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September 2007

1. Attendance Increases at Bloomsburg Fair
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - After a week of fun, the numbers are in. Attendance was up this year at the Bloomsburg Fair. According to the fair's...
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 8:40PM EST
2. Racist Vandalism Discovered in Pike County
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - State Police in Pike County need your help to solve a vandalism case. Troopers say someone spraypainted racial slurs an...
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 8:38PM EST
3. Trench Rescue Training
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It could happen at anytime, anywhere, that's why dozens of first responders spent Sunday afternoon taking part in tr...
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 8:31PM EST
4. Water Main Break in Wilkes-Barre
An unknown amount of residents in Wilkes-Barre are without water after a water main break. Officials tell us a water line broke around Five o'clock Su...
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 10:07AM EST
5. First Responder Killed In Car Accident
ORANGE TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY Firefighter Stephanie Williams told WBRE News, “When we saw Carl in the medic unit we knew that that patient wa...
Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 6:10PM EST
6. Alleged Drug Dealers Return To Court
HAZLETON/WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY Now to the drug raid that nabbed nearly three dozen alleged drug dealers in the Hazleton area. It happened earli...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 6:09PM EST
7. Lackawanna College Purchases Another Building
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Another area college campus is growing with the purchase of another building. Lackawanna College and county officials ga...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 5:25PM EST
8. Scranton Assault
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The search continues for those involved in an early Friday morning assault Scranton. It happened at a boarding house on ...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 5:13PM EST
9. Man Tries to Blow Up 2 Scranton Homes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A man from Scranton is facing several charges, Including arson, in connection with two fires on the city's north sid...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 5:02PM EST
10. Former Penguins Player Dies
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins player has died while playing the game he loved. Darcy Robinson passed ...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 4:51PM EST
11. Fatal Crash Kills Montrose Man
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- A man from Montrose is dead after a crash in Susquehanna County. It happened on Route 29 in Liberty Township aro...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
12. Scranton Man Arrested for Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A man from Scranton is facing several charges, including arson, in connection with two overnight fires on the city's ...
Friday, September 28, 2007 at 4:37PM EST
13. I-Team: Bakery Owner Ignores Blighted Homes
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY --It's the place to go in Pittston for bread and Italian favorites but you may be shocked to see how a reputable business...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
14. Williamsport Residents Asked to Conserve Water
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- The city of Williamsport is the latest community in our area to ask residents to start conserving water. The Williamspo...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
15. IRS Warns of E-Mail Scam
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY – Now to the IRS e-mail scam that's already grabbed 25-thousand victims here in the United States. It promises ...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 6:11PM EST
16. Accused Double Murderer Found Guilty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- An Old Forge man accused of double murder in Luzerne County has been found guilty. The jury handed down their decision ...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 4:40PM EST
17. Truck Driver Sent to Prison For Pile-Up
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A truck driver from New York, who pleaded guilty to charges from a 13-vehicle pileup two years ago, will head to prison. ...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 4:36PM EST
18. ATV Accident Kills Friendsville Man
CHOCONUT TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- One person is dead after an ATV crash in Susquehanna County. It happened around 1:00 Thursday morning along Fr...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 4:30PM EST
19. Teen Heads to Prison for Graffiti
MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill county teenager who's accused of vandalizing a church is heading to prison. In February, graffiti da...
Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 4:30PM EST
20. Double Murder Suspect Says He's Innocent
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY The man accused of murdering Kelli Fasulka and Joseph Hernandez takes the witness stand in his own defense. In court tod...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 11:23PM EST
21. 'Jekyll and Hyde' Judge Faces 'Targets' In Her Conduct Trial
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Defenders of Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta say her trial has been an inexplicable parade of character assassins against...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 10:12PM EST
22. Ground Beef Recall Grows
Topps has issued a recall for more than 165 tons, or 331,582 pounds, of frozen hamburgers sold under several names: -Topps 100% Pure Ground Beef Hambu...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 6:35PM EST
23. Group Hopes To Stop Stalkers
A group which was formed to help women who are plagued violence, has a plan that is says will help track down stalkers. Experts say one in every twel...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 6:21PM EST
24. Canton Schools Closed for Week After Threat
CANTON, BRADFORD COUNTY- Canton police cars remained in front of Canton Area High School Wednesday morning as investigators continued to look into th...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 5:30PM EST
25. George Banks - 25 Year Later
They are images that linger in the memory of many people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. 40-year -old George Banks was arrested for killing...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 10:56PM EST
26. Citizens Oppose Ethanol Plant
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA-In Lackawanna County, a group of concerned residents are fearing for the peace and safety of their small town. People from Mayfie...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
27. Lokuta Trial Continues
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- The trial for a Luzerne County Judge accused of misconduct continues in Harrisburg. Opening statements and testimony began...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 10:10PM EST
28. Millions in Flood Control Project Money Announced
Luzerne and Columbia Counties getting some good news on Tuesday. The federal government unveiled plans for $100 million dollars for flood control pro...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 10:00PM EST
29. Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The man accused in connection with the death of his father has pleaded guilty. Edward Longfoot, 36, entered the guilty...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 6:56PM EST
30. Scranton City Employee Accused of Theft
SCRANTON LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton City Hall is where most people come to pay their taxes and get permits, but according to police, a worker from in...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 6:18PM EST
31. Massive Business Fire is Ruled Arson
CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire investigators say a massive fire that damaged seven businesses in Lackawanna County last week is a case o...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 6:15PM EST
32. Wide Open Steroid Sales On Internet
One day after the feds announce a massive drug bust involving anabolic steroids wbre news discovers those same drugs can be bought by young athletes ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 5:52PM EST
33. Local Judge Faces Misconduct Charges in Court
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- A Luzerne County judge found herself on the other side of the bench Monday morning in Harrisburg. Opening statements and t...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 9:34PM EST
34. Fire Crews Close to Finding Business Fire Cause
CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire investigators say they're getting closer to finding the cause of a massive business fire in Lackawann...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 9:29PM EST
35. Defense in Double Murder Case Wants to be Removed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There were big developments Monday morning in a high-profile double murder trial in Luzerne County. The entire defense t...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 9:13PM EST
36. Wayne County Arson Investigation
GOULDSBORO, WAYNE COUNTY- Authorities in Wayne County are investigating a case of arson, after someone set fire to a Gouldsboro family's trailer h...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 9:07PM EST
37. Tamaqua Home Burned in Fire
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Firefighters in Schuylkill County battled a stubborn blaze in Tamaqua Monday afternoon. The fire broke out in the 100-bloc...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 9:04PM EST
38. Luzerne County Hit With Robberies
WYOMING AND DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police are looking into whether several robberies Monday morning are related. The first business that was hit was ...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 8:55PM EST
39. Steroid Crackdown in NEPA
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An international drug investigation hits home, as dozens of people were picked up in this country for selling anabolic st...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 6:27PM EST
40. Fire Company Bar Robbed
KULPMONT, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Police continue to look for two suspects after a fire company bar was held-up overnight. It happened just after Midn...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 6:15PM EST
41. Marino Talks About Stepping Down
He made his resignation announcement Friday, but Monday, U.S. Attorney Thomas Marino talked about his decision in person. According to Marino, it was...
Monday, September 24, 2007 at 6:14PM EST
42. Charity Birthday Party
SHAVERTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY – There are pony rides and a moon bounce, but there's one thing Jacob and Joelle Serafin’s birthday party ...
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 11:27PM EST
43. Freeland's Catholic Churches Must Consolidate
FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY – Parishioner Patricia Brogan spoke with WBRE News, "Last week and the week before, they notified us, they're...
