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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


New York And Pennsylvania Will No Longer Suspend Driver's Licenses Over Drug Crimes

Under legislation taking effect this month, New York and Pennsylvania will no longer suspend driver’s licenses for people convicted of drug crimes. Previously, any drug offense in either state (no matter how minor) triggered a mandatory license suspension of at least six months, even if the crime ha


Four Abington Heights teams protect unbeaten records

- With the midway point in Lackawanna League spring season arriving this week, four Abington Heights teams remain unbeaten. The Comets returned to action following the holiday weekend with the boys tennis team at 10-0 with four matches remaining, the softball team at 6-0 in its 13-game schedule and


Record number of tornadoes hit Pennsylvania in April – so far

At least a dozen tornadoes have touched down across Pennsylvania so far this month. That means this April has featured more tornadoes than any other April in the state’s history, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Matt Steinbugl.


Local Master Gardeners Host Spring Clinic

MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- (WBRE/WYOU) It's time to think green and the Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County are setting out to help your garden grow. With trees blossoming, flowers blooming, and people ready to get back outside, they're hosting a Spring Clinic in Montrose this weekend to kicks


Pennsylvania State Police make nearly 400 DUI arrests over holiday weekend

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police arrested 396 people for driving under the influence over the Easter/Passover holiday weekend, from April 19 through April 21. The total represents a 10 percent increase from the 359 DUI arrests during the same holiday weekend last year.


Will Pennsylvania legalize recreational marijuana?

MANSFIELD, Pa. (WETM) - The "Keystone" state debating whether or not to legalize marijuana. On Tuesday, the states Lt. Governor made a stop at Mansfield University on his listening tour.


Ex-EMA Coordinator admits to identity theft

The county’s former Emergency Management Coordinator pleaded guilty to charges of identity theft and access device fraud and has admitted that he used another former employee’s personal information to open credit card accounts.


Woman Dies in Meat Grinder at Pennsylvania Processing Plant

A female employee of a processing plant in Pennsylvania’s Muncy Township died yesterday following an incident with a commercial meat grinder. Citing the Lycoming County coroner, media outlet WNEP-TV reported the fatality happened around 11:30 p.m. at the Economy Locker Storage Company. Officials sai


Former Cop Sentenced to Probation for Corruption of Minors

MONTROSE, Pa. — A former police officer in Susquehanna County was sentenced Wednesday morning to two years on probation for corruption of minors. Joshua Diddick pleaded guilty last month to giving alcohol to three teenage girls while he was an officer with the Hop Bottom and Montrose police departme


Meet Pennsylvania's New Official Amphibian, The Snot Otter

When you think about it, there is something a little odd about having an official state bird, flower, or gemstone. Does that make all the others unofficial? So it's just possible Pennsylvania elected representatives were having a bit of fun when they voted overwhelmingly to make the Eastern hellbend


2-cent fee proposed for single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania

Earlier this month, PennEnvironment joined forces with Pennsylvania House Democrats to announced its “Zero Waste PA” package of 13 bills looking to tackle a number of litter and pollution problems.


Paul Manafort moved to Pennsylvania prison

Paul Manafort has moved to Pennsylvania. The former Trump campaign chairman is now imprisoned at the U.S. Penitentiary Canaan in Waymart, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.


New program to help bring job recruits to Binghamton from outside region

TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) — The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program to bring talented job recruits to fill positions here. It’s called Experience Bing, and the goal is to show people from outside the region what Broome County has to offer.


Long-Awaited Downtown Binghamton Ice Cream Shop to Open

An ice cream parlor near Binghamton's baseball stadium is expected to start operations in the next few days. Developer Mark Yonaty at one point suggested the shop in a brick building at the base of the Marconi Tower on Lewis Street might be torn down before the business would hold an official openin


4 killed in wrong-way crash in western Pennsylvania

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — Four people are dead after a vehicle traveling the wrong way collided with an oncoming car in western Pennsylvania. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 65 in Beaver County.


Tractor Trailer Tip-Over Snarls I81 North Traffic in Binghamton

Broome County Emergency Communications officials say responders are working at the scene of a tractor trailer crash in the City of Binghamton that is snarling early morning traffic.


Spotted lanternfly’s favorite tree could be targeted in Pennsylvania as ‘noxious weed’

The tree of heaven, a non-native invasive tree that is a primary food source, mating spot and egg-laying location for the equally invasive spotted lanternfly, could soon be targeted as one of the most noxious weeds in Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in heroin distribution in Harrison County

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man admitted to his role in a heroin distribution operation. Chad Neal, 25, of Duquesne, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and one count of distribution of heroin. Neal admitted to conspiring to distribute heroin in Harrison County, Wes


Susquehanna applies for grant for dam removal project

In their effort as a member of River Bounty, Susquehanna Borough Council has applied for a DCNR grant through American Rivers that would help efforts move forward to remove the breached dam in the Susquehanna River.