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November 2008

1. Holiday Weekend Traffic Troubles
NUANGOLA, LUZERNE COUNTY - Emergency roadwork on part of Interstate 81 caused big back-ups for drivers returning from their holiday weekends. Cars an...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 11:09PM EST
2. Attempted Robbery in Northumberland County
MOUNT CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Mount Carmel police are asking for help to find the suspect involved in a violent gas station robbery Saturday. ...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
3. SPCA Break-In in Schuylkill County
MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - The SPCA in Schuylkill County became the target of thieves this past week. State Police say someone broke into a sto...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 10:51PM EST
4. Suspect Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Luzerne County man is behind bars, charged with firing a rifle at several cars, including one that was occupied. Igor Ma...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 10:48PM EST
5. Deadly Farming Accident in Tioga County
UNION TOWNSHIP, TIOGA COUNTY - A two-year-old boy has died after injuries he received Saturday afternoon in a farming accident. The accident happened...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 10:39PM EST
6. Strong Oil Smell Prompts Evacuations
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - The busy Arena-hub in Luzerne County was filled with police and firefighters Saturday afternoon after a strong...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9:13PM EST
7. West Hazleton Business Break-In
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - State Police in Luzerne County are looking for the person, or people, who broke into a plastics recycling center early...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9:09PM EST
8. Deadly Accident in Snyder County
MONROE TOWNSHIP, SNYDER COUNTY - A 34-year-old man from Shamokin Dam was killed in a three-car crash late Friday night in Snyder County. State Police ...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9:05PM EST
9. Stroudsburg Graduate Affected by Terror Attacks
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Even though the terror attacks in India have finally ended, a Stroudsburg high school graduate is still overseas. WYOU Ne...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9:01PM EST
10. Bizarre Assault Investigation in Bradford County
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY - State Police in Bradford County are urging women to be on alert after a bizarre assault in Franklin Township. It ...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 8:58PM EST
11. Deadly Fire Ruled Accidental
PORT CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A State Police Fire Marshal says a deadly blaze from early Thursday morning in Schuylkill County was an accident. The...
Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 8:55PM EST
12. Black Friday Shopping: Part 2
Wilkes-Barre Township - Sales at the Wyoming Valley Mall brought out the savvy shoppers. Sandy Najaka, of Nanticoke says, “I’m always loo...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 10:37PM EST
13. Busy Berwick Police Department
The hectic week of police work in Berwick started on Monday, the 17th -- officers were called to the First Keystone Bank on Freas Avenue after a man ...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 10:00PM EST
14. Sno Mountain Opens
Scranton, Lackawanna County - The ski resort is now open for the season. Many snow enthusiasts skiied, went snow boarding or snow tube the day away. ...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 9:43PM EST
15. Black Friday Shopping: Part 1
Wilkes-Barre Township - When doors opened at Target Friday morning, our camera caught a man pushing a woman into a wall. The pushing and shoving turn...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 8:34PM EST
16. Signature Piano on Display in Billtown
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It's a performance by Elton John like you've never seen or heard before. The limited edition Elton John Signatu...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 6:23PM EST
17. Busy Black Friday For Mall Employees
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- We've shown you the craziness that early morning shoppers encounter on Black Friday. But we sometimes forget abou...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 6:16PM EST
18. C.E.O. Thanksgiving
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- We've shown you the craziness that early morning shoppers encounter on Black Friday. But we sometimes forget abou...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 7:32PM EST
19. Shopping Center Destroyed By Fire
Crews responded to a fire at a strip mall in Monroe County. Thursday afternoon. Eyewitness News has learned the shopping center on Route 209 in Broad...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 5:37PM EST
20. Fire Damages Country Junction
Crews responded to a fire at a strip mall in Monroe County. Thursday afternoon. Eyewitness News has learned the shopping center on Route 209 in Broad...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
21. Child Dies in Fire
PORT CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --There's a Thanksgiving tragedy tonight. A Schuylkill County neighborhood is shocked by the death of a young boy. ...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 4:32PM EST
22. Berwick Family's Thanksgiving Day Tradition Continues
PORT CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --There's a Thanksgiving tragedy tonight. A Schuylkill County neighborhood is shocked by the death of a young boy. ...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 3:28PM EST
23. Mother of Abandoned Newborn Arrested
PORT CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --There's a Thanksgiving tragedy tonight. A Schuylkill County neighborhood is shocked by the death of a young boy. ...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 3:22PM EST
24. Man Arrested After Snooping, Having Gun
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A C olumbia County man is in prison after police find him snooping near a Berwick business armed with a gun. Just after 3...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 3:14PM EST
25. Safe Harbor Lighthouse Thanksgiving Dinner
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Plenty of people are busy preparing a Thanksgiving feast for family and friends. On Wednesday Night the Safe Harbor Lighthous...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 12:06PM EST
26. Job Cuts Part of 2009 Luzerne County Budget
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Plenty of people are busy preparing a Thanksgiving feast for family and friends. On Wednesday Night the Safe Harbor Lighthous...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
27. Slow Economy Not Stopping People From Traveling
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Plenty of people are busy preparing a Thanksgiving feast for family and friends. On Wednesday Night the Safe Harbor Lighthous...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:55PM EST
28. State Police Out in Force This Weekend
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Plenty of people are busy preparing a Thanksgiving feast for family and friends. On Wednesday Night the Safe Harbor Lighthous...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:50PM EST
29. Extra Police Added in Stores to Stop Black Friday Shoplifting
MT. POCONO, MONROE COUNTY- As economic times get tougher - shoplifting crimes usually go up. Police in the Poconos say they've seen more people st...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
30. Lots of Families Will Dine Out on Thanksgiving
MT. POCONO, MONROE COUNTY- As economic times get tougher - shoplifting crimes usually go up. Police in the Poconos say they've seen more people st...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:23PM EST
31. Doctor at Scranton's CMC Facing Criminal Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A doctor who moved from Altoona to take a job in Scranton faces several criminal charges. Dr. Christopher Donohue works i...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:16PM EST
32. Companies Donate Hundreds of Thousands to United Way
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A doctor who moved from Altoona to take a job in Scranton faces several criminal charges. Dr. Christopher Donohue works i...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:15PM EST
33. Thanksgiving Food Shopping Rush
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A doctor who moved from Altoona to take a job in Scranton faces several criminal charges. Dr. Christopher Donohue works i...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 4:10PM EST
