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June 2008

1. Fiery Crash Turns Deadly on I-81
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One person is dead after a fiery crash Monday evening on I-81 near the Davis Street exit in Moosic. We're told the driv...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 10:54PM EST
2. Reassessment Sticker Shock Continues
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Many contend Luzerne County's reassessment process is flawed. Sticker shock has set in a few days after the final ro...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
3. State Passes New Budget
HARRISBURG- Pennsylvania has a new budget with 28 billion dollars in spending. But what does it mean to you? The budget talks got downright nasty over...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 6:22PM EST
4. Historic Theater Damaged by Flooding, Fire
Lewisburg, Union County- A historic theater in Union County is down, but not out, after being ravaged by flooding and fire over the weekend. It starte...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 6:15PM EST
5. Deadly Police Shooting Appears to be Justified
RIDGEBURY TWP., BRADFORD COUNTY- A deadly police shooting in Bradford County appears to be justified. That's the word Monday from the District Att...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 6:00PM EST
6. 4 Day Work Week at Misericordia U.
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- With gas prices always seeming to be going up and never down. One local university is trying to help it's employees save s...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 5:21PM EST
7. Exeter Neighbors Smelling Sour
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- A smell that won't go away in Exeter could be linked to a nearby factory. Neighbors say the odor keeps cropping up on Benn...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 4:52PM EST
8. Old Fire Station Up for Auction
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY- Have you ever wanted to own your own fire station? If so, you're in luck. That's because one of Towanda's two re...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 3:40PM EST
9. Scranton's Public Access TV Channel goes off the air!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Scranton's Public Access TV Channel went off the air Monday morning as a new operator prepares to take over the broadc...
Monday, June 30, 2008 at 1:59PM EST
10. One Killed, Two Injured in Crash
NEWTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- 23-year-old Jeffrey Durkin of Old Forge was killed in a car accident Sunday morning. The crash happened just after...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 8:55PM EST
11. Deadly Police Shooting in Bradford Co.
RIDGEBURY, BRADFORD COUNTY - A man is dead after a reported confrontation with State Police in Bradford County. Police say Norman Fuller was at the ho...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 8:34PM EST
12. Gas Prices Keeping Some Home for the 4th
LUZERNE COUNTY- Albert and Mary Leach from Florida stopped for a quick break along I-81 in Nuangola. The Englishman and his Canadian bride are on thei...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 5:07PM EST
13. Another Pittston Church Closes
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- One last time, mass was celebrated at St. John the Baptist church. The 116-year-old parish once served a once vibrant Slovak...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 4:11PM EST
14. Pottsville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- 42-year-old Brian Harman of Pottsville died when his motorcycle crashed around 9:30 Saturday night. Police say the acci...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 10:58AM EST
15. New Priests Ordained
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The Scranton Diocese' brotherhood of priests added three new men Saturday. The Cathedral of Saint Peter was packed f...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 10:16PM EST
16. Police Investigate Alleged Double Stabbing
WILKES-BARRE - Judi and Clifford Gibson spent their Saturday morning cleaning blood off of their sidewalk in Wilkes-Barre. Judi said, "Blood was ...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 5:29PM EST
17. Man Leads Police on Chase After Rape, Kidnapping
WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY- He led police on more than a dozen miles from where he's accused of rape and kidnapping. Police say George Boston had...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
18. New YMCA Set to Open
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- All the finishing touches are being put in place at the brand new Eastern Lycoming YMCA in Muncy Township. We found w...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 6:52PM EST
19. Graffiti Found at Blakely Church
BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A bright orange swastika, pentagram and other markings filled the side of the Primitive Methodist Church in Blakely Frida...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 6:45PM EST
20. Finally the Last Day of School at Lake-Lehman
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The last day of class is finally here for students at the Lake-Lehman School District. An ongoing labor dispute betwe...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 6:22PM EST
21. One Tank Trip: Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
GREGG TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY -- It's Friday and we're filling up for another One Tank Trip. Your travel agent, Jeff Chirico, takes us to the ...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 6:15PM EST
22. New Home for the NEPA Golf Classic
MOSCOW, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The contract between the PGA tour and Elmhurst Country Club was officially signed Friday. The golf tour used to be housed ...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 5:34PM EST
23. Major STD, Pregnancy Spike
MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY - Anthony Redner was 14 when he learned he'd be a dad. "I was actually kinda scared and didn't know what to do or wh...
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 3:50PM EST
24. Plans For Cell Phone Tower Disconnected
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Plans for a cell phone tower have been disconnected. The Old Forge Zoning Board turned down Verizon at a Thursday night ...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 11:53PM EST
25. Geisinger to Lay Off 400 in South Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Around 400 hundred workers at Geisinger will lose their jobs. We're told industry changes are to blame. Chief Medic...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:47PM EST
26. Nursing Home Drug Arrest
Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County - Seven workers are facing charges of misusing drugs at a Lackawanna County Senior Center. Investigators say they sta...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:33PM EST
27. Smoke Free Bar in the Poconos
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The new Bleachers Sports Zone in East Stroudsburg has everything you'd expect to see in a sports bar except one ...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:30PM EST
28. Kids Learn the Joy of Reading
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP , MONROE COUNTY- Susanne Mocerino is hungry to share her love of reading with kids. When she was just a little girl she loved to g...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:09PM EST
29. Puppy Broker Sells Sick Dogs
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A puppy broker is criticized for selling sick, imported dogs. The owner had turned in her license. Many were happy that the owner ...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:09PM EST
30. Sewer Upgrades Could Cost Loyalsock Homeowners
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- Homeowners in one part of Lycoming County could soon be footing the bill for major sewer upgrades. Eyewitness New...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 5:16PM EST
31. Farmers Affected By Gas Prices
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- We're all feeling the pinch from those high prices at the pump. It affects so many people in so many ways, including...
Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 4:11PM EST
32. Woman Injured in Weekend Fire Dies
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- Eyewitness News has learned an elderly woman injured in a weekend fire has died. Flames broke out Saturday in the home of Anna ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:56PM EST
33. Man Sentenced After Deadly Crash
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Jonathan Banks admitted his role in a deadly crash on Route 93 in Sugarloaf Township. It happened last March. Banks'...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 7:55PM EST
34. Luzerne Co. Detention Ctr. Mtg.
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - There were plans to reserve twelve beds at the PA child care facility in Pittston Township. But it failed on a two to o...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 7:39PM EST
35. Driver Faces Charges in Fatal Lycoming County Crash
Cogan House Township, Lycoming County- It was just after 11:00 Tuesday night when 36-year-old Isaac Millard, of Meshoppen, crashed his S. U.V. near th...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 5:41PM EST
36. I-TEAM: Puppy Broker Closes
PINE GROVE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --A dog breeder at the center of an I-Team Investigation has closed. But it's critics don't believe that's t...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
37. Government Investigates Cancer Cluster
TOBYHANNA - Many people who live in Monroe County say something is killing their kids. Several have died from rare cancers and dozens more are battlin...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 4:55PM EST
38. Crib Recall
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP - Aiden Nieman has a new crib because his old one was much too dangerous. A few months ago his mother Janine checked on him and no...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 4:46PM EST
39. Big Brother Watching in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- History was made Wednesday afternoon on top of the Carbondale fire station. The city's first surveillance camera wa...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 4:42PM EST
40. Deadly Car Crash In Hazle Township
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Luzerne County - There was another deadly accident in Luzerne County this morning. State Police say a Hazle Township woman will be cha...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 4:31PM EST
41. Group Protesting Church Closing Decisions
ALLENTOWN- A group of Christians are speaking out to save their church. The parishioners from northern Schuykill County took their case to the Diocese...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11:45PM EST
42. Two Alarm Fire in Scranton Leaves 6 Homeless
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A two alarm fire left six people without a place to stay Tuesday night. The fire happened in the city's North side. W...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11:40PM EST
43. Police Looking for Copper Thief
LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A copper caper has state police looking for the man who stole thousands of dollars worth of copper. Take a look at the security cam...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 10:36PM EST
44. The Northeast Fair Is Open
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - It was a great night to stroll around a fair. But not just any fair, the Northeast Fair. Eyewitness News stopped b...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 7:23PM EST
45. Road Extension Discussed
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- PennDOT wants to know what people think about a roadway extension in lower Luzerne County. A meeting was held Tuesday ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 7:18PM EST
46. Williamsport Couple Nabbed in Drug Bust
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A husband and wife drug dealing team was arrested today in Williamsport following an 18 month investigation. Ronald Haw...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 5:54PM EST
47. Train Derails in Lackawanna County
GLENBURN TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The clean up continues after a train derailment in Glenburn Township. 9 cars jumped the tracks just after 12:30 Tues...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 5:51PM EST
48. Scranton Shooting Suspect Still on the Run
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton teenager was shot twice and police are still trying to find the man who pulled the trigger. The shooting happe...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 5:47PM EST
49. Trash Talk
POCONO SUMMIT - People trust when glass, plastic and cans are separated, garbage men will take them to be recycled. But that's not always the case...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 4:43PM EST
50. Family wins 18 year legal battle
SCIOTA - A family torn apart by government red tape gets its wish to be together, legally in the United States. Rukie Paputchi was arrested in January...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 4:35PM EST
51. Pottsville Heliport to Reopen This Week
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The Pottsville heliport will be back in business by week's end. The heliport was closed after a medical helicopter ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 4:16PM EST
52. New Hiking Tail to Open in Luzerne County
DENNISON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Get your walking shoes ready. A new trail will soon be open in Luzerne County. A new pedestrian bridge in Dennison Town...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 3:18PM EST
53. Man Shot in Scranton, Suspect Caught
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A man was shot just before 8:00 P. M. Monday evening at the Midtown Apartments on Adams Avenue in Scranton. The gunshot v...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 03:00AM EST
54. Schedule Set for Columbia County Tire Cleanup
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY- The last of 6 million tires at a Columbia County property will be cleaned up. The Department of Environmental Pro...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 9:13PM EST
55. Gas Drilling Seminar Held
LEHMAN TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Many people are learning about leasing their property for gas exploration. Companies are looking to lease local land for ...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 7:20PM EST
56. Soldier Sendoff Held at Wachovia Arena
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- It’s been a bittersweet night for dozens of families across the area. Many local troops are going off to ...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 6:55PM EST
57. Hazle Township Bank Robber Nabbed
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police say they have the man who held up a bank with a tire iron. State police say 31-year-old Mark Herrick threatened...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 6:48PM EST
58. Former Social Worker Arrested
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A former social worker is charged with the corruption of minors. 29-year-old Jason Noble of Pottsville turned himself i...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 6:38PM EST
59. Big Changes Coming to LLWS
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- Baseball season is getting into full swing for both pro's and amateurs all around the country. And that means...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 5:44PM EST
60. Creek Turns Neon Green in the Poconos
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- It was all about the water under the bridge in Monroe County Monday morning. Part of Brodhead Creek in Stroud Township...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 5:30PM EST
61. Heavily Traveled Bridge Will Soon Close
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A bridge used by thousands of motorists each day will soon be closed. The Lackawanna Avenue bridge in Scranton is shuttin...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 5:23PM EST
62. New Rehab Clinic Opens in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It took years of planning, but a controversial new rehab clinic has opened its doors in Carbondale. Women who want to o...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 5:01PM EST
63. Volunteers in Medicine Opens To The Public
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's a new option for those in need of medical attention. And the best part is that it's free. It's a pri...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 4:53PM EST
64. Wilkes University Freshmen Lend a Hand
WILKES-BARRE , LUZERNE COUNTY - Incoming freshmen at Wilkes University got a crash course in Carpentry 101 Monday. As part of their orientation, they...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 3:38PM EST
65. Neighbor Helps Luzerne County Fire Victims
KINGSTON , LUZERNE COUNTY - Debbie Johnson helped her son and boyfriend clean out their Kingston Apartment Monday afternoon. She and six other people...
