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November 2009

1. Eachus & Barletta Battle Over Dredge Project
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A controversy in Hazleton has the mayor and a state representative butting heads. A private company wants to use construct...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
2. Governor Orders Flags in Lehigh County to Fly At Half Staff
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Governor Ed Rendell has ordered flags to fly at half staff in honor of Sergeant Mark Renninger, a native of the Lehigh Val...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 9:39PM EST
3. Controlled Deer Hunts Offer an Easier Option
WEST PENN TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Hunters normally trudge into the woods, climb up into a stand and wait for house, sometimes days. But some deer...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 8:15PM EST
4. Help Needed With "Stockings From Santa"
Lewisburg, Union County- The owners of a pet store in central Pennsylvania are doing their part to send some holiday cheer to our troops overseas. And...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 5:42PM EST
5. Mother and Son Team Up and Get a Buck
WEST PENN TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- One proud mother and her son bagged a big buck Monday morning. Kim Williams, a mother from White Haven said, &q...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 4:19PM EST
6. Wounded War Vet Speaks as Wilkes
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A wounded Iraq war veteran, who is also a double amputee, spoke about his war-time experience at Wilkes University. Lieu...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 4:10PM EST
7. Police Officer, Pregnant Wife Expect to Lose Jobs
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Two Stroud Area Regional Police Officers will soon be laid off. They are John Egan and Paul Duffy. Duffy said, "...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 3:25PM EST
8. The 3/50 Project
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Some people say online shopping hurts Mom and Pop businesses. A blogger has launched an effort to promote home town shopp...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 3:18PM EST
9. Fire Forces Family from Home
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A house was badly damaged in a Scranton fire Monday morning. It happened on Oakwood Place around 4:00 AM . Fire fighters ...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 2:05PM EST
10. Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself
BENTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Just minutes after buck season kicked off, officials tell us a hunter accidentally shot himself here off Reynol...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
11. Hunters Get an Early Start
GOULDSBORO, WAYNE COUNTY -- Chances are you know at least one of the 750,000 hunters expected to hit the woods of Pennsylvania today, the first day o...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:05AM EST
12. Hunters Ready to Kick Off Buck Season

Monday, November 30, 2009 at 08:37AM EST
13. How To Score Deals On Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. So before you squeeze in a little shopping from your desk at work Consumer report...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 06:02AM EST
14. How To Be A Savvy Cyber Monday Shopper
Retailers are offering big bargains on Cyber Monday. According to the National Retail Federation 87% are planning some sort of sale or special deal. W...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 05:27AM EST
15. Suspect Arrested for Plymouth Murder
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY - A 23-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a murder from late Saturday night in Luzerne County. Martin Green, 2...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
16. Man Arrested for Injuring Cop During Scuffle
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - One man is facing charges after allegedly fighting with police in Wilkes-Barre. Cops say Anthony Mathis attacked severa...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:27PM EST
17. Man Arrested for Shooting at Woman
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Wilkes-Barre man is locked up tonight after police say he shot at a woman. Jerry McNeill was arrested just after 2:00...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:24PM EST
18. New Hanover Township K-9 Helps in Drug Bust
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Hanover Township woman is facing charges tonight after a drug raid. Police say their seized drugs, packaging mat...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:21PM EST
19. Pedestrian Hit By Car While Helping at Accident Scene
EAST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A pedestrian was hit by a car while trying to help an accident victim early Sunday morning in Schuylkill ...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:18PM EST
20. Hunters Get Ready to Hit the Woods for Deer Season
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Tens of thousands of hunters are getting ready to hit the woods across the region early Monday morning. Deer season...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:11PM EST
21. Historic Church Closes Its Doors in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - The first, and only, Tyrolean Roman Catholic Church in the United States held its final mass Sunday afternoon. Parishoners ...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 9:07PM EST
22. Death Investigation in Plymouth
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A dead body was taken from an apartment at 15 Shawnee Avenue Sunday, and the district attorney's office is investigat...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 3:05PM EST
23. Festival of Trees Helps Theatre Group & Needy Families
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - A holiday season tradition is up and running in Bloomsburg. The 21st annual Treefest is underway at the Caldwell Consist...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 9:39PM EST
24. Close Call as Trooper's Car Catches Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A trooper had a close call, Saturday, when his state police cruiser caught fire. State police at Dunmore say Trooper Mar...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 9:20PM EST
25. Craft Fair Helps Holiday Shoppers & Community
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY - An organization that helps fire victims is helping holiday shoppers fill their gift lists The American Red Cross Holiday Cr...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 9:12PM EST
26. Police Investigate Woman's Fall
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - An investigation is underway in Wilkes-Barre after a woman fell from a second story window. It happened early Saturday ...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 9:06PM EST
27. Police Car Hit, 2 Officers Hurt
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Charges are pending against a teenager accused of crashing his car into a police cruiser. The Moosic squad car ended up br...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 8:56PM EST
28. Vandals Make Mess at Family's Home
MADISON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Police are searching for vandals who broke into a home and caused plenty of damage. It happened at the Lancaster...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 8:46PM EST
29. Man Arrested After Standoff
CONYNGHAM TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A four-hour standoff here ended with the gunman shot and behind bars. It happened at St. Mary's Park Friday...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 5:01PM EST
30. Nay Aug Lights
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Christmas holiday tradition is back in Scranton. The city of Scranton officially turned on the holiday lights at Nay ...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 12:20PM EST
31. Looking for the Perfect Tree
THORNHURST, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- While many families were out shopping today for the perfect present.. others were looking for the perfect tree to put t...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:57PM EST
32. Salvation Army Kettle Campaign
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Salvation Army kicked off its annual kettle campaign on Friday Eyewitness News stopped by Boscov's in Downtown W...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:54PM EST
33. Stand-Off Ends Peacefully
MOCANAQUA, LUZERNE COUNTY- A standoff in Luzerne County ended peacefully after more than 5 hours of keeping police at bay. It happened in Mocanaqua. M...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:52PM EST
34. Buddy Check: TCMC Researches Breast Cancer Drug (11/28/09)
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The fight against breast cancer is well underway at The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton. Dr. Daniel Flynn from T...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 9:41PM EST
35. State Police Surround Mocanaqua Park
MOCANAQUA, LUZERNE COUNTY - State Police had a park in Mocanaqua surrounded for hours Friday afternoon. Troopers would not comment on the situation th...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 7:10PM EST
36. Mocanaqua Standoff
MOCANAQUA, LUZERNE COUNTY- The State Police Special Emergency Response Team surrounded St. Mary's Park in Mocanaqua Friday afternoon into the even...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 7:04PM EST
37. Old Forge Bakery Owner Roughed Up & Robbed
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A well-known business owner in Lackawanna County was roughed-up and robbed early Friday morning. It happened in Old For...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 6:56PM EST
38. Small Stores Ask You to Shop Local This Holiday Season
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Shop locally. That's the message that smaller stores want to send to shoppers this holiday season. While a lot of th...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 6:48PM EST
39. Shoppers Find Deals After Morning Rush
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- Conventional wisdom says you have to be out bright and early to get the best Black Friday deals. But do you really ha...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 5:49PM EST
40. Employees Log Long Hours on Black Friday
Muncy Township, Lycoming County- There's one dedicated group that woke up even earlier than Black Friday shoppers Friday morning. Retail employees...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
41. PennDOT Employee Donates Bicycles
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A central Pennsylvania man is passing the holiday spirit along to some lucky children. Nearly two dozen bicycles are be...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
42. Firefighter Fundraiser
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- When they're not on the job fighting flames, many firefighters spend their time fund-raising. That was the case for the...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 3:38PM EST
43. Man Escapes Fire in Thornhurst
THORNHURST TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Fire forced a Lackawanna County man out of his home Friday morning. The flames started at the house along Riv...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 3:35PM EST
44. Retailers Greet Bargain-Hungry Crowds Friday Morning
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Shoppers lined up as early as Thursday afternoon to try and take advantage of the Black Friday savings. Consu...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 1:34PM EST
45. Ten-Question Quiz Reveals Whether You Should Shop For Holidays
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY --Before you hit the stores a credit expert wants you to grab a pen and take a quiz. It could determine whether you should sh...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 1:11PM EST
46. Black Friday Madness Begins Thanksgiving Night
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Now that we have counted our blessings, its time to countdown the days to Christmas. The shopping madness is al...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 12:31PM EST
47. Pittston Diner Serves up Free Thanksgiving Dinner
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A new restaurant in Pittston opened its doors to the community for a free dinner on Thanksgiving. Jackets Central on South M...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 12:27PM EST
48. Coat Drive
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The East Stroudsburg High School Key Club held a coat drive today at the annual Stroudsburg-East Stroudsburg South fo...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 12:23PM EST
49. Anthracite Model Railroad Open House/Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A holiday tradition in Hazleton kicked off on Thanksgiving night. The Anthracite Model Railroad Society is holding its holid...
