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  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community-Related Weather Announcements

    Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather expected to come our way. Check back for the latest updates.

  • Talkback 16: No Charges for School Police Officer

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include the school police officer whose gun went off inside a school, a 10 year old accused of making bomb threats at school, and cleaning snow and ice off of big rigs.

  • Fire Forces Shoppers from Wal-Mart in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE — Shoppers were forced out of a Wal-Mart in Luzerne County because of a fire Friday night. Firefighters said smoke and sparks shot from a heater in the front of the store at the Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace around 9 p.m. Firefighters put out the fire and shoppers and workers were allowed back into the Wal-Mart after a few minutes.

  • Long-Serving Stroud Area Police Officer Retires

    EAST STROUDSBURG — Friday was the last day on the job for a long-time law enforcement officer in Monroe County. Captain Brian Kimmins of the Stroud Area Regional Police Department is retiring after serving the department for 28 years. Before that, he worked for the sheriff’s department and as a corrections officer. Kimmins said he is thankful to have served such a great community and hopes he made a difference. He said he is most proud of helping the department […]

  • Guilty Plea in Deadly ATV Crash

    MONTROSE — A driver involved in a deadly ATV crash pleaded guilty Friday morning in Susquehanna County. Cody Mosher of Laceyville pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and DUI. In august, his ATV hit a rock wall near Meshoppen. A passenger, Jeremy Mowry of Meshoppen, was killed. After entering his plea, Mosher was immediately sentenced to up to five years in prison.

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    Judge: Alleged Ross Township Shooter Rockne Newell Competent to Stand Trial

    STROUDSBURG — A Monroe County judge has denied a petition that alleged Ross Township shooter Rockne Newell is incompetent to stand trial. Newell is accused of opening fire at a township meeting at the Ross Township Municipal Building on August 5, 2013, killing three and wounding two others. Newell’s attorneys argued he does not pay attention or remain focused when they attempt to discuss trial strategy with him. According to court documents, the judge ruled the defense failed to provide […]

  • HTGAWM: The Women of WNEP Deliberate – Season One Finale

    The first season of ABC’s hit show “How To Get Away With Murder” has concluded, and what an ending it was. We found out who killed Lila, only to be left with even more questions that will have to wait for season two. This week some WNEP employees gathered to watch the finale at the station. After the episode ended, Stacy Lange, Jackie De Tore, and Amanda Kelley stuck around to discuss the episode and the lingering questions left to be […]

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    One Killed in Bradford County Crash

    STANDING STONE TOWNSHIP — One person is dead after a crash in Bradford County. Officials said two pickup trucks collided head-on on Route 6 just east of Wysox just after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. State police said William Gorski, 68 of Montrose, died at the scene of the crash.


    Crews Fight Flames in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — Flames tore through a home in Lackawanna County Wednesday night. Crews were called out around 7:30 p.m. Flames could be seen shooting from the roof of the home along Terrace Street in Carbondale. There is no word if anyone was hurt or how that fire started.    

  • HTGAWM: The Women of WNEP Deliberate – Episode 113

    Annalise’s mother came to town and we learned about her past on the latest episode of ABC’s hit show “How To Get Away With Murder.” Each week some of the ladies of WNEP live tweet during the episode and then sit down and discuss the show. This week Sofia Ojeda, Jackie De Tore, and Stacy Lange deliberate “How To Get Away With Murder” Episode 113: Mama’s Here Now. Follow along on Twitter every Thursday using the hashtag #HTGAWM16 while watching […]

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    UPDATE: Water Main Break Forces Schools to Close

    UPDATE: Southern Columbia School District is also closed Wednesday due to water utility issues. CARBONDALE — There will be no school Wednesday for the Carbondale Area School District. Officials said the closure is due to a water main break. There is no word when school will be back open.

  • Four Locked Up After Home Invasion in Schuylkill County

    FRACKVILLE  — Four people are charged in connection with an attack in a home in Schuylkill County. Officers cuffed three men and a woman, all from Shenandoah, for an attack at a home Tuesday afternoon in Frackville. Police said the four entered a home on North Nice Street just before 2 p.m. and attacked the people inside. Investigators said the four punched and kicked a man and woman in the home and one of the attackers pulled a knife and slashed […]


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