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October 2009

1. Fire Devastates Shamokin Business
SHAMOKIN, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - A state police fire marshal is investigating a devastating fire at a Shamokin business that's been around since ...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
2. Fire Scare at Downtown Book Store
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Wilkes-Barre firefighters rushed to a downtown business after a fire scare. Barnes & Noble began filling up with sm...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:25PM EST
3. Man Injured in Schuylkill Co. House Fire
TUSCARORA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A Schuylkill County house fire sent one man to the hospital. It broke out Saturday morning just after 8:00 in Tuscaror...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:20PM EST
4. Six Homeless After Wayne Co. Fire
SALEM TWP., WAYNE COUNTY -- A Wayne County fire leaves six people without a place to stay. Firefighters were called out around 5:00 A. M. to a mobile ...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
5. Man in Clown Mask Jailed After Pursuit
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man wearing a clown mask spent this Halloween in prison after a high speed chase. The trouble for 24-y...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:10PM EST
6. "Progressive Talks" in CTC Negotiations
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A union negotiator representing striking teachers at Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County described Saturday...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:05PM EST
7. Celebrating Halloween Saturday Style
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It's been a night for trick or treating throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania. It's also a big night f...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:02PM EST
8. Last-Minute Halloween Shoppers
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- People packed into Party City here early Saturday afternoon. "I'm doing last-minute picking up for ...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 5:53PM EST
9. ESU Field Hockey Team/ Hazing or Team Tradition
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- Innocent team bonding or hazing? East Stroudsburg University's Field Hockey Team on Friday met privately with top...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 12:24PM EST
10. Both Sides in CTC Strike to Meet
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Both sides in the Lackawanna County Career Technology Center will be meeting Saturday Morning. The union and the district...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 11:59PM EST
11. Car Wash Break In
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pittston Township police need your help in catching two thieves. They gave us surveillance video of the Pittston By...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 11:56PM EST
12. Puppy Grads
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some puppies simply bow-wowed us tonight. We stopped Boscov's in Wilkes-Barre for the "Pawsitively Pet Training...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 11:52PM EST
13. Elderly Sisters Robbed Inside Their Scranton Home
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The hunt is underway for three men who preyed on two elderly sisters and robbed them. Police say the men pretended to be...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
14. Candidates Square Off in Race for Lackawanna County Judge
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The race for judge is heating up in Lackawanna County. With just four days to go, the two candidates for the Court of Co...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 5:48PM EST
15. Western Wayne Fallen Soldier Dedication
Staff sargeant Paul Sweeney's sacrifice on the battlefield will be honored at Western Wayne 's football field. Senior football player Billy G...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 5:17PM EST
16. Monroe County Names New Warden
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Monroe County is gaining a Prison Warden and losing a Commissioner. Monroe County Commissioner Donna Asure will take over...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 1:30PM EST
17. Sign up for World War II Memorial Trip
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Monroe County is sponsoring a trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington D. C. It's November 19th. A bus will le...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 1:24PM EST
18. Save a Tooth, Treat the Troops
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton dentist is celebrating Halloween by giving back to the community. And it all has to do with kids handing over...
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 11:21AM EST
19. Thousands of Records Wiped Out, Indelible Damage Remains
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- A nine page order by the Pa. Supreme Court directs the records of thousands of juvenile cases heard by ex-judge Mark Ciav...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
20. Lackawanna County Judge Candidates Debate
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The candidates for judge in Lackawanna County debated the issues Thursday night. Democrat Margaret Bisignani Moyle and Re...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
21. Movement in Judge Lokuta Case
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There are new developments in the case of embattled Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta. Attorneys for the suspended judge c...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 7:07PM EST
22. Juvenile Cases Vacated in Disgraced Judges Case
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The State Supreme Court has issued an order vacating all juvenile cases handled by a disgraced Luzerne County judge Mark ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 6:51PM EST
23. Halloween Swine Flu Safety
Danville, Montour County- With Halloween right around the corner, parents are working hard to make sure the holiday is safe for their kids. Some simpl...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 6:04PM EST
24. Police Seek Shooting Suspect
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Williamsport police have named a suspect in a shooting from the weekend. Officials have issued an arrest warrant for At...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
25. Oversized Cargo Still Stuck in Montour County
Danville, Montour County- An oversized load that's been stuck for days in Danville is going to remain there for a while longer. It broke down on R...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 5:59PM EST
26. Williamsport KidWatch Program
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A new initiative in Williamsport hopes to provide a safe haven for neighborhood kids. The KidWatch program uses banners...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 5:57PM EST
27. World Series Rivalry Splits Through Pocono Town
BLAKESLEE, MONROE COUNTY --It's no denying the rivalry runs deep in northeastern Pennsylvania. You'll find plenty of Phillies and Yankees fans...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 5:51PM EST
28. Ford Mykey Program
Teens are more likely to speed than any other driving group in America . That's according to the national highway traffic safety administration. ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 5:41PM EST
29. World Series Cooks Up Food Sales
The World Series is a home run for pizza and wings sales at Tommy's Pizza Corner in Kingston . Mellisa Taffera says there's only one way to d...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 5:24PM EST
30. Reassessment Project Becomes Too Costly
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Plans to reassess properties in Lackawanna County are on the back-burner. County leaders say they just don't have en...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:38PM EST
31. Scranton Drug Bust Yields 700 Bags of Heroin
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - More than 700 bags of heroin are off the streets tonight in Lackawanna County. Detectives say they arrested John Timlin ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:35PM EST
32. Assault & DUI Charges Dropped Against Scranton Man
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Assault and DUI charges have been withdrawn against a Scranton man. Maurice Faulkner was accused of driving his car over...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:27PM EST
33. ESU Hazing Investigation Forces Team Forfieture
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Was it hazing or a beloved team tradition? Whatever you call it, an incident forced a field hockey team to hang up t...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:26PM EST
34. Man Pleads Guilty To Illegal Possession of Wild Animals
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man pleaded guilty to charges related to harming protected animals. Stephen Moore of Tannersville was ch...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:16PM EST
35. Freeland Mayor has a New Mission
FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY- Freeland Mayor Tim Martin was diagnosed with esophageal cancer earlier this year. The 51-year-old has been mayor for 8 years...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:08PM EST
36. Scranton Man Arrested in Drug Bust
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- More than 700 bags of heroin are off the street in Lackawanna County. Police say they all belonged to John Timlin of Scra...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 4:03PM EST
37. County Reassessment Put on Hold
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Plans to reassess properties in Lackawanna County are on the back burner. County leaders said they just don't have enou...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 3:52PM EST
38. Bear Illegally Killed
CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- The state gaming commission is trying to track down the person who killed a black bear illegally. Officials foun...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 3:44PM EST
39. Cupcake Car on the Road
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-There was an unusual site in downtown Scranton this morning. Despite pouring rain the Little Debbie Cupcake Car arrived on...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 12:36PM EST
40. Yankees and Phillies Fans Gather for Game One
Yankee and Phillies fans gather tonight to root for their favorite team. Game one of the World Series is held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Eyewitne...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 12:20PM EST
41. Strike Leaves Vo-Tech Students in Limbo
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Hundreds of area students who normally attend vo-tech classes weren't able to do that, Thursday. That's because teachers...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
42. Head Start, Pre-K back in session
Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten programs are back in session thanks the end of the Pennsylvania state budget deadlock. You can see it in their faces,...
Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 11:02AM EST
43. Teachers Union: Management "Living on Another Planet"

Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 07:27AM EST
44. Disgraced Judges Face Civil Lawsuits
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Former judges Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella face criminal charges in an alleged kids for cash scheme. They say they...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 9:43PM EST
45. Eating Disorder Fundraiser
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY- If you or someone you know has an eating disorder, you can find help this weekend in the Poconos. Parents who lost th...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 9:24PM EST
46. Teachers at Scranton School on Strike
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Teachers at a school in Scranton are on strike. A total of 36 teachers hit the picket lines late Wednesday afternoon at ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
47. Nay Aug Park Greenhouse to Undergo Revitalization
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The city of Scranton is getting ready to go green in a big way. A revitalization project at the Nay Aug Park Greenhouse ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
48. Uncertain Unemployment Situation in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Billtown's proud past has never been in doubt, but as for its promising future? That's a bit more of a question...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 5:38PM EST
49. Hospital Expansion Advancing in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Susquehanna Health System's Project 2012 moved forward with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday. Hundreds of people...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 5:34PM EST
50. Buddy Check October 28th 2009

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
51. KISS Theater Company Gets New Location
The Kiss Theatre Company is getting jazzed up about it's new digs. Kiss is renovating a well known movie theatre that closed more than ten years ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:44PM EST
52. Woman Sentenced for Killing Man While Driving Drunk
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Daryl Reinhardt of Monroe County killed a man while driving drunk and now she's heading to prison. Reinhardt ran down...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:29PM EST
53. Family Organizes Eating Disorder Awareness Walk
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - If you suspect someone you know has an eating disorder, or if you have one yourself, you can find help this weekend ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:24PM EST
54. Man Sentenced For Road Rage Incident
POCONO PINES, MONROE COUNTY- A Monroe County man is going to jail for running over someone in a road rage incident. Joseph Paige was sentenced to spen...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:19PM EST
55. Man Sentenced for Elderly Woman's Death
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Arthur Deiter is going to prison for the death of an elderly woman. He was sentenced to spend up to two years in prison...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:11PM EST
56. Seimens Lays Off Workers
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Seimens I. T. Solutions and Services in Clarks Summit is laying off more than 60 people. The employees affected cur...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
57. Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department Awards
WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department getting high marks for firefighting. The department received this certi...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 11:58PM EST
58. Gun Buy Back Night in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Getting unwanted guns off the streets was the goal of a gun buy back in Hazleton tonight A lot of people brought their guns ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 11:43PM EST
59. Pair Charged In Meat, Seafood Thefts and Kidnapping
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Matthew DeFebo and Todd Juvenitz are accused of stealing shopping baskets filled with meat and seafood. The two were ap...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 10:33PM EST
60. Insurance Fraud Charges Dropped Against Arson Suspect
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Some charges against a Lackawanna County arson suspect have been dropped. Manfred Lennartz was back in court Tuesday mor...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 6:07PM EST
61. Vandals Damage Lackawanna County Church
SIMPSON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Neighbors of a Lackawanna County church are upset over a recent vandalism spree. Holy Trinty Church in Simpson and a neig...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
62. Bushkill Man Sentenced for Child Sex Assault
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - He admitted to having sexual contact with a four-year-old boy and Tuesday he learned he's going to prison. George Ke...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:47PM EST
63. Suspect Avoids Jail in Connection with Hit & Run
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton woman will not go to prison in connection with a violent hit & run last year. Jennifer Weinerth was sente...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
64. Tenants Voice Disabled Access Concerns
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Tenants of a public housing high-rise in Lock Haven are voicing their concerns about handicapped access to the building. T...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:28PM EST
65. Central PA Fire Companies Plan to Merge
Lycoming County- Three fire companies in eastern Lycoming County plan to merge into one department. The move will unite the Muncy Creek Township Fire ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:26PM EST
66. Wedding Crasher Court Hearing
Police say a Pike County woman walked in to a wedding reception and stole envelopes full of cash. Kelly Olszyk was in court Tuesday. Police say she c...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 5:24PM EST
67. Animal Shelter Needs Help
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Monroe County's only pet shelter shut down nine months ago. A group called the Animal Welfare Society of Monroe AWSOM...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
68. Lycoming County Native Killed in Afghanistan
WESTERN AFGHANISTAN - A Lycoming County native was among those who died Monday in Afghanistan during one of the deadliest days for Americans. Chad Mic...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 4:17PM EST
69. Family of Murder Victims Talks With Eyewitness News
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The Pucci home in Pottsville is filled with photographs of a very close-knit family. The center of that love was 50-yea...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 4:09PM EST
70. Shawnee Hosts Community Outreach Dinners
SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, MONROE COUNTY - The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is hosting free dinners on Wednesday October 28th and Wednesday November 11th. Sh...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 1:31PM EST
71. Parent: Victim, Attackers Still Take Same School Bus
JERSEY SHORE, LYCOMING COUNTY- A 12-year-old Jersey Shore Area student continues to ride the school bus with a group of students accused of deliverin...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 11:56PM EST
72. Luzerne County Controller Candidates Face Off
ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY - Candidates for Luzerne County Controller met for an issues forum at Bentley's in Ashley Monday night. They discussed their sp...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:07PM EST
73. Nurses Turn From Protests to Vigil
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - The nurses union at Community Health Systems organized a candlelight vigil to spread the message of better service at t...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 9:59PM EST
74. Home Destroyed by Fire in Schuylkill County
RUSH TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Investigators believe a fire at a Rush Township home was an accident. It broke out around 5 p. m. Monday on Clairmo...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 9:54PM EST
75. Two School Board Members Admit to Corruption
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Two Luzerne County school board members have admitted their roles in county corruption. One guilty plea we expected - H...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
76. Woman Pleads Guilty to Causing Deadly DUI Crash
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- It was an emotional day for the family of a drunk driving victim in Lackawanna County. They were in court as Melinda Su...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
77. Lackawanna Co. Doctor Sentenced for Medical Fraud
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A well-known Lackawanna County doctor was sentenced in federal court in Wilkes-Barre for medical fraud. Dr. Gregory Sa...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
78. Fire Guts Dansbury Depot
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Fire claimed a piece of history in the Poconos. The Dansbury Depot was built in 1863. In the 1980s a businessman tur...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
79. Picking Up the Pieces After Bloomsburg Fire
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Investigators are searching for the cause of a major fire in Bloomsburg. More than 20 people are homeless and 5 busines...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
80. Buildings Ruined in 2006 Flood Finally Torn Down
MONROE TWP., WYOMING COUNTY -- More than three years after being damaged by flood waters. Several properties are being torn down. 11 buildings in Wyom...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
81. Head Start Finally Begins Classes
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It's back to class for more than 100 Luzerne County children. Several Head Start and pre-kindergarten students couldn'...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
82. New Restaurant Named to Take Over Molly's Site
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- After weeks of rumors and speculation, we finally know what business will fill a downtown Scranton landmark. Molly Bran...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
83. Teen Involved in Deadly Crash Back in Court
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A Schuylkill County teenager facing charges in a deadly crash was in court this morning. Joseph Puglio was behind the...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
84. One Dead in Head-on Crash
SALEM TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Shickshinny woman was killed in a violent crash Monday morning. It happened on Route 11 in Salem Township near Bomboy'...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
85. Two Men Wanted for Mt. Airy Casino Theft
PARADISE TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- State police need your help in finding two thieves. They're wanted for stealing at Mt. Airy Casino. Police say a woman...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 5:20PM EST
86. Study: Susquehanna Leads PA in Cancer Causing Pollutants

Monday, October 26, 2009 at 07:38AM EST
87. Another Fiery Explosion Levels Garage
EXETER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- For the second time in as many nights, a fiery explosion leveled a garage in our area. This time it's in Luzerne Co...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 11:25PM EST
88. One Hurt, 22 Displaced in Bloomsburg Fire
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- One person was burned, a firefighter taken to the hospital, and 22 people left without a place to stay after flames ri...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:45PM EST
89. Cause of Saylorsburg Explosion Still Unknown
SAYLORSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A State Police Fire Marshal spent the day investigating Saturday night's fiery explosion in the Poconos. It happened ear...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:40PM EST
90. Easton Man Arrested for Killing Priest
An Easton man faces murder charges after police say he stabbed a priest to death. Officers arrested 64-year-old Jose Feliciano for the murder of Rever...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:35PM EST
91. Williamsport Shooting Under Investigation
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- Police are investigating a Williamsport shooting. It happened Saturday night around 9:30 in the area of the 700-block...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
92. Two Hurt in Wilkes-Barre Crash
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A crash in Wilkes-Barre sends two people to the hospital and has neighbors demanding action. The two-car smash-up happ...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
93. Second Catholic Church Closes in Taylor
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY – It's the end of an era for the catholic community in part of Lackawanna County. St. John the Baptish Church on Main Street...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
94. Geisinger Visitor's Policy Changes Monday
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The visitor's policy for an area hospital change will change Monday to help prevent the spread of the H1N1 virus. G...
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
95. Fiery Explosion Claims Saylorsburg Business
SAYLORSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A fiery explosion this evening claimed a family business in Monroe County. It happened at Borger’s Garage and Blue Mount...
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:15PM EST
96. Family Forced to Jump from Roof in Ashland Fire
BUTLER TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A cooking accident in the kitchen is blamed for a fire that leaves an Ashland area home in ruins. It happened just a...
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
97. Prayer Service Held at Church Day After Murder-Suicide
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- People gathered Saturday evening at a Schuylkill County church the day after a murder-suicide. A prayer and healing s...
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:05PM EST
98. Communities Aim to Add Support for Armed Forces
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- An effort is underway here to have local political and military leaders sign the Armed Forces Community Covenant, wh...
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 3:49PM EST
99. Search for Missing Man in Union County
UNION COUNTY- Police in Union County are searching for an elderly missing man. 83-year old Marlin Eugene McKee was last seen Thursday night . Police s...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
100. Operation Venom in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Law enforcement officers were out in full force Friday night across Luzerne County. The Luzerne County Sheriff's Dep...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 10:21PM EST
101. Pink Invaders
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Pink was the color of the night at Memorial Stadium in Scranton The West Scranton invader football team was sporting pink...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 9:24PM EST
102. Story Night In Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It was a dark and stormy night at Arts University in Wilkes-Barre. Several people gathered to hear a ghost story or two....
