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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014,  but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
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First lady Michele Obama gets a hug from Iowa Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley during a rally at the University of Iowa, Oct. 21, 2014, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)
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This undated photo provided by the Department of National Defense, shows Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. A young convert to Islam who killed Vincent in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Department of National Defense)
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Kansas City Royals Yordano Ventura, left, translates for Jeremy Guthrie during a press conference before Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, Daniele Watts attends a Janelle Monae concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Watts, who suggested she was detained by Los Angeles police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend has been charged with lewd conduct. The actress, who appeared in “Django Unchained,” and Brian Lucas each were charged Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, with misdemeanor counts that carry potential six-month jail terms. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
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  • Drunk man called 911 for ride home

    An intoxicated man made false reports to Luzerne County 911 to try to get a ride from police, but ended up with pepper spray in his eyes and a ride to jail, according to police. Richard J. Wright, 31, called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Sunday saying his car broke down, he was drunk and needed police to give him a ride. The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 04:09 AM
  • Armed Security Guard Robbed In Hazleton

    We learned on Tuesday that the victim's job is to protect attorneys and visitors in a Luzerne County office that often has hostile situations. Intrepid Detective Agency says their worker is shaken up but he is doing OK after being robbed after work at gunpoint. WNEP-TV Moosic, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 05:26 PM
  • Teenager pleads guilty to third DUI offense

    A teenager from Bear Creek Township pleaded guilty Monday in Luzerne County Court to a third DUI offense and fleeing an accident that involved injuries. Terry Schatzel, 19, of Thornhurst Road, pleaded guilty to a total of five counts of driving under the influence and three counts of accidents involving damage and injury in three separate cases. The Times Leader, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:31 AM
  • Man sentenced for fatal road rage attack

    Accused of intentionally running down a man who told him to slow down in a residential neighborhood, Lorenzo Burgos Jr. on Monday pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and was immediately sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison. Burgos, 23, of Third Street, Plymouth, also pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless endangerment in the Aug. 14, 2013, road rage crash that killed Fred J. Kleman, 42. Prosecutors say Kleman told Burgos to slow down and that Burgos flipped him off and returned moments later, crashing into Kleman. The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 04:10 AM
  • Freeland man arrested for allegedly possessing, sharing child porn

    A Freeland man accused by state law enforcement of possessing and sharing child pornography on his computer was taken into custody for 24 felony crimes Monday morning. Anthony P. Stefanik, 35, of Walnut Street, was charged with 22 counts of child pornography and one count each disseminating photo or film of child sex acts. The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 04:10 AM
  • Damenti's owners file lawsuit against insurers in wake of fire

    Owners of a landmark Butler Township restaurant destroyed by a fire in March filed a lawsuit Monday in Luzerne County Court against two insurance carriers alleging they were misguided in securing insurance policies. Kevin and Helen McDonald, owners of Damenti's, Inc., filed the three-count suit against The Farmers Fire Insurance Company of York, and Robert C. Williams Insurance Agency of Wilkes-Barre. The Times Leader, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:53 PM
  • Ex anti-crime activist pleads guilty to endangering children, sex offense

    John DeHart flashes a sign to passing motorist denouncing drug users and dealers at the corner of South Main and Horton streets in Wilkes-Barre in 2006. John DeHart flashes a sign to passing motorist denouncing drug users and dealers at the corner of South Main and Horton streets in Wilkes-Barre in 2006. The Times Leader, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:22 PM
  • Shots fired in Wilkes-Barre

    When Joseph Davis stopped his vehicle in Wilkes-Barre to confront two males who gave him the middle finger, one of them fired several shots at him, according to a police affidavit. Davis told police he was driving through the intersection of South Sherman and South streets around 6:50 p.m. Sunday when two males "flipped him off," the affidavit said. The Citizens' Voice, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 12:12 PM
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