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Amber Alert issued for teen abducted from her home

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year old was abducted from her home Thursday night in Wilkes-Barre.

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Northumberland man charged with sexual assaults

Twenty-seven-year-old Johnathan Rockwell Grove of Northumberland County has been jailed for a series of sexual assaults that occurred in 2003 in Schuylkill County.

Man wanted for driving prostitute to meet with undercover cop

The Monroe County District Attorney's office is looking for a man who drove a prostitute to meet with an undercover cop.

Lawsuit filed over mass shooting at township building

The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff.

St. Luke's Monroe campus taking shape

The first steel column of St. Luke's University Health Network's seventh hospital is has been placed.

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Inmate charged for allegedly injuring 3 corrections officers

An inmate is facing charges for injuring three corrections officers he allegedly injured earlier this month.

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Beltzville State Park beach closed due to high bacteria levels

The beach at Beltzville State Park has been closed until further notice due to high levels of bacteria.


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    Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.

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