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November 2007

1. The Santa Train arrives tommorrow in the "Up-Valley" of Lackawanna Co.
LACKAWANNA CO. - Santa is Comin' to Town on Saturday beginning at 10:30 AM in Carbondale and is arriving by diesel train. The annual Santa Train v...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 9:54PM EST
2. A Battle of Fire and Ice In Mayfield
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Firefighers in Lackawanna County face fire then ice in their battle to control a two-alarm fire at a moving and storage c...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 9:48PM EST
3. 1 Year After the Mountain Top Tornado
MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY- December 1st marks the 1 year anniversary of the Mountain Top tornado. The tornado tracked 15 miles through Luzerne Cou...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 9:19PM EST
4. L.A.G. Wrecking Still Working On The Murray Realty Building Demolition
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - The wrecking ball went in to the burnt out Murray Realty Building earlier this month, after police say two alleged arso...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 8:25PM EST
5. New Policy In Place For County Workers Issued Debit Cards
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County Luzerne County employees who were issued county debit cards have been ordered to pay back their purchases, in full. Count...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 8:11PM EST
6. Foster Township man will stand trial for murder
49 year old Bobby Komrowski of Foster Township will stand trial for allegedly murdering 31 year old Amy Comly. State police played an alleged taped c...
Friday, November 30, 2007 at 6:04PM EST
7. Deputy Prison Warden Admits Wrongdoing
The Debit card debacle continues to escalate. On Thursday one county leader admits he abused his county issued card during a tax-payer sponsored busin...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 10:40PM EST
8. Arrest Made in Arson Case
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Police in Schuylkill County have made an arrest in connection with a massive fire in Shenandoah back in June. Investiga...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 9:02PM EST
9. Fire Destroys Garage and Its Contents
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A fire destroyed a Wilkes-Barre garage and the Lexus automobile inside it Thursday. The fire broke out at the garage on ...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 8:51PM EST
10. Stabbing Charges Dropped
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Charges have been dismissed against a Wilkes-Barre woman accused of stabbing her husband. Police say on November 19th Ma...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 8:46PM EST
11. Fire fighter in serious condition
A fire fighter is in serious condition after a huge barn fire last night in Montour County. Fire investigators say someone deliberately set the fire ...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
12. I-Team: Widow Gets Scammed By Bed Maker
HOLLENBACK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY --Now to an I-Team investigation that's recovered thousands of dollars for an elderly widow who claims she was...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 5:40PM EST
13. Woman Pleads in Husband's Murder
STROUDSBURG - The Velazquez family tried to stay strong Thursday morning after they watched Rocio Velazquez sob her way through a plea at the Monroe C...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 5:00PM EST
14. Police Officer Finds A Shark
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Archbald are wondering who might have lost a shark. The three and a half foot, frozen fish was found along Kenn...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 3:26PM EST
15. Jessup Man Faces Charges in Deadly Crash
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Richard Marchegiani, 23, of Jessup, turned himself over to authorities in Lackawanna County to face charges of homicide b...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 2:49PM EST
16. FEMA Extends Trailer Rent For Flood Victims
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- A spokesman for the Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency said that FEMA has agreed to a one month extension of its ...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 11:47AM EST
17. Two Fire Fighters Injured in Montour County Fire Fight
ANTHONY TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY-Firefighters from several different companies were called to the blaze at 137 Betz Road in Anthony Township, just aft...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:52PM EST
18. Dumped Tires Investigation Underway
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-The Department of Environmental Protection is investigating an illegal tire pile in Plains Township. Firefighters were...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
19. Throop Fire Department Battles Budget Cuts
THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-Firefighters from Throop Engine 27 say their ability to adequately respond to fires will be severely compromised. Throop cou...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:06PM EST
20. Police: Man Hit By Hunter's Stray Bullet
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A construction worker was reportedly hit by a hunter's stray bullet. It happened near Routes 309 and 424 around 2...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 6:48PM EST
21. Pittston Memorial Library back on track
Flood waters rocked the Pittston memorial library a year ago. But a 36-thousand dollar federal grant helped in the re-building process. Director Meli...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 6:20PM EST
22. Scranton Channel 61 Looking for Long Term Funding
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton's Public Access Television station is looking for some additional financial support. The channel came close...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 6:01PM EST
23. Area Library Gets Flood Grant
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- There is some good news for a Luzerne County library that was hit hard by floodwaters last November. A $36,000 federal gran...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 5:47PM EST
24. Student Pilot Makes Emergancy Landing
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY- There were some tense moments for a student pilot in Monroe County Wednesday afternoon. Investigators said the student pilo...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 5:37PM EST
25. Fallen Pottsville Soldier Laid to Rest
MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Fellow soldiers, family and friends filled a Schuylkill County community Wednesday morning to honor the life and lega...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 5:18PM EST
26. Mansions & Estates Owner Arrested Again
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The owner of the Mansions and Estates home building company is facing new criminal charges. Scott Binsack was arrest...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 5:15PM EST
27. Hunter's Should Think Safety Before Hitting the Woods
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- The search continued Wednesday for Jim Ott. He’s the hunter who got lost along the Bradford and Sullivan county lines o...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 5:03PM EST
28. Fake Nurse Steals Prescription Drugs
HAMLIN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Hamlin woman is heading to court after she gave up her right to a preliminary hearing on drug charges. Police said 60-ye...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:56PM EST
29. The Show Must Go On in Spite of Broadway Strike
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - The curtains may be closed on Broadway but the show must go on for businesses who sell theater tickets and trips. Melan...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:54PM EST
30. Man Who Sexually Assaulted 12 Year Old Sentenced
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to sexual assault on a child learned how much time he will spend behind ba...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:47PM EST
31. Car Stolen During Glass Shop Break-in
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police are looking for a person who broke into and robbed a Luzerne County business. Investigators said Diamond Glass on Pi...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 4:37PM EST
32. Commissioner, Tax Payers Want Probe Of County Debit Card Spending
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- "There's been a total lack of accountability. I would call for Sam Guesto's resignation, Mr. Sam Diaz'...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10:07PM EST
33. Possible Changes for Student Housing in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - College students could soon be told where to live and where not to live in part of Columbia County. Bloomsburg town coun...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 6:13PM EST
