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February 2008

1. Wayne County D.A. Says He'll Look into DUI Death
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- The Wayne County District Attorney says he's reviewing a wealth of evidence in the apparent drunk-driving death of Diane ...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 7:01PM EST
2. DeNaples Appears At Building Dedication
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --Two controversial men--who've been avoiding the media appear in public and WBRE News is there to talk with both of t...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 6:21PM EST
3. Ball Held to Raise Money for Children's Museum
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Remembering a little boy with cancer Friday night and raising money for other children was the goal of the "Snow Bal...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 5:43PM EST
4. Million Dollar Lottery Winner
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Joe Yentz of Pittston is celebrating as he's the fourth person to claim a one million dollar top prize from the Penns...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 4:23PM EST
5. NET Federal Credit Union Opens New Office
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The ribbon was cut Friday at a new location for the NET Federal Credit Union. It's located on Lackawanna Avenue in Ol...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 4:20PM EST
6. New Department Store for Downtown Williamsport?
Friday, Feb 29, 2008 @04:09pm EST Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport officials continue their efforts to revitalize the downtown area, includ...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 4:09PM EST
7. School Violence Scare in the Poconos
BRODHEADSVILLE - Police paid extra attention to schools in the Pleasant valley District Friday because of a widespread rumor that it would be a violen...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 2:18PM EST
8. Elderly Woman Can't Escape Scranton Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An elderly woman could not make it out of an early morning Scranton fire. The home at 1063 Meade avenue in the city's...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 1:42PM EST
9. District to Start Cyber School
BRODHEADSVILLE - A local school district is going high tech - so high tech that students won't even have to walk into a classroom to learn. Thursd...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 1:00PM EST
10. Students Leave Classes to Support Teachers' Union Efforts
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some 200 students at Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre walked out of school Friday morning to show their support...
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 12:27PM EST
11. Case of Woman Killed By Apparent Drunk Driver Reopened
PHILADELPHIA- New, never-before-public details are emerging about the 2005 death of Wayne County woman. Reports indicate Diane Glynn was killed when a...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 11:22PM EST
12. Police Say Gouldsboro Man Raped 6-Year-Old
MONROE COUNTY- A 42-year-old Goudlsboro man is jailed in Monroe County on charges he raped a 6-year-old girl. Pocono Mountain Regional Police say Rich...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 10:55PM EST
13. Protest over Protest Permit in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There was a protest Thursday evening over a plan by Wilkes-Barre City Council to make protesters get a permit. It was he...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 10:43PM EST
14. Meeting Held to Address Concerns About Scranton Fire Chief
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A closed door meeting lasted less than an hour at Scranton City Hall Thursday after accusations involving safety issues s...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 8:38PM EST
15. Rescue Teams Face Challenges in Search
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY- Searchers in Pike County have called off their efforts to find a missing man. They braved the bitter cold Thursday looki...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 7:00PM EST
16. WBRE Welcoms Tigers and Wolf Cubs Pack 339
WBRE-TV STUDIOS- Keeping our kids safe from strangers was the mission Thursday night here at our WBRE-TV studios. We had the great honor of hosting th...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 7:00PM EST
17. Luzerne County Appoints New Manager
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Months of controversy surrounded former Luzerne County Manager Sam Guesto, who resigned last month. Now county leaders s...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 5:53PM EST
18. Danville Ditches School Expansion Plan
DANVILLE- Controversy in a local school district after the board ditches an expansion plan. The change has many people in Danville upset. Most would a...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 5:44PM EST
19. Students Caught in the Middle of Catholic School Teacher Battle
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Teachers call out sick and students are told not to go to school. A scheduled sick day at Holy Redeemer High School hop...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
20. Are Cyber Schools a Better Way to Learn?
Thursday, Feb 28, 2008 @04:36pm EST SIMPSON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Thousands of students across the state of Pennsylvania are enrolled in online alternat...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 4:36PM EST
21. Rescuers Search for Missing Man
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - People and dogs on the ground - a police helicopter in the air. Hour after hour after hour they searched for John Leste...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 4:16PM EST
22. West Hazleton House Fire
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- An investigation continues into what caused an early Thursday morning fire that forced one woman to the hospital in Lu...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 4:15PM EST
23. Student Hit by Car Thursday Morning
WEST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A West Scranton school student is recovering after being struck by a car Thursday morning. Police said the 13 year ...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 3:43PM EST
24. Teen Stabs His Step Brother
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-Police in Wilkes-Barre said a dispute between two step brothers led to a stabbing Thursday morning. We were there as the...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 3:37PM EST
25. House on Roadway Blocks Morning Traffic
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Traffic was tied up after an accident involving a mobile home. It happened just before 6:30 Thursday morning on the Scra...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 3:30PM EST
26. Jessup Man Pleads Guilty to Homicide by Motor Vehicle
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County man has entered a guilty plea to charges stemming from a fatal drunk driving crash last September. 2...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 3:29PM EST
27. Saving Lives and Dealing With the Cold
ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Reports of a car rollover in Lackawanna County put some emergency responders to the test in the midst of f...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 11:52AM EST
28. Williamsport Music Store to Close
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY-A music store in the heart of downtown Williamsport will close its doors after 13 years in business. The "Rock Sta...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 11:11PM EST
29. Police Arrest Man in Car and Home Break-Ins in Carbon County
McAdoo, Carbon County-A man under arrest after police say he tried to get into homes and a vehicle in McAdoo. The suspect charged tonight in Schuylki...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 10:09PM EST
30. Fund Set Up For Abused 3 Year Old
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The search continues for the parents of a 3-year old girl who was murdered in Scranton. Investigators said Darak William...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 6:13PM EST
31. Snow Causes Deadly Accident
