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August 2009

1. Bishop Martino Makes Resignation Official
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Bishop Joseph Martino, leader of the Diocese of Scranton, has resigned. For the past six years he led more than 300,000 C...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
2. Martino Era Filled With Difficult Decisions
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- “My conscience is clear that I did the right thing,” said Bishop Martino at Monday morning’s news confe...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
3. Catholics Give Their Take on Martino's Leadership
LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Bishop Joseph Martino left a lot of unfinished business. The diocese is in the middle of a massive restructuring. One of the things...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
4. Father Bambera Gets New Expanded Role in Diocese
EYNON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- At Monday morning’s news conference it was announced that Father Joseph Bambera will help in the diocese as the search...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
5. JFK Elementary Back After Explosion
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- The first day of classes erased a late summer full of worries at John F. Kennedy Elementary in Exeter. An explosion damaged 60...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
6. Vandals Cause Damage to Conservation Project
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police want to know who drove ATV's through an Earth Conservancy project in Hanover Township. They damaged the s...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
7. Blighted Property Prompts Complaints
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A Williamsport woman is fed up with having to live next to a rundown house. She says her complaints have gone unanswere...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
8. Police on Lookout for Thieves
Turbotville, Northumberland County- There has been a series of break-ins in one part of Northumberland County. State police say several cars have been...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
9. No Shortage of Opinions on Martino
LUZERNE COUNTY- Bishop Martino's tenure was controversial. He was known for closing and merging parishes and schools. One of the areas that saw lo...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 4:58PM EST
10. The Nine Bishops of Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The bishop of a diocese is the top man. He's the representative of local Catholics to the Vatican and the Pope. The b...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 4:49PM EST
11. Budget Battle Could Force Food Pantries into Crisis
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The state budget battle could force some families to go hungry. The budget is about two months past due. That m...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 3:37PM EST
12. Low Income Heating Funds Could be Cut
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Some community groups worry families could be forced to go cold this winter. A program that gives low income fa...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 3:11PM EST
13. Martino, Dougherty Officially Announce Resignations
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- After only 6 years as head of the Diocese of Scranton, Bishop Joseph Martino is stepping down. The Vatican officially acc...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 1:00PM EST
14. Pilot Identified in Fatal Pocono Crash
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The coroner's office confirms it's a Monroe County man who died in Sunday's small plane accident. 46-year-old N...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
15. Police Identify Woman Killed in W-B Crash
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - An 86-year-old woman was killed in a 2-car crash in Wilkes-Barre. Police say 86-year-old Marion Nelson ran a red light ...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 11:00AM EST
16. Scranton PD Look for Hit & Run Driver
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton Police are looking for the driver behind a hit and run crash. The accident happened around 10:30 P. M. in the 11...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 10:45AM EST
17. Police Search for Store Robber
TREMONT, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - State police are investigating a robbery at a convenience store in Tremont. Troopers at the Schuylkill Haven Barracks say...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 10:24AM EST
18. Drivers Told to Avoid I-81 Paving Area Tonight
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A rain-delayed highway paving project gets back on track Monday night near the Luzerne, Lackawanna County line. PENNDOT s...
Monday, August 31, 2009 at 10:04AM EST
19. Two Arrested for Early Morning Pittston Murder
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A 25-year-old man was badly beaten and found dead on William Street in Pittston Sunday morning. Two men are in police cus...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
20. Pilot Killed in Poconos Plane Crash
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - One person is dead after a small plane crash in the Poconos. It happened Sunday morning around 10:00 in Chestnu...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
21. Two from Maryland Killed in I-81 Crash
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The lone survivor of a double fatal crash in Schuylkill County remains in critical condition. The crash happened on Interstate 81 a...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
22. School Damaged by Explosion Ready to Open
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY Š A school damaged in a neighborhood explosion earlier this month will open on time Monday. Crews spent the last four weeks get...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
23. Live Coverage of Monday Morning's Diocesan News Conference
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Eyewitness News will bring you live coverage of Monday morning's news conference in the Diocese of Scranton. The diocese ...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
24. V.P. & Scranton Native Joe Biden at LLWS
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- One of the nation's leaders was in our area Sunday. Vice President Joe Biden was enshrined into Little League's...
Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
25. One Killed in Schuylkill County Crash
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- One person is dead and two others injured after a pickup truck crash in Schuylkill County. It happened Saturday evening around 6:00...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 11:15PM EST
26. Thrill of a Lifetime for Challenger Team at LLWS
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- There was a first Saturday at the Little League World Series. The first team ever from Lackawanna County got to p...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 11:05PM EST
27. Tea Party Held in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Hundreds of people flooded the streets of Williamsport Saturday for a tea party. They protested the lack of information...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 11:02PM EST
28. 55th Schuylkill County Firefighters' Parade
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- People lined the streets of Tamaqua Saturday afternoon for the 55th Annual Schuylkill County FirefightersÕ Parade. Volunte...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 10:55PM EST
29. Ringtown Celebreates 100 Years
RINGTOWN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- It's all about celebrating a community's 100th anniversary. The Borough of Ringtown became official in 1909. A tent-full ...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 10:50PM EST
30. Nescopeck Countilman Arrested on Child Sex Charges
NESCOPECK, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County councilman is behind bars on child sex charges. State police say Buddy Stepanski of Nescopeck sexually ass...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:35PM EST
31. Two Arrested for Separate Overnight Stabbings
WEST MAHANOY TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill County man is charged with stabbing his girlfriend overnight in West Mahanoy Township. State police...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
32. Three Hurt in Violent Crash Near Jersey Shore
NIPPENOSE TWP., LYCOMING COUNTY- Three people, including a child, are injured after a violent two vehicle crash in Lycoming County. It happened Saturd...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
33. Crestwood Teachers Reach Tentative Deal
MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County's Crestwood School District and its teachers have a tentative contract. Both sides reached a 5-year deal ...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
34. Shenandoah Celebrates Heritage Day
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Hundreds of people came to Shenandoah's Girard Park for the 11th Annual Heritage Day. Flor Gomez and her family ...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
35. DEP Says Students Shouldn't Be Living in New Dorm
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Department of Environmental Protection says King's College students were moved into a brand new dorm before some imp...
Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 12:00PM EST
36. Church Sources: Martino, Dougherty to Resign
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Multiple sources in Scranton and in Philadelphia claim Bishop Joseph Martino will resign as leader of the diocese, endin...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
37. Church Rumors Are Talk of the Town
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The impending announcement in the diocese seems to be the talk of the town. Many people say they've heard "rumblings" of ...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 10:10PM EST
38. Audit Shows More Questionable Courthouse Spending
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Federal investigators are checking into questionable spending by the Luzerne County court system. A state draft audit ra...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 10:05PM EST
39. Stroudsburg Bank Robbed in Broad Daylight
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- We now have surveillance photos from KNBT Bank in Stroudsburg. Police say a man walked into the bank Friday afternoon. He ...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:45PM EST
40. Big Pocono Little League Scores Big Prize
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Big Pocono Little League hit a fundraising home run. The league went up against about 4,500 others to win a big p...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
41. Man Charged for Damaging Governor's Cup
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Luzerne County man has been arrested for damaging the 2008 Governor’s Cup earned by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yanke...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
42. Budget Crisis Forces Senior Center to Make Cuts
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Cuts are being planned at one agency because of Pennsylvanna's budget impasse. They're at Telespond Senior Services in Sc...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:35PM EST
43. New Compentency Hearing Ordered for Banks
HARRISBURG- The state Supreme Court has ordered a new competency hearing for George Banks. Banks was found guilty of killing 13 people in a shooting r...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:15PM EST
44. Police: "Teen Drove 98 MPH in Deadly Crash"
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Two state police corporals testified Joseph Puglio was driving at least 98 m. p.h. on a curvy, wet, country road when ...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 9:00PM EST
45. Players Visit Little League Museum
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- We wrap up our behind-the-scenes coverage of this year’s Little League World Series with a tour of the Litt...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
46. Firefighters Want You to "Fill the Boot"
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Firefighters in Williamsport pounded the pavement Friday to support a great cause. They're conducting a "Fill ...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
47. Careless Smoking Blamed for Williamsport Fire
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A Williamsport man is forced to move after a fire Friday morning. It started just after 9AM in an apartment 1524 Memori...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
48. Expansion at Moran Industries in Watsontown
Watsontown, Northumberland County- Rainy skies couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm at a groundbreaking in Northumberland County Friday. Officials wit...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 6:13PM EST
49. Wilkes-Barre Post Office Changes
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wilkes-Barre mail processing plant is moving. The post office isn't. That's the message from the U. S. Postal Servic...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
50. 200 New Jobs for Luzerne County
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Despite the rough economy, hundreds of jobs are headed to Hazle Township, Luzerne County. The announcement was made Friday...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 5:24PM EST
51. Tri-State Trooper's Fund Benefit
SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Shine your bikes and gas up for a special charity ride this weekend. The Tri State Troopers fund invites you to a charit...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 3:25PM EST
52. Angry Fan Smashes Yankees Governor's Cup
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees' 2008 Governor's Cup trophy was carried out in a cardboard box Thursday night. S...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:22PM EST
53. Juvenile Reform Discussed
Juvenile court reform. That was the topic of discussion tonight at a meeting by the Advocacy Alliance. That's the counseling service launched by t...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:10PM EST
54. Remembering Sharon
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Family and friends gathered Thursday night to remember Sharon Shaughnessy. It was a year ago the Kingston woman was struck ...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:07PM EST
55. M&T Bank in Frackville Held Up
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- State Police are looking for a woman who held up a bank. Tonight they released bank surveillance photos from the M&...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:02PM EST
56. Three Dead after Wilkes-Barre Twp. Crash
LUZERNE COUNTY - State Police confirm three people are dead after a crash in Wilkes-Barre Twp. The crash happened at the off ramp at the Highland Park...
Friday, August 28, 2009 at 09:10AM EST
57. Pin Trading Takes Center Stage at LLWS
var images = new Array; South Williamsport, Lycoming County- Here’s a little trivia for you. I bet you didn't know that the practice of trad...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
58. Lyco Commissioners Address State Budget Issue
var images = new Array; Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Lycoming County Commissioners addressed the effects of the state budget impasse Thursday in...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 6:38PM EST
59. Movie Crew Films in Billtown
var images = new Array; Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport is on its way to becoming Hollywood east. That’s because Billtown will soon ...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 6:36PM EST
60. I-Team: Foreclosure Rescue Scammer
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY -- The I-Team is also tracking a convicted felon who may have struck again. Investigators say she's preying on people ...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
61. State Investigates District Judge in Shamokin
SHAMOKIN, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- A district judge is under state investigation in Northumberland County. John Gembic is a district justice in Shamokin...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
62. Alleged Police Beating Victim Arrested
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The FBI is now looking into claims of excessive force by Wilkes-Barre police. It deals with a co...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
63. Woman Charged for Lying About Rape
BARTONSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A woman who police say lied about being raped is facing charges. Earlier this month Laura Gruver told police someone rap...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
64. Beer Burglars Caught on Tape
var images = new Array; NICHOLSON, WYOMING COUNTY- State police are looking for some beer burglars. Surveillance cameras caught the thieves in action....
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
65. Boriosi Sentenced for Tax Evasion Scheme
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man, who admitted his part in a tax evasion scheme, is going to prison. Marc Boriosi was sentenced t...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
66. Some "Meals on Wheels" Affected by Budget Impasse
var images = new Array; LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- About 750 people who live here rely on "Meals on Wheels" daily. But the delivery days have been...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
67. Feds Cut W-B Mail Processing Center
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Federal cuts will impact a mail distribution center in our area. The processing center in Wilkes-Barre will begin to clo...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:12PM EST
68. Frigidaire & Kenmore Stoves Recalled
var images = new Array; Some 200 thousand Frigidaire and Kenmore stoves are being recalled due to a fire hazard. The recall involves Frigidaire, Frigi...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
69. Scranton Healthcare Center Gets Financial Shot in the Arm
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Congressman Paul Kanjorski gave the Scranton Primary Healthcare Center a financial shot in the a...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
70. Governor Signs Dog Surgery Bill
var images = new Array; BARTONSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Thursday morning Governor Ed Rendell signed a law that makes it illegal to perform most surgerie...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:05PM EST
71. Specter Talks With Frustrated Dairy Farmers
SPRINGVILLE TWP., SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- Local dairy farmers have big concerns about the way the price of milk is calculated. They say the current method...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
72. Join the YFit Media Challenge Adventure
var images = new Array; STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The Pocono Raceway in Long Pond is known for sponsoring car races but now it's sponsoring som...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 1:50PM EST
73. Cruz Tells His Side of the Story
A Wilkes-Barre man says he was abused by police. Now state police are investigating. Luiz Cruz spent 10 hours in an emergency room. He says his injuri...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:12PM EST
74. Discussion Held Tonight On Juvenile Jusctice System
The Advocacy Alliance will hold a series of three discussions on reform for the Juvenile Justice System Scandal in Luzerne County. The first will be T...
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 07:20AM EST
75. Ted Kennedy Remembered
The long-time Massachusetts Senator died Tuesday night after a bout with brain cancer. He was known as the "Lion of the Senate" for sponsori...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 11:55PM EST
76. Gas Explosion at Salem Township Plant
SALEM TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Two people were injured by an acetylene explosion at Western International Gas & Cylinders, Inc. Wednesday afte...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:29PM EST
77. It's "Game On" at the Little League World Series
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Little League World Series prides itself on being a family event. And to that end, there's so much more t...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:24PM EST
78. Volunteer Returns After Fighting California Wildfire
Watson Township, Lycoming County- Things are pretty quiet around the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry office near Jersey Shore. For Jim Hyland, that...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
79. Scranton Shooting Suspects Facing New Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Three shooting suspects got a surprise when they showed up at court Wednesday morning in Lackawanna County. They were sl...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:19PM EST
80. Taylor Rape Suspect Appears in Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It was an emotional day for a family in Lackawanna County. They came face-to-face with the man who police say brutally b...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 4:42PM EST
81. Taxes are about to go up, Way up.
WESTFALL TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - Some apparent political back room dealings about 20 years ago will now cost tax payers in Pike County. A township of ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 3:52PM EST
82. Millions of Windows Blinds Recalled
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a major recall of window shades and blinds sold at some of the nation’s biggest retailers. ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 1:33PM EST
83. Train Vs. Pick Up Truck
A truck was hit by a train tonight and now the collision is under investigation. It happened just after 9 Tuesday night in Conyngham township near Moc...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 12:00PM EST
84. Sen. Ted Kennedy Dead at 77
U. S. Senator Edward Kennedy has is dead at age 77. A statement from the Kennedy Family confirmed the Senator from Massachusetts passed away Tuesday n...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 07:35AM EST
85. Larksville Man Killed in Fire
LUZERNE COUNTY - One man is dead after a fire in Luzerne Co. Daniel Dougherty, 64, died after his Larksville home caught fire early this morning. That...