34. Thanksgiving Food Bags Distributed
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A doctor who moved from Altoona to take a job in Scranton faces several criminal charges. Dr. Christopher Donohue works i...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 11:15AM EST
35. New Heroes Memorial Dedicated in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A doctor who moved from Altoona to take a job in Scranton faces several criminal charges. Dr. Christopher Donohue works i...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 11:10AM EST
36. Schuylkill County Man Sentenced for Deadly Road Rage Crash
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - An Auburn man was sentenced for his role in a deadly road rage crash Tuesday afternoon in Schuylkill County. William M...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 7:10PM EST
37. Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Restraining Mother
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - An Auburn man was sentenced for his role in a deadly road rage crash Tuesday afternoon in Schuylkill County. William M...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 6:58PM EST
38. Festival of Trees to Benefit Salvation Army
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- The sixth annual Festival of Trees is happening now at the Lycoming Mall. Dozens of businesses and organizations deco...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 5:17PM EST
39. Operation PJ Pile-up
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- The sixth annual Festival of Trees is happening now at the Lycoming Mall. Dozens of businesses and organizations deco...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
40. Potato Peelers at Scranton Dinner
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- The sixth annual Festival of Trees is happening now at the Lycoming Mall. Dozens of businesses and organizations deco...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
41. Pocono Growth Slows
MONROE COUNTY - You may have heard a lot over the years about the population boom in the Poconos. But the economy may be forcing Monroe County's p...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 3:49PM EST
42. A Christmas Song for The Poconos
MONROE COUNTY - You may have heard a lot over the years about the population boom in the Poconos. But the economy may be forcing Monroe County's p...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 3:36PM EST
43. Food baskets distributed to people in need
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A line of people began to form at the Watres Armory in Scranton three hours before United Neighborhood Centers opened the ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 10:44AM EST
44. Outrage After Priests Ordered Grave Flags Removed
NESQUEHONING, CARBON COUNTY- The graves in the parish cemetery of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel church were stripped of all American flags. Fra...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 11:52PM EST
45. 560 Pound Black Bear Bagged
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --Opening day of bear season barely got started in Sullivan County this morning when a hunter bagged a big one. Eyewitness ne...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 6:34PM EST
46. Prepaid Heating Oil Contracts Not Paying Off
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 6:27PM EST
47. Reputed Mob Boss Sentenced to 9 Years in Jail
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
48. Police Have Leads But Still No Arrest in Abandoned Baby Case
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
49. Police Search Home, Impound Vehicles in Home Invasion Case
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
50. Man Nabs 560-Pound Black Bear in Sullivan Co.
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:30PM EST
51. Mifflinburg Hosts Massive Tree Auction
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:25PM EST
52. Woman Robbed in Grocery Store Parking Lot
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
53. Avoca Man Charged With Almost a Dozen Child Sex Crimes
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
54. Record Crowd Expected at Annual Scranton Thanksgiving Dinner
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:05PM EST
55. Thousands Give to Operation Christmas Child
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
56. Weekend Construction Site Fire Ruled Arson
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 3:05PM EST
57. Northwest Area Strike Enters Second Week
DUSHORE, SULLIVAN COUNTY --The falling fuel prices are making most of us smile --but not those who prepaid for their home heating oil. Many folks sign...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 10:43AM EST
58. Firefighters Respond to Smokey Scene at Nursing Home
LAKE ARIEL, WAYNE COUNTY - There were some tense moments at a nursing home in Wayne County late Sunday night, after smoke was seen coming out of the c...
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 11:47PM EST
59. I-Team: Drunk Driving Laws Too Lenient?
LAKE ARIEL, WAYNE COUNTY - There were some tense moments at a nursing home in Wayne County late Sunday night, after smoke was seen coming out of the c...
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 11:18PM EST
60. Soldiers Get A Hero's Welcome in Kingston
LAKE ARIEL, WAYNE COUNTY - There were some tense moments at a nursing home in Wayne County late Sunday night, after smoke was seen coming out of the c...
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 6:32PM EST
61. Doctors Stress "Safe Haven" Law for Parents of Newborns
LAKE ARIEL, WAYNE COUNTY - There were some tense moments at a nursing home in Wayne County late Sunday night, after smoke was seen coming out of the c...
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 5:13PM EST
62. Northumberland County Fire
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 10:05AM EST
63. Newborn Baby Left in Trash Bag in Berwick Yard
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:18PM EST
64. Puppy Stolen in Latest of Rash of Luzerne Co. Break-ins
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:17PM EST
65. Three New York Men Arrested in Drug Bust
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:16PM EST
66. Home Under Construction Burns in Pittston
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:15PM EST
67. A Thanksgiving Dinner for Families in Need
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:13PM EST
68. Santa Parades Held All Over the Area
An early morning fire in Northumberland County is under investigation. It happened at a along Gosh Street in Delaware Township around 3 Sunday morning...
Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 11:11PM EST
69. Early Skiing Charity Night
Kidder Township - They're grooming the slopes here at Big Boulder Ski Park in Kidder Township . The slopes are open and ready to go. Michael Cloe...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 8:38PM EST
70. 109th Homecoming
Avoca, Luzerne County - More than one hundred men and women serving in the war zone are back home safe and sound. They arrived at the Wilkes-Barre Scr...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 8:30PM EST
71. Dallas Township Fire
Dallas Township - As we first told you on Eyewitness News at 11, the fire broke out in a mobile home at the Country Pine Estates mobile home park in ...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 7:33PM EST
72. Boscov's Survives
Two years after selling his stores, Albert Boscov is back! The legendary salesman hadn't missed a beat as he returned to a store near Reading Frid...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 6:19PM EST
73. Man Climbed Mount Kilamanjaro
This week the today show dared to climb to the top of Africa 's Mount Kilamanjaro . They didn't make it, but there's one man around here ...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 5:26PM EST
74. Berwick Y Helps During Northwest Strike
HUNTINGTON MILLS, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Northwest Area School District teachers' strike was in day five on Friday, but some Huntington Mills Elem...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 4:10PM EST
75. Operation Safe Holiday Underway
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Representatives of Police Departments throughout Lackawanna County met at the county's '911 Center' Friday for t...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 3:18PM EST
76. Babysitter Burned in Mobile Home Fire
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A fire destroys a mobile home in Country Pine Estates, and the babysitter inside suffers burns on her hand. Kunkle...