NORTH TOWANDA TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY- A Canton man is dead after a car accident in Bradford County. It happened around 4:30 Wednesday morning on s...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 5:46PM EST
32. Local Man To Appear On 'Deal or No Deal'
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --Deal or no deal? For one local man appearing on the hit NBC game show was a deal he couldn't refuse. Next week on W...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 5:43PM EST
33. Central Pennsylvania Home Show Set to Open
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Even as home sales in the U.S. remain stagnant, about 175 vendors are preparing for the 50th anniversary of the West Br...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
34. Death By Heart Attack
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZRNE COUNTY- A Plains Township man remains behind bars after being charged with causing the death of his father last week. Prosecu...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 5:34PM EST
35. Home Invasion Victim Fights Back
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Luzerne County are investigating a home invasion. It happened on Tuesday just after 7:00 pm in West Hazleton...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 5:08PM EST
36. Man Hits Car on Shoulder of Highway and Dies
GREENE TOWNSHIP, CLINTON COUNTY- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a deadly accident in Clinton County. It happened Tuesday afternoon on I-...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 4:46PM EST
37. Former W-B Employee Arrested For Stealing City Jeep
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A former Wilkes-Barre city employee is under arrest, after police said he stole a jeep in the city's fleet. City w...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 4:42PM EST
38. Fire Claims Life in the Poconos
CANADENSIS, MONROE COUNTY- Fire claimed a man's life in the Pocono's Tuesday night. His name was Andrew Sari. People who live on Upper Seese ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 3:54PM EST
39. Bus Crash Leaves 3,000 Without Power
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-The power is back on in one part of Lackawanna County after 3,000 homes lost power for part of the morning on Wednesday. A ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 1:08PM EST
40. Calls For Independent Review Of Accusations Against Fire Chief
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Some members of Scranton's government believe an independent review is the only way to sort through fact and fiction...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 11:47PM EST
41. Renewed Hope for Family Facing Deportation
SCIOTA, MONROE COUNTY- New hope for a family in the Poconos. After immigration officials took their loved one into custody last month.. saying she wa...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 8:00PM EST
42. Sawmill Burns in Northumberland County
Point Township, Northumberland County- Not much is left of the area where the Mountain Ridge Wood Products sawmill used to stand. The mill, located ju...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 5:24PM EST
43. Criminal Charges Filed in Connection with Baby Death Investigation
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The first criminal charges have been filed in connection with the death of a three-year-old girl who died inside a West ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 4:08PM EST
44. 5th shooting in 3 years on Wilkes-Barre street
Wilkes-Barre police are still searching for a gunman who shot a man in the neck. It happened at about 9:30 Monday night, outside the old White House ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 3:44PM EST
45. Development Plans Announced at State of the City Address
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty announced some major development plans during his annual "State of the City Address.&qu...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:44PM EST
46. Scranton Tobacco Store Held Up
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-The search is on in Scranton for the man who robbed a tobacco shop this evening. The robbery happened at the Market Street...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 12:24PM EST
47. Man Shot on Hazle Street in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police spent Monday night looking for a gunman. Crews responded to Hazle Street just before 10:00 near the ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 11:13PM EST
48. Jessup Cell Phone Towers To Come Down
JESSUP, LACKAWANNNA COUNTY- It appears dozens of Jessup homeowners can declare victory. Monday night, zoning officials in the borough announced Sprin...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 11:09PM EST
49. Scranton Housing Director Suspended
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The executive director of the Scranton Housing Authority, David Baker, was suspended with pay during a Monday afternoon ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 7:13PM EST
50. Nuisance Action Filed Against Glass Bar
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Luzerne County District Attorney wants an Edwardsville bar shut down. The call for action comes one day after two wo...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 7:00PM EST
51. Turnpike Crash Ties Up Traffic for Hours
LEHIGHTON, CARBON COUNTY- Traffic was tied up for hours on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Monday afternoon after a tractor trailer accident around 3:00. Th...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 6:58PM EST
52. I-Team: Another Case of Missing Money
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- An investigation is underway into misplaced money at Luzerne County Community College. The I-Team has learned that L.C.C.C ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 6:30PM EST
53. Williamsport Fugitive Turns Himself In
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Last week we broke the news that Williamsport officials would be compiling an on-line list of the city’s 25 most ...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 5:29PM EST
54. Poconos Therapy Office to Shut Down
STROUD TOWNSHIP - Emma Palys is three years old. Her mom Bridget Palys said the toddler speaks at the level of a two year old - and she's happy ab...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 4:48PM EST
55. Red Cross Needs Donations
NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA - The Red Cross in our area reports a shortage in its supply due to recent winter storms. Officials say they only have two o...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 3:47PM EST
56. Inspectors Check Bus That Crashed on I-380
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State and Federal investigators were in Dunmore Monday inspecting a Greyhound bus that crashed along Interstate 380 in Cov...
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 12:10PM EST
57. Another Deadly Shooting at Edwardsville Bar
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police have made an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting Sunday morning outside a bar on Main Street in Edwardsv...
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 11:50PM EST
58. 41 People Hurt in Bus Rollover Accident
COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Almost three dozen people were taken to the hospital after a Greyhound bus rolled over Sunday morning in Lacka...
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 11:08PM EST
59. Dallas Fire Victims Identified
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY - One day after a deadly fire in Luzerne County's Back Mountain, the names of the two victims have been released. 48-year-o...
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 10:32PM EST
60. Deadly Crash in Bradford County
SOUTH CREEK TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY - A Gillett man is dead after a crash late Saturday night in Bradford County. It happened just before 11:00 PM o...
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 10:30PM EST
61. Luzerne County Fatal Fire
TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A FIRE IN LUZERNE COUNTY. DALLAS BOROUGH FIRE CHIEF HARRY VIVIAN TELLS US THE FIRE STARTED AT AROUND 6:30. SEVERAL FIRE DEPA...
Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 12:02PM EST
62. Williamsport Drug Bust
POLICE IN LYCOMING COUNTY RESPONDED TO AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING IN WILLIAMSPORT. THE CALL BROUGHT THEM TO A PROPERTY ON PARK AVENUE WHERE THEY MADE A...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:56PM EST
63. Shimkus Faces Challenge
STATE REPRESENTATIVE FRANK SHIMKUS IS FACING SOME NEW CHALLENGES TONIGHT AFTER SOME PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO GET HIS NAME TAKEN OFF THE BALLOT IN THE APRI...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:55PM EST
64. Doherty Running Again
SCRANTON MAYOR CHRIS DOHERTY ENDED MONTHS OF SPECULATION AFTER HE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED HE'S RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION. DOHERTY ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY T...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:52PM EST
65. Veterans Vigil
PEOPLE CAME TOGETHER TONIGHT IN LUZERNE COUNTY TO HONOR RETIRED PENNSYLVANIA PATRIOTS TONIGHT AT A CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL. THE SERVICE WAS HELD OUTSIDE OF...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:50PM EST
66. Pennsylvania Patriot Wounded
ONE OF OUR PENNSYLVANIA PATRIOTS FROM LYCOMING COUNTY IS RECOVERING TONIGHT AFTER SHE WAS WOUNDED IN IRAQ. THIS IS A PICTURE OF STAFF SERGENT VANESSA ...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:45PM EST
67. Drug Overdose Kills Newborn
A FAMILY IS SUING AN AREA HOSPITAL FOR KILLING THEIR NEWBORN BABY. TIFFANY GREEN WANTS FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGES. SHE GAVE BIRTH TO TWINS AT G...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 11:38PM EST
68. Four Freeland Churches To Become One
FREELAND, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Results of an engineering and architectural study focusing on four parish churches were released Friday night. The recom...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 12:17PM EST
69. Search for Monroe County Bank Robber
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police releasing more information Friday night.. about a bank hold-up in the Poconos. Police have released a descripti...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 10:37PM EST
70. Clarks-Summit Councilman Facing Charges
CLARKS-SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Clarks- Summit councilman in trouble with the law after allegedly "roughing up" his teenage son. Police ...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 10:15PM EST
71. Snowy Weather Creates a Messy Commute
Hanover Township, Luzerne County- Whether it was a big rig or a small car, drivers had a rough commute on the San Souci Parkway in Hanover Township. Y...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 8:02PM EST
72. I-Team: Undercover Debit Card Investigation
WILKES -BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It has likely happened to you. You use your debit card to pay for a purchase and the clerk doesn't even ...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 6:20PM EST
73. Professional Bull Riders Visit The Wachovia Arena
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County Looking for something to do this Friday night, The Professional Bull Riders Tour is riding in to Wilkes-Barre To...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 4:21PM EST
74. Wyoming County Auto Repair Shop Destroyed By Fire
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - An auto repair business is in ruins after a Friday morning fire. Flames tore through the Complete Auto Sales and Se...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:33PM EST
75. Flames Destroy Home in Monroe County
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe county home is in ruins after a late morning fire. The fire started just before 10:00 AM on Diebert Road in...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:30PM EST
76. Garage Fire Ruled Suspicious
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Firefighters say a Friday morning garage fire in Shenandoah is suspicious. The garage fire started just before 2:30 AM...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:26PM EST
77. Death Investigation in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton police are looking into the death of a three-year-old baby. WYOU News found police at a double-block home in th...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:22PM EST
78. Deadly Accident in Monroe County
ROSS TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - We now know the name of the man who was killed Thursday night in Monroe County. State Police say Jack Brodt of Saylors...
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 1:18PM EST
79. I-Team Curley Family Wants to be Heard
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-It's a case that gained national attention.. A wife poisons her husband and kills him. Now -- she wants to be release...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 6:06PM EST
80. Does shoping online hurt local business?
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 @05:57pm EST Point click and buy. It's easy to buy things on the internet and it could be cheaper. Some business owners in ...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 5:57PM EST
81. Thief Targets Library
STROUD TOWNSHIP - You can find hundreds of Horror Stories in the racks at the Hughes Library in Stroud Township - but recently the library found itsel...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 5:30PM EST
82. Pesky Potholes
They can ruin your alignment and flatten tires. Sometimes they're pretty bad in the city of Wilkes-Barre. You don't have to drive far to find...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 5:29PM EST
83. How Polite Is Pennsylvania?
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 @05:12pm EST LUZERNE/LACKAWANNA COUNTIES- What would you do if you saw a Senior Citizen in need? Do you stop and help out or do...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 5:12PM EST
84. New Williamsport Fugitive List Initiative
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport officials are using the Internet, and help from some nearby cities, to catch criminals. It’s the new...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
85. Accused Teacher Returns To Court
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County0 - There is enough evidence against a Special Education teacher accused of abusing her students to head to trial. Angela ...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 4:34PM EST
86. Carbon County Man Sentenced for Child Pornography
KUNKLETOWN, CARBON COUNTY - A Carbon County man will spend 30 years behind bars for producing child pornography. John Levernier of Kunkletown was sent...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 4:15PM EST
87. Flood Victims Concerned About FEMA Trailers
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- Jim Nally has been living in a mobile home provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency since the home he was rent...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 3:28PM EST
88. Pittston Township Clerk Facing Theft Charges
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - The former clerk of Pittston Township is facing theft charges. Police say Carolyn Tirone pocketed more than $31,0...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:43PM EST
89. Search for Robbery Suspect in Monroe County
BLAKESLEE, MONROE COUNTY - Police in Monroe County are asking for your help to help catch a robbery suspect. Investigators say they are looking for 19...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:35PM EST
90. Business Owner Facing Gambling-Related Charges
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - The owner of a sports center in Columbia County is in hot water after being accused of being a bookie. Police arrested T...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:31PM EST
91. Pedestrian Hit By Car in Monroe County
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man remains in critical condition after being hit by a car Wednesday night. The accident happen...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:27PM EST
92. Setback For Mayfield Ethanol Plant
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Plans to build an ethanol plant in Lackawanna County's up-valley have hit a roadblock. The Mayfield borough council ...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:24PM EST
93. Head Of Scranton Housing Authority Indicted
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It's being said by the US Attorney's Office that David Baker, executive director of the Scranton Housing Authori...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 11:35PM EST
94. I-Team Exclusive Interview with David Gula Behind Bars
LUZERNE COUNTY- 28-year-old David Gula is brought into an interview area of the Luzerne County prison. He is handcuffed and shackled. A jury found him...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 10:53PM EST
95. Gangs and Crime the Topic of West Hazleton Crime Watch Meeting
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Keeping our children and neighborhoods safe.. The goal Wednesday night of a special crime program -- in West Hazleton. ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 7:35PM EST
96. Respond With Love" Group Helps Local Veteran
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2008 @07:12pm EST LUZERNE COUNTY- A disabled veteran from Luzerne County is getting a new home .and its all thanks to the generosit...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 7:12PM EST
97. Executive Director of Scranton Housing Authority Indicted
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - David Baker, the executive director of the Scranton Housing Authority, was indicted Wednesday afternoon by a grand jury ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 7:06PM EST
98. A Schuylkill county elementary school helps heal
A donation from the heart helps a Schuylkill county mother and father recover from tragedy. Last month fire killed two of their three children. One w...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 5:54PM EST
99. Accused Arsonist Now Faces Homicide Charge
MARSHALLS CREEK, MONROE COUNTY- A man from Bangor learned he will face more charges than originally thought today. Just over a week ago police accused...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 4:52PM EST
100. Friends Remember Fatal Arson Victim
MARSHALLS CREEK, MONROE COUNT- When neighbors drive by this burned shell of a home in Marshalls Creek they think back on all the laughter they've ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
101. Safety The Theme At L.C.C.C. Seminar
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County Community College hosts a Professional Development Day with school safety at the forefront. Nobody ever drea...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 4:34PM EST
102. Mayfield Man Sentenced for Deadly Accident
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man is going to prison in connection with a deadly accident last year. Mark Stephens of Mayfield was...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 1:40PM EST
103. DUI Arrest After Lackawanna County Accident
COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man is learning the hard way that it doesn't pay to drink and drive. State Police say ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 1:33PM EST
104. Reckless Endangerment Arrest in Monroe County
BARRETT TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police in Barrett Township say they've arrested a man for allegedly opening fire on a Monroe County home. Willia...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 1:30PM EST
105. High School Principal Demoted After E-Mail Scandal
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - The principal of the Hazleton-Area High School is facing a demotion for the way he was allegedly using school computers. Sc...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 1:25PM EST
106. Student Diagnosed with Bacterial Meningitis
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY - Students at Bucknell University are being offered antibiotics after a student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. The s...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 1:20PM EST
107. Pittston Township Secretary Resigns
Pittston Township- The I-Team is looking into another embezzlement case in another part of Luzerne County. Tuesday night we learned that a Pittston T...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 11:39PM EST
108. Department of Agriculture Recalls Beef in Area Schools
HARRISBURG – The state Department of Agriculture is helping to alert schools about the nation’s largest beef recall, initiated Sunday even...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 6:29PM EST
109. School District Mourns Sixth Grade Student
SUSQUEHANNA, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - An autopsy took place Tuesday afternoon on a 12-year-old girl who died Monday afternoon in a Susquehanna County cree...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
110. Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced for Arson
STROUDSBURG - He was once a proud volunteer for the Barrett Township Fire Department, now he's a prisoner at the Monroe County Correctional Institute....
