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  • Security Camera Shows Attempted Burglary in Schuylkill County

    EAST NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police in Schuylkill County are looking for a man who tried to break into a business early Tuesday. Saint Clair police are investigating an attempted burglary at the Mobil gas station on Route 61 and Ann Street, in East Norwegian Township, around 3:30 a.m. Video shows what appeared to be a tall male, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a bandana attempting to break glass with a large rock. Anyone with information is asked to contact […]

  • Fire Destroys Building in Susquehanna County

    NEW MILFORD, Pa. — A fire early Tuesday destroyed a home in Susquehanna County. It happened on Lower Montrose Street in New Milford just after midnight, according to firefighters at the scene. A state police fire marshal said no one was living there at the time. Investigators said the fire appears suspicious and is under investigation. No one was hurt.

  • Suspected Home Invasion May Have Been Wrong Address

    SUGAR NOTCH, Pa. — It turns out a suspected burglar in Luzerne County may have just been at the wrong address. Sugar Notch police say they have identified the man in security camera photos taken last Thursday when he entered a home on Woodland Road. He ran off after discovering someone was inside. Police say it’s possible the intrusion stemmed from a mix-up involving a dating website and a wrong address.

  • Police Break Up Alleged Chop Shop in Monroe County

    MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — Police have busted an apparent chop shop in Monroe County. Officers tell us they found several stolen vehicles and tools at David Frantz’s home in Blakeslee a week ago. Police say Frantz, 35, of Blakeslee, was found with drugs and cash hiding in bushes at his cousin’s home. Frantz was charged Monday with operating a chop shop and drug crimes. Frantz’s cousin, Malvin Meckes, 36, is charged with helping him hide from police in the Poconos.

  • Cash 5 Lottery Winner Sold in Columbia County

    BENTON, Pa. — Someone hit the jackpot with a Pennsylvania Lottery ticket sold in Columbia County. A jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket for the Saturday, July 14, drawing matched all five balls drawn — 14, 29, 30, 31, 43 — to win $500,000. Back-to-back Cash 5 jackpots were won over the weekend in Columbia and Lancaster counties! Congrats to the winners! https://t.co/z66bKDU2KG pic.twitter.com/jC747hgSDo — Pennsylvania Lottery (@PALottery) July 16, 2018 The winning ticket was sold at the Uni-Mart on Main Street […]

  • Troopers Graduate from State Police Academy

    Today, 95 Cadets become Pennsylvania State Troopers at the 152nd @psp_academy class graduation. pic.twitter.com/jyUDPcSCMO — PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) July 13, 2018 HARRISBURG, Pa. — Nearly 100 new Pennsylvania State Troopers are ready to protect and serve the people of the state. Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced Friday that 95 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 152nd graduating cadet class. The ceremony […]

  • Williamsport Police Seeking Man Passing Counterfeit Cash

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Williamsport police are looking for a man passing fake $20 bills. Surveillance images were taken of the man using the counterfeit money at Kohl’s department store in Williamsport. Investigators say the man also used the fake money at Kohl’s and Walmart stores in State College. If you know who this man is, call Williamsport police.

  • Oh, Baby! Girl from Pittston wins Cuteness Contest on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’

    PITTSTON, Pa. -- A baby girl from Luzerne County has won her parents a trip of a lifetime.

  • Driver Accused of Hitting Man with Car

    KIDDER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is accused of purposely hitting another man with his vehicle in Carbon County. Kidder Township police say David Parker, 24, of White Haven, slammed into the rear of another vehicle on Route 940 around 10 a.m. Wednesday. When Andrew Lovett got out, Parker allegedly hit Lovett and drove off. Lovett was flown to a hospital. Parker was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and other charges in Carbon County. He is locked up with […]

  • Man Accused of Threats against Woman, State Troopers

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. — A man is locked up in Schuylkill County for threatening to kill a woman and state troopers. Troopers say, Christopher Loftus, 69, of Schuylkill Haven, threated to slit a woman’s throat and kill her on Wednesday at a home in Schuylkill Haven. When troopers arrived, Loftus said he would shoot any officer who walked on his porch. After trying to negotiate, officers broke into the home and took Loftus into custody.

  • Irate Driver Handcuffed after Pittston Crash

    PITTSTON, Pa. — A crash in Luzerne County Wednesday morning ended with an arrest. The driver of the vehicle was taken away in handcuffs after the crash on Johnson Street in Pittston. The wreck happened just before 8:30 a.m. Police say the driver, whose name has not yet been released, hit a utility pole. The vehicle ended up in some trees. The crash knocked out power and crews need to repair low-hanging wires. Pittston police tell Newswatch 16 the driver […]

  • 11-year-old Daughter Crashes while Driving Drunk Dad Home

    HONESDALE, Pa. — A father in Wayne County was found guilty on Tuesday of having his 11-year-old daughter drive his car for him while he was under the influence of alcohol. Sean Hannon, 49, of Dunmore, is accused of having his daughter drive 11 miles from a home in Covington Township in Lackawanna County to Salem Township in Wayne County. It happened back in November. An 8-year-old boy was also in the vehicle. Investigators said Hannon directed his daughter’s driving […]