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February 2009

1. Rally Held to Save Scranton State School for the Deaf
SCRANTON, LACKAWANANNA COUNTY- Students, parents and other supporters vow to continue the fight to keep the area's only school for the deaf open. ...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
2. Ice Rescue Training in Lackawanna County
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Ice rescuers in Lackawanna County were learning life saving lessons Saturday. The course comes one week after two firefig...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 6:53PM EST
3. Woman Runs Over Another After Argument in Bar
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Lackawanna County woman is in jail after police say she ran over someone with her SUV on purpose. 42-year-old Michelle Murph...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
4. Man Arrested for DUI After Head-on Crash
LOWER TOWAMENSING TWP., CARBON COUNTY- A head on crash in Carbon County leaves one person hurt and another facing drunk driving charges. It happened j...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 6:42PM EST
5. Firefighters Keep Car Fire From Spreading to Home
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Firefighters in lower Luzerne County were prepared for the worst Saturday after two cars suddenly burst into flames. I...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
6. Conahan/Mafia Ties
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - It all has to do with a series of reports the Citizens Voice Newspaper did in 2001. It claims Conahan had breakfast at...
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 12:07PM EST
7. Bishop Thomas Welsh Remembered: A Humble Servant
ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY- A light rain fell Friday evening as mourners hustled into Saint Catherine of Sienna Cathedral. There, a service was held for...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 11:55PM EST
8. Fighting for Kids
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - State lawmakers and police chiefs from around the area gathered at the Luzerne County Courthouse Friday to push for su...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
9. Soup and a Bowl Fundraiser
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A popular fundraising event made its return in Williamsport Friday. We stopped by as final preparations got underway fo...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 6:16PM EST
10. Gym Teacher Faces Child Sex Charges
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A former gym teacher is in hot water over allegations he had illegal sexual contact with a young boy. Investigators s...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 6:13PM EST
11. Reinhardt Arrested for Allegedly Killing Man While Drunk
STROUD TOWNSHIP - Police say Daryl Reinhardt was driving drunk when she killed a man named Darrin Brown. He was 36 years old. It allegedly happened at...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:52PM EST
12. Wee Wons Day Care Show Off Inventions
POCONO LAKE, MONROE COUNTY - While the Governor's Budget looks like it will cut a lot of programs. There's one that might actually expand. It&...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
13. Newton Ransom Fire Department Theft
Police say Frederick Summerhill stole 54 thousand four hundred dollars from the Newton Ransom volunteer fire company. He turned himself in Friday at...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:26PM EST
14. Poor Econony Leads to Gaining Interest in GED Program
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The average high school drop out in the United States earns eight dollars and thirty two cents an hour. A freighting fa...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 4:41PM EST
15. Commonwealth Medical College Construction Begins
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Construction began in Scranton Friday morning for The Commonwealth Medical College's Medical Sciences Building. The s...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 2:06PM EST
16. ESU Student Protest
East Stroudsburg, Monroe County - The students were protesting an alleged cover up of a university sex for scholarships scandal. Six students are su...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 12:57PM EST
17. Scranton State School for the Deaf Victorious On the Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Faced with a bundle of challenges, the Scranton State School For The Deaf brushed away distraction and advanced in a mult...
Friday, February 27, 2009 at 12:11PM EST
18. Postal Workers Picket to Save Plant
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The U. S. Postal Service is facing some serious budget problems. It's cutting some post offices and looking to co...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 6:33PM EST
19. Corrections Officer Faces Charges
LUZERNE COUNTY -- Jenkins Township police say 23-year-old Autumn Ceppa of Hanover Township got mad at another driver and purposely slammed into his c...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 6:28PM EST
20. Two People Charged in Personal Care Home Death
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Two people are facing charges in connection with the death of an elderly woman in Susquehanna County. The victim was a ...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 6:27PM EST
21. Colegrove Formally Sentenced to Life in Prison
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY - A man convicted of triple murder in Bradford County officially learned his fate Thursday morning. The sentence was not a su...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
22. Sales Tax Could Be on the Rise
Lock Haven, Clinton County- A one percent increase on the state’s sales tax could come into play in the near future. A special committee is look...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 5:52PM EST
23. Eleven Year Water Boil Advisory Ends
Chapman Township, Clinton County- More than a decade of frustration is finally over in one part of Clinton County. An eleven year water boil advisory ...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 5:43PM EST
24. Thousands of Toys Recalled
Thousands of toys have been recalled because they contain choking hazards and excessive levels of lead in paint. CBB Group has voluntarily recalled 39...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:41PM EST
25. Third Lawsuit Filed in Connection with Courthouse Corruption
SCRANTON , LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A third lawsuit has now been filed in connection with corruption at the Luzerne County Courthouse. The juvenile law cen...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:25PM EST
26. Joseph Geiger Pleads Guilty to 1985 Murder
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A 23 year Schuylkill County murder mystery is solved. Joseph Geiger of Pottsville is behind bars for the 1985 death of teenager Da...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4:19PM EST
27. Moving In: Roommate Trend Grows
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -The economy is forcing people to find unique ways to save money but for some eating in and cutting back on entertainment a...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 2:01PM EST
28. Old Forge man headed to Federal prison
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY 43-year-old James Peperno Jr. of Old Forge has been sentenced to 33 months in Federal prison for his involvement in a scam...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 12:53PM EST
29. Police: Love Triangle Leads to Attempted Homicide
A Northumberland Co. man is behind bars this morning charged with attempted homicide. Police say James Bastian fired shots inside house on Wertman Sc...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 08:07AM EST
30. State Rep. Belfanti Taken to Hospital
State Rep. Robert Belfanti was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon. Belfanti was flown to Hershey Medical Center . There is no word on why th...