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
111. New Owners Plan Big Changes at Williamsport Apartment Complex
Williamsport, Lycoming County- You could call it a new lease on life for a rundown apartment complex in downtown Williamsport. A place that has been d...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 4:23PM EST
112. Fatal Hit and Run Driver Sentenced
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Larksville woman is headed to prison for her role in a deadly hit and run accident. Sarah Marquis plead guilty to hit...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 3:03PM EST
113. Group Pickets Commissioners Over New Voting Machines
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Lackawanna County Commissioners are taking some flack for their selection of new electronic voting machines. Several ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 2:51PM EST
114. Free Medical Clinic Opens in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The University of Scranton and the Lakawanna County Medical Society have opened a free Medical Clinic for people who can&...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 2:39PM EST
115. 12-Year-Old Drowning Death
SUSQUEHANNA, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- The death of a 12-year-old Susquehanna County girl is under investigation Monday night. Authorities believe she drow...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 12:09PM EST
116. Money Missing From St. Aloysius School
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - The I-Team has confirmed, that an investigation is underway into missing money at St. Aloysius School in Wilkes-Barre....
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 11:46PM EST
117. I-Team: Missing Money in Pittston Township
Pittston Township, Luzerne County - The WBRE I-Team has learned that the missing money was found during a recent audit of the books in Pittston Towns...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 11:35PM EST
118. One On One with Luzerne County Commissioner Maryanne Petrilla
LUZERNE COUNTY- A day she'd dreamed about. Being sworn in as a Luizerne County Commissioner. Maryanne Petrilla had run before and lost. Now the ti...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 10:21PM EST
119. Children's Miracle Network Hosts Luncheon
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- Monday was a special day in Montour County, as the Children's Miracle Network held it's annual Miracle Kid Luncheon....
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 7:55PM EST
120. Harvest Moon Plaza Arson
Woodward Township, Lycoming County- Investigators say they believe an overnight fire at a popular Central Pennsylvania restaurant plaza was intentiona...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 3:01PM EST
121. Family Blames Government for Deportation
SCIOTA, MONROE COUNTY - The courts have denied a motion to reopen an immigration case - now a mother of two could be deported this week. Zack Paputchi...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 3:00PM EST
122. Weekend Apartment Fire Ruled Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A weekend apartment house fire in Scranton has been ruled a case of arson. City and State Police along with the Lackawann...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 2:28PM EST
123. Natural Gas Explosion in Luzerne County
WRIGHT TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A fiery gas explosion rocked a neighborhood in Luzerne county's Mountain Top area. It happened at a building that tra...
Monday, February 18, 2008 at 11:34AM EST
124. Scranton Apartment Fire
More than a dozen people are homeless in Scranton Saturday evening after fire ripped through their homes. Fire fighters say an apartment building at 1...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 9:18PM EST
125. Northumberland County Fatal Fire
Fire takes the life an elderly woman in Northumberland County. 71-year old Judith Shade died in her home in Sunbury just after 1-oclock this afternoon...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 9:11PM EST
126. Luzerne County Fire
Fire damages a three person home in Luzerne County. A double block home in Hazleton caught fire around four o'clock this afternoon. Firefighters a...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 9:07PM EST
127. Decorations in River
The Luzerne County Corner was called to the scene of what was believed to be a death investigation Saturday afternoon, after reports human bones were ...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 9:03PM EST
128. Eyewitness To Fatal Shooting Talks Exlusively to WBRE
JESSUP, Lackawanna County - An argument between two brothers ends with one of them shot dead, the other in a jail cell charged with homicide. Their mu...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 7:01PM EST
129. Two people die in two vehicle accident in Wyoming County
Two people are dead and another person injured after a head on crash in Wyoming County. It happened along Route 29 in Eaton Township around 12:30 Satu...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 10:16AM EST
130. Deadly Shooting in Jessup
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One person is dead and another is facing charges after a deadly shooting in Lackawanna County. It happened in the 100 block...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 10:12AM EST
131. Luzerne County Water Main Break
A precautionary water boil advisory has been issued for some residents in Luzerne county after a water main break. A 12" water main broke along M...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 04:12AM EST
132. Guardian Angels Look to Form Wilkes-Barre Chapter
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa told a somewhat small crowd about the battle on the streets. Most say they've s...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 10:26PM EST
133. Chocolate and Roses
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A unique fundraiser in Williamsport on Friday evening and there was plenty of horsing around. It benefited the Williams...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 10:08PM EST
134. Local School Choir Competes in NYC
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY - The Urbane Gospel Choir not only believes in its positive message; it also believes in winning. The group from Pocono Mou...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 8:53PM EST
135. Poconos Expecting Huge Weekend Ski Profits
MONROE COUNTY- Friday is finally here and now many of us look forward to a three day weekend. Pocono area businesses tell us this is usually their big...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 7:13PM EST
136. Mount Carmel Murder Hearing
Mount Carmel, Northumberland County- A Mount Carmel man accused of murdering his wife a year ago, pleaded not guilty in court today. Steven Douglas Wo...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 6:17PM EST
137. Snyder County Couple Wins PA Lottery
MIDDLEBERG, SNYDER COUNTY. Christmas came two months late for one couple. The check says it all-- $250,000 for Dennis and Mildred Krick. The Pennsylva...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 5:42PM EST
138. Drug Bust Lands One Behind Bars After Chase
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Palmerton man is behind bars after a police chase in Schuylkill County Friday afternoon. The chase began in Tamaqua wher...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 5:34PM EST
139. Two Arrested After Scranton Drug Bust
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two people have been arrested this week in a drug bust in Lackawanna County. One of the suspects is 31-year-old Jose Rodr...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 4:47PM EST
140. Fire In Tamaqua Intentionally Set
Nanticoke/Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County A fire that heavily damaged a well known Schuylkill County bar was set on purpose. That's the word from inv...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 4:17PM EST
141. Scranton Stand-off Ends Peacefully
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton couple is facing charges after a standoff with police Thursday night. It started when police showed up at a ho...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 3:52PM EST
142. Area Students Shocked by Shootings
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Students at the University of Scranton say they were shocked by news of the campus killings at Northern Illinois Universi...
