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February 2010

1. Scranton Man Sentenced on Molestation Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Scranton man was sentenced on child molestation charges this morning. 34-year-old John Cataquet will spend the next 1...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 11:30AM EST
2. Elderly Woman Dies in Hanover Township Fire
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Many people living along Harrison Street in Hanover Township didn't know their neighbor's house was on fire Sunday nig...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:30AM EST
3. West Pittston Apartment Building a Total Loss After Fire
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Another fire in Luzerne County last night ripped through an apartment building. Flames broke out in the four units in...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:00AM EST
4. College Student Arrested for Urinating on Church Steps
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - It's happened again in Wilkes-Barre. Someone has urinated on a place that people hold in religious regard. This time it...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 10:15PM EST
5. Fallen Marine's Family Shares Memories with Eyewitness News
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The family of a fallen Marine says the military will bring his body back to his hometown of Scranton within the next da...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
6. Four Dead in Series of Fatal Crashes
Two people are dead after an overnight head-on crash in Columbia County. It happened just after 1:00 A. M. in Aristes along Route 42. State police say...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 6:25PM EST
7. Safety Improvements Begin on Route 115
BEAR CREEK TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Starting Monday PennDOT will begin a safety project on a highway that's been the scene of several high-profile dead...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 6:20PM EST
8. Camera Catches Two Thieves Stealing Safes
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- State police are looking for two men who broke into a check cashing business and made off with two safes. And the crime ...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
9. I-Team Cold Case: 9-Year-Old Raped & Murdered
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County family seeks justice and peace of mind 46 years after the brutal kidnapping, rape and murder of their lit...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 10:45PM EST
10. SUV Crashes into Fireworks Store
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The owner of a Luzerne County fireworks business is assessing damage after an SUV crashed into the building. The ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 10:30PM EST
11. Principal, Teacher Remember Fallen Marine
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The body of a Pennsylvania Patriot from Scranton who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan is back on U. S. soil. T...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
12. Fight Over Parking Spot Ends in Arrest
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Wilkes-Barre man is accused of using a pellet gun to threaten two people over a parking spot. It happened Friday nig...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
13. Man Run Over By Train Identified
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- 28-year-old Joseph Bieber of Old Forge was killed just after 5am this morning after being run over by a Canadian Pacific ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
14. Woman Injured in ATV Accident
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A woman is recovering after an ATV accident. It happened Saturday morning just before 11:30 in Olyphant along a dirt ro...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:50PM EST
15. Second High Rise Fire Forces Residents Out
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A second fire in less than a month chases residents from a Wilkes-Barre high rise. Crews were called just after midnig...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
16. Bowling Tournament Helps Kids in Need
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A day of bowling fun in Scranton helped raise money for an organization that helps children in need. Dozens and dozens ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:40PM EST
17. Hitting the Catwalk to Promote Healthy Living
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Women in the Wyoming Valley hit the catwalk Saturday to promote healthy living. It was the 7th Annual Go Red Think ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:35PM EST
18. Reading Day Held at Steamtown Mall
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Kids in Lackawanna County were learning about the importance of literacy Saturday. The Northeast Pennsylvania Reading A...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:30PM EST
19. Timmy's Town Snowball
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- It was the perfect weather for a snowball. Friday night, Timmy's Town Center held its annual Childrens' snowball ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 12:46PM EST
20. Teen's Attorney Wants to Supress Statements
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY-16-year-old Cody Lee supposedly confessed to police that he shot his great grandfather. Lee and his attorney, former Judg...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 12:42PM EST
21. Son of Charged Wilkes-Barre Bar Owner Patte Narrowly Misses Reporter
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County- The feds filed paperwork Friday to seize Patte's Sportsbar and related property, a week after the owner was charged...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 10:24PM EST
22. Scranton Marine Dies In Combat
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The Department of Defense announced today that 19-year-old Marine Lance Corporal Larry M. Johnson of Scranton died on F...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 7:58PM EST
23. Luzerne County Homestead Exclusion flap
Luzerne county homeowners at Friday’s commissioners meeting were upset about the disappearance of a popular tax break. The homestead exclusion,...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 6:33PM EST
24. 5th grader honored as hero
She helped her family escape a burning home and Friday she was honored as a hero. Alexis Guy is a 5th grader at the Greater Nanticoke Area Elementary...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 6:24PM EST
25. Suspect Identified in Scranton Apartment Building Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton fire officials say they now know who set a fire that forced 14 people from their homes this week. Investigators...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 6:06PM EST
26. Golf Fans React to Tiger Woods Statement
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Many people across northeastern and central Pennsylvania watched intently as Tiger Woods spoke out for the first time Fr...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
27. New CMVB Hopes to Boost Tourism
Danville, Montour County- The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau has undergone something of a makeover recently. Officials hope the move will help bolst...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 5:47PM EST
28. Kids' Night Out at Lycoming College
Williamsport, Lycoming County- Students at Williamsport's Lycoming College are offering a fun-filled Kids' Night Out for area children Friday ...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
29. Martz Trailways Taking Part In Winter Olympics
Six busses and 12 drivers from Wilkes-Barre are in Vancouver transporting spectators to and from Olympic game sites and venues. The drivers have had e...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 5:14PM EST
30. Private No More
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - As long as Country Club of the Poconos has been around, it's been guarded by a gate. It's a gate ...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 3:17PM EST
31. Booming Business for Lent at Landmark Bakery
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Fridays during lent mean many people will have pizza for lunch or dinner. That means big business for a 103-year-old La...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 11:31AM EST
32. Tiger Talks LIVE on WBRE
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - Is Tiger Woods about to end his self-imposed exile and get back into golf? That question should be answered Friday mornin...
