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April 27, 2017 - 7:50 am
Check your tickets! a $600,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket was sold at Turkey Hill on Wyoming Ave in Forty Fort for Tuesday night's drawing. Turkey Hill will receive a $5,000 selling bonus. Those numbers 2-4-7-8-43.
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April 27, 2017 - 7:42 am
Gunshots in Wilkes Barre. There were no reports of injuries when the shots rang out around midnight in the area of South Grant Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Wilkes Barre Police.
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 26, 2017 - 10:42 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein, 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:11 pm
Announcement made this morning from Commonwealth Health of the joining of Regional Hospital and Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton joining into one campus. Bridges will be built to link the two facilities which are two blocks from one another. It will become Commonwealth Health Unified Scranton...
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April 26, 2017 - 8:48 am
Blakely Police are on the lookout for two men. Brothers Joshua and Richard Jenkins are wanted on felony warrants on aggravated and simple assault and other charges. They allegedly severely beat a man at this home in Peckville on Sunday in his home. The man was left with serious head and facial...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:34 am
Some good news for the Luzerne County Transportation Authority. The LCTA won two statewide awards from the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association at their spring conference in Lancaster. They won the "Distinguished Service Award for Community Service" for providing public transportation for...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:46 am
A meeting last night in Bear Creek Township to discuss granting a zoning variance to developers of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary brought out a large crowd. The proposed facility would be at the site of the former Bear Creek Nursing Home off Rt 115. The facility would need a variance from...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:40 am
Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township is closed. Crews are working on the road that runs beneath the one lane tunnel. It expected to remain closed until late November.
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