Month: February 2023

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for parts of central & northeast Pennsylvania, as rain, a wintry mix, and snow began to fall last evening, and the winter storm moved in. Today, dry air will begin to filter into our storm system, and that will cause the precipitation to become more scattered instead of widespread, […]

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Scranton Moves to Code Blue

The City of Scranton has issued a ‘Code Blue’ warning for the upcoming weekend. Temperatures are expected to drop below 20 degrees with windchills making it seem even colder, and wintry weather is expected to move in. Keystone Mission will open the Weston Field House on Providence Road, as an emergency shelter from 8pm until […]

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Police Deem It A House of Horrors

Police in Wilkes Barre Township are calling a house on Metcalf Street a “house of horrors.” Six children were removed from the home, and their parents are now behind bars. Investigators are calling it the worst case of child neglect they have ever seen… or smelled. 31-year-old Dana Rause and her 38-year-old husband Richard are […]

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Road Restrictions Lifted

PennDOT has lifted the speed limit and lane restrictions on roadways throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. It means you can use I-81, I-84, and I-80 as normal during your commute this morning.

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PPL Sending Corrected Bills

PPL began sending corrected bills to customers on February 11th, and now the company says the entire process should be completed by early March. PPL says it was a technical issue that led to some customers getting incorrectly estimated bills, but they say it was not related to the function of their advanced meters, which […]

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Wilkes Barre Man Sentenced in Drug Case

A Luzerne County man is headed to prison for conspiracy to sell fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, crack, and other illicit drugs. 46-year-old, Tysheen Gott of Wilkes-Barre, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute the drugs. He was also ordered to serve an additional 10-year term […]

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Old Forge Man Sentenced in Bribery Case

A man from Old Forge is headed to federal prison for bribery and perjury. 58-year-old James Peperno Jr. was convicted of soliciting debt forgiveness and cash payments from a local business owner to provide for the former President of the Old Forge Borough Council Robert Semenza Jr. Peperno was sentenced to 72 months in prison […]

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Local Man Arrested for Attack on Woman Who Denied His Sexual Advances

A Wilkes-Barre man was arrested after police say he smashed a woman’s face off of a marble coffee table. Police say it happened at Outsiders Bar on South Main Street in Wilkes Barre after the woman denied the sexual advances of 54 year old Louis Weihbrecht, who is now behind bars in the Luzerne County […]

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Moderate Weather Advisory Issued

A moderate winter weather advisory has been issued for all of our listening area, and it’s in effect from 10am today until early Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation is expected, including a light coating of ice that will make for some slippery road conditions, mainly affecting your drive home this afternoon. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE […]

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Body Identified

The Lackawanna County Coroner has released the identity of the person found dead in Dunmore last Wednesday night. Officials now say the body of 37 year old John C. Miller Jr, of Old Forge was in a storm drainage system at the 188 south exit of I-81. Toxicology test results are pending to determine his […]

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