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 07:57AM EST
31. Father and son pot bust
Police say they busted up a father-son pot dealing operation in Schuylkill County. The arrests happened last night on Biddle Street in Gordon. Alfo...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
32. Athletic director pleads guilty
Jack Wolensky of Trucksville plead guilty to theft Wednesday at the Luzerne County Courthourse. Wolensky stole more than 24 thousand dollars from th...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 6:09PM EST
33. Text Messages Now Used To Scam
We have a warning tonight about a scam that has hit cell phones in our area. Some swindlers are sending text messages that could let them steal your i...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 5:49PM EST
34. Police: Lock Haven Rape Suspect May Be Philly Serial Rapist
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Authorities believe new evidence will link a Clinton County rape suspect to a series of reported assaults in Philadelphia...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
35. 3 Arrests Made in G.A.R. Vandalism Spree
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre Police have made three arrests in an arson and vandalism spree at G. A.R. High School. Three teenagers adm...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
36. Former Dallas A.D. Pleads Guilty to Theft
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- The former Athletic Director for a Luzerne County high school admits stealing from the district. 53-year-old John Wolensky of ...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:53PM EST
37. Father-Son Pot Operation Busted
GORDON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Police say they busted up a father-son pot dealing operation. The arrests happened Tuesday night on Biddle Street in Gordon...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:51PM EST
38. Gay Porn Murder Trial Continues
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's day-2 of the prosecution's case against a man charged with killing a gay pornography rival in Luzerne Count...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
39. Local Company Jump Starting Recycling Programs
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A local oil waste company is expanding its business to include other products. They're helping hospitals and schools &ld...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
40. Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Telespond
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County woman will spend two to eight years in prison for stealing from Telespond Senior Services. 56-year-ol...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:46PM EST
41. Federal Stimulus to Help Pennsylvania Affordable Housing
STROUDSBURG - President Barack Obama has been touting his stimulus plan for a while and now the public is beginning to learn exactly how the money wil...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:42PM EST
42. Catholic Church Suddenly Closed in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Parishioners of a Wilkes-Barre Catholic church got a rude awakening this Ash Wednesday. The doors of Sacred Heart on Nor...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
43. Christians Observe Ash Wednesday
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Christians worldwide marked the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Eyewitness News was at St. Peter's Cathedral in ...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
44. Stimulus Money Expected to Help Train Workers
TANNERSVILLE - Part of the President's stimulus plan is to provide job training for unemployed workers. For the past two months Michaeline Carter...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
45. Halfway House Caught in Middle in Corruption Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The I-Team has confirmed that the FBI was in the Luzerne County Courthouse again this week and did speak with two judges...
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:37PM EST
46. Moran Cuts Deal With U.S. Attorney
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The I-Team has learned that the U. S. Attorney's office has filed information regarding Luzerne County Prothonatary ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
47. Day 1 of Gay Porn Murder Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Testimony got underway Tuesday in a high-profile Luzerne County murder case. Harlow Cuadra is on trial for killing Brya...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
48. Two Taylor Officials Caught in Gambling Ring
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two borough officials from Lackawanna County are facing charges in connection with what police are calling an illegal gambl...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
49. Former Tax Clerk Pleads No Contest to Stealing Thousands
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A former clerk in the Luzerne County Tax Office has pleaded no contest to stealing thousands of dollars in delinquent ta...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
50. Bishop Martino Blasts Misericordia Again
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Close your diversity institute. That's what Bishop Joseph Martino is asking Misericordia University to do. Earlier this m...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:51PM EST
51. Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault at Hospital
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man is going to prison for a brazen sexual assault last year. Tyree Burgess was sentenced to between 2 and 4 y...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:44PM EST
52. Central Court's Future Debated at Hearing
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Should Luzerne County's Central Court stay or go? That's a question debated at a hearing Tuesday evening. Presi...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
53. Suspected Wmpt Bank Robber in Court
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A man will go to court on charges he robbed a Williamsport bank less than two weeks ago. 38-year-old Anthony Robinson...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:36PM EST
54. Wegman's Beer Sales Approval Upheld
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A state court has upheld the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s approval of beer sales at Wegman’s grocer...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:23PM EST
55. Animal Hospital to Expand Services
STROUD TOWNSHIP - When Jeremy Wentz told people he was buying an animal hospital, in this economy, they thought he was crazy. "Friends, family, m...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:21PM EST
56. Tasers on Campus at East Stroudsburg
EAST STROUDSBURG - An area university will soon have a new way to keep students safe. Campus officers will carry taser guns at East Stroudsburg Univer...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:15PM EST
57. New Hospital Affiliation Announced in Carbon Co.
LEHIGHTON, CARBON COUNTY- A new hospital affiliation could change the face of health care in Carbon County. A special 5-year affiliation between the ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 4:04PM EST
58. PPL Announces Job Cuts
ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY- We're getting word today of major job losses across the state. They are coming from PPL. The electricity company says i...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 3:54PM EST
59. Big Business for Bakeries on Fat Tuesday
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- In case you didn't know Tuesday is Mardi Gras, also called Fat Tuesday or Donut Day. But it doesn't matter what y...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 3:08PM EST
60. Two Local Charlie Brown's Restaurants Close
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- A popular central Pennsylvania eatery is closing down after five years in business. Charlie Brown’s Resta...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 2:48PM EST
61. Luzerne Co. Newspaper Legend Passes Away
HAZLETON, LUZERNE CUNTY- The media is mourning the loss of an old friend. Ray Saul, former Managing Editor of the Standard Speaker newspaper, has died...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 2:13PM EST
62. Tamaqua Woman Killed in Crash
NORTH MANHEIM TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Tamaqua woman was killed Tuesday morning when she flipped her station wagon and was thrown from the vehicle. ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 2:11PM EST
63. Gay Porn Murder Trial Underway
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Opening statements were given this morning in the high-profile murder trial of Harlow Cuadra. Cuadra is charged with fi...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10:55AM EST
64. Lock Haven Rape Suspect Tries to Escape
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY- The Clinton County prison staff is investigating an attempted jail break. Warden Tom Duran says it happened Friday when 23...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10:20AM EST
65. Bingo Burglar Nabbed in Edwardsville
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Forty Fort man faces robbery charges. Edwardsville Police say 46-year-old David Chewey stole cash from the West Side B...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10:15AM EST
66. Hospital Gown Replacement Catching On
Danville, Montour County- Geisinger employees are working to develop new garments to replace the dreaded hospital gown. They’re called medical m...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:24PM EST
67. MyCode Project Helping Researchers
Danville, Montour County- A new program at Geisinger is studying the links between patients’ genetics and chronic diseases. Genetics determine t...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
68. High Ranking Luzerne Co. Official Resigns
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A high ranking Luzerne County official has abruptly turned in her resignation. It comes as federal investigators continu...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
69. Funeral Plans Set for Ice Rescue Heroes
NORTH ABINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Funeral arrangements are being made for 2-men who died heroes in Lackawanna County. 55-year-old Mark Keene and...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
70. Asst. Manager Steals Thousands from Grocery Store
WYALUSING, BRADFORD COUNTY- State Police say a woman stole nearly $23,000 from a Bradford County business. 47-year-old Debbie Roman of Dushore, in Sul...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
71. New Luzerne County Prison Warden Named
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A prison that's dealt with controversy in recent years is turning a new page. Luzerne County Commissioners approved ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
72. Man Will Go to Trial for Deadly Hit & Run
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- A Monroe County man will head to trial for a hit and run crash that killed a man. A judge ruled there was enough evidence...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:15PM EST
73. Gay Porn Murder Trial Starts Tuesday Morning
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A jury has been picked for a high profile Luzerne County murder trial. Harlow Cuadra of Virginia Beach is charged with f...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:01PM EST
74. No Place for Strays in Monroe County
STROUD TWP., MONROE COUNTY- Monroe County pet rescuers call it a crisis. They say there's no where to take stray animals in the county. Now rescue...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
75. New Racetrack May Be Coming to Wyoming Co.
MESHOPPEN TWP., WYOMING COUNTY- Wyoming County may soon become home to our area's newest racetrack. A Tunkhannock man has approached officials in ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 2:47PM EST
76. Trucking Company Helping Sick Little Girl
WRIGHT TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A trucking company is raising awareness for a child afflicted with Rett Syndrome. 4-year-old Francesca Scarano of Mountai...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 2:10PM EST
77. Elderly Man Killed in Monroe Co. Crash
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY- We now know the name of an elderly man killed when his car crashed into a tractor trailer in Monroe County. It ...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 1:35PM EST
78. Catholic School in Minersville to Close
MINERSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Catholic school in Schuykill County will close at the end of the school year. The Good Shepherd Regional School in M...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 12:34PM EST
79. Former Attorney sentenced to prison.
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Former attorney David Gnall has been sentenced to one year and one day in Federal Prison for his roll in a scheme that bil...