34. Wal-Mart Rig Filled With Black Friday Deals Stolen
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY --Now to a Black Friday caper that's left hundreds of shoppers frustrated and empty -handed. A local Wal-Mar...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 5:35PM EST
35. Mercy Hospital Receives Top Honor
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Mercy Hospital in Scranton continues to get top honors for its cardiovascular services. For the forth straight year, Merc...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 4:39PM EST
36. Pocono Area Earns Travel Honor
PARADISE TOWNSHIP - When you think of a romantic getaway you may picture Paris or the Caribbean. But one major travel website says a place close to ho...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 4:22PM EST
37. Trees for Troops
They serve our country around the world, but servicemen and women stationed overseas might not have a home grown Christmas tree for the holidays. A p...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 4:20PM EST
38. Victorian Homes Demolished For YMCA Expansion
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Demolition crews began ripping down two Victorian style houses in Carbondale Tuesday to make way for an expansion of th...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 2:43PM EST
39. Scranton's Dog Park Near Completion
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Work on the first Dog Park in the city of Scranton is about 80% complete. The site, which is about one acre, is in Connel...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 2:37PM EST
40. Wilkes-Barre Fire
The fire calls started coming in just after ten o'clock Monday night. The blaze broke out inside a two-story home on the corner of new Frederick and M...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 10:30PM EST
41. Scranton Flood Projects Update
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-The flood protection project along Albright avenue was completed years ago, in what was supposed to be a coordinated effor...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 9:59PM EST
42. Selinsgrove Couple Granted 60 Day Reprieve
PHILADELPHIA, PHILADELPHIA COUNTY - A well-known couple from Selinsgrove is breathing a temporary sigh of relief tonight. After an immigration hearin...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 6:32PM EST
43. Injured vets claim they have to pay back bonuses
Injured in the line of duty and asked to pay back some of their earnings. That's what some injured Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are claiming...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 6:16PM EST
44. Monroe County Murderer Sentenced
STROUDSBURG - After six years of pain the family of a murdered Monroe County woman find some peace. Mark Miller admits he killed his girlfriend Helen ...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 4:15PM EST
45. Problem Lot Brings Out Scranton Officials
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The city of Scranton is keeping watch on a vacant lot that has been the subject of neighborhood complaints. The lot at Co...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 3:43PM EST
46. Deer Season Off to a Rainy Start
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The first day of deer hunting season started a bit on the slow side at 'The Deer Place" Processing Center in Dunm...
Monday, November 26, 2007 at 3:36PM EST
47. I-Team Investigation: Driving While "InTEXTicated"
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY- If you know a teenager, then you probably know how important a cell phone is to them. But add in a two-ton car and you have a...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
48. Deer Season Begins Monday Morning
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Early Monday morning, an estimated one million hunters are expected to take to the woods of Pennsylvania for the st...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 9:29PM EST
49. Burglary Spree in Pike County
SHOHOLA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - State Police in Pike County are looking for the person or people behind a burglary spree. Troopers say at least seven ...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 9:25PM EST
50. Church Break-In in Wyoming County
LOVELTON, WYOMING COUNTY - State Police in Wyoming County are looking for the person who broke into a church during this past holiday week. Troopers s...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 9:20PM EST
51. Deadly Accident in Luzerne County
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - State Police say a Freeland man was killed in a car crash Saturday night in Luzerne County. Troopers say Russell Cher...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 9:16PM EST
52. Catholic Church In Kingston Closes Its Doors Forever
KINGSTON, Luzerne County St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Kingston is closing its doors forever. It's all part of the Scranton Dioceses' Catholic...
Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 4:52PM EST
53. Hazle Township Fire Suspicious
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Officials in Hazle Township are investigating a fire in a vacant house. The fire at 1096 and 1098 North Vine Street b...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 10:06PM EST
54. Largest Model Railroad Exhibit in NEPA Opens
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A popular holiday tradition got off on the right track Saturday afternoon in Luzerne County. The Hudson Model Railro...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 3:58PM EST
55. Devastating Fire Destroys Two Businesses
Shenandoah, Schuylkill County - Three firefighters were hurt battling a devastating fire in Schuylkill County. The flames ravaged two local businesses...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 3:51PM EST
56. Waiting on a Sale
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-Hundreds of people lined up outside the Best Buy in Wilkes-Barre Township waiting for the store to open its door...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 12:36PM EST
57. Pre-Black Friday Shopping
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-Attention K-Mart shoppers. The store will re-open Friday Morning at 6 A.M.. But some shoppers couldn't wait ...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 12:32PM EST
58. Thanksgiving Day Dinner Tradition Continues In Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- In Luzerne County hundreds enjoying a nice, hot Thanksgiving Day Dinner. It was all part of the annual Thanksgiving Dinn...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 12:08PM EST
59. Thanksgiving Day Meals Delivered
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Commission on Economic Opportunity -- or C-E-O -- continued its tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals for the ho...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 12:03PM EST
60. Fire destroys a Schuylkill County Business
An investigation is underway into a fire that destroyed a business and damaged two others in Schuylkill County. Firefighters were called to the former...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 10:06AM EST
61. I-Team Dead Beat Dads Follow Up
The I-Team on the side of area children, this holiday season who are not getting the support they deserve from,at least one of their parents. The I-Te...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:48PM EST
62. Monroe County Goes for a "Toys for Toys" Record
MONROE COUNTY- The U.S. Marines' Toys- for- Tots campaign has kicked off in Monroe County The sound of a child laughing. That's the sound pare...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:43PM EST
63. Nay Aug Park Holiday Lights
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-The city of Scranton is once again giving the gift of lights to everyone. On Friday night, the city open the Nay Aug Park ...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:40PM EST
64. Black Friday comes to an end
It's the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season. Black Friday is coming to a close, and some of you have been shopping til you drop. ...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:35PM EST
65. Fire Victim Says "Thank You" to All Lending a Helping Hand
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A family that lost everything in a fire in the poconos last week is saying "thank you" to our viewers Frida...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:33PM EST
66. Salvation Army Kicks Off Kettle Campaign
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Black Friday also officially kicks off the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign. The Salvation Army Wilkes-Barre Chapter h...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 10:26PM EST
67. Too Much Turkey And Trimmings
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne county It's almost a given we overeat during the holidays and Thanksgiving was no exception. "Let’s go right to t...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 9:12PM EST
68. Two families displaced after fire, one man hospitalized