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 06:08AM EST
33. Missing Man Case Now a Case of Murder
MONROE COUNTY- David McEntire vanished in the fall of 2005. His whereabouts a mystery. Until now. Police say fresh information from a confidential inf...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 10:50PM EST
34. Tractor Trailer Almost Takes Out Business
WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Police responded to a close call involving a runaway tractor trailer at Mountaintop Chiropractic on Route 309 just ...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 9:10PM EST
35. Williamsport Water Boil Advisory
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- Water service has been disrupted in a portion of Williamsport due to a water main break. The piping system has experi...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 9:00PM EST
36. Dunmore Looking to Honor Lt. Carol Ann Drazba
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- An effort is underway to keep the life and memory of Lieutenant Carol Ann Drazba of Dunmore alive. Drazba was a nurse and ...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 8:56PM EST
37. P.I.A.A. Official Nabbed in Internet Sex Sting
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Kenneth Greenwood, Dallas, was arrested last year in Monroe County in an internet sex sting. But, no one knew about it. When i...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 7:58PM EST
38. Sonestown Teen Makes Top 24 On American Idol
SONESTOWN, SULLIVAN COUNTY- Aaron Kelly is on his way to capturing the hearts of America. He's already captured the respect of the people where he...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:39PM EST
39. Luzerne County Sick Time Controversy
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County Controller Walter Griffith says his office has no intentions of paying unused sick time to nine county p...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:28PM EST
40. Luzerne County Corruption on Facebook
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The federal corruption probe in Luzerne County has made its way to social networking sites. Last weekend, a Facebook pa...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:23PM EST
41. Arrest Made in Dunmore Robbery Being Called "Inside Job"
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It was an inside job. That's what police say about a recent robbery in Dunmore and now a former worker is facing char...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:18PM EST
42. Murder Suspect Arrested
SCOTRUN, MONROE COUNTY- State police say they've cracked a 4-and-a-half-year-old murder case. They charged Edwin Kelly, 45, from Scotrun. He's...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:12PM EST
43. Chris Doherty Drops Bid for Governor's Race
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It's official. Scranton mayor Chris Doherty has dropped his bid for governor but he's not quitting politics. Doh...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:09PM EST
44. Scranton Police Release Surveillance Video From Robbery
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Scranton police are asking for the public's help to solve a weekend robbery. On Thursday, investigators released sur...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
45. Riverside Family Wins $1 Million
Danville, Montour County- A second family from our area has hit a million dollar jackpot playing the Pennsylvania Lottery. This time the lucky winners...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 5:43PM EST
46. Fire Destroys Montour County Farm Property
Derry Township, Montour County- A sweeping fire, fueled by heavy winds, destroyed thousands of dollars worth of farm property in Montour County Thursd...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 5:41PM EST
47. Dump Truck Flips
SUGARLOAF TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A dump truck rolled over causing traffic problems in Columbia County. It happened on Route 118 in Sugarloaf Towns...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 5:17PM EST
48. Women's Resources Dedicates Building
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY - It was a special day for people who help domestic violence victims in the Poconos. Women's Resources of Monroe...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 3:38PM EST
49. Mount Airy Hosts High End Fashion Shoot
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Bravo and Mun2 were in the Poconos Thursday. They were filming a fashion shoot at the Mount Airy Casino Resort. Fa...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 1:11PM EST
50. PA Chosen for Early High School Grad Program
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Pennsylvania high school students may soon be able to graduate at the end of their sophomore year. Pennsylvania is one o...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 11:24AM EST
51. Scranton Mayor to Seek State Senate Seat
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The mayor of Scranton is running for higher office -- but there's a change in his campaign plans. Eyewitness News obtain...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 05:34AM EST
52. I-Team: Oil Company Owner Speaks About Accusations
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --The target of an I-Team investigation says he's sorry for leaving some of his heating oil customers in the cold. Earl...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
53. Fallen Fire Police Captain Honored at Memorial Service
Lock Haven, Clinton County- First responders from around our region and even out-of-state came together Wednesday to remember a veteran fire police ca...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
54. Schuylkill Co. Man Pleads Guilty to Gambling & Drug Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Schuylkill County man who was implicated on gambling charges and in connection with a drug ring admitted his guilt Wed...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
55. DirecTV Subcontractor Slapped with New Charges
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A man who was working as a sub-contractor for DirecTV is facing new theft charges in Lackawanna County. Bharat Rames...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
56. Man to Go to Trial for Causing Exeter Explosion
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- We're learning more about an Exeter explosion last summer from the people who were affected. Several neighbors of Dav...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
57. Attorney Expects Bob Cordaro to be Indicted Any Day
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Federal prosecutors are ready to move on a former Lackawanna County commissioner. It could be just the first of many in...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:40PM EST
58. Security Added at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that its workers will start new bomb detection techniques. Rov...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:35PM EST
59. East Stroudsburg Marine Injured in Afghanistan
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- A Marine from East Stroudsburg is recovering after an injury on an Afghanistan battlefield. The parents of Lance Co...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:30PM EST