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:49AM EST
80. Penn State's THON Shatters Another Record
UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY- It was a big weekend for Penn State students. After 46 straight hours of dancing they've shattered another THON re...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 11:12PM EST
81. Friends Remember Heroes Who Died During Ice Rescue
NORTH ABINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- People in the Abingtons are still in shock after two well known men died Saturday. They were rescuing a 5-year...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 6:52PM EST
82. Vandals Break into GAR High School
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police are looking for the person or people who broke into a school building overnight. Investigators say ...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 6:52PM EST
83. Jury Selection Nearly Finished in Gay Porn Murder Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Jury selection is expected to continue Monday in the high profile murder trial of Harlow Cuadra. So far 11 jurors have ...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 6:49PM EST
84. Funeral Arrangements Set for Former Allentown Bishop
ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY- Funeral services have been set for the former bishop of the Allentown Diocese. Bishop Thomas Welsh died Thursday at the age ...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 6:48PM EST
85. Winter Carnival Held in the Poconos
SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, MONROE COUNTY- Fun was the name of the game Sunday in the Poconos as an area ski resort held its annual winter carnival. There w...
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 6:48PM EST
86. Two Dead After Saving Child From Icy Water
NORTH ABINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two men are dead after an ice rescue in Lackawanna County. It started to play out just after 12:30 Saturday af...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 10:17PM EST
87. Scranton Fire Destroys Home, Damages Another
SOUTH SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Smoke filled the 400-block of Cherry Street in South Scranton Saturday night. Flames destroyed one home before spre...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
88. Peppermint Lounge Fire Still Under Investigation
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- A big blaze that destroyed a popular Sunbury nightclub is still under investigation. Peppermint Lounge owner Robert S...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 6:48PM EST
89. Man Arrested After Fighting Female State Trooper
CHESTNUTHILL TWP., MONROE COUNTY- A New York man is behind bars in Monroe County after allegedly assaulting a state trooper. Investigators say it happ...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 6:47PM EST
90. Suspect Wanted for Two Shootings in Poconos
STROUD TWP., MONROE COUNTY- Police need your help in finding Daniel Bowling. He’s wanted for two attempted shootings. Stroud Area Regional Poli...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 6:47PM EST
91. New ER Debuts at Sunbury Community Hospital
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- Dozens of people spent the day checking out the newly renovated emergency room at Sunbury Community Hospital. The 5 m...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
92. CWA Says No to Tentative Contract with Frontier
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Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 12:39PM EST
93. PA Patriots Are Welcomed Home
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url#ieooui } /* Style Definitions */ table. MsoNormalTable {mso-styl...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 12:27PM EST
94. Fire Destroys Sunbury Business
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND CO.- Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url#ieooui } /* Style Definitions */ table. MsoNormalTable {mso-style...
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 12:22PM EST
95. New Breast Cancer Test
Kathy Carlson, a patient says, "I think I was okay with the surgery because I understood that -- that is something that I was familiar with. But...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 8:44PM EST
96. Fourth Arrest in Courthouse Case
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - Sandy Brulo is a powerbroker in Luzerne County court. Tonight she is an accused felon. Eyewitness News is told she ta...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 8:18PM EST
97. Chiropractor fraud charges
A popular Lackawanna County chiropractor is facing insurance fraud charges. Police say Stephen Paranich defrauded the health insurance system for te...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 6:44PM EST
98. Students Enjoy Interactive NASA Experience
South Williamsport, Lycoming County- A group of 8th graders in South Williamsport did some work with NASA Friday morning. Students in Mr. Cramer&rsquo...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 5:49PM EST
99. New Habitat Homes Finished
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Two new homes were dedicated Friday by the Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity. They are the 39th and 40th homes buil...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
100. Williamsport Celebrates Mardi Gras
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It’s that time of year again! They’re breaking out the beads as the Mardi Gras celebration rolls into Billt...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
101. School Cafeterias Get Failing Grade
WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Several area school cafeterias received a failing grade from the state when it comes to food safety. While problem...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 12:50PM EST
102. Homicide house demolished
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A city demolition crew as leveled a Scranton house which was the scene of a triple homicide last June. The property, on So...
Friday, February 20, 2009 at 11:27AM EST
103. ESU to Investigate Embattled Ex-Vice President
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Students are blasting East Stroudsburg University bosses in the aftermath of a civil lawsuit that accuses leaders of ...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 11:16PM EST
104. Middle School teacher sexual abuse
A decorated middle school teacher is charged with sexually abusing a 14 year old boy. That's the word from state police in Pike County . 44-year ...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
105. County Loan Causes Controversy
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A multi-million dollar loan is sparking controversy in Lycoming County. Some business people in downtown Williamsport s...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 5:53PM EST
106. Bishop Martino Against Pro-Abortion Politicians
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Diocese of Scranton Bishop, Joseph Martino, is taking aim at politicians who are pro-choice. He's asking grou...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
107. State Hearing on Luzerne County Corruption
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne county lawmaker wants state hearings into the ongoing corruption investigation at the Luzerne County Courthou...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 4:38PM EST
108. Family Reacts to Accused Killer Changing his Story
MOUNTAINHOME, MONROE COUNTY - It appears an accused killer in the Poconos has changed his story. Shawn Freemore originally told police he killed Micha...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 4:20PM EST
109. FBI Helps Train Local K-9s
LUZERNE COUNTY -- FBI officials say certain types of explosives have become increasingly popular over the past decade, and they're making sure lo...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 4:15PM EST
110. Local Newspaper Files Petition in Supreme Court in Relation to Corruption
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The owners of the Citizens Voice newspaper will file a petition in the state supreme court today claiming that suspende...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 4:15PM EST
111. Accused Killer Changes Story
MOUNTAINHOME, MONROE COUNTY - Police found 21 year old Michael Goucher stabbed to death along Snow Hill Road in Price Township last week. Shawn Freemo...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 3:20PM EST
112. Teacher facing sex charges
BLOOMING GROVE, PIKE COUNTY- A man once honored with a Disney American Teacher Award now faces sexual abuse charges involving a 14-year-old boy. 44-ye...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 3:20PM EST
113. Guilty plea for murder case
FOSTER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- 20 to 40 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend. That's the sentence given this morning to Bobby Komrowski of...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 3:00PM EST
114. County building inclusive playgrounds
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna County has announced plans to build three new "inclusive playgrounds' to be used by children with or ...