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:27PM EST
103. Murder Suicide in Pottsville
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Police in Pottsville are investigating a murder suicide. It started in a parking lot near the Waymart Food Store on Wes...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 7:54PM EST
104. Red Ribbon Campaign
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- They're seeing red in Scranton It's all to help kids stay drug free"... The "2009 " kicked off on ...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 7:03PM EST
105. Simulated Shooting Drill Held in Lackawanna County
ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A tragic scenario played out inside a Lackawanna County high school Friday afternoon. Gunmen took over the school and po...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 6:18PM EST
106. Cold Weather Causes Delay for PNC Field Renovations
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The renovations at PNC Field in Lackawanna County will take a little longer than expected. Officials were originally hopin...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
107. New Geisinger Hospital Visitor Policy
Geisinger Health System hopes to stop swine flu at the door. A new visitors policy will kick in Monday at all Geisinger hospitals. Keeping people who...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 6:07PM EST
108. Film Festival Runs Through Sunday
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The Pocono Mountains Film Festival runs through Sunday at the Pocono Community Theater in East Stroudsburg. Director...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 3:49PM EST
109. Man Found Dead Next to his Burning Home
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police are investigating an apparent arson-suicide in Monroe County. Friday morning firefighters rushed to put out...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 3:44PM EST
110. World Series Ticket Scam Warning
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - The demand for World Series tickets to Philadelphia Phillies home games has the State Attorney General warning fans to be...
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 05:03AM EST
111. Judicial Debate: Squaring Off On Veins of Corruption
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Three judicial candidates and two judges running for retention talked about building a system to avoid the sins of the pas...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11:45PM EST
112. Man Sentenced To Life for Double Murder
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A man convicted of double murder in the Poconos will spend life in prison. Wednesday a jury found Jason Koehler guilty of...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11:40PM EST
113. I-Team: Pink Doesn't Guarantee Green For Charities
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --When you walk through stores, it's easy to tell October is breast cancer awareness month. Countless products are pa...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11:30PM EST
114. McGuire Pleads Guilty in Corruption Probe
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- William McGuire pleaded guilty Thursday to taking a bribe. It happened when he served on the Luzerne County Housing Auth...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11:20PM EST
115. Murder Suspects Will Go To Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Two men accused in a brutal murder in Luzerne County will go to trial. Elvis Riccardi and Michael Simonson are accused o...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11:15PM EST
116. A Night of Fun and Games
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- WBRE TV Anchorman Drew Speier had a night of fun and games. Drew was the host of the annual "It's all in the...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:41PM EST
117. Empty Place at the Table
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Domestic Violence Service Center held its moving "An " program. It's held in remembrance of all the vi...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:35PM EST
118. Crime Watch Protest in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some Wlkes-Barre crime watch members have a bone to pick with city leaders. Those concerns were voiced and displayed thi...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:32PM EST
119. Immigration Forum at King's College
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- King's College hosted an immigration forum tonight. Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta and New Haven Connecticut Mayor John...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:28PM EST
120. DiBileo Launches Write-In Campaign for Scranton Mayoral Race
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - There are big developments tonight in the upcoming race for Scranton mayor. Late Thursday afternoon, Gary DiBileo, a we...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 6:23PM EST
121. Scranton Launches Main Street Initiative
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A new project kicked off Thursday to help revitalize downtown Scranton. The city launched the Main Street Initiative Pro...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 6:13PM EST
122. IGourmet Bankruptcy
Another local business fell victim to the recession. Igourmet dot com CEO Spencer Chesman saw the storm coming at the beginning of this year. "W...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:56PM EST
123. Deadly DUI Suspect in Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A man accused of a deadly hit and run in Lackawanna County will go to trial. Alfred Atsus was back in court Thursday. In...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:49PM EST
124. Businessman Buys Vacant Church
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY --A Scranton businessman is trying to save a church closed by the diocese. Bob Bolus purchased Holy Cross Church for $35,0...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:48PM EST
125. Senator Bob Mellow Visits SSD
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Big changes have come to a school that helps kids with special needs in Lackawanna County. The Scranton School For The D...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:41PM EST
126. Peterkin Gets Up to 52 Years in Prison
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A Williamsport man who fatally beat his girlfriend's one-and-a-half year old son learned his fate Thursday. 21-year...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:21PM EST
127. Lights On After School Campaign
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Statistics concerning after-school childcare are startling. Studies show more and more kids are being left alone. Accor...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:16PM EST
128. New Luzerne County Veteran's Affairs Director
The position's been vacant for almost a month now. But Luzerne County now has a new veteran’s affairs director. The appointment comes after...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 4:36PM EST
129. Man Who Assaulted Photographer Fined
LAKE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Lake Township man must pay for assaulting an Eyewitness News Photographer. William harrison assaulted Photojournalist...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 4:13PM EST
130. Boys and Girls Club Show off Their Skills
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY-I t was a night of fitness and competition in Scranton. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast P-A hosted the Junior N-B-S ...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 12:24PM EST
131. DEP Checks out Odor in Jenkins Township Neighborhood
JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Department of Environmental Protection-D. E.P. was sniffing around a Jenkins Township Neighborhood. They were on...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 12:19PM EST
132. Burger King In Hazle Township Held Up
HAZLE TOWNSHIP. LUZERNE COUNTY- The Burger King on Route 309 in Hazle Township was held up at gun point just after nine on Tuesday night. Police are l...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 12:10PM EST
133. Bomb Squad Called to Hazleton Neighborhood
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Hazleton are investigating some sort of explosive device. Details are few. We're told the device appeared to b...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 12:05PM EST
134. 3 Homes Destroyed In Fire
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Three row homes are destroyed after a fire in Tamaqua. Several fire departments were called to Orwigsburg St. around 5:30 a. m. Th...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 08:33AM EST
135. W-B School Board President Confronted
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- In an about face, Frank Pizzella stopped and answered questions from Eyewitness News on Wednesday night. Honoring his w...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:10PM EST
136. Taxpayers React to Bellas Getting Vacation Pay
LUZERNE COUNTY -- Tuesday night, Allen Bellas resigned from his position as director of the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority. Taxpayers were in...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 6:14PM EST
137. Berwick Schools Scan Visitors
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- The Berwick Area School District now scans all visitors' driver's licenses to get a brief background check in a m...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:48PM EST
138. Arson Investigation Underway in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A rash of dumpster fires in Williamsport has escalated. Now a garage has been torched. And city police fear they may ha...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:46PM EST
139. Watsontown Man Charged with Child Porn
Muncy, Lycoming County- A Northumberland County man has been charged with 120 counts of child pornography. Police arrested 28-year-old Jason Musser of...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:39PM EST
140. Kennedy-King Complex Coming Down
Williamsport, Lycoming County- An old housing project is being torn down to make room for a new business in Williamsport. Demolition has started at th...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
141. Disturbing Case of Child Abuse in Honesdale
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- People in Wayne County are appalled by a disturbing case of child abuse. A Honesdale couple is facing charges of abusing a ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
142. River Report Shows High Levels of Toxic Dumping
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- There are major concerns about the state's rivers and streams. A report released Wednesday shows Pennsylvania ranks six...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
143. PSU Tries to Curb Binge Drinking
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Penn State leaders are trying to kick excessive student drinking to the curb. Last month, a student at the main campus in ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
144. Domestic Violence Training
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Police officers in two counties got an important lesson in domestic violence Wednesday. Dozens of officers took part in a t...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 3:27PM EST
145. Two Plead Guilty to Animal Cruelty
LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County mother and son pleaded guilty today to animal cruelty charges. Donna and John Petrosky were arrested several weeks ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 3:10PM EST
146. 13 Arrested in Tamaqua Drug Roundup
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Eight people face drug charges in Schuylkill County. Tamaqua police and the District Attorney's Drug Task Force issued t...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 3:00PM EST
147. Monroe County Man Convicted of Murder
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man gambled his life and lost. Jason Koehler, 26, will spend the rest of his life behind bars or be put t...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 2:58PM EST
148. Pocono Jury Convicts Man for Deadly Shooting
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A jury has reached a verdict in a double murder trial in the Poconos. They found 26-year-old Jason Koehler guilty of fir...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 1:10PM EST
149. Penn Foster Under New Ownership
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- One of the nation's largest online education companies is being sold. The Penn Foster Education Group is based in Scr...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 12:24PM EST
150. I-Team Checks Out Wilkes-Barre School Board Meeting
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre Area School board President Frank Pizzella says he'll only talk about school district business. That...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 12:09PM EST
151. Dickson City Looks Over Plans for New Theaters
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Dickson City Planning Commission got a preview of a proposed Movie Theater on Tuesday night. Developers with Alli...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 12:04PM EST
152. Hanover Area S.B. Member Charged with Corruption
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Another Luzerne County school board member has been charged with corruption. The I-Team has confirmed that Hanover Are...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:00AM EST
153. H1N1 Spreads to Classrooms
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Several area school districts are trying to cope with a growing number of confirmed cases of H1N1. Part of the problem ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:45AM EST
154. Fire Chases Clinton County Family
AVIS, CLINTON COUNTY -- A fire forced a Clinton County family from their home last night. Pictures were sent to us by Paul Garrett of Jersey Shore. Th...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:30AM EST
155. Faurelus Verdict
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It took the jury just under four hours to convict, Josue Faureles He was accused in the death of 19-year-old Christy Ari...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 11:56PM EST
156. Parents React to Alleged Duct Taping Incident
