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  • Security Camera Images from Scrap Yard Heist in Scranton

    SCRANTON -- Security camera images have been released of the burglars who stole thousands of dollars from a scrap yard in Scranton.

  • Wreck Closes Part of Route 6 near Tunkhannock

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — Part of Route 6 in Wyoming County is closed by a crash. Police have the road blocked near Lazybrook Park near Tunkhannock because of the wreck. Authorities in Wyoming County say this part of Route 6 will be closed for an indefinite amount of time. There is no word on injuries or what led to the crash.

  • PennDOT Plans Closure of Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton

    SCRANTON — PennDOT plans to close the Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton during the day for the rest of the week. Starting Wednesday, the bridge is scheduled to be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day through Friday. It’s all part of the ongoing bridge replacement project that is expected to wrap up later this year in Scranton.

  • Motorcycle, Postal Vehicle in Lackawanna County Crash

    CLIFTON TOWNSHIP — A crash between a motorcycle and postal vehicle in Lackawanna County is under investigation. The crash happened just about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday on Clifton Beach Road near Gouldsboro. There is no word yet on the condition of those involved or what led to the crash.

  • Deadly Wreck in Stroudsburg

    STROUDSBURG — A man is dead after a crash in Stroudsburg. The coroner tells us John Heffernan of East Stroudsburg died at the hospital after the wreck around 3 p.m. Thursday on North Fifth Street. Authorities had the road shut down while they reconstructed the scene. There is no word from investigators on what led to the deadly wreck.

  • Workers Spruce Up Courthouse Square for Day of Giving

    SCRANTON — Courthouse Square in Scranton has been spruced up thanks to workers with the Baker Tilly accounting firm. Those employees spent Wednesday weeding and cleaning sidewalks along Spruce Street. It was part of the company’s annual day of service. Other employees with Baker Tilly volunteered their services elsewhere in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties.

  • Paroled Shooter Charged with Assault, Rape

    SCRANTON — A man is locked up in Lackawanna County accused of forcing his way into a woman’s home, strangling her until she passed out, and then raping her. Court papers show Robert France attacked the woman last week in Scranton. He is currently on parole for shooting a woman in the face in 2015 in Luzerne County.

  • New Jobs Brewing in Lackawanna County

    DUNMORE — A coffee company in New Jersey is relocating to Pennsylvania bringing more than 100 new jobs to our area. Governor Wolf announced Thursday that Socafe plans to buy a building along East Grove Street in Dunmore and create 130 jobs over three years. The company’s headquarters and manufacturing operations will be moved here from Newark where it has been for 30 years.

  • Movie on Courthouse Square Postponed

    SCRANTON — Due to the weather forecast, the outdoor showing of the film “La La Land,” planned for Thursday night at Courthouse Square in Scranton, has been postponed. Organizers plan to show “La La Land” on Thursday, August 24, on Courthouse Square. See the latest Stormtracker 16 forecast here.

  • Feds: Two Officers Stole from Union

    WILKES-BARRE — Two union officers in Luzerne County are accused by federal authorities of stealing from their organization. Michael Evans, 56, and William Uggiano, 60, both of Wilkes-Barre, were charged last week with conspiring to steal funds from a local union. Investigators believe Evans and Uggiano conspired to steal more than $50,000 in union funds from the American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1699. From 2013 through 2014, Evans and Uggiano, both union officers, withdrew money from Local 1699’s credit […]

  • Work Continues Tuesday on Central Scranton Expressway

    SCRANTON — The outbound lane of the Central Scranton Expressway will be closed Tuesday as crews continue to work on the road, according to PennDOT. One lane inbound will remain open. PennDOT says the work should wrap up by 3 p.m. Tuesday. See real-time traffic conditions at WNEP Traffic Tracker.

  • Paving Slows Drivers on Central Scranton Expressway

    SCRANTON — Part of the Central Scranton Expressway was closed Monday for paving work. Paving on the Central Scranton Expressway began around 6 a.m. Monday and crews closed the only outbound lane from downtown to Interstate 81. The inbound lane remained open but that is only a single lane. There were some delays. Work wrapped up in time for the evening rush hour in Scranton.