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New details about search warrants served at different locations in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- It was anything but business as usual Thursday in downtown Scranton. Armed with a search warrant, agents from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office and State Police served a search warrant at three different sites. Around 3:30 pm, officers began moving b

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:37:12

Developing: Agents from Attorney General's Office serving search warrants in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- An active scene in Lackawanna County Friday morning, as search warrants were served in Scranton, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. Before 9:00 am, uniformed state troopers and agents of the Attorney General's Office showed up on Spruce

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:20:41

NBT Bank takes first place in celebrity bartending event in Scranton

NBT Bank came in first place in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania's Banking on our Kids competition, which was held at Backyard Ale House in Scranton during a celebrity guest bartending event. Bank of America, Community Bank, NA, Fidelity Bank, FNCB, NBT Bank, Peoples Security Bank

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-21 10:00:29

Talkback 16: Planning for a Park in Downtown Scranton

In the latest edition of Talkback 16, callers talk about plans for a park in downtown Scranton and one viewer wants us to get rid of the beloved Talkback 16 segment altogether. Filed in:Talkback Topics:talkback 16 In the latest edition of Talkback 16, callers talk about plans for a park in downtown

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-21 22:39:10

Spirit Ride Rolls into Scranton Friday

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A year long coast to coast campaign to raise public awareness of the Slow Down, Move Over laws will roll into Scranton this afternoon, (Friday, September 22) The Spirit Ride honors those tragically killed in roadside accidents. In 2014 alone, 33 tow truck oper

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:16:47

Diocese of Scranton hosting convocation on nonviolence Saturday

SCRANTON - Citing Pope Francis' World Day of Peace message - "Nonviolence: a style of politics for peace" - the Diocese of Scranton has made nonviolence the focus of its Fall Convocation for Service and Social Concerns this Saturday. The convocation runs 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Diocesan Pastoral

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-21 21:45:35

Two Vehicles Crash into Home in Scranton

SCRANTON - Two vehicles slammed into a home in Scranton Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. along Birney Avenue. A car and an SUV hit the first floor of the house. Witnesses said the driver of the SUV went to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. Her 9-year-old

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-20 20:41:40

Pocket Park Planned for Downtown Scranton Lot

SCRANTON - Scranton's mayor has plans for a piece of undeveloped land in the city's downtown, but first, the city has to buy it and resolve one of its plaguing issues. The mayor plans to put up some green in order to turn a barren spot into green space. The empty lot on Wyoming Avenue and Linden Str

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-20 19:50:48

Water Problem in Scranton Building Forces Evacuation

SCRANTON - A burst water pipe caused problems for office workers and drivers in downtown Scranton Wednesday morning. It happened on the fourth floor of the Bank Towers building at Spruce Street and Wyoming Avenue, according to the fire chief. Power had to be cut and part of the building was evacuate

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-20 15:55:56

All aboard! County to unveil Scranton train display

JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Tim Rossiter, owner of Jugjoogi, who was contracted to build the train set of Scranton for the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver show, as he places the Times-Tribune building in the scene at the Trolley Museum. JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Tim Rossiter place

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 05:13:41

Scranton firefighters get training with flashover simulator

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Scranton firefighters are spending the week getting some training that could help them in future emergencies. Thick smoke poured from a training simulator in Scranton Tuesday morning. Inside, there were seven city firefighters learning how to stay safe in da

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 21:54:49

Scranton hospital unveils new cardiovascular center

Butch Comegys / Staff PhotographerDr. Lear Von Koch, MD, a longtime Cardiac Surgery Specialist at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He and many other employees took part in Tuesday's program regarding the new Heart & Vascular Institute at Regional. Dr. Koch has over 45 years of experience. Butch Co

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:00:46

New bistro opens in downtown Scranton

Jenna Illing crouched by a cafe table and focused her cell phone camera on Tuesday's special, the towering Hog Wild burger. A quick daily-specials photo for the Facebook page is part of the routine for her and Dale Illing, her husband, since they opened Blue Bee Bistro in downtown Scranton earlier t

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 04:43:54

Scranton teen wanted for July stabbing is arrested

The discovery of a stolen vehicle parked in a Hill Section alley led to the arrest of a teenager wanted for stabbing a man multiple times two months ago in South Scranton, city police said. Nelson Morales, 17, 233 Prescott Ave., who is charged as an adult, was arraigned Tuesday by Magisterial Distri

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:24:55

Former ESU Football Player Convicted of Burglary, Assault Charges

EAST STROUDSBURG - A former East Stroudsburg University student is facing several charges after a drunken incident led to his arrest. 23-year-old Marquis Brownlee of Scranton was found guilty of felony burglary, simple assault and harassment. Sometime after 3 a.m. Brownlee went to a home in East Str

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-22 20:35:22

Unveiling Ceremony for the Most Famous Backyard Train

The day has finally arrived, people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania have the chance to see the most talked about train in NEPA. The train made famous by HBO's "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver was officially unveiled to the public today. Its new home is at the Electric City Trolley Stati

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-22 15:37:41

John Oliver gifted train set unveiled at Electric City Trolley Museum

His eyes wide beneath the brim of his engineer's cap, 4-year-old Cooper Davis watched as three model trains zipped around a miniature mountainous landscape marked with local landmarks. Cooper has his own Lionel at home, but wasn't going to miss the Friday unveiling of what comedian John Oliver cal

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:17:14

Cartoonish creations slice through the heart of democracy

Marino's 10th District includes eight entire counties and portions of six others. It stretches south through Juniata and a portion of Perry counties, north to Mansfield, east to the New Jersey border, then makes a boomerang curve around Scranton and Wilkes-Barre to pick up a snippet of northern Monr

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Lackawanna County Court Notes 9/22/2017

MARRIAGE LICENSES Martin Bolger and Jaime L. McAndrew, both of Archbald. Matthew Csezmadia and Angela M. Duden, both of Clifton Twp. Jordan Michael Pope and Rebecca Mary White, both of Madison Twp. Amy Marie Ahlers and Vinicius Da Silva Santos, both of South Abington Twp. DIVORCES SOUGHT Jame

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 10:21:36

Downtown work projects disrupt traffic and impede parking

Foot traffic drops noticeably at Downtown Deli when road and utility work outside the popular Scranton lunch spot squeezes the street to one lane. That has happened often this summer as PPL Electric Utilities crews replace nearly 2 miles of underground cable and upgrade transformers and other equi

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 10:21:33