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    Woman Pinned Under Car, Killed

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — One person is dead after an early morning crash in Lackawanna County, according to officials. Authorities said that Melissa Davis, 37, of Moscow was pinned under her car after it hit a utility pole on Mount Cobb Road in Mount Cobb around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Investigators said she was not wearing a seat belt. State police have not said what caused the deadly crash in Lackawanna County.

  • Update: Carbon Monoxide Emergency Sends Hotel Guests to Hospital

    DUNMORE — Officials say approximately 30 people were taken to the hospital after a carbon monoxide emergency at the Dunmore Best Western. Police said a furnace in the hotel malfunctioned and at least 200 people were evacuated. Hotel employees tell Newswatch 16 the hotel was almost at full capacity. A Dunmore police officer was called to the hotel after two guests fell ill, and he called the fire department. An alarm sounded and guests left the hotel. Guests lined up […]

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    Creative Way to Spice up a Dreary Day

    Whether you’re looking to brighten up a gloomy day or just add a splash of color to your summer, help is here! Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey also reveals his painting he worked on for Tom Williams.

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    Spice up Your Summer Through Art

    Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey shows us a new way to make a colorful splash this summer.

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    State Launches Aggressive Driving Campaign

    Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey talks about the Aggressive Driving Campaign and gives some demonstrations. Signs of aggressive driving mentioned Monday morning can be found here. To learn more about Lahey Family Fun Park, click here.

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    Aggressive Driving

    Signs of aggressive driving mentioned on Newswatch 16 This Morning can be found here.

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    Crash Closes Highway in Luzerne County

    LUZERNE — A highway in Luzerne County is back open after an early morning crash. A car ended up on its roof after the smash up just after 2 a.m. Monday on the North Cross Valley Expressway in Luzerne. Officials said the highway was closed for more than two hours while state police investigated the crash. Authorities said at least one person was taken to the hospital, but have not said what caused the crash in Luzerne County.

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    Lahey Family Fun Park

    To learn more about Lahey Family Fun Park mentioned on Newswatch 16 This Morning, click here.

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    Go Joe XVII: The Grand Total is In

    Go Joe 17 is in the books and with your help Joe Snedeker raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Saint Joseph’s Center in Scranton. The five-day bike ride raised more than $163,000.00 alone, and the grand total raised between the Go Joe bike ride and telethon is more than $300,000.00. We thank you for all of the donations!

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    One Dead, Two Injured in Early Morning Fire in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — One woman is dead and two are injured after a fire in Williamsport. Officials said the first alarm came in at home in the 1000 block of Hepburn Street around midnight. Firefighters said four people were inside at the time and Terra Smith, 37, did not make it out. A man in the neighborhood helped with the rescue in Lycoming County. “One lady was hanging out the window so a couple of other guys, we got a ladder. […]

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    One Person Killed in Early Morning Fire

    CASS TOWNSHIP — One person was killed in an early morning fire in Schuylkill County, according to officials. Authorities said the fire started at a double block home on South Maple Avenue in Cass Township Sunday around 2:30 a.m. The name of the person killed in the fire has not been released, and investigators are looking for the cause of the fire near Minersville.

  • LUZ FIRE 7.6.14

    Two Arsons Same Town, Hours Apart

    WEST PITTSTON — Firefighters were called out to battle two different fires at a duplex in Luzerne County Ssturday night and call them both suspicious. State Police told Newswatch 16 the first fire started just after 11pm at the duplex on Foundry Street in West Pittston,  and the second fire was set just three hours later on the other side. Police said the home was for sale and no one was living there. The double arson is under investigation in […]


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