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October 2007

1. Beth Doe Investigation Moves Forward
LEHIGH TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY- The woman known as "Beth Doe" will be re-buried Thursday in Carbon County. She is the pregnant woman who was...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 10:42PM EST
2. Alternative to Halloween Party
TRUCKSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Halloween need not be scary..that was the message behind a special event in Trucksville on Wednesday night We stopped by ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 9:56PM EST
3. Honesdale State Police Looking for Witnesses Help
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- State police in the Poconos asking for your help as they investigate a deadly car fire. It happened about 3:30 Saturday morni...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 9:50PM EST
4. Pocono Ghost Hunters
MONROE COUNTY-WBRE News caught up with members of the Pocono Area Anomalistic Research Society. Their job.. to find out if people have ghosts roaming ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 9:10PM EST
5. Study Finds Problem At Luzerne County 9-1-1
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Improvements are needed at Luzerne County's 9-1-1- Center. That's the basic message from a consulting firm w...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 7:38PM EST
6. Governor Brings Halloween Treat to W-B
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County Governor Rendell made a trip to Wilkes-Barre Wednesday afternoon to deliver a Halloween treat to the city and residents o...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 6:31PM EST
7. Controversial Judge Election
A Bradford County judge is defending his reputation tonight, while preparing for next week's election. Common pleas court judge John Mott is seek...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 5:58PM EST
8. Carbondale Mom Gathering Supplies for Troops
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Carol Soden of Carbondale is on a mission. She's trying to organize a drive to send supplies to our troops in Iraq....
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 3:39PM EST
9. Factoryville Man Sentenced to Prison Following Crash
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Factoryville man has been sentenced to a term of 6 to 23 months on charges of involuntary manslaughter. Casey Plummer s...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 3:13PM EST
10. Welles Street Fire Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A massive fire blows smoke through Wilkes-Barre neighborhoods. The flames and smoke could be seen from miles away. Calls...
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 11:53PM EST
11. Cold case opens more than 30 years after murder.
She's been buried for decades the secret of her death buried with her. But today, some thirty years later State Police dig up her remains, hoping...
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 6:15PM EST
12. PA Lawmakers 'Skeptical' About Preparedness
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Wednesday marked day number two of hearings from state officials. Three members of Governor Ed Rendell's cabinet testi...
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 5:18PM EST
13. Security Guard Killed in Warehouse Accident
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A 72-year-old security guard, Eugene Klinges, was killed when he was crushed between two trucks at the T.J. Max Dis...
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 3:44PM EST
14. Dozens Of Car Break-Ins Hit W-B Twp.
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A rash of car break-ins has been reported in Wilkes-Barre Township and police believe there's a possible c...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 11:22PM EST
15. Pittston Restaurant Owner Ordered To Fix Properties
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY --A judge slaps a popular restaurant owner with fines and an order to clean up his dilapidated properties. The question now -...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:52PM EST
16. Power Back on for Wilkes-Barre Street
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Power is back on for several buildings and businesses on South Main street. Over the weekend a cable malfunction sparked...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:49PM EST
17. Lansford Fire Investigation Continues
LANSFORD, CARBON COUNTY- The investigation continues into what caused a fire that destroyed a double block home in Lansford. Flames gutted 41-43 South...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:30PM EST
18. Police Break Up Lackawanna Co. Crime Ring
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police say it was a tip that helped them crack an on going investigation into an area burglary ring. A task force includ...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:15PM EST
19. New Life Flight Lands in Lycoming County
MONTOURSVILLE, LYCOMING COUNTY - The latest addition to Geisinger's fleet of medical helicopters has landed in Montoursville. The state of the ar...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:13PM EST
20. Court Overturns Police & Fire Arbitration Awards
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County Court decision has overturned arbitration awards to both the Scranton City Police and Fire Department...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:10PM EST
21. The New Wave of Outdoor Advertising
Digital billboards could become the new wave of outdoor advertising. Last month, the federal highway administration gave the go ahead to outdoor adve...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 5:00PM EST
22. MRSA Strikes Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG - The Stroudsburg Junior High School got a ceiling to floor scrub down over the weekend after school officials discovered a student had a ...
Monday, October 29, 2007 at 4:07PM EST
23. Wilkes-Barre Power Outage Update
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-An underground cable fire has left much of downtown Wilkes-Barre without power. Many businesses have been forced to close...
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 11:59PM EST
24. Writers Block with "The Office"
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY – Four thousand fans of the sitcom “The Office" are wrapping up a weekend of mixing and mingling with the...
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 6:19PM EST
25. The Office" Convention Day 3: Bloggers' Breakfast
Sunday, Oct 28, 2007 @01:33pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --While “The Office” has become a hit on television, there's plenty abou...
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 1:33PM EST
26. The Office Convention: Day 2
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --A pumped-up crowd welcomed cast members to the first “The Office” Convention where everyone's favorite p...
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 12:55PM EST
27. Dennis Verdict
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A former Dallas Township police officer is facing life in prison after a Luzerne County jury convicted him Saturday of ...
Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 11:59PM EST
28. Underground Fire Causes Power Problems
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Smoke and flames were shooting from the ground in one part of Wilkes-Barre Saturday morning. An underground electrical ...
Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 9:32PM EST
29. Break-In at Schuylkill County Fire Company
BRANDONVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Police in Schuylkill County are looking for the person, or people, who broke into a fire hall early Saturday morning...
Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 9:27PM EST
30. The Office Party Continues in the Electric City
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY, HOME OF DUNDER-MIFFLIN-They flocked from all over for a taste of the folks from America's most disfunctional workplac...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 10:39PM EST
31. Al Roker kicks off the Office Convention in Scranton.
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -NBC Today Show weather man Al Roker was in Scranton Friday morning. He was joined by Creed Bratton "Creed", Kat...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 10:17PM EST
32. Economic Impact from Office Convention
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-Scranton hopes to feel the economic impact from the office convention. It is not your run of the mill Friday at Sal's ...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 9:55PM EST
33. Tire Pile to be Removed in Columbia County
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY - Cleanup of a tire pile destroyed by fire is one step closer to completion. The state announced it will begin cl...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 7:39PM EST
34. PMC Introduces New Medical Device
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A new medical device is easing women's nerves about a common exam The Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg has ...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 7:37PM EST
35. Public Hearing on I-80 Tolls
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - The debate on Interstate 80 tolls went public in Bloomsburg. A three hour hearing on the Bloomsburg University campus b...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 4:32PM EST
36. Thousands Kick-Off "The Office" Convention Friday Morning
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --Thousands of people gathered at the University of Scranton Friday morning to celebrate the kick-off of "The Office&...
Friday, October 26, 2007 at 07:53AM EST
37. MRSA Found In Wilkes-Barre School
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A massive cleanup effort was underway Thursday night at Kistler Elementary School. Wilkes-Barre Area School leaders are ...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 11:14PM EST
38. Scranton Diocese Heads to Court
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The civil suit against the Scranton Diocese and its leaders and a former priest who admitted to sex abuse will play out ...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 9:53PM EST
39. Watsontown News Stand Closing
WATSONTOWN - Lina Mary Le Van is closing up shop in Watsontown to retire. For the past four decades, LeVan's news stand has been more than just a...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 5:28PM EST
40. Troubled bar closes doors
A troubled Wilkes-Barre bar finally shuts it's doors. For 70 years, the White House Cafe on Hazle Street has been a mainstay of the neighborhood....
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 5:07PM EST
41. Kingston woman returns from California wildfires
A Kingston woman is back from being stuck in the California wildfires. On Tuesday we introduced you to a Wilkes University professor who's wife a...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4:59PM EST
42. Immigration Agents Raid Scranton Factory
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Federal Immigration agents raided a Scranton factory in search of illegal aliens. An Immigration spokesperson says that 5...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4:30PM EST
43. Red Cross Completes Renovations in Poconos
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The Red Cross in Monroe County is more prepared than ever to deal with emergencies in our area. WBRE News first told you a...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4:22PM EST
44. Candy Helps People Find Jobs
DREHER TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY - For every candy box workers with special needs fold, they get one step closer to finding jobs in the community. At the...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4:00PM EST
45. There is Still Time to Catch Some Fall Color
The fall colors continue to put on a magnificent display. While the rain this week has knocked some of the leaves down, there are many more left on th...
Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 3:45PM EST
46. MRSA Information Meeting
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- A large crowd turned out Wednesday night at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center in Exeter. They came to learn more about MRSA an...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 11:57PM EST
47. Cancer Cluster Investigation Meeting
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- After admitting results of a recent study suggest there is a cancer cluster in the Tamaqua / Hometown area, investigat...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 10:28PM EST
48. Accused Murderer Takes the Stand
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Former Dallas Township police officer Jeffrey Dennis, who's accused of killing his wife, took the stand in his own ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
49. Missile Forces School Lockdown
STROUDSBURG - The Ramsey Elementary School in Stroudsburg was locked down Wednesday after someone found a missile in a nearby home. "It appeared ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 5:36PM EST
50. Army Depot Wins Prestigious Awards
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY- Tobyhanna Army Depot employees worked hard to become champions. They recently earned a prestigious Shingo Award. It's co...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 5:30PM EST
51. Lackawanna County Woman Sentenced on Child Endangerment Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - An Old Forge woman, who pleaded guilty in connection with a child endangerment case, learned her fate in court Wednesda...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 4:47PM EST
52. California Fires Spark Concern Here in PA
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY-The wildfires in California have many people in our area thinking something like this couldn’t happen. But keep in m...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 4:34PM EST
53. Multi-Car Crash Slows Traffic in W-B
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Emergency crews were called to the scene of a multi-car crash on the Cross Valley Expressway. It happened shortly after ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 07:57AM EST
54. MRSA School Meeting Scheduled Tonight
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- The student who contracted the MRSA staph infection attends Montgomery Avenue Elementary School. The family called superintend...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 11:07PM EST
55. Man Accused of Leading Police on High Speed Chase
HARVEY'S LAKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man was arrested Tuesday night. He's accused of leading police on a high speed chase that reac...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
56. Wilkes University Professor Says Family is in The Line of Fire
CALIFORNIA- A local college professor is patiently waiting for news from California. His wife, daughter, and mother in law are in the San Diego area,...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:43PM EST
57. Local Red Cross Volunteers Headed to California
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Volunteers from our area are headed to California to help. The last time the country saw such a natural disaster was hurr...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:36PM EST
58. Coal Breaker Burns Down in Northumberland County
WEIGHSCALES, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Eyewitnesses say flames from the Split Vein Coal Company could be seen six miles away. The fire in Weighscales b...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:08PM EST
59. Helping Wall Street West
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Wall Street West is on its way to the Poconos. But before New York's big financial firms use our area as a back u...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 4:49PM EST
60. Massive Fire Destroys Coal Breaker
