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    Rita’s Water Ice Stops Selling Frozen Custard, For Now

    KINGSTON — A national egg shortage is now affecting a frozen dessert chain. Rita’s Water Ice is phasing out frozen custard until more eggs become available. An outbreak of avian flu in the Midwest is affecting many hens that lay eggs. As a result, the price of eggs has gone up in recent weeks and […]

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    Millions Share Picture of Missing Girl Found on Boston Beach as Police Try to ID Her

    WINTHROP, Mass.–Police are renewing their plea for the public to help identify a baby girl who was found on a Deer Island beach. District Attorney Dan Conley spoke to the media today to update the public on the investigation into baby doe, who was found on June 25. Since releasing the sketch of what the unidentified […]

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    New York Stock Exchange Suspends Trading Due to ‘Technical Issue’

    NEW YORK  — The New York Stock Exchange suspended trading at 11:32 a.m ET Wednesday. In a brief announcement, the exchange said it was experiencing a “internal technical issue.” The NYSE said later on Twitter that it’s “not the result of a cyber breach.” “We will be providing further updates as soon as we can, […]

  • Pool Back Open in Schuylkill County

    TAMAQUA — A public pool hit hard by severe weather last week reopened Sunday in Schuylkill County. Newswatch 16 first showed you the mess at the pool in Tamaqua on Wednesday after heavy rains sent mud gushing into the pool. Now, it’s like it never even happened. From the looks of things at the H. […]

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    Senior Care Facilities Scrutinized

    WILKES-BARRE — One day after the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced legal action against some nursing homes, the company still has not responded with a comment. But that hasn’t stopped people from telling us what’s going on inside. The Golden LivingCenter-Summit facility on North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre is one of 14 facilities named in a […]

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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 […]