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 8:08PM EST
44. Deadly ATV Accident in Pike County
PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - A 14-year-old boy is dead after an ATV accident Saturday afternoon in Pike County. State Police say it happened on Wi...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 9:43PM EST
45. Sanitarium Fire Deemed Suspicious
RANSOM TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A blaze that destroyed one of the old buildings at the West Mountain Sanitarium is being called suspicious. The ...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 9:38PM EST
46. A Glimmer Of Hope After A Devastating Fire
CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Whites Crossing Fire Chief Tim MacDonald said to WBRE News, "Other than smoke and water damage it looks l...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 3:02PM EST
47. Arrest in Deadly Accident
A man from New York turns himself in to face several charges in connection with a deadly accident in Monroe County last May. Police say 21 year old E...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 10:13AM EST
48. Deadly Pedestrian Accident
A woman from Blanchard, Centre Ciounty is dead after she was hit by an oncoming vehicle in Cinton County. It happened on Route 150 in Beech Creek Bor...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 10:07AM EST
49. Hazleton Fire Leaves 11 People Homeless
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Eleven people are homeless after flames ravaged their homes in lower Luzerne County. The blaze broke out shortly after 6:30...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 11:00PM EST
50. Wife of Hunting Accident Victim Speaks
MESHOPPEN, WYOMING COUNTY- She is under police scrutiny for the death of her husband. Investigators from both Canada and Wyoming County are looking i...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 10:14PM EST
51. Mobile Home Park Raided in Fraud Investigation
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A trailer park owner is in police custodyand his manager is wanted by police after investigators raid their Lackawanna Co...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 9:17PM EST
52. Police Close To Arrest In Summer Fatal Hit-And-Run Case
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Pocono Mountain Regional Police say the investigation into a deadly hit-and-run has heated up. Late Friday after...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 8:50PM EST
53. Accident Forces Slow Morning Commute
Friday, Sep 21, 2007 @05:51pm EST DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An exit ramp leading to Interstates 84 and 380 in Lackawanna County is back open after a...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:51PM EST
54. Top Federal Prosecutor Stepping Down
Friday, Sep 21, 2007 @05:38pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- US Attorney Thomas Marino said Friday he will resign his position as chief prosecutor O...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:38PM EST
55. Tamaqua Woman Arrested After 3 Fires at Her Home
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Tamaqua woman is facing arson charges in connection with a fire at her home earlier this month. Pennsylvania State Poli...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:20PM EST
56. Former Scranton Cop Apologized for His Crimes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A former Scranton police officer is in prison after apologizing to the court and his victims for abusing his authority. ...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:03PM EST
57. Children's Library On Track in Lycoming County
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - The James V. Brown library in Williamsport let kids take part in the ground breaking for their five million dollar ch...
Friday, September 21, 2007 at 5:01PM EST
58. Bucello Guilty Of Child Abuse
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Vincent Bucello is no longer a free man. A jury found him guilty Thursday afternoon of abusing his infant son. Anthony Bu...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 10:51PM EST
59. Wilkes-Barre Man Sentenced For Child Sex Crimes
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - A Luzerne County Judge hands down a stiff sentence to a Wilkes-Barre man who pleaded guilty to child sex abuse charges ...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 9:19PM EST
60. Local Pizza Man Jumped
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Hazleton Police are investigating an assault and robbery case after a pizza delivery man was jumped. It happened at the inte...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 6:07PM EST
61. Recruiting at the Seminary
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A rare sight Thursday morning at in South Abington Township as a Black Hawk helicopter landed there. The ...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 5:55PM EST
62. Library Book Returned After 40 Years
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --It took 40 years but a book has finally been returned to Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre. And it came with quite...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 5:36PM EST
63. Car Hits Baby in Carriage
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton Police are investigating an accident after a woman and her child were hit while walking on the South side. It h...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 5:14PM EST