Monday, June 23, 2008 at 3:25PM EST
66. Dunmore Shooting Under Investigation
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police are conducting an all out manhunt for a robbery suspect wanted for shooting the owner of a beverage store in Dunmor...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 10:13PM EST
67. Car Slams into Building
WILKES-BARRE - A car crashed into a house Sunday afternoon in Wilkes-Barre. The crash happened just before 2:00 in the 200 block of Academy Street. Wi...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 5:30PM EST
68. Wayne County Fatal Crash
WAYNE COUNTY - One man died in a car accident Saturday night in Wayne County. Police say 22-year-old Sean Madigan of Moscow was speeding on State Rout...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 5:28PM EST
69. Toddler Falls From Window
SCRANTON - A two year old fell out of a window in Scranton this afternoon. It happened just after noon. Police say the little girl pushed an air condi...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 5:25PM EST
70. Bridge Repair Project to Start Monday
WILKES-BARRE - Wilkes-Barre is investing about $10 million to repair four flood damaged bridges over the Solomon Creek. Two of the bridges have been f...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
71. Man Killed in Wayne County Police Chase
LAKE TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY- A Moscow man is dead after trying to elude police in a chase. It started on Route 191 in Lake Township around 8:00 Saturd...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 08:50AM EST
72. Clerk Shot During Armed Robbery in Dunmore
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A robber shot a clerk Saturday evening during an armed robbery in Dunmore. The hold up and shooting happened at the Rinald...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
73. Scranton Armed Robbery
SCRANTON - Police in Scranton are investigating an armed robbery. It happened around 1:30 Saturday afternoon at the P and G Bar and Grill on Lafayette...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
74. Little League Fields Vandalized
FACTORYVILLE, WYOMING COUNTY - Police in Wyoming County are looking for whoever vandalized a Little League field and destroyed the American flag. It h...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 10:40PM EST
75. Fundraiser to Build Memorial
ROME - A community in the northern tier raised money to honor two men who died in the line of duty. They want to build a monument to their friends in ...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 8:53PM EST
76. Flag Disposal Ceremony
PLAINS - A group of veterans in Luzerne County answered the bugle call and came together to give old glory a proper send off. The American Legion in ...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 7:06PM EST
77. Anti-Prejudice Gathering
WILKES-BARRE - Hundreds of people showed their support for a cause Saturday in Luzerne County. The NAACP and the Diversity Institute held their annual...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 4:10PM EST
78. Fire Ravages 410 Main Street in Dupont
Dupont, Luzerne county It's a phone call nobody wants to make or receive. A family in Dupont away on vacation learns a fire left major damage to t...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 2:30PM EST
79. Two Hurt in Avoca Fire
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two people are recovering after an overnight fire in Luzerne County. It happened at a home in the 900 block of Main Street arou...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 10:02AM EST
80. Scared But Not Surprised At Murder
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A news conference about a Thursday night homicide in the city shifted to talk of across-the-board crime blamed on a mus...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11:53PM EST
81. Change of Command Ceremony
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A "Change of Command" ceremony took place at the Kingston Armory. It was the end of one captains' journey and ...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11:42PM EST
82. W-B Murder Update
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - Twenty-three year old Aaron Baxter was shot and killed in a hallway at the Sherman Hills Complex last night. Police ret...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 9:05PM EST
83. Kandel Update
Peckville, Lackawanna County - Police are investigating whether Mark Kandell has had inappropriate conduct with anyone under the age of 17. Kandel was...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 8:27PM EST
84. AT&T Relay Fraud
Kingston, Luzerne County - Eric Marsico frames art work here at the Vgogh Art Gallery in Kingston. But one customers request just didn't sound rig...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 7:44PM EST
85. One Tank Trip: Kayaking On The Susquehanna
WITMOT TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY --It's 60 million years old and still providing fun for families today. We're talking about the Susquehanna R...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
86. Convicted Murderer Curran Gets Life
Sunbury, Northumberland County- Life in prison. That's the sentence handed down against Richard Curran today in Northumberland County court. Curra...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 4:35PM EST
87. Vandals Strike East Stroudsburg
EAST STROUDSBURG - Graffiti vandals tagged dozens of businesses and homes in East Stroudsburg some time late Thursday night or early Friday morning. P...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 4:25PM EST
88. Stroudsburg Passes Dress Code
STROUDSBURG - The Stroudsburg School District has passed a new dress code. It goes into effect next fall. Chris Correnti said it just doesn't fit....
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 4:15PM EST
89. Simpson Fire Ruled Arson
SIMPSON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A State Police Fire Marshal says the fire that destroyed a building in Simpson early Friday morning was delibertely set. T...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 1:59PM EST
90. Curran Sentenced to Life in Prison
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- It's life in prison for Richard Curran. Prosecutors were originally pushing for the death penalty but jurors sente...
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 12:00PM EST
91. One Person Injured in Lackawanna County Accident
ROARING BROOK TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One person was trapped in his car Thursday night after being rear-ended by a bus. Police say a greyhound bus tr...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 10:35PM EST
92. Wilkes-Barre Shooting Investigation
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre Police investigating a shooting at Sherman Hills Apartment Complex in Wilkes-Barre. One person is dead. Pol...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 9:40PM EST
93. Curran Convicted
Sunbury, Northumberland County - It took the jury in Sunbury less than two hours to convict Richard Curran of first degree murder. Curran was on trial...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 7:55PM EST
94. FBI searches Luzerne County office
The FBI moves in and takes records from the Luzerne County juvenile probation department. The records could be related to Luzerne County judge Mark C...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 6:15PM EST
95. Gas Stations: Use Cash Not Plastic
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY --Put away the plastic! That's what some gas stations are asking you to do these days. They’re losing money because...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 6:08PM EST
96. Senior Center Manager Suspended
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The manager of the Loder Senior Center in East Stroudsburg is suspended without pay. "I don't like it. She&#...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 4:58PM EST
97. Donations Needed For The American Red Cross
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Floods and tornadoes in the Midwest have crippled blood supplies, leaving the rest of the country trying to make up for ...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 3:34PM EST
