Scranton, PAWOLF

Dog shot in Lackawanna County, neighbors upset

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — It was a sad scene for one Scranton family after their dog had been shot earlier today- Neighbor's tell FOX56 that a large dog had gotten out of his owner's home and started 'playing' with a smaller dog nearby. This all took place on the...
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Mother sent to prison for death of child

HONESDALE, Pa. — A mother is headed to prison for the death of her infant child in Wayne County. A judge gave Emily Mack a sentence of 16 months to seven years in jail on Thursday morning. Mack pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter last month. Police say Mack and her...
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Dog shot in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton police were called to the city's west side Thursday afternoon after neighbors say they heard arguing and several gunshots. Scranton police said the incident happened around 1 p.m. A man complained that his dog was attacked by another dog, and he fired his gun to save his pet.
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Times Leader

Uber driver charged with unlawful restraint of teen passenger

WILKES-BARRE — An Uber driver was arraigned Thursday on charges he failed to allow a teenage passenger to exit his vehicle after a crash on East Northampton Street. City police allege Cui Long, 51, of Butler Township, drove for 11 minutes after the passenger repeatedly asked to be let out following a crash at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Lackawanna County, PAScranton Times

State police raid Lackawanna County car dealerships

Editor's Note: This article has been changed to correct two errors. State police Trooper Robert Urban misspoke when he told the newspaper Tuesday that state police and the attorney general's office raided GMG Auto Sales on Keyser Avenue on Wednesday. The company was not raided. The state attorney general's office also is not part of an investigation of other auto dealerships.
Wilkes-barre, PAPosted by
Times Leader

Power problem closes Curry Donuts on square

WILKES-BARRE — Curry Donuts on Public Square has been shuttered for several days, with a June 11 notice on the door saying that it had been deemed ‘unfit for human habitation’ due to there being no electrical service. According to a representative from Mayor George Brown’s office, Wilkes-Barre fire crews...
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Times Leader

Pizza shop at site of proposed Sheetz burns in Larksville

LARKSVILLE — A pizza shop at the site of a proposed Sheetz convenience store was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday night. Firefighters were called to Reese’s Classic Pizza on East Main Street (Route 11), near the Carey Avenue Bridge, at around 11 p.m. Crews from five companies responded to the blaze, arriving to find flames shooting from the windows of the one-story brick structure, Edwardsville firefighters said. No injuries were reported.
Montrose, PAWOLF

Video goes viral for Susquehanna County Veterinary Hospital

MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY (WOLF) — You've heard of a 'swear jar' but what about every time someone swears they owe you lunch?. That was the idea behind Southtown Veterinary Hospital's 'Welcome Back Video' that hit almost 9,000 likes, 1,500 comments, and almost 500,000 views. "We decided to write and produce...
Wayne County,

Wayne County Wanderings: School Board honors "Juney" Rickard

For the most part, Wayne Highlands School Board meetings are dry affairs. The vast majority consist largely of budget discussions, bill payments and educational minutiae. Not surprisingly, while these events are open to the general public, they tend to attract only a handful of spectators. On Tuesday night, though, it...
Larksville, PAWOLF

Pizza shop/proposed Sheetz site burns in Larksville, Luzerne County

LARKSVILLE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Just days after Reese's Classic Pizza was named a possible site for a future Sheetz - it was heavily damaged by flames. Crews were called to the E. Main Street establishment near the Carey Avenue Bridge at around 11pm, according to our news gathering partners at the Times Leader.
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Hawley (PA) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Hawley

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Hawley: Thursday, June 17: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, June 18: Mostly sunny during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Saturday, June 19: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the