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Police arrest mother and son in relation to drug-related homicide in Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Shots broke out at the Fallbrook Street Apartment complex late Monday, August 8, leading to the death of Pernell Simmons. After a prompt investigation, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) arrested Taaj Qaadir Blan, 21 of Moosic, late the following day for homicide and related charges. Police also arrested Blan's mother, Margaret Del Castillo, 46 of Moosic, on charges related to obstructing officers and destroying evidence.
CARBONDALE, PA
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Police investigate man killed by a fallen tree

JIM THORPE, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Lehigh County Coroner Daniel Buglio announces the death of a 66-year-old man from Jim Thorpe who has died due to a fallen tree hitting him. According to the coroner, Nolan Wernett was hit by a fallen tree Tuesday around 9:20 a.m. in the 100 block of Broadview Drive in Jim […]
JIM THORPE, PA

Wanted man dies after police shooting at gas station

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A road is shut down and a police investigation is underway at an auto center parking lot near 22nd and Church Streets where police say they shot and killed a wanted man while trying to arrest him. Trooper Anthony Petroski told Eyewitness News that members of the United States Marshals […]
HAZLETON, PA
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Officer-involved shooting leaves one man dead

HAZLE TWP, LUZERNE CO, (WOLF) — Update 8/11/22: Pennsylvania State Police have identified the suspect who died as Jordan Charles Urenovitch, a 23-year-old white male. =====================================================. An officer-involved shooting in Luzerne County left one wanted man dead. Officials said it happened outside of 22nd St Auto Center in Hazle...
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Fallen tree kills one in Carbon County

JIM THORPE, Pa. — Nolan O. Wernett, 66, was pronounced dead on Tuesday after being struck in the head by a fallen tree, according to the Lehigh County coroner. The incident occurred the same day at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of Broadview Drive, Jim Thorpe in Carbon County.
CARBON COUNTY, PA
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Route 422 motorists put to Move Over Law test in eastern Berks

The raspberry-colored temporary sign placed along the eastbound shoulder of the West Shore Bypass approaching the Mount Penn exit on Wednesday morning warned motorists that it’s the law to move over for emergency vehicles. It’s not quite that simple, but there’s only so much information you can put on...
BERKS COUNTY, PA
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Former Pittston Twp. officer pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officials announced a former Pittston Township police officer pleaded guilty to the charges of buying and distributing fentanyl throughout Luzerne County. According to US Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Todd Houghtlin, 52, of Duryea, admitted to possession of fentanyl for distribution in Luzerne County in 2020, and being a user of illegal […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA

Roba Family Farms expands chaperone policy

LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Roba Family Farms near Dalton has been a popular attraction for family activities in the fall. This year, as the Roba family prepares for the upcoming season, they decided to extend a chaperone policy to the entire farm property. Anyone 17 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult over 21.
DALTON, PA
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Exploring Hawk Falls at Hickory Run State Park

- If you enjoy hiking, you should try Exploring Hawk Falls at Hickory-Run State Park. This park is surrounded by more than 40 miles of trails and is a great place to take a family hike. Hawk Falls is located in the park's northern area near Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. The hike is mostly downhill, with a few sections that can be slippery. Once you've arrived at the top, you'll be able to view the beautiful waterfall from a rock outcrop.
JIM THORPE, PA
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