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Suspect in Custody Following Hazleton Shooting

HAZLETON, Pa. -- A man is facing charges after Hazleton police say he shot a young woman in the stomach overnight.Police say Roberto Alvarez-Marquez shot a 19-year-old woman around 2 a.m. Sunday.Alvarez-Marquez was taken into custody at a hospital and is locked up on aggravated assault charges. Poli

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-19 23:15:34

Man arrested in Hazleton shooting | Times Leader

When officers arrived on the scene, they observed a man, later identified as Alvarez-Marquez, causing a disturbance and fighting with hospital security.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-19 23:10:00

Three charged with having $70K worth of drugs in Shenandoah

Article ToolsFont size–+FRANK ANDRUSCAVAGE / STAFF WRITER Drugs, cash, weapons and more were confiscated by law enforcement during a raid Friday in Shenandoah.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Woman shot in abdomen; suspect in custody

At Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton, police found Roberto Alvarez Marquez, 30, Hazleton, causing a disturbance and fighting with security, police wrote.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Star diver Saras earns place in Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame

Article ToolsFont size–+Ginny Saras poses inside the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Saras, a diving standout at Hazleton Area High School and Clarion University last decade, will be inducted into the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 16.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Luzerne County restuarant inspections: Aug 13. through August 19. | Times Leader

The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According to the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, lo

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-19 23:03:00

Two injured in crash in Kidder

Two people were seriously injuredSunday afternoonwhen they were involved in a crash along Route 534 in theHickory Run State Park.The crash occurred just after1:30 p.m.as they were traversing the narrow, winding roadway.The two were ejected from the vehicle which came to rest on its side. They were t

TIMES NEWS - 2018-08-19 17:51:00

Violent crash shuts down road in Hanover Township

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A violent crash shut down a road in Hanover Township, Northampton County.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-19 10:51:26

More than $70K in drugs seized in Shenandoah

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$20K reward offered for SJ native accused of Trump death threat

Shawn Christy, 27, of McAdoo, Pa., is also wanted in Pennsylvania on arrest warrants for burglary, probation violation, and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case.

COURIER-POST - 2018-08-19 02:26:00

Fire at Northwest Area High School

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Flames damaged a high school in Luzerne County.Fire crews were called to Northwest Area High School near Shickshinny around 3 p.m. Saturday.Firefighters smashed windows and cut holes into the roof to vent out all the smoke.The fire was knocked down quickly.A state police fire m

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-18 22:01:40

Police involved in 1968 abuse complaint, but priest remained

When police or the public learned of sexual abuse, the priest was transferred without explanation to a parish where no one knew his past. Caparelli, for example, went from Hazleton to St. Mary’s in Old Forge, Lackawanna County, and St. Vincent’s in Milford, Pike County.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Schuylkill Haven man wanted for failing to appear in court

Detectives said Teo Van Bui, also known as Tony Vann, was scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge James R. Ferrier, Orwigsburg, on May 28 but failed to do so.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Thosands left without power in Luzerne County

Goldstein's Deli in Kingston went dark, as well as traffic lights, and other surrounding homes and businesses.PPL reports upwards of $2,000 customers lost electricity throughout Kingston, Edwardsville, Larksville and surrounding areas.The blackout began around 6 P.M. on what PPL blames as a tripped


For sale: Historic NE Pennsylvania jail haunted by the ghosts of hanged coal miners

CHARLES FOXThe old Carbon County Jail, where seven Irish coal miners were hung in 1877, is for sale and the county doesn't want it back. The jail is one of the most historically significant buildings in the state, so there's some concern that it could simply be bought and turned into commercial/hous


Man sent to state prison for raping child, filming act

Stephen J. Prentice, 33, pleaded guilty to 10 sex-related charges, including rape of a child and two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, in one case and five such charges, including photographing a child sex act and unlawful contact or communication with a minor-sexual abuse, in a seco


Hanover Township man charged with rape | Times Leader

Keith David Eichler, 19, of Steele Street, surrendered on rape and related offenses after township police alleged he raped a woman inside his residence while his parents were away the night of May 12 and May 13.


Officials say Monday’s rescue on Lehigh largest in Carbon’s history

Mriss said they began their water rescue team to those individuals, and that once they began the operation, they found out they had more people in different forms of distress along the river from that point to points south as far as the Route 895 Bridge in East Penn Township.


Canal Festival in Wayne County

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- People were treated to some music and much more at the annual Canal Festival in Wayne County on Saturday.The Wayne County Historical Society hosted the event near Hawley for the sixth year now.The festival celebrates the history of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, which took c

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-18 23:16:02

Carbon County court — ARD

If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program their record is wiped clean. However, if they fail to complete it, or are revoked from it, they then would face trial on all pending charges. A person does not admit guilt in entering the program.