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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 19charged with assaulting woman A Hazleton woman was assaulted by a city man, wh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 hours ago
charged with assaulting woman A Hazleton woman was assaulted by a city man, who was taken into custody by Hazleton police, court papers say. Willy Mariano De La Cruz, 26, was charged with simple assault, strangulation, theft,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Season's latest snowstorm strikes after slow startCrestwood, McAdoo Catholic and MMI Preparatory schools announced early Thursday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
Crestwood, McAdoo Catholic and MMI Preparatory schools announced early Thursday evening that they would be closed today. Hazleton police ticketed vehicles Thursday in violation of the city's snow ban, while some residents attempted to find legal... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 4at 1:31 a.m. City woman cited for harassment Elizabeth Burros, 40, of South W
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
at 1:31 a.m. City woman cited for harassment Elizabeth Burros, 40, of South Wyoming Street, was cited for harassment by Hazleton police after a Saturday night incident in the area of Fourth and Wyoming streets at 4 p.m. Woman charged in two-car... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 13in; owner sought A black leather wallet containing identification for Benjamin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
in; owner sought A black leather wallet containing identification for Benjamin Broskoskie and other cards was turned into Hazleton police Thursday at 2:15 p.m. The owner can retrieve their property at the police station in City Hall, 40 N. Church... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man arrested after incident with gunwas wrestled away from a drunk 23-year-old Hazleton man who threatened to shoot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
was wrestled away from a drunk 23-year-old Hazleton man who threatened to shoot his neighbors Saturday, court papers say. Hazleton police were alerted to the incident on Carleton Avenue around 2 a.m. and arrested Thomas J. Martonick and seized the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 12arrest papers state. While speaking to him, officers believed he was under the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
arrest papers state. While speaking to him, officers believed he was under the influence of something. He was wanted by Hazleton police for failure to appear in court and was taken into custody but first was loaded into an ambulance bound for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police seek suspects in attempted robberyArticle Tools Hazleton police are looking for a 19-year-old man who is a suspe
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are looking for a 19-year-old man who is a suspect in an attempted robbery of newspaper delivery personnel. Roberto Lora-Pena is wanted for the Sept. 15 incident that occurred in the area of First and Carson... Read more
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Times Leader
Police seeking Hazleton robbery suspectHAZLETON — Police are searching for a suspect allegedly involved in an attempte
Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
HAZLETON — Police are searching for a suspect allegedly involved in an attempted robbery last month on First and Carson streets. Roberto Lora Pena and three other individuals attempted to rob two males delivering newspapers shortly before 3 a.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspect sought in attempted robberyArticle Tools Hazleton police are looking for a 19-year-old man who is a suspe
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are looking for a 19-year-old man who is a suspect in an attempted robbery. Roberto Lora-Pena is wanted for the Sept. 15 incident in the area of First and Carson streets. Police filed three felony robbery counts... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police team with Giant for holiday funArticle Tools Staffing issues made it difficult for Hazleton police to hand ou
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools Staffing issues made it difficult for Hazleton police to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters at the station last Halloween. So officers Brett Green and Joshua Keller kicked in $20 each to buy candy at a local store and then handed out... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police investigate shooting reportArticle Tools Hazleton police are investigating a report of shots fired on Wes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are investigating a report of shots fired on West Magnolia Street between Wyoming and Laurel streets just before 5 a.m. Monday. Police said they had a report of someone being shot, but have not found a victim. Also,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shots fired in HazletonArticle Tools Hazleton police are investigating a report of shots fired on Wes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are investigating a report of shots fired on West Magnolia Street between Wyoming and Laurel streets just before 5 a.m. this morning. Police said they had a report of someone being shot, but have not found a victim.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 8Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Case awaits owner A discarded bow case was turne
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Case awaits owner A discarded bow case was turned over to West Hazleton police during the overnight hours Friday. The owner may claim the case by contacting police at 570-455-3733 or by visiting the police station, 122... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Seat belt check to promote teen safetyArticle Tools Hazleton police will participate in a statewide teen seat belt e
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police will participate in a statewide teen seat belt enforcement effort to complement National Teen Driver Safety Week. The enforcement activities will be conducted Oct. 16 to 27 in the area of Hazleton Area High School and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 7cops say A city man who exposed himself to a woman Wednesday was caught on cam
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
cops say A city man who exposed himself to a woman Wednesday was caught on camera and later apprehended, police said. Hazleton police said they were informed around 5:20 p.m. that a man followed a woman to 334 W. Sixth St., where he exposed... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PoliceShenandoah, who set bail at $20,000. HAZLETON Woman charged with store theft
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Shenandoah, who set bail at $20,000. HAZLETON Woman charged with store theft Bail was set recently for a Drums woman who Hazleton police accuse of stealing from a city store Aug. 9. It is the 12th time Bobbie Jo Hepler, 31, is facing a count of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 5reduced, Sept. 21 to $100 unsecured and he was freed, according to court record
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
