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  • Card Skimming Suspected at Another Schuylkill County Gas Station

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — Police in Schuylkill County are investigating another report of possible card skimming. West Mahanoy Township police are currently investigating a report of a skimming device being found at a local gas station. Anyone who paid at the pump for gasoline at the Exxon on Altamont Blvd. between June 18 and June 19 is asked to check their credit or debit card statements for any fraudulent purchases. If any fraudulent purchases are discovered, contact West Mahanoy Township […]

  • Scranton Father Charged with Abuse

      SCRANTON — A Scranton man is behind bars, charged with endangering the welfare of children and other counts. Police say Charles Scott’s three children showed signs of physical abuse when they were brought to Children’s Advocacy Center earlier this month. The children told officials Scott, 32, of Scranton, punched them and hit them with a belt. The children also say Scott abused their mother and grandmother. Police say Scott admitted abusing the children for the past three years.

  • Four Hurt in Head-on Crash in Harding

    EXETER TOWNSHIP -- Four people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles collided head-on in Luzerne County.

  • Pike County Home Gutted by Fire

    GREENE TOWNSHIP — Fire gutted a home in Pike County Monday morning. The fire started at the home on Oak Drive in the Escape development Greene Township, near Lake Wallenpaupack, around 10 a.m. No one was hurt. There is no word from fire investigators on the cause.

  • Live Blog: Pine Grove vs. South Park in State 3A Softball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Pine Grove girls' softball team faces South Park in the PIAA 3A title game Friday on the campus of Penn State University.

  • Live Blog: Dallas Defeats South Park in State 4A Baseball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Dallas baseball team faces South Park in the PIAA 4A title game Friday on the campus of Penn State University.

  • Deadly Pickup Crash in Wayne County

    LAKE TOWNSHIP -- A man is dead after a crash Friday morning in Wayne County.

  • Wreck on Turnpike Ramp Slows Traffic

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — A rig wreck slowed traffic for a time Friday morning in Luzerne County. This tractor-trailer overturned on the exit ramp from the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Pittston, dumping its load of spools. No one was hurt. It took crews a while to clean up the mess and reopen the ramp.

  • Live Blog: Williams Valley Finishes as Runner Up in State 1A Softball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Williams Valley girls’ softball team faces West Greene for the PIAA 1A title Friday on the campus of Penn State University.

  • Live Blog: Holy Redeemer Runner Up in State AAA Baseball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Holy Redeemer boys’ baseball team was defeated Central High School Martinsburg 8-3 for the PIAA AAA title Thursday afternoon on the campus of Penn State University.

  • Live Blog: Hazleton Area Defeated By Hempfield in State 6A Softball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Hazleton Area girls' softball team faces Hempfield for the PIAA 6A title Thursday afternoon on the campus of Penn State University.

  • Prostitution Charges against Lackawanna County Business

    ARCHBALD — A woman is accused of running prostitutes out of a business in Lackawanna County. Juanita Frey, 64, of Swoyersville is charged with prostitution and other counts. Archbald police say they received complaints about possible illegal activity at the Total Indulgence III spa on the Scranton-Carbondale Highway in Eynon. An undercover investigation led to the arrest.