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Body Identified

A body found near the Lackawanna River last Sunday afternoon has now been identified as 51 year old Yasin Rashid Abdul-Martin. The Lackawanna County Coroner’s Office says the cause of death will be released following toxicology results.

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Man Killed By Train

A Scranton man has died after being hit by a train. The Lackawanna County Coroner says 52 year old Walter Sherman was standing on the tracks just after midnight Sunday near the 300 block of Meridian Avenue when the train hit him. Sherman was taken to the Geisinger Community Medical Center, where he was pronounced […]

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Kohberger Indicted

Bryan Kohberger, who is accused of killing four University of Idaho students last November, and who was caught here in Northeastern Pennsylvania following a nationwide manhunt, has now been indicted on charges in relation to those murders. On Wednesday, a grand jury handed down the indictment. Back in December, prosecutors said he was facing four […]

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Pennsylvania Piling Up A Lot of Waste

When it comes to going green, Pennsylvania isn’t doing so well. According to the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, we create more trash here in the Keystone State per capita than 47 other states, with roughly 9.6 million tons of residential trash put into our landfills every year… approximately 1,480 pounds a year per person in […]

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Wilkes Barre Cherry Blossom Festival This Weekend

The City of Wilkes-Barreā€™s 40th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 7pm each day, in Kirby Park. Live entertainment at the Martz Pavilion will begin on Saturday morning at 10. More than 60 food and retail vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment will all be a part […]

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Fire Weather Watch Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for all of Northeastern Pennsylvania beginning today at 11am and running until 8 this evening. The watch means that critical fire weather conditions are possible, and there is an increase risk for rapid wildfire growth and spread. Outdoor burning of any kind today should be […]

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Holiday Weekend Traffic Statistics Released

Traffic data that has been released by the Pennsylvania State Police for Easter weekend, shows there were more than 300 DUI arrests and 4 fatal crashes statewide. Troopers investigated 410 crashes which in addition to those 4 fatalities, left behind another 110 injuries during the Easter holiday weekend. State Police issued 15,146 traffic citations during […]

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Raid Results in Arrests in Luzerne County

East Green Street in Nanticoke was shut down Tuesday morning when U.S. Marshals along with Hanover Township police and Newport Township police served an arrest warrant and two men were taken into custody. Brandon Mayewski was wanted for multiple police pursuits and was on parole for possession with intent to distribute narcotics. Joseph Bobbin was […]

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Man & Dog Escape Luzerne County Fire

Flames broke out Tuesday afternoon at a Luzerne County home, and then spread… causing a brush fire. It happened around 1:30 yesterday afternoon at a house on Keech Street in Nanticoke. One man was inside the house. He and his dog escaped safely. The house was severely damaged. Helicopters were brought in to fight the […]

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State Trooper Hit By Car

A state trooper was hit by car in the parking lot of a Wyoming County Walmart. 60 year old Jeffery Posten of Meshoppen is now facing charges including aggravated assault, fleeing police, reckless endangerment, and careless driving.

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