reduced, Sept. 21 to $100 unsecured and he was freed, according to court records. The arrest came after Hazleton and West Hazleton police, who were participating in a special detail, noticed two males acting suspiciously in the area of Boyer’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 4participated in the theft of meat and seafood totaling $438.64 from Boyer’s, 99
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
participated in the theft of meat and seafood totaling $438.64 from Boyer’s, 999 W. 15th St., and was apprehended by West Hazleton police later that day. Cops say crash was intentional A McAdoo woman faces charges for intentionally crashing a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Meth lab reports prove unfoundedArticle Tools Hazleton police and fire responded to a report of a possible met
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police and fire responded to a report of a possible methamphetamine lab in the area of Fifth and Garfield streets Monday night to find people choking on fumes from flea bombs, Chief Jerry Speziale said. A third-party caller... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Report of meth lab falseArticle Tools Hazleton police and fire responded to a report of a possible met
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police and fire responded to a report of a possible methamphetamine lab in the area of Fifth and Garfield streets Monday night to find people choking on fumes from flea bombs, Chief Jerry Speziale said. A third-party caller... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 3her daughter’s chair. Cleland denied he accusations, arrest papers state. HAZ
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
her daughter’s chair. Cleland denied he accusations, arrest papers state. HAZLETON Drugs found when police stop driver Hazleton police say a city woman was found driving a vehicle with drugs inside. Nancy F. Veet, 52, faces two counts... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Child abuse reports on the risethem seriously. Law enforcement is also better trained now on how to handle ab
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
them seriously. Law enforcement is also better trained now on how to handle abuse cases and has more resources, too, said Hazleton police Detective Sgt. David Rodick, also a 10-year veteran. Rodick pointed to the Luzerne County Child Advocacy... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police money: What came in, where it went in past yearby the nonprofit We Are Hazleton and Hazleton City Authority over the past year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
by the nonprofit We Are Hazleton and Hazleton City Authority over the past year have had a shared purpose — assisting Hazleton police. Authority officials recognized the latter initiative, which it launched jointly with the city, for having... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bank robbery suspect apprehended after crashof robbing a bank in Hazleton on Friday morning was apprehended after crashing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
of robbing a bank in Hazleton on Friday morning was apprehended after crashing a vehicle in Kingston that evening, Hazleton police said. Robbee Gundry is charged with robbery, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property for the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
York man charged in Hazleton bank robberyof robbing a bank in Hazleton on Friday morning was apprehended after crashing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
of robbing a bank in Hazleton on Friday morning was apprehended after crashing a vehicle in Kingston that evening, Hazleton police said. Robbee Gundry is charged with robbery, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property for the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 30Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Driver had gun illegally, cops say West Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Driver had gun illegally, cops say West Hazleton police say they found a loaded gun on a man who wasn’t permitted to have a concealed weapon when they stopped a vehicle early Sunday morning. Darnell Hernandez, 37,... Read more
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Times Leader
Suspect in Hazleton bank heist caught in KingstonSt., authorities reported. The robber passed the teller a threatening note and
Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
St., authorities reported. The robber passed the teller a threatening note and fled with an unspecified amount of money. Hazleton police, working with Butler Township police, were able to identify a residence frequented by the suspect. Officers... Read more
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Times Leader
Hazleton Police seeking suspect in bank heistbranch at 540 Broad St., authorities reported. Anyone with information on the
Times Leader / Posted 20 days ago
branch at 540 Broad St., authorities reported. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect should contact Hazleton Police through 911 or call 570-459-4942. Tipsters can also submit information at www.hazletonpolice.com or by... Read more
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Times News
Charges against constables forwarded to courtKoldesko said Kneller commented, “bowchicawow,” which both women took as a sexu
Times News / Posted 20 days ago
Koldesko said Kneller commented, “bowchicawow,” which both women took as a sexual innuendo. The group then went to the Hazleton Police Department. Former Hazleton Lt. David Bunchalk testified he did not speak with Sarge, only with Kneller, who... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
1 constable to court in harassment case, 1 all but clearedjudge dismissed the harassment charge against Sarge after prosecutors dropped a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
judge dismissed the harassment charge against Sarge after prosecutors dropped all but the conspiracy charge against him. Hazleton police had accused Sarge of making one of two sexually suggestive comments about the women, but one woman testified... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two constables heading to court ... but on the wrong side of the lawKoldesko said Kneller commented “bowchicawow,” which both women took as a sexua
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
Koldesko said Kneller commented “bowchicawow,” which both women took as a sexual innuendo. The group then went to the Hazleton Police Department. Former Hazleton lieutenant David Bunchalk testified he did not speak with Sarge, only with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 28Article Tools HAZLETON Man slapped with assault charge Hazleton police say t
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Article Tools HAZLETON Man slapped with assault charge Hazleton police say they took a Berwick man into custody after an assault Friday night. Joseph M. Slusser, 44, faces offensive weapon, possessing instruments of a crime, simple assault and... Read more
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Times Leader
Auditor General’s goal is to keep at-risk children safeand the pay is very low. She said applicants for the positions often are not aw
Times Leader / Posted 21 days ago
and the pay is very low. She said applicants for the positions often are not aware of what they may encounter on the job. Hazleton Police Chief Jerry Speziale said domestic violence calls top the list in the city and most are drug or alcohol... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 27to PSP Hazleton. The second was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. HAZL
