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    UPDATE: Crews Recover Man’s Body From Lake in Susquehanna County

    NEW MILFORD TOWNSHIP– Rescue crews recovered a man’s body from a lake in Susquehanna County Saturday night. Officials said a canoe with four people overturned on Page Lake near New Milford just after 5:00 p.m. Saturday, and one man didn’t resurface. Dive teams from Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties were both on hand, and recovered James Kouba’s  body from the lake around that night around 10:00 p.m. Kouba was 23 years old and was from Conshohocken, PA. Officials said an autopsy […]

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    UPDATE: Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

    KINGSTON — A shooting suspect is in custody after turning himself in at the Kingston Police Department overnight, according to authorities. Laron Williams had a warrant out for his arrest, wanted in connection with a shooting that happened at a residence on John Street in Kingston on Tuesday. Police said the victim of that shooting is still in the hospital in stable condition.  

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    DEVELOPING: State Police Press Conference on Search for Eric Frein

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP —  State police have advised that there will be a press conference  about the continuous search for Eric Frein, the man accused of killing a  Pennsylvania State Trooper and injuring another. The press conference is expected to take place at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Blooming Grove Township Building on Route 739 in Blooming Grove Township. Newswatch 16 is there and will be interrupting ABC programming providing live coverage on WNEP and live streaming on WNEP.com.  

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    Man Stabbed, in Critical Condition

    HAZLETON — A stabbing in Luzerne County put a man in the hospital, and his attacker is on the run. Police said the Ernesto Quinones, 18, of Hazleton was stabbed in the chest on Sunday around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Maple and Wyoming Streets in the city. Quinones was flown to the hospital and is critical condition. So far, there haven’t been any arrests in connection with the stabbing Hazleton.

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    Gunfire Hits a Home In Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Gunfire hit a home in Wilkes-Barre Tuesday morning, and police are looking for who pulled the trigger. Investigators were called out to the city just after midnight, where they said a bullet shattered a window in the back of a home on Coal Street. According to officials, no one inside the home was hurt. Authorities said they found nine bullet casings in the area during their investigation. Wilkes-Barre police have not made any arrests and did not say […]

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    Deadly Crash in West Wyoming

    WEST WYOMING — Two men were killed in a Saturday morning crash in Luzerne County. The coroner said Francis Rutledge, 39, of West Pittston, and John Soska, 36, of Wyoming both died when the pickup truck they were in ran off Shoemaker Avenue in West Wyoming and hit a utility pole around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. There is no word on what caused the crash.

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    Thief Caught on Camera

    KINGSTON — A crime was caught on camera in Luzerne County. Kingston Police released a photo of a man holding up Pantry Quik on Wyoming Avenue on August 23, 2014. Authorities said the man with a gun emptied the register and took packs of cigarettes. If you know the man in the surveillance pictures call police in Luzerne County.


    Police Looking for Man Accused of Molestation

    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY — Police in Schuylkill County need help to find a wanted man. Investigators said Michael Eyer, 25, never showed up to court in July to face accusations that he molested someone under the age of 18. If you see this Eyer, call police in Schuylkill County.

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    Early Morning Shooting Sends One to the Hospital

    WILKES-BARRE — Police in Luzerne County are investigating an early morning shooting. Gunfire and flashing lights woke up people along North Meade Street just before 4 a.m. Monday. Police said at least one person is in the hospital after the shooting. Authorities have not said who the victim is or what led to the violence in Wilkes-Barre. Police characterize the victim’s injuries as not life-threatening. Investigators said they are looking for Sherman Wilborne, Parkview Circle, Wilkes-Barre. Anyone with information regarding […]

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    Crash Victims Identified

    PAUPACK TOWNSHIP — We now know the three boys killed in a crash over the weekend in Wayne County were high school sophomores near Philadelphia. The teenagers killed have been identified as Ryan Lesher, Cullen Keffer, and Shamus Digney. Police said all three victims went to Council Rock High School South in Bucks County, and were all 15 years old. State police said the SUV they were in went off the road and rolled over on Goose Pond Road near […]

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    Names Released After Deadly Morning Crash

    WEST WYOMING — Two people were killed in an early morning crash in Luzerne County. State police said a pickup truck ran off the 500 block of Shoemaker Avenue in West Wyoming around 12:30 a.m. Saturday and slammed into a utility pole. Authorities said Francis Rutledge, 39, of West Pittston and John D. Soska, 36, of Wyoming both died at the scene. State police have not said what led to the crash.

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    Phone Service Down in Part of Lackawanna County

    CLARKS SUMMIT — According to Lackawanna County Emergency Services, nearly 150 homes in the Clarks Summit area do not have phone service Saturday. Authorities said if anyone in that area has an emergency and needs assistance, to go the Clarks Summit Fire Company located at 321 Bedford Street. There is no word on when the phone service will be restored.


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