RALPHO TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- A coal breaker at the Split Vein Coal Company caught fire around 6:00 A.M. It took more than 100 fire fighters...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 12:00PM EST
61. Two Dead After Car Plunges into Creek in Dunmore
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Around 6:30 this morning someone discovered a car laying upside down in Little Roaring Brook Creek off of East Drinker Str...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 11:30AM EST
62. Garbage Truck Crash, Fire Snarls Traffic
LUZERNE/COLUMBIA COUNTY LINE- A crash involving a garbage truck had Interstate 80 a big mess this morning at mile marker 251.5. The westbound lanes of...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 10:00AM EST
63. Home Addition Burns in Blakely
BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A State Police Fire Marshal will investigate an early morning fire at a Lackawanna County home under renovation. An additi...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 07:30AM EST
64. Nanticoke Shooting Investigation
Nanticoke, Luzerne County - Nanticoke police are investigating a drive-by shooting and are asking for your help. It took place Sunday night in the 130...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 11:43PM EST
65. MRSA Superbug in Luzerne County
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's been another confirmed case of "the MRSA" Staph Infection in our area,this time in Luzerne County. The W...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 10:44PM EST
66. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Seeks Emergency Demolition Funds
Wilkes-Barre mayor Tom Leighton says he’ll seek emergency county, state, and federal funding to knock down a smoldering building. The Murray bu...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 6:27PM EST
67. Three Pittston Area Churches to Close
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The process has been underway for months. One pastor oversees four churches and everything that comes with them. When it'...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 5:34PM EST
68. PA Health Department Office Burglarized
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A break-in and burglary is raising some concerns. It happened at a State Health Department office. The main concern,...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 5:10PM EST
69. 2006 DMV Burglary Still Unsolved
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Nearly one year before the State Health Department offices here were broken into another state office was ransacked ...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 5:05PM EST
70. A Date with Lady Luck
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Pennsylvania's first stand alone slots casino opened Monday. The Mount Airy Casino Resort in Paradise Township ...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 4:52PM EST
71. Scranton Flood Projects Moving Forward
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two contracts in support of flood control for the Green Ridge section of Scr...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 2:51PM EST
72. Water Problem Closes Roslund Elementary
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY - The Tunkhannock School District dismissed students from Roslund Elementary School at 1:00 P.M. because of a problem with...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 11:57AM EST
73. Massive Blaze Destroys Murray Complex in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A massive fire has destroyed the old Murray Complex Building on Darling Street in downtown Wilkes-Barre. The blaze bro...
Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 11:05PM EST
74. Mount Airy Casino Will Open Monday
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Let the gaming begin. That's the word from Pennsylvania Gaming officials about the Mount Airy Casino in Monroe ...
Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 9:26PM EST
75. Prisoner Charged with Assaulting Guard
COAL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - After nearly a year-long investigation, a state prisoner in Northumberland County has been charged with assault...
Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 9:22PM EST
76. House collapse in Union County
Emergency crews in Union County are on the scene of a home that has collapsed. The Union County Communication center says a home in the 400 block of M...
Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 10:09AM EST
77. MRSA Superbug In Columbia County
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- An area high school student has been diagnosed with the same strain of staph infection that killed a Virginia teen, earli...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 9:59PM EST
78. Homecoming Weekend at Bloomsburg University
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - Thousands of students took to the streets of Bloomsburg Saturday to celebrate the local university's homecoming week...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 9:47PM EST
79. Flood Project Progress in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A long-debated and much anticipated flood control project in Luzerne County took another step forward Saturday morning....
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 9:41PM EST
80. Williamsport Shooting Investigation
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Police are investigating reports of late night gunfire in Williamsport. Cops say one man fired one shot at another man...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 9:35PM EST
81. Fatal Pedestrian Accident
One person is dead after he was hit while walking on a highway in Montour County. State police say a middle aged hispanic man was walking along Route ...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:14AM EST
82. Fatal Crash in Wayne County
In Wayne County, a New York woman has died after police say she plowed into a dump truck head-on. It happened on Route 247 in Pleasant Mount Township ...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:11AM EST
83. Monroe County Is Ready to Gamble
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY-The Mount Airy Resort Casino opened its doors Friday night for the very first time. The much awaited and debated casi...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
84. Lackawanna County Gas Station Robbed
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police are on the lookout for the person they said robbed a gas station early Friday morning. It happened...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 6:05PM EST
85. Scranton Stabbing Victim Gets Own Ride to Hospital
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Scranton continue to search for two men responsible for an early Friday morning stabbing. Investigators said t...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 5:55PM EST
86. Williamsport Fire Victim Dies
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- The elderly man who tried to save his wife from their burning home in Lycoming County has died. Fire officials said 80...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 5:48PM EST
87. White House Cafe Shooting Suspect Held Over for Trail
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Philadelphia man accused of a deadly shooting in Luzerne County was back in court on Friday. 26-year old Byron Lamar ...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 5:39PM EST
88. Bomb Scare In Wilkes-Barre
Tense moments on Hazle Street in Wilkes-Barre this morning. A neighborhood shut down while a bomb squad removed an artillery shell from a house. It w...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 5:34PM EST
89. Scranton Addresses Must be Able to be Seen
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The city of Scranton is cracking down on a 6-year old ordinance requiring property owners to display their address numbe...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 5:17PM EST
90. Day Four Of Dennis Murder Trial Wraps Up Early
Wilkes-barre, Luzerne County Testimony wraps up early in day four of a former Luzerne County Cop's murder trial. Former Dallas Township Police Of...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 2:24PM EST