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 12:17PM EST
50. Pre-Black Friday Shopping Lines Began at 5:30 AM
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Black Friday was still 24 hours away, but that didn't stop hundreds of shoppers Thanksgiving morning in Lackawanna C...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 4:53PM EST
51. Big Turnout for Thanksgiving Celebration in Honesdale
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - There was a huge turnout for an annual Thanksgiving Day celebration Thursday in part of Wayne County. The dining hall inside...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 4:46PM EST
52. First-Ever Turkey Trot Helps Out Charities
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - While the annual Race for the Diamonds usually grabs headlines on Thanksgiving, a race in Lackawanna county made some hi...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 4:38PM EST
53. Run for the Diamonds in Berwick
For the 100th year runners took part in a Columbia County Thanksgiving tradition: The Run for the Diamonds. The race kicks off turkey day in Berwick ...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 4:37PM EST
54. Free Hazleton Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving is a time for one family to give back to those less fortunate. The Safe Harbor Lighthouse in Hazleton serves up a free dinner. Hundreds ...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 4:29PM EST
55. Satety Breaks
Motorists looking to take a break from the road are greeted by some friendly faces. A number of community groups have set up shop this Thanksgiving of...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 12:49PM EST
56. Angel Food Ministry Helps People Stretch Grocery Budget
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- You could feed a family of four for $4.30 a day. It's possible through Angel Food Ministires, a program used h...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 05:00AM EST
57. STORY CORRECTION
We want to make a correction to a story we reported in our earlier editions of Eyewitness News. We regret that we incorrectly identified a store close...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 7:13PM EST
58. Millions Hit the Highways for the Holiday Weekend
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Millions of people are hitting the highways for the Thanksgiving holiday. AAA says this year's Thanksgiving ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
59. Delays Plague W-B/Scranton Airport
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- One place that is not moving as smoothly today, airports across the country. Wilkes-Barre / Scranton was just one place that ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
60. No Tip? You're Under Arrest!
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Would you stand up for something you believed in, even if it meant getting arrested? That's exactly what happen...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
61. State Shuts Down Store for Selling Fake Purses
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County business is closed after state officials say it was selling counterfeit goods. The business wa...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
62. Man Arrested for Performing Sex Act Outside Middle School
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man was arrested outside of a middle school today. He's accused of committing a lewd act. Kingston police...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
63. Soldiers Angels Give Hero's Welcomes
The motorcade Brian Patton received shows the sacrifices of our servicemen and women are not forgotten. But it wasn't always this way. Veterans of war...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
64. Kyri Hall Memorial at WAHS
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Students at Williamsport Area High School gathered Wednesday to remember a friend lost too soon. A heart condition clai...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:08PM EST
65. Black Friday Shopping Preview
We're just hours away from one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Retailers, desperate to lure you in, are slashing prices and trying some ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:05PM EST
66. Free Meal: Eat In, Take Out, Delivery
MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY - If you have no where to go for Thanksgiving dinner or you just can't afford a meal, a local business wants to help o...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
67. National Canned Pumpkin Shortage Not a Problem Here
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A pumpkin shortage could have a big impact on your Thanksgiving meal. Heavy rain destroyed many crops for Nestle, whic...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
68. New Crisis Counseling Center in the Poconos
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY - There's now more help than ever for domestic violence victims in the Poconos. Womens Resources of Monroe Count...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
69. Taxpayers Call County Contracts into Question
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Luzerne County commissioners will now review all contracts signed with the county. The decision was made after que...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
70. Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Force Coming Soon
Jersey Shore, Lycoming County- A plan to regionalize police forces in one part of central Pennsylvania is now a reality. The Jersey Shore and Porter T...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
71. Toyota Recall
Toyota is recalling more than a hundred thousand trucks. The recall affects the Toyota Tundra model years, 2000 through 2003. It specifically targets ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 12:10PM EST
72. Bar Flair Show for Area Soup Kitchen
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-T here was plenty of shaking, juggling and pouring at Lucky's Sporthouse in Wilkes-Barre Township. Bartender...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 12:04PM EST
73. Parade of Trees
HARVEYS LAKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The 2009 parade of trees kicked off tonight at Grotto Pizza at Harveys Lake. This is the 14th year for the event. Decora...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 12:03PM EST
74. Thousands Benefit from Family to Family Thanksgiving Tradition
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - An annual grassroots Thanksgiving food drive will allow thousands of Scranton area families to enjoy a holiday feast who...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 11:50AM EST
75. Student Project Helps Families Stay Warm
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Food may have been the major focus Wednesday for a Thanksgiving giveaway at the Scranton Cultural Center, but coats were...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 11:45AM EST
76. Family to Family Basket Program Preps Underway

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 07:51AM EST
77. Over 2,000 Crowd Friends of the Poor Dinner
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The Scranton Cultural Center was packed Tuesday night with people enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal. It was the ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 11:55PM EST
78. 86-Year-Old Sentenced on Sex Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man from Lackawanna County is going to prison for a sex crime that shocked even seasoned veterans. Joseph Gyuriska wa...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
79. Man Sentenced for DUI Hit & Run
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man involved in a violent hit and run in Scranton is going to prison. Cory Zaleski got 15 to 42 months. Earlier this ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
80. Could Corruption Case Allow Selenski to Escape Justice?
MESHOPPEN, WYOMING COUNTY The family of a murder victim in Luzerne County fears the corruption scandal at the Luzerne County Courthouse is impacting...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
81. United Neighborhood Centers Sees Growing Need
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Carol Farrell of Scranton was one of the hundreds of people who came out to get her Thanksgiving food basket Tuesday. S...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
82. Free Dinner, Ride, Clothes
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Like many of us, Bread of Life Church members are cleaning house to welcome company for Thanksgiving. Unlike many...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
83. Give Ten, Ask Ten, Win One Hundred
MARSHALLS CREEK, MONROE COUNTY - The Monroe County United Way hopes to raise more than a million dollars by the end of the year. But so far it only ha...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
84. PennDOT's Task: Fixing the Bad Bridges
Fixing the bridges. Its a monumental task for PennDOT. It has to deal with dozens of old structures. The transportation department has struggled with...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
85. Power Surge: Shopping For Power
If you're a PPL customer and dreading the 30 percent rate hike next year, there is some good news. Another electricity provider is offering lower ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
86. Millions of Cribs Recalled
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling more than two-million drop-side cribs. The products were all produced by Stork Craft Manufacturing...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
87. Hundreds Prep for Thanksgiving Community Dinner
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- It takes hundreds of volunteers all day to prepare dinner for 2,000 guests. Dozens of potato peelers showed up an hour...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
88. Cosmetic Surgery Tax Proposal
Cosmetic surgery could soon be taxed under new federal health care reform. Senate Democrats added a proposed 5% tax on elective cosmetic procedures. D...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:55PM EST
89. I-81 Back Open, Traffic Still A Mess
LUZERNE COUNTY -- The southbound lanes of I-81 were closed for about 3 hours between Avoca and Pittston after a tractor trailer crashed around 1:00 P....
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
90. New Hostess at Friends of the Poor Dinner
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner here started 33 years ago, through "Friends of the Poor" founder, S...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 08:58AM EST
91. Bloomsburg Emergency Responders Honored
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Three fire fighters and two police officers were saluted Monday night for their service on the job, in the line of duty....
