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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Luzerne County to Expire

DRUMS, Pa. — Time is running out for one lucky lottery winner in Luzerne County.A Powerball ticket worth $100,000 sold in Luzerne County will soon expire if not claimed.The ticket was sold at Fuel On in Drums for the July 15, 2017 drawing.The winner has until July 15 to claim their prize in Luzerne

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-06-22 20:31:58

Hazleton crash injures 4 people

HAZLETON — Four people went to the hospital after two vehicles crashed near City Hall a few minutes before noon today.Hazleton police and firefighters responded toWest Green and North Church streets where one of the vehicles stopped on the sidewalk in front of Christ Lutheran Church.Ambulances from

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

4 injured in city crash

HAZLETON — Four people went to the hospital after two vehicles crashed near City Hall a few minutes before noon Friday.Hazleton police and firefighters responded to North Church and West Green streets, where one of the vehicles stopped on the sidewalk in front of Christ Lutheran Church.Ambulances fr

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Tamaqua gets offensive against Hazleton

McLaughlin was far from the only big hitter in the lineup, however, as Chris Andrews and Zander Coleman also had huge games. Andrews socked out a pair of home runs, while Coleman homered and tripled. Other keynote hits came from Luke Kane, who singled three times and had an RBI, and Mason Ligenza an

TIMES NEWS - 2018-06-22 23:04:00

Search Continues for Man Accused of Threats Against President Trump

“The way things are all going today in this world, you never know what your neighbor’s going to be like,” Wysgo added.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-06-21 20:50:29

Suspect in Pottsville bank robbery in custody

POTTSVILLE, Pa. - A suspected bank robber in Schuylkill County is in custody.Pottsville police said Friday morning the man accused of stealing money from an M&T Bank was arrested.Investigators say the man went in the bank at Centre and East Norwegian streets around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday and demanded mo

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-22 14:16:24

Burned-out property in Wilkes-Barre a mess in more ways than one | Times Leader

The house, vacant since a 2006 fire, is near the rear of Dombroski’s property that faces Jones Street and he said it’s affecting his investment.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-06-23 01:50:00

DISTRICT 18 LITTLE LEAGUE: Tamaqya downs Hazleton

Facing a Hazleton ball club that he and his teammates defeated to claim last year’s 11-year-old tournament championship, Hinkle tossed a complete game for Tamaqua and led the boys in blue to a 15-6 victory on a damp evening at Bill Aungst Stadium. Hinkle scattered seven hits and gave up six runs, bu

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Woman Locked Up in Baby Death Case in Schuylkill County

ORWIGSBURG, Pa. — A woman charged with killing a baby boy in Schuylkill County is behind bars.Amanda Vernitsky has beenfree since her arraignmenton third-degree murder charges back in May.But on Friday a judge in Orwigsburg revoked her bail.Police say Vernitsky was babysitting the five-month-old at

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-06-22 22:57:54

Tornado Forces Furniture Store into Tent Sale

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One week after a twister ripped through the Ashley Furniture HomeStore, employees are getting creative.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-06-22 20:57:10

Powerball ticket worth $100,000 sold in Drums nearing expiration | Times Leader

It matched four of the five white balls drawn, 09-40-63-64-66, and the red Powerball 17, to win $100,000, less applicable withholding. It was sold with the $1 Power Play option and also contained a separate, $8 winning play.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-06-22 15:57:00

Hazleton woman's memories enough to fill a book

Article ToolsFont size–+Sue Falvello, right, poses with fellow cast members of "The Molly Maguires."This photo of Richard Harris, left, and Malacky McCourt on the set of "The Molly Maguires" in Eckley is among Sue Falvello's collection.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Massive manhunt underway in PA for Shawn Christy

MCADOO, Pa., (WBRE-TV) - An army of federal, state and local law enforcement searching for a Schuylkill County man they call a "clear and present danger".

WETM

Tent Sale Set for Ashley Home Furniture Store After Tornado

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- More than a week after a twister leveled businesses, some stores store are beginning to reopen in Luzerne County.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-06-22 11:50:04

Wilkes-Barre’s inaugural Strawberry Festival attracts a crowd | Times Leader

Libby Edwards, 4, of Kingston, dances to live music during the Wilkes-Barre Strawberry Festival on Public Square. -Sean McKeag | Times Leader

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Philadelphia man charged in Pottsville bank robbery

Timothy Mackereth, 29, of Philadelphia, was arrested and charged Thursday in the Pottsville robbery, according to police.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-22 15:43:59

Manhunt Underway For Central Pa. Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill President Trump, Other Officials

US Marshals are searching for Shawn, 26, Christy of McAdoo. He’s accused of threatening government officials, including@POTUS@WNEP$5,000 reward for info leading to his arrest.pic.twitter.com/Ln0dhsCqln— Jessica Albert (@jessicaWNEP)June 20, 2018

CBSLOCAL.COM

Barnesville man sells drugs to agent

Eight days after he was found not guilty of supplying a fatal dose of fentanyl to a Tamaqua woman, Kyle J. Merenda, 23, of Barnesville, sat in another courtroom.

TIMES NEWS

Free rides available today on Hazleton, Schuylkill buses

“Dump the Pump Day is an excellent opportunity to try public transportation,” Gary Martinaitis, STS director of operations, said. “Park your car and see for yourself what public transportation has to offer.”

STANDARD SPEAKER

Focus on Immigration Debate in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — Children being separated from their parents has struck a chord with people in Hazleton, a city that has gotten national attention over the immigration issue.

WNEP-TV 16