60. Dickson City Police Searching for Missing Man
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Police in part of Lackawanna County need your help to find a missing man tonight. Dickson City police are currently ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:28PM EST
61. Scranton Apartment Building Ruled Arson
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A fire that damaged two buildings Tuesday morning in Scranton has been ruled arson. It broke out in an apartment buildin...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:25PM EST
62. It's Swim Suit Season in the Poconos
KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON COUNTY - This winter you could ski or do something that requires less bundling up, a lot less. The Failace family, from New J...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:15PM EST
63. Rehkamp Case Brings Domestic Violence Issues into Spotlight
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Luzerne County District Attorney is deciding whether or not to re-file assault charges against Luzerne County Senior ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:10PM EST
64. A Little Love: Scotty's Story
Scotty has a fixed glance, full of hope. His Caseworker Frank Brown says, "He's a boy that needs a lot of attention and guidance, which he hasn't had ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 5:00PM EST
65. Nursing Home Stabbing Sends 2 to Hospital
LUZERNE COUNTY - A stabbing in a Luzerne Co. nursing home sent two people to the hospital. It happened just after midnight at the Olympia Estates Inde...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 08:04AM EST
66. Charges Dismissed Against Judge
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Domestic abuse charges against Luzerne County Judge Charles Rehkamp were dismissed Tuesday in district court. Rehkamp's...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:32PM EST
67. Fann Found Guilty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Gregory Fann has been found guilty on all counts, including first degree murder in the death of Aaron Witko. A judge too...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:27PM EST
68. Cangiano Sentenced for Home Invasion
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A man involved in a brutal home invasion has been sentenced to spend up to seven years in prison. Anthony Cangiano, 34, plea...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:24PM EST
69. Road Rage Suspect Turns Himself Into Police
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Wilkes-Barre man surrendered to police Tuesday. Timothy Bender is accused of a case of road rage that put a man in the...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:17PM EST
70. Man Sentenced for Road Rage Attack
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Luzerne County man was sentenced Tuesday for attacking a secret service agent during a road rage incident. Kenneth Ki...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 8:10PM EST
71. Three Local Mayors Run for Higher Offices
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre mayor Tom Leighton is running for state senate. Leighton wants the 14th state senate seat job. It's cu...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:45PM EST
72. University of Scranton Students on Alert After Home Invasion & Robbery
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A home invasion and robbery near the University of Scranton has many students on alert tonight. Scranton police say a st...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:37PM EST
73. Woman Pleads Guilty to Endangering Foreign Exchange Students
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Guilty. That's what a Scranton woman, who was accused of placing foreign exchange students in filthy conditions, tol...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:27PM EST
74. 61 Workers to be Laid Off from Scranton Hospital
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Late Tuesday afternoon we learned that a total of 61 workers will be laid off this week from Moses Taylor Hospital in Sc...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:18PM EST
75. Fat Tuesday Traditions In NEPA
The dough churns for the hot cross buns in the back of the Minooka Pastry Shop in Scranton, while out front, there's a long line of customers waiting ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:09PM EST
76. Effort Underway to Save Watson Theatre
Watsontown, Northumberland County- A New York man with local ties is trying to save the recently-closed historic Watson Theatre. Like many who've ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 5:49PM EST
77. New Apartment Complex Coming to Williamsport
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A new apartment complex is coming to the city of Williamsport. On Tuesday, city officials announced the Lafayette Garde...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 5:46PM EST
78. Elementary Students Collecting Donations For Local Animal Shelters
After spending time over the summer walking dogs with her grandmother, Marianna Gerrity thought she would lend a helping hand to the pets looking for ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 4:21PM EST
79. Boy Jumps from 2nd Floor to Escape North Scranton Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A total of 14 people are out of their homes this morning after an apartment building fire in North Scranton. Flames br...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 11:00AM EST
80. Remaining Centralia Residents Burned Over Hastened Evictions
CENTRALIA, COLUMBIA COUNTY- Barely a shadow of what it once was, Centralia boasts a population of no more than a dozen people. Chased by a smoldering...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 11:13PM EST
81. President's Day: Revisiting Stops Made In Region On Obama Campaign Trail
An ordinary day the Avenue Diner in Wyoming turned into one still talked about up until now. It was a September day on the campaign trail for the then...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 6:33PM EST
82. I-Team: Heating Oil Company Doesn't Deliver For Customer
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY --Tonight, the I-Team is investigating a Schuylkill County heating oil company. At least one customer says he didn't ge...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 6:17PM EST
83. Fewer Firefighters & Trucks on the Streets in Dunmore
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Budget problems in one Lackawanna County community means fewer firefighters will now be on the streets responding to call...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 5:46PM EST
84. Milk Price Concerns Dominate Dairy Ag Day in Wayne County
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - Honesdale High School was full of hundreds of people Monday afternoon. Dairy Ag Day brought many people out to talk about fa...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 5:37PM EST
85. Project Lifesaver Protects Vulnerable People
Jersey Shore, Lycoming County- A new program is making use of radio frequencies to help save lives in one part of central Pennsylvania. Project Lifesa...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 4:38PM EST
86. Tests for Census Jobs
The Census Bureau is hoping some people decide to take a test this President's Day. Agency Officials scheduled a day of testing at scores of sites...