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 12:27PM EST
143. 5 Killed, 16 Wounded in College Shooting in Illinois
DEKALB, Ill. - A former graduate student armed with two handguns and a shotgun opened fire Thursday in a large lecture hall on the campus of Northern ...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 11:50PM EST
144. W-B to Sell Two Closed Firehouses
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-The Wilkes-Barre City Council gave the "go ahead" to sell two controversial properties. They are former fire ho...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 7:57PM EST
145. Church Rectory Heavily Damaged by Fire
McADOO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Fire heavily damaged a church rectory. Just before 10 Thursday morning flames broke out in the third floor. The monsignor s...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 6:38PM EST
146. Nurse's Aide Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Elderly Woman
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It took a jury about two hours Thursday to deliver a guilty verdict against a Luzerne County man accused of sexually ass...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 6:27PM EST
147. The Valentine's Day 2007 Storm
It was 1 year ago this Valentine's Day that arguably the most infamous and certainly the most talked about snowstorm ever hit our region. It start...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 5:32PM EST
148. Man Accidentally Killed at Shooting Range
POCONO TWP., MONROE COUNTY- Tragedy in the Poconos Thursday morning where a worker at a shooting range dies after being shot in the face. It happened ...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 4:48PM EST
149. Hoyt Library Recovey
KINGSTON - No shelves, no books, no computers. No one has used one section of the Hoyt Library since the roof collapsed one year ago. Last Valentine&#...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 4:46PM EST
150. Mother Mourns Son
POCONO PINES - Cindy Lacey wiped away tears and cried, "I will never get my son back." Michael Lacey brought music to his parents' world...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
151. Police Find Marijuana Plants Growing in Archbald House
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Archbald say suspicious activities lead to a search of a home on Main Street that turned up a marijuana growing...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 3:44PM EST
152. Judge Denies Key Motion in Curran Murder Case
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- There’s new information on a man accused of gunning down his wife at the Shamokin Hospital back in 2005. Richard Curran i...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 3:32PM EST
153. Booming Business at Danville Flower Shop
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- Business was booming at a floral shop in Montour County this Valentine’s Day. It’s a far cry, and welcome change...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 3:19PM EST
154. Post-It Prank
UNION TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Note by note, Angee Kazmierski blankets her father's Pontiac Grand Prix with Post-It notes. A 47th birthday pran...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 10:59PM EST
155. More Arrests Expected In Reported Gang Rape
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- There's new information Wednesday night in what police investigators label a heinous crime. An investigation c...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
156. Wilkes-Barre Fire Under Investigation
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre firefighters are on the scene of a house fire just before 11 Wednesday night. The two-alarm fire on 100-blo...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 9:20PM EST
157. Nasty Weather Greets Motorist on the Morning Commute
Nasty weather greeted motorists during the morning commute on Wednesday. Snow, sleet and freezing rain made travel very dangerous. One person is dead...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 9:05PM EST
158. West Pittston Fire Department Hosts Rose Fund Raiser
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Just in time for Valentine's Day. A local organization is raising money by selling the flower of choice. The West P...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 7:10PM EST
159. Monroe County Bank Robbed
BLAKESLEE, MONROE COUNTY- Monroe County Police are investigating an apparent bank hold up. WBRE-TV News on the scene shortly after police arrived at t...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 6:49PM EST
160. Lackawanna County Selects New Voting Machines
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna County voters will be using new touch screen voting machines in this year's Primary Election. The County C...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 6:21PM EST
161. Post It to Jim: Happy Birthday
SWEET VALLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY-Note by note, Angee Kazmierski blankets her dad's Pontiac Grand Prix with post its. A 47th birthday prank. Angee tell...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 6:13PM EST
162. Monroe County Mess
STROUDSBURG - The overnight storm left a trail of destruction on Dreher Avenue in Stroudsburg. It's normally a quiet street so Sara Smith-Katz was...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 4:37PM EST
163. Clemens congressional hearing reaction
Major League Baseball Pitcher Roger Clemens testified before a house committee investigating the illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs in major ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
164. Slushy Mess Greets Drivers on Wilkes-Barre Streets
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Snowy, slushy roads caused headaches all across our viewing area today, including the city of Wilkes-Barre. Department ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 4:07PM EST
165. CERT Training
Natural disasters and major emergencies can sometimes delay even the best professional responders. In the meantime, CERT or Community Emergency Respon...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 3:11PM EST
166. Snow, Ice & Rain Make A Big Mess
The combination of snow, ice and heavy rain led to blocked storm drains and flooding problems throughout the area Wednesday. On Mifflin Avenue in fron...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 1:51PM EST
167. Accident on PA Turnpike
Both lanes of the PA Turnpike from the Wilkes-Barre exit to the Wyoming Valley Exit were closed for a time on Tuesday night. It was due to tractor tra...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 9:24PM EST
168. I-Team: Coverup in Waste Authority Hiring Process
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Lies, deceit and accusations of a full-blown cover-up are part of major developments unearthed Tuesday night by the I-Tea...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 6:43PM EST
169. Gang Rape Reported in Poconos
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police say they're investigating a case of gang rape. Investigators say a minor came forward Monday reporting s...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 5:14PM EST
170. Pocono Family YMCA Snow "Emergency"
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- More than 100 kids piled off school buses in Stroudsburg, all with one thing in common - growling stomachs. "I would ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 4:54PM EST
171. Edwardsville Police Officer Saves the Day
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Investigators say a fire that gutted an Edwardsville home Monday night was set on purpose. The fire started just before ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 3:54PM EST
172. Williamsport Snow Preps