Catawissa, Columbia County- We first told you Monday night about a bus driver accused of duct taping students’ mouths while they rode home from ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
157. Man Will Face Death Penalty for Death of 1-Year-Old
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Wilkes-Barre man will stand trial for the beating death of a 1-year-old girl. Lamont Cherry is accused of killing th...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
158. Shooting Victim Goes Face to Face With Suspect in Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- An attempted murder suspect will go to trial. Marvin McCloe was back before a judge Tuesday. That's where he came face-...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
159. Some Flood Levee Fees Taken Back
LUZERNE COUNTY -- 15,000 Luzerne County levee fees have been sent out. On Tuesday, the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority announced some will b...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
160. Pocono Jury Deliberates in Death Penalty Case
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A jury holds a man's life in its hands. Jason Koehler shot two people to death during a crack and alcohol bender. It ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
161. Bellas Resigns from Redevelopment Authority
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The director of the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority has resigned. Allen Bellas, who will plead guilty to feder...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
162. Swine Flu Vaccines Coming to Lackawanna County
Pregnant women who need the swine flu vaccine will be able to get it Wednesday in Lackawanna County. Clinics will be held be held in four places Wedne...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
163. Healthcare Reform Push in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Roxanne Pauline has been working for months to bring about healthcare reform. Tuesday night's vigil is just her latest ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
164. Teens Learn Dangers of Texting While Driving
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Teens in one part of Lycoming County got a wake-up call on the dangers of texting while driving Tuesday morning. Office...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:32PM EST
165. Heavy Equipment Stolen in Northumberland County
Delaware Township, Northumberland County- Police in central Pennsylvania are trying to figure out who's been stealing some heavy duty equipment. T...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
166. Restaurant Week Along the Delaware River
MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY- Eating out will be a little easier the next two weeks in parts of the Poconos. It's Restaurant Week along the Delaware River...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
167. DUI Awareness
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's Collegiate Alcohol Awareness week on college campuses. At Wilkes University, a moving tribute to DUI victims Th...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 12:11PM EST
168. Barker Behind Bars
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A man wanted for a July murder in Williamsport is back in Lycoming county Monday night. 27 year-old Riccheem Barker tur...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 12:08PM EST
169. School Bus Driver Accused of Taping Students' Mouths
CATAWISSA, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A school bus driver in central Pennsylvania is under investigation for duct-taping the mouths of two students on his rou...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 11:00AM EST
170. Woman Arrested for Stealing $163,358
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Michelle Connors, 37, of Girardville, was arrested today for stealing over $163, 358 from a 90-year-old woman. Investigators say s...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 09:55AM EST
171. Priest Arrested on Child Porn Charges
MILFORD, PIKE COUNTY -- A well-known priest from the Scranton Catholic Diocese turns himself into police. He's been charged with possessing child porn...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
172. Hospital Visitor Guidelines More Strict Due to Flu Concerns
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Concerns over swine flu are causing hospitals in Lackawanna County to take drastic measures. Five hospitals, including ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
173. I-Team: From the Gridiron to the Courtoom
KINGSTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Now a story you will only see on Eyewitness News. It involves a 13-year-old Luzerne County youth football player. He ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
174. WBS Pioneers Won't Play in 2010
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers will not play in the 2010 Arena Football season after failing to find a new owner. ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
175. Fuel Spill Causes Traffic Nightmare
Montoursville, Lycoming County- Traffic was backed up for miles after a fuel spill in Lycoming County late Monday morning. It happened just west of th...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
176. Caught with his Pants Down?
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - It appears a prominent accountant and youth soccer coach was "caught with his pants down." A judge decided ther...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
177. Pocono Teen Dies in Crash
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A family is mourning the death of a teenager in Monroe County. Aaron Sylvester died in a car crash at about 6:00 Sun...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:42PM EST
178. New Luzerne County Prison Board Meets
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Big changes are coming to the Luzerne County prison system. A new board is in place and that board that promises no mo...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
179. More Parking Renovations in Scranton
LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Major renovations are underway at a parking garage in downtown Scranton. The work just started. But many people don't really know...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
180. Lyco Couple Honored as Heroes
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A husband and wife from Lycoming County were honored as heroes in Williamsport Monday. Michael and Janet Raker were pre...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
181. Tasty Treats Benefit Local Charity
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A charitable organization hit hard by fire in Williamsport last year got a helping hand Monday. And it came in a very t...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
182. Vacant Bar Burns in Duryea
DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A vacant bar fire in Duryea is considered suspicious. The Pot Belly bar was reportedly damaged by flames last night. The fir...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 11:05AM EST
183. Armed Robbery in Hanover Township
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police are investigating a robbery that happened here around 8:00am Monday. Investigators say a man armed with a ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 08:42AM EST
184. Police: 4 Busted for Heroin Dealing
LUZERNE COUNTY - Hanover Twp. Police and the Luzerne County Drug task force arrested four people Sunday on felony narcotic related charges. They are a...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 08:01AM EST
185. Police Investigate Pair of Robberies in Poconos
STROUDSBURG/STROUD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- Police in Monroe County are investigating two violent crimes which happened within an hour of each other. Th...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:50PM EST
186. Police Looking for "Courteous" Robber
CHESTNUTHILL TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- State police are looking for a "courteous" thief. Troopers say a man used a knife to rob the Just Minutes Mini Mar...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:48PM EST
187. Teens Arrested for Vandalism Spree
LUZERNE COUNTY -- State police say they've caught two men who may be behind a vandalism spree in three townships. 19-year-old Justin Traver of Dallas ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:45PM EST
188. Description of Bloom Stabbing Suspect Released
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY – Police in Bloomsburg have released a description of the man they say stabbed a student over the weekend. Police are look...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:40PM EST
189. Man Killed in Monroe County Crash
COOLBAUGH TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- One man is dead after an accident Sunday afternoon in Monroe County. It happened on Route 196 in Coolbaugh Township. ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:35PM EST
190. Mt. Carmel Priest Killed in Violent Crash
BARRY TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- We now know the name of the Mt. Carmel priest who was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon. State police say the Reve...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:30PM EST
191. Church Changes to Fight Flu
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- "Take this all of you and drink from it." Jesus might have said that to his disciples, but Monsignor Banick...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 4:23PM EST
192. Poconos Ready for Another Early Blast of Winter
MONROE COUNTY -- PennDOT spent Saturday getting ready for another early blast of winter weather. Eyewitness News stopped by their facility on Route 61...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
193. Penn State Fans Deal with Parking Problems
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY - Surreal. That's the only way to describe what it looked like outside Beaver Stadium in State College Saturday after...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:55PM EST
194. Schuylkill County Bar Fire Ruled Arson
NEW PHILADELPHIA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A popular bar in Schuylkill County was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning and now state police say it was...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:50PM EST
195. Bloomsburg University Student Stabbed
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY - A Bloomsburg University student is recovering after being stabbed early Saturday morning. It happened after a fight at t...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:40PM EST
196. Priest Killed in Fuel Tanker Collision
BARRY TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - A 78-year-old priest from Mount Carmel was killed in an accident Saturday afternoon. The deadly accident happened ...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:35PM EST
197. Deadly Accident in Union County
WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY - One man is dead after a crash Friday night in Union County. State Police say Keith Strouse of Mifflinburg died aft...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
198. Hanover Area Students React to Threat
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- At the Hanover Area football game students were talking about the arrest of a fellow student. Hours before the start...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 12:30PM EST
199. Local Credit Union Victim of Ponzi Scam
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-A Wilkes-Barre area credit union is snagged in a ponzi scheme. Vantage trust is one of three Pennsylvania lenders out a t...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 12:27PM EST
200. Sweet Valley Barn Damaged in Fire
SWEET VALLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY - One dog died in a barn fire overnight. It happened around midnight Friday at 66 Lamoreaux Rd. in Sweet Valley. That's j...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 06:20AM EST
201. Newsmakers To Air Sunday-October 18 Topic NEPA Paranormal
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Friday, October 16, 2009 at 9:56PM EST
202. Wilkes-Barre Swine Flu Clinic Monday October 19
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The following is a release from Mayor Tom Leighton concerning Monday's H1N1 Flu Shot Clinic. Mayor Thomas M. Leighto...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 8:04PM EST
203. Teen Arrested For Facebook Threats
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Detectives are investigating a threat made to Hanover Area High School students. They say the students were the targ...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 7:00PM EST
204. Snow Coats Parts of Lycoming County
Duboistown, Lycoming County- Finding inches of snow on the ground in mid-October was quite a surprise for people who live near Duboistown. Jim Moore l...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
205. Airport announcement
New jobs are expected to fly into the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport . Funding for a big project at the airport was announced this morni...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 4:09PM EST
206. Snow Forces PSU to Close Football Lots, Ban Tailgating
STATE COLLEGE, CENTRE COUNTY -- Heavy, wet snow that fell in State College Thursday has forced campus officials to close all of the grass parking lots...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 4:00PM EST
207. Mother Nature Offers a Trick Rather Than a Treat this October
POCONO SUMMIT, MONROE COUNTY - Snow is lingering in the Poconos. The higher elevations got several inches. It made Pocono Summit homes look like they ...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 3:55PM EST
208. An Early Taste of Winter in NEPA
FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Many people living in the higher elevations had to grab their snow brushes before they hit the road Friday morning...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 3:50PM EST
209. Swine Flu Vaccination Day in W-B
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It's vaccination day in Wilkes-Barre. Shots for H1N1, commonly known as swine flu are being given at the city health c...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 3:45PM EST
210. WBRE YFit Challenge Results
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Fitness experts say the average adult gains seven pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With the holidays just aroun...
