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    Airport Staff Shoots Four Bears

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — The game commission says it is getting a lot of calls and questions from people wondering why it wasn’t involved in trapping or tranquilizing four bears at the airport in Luzerne County. But the wildlife experts say Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport staff made the right choice killing the mother bear and three cubs. […]

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    POL Outdoor Club’s Kioti Krazy Sweepstakes

    WNEP’s Pennsylvania Outdoor Life and Hoover Tractor of Mifflinburg have teamed up to give away a Kioti Mechron 2200 UTV.

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    A Coffee Bean Controversy

    SCRANTON — A few years ago, two professors from the University of Scranton published a study that claimed green coffee bean extract could help you lose weight. After the study, the tv show Dr. Oz supported the product causing a spike in sales. The Federal Trade Commission thought it was too good to be true […]

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    Possible Sightings Shift Search To Populated Area

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP — Blood found at two homes in Monroe County last week was tested and results show it’s not the blood of accused cop killer Eric Frein. But there was a lot of activity in a new search area on Monday. Extra security was put in place around Pocono Mountain East High School near […]

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    Man Admits Role In Shooting Death

    POTTSVILLE — One of the three men charged with a shooting death in Pottsville last year has pleaded guilty. Anthony Ballard of Philadelphia made the plea in Schuylkill County court on Thursday. He will serve 24 and a half to 49 years in prison. Ballard pleaded guilty to third degree murder and conspiracy to commit […]

  • Does It Really Work? Purrfect Arch

    Do you have a cat? If so, you know shedding and scratching can be a real issue.  That was until now! The solution is called the Purrfect Arch. The maker claims your cat will love it and you’ll love the results, but does it really work? Newswatch 16’s Kurt Aaron put it to the test.

  • Flames Damage Beauty Salon and Apartments

    JERSEY SHORE — A fire in Jersey Shore has left a hair salon in ruins and tenants without a place to call home. Jersey Shore’s Independent Hose Company raised its ladder in front of the building on Allegheny Street in Jersey Shore. Citizen’s Hose Company also helped fight the fire at Kassabella’s Beauty Salon. The […]

  • Affidavit and News Conference Reveal New Info on Frein Search

    PIKE COUNTY — “Every so often true evil rears its ugly head and we must deal with it.” That is what State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens had to say at a news conference in Blooming Grove Township Wednesday afternoon. In one of the most informative conferences yet, investigators revealed new details about Eric Matthew […]

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    AAA Calls Hands-Free Devices Distracting for Drivers

    SCRANTON — For years we’ve been told of the dangers of driving while talking on the phone and texting while driving. But now, AAA says devices made to help us call and text hands-free are also dangerous when we’re behind the wheel. And we found drivers aren’t surprised with the results of that AAA research. […]

  • Illegal Dumping Victim on the Hook to Pay for Cleanup

    Fueled by debris, a red hot fire burned through the night on the property of A-Plus Powerwash on South Keyser Avenue in Taylor. The state Department of Environmental Protection said this is exactly what it has been trying to prevent since August, when the agency discovered piles of junk illegally dumped in at least seven […]

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    DEP: Burning Waste Illegally Dumped

    TAYLOR — The State Department of Environmental Protection said a pile of construction waste that caught fire in Lackawanna County was illegally dumped. Officials said it should have been cleaned up earlier this month. Now, the property owner could face penalties from the DEP. Taylor firefighters said they did not know quite what they were […]

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    PSP Strong T-shirts, a Show of Support for State Police

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — While hundreds of state troopers have been in the thick of the manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein, many of their wives are looking for a way to raise money for the victims of the ambush in Blooming Grove. The result is in an enormous outpouring of support for the Pennsylvania […]