64. Lackawanna County Prisoner Died of Natural Causes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Autopsy results are back for an inmate at the Lackawanna County Prison who died in his cell on Wednesday. According to L...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 5:04PM EST
65. More Construction Near Lycoming Mall
PENNSDALE, LYCOMING COUNTY - Construction for more stores is underway next to the Lycoming Mall in Pennsdale. According to officials, earth is now be...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 5:03PM EST
66. Classroom Conflict in the Northwest School District
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY- Members of the Northwest Area School Board and district residents took aim at Junior High School teachers one week after ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 11:15PM EST
67. Rohland Trial Continues in Luzerne County Court
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wednesday was day 2 of testimony in a double murder trial in Luzerne County Court. 46-year old William Rohland of Old Fo...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 10:04PM EST
68. Drug Raids All Over The Greater W-B Area
WYOMING, Luzerne County - A sweeping series of drug raids in Northeastern Pennsylvania continues to un-fold tonight. Pennsylvania State Police say tod...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 6:32PM EST
69. Fallen Firefighter Laid to Rest
MOCANAQUA, LUZERNE COUNTY - There was an outpouring of emotion Wednesday morning for a Luzerne County firefighter who died over the weekend in the lin...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 5:13PM EST
70. Bloomsburg Fair Gearing Up
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - On the Bloomsburg fairgrounds, people are gearing up for the event that will welcome thousands of people from around th...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 4:43PM EST
71. Shickshinny Flood Plan
ShickShinny, Luzerne County- When the Susquehanna River runs 27 feet, it spells trouble for parts of Shickshinny. At 30-feet, half the town is inunda...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 10:11PM EST
72. New Study Warns of PA Groundwater Contamination
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - There is a warning tonight for people across Pennsylvania which says coal ash may be responsible for groundwater co...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 5:30PM EST
73. Reward Offered to Catch Church Statue Vandal
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A $500 reward is now being offered to find the person who vandalized a sacred statue outside a church in Plains Tow...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 5:15PM EST
74. Lackawanna County Going to Court Over Voting Machines
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna County plans to file lawsuits in Commonwealth and Federal Court to get permission to use its electronic votin...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 4:14PM EST
75. Study Finds Coal Ash is Contaminating Waterways
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A new study says Pennsylvania's groundwater is being contaminated by the disposal of coal ash. It found toxins li...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 11:12AM EST
76. Desecration Of Statue In Plains 'Sick'
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Parishioners at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church call it "sick." Someone desecrated a beloved statue...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 11:52PM EST
77. Hundreds of Thousands At Risk For Identity Theft
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- 375,000 letters have been sent out by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to notify behavioral health custome...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 11:36PM EST
78. Accidental Fire Burns Newlywed's Home
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Fire crews say the blaze at a home of a newlywed couple Monday morning was accidental. Investigators say the fire on th...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 7:26PM EST
79. China King Burglary
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An investigation into an overnight burglary in Lackawanna County continues. It happened at the 'China King' in th...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 7:16PM EST
80. Merger Talks Begin for Two Hospitals in Schuylkill County
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Big changes could soon be coming to two hospitals that serve people in Schuylkill County. Pottsville Hospital and the ...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 6:23PM EST
81. Two Teens Arrested for W-B Shooting
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police arrest two teenagers in connection with a Labor Day shooting. One of two 15-year boys is identified ...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 12:46PM EST
82. Colegrove Could Face Death Penalty in Triple Murder Case
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY- The New York State man accused of killing three family members in their Bradford County home enters a plea in court. 31-year...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 12:44PM EST
83. Tractor Trailer Crashes Tie-up Traffic
Traffic was backed up this morning along I-81 in Plains Township after an overnight tractor trailer crash. The right lane of Interstate 81 Northbound...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 07:52AM EST
84. Long Time Fire Police Captain Dies at Fire Scene
MOCONAQUA, LUZERNE COUNTY- Funeral services are planned after a long time Mocanaqua Fire Police Captain William McDaniels died after being taken from...