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
211. Missing Teens Found
MONROE/CARBON COUNTIES- Two mentally challenged teens who have been missing since last Friday have been found alive and well. Eyewitness News received...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 10:42PM EST
212. Two More Charged in Federal Probe
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County- The on-going federal probe in Luzerne County now includes two more people facing charges. Executive Director of the Luze...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:22PM EST
213. Mother: Teacher Texts My Daughter
NEW MILFORD, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- A mother here tells us she found hundreds of text messages between her 14-year-old daughter and a teacher. She spo...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 6:06PM EST
214. Penn Street Armory Expansion Approved
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It took two tries- and nearly three hours of testimony this time around- but plans are moving ahead to expand the Penn ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 5:33PM EST
215. Double Murder Trial Begins
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A double murder trial started in the Poconos Thursday. Jason Koehler of Kunkletown is accused of shooting Jennifer Cullina...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:42PM EST
216. Man Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A Williamsport man pleaded guilty to child porn charges in Lycoming County. Frederico Dacenzo, 31, admitted to download...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:39PM EST
217. Deadly DUI Crash Sentencing
A man involved in a deadly dui crash is going to prison. Walter Anderson of Lake Ariel wrecked his car last July. The passenger, who was Anderson ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:36PM EST
218. October snow
Early snowfall created slow roads and confused drivers this morning in Bear Creek Township . Snow on the ground this early in the fall has people lik...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:33PM EST
219. Hospital Plans to Build New Cancer Center
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Doctors say cancer rates in Monroe County are much higher than the national and state averages. The population there...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:32PM EST
220. Police Arrest Woman in Connection with Trooper Killing
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police have arrested a young woman in connection with a State Trooper's death. Officers believe she illegally ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 4:20PM EST
221. MCTA Celebrates 30 years
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - People who ride the bust in Monroe County got a great deal Thursday. All rides cost just $.25. The special fee was in hon...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 3:54PM EST
222. Wilkes-Barre Settles Budget
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre released its tentative budget Thursday. The $41-million spending plan includes no tax increase. Projects pl...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 3:51PM EST
223. Lackawanna County Budget Set
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Lackawanna County's new spending plan includes 30 fewer jobs. The cuts are part of the 2010 tentative budget announc...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 3:48PM EST
224. Health Care Reform Rally
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A senate committee has approved a health care bill in Washington. Now, advocates are calling on local lawmakers to push t...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 3:07PM EST
225. Scranton Roadshow
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- People in Lackawanna County are cashing in on their collectibles. They got their keepsakes appraised at the in the Comfor...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 2:01PM EST
226. Bistocchi's Is Back
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A landmark restaurant in Dunmore is back in business. We stopped by Bistocchi's on Wheeler Avenue on Wednesday. It was...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 12:15PM EST
227. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- New Year's Eve was on the minds of many in Scranton Wednesday night. The First Night Scranton 20-10 held a fund rais...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 12:10PM EST
228. Limbs For Life
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The Limbs for Life foundation had a unique campaign Wednesday night. They held a used limbs drive. The prosthetic limbs w...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 12:05PM EST
229. Lake Township Neighbors vs Neighbor
LAKE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Some people in lake township are again asking elected leaders for help. They want intervention when it comes to a descr...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 12:01PM EST
230. Sen. Lisa Baker Discusess Juvenile Justice Commission

Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 07:39AM EST
231. Gunfire Leads to Wild Chase
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police say gunfire led to a high speed chase throughout several Luzerne County communities. Several police departments took...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 07:32AM EST
232. D'Elia Jail Deal Details Unsealed
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a sentencing memorandum in the William "Big Billy" D'Elia case unseal...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:29PM EST
233. Board President Bellas Conspicuously Absent
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wyoming Valley West School Board President Allen Bellas was missing in action at Wednesday evening's board meeting. Bel...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10:15PM EST
234. Juvenile Justice Hearings Begin in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG -- How did two Luzerne County judges control the court system and violate the rights of juveniles? Just some of the questions a special sta...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
235. I-Team: Water Authority Officers Get Big Benefits
LANSFORD, CARBON COUNTY --Questions are swirling about whether those in charge of a water authority are benefiting from their positions. The officers ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
236. D.A. Seeking Death Penalty in 18-Year-Old Murder Case
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- After months of wondering we now know the D. A. in Wayne County is seeking the death penalty against Jeffrey Plishka. Plish...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
237. Missing Hiker Found in Snyder County
Adams Township, Snyder County- A hiker reported missing Tuesday night in Snyder County has finally been found. Now the battle is on to get him out of ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
238. Security Guard Headed to Trial for Making Threats
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A Shenandoah school security guard is going to trial for writing a note. In it, he threatened to create a Virginia Te...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
239. Teacher Accused of Sex with Student is Fired
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- A Montrose area teacher charged with having sex with a student is fired. Jeffrey Norris was arrested in August. He was officiall...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
240. Mail Fraud Suspect Runs from Cameras
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- This very well could be a first for Eyewitness News. Charged with a count of mail fraud, Frank Rocco Peperno took off ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:32PM EST
241. Scranton Police Cleared in Excessive Force Case
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The verdict is in for a brutality case against the Scranton police force. After deliberating for more than four hours, ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
242. Murder Victim's Friends and Family want Killer to Come Forward
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A killer has been on the loose for four days. Someone shot Antoine Leaver to death in the Poconos early Sunday morni...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
243. Road Crews Rush to Get Ready for Snow
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - We have yet to trick or treat and there are still lots of leaves on the trees but it looks like snow could fall this ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
244. New PPL Program Tackles Outages Faster
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- PPL has a tool to bring power back to its customers. It's called mobile operations management, or MOM. PPL Respond to C...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
245. Murder Suspect Arrested
LUZERNE COUNTY - Henry Platt was arrested late Tuesday night and charged with criminal homicide for the beating death of 31-year-old Kimberly Burgess...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 08:10AM EST
246. Search Crews Look for Hiker In Snyder Co.
SNYDER COUNTY - Crews in Snyder County are looking for a hiker reported missing last. They believe he's in the area of Jack's Mountain in the ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 07:54AM EST
247. The Search For a Suspected Killer
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-Officers had been following up on several sightings of Henry Platt, just hours after he was named a suspect in an Exeter ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:52PM EST
248. Sullivan County School Board Votes to Close Elementary School
LAPORTE, SULLIVAN COUNTY-It's wasn't a popular vote, but tonight, the Sullivan County School District decided to close the Turnpike Elementary...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:43PM EST
249. Warrant Issued for Suspect in Exeter Murder
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A manhunt is underway for an Exeter man police say beat his girlfriend to death. Kimberly Burgess was murdered in her apartm...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
250. Split Verdict for 3rd Baseball Bat Beating Suspect
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- There's a split verdict tonight in a brutal assault case in Lackawanna County. The suspect, Corey Robbins, was accused ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
251. Alleged Serial Robber Arrested for Another Burglary
DALTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man charged with a string of robberies is facing even more charges. Keith Fellion was re-arrested for the third time to...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:18PM EST
252. Coca-Cola Closing Local Plants
Williamsport, Lycoming County and Sunbury, Northumberland County- Dozens of area Coca-Cola workers could soon be out of a job. The giant company is cl...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:09PM EST
253. Major Improvements for Cameron Park
Sunbury, Northumberland County- A century-old local park steeped in history and tradition is set for a major facelift. We were at the groundbreaking a...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:08PM EST
254. New Movie Theater Proposed in Dickson City
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY – Some empty land in Dickson City may soon become a new movie theater. Alliance Entertainment has announced plans to p...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
255. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Williamsport, Lycoming County- . A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday night at the Williamsport YWCA. There were 144 fatalities attributed to dome...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 4:52PM EST
256. Accused Rapist Facing More Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County man, who's already accused of raping a young girl, is facing more charges. Steven Guzzi of Moscow w...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 4:25PM EST
257. Luzerne Co. Redevelopment Board Suspends Bellas
WEST PITTSON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County official who was expected to resign Tuesday has been suspended. This comes as questions arise about h...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 4:06PM EST
258. Digital Mammography Available in Mt. Pocono
MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY - There's a better way to detect breast cancer in one part of the Poconos. Geisinger in Mount Pocono now has a digital...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 3:48PM EST
259. Mother of Missing Girl Talks to Eyewitness News
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - Two mentally challenged teens have been missing since Friday night. They are 18 year old Charles Lockard and 19 ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 3:43PM EST
260. Father Speaks About Missing Mentally Challenged Son
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - This is the fifth evening two mentally challenged teens have been missing from their homes in the Poconos. Charl...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
261. Story Time at Barnes and Noble
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-Some children gathered to hear a story or two Monday night. Barnes and Noble College Bookstore was hosting 'story nig...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 12:21PM EST
262. Leaver Memorial
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY-A memorial was held for Antoine Leaver. Leaver was gunned down Sunday morning. Police say someone shot him in East Str...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 12:14PM EST
263. Pittston Area Plays Ball after Swine Flu Shutdown
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY-A swine flu scare at Pittston Area is met with humor in Hazleton. A pig mask and surgical masks are worn by Hazleton Cougars ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 12:05PM EST
264. Funding Announced for Badly Needed Repairs to Kirby Center
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The show will go on at the F. M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre as major roof repairs are almost finished. $150,000 in f...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:24AM EST
265. First McDonalds in Wyoming Valley Reopens
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Rebuilt and redesigned, but still the same old golden arches. The Hanover Township McDonalds held its grand openin...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:20AM EST
266. Deadly Crash in the Poconos
POCONO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY – A teenager is dead after a two car crash in the Poconos. It happened on Route 314 in Pocono Township between Routes 9...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:14AM EST
267. Scranton Convenience Store Robbed
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton police are investigating a late Monday night robbery in Scranton. It happened around 10:15 at the Convenient Ma...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 11:05AM EST
268. Owners, Neighbors Differ Over Bar's Role in Violence
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police say the La Cantina nightclub in Hazleton is a magnet for crime. But the club owners say they're being unfairly targ...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
269. Domestic Violence Keeps Cops Busy in Billtown
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Two people were hospitalized in Williamsport after separate domestic violence attacks less than 24 hours apart. William...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
270. Veteran Shot to Death in East Stroudsburg
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A family is mourning the loss of a Marine who they say survived two tours of duty in Iraq only to be murdered here a...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
271. Man Arrested for Hanover Twp. Bar Stabbing
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police have charged a man for a double stabbing in a Hanover Township bar. It happened at Muggs and Jugs bar on Oxford...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
272. Women's Resource Center Gets Federal Help
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Victims of domestic violence are getting a helping hand from the federal government. The Women's Resource Center in ...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
273. Scranton Food Drive Helps Boost Pantry Supplies
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A group in Lackawanna County is doing its part to help struggling food pantries. The Junior League of Scranton held a fo...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
274. Doctor Says Allergies are on the Rise
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Plants and trees look nice this time of year but for many people, the pollen they produce isn't so nice. "I...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
275. Shawnee Unveils Homegrown Pumpkin Ale
SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, MONROE COUNTY - ShawneeCraft Brewery is ready to introduce its new Pumpkin Ale. One early taster described it as "Autumn in ...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 5:30PM EST
276. Columbus Day Celebration in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Members of the Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County gathered to honor Christopher Columbus with a wreath-layi...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
277. Search for Missing Teens in Poconos Called Off
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- The search for two mentally challenged teenagers has been called off, but the teens are still considered missi...