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 10:56PM EST
92. Former WVSA Billing Clerk Sentenced for Stealing
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County woman learned her fate for stealing thousands of dollars in taxpayer money. Karen Holly admits she em...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
93. Son Accused of Stabbing Father in the Poconos
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- A Monroe County man is accused of stabbing his father. Police say Gerald Neil, Jr. stabbed his dad Gerald Senior mul...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
94. Man Sentenced for Serial Bank Robberies
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Hanover Township man was sentenced Monday for robbing six area banks. 29-year-old Adam Verdekal was sentenced to 10 ...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
95. Teen Mistaken for Turkey, Shot in Hunting Accident
HUNTINGTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A teen was shot this weekend while setting traps in the woods. It happened along Town Hill Road in Huntington Towns...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 5:05PM EST
96. Sanofi Pasteur Employees Donate to Kids in Need
MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY - Sanofi Pasteur employees dropped off a truckload of donations for Monroe County Head Start Monday afternoon. Employee Pa...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
97. Professor: Letters to Santa Reveal What Kids Really Want
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A psychology professor from the University of Scranton has analyzed hundreds of letters to Santa to better understand w...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 4:57PM EST
98. Bear Season Opens Monday
LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The first day of bear season means a lot of hungry mouths to feed at Chick's Diner in Scranton. "Definitely, definitely...
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 11:19AM EST
99. West Hazleton Fire Ruled Arson
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A fierce fire in a Luzerne County neighborhood is a case of arson. Eyewitness News first told you about the West Hazl...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
100. Man Killed in Northern Tier Crash
RUTLAND TWP., TIOGA COUNTY -- State police suspect alcohol for a deadly pickup truck crash near the Tioga-Bradford County line. It happened overnight ...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
101. Another Church Holds Final Mass
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Kingston church community is coping with the loss of their 108-year-old house of worship. Saint Mary's Annunciation Churc...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
102. Pocono Mountain Students Line Up for Vaccine
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY -- Students in the Poconos lined-up Sunday to get the swine flu vaccine. It was the last day for student H1N1 vaccines in th...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
103. Blood Drive Helps Fill Need in Poconos
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- People in the Poconos turned out Sunday afternoon to give the gift of life. Eyewitness News stopped by a blood driv...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
104. U of Scranton Students Helping the Needy
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- College kids in Scranton spent the day putting together Thanksgiving food baskets for the needy. Eyewitness News stoppe...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
105. Fire Destroys One Home, Damages Another
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Fire leaves a two-story home in ruins and another badly damaged. It's a fire that kept fire crews on scene all Saturda...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:50PM EST
106. Lackawanna County Home Heavily Damaged by Fire
NEWTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County home has heavy damage after a fierce fire. It broke out Saturday afternoon around 3:30 near ...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:45PM EST
107. Person Shot in Hunting Accident Near Shickshinny
HUNTINGTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- State police in Luzerne County have turned over a Shickshinny area shooting investigation to the state Game Commiss...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
108. Suspect in Two High Speed Chases Finally Locked Up
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man accused of two high speed police chases is locked up in Lackawanna County. 37-year-old Derek Banks was jailed aft...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:35PM EST
109. Thief Swipes Copper from W-B Church
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre police are looking for a thief who stole copper from a church. Someone broke into Puritan Congregational ...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
110. Thousands Turn Out for Swine Flu Vaccine
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- People in Luzerne County lined up Saturday afternoon for the swine flu vaccine. It's day-2 of a 3-day state-wide vaccinati...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:25PM EST
111. Another Big Crowd Picks Up Free Meals
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The largest holiday food drive in Northeastern Pennsylvania continued Saturday. The Commission on Economic Opportun...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:15PM EST
112. Santa Stops by Scranton and Wilkes-Barre
SCRANTON & WILKES-BARRE -- Santa made his debut for the season in Scranton Saturday morning, and Wilkes-Barre in the afternoon. Santa was part of...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 5:17PM EST
113. Judges 'Immune' To Parts of Juvenile Lawsuits
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A federal court judge released three opinions on Friday related to the civil cases against two rogue former judges. Mic...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 11:59PM EST
114. Neighbors: Drug Suspect Tries To Rundown Trooper
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A state police trooper was sent running after narrowly being hit by a speeding car, according to neighbors who say they ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 11:55PM EST
115. Police Bust Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Drug agents and State Police raided a massive indoor marijuana growing operation. It was operating inside the L. S. Bowl-A-...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 11:50PM EST
116. 109th Hosts Wrestling Fundraiser
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pennnsyvlania Patriots of the 109th Field Artillery were taking part in a unique fundraiser Friday night. The Nanticoke Arm...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 10:59PM EST
117. Williamsport Welcomes Santa
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- The weather was picture perfect for a parade. And Friday night, the city of Williamsport welcomed Santa. A large crowd ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
118. Luzerne County Serviceman Dies Overseas
Luzerne County has lost another serviceman overseas. Navy Petty Officer Brian Patton died Thursday in Kuwait serving in operation Iraqi Freedom. Patt...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
119. LHU Students Protest Library Plans
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Students at Lock Haven University are protesting. They staged a sit-in outside the university president's office Frida...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
120. Murder Sentenced to Prison
MONROE COUNTY- A Monroe County man is heading to prison on murder charges. Fritz Dejoie of Blakeslee was sentenced to serve 17 to 40 years in prison. ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
121. Men Accused of Animal Abuse in Court
BROADHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- Two men accused of abusing a cat were faced charges in Monroe County court. Police said Thomas Cotter and Andrew Prove...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
122. Jessup Man Pleads Guilty to Theft
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Lackawanna County man has pleaded guilty to more theft charges, which were filed after a WBRE story. Phillip Montemarano,...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:27PM EST
123. Dimock Township Families Sue Gas Driller Over Water Problems
DIMOCK TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Families in one part of Susquehanna County say they're living a nightmare. They say their water is bad and t...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:09PM EST
124. Former School Official Accused of Giving Alcohol to Minors
BROADHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY- A former high school athletic director is going to court. Anthony Creece is accused of giving alcohol to teenage girls...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 5:08PM EST
125. Peckville Man Pleads Guilty to Smashing Governor's Cup
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The man who smashed the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Governor's Cup earlier this year entered a guilty plea Friday...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 4:52PM EST
126. Radio Station Collects Food for Less Fortunate
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A local radio station is doing its part to help the needy this Thanksgiving. Froggy 101 held its annual 'Thanks ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 4:44PM EST
127. Billtown Model Train Expo
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Model train enthusiasts can check out quite a display in Billtown this weekend. The annual model train expo at Park Pla...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 4:31PM EST
128. "Evolution of Rock" at the C.A.C.
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Rock and Roll fans, listen up! This show is just for you. The Uptown Music Collective will present "The Evolution ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 4:28PM EST
129. County Avoids a Tax Increase
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - While many counties have had to raise taxes, it looks like on will hold the line. Monroe County unveiled its proposed bud...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 3:17PM EST
130. Unprecedented Effort to Keep Students Safe Online
PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY - Tens of thousands of students in the Poconos will benefit from a privately-funded lesson on computer safety. It's the ...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 1:09PM EST
131. Pair of Robberies Overnight in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A worker at a Scranton CVS store believes it was a regular customer who tried to rob the store this morning. Police say...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 10:45AM EST
132. Jury to Decide Fate of Accused Home Invaders
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The jury will get the case, today, concerning a brutal Luzerne County home invasion. Closing arguments were given yest...
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 05:30AM EST
133. Wilkes Student Stabbed, Another Robbed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Freshman student Edward Maye was stabbed after a scuffle with two would-be robbers, according to police. Maye was trans...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 11:58PM EST
134. Former Superintendent Reports to Jail
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Eyewitness news has just learned a local official tied to corruption in Luzerne County is now in jail. Doctor Ross Scara...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 11:31PM EST
135. Eyewitness News Special: Depersonalization of Communication
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Cell phones and computers. We love them, we use them, and some of us just can't live without them. Wilkes University...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 9:09PM EST
136. W-B/Scranton Airport Affected by Computer Glitch
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY - A computer glitch caused problems for air travelers across the country and at the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton International Airpo...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:36PM EST
137. Woman Accused of False Robbery Report
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Scranton woman is in trouble with the law for making up an assault and robbery story. Lisa Marie Pascucci, 40, claimed ...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:04PM EST
138. Changes Coming to COLTS Bus Service in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The future of COLTS bus service was the topic of a forum Thursday night in Lackawanna County. Company officials met with...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
139. United Way Fundraising Campaign Wraps Up
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - After months of hard work, the 2009 United Way fundraising drive in Lackawanna and Wayne counties has come to an end...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:46PM EST
140. Students Question LHU California Trip
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Students at one local college want answers about money spent on a trip to California by members of the student government....
