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June 07, 2017 - 11:06 am
AP- WASHINGTON — Today's highly anticipated testimony by fired FBI Director James B. Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee will bring a circus-like atmosphere to the nation’s capital with likely grandstanding by everyone in the national spotlight — and everything from political ads...
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June 07, 2017 - 10:20 am
PA State Police at Dunmore are asking for your help in tracking down this man who allegedly used a counterfeit bill to pay cab fare. It happened May 22 when a Burgit's Electric City Taxi picked up the man at Scottish Inns in Dunmore and drove to an apartment building on SR 438 Benton Township. When...
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June 07, 2017 - 5:21 am
Hazleton Police took 47 year old Jeffrey Rapach into custody yesterday. It followed a 10 month investigation into a fire at a home at 984 North Locust Street in August of 2016. At the time police were told a person was spotted throwing an object on the porch before the fire began. Gary Smith was...
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June 06, 2017 - 5:34 am
Kingston Police took Joseph Dering into custody yesterday. He is a suspect in a bank robbery in Scranton earlier this week. The 51 year old allegedly walked into Citizen's Bank on Wyoming Ave, told the teller he had a gun although he did not show one and demanded cash. There were no injuries in the...
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June 05, 2017 - 7:17 am
The jury in the Federal Courthouse in Scranton began hearing details Monday of the prison attack which left a prison guard and Nanticoke native dead. The trial of Jessie Con-ui got underway with attorneys giving their opening arguments. Then a video of the 11 minute attack was played showing what...
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June 05, 2017 - 7:11 am
Parishoners at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola in Kingston were shocked Sunday to hear that their parish priest has resigned. The Rev John Chmil who had been the pastor since June 2015 allegedly misused about 130thousand dollars from a charity fund. According to a statement released by the Diocese...
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June 05, 2017 - 6:50 am
Police in Wilkes Barre are still trying to find who fired shots early Sunday morning. It happened outside the Passion Lounge on Scott Street. One person was taken for treatment after being struck by the gunfire. No word on that persons name or condition.
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June 02, 2017 - 10:27 am
Some projects are off the table in Luzerne County. Luzerne County manager David Pedri gave a 4.87 million dollar capital plan to county council last night. 3.6 million will go toward projects leaving 1.26 million in reserve. Projects that won't be on the list include, a new Division Street Bridge...
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June 01, 2017 - 11:58 am
An autopsy will be done today on a man killed in fight last night in Hanover Township. Shots rang out around 8pm at Marion Terrace Apartments and 29 year old Davon Brown was killed. they are now looking for 27 year old Tremaine Divine Jamison of New York. An arrrest warrant for criminal homicide...
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June 01, 2017 - 11:46 am
Prosecutors want a judge to jail former Penn State President Graham Spanier for his conviction in hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky. In a court filing unsealed Thursday, the Pennsylvania attorney general's office also assails two one-time Penn State administrators for...
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