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Troopers received information from Monongalia County, W.V., authorities that four people named persons of interest in the fatal shooting of Timothy Pahl, 67, were in Luzerne County. The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department reported on its Facebook page that Pahl was found dead from multiple ...
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Four people suspected of a murder and burglary in West Virginia and were picked up Wednesday at a casino in Luzerne County. Troopers tracked the victim's vehicle and his stolen credit cards to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township. State police, along with U.S. marshalls ...

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A popular fast food restaurant in Luzerne County is temporarily closed. Sonic, near Wilkes-Barre, has signs outside saying it is shut down for now. A manager told Newswatch 16 the place is being renovated. No word on how long Sonic will be closed in Luzerne County.
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The suspect in an overnight high-speed police chase that went through four counties is now in custody in Luzerne County. After an early morning shooting, investigators say Christopher Banks of Glen Lyon crashed into a police car in Wilkes-Barre and then took off and ...
I am very lucky to work with the people I work with and the county I work in.” Rosencrans credited Hannon with playing a key role in helping Luzerne County 911 receive APCO Training Program Certification last year. Just five communication centers in Pennsylvania have achieved that certification, he said.
“IRIS USA, Inc. is very excited to be partnering with CAN DO, Inc. and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as we embark on our company's East Coast expansion plans,” said Doc Takahashi, president of IRIS. “Everyone in Luzerne County and on the Governor's Action Team has gone out of their way to be ...

PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police surrounded a distribution center in Luzerne County. Officers from several police departments responded to the Home Depot Distribution Center in Pittston Township Wednesday night after a bomb threat was made. About 200 workers had to leave the building after ...
The Commonwealth Foundation, long critical of teacher union's in Pennsylvania, collected data on strikes in every district and posted the information online, sorting data by county. Overall, Pennsylvania's 131 strikes since 1999 means “Pennsylvania leads the nation in teacher strikes, and it's not even close ...
HUGHESTOWN, Pa. -- A large sinkhole caused problems for drivers in Luzerne County. The sinkhole opened up Saturday evening along Parsonage Street near Pittston. Officials tell Newswatch 16 the sinkhole, which was between 6 to 8 feet in length, was created a previous water main break which led to ...
Mortgage foreclosure filings decreased 16.5 percent in Luzerne County last year, and year-to-date figures indicate the decline may continue in 2018, according to new statistics from the county sheriff's office. A total 659 mortgage default actions were filed in the county last year, compared to 789 in 2016, ...

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Police in Luzerne County are searching for a man they say held up Curry Donuts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday night. According to police, a man in his 20's or 30's came into the store along South Pennsylvania Avenue around 7:30 p.m.. Police say the man then pointed a gun at a ...
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Stray animals are soon going to cost area communities money starting this Sunday in Luzerne County. The SPCA of Luzerne County says it can no longer afford to take in animals for free and will now charge municipalities for animals it takes in. The sign is posted at the front desk ...
It appears the neighbors of a 63-year-old Pennsylvania farm are going to have to learn to live with the smell of liquid pig manure. That's the scenario after a state Superior Court panel refused to revive lawsuits those several dozen neighbors filed against the Will-O-Bett Farm. The Luzerne County farm ...
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A fire ripped through a home in Luzerne County on Thursday evening. According to fire officials, the flames broke out around 9:30 p.m. in the attic of the home along South Main Street in Plains Township. The fire chief tells Newswatch 16 the fire damage was mostly contained to ...
LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Luzerne County residents may soon have to pay a new fee. County leaders are considering a $5 per vehicle registration fee. The money would be used to pay for road and bridge repairs. Ast the I-Team's Andy Melalshick tells us what it means to vehicle owners ...
He said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved over $6 million in grants from the Luzerne County's Local Share Account, which is funded by tax revenue generated by the state's casinos, including Mohegan Sun Pocono. “The broad scope of the LSA grant program allows Pennsylvania to invest ...
BLACK CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- State police in Luzerne County are investigating a death at a home near Conyngham. Troopers tell Newswatch 16 they were called to a home on Market Street in Black Creek Township around 7 a.m. Friday. Investigators said a fight between family members resulted in a ...
LUZERNE COUNTY -- The road conditions and visibility at 10 a.m. Friday on Interstate 81 south near Moosic were OK, but as soon as we went uphill on Route 309 toward Dallas, the conditions went downhill. Howling winds affected the visibility of drivers and our cameras. "This is absolutely insane.
PLYMOUTH, Pa. -- Crews were called to a fire at an assisted living center in Luzerne County. Firefighters put out flames at Plymouth Manor in Plymouth shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. Officials said a carpet caught fire and the buildings filled with smoke. The 37 people living there will have to stay elsewhere ...


 

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