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 11:30AM EST
115. Pocono Mountain Budget Steams Music Students
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY- A round of budget cuts would have spelled disaster for a nationally acclaimed music program, according to dozens of studen...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 11:59PM EST
116. I-Team: Spa Certificates Stressing Customers
Now to our I-Team report. A business that specialized in relaxation is causing nothing but stress. It's a story that could be repeated over and ov...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
117. Parents Question School Cell Phone Policy
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Williamsport Area School District’s cell phone policy has been called into question by parents after Tuesday...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 5:38PM EST
118. Second Arrest in Monroe County Murder
MOUNTAINHOME, MONROE COUNTY - Police make a second arrest in the case of a murdered crime watch member. Officers say two people worked together to kil...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
119. Man Admits Starting Fire That Destroyed Business
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuykill County man accused of starting three fires pleaded guilty Wednesday. One of those fires caused more than 2-...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:58PM EST
120. More Questions Surround Former Court Administrator
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Questions are being raised about the use of a county-owned car former Court Administrator William Sharkey used. Sharkey ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
121. New Burglary Charges for "Hunter Burglar"
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man was arrested in Central Court Wednesday morning while he was waiting to be called for his preliminary hear...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
122. Stroudsburg Schools - To Buy or Not to Buy
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - While school taxes continue to rise one local school district wants to spend even more money. The Stroudsburg School ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
123. Commissioners Reviewing All County Contracts
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The commissioners say they'll start to review all county contracts to ensure all departments are following county po...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
124. Pair Accused of Molesting Minors
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A Berwick man will go to trial on charges that he sexually molested several family members. Harwood Robbins waived his right...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
125. One of a Kind Wind Turbine
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Imagine a life free of electricity bills. One Wilkes-Barre man hopes to accomplish just that while helping the environme...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 4:24PM EST
126. Crane Crashes on I-81 in Lackawanna County
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A crashed crane is to blame for highway traffic trouble in Lackawanna County. The passing lane along I-81 northbound is shu...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
127. Parents React to Violence at WAHS
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Violence, chaos, and suspensions at Williamsport Area High School Tuesday afternoon. The school was kept quite busy a...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 7:27PM EST
128. Charges Expected After Pleasant Valley Fight
STROUDSBURG - This week police expect to file formal charges in connection with why they call a riot at Pleasant Valley High School. The fight involve...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 6:58PM EST
129. Jury Selection Begins In Gay-Porn Homicide Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Prosecutors and defense attorneys Tuesday apparently could agree on just one candidate for their jury to hear the case o...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 6:54PM EST
130. WBRE/WYOU Go All Digital
We've been telling you for months, WBRE will go digital today. It's happening a minute before midnight. But don't put off getting ready.....
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
131. Woman Accused of Stealing From Nursing Home
ORWIGSBURG, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The former administrator of a Schuylkill County personal care home will go to trial on theft charges. Sharon Haley was ...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
132. Armed Robbery in East Stroudsburg
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Police in Monroe County are looking for armed robbers who held-up 3-people at gunpoint. It happened Sunday night arou...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 5:22PM EST
133. Man Apologizes for Molesting Young Boys
ORWIGSBURG, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill County man will face further court action on child sex charges. Gene Edwards waived his right to a prelimi...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
134. Stroudsburg Grand Marshals Named
EAST STROUDSBURG - We're marching closer to St. Patrick's Day and the celebrations that go with it. The organizers of Stroudsburg's parade...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 3:32PM EST
135. Scranton Census office open
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY The U. S. Census Bureau has officially opened its Scranton office to serve 15 counties in northeastern and north-central P...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 2:30PM EST
136. Arrests Made After HS Cafeteria Brawl
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A brawl broke out in the cafeteria of Williamsport Area High School late this morning. That sent dozens of cops and con...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 1:30PM EST
137. Luzerne County Court Administrator Pleads Guilty
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Federal investigators say Luzerne County's Court Administrator abused his powers for a decade. They say William Shark...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 10:54AM EST
138. Former Lackawanna County Factory Torched
TAYLOR, LACKWANNA COUNTY - A former factory in Lackawanna County was torched overnight. Taylor firefighters put out a blaze at the former Vermont Cl...
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 08:30AM EST
139. Nearly Two Dozen Dead Dogs Discovered
COLLEY TWP., SULLIVAN COUNTY- State Police in Sullivan County are dealing with an animal cruelty case. Troopers say they found nearly two dozen dead d...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:58PM EST
140. Family of Carbondale Plane Crash Victim Speaks
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Continental Flight 3407 crash had local ties. One person on the flight was originally from Lackawanna County. The p...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:57PM EST
141. Jury Selection Set for Tuesday in Gay Porn Murder Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Jury selection begins Tuesday morning in the trial of a man accused of murdering a gay porn producer. Prosecutors say Br...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:56PM EST
142. Bishop Blasts Misericordia for Guest Speaker
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- The campus of Misericordia University is buzzing after Bishop Joseph Martino blasted a guest speaker. The school invited Keith...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
143. Report Issued on Bloomsburg Riot Problems
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Bloomsburg University is responding to a riot that broke out on campus last fall. A committee released the results of a r...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:40PM EST
144. Fetch $20 For Pet's Vet Care
The economy may have gone to the dogs.. But you don't have to let your pet suffer because of it. Tonight, we've got a way to slash the cost of...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
145. A Happy Holiday in the Poconos
SCOTRUN - Long holiday weekends like this one are important to the Pocono's biggest industry, tourism. But with the economy in trouble many worrie...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
146. Presidents Day Shopping Review
STROUD TOWNSHIP - Presidents Day Weekend is usually a big one for shopping but in this economy buying just for fun isn't always an option. At the...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
147. Dairy farmers look for relief
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY Hundreds of farmers turned out for the Dairy-Agi Day in Wayne County Monday. Many were dairy farmers who say they are facing s...
Monday, February 16, 2009 at 2:44PM EST
148. Carbondale Graduate Among NY Plane Crash Victims
CARBONDALE, LACAKWANNA COUNTY- WYOU News has learned that one of the victim's in last week's deadly plane crash in western New York had a loca...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 11:18PM EST
149. Pittsburgh Pens Fire Coach, Call Up Bylsma
Dan Bylsma has been named interim head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, replacing Michel Therrien, it was announced tonight by Executive Vice Preside...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 10:56PM EST
150. Woman Missing From Central PA
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- Police in central Pennsylvania are also asking for your help. They need to find a missing Union County woman. 42-year-old M...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 6:48PM EST
151. Big Ski Weekend for the Poconos
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- A sea of skiers filled the slopes at Camelback in Tannersville Sunday afternoon. From the looks of it, the weak economy d...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 6:47PM EST
152. Taking the Polar Plunge in Albrightsville
ALBRIGHTSVILLE, CARBON COUNTY- Dozens of people took the polar bear plunge at Henning's Pond in Albrightsville. People dressed-up in all sorts of ...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
153. Fundraiser Held for Sick Little Girl
SWOYERSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Dozens of people gathered in Luzerne County Sunday to raise support for a little girl fighting a big battle. Little Tess...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 6:43PM EST
154. Fire Department Needs Help
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The struggling economy is forcing community service organizations to ask for help, and volunteer fire companies are no d...
Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 4:17PM EST
155. Community Remembers Murder Victim
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Hundreds of family members and friends said good-bye to Mike Goucher, who was found murdered earlier this week. Loved o...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 11:37PM EST
156. Deadly Fire in Lycoming County
MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY - A community in central Pennsylvania is in shock after a deadly fire. One man was killed after the blaze broke...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
157. Williamsport Bank Robbery Arrest
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - After just 48 hours on the run, a suspected bank robber in Lycoming County has been caught. Williamsport police say A...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 10:12PM EST
158. Stabbing Arrest in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man is facing charges in connection with a stabbing Friday morning in Lackawanna County. Police say Carmeek ...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 10:10PM EST
159. Stabbing Victims Identified in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - There have still been no arrests in connection with a double stabbing Friday morning in Luzerne County. Police say Cal...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 10:07PM EST
160. East Stroudsburg University Accused In Sex-Crimes Cover-up
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- In exchange for scholarships and dinners, Dr. Isaac Sanders made sexual advances on students, according to a lawsuit...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 12:49PM EST
161. Lawsuit Claims Sex Abuse by Former ESU Official
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A civil lawsuit discloses the disturbing details of sexual abuse allegations against a high-ranking official at East ...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:31PM EST
162. Sentenced Juveniles File Lawsuit Against Judges
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of hundreds of children and their families who were victims of two corru...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
163. Woman Accused of Shooting Husband in Canada Back in Court
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wyoming County woman is still waiting to see if she must go to Canada to face charges for her husband's shooting d...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
164. Port Carbon Woman Accused of Stealing $197K from Elderly Woman
PORT CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A Port Carbon woman faces charges she stole nearly $200,000 from an elderly woman with dementia. Investigators say ...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
165. Inexpensive Valentine's Day Celebration Ideas
This Valentine's Day there are two things you don't want to break --your partner's heart and your budget. Consumer Reporter Jeff Chirico h...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
166. Kids Night Out at Lycoming College
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Some Lycoming College students gave up their Friday night, and gave back to kids in the community. Dozens of students...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 4:56PM EST
167. Business is Blooming in Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG - Despite the economy new businesses continue to open in downtown Stroudsburg. A new floral shop has opened its doors on Main Street just ...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 4:25PM EST
168. Schuylkill County Starts Elder Abuse Unit
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- "We must protect the elderly," said Schuylkill County D. A. James Goodman. "We must protect the people that aren&...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 4:20PM EST
169. Hear a New Radio Station in the Poconos
MOUNT POCONO - A local DJ has decided the economy won't stop his music. Rather than search for work in a business that keeps downsizing, this guy ...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 4:18PM EST
170. Thousands expected at Ice Festival
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Organizers of the annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice expect between 20 and 25,000 visitors during the long Presiden...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 3:28PM EST
171. Double Stabbing in Wilkes-Barre
LUZERNE CO. - Two people were stabbed in a Wilkes-Barre apartment early Friday morning. It happened around 12:30 a. m. on North St. near the interse...
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 08:35AM EST
172. Judges Plead Guilty in Federal Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Two suspended Luzerne County judges made their guilty plea official on Thursday in Federal Court in Scranton. Mark Ciave...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 10:45PM EST
173. Home Rule Commission Meets in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Changing the form of government was the purpose of a meeting in Hazleton Thursday night. A Luzerne Home Rule Commission maki...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 9:19PM EST
174. Danville Park Vandalism
Danville, Montour County - Vandals have clearly left their mark at the Hess Recreational Complex. David DeCoteau, the Montour Co. recreation director ...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 8:43PM EST
175. Reaction to Judge's Plea
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - This is Jeff Klinges and Tim Seabridge of Kingston . They say they were unfairly sentenced by suspended Judge Mark Ciav...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 8:13PM EST
176. Layoff picture becomes clear
Sam Guesto, the county director of special courts and alternative sentencing is laid off. He came under fire because of another county controversy a ...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 6:12PM EST
177. Luzerne County Layoffs
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- We're learning more about layoffs in Luzerne County . One high ranking official has lost his job. Sam Guesto the co...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 5:14PM EST
178. Dozens of Tires Slashed in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Donuts were a common scene in Hazleton Thursday morning. We're not talking about the food, but rather spare tires. Doz...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 4:08PM EST
179. Jumping for Heart Health
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Kids in one area school district honored a teacher and got heart healthy at Jump for the Heart Day. Students spent the da...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 4:05PM EST
180. Goucher Family Speaks Out
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - William and Mary Searfoss played a board game with their Nephew Mike Goucher every evening after he had dinner at th...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 3:59PM EST
181. Cameras Roll in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY An independent film crew set up shop in the former Scranton Lace Factory on Thursday to shoot scenes for a new movie entit...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 3:08PM EST
182. Murder Arrest Made After Missing Man's Body Found
MONROE COUNTY - State Police in Swiftwater say they have arrested 19-year-old Shawn Freemore of Cresco and charged him in the death of Michael Goucher...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 06:30AM EST
183. Judges in Court Today; New Details Emerge
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Former Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan are expected to plead guilty to fraud charges in federal court this af...
Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 06:25AM EST
184. Man Arrested for 6 Bank Robberies Over Past Month
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Kingston Police say they've arrested a serial bank robber. They say Adam Verdekal confessed to holding up the Honesdale ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 11:51PM EST
185. County To Tax Closed Churches
BEAVER MEADOWS, CARBON COUNTY --No one likes to see churches close but now those shuttered houses of worship may be money makers. Carbon County leader...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 8:37PM EST
186. Surgery to Prevent a Stroke
Danville, Montour County- A man from Mifflin County says he has a new lease on life. And it’s all because of a procedure he underwent Tuesday at...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 7:02PM EST
187. Montrose teacher investigated
State police are investigating a school teacher in Susquehanna county. The teacher works in the Montrose area school district. But the school distric...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 6:23PM EST
188. Wyoming County Mother Sentenced for Baby's Death
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY - A Wyoming County woman, who admitted causing the death of her son two years ago, is going to prison. Sara Kintner learne...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
189. Dairy Farmers Rally for Federal Help
LAPLUME, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - If you've noticed the price of milk dropping at the grocery store, you're not alone. While it may be good for you...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
190. Candidates Debate for 29th Disrict Seat
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Property taxes, the economy, and coal energy were three of the hot topics at the debate between Democrat Steve Lukac...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:53PM EST
191. Truck crashes into creek
GLENBURN TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Police are investigating the cause of a two vehicle crash that left a tri axle truck on its side in Ackerly Creek...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:02PM EST
192. Police nab so called 'Hunter" burglar
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Scott Township Police want to know if a man arrested for burglary in Scranton could be involved in similar crimes th...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 2:21PM EST
193. Budget Cuts Hit Sour Notes with Some Parents and Students
A parent meeting was called to discuss the effects budget cuts would have on Pocono Mountain's music programs. Our cameras were banned. Rosaline ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 12:27PM EST
194. Man Arrested on Sexual Assault and Child Porn Charges
MONROE CO. - A Monroe Co. man is behind bars on sexual assault and child porn charges. State Police arrested 56-year-old Donald Kemmerer at his house...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 08:20AM EST
195. Police Investigating Possible Attempted Child Abduction
SIMPSON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police say there was an attempted child abduction in Lackwanna County. It happened on the 500 block of Main Street in the ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 06:33AM EST
196. J.V. Basketball Coach Under Investigation
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County basketball coach is under investigation. He's being accused of sending "inappropriate " ...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
197. Pastor Will Go to Trial on Sex Charges
ORWIGSBURG, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Schuylkill County clergyman denies accusations of inappropriate contact with a teenage girl. Pastor Alan Sienkiewicz...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 11:25PM EST
198. Couple Sentenced for Stealing from Alzheimer's Patient
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A Pottsville couple is going to prison for stealing money from an Alzheimer's patient. Catherine and Robert Whitne...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 11:17PM EST
199. WBRE/WYOU will switch to Digital Feb. 17
WBRE and WYOU will switch to digital on February 17, 2009. The government is allowing TV stations to delay the switch until June. But stations in our ...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
200. Bucknell Bookstore to Move Downtown
Lewisburg, Union County- Bucknell University wants to expand and relocate its bookstore to free up some space on campus. The new bookstore would occ...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 5:37PM EST
201. Local Discovers Hidden Winter Adventures
POCONO MANOR - The Pocono area is known for skiing, snowboard and snow tubing but there are other winter fun activities that a lot of people don't...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 3:29PM EST
202. Travel Writers Visit Poconos
POCONO MANOR - Several travel writers thought the Pocono area was all about skiing. On a recent trip, they learned they were wrong. "There's...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 3:23PM EST
203. Chief calls N.Scranton fire arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Fire Chief Tom Davis is calling a fire that destroyed a building and business in North Scranton a case of arson. The fire ...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 2:15PM EST
204. Flames Destroy Scranton Pizza Shop
Flames destroyed a pizza shop in Scranton on Monday night. Fire crews fought back flames and heavy smoke at Peppino’s Pizza around 11 p. m. A...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 08:28AM EST
205. Wayne County Body Shop Destroyed
I nvestigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire early Tuesday morning in Waymart. Crews from several counties battled the blaze at Paul&...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 08:08AM EST
206. Corruption at the Courthouse: Ciavarella Fires Back
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- An embattled Luzerne County judge fires back about allegations he made improper court decisions. Judge Mark Ciavarella i...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
207. Officer's Gun Goes Off in Busy Grocery Store
WEST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An internal investigation took place Monday within the Scranton Police Department after an officer's gun went of...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:27PM EST
208. Man Sentenced for Series of Arsons
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- A man who confessed to setting a series of fires including one that seriously injured a firefighter was sentenced in Montour...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
209. Fire Destroys Coal Breaker Near Mt. Carmel
Atlas, Northumberland County- There’s major damage at an old coal breaker near Mount Carmel following a fire Monday afternoon. Firefighters spen...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
210. Stimulus Package Offers Tax Breaks
So what does this economic stimulus package mean for you? Consumer reporter Jeff Chirico here to give you some insight. The $820 billion package has a...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
211. Restoring Hanlon's Grove at Nay Aug
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A long neglected part of Nay Aug Park will soon come back to life. New plans were unveiled Monday morning to restore Hanl...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
212. Man Missing From Monroe County
Monroe County detectives want your help in finding a missing man. They're looking for 21-year-old Michael Goucher. He's 180 pounds, 5’10...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
213. Luzerne Co. Central Court Process Questioned
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two judges and a court administrator are headed to prison on federal charges as part of the Luzerne County corruption ca...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:59PM EST
214. Stroudsburg Sees Economic Hope
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- While many worry about the economy, there may be some hope on the horizon. In the next month at least three new shops will...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:52PM EST
215. Pocono Downtown Welcomes New Stores
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - One town in northeastern Pennsylvania is bucking the economic trend. Three new stores will soon open in downtown Stroudsb...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:44PM EST
216. County GOP moves to stop precinct cuts
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY Lackawanna County's Republican Party Chairman filed a petition in County Court Monday in an attempt to stop plans to r...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 12:21PM EST
217. Sen Specter says Schott Contract will preserve jobs
DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY U. S. Senator Arlen Specter said a 3.2 million dollar Federal Contract will help preserve jobs at the Schott North America plan...
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 12:09PM EST
218. Two Dead After Suspected Murder-Suicide in Pottsville
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Pottsville Police were called to a home in the 1900 block of Howard Avenue just before 9:00 A. M. Sunday. That's where ...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:33PM EST
219. Cop Car Window Smashed Out After Bar Fight
PITTSTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting a police officer in Pittston Township. Cops say it happened early Sund...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:31PM EST
220. Man Tries to Flee Police by Jumping in Icy River
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- One man is expected to face charges after an early morning incident in Kingston. It all began at the Walgreens on Wyoming A...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:28PM EST
221. Ice Rescue Training in Luzerne County
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- First responders were on the move Sunday morning in lower Luzerne County but it wasn't because of an emergency. Nearly a d...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:27PM EST
222. Community Rallying to Save Old Style Theater
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY- The community of Berwick is coming together to help the owner of a downtown movie theater. The owner says his heating bill h...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:26PM EST
223. Deadly Crash Closes PA Turnpike For 3 Hours
LEHIGH COUNTY- A deadly accident in Lehigh County had the southbound lanes of the turnpike closed for more than 3 hours Saturday evening. The one-car ...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 9:45PM EST
224. Online Petition to Save Scranton School for the Deaf
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Just three days after Governor Ed Rendell proposed cutting all funding for the state's only school for the deaf, staf...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 6:43PM EST
225. Schools Dealing With Flu Outbreak
A flu outbreak has hit Bloomsburg University. School officials say the number of students in the hospital is thru the roof. According to Bloomsburg U...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 6:43PM EST
226. Man Tries to Kill Estranged Wife
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton man is behind bars facing attempted murder charges. Investigators say William Krause tried to kill his estrang...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 6:42PM EST
227. Car Plows Into Storefront, Driver Takes Off
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It wasn't a typical day for Martha O'Neill, who works at the smoke shop along the 300 block of South Main Str...