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 03:14AM EST
87. Two Stabbed During Family Fight
TOWANDA TWP., BRADFORD COUNTY -- A Bradford County teenager is jailed after a domestic dispute ends in a double stabbing. The attack happened around 1...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:40PM EST
88. Bloomsburg Business Nearly Leveled by Flames
SOUTH CENTRE TWP., COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Dozens of firefighters spent hours battling flames overnight at a Columbia County business. Fire broke out Satur...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
89. Scranton Building Damaged by Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County building is damaged after a weekend fire. Flames broke out Saturday night around 6:00 at the former...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:25PM EST
90. Parishioners React to Priest's Drug Charges
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Church-goers in the Diocese of Scranton are speaking out about the news of their priest getting picked-up on drug...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:20PM EST
91. Mid Valley Church Holds Final Mass
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The final piece to a Lackawanna County Mid Valley church consolidation plan fell into place Sunday. Holy Ghost Church i...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
92. Pocono Family Raising Funds for Haitian Orphanage
HOLLISTERVILLE, WAYNE COUNTY -- A family in the Poconos is doing their part to support Haiti -- and the orphanage where they adopted their little girl...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
93. Clarks Summit Festival of Ice Draws Big Crowds
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The committee behind an annual area ice festival couldn't have asked for better weather. The Clarks Summit Festiva...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
94. Valentine's Day Full of Traditions
A Luzerne County restaurant rewarded life-long love with a free meal on this Valentine's Day. Old Country Buffet in Wilkes-Barre offered free food Sun...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
95. Cadets Help VISION, Volunteers of America
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County organization that helps the homeless is getting some help from the Coast Guard. 15 Coast Guard cadets...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
96. Family Mourns Murder Victim
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A judge has made rulings on a brutal murder case in the Poconos. The rulings involve the violent stabbing of 21 year...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 5:52PM EST
97. Teen Shot to Death in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County teenager is dead after violence breaks out at a late-night house party. Eyewitness News has an exclusive ...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:25PM EST
98. Operation HEART Rounds Up Fugitives
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY - It's one of the biggest criminal roundups of its kind. The Luzerne County Sheriff's Department began taking the first o...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:20PM EST
99. Lackawanna County Drug Suspect Surrenders
LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Another suspect in a multi-million dollar Lackawanna County drug ring turned himself into police. 20-year-old Enrique "Rico" Sand...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
100. Communities Continue to Dig Out from Snowstorm
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The big dig continues for communities trying to clear the snow from the mid-week storm. The heavy machinery was out in ful...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
101. Fire at WVIA Transmitter Does $1-Million in Damage
LUZERNE COUNTY -- WVIA is totaling-up the damage from fire that destroyed the TV station's transmitter building in Hanover Township. Flames sparked ag...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
102. Annual Drive Helps Stock Animal Shelter
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A local animal shelter is stocked with about 10,000 pounds in donated supplies thanks to a yearly effort. Donation...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
103. Scranton Priest 'Busted' On Cocaine Charges
PHILADELPHIA- Eight grams of cocaine purchased on a Philadelphia street have landed a Scranton priest in hot water, according to information released...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 12:36PM EST
104. Priest Busted For Buying Cocaine
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A PRIEST IS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR REPORTEDLY BUYING COCAINE. ACCORDING TO A LIEUTENANT WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PO...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:16PM EST
105. Sports Bar Raided by Feds
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The F. B.I. raided 'Patte's Sports Bar 'in Wilkes-Barre Thursday afternoon. Mark Fino and Christopher Marion...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 8:36PM EST
106. Man Wanted by W.B.P.D.
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Wilkes-Barre police are looking for a man they say is violent. Timothy Bender Junior is wanted on weapons and other char...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 7:57PM EST
107. Fire at WVIA Transmitter
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Firefighters battled flames at a transmission building for the WVIA TV station. The transmitter in Hanover Township ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 7:21PM EST
108. Woman Pleads Guilty in Exchange Student Scandal
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A woman who was supposed to be taking care of foreign exchange students pleaded guilty today in connection to the scanda...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 6:46PM EST
109. Teen Sentenced for Attacks
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- A teenager charged with beating special needs students has been sentenced. Tyler Carstetter, 19, will spend at least se...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 6:28PM EST
110. Restaurant to Host Benefit for Haiti
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Haiti still has a long way to go on its road to recovery. Some people in the Poconos want to make sure the earthquake vi...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 5:59PM EST
111. Luzerne County Budget Passes
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County passed it’s yearly budget Friday morning. It includes a 15-percent tax increase which breaks down ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 5:56PM EST
112. Sex Assault Suspect Arrested
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- U. S. Marshals captured a man wanted for sexually assaulting a minor. Eric Martinborough Junior, 39, was arrested Thursda...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 5:53PM EST
113. Lackawanna County Family Heads To Olympics
Joe Walsh is a Canadian Pacific Railroad worker in Taylor. He's just one of the volunteers the company has sent to work the games. We talked to him la...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 4:46PM EST
114. Emergency Worker Killed
BALD EAGLE TOWNSHIP, CLINTON COUNTY- An emergency worker in Clinton County was hit and killed by a car while directing traffic around a different cras...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 4:10PM EST
115. Digging Out of a Disaster Emergency
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Friday marked day three of snow removal in hard-hit Schuylkill County. Places like Pottsville began the day still unde...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:27PM EST
116. Matters of the Heart-Former President Clinton Hospitalized
Former president Bill Clinton is hospitalized in New York He was admitted after experiencing discomfort in his chest .but doctors say he's fine a...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:24PM EST
117. Hearts for Haiti
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A number of area musicians gathered in song Thursday night The event was called The music fest, it was held at Saint Mary...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:19PM EST
118. Vigil Held For Phylicia Thomas
WILKES-BARRE. LUZERNE COUNTY- The family of Phylicia Thomas gathered tonight to to remember and pray. Thomas simply vanished on this day in 2004. Her ...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:14PM EST
119. Clarks Summit "Festival of Ice" This Weekend
The Clarks Summit Festival of Ice continues through Monday. It includes ice carvings, activities for kids, and much more. It's presented by the A...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:24AM EST
120. Luzerne County Budget Vote Preview
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Luzerne County Commissioners are expected to make a controversial tax hike official, Friday morning. It's all part of th...
