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  • Physician Assistant Charged with Stealing Painkillers, Forging Prescriptions

    MOSCOW — A man from Lackawanna County is under arrest for stealing prescription drugs while working as a physician assistant. Investigators with the attorney general’s office say Steven Kravitz, 44, of Moscow, was working for Horizon Medical Corporation. Kravitz allegedly wrote prescriptions using a doctor’s name for drugs for himself. Police said Kravitz would also steal drugs during visits to patients’ homes. Authorities are investigating at least 16 incidents between December of 2015 and September 2017 in several parts of […]

  • Suspect Wanted for Attempted Armed Robbery

    HAZLETON — Police are looking for a man they believe was involved in the attempted armed robbery of men delivering newspapers in Hazleton last month. Hazleton police said Roberto Lora-Pena and three other men tried to rob two men delivering newspapers around 3 a.m. on September 15. It happened in the area of 1st Street and Carson Street. Investigators said one of the robbers was armed with a gun and should be considered dangerous.

  • Another Arrest, Another Suspect in Violent Scranton Robbery

    SCRANTON — Another man has been arrested and a fourth suspect has been named for a violent robbery earlier this year in Scranton. Police charged Bryan Keller on Friday with conspiracy to commit robbery and aggravated assault for a robbery in May on Adams Avenue in Scranton. Police arrested a 17-year-old juvenile and Tyran Dowdell, 30, in June after police said they followed two men leaving a bar and then assaulted and robbed them on Adams Avenue. One victim suffered […]

  • What’s the new Oreo mystery flavor?

    Your taste buds could win you a small fortune. Anyone who can figure out Oreo’s limited-edition mystery flavor could be eligible for a chance to win $50,000. People can enter guesses through November 30. Five $10,000 prizes are also being offered. You’re only allowed one guess each day during the sweepstakes period. Click here to make your guess.

  • Update: Route 33 Back Open Following Rig Wreck

    UPDATE: All lanes of Route 33 were reopened by 6:30 p.m. (Original story) HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A wreck involving a tractor-trailer is tying up traffic in Monroe County. It happened Monday afternoon on Route 33 south near Bartonsville. The southbound lanes are closed, according to PennDOT. UPDATE: Crash on PA 33 southbound between I-80 East/To US 209 North and US 209 Bus/Snydersville. All lanes closed. — 511PA Northeast (@511PANortheast) October 9, 2017 There is no word on injuries or how long […]

  • Shots Fired on Hazleton Streets Monday Morning

    HAZLETON — Police in Hazleton were called for reports of a house party and not long after reports of shots fired. Police say a car was hit by a bullet when shots were fired on East Magnolia and North Wyoming Streets just before 5 a.m. Monday. Investigators think a fight may have broken out Police do not believe anyone was injured during the incident.

  • Register Online to Vote in November

    Tuesday is the last day that residents in Pennsylvania can register to vote for the general election coming up in just a few weeks. State leaders say over the last few years they’ve made it more convenient and accessible for residents to do so. You can click here to register online through the state’s website. Also, if you are unsure if you are already registered to vote, you can check your registration status at that link as well or by […]

  • Not Guilty Verdicts in Monroe County Beating

    STROUDSBURG — The verdict is not guilty at an attempted homicide trial in Monroe County. The jury acquitted two men of a brutal beating Friday afternoon. Police claimed Dy’shawn Mack of Stroudsburg and Malik Clark punched and kicked Frankie Lomuscio at a party in East Stroudsburg in July of 2014. But a jury in Monroe County decided that both defendants are not guilty on all counts.  

  • Red Mass for Public Officials Celebrated in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Judges, lawyers, and legislators from around the area celebrated mass Friday morning in Scranton. The annual “Red Mass” was held at the St. Peter’s Cathedral. Historically, the mass is meant to invoke God’s guidance in the administration of justice. Members of bar associations from 11 counties attended the mass in Scranton.

  • Two Hurt When Car Slams into Wall in Wyoming County

    FALLS TOWNSHIP – Two people were taken to the hospital after their car slammed into a stone wall in Wyoming County. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Route 92 and Falls Road in Falls Township. Authorities said the car was speeding when it slammed into the wall and a male and female inside were badly hurt. Their names were not released. Police have not said what led up to the wreck.

  • Luzerne County Man Admits to Child Porn Charge

    WILKES-BARRE — A man facing child porn charges in Luzerne County pleaded guilty on Thursday. Bruce Carey of Pittston is set to be sentenced in January after entering the guilty plea. Police in Luzerne County say Carey exchanged inappropriate pictures and messages with underage girls using his cell phone in the fall of 2016.

  • Water Main Break in Clarks Summit Area

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A water main break in Lackawanna County is affecting homes and businesses in the Abingtons. A 6-inch water main broke Thursday on Brook Street in South Abington Township, near Clarks Summit. At least one business on Northern Boulevard closed due to lack of water. Pennsylvania American Water says repairs are underway to the break. Customers in South Abington Township, Clarks Summit, and Clarks Green may have no water or low water pressure.