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    Pavement Work To Slow Interstate Traffic

    SCRANTON — Drivers on Interstate 81 in part of Lackawanna County may face delays on Saturday. According to PennDOT, pavement repair is planned for Saturday between the Central Scranton Expressway exit (185) and the Moosic exit (180). Both northbound and southbound traffic will be down to one lane. The work is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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    Man Admits Role In Shooting Death

    POTTSVILLE — One of the three men charged with a shooting death in Pottsville last year has pleaded guilty. Anthony Ballard of Philadelphia made the plea in Schuylkill County court on Thursday. He will serve 24 and a half to 49 years in prison. Ballard pleaded guilty to third degree murder and conspiracy to commit criminal homicide. He and two others were accused of killing 19 year old Elijah Carraway, 19, in June of 2013. Investigators believe the shooting in […]

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    Frein Search Grinds On

    PRICE TOWNSHIP — Accused cop killer Eric Frein is still in hiding. We found state police out once again on Thursday searching in the area of Alpine Mountain near Canadensis. Troopers tell us there have been no new developments on the 34th day since Frein allegedly ambushed the state police barracks in Pike County, killing Corporal Bryon Dickson and injuring Trooper Alex Douglass.

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    Officer Accused In Deadly Wreck Fired

    WILLIAMSPORT — A Williamsport police officer involved in a deadly crash on the job has now been fired. The decision was made at a meeting Wednesday night. Jonathan Deprenda is charged with homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter for his role in a deadly crash in January. State police say Deprenda was driving nearly 100 miles per hour when his cruiser slammed into another vehicle, killing the driver.

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    Car, Rig in Deadly Crash

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — Police say an elderly couple died in a crash Wednesday afternoon along Route 309 near the Luzerne/Wyoming County line. The Luzerne County coroner’s office confirms Kenneth Lewis, 84 and Janice Lewis, 84 were pronounced dead at the scene. They are from Wyoming County. Officers say their car collided head-on with a tractor trailer around 3:15 p.m. The truck driver was taken to the hospital after the cab of the rig caught fire. Police are still investigating, and […]

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    Cops: Fight Over Facebook Led To Stabbing

    JERSEY SHORE — Police say a fight over Facebook led to a stabbing Tuesday night at a home on Meadow Alley in Jersey Shore. According to court papers, Terra Bertin allegedly sent her sister Felicia Hamilton a message saying she was going to come over and “whoop her.” When Bertin showed up, police say she punched Hamilton four times before Hamilton stabbed her. Felicia Hamilton, 19, is locked up on aggravated assault charges. There is no word if Bertin will […]

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    Death Penalty Sought In Baby Death Case

    SCRANTON — A man accused of killing a baby in Lackawanna County may now face the death penalty. The district attorney said they plan to seek the death penalty against Eddie Widdick of Jermyn. Widdick was charged with first and third degree murder in August. He’s been locked up since March, after police found his girlfriend’s 10-month-old son with severe injuries.   The baby died three days later.

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    School Bus, Car Collide Near Clarks Summit

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP — A school bus with Abington Heights students on board was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon outside Clarks Summit. It happened around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Country Club Road and Forest Acre Drive in Newton Township. Police think the driver of an SUV hit a car and that car ended up hitting the bus. The car then landed in a ditch. Approximately 24 students were on board but none went to a hospital. They were […]

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    Convicted Murderer Sent To Prison

    WILKES-BARRE — A convicted killer in Luzerne County learned his sentence Tuesday morning. Adamis Arias was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison. On the way out of the courthouse Arias said, “There is no justice.” The man was charged with shooting Angel Villalobos in Hazleton in February of 2013. Arias was found guilty of third degree murder in August.

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    Trail Opened in Vine Cutting Ceremony

    GLENBURN TOWNSHIP — A “vine” cutting ceremony Friday marked the official opening of a trail in Lackawanna County. The Countryside Conservancy Trolley Trail runs nearly three miles from the Clarks Summit area to Dalton. Part of it was paid for with a $566,000 state grant.

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    Hunting Restrictions Lifted In Part Of Search Area

    HARRISBURG — State officials have lifted hunting restrictions in part of the area that was off limits because of the search for Eric Frein. The Pennsylvania Game Commission reopened for hunting and trapping all of Lehman Township, and the eastern portions of Blooming Grove, and Porter Townships, all of which are in Pike County. Price, Barrett, Greene, and Paradise Townships still remain off limits. The order also reopens to public use most of the previously closed portion of State Game […]

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    Man Facing Charges For Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

    SCRANTON — A man from Scranton is facing charges for alleged sex assaults on a 12-year-old girl. Police arrested Hasta Subba, 22, on Wednesday. According to court papers, Subba admitted to police that he had sex with a 12-year-old girl four or five times. Subba faces a list of charges including statutory sexual assault, and corruption of minors.

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