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 05:57AM EST
121. Dickson City Mayor Faces DUI Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Dickson City Mayor Anthony Zaleski was in court Thursday morning to face charges of driving under the influence. Eyewitne...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:51PM EST
122. Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced for Arson
MILLVILLE, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A former Columbia County volunteer firefighter was sentenced to spend 20 1/2 to 42 years in state prison. Colton Barrett, ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:47PM EST
123. Potential Future for Moon Lake Park
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Moon Lake Park is closed now but could be bought by a private company. That would enable the park to reopen by spr...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 6:21PM EST
124. Lehighton Homeowners Dig Out from 20 Inches of Snow
LEHIGHTON, CARBON COUNTY - The big dig continued Thursday afternoon all across northeastern and central Pennsylvania. The southern parts of the area w...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 5:26PM EST
125. Caribbean On Ice
A tiki hut made of ice, with snow cones and hot chocolate being served there. Wine and cheese samplings will fill the other ice bars inside the ice hu...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 5:22PM EST
126. Major Drug Bust Nabs 19 People in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office says they've busted up one of the biggest drug rings in the history o...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 5:13PM EST
127. Snow Could Impact Valentine Flowers
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The snow as already buried streets but could it also help bury your plans for a romantic Valentine gesture? Some florists...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 4:48PM EST
128. Ski Areas Packed After Storm
SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, MONROE COUNTY - Some of us have had it with the snow but others are celebrating every last flake, especially people in the Pocon...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 3:45PM EST
129. Digging Out From A State of Emergency
MCADOO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Schuylkill County remained under a state of emergency Thursday morning after parts of the county were buried in more than ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 12:12PM EST
130. Columbia County Snow
COLUMBIA COUNTY- P-P-L is reporting a number of people throughout the region are still without power tonight. Crews are working around the clock to re...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 11:40PM EST
131. Slow Going After the Storm
McAdoo/Hazleton-The heavy snow did a number on the Lower Luzerne Couunty and Schuylkill County. Both areas are just digging out of a weekend storm whe...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 10:09PM EST
132. Life Goes On After the Storm
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- Despite the heavy snow today, Life goes on tonight. Our crews found many people out and about. Some folks took advantage of th...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 10:08PM EST
133. Home Deliveries:Prescriptions Dropped-off On Doorsteps
Delivering medication is something Harrold's Pharmacy in Wilkes-Barre prides itself on. The family-owned business even does drop-off's in bad weather....
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:11PM EST
134. A Foot of Snow in 3 Hours Buries Frackville
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY – An Eyewitness News crew was on I-81 minutes before the governor closed the roadway. Once you see this video you'll pro...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
135. Well Over a Foot of Snow in Hazleton
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Hazleton area was pounded with this winter storm. Well over a foot of snow fell. While many people didn't have to head...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
136. Snow in Stroudsburg Closes in on Double Digits
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Snow fell heavily in Monroe County much of the day. Stroudsburg officials declared a snow emergency Wednesday morning. T...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
137. Storm Means Busy Day for Emergency Dispatchers
SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY -- Snowstorms can lead to all sorts of road problems and accidents. But someone has to help the victims. Emergency dispatc...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
138. Busy Day for Loyalsock Fire Volunteers
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- As blizzard-like conditions touched down in central Pennsylvania, they kept local first responders moving. It was...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:50PM EST
139. Storm Slows Central PA Traffic
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- Travel was slow but somewhat steady Wednesday in central Pennsylvania. We found drivers gingerly tackling the Gol...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
140. Storm Wreaks Havoc With All Forms of Travel
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The storm wreaked havoc with area mass transit systems. Many were forced to cut services or modify their schedules. Ma...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:40PM EST
141. Snow Means Slow Day for Businesses
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY -- Besides causing problems on the roads, the snow hurt some businesses. Many were forced to close Wednesday because of the st...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:35PM EST
142. Lackawanna County Not Hit as Hard
LACKAWANNA COUNTY – Snow fell in Lackawanna County, but not nearly as much as farther south. The major roads were all passable, but for many people it...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:30PM EST
143. Applying Lessons Learned from the Valentine's Day Storm
You may remember three years ago this weekend - The Valentine’s Day storm that paralyzed Pennsylvania. The 2007 snowstorm stranded thousands of people...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:25PM EST
144. Fire/Ambulance Companies Taking Extra Precaution In Bad Weather
With the severe weather conditions, The Wilkes-Barre Fire Department made a change on Wednesday: When a fire truck goes out on a call, an ambulance fo...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:15PM EST
145. State of Emergency for Luzerne, Schuylkill Counties
Two counties in our area have declared a State of Emergency due to heavy snow and road closures. People are being told to stay off the roads. Heavy sn...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 2:30PM EST
146. I-81 Closed From I-80 to Maryland Line
Eyewitness News has a long list of snow bans, parking restrictions and group cancellations due to the snowstorm. For school-related closings and cance...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12:30PM EST
147. Snow Bans, Business Closings and Group Cancellations
Eyewitness News has a long list of snow bans, parking restrictions and group cancellations due to the snowstorm. For school-related closings and cance...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12:00PM EST
148. Snow Removal Contractors Have Busy Day
LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The widespread snowfall means a rare busy day this winter for private contractors. A plow truck got a workout Wednesday morning in...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 11:30AM EST
149. Area Braces for Winter Storm
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Many people across the region are getting ready for a winter storm. Eyewitness News was in Hazleton were we found many peopl...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 11:30PM EST
150. Schuylkill County Ready for Snowy 1-2 Punch
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- People in Schuylkill County received 6-10" of snow over the weekend. Now they're in line to get the heaviest snow fro...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 7:00PM EST
151. Senator Mellow Announces Retirement From the Senate
