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  • UPDATE: Three People in Custody After Stabbing in Pittston

    UPDATE 10/24 — Pittston Police and the U.S. Marshals were able to find and arrest Luiymol Pagan and Bobby Jo Engle on Thursday.  According to officers, the two were involved in a stabbing on Tomato Fest Drive a week ago. UPDATE 10/22 — Jose Pagan, 19, of Duryea was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, disorderly conduct, harassment, and recklessly endangering another person. PITTSTON — Police are looking for three people in connection with a stabbing in […]

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    Animal Rescue Groups Raising Money for Abused Dog

    COAL TOWNSHIP — Animal rescue groups are trying to raise money to help cover the vet bills for the dog that was found muzzled and stabbed earlier this month in Northumberland County. The dog was discovered in the Shamokin area and has since been recovering at a local animal hospital. Investigators in Northumberland County say they are working several leads in the animal abuse case and may have more information in the coming days. A “Go Fund Me” account has […]

  • Talkback 16: Frein Manhunt

    The ongoing manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein is the focus of this edition of Talkback 16, starting with a man who thinks the situation has gotten out of hand.

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    Sharon Budd Back Home

    UNIONTOWN, Ohio — The woman who was critically injured by a rock thrown from an Interstate 80 overpass in Union County is back home. According to Fox 8 Cleveland, Sharon Budd arrived at her house near Cleveland to a big crowd of friends, family, and neighbors. She was also greeted by her dog Coco. Budd spent the past three months at Geisinger near Danville recovering from injuries in that rock-throwing incident back in July. She said she’s ready to get […]

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    Man Facing Child Sex Charges

    WILKES-BARRE — A man from Luzerne County was arraigned on child sex charges on Wednesday. Authorities said Luis Perez, 20, of Wilkes-Barre sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl back in July.

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    Public Defender Appointed to 10 Year Old Charged with Homicide

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP — A public defender has been assigned to the case of a 10-year-old boy accused of killing a 90-year-old woman in Wayne County. Investigators say Tristen Kurilla killed the elderly woman while visiting his grandfather north of Honesdale. Kurilla is currently locked up in the Wayne County jail. His former attorney planned to get the case moved to juvenile court. The boy is scheduled to be in court again next month in Wayne County.

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    Gas Drilling Company Hit with Fines from DEP

    A natural gas drilling company based in Texas has been fined over $300,000 for several violations during the construction of natural gas pipelines in Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. Between 2012 and 2013 DEP inspected several sections of the pipeline built by Regency Marcellus Gas Gathering LLC and found violations related to erosion and dirt control.

  • Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Rape

    A man from Lackawanna County is headed to prison for sexually abusing a girl. Billy Seymour of Archbald was sentenced Monday to 20 to 40 years. He must also register as a sexually violent predator.

  • Talkback 16: Dog Abuse, Frein Search, Gas Prices

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include reaction to a dog left for dead, the search for Eric Frein, lower gasoline prices, and our snow thrower contest. Warning: some of the video may be disturbing.

  • State Supreme Court Justice Suspended Amidst E-Mail Scandal

    HARRISBURG — A justice of the state Supreme Court has been temporarily relieved of his duties. The court announced Monday that Justice Seamus McCaffery will be temporarily stripped of his judicial and administrative responsibilities. He is the latest casualty of the pornographic e-mail scandal in Harrisburg. Investigators say McCaffery received and forwarded hundreds of explicit e-mails. McCaffrey publicly lashed out at Chief Justice Ron Castille last week for releasing the information about the e-mails.

  • Students Decorate Downtown for Halloween

    BLOOMSBURG — Halloween is right around the corner and the town of Bloomsburg is getting ready. Bloomsburg High School students were painting store fronts with all things Halloween on Monday. The students said decorating the town for the holiday is a high school tradition.

  • Police Officer Charged After ATV Crash

    EDWARDSVILLE — A Kingston police officer has been charged in connection with an ATV crash. John Sosnoski of Ashley is now charged with DUI, speeding, and driving an ATV on a street. Police believe Sosnoski hit a tree after swerving to miss another ATV on Zerbe Street in Edwardsville last month. The other ATV was driven by another off-duty police officer.

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