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County One day after a near fatal fire, some families survey the damage, while others are just trying to enjoy the holiday they ...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 9:06PM EST
69. Power Outage at Dallas SCI
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY-A scare at the state lock-up in Luzerne County on Thanksgiving night. WBRE News on the scene in the back mountain shortly after...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 11:58PM EST
70. The Office Interview: Angela Kinsey
WBRE's Jeff Chirico speaks one-on-one with Angela Kinsey of the hit NBC show "The Office." She's Dunder Mifflin's uptight yet se...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 11:35PM EST
71. Happy Birthday Alice
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It is not only thanksgiving day here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.. It is also.. Alice McGinnis's birthday!! You...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 11:13PM EST
72. Fire ruins Thanksgiving for two Wilkes-Barre families
Several people are homeless.. And one person is injured. A fire broke out in a 3 floor apartment on 35 North Welles Street in Wilkes-Barre just befor...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 6:29PM EST
73. Record Number of Runners In 98th Run For The Diamonds
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY --it's a Thanksgiving Day tradition nearly one-hundred years in the making. A record number of athletes left the turkeys ...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 4:58PM EST
74. Homeless on Thanksgiving
STROUDSBURG - Carol Clark never expected her family would spend Thanksgiving at a soup kitchen. "It's upsetting," she cried. Carol and h...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
75. Hazleton Couple Welcoming Hundreds for Thanksgiving Dinner
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Welcome to Michele and Mike Klesh's kitchen. The place is bustling with activity, ahead of a holiday that's about giv...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 10:33PM EST
76. Hazleton Anthracite Model Railroad Now Open
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-A holiday tradition is underway in Luzerne County. The Anthracite Model Railroad Club in Hazleton Is all geared up for its fa...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 10:16PM EST
77. Remember Food Pantries During & After the Holiday
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Mari Jo Marshall helps at the pantry because she knows what it's like to tell your children there's no money for ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 8:05PM EST
78. Sleep Out for the Homeless
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY- It has become a Thanksgiving Eve tradition for young people in Selinsgrove. They're sleeping outside in cardboard boxe...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 7:50PM EST
79. Giving Thanks in Lewisburg
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY- More than 300 people gathered at the Donald Heiter Community Center Wednesday night. The dinner is open to anyone in the Lewi...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 7:38PM EST
80. The Price of Beer Is Going Up
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERE COUNTY- The price of so many things are going up. Now you can add your favorite beer to that list. We stopped by the Lion Brewery...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 6:39PM EST
81. Hundreds of Winter Coats Given Away
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Coats were also handed out at the Scranton Cultural Center on Wednesday. There were loads of winter coats ready to go in...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 6:22PM EST
82. Local Doctor Faces Deportation for Mistake
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY- As we get ready to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday a couple from the Central Susquehanna Valley has little to celebrate...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:57PM EST
83. Local reaction to stem cell research breakthrough
PLAINS, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's research that could help cure the world’s worst diseases. On Tuesday scientists said they reprogrammed human s...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:46PM EST
84. Drug Dealer Sentenced for Crimes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One man is behind bars because of drug charges stemming back almost two years. Police said 29-year-old Raheem Harris live...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:31PM EST
85. Safety Breaks for the Holidays
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- If you're driving instead of flying and you end up sitting in holiday traffic over the next few days, why not take a ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:20PM EST
86. Former Scranton Cop Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A former Scranton Police officer convicted on drug charges will spend at least one month behind bars for the crime. Mark...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:13PM EST
87. Arlan Briggs Appeal Denied
GILLETT, BRADFORD COUNTY- The father of the man who killed two Bradford County Sheriff's deputies three years ago will remain behind bars. The Su...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 5:09PM EST
88. Williamsport Men Arrested on Child Porn Charges
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Two men in Williamsport are behind bars on child pornography charges. Police said 49-year old Daniel Ade has been char...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
89. Fatal Accident in Roaring Brook Twp.
ROARING BROOK TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State and local police are investigating a violent crash that happened this morning just before 10:00 along Rou...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 12:58PM EST
90. Truck Plows Into McDonald's Drive-Thru
WILKES-BARRE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A fast food restaurant is open despite being hit by a big rig overnight. An unattended truck and trailer plowed thr...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 12:56PM EST
91. Guilty Verdict in Re-Trial of a Baby Beating Case
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY- A verdict has been handed down in the re-trial of a Clinton County woman accused of beating her infant child to death. It ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 10:05PM EST
92. Supermarket Robbery Arrest
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police say Vincent Burgio of Plains Township is behind bars facing two separate counts of robbery. The 22-year-old is ac...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 9:18PM EST
93. Names Released in Deadly Fire
WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY- We now know the names of the two people who died Sunday morning after a fatal fire in Bradford County. The coroner ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 8:57PM EST
94. Carbon County Man Guilty of Producing Child Porn
CARBON COUNTY- A Carbon County man faces at least 15 years behind bars after admitting to producing child pornography. Prosecutors say John Levernier ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 8:50PM EST
95. Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Charles Leach has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in connection with a Wilkes-Barre homicide. Last August the 28-y...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 8:40PM EST
96. Mayfield Man Pleads Guilty To Deadly Car Crash
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Mayfield man will face between 3 and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a homicide by motor vehicle case. Tues...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
97. Former County Employee Enters "No Contest" Plea
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - A fired Luzerne County worker is ordered to hand over the deed to his home and his pension after pleading "no cont...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 6:17PM EST
98. Pet Platoon Project
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY- A stocking stuffing campaign underway in Lewisburg to help make the holidays brighter For a men and women over seas. It's...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 5:46PM EST
99. Loose wheel caused school bus crash
A state police inspection shows that's the reason a Masters Bus Line bus carrying 10 students crashed in Hanover township. Hanover Township polic...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 5:45PM EST
100. Federal flood prevention on the way to Wilkes-Barre
It’s a sight all too familiar to neighbors in south Wilkes-Barre, flooding. But word today that new federal money will be used to prevent flood...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 5:40PM EST
101. Fire Scare At Pocono Medical Center
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- There was a fire scare at Pocono Medical Center Tuesday Evening. Fire crews rushed to the hospital just before five...