Senator Robert J Mellow announced today he will not seek re-election. Press release issued from Senator Robert J. Mellow's Office: Harrisburg-- Se...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:50PM EST
152. Harrisburg Politicians React to Mellow's Announcement
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Representatives from the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives reacted Tuesday afternoon to news that State S...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:45PM EST
153. Governor Rendell Releases 2010-2011 Budget
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - Governor Ed Rendell released his 2010-2011 spending plan Tuesday morning in Harrisburg. The $29 billion spending plan has...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:40PM EST
154. Governor's Budget Calls for Sales Tax Changes
Did you ever think about the things you do, and if they're taxed? Admission to the movie theater and buying some candy is exempt from the Pennsylvania...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:35PM EST
155. One on One with Governor Ed Rendell
Eyewitness News talked one on one with Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell just hours after he unveiled his budget plans for the next fiscal year.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
156. Prius Next Victim of Toyota Recalls
Muncy, Lycoming County- Not too long ago, it was considered one of the most reliable carmakers in the world. But the downward spiral continues for Toy...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
157. Charges Filed in Northwest Fight Club Case
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Charges have been filed for what police are calling a high school fight club in Shickshinney. At least 17 people, mostl...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
158. Rendell Nominates Two for Luzerne County Bench
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Governor Rendell also nominated a pair of local lawyers to sit on the Luzerne County bench. Rendell picked Lewis Wetze...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
159. 2010 in 2010 Campaign
Williamsport, Lycoming County- The Lycoming County SPCA has launched its first annual fundraising drive. Directors say county budget cutbacks and slum...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
160. Parents Rally to Keep Garrison Elementary School Open
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY- Lots of passionate pleas tonight to keep a school open. A large number of people came out to try to convince the Northwes...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 11:58PM EST
161. W-B Area School Board Elects New President
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- For the third time in less than a year, there's a change at the top of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board. Members ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 11:45PM EST
162. Snow Heads for our Area Midweek
Snow is expected to arrive in our area Tuesday evening and may last through much of Wednesday. The heaviest snow is expected to fall on Wednesday afte...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:45PM EST
163. Monroe County Rape Suspect Appears in Court
SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A man from the Poconos, who's accused of drugging and raping a teenage girl, was in court Monday morning. Robert Pug...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
164. Mahanoy City Deadly Shooting Under Investigation
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Police aren't ready to say if a deadly Mahanoy City gunshot was an accident. 20-year old Jason Worman died after be...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:25PM EST
165. Serial Arsonist May Be Loose in Schuylkill County
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Police are looking for a possible serial arsonist in Schuylkill County . 9 fires in 4 townships are under investigation. They ha...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:20PM EST
166. Man Dies After Fall from Highway Overpass
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A man is dead after falling from an overpass to the highway below. Kingston police say a man somehow fell off Rutter Avenu...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
167. Assistant DA: Sex Law Loophole Needs To Be Fixed
Hughesville, Lycoming County- A loophole in the state's sex offender law is letting some dangerous criminals off the hook. And it has happened rig...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
168. Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha Dies
WASHINGTON, DC -- Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha has died. The Democrat died at a northern Virginia hospital from complications after gallbladde...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
169. Yudichak Running for Musto's State Senate Seat
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A state representative is throwing his hat into the race for state senator. John Yudichak announced Monday he's running f...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
170. Pizella's Resignation Becomes Official
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The President of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board, an admitted felon, will officially step down from that post this ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
171. New Employment Center Open in Wayne County
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - People who live in Wayne County and are looking for a job have a new place to turn for help. The new Wayne County Employment...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:50PM EST
172. PA Turnpike Back Open in Carbon County
CARBON COUNTY -- A police incident had the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-476, closed in Carbon County for much of the morning. The highway reopened just af...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 11:15AM EST
173. Man Shot in Schuylkill County
MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Police here say a man was accidentally shot in the chest in his Pine Street home around 9:30 Sunday night. Chief W...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 07:56AM EST
174. Toyota Begins Fixing Recalled Cars
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- We could be just days away from yet another Toyota recall. This time the problem is with the 2010 Prius. Federal invest...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:20PM EST
175. DUI Charges Filed After Car Smashes into Bank
LAKE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man faces charges after crashing his car into a Sweet Valley bank building. It happened at First Nat...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
176. Pocono Teen Jailed for Allegedly Raping 13-Year-Old
KRESGEVILLE, MONROE COUNTY -- State police say a man drugged a teenage girl to rape and sexually assault her several times in the Poconos. Investigato...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:10PM EST
177. Clarks Summit Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County man faces dozens of charges after a child pornography bust. 25-year-old Shaun Campbell is charg...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:05PM EST
178. Separate Fires Chase More Than a Dozen
It appears an electrical problem is to blame for a Luzerne County 5-unit apartment building fire Sunday morning. And a fire inspector is still looking...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
179. Blum Building to be Demolished; Big Ugly's Closed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A building with rich history in downtown Wilkes-Barre is set to be demolished. The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Bus...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
180. A Special Super Bowl Party in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- One of the biggest private super bowl parties in our area was at the home of a man related to the New Orleans Saints he...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 5:50PM EST
181. Super Sunday Filled With Super Fundraisers
THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Two fire departments in Lackawanna County marked Super Bowl Sunday with annual traditions. Eyewitness News stopped by Thr...
