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Talkback 16: Callers Can't Believe Sentence for Brutal Beating

The legal system is a hot topic on Thursday’s Talkback 16.

Many callers believe two men who brutally beat another man did not receive a harsh enough sentence. 17 more words

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Thief Hits Hazleton Church

HAZLETON — Police in Hazleton are trying to track down thieves who stole from a church.

Officers tell us someone broke into the Christ Lutheran Church on West Green Street in Hazleton sometime between Wednesday and Thursday and made off with power tools and a CD player. 10 more words

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Goryl Family Reacts After Sentencings

HAZLETON — The parents of a man from Hazleton who was badly beaten in 2013 are disappointed with his attackers’ sentences, but say they are moving forward. 448 more words

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Two Sentenced in Brutal Beating Case

WILKES-BARRE — Two men responsible for a brutal beating in Hazleton were sentenced Wednesday morning in Luzerne County.

Robert Tavarez. 28, of Hazleton was sentenced to six months on house arrest and probation. 50 more words

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Man taken to Hospital after Hazleton Fire

HAZLETON — One man was taken to the hospital for breathing in too much smoke after a late night fire in Hazleton.

Officials say the fire happened on the 900 block of Alter Street at a two unit apartment building. 50 more words

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Wanted: Change in Hazleton

HAZLETON — Change is coming to Hazleton.

With all the votes tallied, Hazleton Councilman Jeff Cusat defeated current Mayor Joe Yannuzzi for the Republican mayoral nod, which means there will be a new mayor for the city. 238 more words

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Incumbent Mayor Yannuzzi Defeated in Hazleton

HAZLETON — The mayor of Hazleton Joe Yannuzzi has called Jeff Cusat to congratulate him on the victory in the race for the Republican slot for mayor. 269 more words

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