Local News

April 03, 2017 - 6:51 am
The search for a man officials say jumped into the Susquehanna River in Larksville Saturday night has been called off. Rescuers were called to the Carey Ave bridge and say the man was last seen near a pier in the river a short distance away then disappeared. Crews were out in boats and helicopters...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:48 am
Attorneys for Eric Frein, the man charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of one Pennsylvania state police trooper and severe wounding of another at the Blooming Grove barracks, are asking a judge to throw out his videotaped confession. Police say Frein was informed of his right to remain silent after...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:41 am
36 year old Lindsay Doherty was rushed to the hospital after she collapsed moments after crossing the finish line of the Scranton Half Marathon. Despite efforts the mother of 3 died a short time after her arrival. An autopsy is planned for later today. A special prayer service for the Scranton...
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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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