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  • Online Payment Option for Parking Tickets in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Parking ticket in downtown Wilkes-Barre? No problem. The city launched an online ticket payment option on Friday. Now residents and visitors no longer have to travel to city hall to pay their parking tickets, they can do so with their debit or credit card. There is a fee of $0.50 for electronic checks and a 2.95% fee for credit and debit card payments. You can find more information on the online ticket payment website.

  • Haunted House Full of Ghouls in Monroe County

    POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — From water slides to a spooky resort, Camelback Mountain changes with the season. The resort near Tannersville has gone all out for Halloween this year, expanding from one haunted house to three. The haunted houses are full of scary sights, skeletons and ghouls. “I think we’ve had a really good turnout so far but I think a light switch flipped and basically, now everyone wants to come out now that its getting cooler out. People want […]

  • Search for Missing NY Man in Susquehanna County

    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police joined with other authorities and searched for a missing man in Susquehanna County on Friday. The man is from New York state. Crews searched in Liberty Township, west of Great Bend. There’s no word yet if the man has been found in Susquehanna County.

  • Talkback 16: Wet Weather, Dead Ducks

    Talkback 16 callers sound off on the wet weather and what it could mean for our winter. Another is outraged over the killing of five ducks in Schuylkill County. We begin with calls about another animal abuser and the sentence a Luzerne County judge gave him.

  • ‘Beary’ Unwelcome Visitors in Old Forge

    OLD FORGE, Pa. — Residents of Old Forge gave pause to the sight of two bears in a tree in Lackawanna County. Neighbors made the not so grizzly discovery Thursday night and called the game commission, who arrived Friday afternoon. The bears were tranquilized around 4:30 p.m. The bears will be tagged and released elsewhere before surely settling in for winter hibernation.

  • Masked Robbers Surprise Homeowner in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A woman in Scranton returned home Friday morning with her two young children to find masked men inside. Police were called to Pittston Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Officers say the men had guns and took off with a safe after the robbery in Lackawanna County.

  • Police Chase Leads to Car Theft Charges in Luzerne County

    HAZLETON, Pa. — A minor in Hazleton has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle following a police chase. According to police, the 17-year-old was spotted Friday just after midnight running a stop sign in an Acura MDX. Police attempted to pull the driver over but they continued driving, running stop signs and red lights. The teen then crashed into the woods along Juniper Street. Police say the teen is locked up in a juvenile detention center facing charges […]

  • ATV Hits Jeep, One Hospitalized in Moosic

    MOOSIC, Pa. — An ATV rider was hospitalized Thursday night after his vehicle slammed into a Jeep in Lackawanna County. Police say the ATV was riding along Springbrook Avenue in Moosic, also known as Route 502. Officers say for some reason the ATV crossed into traffic and hit the Jeep. The rider has injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. Police say the rider of the ATV will face charges for the crash in Lackawanna County.

  • Route 61 in Sunbury Closed Due to Flooding

    SUNBURY, Pa. — Drivers in Northumberland County are asked to take a detour after flooding closes a major roadway. Route 61 in Sunbury is closed at the Hamilton Underpass due to flooding. Drivers are asked to instead take Route 4012 (Snydertown Road) and Route 4009 (Black Mill Road).

  • Indecent Assault Charges for Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teenager

    DAVIDSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Muncy Valley man is facing indecent assault charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. Police in Sullivan County say Robert Sones, 77, forcibly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. Sones also allegedly exposed his genitals to the victim several times. Sones is facing charges including indecent assault and corruption of minors in Sullivan County.

  • Man Facing Terroristic Threats Charges after Compiling a Hit List

    DUSHORE, Pa. —  A man from Sullivan County is facing terroristic threats charges after allegedly compiling a hit list. Police say Bruce Pawling, 53 from Muncy Valley, told a mental health worker he had a hit list with multiple people on it. Pawling also allegedly detailed a plan he came up with to kill his ex-wife, in-laws and state troopers. The mental health worker reported the hit list to state police in Laporte. Pawling is facing terroristic threats and other […]

  • Assault Charges after Soccer Game in Sullivan County

    LAPORTE, Pa. — Assault charges for one after a girls’ soccer game in Sullivan County. According to police, Lindsey Bennett, 48, was upset with the officiating at the game. Bennett then started cursing at the ref and was told to leave. Police say Bennett then grabbed an athletic director by the neck and threw him to the ground. Bennett is facing assault charges in Sullivan County.