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 07:30AM EST
86. Police Brutality Alleged In Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- As many as a dozen witnesses say they're coming forward to report what they describe a violent beating at the hands...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:19PM EST
87. Wayne County Sheriff Explains His Role
HAMLIN, WAYNE COUNTY- The Wayne County sheriff is helping people understand his work. Wayne County Sheriff Mark Steelman talked about the duties of hi...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 9:37PM EST
88. Wayne County Hit Hard by Budget Impasse
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- The Pennsylvania budget impasse has forced Wayne County commissioners to make cuts to make ends meet. County operations will ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 9:27PM EST
89. Missing Elderly Woman Found
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Hanover Township police have located a missing elderly woman. Violet Evans, 81, was found around 9:30 Tuesday night ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 9:17PM EST
90. Scranton Man Arrested for Sexual Assault
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man is facing charges for the sexual assault of a six-year-old boy. Police arrested Sean Healey, 20, from Nort...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 9:06PM EST
91. Arsonist Sentenced
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill County man was sentenced for setting his mother's house on fire. Franklin Moyer from Schuylkill ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 8:59PM EST
92. Mother of Scranton Arson Victims Breaks Her Silence
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The man who is the prime suspect in a deadly arson in Scranton was back in court Tuesday morning. William Woods was in c...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 7:44PM EST
93. Former Teacher Avoids Jail on Child Porn Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A former teacher in Lackawanna County will not serve jail time after pleading guilty to child pornography possession cha...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 7:34PM EST
94. Remembering the Good Old Days
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- We've shown you plenty of what the current Little League World Series is all about. But now we're heading...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 6:49PM EST
95. Mutual Aid for Lycoming County Cops
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Police in one central Pennsylvania county have reached an agreement that will benefit its citizens. And it won't co...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 6:47PM EST
96. Behind the Scenes w/ LLWS Mascot "Dugout"
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- You rarely see their faces, yet they never fail to make you smile, laugh, even dance. They are the people behind ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 6:43PM EST
97. Head Start Funding Pluses and Minuses
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Luzerne County Head Start has some additional funding to work with. Congressman Paul Kanjorski D-11th District visited ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 5:23PM EST
98. College Preps For Swine Flu
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Penn state Wilkes-Barre is preparing for swine flu. The University joins nearly every major college and university in t...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 5:11PM EST
99. Shoe Store Reopening After Nearby Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Owners of a downtown Scranton shoe store were busy, Tuesday, cleaning and taking inventory. Best Foot Forward was forced...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
100. Post Office Workers "Adopt" Marines
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The US Postal Service recently released a Bob Hope stamp. Hope entertained military members for decades. In his hono...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 2:17PM EST
101. Downtown Travels Restrictions Linger
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Travel in center city Scranton will remain disrupted a while longer following last week's devastating downtown fire. Cit...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 10:08AM EST
102. Teen Injured in Bike-Car Crash
LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY - A teenager was flown to a hospital after a bicycle and car collided in Union County. State police at Milton say it ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 09:49AM EST
103. 2 Killed in Motorcycle Crash
NICHOLSON TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - 2 people are dead after a motorcycle crash in Wyoming County. State police at Tunkhannock say it happened Monday ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 09:25AM EST
104. State Pre-K Programs Delayed
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - The current budget impasse has delayed the start of Pennsylvania-run pre-K and head start classes. Many parents say they ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 08:24AM EST
105. Man Killed By Lawnmower
COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY - The weekend death of an elderly man killed by a riding lawnmower has been ruled accidental. State police say 82-y...
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 08:16AM EST
106. Free Money on the Streets of Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Money may not grow on trees, but it was left on the streets of Scranton Monday afternoon for anyone to take. Quarters, n...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 6:57PM EST
107. NEPA Golf Classic Ready to Tee Off
ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The finishing touches were being put on the Elmhurst Country Club Monday afternoon as the Northeast Pennsy...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
108. Disgraced Judges Withdraw Guilty Pleas
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - 2 former Luzerne County judges have withdrawn their guilty pleas in the alleged "Kids for Cash" scheme. Former judges Mi...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 4:42PM EST
109. Local Board Game Inventor Focuses on Health
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Luzerne County woman is turning learning about health into a game. Harriet Clyde Kipps of Glen Lyon created a board g...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 4:28PM EST
110. "Cash For Clunkers" Final Day
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Monday marked the final day of the popular "Cash For Clunkers" program. Consumers had until 8:00 p. m. to trade in gas ...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 4:23PM EST
111. Man Slashes Woman's Throat
var images = new Array; ROSS TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police say Frederick Weisser slashed Patricia Bohner's throat Saturday. Police say the two ...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 2:58PM EST
112. Community College Enrollment Jumps
var images = new Array; TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - The economy is causing enrollment to surge at community colleges. For the first time ever, North...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 2:36PM EST
113. Trailer Fire at Paper Products Business
RANSOM TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Investigators are looking into a trailer fire at a business in Lackawanna County. The rig caught fire Monday morn...
Monday, August 24, 2009 at 09:55AM EST
114. Man on Bike Hit by Car in Luzerne County
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man is seriously injured when he is hit by car while riding his bike. Eyewitness News on the scene S...
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
115. Man Killed in Archbald ATV Accident
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One person is dead after an ATV crash in Archbald late Saturday night. 34-year-old Scott Tommey of Archbald was driving i...
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
116. Firefighters Busy in our Area Sunday
WOODWARD TWP., CLINTON COUNTY- An elderly Clinton County couple is out of their home after a fire. It broke out Sunday morning around 11:00 in Woodwar...
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
117. A Sad Goodbye to a Moosic Church
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County congregation gathered one last time Sunday to worship. Their more than century-old church is among thos...
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 6:35PM EST
118. Freedom Salute Honors National Guard
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Dozens of men and women serving in the National Guard were honored Sunday at the Watres Armory in Scranton with a Free...
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
119. Two Arrested for Gun Shop Burglary
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Two men have been arrested for crashing a car into a store and stealing dozens of guns. Raymond Rittenhouse and Michael ...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:30PM EST
120. W-B Police Looking for Man who Shot Two People
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police are looking for a gunman after an overnight shooting. And we now know it's a teenager wanted for the...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:15PM EST
121. Three Arrested for Drugs in Poconos
MONROE COUNTY- Three people are locked up in the Poconos this weekend on drug charges. One of them is 28-year-old Julio Santiago of Tobyhanna. Pocono ...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:10PM EST
122. Fire Company Break-in in Schuylkill County
PALO ALTO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Police in Schuylkill County are trying to determine who is behind a fire company burglary in Palo Alto. Someone broke in...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:05PM EST
123. Still No Cause Found in Scranton Bakery Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Investigators are still looking for the cause of Wednesday's destructive fire in downtown Scranton. Saturday a fire inspe...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:00PM EST
124. Funerals Held for Kids Who Drowned in River
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY- Funerals are being held this weekend for two Union County children who drowned last weekend. A funeral was held Saturday for ...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
125. Fond Farewell for PA Patriot Heading to Iraq
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It's the last weekend at home for Air National Guardman Javier Acosta. The Pennsylvania Patriot is leaving supportive fam...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
126. Annual Tomato Fight a Real Smash in Pittston
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, the ever-popular Pittston Tomato Festival is in full swing. Eyewitness N...
Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
127. Attorney: Judge's Witnesses Get Death Threats
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A suspended judge contends some of the witnesses who it's claimed will paint a picture of a corrupt courthouse king...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 10:52PM EST
128. Lokuta Files for High Court Intervention
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Suspended Judge Ann Lokuta is asking the Pa. Supreme Court to wade into her judicial discipline case. The embattled Cou...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 8:55PM EST
129. Landmark Scranton Bakery Reduced to Rubble
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A longtime Scranton bakery, which was ravaged by fire Wednesday morning, is now history. Contractors were forced to brin...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 6:35PM EST
130. Gang Concerns Addressed at Lackawanna County Meeting
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Just 48 hours after two West Scranton teenagers were arrested for a gang murder, community leaders came together. They m...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
131. Business Booms With LLWS In Town
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- As much fun as the Little League World Series is for the players involved, it also provides quite a shot in the a...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
132. Budget Protest Held in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pennsylvania still does not have a budget. Many local programs that depend on state funding may have to shut their doors...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
133. Woman Admits She Lied About Rape
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A student takes back her story about being raped on campus. A woman claimed she was assaulted at East Stroudsburg Un...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
134. Post Office Employees Picket Closures
ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- People are picketing the possible closure of a post office in Luzerne County. The local postal workers' union president...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
135. School Shopping For Less Than $20
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --The Eyewitness News Consumer Unit puts $20 to the test. Is it enough to get one kid ready for school? Consumer repor...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
136. Building Strong Muscles and Strong Kids
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The YFit Media Challenge Adventure is going strong. WBRE Eyewitness News Reporter Laurie Monteforte is participating in a...
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
137. August 2009 Teacher of the Month

Friday, August 21, 2009 at 1:30PM EST
138. Wyoming Area School Board Takes Aim At Coverage
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wyoming Area School District Superintendent Ray Bernardi said he wanted to set the record straight before launching a ten min...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
139. Girl Admits She Made Up Rape Story at ESU
var images = new Array; EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A reported rape on the campus of East Stroudsburg University was a fake. State police at Swif...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
140. Unpaid Days Off Begin for Columbia Co. Workers
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Starting Monday Columbia County employees will have an unpaid day off every week. It's so the county doesn't run ...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 11:05PM EST
141. Pittston Tomato Festival Off and Running
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- To many people, Pittston is the tomato capitol of the world. The red fruit is being celebrated this week. The 26th Annual Pi...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
142. Scranton's West Side Shocked After Gang Murder Arrest
WEST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Shock in Scranton after two high school seniors were arrested for a gang murder. Three people, including the two stu...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
143. Demolition on Hold for Community Bake Shop
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Plans to tear down a landmark bakery in Scranton after a devastating fire are taking longer than expected. Safety precaut...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
144. Ciavarella and Conahan Want Guilty Pleas to Stand
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two disgraced Luzerne County judges want a federal judge to reconsider their guilty pleas. Former judges Mark Ciavarella...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
145. Juvenile Justice Support Line Opens
HARRISBURG- A help line has been put into service to help families impacted by the court corruption. Hundreds of kids were sent to the juvenile detent...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
146. Rape Charges Filed Against Hughesville Man
Muncy, Lycoming County- A Hughesville man faced rape and assault charges in court Thursday. Police say 39-year-old Ulysses Hoffman raped a teenage gir...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
147. LLWS: Behind the Scenes At the Int'l Grove
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- The teams have arrived and are ready to take their place among the greats of youth baseball. Officials at Little ...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
148. Economy Hurts Back to School Shopping Season
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Spending for back to school shopping is expected to decline by 8% this fall due to the recession. Eyewitness News lea...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
149. Students Prepare for Uniform Dress Code
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Back to school shopping can be hard and parents in one area school district said this year it's even harder than ...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
150. Friends Begin Cross-Country Bicycle Trek
var images = new Array; New Columbia, Union County- It's a tribute to a fallen friend. A group of men from Union County embarked on a cross-countr...
Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
151. Newsmakers To Air Sunday-August 23, 2009 Topic UCP of NEPA
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Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 12:02PM EST
152. A Benefit for Sarah
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Lots of people are helping out a young woman battling cancer Sarah Flannery has a rare cancer tu...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 11:50PM EST
153. Homicide Expose Gang Contract Killing
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- When the body of Allen Fernandez was found along a dark and barren stretch of roadway outside Scranton last month, polic...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 10:08PM EST
154. Powerball Mania
Powerball players are hoping they have ticket to easy street tonight. That's if -- and it's a big if.. they hit the jackpot of more than 250-m...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 8:19PM EST
155. Fire Destroys 4-Story Scranton Building
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Flames broke out in the four-story building that housed the Community Bake Shop just after 1:00 A. M. Wednesday. The buil...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
156. Fire Forces Mall, Other Businesses to Close
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Not only did the fire destroy a longtime business, it shut down major roads downtown and forced several other businesses ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
157. Three Arrested for Ransom Road Murder
LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State police have made several arrests in connection to a murder in Lackawanna County. Officials say they include members of the We...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
158. Mom Pleads Guilty For Baby Left in Cold
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- The mother who put her newborn baby outside in the bitter cold pleads guilty to child endangerment charges. Jennifer K...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
159. Players, Coaches, Parents Arrive for LLWS
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- The signs are up everywhere you look, as Williamsport welcomes the world to the 2009 Little League World Series. ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
160. Smash and Grab Burlgary at Gun Store
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Two thieves smashed into a Luzerne County sporting goods store and got away with guns. It happened overnight at Nimrod H...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
161. Community Reacts to Shooting
TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - It appears the man who was shot to death after he fired at police in Tobyhanna Township Tuesday was suicidal. It h...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
162. Police Trying to Learn From Recent Shootouts
SUGARLOAF TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- There have been at least three police shootouts in our area in recent months. I-Team Lead Investigator Andy Mehalshick...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
163. Government: Ease Sick Policies Because of Swine Flu
WASHINGTON, D. C. --Government officials say employers and businesses across the country need to prepare now for the upcoming flu season. And that inc...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
164. WB/Scranton Airport on FBI Radar
The federal corruption probe in Luzerne County took a step in another direction. The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is now on the radar o...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 12:33PM EST
