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W-B township Police
December 13, 2017 - 8:41 am
Police are on the lookout for those responsible for a smash and grab robbery in one and possibly two locations. The latest happened yesterday morning at Wal Mart in Wilkes Barre Township. Checking video in the store police say a black male smashed a phone case and made off with 7 iphone 7 plus and...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:17 pm
Lackawanna County has announced a free, family-friendly fun event in downtown Scranton for New Year’s Eve. Activities begin at 7 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre on Wyoming Avenue and conclude with a downtown fireworks display at midnight. The alcohol-free event will feature several live bands, magicians,...
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December 12, 2017 - 8:43 am
Based on current cold weather information, the Lackawanna County Commissioners are declaring a “Code Blue” frigid weather alert for Lackawanna County beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, and ending at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16. A “Code Blue” alert is issued when the forecasted...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:40 am
Officials in Scranton say they have a suspect in custody. A fire at a high rise in Scranton yesterday still leaves numerous elderly and disabled residents displaced. There were no injuries in the blaze at Mulberry Tower at Mulberry and North Washington. Police charged 22 year old Lamont Wright with...
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Hazleton Police Department
December 11, 2017 - 5:23 am
A shooting over the weekend in Hazleton leaves two men facing weapons charges. Police were called to an area near the 33 Nightclub on East Diamond Avenue. When they arrived police say they found a group of people sitting in a vehicle damaged with bullet holes. Among them 25 year old Milton Reynoso...
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December 08, 2017 - 12:14 pm
The new Harrison Ave bridge was opened to traffic today in Scranton. Besides the usual red ceremonial ribbon, a three shot salute by three local veterans rang out. The 30.8 million dollar bridge is now officially known as the Col. Frank Duffy Memorial Bridge. The old bridge is expected to be...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:51 am
We now know the man who died from a gunshot wound last night in Wilkes Barre is 28 year old Kerdin Lee Garcia. According to investigators he was shot in the head and neck area inside his home in the 500 block of South Franklin Street around 10pm. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. An...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:22 am
It all began Thursday afternoon with reports of a bank robbery at the Mid Way Shopping Center in Wyoming in Luzerne County. It ended with the suspect fatally shot by police along in Old Forge in Lackawanna County. State Police identify the man as 40 year old John Souder of Old Forge. Law...
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