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Times News
ATV is stolen in Mahanoy PlaneState police at the Frackville barracks are investigating the theft of an all-t
ATV is stolen in Mahanoy Plane
Times News / Posted yesterday
State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating the theft of an all-terrain vehicle in Mahanoy Plane. The incident was reported at 5:30 a.m.Tuesday.. The victim told police someone used bolt cutters to cut a chain that secured the ATV to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City cops collar man on stolen ATV after chaseStreet. The ATV was stolen from a home in Mahanoy Plane, police said. The thef
City cops collar man on stolen ATV after chase
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Street. The ATV was stolen from a home in Mahanoy Plane, police said. The theft is being investigated by state police at Frackville. Torres-Vicente, meanwhile, was charged with receiving stolen property, a third-degree felony; reckless... Read more
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Newsmax
Arthur Johnson Freed From Solitary Confinement After 36 Years With the Lights Always Onconfinement." PennLive.com said Johnson had been living his life out in a cell
Arthur Johnson Freed From Solitary Confinement After 36 Years With the Lights Always On
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
confinement." PennLive.com said Johnson had been living his life out in a cell at the State Correctional Institution at Frackville with a television, radio, bed, desk and toilet, and where the lights are on 24 hours. Johnson gets to spend one... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Stolen ATV recovered; driver arrestedATV was stolen from a home in Mahanoy Plane, police said, and the theft is bein
Stolen ATV recovered; driver arrested
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
ATV was stolen from a home in Mahanoy Plane, police said, and the theft is being investigated by state police at Frackville. Torres-Vicente, meanwhile, was charged with receiving stolen property, a third-degree felony; reckless... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Clowns reportedly harassing children in Schuylkill Countygoing around town, scaring kids,” said 15-year-old Kevin Devine. “I heard they
Clowns reportedly harassing children in Schuylkill County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
going around town, scaring kids,” said 15-year-old Kevin Devine. “I heard they scared kids from their bus stop.” The Frackville Police Department posted pictures of clowns on its website, warning residents that four subjects have been seen... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill crashes are investigatedState police at the Frackville barracks had a busy day on Monday investigating
Schuylkill crashes are investigated
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
State police at the Frackville barracks had a busy day on Monday investigating three crashes on Schuylkill County roadways. No serious injuries were reported in any of them. A two-vehicle crash was reported at 10:06 a.m. along Route 209 in the... Read more
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Times News
Two Schuylkill men cited after incidentthat occurred at 8:44 p.m. on Sept. 8 in the area of 387 W. Main St., in the bo
Two Schuylkill men cited after incident
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
that occurred at 8:44 p.m. on Sept. 8 in the area of 387 W. Main St., in the borough of Girardville. State police at Frackville said Shawn Shoup, 40, of Girardville came to that location and started a long confrontation with Brandon Green,... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill man jailed for violating PFAA Schuylkill County man was jailed after violating a protection from abuse orde
Schuylkill man jailed for violating PFA
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
A Schuylkill County man was jailed after violating a protection from abuse order. State police at Frackville said Matthew John Nickerson, 31, of Shenandoah, violated the order when he made contact with a 24-year-old woman at the Motel 6 along... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Judge: Penn. inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge: Penn. inmate's decades in solitary to end
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Judge Tells Officials to End Inmate's Solitary Confinementof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge Tells Officials to End Inmate's Solitary Confinement
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Judge Says Pennsylvania Inmate's Decades in Solitary to Endof concentration and despair. Johnson’s 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge Says Pennsylvania Inmate's Decades in Solitary to End
CBS Baltimore / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson’s 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endof concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, ra
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
of concentration and despair. Johnson's 7-by-10-foot cell, containing a TV, radio, bed, desk and toilet at the prison in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia, is illuminated at all hours. He gets one hour in a small caged-in area... Read more
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Philly.com
For aging inmate, 37 years in solitary confinement is enough, judge rulesJohnson in "institutional exile" for decades in an "area smaller than the avera