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 11:14AM EST
278. Record Number of Runners at Steamtown Marathon
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The 14th annual Steamtown Marathon produced the race's first back-to-back winner. 27-year-old Kevin Borrelli of Throop w...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 10:39PM EST
279. Foundress of Little Sisters Of The Poor Canonized
VATICAN CITY - A French nun who founded the Little Sisters Of The Poor is now a saint. Pope Benedict the 16th canonized Sr. Jeanne Jugan, Sunday, duri...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 10:31PM EST
280. Woman Shot, Boyfriend Jailed
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Police say a weekend shooting leaves a woman injured and her boyfriend facing charges. Williamsport police say it happ...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 10:21PM EST
281. Highway Shooting Ruled Homicide
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - State police in Monroe County say a deadly highway shooting is a homicide. Troopers say 25-year-old Antoine Leaver o...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 10:11PM EST
282. World's Longest Beaded Necklace Attempt
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Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 6:24PM EST
283. Mentally Challenged Teens Missing in Poconos
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- Two mentally challenged teenagers are missing in the Poconos. Charlie Lockard and Donnie Kiernan were last see...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 4:45PM EST
284. Mayhem Inside, Outside Hazleton Bar
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police are investigating gunfire, a stabbing and other violence at a bar that left several injured. The trouble happened in...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
285. Child Killed, Several Injured in Buggy-Truck Crash
LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY - A child is dead and several other people are injured after a pickup truck crashed into a horse and buggy near New B...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 10:25PM EST
286. Fundraiser Held for Horse Rescue Group
CENTERMORELAND, WYOMING COUNTY -- Horses were the main attraction Saturday at an event in Wyoming County. The group REASON held an open house at its f...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:30PM EST
287. Scranton Woman Threatened with Machete
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man was arrested for threatening his roommate with a machete, according to police. Investigators say 23-year-old Ste...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:01PM EST
288. Budget Cuts from Human Services
101 days after deadline, Pennsylvania has a state budget. While many are happy to hear the news, others who count on state funding aren't going t...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 2:43PM EST
289. State Budget Signed by Governor
HARRISBURG - Governor Ed Rendell signed the 2009-2010 budget Friday night, the 101st day Pennsylvania was without a budget. The $27.8 billion dollar ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 1:54PM EST
290. Father Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping Toddler
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A former Williamsport man accused of kidnapping his son was arrested Friday. Johnny Alexander Drummond was taken into c...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
291. Scranton Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Four-Year-Old
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man is facing charges of sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl. Craig Rodney, 35, was arrested Friday afte...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 6:12PM EST
292. Park Pizza Set to Re-open in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- In Lycoming County, a local landmark is ready to get back to business after a devastating fire. Park Pizza in Williamsp...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 6:02PM EST
293. I-Team Investigation: Employees Allege V.A Mismanagement
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Serious questions are being raised about operations at the Veterans Administration Medical Center near Wilkes-Barre. So...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
294. State Budget Deal Affects Regional Cancer Institute
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The state budget impasse appears to be nearing an end once again. The state senate voted 42-7 in favor of the plan Frida...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 5:52PM EST
295. Expansion Project Begins at Lackawanna County College
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A college in Lackawanna County is getting ready for a big expansion. Baptist Bible College & Seminary broke gro...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 5:42PM EST
296. School Buses Sprayed for Swine Flu
JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Donna Grodis works for the Yatesville Bus Company here and had plenty of time to wipe down school buses with disi...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
297. Bloods Gang Members Rounded Up in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Dangerous and threatening. A half-dozen alleged cocaine dealers are rounded up in Hazleton. Their arrests are the result o...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 4:50PM EST
298. 7 Busted for Dealing Cocaine in Central PA
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY -- A $2-million cocaine ring has been broken up in central Pennsylvania. Agents with the state Attorney General's Office ch...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 4:18PM EST
299. Students Raise Money For Homeless Families
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - When Amanda Kulp saw a TV show about the homeless, she felt she could make a change. She said, "They needed help.&qu...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
300. Subway's Jared Visits Pocono School
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle visited Stroudsburg Junior High Friday. Kids ate up their encounter with Fogle and his fa...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 3:11PM EST
301. Scranton Screenwriter Premiers Movie
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It was a red carpet treatment for a local writer premiering his movie tonight. "The Assassination of a High School Pre...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 12:23PM EST
302. Amber Alert Suspect Arrested
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - Police arrested Johnnie Drummond around 8:00 this morning just north of Williamsport. He was wanted for kidnapping his...