91. Day Three of Testimony In The Jeffrey Dennis Murder Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY \ Thursday marked the third day of testimony in the Jeffrey Dennis murder trial. The former Dallas Township Police Office...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 11:40PM EST
92. Homecoming Weekend: Heading Off Rowdiness At Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Following a string of violent parties, including a riot in years past, law enforcement in Bloomsburg is set to maintain ...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 11:11PM EST
93. Defrocked Priest, Catholic Church Headed To Federal Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Thursday ended a period of more than a year where the many sides of a civil proceeding could file motions in the upcomi...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 10:51PM EST
94. Pittston Murder Suspect Remains in Philadelphia
Police say they have the man who shot two people in pittston killing one of them monday night. It could be a few days before he's brought back to...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:41PM EST
95. People Sound Off Against I-80 Tolls
PENNDOT and the Turnpike Commission are finalizing a deal- that could pump millions of dollars into road repairs. They would like to put tolls on int...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:37PM EST
96. Police Name Motel Robbery Suspect
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Police have identified the person they say tried to hold up a motel on Monday. Investigators have issued an arrest wa...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:19PM EST
97. Transportation Day in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT/MONTOURSVILLE, LYCOMING COUNTY - Lycoming County is moving forward with its transportation system. Two separate ceremonies hailed the op...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 4:50PM EST
98. Fans Buying "Office Convention" Tickets In Scranton
Fans of NBC's hit comedy "The Office" are buying tickets at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Scranton Thursday evening. Thousands of ticke...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 3:59PM EST
99. Marshalls Creek Bypass Project Well Under Way
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP - After decades of planning, paperwork and approvals, the Marshalls Creek Bypass is about to reach a milestone. The project's ...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 3:45PM EST
100. Fire Destroys Wyoming County Barn
NICHOLSON TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY- Volunteer firefighters from Wyoming and Susquehanna County were called to the scene of a barn fire shortly after 7...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 1:15PM EST
101. Slight Green Light For Ethanol Plant
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Mayfield Borough Council meeting ended with some of the more than 300 crowd members blasting elected officials for app...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 11:55PM EST
102. Car VS Motorcycle Accident
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- One person is in the hospital following a collision in Luzerne County. A team of State Troopers was reconstructing the scene o...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 10:36PM EST
103. Hazleton Cargo Airport Hearing
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-It was standing room only Wednesday Night in Hazle Township as people who live in and near Hazleton came to hear more a...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 10:10PM EST
104. I-Team Update: State Wants Contractor Out Of Business
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY –There’s an update on an I-Team investigation WBRE News first brought you in January. The state's top cop ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 6:22PM EST
105. Woman Arrested for Cursing at Her Backed Up Toilet
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The ACLU says it will defend a Scranton woman who's facing charges after cursing at her toilet. Police charged Dawn H...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 5:45PM EST
106. Get Your Quarters - Mt. Airy Ready to Open
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- The Mount Airy Casino Resort got a shove toward hitting the jackpot - opening Pennsylvania's first stand alone slots c...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 5:28PM EST
107. Going Pink Stirs Up School Controversy
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County school district is taking a stand against students dying their hair pink. Valley View School District...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 5:12PM EST
108. MERSA Invades Lycoming County
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - It is a national story hitting home locally. The suberbug known as MRSA or Mersa has already impacted people in Willi...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 5:12PM EST
109. Jeffrey Dennis Murder Trial Continues
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- More State Police and Luzerne County 9-1-1 workers took the witness stand in Day 2 of the murder trial of a former Dalla...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 5:08PM EST
110. Carbondale Mayor Questions Ethanol Plans
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Carbondale mayor Justin Taylor said plans for an Ethanol manufacturing plant in nearby Mayfield Borough could cause som...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 1:52PM EST
111. Search Continues for Pittston Murder Suspect
PITTSTON/HUGHESTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police are still searching for a suspected murderer, accused in the deadly shooting of a Pittston teenager. Autho...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 11:26PM EST
112. Packed House at Lake-Lehman School Board Meeting
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The crowds voiced their opinions from both sides of the Lake-Lehman teacher's strike at Tuesday night's schoo...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 10:47PM EST
113. Murder Plot Foiled
MONTOURSVILLE, LYCOMING COUNTY- Police have foiled a murder plot in Lycoming County. State Police say they have arrested Patricia Reiman for plotting ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 8:48PM EST
114. Convenience Store Robbed Twice
BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- For the second time in five days a convenience store in Monroe County became a crime scene Thursday morning. The Wawa o...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 8:41PM EST
115. Opening Statements In Former Cop's Murder Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Testimony will resume Wednesday morning in Luzerne County Court for a former cop charged with killing his wife. Opening ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 6:47PM EST
116. CHURCH COLLAPSE BEING INVESTIGATED
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY - Two men remain hospitalized after a roof collapsed during construction of a church in Selinsgrove. According to official...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 5:07PM EST
117. Dispatching Error May Have Hurt Firefighting Efforts
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The questions about 9-1-1 are being raised by a very angry West Hazleton Fire Chief. Bob Ward says this is not the firs...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:54PM EST
118. Device Brings Bomb Squad to Holy Cross HS
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A suspicious package caused some tense moments at Holy Cross High School in Scranton Tuesday morning and brought the Scra...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:50PM EST
119. Abandoned Factory Could Get New Life
EAST STROUDSBURG - For 15 years it has rotted and rusted in East Stroudsburg. But soon the International Boilerworks building could have anew owner, t...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:46PM EST
120. Kingston Woman Dies in Crash
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Kingston woman is dead after an accident this morning on Interstate 81 South. Police say the victim's car hit a p...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:26PM EST
121. More Toll Talk on I-80
