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  • Deadly Crash in Schuylkill County

    SOUTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is dead after a crash early Friday morning in Schuylkill County. It happened just before 3:30 a.m. on Berne Drive near Schuylkill Haven. Troopers say a 28-year-old died after the pickup he was driving crashed and ended up in a creek upside down. A passenger in the truck was able to flag down troopers for help. There is no word what caused the deadly crash in Schuylkill County.  

  • Deadly Crash in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Investigators haven’t said what led to a deadly crash in Williamsport. Authorities tell Newswatch 16 at least one person died when two vehicles collided on West Fourth Street Wednesday afternoon. The road was down to one lane but reopened about an hour later. The victim’s name hasn’t been released yet.

  • Seniors Staying Fit in Stroudsburg

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Some seniors worked on their fitness in Stroudsburg. They took a walk around the Pocono Family YMCA Wednesday as part of the 23rd Annual Senior Fitness Walk. There was music, snacks, and prizes at the event for those seniors in Monroe County.

  • Woman Accused of Trying to Cover Up Deadly Shooting

    FREELAND, Pa. —  A second person is charged in a deadly shooting in Luzerne County. Felicia Catrone is accused of trying to cover up the crime. Investigators say the 19-year-old was behind the wheel of the car that left the scene of the shooting that killed Anthony Bonney in Freeland last year. She’s also accused of burying the gun used in the killing at her home on Cleveland Street in Hazleton. Brandon Gambardella is accused of shooting Bonney during an […]

  • Route 147 near Sunbury Back Open After Rock Slide

    SUNBURY, Pa. — A road opened two days after a rock slide in Northumberland County. Crews finished cleaning up Route 147 outside Sunbury late Wednesday afternoon. The road had been off limits after rocks, trees, and mud crashed down Monday night.

  • No Ticket Increase Under Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ New Deal

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — We already know the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are staying put in Luzerne County. We now know that ticket prices will not go up under the new 10-year deal. The announcement was made during Wednesday’s official unveiling of the new agreement. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Luzerne County Convention Authority had been working on a new lease for about a year. Both sides hammered out a deal over the weekend keeping pro hockey in northeastern Pennsylvania for the next […]

  • Pike County Man Arrested in Texas for Hauling Drugs from California

    CARSON COUNTY, Tx. — A big drug bust landed a man from Pike County behind bars in Texas. Authorities say Paul Hernandez was hauling drugs from California back to Milford. Investigators found 171 pounds of marijuana and 44 pounds of wax that comes from pot when they stopped Hernandez Sunday. Those drugs are worth more than $1 million on the street. Hernandez is locked up in Carson County, Texas.  

  • Two Dead After Crash on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Traffic was backed up for hours after a deadly crash Tuesday in Luzerne County. Troopers say Ryan Bieble, 40, of Hanover Township, and Rachael McCuen, 29, of Kingston, both died when they were thrown out of their vehicle on Interstate 81 south near the Route 309 interchange near Wilkes-Barre. State police say Bieble was driving and lost control on a curve. The vehicle went through the guide rail, flipped several times, and crashed into a wooded area.

  • Archbald Fire Ruled Accidental

    ARCHBALD, Pa. — Officials ruled a fire Monday night in Lackawanna County as an accident. The fire sparked just before 10 p.m. along Lori Drive in Archbald. Officials say power had been cut to the home earlier in the day because of lack of payment. The tenants then paid their bill and power was restored. The fire marshal says an electrical issue in a wall caused the fire. The family now has to find another place to stay after the […]

  • One Person Taken to Hospital After Crash in Schuylkill County

    KLINE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — At least one person had to go to the hospital after a crash in Schuylkill County. An SUV and tractor-trailer collided near the on-ramp for the McAdoo exit on Interstate 81 south just before 11:30 p.m. Monday. The road here is down to one lane because of construction. Investigators haven’t said what led to the crash in Schuylkill County.

  • Three Hurt After Head-On Crash in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A crash sent three people to the hospital in Wilkes-Barre. Two vehicles slammed head-on into each other on North Main Street just after 5 a.m. on Friday. There’s no word on badly anyone was hurt. Investigators are still looking into what led to that smash-up in Wilkes-Barre.

  • Armored Truck Driver Accused of Stealing Money Bag With $56,000 Inside

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An armored truck driver from Monroe County is accused of making off with some of the loot he was supposed to be keeping safe.

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