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    28 Years for Salmonella: Peanut Exec Gets Groundbreaking Sentence

    ALBANY, Georgia — Stewart Parnell once boasted processing the “finest” peanut products. On Monday he was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison for knowingly shipping deadly peanut butter paste. A federal judge sentenced Parnell, 61, to 28 years behind bars. It is believed to be the toughest penalty ever for a corporate executive in […]

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    Court Places Kane Law License Under Temporary Suspension

    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued an order temporarily suspending the law license of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The court says that the order is not an attempt to remove Kane from office and is limited to a temporary suspension of her license to practice law. The court’s ruling backs up the […]

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    Tunkhannock Library Damaged

    TUNKHANNOCK —¬†A library in Wyoming County is picking up the pieces after a vehicle, probably a large truck, damaged several parts of the library. Sometime between Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning, Tunkhannock Library Director Kristin Smith-Gary believes a truck failed miserably at trying to turn around. In doing so, it busted a gutter, knocked […]

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    GM to Pay $900 Million Fine to Settle Ignition Switch Criminal Case

    NEW YORK — General Motors will pay $900 million to settle criminal charges related to its flawed ignition switch that has been tied to at least 124 deaths. Problems with the ignition switch could shut off the car while it was being driven, disabling the airbag, power steering and power brakes — and putting drivers […]

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    6 Takeaways From the Republican Presidential Debate

    SIMI VALLEY, CA — Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party. The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday crackled […]

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    Pilot Diverts Airplane to Save Dog

    FRANKFURT — Simba the French bulldog is probably alive today because of the attentiveness of an Air Canada pilot. Simba was flying via Air Canada Flight 85 from Tel Aviv to Toronto when the pilot noticed a problem with the cargo area’s heating system, according to CNN Canadian affiliate City News. (Simba’s owner, German Kontorovich, […]

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    Death of Toddler in Bradford County Under Investigation

    NEW ALBANY — An investigation is now underway into the death of an 18-month-old girl in Bradford County. An autopsy was done Tuesday on the toddler who was found dead in her home in New Albany. Authorities in Bradford County hoped the autopsy could help them determine how the girl died and if there was […]

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    UPDATE: Grand Jury Names Fraternity, Dozens of Members in Hazing Death

    TOBYHANNA¬† TOWNSHIP — Authorities in the Poconos held a news conference Tuesday morning to explain how they will prosecute the murder case against several members of a fraternity. Nearly two years after a freshman pledge died after a hazing ritual in Monroe County, a grand jury recommended that his fraternity and dozens of its members […]

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    Members, Fraternity Charged In Hazing Death

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — Nearly two years after a college student died during a fraternity hazing ritual in Monroe County, homicide charges have been filed against five his fellow brothers as well as the fraternity itself. Pocono Mountain Regional Police said an 18-year-old student from Baruch College in New York died after taking part in a […]

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    Trooper Douglass Reflects On Shooting Anniversary

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — September 12th marks one year since an attack on state police barracks in Pike County. Trooper Alex Douglass was left seriously injured and Corporal Bryon Dickson was killed. Recently, Trooper Douglass, who is also a member of Ryan’s Run, spoke with Newswatch16 and reflected on how he’s still recovering from what […]

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    Police Investigating What Led to Man’s Death in Bradford County

    TOWANDA — Police are investigating a death in Bradford County. Officers believe Ronald Powell, 61, of Ulster was involved in a fight outside a bar on Main Street in Towanda Saturday night. He was found down on the sidewalk. He was taken to the hospital and died Monday. Police in Bradford County tell us they […]

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    Turn Your Keurig Into a Campbell’s Soup Dispenser

    NEW YORK — Keurig is trying to reverse its slumping sales with a bold new plan: Soup in a cup, courtesy of Campbell’s. Keurig Green Mountain, known for its single-serve K-Cups for coffee and tea, has combined forces with the iconic soup company Campbell’s for the new product, Fresh-Brewed Soup in a K-cup. The companies […]