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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
During arrest, dog shot by policeA dog was shot dead after Hazleton police say he became aggressive with officer
During arrest, dog shot by police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 hours ago
A dog was shot dead after Hazleton police say he became aggressive with officers during an arrest Saturday afternoon. Police said they received a call for a disorderly male in the area of Third and Alter streets who was yelling at traffic and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 30a Sept. 1, 2015 offense. ■ Boaz Montanero, 23, Ebervale, criminal mischief by
Police, April 30
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
a Sept. 1, 2015 offense. ■ Boaz Montanero, 23, Ebervale, criminal mischief by state police at Hazleton after an April 21 offense in Hazle Township. ■ Luis M. Comas, 20, Hazle Township, disorderly conduct by Hazleton police after an April 13 offen... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New Jersey fugitive caught in Hazletonand jailed at Luzerne County Correction Facility, Wilkes-Barre. New Jersey Stat
New Jersey fugitive caught in Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
and jailed at Luzerne County Correction Facility, Wilkes-Barre. New Jersey State Parole sent extradition paperwork to Hazleton police for processing. The victim involved in the original robbery call was unable to identify people who were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 29Keys found in city Tuesday night Hazleton police found a set of keys near Tama
Police, April 29
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Keys found in city Tuesday night Hazleton police found a set of keys near Tamarack Street and Manhattan Court Tuesday night. The owner can come to Hazleton City Hall to claim them. Drug charges for woman pending Sugarloaf Township police plan to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man nabbed during controlled drug buya controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, and posses
City man nabbed during controlled drug buy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance after the Hazleton police narcotics unit and patrol division arranged a “buy/bust” operation near Second Street and Branch Court in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 28by Sugarloaf police after a March 20 offense. ■ Kevin Kocher, 25, Drums, posse
Police, April 28
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
by Sugarloaf police after a March 20 offense. ■ Kevin Kocher, 25, Drums, possession of a controlled substance by Hazleton police after an Oct. 23 offense. ■ Megan R. Maguschak, 23, Nesquehoning, possession of a controlled substance and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CaringCanine : Shiah’s visits good therapy for Providence Placepresent. Sharon Rohrbach listened, and soon, Shiah became a student at Dekka-Ha
CaringCanine : Shiah’s visits good therapy for Providence Place
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
present. Sharon Rohrbach listened, and soon, Shiah became a student at Dekka-Haus Training Gallery, led by retired Hazleton police K-9 handler Hank Macuch. She passed the Therapy Dog International test, became an American Kennel Club Good... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Parking changes come to city hallHazleton police are parking closer to city hall while parking for the public ha
Parking changes come to city hall
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Hazleton police are parking closer to city hall while parking for the public has been limited to 15 minutes alongside the building under regulations that Mayor Jeff Cusat revised within the past two weeks. Cusat spoke Tuesday about revised parking... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 27Hazleton police holding property, seeking owners Hazleton police is holding pr
Police, April 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Hazleton police holding property, seeking owners Hazleton police is holding property in its evidence room. The items will be held for 30 days from the date of this publishing and if not claimed within 30 days of this posting by the following owners,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man flees city crash sceneA man fled from an early Monday morning crash that resulted in injury. Hazleto
Man flees city crash scene
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
A man fled from an early Monday morning crash that resulted in injury. Hazleton police reported that a white 2013 Honda CRV was driven into an embankment in the area of East 13th and Hayes streets and ended up being pinned between multiple trees... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 26is a bright red Mongoose. Anyone with information can call police at 570-636-0
Police, April 26
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
is a bright red Mongoose. Anyone with information can call police at 570-636-0111. DUI charges at W. Hazleton stop West Hazleton police say a man they stopped in a vehicle Saturday night was driving intoxicated with a juvenile inside. Nestor... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drug education programs vary for today’s studentshas continued to exist, however, despite a lack of federal funding and has grow
Drug education programs vary for today’s students
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
has continued to exist, however, despite a lack of federal funding and has grown into an international organization. Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale said DARE activities live on “mostly in suburban areas.” The organization still... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, April 25guilty to harassment Dustin T. Biever, 27, Hazleton, pleaded guilty to a summa