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 5:35PM EST
102. PennDOT Unveils New Communications Center
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The first storm of the season hits just as PennDOT opens a brand new communications center in Lackawanna County. The new c...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 11:35PM EST
103. New Study on Migraines
New research out on migraines.. Scientists say they have pin-pointed an area of the brain that is thicker in people who get migraines than those who d...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 11:24PM EST
104. World's Largest Tree Auction
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY-The trees were frozen and in snow...but the bidding's hot! It's where retailers go to get Christmas goods. The Buffalo...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:29PM EST
105. Lake Lehman Marching Band Receives High Honors
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-High honors for a high school band. WBRE News was there as members of the Lake-Lehman Marching Band were given a roari...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:19PM EST
106. Hospital Opens New Center for Information Technology
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-The Wyoming Valley Health Care System unveiled its brand new General Hospital Auxiliary Center for Information Technology...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:16PM EST
107. Wilkes-Barre Man Stabbed During Domestic
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two women are facing charges after a stabbing in Luzerne County. It happened at 19 Hutson Street in Wilkes-Barre around ...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 10:03PM EST
108. House Fire Injures Schuylkill County Man
CLAMTOWN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- One man is recovering after he was seriously burned in a morning fire. It happened shortly after 8:00 Monday morning at a...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 8:58PM EST
109. Murder Suspect Brought Back to PA
DINGMANS FERRY, PIKE COUNTY- A murder suspect has been extradited from New York to Pike County, Pennsylvania to face charges of killing a Lehman Towns...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 6:22PM EST
110. Who killed the Keeffe's?
Monday, Nov 19, 2007 @06:17pm EST It's been one year since a well known Bradford Ccounty lawyer and his wife were found murdered in their home in ...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 6:17PM EST
111. Monroe County Storm Review
POCONO TOWNSHIP - A tree near Sanofi-Pasteur in Pocono Township is just one of many that power companies in Monroe County had to pull off of electric ...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 3:52PM EST
112. Crisis Response Drill at Keystone College
LA PLUME, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Police SWAT team, fire, ambulance and other emergency teams tested their skills during a crisis-response drill at Keyst...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 3:43PM EST
113. Scranton Man Sentenced For Child Sexual Abuse
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton native Charles Drake II, has been sentenced to six-and-one-half to twenty years in prison for sexually abusing a...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 3:38PM EST
114. First Snowstorm Causes Some Headaches
A very slow moving storm has brought the first widespread snow of the season to the area. While accumulations in the valleys have only been a couple o...
Monday, November 19, 2007 at 12:30PM EST
115. Two Killed in Bradford County Fire
WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY - Two people are dead after fire ripped through their home early Sunday morning in Bradford County. The deadly blaze...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 10:32PM EST
116. First Wide-Spread Snow Blankets Northeast Pennsylvania
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania saw a varying amount of snow from a storm that hit over the weekend. In...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 10:25PM EST
117. Final Hearing Scheduled on I-80 Toll Proposal
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - People who have an opinion on the plan to toll Interstate 80 will have another chance to speak out on Monday night. ...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 10:21PM EST
118. Sexual Assault in Monroe County
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - State Police in the Poconos are investigating a reported sexual assault. Troopers say a 36-year-old woman was ass...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 10:17PM EST
119. Bone Marrow Donors Wanted
PECKVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A special drive to help a local man find a matching bone marrow donor drew hundreds of potential donors Sunday. Marie Coll...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 6:59PM EST
120. Turkey Deliveries In Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It's cold, wet and wintry outside, but instead of sleeping in, these University Of Scranton students have dozens of d...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 2:38PM EST
121. Deadly Fire in Luzerne County
One man has died after a fire in Luzerne County. It happened in the 400 block of Alden Mountain Road in Newport Township around 12:30 Saturday morning...
Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 10:06AM EST
122. Group Being Formed in Bradford County to look into a Cancer Cluster
BRADFORD COUNTY-Diane Siegmund is talking about cancer clusters in rural parts of Bradford County. She has been looking into the problem for seven yea...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 9:49PM EST
123. Volunteer Fire Fighter in Poconos Pleads Guilty to Setting Fires
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A volunteer fire fighter who was supposed to put out fires instead set fires throughout his home town. We were the first ...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:47PM EST
124. Scranton City Leaders Consider Amusement Tax
SCRANTON, Lackawanna County It could be tax time in the Electric City. Earlier this week, Scranton City Council approved unanimously a proposed "...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:40PM EST
125. Fire House Tagged by Vandals
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police are looking for the culprits who vandalized several buildings in Stroud Township with spray paint. The Stroud ...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:33PM EST
126. Ethanol Plant Takes Next Step
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A proposed ethanol plant is one-step closer to becoming reality in Lackawanna County. On Friday the Pennsylvania Departm...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:27PM EST
127. Old Coal Locomotive Restored to Service
EATON TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY- It's a train that had not been used in decades. In fact, it was about to be torn apart and sold for scrap. But no...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
128. New Owners for an Old High School
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The former Sacred Heart School in Carbondale has a new owner. The Siniawa and Associates Development Company purchased...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:06PM EST
129. More Skinned Animals Found
FELL TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Lackawanna County are looking into another case of animal abuse that was discovered on Friday. Investigat...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 6:01PM EST
130. Woman Dies From Injuries
MADISON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A woman from Scranton has died from injuries she sustained in a crash earlier this week. 21-year old Ashley Ives...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 5:53PM EST
131. Police Following Couple As They Scam Elderly Man
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY --Two people are behind bars for allegedly scamming a senior citizen out of $10, 000. But the case was solved quickly ...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 5:49PM EST
132. Accused Arsonist Waives Hearing
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Carbondale resident John Griffiths Jr., 28, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on arson charges. Police say Gr...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 4:01PM EST
133. Homes for the Holidays in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -It’s the season for cold weather and the holidays. For some area families the two combine for some tough times. ...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 3:42PM EST
134. Former Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Arson
STROUDSBURG - Matthew Grebb kept quiet as he left the Monroe County Courthouse after he plead guilty to setting four fires over the last few years. Gr...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 3:41PM EST
135. Main Break in Dunmore Sends Water Everywhere
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It’s a watery mess in Dunmore this morning as crews are working to fix a water main break at the intersection of Mil...
Friday, November 16, 2007 at 07:55AM EST
136. Billboard D.J.'s
HUGHESTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY-An area radio station is in the midst of an interesting campaign to get people to donate toys to the U.S. Marine Toys for T...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 11:50PM EST
137. Local Airport Sees Smooth Travel Despite Executive-Level Concerns
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wilkes-Barre / Scranton International Airport is bound to be busy the next several days. And from commuters to high-rankin...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 11:30PM EST
138. Puppy Rescue
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-A little puppy in Scranton is resting easy Thursday night.. All thanks to some alert neighbors Who heard the puppy crying ...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
139. Hearing on House Bill 1742
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County Now to the problem of copper theft it's on the rise both here at home and across the country. On Thursday, the issue ...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 7:09PM EST
140. Williamsport Charity Helping Dominican Republic
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Williamsport is thousands of miles away from the Dominican Republic, but a disaster there is still hitting home here....
