Local News

April 25, 2017 - 9:40 am
The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority are right now performing test installation of the Route 11 flood gate in Edwardsville. It's located where Route 11 crosses the Edwardsville levee. The maintenance operation will takes place until 4:00PM. A detour will be in place and traffic is very...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:00 am
The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority will be increasing Flood Protection fees. Residential property owners fees will increase, depending on the value of their property between 1 to 3 dollars more, commercial property would increase from 3 to 45 dollars more. The bill for 2017 will be out...
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April 25, 2017 - 6:57 am
The primary election is May 16. If you want to vote and need an absentee ballot, now is the time to start the process. The deadline to request a ballot is May 9. Absentee ballots must be returned by 5pm on Friday May 12. Postmarks in this case is not sufficient. For additional information, call 1-...
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April 24, 2017 - 5:37 am
A three year old found roaming the halls of a hotel in Clarks Summit led to the arrest of three people on drug charges. Police were called to Nichols Village on Northern Boulevard. There they found Kayla Thurston of Factoryville and Ariel Burke and David Button both of West Abington Township...
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April 24, 2017 - 5:35 am
Jury selection is scheduled to begin later this morning in the death penalty trial of an inmate charged in a guard's death in a federal prison four years ago. Jessie Con-ui is charged in the February 2013 stabbing death of corrections officer Eric Williams at the Canaan federal prison in Waymart...
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Scranton Police
April 21, 2017 - 11:11 am
Scranton Police and the FBI are on the lookout for a bank robber. It happend just after 9am at the Wells Fargo bank on Meadow Ave in south Scranton. Police say a white male wearing a camo jacket walked into the bank and handed the teller a note. No reports of a weapon seen and no injuries reported...
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Karel Zubris
April 20, 2017 - 4:53 am
After four hours of deliberations, jurors reached a verdict in the Eric Frein murder trial, guilty on all 12 counts of 1st degree murder and terrorism. The sentencing phase is scheduled to begin at 1:30 this afternoon in Pike County Court. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein,...
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April 19, 2017 - 7:16 pm
It took four hours for a Chester County jury to find Eric Frein guilty of all charges against him, including first degree murder. He showed no emotion as the verdict was read. Frein ambushed the State Police barracks at Blooming Grove two and a half years ago, killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson and...
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