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Tractor-Trailer Crash on Interstate 80 in Monroe County Slowed Traffic

POCONO TOWNSHIP - A tractor-trailer jackknifed off the road on Interstate 80 Westbound near Tannersville Thursday morning. The tractor-trailer was dangling over Sullivan Trail near the Scotrun exit and 380 near Tannersville. According to police, the crash happened after one tractor-trailer hit anoth

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-18 21:47:21

Residents in Part of Monroe County Without Water and Under Boil Water Advisory

JACKSON TOWNSHIP - A community in Monroe County is experiencing a water outage due to a faulty valve since about 5 p.m. Wednesday night. The Pocono-Jackson Water Authority told Newswatch 16 that the faulty valve has caused a water outage for approximately 150 homes and businesses between the Reeders

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-18 21:39:42

Judge won't rule on evidence in Hellen Galli case till day of trial

WILKES-BARRE - Prosecutors won't learn what evidence they will be allowed to present in the retrail of a Wyoming woman previously convicted of poisoning her son's girlfriend until just before the proceedings begin. Luzerne County Judge Fred A. Pierantoni III said he will rule on motions in the half

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-19 16:51:22

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


New school administrators hired at Abington Heights, Lakeland

The Lakeland and Abington Heights school districts are welcoming new leaders this year. Abington Heights Middle School Principal Marc Wyandt was appointed assistant superintendent during a board meeting Wednesday night. Wyandt, whose salary as assistant superintendent is $106,000, will begin in t

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 11:30:27

Olyphant man charged with sexually abusing two girls

An Olyphant man is accused of sexually abusing two girls over the course of more than six years. On Thursday, Taylor police arrested Gary Cooper Sr. , 40, 232 Grant St. , on child rape, child aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors charges. Borough police started investigating Cooper

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 22:01:41

Ambulance and car collide in Jenkins Township

JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY(WBRE/WYOUTV)-- DEVELOPING STORY: Details are limited at this time but what we do know is an ambulance and car collided in Jenkins Township tonight. It happened on Route 315 around 7:15. There is no word yet on the conditions of the people involved in the crash or wha

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-19 02:50:06

Man arrested for breaking into several veterans organizations

MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A Scranton man is locked-up tonight after state police say he broke into several veterans organizations in Lackawanna County. Troopers say Brian Spangenberg burglarized facilities in Mayfield and Covington Township. In one case, he allegedly broke into the s

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-18 21:37:56

Report: Woman, 8-month-old baby found dead in Taylor home after fire

FILE - Taylor Police Department (KXAN File Photo) TAYLOR, Texas (KXAN) - Two people were found dead inside a home that caught fire in Taylor, Chief of Police Henry Fluck confirmed Thursday. The Taylor Press is reporting the victims are a 30-year-old woman and an 8-month old baby. The newspaper say

KXAN - 2018-01-18 23:04:50

LBJ High on lockdown after gun reported on campus

FILE - LBJ High School (KXAN File Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A lockdown is currently in place at LBJ Early College High School in east Austin, following a report of a gun on campus, according to Austin ISD. Police officers are currently sweeping the campus, which it shares with the Liberal Arts and Sc

KXAN - 2018-01-18 20:04:18

Mother, infant found dead following Taylor house fire

TAYLOR, Texas - The Taylor Police Department on Thursday afternoon reported a mother and her 8-month-old child were found dead after a fire at their home. The fire broke out at a house located on Brewer's Place in Taylor. Firefighters located the victims' bodies in a bedroom. The decadents have been

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 02:16:00

Deaths of woman, infant in Central Texas fire deemed suspicious

TAYLOR, Texas (AP) A woman and her 8-month-old baby have been found dead in their Central Texas home after the residence caught fire and authorities say they consider the deaths suspicious. (CNN VAN photo) Police in Taylor, which is east of Georgetown, say the two were found dead Thursday. Police

KWTX - 2018-01-19 18:59:00

Texas 'tourniquet killer' becomes first U.S. inmate executed in 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - In the first U.S. execution of 2018, Texas on Thursday put to death a man convicted of raping and murdering five girls and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims. Anthony Shore, 55, was executed by lethal injection in the state's death chamber i

YAHOO! - 2018-01-19 01:18:32

Large law enforcement presence seen off of South MoPac

Law enforcement gathered on a South MoPac Expressway frontage road near Barton Skyway in south Austin on Jan. 18, 2018 (KXAN Photo/Armando Santos) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A large gathering of law enforcement officers were seen with guns drawn just off of South MoPac Expressway, Thursday afternoon. Photos

KXAN - 2018-01-18 21:46:50

Man allegedly tried to kidnap teen following southeast Austin church service

FILE - police lights (KXAN File Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A 16-year-old coming out of a southeast Austin church told police a stranger tried to kidnap her as she was waiting for her family to pick her up. The teen walked out of the church at 1900 E. Oltorf St. on Oct. 22, 2017 with her younger cousin

KXAN - 2018-01-18 18:03:56

29 Lake Travis-Westlake restaurants that opened in 2017 or will open in 2018

2. All Star Burger 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. A-108, Austin 512-580-2717 www.allstarburger.com 3. Hat Creek Burger Co. 1620 S. RM 620, Lakeway 512-712-5968 www.hatcreekburgers.com 4. Modern Market 3201 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 144, Austin 512-807-0290 www.modernmarket.com 5. Shack 512 Lim

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-01-19 16:45:18

Avon woman killed in crash on accident-prone Brockton-Avon road

The crash occurred on North Montello Street (Route 28), a few feet from the Avon town line. The driver was fatally injured after crashing into a utility pole. BROCKTON - Sulamita Figueiredo heard a big boom outside her Brazilian restaurant Thursday morning - so big she wondered if a tractor trailer

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 05:01:00

1 Seriously Injured In Early-Morning Route 24 Crash

AVON, MA - A woman was airlifted from a serious crash on Route 24, police said. Two others were injured in the early-morning crash. State Police said a two-car crash at Harrison Blvd. in Avon around 2 a.m. sent one of the vehicles off the road into trees and a utility pole. The passenger, a 23-year-

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:41:09


1. CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Who is the town's top citizen? Make it a point this week to nominate a deserving person, couple or group for the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award. You can email you nomination with a few sentences about your candidate to editor, Mary Ford at mford@wickedlocal.com. 2. HOLLY HILL

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 21:46:14

Holbrook man dies in head-on crash after Randolph robbery

Michael Berg of Holbrook died in a head-on collision as he tried to flee police following the armed robbery of a grocery store in Randolph on Wednesday. RANDOLPH - Authorities have identified a man who died in a head-on crash while fleeing police who were pursuing him in connection with the armed ro

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-18 23:27:41