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    Hit and Run Sent Three To Hospital in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Police are looking for the driver of a silver pick-up truck after it t-boned an SUV Saturday morning. Officials said the truck was driving down Cherry Street in Scranton around 7 a.m., when it hit an SUV driving on Pittston Avenue. Upon impact, the SUV went through a fence at the House of China, and the pick-up truck sped off. Police said three people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries in the crash in Lackawanna County.

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    Man on Bike Killed in Crash

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Officials are investigating a deadly crash in Luzerne County According to Hanover Township Police, a man on a bike was hit by a car on Hanover Street just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The coroner said Shawn Camm, 20, of Hanover Township died at the hospital after the crash. The death has been ruled an accident. Police are continuing to investigate.

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    Clarks Summit Festival Of Ice

    For more information abut the 2014 Ice Festival that runs Thursday through the 17th, click here!

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    Interstate 84 in New York Reopened

    UPDATE 2:40 p.m.: Interstate 84 in New York State is now open. According to PennDOT, Interstate 84 in New York is completely closed to all vehicles until further notice. Drivers traveling in the area are advised to use alternate routes.

  • Mini-Mart Robbed at Gunpoint in Luzerne County

    WILKES BARRE — The search for an armed robber is underway in Luzerne County. Police said a man with a black pistol walked into Hazle Mini Mart, on Hazle Street in Wilkes-Barre, around 10:30 Friday night, demanding money. According to officials, the man then fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash. Police said the suspect was wearing a gray sweatshirt with the hood pulled tightly around his face, blue jeans, and white gloves. Officials told Newswatch 16 no […]

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    Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE — A man was robbed at gunpoint in Luzerne County, according to Wilkes-Barre Police. Officials said it happened at McCarthy Jim Tavern On the Hill early Saturday morning,when a 43-year-old man was leaving the tavern. According to the police, the man entered his vehicle near by, where he was approached by two males, who put a gun to his head, and demanded money. Police said the suspects fled on foot east on E. Northampton Street in Wilkes Barre.

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    Woman Jumped Out of Car Window to Escape Cop Impersonator

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Police believe there is someone in Lackawanna County pretending to be a cop. According to South Abington Township Police, a kidnapping happened around 2:30 Saturday morning, on Northern Boulevard, near Clarks Summit. Officials told Newswatch 16 that a man flashed his lights at a car driven by a woman in her 40’s.¬†Believing¬†it to be a police car she stopped. The man got out, told her she was driving drunk, and put her in the back of […]

  • Fire in Schuylkill County Under Investigation

    SHENANDOAH — Investigators are looking for the cause of a Friday night fire in Schuylkill County. Firefighters said the fire on West Poplar Street in Shenandoah broke out just before 10 p.m. People at the scene told us the flames were put out quickly. No word of any injuries at Friday’s fire in Shenandoah.

  • Arrests Made in Recent String of Armed Robberies

    LARKSVILLE — According to Larksville police and the FBI, two men are locked up at the Lackawanna County prison. The men are being accused of robbing a Family Dollar store in Ashley and several other businesses in Luzerne County. Investigators believe the men are behind nearly half a dozen armed hold ups, including the one on December 27th at Adult World in Larksville. Authorities have not released the names of the suspects, or how they tracked them down.

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    Penn State Signs New Football Coach

    The Nittany Lions have a new football coach. The university introduced James Franklin on Saturday afternoon. The coach left Vanderbilt University for the much coveted job in Happy Valley and fans of the blue and white are looking forward to what the new coach will bring to Beaver Stadium. After lots of speculation over who would succeed bill O’Brien at Penn State University, the university has its man. James Franklin joined the school’s athletic director and president once the deal […]

  • Man Shot After Hostage Situation in Lycoming County

    WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport Police said a man is out of the hospital and behind bars, after an officer shot him during a standoff Saturday night. Jeffrey Stiber is facing more than a dozen criminal charges. Teri Picktel grabbed her dog and ran upstairs when she heard gunfire near her home. “I watched out my window and just saw the ambulance come down Germania Street and into the back alley, and all the cops were running,” explained Picktel. Police were called […]

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    Another Investigation at Sherman Hills Apartments in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE — Police were busy in Luzerne County early Christmas morning after a man was shot. Wilkes-Barre Police said Tyrone Scott is in custody, accused of shooting another man Tuesday night, in the leg at building 312 of Sherman Hills apartments. Officers were on scene investigating for hours after the midnight shooting.