Friday, November 21, 2008 at 2:13PM EST
77. Abandoned Buildings
Hazleton, Luzerne County - This burned out building on Broad Street in Center City is an example of what can happen with an abandoned vacant building...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 8:26PM EST
78. Home Invasion Update
Hazleton, Luzerne County - At this hour, charges have not been filed in the home invasion. Police do say the investigation is going in the right dire...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 7:57PM EST
79. I-TEAM: Parking Meter Problems
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY --So far this year hundreds of parking meters in our area failed state inspection but the I-Team has found some of those...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 6:20PM EST
80. Fair Trade Sale Helps Artists Worldwide
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Some Penn College students are providing a helping hand to artisans from all over the world. It's called the Ten Th...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 6:03PM EST
81. Boscov's Rescue Package
A rescue package to save the Boscovs department store chain is in place After the company filed for bankruptcy this summer. A nearly 300 million doll...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 5:51PM EST
82. Man Charged in D.U.I. Death
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Shane Herbert of Bear Creek Township was brought into district court here Thursday, charged with vehicular ho...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 4:17PM EST
83. County Announces Parks and Jobs Initative
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna County has announced a $5.1million economic stimulus package to improve county parks and create about 150 temp...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 3:43PM EST
84. Philly Inmates Could be Sent to Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- WYOU News has learned that Lackawanna County is looking into a possible agreement with the city of Philadelphia that woul...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 3:33PM EST
85. Area soldiers return
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- Family and friends were waiting at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Thursday as members of the 109th Infantry re...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 3:22PM EST
86. Police Shoot Elderly Man
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A 75 year old man pulled a shotgun on police and officers say they had to fire back to protect themselves. It happe...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 2:49PM EST
87. Officials Find Kids Living in House of Filth
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- The apartment at 349 South Tenth Street in Sunbury now sits condemned. Even though strollers and bikes line the outsid...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 5:47PM EST
88. Money Missing in Northumberland County
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Money is missing in Northumberland County. Now a criminal investigation is underway to find out what happened to it. C...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
89. Cold Weather Poses Danger to Increasing Homeless Population
HAZELETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The cold temperatures are here and they pose a real threat to the homeless. Hazleton is one of the largest cities in our ar...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 5:36PM EST
90. Still No Arrests in Brutal Hazleton Home Invasion
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The investigation into a brutal Hazleton home invasion is intensifying. Two elderly people were beaten inside their home and...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
91. Vet Accussed of Stealing Money Faces More Charges
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- Two additional charges have been filed against a Wayne County man already accused with stealing money from veteran's orga...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 5:11PM EST
92. Apartment Building Fire Forces Out 11 People
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Flames spread through several apartments in a building in Scranton's Plot section. The fire broke out before 3 a. ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
93. Monroe County Investigates Voter Fraud
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County voter says a poll worker reached into the voting booth and changed his choice on election day. Theresa Me...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
94. Billtown Ready to Spread Holiday Cheer
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The city of Williamsport is ready to celebrate the season by bringing back some old traditions. Now we’re showing...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 4:24PM EST
95. Tamaqua Water Boil Advisory Lifted
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A boil advisory for customers in the Borough of Tamaqua and portions of Schuylkill, Walker and West Penn Townships due to ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 1:35PM EST
96. Federal Jury Gives 67,000 to Local Activist
WILKES-BARRE , LUZERNE COUNTY- A federal jury decided that Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton caused a city woman 67 thousand dollars in emotional distr...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 12:45PM EST
97. Deadly Accident Caused by the Weather
BRANCH TOWNSHIP , SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Snow and icy conditions caused a car to slide and hit another vehicle in Schuylkill on Tuesday killing a driver....
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:54AM EST
98. State Makes Deadline for Teacher Strike
UNION TOWNSHIP , LUZERNE COUNTY- December 12th is the deadline for a teachers strike in the Northwest Area School District . That's the word toda...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:36AM EST
99. McCall-Eachus New Leadership Roles
HARRISBURG- Two local lawmakers are looking at new leadership positions in Harrisburg. Representative Keith Mccall of Carbon County will be the next S...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 10:11PM EST
100. Search Continues in the Poconos for Missing Hiker
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY- Crews continue to search for an elderly man in the Poconos. He went hiking more than 24 hours ago and hasn't been seen s...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:20PM EST
101. Alleged Shooter Accused of Trying to Have Witness Killed
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An attempted murder case in Lackawanna County has taken a surprising turn. The suspect in a summer shooting at Scranton&#...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
102. Mother Pleads Guilty in Connection with Death of 2-Year-Old
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Hazleton woman pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in connection with the death of her 2-year-old son. Lillian Torres pled ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
103. I-Team: Where's the Promised Property Tax Relief from Casinos?
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008 @ 05:05pm EST Pennsylvania casinos posted whopping profits for the month of October. And while other states' casinos are in ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 5:05PM EST
104. Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Teens
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting three teenagers. Police say 46-year-old John Rodney assaulted...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 4:50PM EST
105. Child Molester Sentenced in Central PA
Middleburg, Snyder County- In Snyder County, a man accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl was sentenced today. As part of a plea agree...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
106. Snyder County Ice Cream Shop Destroyed by Fire
Beaver Springs, Snyder County- Investigators say the fire that destroyed a central Pennsylvania ice cream shop does not appear suspicious. But police ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
107. Gas Drilling Hearing Held in Luzerne County
DALLAS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- State senators held a public hearing at Misercorida University Tuesday. The focus was drilling for natural gas in the are...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 4:19PM EST
108. I-Team Cold Case Investigation: Stolen Artwork
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- This I-Team exclusive deals with a cold case investigation. Lead Investigator Andy Mehalshick has more on the mystery of ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 3:57PM EST
109. SWAT Team Gets Armored Rescue Truck
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Northeast Regional Counter Terrorism Task Force has purchased two Bearcat Armored Rescue Vehicles which are now avail...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 2:59PM EST
110. Early Morning Snow Showers Cause Slick Travel
ELMHURST, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Icy roads led to several crashes Tuesday morning, including one that brought out a HazMat crew in Lackawanna County. A ta...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 11:37AM EST
111. Son Who Found Parents Badly Beaten Speaks to Eyewitness News
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police say they have several solid leads to track down the men behind a brutal Hazleton home invasion. The attack happened S...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
112. Man Facing Homicide by Vehicle Trial After DUI Crash
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- The most serious charges in a deadly Montour County drunk driving accident are moving forward. The wreck happened three mont...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:40PM EST
113. Northwest Area Teachers Hit the Picket Line
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY- Classrooms are empty and teachers are picketing at the Northwest Area School District in Luzerne County this morning. The...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
114. Teen Saves Family From Burning Home
CASS TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- 19-year-old Josh Ewing was downstairs sleeping on a couch when his South Maple Avenue home caught fire. That's when ...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:32PM EST
115. Getting Ready for an Early Ski Season
KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - For Frankie Gorbacz, ski season starts in September. She's in charge of the housekeeping at Big Boulder ski area....