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 3:47PM EST
228. Attempted Carjacking in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton police are still looking for the suspect involved in an attempted carjacking. It happened Friday afternoon insid...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 9:41PM EST
229. New Jobs Available for Digital Conversion
The digital TV transition has been postponed until June 12th. One company wants to help before then and it's creating new jobs in our area. Bef...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:59PM EST
230. Luzerne County Budget Deal Official
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The budget controversy in Luzerne County is over. That's good news for a courthouse now in the middle of a federal c...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
231. Fake Cop Attacks Woman in the Poconos
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - An early morning trip turned into a terrifying experience in the Poconos. Police say a man pretended he was a cop...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
232. Budget Cuts Include School District Consolidation
LUZERNE AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES -- Governor Ed Rendell says the state's 501 school districts will be whittled down to 100 in the coming years, due ...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
233. Scranton Cocaine Bust
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton police say they've busted a big cocaine ring. Daniel Walton of Scranton was apparently the ring leader, arrested...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
234. Bank Celebrates Record Year
STROUDSBURG - While big banks are crying the blues and withholding loans, one local bank is doing just the opposite. The East Stroudsburg Savings Asso...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 4:47PM EST
235. Parents to Discuss Independent Catholic School
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- Parents and supporters are being invited to a meeting in Honesdale next week to discuss the possibility of starting an indepe...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 3:47PM EST
236. Pet Pig's Pen Causes Fire
DYBERRY TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY- A heating lamp in a pet pig's pen sparked a fire in Wayne County Friday morning. Home owner Lester Stinnard said h...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 3:43PM EST
237. Follow Your Heart Day
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- Susquehanna Health System set up a free health fair Friday at the Lycoming Mall. Follow Your Heart Day featured about...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 3:21PM EST
238. Central PA Tax Help Available
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Filing taxes is an activity many people dread. But a program in Central Pennsylvania is taking some of the burden off o...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 3:16PM EST
239. New Website Providing Up to Date Info on Luzerne County Courthouse Corruption
Martin C. Carlson, United States Attorney for Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Friday that they have created a website available to the publi...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 1:12PM EST
240. Holy Cross High School in Dunmore Closed Today Dealing with Illness
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County school is dealing with an illness that sickened nearly 200-students. Holy Cross High School in Dunmor...
Friday, February 6, 2009 at 11:49AM EST
241. Barrett Zimmerman/Blood Drive
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - It's the day after Barrett Zimmerman's 16th birthday and she's giving the gift of life. Barrett Zimmerma...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 10:18PM EST
242. W-B Murder Follow-Up
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - Investigators say the victim is 44 year old Mark Eastmond. He was found beaten to death in his third floor apartment. ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 8:43PM EST
243. People Sound Off About Noise Ordinance
LOCUST TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A proposed noise ordinance is creating quite a buzz here. It's aimed at quieting ATVs, sound systems, and pet...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 5:39PM EST
244. I-Team: Circuit City's No-Return Policy
PAUPACK TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY --The I-Team has a warning tonight about buying electronics from Circuit City. Your purchase may not be what you expect...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 5:34PM EST
245. Myers Headed to Trial on Theft Charges
MUNCY, LYCOMING COUNTY- A mother accused of stealing from her own son’s memorial fund waived her preliminary hearing Thursday afternoon. Maril...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 5:03PM EST
246. Cell Phone Tower Concerns Parents
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A local school district is considering allowing Verizon to build a cell phone tower on its grounds. But parents...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
247. Holy Cross High School Closed on Friday to Stop Spread of Illness
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Holy Cross High School will be closed Friday to try and slow the spread of an illness that kept 178 students out of school...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 4:16PM EST
248. Probations Revoked/Olszewski Speaks Out
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Dozens of inmates who had been released by a judge accused of fraud are heading back to prison. It turns out that "...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 4:01PM EST
249. RSVP Program Concerned about State Budget Cuts
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The proposed state budget cuts spending on programs for senior citizens. Monroe County officials say it could have a ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 3:52PM EST
250. Commonwealth Medical College Hopes for Reversal of Budget Cuts
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Dean of the new Commonwealth Medical College is hoping the state legislature will override budget cuts proposed by Go...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 3:51PM EST
251. Pleasant Valley Manor Nursing Home Needs More Funding
SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - The Governor's proposed budget has lots of spending cuts, which has many people upset. But even some organizations t...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 3:46PM EST
252. New Information on Wilkes-Barre Homicide
WILKES-BARRE , LUZERNE COUNTY- We now know the name of the Wilkes-Barre man whose suspicious death was ruled a murder. We first told you about Wednes...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 11:45AM EST
253. Edwardsville Police Standoff
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- We're learning more today about the man behind last night's Luzerne county police standoff. Police say Frank Na...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 11:39AM EST
254. Major Cuts Announced in Rendell Budget Address
HARRISBURG- Governor Ed Rendell unveiled his 2009-2010 spending plan before a joint session of the General Assembly. And as expected, it comes with a ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 9:45PM EST
255. New Budget Drops Funding to Scranton School for the Deaf
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One of the biggest local impacts is the loss of state aid to the Scranton State School for the Deaf. It s an announcemen...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
256. The Latest on Luzerne County Court Corruption
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There are more developments in the federal investigation into corruption at the Luzerne County Courthouse. It appears ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 9:35PM EST
257. I-Team: Possible Pension Loss for Judges
Through a Pennsylvania "right to know" request, the I-Team discovered how much pension money Luzerne County Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
258. Bear Creek Ambulance Service in Jeopardy
BEAR CREEK, LUZERNE COUNTY- The fate of an ambulance company in Luzerne County is now headed to court. The Bear Creek-Buck Township Ambulance Company...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 9:25PM EST
259. Rendell Proposes Tuition Relief Act for Some Colleges
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Governor Ed Rendell proposed the "Tuition Relief Act" along with the 2009-2010 budget. Students at Penn...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
260. Pocono Tourism Funding May Drop 40%
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The governor's proposed budget would slash funding for an important industry in the Poconos, tourism. Monroe, Pike, Wayne ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 4:37PM EST
261. Workers Concerned About Proposed Cigar Tax
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Workers at a Scranton factory say they're concerned about a new tax on cigars that's been proposed by Governor Ed...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 4:26PM EST
262. DTV Delay Nearly A Done Deal
A bill delaying the digital TV transition has been given final approval by the U. S. House. President Obama is expected to sign the legislation soon. ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:57PM EST
263. Employment Agencies Busier Than Ever
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- The outlook for job seekers seems cloudy, especially in the Poconos. Monroe County just reached its highest unemployment ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:50PM EST
264. Man's Death in W-B Ruled a Homicide
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Wilkes-Barre now have a murder investigation on their hands. Eyewitness News first told you Tuesday about the...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
265. Billtown Heroin Bust Worth $20,000
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2009 @ 03:30pm EST Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport police and the Attorney General’s office say they’ve nabb...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