98. A major runway upgrade provides additional safety at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport!
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY Construction teams at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport have completed a runway upgrade that will provide addition...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 12:17PM EST
99. Horse rescued from Routes 6 and 11 at Dalton!
DALTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Bruce and Tara Mowbray found themselves in the middle of a dangerous situation as they traveled from their home in Susquehan...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 09:56AM EST
100. Curran Trial to the Jury
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- A Northumberland County jury will get the case in the Richard Curran murder trial. The prosecution rested Wesnesday af...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 11:27PM EST
101. Dickson City Yellow Ribbon Campaign
DICKSON CITY, LACKWANNA COUNTY-Hundreds of yellow ribbons were created in Dickson City on Wednesday Night Members of the yellow ribbon campaign were v...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 10:24PM EST
102. Murder Victims Remembered During Special Service
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Cameron Park in Sunbury is the site of an emotional gathering Wednesday night. Family and friends remembered the lives...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 10:16PM EST
103. Hazleton Bank Rob Photos Released
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Hazleton state police have released photos of man who held up the P-N-C Bank on Monday. Police are looking for a white man i...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 10:13PM EST
104. I-Team: Wyoming Home-less
PLEASANT MOUNT, WAYNE COUNTY --A Wayne County couple is homeless after Wyoming Homes fails to deliver the house they paid for. It's a story you...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:55PM EST
105. Caught on Tape: W-B Man Hit by Car
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wilkes-Barre man on a bike was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon. It happened on the corner of Market Street and Pennsy...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:53PM EST
106. Feds Release Report About Deadly Mine Accident
MT. CARMEL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- There are new details in the deadly mining accident on Monday. Federal officials released a report saying ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:52PM EST
107. Lackawanna Co. Men Acquitted on Extortion Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The jury is back in the federal case against two men accused of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars. The jury foun...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:50PM EST
108. Guardian Angels Move into the Former White House Cafe
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wilkes-Barre Guardian Angels move into their new digs, the old White House Cafe on Hazle Street. The group is thankf...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:22PM EST
109. Gas Prices May Force Meals on Wheels Cutbacks
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- High gas prices may force Lackawanna County's Meals on Wheels Program to make some cuts. Program Director Linda Steie...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 5:11PM EST
110. Fond Farewell to Officer Dean Eckart
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A friend to everyone. That's how a Salem Township policeman is being remembered. Officer Dean Eckart died suddenly from ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 4:24PM EST
111. Lycoming Kids Learn About Law Enforcement
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- A camp for kids is surrounded by state police and emergency service agencies this week. But not to worry, it'...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 3:56PM EST
112. New Cemetery Offers an Eco-Friendly Burial
CRESCO - It seems everything in life is going green these days. Now there's a way to go green in death. The woods of the Pocono Plateau gave Sandr...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 3:51PM EST
113. Hanover Township teen released
Controversy swirled over his sentence, but he's free for now. Hanover Township teenager Kevin Willamson is back with his family after serving tim...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 2:15PM EST
114. Hazleton Residents Question Reassessment
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-T he Luzerne County re-assessment is a hot topic across the area. The county is in the process of reassessing all real estate...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 12:10PM EST
115. Dump The Pump" with the L.C.T.A.
Wednesday, Jun 18, 2008 @ 11:54am EST WILKES-BARRE/KINGSTON, Luzerne County - Many of us are pinching pennies to help cover the costs of those rising ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 11:54AM EST
116. Family of 8 Forced Out by Flames
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An overnight fire that forced a family of 8 out of there Dickson City home has been ruled accidental. An electrical s...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 11:12AM EST
117. West Nile Fogging in the West Side
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- Carmen, Brian and Matt get in some last-minute biking before calling it a night. The boys' West Wyoming neighborhood...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 10:29PM EST
118. Mine Diaster Memorial Unveiled In Jeansville
JEANSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some residents in Luzerne County remembered a sad part of mining history Tuesday night. A memorial to the Jeansville Mine ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 10:17PM EST
119. Baby & Firefighter Injured in Scranton Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A baby and a firefighter are recovering in a hospital. Both were rushed from the scene of a smoky fire Scranton Tuesday a...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 7:03PM EST
120. PA Companies Assist African Villagers
Montoursville, Lycoming County- The tiny village of Macha, in Zambia, Africa, is set to experience the luxury of electric power for the very first tim...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 6:59PM EST
121. First West Nile Case in PA Discovered in Luzerne Co.
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- The first case of West Nile in Pennsylvania was discovered in West Wyoming, Luzerne County in some woods behind the Litt...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 6:53PM EST
122. Mother Sentenced for Infant's Death
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Hazleton woman who accidentally killed her baby is going to jail. Heather Breeland was sentenced Tuesday morning in Lu...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 4:43PM EST
123. Neighbor Helps Neighbor Out of Fire
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY- A fellow neighbor doesn’t think twice about helping his neighbor from a burning building. It happened just before 11am...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 4:35PM EST
124. Free Lunches Available For Children
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Volunteers for the Commission of Economic Opportunity began serving free lunches this week to children 18-years-old and u...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 3:56PM EST
125. Hazleton Bank Robbery
Police in Hazleton are trying to track down a bank robber. State police say a man entered the PNC bank on Route 93 in Hazle Township just after 2:30 ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 11:30AM EST
126. Nesquehoning Parishioners Fuming
NESQUEHONING, CARBON COUNTY- Churchgoers from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church spoke out against a plan to shut their parish's door...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 11:37PM EST
127. 2nd Arson in 1 Week in Lackawanna Co.
VANDLING, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A burnt out shell is all that's left of an empty home in the 400-block of Main Street in Vandling. State police say s...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 6:27PM EST
128. Murder Trial Begins in Sunbury
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- The murder trial of a man accused of killing his wife outside a hospital started Monday in Sunbury. A jury heard openi...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 6:00PM EST
129. Crosscutters Celebrate 10th Year
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Williamsport Crosscutters are celebrating their 10th year. They have new uniforms, logos, and a new mascot, Boomer....