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:20PM EST
116. More Than Just Books in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport's historic James V. Brown Library is undergoing some major renovations. Now, library officials want th...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 5:12PM EST
117. Wayne Food Bank Needs Donations
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- Officials with the Wayne County Food Pantry say donations are down while requests for assistance are up! Director Kathleen Te...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 1:36PM EST
118. Separate House Fires Leave 7 Homeless
Six people are homeless after fire destroyed their Schuylkill County home this morning. Flames broke out at a home at 38 South Maple Street in Cass To...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 11:27AM EST
119. 1 Injured in Crash That Splits Utility Pole
WAVERLY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State police are investigating an early morning crash in Lackawanna County that ended up splitting a utility pole and inju...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 11:26AM EST
120. Several Water Main Breaks Cause Problems
A water main break is causing a road to buckle in Dickson City. It’s happening along Business Route 6, the Scranton/Carbondale Highway, near the...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 11:25AM EST
121. Line Forms Early for Toys for Tots
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A line of people began to form more than an hour before Catholic Social Services opened its doors for the annual Toys for...
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 10:19AM EST
122. I-Team Cold Case: The Disappearance of Ray Gricar
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY- All this month the I-Team is taking a close look at cold cases in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. These are the cases ...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
123. Man Killed in Crash Involving State Trooper
JENKINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- State police continue to investigate a fatal accident that involved a trooper and his cruiser. Police say 81-year-old Vi...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 6:25PM EST
124. Northwest Area Teachers On Strike Again
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY- School will be closed Monday at Luzerne County's Northwest Area School District. Teachers are set to strike. The walk...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 6:24PM EST
125. Suspected Burglar Caught in the Act
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some homeowners in Luzerne County caught a burglar red-handed. Now the guy is in jail. Hazleton police say 27-year-old Randy...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 6:23PM EST
126. Neighbors React to Hazleton Beating
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Many of the people living along Pine Street were afraid to talk after their elderly neighbors -- Martha and Nick Caputo -...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 4:22PM EST
127. Two People Found Beaten in Hazleton Home Invasion
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A violent home invasion in Hazleton's south side Saturday evening sent an elderly couple to the hospital. State police a...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 11:18PM EST
128. State Trooper Injured in Pittston Bypass Crash
JENKINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A busy road in Jenkins Township was closed for several hours because of an accident involving a state police trooper. Th...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:22PM EST
129. Fire Destroys Popular Restaurant
BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Flames ripped through The Red Barn restaurant and bar around 3:30am Saturday, leaving only a few walls standing...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:20PM EST
130. Northwest Teachers to Strike Again Monday
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY- Northwest Area teachers say they will strike beginning Monday. The teachers' strike comes after failed attempts to ne...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:19PM EST
131. Funeral Arrangements Announced for Lt. Governor
HARRISBURG- Funeral arrangements for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Catherine Baker Knoll have been made. She died Wednesday after a 4-month battle ...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:18PM EST
132. Already in the Holiday Spirit in the Poconos
MONROE COUNTY- Even though the holidays are still weeks away, people in the Poconos are already getting in the spirit of the season. Eyewitness News w...
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:14PM EST
133. Madisonville Home Fire
Madison Township - No one was hurt, that's the good news. Investigators say this fire could have had a tragic ending had anyone been in that hous...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 8:30PM EST
134. Silo Blaze Ruled Accidental
Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County- A fire at a silo in Lycoming County has been ruled accidental. It happened at Eastern Wood Products on Mill La...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
135. PennDOT Helps Food Bank
Montoursville, Lycoming County- It was a food fight at PennDOT's district office in Montoursville, but perhaps not the kind you'd expect. Empl...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:43PM EST
136. Saving Money Through Energy Assessments
Lewisburg, Union County- Energy costs have exploded over the past few years. Now, some local experts are helping people get their homes ready for wint...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
137. Former Courthouse Employee Guilty of Child Sex Crimes
STROUDSBURG - An emotional roller coaster ride is finally over for three children sexually corrupted by a Tobyhanna man. Former Monroe County Courthou...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:28PM EST
138. Furniture Store Fire Intentionally Set
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Two fires in two weeks in Hanover Township. Noble Furniture's storage shed was burned down Wednesday night on East M...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:27PM EST
139. Holiday Credit Advice
STROUDSBURG - This year many people won't ask Santa to bring anything down their chimneys, they'll just wish they still have chimney's to ...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:25PM EST
140. Economy Hits Hunting Business
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A hunter at Nimrod Haven told us he recently sold many of his rifles to make some cash to get through this tough ...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 4:51PM EST
141. Septic Tank Causing Problems for Neighbors
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Erica Townend says she first had an issue with her septic tank overflowing last month, but it got even worse las...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 4:27PM EST
142. Fire Damages Old Forge Home
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Three people were forced out of their home in Old Forge by fire Friday morning. Hasanah Muhammad said her daughter awoke...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 2:17PM EST
143. Fire Destroys Covington Twp. Home
COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A State Police Fire Marshal says it make be several days before he can try to determine the cause of a blaze th...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 1:17PM EST
144. Laureen Finn/Cold Case #2
Lackawanna County - They are images that will forever be embedded in the memory of the people in the hill section of Scranton . Police officers and d...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 9:39PM EST
145. LCCC/Moses in Court
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - Investigators say Peter Moses abused his power and stole money from the Luzerne County Community College . Today Eyewi...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 8:18PM EST
146. PA Working Wardrobe Assists Job Seekers
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- They say you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Now some job seekers in Central Pennsylvania ar...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 5:34PM EST
147. Animal Shelter Back Open After Fire
DYBERRY TOWNSHIP , WAYNE COUNTY- A Wayne County animal shelter is back in business. The Dessin Animal Shelter in Honesdale was hit by flames last mon...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 5:16PM EST
148. Teens Charged in Beating Death Head to Court
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- The attorneys for three Shenandoah teenagers charged in the summer beating death of an illegal immigrant want all cha...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 4:58PM EST
149. Fire Damages Three Berwick Apartments
