Police search home of Moosic man accused of animal abuse (8:38PM)

MOOSIC - Moosic police officers dressed in gray hazmat suits and purple respirators removed boxes Wednesday evening from the home of a borough man awaiting trial for animal abuse. (read more)
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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:15 20:03:55 Precipitation and plummeting temperatures brought late-season snow and ice to Northeast Pennsylvania on Tuesday night. Rain turned to snow as temperatures dropped from a midnight Tuesday high of 65 degrees, National Weather Service hydrometeorologist Mitch Gilp said (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:15 11:46:44 MOOSIC - John Tanis took the collar without bark or bite. Borough police arrested the accused animal abuser Tuesday morning after arriving at his 816 Main St. home in the driving rain with a warrant and handcuffs. (read more)
A Carbondale man awaiting trial for the 2012 stabbing death of another man now faces a new charge for assaulting a fellow inmate at Lackawanna County Prison. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A DUNMORE - With assistance from the GPS tracker on an iPhone, Dunmore police arrested an Olyphant man who allegedly broke into the home of the borough police chief's parents. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Former Scott Twp. Police Chief James Romano committed prosecutorial misconduct when he had sex with a potential witness in the sexual assault case against a fired Lakeland High School teacher, but that does not warrant dismissal of those charges against Matthew Stevens, a Lackawanna County judge ruled. (read more)
Dunmore – Motorists are urged to use caution this morning as they head out for their morning commute. PennDOT is receiving reports of isolated pockets of ice on roadways and various roads have been closed as a result. (read more)

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