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
130. West Side Communities West Nile Spraying
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- Last week a mosquito infected with the West Nile Virus was found near a Little League Park in West Wyoming. On Tuesday n...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
131. Exculsive Intervew with Edwardsville Murder Suspects
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- First degree murder charges against two suspects in Luzerne County have been dropped. Both Andrea and Anthony Bidding were i...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 2:48PM EST
132. Deadly Mine Accident in Northumberland County
MT. CARMEL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Police, rescue crews and state mining officials are on the scene of a deadly mine accident in Mt. Carmel T...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 1:15PM EST
133. Lackawanna Co. Will Use New System to Pick Jurors
SCRANTON, LACKAWANA COUNTY- Lackawanna County will be taking advantage of a new state law to pick the way it selects prospective jurors next year. Pre...
Monday, June 16, 2008 at 09:51AM EST
134. Deadly Lightning Strike Victim Identified
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- We now know the name of the teenaged boy killed by lightning Saturday in the Poconos. The victim was Thomas Golden ...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 10:48PM EST
135. Storms Knock Out Power at Mt. Airy
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Saturday’s night's storms knocked out power at the Mount Airy Resort in Paradise Township. The juice was r...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 10:47PM EST
136. River Search Turns Out to be Hoax
FALLS, WYOMING COUNTY- Crews searched in vain for a man in the Susquehanna River Sunday afternoon. Dive teams and rescue workers were called to a rive...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
137. Search is on for Missing Selinsgrove Woman
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY- A search is underway in Central PA for an elderly woman. 77-year-old Nora Mae Ramer was last seen Friday. State police say...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 10:45PM EST
138. Richard Curran Murder Trial to Start Monday
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Opening statements are expected Monday morning in a Northumberland County murder trial. Richard Curran is accused of f...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 10:44PM EST
139. Families Participate In W-B Duathlon This Father's Day
WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne County - ATHLETES FROM NEAR AND FAR LACED UP THEIR SNEAKERS AND TUNED UP THEIR BIKES FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL WILKES-BARRE DUATHLON ...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 6:53PM EST
140. Lightning Kills 1, Injures 2 in Poconos
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- A teenage swimmer died after getting struck by lightning. Two others were also hurt. The fatal lightning strike hap...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 11:39PM EST
141. Catholic Teachers Rally for Union
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Hundreds of people rallied on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre Saturday. The rally is one more chapter in the bitter labor ...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 10:16PM EST
142. Sunbury Man Killed in Crash
MONROE TWP., SNYDER COUNTY- A Sunbury man died Saturday morning when his car was severed in half. The big truck he hit burst into flames. Police say 2...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 9:45PM EST
143. Wedding Takes Place 2 Days After Murder
JACKSON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Murder could not stop a wedding Saturday. Police say 72-year-old George "Bill" Carson shot his stepson, Kevin ...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 9:19PM EST
144. New Flag Dedicated in Kingston
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Saturday was Flag Day and soldiers in Luzerne County are saluting a new version of Old Glory for the first time in decades C...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 8:39PM EST
145. SUV Sales Fall as Gas Prices Rise
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The SUV has reigned supreme for the better part of two decades, but now the mighty SUV has at long last fallen - done in...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 7:47PM EST
146. Riverside Man Allegedly Grows Pot Across from School
RIVERSIDE, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Drugs and young kids don't mix. That's the message police are hoping to send after a big bust Thursday nigh...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 7:43PM EST
147. Demolition Begins on Mount Carmel Building
MOUNT CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - A building that was hit by fire more than 20 years ago is finally coming down but no one is sad to see it go. Th...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 7:35PM EST
148. Lokuta Attorney Comes Swinging At Judges
PHILADELPHIA- Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta's attorney is asking that her misconduct case be reopened in light of business relationships that h...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 6:17PM EST
149. Governor Signs Pennsylvania Smoking Ban
AMBLER, MONTGOMERY COUNTY --Governor Ed Rendell signed the Clean Indoor Air Act at noon Friday. The crowd cheered after he made it official. Lawmakers...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:56PM EST
150. Community Reacts To Back Mountain Murder
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A well known Luzerne County businessman is dead. His 72-year old Step-Father is behind bars charged with his murder...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
151. Smoking Ban Reaction
We took to the streets of Luzerne County to find out how people are reacting to this new smoking ban. Smokers like Tim Dorish of Wilkes-Barre say a s...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:43PM EST
152. One Tank Trip: A Woodstock Museum
BETHEL, NEW YORK --This month a new museum opened commemorating the historic Woodstock Festival of 1969. For those looking for things to do that are c...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
153. Paul Weakley sentenced to life
A double murder suspect ducks a possible death sentence and gets life in prison. 38-year old Paul Weakley was sentenced this morning in federal court...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:36PM EST
154. Fans Pulling for State Playoff Teams
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County and Milton, Northumberland County- Spring sports fever is in full swing in Central Pennsylvania. Three high school...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 5:33PM EST
155. NBC's Tim Russert Collapses, Dies
WASHINGTON D. C.- NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Tim Russert has died of an apparent heart attack. The host of "Meet the Press" was 58. T...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 3:36PM EST
156. Cancer Survivors Celebration set for Saturday in Scranton!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Well over a thousand people are expected to participate in the 16th annual Cancer Survivors Celebration in Scranton on Sat...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 1:45PM EST
157. Scouts Have Fun Helping United Way
SCOTRUN - The United Way gives money to Boy Scout troops every year. Thursday some scouts gave back to the United Way and didn't even realize it.....