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The plan to install tolls on Interstate-80 took another step forward this afternoon. PennDOT and the Turnpike Commiss...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:05PM EST
122. Teen Dies in Pike County Crash
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY- A teen-aged boy was killed early Tuesday morning in Pike County after a car accident. State Police said Derek Wolsiefe...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 4:00PM EST
123. Sex Assault Convict Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Carbondale man is going to prison for one to three years for statutory sexual assault. Prosecutors say Steven Cyganick ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 3:57PM EST
124. Two People Shot in Pittston
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Gunfire broke out just before 9:00 P.M. on Main Street in Pittston. We know that one man was hit in the neck area and was fl...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 10:39PM EST
125. Three Apartments Destroyed in West Hazleton Fire
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Three apartments that were part of a double block home were destroyed in a heavy fire Monday evening. Smoke could be se...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 9:41PM EST
126. Residents Concerned About Proposed Asphalt Plant
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- People protesting a proposed asphalt plant meant standing room only at the Hazle Township Zoning Board meeting. An off...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 9:01PM EST
127. Donations Pour In to Help Burglarized Football Team
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The thieves are still on the loose but some good samaritans have made sure the team could move forward. Team Vice President ...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 7:37PM EST
128. Former Personal Care Facility Director Pleads Gulity to Neglect
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The former director of a Lackawanna County personal care facility faces up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 7:34PM EST
129. Elderly Man Pleads Guilty to Mercy Killing
MILTON, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- An elderly man has pleaded guilty to the mercy killing of his wife last year. James Blake of Milton admitted to killing...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 7:25PM EST
130. 2008 Lackawanna County Budget Unveiled
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- For the third straight year, there is good news for taxpayers in Lackawanna County. The two majority commissioners for La...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 6:26PM EST
131. Candidates Question Wilkes-Barre City Ordinance
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Just a few weeks before Election Night and some candidates in the City of Wilkes-Barre are taking down their campaign s...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 6:16PM EST
132. NY Cell Phone Ban Influences PA
KIRKWOOD, NEW YORK- State Police at Kirkwood, New York say they've issued over 1,000 citations this year to motorists caught using their hand held...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 4:17PM EST
133. Lake-Lehman Teachers on Strike Again
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- More than 2,100 students in the Lake-Lehman School District are out of the classroom. Teachers have been working with...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 3:09PM EST
134. Two Homes Destroyed In Wyoming Co. Fire
LAKE WINOLA, Wyoming County - One lot on Lake Winola has been in the Davitt family of Scranton for more than half a century. Little more than a year a...
Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 8:28PM EST
135. Wilkes-Barre Assault
Wilkes-Barre police are investigating an overnight assault. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call at North Main and Butler Streets in Wilkes-Barre around 3...
Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 10:08AM EST
136. Major Marijuana Bust in Moscow
MOSCOW, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Police in Moscow say they've made a major marijuana bust. Cops seized $450,000 worth of pot plants from a home in the ...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 10:06PM EST
137. Crews Work to Repair Water Main Break
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Nearly 100 homes in Plains Township spent Saturday afternoon with little or no water after a water main break. Penns...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 10:01PM EST
138. Hanover Township Stabbing Investigation
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police are investigating a reported stabbing on West End Road in Hanover Township. Police say a man went to a hospi...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 9:58PM EST
139. Indecent Exposure Arrest
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man is behind bars, facing indecent exposure charges. State Police say Peter Lee exposed himself t...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 9:55PM EST
140. Fatal Crash Update
A bypass in Snyder County re-opens after a deadly crash there. Motorists are back on Routes 11 and 15 as of 4:30 Saturday morning. Investigators say t...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 10:06AM EST
141. Bulldogs, Spartans Clash In Spirited Match
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Set in the theater of historic football, George Curry's Wyoming Valley West Spartans paid a visit to Crispin Field, whe...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 10:40PM EST
142. Austin Scott Charged With Rape
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY- Former Penn State starting running back Austin Scott is accused of rape. Scott was charged Friday with raping a woman in...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 10:19PM EST
143. Lake-Lehman Students Sound Off on Teacher Strike
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- It is shaping up to be one very long weekend for students in the Lake-Lehman School District. Students walked out of ...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 10:18PM EST
144. Mount Airy CEO Discusses Delays
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Managers at the Mount Airy Resort Casino planned to open Monday -- but all bets are off until the Pennsylvania Gamin...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 6:15PM EST
145. Mine Subsidence Claiming One Family's Yard
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A family in Wilkes-Barre is living with a real nightmare - their front yard is disappearing. We found a cement truck fil...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 5:00PM EST
146. Workers Injured in Construction Accident
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY- At least four construction workers are recovering after an accident while on the job. It happened around 9:00 Friday morni...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 4:12PM EST
147. Fatal Accident Causes Travel Troubles
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY- One person is died and a road is closed after an accident in Snyder County. It happened around 2:00 Friday afternoon on th...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 4:08PM EST
148. Helping Soldiers Phone Home for the Holidays
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Some Pennsylvania patriots won't be home for the holidays but you can help them phone home. In Williamsport, Sprin...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 4:00PM EST
149. Governor Rendell Tours To Insure
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell made a stop in Scranton Friday as part of his state-wide "tour to insure." He ...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 3:43PM EST
150. Olyphant Seeks Solution To Flooding
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Borough workers in Olyphant are dealing with some flooding issues. They were called out shortly before Noon Friday to beg...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 2:45PM EST
151. Warm Weather Was Good For Tourism
TUNKHANOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- With the turn to cooler weather happening just in time for this weekend, you might be thinking more about those tradition...
