Wilkes-Barre

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Amber Alert Issued For Teen Taken From Home In Wilkes-Barre

An Amber Alert has been issued after a girl was taken from her home in Wilkes-Barre.

07/31/2015

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Police: Crack Addicted Robber Held Up Stores With Barbecue Fork, Knife

Police say a man looking for cash to replenish his crack supply threatened store clerks with a sharpened barbecue fork and a large kitchen knife during a string of robberies in Pennsylvania.

06/16/2015

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Woman Sentenced To 15 To 30 Years In Teen’s Rape

A woman accused of having orchestrated the repeated rape of a teenager in order to get another child she could raise as her own has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years.

04/05/2015

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Deep Doo-Doo: Man Rolls In Dog Poop To Try Avoiding Arrest

A Pennsylvania man is in deep doo-doo after police say he rolled around in dog doo-doo to avoid arrest.

03/11/2015

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Obituary Says Steelers’ Poor Play May Have Contributed To Fan’s Death

A family in Eastern Pennsylvania is suggesting the Pittsburgh Steelers may be at least partly to blame for their loved one’s death.

01/16/2015

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Baby Pens Show Support For Families Of State Troopers Targeted In Ambush

There’s been an outpouring of support for the families of the two troopers who were shot by wanted man Eric Frein.

10/14/2014

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Sandusky Conviction Getting Appeals Court Review

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer and members of the state attorney general’s office will be inside a northeastern Pennsylvania courtroom as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to have his child molestation conviction overturned.

09/17/2013

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Sandusky’s Bid For New Trial Going To Court

Jerry Sandusky’s challenge to his child molestation conviction goes before a state appeals court on Tuesday, as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to overturn a sentence that could keep him behind bars for life.

09/14/2013

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State Police: 5 Dead In Pa. Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday.

07/28/2013

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Pa. Man Returns Steve Martin’s Lost Wallet

Steve Martin’s known as a wild and crazy guy, but he’s also a lucky one: A stranger found his wallet on a Wilkes-Barre street and returned it to the famous entertainer.

07/02/2013

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Severe Flooding Taking Toll On Eastern Pa.

The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee continue to take their toll on Pennsylvania. President Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the state and is offering federal aid in addition to the support already in the state.

09/09/2011