165. Police Gun Down Pocono Man After Standoff
TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police say Michael Shaffer repeatedly threatened to kill any member of the police department mid-Tuesday morning o...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
166. Fire Destroys Landmark Scranton Business
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Flames destroyed a 4-story building in the 300-block of Lackawanna Avenue housing a landmark bak...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 07:53AM EST
167. Police: Man Torched His Own Home in Lackawanna County
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man is behind bars tonight on arson charges. Prosecutors say 60-year-old Manfred Lennartz of ...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:38PM EST
168. Explosion & Fire Inside Scranton Parking Garage
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - There were some tense moments Tuesday afternoon in a Scranton parking garage. The engine of a ca...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:34PM EST
169. North Scranton Fire Ruled Arson
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A fire that damaged two homes in North Scranton has been ruled arson. It has been nearly three w...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:31PM EST
170. Vital Programs on Chopping Block in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The lack of work on a state budget has people in Lackawanna County up in arms. They took to the streets Tuesday afternoo...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:23PM EST
171. Sallie Mae fears job cuts
var images = new Array; Nearly one thousand Luzerne County jobs could be in trouble. That's what leaders at Sallie Mae, one of the largest student...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
172. Community Mourns Children's Deaths
var images = new Array; Lewisburg, Union County- It was an eerily quiet afternoon here along the banks of the Susquehanna River Tuesday. 11-year-old A...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
173. Budget Mess Hurts Head Start Program
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Pennsylvania's fiscal budget battle puts child care funding on hold and in jeopardy. Luzerne Co...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 4:32PM EST
174. "Green" Business Looks for Downtown Success
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County native is going green in every sense of the way. It all started when she beg...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 1:05PM EST
175. Grand Jury Meets Concerning Airport
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A federal grand jury met Tuesday morning concerning construction c...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 12:16PM EST
176. Laurel Gardens Residents Say they Want Justice
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Hundreds of families, living in a Luzerne County neighborhood say they may finally see justice in the aftermath of a mas...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 12:16PM EST
177. Police Seek Pair for Drug Store Burglary
var images = new Array; DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police are searching for 2-men behind a back mountain drug store break-in. It happened Monday night j...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 10:40AM EST
178. Trial Date Set For Laurel Gardens Lawsuit
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A trial date is now set to hear the case of a Luzerne County neighborhood contaminated by a mas...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 09:35AM EST
179. Montrose Area teacher arrested again
var images = new Array; A suspended teacher accused of having sex with a student is in even more trouble tonight. Police say Jeffrey Norris intimidate...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 6:31PM EST
180. Hundreds Attend Healthcare Town Hall in Honesdale
var images = new Array; HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - The debate over healthcare heated up Monday morning in Wayne County. More than 300 people filled the...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 6:12PM EST
181. Mehoopany Man Charged For Police Chase/Assault
var images = new Array; FACTORYVILLE, WYOMING COUNTY - A Mehoopany man is facing charges of aggravated assault and corruption of minors for two differ...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 5:38PM EST
182. Classes Begin at Commonwealth Medical College
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Monday was a monumental day for the city of Scranton. After several years of planning, classes b...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
183. Vandals Hit Nay Aug Park in Scranton
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A thief in Lackawanna County must have had a sweet tooth. That's because they broke into the...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 5:21PM EST
184. Group Wants PA Legislature to Shrink
var images = new Array; LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- We've all heard about Town Halls and Tea Parties. Now, a group is hitting the streets asking for supp...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 4:35PM EST
185. Woman Dies Following Motorcycle Crash
var images = new Array; JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County woman has died following a motorcycle accident near Mount Cobb. It...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 4:01PM EST
186. Car Dealership Expands
var images = new Array; MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY - While the economy caused a car sales backup, one area dealership sped past the traffic. Ray Pric...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 3:16PM EST
187. College Grant Program in Trouble
var images = new Array; EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The state budget impasse could hurt college students. Since lawmakers can't agree, money...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 3:09PM EST
188. Lone Survivor of Double Fatal ATV Crash "Critical"
var images = new Array; BASTRESS TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY - The lone teen who survived Friday night's double fatal ATV crash in Lycoming County remai...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 1:36PM EST
189. Charges Filed Month After Deadly Crash
var images = new Array; BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Charges are being filed in connection with a fatal accident in Luzerne County. 87-year old E...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 12:13PM EST
190. River Search Expands for Missing Kids
var images = new Array; LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY - Boats, dive teams and tracking dogs are part of a search and rescue for a missing girl and boy along...
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 08:17AM EST
191. Turnpike's Pocono Interchange Delays Likely
var images = new Array; KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - Several months of traffic delays are about to begin in the Poconos because of a turnpike pavi...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 8:28PM EST
192. TCMC Holds Inaugural Convocation
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It's another "first" for a new medical school in Scranton. The Commonwealth Medical College held...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 8:07PM EST
193. Fire Destroys Barn, Antiques
var images = new Array; SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A devastating fire destroyed a Lackawanna County barn and its valuable contents. The fire ...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 8:03PM EST
194. Many Attend Benefit for Tornado Victims
var images = new Array; DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY -- There was an unofficial theme for Sunday's fundraiser for the Blakeslee family -- communi...
Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 8:00PM EST
195. Fire-Damaged Business Holds Grand Re-opening
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Wilkes-Barre area business is fully open 9-months after fire nearly destroyed it. Co...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 8:32PM EST
196. Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect
var images = new Array; WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Wilkes-Barre police arrested a Montgomery County man for a stabbing Saturday morning on the cit...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 8:21PM EST
197. 2 Teens Killed in Head-on ATV Crash
var images = new Array; BASTRESS TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY - 2 Williamsport teens are dead and a third injured after a head-on ATV crash. It happened ...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 8:14PM EST
198. Town Hall/Tea Party in Scranton
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- More than 50 people fought the heat here Saturday to speak out against the proposed national he...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 4:22PM EST
199. Harrison In Custody
LAKE TOWNSHIP/WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-William Harrison is now in police custody and in the hospital. State police ordered he get a mental evaluat...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 12:31PM EST
200. Prayer in Kirby Park
The annual was held on Friday night. Many people turned out to hear music and scripture. The evening gives many people hope and provides inspiration. ...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 12:28PM EST
201. Pedestrian Safety Awareness Day
HAWLEY, WAYNE COUNTY-Penn-dot and Hawley police teamed up today for a Pedestrian Safety Awareness day. Driver were given flyers They learned they can ...
Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 12:22PM EST
202. Woodstock Remembered At Nearby Museum
var images = new Array; This weekend marks 40 years since what some consider one of the greatest moments in popular music history --Woodstock. Last ye...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 6:16PM EST
203. SPCA Reacts to Vick's Deal with Eagles
var images = new Array; PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Cindy Starke is the shelter manager at the SPCA of Luzerne County. She's not happy Mich...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 6:04PM EST
204. New Higher Education Opportunities Coming to Carbondale
var images = new Array; CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - There will soon be brand new higher education opportunities in the city of Carbondale. The cit...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
205. Attendance Numbers Down at Wayne County Fair
var images = new Array; DYBERRY TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY - A week of scattered rain showers have caused a slight drop in attendance numbers at the 147th...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 4:43PM EST
206. Troops return from Iraq
var images = new Array; More than 20 soldiers returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania from Iraq Friday morning. The 320th Battallion just finished their...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
207. Stabbing in Berwick
var images = new Array; BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A county 9-1-1 supervisor confirmed reports of a late-morning stabbing along Lasalle Street here. ...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 11:54AM EST
208. Lake Township Confrontation
LAKE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-Residents called Eyewitness News about one of their neighbors. They took their concerns to a Lake Township meeting. It w...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 11:53PM EST
209. Costanzo Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Case
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A man who stole more than $600,000 in taxpayer money was sentenced Thursday afternoon in Lackawa...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
210. Triple Murder Suspect Wants Trial Moved From Scranton
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - An accused triple murder suspect was back in Lackawanna County court Thursday morning. Randal Ru...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
211. Maytag Repairman Visits 42 Year Old Washer
var images = new Array; OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- How long do you think a washer and dryer should last? Ten, fifteen, maybe twenty years if you&...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 6:16PM EST
212. Police Say Teens Ran Bicycle Chop Shop
var images = new Array; Watsontown, Northumberland County- Police in Northumberland County uncovered a bicycle chop shop. They say it was run by teena...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 5:23PM EST
213. Luxury Car Dealership Closes
var images = new Array; PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Bennett Jaguar and Land Rover was shipping cars off the lot Thursday. Employees tell us the...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 4:01PM EST
214. State Budget Battle Hurts Human Services
var images = new Array; STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The state budget is weeks late. That means money for important programs has not been released. Th...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 2:26PM EST
215. Real Estate Mogul Robert Mericle to Plead Guilty
var images = new Array; The United States Department of Justice has just announced that real estate mogul Robert Mericle has agreed to plead guilty in...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 11:02AM EST
216. Judge Tosses Ciavarella Juvenile Rulings
LUZERNE COUNTY- Another bombshell in the courthouse corruption case. A judge throws out all juvenile cases decided on by Judge Mark Ciaverella. The ca...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:50PM EST
217. Man Charged with Murder after Hazleton Shooting
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Hazleton man charged with murder insists he was defending himself. Prosecutors say it was a cold blooded murder. The shoot...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
218. Gun Buy Back Program in Hazleton
Some people think getting guns off the street just might have prevented what happened at Club 570. Wednesday the Luzerne County D. A.'s office was buy...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:28PM EST
219. Jessup Man Sentenced for Deadly Shooting
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Jessup man will spend at least five and a half years in prison in connection with a deadly shooting. Christopher Hahn ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:20PM EST
220. Lackawanna Landfill Going Green
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A landfill in Lackawanna County is going green in a big way. The Alliance Landfill broke ground Wednesday afternoon on a n...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:01PM EST
221. 71st Annual Montour-Delong Fair
var images = new Array; Washingtonville, Montour County- Summer fairs help make summer fun! And that'll be the case for those who head to the Mont...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 6:34PM EST
222. Charges Expected in Danville Vandalism Spree
var images = new Array; Danville, Montour County- Another string of vandalism has police on the lookout in the Danville area. Vandals calling themselv...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 6:31PM EST
223. Antioch Baptist Church Block Party
var images = new Array; Williamsport, Lycoming County- A little rain couldn't stop the fun at a block party in Williamsport. Antioch Baptist Churc...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 6:29PM EST
224. Major drug raid in Luzerne County
var images = new Array; Three Luzerne County clothing stores and a bar were targeted Wednesday morning by the Drug Enforcement Agency. Fifteen people ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 5:16PM EST
225. Lego Robotics Summer Camp
var images = new Array; NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY - These aren't your father's Legos for sure. KIds are building moving robots with the toy. Several c...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 4:08PM EST
226. Police Standoff in Nesquehoning
NESQUEHONING, CARBON COUNTY- A police standoff created quite a stir in the Carbon County community of Nesquehoning. It started just after 9:00 Tuesday...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 11:50PM EST
227. Cressona Man Sentenced for Groping Minnie Mouse
ORLANDO, FL- A Schuylkill County man is found guilty of groping Minnie Mouse. A woman working at Disney World says she was molested by 60-year-old Joh...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
228. Oliveri Charged with Accepting Bribe
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Luzerne County School Director will plead guilty to accepting a bribe. The U. S. Attorney's Office filed the charge, T...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
229. Specter Gets Earful at Town Hall Meeting
Senator Arlen Specter got an earful at a town hall meeting on the President's healthcare plan Tuesday. Specter took questions from 30 people who were ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
230. Woman Sentenced for Series of Home Break-Ins
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County woman is going to prison for a series of home break-ins all across Lackawanna County. Tara Morgan Mo...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
231. Sexual Assault Suspect Sentenced to Prison
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A man who admitted to sexually assaulting one of his family members is going to prison. Christopher Slocum was sentenced...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
232. Baseball Bat Attacker Sentenced
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The man who beat two prominent Monroe County men with a baseball bat learned his fate Tuesday. Melvin Cowart beat the men...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
233. More Layoffs at Olyphant Manufacturing Plant
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Just months after a massive round of layoffs, a manufacturing plant in Lackawanna County is letting more workers go. A t...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
234. Bar Standoff Ends Peacefully
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A man surrendered to Wilkes-Barre police Tuesday morning and ended a 2-and-a-half hour standoff. It all started around ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
235. Skate Park Coming to Tioga County
Blossburg, Tioga County- Extreme athletes in one part of Tioga County will soon have a new place to practice their skills. A skate park with all kinds...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
236. Hoyt Library Hopes to Re-open This Fall
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County library is set for a comeback after a roof collapse. The Hoyt Library in Kingston hopes to finish renovatio...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
237. Fire Chases Family of 5
var images = new Array; TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County family is staying with relatives after fire destroyed their mobile home. Flame...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 09:03AM EST
238. U.S. Attorney at Center of Corruption Probe Steps Down
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- In the midst of what's been called the nation's worst judicial scandal, the area's top federal prosecutor is gone. Marti...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 11:40PM EST
239. Shenandoah Teen Gets Probation for Role in Beating Death
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill County teenager must serve probation for his role in a beating death. A judge made the decision for Brian ...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
240. DUI Suspect Allowed Bail After Being Back Near Alcohol
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man who pleaded guilty to DUI charges and was caught drinking again, will be allowed to remain out o...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
241. Molly Brannigans Closes in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Another business in downtown Scranton has abruptly closed its doors. Last week it was the Ground Round inside the Mall a...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
242. First Beams Laid for New Eighth Street Bridge
WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- Too narrow, deteriorating and in need of a facelift. That's how PennDOT describes a bridge in Wyoming that's more than 100 ye...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
243. Intense Heat Follows Weekend Storm
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Cleanup continues from the storm that ripped through central Pennsylvania on Sunday. Now some folks still without power...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
244. Downtown Scranton Restaurant Closes
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A downtown Scranton pub is closed for good less than 4-years after it opened. The closing of Mol...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 3:52PM EST
245. Pet Therapy Dog Visits Brodheadsville
var images = new Array; BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A therapy dog visited Wesley Enhanced Living at Chestnut Hill Manor Monday. A Border Collie na...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
246. Summer Feeling Finally Arrives
var images = new Array; BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - For people who sell sundaes and shakes, weather like Monday's is sweet. "We're ve...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 3:27PM EST
247. Pittston School Director Resigns
var images = new Array; Eyewitness News has confirmed Pittston Area School Board member Joseph Oliveri has resigned from the board. He cited personal ...
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 12:13PM EST
248. Severe Storms Cause Damage in Central PA
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Thousands of PPL customers were without electricity late Sunday. They lost power when powerful storms swept through nor...
Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
249. Orientation Begins at Commonwealth Medical College
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Sunday was a historic day for a new medical school in Scranton. The Commonwealth Medical College welcomed enrolled studen...
Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
250. W-B General Nurses to Picket
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital will begin walking a picket line Monday. The informational picketing is not a st...
Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
251. Roadwork Scheduled for I-80 in Poconos
MONROE COUNTY- People traveling Interstate 80 in Monroe County could expect some traffic delays Monday. PennDOT crews will patch potholes along I-80 e...
Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
252. Churches Merge After Ceiling Collapse
var images = new Array; LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Tragedy was avoided earlier this week when a church ceiling collapsed in Archbald, just a few hours after...
Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 2:18PM EST
253. Train Leaks Hazardous Chemical in Susquehanna County
HOP BOTTOM, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- A hazardous material leaking from a train here forced dozens of families from their homes. Emergency crews were not...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
254. Fire at Double Block Home in Pittston
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A fire investigator is trying to determine what sparked a Luzerne County house fire. Flames broke out Friday night around 10...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
255. Walk for History Held in Wyoming
WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- People young and old take part in the first ever "Walk for History" in Wyoming. They're all here for a common goal -- to fix ...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
256. Softball Tournament Honors Fallen Trooper
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A softball tournament is being held this weekend to raise money for a fallen state police officer. 22 teams are running the ...
Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
257. Police Investigating Stabbing, Shooting in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police had their hands full Friday night. First a stabbing around 8:30. And just 30 minutes later, a man wa...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
258. Rendell Creates Commission to Investigate Juvenile Court System
HARRISBURG- Governor Ed Rendell signs legislation that creates a first of its kind commission to investigate the scandal that has become synonymous wi...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
259. FBI Seizes More Records From LCCC
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Federal agents seized more records from Luzerne County Community College. ItÕs the latest development in the ongoing federa...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
260. DeNaples Involved in Pocono Property Purchase
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The man who owns the Mount Airy Casino Resort has purchased about 300 more acres in the Poconos. Demolition crews a...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
261. Exeter Homeowners File for Help
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's been almost a week since an explosion rocked a Luzerne County neighborhood. Nearly 60 homes and an elementary school were...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
262. National Unemployment Rate Drops
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Unemployment in our region is still very high. The Scranton Wilkes-Barre metropolitan rate is the highest it's been in 1...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
263. Columbia County Considering Cuts
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Balancing budgets and cutting jobs are growing problems for counties throughout the area. Officials here are now consi...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
264. Blakeslee Family Farm Tornado Benefit
Blakeslee Family Tornado Relief Benefit Wednesday August 12 th , 2009 TennisBall/Baseball Tournament Sponsored by Stroudsburg Little League Place: St...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
265. Montrose Blueberry Festival Celebrates 30th Year
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Blueberry ice cream, blueberry muffins, even blueberry pizza, if you can think of it, you can probably get it at the 30...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
266. Big Birthday Celebrations in Susquehanna County
NEW MILFORD, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY- People in part of Susquehanna County have reason to celebrate. Their town is celebrating a big birthday! Eyewitness N...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
267. Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Convicted sex offender Larry Riggle was sentenced Friday to spend at least eight years in state prison. Earlier this ye...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
268. Scranton Insurance Business Investigated
var images = new Array; SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man is being forced to sell his insurance agency because of mismanagement accusations....
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
269. Seized Cats Ready for Adoption
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - More than 50 cats which were seized from a home in Dalmatia last weekend are now available for adoption. They are being...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
270. New Flu Regulations Recommended
SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- People playing with their kids at Columbia Park were in agreement with the Centers for Disease Control'...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
271. Woman who Established Veterans' Group to be Honored
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY - A Pocono woman who helped establish a national veterans group has died. Colleen Mussolino, of Bushkill, was 62 years old. ...
Friday, August 7, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
272. Bomb Squad Removes Explosives Found in Nanticoke
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It was an explosive night in Nanticoke. Hundreds of blasting caps were found inside a home on West Main Street. Homes were ...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:35PM EST
273. Wyoming Area Bosses Accused of Targeting Worker
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wyoming Area School district employee was wrongfully terminated three years ago according to an order filed Thursday by the...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
274. Jessup Man Accused in Massive Investment Scheme
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Jessup man is behind bars, accused of a massive investment scheme. His targets were his own family and friends. Phillip...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:25PM EST
275. Church Remains Closed After Ceiling Collapse
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Engineers think they know what caused part of a roof to collapse inside a Lackawanna County church. St. Thomas Aquinas ch...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:20PM EST
276. 59 Homes & Busineses Damaged in Exeter Explosion
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- The preliminary damage counts in connection to a house explosion in Exeter are in. Police said three homes sustained major str...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:18PM EST
277. Northumberland County Budget Deficit Looms
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- Commissioners here are in the same position as others across Northeast and Central PA. They're facing a budget ...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
278. Bear Spends Morning in Downtown Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- There was quite a sight in downtown Stroudsburg Thursday. A bear came visiting. He climbed into a tree on Third Street aro...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
279. Veterans' Voices - Eric Clark
This installment of VeteransÕ Voices features Eric Clark of Lenox Township. He has found a unique way to cope with memories from his service in Operat...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
280. Commissioner Speaks After Father Testifies for Grand Jury
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County Commissioner says he has nothing to hide. He answered our questions after his father testified before a...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 6:24PM EST
281. Meeting Stops Amid Controversy
MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY- A staff member for congressman Chris Carney walked out of a meeting full of angry voters. It happened Tuesday night in Milford. ...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
282. More Questions Surround Sanitary Authority
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There are more unanswered questions after another Luzerne County official is charged by federal authorities. Karen Holly...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
283. Triple Murderer's Appeal Denied in Bradford County
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY- A convicted murderer's request for an appeal has been denied. Attorneys for Steven Colegrove will now file an appeal with th...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 4:12PM EST
284. Monroe County Will Soon Have an Animal Shelter
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Joey the Pitt Bull. Someone found him injured on the side of a road several months ago. The folks at Barton Heights Veter...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 3:28PM EST
285. Senate Confirms Sotomayor for High Court
MSNBC. com WASHINGTON - The Democratic-led Senate has voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor, who is now poised to be sworn in as the nation's first Hi...
Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 3:28PM EST
286. I-Team: Luzerne Co. Jail Nurse Under Investigation
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Several sources and information obtained from inmate letters claim a senior prison nurse is the subject of an ongoing i...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 11:43PM EST
287. Part of Ceiling Collapses at St. Thomas in Archbald
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Emergency crews were on the scene of a ceiling collapse inside a Catholic church in Archbald. 9-1-1 calls were made aroun...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
288. Columbia Co. Ex-firefighter Sentenced for Theft
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Colton Barrett was arrested in December for stealing $65,000 worth of fire equipment from four different volunteer fir...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:25PM EST
289. Lawyer: Charles Costanzo Made Threat
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man, who was convicted of stealing more than $600,000 in taxpayer money, was back in a federal courtroom Wedn...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:20PM EST
290. Throop Man Facing Charges of Selling Exotic Animals
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Throop man was back in court Wednesday afternoon to face a slew of charges. Investigators say he not only sold rare, e...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
291. Temporary Bridge Budget Signed
HARRISBURG- Most state workers will get paychecks under a new bridge budget signed by governor Ed Rendell. The budget bill takes care of state worker'...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:10PM EST
292. Scranton Man Arrested for Raping Teenager
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton Police have arrested a 37-year-old man who allegedly raped a teenage girl in Lackawanna County. Allen Vidmosko ...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:05PM EST
293. Monroe County Offers Prescription Discount
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- There is help here for people who struggle to pay for prescriptions. Monroe County Commissioners unveiled a new prescri...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:00PM EST
294. Former District Judge Charged With Theft
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A former Luzerne County district justice was charged with theft, Wednesday. Federal authorities charged 51-year-old Kare...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 3:51PM EST
295. Fire Fighter Sentenced for Theft
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - A judge, Wednesday, sentenced a fire fighter from Columbia County for stealing from volunteer fire companies. 19 year-ol...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 3:32PM EST
296. School Damaged in Blast "Structurally Sound"
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY - An engineer determined, Wednesday, that a school damaged by a Luzerne County house explosion is structurally sound. A house t...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 2:11PM EST
297. Man Arrested After Poconos Standoff
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man is under arrest after a 7-hour armed standoff. It happened at a home in the 200 block of Washing...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 12:52PM EST