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 5:42PM EST
141. Couple Accused of Setting Fire to Own Business - Twice
CLIFFORD, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- Police say Victor and Tammy Santarelli were so angry about losing their home and business because of financial proble...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
142. Animal Ghosts Haunt Business
POCONO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - It appears animals are haunting a business in the Poconos. A family says furry poltergeists have been lurking around ...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 3:58PM EST
143. Man in Court for Allegedly Shooting Four People
POCONO PINES, MONROE COUNTY - There was extra security on hand for a preliminary hearing in Pocono Pines Thursday. It was a hearing for Dheklan John. ...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 3:52PM EST
144. Free H1N1 Vaccine Clinics Statewide
The State Department of Health is holding free H1N1 clinics this weekend. They’re giving out the vaccine to target groups most at risk. Clinics...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 3:03PM EST
145. Vital Link to Downtown Scranton About to Reopen
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Work on a nearly year-and-a-half long bridge project is just about complete. It's normally one of the most traveled brid...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 10:40AM EST
146. A "Great" Day to Kick the Habit
The American Cancer Society wants Thursday, November 19th, to be the day for smokers to kick the habit. It's the 33rd anniversary of the "Great Americ...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 04:56AM EST
147. Courthouse Probe Continues
Shakeup inside the courthouse. In one corner, FBI agents raid the office of fired Human Resources Director Doug Richards. In another, Judge Michael To...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 11:59PM EST
148. Health and Fitness Night
PECKVILLE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Health and fitness were on the minds of many people in Peckville Tuesday night. The Valley View Elementary P-T-A hosted ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 11:53PM EST
149. Human Resources Manager Fired, FBI Searches Offices
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Luzerne County Human Resources Manager Doug Richards announced yesterday he would resign December 4th. Today the count...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
150. Luzerne County Judge Postpones Cases
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- In another unusual development Wednesday at the Luzerne County Courthouse, Luzerne County Judge Michael Toole unexpect...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
151. Brutal Home Invasion Victims Testify
LUZERNE COUNTY There was lots of emotion and tension as two elderly victims of a brutal home invasion testified against their two alleged attackers ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
152. Recount Process Begins in Lackawanna County
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Election workers were very busy across the region Wednesday. Every county began a recount for state Superior Court ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
153. Woman Arrested for Forging Her Employer's Checks
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- $76,000. That's how much police say a Scranton woman stole from her employer. Dolores Seber is facing a slew of charges...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
154. County Jobs Cut to Balance Budget
Sunbury, Northumberland County- Northumberland County commissioners have placed 10 county jobs on the chopping block. It's part of their effort to...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:37PM EST
155. Huge Turnout for Job Openings
FORTY FORT, LUZERNE COUNTY -- About 200 people more than expected showed up for Gateway Energy Services open house. Gateway Energy Services is hiring ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
156. Gun Store Ammunition Shortages
If you're hunting this season, you better get to the gun shop quickly. Gun owners and dealers say a huge ammunition shortage is becoming a problem. Ey...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
157. No School This Week After Pipe Mess
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - One thousand intermediate school students have the entire week off because a burst pipe flooded their school. It ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:23PM EST
158. Man Sentenced for Torching State Rep's Office
MOUNT CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- A Northumberland County man pleaded no contest to arson charges Wednesday. He entered the plea just before his ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:22PM EST
159. Honesdale Councilman in Court, Charged with Outburst
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- A Honesdale councilman, charged in connection with an outburst at a fast food restaurant, wants a preliminary hearing. 65-y...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
160. Couple Charged With Child Abuse Requests Hearing
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- A Wayne County couple, charged with child abuse, made a request today for a preliminary hearing. Eyewitness News first told...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
161. Former Committeeman Paroled After Molestation Sentence
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A former Republican committeeman convicted of molesting a teenager is free on parole. A judge granted parole to John Cur...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
162. Man to Face Trial on Molestation Charges
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- An out of state man will go to trial in Wayne County on charges of molesting children. Glenn Swendsen III of Narrowsburg, N...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:05PM EST
163. Man Sentenced for Deadly Crash
MIDDLEBURG, SNYDER COUNTY -- A man who admitted to causing a deadly crash in Snyder County is going to state prison. Myron Myers was sentenced to spen...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
164. Hospital Rejects Government Mammogram Guidelines
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The backlash against a government panel's mammogram guidelines continues to grow. The US Preventive Services Tas...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 2:26PM EST
165. State Police Investigating Deadly Crash Near Hazleton
EBERVALE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A driver went off Oakmont Drive, crossed over Rt. 940 and slammed into a house Tuesday night around 9 p. m. The driver was ...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 10:57PM EST
166. Drug Ring Busted at ESU
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Police say they've busted up a major marijuana ring operating on the East Stroudsburg University campus. Police a...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 8:55PM EST
167. Man Arrested on Rape Charges
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - A Northumberland County man is is behind bars. He's accused of raping a woman at gunpoint. Dwaine Gauger of Montandon is a...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 6:58PM EST
168. New jobs for Luzerne County
Up to seventy new jobs are coming to Luzerne County . Gateway Energy Services is bringing a customer service call center to Forty Fort. The company i...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:52PM EST
169. Embattled Judge Lokuta May Return To Bench
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Weighing the evidence, suspended Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta could get a break. Asked what punishment she should face...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
170. Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced for Arson in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A former volunteer firefighter is going to prison after a series of arsons in Lackawanna County. Benjamin Christensen di...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:44PM EST
171. State Layoffs to Impact Northeastern Pennsylvania
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - More than 300 state workers are getting bad news this week. They're being told they're out of a job because of t...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
172. Star Wars In Concert: Exhibit Preview
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --Star Wars has invaded Wilkes-Barre! Actually it's a concert. But it's sure stirring up a lot of excitement. &qu...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:09PM EST
173. Highway Improvement Increases Safety
Cogan House Township, Lycoming County- A highway improvement project is drawing rave reviews for increasing safety along a busy stretch of road in cen...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:02PM EST
174. Woman Killed in Monroe County
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY- An East Stroudsburg woman was killed Monday night near the Delaware Water Gap. Police say Heather Sandowick, 22, wa...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 4:51PM EST
175. Teen Sentenced for Man's Death
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Nanticoke teen, who admitted he hit a man who later died, has been sentenced. Zireek Gardener, 19, was sentenced to 2 ...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 3:45PM EST
176. Richards Resigns from County Position
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Human Resources Manager Doug Richards is expected to resign from his position. Richards has held that job for several ye...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 3:41PM EST
177. Wayne County Fire
SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY- Flames force two people out of their Wayne County home. The fire broke out around 11:00 Monday night on Shaffer R...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 3:36PM EST
178. Mammogram guideline change
An influential group is raising the recommended age for mammograms and raising big concerns as well. The U. S. Preventive Task Force, made up of doct...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 2:50PM EST
179. Foreclosure Scam Artist
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A woman who ripped off people who were desperate to save their homes will spend time behind bars for her crimes. A Monroe...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 2:37PM EST
180. New Swine Flu Vaccine Clinic In Wilkes-Barre
The Kirby Health Center to hold a swine flu clinic on Friday, November 20th from 2 to 7 p. m.. Vaccines are available to high risk city residents, whi...
