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    Update: Body Discovered Near Hallstead Identified, Ruled Homicide

    UPDATE — State police identified the victim as Roy Marvin, 26, of Hallstead. Autopsy results show he died of multiple stab wounds and the death has been ruled a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-465-3154. GREAT BEND TOWNSHIP — The discovery of a body in Susquehanna County has state […]

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    Snowy Start to February

    Our latest winter storm is on track bringing snow this evening to the region. The heaviest snow will still occur overnight. At times, snow will fall at 1″-2″ per hour resulting in poor road conditions. Here is a look at our updated snowfall map: You may have noticed we cut down the numbers slightly. As […]

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    “Family Fraud?” Wilkes-Barre Man Gets Traffic Citations For Brother’s Alleged Lies

    WILKES-BARRE — When you hear the phrase “identity theft,” you think of someone stealing social security numbers, credit cards, or even money. But police say they see more people lying about their identity at traffic stops. They lie by using a family members’ name to avoid citations or charges. Police say it should not be […]

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    UPDATE: Arrest Made in Cold Case Murder Investigation

    LOCK HAVEN – A man has been arrested in connection with a homicide investigation nearly 24 years ago. Loyd Groves, 65, of Beaver County, was taken into custody on Thursday for the murder of Katherine Heckel, according to state police at Lamar. Groves had nothing to say as he walked out of the state police […]

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    Woman Sentenced for Concealing the Death of an Infant, Abuse of Corpse

    POTTSVILLE — A judge in Schuylkill County sentenced a woman from Middleport to four to 23 months  behind bars for concealing the death of an infant and abuse of a corpse. Tara Paltavanage pleaded guilty to those charges last year. In August of 2014, a person living at a home on Winfield Drive near Tamaqua […]

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    NFL On “Deflate-gate” Investigation, “The evidence thus far supports the conclusion”

    (CNN) — The NFL said Friday “the evidence thus far supports the conclusion” the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game last Sunday. This is the league’s first indication the Super Bowl-bound Patriots may have used footballs that do not to conform to rules about air pressure. “While the evidence thus […]

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    Scranton Police: Person Of Interest In Homicide

    SCRANTON — Scranton police say a person of interest is in custody as part of their investigation into a woman’s death. Officers are not releasing the name of the person until lab results are complete. Police believe the individual may know something about the homicide of Stephanie Tyminski, 29, of Scranton. The woman was found […]

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    DEP To Monitor Air Quality Near Silica Station

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — After opposition to a facility that will serve the natural gas industry, the state began a project to monitor air quality in part of Wyoming County. A transfer station bringing sand for natural gas fracking is planned for the Tunkhannock area. The DEP will monitor the air before and after that station […]

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    SUV Slams Stroudsburg Store

    This SUV hit an appliance store on Main Street in Stroudsburg. Owner says it's the 5th time he's been hit! @WNEP pic.twitter.com/YOtLvdIwAd — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) January 22, 2015 STROUDSBURG — An SUV slammed into a store in Stroudsburg Thursday afternoon. The vehicle veered off Main Street just before 3 p.m. and hit the side […]

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    Bank Branch Is Latest Closure in Newfoundland

    DREHER TOWNSHIP — A bank that’s been a fixture in part of Wayne County for decades will close later this year. But the PNC Bank branch is the latest in a long list of businesses closing their doors in Newfoundland. The PNC Bank covers two corners of the busy intersection in the village. By the […]

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    President Obama Delivers State of the Union Address

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama made a feisty pitch for economic populism in his penultimate State of the Union Tuesday night, touting the improving economy on his watch and making the case that government has a role in ensuring equal opportunity for all. Obama began his speech at 9:10 p.m. in front of a […]

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    Looking Back on the Last Four Years of Governor Tom Corbett

    Exactly four years ago, Governor Tom Corbett took office. On Tuesday, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will have a new governor. The Tom Corbett era started on a cold, icy January day in 2011. And already protesters voiced their displeasure with the Republican governor. At the outset, the former attorney general, known for tackling public corruption, […]