Although we haven't seen anything that comes close to the impact of last winter's three major snowstorms, Williamsport Streets Department plow...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 2:53PM EST
173. Scranton Firefighters' Union Wants New Fire Chief
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Unionized firemen in Scranton are calling for the resignation or firing of their Fire Chief. Members of IAFF Local 60 say...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 12:35PM EST
174. Fire At Split Rock Resort
LAKE HARMONY, CARBON COUNTY-Fire crews in Carbon County on the scene of a fire at Split Rock Resort in Lake Harmony. Firefighters responded to the res...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 12:09PM EST
175. 8 Inmates Injured in Fight at Allenwood Prison
WHITE DEER, UNION COUNTY- A number of emergency crews responded to Allenwood Federal Prison Monday evening after an incident inside the prison walls. ...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 10:57PM EST
176. First Responders Say Everything Went Smoothly at Pile-up
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The nasty weather on Sunday is being blamed for a massive chain reaction crash near Hazleton. One person was killed an...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 10:29PM EST
177. Gaming Board Officially Takes Over Mt. Airy
PARADISE TWP., MONROE COUNTY- The Mount Airy Casino is up and running as usual, but starting Monday, it was being done under the watchful eye of the S...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 10:26PM EST
178. Specter Addressing Problem of Illegals in Prison
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- More than 1,000 illegal immigrants are behind bars in Pennsylvania and your tax dollars pay for their imprisonment. One ...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 10:00PM EST
179. 6 Companies Battle Wayne Co. House Fire
HAMLIN, WAYNE COUNTY- A brutal night to be outside but imagine having to battle a fire in this weather. Crews from six companies were called to a chim...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 9:00PM EST
180. Arming Campus Security in Central Pennsylvania
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY & SELINSGROVE, SYNDER COUNTY- Central Pennsylvania colleges are looking closely at arming campus security officers after r...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:06PM EST
181. Working Outdoors in Cold Conditions
NEW MILFORD TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Cold and bitter weather slammed into the area Monday morning. Most people woke up to single-digit temperatu...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 5:12PM EST
182. Parking Problems
STROUDSBURG - For years residents thought they could park any where there was a parking meter, or anywhere they didn't get a ticket -- but recentl...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 4:50PM EST
183. Jury Selection Begins in Elderly Woman's Rape Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Jury selection began Monday in connection with a high-profile sexual assault case in Luzerne County. David Gula will sta...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 4:42PM EST
184. Defense Takes Over Murder Trial
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Defense lawyers took over questioning in a Monroe County murder trial Monday afternoon. Ray Velez, who is the owner of a t...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 4:37PM EST
185. Sexual Assault Convict Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Former Lackawanna County resident John Klimkiewicz, 44, has been sentenced to a prison term of six to 18 years for sexual...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 3:42PM EST
186. Dealing With the Bitter Cold Temperatures
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Most school districts in Northeastern Pennsylvania delayed the start of classes for one and a half to two hours on Monday...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 12:36PM EST
187. Interstate 81 Reopens After 68 Car Pile-Up
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Snow squalls have caused dangerous and slick driving conditions all across Central and Northeast Pennsylvania. State ...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 11:53PM EST
188. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Victims Identified
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - We now know the names of the four men who were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning in Monroe County. All f...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 10:56PM EST
189. Fire Damages Old Forge Home
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - One person was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after a fire in Old Forge. The blaze broke out just before 3:...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 10:54PM EST
190. Three Illegal Aliens Caught in Northumberland County
WEST CHILLISQUAQUE TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Three illegal aliens are facing deportation after being picked-up this weekend in Northumberland ...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 10:50PM EST
191. Elderly Man Trapped In Burning Home
MARSHALL'S CREEK, MONROE COUNTY- An overnight fire critically injures an elderly Retired Colonel from the United States Air Force at his home off ...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 3:04PM EST
192. One Person Hurt in Marshall's Creek Fire
MARSHALL'S CREEK, MONROE COUNTY- Fire crews battled a blaze overnight in Monroe county. The fire started at a home in the White Heron lake housing...
Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 10:07AM EST
193. Four Dead In Apparent CO Poisoning
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Pennsylvania State Police report four people are dead, the apparent result of carbon monoxide CO poisoning...
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 8:42PM EST
194. Ice Rescue Class
The Old Forge Fire Department took advantage of the temperatures today, staging a dramatic ice rescue. Crews spent the day at technically 'on'...
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:50PM EST
195. Hanover Township Cave In
When a Hanover Township homeowner came home this afternoon, it wasn't his family greeting him... rather, a massive sinkhole in his front yard. Car...
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:40PM EST
196. Wilkes-Barre Gilligan St. Arrests
Wilkes-Barre police took several young adults into custody this afternoon after they attempted to break into the Great Northern Press. The building is...
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:31PM EST
197. Couple Dead in Schuylkill County Fire
WEST MAHONY TOWNSHIP, SCHULKILL COUNTY - A fully involved fire kept dozens of firefighters from entering a home in Schuylkill county late Friday night...
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 6:49PM EST
198. Schuylkill County Lifeflight
Cass Township , Schuylkill Co. - Lifeflight Five did some practice flights around its new headquarters in Schuylkill Co. at the Goodwill Hose Company....
Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 12:29PM EST
199. CertainTeed To Lay Off Workers Starting In March
Mountaintop, Luzerne County - Pink slips were given to dozens of workers at a manufacturing plant in Luzerne County this week. Nearly one-hundred work...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
200. Does housing slowdown impact this area?
Friday, Feb 8, 2008 @04:52pm EST BLOOMSBURG, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Jim and Janelle Johnson wants to put the finishing touches on their new home so they...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 4:52PM EST
201. Missouri Council Shooting Raises Questions Here
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A gunman in Kirkwood, Missouri killed five people before cops fatally shot him at a city council meeting Thursday night....