Friday, October 12, 2007 at 09:02AM EST
152. Flooding Triggers State of Emergency in Olyphant
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Mayor of Olyphant Jayme Morano declared a State of Emergency Thursday after rising waters of Eddy's Creek overflo...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
153. Nativity BVM Closed After Gas Stove Problem
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Three people were injured at a high school in Pottsville Thursday afternoon. It happened at Nativity BVM. School offici...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 10:50PM EST
154. I-Team: PFA Issued Hours Before Woman's Murder
FOSTER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The I-Team has obtained new information in an alleged volatile relationship that police say ended in murder Wednesday...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 10:44PM EST
155. Suspect Who Allegedly Stabbed Football Coach Caught
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- New developments in a stabbing incident involving a Wiilkes University assistant football coach. 47-year-old David Parri...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 10:00PM EST
156. 19 Arrested In "Operation Clean Sweep"
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- He holds a public position in Jenkins Township, but on Thursday he was one of several people charged in "Operation Clea...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:45PM EST
157. Meet The "Real" Michael Scott
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- If you're a fan of The Office here on WBRE then you know Michael Scott. He's the painfully awkward boss at Dund...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:30PM EST
158. Scammers Target Scranton Woman
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton woman says she was scammed after someone took her jewelry and other personal items while she was distracted by...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:24PM EST
159. Homeless Murderer Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A homeless man who admitted to killing another homeless man this summer learned his fate in Lackawanna County Court Thurs...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 8:19PM EST
160. Monroe County Couple Escapes Flames
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- A couple from Monroe County is recovering after they narrowly escaped a fire that destroyed their apartment. Flames br...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 7:51PM EST
161. Monroe County Woman Dies in Crash
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- A woman is dead after a early morning crash. It happened along Route 209 Northbound near Beaver Valley Road in Hamil...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 7:36PM EST
162. Flasher Will Stand Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wilkes-Barre man who's facing indecent exposure charges will stand trial. Michael Johnson, 20, waived his right to...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 7:23PM EST
163. Lightning Strike Forces School to Close
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Classes at Carbondale Area Elementary School will remain canceled through Friday because of some lightning damage at th...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 6:21PM EST
164. Burned Shell of Building Angers Residents
STROUDSBURG - It's been more than a year, in fact a year and a month this week, since fire ransacked a block of businesses in the heart of Monroe Coun...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 3:11PM EST
165. Murder Investigation Underway In Luzerne County
FOSTER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- An Assistant District Attorney says they are investigating a homicide at a home along Autumn Drive near White Haven. ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
166. Man Sentenced For Double Murder
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County 52-year-old Miguel Abreu is dying of prostate and liver cancer, but on Wednesday there was no way around his sentencing d...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 7:08PM EST
167. Suspicious Odor Source Still Unknown
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Officials of the Scranton Viking Football League and parents of players and cheerleaders are still pressing for an answer...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 6:00PM EST
168. Jersey Shore Search for Bandit and Bomb
JERSEY SHORE, LYCOMING COUNTY - A bank robber in Jersey Shore threatened the lives of residents. Schools were locked down and streets closed after So...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 5:19PM EST
169. Wilkes University Assault Investigation
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wilkes University spokeswoman confirms Wilkes-Barre police are investigating a sexual assault. that allegedly happened...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 5:05PM EST
170. Second Home Invasion in 2 Nights in Poconos
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Police are investigating 2 home invasions in the Stroudsburg area in as many nights. The latest happened early this m...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 12:52PM EST
171. Bank Robbery in Jersey Shore
JERSEY SHORE, LYCOMING COUNTY- Police are on the scene of a bank robbery that happened this morning shortly before 11:00. Police say a man who claimed...
