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Re-Sentencing Day for Fatal Pocono Crash

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A Monroe County man was re-sentenced Tuesday, more than three years after a crash that killed his passenger. In July 2014, police say a then 21-year-old Ronald Possinger was speeding and driving drunk when he crashed along Route 209 in East Stroudsburg.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-16 22:18:04

Former Girls Volleyball Coach Sentenced for Sexting Teen Player

EXETER -- A former high school girls volleyball coach who police say "sexted" one of his teenage players is going to jail. Nicholas Diaco used to coach the girls team at Wyoming Area High School. He was not a teacher in the district. Diaco was accused of sending explicit sexual text messages to a 16

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-16 23:21:38

Slick Roads Blamed for Rollover Crash

SCOTT TOWNSHIP -- Police say slick roads are to blame for a rollover in Lackawanna County. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say the vehicle hit a guide rail and flipped over after losing control on Green Grove Road in Scott Township. That driver was taken to the hospital, but is expect

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-17 04:03:14

Food App Expanding to Scranton

SCRANTON - An app is expanding in our area that's designed to help bring traffic to local restaurants. The "Spotluck" app will make its debut in Lackawanna County on Friday and in Luzerne County in March. It will provide diners with discounts at a variety of establishments in the area. A self-descri

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-16 22:11:33

Man pleads guilty to knifepoint robbery at West Pittston doughnut shop

WILKES-BARRE - An Exeter man pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbery and related charges after police say he robbed a Dunkin' Donuts store in West Pittston. Justin Allen Villella, 26, also pleaded guilty to burglarizing a Wyoming home. Villella entered the pleas before Luzerne County Judge David W. Lupas,

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-17 02:46:45

Two suspected heroin dealers charged

Two suspected heroin dealers have been placed into custody by Athens Township Police following an incident that occurred on Jan. 15. Court documents state that both Michael Jay Pack, 36, and Sasha Lynn Barrett, 30, of Waverly, New York, have been remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Dalton resident Kellie Marie Tinna graduates from Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. - Kellie Marie Tinna, of Dalton, graduated from Clemson University with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences. Tinna was among more than 1,400 students who received degrees at winter graduation ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum. CLEMSON, S.C. - Kellie Marie Tinna, of Dalton, gradu

THEABINGTONJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 00:40:16

Broken Water Pipe in Scranton

SCRANTON -- A broken water pipe in Scranton left a few trees covered in ice. The break happened around 8 a.m. Sunday along a bridge on Ash Street over Roaring Brook. The water sprayed onto the trees and stayed away from the street. Officials with PA American Water say a fitting on the pipe broke, an

WNEP-TV 16

Wichita man hospitalized with severe frostbite

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Bitter cold wind chills can be hazardous to your health. No one knows that more than Eddie Chronister of Wichita. Chronister is homeless and was outside on New Year's Eve - another night where wind chills dipped into the dangerous territory. He says he had too much to drink that

KWCH.COM - 2018-01-16 14:59:00

Woman kidnapped at gunpoint escapes at QuikTrip, police say

Wichita police are searching for a man who robbed and kidnapped a woman, forcing her at gunpoint to drive him to several locations before she sought help at a downtown convenience store. A 24-year-old woman met with a stranger to sell a ring at around 6 p.m. at a Jimmy Johns in the 500 block of Nort

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-16 18:57:00

Will Wichita students have to make up Tuesday's snow day?

There's more good news for Wichita students enjoying Tuesday's snow day: The cancellation will not mean an extra day of school in May. District officials say Tuesday's closure due to inclement weather will not require adding a make-up day at the end of the year, despite a shortened school calendar t

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-16 15:12:00

Wichita police searching for armed robbery suspect

Wichita police are looking for this man who is a suspect in an armed robbery at H-Food Mart and Tobacco located in the 100 block of West 21st Street. The store was robbed Monday morning. If you recognize the suspect in the pictures call Crime Stoppers at 316 267-2111. Wichita Police Wichita police a

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-01-16 03:26:00

Sumner County Sheriff's deputy critically injured in crash SE of Wichita

A Sumner County Sheriff's deputy is critically injured after a Tuesday evening crash on K-15, just south of Mulvane. The Sumner County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened about 8:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of K-15. The deputy was doing traffic enforcement when his vehicle was hit, the sheriff's

KWCH.COM - 2018-01-17 06:14:00

West Wichita food store robbed by man with pepper spray

Photo of a robbery suspect who robbed the H Food Mart in West 21st St. North on January 15, 2018. (Photo courtesy Wichita Police Dept.) WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A west Wichita convenience store was robbed late Monday morning. The robbery occurred at the H Food Mart in the 100 block of W. 21st Street

KSN.COM - 2018-01-16 02:28:56

Couple carjacked outside Wichita bar

Wichita police are searching for two suspects after a couple was carjacked outside a bar on the city's southeast side. Officers were called at around 1 a.m. Tuesday to a carjacking at The Stop bar at 1450 South Woodlawn, near Harry. A man and his girlfriend, both 21 years old, told officers that two

KAKE TV - 2018-01-16 23:50:00

Man holds woman at gunpoint, forces her to drive him around

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita police are searching for a man they say held a woman at gunpoint and forced her to drive around several different locations. It started around 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Jimmy Johns in the 500 block of N. Hillside. The 24-year-old woman told police she went to the restaura

KWCH.COM - 2018-01-16 20:46:00

Waupun Police Beat 1-16, 2018

Seat belt grant - Monday from 7-11 a.m., an officer was assigned to work the Fond du Lac County Seatbelt Enforcement Campaign. Four traffic stops were conducted and three seat belt citations were issued. Crash - Monday at 12:04 p.m., police responded to a parking lot in the 900 block of East Main St

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 22:55:00

Surveillance video released after armed robbery, chase that led to arrest of man wanted for 2 years

Jaquan Johnson MENOMONEE FALLS - Police in Menomonee Falls released to FOX6 News on Tuesday, Jan. 16 surveillance video and 911 calls after a robbery that resulted in a high-speed chase Jan. 5. The armed robbery happened at the Verizon store near Pilgrim Rd. and Silver Spring Dr. Police say a man, l

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-16 23:33:07

Snow removal crews thankful for the return of winter weather: 'We are way below average'

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- If your business is clearing snow, you haven't done a lot of it this winter, but Wisconsin's most recent snowfall is giving people another chance to dig out -- and they're happy to do it. "We started (Monday) at 7 in the morning," said Michael Decker, snow removal contractor. Snowf

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-16 23:06:22

West Bend Police: 2 men arrested after attempting to buy gift cards with stolen credit card information

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two men have now been charged with four counts of identity theft after Walmart reported suspicious behavior. According to police, an employee of Walmart reported that two men in a self-checkout lane were loading money onto gift cards using multiple credit cards with diffe

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 19:30:00