For aging inmate, 37 years in solitary confinement is enough, judge rules
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Johnson in "institutional exile" for decades in an "area smaller than the average horse stall" at the state prison at Frackville because they thought he was a security threat was flawed. "Astoundingly, Mr. Johnson continues to endure this... Read more
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Times News
North Union break-in is under investigationState police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a burglary that happe
North Union break-in is under investigation
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a burglary that happened in the overnight hours ofFriday into Saturday along Millers Road in North Union Township. Police did not reveal the name of the victim who reported the residence was... Read more
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Times News
Drivers injured in crashat 5:20 a.m. Fridayat the intersection of Highridge Park Road and Keystone Boul
Drivers injured in crash
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
at 5:20 a.m. Fridayat the intersection of Highridge Park Road and Keystone Boulevard in Cass Township. State police at Frackville said James F. Kull, 45, of Schuylkill Haven, was driving a 2000 Subaru Outback northbound on Highridge Park Road... Read more
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Times News
Cumbola man jailed after assault caseoffenses after a domestic incident at 5:55 p.m.Saturday at a home on Coal Stree
Cumbola man jailed after assault case
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
offenses after a domestic incident at 5:55 p.m.Saturday at a home on Coal Street in Blythe Township. State police at the Frackville barracks said he was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge David Plachko of Port Carbon and incarcerated in... Read more
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Times News
Man gets 2 to 4 years in theftscourt costs and fees. Joseph R. Holland, 35, was also charged with crimes by B
Man gets 2 to 4 years in thefts
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
court costs and fees. Joseph R. Holland, 35, was also charged with crimes by Blythe Township police and state police at Frackville. State police charged Holland with burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal... Read more
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Times News
Gun-pointing leads to arrestA Schuylkill County man has been arrested in a gun-pointing incident. State po
Gun-pointing leads to arrest
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
A Schuylkill County man has been arrested in a gun-pointing incident. State police at Frackville said George Henry Brand, 36, of Minersville, has been charged with recklessly endangering another person for an incident that occurred about 5:10 p.m.... Read more
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Times News
Hit-and-run driver sought in SchuylkillState police at Frackville are looking for a hit-and-run driver involved in a c
Hit-and-run driver sought in Schuylkill
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
State police at Frackville are looking for a hit-and-run driver involved in a crash on Sept. 17 along 15th Street in Ashland. Troopers said a vehicle apparently turned onto 15th Street from Centre Street and struck a parked 2007 Jeep Compass. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
McAdoo parishioners retrace ancestors’ journey to worshipwas that the decision to walk was a simple one. “I wanted to do this as someth
McAdoo parishioners retrace ancestors’ journey to worship
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
was that the decision to walk was a simple one. “I wanted to do this as something to teach my children,” Donna Spotts of Frackville said. Four of Spotts’ children were present at the walk on Saturday. For others, the decision was made simply by... Read more
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Times News
Man driving ATV charged with DUIJack Lester Covey, 56, of Zion Grove, was arrested by state police at the Frack
Man driving ATV charged with DUI
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
Jack Lester Covey, 56, of Zion Grove, was arrested by state police at the Frackville barracks for driving under the influence of alcohol at 7:49 p.m.Thursday at the intersection of Schoolhouse and Mountain roads in East Union Township. Police said... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man sought in woman’s assault nabbed by policewho was with a 4-year-old child in West Mahanoy Township last month is in custo
Man sought in woman’s assault nabbed by police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
who was with a 4-year-old child in West Mahanoy Township last month is in custody. State police Trooper Alan Zulick of the Frackville station said Christopher E. Benjamin, 30, formerly of West Mahanoy Township, was taken into custody Wednesday on a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Dorothy M. (Stasun) YanuskiewiczArticle Tools Sept. 14, 2016 , 93, of 27 E. Spring St., Frackville, and forme
Dorothy M. (Stasun) Yanuskiewicz
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Article Tools Sept. 14, 2016 , 93, of 27 E. Spring St., Frackville, and formerly of 541 Pattersonville Road, Ringtown, passed away Wednesday in Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street, Pottsville. Born March... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man sought in woman’sassault nabbed by policewho was with a 4-year-old child in West Mahanoy Township last month is in custo
