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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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

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

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-16 16:04:54

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

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-16 03:05:11

Police seize 400 bags of heroin

WILKES-BARRE TWP. - A Plymouth man sold 400 bags of heroin possibly laced with fentanyl during a controlled drug purchase Tuesday, according to police. Kharyee Idrees Abdurruzzaq, 29, sold the drugs to a confidential informant at an arranged drug buy in the parking lot of Wendy's restaurant on Sch

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-03-15 08:04:44

Mount Pocono man charged in fatal overdose

Sean Michael Ingino, 25, of Mount Pocono, was charged Thursday with delivering heroin on which a man fatally overdosed in Pocono Township in October. The victim was found dead at a facility for recovering addicts. A review of the victim's cellphone records, along with statements from a witness, led

POCONO RECORD - 2018-03-16 03:06:03

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

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 17:53:59

Toys R Us chain shuttering stores

WARREN RUDA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Toys R Us shoppers are sad the store is closing on Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre. The iconic retail chain announced Wednesday that it will close or sell all its stores in the U.S. WILKES-BARRE - Three-year-old Cruz Marinelli proudly showed the toy garbage truck and

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-03-16 08:25:09

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,

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-15 15:24:00

Family Lose Everything To Fire

TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A family with four children are homeless after a fire wrecked their home in Wayne County. The family escaped the flames but now have only the clothes on their backs. When flames broke out at 1080 Shady Lane near Honesdale Tuesday, there wasn't much more that Rachael Hester and


Police: Sans Souci driver thought she hit deer on night of fatal hit-run

HANOVER TWP. - A Newport Township woman believed she struck a deer or another animal on the Sans Souci Parkway when Jason Filip was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the Sans Souci Parkway last month, according to a search warrant affidavit. The woman, who has not been charged, surrendered her 2002 F


Kirkwood woman robbed by suspects who led police on chase into Pa., deputies say

Two Kirkwood robbery suspects were arrested in Susquehanna County, Pa., after a pursuit. They're facing charges in two states. Broome County Sheriff's deputies investigated a robbery late Sunday morning at a Hiner Road home in Kirkwood; a woman reported her purse and other property had been stolen.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-03-15 13:21:17

Local school students are walking out for the National School Walkout

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOUTV)--Students across the country and in our area are walking out of school this morning for the National School Walkout,. This movement calls for gun reform and to honor those killed in the Parkland, FL school shooting. Hundreds of students from Dunmore High Sch


Arrest warrant issued for man who allegedly swallowed drugs

WILKES-BARRE - An arrest warrant was issued for a Williamsport man when he failed to appear for a preliminary hearing in Luzerne County Central Court on drug related offenses. Ishmil Waheed Harris, 34, was arrested by Lehman Township police during a traffic stop on state Route 415 on Feb. 26. During


Charges Withdrawn Against EMT After Pills Stolen from Ambulance

HONESDALE, Pa. -- Charges have been withdrawn against an EMT charged in connection the theft of drugs from an ambulance in Wayne County in November. The district attorney's office determined there not enough evidence to convict Kathleen Knecht. Two others, Heather Widzbell and Jason Mizwinski, are s


Father and Son Hurt in Fire

TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A father and his 11-year-old son had to be taken to a hospital after a fire in Wayne County Tuesday afternoon. The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. in a home along Shady Lane just outside of Honesdale. The mom says she heard some sort of explosion before the fire. There's no wo


Wayne County bank robbery suspect arrested in Kingston

KINGSTON - Borough police arrested a bank robbery suspect Saturday after finding the man passed out in a car stolen during the heist. Aaron Gould, 39, of Lake Ariel, is accused of brandishing a pellet rifle to rob the NBT Bank on Lake Ariel Highway in Lake Twp. on Feb. 12, state police said. He then