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
182. Snow in Selinsgrove and Sunbury
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- For some of us it's a no storm but for others Friday night brought a full-fledged snowstorm. Where the storm hit, it...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 11:00PM EST
183. Snowstorm for Some, "No"storm for Others
CRESSONA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- It's a winter storm in our area that had some asking "what snow" and others wanting to know "when will it stop?" It bro...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:50PM EST
184. Storm Cancels Flights at W-B/Scranton Airport
AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Even though it didn't snow at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, flights in and out of Avoca are still being af...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:45PM EST
185. Rendell Declares Statewide Disaster Emergency
HARRISBURG -- Governor Ed Rendell declared a statewide disaster emergency because of the storm. This helps state, county and municipal governments to ...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:40PM EST
186. Pocono Man on the Run All Week Turns Himself In
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- The manhunt is over for a man accused of attacking a state trooper in the Poconos. 23-year-old Corey John...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:35PM EST
187. Oil Truck Crashes in Lackawanna County
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- It was slow-going on a busy Lackawanna County road for a time Saturday after an oil truck crashed through a guide rail. I...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
188. Nobody Hurt in Dorrance Twp. Fire
DORRANCE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Electrical problems are blamed for causing an overnight Luzerne County house fire. It happened around 12:30 Saturday ...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:25PM EST
189. No School in Dunmore Monday for Former Super's Funeral
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The Dunmore School District is closed Monday following the death of a former superintendent. 70-year-old Joseph Haggerty...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
190. Preparing for the Storm
The snow began falling after 8 on Friday night in Schuylkill County and then a little later in the Hazleton area. Eyewitness news was in both parts of...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 12:25PM EST
191. Tobyhanna Honors
WILKESS-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Tobyhanna Army Depot recognized some Pennsylvania Patriots tonight just before the penguins hockey game. Serge...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 12:23PM EST
192. Newsmakers to air February 7th, 2010 Topic :Reach
The Reach Ministry will be the topic of this Sunday’s Newsmakers on WBRE-TV.
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 12:15PM EST
193. Scranton Diocese Cancels Fund-Raiser for Breast Cancer Awareness
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- The Scranton Diocese canceled a fund-raiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation put on by the Holy Redeemer girls basketba...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 8:41PM EST
194. Retired Priest Arrested on Sex Charges in Susquehanna County
GIBSON TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - A retired Episcoplian priest, who lives in Susquehanna County, was arrested on sex charges Friday afternoon. Ral...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 6:35PM EST
195. Heroin Ring Busted
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Kingston police say they shut down a heroin ring. The accused drug dealers were brought to Kingston 's police departmen...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 6:30PM EST
196. Plans Take Shape for Mine Reclamation Project in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Plans are taking shape to get rid of an eyesore in Lackawanna County's Up-Valley. The city of Carbondale is workin...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 6:27PM EST
197. Dog Killed in Scranton Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A dog was killed in a Scranton fire Friday morning. The blaze started in a home at 1802 Dickson Avenue in Scranton just ...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 6:24PM EST
198. Superbowl and Snowstorm Makes For Stockpiling
From the Main Hardware Store in Wilkes-Barre making sure there's enough winter supplies, to Schiel's Supermarket in Plains Township where customers ar...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 5:53PM EST
199. Man Sentenced for Bat Attack
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The third, and final, suspect in a brutal baseball bat attack in Lackawanna County was sentenced to spend one to two year...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 5:37PM EST
200. House of Filth Condemned
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton city officials condemned a house forcing two families from their home. They were originally called to 335 Oak St...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 5:23PM EST
201. Technicians Work on Toyota Pedals
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The techs at Haltermans Toyota in East Stroudsburg have worked on about 150 pedals in the past two days. Dealership ...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 3:37PM EST
202. Bank, Business React to Obama Proposal
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - President Obama announced a plan that he said could help small businesses. He wants to take $30 billion from the big...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 3:25PM EST
203. Selenski Case Moves Closer to Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Accused Luzerne County double murderer Hugo Selenski appeared in court, Friday. He and both sides in the case were ther...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 12:46PM EST
204. Hoops for Hope
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- They were all decked out in pink tonight for a girl's basketball game in Scranton. It was the second annual Hoops for...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 12:40PM EST
205. Art of the Brick Exhibit
SCRANTON. LACKAWANNA COUNTY- If you loved Legos as a kid, you'll love a new exhibit at the Everhart Museum in Scranton. It's call "The Ar...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 12:29PM EST
206. Concert for a Cause
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- They are rocking and rolling the night away at the Woodlands tonight. This is the release party for the 8 CD. Proceed...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 12:26PM EST
207. Students Participate in Mock Trials
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Students from across the county are learning a little bit about law and order. Inside the Luzerne County Courthouse stud...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 12:23PM EST
208. Saints Fans' Display Catching Eyes in Columbia County
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Thousands of people were chased from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, including the Morrison famil...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 09:25AM EST
209. Court hearing for Accused Double Murderer
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - A Luzerne County man charged with a 2002 double murder faces a pre-trial hearing, Friday. It's the latest court action ...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 06:49AM EST
210. Driver Killed, Another Injured in Blakely Wreck
BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - An overnight crash in Lackawanna County's Mid Valley killed one driver and injured another. It happened just after midnig...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 06:37AM EST
211. Lackawanna County Upvalley Crash Proves Fatal
FELL TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Police are investigating a crash that killed a 29-year--old Peckville man. It happened Friday morning shortly after...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 06:29AM EST
212. Fundraiser for Liver Transplant Donor, Recipient
WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY -- Kendra Moyer was in need of a liver donation. Her aunt stepped up to give the toddler a portion of her liver just before ...
