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January 11, 2018 - 9:43 am
At yesterday's Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting an ordiance was introduced. A $5.00 fee would be imposed on each vehicle registered with PennDOT by Lackawanna County residents. It's estimated to raise some $900thousand which would go toward funding road and bridge work. If approved...
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January 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
A Honesdale man has been arrested on 14 counts of invasion of privacy. State Police at Honesdale say 34 year old Gaspare Gambino is charged with photographing and videotaping what a news release from State Police describe as the intimate parts of 14 female students. It's alleged it happened in a...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:27 am
It happened again, the Turkey Hill at Route 93 and Airport Beltway was robbed yesterday morning. The same place in Sugarloaf Township was held up twice on Sunday and again on Monday. Police believe it's the same person each time. The suspect is described as from 5 5 to 5 8 inches tall with a stocky...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:24 am
A car into a house just before 10 last night in Plymouth left damage to the home but no injuries. The vehicle struck the front porch of the home on West Shawnee Ave. The family was home at the time and able to stay there after the incident. The unidentified driver was taken into custody.
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Hazleton Police
January 09, 2018 - 9:59 am
Hazleton Police took a fugitive wanted by the New York City Police Oranized Crime Unit on grand larceny charges into custody. Last night just after 8:30 Hazleton police spotted a vehicle they believed operated by Hector Gonzalez Talavera in front of a home on West Oak Street. He was taken into...
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Wilkes Barre Township Police
January 09, 2018 - 5:44 am
A suspect is now in custody in connection with a car jacking in Wilkes Barre Township. Angelo Brito allegedly dragged a teen from a running vehicle in a parking lot at the Wyoming Valley Mall on New Years Day. The Wilkes Barre man then took off with the Audi. The vehicle was found in Hazle Township...
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January 09, 2018 - 5:28 am
A decision handed down by a federal judge in Harrisburg yesterday will see former Luzerne County judge Mark Ciavarella back in a courtroom. The judge reversed three convictions and that will grant him a new trial at a time yet to be determined. The 67 year old will face trial on charges of...
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January 08, 2018 - 5:47 am
Fire crews were called out over night to a fire at a home in the back mountain of Luzerne County. There were no injuires in the 1am blaze on Mount Olivet Road in Kingston Township but the home was gutted. No word on a cause. A fire Sunday afternoon called out crews to a garage in Hanover Township...
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