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 07:30AM EST
85. 92 Aerial Port Squadron Deactivation Ceremony
WYOMING, Luzerne County. You've probably driven past the Wyoming Valley Air Reserve Center on Wyoming Avenue before. But did you know it's hom...
Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 4:04PM EST
86. Fatal Accident in Lackawanna County
One person had died after a crash in Lackawanna County.. It happened at the intersection of North Valley Road and Jackson Street in Olyphant around 8 ...
Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 10:05AM EST
87. Vandalism at Schuylkill County Soccer Field
WALKER TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - State Police are on the hunt for the person, or people, who vandalized a school athletic complex overnight. Troop...
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 10:06PM EST
88. Northumberland County Fire Investigation
MONTANDON, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - A State Police Fire Marshall has been called in to investigate an early morning fire that heavily damaged a home in...
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 10:00PM EST
89. Economic Development
LUZERNE & LACKAWANNA COUNTIES – Governor Ed Rendell visited Northeast Pennsylvania on Saturday and with him, he brought a lot of money. The ...
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 9:37PM EST
90. Shooting in Wilkes-Barre
Police in Wilkes-Barre need your help in finding an overnight shooting suspect. Authorities say William Palmer of Wilkes-Barre was shot outside Cherry...
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 10:07AM EST
91. Pocono Kennel Club Donates Doggie Oxygen Masks
MONROE COUNTY-The Pocono Kennel Club making sure man's best friend is taken care of in the event of a fire or emergency. So they've donated do...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 10:28PM EST
92. Murder Victim's Brother Speaks Out
PIKE COUNTY-The brother of a murder victim in the Poconos is speaking out Friday night and says he fears the killer might strike again. The murder hap...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 10:22PM EST
93. Husband Charged in Baseball Bat Beating of Wife & Child
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police have charged a 24-year-old man in the baseball bat beating of his estranged wife and 5-year-old daughter. 20-year-ol...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 7:07PM EST
94. Pine Grove Teen Dies In Car Crash
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --Pine Grove Area High School is mourning the death of 17- year-old Bradley Wolfe. The senior was killed in a c...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 6:27PM EST
95. Job Corps Fight
DRUMS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two students are facing charges after a fight at a school for troubled young people. It happened at the Keystone Job Corps Cen...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 5:39PM EST
96. Second Accident in 2 Days at I-80/I-81 Interchange
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- In Luzerne County traffic was slow going after another crash on Interstate 81. It happened in the southbound lanes o...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 5:29PM EST
97. Fixing a Local Creek's Flooding Problems
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Officials in Carbondale did their final inspection of a stream remediation project along Racketbrook Creek Friday morn...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 5:22PM EST
98. Hazleton Bat Attack
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- One man is in custody and his estranged wife and their child are fighting for their lives after a violent baseball bat beat...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 4:55PM EST
99. Community Block Grant Funds to be Used for Bridge Repairs
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The City of Scranton is trying to improve the safety of its bridges and is hoping to use grant money in order to do that...