298. Man Sentenced for Shaken Baby
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A Schuylkill County man will serve 5 to 11 1/2 years in prison for seriously injuring his infant child. A judge senten...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 12:36PM EST
299. DUI Crash Causes Wyoming County Blackout
MONROE TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - A driver is charged with DUI for a crash that knocked out power to hundreds of people in Wyoming County. State polic...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 11:47AM EST
300. Fatal Accident in Lycoming County
PORTER TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY - One man is dead after a car crash in Lycoming County. It happened Wednesday morning around 2:50 in Porter Township ...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 08:28AM EST
301. National Night Out
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-National Night out was celebrated across the region Tuesday Night. A number of people joined in police and neighbors t...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
302. Eyewitnesses to Deadly Dispute Testify at Scranton Hearing
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man will face trial on both first-and-third degree murder charges after a deadly fight earlier this year. Eri...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 6:12PM EST
303. Owner of Scranton Sporting Goods Shop Shot & Killed
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The owner of a sporting goods shop in Scranton is dead after a shooting inside his store Tuesday afternoon. It happened ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 5:54PM EST
304. Scranton Security Guard Arrested on Sex Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton security guard is behind bars tonight on sex charges. Police say Damon Smith sexually assaulted a woman early...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
305. Scranton Mural Project Grabs Statewide Attention
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A project to create several murals in Scranton is grabbing the attention of state officials. Over the course of the sum...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
306. Police Arrest Man Accused of Murdering his Wife
LANSFORD, CARBON COUNTY - Police arrested a Carbon County man who they say murdered his wife. Police believe Ernest Freeby killed his wife in December...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 3:49PM EST
307. Washing Machine Recall
Frigidaire is recalling 35,000 washing machines because they could pose a fire hazard. The washers are Crosley® Frigidaire® Kelvinator® Ke...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
308. Poconos Cold Case Murder Suspect Headed to PA
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - The suspect in a cold case murder in the Poconos is due to arrive in Wayne County Tuesday evening. 46-year-old Jeffrey Plish...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 2:43PM EST
309. 1 Dead in 'Cycle-SUV Crash
RUSH TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - One man was killed when his motorcycle and an SUV collided in Schuylkill County. It happened Monday night around 8:...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 1:42PM EST
310. Suspect Caught in Bank Robbery Attempt
SALEM TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police apprehended a suspect who tried to rob a Luzerne County bank. It happened Tuesday morning just before 10:00 o'...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 1:04PM EST
311. Man Injured in House Explosion "Serious"
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police said, Tuesday morning, that the Luzerne County man critically injured in a weekend house explosion is now in serious c...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 12:29PM EST
312. Arrest Made in '07 Murder
LANSFORD, CARBON COUNTY - Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the 2007 murder of a Lehigh Valley woman. Police on Tuesday morning arrest...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11:27AM EST
313. Guv Set to Sign "Bridge Budget"
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Tens of thousands of state workers whose paychecks are in limbo are expected to get their pay in about a week. The state ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11:19AM EST
314. Man Arrested for Attempted Rape
KULPMONT, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- State Police are investigating a home invasion and attempted rape in Northumberland County. Troopers say Kendall Kehl...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 7:21PM EST
315. U.S. Postal Service Considers Closing Local Offices
LUZERNE AND LACKAWANNA COUNTIES- The cash-strapped Postal Service has released it's list of 700 post offices it wants to close. The U. S.P. S. is ...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 7:08PM EST
316. Plane Makes Emergency Landing
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- A jet was forced to make an emergency landing at the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport Monday morning. Emergency crew...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6:52PM EST
317. Emergency Worker Charged With Arson
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- An emergency worker has been arrested in connection with a fire at a Luzerne County school. Police arrested Kristophe...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6:47PM EST
318. Attendance Down for Monday Racing in Long Pond
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY - After a one-day delay, the drivers finally took to the tracks Monday afternoon for the Sunoco / Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 ...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
319. Final Phase of Scranton Flood Control Project Underway
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The third and final phase of a project to bring flood relief to Scranton is finally underway. For more than 15 years, wo...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
320. Solar energy shines on Penn State
A new project at Penn State Hazleton is making the campus more energy efficient. Students are sawing through this hands-on workshop at Penn State Haz...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 5:39PM EST
321. Rare blood disorder screening
A new screening could help catch a blood disorder linked to our region. The screening started Monday in parts of Luzerne, Carbon and Schuylkill count...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 5:19PM EST
322. Police: Two Men Break Into Golf Course
Two people were arrested after a golf course was broken into Monday Morning. It happened at the Four Seasons Golf Club in Exeter around 1 a. m. One o...
Monday, August 3, 2009 at 07:47AM EST
323. Too Much Rain Postopones PA 500 to Monday
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY- The drivers were set and the fans were in the stands, but Mother Nature had a different plan. Rain and fog postponed Sunday'...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 7:00PM EST
324. Investigation Continues into Exeter Explosion
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police are searching for answers in an Exeter explosion. On Saturday David Lamoreaux's Penn Avenue home blew up, leaving plent...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
325. Woman Hit & Killed in Schuylkill County
DEER LAKE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- We now know the name of the woman who was hit and killed Saturday night on Route 61 in Deer Lake Borough. State police s...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
326. Autopsy Confirms Body Found is Missing Man
PAUPACK TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY- An autopsy confirms that the body found Saturday in Lake Wallenpaupack is that of a missing man. 48-year-old John Carv...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
327. Man Arrested for Threatening Couple with Gun
ANOTHONY TWP., MONTOUR COUNTY- A Turbotville man is behind bars after threatening two people with a gun in Montour County. It happened late Friday nig...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
328. Police Identify Hazleton Deadly Shooting Victim
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- We now know the name of the man who was shot and killed outside Club 5-7-0 in Hazleton early Saturday morning. Police identi...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:35PM EST
329. Cancer Cluster Testing This Week
Testing will begin Monday on people living in a tri-county area which has an unusually high rate of a rare blood cancer. More than 30 people living in...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
330. Woman Killed in Wayne County Crash
SALEM TWP., WAYNE COUNTY- A woman is dead after a crash Saturday afternoon in Wayne County. State police say 19-year-old Sydney Fahrenbach of Lake Ari...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
331. Teen Drowns in Creek in Sullivan County
LAPORTE TWP., SULLIVAN COUNTY- A teenager is dead after drowning in a creek. It happened around 5:00 P. M. at the haystacks at Loyalsock Creek in Lapo...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11:05PM EST
332. Man's Body Pulled from Lake Wallenpaupack
PAUPACK TWP., WAYNE COUNTY- In the Poconos the body of a man was pulled Saturday from Lake Wallenpaupack. A search team from Ledgedale found the victi...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
333. Large Explosion Rocks Exeter, Luzerne County
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY - Firefighters and police officers are on the scene of an explosion in Exeter. The call came in just after 2:00 P. M. on Penn A...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
334. One Dead, Two Others Hurt in Hazleton Shooting
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- One man is dead and two others hurt after a shooting in Hazleton. And Eyewitness News has learned an arrest is coming this e...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
335. Two Hurt in Williamsport Home Invasion
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Two people were taken to the hospital after a home invasion Saturday morning in Williamsport. Police say it happened on...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
336. Police Looking for Stabbing Suspect
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Police want you to take a good look at this man, Emil Cooper. Police say he's responsible for an early morning stabbing...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
337. Victims of Ex-Judges React to Ruling
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- One day after a federal judge rejected the guilty pleas of two Luzerne County judges, families who are at the center...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
338. Cash for Clunkers Program Has Dealers Busy
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A new government auto incentive program has phones ringing at area car dealerships. It's called "Cash for Clunkers" a...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
  


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