Court, April 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
guilty to harassment Dustin T. Biever, 27, Hazleton, pleaded guilty to a summary count of harassment filed against him by Hazleton police after an April 9 incident while officers withdrew a count of simple assault, court papers state. Biever was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 24Police capture wanted woman Hazleton police apprehended a woman wanted on a wa
Police, April 24
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Police capture wanted woman Hazleton police apprehended a woman wanted on a warrant from the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department. According to police, officers stopped a vehicle driven by Kiara Smith, 25, Hazleton, in the area of 12th and North... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 12injuries A 24-year-old Hazleton man was injured after someone threw a rock thr
Police, Dec. 12
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
injuries A 24-year-old Hazleton man was injured after someone threw a rock through his car window and hit him in the face, Hazleton police said. According to police, the man was sitting in a parked car in a parking lot on the 500 block of West... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Utility pole sheared a second timewas contacted to replace the pole and temporarily braced it Tuesday night, Jone
Utility pole sheared a second time
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
was contacted to replace the pole and temporarily braced it Tuesday night, Jones said. The pole was hit and sheared during a crash Jan. 17 and the driver who fled the scene was later arrested. Hazleton police are investigating Tuesday’s i... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 21a concerned citizen about garbage being dumped. He was cited for scattering rub
Police, April 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
a concerned citizen about garbage being dumped. He was cited for scattering rubbish. Man charged with false information Hazleton police say a Wilkes-Barre man provided false information on an application to purchase a gun. Scott A. Wanamaker... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man who sent hundreds of emails gets probationawaits trial in Luzerne County on the terroristic threats count. Donahue was c
City man who sent hundreds of emails gets probation
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
awaits trial in Luzerne County on the terroristic threats count. Donahue was charged with those offenses in August 2012 by Hazleton police after he sent Salavantis an email concerning his inability to obtain unemployment and saying he would... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 19filed or served. ■ Gil D. Delarosa Paredes, 22, West Hazleton, disorderly cond
Police, April 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
filed or served. ■ Gil D. Delarosa Paredes, 22, West Hazleton, disorderly conduct for hazardous or physical offense by Hazleton police after an April 13 offense. ■ Rosemary R. Sandoval, 21, Hazleton, disorderly conduct for unreasonable noise... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Is distracted driving becoming cultural norm?devices can become distracted while driving. Text messaging became a popular m
Is distracted driving becoming cultural norm?
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
devices can become distracted while driving. Text messaging became a popular mode of communication over a decade ago, West Hazleton police Chief Brian Buglio said, and over time it has shown how dangerous it can be when mixing it with driving a... Read more
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Times News
Men charged with cocaine conspiracywith assistance from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Customs and Border Pat
Men charged with cocaine conspiracy
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
with assistance from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Customs and Border Patrol, Pennsylvania State Police, and the Hazleton Police Department. Prosecution is assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Caraballo. The maximum penalty for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 18to return the shampooer but didn’t have a receipt so he put it back in his vehi
Police, April 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
to return the shampooer but didn’t have a receipt so he put it back in his vehicle. Man suspected of credit card fraud Hazleton police filed multiple felonies against a city man after a credit card fraud investigation. Stephen P. Misto, 44,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Don’t read this while drivingdevices can become distracted while driving. Text messaging became a popular m
Don’t read this while driving
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
devices can become distracted while driving. Text messaging became a popular mode of communication over a decade ago, West Hazleton police Chief Brian Buglio said, and over time it has shown how dangerous it can be when mixing it with driving a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man who fled from cops foundWest Hazleton police found a man who fled from them on April 10 while backing u
Man who fled from cops found
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
West Hazleton police found a man who fled from them on April 10 while backing up Hazleton police Tuesday afternoon. West Hazleton police said they were conducting a traffic stop on East Broad Street at around 2:25 a.m. April 10 and found the vehicle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 16Criminal mischief reported in city Hazleton police are investigating a report
Police, April 16
