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March 30, 2017 - 8:51 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old federal judge with memory problems who was reported missing from his home earlier this week and who had last been seen trying to get into a closed store and then driving away was found alive Thursday night. Edwin Kosik was found about 100 yards from his car in a...
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Karel Zubris
March 30, 2017 - 5:23 am
The capital murder trial of Eric Frein is now expected to get underway on Tuesday April 4 at 9am in Pike County Court. Monday is now going to be used as a day the prosecution will use to present requests to have conversations Frein had while in prison allowed in testimony. Frein could face the...
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March 30, 2017 - 5:10 am
Shots rang out on Divison St in Wilkes Barre around midnight. Officials now say an 8 year old girl was struck when bullets were shot into her home. No details on her condition have yet been released. So far no word if there are any suspects.
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March 29, 2017 - 6:39 am
Semi automatic rifles will not be allowed for hunting deer, bear, turkey and elk in Pennsylvania. They will however be allowed for other furbearers. In January the Pennsylvania Game Commission board voted to approve semi automatic weapons for all hunting but then reversed that after looking at a...
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March 28, 2017 - 5:46 am
Heading to court in Luzerne County? Leave the cell phone at home or be prepared to turn it off. Under a new policy from county President Judge Richard Hughes that goes for tablets, laptops and cameras as well. Court officials say proceedings have been interrupted by cell phones ringing and a recent...
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March 27, 2017 - 9:38 am
Over the weekend, Wilkes Barre Police were called to reports of a large fight. It happened early Saturday morning at Ali Baba Liquor Lounge on South Main Street. Three people were arrested on charges ranging from disorderly conduct to drug posession. There were no reports of what sparked the fight...
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March 27, 2017 - 9:28 am
A murder investigation in Florida involved a man and woman from Bradford County. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's office were called to a home in West Palm Beach over the weekend. Investigators say 24 year old Randy Herman Jr called 9-11 to report a murder. When they arrived they found him in bloody...
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Karel Zubris
March 24, 2017 - 6:45 am
Still no word on what caused a house fire in Plains Township yesterday afternoon. The blaze which could be seen for miles, broke out shortly after 4:30 in the 100 block of North Main Street. There were no reports of injuries but some family pets did not make it out. The home is a total loss.
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March 24, 2017 - 5:47 am
Changes coming to the Tunkhannock Area School District. a vote by the School board last night will close 3 of the districts 4 elementary schools. They are Evans Falls, Mehoopany and Mill City. The other schools in the district will be reorganized. Among the changes, students will begin attending...
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