Archive for January 2012

More Charges Filed

More charges were filed in the case of a local volunteer firefighter accused of hiring a prostitute back in November… Erin Davis, who is locked up on a parole violation, was brought to Court Tuesday Morning in Hazle Township… Davis was set to testify for West Hazleton police in their case against 35 year old…

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City Car Fire

Firefighters from Hazle Township were called to 1029 Grant Street, near 22nd Street, for initial reports that a building was on fire but firefighters quickly found two vehicles completely engulfed in flames. Two other vehicles were damaged as the blaze quickly spread. A nearby apartment building was affected by the fire damaging siding and a…

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MinSec Inmate Absconed

Again, State police tell us they are on the look out for a MinSec inmate who failed to return to the facility on West Broad Street in downtown Hazleton. He was due back Monday afternoon. He is 22-year-old Andre Duval Turner who was last seen around 4:15 at the minimum security center. Anyone who has…

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Fire at Keystone Job Corp

Firefighters were awakened this morning bright and early when flames erupted on the campus of the Keystone Job Corp. Student Uniforms were lost in the blaze that damaged a modular trailer at the Drums Center. The fire was discovered around 4:45 this morning, no one was in or around the trailer. A Butler Township police…

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Breaking Sports News: Hazleton’s Russ Canzler Traded

Breaking News: Cleveland Indians Acquire Russ Canzler from Tampa Bay Rays From the Indians’ press release… Canzler, 25, was named International League Most Valuable Player at Triple-A Durham in 2011 where he batted .314 (149-474) with 40 doubles, 4 triples, 18 home runs and 83 RBI in 131 games (.401OB/.530SLG/.931OPS). He also drew 67 walks…

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