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 6:51PM EST
141. Hundreds of crack cocaine offenders could be released from prison
Could hundreds of convicted crack cocaine dealers be let out of jail, and back into our neighborhoods? The U.S. Sentencing Commission made the decisi...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 6:09PM EST
142. Flipped Cars Draw Atention to DUI Cases
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-The numbers are scary. One person dies every 20 minutes because of drunk driving. A campaign in Luzerne County ...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 6:08PM EST
143. Slow Morning Commute into Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two separate crashes are being blamed for an early Thursday morning traffic jam. They happened on the North Scranton Exp...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 6:00PM EST
144. Bloomsburg Home Invasion
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Police in one part of Columbia County are looking into a home invasion. It happened in the 200 block of Scott Avenue in ...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 5:53PM EST
145. ESU Teaches Students About Fire Safety
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A week after a deadly fire in Monroe County a university is trying to find ways to teach off campus students about f...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:55PM EST
146. Monroe County M & T Bank Robbed
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police in Monroe County are on the lookout for the man who tried to rob a bank earlier Thursday afternoon. It happene...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:49PM EST
147. I-Team: What's In Your Beef?
Thursday, Nov 15, 2007 @04:48pm EST WYALUSING TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY– Thirty million pounds of ground beef have been recalled this year alone...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:48PM EST
148. Four Men Honored for Their Work With Veterans
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Four area residents were recognized Thursday for their dedication and service to veterans. Ceremonies were held at the G...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:42PM EST
149. Scranton Firemen Rescue Dog
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton firemen rescued a dog from a stream after a neighbor heard the animal barking. The dog had been listed as missin...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 3:29PM EST
150. No Tax Hike in Scranton Budget
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton taxpayers apparently won't have to worry about any city tax increase in 2008. Mayor Chris Doherty's prop...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 3:23PM EST
151. Reward Offered For Arrest in Mutilated Dogs Case
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Humane Society officers in Lackawanna County say a reward fund is being established for the capture and conviction ...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 3:13PM EST
152. Scranton to Build New Parking Garage
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Plans are underway to build a new parking garage in downtown Scranton. The city's parking authority is in the process...
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 3:05PM EST
153. PSU Student Falls From 8th Floor Dorm Window
UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY- Police in University Park are investigating how a student fell from a dorm window. The 18-year-old woman was found on ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 10:51PM EST
154. Mount Airy Hotel Opens
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The historic Mount Airy Resort area is once again ready to welcome hotel guests. The once famous Pocono resort clos...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 10:12PM EST
155. Search On For College Campus 'Attacker'
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County Community College student fought off an attacker, according to campus security. The incident happened on ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 9:25PM EST
156. Alzheimer Awareness Vigil
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Lighting up the the night with love for everyone touched by Alzheimer's disease. On Wednesday night, an awareness program ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 7:00PM EST
157. Lehighton Man Arrested on Sex Charges
LEHIGHTON, CARBON COUNTY- A Carbon County man is facing several charges after he was arrested for having sexual contact with a minor. 64-year old Joh...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 6:22PM EST
158. 28th Annual C.E.O. Thanksgiving
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - Thanksgiving is now just eight days away. Last year the Commission on Economic Opportunity "dished out" more ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 6:21PM EST
159. Winning the war against meth
It’s a deadly drug that swept through the northern tier of Pennsylvania like wildfire. A few years ago methamphetamine dealers, and manufacture...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 6:20PM EST
160. Two Men Rescued From Susquehanna River
ASYLUM TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY- It was a scary day on the Susquehanna River for two duck hunters in Bradford County. Their boat overturned and they...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 6:12PM EST
161. Another Water Break in the Same Line
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- For the second time in less than a week workers are dealing with a water main break on the same line. Pennsylvania Ameri...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:52PM EST
162. Plymouth Armed Robbery
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Luzerne County are investigating an armed robbery. It happened on Cherry Street in Plymouth Wednesday morning. Th...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:47PM EST
163. Gunman Runs Through Forty Fort
FORTY FORT, LUZERNE COUNTY- A bizzare story out of Luzerne County as police responded to reports of a gunman on the loose. It happened on Slocum Stre...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:41PM EST
164. Plains Bank Robber Caught
PLAINS, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man is facing charges after being indicted in federal court for allegedly robbing a bank. Officials said 41-...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:35PM EST
165. Armed & Dangerous Suspect Wanted in Lycoming County
OLD LYCOMING TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY- Police in Lycoming County are looking for a suspect. They are trying to find 33-year-old Jesse James of Cogan...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 5:30PM EST
166. Pottsville Native Dies in Combat
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill county family learns their loved one won't be coming home from the war on terror. Army Captain David B...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 11:48PM EST
167. Parents of Boy Who Caused Fatal Fire Speak Out
EAST STROUDSBURG - They lost their home, they lost their belongings, they lost a friend, they lost a neighbor, all because a little boy - their little...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
168. The Homeless Experience
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- King's College students, faculty, and staff are experiencing the challenges of the homeless as they take part in the...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 10:10PM EST
169. Army Depot Expands Its Workforce
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY- The biggest employer in Monroe County is about to get even bigger. Officials from Tobyhanna Army Depot have announced they&#...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:07PM EST
170. Bloomsburg U Announces New President
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- After a nationwide search, the next president of Bloomsburg University has been announced. Doctor David Soltz has been se...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 8:57PM EST
171. Bridge Work Continues to Cause Headaches
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The project to fix the worst state-owned bridge in Lackawanna County is still on-going. PennDOT officials now hope to hav...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 8:47PM EST
172. Convicted Murderer Sentenced for Stabbing
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY- A man convicted of killing a Luzerne County student has been sentenced. Josephy Ventura was sentenced to 20 to 40 years ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 8:41PM EST
173. National Center for Missing Adults Closing
It's a valuable resource used to find missing people, and it's closing down. The National Center for Missing Adults says it can't stay ope...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 5:14PM EST