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 11:55AM EST
181. Woman Hit & Killed in Poconos
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Route 611 near Delaware Water Gap was closed for about two hours Monday night. An SUV struck and killed a woman a...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 10:23PM EST
182. Cab Company Worker Injured in Armed Robbery
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - There's a reward being offered for help in finding a man involved in a violent Scranton robbery. It happened just af...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
183. GM to Stop Selling Saabs at Two Local Dealerships
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The General Motors bankruptcy brings bad news to a Dallas Township car dealer. Kunkle Motors will no longer be able...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
184. I-Team: One on One with the President Judge
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- In an I-Team special report, we look into the future of the embattled Luzerne County Courthouse and the federal corrup...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
185. Police Release Robbery Surveillance Picture
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police in Kingston want you take a look at some surveillance camera pictures of robbery earlier this month. A man walked i...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:46PM EST
186. New Transportation Facility Opens in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The city of Hazleton officially opened a new transportation center Monday. The Church Street Station is an intermodal faci...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
187. Turkey Sales Seeing Mixed Results
Watsontown, Northumberland County- With Thanksgiving just ten days away, large-scale poultry producers in central Pennsylvania say they're seeing ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
188. Leaders Meet for Economic Summit
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It was part two of an economic development summit in Lycoming County Monday. Local leaders met at Penn College in Willi...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
189. Hunger Exhibit Opens at Marywood University
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The issues of hunger and poverty are the focus of a new art exhibit that will travel across the state. The Witnesses to ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
190. Hunger for Justice Week
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- King's College students are trading in their warm dorm rooms for cardboard boxes. For 60 hours, co-eds are raising awa...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
191. State Money Flowing After Budget Battle
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Money is finally flowing after the long state budget battle. While lawmakers argued for more than 100 days, vital ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 1:21PM EST
192. Operation Touch of Home
BRODHEADSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - In this economy, many charities have reported a drop in donations but one group dedicated to helping our service peopl...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
193. 309 Project Starts Monday
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- When you hear of slick roads causing accidents, you're likely to picture icy roads in the winter. That's not the ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 07:40AM EST
194. Police Looking for Car Wash Vandal
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police in Luzerne County need your help to track down a car wash vandal. This is a surveillance picture from the Dunde...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:39PM EST
195. High-Risk Rescue Training for Firefighters
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Firefighters in Scranton spent the day preparing for high-risk rescues. Eyewitness News checked out the training exerci...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:38PM EST
196. Fundraiser/Rally Reaches Out to Homeless Women
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Hundreds of people gave their time, money and support Sunday in Wilkes-Barre to help a growing problem -- homelessness ...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:37PM EST
197. Collecting Donations Instead of Gifts
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A Columbia County church is putting a fundraising spin on gift-giving for the holidays. First English Baptist Church in...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
198. Bloom Hosts Great American Smokeout Run/Walk
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Athletes were pounding the pavement in an effort to snuff out smoking. Eyewitness News stopped by Bloomsburg University...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
199. Record Turnout for Deutsch Institute Brunch
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- People who struggle with mental and physical disabilities got a helping hand Sunday in Scranton. The Deutsch Institute ...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
200. Silent Santa Needs Your Help
HAZLETON - Silent Santa provides Christmas gifts to needy children. They rely on donations from the public or businesses to achieve their goal. But in...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
201. Catholic Church Closes in Throop
THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Throop held its first mass in 1918 and its final mass Sunday morning. "I'm...
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 3:17PM EST
202. Operation Touch of Home Collecting Donations
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- While many of us are planning our own holiday lists, a group in the Poconos is thinking about our local men and wom...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
203. Rally Takes on Illegal Immigration Issue
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A rally Saturday afternoon in Luzerne County took on illegal immigration. A protest at Hazleton City Hall was one of sever...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
204. Fire at Foxmoor Village Ruled Arson
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- An overnight fire that destroyed a furniture store building in the Poconos was no accident. That's the ruling...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
205. Schuylkill County Man Killed in ATV Crash
SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Eyewitness News has learned the identity of a man killed in an ATV crash here early Saturday morning. State...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
206. Burglary Under Investigation in Montour County
VALLEY TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY -- State police are investigating a Montour County business burglary that caused more than $10,000 damage. It happened...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
207. Thanksgiving Meals Provided for Those in Need
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- People here waited in line for hours. Not for Black Friday sales. Not to get their picture taken with Santa at the...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
208. Long Line for Swine Flu Vaccines in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A long line of people in Lackawanna County waited Saturday for the swine flu vaccine. Hundreds turned out at Scranton H...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
209. Employee's Car Stolen from Dealership
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A man who works here says he's a victim of a car thief, and for the second time. James Kovitch of Wyoming work...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
210. Newsmakers To Air Sunday-November 15 Topic Building A Northeast PA Workforce
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Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 12:17PM EST
211. Scott Township Fire
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY -Fire crews in Scott Township battled a two alarm fire on Friday night.. A storage shed on the property of Hartzel Dis...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
212. Stone Castle Motel Fire
MONTOUR TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Fire crews from across Columbia County were kept busy Friday evening. A fire damaged part of the Stone Castle Mote...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 12:07PM EST
213. Courthouse Crimewatch
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There's a unique crime watch effort at the Luzerne County courthouse. It comes amid an F. B.I. investigation that ha...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
214. Jobs Eliminated in 2010 Scranton Budget
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Several jobs are being eliminated in the city of Scranton. The news came Friday afternoon as city leaders released their...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:33PM EST
215. Ground Broken for First Corporate Park Tenant
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A large corporate center in Scranton is about to get its first tenant. A medical real estate company is the first to bui...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:23PM EST
216. Kick-a-Thon For Bone Marrow Transplant
Selinsgrove, Snyder County- Burns Tae Kwon Do in Selinsgrove will host a kick-a-thon on Saturday November 14th at 11:30am. The event will benefit Dave...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
217. Creative Fundraiser at Central PA Library
Williamsport, Lycoming County- State budget cuts are severely impacting libraries across the Commonwealth. So one local library is getting creative wi...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:59PM EST
218. PennDOT Workers Donate Tons of Food
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Employees at PennDOT's district office in central Pennsylvania have completed their annual "Food Fight." ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:57PM EST
219. SPCA "Pawtraits" Calendar Available
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Lycoming County SPCA is offering a great way to cross the pet lover off your holiday shopping list. Their 2010 &quo...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:54PM EST
220. New Santa House in Billtown
Williamsport, Lycoming County - Everyone enjoys getting gifts at Christmas time- even Santa Claus himself. The jolly old elf was on hand to check out ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:51PM EST
221. Adoption Week Appreciation
It's national adoption week. On Friday a luncheon celebrated local families who took a child into their homes. Sandra Dobson of Wilkes-Barre was ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:26PM EST
222. Donnie Skiff Scholarship
Friends of a murdered Luzerne County man hope to keep his memory alive through music. A Friday night fundraising concert will raise money for the Don...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 5:17PM EST
223. Animal Shelter Grand Opening
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - For the first time in nearly ten months stray animals will have a place to go in Monroe County. The PSPCA abruptly closed...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 4:07PM EST
224. Sing Like Dorothy Contest
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - The "" was held yesterday. Contestants belted out the Wizard of Oz classic "Somewhere Over the Rainbow&q...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 2:06PM EST
225. Operation Touch of Home
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Veterans Day has come and gone but many people say we should continue to show our appreciation. A Pocono area group is c...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:30PM EST
226. Man Dies in Shenandoah Fire
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- One person is dead and two homes are destroyed after a Schuylkill County fire. Schuylkill County Coroner Joseph Lipse...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 05:00AM EST
227. Plains Twp. Turkey Hill Gets Thumbs-Up
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Amid accusations of back-room deals and conflicts of interest, Plains Township Commissioners give a conditional gre...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
228. West Pittston Council Fires Veteran Police Officer
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- We have an update to a story the I-Team broke Thursday evening. It's about an investigation into missing money in t...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11:40PM EST
229. Skate for a Cause Raises Money for Police
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- They were skating for a cause at Skateaway in Wilkes-Barre Thursday night. The roller skating rink hosted public safety ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:26PM EST
230. 19 Charged in Corruption Probe
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Eyewitness News broke the story Thursday morning that another person has been charged in the on-going corruption probe i...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 8:09PM EST
231. Missing Money at West Pittston P.D.
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The I-team has confirmed there's an investigation into missing money at the West Pittston Police Department. The in...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 6:44PM EST
232. State Police Wind Turbine
It stands nearly 30 feet tall and will hopefully save the State Police Dunmore barracks big bucks. "It's very important to us that we save e...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 5:24PM EST
233. Operation Taste of Home
14 nursing homes with more than two-thousand residents all have one goal: Helping our troops overseas. Operation "Taste of Home" has collec...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 5:19PM EST
234. Moosic Fire Ruled Arson
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A weekend fire in Lackawanna County has been ruled arson. Fire damaged a home on Ash Street in Moosic early Sunday morning....
