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  • Protect & Defend 5K Honors Fallen Scranton Police Officer
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    It’s almost time to put it to the pavement for the fourth annual “Protect & Defend 5K.” Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey highlighted the event and pre-race activities on Tuesday from Lackawanna College. The 5K run/walk in the Electric City honors fallen Scranton police officer John Wilding. The patrolman lost his life on... Read more »
  • Gearing up for St. Ann Novena in Scranton
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    SCRANTON, Pa. -- The 94th Solemn Novena to St. Ann draws thousands of faithful to the basilica in West Scranton each summer. "We guesstimate that there’s about 4,000 people a day that come on the grounds, and then the feast day we have quite a few more. I would say between... Read more »
  • Child on Bike Hit by Car in Scranton
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    SCRANTON, Pa. -- A child had to be flown to the hospital after being hit by a car in Scranton on Monday. It happened just before 6:30 p.m. along Belvedere Drive. Scranton police tell Newswatch 16 the 6-year-old boy was riding his bike towards a parked ice cream truck when he was... Read more »
  • Admitted Killer Sentenced to Jail
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    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- An admitted killer in Wilkes-Barre was sentenced to jail time. Sean Talmadge, 33, was sentenced Monday to up to 40 years in prison for the murder of Ramon Torres. Talmadge stabbed the 23 year old to death early last year. The victim's body was later found inside a vacant building... Read more »
  • Deadly Crash on I-80
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    GREENE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One man is dead following a crash along Interstate 80 in Clinton County. It happened just after 5 a.m. Sunday in Greene Township near Loganton. State police say the 26-year-old victim from Wisconsin lost control of his SUV in the eastbound lanes and was then thrown from his... Read more »

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