Friday, October 9, 2009 at 11:15AM EST
303. Taste of Success
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It was a celebration of food and volunteers in Wilkes-Barre Thursday night. The Junior Achievement of Northeast PA held ...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 10:30PM EST
304. Rally Held as State Marks 100 Days Without Budget
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Pennsylvania has hit an embarrassing milestone. It has now been 100 days since a state budget was supposed to be passed. ...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 6:11PM EST
305. Amber Alert Issued in Lycoming County
Williamsport, Lycoming County- An Amber Alert has been issued for a child reportedly taken by his father Thursday morning in Lycoming County. Police b...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 5:10PM EST
306. No One Hurt in Turbotville Fire
Turbotville, Northumberland County- A fire in Northumberland County destroyed a building that housed three apartments. It happened just before noon Th...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 5:07PM EST
307. Pittston Area Schools Closed Because of Swine Flu
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pittston Area schools will be closed Friday. Parents of students in the district say it's because of H1N1, or commonly k...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:46PM EST
308. Former Pittston Area Superintendent Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Former Pittston Area School District Superintendent Doctor Ross Scarantino was sentenced Thursday afternoon to 13 months...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:33PM EST
309. Field Hockey Rivals Come Together for Cause
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Wyoming Valley West and Wyoming Area field hockey teams face off Thursday night at 5:30, but they're setting asid...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:31PM EST
310. Blue Ridge Coach Arrested
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- Eyewitness News was the only local news team to tell you last week about an investigation into inappropriate contact between a ...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:25PM EST
311. New Migraine Treatment Available
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Doctors say headaches are the most common medical complaint. More than 31-million people in America suffer from migra...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:07PM EST
312. College Conducts Tests of Emergency System
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Misericordia University is making sure its safety measures are up to code. They had a test-run of their emergency system on ca...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3:00PM EST
313. Budget Battle Hurts Recovering Addicts
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Because of the state budget delay a drug and alcohol treatment service has turned away hundreds of clients. Plus it had t...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 2:01PM EST
314. A Fresh Canvas
STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - With life as her canvas and hope as her brush, Austin Davis paints inspiration. She remarked, "There is life. Th...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 1:50PM EST
315. Amber Alert
The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert on behalf of the Williamsport Police Department in Lycoming County . The Will...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 1:12PM EST
316. October Teacher of the Month
A Wilkes-Barre teacher followed through on a promise. She came back to her classroom this year despite constant pain she suffers after being hit by a...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 12:39PM EST
317. Matamoras Business Catches Fire
MATAMORAS - A Pike Co. Business was badly damaged by fire early Thursday morning. The Dew Drop Inn in Matamoras filled with smoke and flames around 1:...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 07:56AM EST
318. NAMI Holds Candlelight Vigil
WILKES-BARRE, COUNTY-Several people gathered at the luzerne county courthouse tonight. There were there in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness wee...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 11:47PM EST
319. Budget Impasse Affects Libraries in Susquehanna County
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - A library expansion project in Susquehanna County may be the latest victim of the state budget impasse. Officials with ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 6:17PM EST
320. 8th year in Afghanistan
Eight years to the date. That's how long the united states military has fought in Afghanistan . One slogan of the U. S. Marines is "First to...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 6:07PM EST
321. Berwick Man Accused of Raping Child
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Jason Hosler of Berwick was in court here today. He's accused of raping a 10-year-old girl back in 2005. The now 1...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:58PM EST
322. Lackawanna County Wins Blood Drive Competition
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The two biggest counties in northeastern Pennsylvania went head-to-head in a competition Wednesday. Lackawanna and Luzer...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:57PM EST
323. Comcast Mix-Up Sends Customers To Erotic Chat Line
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY --Comcast Cable is apologizing for a printing mistake that instructed customers to call an adult chat line. Our consumer ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:41PM EST
324. Barton Weidlich Released From Prison On Strict Terms
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Pittston City businessman who's tied to the federal corruption probe was released on bail from prison on a strict...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:29PM EST
325. Wind Knocks Over Tree, Detours Traffic
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- A windy fall day caused some problems along North Street here. People say a gust of wind snapped a tree. It fell onto ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
326. Columbia County Furloughs are Halted
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Employees who work for the county here are back to work after being forced to take time off. Eyewitness News was the f...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 5:02PM EST
327. Milton YMCA Hosting "Fit To Be Tried" Program
Milton, Northumberland County- Officials at the Milton Area YMCA have issued their Fall Fitness Challenge. The program is called "Fit To Be Tried...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 4:53PM EST
328. Dog Stuck on Island is Rescue
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY-A missing dog that was stuck on an island for several days has been found. Search crews were looking for "Bubby&quo...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 12:13PM EST
329. Homeland Security Releases Video
The office of Homeland Security is teaching the public how to spot a terrorist. Homeland officials have released a training video for the public to re...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 12:06PM EST
330. Judge Denies Injunction to Stop Demolition at Schuylkill Co. Church
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - The days of an historic Schuylkill County Church may be numbered. Saint George Church has stood at the corner of Jardi...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 11:41AM EST
331. Kingston Fire Sends One to Hospital
LUZERNE COUNTY - One person is the in the hospital after a fire in Kingston early Wednesday morning. It started aroud 2:30 a. m. near the intersection...
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 07:49AM EST
332. Olyphant Neighbors Take Issue With Borough Officials
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Several Olyphant homeowners pressed borough council Tuesday night over the alleged lack of response to problems in their...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:56PM EST
333. I-Team Cold Case: Jenkins Twp. Woman Disappears
JENKINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- The family of a woman who's been missing for three years talks about her disappearance. Shelva Rafte of Pittston vanis...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
334. Search for Dog Stranded on Island in River
WEST PITTSON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Boats are in the water and people are along the banks of the Susquehanna River. They're hoping for a river rescue. But...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 6:20PM EST
335. Campbell Street Center In Danger of Closing
Williamsport, Lycoming County- As we’ve been reporting, the state budget mess is causing a lot of problems. In Williamsport, a popular community...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
336. Call Center Near Hazleton to Close
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- After 12 years, a Hazle Township business is closing. More than 170 workers will search for new jobs when Hilton Reserva...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
337. Costume Shop Surviving Halloween Recession Scare
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A national survey shows the economy is spooking consumers this Halloween. It shows spending down about 10-dollars from l...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
338. Man Who Smashed Governor's Cup Waives Hearing
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The man who allegedly smashed the Governor's Cup at PNC Field will face further court action. Michael Cortezar of Peckv...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
339. Work to Repair Fire-Damaged Theater Continues
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Work to reopen a fire-damaged movie theater in downtown Scranton continues. Eyewitness News found crews moving seats fr...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 5:45PM EST
340. Free Dental Clinic Opens in Clinton County
Lock Haven, Clinton County- Smiles are getting a little brighter in one part of our area. It's all thanks to a new free dental clinic that opened ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 5:00PM EST
341. Taylor Man Makes Plea Deal in Brutal Rape Case
LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A man accused of beating and raping a 5-year-old girl made a deal in court Tuesday. Police say Felix Montoya was the man behind t...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 4:49PM EST
342. Man Accused of Beating Pregnant Woman Charged Again
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man, accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend, was arrested again. This time it was for burglary charg...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 4:30PM EST
343. Stroudburg Welcomes New Restaurant, Martini Bar
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The doors are now open at Stroudsburg's newest restaurant, Liquid. "The food was great. The drinks were great. G...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 3:55PM EST
344. City Officials Get First-Hand Look at New Rink
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY – Monday on Eyewitness News we gave you an exclusive sneak peek into the new Ice-A-Rama on Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre. T...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 3:45PM EST
345. Find the Best Fall Foliage in the Region
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY - Bright oranges and reds spot the green mountainside of the Delaware Water Gap. Claudia Garon of New Jersey said, &...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 1:39PM EST
346. Fell Charter in the Pink
Students at the fell charter school are in the pink tonight. Earlier today many of the students streaked their hair pink. It was all to raise awarenes...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 12:39PM EST
347. Back Mountain Rec Breaks Ground for New Multi-Purpose Field
LEHMAN TOWNSHIP , LUZERNE COUNTY-There will soon be a new field of dreams in the Back Mountain. Earlier tonight Back Mountain Recreation broke ground ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 12:22PM EST
348. Man Killed in Lackawanna Co. Crash
THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Dunmore man has died after an early morning accident in Lackawanna County. It happened on Industrial Park Road East in ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:52AM EST
349. Truck Overturns in Luzerne County
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- An overturned tractor trailer caused some traffic tie ups in Luzerne County this morning. The driver was entering the ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:30AM EST
350. Fire Destroys Home
WYOMING CO. - Fire Destroyed an Overfield Twp. home last night. The was vacant and on Dalton Rd. The flames broke out around 11 p. m. Crews from both ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 08:35AM EST
351. Police: Woman Escapes Attempted Rape
NORTHUMBERLAND CO. - Police are investigating an attempted rape in Northumberland Co. It happened in the 800 block of N Awl Street in Sunbury Monday n...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 08:19AM EST
352. WWE 'Universe' In Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- By the thousands, WWE fans and fans of Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Rothlisberger piled into the Wachov...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 11:36PM EST
353. Luzerne County Facing Budget Deficit of $30 Million
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Luzerne County taxpayers could see a big tax hike unless county officials can get the budget deficit under control. Th...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 6:15PM EST
354. A.G.'s Office Raids Murray Insurance Building
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- There are a lot of questions but few answers after a raid Monday in Lackawanna County. Agents from the state Attorney G...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 6:10PM EST
355. Pittston Businessman Tied to Corruption Probe Stays in Jail
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- He's the first to see the inside of a jail cell. A Pittston City businessman with ties to the federal corruption probe...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 6:05PM EST
356. Bear Mauling Could Have Been Sparked By Food
ROSS TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY --The owner of a black bear that mauled a woman had an expired exotic pet license. That's the word from the Pennsylva...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
357. Firefighters Avoid Charges by Paying Back Stolen Money
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Two Lackawanna County firefighters who are accused of theft were back in court Monday morning. Timothy and Beverly MacD...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:55PM EST
358. Sneak Peek Inside the New Ice-A-Rama
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- For the first time in nearly a decade, ice is back on Coal Street. No, it's not winter quite yet. The old Ice-A-Rama i...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:52PM EST
359. Table Games Proposal Hitting Snags
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Pennsylvania casinos will say no to table games if a state house proposal doesn't change. That's the word from a local ...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:51PM EST
360. Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Affected by State Budget Battle
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Food levels are running short as pantries and soup kitchens feel the state budget squeeze. Catholic Social Services in...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:50PM EST
361. Two Families Face Struggle After Devastating Fire
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY - Two families are staying elsewhere after a devastating weekend fire in Plymouth.. A work crew was busy, Monday, cleaning up...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:40PM EST
362. Fire Chief Laid to Rest
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Monroe County said goodbye to a beloved Fire Chief Monday morning. Clement "Butch" Kochanski served 36 years on...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:35PM EST
363. Drug Dealers Arrested in Street Level Sweep
Shamokin, Northumberland County- A big drug bust was the talk of the town Monday morning in Shamokin. Drug enforcement agents fanned out and arrested ...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:25PM EST
364. Winery Opens in the Poconos
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A new winery has opened in the Poconos. The family business took six years to grow. The most popular wine at the pla...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 5:15PM EST
365. Man Killed in I-81 Crash
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man lost his life in a crash on Interstate 81 Monday afternoon. The accident happened just after 1:00 P...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 4:00PM EST
366. Weather Blamed for Bloomsburg Fair Attendance Drop
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- The 155th Annual Bloomsburg Fair is in the books. And we have the final tally on attendance this year. Attendance numbe...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 11:30AM EST
367. Neighbors Shocked by Bear Mauling
ROSS TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- We are learning more about a deadly bear mauling in Monroe County. A woman was killed Sunday by a bear she kept as a pet o...