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 4:57PM EST
235. Monroe County Man Accused of Assault
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Police have a man in custody who they say assaulted his girlfriend and ran after her with a gun. Mark McGurk, 31, is ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 4:53PM EST
236. Loans Available for Fire Victims
Bloomsburg, Columbia County- Federal help is on the way for victims of last month's devastating fire on Main Street in Bloomsburg. The United Stat...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 4:25PM EST
237. Ten More Suspects Charged in Bonusgate Investigation
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Ten more people have been charged in connection with the ongoing Bonusgate investigation. One of the suspects is a well-k...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
238. Man Convicted of Deadly DUI Crash
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A jury found a Luzerne County man guilty of causing a deadly car crash while driving drunk. Shane Herbert heard...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 3:00PM EST
239. From in the Shadows: One Family's Battle with Bulimia
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Shelby Starner shot her first music video when she was just 15 years old. It's for a song from her album called ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 2:26PM EST
240. Teacher Accused of Growing, Packaging Pot
BARRETT TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A junior high school teacher is accused of growing and packaging marijuana but she argues it's all a big misunde...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 2:04PM EST
241. Episcopal Bishop Visits Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Saint Stephen's Pro-Cathedral welcomed a very special guest this evening. It hosted Episcopal Church presiding Bisho...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 12:41PM EST
242. Miss Unico Crowed
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-T here was a lot of excitement at the Woodlands tonight. All because of the Miss Unico pageant. Our Kristi Capel serve...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 12:23PM EST
243. Honesdale Honors Veterans
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY- The community of Honesdale observed Veteran's Day with its first ever parade. Veterans thought this a perfect opportunity...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 12:06PM EST
244. Domestic Dispute Ends with Intruder Stabbed
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - A man at the center of an early morning domestic dispute is locked up in Luzerne County Prison. Police say he broke ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11:07AM EST
245. Officials Hope New Rails Maintain Jobs
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It's the lifeblood of industry in Lycoming County. On Wednesday, leaders laid the tracks to ensure railroads and jo...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
246. Vets Honored in Central Pennsylvania
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Veterans in Williamsport were honored during a service at the Garrett Cochran Armory. The event was hosted by State Rep...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 5:31PM EST
247. Free Car Wash for Veterans
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport veterans also had the chance to spruce up their wheels for free. Owners of the Ultimate Express Car Wash h...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 5:29PM EST
248. Local Swine Flu Vaccine Producer Talks About Clinical Trials
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY - A major vaccine maker has released the most recent clinical results of its Swine Flu Vaccine tests. That vaccine is produc...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 4:51PM EST
249. Church Needs Help Sending Presents
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Children throughout the world are set to receive Christmas gifts from the Trinity Presbyterian church here. Church...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 4:18PM EST
250. Name Change for Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Eyewitness News has learned the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza will soon become the Mohegan Sun Arena at Case...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 12:20PM EST
251. Red, White & Blue Veterans Day Tradition
MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Veterans are being remembered as heroes in a Lackawanna County community with a massive display of red, white and blue. ...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:17AM EST
252. Scranton Honors Vets with Ceremony
LACKAWANNA CO. - Ltc. A. Joseph Albert Ret., the Commander of the Koch-Conley American Legion Post #121 Scranton , will be among those giving remarks ...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 07:20AM EST
253. Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Night of Honors
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-It was night of honors and recognition for the Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce. Our Candice Kelly served as emcee for th...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 11:57PM EST
254. Day Two of State Corruption Hearings
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A judge out of control - and people in a court system who were afraid to take him on. It was all heard on day two of th...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
255. Barber Arrested for Overcharging Jail for Haircuts
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A barber hired to cut inmates' hair at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility has been arrested. Robert Licata has b...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
256. Man Jailed for Shooting Another in the Face
TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY -- A Monroe County man is behind bars on a million dollars bail. He's accused of shooting another man in the face....
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
257. Tyler Memorial to Merge With Mercy Health Partners
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - Big changes are coming to a hospital in Wyoming County. Tyler Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday afternoon it ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
258. Cleanup of Illegal Dump Site Begins
BRANCH TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- An illegal dumping site on Silverton Road in Branch Township is being bulldozed and cleaned up and several people ar...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
259. Oversized Load Exits Danville
Danville, Montour County- An oversized load, stuck in Montour County the past couple weeks, got back on the road Tuesday. It had been blocking traffic...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
260. Water Main Breaks Cause Headaches
LUZERNE COUNTY -- A water main break turned a road into a river Tuesday morning. An 18 main along Saint Mary's Road in Hanover Township broke overnig...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
261. Sesame Street - 40 Years of Change & Success
QUEENS, NEW YORK -- For forty years, sunny days have been sweeping the clouds away on Sesame Street. Our favorite characters feel more like family. S...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
262. Sesame Street - Cookie Monster Exclusive
QUEENS, NEW YORK -- We stopped by a Sesame Street taping here and spent time with Cookie Monster and Chris, from Hooper's Store. During a taping,...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
263. Doherty to "Make Major Announcement"

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 08:15AM EST
264. Wheel of Fortune - Part One
BOSTON -- It's the show that spins its way into millions of home every night. Wheel of Fortune recently shot "college week" in Boston a...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 7:50PM EST
265. Wheel of Fortune - Part Two
BOSTON -- Pat Sajak and Vanna White talked to us about some pranks they've pulled and who has the easier job. We had even more fun when they trie...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 7:40PM EST
266. Missing Money Investigation in West Wyoming
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County community is missing some money. Now an investigation is underway. This story is unfolding in the Bor...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
267. Juvenile Justice Hearings Come to Luzerne County
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY The Luzerne County Courthouse scandal is once again taking center stage. A special state panel is holding hearings in Lu...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:27PM EST
268. Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Nursing Home Patient
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- 10 to 23 months in prison for stealing from a nursing home patient. That's the sentence Elizabeth DeLeon received in ...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
269. Police Department May Lay Off Officers
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The Stroud Area Regional Police Department may have to let go of more than 20% of its officers. The regional police ...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
270. Controversy Over Jim Thorpe's Remains
JIM THORPE, CARBON COUNTY -- The namesake of a Carbon County town could be moving to Oklahoma. Jim Thorpe's family is suing to have his body removed f...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
271. Convicted Child Killer Wants New Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY Convicted child killer Michael Bardo wants a new trial. He was convicted of molesting and strangling his 3 year-old nie...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
272. Special Needs Student Left on School Bus
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A new school bus policy is in place the East Stroudsburg School District. It comes after a driver forgot a special ...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 6:04PM EST
273. Charitable Donations Down in Central PA
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Charitable donations are down in central Pennsylvania. That's cause for concern at the Lycoming County United Way. ...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
274. Candlelight Vigil Held for Sexual & Physical Abuse Victims
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Victims of sexual and physical abuse came together Monday night in Lackawanna County. They held a candlelight vigil on c...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 5:34PM EST
275. H1N1 Clinics Postponed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY – The city’s health department has postponed two H1N1 vaccine clinics previously scheduled for later this wee...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 5:04PM EST
276. WBRE Partners With Fox56 for 10PM News
WBRE-TV has signed a multi-year deal with WOLF-TV to produce the Fox 56 News at 10. The newscast debuts January 1, 2010 and will air seven days a week...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 4:00PM EST
277. Applications Available for Toys for Tots Program
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - With the holiday season quickly approaching, a popular program that needs families got underway Monday morning in Lackaw...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 1:44PM EST
278. WBRE Eyewitness News AccuWeather Winter Forecast
Click to watch the WBRE Eyewitness News AccuWeather Annual Winter Forecast. Check back for a detailed breakdown of the winter on Monday afternoon.
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 12:01PM EST
279. Fire Assistance Available in Seven Counties
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- There's some good news this morning for victims of a fire that destroyed several buildings here late last month. H...