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 2:00PM EST
202. Pocono Ice Rink Destroyed by Vandals
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police in the Poconos continue their search for the person who destroyed an ice skating rink in Monroe County. Offi...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:40PM EST
203. Drug Task Force Makes Bust
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wilkes-Barre man is behind bars in Luzerne County on drug charges. Police raided 30-year-old Brian Williams' home...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:30PM EST
204. Police Arrest 17-Year-Old on Child Rape Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Scranton have arrested a 17-year-old boy on multipal charges of child rape. Investigators say the victims were ...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:26PM EST
205. Truck Fire Closes Highway During the Friday Morning Rush
ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Traffic was down to one lane in part of Lackawanna County as crews cleared the mess left from a big truck ...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:20PM EST
206. New Radios for Scranton's Fire Department
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton's Fire Department will use federal money to improve its communications equipment. It's part of a grant f...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 12:40PM EST
207. New Owner for Scranton's Public Access TV Channel
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A search committee appointed by Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty has selected a new organization, Electric City TV, to operat...
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 12:08PM EST
208. Williamsport Expansion Plans
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY-Revitalization efforts are moving forward in Williamsport. The mayor announcing on Thursday the addition of a new hotel....
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 10:48PM EST
209. Barletta running for congress
Will the second time be the charm? Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta hopes the second time around will result in a seat in congress. Barletta is running fo...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 6:14PM EST
210. Nuns Support Louis DeNaples
PARADISE TOWNSHIP - On one side of Woodland Road you see the Mount Airy Casino Resort. On the other side you see a spiritual retreat, The Villa of Our...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:57PM EST
211. Murder Suspect Waives His Charge To Trial
KINGSTON, Luzerne County A Luzerne County man will stand trial for murder. 32-year-old Jabbar Wallace of Wyoming waived his homicide charge to court T...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:24PM EST
212. South Pioneer Avenue Reopens After One Vehicle Accident
TRUCKSVILLE, Luzerne County – South Pioneer Avenue in Trucksville is back open hours after a one vehicle crash over night. Karen Adams is a neig...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:20PM EST
213. Virtual School
JERSEY SHORE- The Jersey Shore School district is hoping to lure students back into the class room. This year alone, 67 students left the district to ...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 3:10PM EST
214. Hazleton Mayor to Run for Congress
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- He's known for his tough stand against illegal immigration in Hazleton. Now he is expected to bring his fight to Congre...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 3:09PM EST
215. Home Builder Will Go to Trial
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County Magistrate has ruled that criminal charges against home builder Scott Binsak will be bound over for c...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 2:57PM EST
216. Murder Trial Begins in Monroe County
JACKSON TOWNSHIP MONROE COUNTY- The murder trial of Ray Velez from Jackson Township is underway. He is accused of fatally shooting an employee in Aug...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 2:31PM EST
217. Proposed State Budget Worries Scranton Cigar Plant Operators
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Governor Ed Rendell is making another big push for a state health plan in his proposed new budget. That plan could cause...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 1:54PM EST
218. Drunk Driver Causes Back Mountain Problems
TRUCKSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Traffic could be tied up all day in Luzerne County because of a drunk driver. Utility crews are busy making repairs in L...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 11:48AM EST
219. Man Arrested for Using False Prescription
WILLIAMSPORT LYCOMING COUNTY- A Clinton County man is charged with forging a prescription for the narcotic Hydrocodone. Police arrested 37-year-old R...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 11:46AM EST
220. Carbondale Building Inspected
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Engineers spent several hours on Thursday checking the condition of a Carbondale building where bricks from the facade...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 11:22AM EST
221. Scranton Students Victims of Violent Home Invasion Robbery
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It’s a neighborhood on edge. Some Scranton college students believe they are attractive targets after a violent hom...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
222. DeNaples Surrenders to Authorities in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Mount Airy Casino owner Louis DeNaples turned himself into authorities in Harrisburg this afternoon and was arraigned. He ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
223. School Board Member Heads to Trial for DUI
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County school board member accused of driving under the influence will face his charges in a trial. John Adonizio,...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 8:30PM EST
224. Four Car Collision In Scranton Under Investigation
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Scranton are investigating a collision involving four cars at the intersection of Wyoming Avenue and Spruce Str...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 8:21PM EST
225. Construction Crews Cause Water Main Break
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Emergency crews in the city of Scranton on the move Thursday night handling a “man-made” water emergency on a...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 7:30PM EST
226. What lies beneath Pineknotter Park part two
The I-Team doesn't have professional equipment the DEP and EPA uses to test soil and water, but we used our own way testing the water and soil at...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 6:30PM EST
227. Deadly Fire Toy Donation
MAHONING TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY - From the grips of tragedy came a ray of hope Wednesday afternoon. The family of two kids killed last week in a Sc...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 6:10PM EST
228. I-Team: Pineknotter Park Investigation
A group of people want new testing must be done at an old landfill, in Northumberland County. The I-Team investigated what lies beneath Pineknotter Pa...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
229. Driver Suspended For Failing To Notice Student Sleeping On Bus
DALLAS, Luzerne County A school bus driver for the Dallas School District will be suspended without pay next week for leaving behind a first-grade boy...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 5:09PM EST