Man sought in woman’sassault nabbed by police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
who was with a 4-year-old child in West Mahanoy Township last month is in custody. State police Trooper Alan Zulick of the Frackville station said Christopher E. Benjamin, 30, formerly of West Mahanoy Township, was taken into custody Wednesday on a... Read more
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Times News
LCCC to participate in program to teach inmatesso that they can get back out and not reoffend.” LCCC will start the new progr
LCCC to participate in program to teach inmates
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
so that they can get back out and not reoffend.” LCCC will start the new program in the springserving 10 inmates at SCI Frackville and20 inmates at SCI Mahanoy. Those who qualify will take classes in the facility online and over video... Read more
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Times News
Police nab Schuylkill man wanted for assaultwanted for assaulting a woman repeatedly in a wooded area of the county last mo
Police nab Schuylkill man wanted for assault
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
wanted for assaulting a woman repeatedly in a wooded area of the county last month, has been apprehended. State police at Frackville said Christopher Erwin Benjamin, 34, formerly of West Mahanoy Township, was taken into custody Wednesday in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Dorothy M. YanuskiewiczArticle Tools Sept. 14, 2016 , a life resident of the Ringtown Valley and cur
Dorothy M. Yanuskiewicz
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools Sept. 14, 2016 , a life resident of the Ringtown Valley and currently of Frackville, passed away Wednesday in Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street, Pottsville. Arrangements are entrusted to Oravitz... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kline Twp. woman headed to court in death of husbandbe quiet.” ■ She admitted shooting her husband. “Yes, I did it,” she said. W
Kline Twp. woman headed to court in death of husband
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
be quiet.” ■ She admitted shooting her husband. “Yes, I did it,” she said. When cross-examined by Joseph P. Nahas Jr., Frackville, Schreiner’s lawyer, Knock said the woman was honest and appeared to give truthful answers. He also testified... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2 crashes, car fire keep Mahanoy area responders hoppingto the Brandonville Mountain crash and while there were dispatched to a vehicle
2 crashes, car fire keep Mahanoy area responders hopping
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
to the Brandonville Mountain crash and while there were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the area of 16 Roosevelt Drive, the Frackville-Morea Highway, also in Mahanoy Township. The vehicle was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived and the... Read more
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Times News
On This DateSeptember 14, 1963 - Nesquehoning forces six turnovers, including one that is r
On This Date
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
September 14, 1963 - Nesquehoning forces six turnovers, including one that is returned for a touchdown, to hand Frackville a 25-0 defeat. The Nesquers recover four fumbles and intercept two passes, one by Joe Pizzuti who turns it into a 30-yard... Read more
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Times News
DUI incidentsafter he was found lying motionless in the 300 block of Chestnut Street in Ashl
DUI incidents
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
after he was found lying motionless in the 300 block of Chestnut Street in Ashland at 9:10 p.m. Sept. 5. State police at Frackville said Grady was intoxicated and had passed out. A 12-pack of Bud Light was found near him. • Pocono Mountain... Read more
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Times News
Lady hunter ranks grow in PAthat come from spending time in the field and hunting and harvesting game.” Da
Lady hunter ranks grow in PA
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
that come from spending time in the field and hunting and harvesting game.” Dave Andrews, who owns an archery shop in Frackville, said that he’s witnessed that change in customer base as a “chain reaction.” “Over the years I’ve seen young... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill County launches emergency awareness campaigndamage. Numerous roads and bridges were closed due to floodwaters and a portion
Schuylkill County launches emergency awareness campaign
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
damage. Numerous roads and bridges were closed due to floodwaters and a portion of state Route 924, about a mile north of Frackville, collapsed and caused several vehicles to drive into the hole. One mass care center and several reception areas... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill woman jailed for violating PFAA Schuylkill County woman was jailed on Monday for violating a protection from
Schuylkill woman jailed for violating PFA
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
