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    Small Plane Crashes into Massachusetts Home; 3 Dead

    PLAINVILLE, Mass. — Three people were killed Sunday after their small plane crashed into a home in Plainville, Massachusetts. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. “As a result of the plane crash, the house immediately caught fire. The four occupants of the single family home were able to get out of the […]

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    Escaped Murderer David Sweat Shot, in Custody

    MALONE, New York — A massive, more-than-three-week manhunt for David Sweat ended Sunday as it began, with the escaped murderer in custody. Authorities said a New York State Police sergeant — identified as Jay Cook — spotted Sweat, and after Sweat ran, the sergeant gave chase. “At some point, running across a field, he realized […]

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Addressing the court during his federal sentencing hearing Wednesday, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acknowledged Ramadan and expressed gratitude to Allah, asking Allah to help the victims and their families. "If there is any lingering doubt, I did it along with my brother," he said, referring to the bombing. "I ask Allah to have mercy on me, my brother and my family."

    Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: ‘I Am Sorry for the Lives That I Have Taken’

    BOSTON  — Addressing the court during his federal sentencing hearing Wednesday, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acknowledged Ramadan and expressed gratitude to Allah, asking Allah to help the victims and their families. “If there is any lingering doubt, I did it along with my brother,” he said, referring to the bombing. “I ask Allah to have […]

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    CDC Says Red Eyes at the Pool Caused by Urine, Not Chlorine

    NEW YORK — As summer begins, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is dropping a gross bombshell on swimmers explaining why their eyes burn in the pool. Most swimmers believe that red, stinging eyes in the pool are caused by chlorine. While this isn’t completely false, there’s another disgusting element that creates the burning. […]

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    Allentown Man Guilty of Murdering Tamaqua Woman

    ALLENTOWN—An jury in Lehigh County Court found Anthony Heath guilty of first degree murder and other charges in connection with the murder of 35-year old Angela Steigerwalt of Tamaqua. “I think it’s a great relief to the family. It starts a process of closure for the family, it was a difficult trial,” said First Assistant […]

  • New Label for Nanticoke

    NANTICOKE — There was a bit of a celebration at city hall Monday night in Nanticoke. Nanticoke is expected to become the only city in Pennsylvania history to turn its finances around and lose the label of distressed city. The community and its leaders got a lot of compliments from state officials. Nanticoke is expected […]

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    Possible E. coli Contamination in some Niagara Bottled Water

    Harrisburg, PA — The Pennsylvania departments of Agriculture, Environmental Protection (DEP), and Health are advising consumers that spring water bottled by Niagara between June 10 and June 18 at its facilities in Hamburg, Berks County or Upper Macungie, Lehigh County should not be consumed due to the possibility of contamination. Niagara purchased spring water from […]

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    NBC Makes it Official, Lester Holt to Anchor ‘Nightly News’ and Brian Williams Heads to MSNBC

    NEW YORK — Suspended “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams “has the chance to earn back everyone’s trust,” his boss at NBC News said Thursday, as the network confirmed that Williams will return to television later this summer, but in a reduced role. NBC also confirmed that Lester Holt, Williams’ fill-in since February, will become […]

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    Dylann Storm Roof Arrested in North Carolina, According to Report

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A senior law enforcement official confirmed to CNN that the suspect, Dylann Storm Roof, has been taken into custody in Shelby, N.C. Dylan Storm Roof, the 21-year-old man who police say walked into a South Carolina, church and fatally shot nine people as they attended Bible study class, was arrested in Shelby, North […]

  • The City of Charleston, South Carolina, provided this surveillance still image showing the person they believe to be a suspect in the shooting death of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday night, June 17, 2015.

    Woman Says Charleston Shooter Spared Her to ‘Tell Everyone’ What Happened

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Dylann Roof, 21, is the suspect in Wednesday’s deadly shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina that left 9 people dead. Police say he walked into the church and fatally shot nine people as they attended Bible study class. Witnesses told officials Roof — who is now at the center […]

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    Dylann Storm Roof: Police Name Suspect in Charleston Church Shooting

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — He’s white, slightly built and in his early 20s — and police say he walked into a Charleston, South Carolina, church and fatally shot nine people as they attended Bible study class. Dylann Storm Roof, 21, is now at the center of a major manhunt. Police released a flier Thursday morning with […]

  • Police Investigating If Alcohol Had Role In Motorcycle Crash

    BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Police are looking to see if alcohol was involved in a motorcycle accident that happened early Wednesday morning. Police believe Lamar Dawson, 27,  of Wilkes-Barre was riding on White Haven Road, when he lost control of his bike, swerved into a guide rail, and got thrown almost nine feet away from […]