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Criminal mischief reported in city Hazleton police are investigating a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle that happened in the 400 block of West Diamond Avenue on Thursday at 7:41 p.m. Anyone with information can call police at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Men face federal drug chargesSecurity Investigations was assisted by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Cus
Men face federal drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Security Investigations was assisted by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Customs and Border Patrol, Pennsylvania State Police and the Hazleton Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Caraballo will... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 15Robbery being investigated Hazleton police are investigating a robbery that oc
Police, April 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Robbery being investigated Hazleton police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the area of 11th and Alter streets Wednesday at 9:37 p.m. No further details were provided. Anyone with information can call police at 570-459-4940. McAdoo... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police, school district investigate student fight videoHazleton Police Department, along with the assistance of Hazleton Area School D
City police, school district investigate student fight video
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Hazleton Police Department, along with the assistance of Hazleton Area School District, is investigating a video which allegedly shows a large group of Hazleton Area High School students fighting in the area of 19th and Lincoln streets. Social media... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Driver flees after vehicle crashesand Lafayette Court, where it stopped after sliding down the side wall of the r
Driver flees after vehicle crashes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
and Lafayette Court, where it stopped after sliding down the side wall of the residence. The vehicle was heavily damaged. Hazleton police are investigating. Verizon owns the pole, Mandak said, and was notified of the damage. As of 3 p.m. the pole... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Probe continues into city fire that killed one, injured twobuilding before entering the rooming house. “Obviously this a very serious sit
Probe continues into city fire that killed one, injured two
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
building before entering the rooming house. “Obviously this a very serious situation, someone lost their life,” Hazleton Police Chief Jerry Speziale said after investigators left the area. He, too, could not comment on the specifics of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 13papers state. Krynock, a passenger, admitted to having a BB gun and a stun gun,
Police, April 13
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
papers state. Krynock, a passenger, admitted to having a BB gun and a stun gun, arrest papers state. City man arrested Hazleton police arrested a city man after a Saturday night domestic dispute. Dustin T. Biever, 27, faces simple assault and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Investigators return to fire sceneof a set of railroad tracks that traverses east and west through the city. The
Investigators return to fire scene
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
of a set of railroad tracks that traverses east and west through the city. The cause of the fire has yet to be released. Hazleton police and other investigators along with city firefighters were seen in the rear of the former rooming home at 104... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton kitchen fire extinguishedhome with thick smoke. A female in the home had to punch out a screen and jump
West Hazleton kitchen fire extinguished
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
home with thick smoke. A female in the home had to punch out a screen and jumped out of a second-floor window into a West Hazleton police officer’s arms due to the smoke inside, Cara said, while a male inside was able to walk out on his own. Both... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police cruiser in crashA Hazleton police officer and a woman were taken to the hospital after a police
City police cruiser in crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
A Hazleton police officer and a woman were taken to the hospital after a police cruiser and private vehicle collided at 16th Street and Sherman Court in the city Monday afternoon. The officer and a woman from the private vehicle were transported to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two hurt in crash involving police SUVA Hazleton police officer and a woman were taken to the hospital after a police
Two hurt in crash involving police SUV
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
A Hazleton police officer and a woman were taken to the hospital after a police cruiser and private vehicle collided at 16th Street and Sherman Court in the city Monday afternoon. The officer and a woman from the private vehicle were transported to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 11police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farl
Police, April 11
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farley, 27, Hazleton, public drunkenness by Hazleton police after a March 29 offense. ■ Tyisha Daley, 22, White Haven, harassment by state police at Hazleton after a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 10police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farl
Police, April 10
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farley, 27, Hazleton, public drunkenness by Hazleton police after a March 29 offense. ■ Tyisha Daley, 22, White Haven, harassment by state police at Hazleton after a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspicious man enters city homeHazleton police are warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious man