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Firefighters were called to the 500 block of Green Street in Berwick just before 4a. m. on Thursday. Berwick Fire Chief Bi...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 4:53PM EST
150. Shopping Plaza Evacuated
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Dozens of people were evacuated from a shopping plaza in the Poconos at about 8:30 Thursday morning. They stood outs...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 2:28PM EST
151. Lights, Camera, Action
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Lights are shining once again at a Pocono Theater. The Pocono Community Theater showed its first film in months Thur...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 2:18PM EST
152. Vacant Housing Units to be Rehabilitated
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Scranton Housing Authority says its moving ahead with plans to rehabilitate a low income housing complex that was clo...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 12:09PM EST
153. Lt. Governor Loses Battle To Cancer
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Lt. Govenor Catherine Baker Knoll died Wednesday evening surrounded by family in a Washington D. C. hospital. She was dia...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 10:17PM EST
154. Schools Taking Proactive Approach to Cell Phone Problems
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY -- It was just two weeks ago when Tunkhannock Area School District Superintendent Michael Healey discovered nude pictures...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 6:08PM EST
155. Township Supervisor Guilty of Stealing Taxpayer Money
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- An elected official was in court Wednesday and earned his fate for stealing some $7,000 dollars in taxpayer money. Ricky...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:50PM EST
156. Man Charged with Raping Girl for 10 Years
SUGARLOAF TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man is charged with raping a child over a 10-year period. State police at Hazleton arrested 37-ye...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:45PM EST
157. A Megawatt Headache in the Poconos
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP - PIKE COUNTY - An electric company is preparing to cross a Pike County community with about four miles of giant power lines. The elec...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:37PM EST
158. A Stop Put to Selling Illegal Scrap Metal
JERMYN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It's called the Scrap Metal Theft Prevention Act, and it will take effect on December 9th. It's geared to quickly i...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
159. Two Charged in Cross Burning
LITTLE MEADOWS, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- State Police say they've charged two men for burning a cross in a man’s front yard. Eyewitness News firs...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:35PM EST
160. Celebarating the Arts in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Actor and Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton will accept a distinguished arts award in Billtown. It's all part of the...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
161. Big Plans for Riverside Plant
Danville, Montour County- One of the region's premiere pharmaceutical manufacturing companies is expanding. Cherokee Pharmaceuticals is located in...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
162. Flapjack Fundraiser in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Folks in and around Williamsport can get a great breakfast and help out a wonderful cause this weekend. It’s call...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 3:03PM EST
163. Back Mountain Trail Doubles in Size
KINGSTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Hikers and bikers have two more miles to enjoy in the scenic Back Mountain of Luzerne County. The Back Mountain Trail h...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 3:02PM EST
164. Help Needed for Food Basket Program
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Officials at United Neighborhood Centers in Scranton are looking for help with their annual Thanksgiving Food Basket Prog...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 2:27PM EST
165. Benefit for Dunmore Mailman Battling Cancer
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Kate Ogden's life hit a bump right after college. "We honestly have faith in God that through it all. He's i...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:13PM EST
166. A Night of Honors at the Armory
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Business and Industry honored our veterans and the business community on Tuesday night....
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:18PM EST
167. I-Team Undercover Investigation: Selling Stolen Veterans Grave Markers
Veterans grave markers - a way to honor the sacrifices made by area servicemen. But thieves are stealing these markers and selling them for cash. Loca...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 6:05PM EST
168. Central PA Film Office Opens
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Attracting filmmakers is the goal of the newly formed Central Pennsylvania Film Office. The opening of the film office ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 5:54PM EST
169. One Dead, Another Severely Injured in Crash
LIMESTONE TWP., MONTOUR COUNTY- A pick-up truck collided with a farm tractor in Montour County, killing the driver of the truck and severely injuring ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 5:06PM EST
170. Veterans Honored all Over the Area
Slowly but surely Old Glory was raised at the Wyoming Cemetery Tuesday morning. More than 50 people gathered to remember and honor World War I veteran...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 5:00PM EST
171. Many Veterans Continue to Battle PTSD
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- As we honor our veterans we know that many, even when they come home, will still be fighting a battle. It’s called Po...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:55PM EST
172. Fire Hits Home for 2nd Time in 3 Months
NEW PHILADELPHIA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Flames rip through a Schuylkill County double block home for the second time in three months. It happened early T...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:44PM EST
173. High Speed Chase in Lackawanna County
JEFFERSON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County man faces charges after a high speed police chase. Police arrested 39-year-old Charles Brooks J...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:35PM EST
174. Gun Shots Ring Out in Broad Daylight
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A gunman riddled a car with bullets in Wilkes-Barre before speeding away. It happened around 1:00 P. M. near the Wilkes-...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
175. To Patrol or Not to Patrol in the Poconos
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP - Middle Smithfield Township in Monroe County has talked about joining a regional police department for years. Recently the...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:10PM EST
176. East Stroudsburg Fire Too Close to Home
EAST STROUDSBURG - Firefighters are breathing big sighs of relief in East Strousdsburg after fire struck a little too close to home. Fire broke out at...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 4:04PM EST
177. K-9 Gets New Bulletproof Vest
SWOYERSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County K-9 officer is a bit safer thanks to a woman who knows all too well the dangers officers face. Swoyersv...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 3:41PM EST
178. Police Solve 3-Year-Old Robbery Case
NEW CASTLE TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Police in Schuylkill County say they've solved a 3-year-old crime. It's a violent gas station robbery in N...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 3:38PM EST
179. Flags Fly in Mayfield for Veterans Day
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A 22-year-old tradition continued in the Borough of Mayfield as members of the local Lions Club got up early to place fla...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 1:22PM EST
180. Veterans Honored in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A 50 year old tradition continues in Scranton Tuesday as the Koch-Conley American Legion Post # 121 conducted its annual ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 1:07PM EST
181. Controversial Gun Law Passed in Pottsville
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Angry gun owners fired up over their second amendment rights took aim at Pottsville City Council. Monday evening member...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 11:58PM EST
182. Gas Station Makes Waves With Prices
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Gas prices have dropped like a rock across the country, keeping in line with falling oil prices. Federal statistics show a...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 11:54PM EST
