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La Plume community reacts after missing woman is found dead

LA PLUME, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A Lackawanna County community is morning the loss of a mother after a frantic search to find the woman ends with a tragic discovery. Kathleen Kondash, from Jessup, was reported missing Thursday night. Police said her body was discovered in La Plume Township i

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-18 16:47:24

Teen stabbed, killed 66-year-old woman in northeast Pa., police say

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with homicide after allegedly stabbing a 66-year-old woman to death Friday in her northeastern Pennsylvania home, authorities announced. The teen, whose name was not released, will be tried as an adult, Pennsylvania State Police at Hazleton said in a news release.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-17 13:32:22

Grandma Overdoses On Heroin While Watching Child: Week In Review

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:1000s Of PA Students Walk Out In Call For Gun Reforms Thousands of Philadelphia-area students participated in a National School Walkout event Wednesday morning. Most schools reported peaceful events

PATCH - 2018-03-17 18:09:33

Stakeout leads police to 10 wanted persons

COURTESY OF SHAMOKIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Blake Boyer is seen in custody. SHAMOKIN - Shamokin police discovered 10 people with active warrants at a North Shamokin Street home while conducting a stakeout for a wanted Mount Carmel man Wednesday night. Police received information that Blake William Boyer,

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Police: Teen suspected of drinking rolls car on busy Hazleton stretch

Some of the debris field is shown after a rollover crash in Hazleton on Saturday morning. The teen driver refused medical attention, police say. A close-up of damage is shown to a sedan involved in a rollover crash on North Church Street in Hazleton on Saturday morning. The vehicle ended up back

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-03-17 20:51:32

Former bakery in Honesdale damaged by fire

HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOUTV) - A fire is under investigation tonight in Wayne County. Flames broke out around 6 tonight on the 1200 block of Main Street in Honesdale. The building is what used to be Day's Bakery which closed two years ago. The owner of the bakery lived on the second floor

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 01:25:04

Busy Day at the Car Wash

MOOSIC, Pa. -- The official start to spring is a few days away and many people were enjoying this weekend's sunshine. Newswatch 16 found people taking advantage of the break from freezing temperatures and snow to do a little pre-spring cleaning. Plenty of drivers were cleaning off the dirt and rock

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-18 22:36:33

State and Local Police Search for Missing Woman

LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) State Police are now searching a wooded area for a missing woman,. They are looking in an area of LaPlume Township along Route 6 and 11 for Kathleen Kondash from Jessup was reported missing on Thursday. Eyewitness News Reporter Eric Deabill is on the scene and will h


Two People Hospitalized Following Crash in Luzerne County

LARKSVILLE - A two-car crash in Luzerne County sent two people to the hospital late Friday night. The crash happened along Route 11 in Larksville around 10:30 p.m. Police say the crash was caused by speed and resulted in one of the cars splitting in half. Two people were taken to the hospital follow


Death in Luzerne County Under Investigation

BLACK CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. - State police in Luzerne County are investigating a death at a home near Conyngham. Troopers tell Newswatch 16 they were called to a home on Market Street in Black Creek Township around 7 a.m. Friday. They found one person dead. Investigators have not yet released the name


Man threatened to make woman homeless if she reported sexual assaults, police say

A 49-year-old Carbondale man tried to prevent reports of sexual assault against him by threatening to kick the victim out of her house, leaving her homeless, if she spoke with the police. Todd A. Mowery, 221 Upper Powderly Road, was charged and arrested today by city police with aggravated indecen


Authorities looking for woman who asked cops to get drugs from car

An Allentown woman serving time for a drug case failed to return Thursday from her work-release job, Northampton County officials said. Rachel Keblitis, 38, was housed at the Northampton County Department of Corrections' West Easton facility, which reported her missing at 5 p.m. Thursday, according


Charged prison guard seeks grand jury testimony

VOGLINO Fired from prison The attorney for a former Lackawanna County Prison guard charged with sexually abusing a female inmate seeks the transcript of the grand jury proceedings that led to his charges. Joseph D'Andrea, attorney for Paul J. Voglino, contends the transcript is needed so Voglino can


Society of Irish Women Marks 20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Our area is in large part made up of Irish immigrants, and their descendants held a milestone celebration on St. Patrick's Day. The Society of Irish Women held its 20th annual dinner Saturday evening at Hilton Scranton and Conference Center. About 500 people attended the dinner. New

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-18 00:01:51

Couple turns ancestors' store into family winery in Old Forge

Like family history or a fine wine, some things become richer and more cherished over time. Dale Leatherman and Natalie Mucciolo Leatherman found the perfect recipe for both. The couple opened Mucciolo Family Wines and the Penna Lounge in 2016 inside a former Old Forge general store that Antonio

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 08:04:26

Search for missing woman enters second day

LA PLUME TWP. - Local and state police continued their search Friday for a 37-year-old Jessup woman a day after her husband reported her missing and her car was discovered in a far-flung corner of the Abingtons. State police have taken the lead in the investigation and efforts to locate Kathleen Kon


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


One dead in Route 309 crash

A young Schuylkill County man is dead, and at least one other person seriously injured, following a three-car crash Wednesday morning along Route 309 in West Penn Township. Township patrolman Anthony Houser said the incident occurred at 9 a.m. when a 1999 Ford Mustang driven by Nicholas Sadusky, 19,


State Police Conducting Search in Lackawanna County

DALTON, Pa. - State police and several fire companies are conducting a search in Lackawanna County. The Factoryville fire chief tells Newswatch 16 they, along with several other fire companies, are assisting Dunmore state police with a search in Dalton. This is a developing story. Please check back


Juge upholds conviction, sentence in Scranton robbery and shooting

SCRANTON - A Lackawanna County judge upheld the conviction and sentence of a Scranton man charged with shooting at one man and robbing another. Naseem Smith, 19, argued there was insufficient evidence to support his June conviction for aggravated assault and several other offenses for firing a gun i