Friday, September 14, 2007 at 2:57PM EST
100. Edwardsville Promotes Two Officers
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY-A special ceremony in Edwardsville Thursday night for two police officers who have been on the job for many years. Police...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 10:48PM EST
101. Wilkes-Barre Police Investigate Shooting
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County Wilkes-Barre police are trying to track down a man they say opened fire outside a city apartment building. A lone shot ra...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 7:20PM EST
102. Newport Township Cop Waives Prostitution Charge
WILKES-BARRE/NEWPORT TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County A Luzerne County Police Chief talks about his former officer, who's accused of working as a male pro...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 7:17PM EST
103. Fire Company Vows To Serve Despite Fire
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY – Investigators spent Thursday morning searching for the cause of Wednesday afternoon's fire that destro...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 6:32PM EST
104. Fire Destroys Homes in Schuylkill County
COALDALE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The investigation into what caused a fire at a vacant double block home in Schuylkill County continues. The fire at 119 ...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 6:01PM EST
105. GEISINGER EXPANDING TO DOWNTOWN DANVILLE
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY - Geisinger will soon give Danville's downtown economy a booster shot. Hospital officials are preparing to build a 4.4 m...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 5:09PM EST
106. Redevelopment Construction Finally Underway
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Preliminary work has finally started on a 20-million dollar renovation project in downtown Scranton. Utilities are being...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 4:29PM EST
107. Carbondale Drug Busts
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Three men are facing a string of drug charges after a police raid in Lackawanna County Wednesday night. Investigators ...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 4:14PM EST
108. Home Invasion in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police are searching for 4 men involved in a late night home invasion. Police say the men went into Terrance Harriott...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 07:51AM EST
109. Two Injured in Spring Brook Twp Crash
SPRING BROOK TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two people are in the hospital after a 1-car crash that happened around 10:30 Wednesday night on Route 502 ...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 07:30AM EST
110. Fire Rips Through Schuylkill County Firehouse
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Fire broke out Wednesday afternoon destroying nearly everything inside the Schuylkill Haven Hose Company. Two en...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:40PM EST
111. The Gift of Comfort
MONROE COUNTY-Little ones who become victims of crime or witness crimes will be "blanketed" in comfort in the Poconos. The group "Quilt...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 10:21PM EST
112. Prison Inmates Make Most Of Work Release
Cleaning up churches, trimming the shrubs, and painting fences around city buildings,l something you'd expect a janitor or maintenance man to do. ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 6:36PM EST
113. Local Woman Charged With Fraud
KINGSTON, Luzerne County Northeast Pennsylvania’s Insurance Fraud Task Force was on the move Wednesday filing charges against a Scranton woman. ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 6:17PM EST
114. State to State Stalker Nabbed in Wilkes-Barre
HE ALLEGEDLY STALKED SEVERAL WOMEN IN HALF A DOZEN STATES...BUT TONIGHT HE'S IN THE LUZERNE COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT. 32 YEAR OLD JEFFREY HERGBERT OF W...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 6:13PM EST
115. Business Destroyed by Fire in Wyoming County
FALLS TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - A Wyoming County business is in ruins after an early morning fire in Falls Township. The blaze at Epicurean Delight o...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 5:57PM EST
116. SNYDER COUNTY FESTIVAL LONGEST RUNNING IN STATE
McCLURE, SNYDER COUNTY - The McClure Bean Soup Festival is the longest running festival in the Commonwealth. It started in 1891 after some Civil War ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 5:33PM EST
117. School Bus Driver Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County School bus driver has been sentenced to a month in prison, two months home confinement and six months...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 12:48PM EST
118. Northeast and Central Pennsylvania Remember the Victims of 9-11
People across the nation are pausing to remember those who lost their lives on 9-11 ,six years ago Tuesday. A moving ceremony held on Tuesday night at...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 11:42PM EST
119. Local Authors 9/11 Book
Wilkes-Barre- A former New York City Police Officer and his wife are the authors of a new book. Frank and Pam Lione worked together to write "Cle...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 10:21PM EST
120. Attempted Abduction Arrest
LAKE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Sweet Valley man is behind bars, accused of trying to abduct a woman last Friday in Luzerne County. State Police arre...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 8:01PM EST
