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  • Lottery Fast Play Winner Sold in Sullivan County

    Big winner in a small county! A progressive top prize of $134,071 for the Break the Bank Fast Play game hit this morning in Eagles Mere, Sullivan County! Congrats! https://t.co/7OZfE10ZOx pic.twitter.com/Prky2YJRnA — Pennsylvania Lottery (@PALottery) June 19, 2018 EAGLES MERE, Pa. — A progressive top-prize-winning ticket worth more than $130,000 for the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Break The Bank fast play game was sold in Sullivan County on Tuesday. The Barn Tavern in Eagles Mere gets a $500 bonus for selling the […]

  • Pottsville Police Release Bank Robbery Photos

    Do you know this man? He used a note to steal money from a local bank today at approx 11:45. Anyone with information is asked to call @Pbp247 at 570-628-3792. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/gxA7MZ0kBT — PottsvillePolice (@Pbp247) June 19, 2018 POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Police in Pottsville are looking for the man who robbed a bank Tuesday morning. Investigators said the robber gave the teller a note at the M&T Bank branch on South Centre Street around 11:45 a.m. Police said he […]

  • Minivan Driver Charged for Hitting Children in Stroller

    CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. — Police have charged the driver of a minivan that hit a stroller in Lackawanna County earlier this month. Brittney Costello of Clarks Summit was charged with two counts of recklessly endangering another person and reckless driving. Investigators said she was the driver of a minivan that struck a stroller in Clarks Summit on June 8. Two children were hurt. Costello told police she was making deliveries in the area and looked at her GPS. She then […]

  • Death after Fight in Scranton Ruled Homicide, Arrest Warrants Issued

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The death of a man following a fight in Scranton has been ruled a homicide and police have issued arrest warrants for three people they believe are tied to the crime. The Lackawanna County coroner says James Savero of Scranton died from head trauma. Police say Savero was punched during a fight earlier this month on Kressler Court. Savero was knocked unconscious, admitted to the hospital, released, and found dead in his home days later. Investigators are […]

  • Valley View Runner-UP in PIAA AAAA Baseball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Valley View Cougars boys baseball team ended the season as runner-up to Ringgold in the PIAA AAAA championship game at Penn State University. Ringgold defeated Valley View 6-4.

  • Holy Redeemer Finishes as Runner-up to Philipsburg-Osceola in PIAA AAA Girls Softball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Holy Redeemer Royals girls softball team finished runner-up to Philipsburg-Osceola in the PIAA AAA championship game at Penn State University. Philipsburg-Osceola won 8-3.

  • Crash Slows Traffic on Intestate 81 South in Luzerne County

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A crash tied up traffic on a stretch of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County. According to PennDOT, the wreck happened near the Pittston/Dupont exit (175) before 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Crash on I-81 southbound at Mile Post: 175.5. There is a lane restriction. — 511PA Northeast (@511PANortheast) June 14, 2018 There is no word on what led to the wreck. Traffic was cleared by about 12:30 p.m., according to PennDOT. Check out real-time traffic conditions at WNEP […]

  • Williams Valley Finishes as Runner-Up in PIAA 1A Girls Softball Championship

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Williams Valley Vikings girls softball team finished as runner-up to West Greene in the PIAA 1A championship game at Penn State University.

  • Highway Reopens after Rolled Tractor-Trailer Blocks Interstate 80

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A rig wreck has a section of Interstate 80 closed in Columbia County.

  • Ambulance Hijacker Sent to State Prison

    DANVILLE, Pa. — A man has been sentenced to state prison for stealing an ambulance in Montour County while the emergency crew was still inside. Adam Zaharick was sentenced to one to four years in prison on Tuesday. He pleaded guilty but mentally ill last month to robbery and other charges. Police say Zaharick was a patient at Geisinger Medical Center last October when he took off in an ambulance. Two crew members were in the back at the time. […]

  • South Abington Chief Honored for 45 Years of Service

    SCRANTON, Pa. — South Abington Police Chief Robert Gerrity has been a cop in Lackawanna County for more than 45 years he was recognized for his service Wednesday morning. Most of the South Abington force waited outside the Lackawanna County Government Center on South Adams avenue because the ceremony was a surprise. County commissioners then recognized Chief Gerrity for his five years as an officer in Archbald and 40 years with South Abington, more than half as chief. “I have […]

  • Power Outage in Scranton

    Several businesses on Meadow Ave in Scranton are without power this morning, including Gerrity’s and Dollar Tree. PPL tells us it was a trip breaker or blown fuse. Power should be back by 1pm @WNEP pic.twitter.com/00wILcI7jH — Alexandra Gallo (@ally_gallo) June 13, 2018 SCRANTON, Pa. — Power problems had several businesses in Scranton in the dark on Wednesday morning. The outage happened along Meadow Avenue between River Street and Moosic Street affecting a number of businesses including Gerrity’s and Dollar […]