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    State Police Looking for Missing 84-Year-Old Woman

    HERRICK TOWNSHIP — State police in Susquehanna County said they are looking for a missing elderly woman. Troopers said Harriet Keim, 84, was last seen around 6 a.m. Tuesday near her home along Airport Road in Herrick Township near Union Dale. Investigators said she normally goes for walks along the roads She is described as 5’1″ weighing approximately 100 pounds with shoulder length gray hair. She was last seen wearing a beige sweater and jeans.

  • Police Looking for Alleged Car Thief

    BLAKELY — Police are looking for a man who they believe stole a car from a dealership. Blakely police said Lee Sokalsky stole the car from Roman Motors in Blakely on September 20. Officers found the car, but not Sokalsky.

  • Traffic Delays Expected on I-81

    Delays are expected through Thursday on Interstate 81 in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. Traffic was seen backed up for several miles from an overpass near Dupont on Tuesday. The backups are due to repair crews sealing cracks along the interstate between the Luzerne County line and the Davis Street exit in both north and southbound lanes.

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    10-Year-Old Boy Riding Bike Hit by Car

    THROOP — A 10-year-old boy riding his bicycle was hit by a car in Lackawanna County. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday along Memorial Avenue in Throop. According to officials, the car was backing out of a parking spot when it struck the boy. Police said the child was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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    Pizza Delivery Man Hit by Car

    DUNMORE — A pizza delivery driver was hit by a car in Lackawanna County. Police in Dunmore said the man had just delivered a pizza and was crossing Green Ridge Street around 9 p.m. Tuesday when he was hit. There is no word on the his condition. Police said they do not expect to file charges against the driver.

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    State Trooper Killed in Accidental Shooting at Training Center

    CONSHOHOCKEN — A Pennsylvania state trooper died after an accidental shooting at a firing range in Montgomery County, according to state police. Officials said it happened around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Center in Conshohocken. State police identified the trooper as David Kedra, 26, of Philadelphia. According to State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan, Kedra was taking part in a training exercise when he was shot in the chest. Kedra joined the state police June 18, […]

  • Talkback 16: Hunting During Manhunt, Kingston Officers, Suspicious Fires, Commuter Tax

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include hunting in the area of the manhunt for Eric Frein, two off-duty officers involved in an ATV crash, suspicious fires in Shenandoah, and Scranton’s commuter tax.

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    Thief Swipes Autographed Photo of Derek Jeter Worth $1000

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — An autographed photo of Derek Jeter was swiped from The Sports Source inside the Wyoming Valley Mall. Wilkes-Barre Township police said the theft happened Monday. The stolen photo is worth $1,000. The store released a surveillance photo of the suspected thief.

  • Truck Takes out Traffic Light in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Police had to direct traffic at a busy intersection in Scranton after a truck took out a street light and kept going. Police said a truck hit the traffic light and some newspaper machines at the intersection of Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue just before 5 p.m. Tuesday. Officers said they tracked down the truck a short time later after it made its way through the city. No one was hurt in the crash.

  • Man Caught on Camera Stealing Cash from Walmart Register

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Police are trying to identify the man they believe stole from Walmart. Officers in Pittston Township said a man used a key to get into a cash register and stole $1300 Saturday afternoon. The man was caught on surveillance cameras. He took off in a newer, silver-colored Cadillac.

  • Harrisburg Couple Charged with Homicide of Mentally Disabled Son

    HARRISBURG — Police have charged Jarrod Tutko, Sr. and his wife Kimberly Tutko with criminal homicide in connection with the death of their young son. According to court documents, Jarrod Tutko, who used to live in Shenandoah, didn’t check on his mentally disabled eight-year-old son for two days over the summer. His wife spoke with Newswatch 16 back in August and said she smelled something in the house and thought it might be a dead mouse. Instead it was her […]

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    Police: Man Exposed Himself to Elderly Woman

    NORTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP — State police in Schuylkill County are looking for a man in his late 20s or early 30s who they say exposed himself to a 73-year-old woman. Authorities said the incident happened over the weekend at Renniger’s Market on Route 61 near Schuylkill Haven. Troopers in Schuylkill County said the man fled the scene in a red 1965 Chevrolet Nova.

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