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 12:35PM EST
172. Pot Pies Recalled due to Salmonella
There's a salmonella scare involving Banquet Chicken and Turkey Pot Pies. Conagra Foods says it's stopped production over fears the pies may b...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:48PM EST
173. Cub Scout Badge Recall
Cub scouts across the country are being warned about one of their badges. The consumer product safety commission announced a voluntary recall today of...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:40PM EST
174. Wings Of Freedom Tour"
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007 @10:23pm EST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Quite the sight in skies above Hazleton on Tuesday. "The Wings of Freedom Tour" ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:23PM EST
175. Dado Sentenced
LUZERNE COUNTY- 59-year old Richard Dado of Mountain Top admits to sexually molesting three little girls- over a period of 7 to 8 years.. On Tuesday h...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:06PM EST
176. Firefighter Injured by Dog While Fighting Flames
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire investigators in Lackawanna County are trying to find the cause of a fire that damaged a Scranton home Tuesday after...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
177. Source of Sickening Odor May Never Be Found
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Who's to blame for a mysterious odor that got young girls sick in North Scranton Monday night? The ammonia-like smel...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 6:06PM EST
178. Market Street Bridge Milestone
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - After three years of construction, Williamsport's Market Street Bridge is nearly done. For the first time, ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 5:00PM EST
179. Lake-Lehman Contract Proposal: October 8
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- School district administrators at Lake-Lehman released their final best offer to the public at Monday evening's ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
180. Two Teens Die in Crash
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, TIOGA COUNTY- A deadly car accident claims the lives of two teenagers in Tioga County. It happened on Route 328 Westbound in Lawren...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
181. Skating Into Fines
STROUDSBURG - Stroudsburg officials want to make the community safer, so they plan to fine anyone caught skateboarding on sidewalks in the borough bu...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 4:31PM EST
182. Fire Company Re-Opens After Argument
NORTHUMBERLAND, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- It's been a month after a fire company in Northumberland County closed its doors because of an internal dis...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 3:50PM EST
183. Suspicious Odor Investigation
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The director of Lackawanna County's Emergency Management Agency says the source of an odor that sickened more than 30 c...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 3:01PM EST
184. Dozens of Cheerleaders Overcome by Fumes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A chaotic scene in north Scranton last night as more than 30 cheerleaders were transported to Lackawanna County hospital...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 10:00PM EST
185. Contract Dispute Heats Up At Lake Lehman
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- There are new and some what explosive developments in the Lake-Lehman schools contract dispute. All this as a strike ...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 9:55PM EST
186. Convenience Store Robbed
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The search for a woman who robbed a convenience store in Luzerne County continues. It happened at the Turkey Hill on R...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 6:47PM EST
187. Neighbors Say No To Power Line Project
People in Wayne County are saying "not in my backyard" to a proposed power line project. New York Regional Interconnect wants to build a po...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 6:12PM EST
188. Minersville Fire Ruled Suspicious
MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - There is new information on a Friday night fire that destroyed a double-block home and damaged several others in Sch...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 5:44PM EST
189. Legendary Pottsville Bar Re-Opens
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - After being closed for more than one year, a legendary bar in Schuylkill County has re-opened. Maroons Sports Bar in P...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 5:33PM EST
190. Fire Prevention During Drought in Lock Haven
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY -It is day one of fire prevention week and day four of Clinton County’s drought warning. Fire officials in Lock Have...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 5:12PM EST
191. Warm Weather Good for Local Wine
KRESGEVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - We had a dry summer and so far a dry warm fall. Some places even had to call drought emergencies. But there's always ...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 3:59PM EST
192. Future of Army Reserve Center Considered
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Samuel P. Serrenti Army Reserve Center in Scranton is scheduled to close within the next five years. The units based ...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 12:45PM EST
193. Water Main Break in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Some roads in downtown Scranton were closed as workers fixed Sunday night's water main break. Water began flowing thr...
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 07:55AM EST
194. Holy Rosary Church Closes
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - The end of an era in Hanover Township, Sunday, as parishioners bid farewell to Holy Rosary Church. The Roman Cathol...
Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 10:41PM EST
195. Warm Weather Slows Steamtown Marathon
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Mild, muggy and mountainous conditions gave about 1,900 people a run for their money at the 12th Annual Steamtown Maratho...
Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 4:00PM EST
196. Woman Hit by Car After H.S. Football Game
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Luzerne County are investigating an accident after a woman was hit by a car outside of a football game in Wilk...
Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 11:38PM EST
197. Edwardsville Man Stabbed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Wilkes-Barre are looking for the person responsible for a stabbing on the south side of the city. It happened ...
Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 11:33PM EST
198. PennDOT Closed on Columbus Day
PENNSYLVANIA- PennDOT wants to remind drivers across the Commonwealth that they will be off on Monday in observance of Columbus Day. Drivers license a...
Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 8:30PM EST
199. House Fire in Schuylkill County
Fire crews in Schuylkill County were called to battle a blaze late Friday night. Flames tore through a home in the 6 hundred block of School Street in...
Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 10:07AM EST
200. 53 Counties Under a Drought Watch
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY- The weather is wonderful but there is a price to pay for the picture perfect rain free fall. A drought watch is in effect ...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 10:27PM EST
201. Kingston Huskies Concession Stand Burglarized
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The "Kingston Huskies" mini-football team is dealing with a tremendous loss. Sometime in the overnight hours of Th...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 10:19PM EST
202. Attempted Child Abduction in the Poconos
STROUD TOWNSHP, MONROE COUNTY- Police are looking for a man who may have been involved in an attempted child abduction. Police have released a sketch...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 7:53PM EST
203. Vehicular Homicide Convict Learns Her Sentence
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Freeland woman who was charged in connection with a deadly wreck that killed a father and son was sentenced Friday. Lo...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 6:52PM EST
204. Convicted Murderer Sentenced
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Lancaster man who pleaded guilty to third degree murder in connection with the death of his former girlfriend last yea...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 6:19PM EST
205. Drought Warning in Clinton Co., Drought Watch Expanded
Our dry September and dry start to October have really taken their toll on area water supplies. Friday the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental P...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 1:15PM EST
206. Man Killed in Rt. 309 Motorcycle Crash
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- State Police spent the morning investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on the Cross Valley Expressway – Route 309. Wit...
