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    Funeral Held for Shooting Victim

    BRODHEADSVILLE — The third and final victim of the Ross Township tragedy was laid to rest Saturday in Monroe County. Gerard Kozic was one of three men killed when police say a man opened fire at a township meeting earlier this month. Family and friends turned out to say final goodbyes to a musician and loving husband known to many as “Jerry”. There were mourners lined up out the door at the Kresge Funeral Home in Brodheadsville.  Each of them […]

  • Man Dies After Colliding with Truck

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — A man is dead after his bicycle collided with a pickup truck in Luzerne County. Police say David Denlinger, 25, of Harveys Lake was riding his bike on Route 309 in Dallas Township when he crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the truck head-on. Denlinger was taken to the hospital where he later died. The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt after the crash in Luzerne County.

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    UPDATE: Names Released in Deadly Schuylkill County Scuffle

    EAST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP — Authorities in Schuylkill County are investigating a homicide. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in East Brunswick Township, near New Ringgold. According to troopers, a Curt Stein, 49, walked into his home on Steep Mountain Road, where he found Zachary Foster, 18, inside. The two got into a scuffle and Stein shot and killed Foster. The investigation is ongoing after the homicide in Schuylkill County.

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    Body Found in Delaware River

    BUSHKILL — A man’s body was found in the Delaware River Friday just a day after he was reported missing. Officials say the body of Amjed Hasan, 20, of Clifton New Jersey was recovered just after 5 p.m. He was reported missing on Thursday. Two fishermen spotted Hasan’s body just North of the Interstate 80 toll bridge in Bushkill. Hasan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a life jacket.

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    Four Found With Drugs During Traffic Stop

    POCONO TOWNSHIP — Four people were busted with drugs after a traffic stop in Monroe County. State Police tell us Juan Carlos Reyes, Joseph Angel Santiago and Markel Jermille Esnard, of Wilkes-Barre and Jasmin Santiago of Plymouth were pulled over early Thursday morning on Interstate 80 West  in Pocono Township for speeding. During the search, Marijuana, 250 bags of suspected Heroin and 50 capsules of suspected Methamphetamine was seized after traffic stop in Monroe County.

  • Super 16 Countdown Preview: Meyers Mohawks

    With last year’s record of 5-6, the Mohawks from Meyers are a team that might make an impact in 2013. Matt DeMarco had over a thousand receiving yards last year, but this year DeMarco is the quarterback looking for some receivers of his own.

  • Comets Claim Jackman Memorial

    At the Scranton Municipal Golf Course, the Abington Heights Comets took home gold in the annual Jackman Memorial  Golf Tournament. Anthony Sebastianelli of Abington Heights won the entire tournament with a 67, Elk Lake’s Cole Tyler finished second with a 71.

  • Super 16 Preview: Williams Valley

    Williams Valley won their first 12 games of the season. In 2013, the Vikings have a young line, but a veteran QB and RB ready to run over the competition.

  • Super 16 Preview: Tamaqua

    Last season, Tamaqua had one of their best records since the 1960’s, finishing 10-0 in the regular season. This year, they have key players returning, and they are hungry to take the field in 2013.

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    Taylor Walmart Evacuated

    TAYLOR — A store in Lackawanna County was evacuated Monday night. Newswatch 16 was told a suspicious package was found outside the Walmart in Taylor around 9 p.m. Customers and employees were ordered to leave the store. The Scranton Police Department’s Hazardous Devices Team responded to the evacuation in Lackawanna County. Investigators cleared the scene by 12:40 a.m. Tuesday. There is no word from authorities on any possible charges.

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    Man Faces Slew of Child Porn Charges

    MONROE COUNTY — A man in Monroe County faces multiple charges of child porn. Officials arrested Nathan Sauers, 33, Canadensis is accused of sharing child pornography from his Barrett Township home. Investigators monitored Sauers’ activity after a computer at his home was discovered sharing a large amount of child porn on a file sharing network. Sauers remains locked up in the Monroe County jail.

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    Man Arrested for Drugs After Traffic Stop

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — A Monroe County man is in jail after he was found with three types of drugs. Police say Evan Watkins, 24, Stroud Township was pulled over Sunday afternoon in Blue Mountain Lake Estates. During the stop, police found heroin, cocaine and “crack” cocaine. Watkins remains locked up in Monroe County.


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