A Schuylkill County woman was jailed on Monday for violating a protection from abuse order. State police at Frackville said Megan Marie Murray, 40, of Kaska, went to the residence of her husbandon New Philadelphia Road, Kaska, in Blythe Township,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pasco ‘Pat’ Bangorthe time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Am
Pasco ‘Pat’ Bangor
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931, or to The Salvation Army, 356 W. Broad St., Hazleton, PA 18201. Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County SentencingsScranton, to 10 months to two years in state prison for possession with intent
Lackawanna County Sentencings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Scranton, to 10 months to two years in state prison for possession with intent to deliver. • Kevin Adrian Neysmith, 36, Frackville, to nine months to two years in state prison for resisting arrest. • Jason Donald Ainey, 37, Nicholson, to five... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 4the second, Rush Township police alleged Napolitano committed a theft on the sa
Court, Sept. 4
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
the second, Rush Township police alleged Napolitano committed a theft on the same date. And in the third, state police at Frackville charged Napolitano with possessing drug paraphernalia on Jan. 21 in Kline Township. Retail theft, false ID result... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Vigil pays tribute to strangling victimLayfield, 19, of Scranton, and Tyler Mirabelli, 22, of Clarks Summit, were arre
Vigil pays tribute to strangling victim
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Layfield, 19, of Scranton, and Tyler Mirabelli, 22, of Clarks Summit, were arrested Monday. State police at Frackville took Amanda Wayda, 20, of Shickshinny, into custody Tuesday shortly after midnight. Police say that after one of... Read more
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Times News
Beauty of the Balticswon’t find any place else. Locally, the 102nd annual Lithuanian Days was celeb
Beauty of the Baltics
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
won’t find any place else. Locally, the 102nd annual Lithuanian Days was celebrated Aug. 13-14 at Schuylkill Mall near Frackville, and the event is built on a century of tradition, starting in 1914. It is said to be the longest consecutive... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah man to trial for arsonwas at that time investigators said Curley admitted to police that he set his S
Shenandoah man to trial for arson
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
was at that time investigators said Curley admitted to police that he set his SUV on fire. Curley was taken back to the Frackville state police barracks where he again admitted lighting the vehicle on fire. At that point, police transported... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Forensic dentist to examine skull found in Mahanoy Twp.into skeletal remains found in an area of Mahanoy Township on Monday. Trooper
Forensic dentist to examine skull found in Mahanoy Twp.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
into skeletal remains found in an area of Mahanoy Township on Monday. Trooper Alan Zulick, a criminal investigator at the Frackville station, said that about 8:30 a.m., a human skull was discovered in a wooded area of Schuylkill Energy Resources... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
3 arrested in death after body founduntil shortly after midnight Tuesday, Trooper Connie Devens, a spokeswoman at t
3 arrested in death after body found
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
until shortly after midnight Tuesday, Trooper Connie Devens, a spokeswoman at the Dunmore barracks, said. State police at Frackville took her into custody, though the exact circumstances of her capture were not clear. The case is not a homicide... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police seek man who beat woman for 2 daysArticle Tools State police at Frackville are looking for a man charged with be
Police seek man who beat woman for 2 days
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
Article Tools State police at Frackville are looking for a man charged with beating a woman who was with a 4-year-old child in an area of West Mahanoy Township on Saturday and Sunday. Trooper Alan Zulick said a felony arrest warrant was obtained... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Trio allegedly strangled overdosing man, dressed up his body and drove around with itshe called police on Sunday and told them she had witnessed a murder. Wayda wa
Trio allegedly strangled overdosing man, dressed up his body and drove around with it
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
she called police on Sunday and told them she had witnessed a murder. Wayda was taken into custody by troopers from the Frackville station and is locked up in the Lackawanna County Prison. The two men are charged with aggravated assault and... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Trio allegedly strangled overdosing man, dressed up his body and drove around with itshe called police on Sunday and told them she had witnessed a murder. Wayda wa
Trio allegedly strangled overdosing man, dressed up his body and drove around with it
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
she called police on Sunday and told them she had witnessed a murder. Wayda was taken into custody by troopers from the Frackville station and is locked up in the Lackawanna County Prison. The two men are charged with aggravated assault and... Read more
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