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June 05, 2018 - 11:37 am
The old Harrison Ave bridge is history. Just before 11 this morning the blast rang out and down it came without any problems. The new Harrison Ave bridge opened for traffic last year. The project has been underway since 2014.
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June 04, 2018 - 4:40 pm
Two accused bank robbers are now charged with a large burglary. Police say they committed before they robbed a bank in Luzerne County. 26-year old Derek Spaide and 19-year old Gerald Pambianco, were arraigned this morning on the new charges. Investigators say the two men broke into a home on South...
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June 04, 2018 - 9:52 am
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Scranton Police
June 04, 2018 - 9:13 am
According to police a 70 year old Scranton man admitted he had inappropriate contact with an underage girl. Robert Wall now faces charges of indecent assault among others after the girl reported the incident on Friday. He's now in the Lackawanna County Prison .
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June 04, 2018 - 8:47 am
Police in Scranton are investigating vandalism in several parts of the city. Residents in areas including North Scranton, Tripp Park and even a few in South Scranton kept police busy Sunday morning when they woke up to find their vehicle windows smashed. Police say someone used a BB gun to shatter...
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June 04, 2018 - 8:37 am
Flames could be seen for miles as crews responded to a fire at the Fernwood Resort in Monroe County. It was just before 8 when the call came in to the once popular venue in Middle Smithfield Township. Initial reports from investigators say the multi alarm fire got it's start in the recreation...
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June 01, 2018 - 7:29 am
The Monster Energy Pocono 400 NASCAR race kicks off the season at Pocono Raceway this weekend. The track in Long Pond will be crowded with race fans of all ages. There will be special traffic patterns in place on Sunday when the race will be held and drivers in the area can expect heavier than...
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May 31, 2018 - 4:40 pm
State Police say there are new developments in the investigation into human remains found at a trailer park in Luzerne County several months ago. DNA testing was done on the remains discovered during a shed fire in Plains Township at the East Mountain Ridge mobile home park back in February. They...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:45 am
UPDATE: An autopsy today on the body of a 64 year old Sugar Notch man showed he died of natural causes. Investigators say John Vassello was found dead in his home on Main St early Wednesday morning. Police had been called to the home Tuesday night for an altercation in which is step daughter...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:42 am
As planned, nurses are on the picket line at Wilkes Barre General Hospital. They had announced earlier this week they were walking "for their patients" until tomorrow morning at 7am. The PA Assoc of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals union representing the over 400 nurses say the nurses are...
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