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 4:55PM EST
158. Women's Resources to Build New Shelter
DELAWARE WATER GAP - Abuse victims in Monroe County could soon get more help. Women's Resources broke ground on a brand new shelter and counseling...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 4:53PM EST
159. Tremont miners will go to trial
Three Schuylkill County men are headed to trial for a deadly coal mine explosion. It happened in October, 2006. Dale Rightler of Donaldson died. A co...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 4:51PM EST
160. Lily Lake Community In The Dark
LILY LAKE, Luzerne County - It's been almost 48-hours without power and water for dozens living on lily lake. UGI Utilities blames it on a pair of...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 4:27PM EST
161. Local Firemen Working To Attract Parade Participation
SHICKSHINNY, Luzerne County - We're all certainly feeling those high prices at the pump. It affects our spending, our travel plans and so much mor...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 4:11PM EST
162. Lackawanna County reassessment could take up to 7 years!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Unexpected problems could delay reassessment in Lackawanna County for up to 7 years! The county commissioners heard that e...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 2:46PM EST
163. Scouts Remember Iowa Scouts
Boy Scouts in Iowa are remembering the friends they lost last night at the Little Sioux Boy Scout Camp. On Thursday they held a candlelight vigil in ...
Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 12:07PM EST
164. Bloomsburg Blasted by Storm
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Columbia County also took a direct hit during last night's storms. 3,000 people are still without power. Many will no...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:30PM EST
165. Tuesday Night's Storm Timeline
It'll take days or even weeks to clean up the mess left behind by Tuesday night's storm. However it took less than an hour for it to carve a p...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:25PM EST
166. Storm Takes Out Landmark in Luzerne County
HUNLOCK CREEK, LUZERNE COUNTY- The landmark had withstood the test of time. Now it’s just a twisted pile of metal. It is the marquee at the well...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:15PM EST
167. Smoking Ban: Where You Can & Can't Light Up
It's almost official. Tuesday the State Senate passed a bill banning smoking in most public places. That includes restaurants and many bars. We ha...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:10PM EST
168. Drug Dealers Busted in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A drug pipe line running pounds of coke and marijuana to our area has been busted. State police say the drug ring ran fro...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:05PM EST
169. Bloomsburg Blasted by Storm
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Columbia County also took a direct hit during last night's storms. 3,000 people are still without power. Many will no...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 7:02PM EST
170. Storm Hits Hunlock Creek Hard
LUZERNE COUNTY- Massive trees came crashing down in Tuesday night’s storms. One landed on top of Janet Rupp’s house in Hunlock Creek. She ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 6:53PM EST
171. Storm Takes Out Landmark in Luzerne County
HUNLOCK CREEK, LUZERNE COUNTY- The landmark had withstood the test of time. Now it’s just a twisted pile of metal. It is the marquee at the well...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 6:45PM EST
172. Bradford County Ravaged by Storm
Canton Township, Bradford County- Barn roofs dangling out of place and massive tree limbs snapped like twigs- both common scenes here in Lower Bradfor...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 5:23PM EST
173. Storm Ravages Bradford County
Canton Township, Bradford County- Barn roofs dangling out of place and massive tree limbs snapped like twigs- both common scenes here in Lower Bradfor...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 5:23PM EST
174. Hunlock Creek Hard Hit by Thunderstorm
LUZERNE COUNTY- Massive trees came crashing down in Tuesday night’s storms. One landed on top of Janet Rupp’s house in Hunlock Creek. She ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 5:20PM EST
175. Drug dealers busted in Scranton
A drug pipe line running pounds of coke and marijuana to our area has been busted. State police say the drug ring ran from Philadelphia to Scranton t...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 4:44PM EST
176. Storm Damage in Wayne County
HONESDALE, Wayne County - Power outages were scattered across the area after Tuesday night’s storm. The blackouts reached all the way into Wayne...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 4:42PM EST
177. Red Cross workers from our area head to the Midwest to help storm victims!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY The Scranton Chapter of the American Red Cross has dispatched two workers to Indiana to help flood victims there. The two ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 3:09PM EST
178. Storm that hit N.E. PA. Tuesday night caused damage in Mayfield!
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Ed Rossi was still waiting for an insurance adjuster to check his cars Wednesday afternoon. The strong winds that roared t...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 2:58PM EST
179. Storms Cause Lots of Damage
It was a stormy night in Northeast PA as severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Winds were clocked at over 50mph in several areas. The hardest h...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 11:45PM EST
180. DMB Fans Unfazed By Weather
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Dave Matthews Band still saw thousands of fans pack the Toyota Pavilion despite 360-degree lightning, heavy rains and ...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 11:40PM EST
181. White Haven Arson Arrest
WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Weatherly woman is under arrest and police say she was the mastermind behind an arson and home invasion. Amy Sue Hansen...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 7:08PM EST
182. Vandals Strike in McAdoo
McADOO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The vandals hit dozens of times in a three block area of McAdoo, near Hazleton. We found smashed windows including every wi...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 6:03PM EST
183. Controversy back in Luzerne County Juvenile Court
A Hanover Township teenager's freedom is in the hands of a judge who's accused of giving him an unfair sentence. Former Luzerne County juveni...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
184. Scranton Man to Face Trial for Baseball Bat Attack
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man, 43-year-old Ronald Clark, will face trial on charges he attacked his girlfriend and her 5-year-old son wi...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 2:25PM EST
185. Former Volunteer Firefighter Will Go to Trial on Arson Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A former volunteer firefighter in Lackawanna County gave up his right to a preliminary hearing on arson charges. A pre-tr...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 1:36PM EST