230. Will DeNaples' Troubles Cause Township Trouble?
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2008 @04:30pm EST PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Mount Airy Casino Resort owner Louis DeNaples is in trouble with the law and som...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
231. Police Dog Tracks Down Men After Crime Spree
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police have arrested two men wanted in connection with a crime spree that began in Wayne County and ended in a Lackawanna C...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 3:30PM EST
232. DeNaples' Gaming License Suspension Upheld
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- The Gaming Control Board decided to uphold the suspension of Louis DeNaples' Gaming License while the Mount Airy Casin...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
233. Exclusive: Body Found In 'Deplorable' Poconos House
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police say the home was unfit for children. HAZMAT crews, state police and local law enforcement spent hours out...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 9:32PM EST
234. Exeter Leaders Plan for Rising Waters
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- The heavy rains that are expected has borough leaders in Exeter taking action to protect the community from rising waters. WBR...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 9:04PM EST
235. Wilkes-Barre Assault Investigation
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police say two people walking down a street were jumped and beat up. It happened at the intersection of Eas...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 8:30PM EST
236. Fallen PA Patriot From State College
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY - A Pennsylvania Navy Seal was killed in action. The Department of Defense announced that Chief Petty Officer Michael E. ...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 6:50PM EST
237. Fat Tuesday" Sweet Treats
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2008 @05:52pm EST PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-It is the last night before the start of the 40 day Lenten Season and many are marki...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 5:52PM EST
238. Governor's 2008-2009 Spending Plan Unveiled
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Governor Ed Rendell unveiled his 2008-2009 budget in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon. The 28 billion dollar spending plan in...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 5:43PM EST
239. Restaurants to be Demolished for Little League Expansion
Buildings will be demolished in the coming months according to Little League International. It's all the first stage of a long-term plan to make t...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
240. Pharmacies Next to Go Green
The next time you have a prescription filled, you may notice some differences. Not in your medication, but, in the way your neighborhood pharmacy does...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 5:06PM EST
241. Western Wayne Will Keep Troopers in Schools
SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY- The Western Wayne School District is renewing its contract with the Pennsylvania State Police to provide School R...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 3:14PM EST
242. Catholic Teachers Association: 'Ready To Turn Up Heat'
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- More than 200 Catholic school teachers met in a closed session to discuss their next move in what's an escalating dispu...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 11:25PM EST
243. Fire Damages Two Homes in Mahanoy City
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Two families are out of their homes because of fire. The fire department says calls came into 9-1-1 at 6:45 P.M. for ...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 11:23PM EST
244. Gertrude Hawk Donates over $60,000 to St. Jude's
Monday, Feb 4, 2008 @11:34am EST DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Retail Division of Gertrude Hawk Chocolates has donated over $60,000 to St. Jude'...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 11:23PM EST
245. Woman Whose Body Parts Were Found Identified
MONROE COUNTY - Police have identified the remains of a woman whose body was dismembered and thrown along two interstates as 36-year-old Deanna Marie ...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 7:29PM EST
246. New Community College in Susquehanna Valley?
Monday, Feb 4, 2008 @06:00pm EST SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Over the next few weeks, many Central Pennsylvania residents will be asked to take pa...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 6:00PM EST
247. I-Team Safe Drivers
Different drivers, different ages, each with different opinions. The I-Team talked with a 90 year old, a 17 year old, and a grand daughter/grandfather...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 5:52PM EST
248. Water Conservation Advisory in Wyoming County
LACEYVILLE, WYOMING COUNTY - People who live in part of Wyoming County are being urged to cut back on their water usage this week. Starting Tuesday, t...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 5:24PM EST
249. Williamsport Expands Fire Protection
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Residents in the Newberry section of Williamsport can look forward to expanded fire protection services. Mayor Gabe Cam...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
250. Camelot in Clarks Green
CLARKS GREEN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The days of Camelot, Guinevere, Lancelot and King Arthur were relived at Abington Christian Academy on Monday. The sc...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 4:17PM EST
251. Giants' Super Bowl Win is Big in Montrose
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- The New York's Giants' Super Bowl win is big news in the 'Big Apple' and just as big in the Susquehanna ...
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 12:18PM EST
252. Deadly ATV Crash
Police release the name of a man killed in an ATV accident Saturday night in Carbon County. Brian Davis, a 42-year old man from Temple, Berks County w...
Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 11:08PM EST
253. Super Bowl of Donation
Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial holiday across America. Where we celebrate the big game with lots of good food, fun and new commercials of course. ...
Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 8:56PM EST
254. Man Shot with his own gun
A man is recovering after he accidentally shot himself during an apparent home invasion in Luzerne County. It happened at a home on west chestnut stre...
Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 8:44PM EST
255. Haze in the Air
A large blue haze in the Luzerne County sky caused Emergency Management crews to take quick action Saturday morning. Just after 11:30 people from Fair...
Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 8:30PM EST
256. Wilkes-Barre shooting
One man is injured after being shot with his own gun in a Wilkes-Barre home invasion. Police say it happened at a home on West Chestnut Street around ...
Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 10:06AM EST
257. Fire Victims Laid to Rest in Schuylkill County
ASHLAND, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Four days after a devastating fire killed two young children in Schuylkill County, the victims were laid to rest Saturday...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 9:21PM EST
258. Cause of Nanticoke Fire Under Investigation
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Firefighters in Luzerne County are still looking for the cause of a Friday night house fire in Luzerne County. The blaze b...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 9:18PM EST
259. Deadly Crash in Susquehanna County
AUBURN TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - A Meshoppen man is dead after his SUV went off the road and crashed into a creek Friday night in Susquehanna Cou...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 9:15PM EST
260. Ice Climber Rescued From Buttermilk Falls
COURTDALE, LUZERNE COUNTY – A dramatic rescue of a Doylestown man who spent his Saturday ice climbing in Courtdale on Buttermilk Falls. He was h...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 2:11PM EST
261. Electrocution Death in Schuylkill County
NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A 20-year-old man is dead after being electrocuted just before midnight Saturday in Schuylkill County. Neighb...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 10:09AM EST
262. An Icy Start to the Friday Morning Commute
COURTDALE, LUZERNE COUNTY-At the height of this storm.. highways and roads turned into ice skating rinks.. In Luzerne County's Back Mountain an na...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 9:16PM EST
263. A Busy Day in the Life of a Tow Truck Driver
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY-Larry Hamman has been around tow trucks all his life. He's been driving for Action Towing in Williamsport for about ...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 8:12PM EST
264. Major Heroin Drug Bust Spanning Several Counties
Local authorities say they’ve busted up a large scale heroin operation that spanned three counties... The three month investigation started in L...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 6:16PM EST
265. Wilkes-Barre Township Tax Collector Charged With Theft
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County - Wilkes-Barre Township's Tax Collector turns herself in, accused of stealing thousands of taxpayer dollars....
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 6:04PM EST
266. School Training Helps Kids Escape Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton fire officials say city four youngsters knew exactly what to do when fire broke out at their Prescott Avenue hom...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 3:30PM EST
267. Ice Storm Causes Big Traffic Headaches
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Hours before the ice began to fall PennDOT crews were preparing for the storm. Once the mix of sleet and freezing rain beg...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 1:40PM EST
268. Two Teens Injured in Kingston Crash
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- State and local police are investigating a violent crash long before the icy weather hit. Police say a driver was speeding T...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 1:37PM EST
269. Celebrate Recovery
Monroe County-Jim heard the voice of God and it led his swim up from the bottom of the bottle. A childhood filled with sexual and emotional abuse set ...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 1:11PM EST
270. 4-Alarm Fire in Wayne County
HAWLEY, WAYNE COUNTY- An overnight 4-alarm fire destroyed a home and severely damaged another. The fire in Hawley broke out just after midnight at 301...
Friday, February 1, 2008 at 10:00AM EST
  


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