Bear Season Underway

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COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Black bears are now an open target for hunters across the state. The season opened Saturday. Bringing in a bear was a bear of a chore for hunter Stephen Becker of Long Pond. He went out on opening day of the season Saturday but didn’t find his more than 200 pound bear […]

Woman Seeking Help To Feed Hundreds

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SUNBURY — In just three days, hundreds of people will gather in Sunbury for an annual Thanksgiving dinner started by a woman from Beaver Springs. The woman needs your help to finish all the trimmings and make the dinner a success. Rhonda Fisher of Beaver Springs and one of her volunteers spent part of the […]

Woman Dead, Children Flown to Hospital After Crash

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP — A woman was killed and two children flown to the hospital after a crash Monday afternoon in Northumberland County. It happened just before 1 p.m. Monday along Route 225 near Dornsife. State police say the woman’s car hit a hill, flipped several times, and then hit a tree. The coroner tells us […]

Record Highs Today After Record Lows Last Week

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BERWICK — We have been on a wild ride with the weather the last week. Just days ago we were near record lows, today near record highs, and in a couple days there’s a snow storm in the forecast. We found plenty of people in Columbia County trying to get outdoor work done before winter […]

Water Main Break In Luzerne County

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Homes and businesses in part of Luzerne County may be without water because of a water main break. According to Pennsylvania American Water, parts of Swoyersville and Luzerne might experience temporary service disruptions as crews make repairs to a broken 12-inch water main along Main Street in Swoyersville. The company says about 200 homes and […]

Weather, Pilot Error Blamed For Chopper Crash

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NOXEN TOWNSHIP — Bad weather and pilot error are being blamed for a deadly helicopter crash in Wyoming County that killed five. Federal investigators say the pilots should not have been flying in bad weather the night of the crash near Noxen in July of 2013. Authorities say the pilots were not experienced enough and […]

UPDATE: Man Hospitalized With Burns After House Fire

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JUST IN: Firefighters are battling a house fire on Lee Street in Plymouth, Luzerne County. @WNEP pic.twitter.com/DG6vEVJKpW — Bill Wadell (@BillWadell) November 24, 2014 PLYMOUTH – First responders said one man was rushed to the hospital with burns to his head and leg after a fire broke out inside a double block home. The fire […]

Man Arrested For Theft At Basilica

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SCRANTON — Police believe they have the man caught on camera stealing from a church. Authorities say Michael Spindler, 59, of Millville, admitted last Thursday to stealing money out of donation boxes at St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton about two weeks ago. Spindler is charged with theft and receiving stolen property.

Flames Rip Homes in Sunbury

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SUNBURY — Fire crews battled a fire in Northumberland County that damaged six homes. The fire started in the 1100 block of Miller Street in Sunbury around 9 a.m. Monday. The fire chief said it quickly spread and damaged a total of six buildings. The chief said wind made it difficult to control the flames […]

Good Morning PA

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COLTS Stuff the Bus, Lackawanna County