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Man dies following crash in Scranton

According to a release from the coroner's office, Charles Wright, 69, of Scranton died at the hospital Thursday night after his car hit a tree on Cedar Avenue.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-19 17:37:56

At Least One Hurt in Scranton Crash

SCRANTON, Pa. -- At least one person was hurt in a crash in Scranton.A car slammed into a tree on Cedar Avenue around 7:30 Thursday night.Emergency crews took the victim away in an ambulance.Police have not said who that person is or how badly they were hurt.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-19 09:01:30

Woman Steals, Crashes Ambulance in Lackawanna County

Eventually, she hit a fence in a Dickson City neighborhood, lost control, and drove through several yards before going over a bank and hitting a tree.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-19 08:43:02

Affordable senior living facility opens in Lackawanna County

“We enjoy each other’s company every day, we sit outside in the afternoon,” said Marion Caruso.

WOLF - 2018-10-19 23:59:27

Students Dismissed from Bancroft Elementary in Scranton after Utility Problem

SCRANTON, Pa. – A Scranton elementary school was evacuated Friday because of a utility problem.Students at George Bancroft Elementary on Albright Avenue were taken from the school around noon and dismissed from the evacuation point at Weston Field.The PPL Electric Utilities websiteindicates that pow

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-19 16:27:45

Taxi driver stabbed with pen during robbery | Times Leader

Police said the tax driver, 31, was stabbed with a pen during a scuffle shortly after a man he picked up proceeded to rob him at about 2:38 a.m.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-19 15:34:00

Philly man charged with March armed robbery at Curry Donuts in Wilkes-Barre | Times Leader

A surveillance camera captured a man armed with what appeared to be an assault rifle robbing Curry Donuts on South Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre on March 30. Suspect Rodney Carroll, 43, was arrested after another robbery in Philadelphia and was arraigned this week. Police say the weapon that l

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-19 22:34:00

Scranton Police officer arrested for violating a PFA

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$150,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Lackawanna County

OLD FORGE, Pa. — While the Powerball jackpot keeps growing larger, one lucky person in Lackawanna County is $150,000 richer.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-18 20:25:11

Multi-vehicle Crash on Interstate 380 Snarls Traffic

Traffic on Interstate 380 is stopped northbound.GOULDSBORO, Pa. — A crash involving several vehicles has traffic tied up for miles on Interstate 380.Interstate 380 northbound is shut down near the Gouldsboro exit because of the crash involving several tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.State po

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-19 18:24:46

Man wanted on child-sex charges in Wyoming Borough arrested in Hazleton | Times Leader

Luis Steve Rivera, 24, of Hazleton, was wanted on a number of charges, including aggravated indecent assault of a person under 16, indecent assault of a person less than 16, simple assault, and corruption of minors.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-18 22:52:00

Two charged in connection with deadly 2017 crash in Lackawanna County

Investigators say on October 16, 2017, Sondra Seidita was trying to illegally pass Jan Roman-Marina while they raced along the road, which is also known as Commerce Drive. They say Roman-Marina sped up to prevent the pass and lost control of his car.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-18 19:42:24

Man Bitten by Fox in Lackawanna County

BLAKELY, Pa. — A man from Lackawanna County was sent to the hospital after he was bitten by a fox on Thursday.According to police, the 68-year-old man was cleaning his pool on Lillibridge Street when a brown and gray fox came up behind him and bit the back of his leg.Police say the fox then took of

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-19 01:41:37

Scranton Cop Accused of PFA Violation

SCRANTON, Pa. — A detective with the Scranton Police Department is suspended after being accused of a PFA violation.State police said Tim Harding violated the “no contact” PFA order Monday by calling the victim on her cell phone.Harding was taken into custody by troopers and was locked up in Lackawa


Fire damages double block in Hilldale section of Plains Township | Times Leader

By Ed Lewis -[email protected]Fikrefighters battled this blaze on Farrell Street in Plains Township Friday morning. -Ed Lewis | Times LeaderPLAINS TWP. — A fire at a double block on Farrell Street in the Hilldale section of Plains Township broke out around 7 a.m. Friday.Two aerial ladder trucks were

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-19 12:36:00

Penn State vs. Indiana: Breaking down the matchups

The development of the Penn State offensive line has been slow, but steady. Last week, though, they got pushed around by a Michigan State front four that executed its game plan perfectly. The Nittany Lions’ front hasn’t created consistent running room against higher quality defensive lines, and alth

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Pa. Turnpike

Two people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash that closed the Pennsylvania Turnpike in both directions east of Norristown Thursday morning. A vehicle collided with a truck hauling hay around 7 a.m. Thursday on I-276 eastbound in Plymouth Meeting near the Mid-County Exchange. Two medical heli

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-18 11:54:56

Commissioners address Scranton beltway concerns

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Even though construction is still years away, Lackawanna County commissioners are formally voicing opposition to a new road project.


Police: Woman claims she paid to use identity | Times Leader

Leticia Puebla, 42, allegedly told police she paid $600 to purchase the identity of Mildred Santiago from a person in Mount Pocono nearly 17 years ago, and has identified herself as Mildred Santiago since.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-18 19:00:00

Roaring Brook Township Fire Under Investigation

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