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100-Year-Old Wilkes-Barre Area Woman’s Advice For A Long Life: Drink A Lot Of Alcohol

A new centenarian from the Wilkes-Barre area is crediting her longevity to something sort of unusual.


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Northeastern Pa. Business Creates Line Of Candles In Honor Of Papal Visit

Mia Bella’s candles has two designs in the line, and both have a photo of the Philadelphia skyline on them.


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Suspended Pa. School Dean Convicted Of Sexual Misconduct

A suspended Pennsylvania high school dean accused of having had sex with a 16-year-old student a decade ago has been convicted of sexual misconduct.


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Police: Toddler Who Smelled Of Booze Had Alcohol In Body

Police in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania say a 2-year-old girl taken to a hospital because she smelled of booze had alcohol in her system.


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Police: Boyfriend Stabbed Over Thanksgiving Dinner

Police say a northeast Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender.


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Police: Man Waving Crossbow Arrested On Pa. Street

Police say a Northeastern Pennsylvania man waved a loaded crossbow at passersby and fired an arrow at a car.


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Wilkes-Barre Area Woman Gets Prison For Allowing Kids To Be Molested By Convicted Killer

A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 3½ to 10 years in prison for taking two children to a state prison so they could be molested by a convicted killer.


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Luzerne County Man Charged With Shooting At Party Also Found Guilty Of Unrelated Attempted Homicide

Twenty-year-old Joshua Ovalles of Wilkes-Barre has been convicted of shooting a man three times in the city in January 2013.


U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect In Mexico For Murder Of Pa. Mother

Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say a suspect in the strangulation death of a woman in 2012 has been apprehended in Mexico by agents with the U.S. Marshals Service.


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Anti-violence Advocating DJ Gunned Down Outside Pa. Bar

Police have yet to name or charge a suspect in the shooting, which authorities and witnesses have described as a random, drive-by incident.


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Good Samaritan Returns Lost Wallet Of Actor Steve Martin In Wilkes Barre

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


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Former President Jimmy Carter Visits Northeastern Pa.

The 88-year-old visited a Revolutionary War monument in northeastern Pennsylvania on Tuesday to promote his foundation’s efforts to develop peace and fight disease.


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2 Sentenced In Kidnapping, Robbery And Beating Of Man

A man and woman have been sentenced for their roles in the kidnapping, robbery and beating of a man who was lured to Philadelphia from Wilkes Barre in 2008.


Philadelphia Man Killed In Shootout With Police In Wilkes-Barre

A police officer in northeastern Pennsylvania was shot in the leg as he tried to arrest a Philadelphia man wanted on charges of attempted homicide. Police returned fire, killing the suspect.