Suspicious man enters city home
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
Hazleton police are warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious man who gained access to a home Wednesday in the 100 block of South Cedar Street claiming he was with a utility company to check on the power. Police Chief Jerry Speziale... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 7police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farl
Police, April 7
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
police at Hazleton after a March 29 offense in West Hazleton. ■ Joshua A. Farley, 27, Hazleton, public drunkenness by Hazleton police after a March 29 offense. ■ Tyisha Daley, 22, White Haven, harassment by state police at Hazleton after a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two arrested on drug chargesThe Hazleton Police Narcotics Unit arrested two people on drug charges after ex
Two arrested on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
The Hazleton Police Narcotics Unit arrested two people on drug charges after executing a search warrant on a home on North Wyoming Street Tuesday night. Carlos Taveras-Tavarez of 45 N. Wyoming St., where the raid occurred, will be charged with seven... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 6was charged with retail theft and Cress remains locked up in Schuylkill County
Police, April 6
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
was charged with retail theft and Cress remains locked up in Schuylkill County prison. City police seek wallet’s owner Hazleton police are looking for the owner of a wallet. Police said they are holding a wallet owned by Jonathan Stone,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
5 taken to hospital after crashSegaria, West Hazleton assistant fire chief, said most of the crashes involved
5 taken to hospital after crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
Segaria, West Hazleton assistant fire chief, said most of the crashes involved rear-end collisions. West Hazleton police said the crash began when Kevin Skinner, 62, Hazleton, crashed his blue Toyota Tacoma into the rear of a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Four vehicles crash at Valmont Plaza entranceSegaria, West Hazleton assistant fire chief, said most of the crashes involved
Four vehicles crash at Valmont Plaza entrance
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
Segaria, West Hazleton assistant fire chief, said most of the crashes involved rear-end collisions. West Hazleton police said the crash began when Kevin Skinner, 62, Hazleton, crashed his blue Toyota Tacoma into the rear of a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Six injured in crash at Valmont Plaza entranceambulance was in the area and stopped to render aid. American Patient Transport
Six injured in crash at Valmont Plaza entrance
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
ambulance was in the area and stopped to render aid. American Patient Transport Systems, West Hazleton fire police, Hometown fire police and Hazleton firefighters also responded. The vehicles were towed. West Hazleton police is inve... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
One-vehicle crash causes power outage in W. HazletonHazleton firefighters to direct traffic away from the scene until crews deemed
One-vehicle crash causes power outage in W. Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Hazleton firefighters to direct traffic away from the scene until crews deemed the road safe at approximately 3:15 p.m. West Hazleton police said the driver’s name will not be released yet due to an ongoing investigation. mpowell@standardspeaker.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City seeks grant for system to track shootingsIn the past two years, Hazleton police received an average of 350 calls for sho
City seeks grant for system to track shootings
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
In the past two years, Hazleton police received an average of 350 calls for shots fired, according to documents released by the city’s top cop. The trend shows no signs of slowing in 2016, with police receiving 65 weapons-related calls over the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 2ambulance that was passing through a red traffic signal at Broad and Pine stree
Police, April 2
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
ambulance that was passing through a red traffic signal at Broad and Pine streets struck a Jeep Liberty on Friday night, Hazleton police said. Police said the ambulance was traveling east on Broad Street while responding to a call for service... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 1two counts robbery and one count each simple assault, theft, reckless endangerm
Police, April 1
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
two counts robbery and one count each simple assault, theft, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and harassment by Hazleton police. He was arraigned Wednesday by Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton, who set bail at $35,000,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Growing concerns? City police find drug operation at fire scenesuch as hydration and ventilation items and chemicals used to grow the plants a
Growing concerns? City police find drug operation at fire scene
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
such as hydration and ventilation items and chemicals used to grow the plants also were seized, he said. The Hazleton police narcotics division is leading the investigation with assistance from other department officers and the... Read more

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