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  • Arrest Made in Nanticoke Gunfire Incident

    NANTICOKE, Pa. — A man has been charged with firing shots in Luzerne County. Police say Tazelle Curtis, 33, of Wilkes-Barre, got into an argument with someone living at a home on Welles Street in Nanticoke Saturday night. Officers say Curtis then threatened the person and fired shots. No one was hurt. Investigators say the gun used was reported stolen back in April. Curtis is charged with assault, endangerment, and terroristic threats in Luzerne County.

  • Crash Closes Part of Interstate 81 North in Lackawanna County

    MOOSIC, Pa. — A crash closed part of Interstate 81 north in Lackawanna County. It happened near mile marker 180 just past the Moosic Exit near the split Monday morning. Traffic was backed up into Luzerne County. There is no word what caused the wreck or if anyone was hurt. The wreck was cleared by 11:30 a.m., according to PennDOT. For the latest on the traffic conditions, click here.

  • Man’s Body Recovered from Susquehanna River

    POINT TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A man who was swimming with friends in the Susquehanna River Sunday afternoon went under the water and never resurfaced, authorities say. Donte Glasper, 19, who has resided in Milton and Mount Carmel, died from accidental drowning, according to the coroner. The Northumberland fire chief said Glasper jumped off a dock into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River near Northumberland. His friends say they saw him struggling after he jumped in. They tried to save […]

  • Pet Slideshow: August 2019

    Check out these great summertime pet photos and submit your own!

  • Wrapping up Fundraising Festival for Veteran in Need of Liver

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A weekend-long fundraiser for a man in need of a liver transplant wrapped up Sunday in Carbon County. This is the fourth year for the John Hettler Liver Transplant Fundraiser. John is a Desert Storm veteran suffering from liver disease, and he needs a living donor. He’s been waiting five years. Organizers say the fundraising festival only got busier as the weekend went on. “It’s awesome how everybody comes together, and even just showing their support, […]

  • Trees Down, Power out After Sunday Storms

    Sunday saw more storm damage around the area. The storms were fast-moving but wreaked havoc in Lackawanna County. A viewer sent pictures of a tree that fell on top of a house on Route 247 in Scott Township. There were numerous reports of trees down on wires or blocking roads. Another viewer shared photos from Knoebels Amusement Resort, where a large tree came crashing down onto the mini-golf course. In Luzerne County, video posted on Facebook by a viewer shows […]

  • Rainbow Photo Gallery

    Have a great rainbow photo? Submit it to our Rainbow Photo Gallery

  • Kids Learn About Reptiles

    FORTY FORT, Pa. — Kids got to check out some reptiles and creepy critters in Luzerne County this weekend. Edward’s Garden Center in Forty Fort put on a reptile show for the kids Sunday afternoon. CDE Exotic Animals educated the crowd about different snakes, salamanders, and even some spiders. Kids were even able to win a prize by visiting all the animals.

  • Jewish Food Festival in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A festival featuring classic Jewish cuisine is underway in Scranton. People gathered at Nay Aug Park on Sunday for the annual Jewish Food Festival. The five-day festival organized by the Jewish Discovery Center features tons of food such as falafel, hummus, potato knishes, and sweet kugel. Kids spent the day playing in bounce houses and even got to pet some goats at the petting zoo. The festival runs through August 22.

  • Hook O’Malley 5K Helps Fund Fight Against Cancer

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Runners took to the pavement in Lackawanna County to raise money for cancer research. The Hook O’Malley 5K stepped off at McDade Park in Scranton Sunday morning. The race is named after the late Paul “Hook” O’Malley, the father of Lackawanna County Commissioner Pat O’Malley. This is the 27th year for the run. All money raised benefits the American Cancer Society.

  • Volunteers Help Clean up D&L Trail

    WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Volunteers came together in part of Luzerne County on Sunday to help clean up a popular trail. Volunteers worked to clear brush, mow grass, and pick up trash from the Black Diamond section of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. The goal is to help maintain it for hikers and bikers. “Today we’re just out cleaning up the trail, cleaning up these picnic tables, making sure people have a place to sit down and rest. […]

  • Dragonboat Races in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The Riverfront Parks Committee hosted its annual Dragonboat Race in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday. The event was originally scheduled for June during RiverFest weekend, but it had to be rescheduled because spring rain made water levels too high on the Susquehanna River. Teams raced down the river in homemade boats decorated with dragon heads and carrying 22 people. “It’s my first time. I think I have a natural talent, natural ability to do it. It takes a lot, […]

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