Monday, October 5, 2009 at 11:00AM EST
368. Woman Mauled to Death by Bear in the Poconos
RUSH TWP., MONROE COUNTY – A woman in the Poconos was mauled to death by a bear late Sunday afternoon. Eyewitness News was first to tell you about the...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 11:00PM EST
369. Fire Guts Plymouth Home; Football Team Rallies to Help Family
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY -- What started as a day of football fun turned into a huge loss for a Luzerne County family. Their house is in ruins after f...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:30PM EST
370. James Robeson's Family, Friends Attend National Memorial
EMMITSBURG, MARYLAND -- The family of a fallen Scranton firefighter was on hand as their loved one was honored. Captain James Robeson's widow, Linda, ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:20PM EST
371. Firefighters Returning from Memorial Involved in Accident
ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Scranton firefighters on their way back from a national memorial service in Maryland remembering Captain James Robeson had q...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:15PM EST
372. Fallen Schuylkill County Firefighters Remembered
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A somber gathering was held Sunday to remember Schuylkill County firefighters killed in the line of duty. A bell toll...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:10PM EST
373. Crime Watch Signs Dedicated to Murder Victim
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Michael Goucher's family members were presented new neighborhood crime watch signs dedicated in his name in East St...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:05PM EST
374. Rig Overturns on Cross Valley Expressway
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A sudden shift in cargo caused an 18-wheeler to overturn in Luzerne County Sunday afternoon. A rig carrying aluminum coil ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:00PM EST
375. Two Men Found Stabbed in Hanover Twp.
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Two people are injured after an overnight double stabbing in Luzerne County. It happened during a fight just after...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 6:55PM EST
376. Scranton Police Investigate Hit & Run
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Scranton police are revealing more information about what led to an overnight hit and run. The crash happened around 3:...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 6:50PM EST
377. Fire Chases Blakely Family
BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY – An afternoon fire chased four people from their Blakely home. Fire broke out in an attached garage at a home on Alexandri...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 6:25PM EST
378. Two men slapped with new theft charges
WALKER TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - State Police say Richard Cannavacciuolo and David Ferrar broke into Heisler's Cloverleaf Dairy in August. The men...
Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 07:10AM EST
379. Man Held Up at Car Wash
FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police are looking for two men responsible for a holdup in Luzerne County Friday. A man told officers he was robbe...
Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 07:07AM EST
380. Football and Food Drive
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Football and a food drive tonight at Dunmore High School. Dunmore Bucks fans were asked non-perishable items to the "...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 10:16PM EST
381. Trail of Terror Opens After Vandalism Spree
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY-Vandals tried to scare away Halloween fun in Exeter. Earlier this week vandals destroyed part of the Halloween walk. But Friday...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 10:10PM EST
382. Man Sentenced For Fire Bomb
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A Williamsport man will spend at least three months in prison for throwing a fire bomb into a home. Harry Lykens was se...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:46PM EST
383. FBI at Wilkes-Barre City Hall
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The F. B.I. is investigating at Wilkes-Barre city hall. Mayor Tom Leighton said he asked for the investigation after a c...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:31PM EST
384. Woman in Wheelchair Hit By City Truck
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A woman in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a Wilkes-Barre city pickup truck Friday. It happened at the intersection...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:09PM EST
385. Helicopter Crash
DORRANCE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A helicopter pilot and his passenger walked away unharmed after a crash landing. It happened in Luzerne County late Friday m...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:05PM EST
386. Progress is Being Made on City Lofts
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It doesn't look like much now, but Wilkes-Barre will soon have 21 condominiums on the second and third floors of a N...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 7:54PM EST
387. Health Care Reform Protest
SCRANTON, LACKWANNA COUNTY - The debate over health care continues to wage on. Nearly a dozen people protested in downtown Scranton Friday afternoon. ...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 7:39PM EST
388. Firefighters Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- They say real men wear pink. Now firefighters are following suit. It's all to benefit breast cancer awareness. The Kings...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 7:30PM EST
389. Fund Raiser to Help Blind Research
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- There's a big weekend fund-raiser in Lackawanna County. It's to help support blindness research. The fifth annua...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 7:17PM EST
390. Scranton Firefighter to be Honored in Maryland
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Dozens of firefighters from Scranton are getting ready to head south this weekend. They'll be in Maryland to honor o...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 6:24PM EST
391. Scranton Man Sentenced for Baseball Bat Attack
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man is going to prison for a brutal baseball bat attack last year. Ronald Clark was sentenced Friday morning ...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 6:17PM EST
392. Local ties to Moore's new film
The Luzerne County judges scandal hits the big screen. Michael Moore's new film "Capitalism, A Love Story" includes the corruption case...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:53PM EST
393. Free flu clinic
Hundreds were getting ready for the flu season in Wilkes-Barre on Friday. A free seasonal flu vaccine was offered at the city health department. Gett...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:48PM EST
394. Used Car Seats Destroyed in Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Dozens of child safety seats were taken out of service Friday in Lycoming County. They were traded in for a bite to eat...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:36PM EST
395. Terror At Bowman Field!
Williamsport, Lycoming County- It's baseball no more at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport. But if you're up for a scare, they've got s...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 5:34PM EST
396. Community Reacts to Theater Fire
MOUNTAINHOME, MONROE COUNTY - Fire gutted a Monroe County landmark. Now investigators want to know how is started. The Pocono Playhouse is in Mountain...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 3:50PM EST
397. Army Depot Breaks Ground on New Building
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY - Jevon Bozek meticulously hand sands military equipment at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. He and other finishing center employees...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 3:43PM EST
398. Little Love: Jasmine

Friday, October 2, 2009 at 11:05AM EST
399. Pocono Playhouse Goes Up in Flames
MOUNTAINHOME, MONROE COUNTY - A landmark in the Poconos burned down early Friday morning. The Pocono Playhouse caught fire around 1:00 A. M. It took f...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 07:22AM EST
400. Exeter Police Investigate Bank Robbery
Exeter police are reviewing details of a bank robbery. It happened around two o'clock Thursday afternoon. Police released surveillance photos from...
Friday, October 2, 2009 at 01:59AM EST
401. Suspect In Exeter Accidental Shooting Charged
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police say the shooting of a 16-year-old teenager on Wednesday night was an accident. Investigators charged John Krantz, 25, ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 11:24PM EST
402. Man Heads to Trial for Murder
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY- A Monroe County man will head to trial for murder. Police said Phillip Vonville, 29, Long Pond, killed Christopher Hernandez...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 10:08PM EST
403. School Threat Causes Big Concerns
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Butler Township police officer sat in front of the the Drums Elementary/ Middle School Thursday. A threat was writt...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 9:52PM EST
404. School District Postpones Tutoring Program
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A delayed state budget could hurt some children's education. At least one school district had to postpone its tu...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 9:41PM EST
405. Mother and Son Accused of Animal Cruelty
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY-- Donna Petrosky, 50, Butler Township, and her 20-year-old son John are accused of leaving their mastiff dog behind to...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 9:31PM EST
406. Scranton Police Investigate More Robbery Attempts
SCRANTON , LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton Police have their hands full investigating more robberies and attempted robberies. Investigators think an arme...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:30PM EST
407. American Legion Members Salvage Items From Fire
BRAINTRIM TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - The clean-up continues from a devastating fire Wednesday in Wyoming County. Flames destroyed part of the American...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:22PM EST
408. NEPA's Only Seismic Monitoring System Shows Quake Impact
LAPLUME, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Students and teachers at Keystone College are keeping an extra eye on the earthquake damage overseas. That's because...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:00PM EST
409. Scam Victim's Family Responds to Charges
MILTON, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - A Lewisburg man is accused of swindling a senior citizen out of $30,000. Nelson Thomas had nothing to say after waivin...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 5:38PM EST
410. Community Mourns Loss of Fire Chief
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A community mourns the loss of a dedicated public servant. Stroudsburg's Fire Chief Clement "Butch" Kochans...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 3:54PM EST
411. Exeter Teenager Shot At Apartment
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police in Exeter are taking witness' statements after a 16-year-old teenager was shot once in the chest. It happened arou...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:12PM EST
412. Bloomsburg Fair Pumpkins
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY-One of the Bloomsburg fair's founding elements is agriculture. And the giant pumpkins are always a big draw. We're...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:06PM EST
  


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