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Pennsylvania Teen Accused Of Killing Her 71-Year-Old Grandfather For $30,000

A Pennsylvania teenager has been arrested on homicide charges after she, her boyfriend and her friends killed her 71-year-old grandfather. Gabriella Long, 17, was charged along with her boyfriend, Chris Cortez, 19, and friends Mercedes Hall, 16, and Devin Cunningham, 20. Police say they stabbed Jose


Police looking for missing teen

CARBONDALE, Pa. — The Carbondale Police Department is looking for a missing teen. According to police, a 16-year-old female was last seen wearing a grey/black jacket, a purple hoodie and blue jeans. She has green eyes and red hair. She weighs approximately 140 pounds and is 5-foot-4.


As suburbs roar, Pennsylvania Democrats pick top 2020 target

To understand Pennsylvania’s fast-changing political geography, look no further than Tom Killion. After Democrats recently flipped six state Senate seats in the suburbs of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Killion is one of the chamber’s last Republicans standing in those areas — and target No. 1 for Dem


Fryin’ Fish on Good Friday

JERMYN, Pa. — For some, it wouldn’t be Good Friday without the annual fish fry in Lackawanna County. Lines formed before the doors even opened with more than 1,000 orders ready to go.


Neighborhood in Lackawanna County Cleared Out by Gas Line Break

MOOSIC, Pa. — Crews evacuated several homes and a day care center in a neighborhood in Lackawanna County because of a natural gas line break. Crews working on the road broke the line around 10:20 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Main and Walnut Streets in Moosic.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed in Pennsylvania

Last week, my Uber driver tried to sell me some weed; or, more specifically, he tried to sell me something called “Orange Monkey Creamsicle,” assuring me it was “absolute fire.” I declined, but ended up saving his phone number anyway, figuring that it couldn’t hurt.


I-Team: Lessons Learned from Columbine

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the tragedy at Columbine High School in Colorado. What have we as a nation, as a region learned from the Columbine tragedy? And the other mass school shootings that have taken place since Columbine?


Pennsylvania residents seeking disability benefits will have a new step to consider

Starting Saturday, anyone in Pennsylvania who is denied federal disability benefits and wants to appeal will go through a new step that the Social Security Administration says is meant to reduce a large case backlog — but that advocates fear will do the opposite.


Lackawanna County Man Accused of Molesting Young Girl

OLYPHANT, Pa. — A man from Lackawanna County is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for the last nine years. Jeremy Whiteduck, 33, of Olyphant, is accused of molesting the girl beginning when she was 9 years old.


Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate 84

STERLING TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 84 in Wayne County. The wreck happened around 11 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes near the Hamlin exit.


Pennsylvania Man Sleeping In Dumpster Loses Prosthetic Leg After Ending Up In Trash Truck

MCKEES ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.


Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

A deal to create America’s largest marijuana dispensary chain may be derailed as Pennsylvania regulators take a closer look at the company’s operations in the state. Arizona-based Harvest Health and Recreation of Arizona, which has cannabis operations in multiple states announced last week that it w


Fireball lights up the sky over Pennsylvania and other eastern states

A bright green fireball was spotted in the nighttime sky on Tuesday by hundreds of people in southern Pennsylvania and 8 other states. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball raced north to south at 10:57 p.m. and ended its flight in the Atlantic Ocean east of Bethany Beach, Delaware.


76-year-old Pennsylvania man arrested in death of ex-wife who went missing in 1981

The four-decade-old case of a Pennsylvania woman missing since 1981 has found some closure with the arrest of her ex-husband, now 76. Police arrested William Korzon in the death of Gloria Korzon, who disappeared 38 years ago. He is charged with homicide and arraigned on Thursday, according to NBC Ph


Alyssa Rupp Bohenek: Teacher Calls Student’s Work ‘Absolutely Pathetic’

Alyssa Rupp Bohenek should be fired from her job as a second-grade teacher after she called a student’s math worksheet “absolutely pathetic,” according to a Change.org petition.


Sheetz is Western Pennsylvania's best regional fast-food chain, according to USA Today contest

PITTSBURGH — Sheetz was chosen as one of the best regional fast-food chains in the country in theUSA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. Sheetz ranked No. 4 in the contest, claiming the highest spot of any chain operating in Western Pennsylvania. It's also the only convenience store on the list.


Greater WB Taxpayers’ group to meet

WILKES-BARRE — The Greater Wilkes-Barre Taxpayers’ Coalition will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the meeting room of the Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St.


Storms have been battering Pennsylvania, but what’s fueling the severe weather pattern?

The severe weather that has battered Pennsylvania and other parts of the Mid-Atlantic region this month is due to an active spring pattern bringing just the right mix of atmospheric ingredients together, weather analysts say.


AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 2-month-old child taken from Warren, Ohio found safe

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN/WTAJ) - An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 2-month-old infant taken from a Warren home on Thursday afternoon. Police say Jasper Stennett has been found safe - his grandmother, the suspect's mother, brought the child into the police station in Warren.