183. Preparing For Digital TV Transition
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- In 99 days, TV in America will see its biggest change in decades. That's when television stations will turn off thei...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 6:39PM EST
184. Alleged Propane Stealing Employee in Court
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A gas worker is accused of stealing fuel from his own company. Richard Warner appeared in court for a hearing Monday. A ...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 6:30PM EST
185. Federal Agents Bust Drug/Gambling Ring
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Federal agents and state police say they've made a major dent in the Schuylkill County drug trade. A total of 25 p...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 5:38PM EST
186. East Stroudsburg Fire Prompts Evacuations
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A state police fire marshal is trying to determine the cause of a smoky fire at the Cooper Industries building in Eas...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 5:27PM EST
187. Sentence for Rice Township Murder
He gunned down his family, and today, he found out how long he'll spend in jail. A judge sentenced 63-year-old Charles Oleski of Rice Township tod...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 5:25PM EST
188. Operation Touch of Home in the Poconos
BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- Early Christmas presents are on the way to service men and women on active duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. Operation touc...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 4:40PM EST
189. Governor's Awards Come to Billtown
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Commonwealth's most prestigious arts awards will be given out this week in Central Pennsylvania. Autumn has arr...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 4:30PM EST
190. Scranton Dedicates New Park
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton has dedicated a new public park. Located on Orchard Street the new facility has been named in honor of former ma...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 3:21PM EST
191. Last "First Night" in Scranton?
Monday, Nov 10, 2008 @ 03:05pm EST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The organization that plans Scranton's annual New Year's Eve celebration says ...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 3:05PM EST
192. Saturday Scranton Fire Ruled Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton fire inspectors say a fire that damaged an unoccupied apartment building on Saturday is a case of arson. The fir...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 1:28PM EST
193. Fire at Triple Murder Scene Ruled Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire investigators say weekend fire that damaged a home where three people were murdered earlier this year was a case of ...
Monday, November 10, 2008 at 1:19PM EST
194. I-Team: Pole Dancing In The Poconos
If you watch, a warning: Some of the images in this story may not be suitable for young children STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Are you bored with the sa...
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 11:57PM EST
195. Scranton Triple Murder House Goes Up in Flames
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An early morning fire damaged a Scranton home -- but this story has a twist. The home was the scene of a brutal triple mu...
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 5:14PM EST
196. Three Killed in Violent Carbon County Crash
MAHONING TWP., CARBON COUNTY- A head-on crash in Carbon County killed three people this weekend. It happened Saturday just south of Jim Thorpe. A truc...
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 5:06PM EST
197. Local Veteran Writes Book About Iraq
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Kip McCabe served in the Army in the '70s and '80s and returned to duty with the National Guard. After going to I...
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 1:31PM EST
198. Shelter at Risk of Closing
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY -- The Gate House Shelter in Danville is in financial trouble. "We don't know where our future is going to be witho...
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:43PM EST
199. Struggling Economy Causing Local Layoffs
The souring economy is affecting many businesses, including Solid Cactus in Luzerne County and Krispy Kreme. Solid Cacuts, a web design and e-commerce...
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:42PM EST
200. Pool Store Badly Damaged by Fire
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A State Police Fire Marshal is looking for the cause of a blaze that damaged a business late Friday night in Lackawanna C...
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:41PM EST
201. Detour Causing Headaches for Drivers in W-B
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some drivers in the diamond city have to take a detour this weekend. Part of Wilkes-Barre Boulevard is closed so that co...
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:39PM EST
202. Cell Phone Fight Leads to Brief Standoff
TUNKHANNOCK TWP., MONROE COUNTY- A Monroe County man is locked up after police say he held a woman hostage with a knife early Saturday morning. It hap...
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 9:38PM EST
203. Child Porn Bust
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY-Investigators say John Patterson had a thorough and extensive child porn library in his West Pittston home. Patterson wa...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 9:26PM EST
204. Distinctively Nora's" Opens in Billtown
Friday, Nov 7, 2008 @ 05:51pm EST Williamsport, Lycoming County- There's some good news for people in downtown Williamsport looking for a bargain....
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 5:51PM EST
205. Wegmans Slashes Prices
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --A grocery chain says it is lowering the prices on hundreds of products. It's all in response to the falling fuel pr...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 5:44PM EST
206. Cabinet member Casey?
Friday, Nov 7, 2008 @ 05:15pm EST Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey threw a huge amount of support behind President-elect Barack Obama's campaign....
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 5:15PM EST
207. Intermodal Transportation Facility Update
More than a decade in the making, a multi-million dollar Wilkes-Barre project is taking shape. Crews are laying groundwork for the intermodal transpo...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 5:08PM EST
208. Rocky Road for Local United Way Campaign
Williamsport, Lycoming County- More than 40 human services programs in Lycoming County could soon be in dire straits. Those agencies count on annual c...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
209. Prelim for Accused Killer at Bulls Run Tavern
PLYMOUTH , LUZERNE COUNTY- A man charged with killing another at a bar had his preliminary hearing today. The district court judge in Nanticoke bound...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 4:48PM EST
210. Accused murderer in court
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police brought an accused murderer back to the Poconos Friday. A judge arraigned Anthony Mitchell Friday afternoon. O...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:56PM EST
211. A bad read
Brodheadsville, Monroe County - Thieves broke into an area library twice and it was all caught on camera. The criminals took money the library earns f...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:49PM EST
212. A holiday shopping trend
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - This year there's a new Christmas trend, layaway shopping. That's where a store holds your items and you mak...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:42PM EST
213. Police search for hospital asault suspect!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police in Scranton continue to search for 32-year-old Tyree Burgess in connection with an assault on a female patient at ...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:31PM EST
214. Local Students Honor Veterans
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- At Central Columbia Middle School, the veterans taking part in the "Bring a Vet to School" program shared the...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 2:45PM EST
215. Cross Burning Sparks Anger In Susquehanna Co.
LITTLE MEADOWS, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- A mark of hatred was seared into a utility pole outside the Johnson-Cohen residence. Archie Johnson told Eyewitne...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 12:02PM EST
216. Tree planting program begins.
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Workers from Mulberry Bush Landscaping began planting more than 200 new trees in South Scranton Friday morning. The proje...