Friday, October 5, 2007 at 1:00PM EST
207. I-Team Investigation: Dealing with Gangs in Schools
MONROE COUNTY- The halls of Stroudsburg Area High School are usually pretty quiet and that doesn't happen by chance. School officials really keep ...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 10:45PM EST
208. McCarthy Flower Cab Makes TV Debut
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- If you're a fan of "The Office" you may have seen something very familiar to Scranton on the season premier...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 10:44PM EST
209. I-Team: Talking With A Former Gang Member
In recent weeks -- we have seen a rash of gang-related crimes and while they are not connected, they are sending a signal: Gang activity is here. The ...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 10:30PM EST
210. Will the Warm Weather Impact Our Fall Colors?
Thursday, Oct 4, 2007 @09:39pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The temperatures may feel more like July, but the calendar reads October. That means t...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 9:39PM EST
211. Alleged Murderers Arraigned In Luzerne County
The two men accused of murdering a Luzerne County gay porn producer were arraigned on first degree murder charges today. Harlow Cuadra and Joseph Ker...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 5:49PM EST
212. Mental Hospital Patient Wants Out
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A school teacher who caused a commotion after she was convicted on child endangerment charges, wants the court to releas...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 4:29PM EST
213. Man Accused of Killing His Wife
MATAMORAS, PIKE COUNTY- A man is locked up accused of killing his wife in the Poconos. It happened in Matamoras, Pike County just after 1:00 P.M. Stat...
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 07:52AM EST
214. Plains Twp. Trailer Park Residents 'In A Bind'
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some residents are close to the verge of homelessness. The owner of Fox Ridge Trailer Park reportedly closed the pla...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 10:38PM EST
215. Country Junction General Store Rebuilds
It burned to the ground, but owners are working to bring it back around. One year ago today, fire ripped through country junction general store in To...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 6:08PM EST
216. Well-Known Medic Laid to Rest
BENTON, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Paramedics and firefighters from across the region filled the Benton fire headquarters to say goodbye to a man called "D...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 6:01PM EST
217. Interview WIth Pike County Murder Victim's Fiancee
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The third suspect in a Pike County murder is now in police custody. Marquis Keeys was arrested Tuesday night in New Y...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 5:53PM EST
218. Video Games Revolutionize Gym Class
Video games once hindered exercise, now they are exercise. At the Jersey Shore Area Middle School, kids are working out more than just their thumbs a...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 5:41PM EST
219. The Governor Visits Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell made a stop in our area Wednesday afternoon. Rendell was the guest speaker for the 36t...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 5:34PM EST
220. Convicted Sex Offender Learns His Sentence
SCRANTON. LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A former Olyphant man learned his fate on Wednesday for raping a 12-year old girl and sexually assaulting another teenag...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 5:24PM EST
221. Another Downtown W-B Business Calls It Quits
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The rumors are real - Club Mardi Gras is closed little more than a year after it opened. A lack of steady business seems...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 5:09PM EST
222. Second Suspect Arrested in Jewelry Heist
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a jewelery theft last month. Kingston Police have arrested Jerome Trze...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
223. Beware Of Phony Phillies Tickets
As Phillies fever builds, consumer advocates warn fans to be on the lookout for fraudulent sellers when shopping for hard-to-get tickets online. The P...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:15PM EST
224. Vapors Force School Evacuation
FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY- There was an emergency evacuation at Freeland Elementary School just after 9:30 this morning. Students were evacuated after ...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 12:35PM EST
225. Alleged Gunman in Pike County Murder Caught
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY- The third man wanted in connection with a Pike County murder back in August is in police custody in New York City. Polic...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 08:38AM EST
226. Unresolved Issues Could Delay Mt. Airy Opening
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The new Mount Airy Casino Resort must address several issues before it can open its doors in less than two weeks. The Gam...
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 08:36AM EST
227. New Developments in Search for Wanted Man
LUZERNE COUNTY-The search for a wanted man takes a strange twist Tuesday night. Luzerne County Sheriffs nabbed 57-year old Thomas Kubasek of Nanticoke...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 11:44PM EST
228. Charges of Child Porn Possession Forwarded To County Court
WILKES-BARRE, PA - A District Judge decides there is enough evidence against a Wilkes-Barre man to go to trial on kiddie porn possession. 31-year-old ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 6:34PM EST
229. Double Murderer Spared the Death Penalty
A deadlocked jury could not decide if convicted double murderer William Rohland of Old Forge would get the death sentence. They could not unanimously...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 6:25PM EST
230. Soldiers Deploying to Afghanistan
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY - According to military officials, more than 700 members of the National Guard from across Northeastern and Central Pennsylva...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 4:50PM EST
231. Fire at Hospital Forces Patients to be Moved
FOUNTAIN SPRINGS, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- An electrical fire in a basement maintenance area just before 6:00 A.M. forced dozens of patients from their beds...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 11:00AM EST
232. Lake-Lehman Teachers Set Strike Deadline
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Lake-Lehman School District's teachers’ union has set a strike deadline. Health care, wages and separation ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 06:38AM EST
233. Shots Fired In Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Two suspects were picked up in Hazleton, Monday, after gunfire erupted in broad daylight. Police say the incident may be ga...
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 10:30PM EST
234. William Rohland Waits For Fate
William Rohland of Old Forge will wait another day for a jury to decide his fate. He’s guilty of shooting and killing two people in Avoca in Au...
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 6:31PM EST
235. FATAL FIRE IN LYCOMING COUNTY
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - The coroner says eighty-four year old Shirley DiMassimo died in an early morning fire in the Newberry section of Will...
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 5:03PM EST
236. Elderly Woman Killed in Williamsport Fire
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- An early-morning fire leaves an elderly woman dead and her husband badly burned. The fire in the city's Newberry s...
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 1:06PM EST
237. Classes Resume at Canton Area
CANTON, BRADFORD COUNTY- Classes resumed this morning in the Canton Area School District one week after threats of gang violence and a school shootin...
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 1:04PM EST
  


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