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    Violent Home Invasion, Robbery In Loganton

    LOGANTON — A violent home invasion robbery is under investigation in Clinton County. State police say two men, one armed with a gun, entered a home on East Main Street in Loganton just before 9:30 a.m. Friday. Troopers say one of the men hit a woman in the head several times, then restrainer her with duct tape. The woman’s 6-year-old son was forced into another room. Troopers say the men stole a large amount of money. The woman was treated […]

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    Congressman Marino Staffer Arrested For Gun Violation

    A member of RepresentativeTom Marino’s staff has been arrested in Washington for carrying a handgun without a license. The U.S. Capitol Police arrested Ryan Shucard Friday morning. They say he was carrying a 9mm handgun into the Cannon House office building. Congressman Marino’s chief of staff said Shucard is licensed to carry the firearm in Virginia but not in Washington D.C. He said Shucard is now on unpaid leave.

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    Reported Drowning In Lackawanna County

    NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — The coroner has been called to a home in Lackawanna County after reports of a drowning. Investigators showed up at the home on Manning Road in Scott Township around 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Lackawanna County coroner said a 59-year-old woman was found dead in the pool. The victim’s name has not been released. An autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death.

  • Fire In Williamsport Ruled Arson

    WILLIAMSPORT — Investigators in Williamsport said a fire at a vacant apartment house on Park Avenue is arson. It started around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters were able to knock down flames quickly. There is no word if authorities have any suspects in the arson.

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    Mama Bear, Baby Bears Strolling By

    MOOSIC — Mama Bear and her three baby bears were spotted on Montage Mountain on Thursday. A viewer sent us this video of bears taking a stroll this parking lot along Glenmaura National Boulevard in Moosic. He says Mama Bear has been spotted there before, but it’s the first time he’s seen her three cubs in Lackawanna County.

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    Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down In Ukraine

    (CNN) — A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines confirmed that it lost contact with Flight 17 and that the plane’s last known position was over Ukrainian airspace, the airline said on Twitter. The aircraft was “shot down” over Ukraine by “terrorists” operating a Buk surface-to-air missile system, according to the Facebook page of Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry. There were 280 passengers killed as well as […]

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    Deadly Crash In Wyalusing

    WYALUSING — A man was killed in a wreck in Bradford County early Thursday. It happened around 1 a.m. Thursday on Route 6 in Wyalusing. Police said Jason Avery, 30, from Shreveport, Louisiana crossed the center line and hit another vehicle going in the other direction. The Bradford County coroner declared Avery dead at the scene. The other driver was taken to Towanda Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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    Smoky Fire Hits Schuylkill County Building

    REILLY TOWNSHIP — Crews were called out to a house fire in Schuylkill County Thursday morning. It started around 9:30 a.m. in the place on Sport Hill Road in the Branchdale section of Reilly Township. Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the place when crews arrived. There is no word on injuries or the cause.  

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    Police Seek Info On Suspected Wal-Mart Thief

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — A man who took about $2,000 worth of electronics from a store in Luzerne County was caught on camera, according to police. It happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wal-Mart in Pittston Township. Police said the man took a cart full of electronics worth more than $2,200 and took off in a green Chevrolet Malibu. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pittston Township police at 570-655-6350. Authorities released several security camera photos.

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    Bradford County Man Faces Sex Charges

    COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP — A man from Bradford County is locked up, accused of sex crimes. Authorities say Donald Seeley, 59, from Columbia Crossroads touched three girls ages 3, 5, and 11, from March until June. Seeley was arrested Tuesday and charged with indecent assault, corruption of minors, and aggravated indecent assault. He was locked up in the Bradford County correctional facility with bail set at $90,000.

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    UPDATE: I-81 South In Lackawanna County Reopened

    SCRANTON — Both lanes of Interstate 81 south have reopened after a crash investigation in Lackawanna County According to PennDOT, Interstate 81 southbound between the Viewmont Mall exit (191) and the Main Avenue exit (190) was down to one lane while investigators worked at the scene of a deadly crash on Monday. Work was finished by 10:30 p.m.

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    Fire Hits Carbon County Apartments

    PALMERTON — An apartment complex in Carbon County was hit by fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called out around 2:30 p.m. to Harvard Avenue in Palmerton for a fire that broke out in the apartment complex. Fire officials think that one of the tenants left something on the stove and it turned into a grease fire that spread to the rest of the kitchen and into the attic. It’s not clear how many people are affected by the fire in […]