crash in Lackawanna County

    #JUSTIN: 4 car crash on I-81 S. near River St. exit in Scranton area. Traffic down to one lane. 1 person taken to hospital. @WNEP pic.twitter.com/5OvWohaewt — Ryan Leckey (@RyanLeckey) December 12, 2016 SCRANTON — One person was taken to the hospital after a crash Monday morning in Lackawanna County. Officials say the driver of a gray Subaru lost control and spun out on Interstate 81 south in the Scranton area. The Subaru hit three other vehicles. One person was taken […]