Prosecutors seek to humanize Williams as they seek death penalty for his killer

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Bridge to close for inspection in Nanticoke

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Arrest warrant issued for woman accused of assaulting 12-year-old

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After weeks of searching, Wilkes-Barre police and U.S. marshals have arrested a woman caught on video assaulting a 12-year-old girl outside a Spring Street Quick Stop last month. Hours after issuing an arrest warrant with upgraded charges for Marlenea Uravage, 29, of Wilkes-Barre, police said she was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

Greater Nanticoke Area honors graduates

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Patrick Caesar and Justin Casey get a selfie in right before 2017 Nanticoke Graduation wednesday. cv15nan DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Nanticoke 2017 Class President Kayla Aufiero is all smiles as she prepares to lead her class to graduation ceremoniescv15nan2DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Greater Nanticoke Area's Class of 2017 celebrated graduation ceremonies Wednesday at Greater Nanticoke Senior High School in Nanticoke.

Police: Mom Left 3 Year Old Alone in Vehicle While Shopping at Walmart

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Wilkes-Barre Township police say some shoppers noticed something very disturbing in the Walmart parking lot: a young child sleeping inside a vehicle with no one else with him. “When we got there, there was a little boy in the back seat,” said Capt.

Community Digest

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The Wyoming Valley Mushroom Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8, in the Advanced Technology Center on the Nanticoke campus of Luzerne County Community College. The ATC is located in the lower portion of the campus.

Suspect in Nanticoke murder will stand trial

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MARK MORAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Antoine McNeal was going to meet the victim to buy marijuana, according to testimony Friday from McNeal's girlfriend, Wakeelah Moore. NANTICOKE – The girlfriend of accused killer Antoine McNeal testified Friday that she drove him to the scene of the crime shortly before the slaying so he could buy marijuana.

LIU holds 11th annual field day

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Man arrested on allegations he sexually assaulted child

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NY fugitive caught in Nanticoke

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City police located a fugitive on the run from the New York Police Department in the attic of an East Church Street residence. Police said Nanticoke officers and members of the NYPD fugitive task force found Amair Bland, 20, of New York City, in the attic of 365 E. Church St. around 7 a.m. on Wednesday.

GoFund Me set up for Nanticoke fire victims

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The May 4 fire heavily damaged the Ross Street home where Dave and Patricia Matthews lived with their teenaged daughter. Patricia Matthews suffered a broken leg as she escaped the fire and is undergoing medical treatment.

Nanticoke gun dealer hit with federal indictment

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Community Digest

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Opioid epidemic hits home in Mountain Top

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Opioid addiction, which has reached epidemic levels in Luzerne County, isn't limited to cities like Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Nanticoke and Pittston. It's right here in Mountain Top.

Group Donates Bicycles to Kids

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A group in Luzerne County wanted to make sure as many children in the area would be able to enjoy taking a bike ride.

Expansion Project at Elementary School in Nanticoke

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Some students were part of a groundbreaking ceremony at what will be a new addition to their elementary school in Luzerne County. Right now, only second graders go to class there.

Assault charges dropped against Nanticoke man

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Assault charges against a man involved in a fatal 2013 crash were dismissed Wednesday after the alleged victim declined to testify. Tyler Duda, 20, will no longer face charges alleging he threatened his ex-girlfriend Kaylee Grodzicki with a knife, cut her finger and slashed the tires of a vehicle belonging to Imarl Daron Lee Wimbush.

Community Digest

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Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Company will hold a chicken barbecue from noon to 4 p.m., or until dinners are sold out, on Sunday, April 30, at the Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Co., 1114 Main Road, Hunlock Creek. Event is eat in or take out.

UGI planning gas line projects

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Inmate could be put a to death if convicted a of slashing, beating correctional officer

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W-B Academy

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First grade students at Wilkes-Barre Academy were each given a book, a bookmark, and coloring sheet to share with their family for Austim Awareness month by Step By Step. This is Step By Step's seventh year reading about autism to classrooms across Northeast Pennsylvania.

Police secure warrant for alleged school computer thief

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Senator Langerholc Joins Coal Caucus

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As regulatory burdens threaten to cripple an already-struggling coal industry, Senator Wayne Langerholc Jr. has joined the Senate's Coal Caucus to help revive coal as an affordable and reliable source of energy. The Coal Caucus, led by Sen. Gene Yaw and John Yudichak is a bipartisan effort that included 20 members of the Senate last session.

Nanticoke murder suspect captured

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Wilkes-Barre police, state police and U.S. Marshals arrested Antoine McNeal, 33, of Wilkes-Barre early Wednesday afternoon on East Northampton Street, police said. McNeal is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Brandon Smith outside Smith's family home on West Church Street in Nanticoke in January.

Man involved in fatal crash facing assault charges

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MARK MORAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Tyler Duda admitted guilt as a juvenile for driving an out-of-control car that dismembered and killed Nickolas Zurilla, 59, on a Nanticoke street in July 2013. Police charged a man involved in a fatal 2013 crash with assault after he allegedly threatened a woman with a knife.

Woman sues nail salon over – disease’

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A Nanticoke woman filed suit against a township nail salon Thursday alleging she contracted a “life-threatening disease” because of unsanitary equipment. Krystin Spudis, of 15 Enterprise St., filed suit alleging negligence against X-Press Nails at 850 Sans Souci Parkway, along with the business owners Phuong Lam and Vui Vo.

Widening I-81 far off

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For local drivers who deal daily with heavy Interstate 81 traffic, major help isn't on the way any time soon. The long-discussed widening of I-81 to three lanes for more than 30 miles north and south between the Clarks Summit and Nanticoke interchanges remains dependent on funding that so far doesn't exist, experts made clear at a Focus 81 meeting Wednesday.

Man faces charges after drug bust in Nanticoke

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Abandoned & overgrown in Pennsylvania: 17 strange spots, from theme parks to trolley graveyards

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The march of time has left behind a number of abandoned and overgrown places all throughout Pennsylvania. Take the once-booming steel industry, which left behind its blast furnaces; or the trolley system, which built theme parks as a way to encourage people to ride streetcars.

Middle Road Closed in Luzerne County

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A busy road that connects Wilkes-Barre to Nanticoke is shut down. It caused some traffic headaches on Monday, but it was all in an effort to get rid of some in the future.