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Pa. man accused of forcing woman to perform oral sex in front of 3 kids

A disturbing story of alleged domestic violence and sexual deviancy is coming out of northeastern Pennsylvania. A 24-year-old man is accused of slapping and punching a woman, then forcing her to perform oral sex on him. But that's not all, the sex act was performed in front of three children, ages 2

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 12:21:45

Winter storm to continue through morning; area schools closed

A winter storm that already has dropped more than three inches of snow on parts of the area is just hitting its stride, meteorologists said. "It looks like the steadiest snowfall is just starting to get into the area now," said Jacob Sojda, Accuweather meteorologist, at 6:30 a.m. "At this point, we'

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 15:06:00

Woman charged with smuggling drugs into state prison

KINGSTON TWP. - An investigation by the State Department of Corrections allegedly uncovered a scheme by a Stroudsburg woman smuggling synthetic marijuana and prescription drugs into the state prison at Dallas in Jackson Township. Court records allege Irene Vitagliano, 57, would smuggle synthetic mar

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-17 23:12:57

Storm ends, leaves county under six inches of snow

The worst of an overnight weather system that buried parts of the county under as much as six inches of snow this morning has moved out of the area. "The snow has officially stopped," said Tom Kines, senior meteorologist at Accuweather, speaking to the New Jersey Herald at around 1:15 p.m. "There co

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 21:39:00

Winery owners charged with secretly taping employees, customers

EAST STROUDSBURG - Mountain View winery's owners say they weren't aware they needed to warn new employees about being audio/video-recorded on the job. Randall Rice, 59, and wife Linda Rice, 58, say they wanted to ensure employees weren't stealing from them, though their surveillance cameras illegall

POCONO RECORD - 2018-01-17 23:37:25

Wantage crash injures driver, leads to power outage

WANTAGE -- Residents on several township roads were without power Tuesday night after a vehicle struck a utility pole, state police said. According to Lt. Ted Schafer, Endy Deleon-Ovalle, 23, of Paterson, was driving a Chevrolet Express van when he crashed into a pole on Libertyville Road at 3:38 p.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-18 02:10:00

Post-snow freeze is on the way, followed by weekend warmup across N.J.

Keep those hand-warmers handy, New Jersey. Following a snowstorm that dumped more than a half-foot of snow in some parts of Northern New Jersey, the temperature will take a nose dive Wednesday night, as the mercury dips down into the teens across most of the Garden State. The good news? A noticeable

NJ.COM - 2018-01-17 21:56:19

State police at Fern Ridge - Crashes

State police at Fern Ridge reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers in recent days. A one-vehicle crash was reported at 8:52 a.m. Jan. 5 along East Old Stage Road in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Christine E. Miller, 52, of Albrightsville, was driving a 2013 Honda Accord ea

TIMES NEWS - 2018-01-17 17:08:00

White supremacists killed 18 in the U.S. last year. Islamic extremists killed 9, report finds

White supremacists were responsible for twice as many U.S. murders as Islamic extremists were reponsible for last year, according to a new report. Extremists of all stripes killed 34 people last year in the U.S., according to the Anti-Defamation League's "Murder and Extremism in the United States in

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-18 03:50:00

Official: White supremacist inmate attacks SCI_Somerset guard with razor

SOMERSET - A white supremacist who murdered his Cambria County Prison cellmate in 2012 and slashed a prison guard's throat in 2014 has now been accused of trying to kill an SCI-Somerset corrections officer with a razor. William Amos Cramer, 26, faces charges of attempted homicide, assault by a priso

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-01-18 02:08:00

UPDATE: Crews return to break up ice on Penns Creek

The Penns Creek ice jam near Millmont is broken and water is flowing downstream. Union County officials warn citizens of fast moving water and possible flooding downstream. They advise everyone to stay away from Penns Creek waterway. If there is an emergency, dial 911. Excavators returned to break u

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-17 13:55:00

Officials: SCI-Somerset inmate charged with attempted homicide

Somerset Borough police said Wednesday attempted homicide charges have been filed against an inmate at State Correctional Institution at Somerset. (WJAC) SOMERSET - Somerset Borough police said Wednesday attempted homicide charges have been filed against an inmate at State Correctional Institution a

WJAC TV - 2018-01-17 15:14:00

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Ligonier schools

LIGONIER, Pa. - All schools in the Ligonier Valley School District were evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat at the high school, police said. The Ligonier Township police chief said the schools were evacuated to designated safe locations. According to the district's superintendent, high sch

WPXI - 2018-01-16 16:45:20

Coroner: Man, woman found dead in home died of gunshots

HOOVERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A coroner says a man and woman found dead in a western Pennsylvania home died of gunshot wounds, but officials say foul play isn't suspected. State police say the bodies of 63-year-old John Rosey and 62-year-old Diane Rosey were found after troopers were called to a Quemahon

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-16 16:16:24

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

White House chief of staff John Kelly appears on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evolutionary process that this president's

DERRICK - 2018-01-18 01:29:37

Police nab November shooting suspect

Marc A. Latimore A New Castle man wanted in an assault-turned-shooting in Penn Township last fall was arrested Tuesday night in Butler. City police nabbed 41-year-old Marc A. Latimore without incident at a crowded house 1 the 200 block of Cleveland Street. An anonymous call led officers to the h

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Quiroba was German prisoner of war during WWII

Former prisoner of war Julian Morales Quiroba Jr., born in Uvalde on Nov. 28, 1924, was a contributing member of the Greatest Generation. That's the term for the age group that survived the Great Depression and fought World War II. Quiroba was just 19 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, but l


DRT welcomes new members during holiday luncheon

Riverhill Country Club was the setting for the 2017 Christmas Luncheon attended by members of the Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas on Dec. 5. Three new members were welcomed into the organization: Donna North, Bridget Blankenship and Barbara Woodman, a transfer memb


Uvalde Memorial Hospital earns two state awards

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Uvalde Memorial Hospital health information management department clerk Erica Trevino, birth registrar Norma Castro, and health information management department analyst Grace Gonzales display the state awards their department won for 2017. The following was submitted by Kar


UPD: No one-way at post office

After surveying surrounding business owners, conducting a traffic count, and monitoring traffic complaints and motor vehicle wrecks, the Uvalde Police Department said data did not support the conversion of the two-way traffic flow of the U.S. Post Office square to a one-way street. The department co