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 11:58AM EST
217. Judge Lokuta Update
One of the lead witnesses who testified against judge ann lokuta during her misconduct trial, claims she was tailgated, yelled and cursed at by the j...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 9:42PM EST
218. Cold Case/Laura Ronning
Honesdale, Wayne County- Laura Ronning was just beginning her life She was a 24 year old college student from Florida . She spent her summers in the ...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 9:37PM EST
219. Car Warranty Company Investigated
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL --An important consumer alert tonight about a company that sells extended warranties for your vehicle. In these tough economic tim...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 8:50PM EST
220. Judge's Secretary Accused In Road Rage Incident
WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- One of the lead witnesses who testified against Judge Ann Lokuta during her misconduct trial claims she was tailgated, yelle...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:48PM EST
221. Obama Victory Worries Gun Owners
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Despite a struggling economy, some reports show gun sales are up as much as 10% this year. Several national news outlet...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 5:33PM EST
222. Troopers Fire on Man with a Gun
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Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 5:23PM EST
223. PA Voters Make Decision on Clean Water Referendum
PA- Voters across the state of Pennsylvania had another important issue to vote on besides the candidates on election day. They were also asked to mak...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 3:57PM EST
224. Vacant House Fire Causes Concern
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- City officials say an early morning fire Thursday at 38 Simpson Street is a reminder of the problems associated with ...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 3:06PM EST
225. Litter Buster Retires
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - When litter bugs toss garbage in Stroudsburg, Darrel Dennis exterminates the mess. "I'm the Litter Buster - the ...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 2:57PM EST
226. Anger Peaks Over Heating Assistance Program
SCRANTON , LACKAWANNA COUNTY- As we first told you on Monday applications are being accepted for the low income home heating assistance program, or L...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 12:17PM EST
227. Standoff in Carbon County
MAHONING TWP, CARBON COUNTY- A man faces charges after a seven hour Lehighton area armed standoff with police. We were on the scene in Mahoning Towns...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 11:57AM EST
228. Rhoades' Victory Leads to Special Election
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Tuesday’s election will lead to another special election for a state senate seat. That seat was held by the lat...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 5:10PM EST
229. Election Glitches Worry Voters
Sunbury, Northumberland County- Long lines weren't the only problem some voters encountered yesterday. In Northumberland County, voting machine ma...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 5:05PM EST
230. Breaking Down the Presidential Vote
In our 19 county viewing area there were more than 670,000 votes cast Tuesday. Senator Obama won our area by less than 2,400 votes, but he didn't ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 5:02PM EST
231. Walk A Mile in My Shoes: Noreen
You know the phrase, "Walk a mile in my shoes?" Well, what if, for a brief moment, you did? Our new series focuses on people who have or are...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:50PM EST
232. Greenhouse Fire Causes Extensive Damage
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Flames broke out at Varsity Greenhouses around 2:30am Wednesday, destroying an office and storage area. The fire threate...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
233. Threatening Letter Forces Courthouse Lockdown
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A threatening letter forced the Schuylkill County Courthouse into lockdown. The courthouse in Pottsville was locked dow...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:45PM EST
234. Kids of All Ages Excited Over Obama Win
COOLBAUGH TWP., MONROE COUNTY- Many believe Barack Obama's win could open doors and opportunities for African Americans. Eyewitness News met with ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:25PM EST
235. Judge Lokuta Suspended With Pay
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- The Court of Judicial Discipline Wednesday ruled Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta is suspended from the bench pending the ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:20PM EST
236. Clothing Give Away at Area School
PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY- Winter clothing, including jackets, coats, blankets and similar items will be given out to anyone in need tonight Wedne...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 1:35PM EST
237. Avenue Diner Recalls Obama's Visit
WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- People hanging out at the Avenue Diner Wednesday morning were very excited to talk about the election. And of course they wer...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 12:33PM EST
238. Rhoades Re-Elected, Referendum Passes
And the late incumbent Republican James Rhoades was overwhelmingly reelected posthumously in the 29th District. Rhoades died in a car crash last month...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 10:11AM EST
239. Police investigate stabbing!
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Police in Scranton say a man was slashed in the face during a fight in an alley outside Whistle's Pub late Tuesday nig...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 07:57AM EST
240. Barack Obama Elected President
NBC and CBS News projected Barack Obama to be the winner in the 2008 presidential election at 11:00 P. M. Eastern Time Tuesday night. Speaking from Mc...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 11:20PM EST
241. Kanjorski Pulls Out Victory In Tight Congressional Contest
Democratic incumbent Paul Kanjorski managed to defeat Republican challenger Lou Barletta in a hotly-contested race for the 11th District seat in the U...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 11:15PM EST
242. Carney Defeats Hackett in 10th District
Chris Hackett R and his campaign announced his concession from the campaign headquarters in Harveys Lake. This concession would confirm incumbent Chri...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 9:54PM EST
243. Kevin Murphy Unseats Frank Shimkus
For the state house seat in Lackawanna County's 113th District, incumbent Frank Andrews Shimkus has conceded to former Scranton city councilman Kevin ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 9:50PM EST
244. Record Turnout in Northern Tier Counties
BRIDGEWATER TWP., SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- In the Northern Tier records are being smashed by the large number of voters turning out for the election. Lines...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 6:48PM EST
245. Big Turnout to Support the Late Jim Rhoades
MCADOO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- One race really brought out the voters – the one for the seat held by the late Senator James Rhoades. He was killed i...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 6:43PM EST
