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    Security Camera Photos of Suspected Burglars

    SCRANTON — Several gaming systems were stolen from a video game store in Scranton. Police released security camera pictures of the break-in Thursday at The Video Store along South Main Avenue. After breaking the glass window to get inside, officers say the thieves got away with several Xbox and PlayStation gaming systems from the store. Anyone with information is asked to call Scranton Police detectives at 570-348-4139.

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    Students Ski, Raise Cash

    SCRANTON — It was a cold, but fun day on the slopes for college students from northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. The College Snow Jam was held at Montage Mountain in Scranton. For $15, participants were able to ski all day and enjoy the party deck and bar, food, and live entertainment. Organizers tell us the event in Lackawanna County benefits Friends of the Poor.

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    Man Arrested for Possessing, Distributing Child Porn

    TOBYHANNA — Monroe County authorities arrested a man for possessing and distributing hundreds of images of child pornography. The district attorney’s office said Brian Garcia, 22, from Coolbaugh Township was distributing child porn from his home in A Pocono Country Place. Garcia admitted to detectives that he downloaded upwards of 500 child porn images since last summer. Garcia was charged with possessing and disseminating child pornography, as well as possession of marijuana. He was arraigned and locked in the Monroe […]

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    Liveblog: Hugo Selenski Murder Trial, Day 12

    WILKES-BARRE —  Get the latest updates from Newswatch 16 during day 12 of the Hugo Selenski murder trial.

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    New Charges Filed Against Man Accused of Bank Robbery, Bomb Threats

    SCRANTON — More charges have been filed against a man from Scranton already locked up for a bank robbery and bomb threats. Investigators believe Frank McBride robbed three gas stations and a tobacco shop in Lackawanna County last year. He’s already charged with phoning in threats to Gerrity’s Supermarket in Scranton and various banks in attempts to get money. In 2007, McBride was arrested and later found guilty of impersonating a police officer in Lackawanna County.

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    Marshals Nab Woman Wanted For Shootout

    WILLIAMSPORT — A woman is now in custody for a shootout last month in Williamsport. U.S. Marshals arrested Sharonda Walker Tuesday on assault charges. Earlier this week, authorities picked up Rafiyq Harding. Officers believe Harding, Walker, and another woman were involved in a shootout after an argument on Linn Street in Williamsport on January 5. The second woman, Tyshera Brown, is still on the loose.

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    Troopers Trying To Track Down Identity Thieves

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — State police in Luzerne County hope some surveillance pictures will help them identify two identity thieves. The pictures were taken at the Wyoming Valley Mall in December of last year. Troopers say the two women dressed in black in the photos used someone else’s information to get a credit card that they then used at several stores, racking up a bill of over $750. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at Wyoming at 570-697-2146.

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    Liveblog: Hugo Selenski Murder Trial, Day 11

    WILKES-BARRE —  Get the latest updates from Newswatch 16 during day 11 of the Hugo Selenski murder trial.

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    Firefighter Hurt Battling Blaze

    ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — A firefighter in Lycoming County was hurt Wednesday afternoon when a wall collapsed at the scene of a fire. Firefighters were called to the home along Route 654 near South Williamsport after 4 p.m. A family of six lived in the house. Nobody was home when the fire broke out. The firefighter is expected to be OK. A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause.

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    Driver Cited for Interstate Crash

    SCRANTON — We’re learning more about why it took so long to clean up a truck crash Tuesday along Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. That wreck on I-81 northbound between the Davis Street and River Street exits caused a nearly 12-mile backup that lasted about eight hours. State police now tell us that 78,000 pounds of yogurt and other dairy products spilled onto the highway and median and had to be picked up by hand Troopers also say because there […]

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    Cops: Man Used Twitter to Trade Child Porn

    PITTSTON — A man in Luzerne County is facing child porn charges. Arrest papers show Steven Wolfe of Pittston used several Twitter accounts to receive and send child pornography. Police say Wolfe also admitted to having at least 4,000 images of both adult and child porn stored in apps in his cell phone and other various storage devices. He is charged with possession of child pornography and criminal use of communication facility.

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    Water Main Break In Mountain Top

    FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP — A fast food restaurant in Luzerne County was closed for much of the day Wednesday because of a water main break. Workers on the scene just off Route 309 in Mountain Top say they were dealing with a six-inch main that broke. Temperatures were right above freezing so there wasn’t an icy situation from all the water flowing in the area. It only impacted a few customers, but Burger King was one of them.

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