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  • Rape Trial of Former Deputy Sheriff in Poconos

    STROUDSBURG — Opening statements got underway Tuesday morning for a former Pike County deputy sheriff accused of raping two girls in Monroe County. John Conte is accused of assaulting the girls more than 20 years ago at a home in Long Pond when the girls were between 4 and 10 years old.

  • Thieves Steal ATM from Bradford County Store

    SOUTH CREEK TOWNSHIP — Two people made off with an ATM from a store in Bradford County. State police say the thieves used a sledgehammer to remove the ATM from Woody’s Country Store in the village of Gillett around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The ATM was found several miles away with money removed. Police said the thieves were driving a dark red four-door pickup truck.

  • Worker Admits to Theft from Wayne County Employer

    HONESDALE — A woman has admitted stealing from her former employer in Wayne County. Jeannie Brooks, 40, of Prompton, pleaded guilty to theft Friday. She was arrested last May and charged with taking nearly $24,000 while the office manager at Aldenville Log and Lumber. Before that, Brooks did prison time after admitting to stealing $11,000 from the Wayne County tax claim office.

  • Fire in Scranton Ruled Arson

    SCRANTON — Investigators now say a fire earlier this month in Scranton is arson. The vacant home on 12th Avenue caught fire last week. Firefighters tell us there was another fire at the same home in Scranton several months ago.

  • Cash 5 Lottery Winner Sold in Luzerne County

    KINGSTON — Someone hit the jackpot with a lottery ticket sold in Luzerne County. A $450,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, March 17, drawing was split by two winning tickets sold in Luzerne and Washington counties. Both tickets correctly matched all five balls drawn – 15, 21, 26, 35, 40 — to each win $225,000. The big winning tickets were sold by Convenient Food Mart on Wyoming Avenue in Kingston, Luzerne County; and a Rite Aid in […]

  • Snow Slides Close Parts of Wyoming County Road

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — Snow slides closed parts of a road in Wyoming County. Route 92 near Tunkhannock was completely closed, according to Tunkhannock Township police. It happened Tuesday morning just south Tunkhannock in Tunkhannock Township. That snow pile was cleared away by about 2:30 p.m. A second snow slide occurred Tuesday afternoon on Route 92 near the intersection with Route 307. There is a county-wide state of emergency in Wyoming County. No one is allowed on the roads except for […]

  • UPDATE: Route 15 Opens after Rig Wreck

    UPDATE: Route 15 reopened around 3:30 p.m. MONTGOMERY — Route 15 is closed in both directions between Route 54 near Montgomery in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, and Route 44 in Allenwood, Union County, due to a tractor-trailer crash near the Lycoming-Union County line, according to PennDOT. It happened before 3 p.m. Tuesday. A detour is in place. There is no word on injuries or the cause of the crash. Get the latest updates on the WNEP Traffic Tracker page.

  • Trucks Restricted from Interstate 84

    PIKE COUNTY — The state is restricting all trucks from Interstate 84 during the blizzard. Pennsylvania’s steps follow a decision by New York to ban all trucks from both Interstate 81 and 84, according to a release from PennDOT. State officials are leaving the Interstate 81 corridor open to trucks but they said truckers should consider taking steps to find parking and delay moving to the New York border, where the ban is implemented. The new restriction is on top of […]

  • Governor Wolf Announces Emergency Proclamation, Travel Restrictions Ahead of Winter Storm

    HARRISBURG — The governor is urging drivers to avoid unnecessary travel ahead of blizzard conditions expected on Tuesday. Governor Tom Wolf today signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of a significant winter snowstorm that will impact the state starting Monday evening through late Tuesday, and announced PennDOT and the Turnpike will restrict speeds on interstates and some large commercial vehicular travel. Governor Wolf also announced that PennDOT will strategically deploy additional assets to areas expected to be hardest […]

  • Priest Admits to Child Porn Charges

    GOULDSBORO — A Roman Catholic priest from New Jersey pleaded guilty in Wayne County to having child pornography. Investigators say child pornography was found last summer on a computer at a home Fr. Kevin Gugliotta was staying at in Gouldsboro. Fr. Gugliotta, 55, is a priest in the Archdiocese of Newark. He faces seven years in prison and will have register as a sex offender.

  • Crash on I-81 in Susquehanna County Slows Traffic

    SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY — A crash has a stretch of Interstate 81 in Susquehanna County down to one lane. I-81 southbound is down to one lane between the Great Bend exit (230) and the New Milford exit (223). There is no word how long the highway will be down to one lane. State police have not said if anyone was hurt in the wreck. Check real-time traffic conditions on WNEP Traffic Tracker.

  • Home Damaged in Four-Vehicle Crash

    EXETER TOWNSHIP — A home in Luzerne County was damaged after a four-vehicle crash. The Harding Fire Department says a dump truck crashed into three parked vehicles, pushing them into the front of a home along Route 92 It happened just before 7 a.m. Thursday. No one was badly hurt in this crash.