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Thursday Sep 18 | via New York Daily News
Pennsylvania State Police line the streets outside St. Peters' Cathedral in Scranton as the casket carrying slain Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Corporal Bryon Dickson, 38, is carried into the Cathedral for his funeral service. Cop shooter Eric Frein was added the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitive list on Thursday, and a $100,000 reward for information leading to his capture was announced. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via The Citizens' Voice
A West Pittston man arrested last year on allegations he molested two young girls for years was freed on parole after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of corrupting minors, according to court documents. John A. Cooke, 38, of 23 Washington St., was sentenced to one to two years at Luzerne County Correctional Facility, where he has been held on $125,000 bail since his arrest in March 2013, but was immediately ordered paroled with credit for 538 days served, court documents show. 1 comment
Thursday Sep 4 | via The Times-Tribune
A man who claims a Tunkhannock Twp. police officer used a stun gun on him for no reason filed a federal lawsuit against the officer, township and another man. Comment?
Monday Sep 1 | via The Citizens' Voice
West Pittston police arrested Jason Lakey, 28, of West Pittston, on Saturday morning on charges of arson, Luzerne County Correctional Facility Deputy Warden James Larson said Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Aug 31 | via The Citizens' Voice
A West Pittston man tried breaking up a fight on Monday by firing his gun in the air, according to police. Comment?
Aug 30, 2014 | via The Citizens' Voice
After being asked to leave a party on July 5, Wayne Tilley Jr. and Jason Lakey went back to Tilley's house and talked about starting a fire, West Pittston police said. Comment?
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