Monday, November 9, 2009 at 05:24AM EST
280. Veterans Memorial Unveiled in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A memorial unveiled outside the Hazleton Elks honors veterans and fallen heroes, including LCpl Dante Pontry. His mother,...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
281. Pride and Patriotism at Annual Veterans Parade
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Many people took time out, Sunday, to pay tribute to veterans in Luzerne County. The annual Wyoming Valley Veterans Par...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
282. Fundraiser Held for Sick Little Girl
WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY -- A family in Carbon County held a fundraiser Sunday hoping to raise money for their daughter who needs a liver transplant. ...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
283. Surveillance Video of Steak Thief
LAKE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police in Luzerne County are looking for a steak thief. This is surveillance video from Mountain Fresh Market in Lake Tow...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
284. Dog Killed in Carbon County Fire
LEHIGH TWP., CARBON COUNTY -- A Carbon County house is destroyed after a late-night fire. It happened in Lehigh Township along Indian Run Road. Firefi...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
285. Early Morning Fire in Moosic
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Firefighters had to put out flames at 1021 Ash Street in Moosic Sunday morning. The fire broke out just before 4:30 a. m. ...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 06:42AM EST
286. Fire Destroys Home in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Investigators are looking into a fire at 3 Morris Lane in Hazleton. It broke out around 1:30 Sunday morning. Everyone got o...
Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 06:40AM EST
287. Salute to Vets in the Poconos
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A 3-day celebration in the Poconos is honoring veterans past and present. It's paying special tribute to those who ...
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 10:34PM EST
288. Complex Vandalized by Intruders
MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, LYCOMING COUNTY -- People skated away at the roller skating rink inside the Trout Pond Park Complex Saturday. But state police ...
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
289. State 'Overlooked' Judicial Complaint Against Conahan
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A 2006 complaint filed with the state against ex-Judge Michael Conahan was never acted on. Instead, published reports i...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 11:54PM EST
290. State Police Looking for Rape Suspect
CLINTON COUNTY -- State police in Lamar have released this composite of a suspected rapist. Police say the victim told them she was raped by the man b...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 11:54PM EST
291. The Castle Receives Donation
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- The auditorium inside the former Hazleton High School is one step closer to becoming a performing arts center. Known has the...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:29PM EST
292. Sallie Mae Petitions to Save Jobs
Sallie Mae employees say Luzerne County wants to save their jobs and they have more than 31 thousand signatures to prove it. Sallie Mae employee Josh...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
293. H1N1 Clinic Set For Next Week
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --The Wilkes-Barre Health Department will hold two H1N1 vaccine clinics next week. Vaccinations will be distributed Frida...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 6:06PM EST
294. Bar Forced to Close in Plymouth
More than one hundred police calls in 3 years. That's why the district attorney's office in Luzerne County says it shut down the old Tymers P...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
295. Glitch Causes Votes Not to Count in Lackawanna County
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A problem has been uncovered with some of this week's election results in Lackawanna County. As Eyewitness News ...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:49PM EST
296. H1N1 Shortage Frustrates Those At Risk
WILMOT TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY --People are clamoring to get the vaccine but vaccine manufacturers can't keep up with demand. That has some peop...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
297. Kids Train for Mixed Martial Arts
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It's wild, violent and very popular. A lot of people watch mixed martial arts- like the Ultimate Fighting Champions...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
298. Space Study Unveiled in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A long-awaited space study was released Friday morning in Lackawanna County. Commissioners are looking for ways to save ...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:39PM EST
299. Lycoming County Adoption Ceremony
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Several foster children in central Pennsylvania received permanent homes Friday. This is the second year Lycoming Count...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:37PM EST
300. Coat Drive Needs Your Help
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY --A Luzerne County business is asking you to dig out any children's coats your kids aren't using. The Eye Care Specia...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:21PM EST
301. Geisinger Reports First Swine Flu Death
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY –Geisinger Medical Center is confirming its first death resulting from the H1N1 virus. Geisinger isn’t releasing ...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 5:17PM EST
302. UGI Service Interruption In Kingston
UGI will temporarily interrupt electric service to approximately 250 customers in portions of Kingston Saturday, Nov. 7th. Affected areas include: We...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 2:13PM EST
303. Voting Machine Glitch Casts Doubt on Ballots
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Thousands of votes cast on Election Day in Lackawanna County are in question. It all stems from the paper balloting syst...
Friday, November 6, 2009 at 05:20AM EST
304. Hanover Area Accepts Spinozza Resignation
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Hanover Area School District accepted the resignation of a school director. Anthony Spinozza pleaded guilty to tak...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 11:17PM EST
305. Cell phone driving ban in Luzerne
A new ordinance here in Luzerne is on the books to stop people from talking on the mobile devices while driving. Rick Mattern of Swoyersville agrees ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:26PM EST
306. Priest in court for role in daughters beating
A partying priest is heading to trial for his role in a vicious beatdown. Gregory Malia used to be a priest at Episcopalian churches in West Pittston...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
307. "The Office" Stars Dish About New Web Series
Your favorite stars of The Office are now giving big name music acts a run for their money. The music video "Male Prima Donna" hit number 4 ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:09PM EST
308. Scranton Animal Control Officer Arrested
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A worker in the city of Scranton is in legal trouble. Jamie Marciano, who serves as the city's animal control office...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
309. Hughesville Native/ DEA Agent Laid to Rest
Muncy and Hughesville, Lycoming County- A Hughesville native killed in Afghanistan was laid to rest Thursday morning. 30-year-old Chad Michael died in...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 5:56PM EST
310. Gang Awareness Seminar Held in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The Bloods. The Crips. The Latin Kings. Gang trends and tactics were the focus of a day-long seminar Thursday in Lackawa...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 5:53PM EST
311. Planning Underway For Scranton Thanksgiving Events
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Believe it or not, there are now just three weeks until Thanksgiving. Final planning is underway for two big community e...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
312. Tornado Victim Fundraiser
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- The Blakeslee family been hammering and cleaning for more than three months, but the family still has a long way to ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 4:44PM EST
313. ESU Field Hockey Team to Play Again
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- The East Stroudsburg University field hockey team is allowed to play again. School officials forced the women to forf...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 3:01PM EST
314. College Dedicates Building
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Lackawanna College dedicated and renamed the school's Academic Center Thursday. It's now named in honor of Franci...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 2:18PM EST
315. Toys For Tots Campaign Begins
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Marines Kicked helped Babies "R" Us kick of the 'Toys for Tots' campaign Thursday. The program is ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 2:13PM EST
316. Osterhout Windows of Opportunity
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Osterhout Free Library in WIlkes-Barre is giving supporters a 'Window of Opportunity' to help them out. The ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12:35PM EST
317. West Hazleton Home Invasion
WEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- West Hazleton police are investigating a home invasion. Police say a man dressed as a utility worker told a 78-year old...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12:28PM EST
318. Pittston Woman Under Arrest
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A PIttston woman is under arrest accused of having sex with a teenager. Pittston police arrested 25-year old Janelle Olisews...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12:23PM EST
319. Fire Chases Double Block Residents Into the Cold
JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - An early morning fire leaves 6-people out of their Pittston Area homes. State police fire marshal is investigating ...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 10:05AM EST
320. Funeral for Fallen DEA Agent
LYCOMING COUNTY - A Lycoming County community will pay final respects, Thursday, to a Hughesville native killed in Afghanistan. 30-year-old Chad Micha...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 06:04AM EST
321. Woman Pleads Guilty to Neglecting Mentally Challenged
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- Eyewitness News was first to tell you about two employees at ARC of Wyoming County who police say abused a patient. Wedne...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 8:41PM EST
322. Bucknell Student Wins Lewisburg Council Seat
Lewisburg, Union County- The votes have been tallied and Lewisburg's next council member is…a Bucknell student? We headed out in search of ...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:48PM EST
323. Penn College Weatherization Center Expands
Williamsport, Lycoming County- As colder temperatures move in, one college has expanded a training center that teaches people how to keep winter weath...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
324. Father & Son Sentenced for Deadly Mine Accident
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Two men have been sentenced in connection with a deadly mining accident in Schuylkill County. Prosecutors say the case...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:43PM EST
325. Mitten Tree Set Up at Library
Lewisburg, Union County- In central Pennsylvania, there's a simple way to get into the holiday spirit and give back to the community. The Pennsylv...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:42PM EST
326. Businessman Killed in Wyoming County Accident
NICHOLSON TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - A well-known businessman is dead after an accident Wednesday morning in Wyoming County. The crash happened on Ro...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
327. Warning About H1N1 Virus Scams
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY –The government is warning the public about internet sites that sell drugs that claim to cure or prevent the H1N1 v...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:18PM EST
328. Plans to Rebuild After Bloomsburg Fire
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- The owners of three buildings destroyed by fire downtown say their hope is to rebuild. And while it could be tough to ...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 5:09PM EST