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
to PSP Hazleton. The second was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. HAZLETON Stadium stop leads to charges Hazleton police say they found drugs on a city man after noticing a vehicle parked at Correale Stadium after dark. Jimmy... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 27Kacey A. Keck, 24, Berwick, pleaded guilty to a count of possession of a contro
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
Kacey A. Keck, 24, Berwick, pleaded guilty to a count of possession of a controlled substance filed against her by Hazleton police after an April 1 incident while charges of possession of marijuana and use or possession drug paraphernalia... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 26fight Multiple people were arrested, police say, after a fight was found in We
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
fight Multiple people were arrested, police say, after a fight was found in West Hazleton late Sunday night. West Hazleton police Chief Brian Buglio said an officer was on patrol and heard noises coming from Rose Street, behind 318 Allen... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 26guilty Sept. 20 to false identification to law enforcement and use or possessio
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
guilty Sept. 20 to false identification to law enforcement and use or possession of drug paraphernalia filed against him by Hazleton police after an Aug. 28 incident. A count of possession of a controlled substance also filed against him was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 25p.m. Aug. 30. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 570-459-38
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
p.m. Aug. 30. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 570-459-3890. HAZLETON Dufflebag awaits its owner Hazleton police found a large dufflebag containing personal hygiene products, towels, blankets and clothing underneath a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2 legislators are sticklers on stickers$1.2 million saved on producing the stickers, Toohil said another $2 million is
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
$1.2 million saved on producing the stickers, Toohil said another $2 million is being saved by not mailing the stickers. Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale said when the reader detects a violator, that person’s name can be cross-checked to see... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 23case. A count of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, also filed against he
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
case. A count of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, also filed against her in the criminal cases, was withdrawn by Hazleton police, who filed the charges for offenses that happened April 12 and May 10. ■ Santos Figueroa, 26, Hazleton,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 22theft of products More than $200 in merchandise was taken from a Hazleton groc
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
theft of products More than $200 in merchandise was taken from a Hazleton grocery store by a Harrisburg man, according to Hazleton police. Brent Russo, 30, faces retail theft and harassment and was arraigned Tuesday by Magisterial District Judge... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 22Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton, and was ordered to pay a total of $316.56 in relat
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton, and was ordered to pay a total of $316.56 in relation to an Aug. 12 incident handled by Hazleton police at 139 S. Pine St. Charges for terroristic threats and harassment were withdrawn by police. ■ Charges for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Persistent police collar drug suspectArticle Tools Hazleton police intended to apprehend a city man on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police intended to apprehend a city man on drug charges last week and though he evaded them, they didn’t give up their pursuit and took him into custody Thursday. Jose Rodriguez-Medrano, 26, of 569 Alter St., Apt. 5, was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
4 men charged in ‘title washing’ schemeArticle Tools Four men face charges for their roles in a vehicle “title washin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Article Tools Four men face charges for their roles in a vehicle “title washing” scheme, according to Hazleton police. Charges of corrupt organizations, dealing in proceeds of unlawful activity, forgery, washing vehicle titles, theft and related... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drug bust nabs two brothersHazleton man and his younger brother were charged Thursday in connection with a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Hazleton man and his younger brother were charged Thursday in connection with a drug investigation that began in August. Hazleton police executed a search warrant at 23-year-old Joe Jacome's West Clay Avenue home in West Hazleton on Thursday and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police apprehend man wanted since drug raidArticle Tools Hazleton police intended to apprehend a city man on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police intended to apprehend a city man on drug charges last week and though he evaded them, they didn’t give up their pursuit and took him into custody Thursday afternoon. Jose Rodriguez-Medrano, 26, of 569 Alter St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Four charged in vehicle title washing schemeArticle Tools Four men face charges for their roles in a vehicle “title washin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Article Tools Four men face charges for their roles in a vehicle “title washing” scheme, according to Hazleton police. Charges of corrupt organizations, dealing in proceeds of unlawful activity, forgery, washing vehicle titles, theft and related... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 21Article Tools HAZLETON City police holding found purse Hazleton police said
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Article Tools HAZLETON City police holding found purse Hazleton police said a woman’s purse that belongs to Jayne Baran was turned into them Tuesday and they are attempting to locate her so she can retrieve the item. The property can be picked up... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘Shots fired’ calls keep city police busyArticle Tools Hazleton police responded to back-to-back reports of shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police responded to back-to-back reports of shots fired just before 9 p.m. Tuesday but all proved unfounded, Chief Jerry Speziale said. One report came from Pine Street Playground and two from Second and Locust streets at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police respond to gunshot reportsArticle Tools Hazleton police responded to back-to-back reports of shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police responded to back-to-back reports of shots fired just before 9 p.m. Tuesday and all were unfounded, Chief Jerry Speziale said. The reports came from Pine Street Playground and two reports from Second and Locust streets... Read more
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