266. Gas Leak Forces W-B Business to Evacuate
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A gas leak forced a downtown Wilkes-Barre business to evacuate Wednesday afternoon. It happened near the corner of Sout...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
267. Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Moosic Business
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Fire destroyed a building along Birney Avenue in Moosic. It broke out just after 11:00 Wednesday morning in a 3-story build...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
268. Dunmore Jr. Football Team Honored by Governor
HARRISBURG- A couple of months ago we brought you the story of a Dunmore junior football team that won their championship. Instead of buying trophies,...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:25PM EST
269. Turmoil at Northumberland County Prison
Sunbury, Northumberland County- Northumberland County Prison Board members had plenty to discuss at their monthly meeting Wednesday. The prison has ma...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 3:23PM EST
270. Sex Crime Arrest in Schuylkill County
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A traffic stop lead to a sex crime arrest early this morning in Schuylkill Haven. 50-year-old Scott Kuehner was a...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 10:40AM EST
271. Fire Forces Couple From Home
Fire crews were on the scene of a house fire in Susquehanna Co Wednesday morning. The home went up in flames around 2 a. m. on Route 106 in Clifford T...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 08:23AM EST
272. More Charges in Luzerne Co. Corruption Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's 3-arrests and counting in the ongoing federal investigation into corruption at the Luzerne County Courthouse. Longt...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:20PM EST
273. 3-Alarm Fire Lights Up Night Sky in Exeter
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- A spectacular fire engulfed a woodworking business in Exeter Tuesday evening as dozens of firefighters battled it. It broke ou...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:17PM EST
274. Propane Leak Causes Problems in Old Forge
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A propane leak triggered a voluntary evacuation in the Austin Heights section of Old Forge Lackawanna County Tuesday aft...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
275. New Group Trying to Save Diocesan Churches
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A new group is being formed to save local Catholic churches. The announcement came Tuesday afternoon on the steps of Sac...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:12PM EST
276. SPCA Shutdown Overwhelms Rescue Groups, Police
STROUDSBURG - Last week's Monroe County SPCA shut down took a bite out of animal rescue groups resources. They and the local police are overwhelme...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 5:02PM EST
277. Shelter Shutdown: What Happens to your Donations?
STROUDSBURG - Controversy continues to surround the Monroe County SPCA even after it closed. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals shut...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 5:01PM EST
278. Volunteer Fire Fighter Arrested on Child Porn Charges
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A volunteer fire fighter is accused of sending nude pictures of underage girls through the internet. 27-year-old Luke ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 5:01PM EST
279. War Vets Still Waiting on Clinic
Middleburg, Snyder County- Central Pennsylvania war veterans were told a V. A. clinic would open in Snyder County sometime in December. Two months l...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
280. Police Looking into Suspicious Death in W-B
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police are investigating the suspicious death of a man found today in an apartment on North Main Street. T...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
281. Arson Damaged Building Demolished in Tunkhannock
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- A century-old building damaged by an arsonist last year was demolished in Tunkhannock on Tuesday. The Masonic Building on...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:44PM EST
282. Second Teen Crash Victim Dies in Luzerne County
PLYMOUTH TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- A second teenager has died from a violent one-car crash last week. 18-year-old Courtney Engle died Tuesday from her inj...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:44PM EST
283. House Destroyed by Benton Fire
BENTON, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A family of five is homeless after flames tore through their home this morning in Columbia County. The fire on Elmdale Road i...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:42PM EST
284. Polls Open Until 8 in Crestwood Special Election
MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Crestwood School District is asking voters to help renovate and expand. It wants to borrow a little more than 55 mil...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:40PM EST
285. Female Inmate Severely Injured at LCCF
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Eyewitness News I-Team has learned that a full-scale investigation has been launched at the Luzerne County Correctio...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 12:00PM EST
286. Snow & Ice Cause Several Crashes
LUZERNE COUNTY- A Benton man is dead after a crash Monday night and black ice is reportedly to blame for two injuries Tuesday morning. Police say 20-...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:30AM EST
287. Plymouth Twp. to Merge Fire Companies
PLYMOUTH TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY- Plymouth Township will now have one fire company. Township supervisors voted unanimously Monday night to merge Plymouth...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 10:26AM EST
288. Mine Subsidence in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A spokesman for the Federal Office of Surface Mining says a void that was discovered along a section of East Locust Street...
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 09:06AM EST
289. 30 Northumberland County Workers Laid Off
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- More than two dozen government workers are losing their jobs in Northumberland County. The layoffs were announced Mond...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:08PM EST
290. Latest in the Luzerne County Corruption Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Federal agents searched the home of a high ranking Luzerne County official in connection with the courthouse corruption ...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:07PM EST
291. Psychic Says Vision Saved Her From Burning Home
NESCOPECK, LUZERNE COUNTY- A psychic says a vision saved her from a burning home Monday morning in lower Luzerne County. The blaze destroyed a double-...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:06PM EST
292. Special Election on Crestwood Renovations
MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Voters in the Crestwood School District head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a multi-million dollar district renovatio...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:05PM EST
293. Catholic Church Consolidation Hits Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Catholic Church consolidation is also hitting home in Central Pennsylvania. If it sounds like the same old song, ...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:04PM EST
294. Man Sentenced for Deadly DUI Crash
FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man learned his fate for a deadly drunk driving crash. Kevin Prussock admits that he was drunk when he sla...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 8:55PM EST
295. Man Arrested for December Murder
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Tobyhanna man faces murder charges in Wilkes-Barre, and police didn't have to look very far to find him. 25-year-...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 8:40PM EST
296. Sands Casino Hiring 1,000 Workers
If you're looking for a job or know someone who is we have information on a company that's hiring more than 1,000 workers. The Bethlehem Sand...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 8:35PM EST
297. Road Hogs Tie up Traffic
SCOTRUN - A truck went hog wild and caused a major accident in Monroe County. The crash left road hogs blocking the highway all day long. The accident...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 4:02PM EST
298. State looks at Safe Ride Campaign
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY A holiday program to keep drunk drivers off the roads in Lackawanna County is getting some attention from the state. The &...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 2:57PM EST
299. Possible mine subsidence being checked.
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY The Federal Office of Surface Mining is checking to see if a hole that opened along Locust Street in Scranton is a case of...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 2:51PM EST
300. Truck Hauling Pigs Crashes in Poconos
NEAR TANNERSVILLE- A 4-truck crash along Interstate 80 in Monroe County is causing some midday traffic trouble. One of the trucks is carrying a herd o...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 12:15PM EST
301. House Fire Burning in Nescopeck
NESCOPECK, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County fire is to blame for some serious damage. A home and a psychic shop in Nescopeck went up in flames in the ...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
302. Big Steelers Fan Celebrates
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's one happy Steelers fan at Sweet Treet restaurant in Kingston: owner Jim Greer. Greer says, "Now I need to make room ...
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 12:13PM EST
303. Scranton Diocese Restructuring Link
For the Bishop's final decisions on parish restructurings click here:
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 7:54PM EST
  


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