174. Drivers Licenses For Illegal Immigrants?
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2007 @04:36pm EST Illegal immigrants, driving cars on American roads. It's something the governor of neighboring New York state i...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 4:36PM EST
175. Give the Gift of Life
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The Red Cross says for every pint of blood you donate you can save up to three lives. That means Donald Waynar may ha...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 4:24PM EST
176. Deadly Accident in Northumberland County
WARRIOR RUN, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - An 81-year-old woman is dead after a crash Monday night in Northumberland County. State Police say Majel Sechler ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 4:10PM EST
177. Donation Collection for Troops Pays Off
HAMLIN, WAYNE COUNTY- The owner of Shelly's Diner in Hamlin has joined forces with a Carbondale woman who is gathering donations for troops servin...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 3:04PM EST
178. Plans To Toll I-80 Bring Out Opposition
KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY- The plan that would erect toll booths along Pennsylvania's busy Interstate 80 is sparking criticism. Residents ac...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 11:04PM EST
179. Hundreds of Jobs Coming to Luzerne County
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - More than 220 new jobs are coming to Luzerne County after a new call-center opened its doors Monday morning. The new...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 5:58PM EST
180. Deadly Accident in Lackawanna County
CLIFTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - State Police say one man was killed after a fiery crash Monday morning in Lackawanna County. Troopers say Brian ...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 4:45PM EST
181. Wall that heals in Scranton
They gave their all to their country, in a very unpopular war. But today, people honored servicemen killed in the Vietnam War. It is called "the...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 4:39PM EST
182. Deadly Farming Accident in Northumberland County
LEWIS TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - One man is dead after a farming accident Monday morning in Northumberland County. State Police say it happened...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 4:38PM EST
183. Veteran's Day Tribute in Lycoming County
MONTGOMERY, LYCOMING COUNTY - They lifted their voices to sing the praises of veterans from all wars. Children from the Montgomery Elementary School ...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 3:54PM EST
184. Tribute to Veterans Planned for Nay Aug
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty has plans to develop a section of Nay Aug Park that include renovations to a nearly 100-year...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 12:23PM EST
185. Monday Morning Full of Crashes
CLIFTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One driver is dead and another injured after a fiery overnight crash. It happened around 12:30 this morning along Rou...
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 10:00AM EST
186. Stolen Firearms Arrest in Lackawanna County
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Two men are behind bars in Lackawanna County, accused of breaking into a home and stealing more than a dozen firearms. Jo...
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 11:54PM EST
187. Deadly Accident in Columbia County
MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY - A New York City man is dead, and two others hurt, after a crash Sunday morning in Columbia County. The deadly acci...
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 11:50PM EST
188. Public Meetings on I-80 Tolling Plan
WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY - If you're upset about the plan to put tolls on Interstate 80, you'll have your chance to sound off Monday night....
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 11:46PM EST
189. Lackawanna County Vote Count
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Tuesday's 2007 general election in Lackawanna County is finally complete. Election officials recounted three distric...
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 11:10PM EST
190. Parishioners Speak Out About Scranton Diocese Settlement
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County Days after the Scranton Diocese reached a $3,000,000.00 settlement in a federal lawsuit against a sexually abusive priest...
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 3:18PM EST
191. Big Boulder Ski Resort Opens
LAKE HARMONY, CARBON COUNTY – Big Boulder Ski Resort in the Pocono’s records its earliest date for opening, Saturday, being the first ski ...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
192. Deadly Fire in Susquehanna County
LENOX TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - One woman is dead after a house fire Saturday afternoon in Susquehanna County. The fire broke out on Route 374 in...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:37PM EST
193. Robbery Arrest in Luzerne County
DRUMS, LUZERNE COUNTY - A woman from Luzerne County is behind bars facing robbery charges after cops say she held-up a deli. Police say 22-year-old Ti...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:32PM EST
194. Fire Damages Montour County Apartment Building
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY - A fast-moving fire heavily damaged an apartment building in Montour County Saturday morning. Firefighters say six people li...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:29PM EST
195. Arson Arrest After Hotel Fire
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - One man is in custody facing arson charges, after fire damaged part of a hotel in Sunbury Saturday morning. The fire ...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:24PM EST
196. Manual Recount for Lackawanna County Election
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - After several days of scanning, and even a manual recount Saturday morning, the final election results are in for Lackaw...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:20PM EST
197. Nat'l Guard Soldiers To Deploy
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - A candle light service got underway in Luzerne County to remember and honor those who fought for our freedom and the on...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 5:32PM EST
198. School Bus Driver Arrested
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A part-time school bus driver was arrested this week in an internet sting. Thomas Drob, 50, was arrested by an underco...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 9:57PM EST
199. Lingering Questions Concerning Scranton Diocse
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Thousands of pages of documents and memos told the story, shedding light on years of cover up. It's clear after two ...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 8:34PM EST
200. One Year Later, Mohegan Sun Still A Cash Cow
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The sounds of money are rolling in from a cash cow in Plains Township. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is just five days...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 5:49PM EST
201. 8-Year-Old Caused Deadly Fire
EAST STROUDSBURG - An eight year old boy caused the fire that killed two people in East Stroudsburg Thursday. Officers told WBRE News the boy original...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 5:01PM EST
202. Drowsy driving awareness week
Are you falling asleep at the wheel? The National Sleep Foundation wants you to wake up, and see the dangers of drowsy driving. It's national dro...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 4:37PM EST
203. Bus crash investigation
What caused a wheel to fly off a school bus, sending it flying down an embankment, with 10 students on board?? Northwest school district has to provi...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 4:31PM EST
204. Defeated Commissioner Says Stadium Plans Are In Trouble
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Cordaro says plans for a new minor league stadium in Moosic could be jeopardized by the ...
Friday, November 9, 2007 at 4:18PM EST
205. I-Team Special Report: Crime Scene Investigators In Class
MANSFIELD-Investigators hope to uncover the secrets surrounding a 30-year-old brutal homicide... New technology could thaw this cold case. A former po...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 10:29PM EST
206. Lake Lehman Heads Back to Class Friday
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-After three weeks on the picket line students and faculty are heading back to class Friday. On Thursday night, teacher...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 10:17PM EST
207. Curious George Dolls Recalled
Another toy recall to tell you about.. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling "Curious George Dolls." The dolls contain excessi...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 10:03PM EST
208. Three Arrested In Connection With Wilkes-Barre Fire
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County Nearly three weeks after fire ravaged the Murray Courtright Complex, Wilkes-Barre police make three arrests. Reporter Jil...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 5:52PM EST
209. Prepping for the Cold
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Colder temperatures have folks thinking about staying warm. In Williamsport, the Lycoming County Assistance office pa...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 5:18PM EST
210. School Bus Plummets Down Embankment
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- There were some scary moments for about a dozen students Thursday after the school bus they were in went down an em...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
211. Two Dead in East Stroudsburg House Fire
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Two people were killed in a fire Thursday morning in Monroe County. It happened at a double block home on Analomink ...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 12:00PM EST
212. Church Settles in Sexual Abuse Civil Trial
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The civil case filed against a former priest and the Scranton Diocese is settled for millions. The plaintiff says former ...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 11:00AM EST
213. Three Arrested for Starting Murray Complex Fire
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Investigators say last month's fire at the Murray Realty building in Wilkes-Barre is arson. Police arrested 3 young ...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 11:00AM EST
214. Washo, O'Brien Are Winners in Commissioners Race
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- After a long day of counting paper ballots, two Democratic candidates for Lackawanna County Commissioner declare victory....
Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 08:30AM EST
215. Lackawanna County Comissioners race not finalized
A long day of counting votes in Lackawanna County comes to an end. 2 candidates, Mike Washo and Cory O’Brien declare victory, 1 commissioner se...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 7:07PM EST
216. Republican Commissioner Candidates Question Ballot Pattern
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Republican candidates for Lackawanna County Commissioner have filed a petition asking the court to order a hand count...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 6:27PM EST
217. New Cases of Sex Abuse, Cover-Up Emerge At Federal Trial
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- New developments in day two of testimony in a federal civil trial cast a shadow over leaders of the Roman Catholic Churc...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 6:19PM EST
218. North Carolina Man Dies in Four Car Crash
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County A North Carolina man has died in Luzerne County’s Back Mountain in a four vehicle pile up. Five others were inju...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 6:12PM EST
219. 1 Dead, 5 Badly Injured in Rt. 118 Crash
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- One person is dead and five others are in critical condition after a multi-vehicle crash in Luzerne County. It happe...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 5:15PM EST
220. Three Arrested on Separate Sex Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Three people are facing charges after they were arrested Wednesday for separate sex crimes against children. Police said ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 5:03PM EST
221. Washo, O'Brien Declare Victory In Lackawanna County Commissioner's Race
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The hottest race in our area has been for county commissioner. Incumbent Republicans Bob Cordaro and A.J. Munchak are in ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 5:00PM EST
222. Bus Driver Arrested While Kids Are On Board
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A school bus driver was taken into police custody Wednesday afternoon while he was on his bus route. The driver was taki...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 4:51PM EST
223. Scranton HUD Arrests
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Several people are behind bars and more are expected to be arrested after a Section 8 housing scam in Scranton. The Lacka...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
224. Mayfield Home Goes Up In Flames
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-An investigation is also underway into what caused a blaze in Lackawanna County. It happened at a home in the 600 block o...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 4:31PM EST
225. Crashes Tie Up Traffic on I-81 Near W-B
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The morning commute was a rough one for lots of drivers along I-81 in Plains Township after crashes in both direction...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 09:00AM EST
226. Judge Not Retained After Pre-Election Controversy
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY- A controversial campaign for the Court of Common Pleas has failed in Bradford County. Judge John Mott failed to receive enou...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 11:30PM EST
227. Williamsport Elects New Mayor
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY-The City of Williamsport has a new Mayor Grabriel Campana. He joined our Lorena Beniquez at our WBRE Williamsport Bureau...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 10:38PM EST
228. GOP Loses Majority in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY- There's a big change in government in Monroe County. Democrats will seize control of the Commissioners Office in January. Democrat ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 10:09PM EST
229. Murray Complex Demolition
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Demolition is now underway as the wrecking ball swings at the Murray Complex on Courtright Street. The building caught f...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 9:28PM EST
230. PA American Water Service Disruption
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County-Pennsylvania American Water customers residing in sections of Plains and Wilkes-Barre may experience a temporary disrupti...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 8:25PM EST
231. Paper Ballots Didn't Deter Wayne County Voters
WAYMART, WAYNE COUNTY - A grocery box with a handmade cut in the top may be a ballot box from the past but, for the first time in more than 50 years, ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 7:45PM EST
232. Retired Bishop Says He Placed Known Abusive Priests In Parishes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Priests, housekeepers, secretaries and church workers testified all day Tuesday about a high-profile case of sexual abus...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 7:30PM EST
233. Home Rule Vote in Clinton County
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY - Will Home Rule find a place to nest in Clinton County? That is the choice voters are making at the polls. Despite two ye...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 6:19PM EST
234. Voting Improvements for the Visually Impaired
ROSS TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - What a difference a year makes, especially when fighting for the rights of people with disabilities. Michael Bryant is ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 5:34PM EST
235. Election Day in Pennsylvania
NEWTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It's Election Day in Pennsylvania and Lackawanna County voters are doing something they haven't had to do in ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 08:22AM EST
236. Early Morning Power Outage in Luzerne County
TRUCKSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Parts of Luzerne County woke up with no power this morning. Power was out along Route 309 from Trucksville to Shavertown....
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 07:55AM EST
237. Part of Wilkes U. Owned Building Collapses
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A couple of streets are closed this morning after part of a college-owned building collapsed overnight. Part of the faca...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 06:00AM EST
238. Vicente Fox Speaks, Protesters Gather
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke Monday night to a large crowd at the f.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. He is ...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 10:39PM EST
239. Former Mexican President Talks to Local High School Students
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Former Mexican President Vincente Fox greets local high school students in Spanish at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-B...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 5:31PM EST
240. Another Drug Bust in Northumberland County
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Law enforcement officials say this man Roberto Chris Silva ran a multi-county drug ring. The attorney general alleges...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 5:22PM EST
241. 3 unsolved fires Wilkes-Barre fires in one week
Three unsolved fires in one week. That's what Wilkes-Barre fire investigators are dealing with. But so far no definite cause for any of them. The...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 5:14PM EST
242. Abuser Skips Sentencing to Attend Child Birth
STROUDSBURG - It's a strange twist in a disturbing child abuse case. A convicted child abuser missed his sentencing because he became a father for...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 4:58PM EST
243. Delivering Soldiers a "Touch of Home"
BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Their hands are sore and their backs are tired. Brodheadsville Post Office employees processed 300 boxes to mail to Ir...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 4:51PM EST
244. Concrete Products Company Moves to Archbald
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Daron Northeast plans to consolidate its concrete products plants at a new production facility in the Archbald Business P...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 2:33PM EST
245. New Jersey Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office has announced the arrest of 23-year-old Chris Crosland, also known a...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 12:40PM EST
246. PennDot Inspects Snow Plow Fleet
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- PennDot has begun an extensive inspection of all of its snow plow trucks and supporting vehicles to make sure they're ...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 12:31PM EST
247. Unusual House Building in Susquehanna County
LAUREL LAKE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - It's not unusual to have your house built by a professional, but to build it yourself isn't something many p...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 10:16AM EST
248. Trouble on the Tracks at Steamtown
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-Trouble on the track at the Steamtown National Historic Site. A steam train jumped the tracks.. as crews were putting it a...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10:56PM EST
249. Several Events Held Sunday to Honor Veterans
TRUCKSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY-All branches of the service and our veterans past and present honored Sunday in the back mountain. The program began with ...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10:44PM EST
250. Ground Beef With Local Ties Recalled
WYALUSING, BRADFORD COUNTY For the second time in a month a major meat manufacturer is recalling more than a million pounds of ground beef. Officials ...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 3:46PM EST
251. Fatal Accident in Montour County
One person has died in a crash in Montour County.It happened on Interstate 80 in Liberty Township around 7 Saturday night. State police say 21 year ol...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10:06AM EST
252. Woman Killed in I-80 Crash
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY- One person died in a crash in Montour County. It happened on Interstate 80 in Liberty Township around 7:00 Saturday ...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10:06AM EST
253. Fatal Pedestrian Accident
A Williamsport man is dead after he was hit by an SUV while he was walking.Police say it happened on Route 14 in Lewis Township around 10:30 Saturday ...
Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10:04AM EST
254. Tainted Meat Produced in Bradford County Recalled
WYALUSING, BRADFORD COUNTY - For the second time in less than a month, there is a major beef recall. Cargill Incorporated is recalling more than one m...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 9:12PM EST
255. Deadly Crash in Bradford County
LEROY TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY - A 19-year-old is dead, and two other people hurt, after a crash early Saturday morning in Bradford County. It happen...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 9:05PM EST
256. Centre County Robbery Investigation
BELLEFONTE, CENTRE COUNTY - The hunt continues for the man who held-up a conveninence store Friday night in Centre County. Police say a man with a gun...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 9:00PM EST
257. Problem Property Demolished in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A problem property in Wilkes-Barre had a date with the wrecking ball Saturday afternoon. WYOU News was there as a bulld...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 8:56PM EST
258. Video Surveillance Command Center Unveiled
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - If you live or work in downtown Wilkes-Barre, there are now more people watching you. Lawmakers in the Diamond City unv...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 8:50PM EST
259. Fatal Fire in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- One person is dead following a fatal fire in Williamsport. It happened in the 900 block of Clark Street before 5:00 Sat...
Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 10:05AM EST
260. Possible MRSA Case At Plains-Solomon
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre Area School District officials said Friday evening they learned about a potential case of MRSA, the anti...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 10:58PM EST
261. Dr. Maya Angelou
DALLAS, LUZERNE-A phenomenal woman in town Friday night. World-famous poet and author Maya Angelou.. speaking to a packed house.. About 15-hundred peo...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 10:35PM EST
262. New Weapon Against Crime In Luzerne County
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-Police in Luzerne County, will soon have another weapon, in the fight against crime, It won't be a gun, but rathe...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 9:57PM EST
263. Band Competition to Bring Business to Poconos
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY - Pocono Mountain marching bands have won several major competitions. Three years ago, they took home the top prize at the ...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 8:52PM EST
264. Coroner Identifies Remains of Missing Woman
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Investigators in Northumberland County have positively identified the remains of a woman found five months ago. Back in June,...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 6:08PM EST
265. Are State Police spread too thin?
Friday, Nov 2, 2007 @05:50pm EST They were created to serve rural communities, but are State Police spread too thin? People who live in these rural co...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:50PM EST
266. Charges Forwarded To County Court, Again
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - For the second time, a simple assault charge against a Hanover Township school board candidate is sent to trial. Police...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:31PM EST
267. FINAL SHOWDOWN AT PAINTER STADIUM
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY - Lock Haven's Painter Stadium will see its final play. Since 1901, high school teams and Lock Haven University have p...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 5:08PM EST
268. Scranton Cop Surrenders to New York State Police
KIRKWOOD, NEW YORK- Scranton Police officer Ted Schmidt turned himself in to State Police in Kirkwood New York Friday morning to face sexual abuse cha...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 2:38PM EST
269. Man Killed in Hit and Run Crash on Route 309
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A deadly hit and run crash happened on Route 309 in Wilkes-Barre Township early this morning. Police say 63-yea...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 10:39AM EST
270. Three Alarm Fire in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre fire crews were called to a three alarm fire early this morning. Crews were called to the city's Rollin...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 07:00AM EST
271. PennDOT Show and Tell
MONTOURSVILLE, LYCOMING COUNTY- A interesting event in Central Pennsylvania. PennDOT in Montoursville doing a little show and tell for the public. The...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 10:45PM EST
272. The Office" Closeup: WBRE Speaks To Creed
Thursday, Nov 1, 2007 @10:35pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --You see "The Office" weekly on WBRE. Now WBRE News reporter Jeff Chirico ge...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 10:35PM EST
273. Pizza Recall
Two popular frozen pizza brands are under recall. General Mills is recalling Totino's and Jeno's frozen pizzas -- with pepperoni in the toppin...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 10:33PM EST
274. Wings On the Roof Top
UP ON THE ROOF OF WBRE-TV-Taking part in this first ever roof top wing ding...Black Diamond from Frackville, Murphy's from Swoyersville, McGinty&#...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 9:55PM EST
275. Two Fire and EMS Services Merge
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Two Fire and EMS Services will consolidate, yet maintain their own identities. Captain Bob Sgarlat said, “Everyone...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 7:09PM EST
276. Charges Against Alleged Baseball Bat Attacker Forwarded To Court
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY A District Judge in Central Court refuses to drop any charges against the Hazleton man who allegedly beat his wife and da...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 7:01PM EST
277. Sunbury police bust up alleged scammers and drug dealers
A big roundup in Northumberland county, netting alleged drug dealers. And people investigators say are trying to scam the system. This morning in Sun...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 6:53PM EST
278. Lycoming County House Fire
MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY- Fire crews in Lycoming County battled a blaze at a home on Thursday. It happened in the 1900 block on the Route 28...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:49PM EST
279. Another Military Munition Found in Monroe County Home
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- For the second time in two weeks a war weapon has been found in the same Monroe County home. Police said a home contracto...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
280. WYOU Family Grows By One
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- WYOU news anchor Eric Scheiner actually got a real treat for Halloween this year. That treat is a brand new baby girl b...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:34PM EST
281. Man Falls 20 Feet From Bridge into Leggetts Creek
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A man is recovering after he was trapped in a creek. The emergency call went out around 7 a.m. Thursday morning in Scran...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 4:08PM EST
282. DUI Driver's Test
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Safety experts in Pennsylvania are pushing the use of an electronic device that helps keep drunk drivers off the road. Pen...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 3:33PM EST
283. Woman Injured in One Car Accident
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One woman is recovering after a one car crash. It happened in the 2500 block of North Main Avenue in Scranton around 12:...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 3:23PM EST
284. Scranton Cop Faces Sex Charges in NY
KIRKWOOD, NEW YORK- State Police based in Kirkwood, New York have filed charges of child sexual abuse against a Scranton City Police Officer. Officer ...
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 12:03PM EST
  


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