329. Emergency Food Pantry Faces its Own Emergency
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - An emergency food bank needs some emergency help. The Follow Me Foundation in Stroudsburg can no longer use a large porti...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:57PM EST
330. Voters Say "No" to Tax Increase
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A referendum to pay for a college expansion with a tax increase failed in Monroe County. Voters said no to a $31 million...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:51PM EST
331. "Gift of Warmth" Aims to Prevent Tragedy
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Thousands of area families are worried about being left in the cold this heating season. Cuts and delays in assistance p...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 1:06PM EST
332. Man Escapes Burning Trailer Home
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY - A trailer home is in shambles after an early morning fire in Wayne County. It happened Wednesday morning just before ...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 10:54AM EST
333. Deadly Accident Closes Route 11 in Wyoming County
NICHOLSON, WYOMING COUNTY - Part of Route 11 is closed in both directions after a deadly crash in Wyoming County. The two-car accident happened on Rou...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 10:52AM EST
334. Olszewski Out, Burke Retained as Luzerne Co. Judge
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Judge Peter Paul Olszewski, seeking retention as Common Pleas Judge, was rejected by Luzerne County voters by nearly 1...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11:20PM EST
335. Amesbury & Gartley Win Luzerne Co. Judges Race
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Bill Amesbury and Tina Polachek Gartley won the two open Luzerne County judges seats. They'll fill spots being vacated...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11:15PM EST
336. Lackawanna Judges Retained, Moyle & Doherty Win
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Lackawanna County has several races we're following. One of the most heated is also for judge of the Court of Common Pl...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
337. Kindergarteners Caught in Polling Place Controversy
CLARKS GREEN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- There are also several important races that we're watching in Lackawanna County. There's an open seat for j...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
338. Throop Priest Removed for Picture Scandal
THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A priest in the Scranton diocese has been removed from his position at three churches. It happened after he accidentally ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
339. School Ruins 5,000 Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A school district had to toss 5,000 doses of Swine Flu vaccine. The Stroudsburg Area School District was holding the dose...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
340. A Bad Year: Man Loses Job, Home & Car He Lived In
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, This year a Pocono man lost his job, then his home, then the car he was living in. Kenneth Truitt called the parking lot a...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
341. Future of North Penn High School Questioned
Blossburg, Tioga County- In southern Tioga County, the future of North Penn High School is in question. It’s an old building that officials say ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
342. Meeting Held to Discuss Bar's Role in Violence
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A controversial Hazleton nightclub will be shut down if city officials get their way. La Cantina in center city has been t...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
343. Woman Charged for Son's Overdose Death
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A woman in Monroe County has been charged in connection to her son's death. State police say Ginger Boyle of Smithfield ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
344. Woman in Court for Lying About Rape
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A Bethlehem area woman will head to court on charges she lied about being raped. Laura Gruver, 22, waived her right to a ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
345. Corruption Investigation Influencing Voters
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- In Luzerne County much of the focus is on the judicial races as the federal corruption probe continues to unfold. Thre...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 4:00PM EST
346. Several Hot Races in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A judge's race in Lackawanna County is also bringing people out to the polls. That race and a hotly contested city ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 3:55PM EST
347. Luzerne County Judge Candidates Talk on Election Eve
The three -would be judges, say, they can help right the ship. A ship that some experts say is sinking-in the wake of a scandal that has two former ju...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 12:45PM EST
348. Candy Buy Back
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Many youngsters are supporting a candy buy back program by a Scranton Dentist. On Monday night he was buying Halloween ca...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 12:39PM EST
349. Wilkes-Barre Seeks Volunteers for Flu Clinic
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department is looking for a few good nurses. They're needed to help with an upcoming sw...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 12:34PM EST
350. Emerald Lakes Shooting
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- Police in the Pocono's are once again investigating a shooting in the Emerald Lakes Development. Guns shots r...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 12:29PM EST
351. Smart Voter Web Site
If you want to get a sneak peek at the election ballot before you head out the door, there's a web site that helps. It's smartvoter. org - ju...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 05:03AM EST
352. 1200+ Local Folks Have Unclaimed Property in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY --More than a thousand people in our area could become richer --by watching this next story. To see if there's money wa...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
353. Another Shooting Near Long Pond
NEAR LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY -- Police in the Poconos are investigating another shooting. We're told a man in his late teens was shot around 5:30 P. ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
354. At Least Two Hurt in Hit & Run Crash
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre police are investigating a nasty hit and run crash. It happened around 5:45 at the corner of Wilkes-Barre...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
355. Garland in Freeland to Close, 160 Out of Work
FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY -- One of Luzerne County's largest employers is closing its doors. 160 people will lose their jobs. Garland Manufacturing...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
356. Applications Available for Home Heating Help
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - People who need money to heat their homes this winter can now apply for help. Applications for LiHEAP, or the low-income...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
357. Flood-Damaged Homes Demolished in Shickshinny
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- This community changed Tuesday and will never be the same. Demolition started on 11 homes that have seen more flooding ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
358. Student Suspected of Starting School Fire
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Hundreds of elementary students in Luzerne County were shuffled to high school Monday morning. That's because a fire ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
359. Neighbors React to Halloween Fires
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport police and fire officials are investigating two suspicious fires in the city. They happened within an hour...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
360. Should County Raise Taxes to Expand College?
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A community college is asking for your vote on election day. Leaders at Northampton Community College want to expand the...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
361. Pike County Library Tax Proposal
MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY -- Voters in Pike County will decide whether or not to raise their property tax. A referendum on November 3rds general election ...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
362. Medical College: On Time & Under Budget
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - On time and under budget. That's how Scranton's new medical school is progressing. For the first time Monday mor...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
363. Orangeville Man Admits to Molesting Girl
COLUMBIA COUNTY -- An Orangeville man accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl in a church pleaded guilty Monday. 46-year-old Glenn Farver of Orangevill...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
364. Lackawanna Co. Judges Hope Corruption Doesn't Influence Voters
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Two judges in Lackawanna County hope the judicial corruption scandal in Luzerne County won't hurt their retention bids....
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:42PM EST
365. Students Back to Class After CTC Strike
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Hundreds of students were back in class Monday at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County. A short teachers s...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:40PM EST
366. Taylor Police Looking for Robber
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Police in part of Lackawanna County are looking for a robber. Taylor police say the bandit stole a woman's purse in the p...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:35PM EST
367. Drunk Driver Crashes into Police Car
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A man was arrested for driving under the influence after he hit a police cruiser. Police say Chad Shultz crashed his je...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
368. New Sod Installed at PNC Field
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The final phase of a project to fix drainage problems at PNC Field is finally underway. Crews began laying new sod at the...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:20PM EST
369. Loss of Vision Doesn't Mean Loss of Life
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - As the US Population ages many people are losing their vision. Many people who are losing vision say you don't have t...
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 4:15PM EST
370. Stabbing Leads to Prison Lockdown
LEWISBURG, UNION COUNTY -- A federal prison in central Pennsylvania remained under lockdown Sunday night after a staff member was stabbed and several ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
371. Strike Ends at Lackawanna County CTC
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Vo-Tech classes will resume Monday at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County. Negotiators reached a tentativ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
372. Four Injured in Poconos Shooting
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- A party here ends in gunfire and lands one man behind bars. We talked to the person whose family held the part...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
373. Man Shot Near Shickshinny
HUNTINGTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- An early morning shooting in Luzerne County's Shickshinny area sent one man to the hospital. It happened on Pine Cr...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
374. River Street Construction Delays Expected
LUZERNE COUNTY -- A construction project is expected to cause traffic trouble on a busy Wilkes-Barre area road beginning Monday. River Street between ...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
375. Three Fires in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- Crews here were called out to three separate fires within an hour. They all happened between 7:30 and 8:30pm Saturda...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
376. House Fire Blamed on Electrical Problem
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A Schuylkill County house fire is being blamed on electrical problems. It happened around 5:00 Sunday morning i...
Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
  


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