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  • Talkback 16: Super Bowl, Gas Drilling in State Parks and Forests

    In Friday’s Talkback 16, viewers shared their thoughts on Governor Wolf’s decision to ban any new gas drilling in state parks and forests.

  • Home Destroyed by Fire in Wyoming County

    FALLS TOWNSHIP –Flames tore through a home in Wyoming County. Crews said the fire along Buttermilk Road near Tunkhannock started around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Three people living there made it out safely. Officials have not said yet what started the fire in Wyoming County.      

  • Talkback 16: Death Penalty, River Otters

    Talkback 16: Viewers have some comments about capital punishment, and proposed changes to a hunting season.

  • Victim’s Mother Confronts Selenski

    WILKES-BARRE — All Geraldine Kerkowski was asked on the stand was to identify Mr. Selenski. That’s when the mother of Michael Kerkowski scolded at Hugo Selenski, wagged her finger and said “take that smile off your face.” Selenski is accused of the murder of Michael Kerkowski and Tammy Fassett in 2002. Their bodies were found a year later in Selenski’s yard at his home in Kingston Township. Mrs. Kerkowski told jurors that Selenski and her son were close.  She testified […]

  • Accused Bank Robber Caught on Camera

    WILKES-BARRE — Police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video allegedly robbing a bank. Officers say the M & T Bank on Coal Street was held up around 3 p.m. No one was hurt during that robbery in Wilkes-Barre.

  • Borough Building Gets Overhaul

    BLAKELY — A borough building in Lackawanna County is getting a facelift. The Blakely borough manager says crews are working on a new pitched roof for the building because the flat roof caused leaks. Part of the project will also include installing bulletproof glass in the front of the building. Folks say this is necessary following the shootings at the Ross Township building and at PSP Blooming Grove. “I mean there’s a lot of crime everywhere today, even in our […]

  • Surveillance Shows Alleged Computer Theft

    NANTICOKE — Police say surveillance pictures show three alleged thieves taking the computers from Luzerne County Community College’s Health and Sciences Building. According to officers, the theft happened around 1 p.m. Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call the Nanticoke Police Department at 570-735-2200.

  • Celebrating One Sweet Year in Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE — Folks celebrated the one year anniversary of Yuengling Ice Cream’s rebirth at Roma Pizzeria and Restaurant on Market Street Friday night. Yuengling made ice cream up until the 1980’s when it ceased production. The family started making the sweet treat again in 2014. The company is also planning to give away free ice cream for a year to four winners through social media.

  • NCAA Restores the Roar to the Nittany Lions

    UNIVERSITY PARK — All across State College and University Park is the number 409. It stands for the number of wins Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno earned for his school. In 2012, the NCAA vacated 111 of Paterno’s wins after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, but now the wins are back and Nittany Lions fans are rejoicing. “He did a lot for this university and so just to get his name back to where it should be and […]

  • Woman Wanted for Robbery in New York State

    Authorities are looking for a woman from Susquehanna County who is accused of a robbery in New York state. Police say Kendra Ososki of Hallstead and Amanda Hoyt of New Milford robbed a wine and liquor store in Endicott last month. Hoyt was arrested, but Ososki got away.

  • Former Armory Looking For a Buyer

    PINE GROVE — The 2,100 people who live in Pine Grove support a VFW and an American Legion on the same street. Banners of revolutionary war soldiers hang from street light poles. A memorial on South Tulpehocken Street honors those who died. “The people of this town have a very rich military history and they’re proud of that,” said Bruce Kosack of Pine Grove. Bruce Kosack served in the military, and the Army National Guard. He said of all the […]

  • Plans For Inmates Displaced by Northumberland County Prison Fire

    SUNBURY — After Wednesday’s fire at the Northumberland County Prison county officials said they are working around the clock to come up with a plan to permanently house the 208 inmates forced out by the fire. Commissioner Vinny Clausi said the prison board met with officials at Northwestern Academy near Shamokin.  The facility holds juvenile offenders. “We asked them if we could go see the facility because we’re in a jam and they could help us to give us a […]

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