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  • Man from the Poconos Charged with Rape

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Rape charges have been filed against a man from the Poconos. Emilio Romero, Jr. of Tobyhanna was arrested last week after authorities were called to a home in Coolbaugh Township for a reported rape. Once they arrived, the victim told officers Romero held her at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her. Romero is locked up in Monroe County.

  • Weis Market Set to Reopen After Shooting

    EATON TOWNSHIP — A supermarket in Wyoming County, where three store employees and the gunman were shot and killed earlier this month, is set to reopen in July. The Weis supermarket near Tunkhannock will reopen July 13, according to Dennis Curtin, the Director of Public Relations for Weis Markets, Inc. The supermarket has been closed the shooting on June 8. “Currently we are repairing the store and remodeling it. The people of Tunkhannock and the surrounding communities have been tremendously supportive […]

  • Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Cousin

    SCRANTON — A man admitted to stabbing his cousin to death in Scranton. Xavier Jordan pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter on Monday. The stabbing happened on the day of the Saint Patrick’s Parade last year. Eugene Jordan died in a hospital after the stabbing in Scranton in 2016.

  • Police Investigating Stabbing in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A man from New York is charged in a stabbing in Scranton. It happened after hours at a barber shop just after 11 p.m. Monday on Prospect Avenue. According to police, the stabbing happened because of a miscommunication. Cops say the victim was sitting in a barber’s chair arguing with another friend. Witnesses say the two argue often. Raequon Thompson, 21, of Yonkers, misunderstood the argument and stabbed Nathan Jones, 57, of Scranton, in an attempt to save his […]

  • Two Injured Following Motorcycle Crash in Lackawanna County

    TAYLOR — Two people hurt after this motorcycle and pickup truck collided Sunday evening in Lackawanna County. Police say both men were hurt when the wreck happened here on South Main Avenue around 6 p.m. in Taylor. There is no word how badly they were hurt or what led up to the crash. According to police, the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. South Main Avenue was closed for a couple hours while police investigated the wreck in Lackawanna County.

  • Home Scorched by Flames in Tunkhannock

    TUNKHANNOCK — A home was scorched by flames late Sunday afternoon in Wyoming County. This video and several photos were sent in by viewers of the home on Wyoming Avenue in Tunkhannock. No one was hurt. It started shortly after 6 p.m. Fire officials believe it may have been caused by a faulty air conditioner or electrical outlet. A state police fire marshal will investigate here in Wyoming County.

  • Police Investigating Two Robberies in Kingston

    KINGSTON — A mini-mart thief is on the run Sunday morning in Luzerne County. The Turkey Hill, along Rutter Avenue in Kingston was held up just after 11 p.m. Saturday. The clerk told police the bandit had a gun and a friend. No one hurt, and the amount taken in that late night Turkey Hill robbery in Kingston has not been released. The Turkey Hill on Pierce Street in Kingston was also robbed Saturday night. Police believe the same man is […]

  • Friendly Family Competition in the Diamond City for Father’s Day

    WILKES-BARRE — Sunny weather gave folks a reason to head outside and spend some time on the move this Father’s Day in Luzerne County. Today was the 14th Annual Wilkes-Barre Duathlon. Bikers and runners made their way through the Diamond City and Hanover Township for the duathlon to raise money for Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA’s aquatic program. It was a great chance for dads and their children to come together for some friendly competition. “Little something for dad first thing in the […]

  • Annual Car Show Has Become Father’s Day Tradition in Scranton

    SCRANTON — The 23rd Annual Father’s Day Car Show was held at Nay Aug Park in Scranton Sunday afternoon. Folks showed off their vehicles from all different eras, while others took advantage of food and prizes. Sunday’s event was put on by the Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club and has become a Father’s Day staple for some. “It’s been a Father’s Day tradition to come out to the show, look around, see all the nice cars and stuff… just hang out, […]

  • Minor Injuries Following Crash in Scott Township

    SCOTT TWP. — A crash happened on Carbondale Road in Scott Township around 12:30 Sunday afternoon in Lackawanna County. A vehicle exited 81 north and attempted to get back on, when another vehicle came and struck their driver’s side door. Passengers from both vehicles were taken to get checked out but only had some minor injuries.

  • Building Birdhouses for Father’s Day

    FORTY FORT — A place for the birds to call home… made by fathers along with sons and daughters in Luzerne County. Kids came out to Edward’s Garden Center in Forty Fort to make something special for their dads this Father’s Day. Children painted their hearts out creating some really beautiful bird houses. The painting session gave the kids a chance to give their dads a one-of-a-kind work of art.

  • Coal Township Man Pleads Guilty After One Car Crash

    DAUPHIN COUNTY — Brett Lahr of Coal Township plead guilty to driving under the influence resulting in a one-car crash. Lahr fell asleep while driving along Route 147 in Dauphin County and swerved off the road, hitting a utility pole. Lahr is sentenced to one month of house arrest followed by six months of probation. In March of 2015 he pleaded no contest to a charge of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault of Sharon Budd. He served 18 months in prison.

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