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    Robber Hits Scranton Gas Station

    SCRANTON — Police are investigating an early morning hold up in Scranton. The Sunoco gas station on South Main Avenue was robbed around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the robber had a gun, but there is no word on what was taken.

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    Wyoming County Bank Hit By Robber

    LACEYVILLE — Authorities are searching for the robber who hit a bank in Wyoming County Wednesday afternoon. State police tell us a man carrying a gun robbed the Community Bank on Main Street in Laceyville around 2:30 p.m. Troopers tell us the robber got some cash and took off on foot after the holdup. Authorities released security camera photos of the robbery.

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    Scoring Concert Tickets For Toy Donations

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — People who donated to Toys For Tots in Luzerne County got a gift themselves on Wednesday. Anyone who dropped off toys at Mohegan Sun Arena got tickets to the concert “Jingle Bells 2014″ that will rock the arena December 20. Any toys were accepted, but there was a request for gifts targeted at older children, because those are lacking this season. Jingle Bells 2014 will feature performances from hip-hop artists Fabolous, Fat Joe, Bobby Shmurda, Lil’ Durk, […]

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    Man Charged In Crash That Killed Three Teens

    PAUPACK TOWNSHIP — Authorities announced the arrest of a man in connection with a crash in Wayne County that left three teenagers dead. The district attorney said Michael Ware, 53, of Scarsdale, New York was arraigned Wednesday on a list of charges related to the deadly crash in August in Paupack Township, near Hamlin. Investigators said Ware allowed the driver, a juvenile without a license, to use his vehicle. Troopers said the driver lost control and three teen passengers from […]

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    Fire Rips Dickson City Home

    DICKSON CITY — Flames destroyed a home Wednesday in Lackawanna County. It broke out around 12:15 p.m. in the home on Carmalt Street in Dickson City. No one was hurt. Firefighters said a man lived there with his mother and two children. Fire crews believe it started in the basement. So heartbreaking to see a house on fire on my street especially with the holidays right around the corner, prayers to the family ❤️ — Alli Walsh (@Alli_Walsh) December 17, […]

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    Worker Electrocuted In Bradford County

    TUSCARORA TOWNSHIP — A man from Philadelphia was electrocuted this week on the job in Bradford County. State police say Curtis Witherspoon, 50, was working as a lineman, installing communication lines near Wyalusing when he was shocked Monday. The Bradford County coroner calls the death an accident.

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    Fire Crews Fight To Save Christmas

    RICE TOWNSHIP — When firefighters were called out to a home in Luzerne County Wednesday morning, they ended up carrying the family’s Christmas presents out of the place. The home in Mountain Top caught fire around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters tell us a mother and child live there but neither was home at the time A relative talked about what the family lost. “There’s nothing, they have nothing, only the clothes on their backs,” said Mickey Weitoish. Investigators are now […]

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    Home In Lycoming County Gutted By Flames

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A family of six lost everything in a fire in Lycoming County. The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. There is nothing left of the home along Davis Lane in Clinton Township. Everyone in the place got out safely. The homeowner believes that this morning’s fire near Muncy started in the kitchen.

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    Two PennDOT Managers Charged In Kickback Scheme

    Two PennDOT managers are among those charged in a corruption scandal in the Philadelphia area. The attorney general claims the PennDOT officials received kickbacks from private inspectors and consultants. A grand jury investigation found the consultants and inspectors over-billed the state for work done on driveway permits and that the PennDOT officials encouraged them to lie about the work on official records. Click here for a full list of charges against all the defendants. The attorney general’s office released a […]

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    Prison Term For Frat Fight

    BLOOMSBURG — One of two college students charged with a fight that left a Bloomsburg University student in a coma will spend 22 to 36 months in state prison. Angel Cruz was sentenced Monday for his part in the brawl in February at an off-campus fraternity party in Bloomsburg. That fight was captured on cell phone video. At the time, police say Cruz and a second person charged were students at Kutztown University.

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    Man Found Guilty Of Defrauding Investors In Oil Scheme

    WILKES-BARRE — A federal jury convicted a man from Monroe County on nearly two dozen wire and bank fraud charges Monday. Richard Harley of Marshalls Creek defrauded investors and tried to defraud banks claiming he owned oil in Texas worth millions of dollars. As a result of the fraud, investors lost approximately $323,800. Harley was previously convicted of mail and wire fraud and sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in 2001 for a scheme that defrauded patients and investors relating to […]

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    Rape Charges Filed Against Man In Monroe County

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — Rape charges have been filed against a man accused of abusing two young girls in Monroe County. Court papers show Joseph Roselli of the Stroudsburg area sexually assaulted the girls starting in 2007 at a number of locations. He faces more than a dozen charges including rape and indecent assault. Roselli is free on bail.

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