186. Fire at fire company a case of arson!
VANDLING, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A State Police Fire Marshall has ruled that a fire at the Vandling Fire Company Picnic Pavilion early Tuesday morning is a...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 10:45AM EST
187. Welcome to the New WBRE Eyewitness News
You may have noticed a few changes here at WBRE. There’s a new set, new equipment, a new format and even some new faces. They’re all desig...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 11:59PM EST
188. Fire Guts Kingston Business
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Close to 100 firefighters battled heat, humidity and fire in the 300 block of Wyoming Avenue late Monday night. A business c...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 11:36PM EST
189. Murder Suspect Brought Back to PA
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A man accused of killing two Hazleton people nearly a year ago will now face murder charges. Police say Brandon McClendon to...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 10:18PM EST
190. Pottsville Meeting Heats Up over Heli-Pad Crash
Pottsville, Schuylkill County - A dozen Mount Hope Avenue neighbors blasted city leaders over a heli-pad in Pottsville . Two weeks ago, a Lehigh Valle...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 10:00PM EST
191. Cooling Off Creatively in Central PA
Lycoming County- Four straight days of above 90 degree temperatures have people finding creative ways to cool off. Beating the heat has become a top p...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 5:38PM EST
192. Nascar Clean Up
LONG POND - When the Nascar teams leave Pocono Raceway, the cleaning teams take over the track. The sun beat down on the piles of garbage at Pocono Ra...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
193. Police Bust Graffiti Vandals
ANALOMINK - Police in the Poconos say they've busted the people responsible for a graffiti spree. Over the past two years a group called the Suici...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 4:54PM EST
194. Searching the Susquehanna
It's day 2 in a Susquehanna River search. Crews are looking in Luzerne County 's Shickshinny area for a man who fell into the water last nigh...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 4:51PM EST
195. Scranton man saves the day then leaves
A good samaritan stepped in to rescue a family from their burning Scranton home and then quietly slipped away. He saved 3 lives, but his identity rem...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 4:29PM EST
196. Three people rescued from burning home in Scranton!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Three people were rescued from a burning home on Birney Avenue in Scranton Monday morning. The blaze was discovered shortl...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 1:14PM EST
197. Severe Storm Damage in Lackawanna County
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Strong storms downed trees and caused power problems in several different counties Sunday night. Bradford...
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 12:01PM EST
198. Water Rescue in Luzerne County
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY - Severe put a temporary end to a water rescue Sunday night in one part of Luzerne County. Dive teams from several differe...
Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 11:57PM EST
199. Jury Selection Begins for Northumberland County Murder Trial
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday morning in a high-profile murder case in Northumberland County. Richard C...
Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 11:31PM EST
200. Suspects Arrested for Wysox Business Break-In
WYSOX, BRADFORD COUNTY – Two men accused of breaking into a Bradford County business are behind bars. Police say Andrew Middaugh and Jason Albre...
Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 10:44PM EST
201. Hundreds Attend Weatherly Hill Climb
WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY - It's a tough mountain to beat, but dozens of drivers gave it a shot this weekend in Carbon County. The annual Weatherly...
Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 10:32PM EST
202. Graffiti Clean-Up Project in Lackawanna County
JERMYN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Getting rid of graffiti. That was the goal of a big clean-up project Saturday morning in Lackawanna County. More than 30 v...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:22PM EST
203. Stabbing Arrest in Shenandoah
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - An illegal alien is behind bars after a stabbing early Saturday morning. Police say it happened in the 200-block of So...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:19PM EST
204. Traffic Changes for Pocono 500
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY - If you're heading out to the Pocono 500 in Long Pond on Sunday afternoon, there are some important traffic reminders to...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:13PM EST
205. Fire Damaged Restaurant Re-Opens in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Four days after being damaged by fire, a popular Lackawanna County restaurant is back open. The Faccia Luna restaurant i...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:10PM EST
206. Plane Crash Victim Improves
RIVERSIDE, MONTOUR COUNTY - The Sunbury man who was involved in a plane crash Thursday night in Montour County continues to improve. Christopher Marqu...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:06PM EST
207. Three Teens Killed in Wyoming County Crash
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY -- Three teens were killed when the car they were riding in crashed along Lemon Creek Road in the borough Friday night. A ...
Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10:19AM EST
208. Volunteer Gets Prison Time for Stealing Relief Supplies
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Red Cross volunteer is going to prison for stealing relief supplies. Chris Panko will serve 4 to 9 years behind bars. ...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 8:06PM EST
209. Small Plane Crashes Near Danville
RIVERSIDE, MONTOUR COUNTY- A student pilot made a rough landing in central Pennsylvania. 41-year-old Chris Marquette's plane took a nose dive at the D...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 7:15PM EST
210. One Tank Trip: S&S Speedway
SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY --If high gas prices have you rethinking your summer plans, we have some great one day trips that won't use more than ...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 6:19PM EST
211. A&B Fuel Owners Miss Bankruptcy Meeting
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --These customers say it's another slap in the face by the heating oil company that ripped them off. Nearly six months...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 5:56PM EST
212. New Wyoming County 9-1-1 center
When disaster strikes, emergency management agencies, Red Cross, and 9-1-1 centers take the lead. Workers there quickly map out a plan to save lives ...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 5:29PM EST
213. Tips to Beat the Heat
Danville, Montour County- The next week is shaping up to be a scorcher weather-wise. The extreme temperatures can become dangerous in a hurry. Organiz...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
214. Northeast PA. Golf Classic moving to a new home course!
ROARING BROOK TWP. LACKAWANNA COUNTY The Northeast Pennsylvania Golf Classic will be moving to a new home course this year. In an exclusive interview ...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 11:46AM EST
215. Does The Time Fit The Crime?
Thursday, Jun 5, 2008 @ 11:17pm EST WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- They swiped cash. Tens of thousands of dollars taken while serving offices of public...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 11:17PM EST
216. Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2008 Celebrates
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-A night of celebration and honors for some hard working folks. Leadership Wilkes-Barre held its annual graduation Thur...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 9:57PM EST
217. Former Tax Collector Sentenced for Stealing
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing tax money avoided prison time on Thursday. Ruth Ann Lyons plead guilty and was im...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 6:10PM EST
218. Motorcycle Crashes into School Bus
OVERFIELD TWP., WYOMING COUNTY- Emergency responders feared the worst after being called to a motorcycle and a school bus collision Thursday morning. ...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 6:08PM EST
219. Stats Show Decrease in Williamsport Crime
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The numbers are in, and they say crime is down in Williamsport. Police compared the first five months of this year to l...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 5:20PM EST
220. Slots Money to Benefit School
TANNERSVILLE - Monroe County officials have decided how they would like to spend slot machine profits. The county gets a portion of the tax money from...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 4:59PM EST
221. NASCAR Hotel Bookings Fall
KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - When NASCAR comes to town hotels near Pocono Raceway usually have a lot more fans to sign into their rooms. "It&...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 4:49PM EST
222. Man Who Led Police on Wild Chase Sentenced
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Hanover Township man behind a wild police chase finds out how long he'll spend behind bars. Joseph Solomon hit pe...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 3:58PM EST
223. Scranton merchant offers to help customers fill their gas tanks!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A Scranton businessman is trying to attract customers by offering to help them fill their gas tanks! Leo DeAngelo, owner o...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 1:42PM EST
224. Kis's summer lunch program to continue!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A program to provide free lunches to kids during the summer will continue in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties thi...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 1:33PM EST
225. Stroudsburg Area Students Object To Dress Code
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The Stroudsburg Area School Board got an ear full Wednesday night from angry parents. They're fuming over a proposed ...
Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 12:05PM EST
226. Former Pastor Arrested for Molesting Teenage Girls
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Kingston Police say a former Luzerne County pastor was arrested for fondling two teenaged girls he was supposed to be teachi...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 5:42PM EST
227. Man Charged in Sunbury Double Murder
Sunbury, Northumberland County- Police charged a Sunbury man today for a double murder dating back to January of this year. Now, many in that communit...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
228. Five Men Arrested in Strong Arm Robberies
MT. CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- They stole purses, cell phones and cash, targeting teenagers and the elderly. Now police in Northumberland County s...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
229. A Special Stars and Stripes
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Old Glory has been raised in battlefields around the world. Wednesday, a soldier brought back the stars and stripes from Afg...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 5:17PM EST
230. Holy Redeemer Graduates Its First Class
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- How many high school students get to say they're the first graduating class of something? When Holy Redeemer seniors...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 4:54PM EST
231. Jessup man sentenced for drunk driving fatality!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A Jessup man, Richard Marchegiani, has been sentenced to one to two and a half years in the Lackawanna County Prison for a...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 3:07PM EST
232. West Pittston Expands Smoking Ban
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- West Pittston Borough Council unanimously passed an ordinance banning tobacco products in parks and around municipal b...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 11:47PM EST
233. West Scranton Restaurant Closed Due to Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A small fire is causing a big headache for a restaurant in Lackawanna County. The Faccia Luna restaurant in West Scrant...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 6:55PM EST
234. Scranton Accountant Facing Additional Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton accountant is facing additional charges of forgery and identity theft less than a week after he was arrested....
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 6:46PM EST
235. Nurse stops to help save a life
A Scranton nurse was in the right place at the right time. Monday morning, a woman was going to jump off an Interstate 81 overpass. Traffic was block...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 5:01PM EST
236. Searching for a Killer
BARTONSVILLE - A family prepares to mark a sad anniversary. Six months ago Wednesday someone shot a hunter to death in the Poconos. Police say they ar...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
237. Lock Haven Vandals Destroy Trees
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Vandals struck in Clinton County, destroying part of an improvement project in Lock Haven. This is not the first time some...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 4:57PM EST
238. The High Price of Shoplifting
MOUNT POCONO - Just last week police in the Poconos reported shoplifting crimes are on the rise. They also reminded people shoplifting has big consequ...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 4:14PM EST
239. Arson Damaged Business Coming Back
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The owner of an arson damaged business in downtown Scranton is planning to renovate and reopen! Tom Moran's Coney Isl...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 2:05PM EST
240. Fire In Wilkes-Barre
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - In Wilkes-Barre , quick work by firemen prevented flames from spreading from a garage, to a nearby home. The fire start...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 12:47PM EST
241. Funding Help For the Hoyt Library
Kingston, Luzerne County - A Luzerne County community is lending one public library a helping hand. Kingston council voted on several resolutions Mond...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 12:30PM EST
242. Odor Investigation In Exeter Borough
Exeter Borough, Luzerne County - Something is rotten in the air in one part of Luzerne County and neighbors are concerned. It’s happening in Exe...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 12:10PM EST
243. Charles Baber Cemetery Vandalized
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- 41 tombstones were toppled at Charles Baber Cemetery sometime this weekend. Some of the grave markers were broken in h...
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 10:36PM EST
244. Alleged Baseball Card Bandit in Court
Montoursville, Lycoming County- David Baney of Williamsport was in court today. He is accused of brutally beating the owner of a baseball card shop, t...
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 5:57PM EST
245. Baseball Bat Attack Sentencing
A tough sentence for a Hazleton baseball bat attack. Kelvin Dejesus will spend at least the next 13 years of his life in prison. Luzerne County Assis...
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 4:26PM EST
246. Lake Carey tornado anniversary
June 2nd is a day some people in Wyoming county might never forget. An F-3 tornado ripped through Lake Carey , and surrounding neighborhoods in 1998....
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 4:21PM EST
247. Scranton city's 'Anti Blight Program" has moved into West Scranton neighborhoods!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Scranton city's anti blight program is now targeting problem properties in West side neighborhoods. The city's dem...
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 1:32PM EST
248. Last Bernardine Nuns leaving LaSalle Academy!
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A school that was founded by Catholic nuns from the Bernardine Order will see the last of its sisters leave at the end...
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 1:13PM EST
249. Plymouth Drug Bust
PLYMOUTH - For months neighbors have complained that unfamiliar cars have been stopping at a house on Vine Street in Plymouth and suspicious looking p...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 10:34PM EST
250. Record Setting Weekend for Children's Miracle Network Celebration
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY - After a 21-hour live broadcast from the Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville, a new fundraising record was set fo...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 9:28PM EST
251. Bikers Help Girl Reach Olympic Dream
NANTICOKE - Bikers made some noise in Wyoming so that someday Olympic fans can make some noise for a young lady from West Pittston. Stephanie Jallen w...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 5:04PM EST
252. Churches Close by the Dozen
McADOO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Sooner or later, parishioners here at St. Kenedunda in McAdoo knew their church would close. This weekend, the Diocese of A...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 1:44PM EST
253. Fire at a Lackawanna County business
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire crews were busy battling a blaze inside a factory. It happened at Hillcrest Shades in the 500 of Kohler Avenue in O...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 10:00AM EST
  


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