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    Governor Corbett Statement On Trooper Shooting

    Gov. Says he has toured barracks – encourages anyone with info to call tip line @WNEP pic.twitter.com/ZrAFIYgA3x — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) September 15, 2014 BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — Governor Tom Corbett made a statement Monday afternoon near the state police barracks where one trooper was killed and another wounded. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the tip line at 866-326-7256. Follow our complete coverage here.

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    Funeral Arrangements for Corporal Bryon K. Dickson II

    Corporal Bryon K. Dickson II, 38, Dunmore, died late Friday night at the Pennsylvania State Police Blooming Grove Barracks. He and his wife the former Tiffany Antos had celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary on August 20th. Born in Minot, North Dakota he was the son of Bryon K. and Darla Shoop Dickson of Falls, PA. Bryon was a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, having earned a B.A. in Administration of Justice and a minor in Sociology. He served his […]

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    Teacher Accused Of Sex Crimes Has License Suspended

    KINGSTON — A former educator from Luzerne County has been stripped of her teaching license. The Pennsylvania Department of Education suspended Lauren Harrington-Cooper’s license right before the start of this school year. Harrington-Cooper is accused of having sexual contact with one boy and exchanging inappropriate text messages with another. The Wyoming Valley West School board accepted her resignation in January.

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    Early Dismissal In Pine Grove School District

    PINE GROVE — Students in a Schuylkill County school district are being dismissed early for the second time this week because of an incident in the district. Students in the Pine Grove Area School District are being dismissed early. High school and middle school students are dismissing at 1 p.m. Elementary students are dismissing at 1:45 p.m.

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    Update: Interstate 84 Back Open After Deadly Wreck

    UPDATE — According to PennDOT, Interstate 84 reopened around 6 p.m. PIKE COUNTY — A deadly crash had part of an interstate shut down in Pike County. Interstate 84 westbound was closed around 4:30 p.m. from the Route 6/Milford exit (46) to the Dingmans Ferry/Lords Valley exit (34) because several vehicles were involved in a crash, according to PennDOT. State police said Peter Kyreakakis, 55, of Hawthorne NJ was killed in the wreck.

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    Preparations For Lebanese Festival In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Folks in Scranton were hard at work preparing food for the 20th annual Lebanese Heritage Festival. It’s being held this weekend at St. Ann’s Maronite Church on North Sumner Avenue. About a dozen traditional Lebanese dishes are on the menu including grape leaves, pigs in a blanket, and grilled kabobs. The festival is Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. in Scranton.

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    Five Teens Hurt In Wreck

    NANTICOKE — Five teenagers were taken to the hospital after the SUV they were in rolled over several times on the Nanticoke-West Nanticoke Bridge. Police said the SUV was speeding southbound around 12:15 p.m. when the driver lost control and rolled several times. Police say the vehicle’s tires are bad, and that the vehicle is not registered. The people inside are expected to be recover. Nanticoke police are investigating whether other factors may have been involved in this crash in […]

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    Man Locked Up After Alleged Attempt To Stab Cop

    SHENANDOAH — Attempted homicide charges were filed Thursday against a man police say tried to stab an officer in Schuylkill County. Investigators say Zachary Cyr, 21, threatened a cop with a knife during a domestic dispute Tuesday at a home on South Chestnut Street in Shenandoah. Cyr was eventually arrested and is now locked up in Schuylkill County.

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    Butterfly Release Benefits Women’s Resource Center

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Folks in part of the Poconos released butterflies Wednesday night as a symbol of ending domestic and sexual violence. Sponsors and attendees released butterflies in honor of loved ones. The butterfly release near Cresco benefited Women’s Resources of Monroe County. A release from the organization said the butterfly release “will recognize hope and healing, freedom and remembrance of a loved one or survivor of abuse through a beautiful release of butterflies.”

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    Truck Crash On Laurel Run Road

    LAUREL RUN — A rig wreck shut down part of a road Thursday morning in Luzerne County. It happened after 7:30 a.m. on Laurel Run Road in Laurel Run. The driver apparently lost control and rolled the truck. Crews on scene said the driver had minor injuries and was taken to the hospital. State police are investigating the possibility of the truck being over the weight restrictions for the road.

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    Officers Honored For Response To Shooting

    WILKES-BARRE — A ceremony Wednesday at the federal courthouse in Wilkes-Barre honored law enforcement who handled a shoot-out in the city nearly two years ago. Nine people were honored for what they did during the crisis at Sherman Hills where an officer was shot and a fugitive from Philadelphia was killed in 2012. Wilkes-Barre officer Matthew Stash received a Purple Heart award. The other honorees received the U.S. Marshal Service Medal of Honor.

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    Playground Assembly Set To Start

    HAWLEY — A big delivery was made on Wednesday in Wayne County: pieces for a new playground in Hawley are now sitting in Bingham Park, ready to be put together on Thursday. A group has been working for three years to get the playground built in memory of Caleb Regenski, who died at 2 years old of a brain tumor. His family has led the effort to raise the $300,000 needed to make the all-inclusive, ADA-accessible playground a reality. Volunteers […]

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