121. Are We Safer 6 Years Later?
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2007 @05:44pm EST 6 years after the 9/11 attacks much has been done to bolster homeland security. But does that make you feel safer ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 5:44PM EST
122. Loganton Soldier Dies in Iraq
LOGANTON, CLINTON COUNTY- A central Pennsylvania family is mourning the loss of their son who died in Iraq. Army Sergeant First Class David Cooper, 36...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 4:48PM EST
123. The Office" Convention Calls For Local Involvement
Reported by: Jeff Chirico Tuesday, Sep 11, 2007 @03:55pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY –During the weekend of October 26-28, fans of the hit N...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 3:55PM EST
124. Former Lackawanna County Man Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- John Klimkiewicz, 44, formally of Lackawanna County, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a string of child s...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 1:53PM EST
125. Exeter, Repeat Target of Floods, Hears New Proposals
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's alarming new information on flood protection. County engineers have been fine-tuning plans to keep homes and busi...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 11:35PM EST
126. Second Pike County Murder Suspect is Arrested
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY- A third person has been charged in connection with a murder in Pike County. State police arrested 19-year-old Justin Cul...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 9:39PM EST
127. Arrest in Bear Creek Home Break-In
BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - State Police have a suspect in custody after a Luzerne County home break-in Monday morning. The target was a hou...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 5:58PM EST
128. People Sound Off About Iraq War Progress Report
We asked some of you, what you would like to hear from today's Iraq War progress report. Jack Genners of Bloomsburg isn't buying into report. ...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 5:58PM EST
129. Illegal Alien to Stand Trial for Attempted Murder
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Attempted murder charges against an illegal alien from the Hazleton-area have been bound over for trial. Pedro Cabrera ...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 5:46PM EST
130. State College Murder Trial Begins
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY- The trial for a State College man accused of killing a Penn State student from our area began Monday. Josephy Ventura, 2...
Monday, September 10, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
131. Police Chase
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A high speed police chase ends in a crash in Luzerne County, Sunday night. The crash happened on Route 309 about hal...
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 11:35PM EST
132. Kingston 150th Anniversay
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY – A monumental party Sunday for one Luzerne County community celebrating it's Sesquicentennial Anniversary. The mun...
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
133. 110th Anniversy of the Lattimer Massacre
LATTIMER MINES, Luzerne County – 110 years ago this Monday, anthracite coal miners carrying the American flag marched up a road in Lattimer Mine...
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 10:44PM EST
134. Pike County Murder Suspect
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY – Police in Pike County are looking for assistance in finding a man wanted for a murder. Police issued an arrest wa...
Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 10:50PM EST
135. Schuylkill Rapist
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Police in Schuylkill County are searching for a convicted child rapist who's on the run. Russell Rehrig, 51, was convicted ear...
Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 10:46PM EST
136. Attempted Abduction In Broad Daylight
Lake Township, Luzerne County State police need your help in locating a man they say tried to abduct a 44-year-old woman at a Luzerne County car wash....
Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 2:22PM EST
137. Fatal Accident in Lackawanna County
Police in lackawanna county are investigating a fatal accident. It happened on Route 247 in Jessup around 3 Saturday morning. Investigators say a conv...
Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 09:36AM EST
138. Prayer on Public Square
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-Many people gathered on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Friday night.  They were there for prayer, praise ...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 11:41PM EST
139. Penn State Notre Dame Rally
On the eve of the big game between rivals Penn State and Notre Dame fans for both sides meet for fun and laughs over the big game on Saturday. The mas...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 10:27PM EST
140. Man Sentenced For Murder
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County A man from Brooklyn learns his fate after confessing to a fatal shooting in Dennison Township. It was an emotional day in...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 6:28PM EST
141. Emergency Demoliton After Devastating Fire
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County Firefighters are still searching for the cause of a fire at the Grapevine Grille in Wilkes-Barre.  Less than eight h...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 6:26PM EST
142. Plymouth Fire Called Arson
Firefighters from several companies rushed to a business fire in Plymouth. Investigators say it was intentionally set.  &nbs...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 6:21PM EST
143. ESU Professor Rape Trial
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- It was day two of testimony in the rape trial of an East Stroudsburg University professor. Richard Nyamwange is accused of...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 4:44PM EST
144. Water Restrictions in Lock Haven
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY - A drained dam coupled with a drought has left Lock Haven parched.  City officials are asking residents to cut back o...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 4:34PM EST
145. Another Suspect Named in Pike County Murder
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - One day after an arrest was made in a Pike County murder investigation, police announce the name of another suspect in t...
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 4:20PM EST
  


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