SCRANTON -- State troopers and agents with the state attorney general's office descended on Downtown Scranton Thursday, spending 13 hours gathering documents and computer drives in a raid of three buildings. A day later, questions remain. What exactly were they looking for? And why did they need so many cops to do it? Police say most officers were needed at the Lackawanna County Prison on North Washington Avenue.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — Lackawanna County Commissioners Pat O’Malley and Laureen Cummings were in Luzerne County Thursday morning when we caught up with them. They clearly did not want to talk about the raid on the jail and county offices while they were out.
SCRANTON — Two vehicles slammed into a home in Scranton Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. along Birney Avenue. A car and an SUV hit the first floor of the house. Witnesses said the driver of the SUV went to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. Her 9-year-old daughter and the driver of the car were not hurt. A building inspector said the home is still livable, but the porch is off-limits until repairs are made.
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Selecting a term
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