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Sex, sex and more sex on the small screen

Who put the “real” in reality TV?Just when you thought reality TV couldn’t get any more controversial or crazy, it does. And it gets even racier.WE TV, the home of Kendra and Hank, is bringing the UK show “Sex Box” to the U.S.Just what is “Sex Box,” you may ask?Well, it’s just what it sounds like.A couple will enter a box and have intercourse. After about seven minutes, they will come out an...

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Public vs. private interests at play in Allegheny County judge’s ruling on access to online docket

An Allegheny County judge’s decision to remove a Downtown real estate broker’s civil court records from an online docket was improper and raises constitutional issues, a public law expert said.Lawyers familiar with the legal database under county control said such requests are often granted and could be legitimate under the right circumstances.The case highlights a discrepancy in access to records: The county’s electronic docket is not complete, restric...

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Mountain Top cheerleader gives a big cheer for London

Skyler Davis has her passport ready and her trusty suitcase which has carried her personal items on cruises to the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.At the age of 17, Skyler Davis has already traveled overseas, but this is the first time the Crestwood High School junior will be going it alone when she heads to England for seven days on Dec. 26 to participate in the London New Year’s Day parade.But she doesn’t have the jitters about travel...

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Wilkes student arrested after false alarm

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes University student was arrested after police responded to a false alarm Monday morning.Police responded to an emergency call box alarm at Wilkes University on West South Street at 1 a.m. Monday and encountered Antonio Decker, 22, of Pittston, whom they determined to be highly intoxicated.Police allege Decker triggered the alarm box, creating a false alarm.He was taken into custody, held until sober and cited with disorderly conduc...

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Thieves steal copper pipe, leave electronics, other valuables untouched

WILKES-BARRE — The owner of a Poplar Street home reported on Friday that sometime within the last three weeks, someone pried open the kitchen door, entered the residence and removed copper piping.The victim told police that this is a vacation home and not a permanent residence.Nothing else was taken from the residence despite there being numerous expensive electronics and other valuables inside, the victim noted.Police said they have no suspects or inves...

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Student arrested after false alarm

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes University student was arrested after police responded to a false alarm Monday morning.Police responded to an emergency call box alarm at Wilkes University on West South Street at 1 a.m. Monday and encountered Antonio Decker, 22, of Pittston, whom they determined to be highly intoxicated.Police allege Decker triggered the alarm box, creating a false alarm.He was taken into custody, held until sober and cited with disorderly conduc...

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Our Opinion: Luzerne County inmates can contribute more significantly to community

Diamonds to J. Allen Nesbitt, head of Luzerne County’s Correctional Services Division. He has boosted the number of hours that inmates spend doing community-improvement projects. Prisoners benefit by getting a break from the monotony of being stuck in a cell and by being able to contribute. Among the tasks they handle: setup for church bazaars, litter pickup and snow removal. In 2015, Nesbitt said, he intends to dispatch even more crews, increasing the collective time c...

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Woman charged with DUI after crash

WILKES-BARRE — A city woman was charged with drunk driving after a crash on Sunday night.Police said Sandra Geskey, 48, Wilkes-Barre, was driving near North River and Market streets at about 11:45 p.m. Sunday when she rear ended another vehicle, causing injury to the driver.Police said Geskey showed signs of intoxication and was arrested for suspicion of DUI.A blood-alcohol content test revealed that her blood-alcohol level was more than twice as high as...

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Police investigate access device fraud

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating the following incidents of access device fraud:· A St. Clair Street resident told police on Monday that an unauthorized person made a payment from his bank account. Investigation is continuing.· A resident of the 300 block of George Avenue reported on Tuesday morning that a series of unauthorized charges were made via her debit card. An investigation is continuing.

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Multiple thefts reported in city

WILKES-BARRE — The following thefts were reported to city police this week:· The owner of a vehicle parked on North Pennsylvania Avenue reported Friday afternoon that within the last two days, someone entered the unlocked vehicle and removed $7 in cash.· Darnell Evans, 19, of Wilkes-Barre, was cited with retail theft after store employees at Schiel’s Market on George Avenue after he was apprehended by store employees for his alleged involvement in a...

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