246. Voter Turnout High in Luzerne Co.
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The lines were long and sometimes so was the wait as hundreds jammed into the Hazle Township building near Hazleton to...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 6:01PM EST
247. Long Lines to Vote in Poconos
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP - In Monroe County officials did their best to keep lines short. They added machines and made more sign in books. But still...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:56PM EST
248. Man Charged in Fatal Hit and Run
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- A man has been charged in a deadly hit and run accident. Police say 19-year old Austin Knight of Dallas was driving the pick-u...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:51PM EST
249. Al Boscov To Buy Boscov's Back
The bankrupt Boscov's Department Store is returning to a familiar hands. Former CEO Albert Boscov has agreed to purchase the chain. Consumer repor...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:36PM EST
250. Patient Assaulted at Mercy Hospital
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton police are looking for a man who assaulted a patient at Mercy Hospital Tuesday. Officials say it happened around...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:34PM EST
251. Dallas Athletic Director Arrested for Stealing
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A suspended athletic director from Dallas School District is facing theft charges. Police say Jack Wolensky stole mor...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:28PM EST
252. No Campaign Gear at the Polls
Danville, Montour County- In several areas around the Commonwealth, voters were told to leave the campaign apparel at home. It's in an effort to e...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:20PM EST
253. Arson Suspect Arrested in Lackawanna Co.
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State Police have arrested a 20-year-old man they located in Wilkes-Barre for setting a fire that damaged a building in Si...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 2:25PM EST
254. Long Lines Greet Morning Voters
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The polls have been open in the Eastern Time zone for a few hours now. There are many reports of long lines. Eyewitness ...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 10:55AM EST
255. Election Day Finally Here - Where Do I Vote?
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2008 @ 04:00am EST Long lines greeted many voters in Pennsylvania this morning when the polls opened at 7:00 A. M. Some say they waite...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 04:00AM EST
256. Candidates Stomped Early & Often in PA
The road to the White House included many stops on the campaign trial in northeast and central Pennsylvania. This election the Keystone State is a key...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
257. Campaign Volunteers Working OT for Votes
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Campaign volunteers hit the streets bright and early Monday in Wilkes-Barre to get their message out. These young people...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:15PM EST
258. Election Workers Ready for Big Turnout
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County's Bureau of Elections is getting ready for a large voter turnout Tuesday. About 188,000 voters are re...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:10PM EST
259. Kanjorski and Barletta Race Down to the Wire
The fight for your vote is hitting the home stretch and candidates and their volunteers are doing everything they can to gain your support. Of course ...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:08PM EST
260. I-Team Update: Luzerne County 9-1-1 Report
Several months ago in an I-Team exclusive, Eyewitness News broke details about a Luzerne County 9-1-1 Center report cover-up. And you might remember, ...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:00PM EST
261. Police Shooting in Clinton Co. Stuns Neighbors
WOOLRICH, CLINTON COUNTY- Neighbors in a small Clinton County community are in shock after a police shooting early Sunday morning. The victim was a 76...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:00PM EST
262. Colleagues Remember Union County Sheriff
Lewisburg, Union County- Friends say he was passionate about public service. Now, Union County mourns the loss of a beloved public official. Walk into...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 5:44PM EST
263. Many Locals Counting on Sewer Referendum
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's something on the ballot Tuesday not dealing with candidates. It's an important referendum, asking you to gi...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 4:50PM EST
264. Voting? Know the Rules!
Monday, Nov 3, 2008 @ 04:31pm EST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - First time voter numbers surged this election season. Tony Cuccia registered to vote tw...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 4:31PM EST
265. Long Line of People Waiting for Heating Help
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- There was a long line of people waiting when Lackawanna County's Human Development Agency opened its doors Monday mor...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 10:51AM EST
266. Two Men Robbed at Gunpoint in Church Parking Lot
SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY- Two men were robbed and assaulted at gun point Sunday in Monroe County. The stick up happened in the parking lot of th...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 10:23AM EST
267. Kid's Mock Vote Picks O'Bama
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Students at the Frances Willard Elementary School in Scranton picked Barack O'Bama over John McCain during their mock...
Monday, November 3, 2008 at 09:51AM EST
268. McCain Visits Scranton as Election Clock Ticks Down
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A race more than 2-years in the making is now just 2-days away. True to his fighter's reputation, Senator John McCain...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:35PM EST
269. Caroline Kennedy Campaigns in W-B for Democrats
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late U. S. President John F. Kennedy appeared before a crowd in Wilkes-Barre Sunday to...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:34PM EST
270. Police Battle More Problems at Bloomsburg Homecoming
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Saturday night Bloomsburg alumni, students and staff came together for their annual homecoming weekend. Over the last few...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:31PM EST
271. Body Found in Northumberland County
COAL TWP., NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Police in Northumberland County are investigating the death of a Coal Township man. The body of 44-year-old Robert P...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:28PM EST
272. State Police Troopers Involved in Shooting Incident
WOOLRICH, CLINTON COUNTY- A shootout over the weekend puts an elderly man in the hospital and two cops on administrative duty. Investigators say 76-ye...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:26PM EST
273. Man Hides in Bar Until Closing, Steals 15K
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A $500 reward is being offered to anyone that can help police identify a masked man. Police say he stole money from the G...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 6:25PM EST
274. Two Shot in Separate Hunting Accidents
State police in Lackawanna County are looking for the person who accidentally shot a hunter in Newton Township. It happened just before noon Saturday ...
Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 11:05PM EST
275. Last-Minute Campaigning in NEPA
With just three days until Election Day the race for the White House will make its way through Scranton once again Sunday. Republican Presidential hop...
Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 11:00PM EST
276. Homecoming Weekend Changes at Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Over the last few years Bloomsburg University has come under the spotlight for drinking parties and even riots. Saturday ...
Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 10:39PM EST
277. Backstreet Boys Make Surprise Visit to Injured Girl
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Star-power made quite the difference in life of a local hit & run victim. A driver hit Jacki Nieratko 8-weeks ago on...
Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 10:32PM EST
278. Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre residents are entitled to free flu shots through the city's health department -- something dozens of...
Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 2:45PM EST
  


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