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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 […]

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    Business Park Near Hamlin Still Looking for Tenants

    STERLING TOWNSHIP — Millions of dollars are being spent on a business park to attract companies to Wayne County, but so far, no one’s committed to anything. The Sterling Business and Technology Park near Interstate 84 started up some seven years ago and right now it has only one temporary tenant. So far, millions of […]

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    Matilda the ‘Alien Cat’ Becomes Internet Sensation

    There’s an alien cat that is becoming an internet sensation. Meet Matilda, the cat with gigantic “alien-like” eyes. Matilda’s owners identify themselves as “The Bearded Man” and “The Lady,” and they say that Matilda was not born this way. She has thousands of Instagram followers because of her large eyes, the result of a genetic […]

  • Workers scaled the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri in October, 2014 performing a corrosion investigation. While atop the Arch, the workers mounted cameras to their helmets and recorded the journey... including some looks over the edge.

    New Videos Show Dizzying St. Louis Arch Corrosion Investigation

    St. Louis, MO — New video of the WJE Corrosion Team’s investigation into corrosion on the Gateway Arch has been uploaded to YouTube. The dizzying views offer a unique view of the stainless steel structure. It also shows how hard it is to work 630 feet above downtown St. Louis. KTVI reports that last October […]

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    Gift of Groceries for Veteran and Family

    MOOSIC — A national food company and a local grocery store teamed up to give a surprise gift to a veteran from Lackawanna County. It’s not a brand new car or a fancy vacation but something this veteran and his family really. The Mederrick family from Moscow was given a strange request. They were asked […]

  • Mobile Paramedicine Program

    A paramedic home care program run by Geisinger allows some heart patients to get the care they need at home, instead of at a hospital. Wayne Hiller, 57, of Scranton says he always felt healthy.  He admits he’s adopted, and never knew his medical history.  But one day while he was hunting… “I ended up […]

  • Used Car Dealer Charged with Odometer Fraud

    EXETER — State police say a used car dealer in Luzerne County cheated customers and a credit union by falsifying odometer readings on 16 cars he sold in the last two years. He now faces fraud charges. A federal agency claims almost a half million cars are sold every year with false odometer readings. But […]

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    Preserved Dinosaur Cells Found, Sadly Scientists Still Can’t Build ‘Jurassic World’

    The science behind the “Jurassic Park” films always seemed far-fetched, even before the latest installment, “Jurassic World,” introduced the idea of genetically engineered super-dinosaurs. For one thing, finding mosquitoes that had drunk the blood of dinosaurs and then been preserved in amber for hundreds of millions of years is incredibly unlikely. But there’s another more […]

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    This Man’s Blood Has Saved the Lives of Two Million Babies

    On the surface, James Harrison is just an average guy. He loves his daughter and grandchildren, collects stamps, and goes for walks near his home on Australia’s central coast. But it’s what’s under the surface that makes him extraordinary — specifically, what’s flowing in his veins. Known as “The Man with the Golden Arm,” nearly […]

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    Apple Reveals Latest Updates to iPhone and iMac Software

    SAN FRANCISCO — Apple announced its latest software for the iPhone and Mac at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday. The event kicked off with a high-production video skit staring Bill Hader, an elevator filled with fake Tim Cooks, giant angry birds, and Danny Pudi doing an autotuned song about developing. […]

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    Can We Treat Alzheimer’s 20 Years Early?

    NEW YORK — Imagine being treated for a disease before you even have it. That will soon be possible thanks to emerging technologies that make diagnosing illness easier and faster. “We’re waiting for the heart attack, or we’re waiting for the lump to be discovered at stage three,” Dr. Daniel Kraft told an audience last […]