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Lackawanna County

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Top Lackawanna County Articles

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  • Ernie Preate Jr. knows about being accused

    On the day Louis A. DeNaples Sr., northeast Pennsylvania's most prominent businessman and philanthropist, was charged with four counts of perjury, who better to call than the last well-known northeast Pennsylvania public figure to find himself on the...
  • DeNaples charged

    For years, while dodging and denying whispers of ties to organized crime, Louis DeNaples devoted himself to a business empire that includes real estate, landfills, a bank and the Mount Airy Casino Resort. But according to a Dauphin County grand jury,...
  • Attorney: Client was ready to testify on DeNaples

    Reputed mobster William D'Elia, the imprisoned head of Scranton's Bufalino crime family, had a personal and business relationship that spanned 30 years with Mount Airy Casino Resort owner Louis DeNaples, D'Elia's attorney said Saturday. And D'Elia...
  • Flood trucks lead to DeNaples probe

    Trucker Richard Rothstein thought he'd found a bargain. Rothstein bought a Freightliner Columbia tractor in December 2005 for $75,000 from DeNaples Auto Sales in Dunmore, Lackawanna County. The truck, which typically sold for $125,000 or more, had come...
  • Reputed Scranton mobster takes deal

    The reputed head of a Scranton crime family who has been linked to Mount Airy Casino Resort owner Louis DeNaples pleaded guilty Friday to witness tampering and conspiracy to launder money. William D'Elia, 62, agreed to the plea after nearly two dozen...
  • Federal Agents Raid State Sen. Robert Mellow's Office and Home

    Federal Agents Raid State Sen. Robert Mellow's Office and Home
    Agents executed search warrants at the home and district office of a top Pennsylvania state senator as part of a federal investigation into allegations of illegal activity, an FBI official said Friday. The search stems from a joint FBI- IRS investigation...
  • Governor Rendell Honors Fallen U.S. Marine

    Governor Rendell Honors Fallen U.S. Marine
    Governor Edward G. Rendell ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the State Capitol Complex and on commonwealth facilities in Lackawanna County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Lance Cpl. Larry M. Johnson, who was killed in action while...