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 04:42AM EST
213. Petition Approaches 2,000 Signatures To Save Moon Lake
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Greater Nanticoke Area Junior Seanna Oliver created a Facebook web page more than two weeks ago to stir up memories of tim...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 11:22PM EST
214. Changes Proposed to Route 115
BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- PennDOT made recommendations on a deadly stretch of highway Thursday. An emergency study was done on Route 115 in...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 7:51PM EST
215. Pizzella Pleads Guilty
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The former president of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board pleaded guilty to a corruption charge Thursday. Frank Pizzella...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 7:42PM EST
216. Hoss's Fundraiser Benefits Page Family
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- A popular restaurant is doing its part to help a Montoursville family rocked by tragedy. Hoss's Steak and Sea...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:42PM EST
217. Toyota Recall/ Used Cars
Montgomery, Lycoming County- We've reported in depth on how owners of new Toyotas can get their cars fixed. But what if you're driving a pre-o...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:39PM EST
218. Students Escape Burning Apartment Building
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Ten college students were forced from their apartment building after a fire in Scranton Thursday afternoon. It started i...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:35PM EST
219. Williamsport Man Accused of Animal Abuse
Muncy, Lycoming County- A Williamsport man will face animal cruelty charges after police say he punched and abused a dog that later died. Prosecutors ...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:35PM EST
220. Dating Violence Awareness Month
Williamsport, Lycoming County- A letter from a grieving father in New Jersey led to a proclamation in Williamsport Thursday. The man's daughter, E...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:33PM EST
221. Scranton to Get Three New Fire Engines
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The city of Scranton will soon be a lot safer. Mayor Chris Doherty announced plans Thursday to get three new fire engine...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:28PM EST
222. Laws Protect Debtors From Abusive Collection Calls
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY --We're about to play recordings of debt collectors harassing consumers. You may find these tactics disturbing. The...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 5:33PM EST
223. Road Named in Honor of Fallen State Trooper
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A community honors a man who gave the greatest sacrifice. Part of Route 611 in Coolbaugh Township is now the Troo...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 5:28PM EST
224. Nikkei News: Toyota Will Recall 2010 Prius
A Japanese news service reported today that Toyota will recall about a hundred thousand of the popular hybrid in the United States. But Toyota officia...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 5:05PM EST
225. Senator Visits School
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY- State Senator Jeffrey Piccola toured the Pocono Mountain Charter School Thursday to spend some time with the students there....
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 4:59PM EST
226. Marley's Mission Get Financial Help
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A newly-formed program to help young victims of sexual assault is getting a helping hand in Lackawanna County. The Re...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 4:47PM EST
227. Beauty Academy Holds "Haircuts For Haiti"
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Students and staff at a Luzerne County beauty school are joining forces to help a devastated country. They're donating ...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 10:30AM EST
228. Beauty School Raises Money for Haiti
LUZERNE COUNTY - Students and staff will be donating their services today to help earthquake victims in Haiti. The benefit is held at Jolie Hair and B...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 08:07AM EST
229. Woman Found Guilty on 1 Count of Animal Cruelty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Holly Crawford of Ross Township was found guilty of one county of animal cruelty. She was facing three charges. The ju...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 7:00PM EST
230. Toyota Troubles Continue to Grow
Is Toyota's repair really the answer for the automaker's stuck accelerator? We've learned the government still thinks it could be an electronic proble...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 6:15PM EST
231. Jury Acquits Man of Rape Charges
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man was found not guilty of raping a mentally challenged woman. Peter Flanagan has maintained all alo...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 6:00PM EST
232. Owner of JPL Financial Sentenced on Fraud Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A once well-known Luzerne County financial advisor is going to prison. James P. Lake will spend nearly 4 years behind b...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:55PM EST
233. Rape Suspect Brought Back to Wyoming County
MESHOPPEN, WYOMING COUNTY -- The suspect in a brutal rape and assault in Wyoming County is back in the area. Nery Perez-Duarte was arraigned Wednesday...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:50PM EST
234. Family of DUI Crash Victim Unhappy with Sentence
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Emotions ran high in a Lackawanna County courtroom Wednesday afternoon. Melinda Sue Burton, the suspect in a deadly dru...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
235. Supermarket Clerk Answers to Theft Charges
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A supermarket clerk was in Lackawanna County court Wednesday to answer to theft charges. Wendy Lovallo is accused of st...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:40PM EST
236. Expanded Food Pantry Opens in the Poconos
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The Follow Me Foundation Food Pantry opened the doors to its new home in East Stroudsburg Wednesday. Client Lizane A...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:35PM EST
237. Skiers with Disabilities Learn Life Lessons
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Kids can teach us how to overcome whatever challenges life throws at us. They're proving it a Camelback Mountain Res...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:30PM EST
238. Takeout Going Green At Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, Columbia County- Getting takeout at Bloomsburg University is getting a lot greener. Students now have a new, more eco-friendly way of grab...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:25PM EST
239. February 2010 Teacher of the Month
Tri-Valley Junior/Senior High School in Schuylkill County has a teacher that prides himself on using visual aid and real life experiences as part of h...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:20PM EST
240. Super Bowl- Sober Drivers
Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County- PennDOT is teaming up with local beer distributors to encourage safe celebrating during the upcoming Super Bowl w...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 5:20PM EST
241. Woman Beaten, Robbed in Her Home
GREENE TWP., PIKE COUNTY -- A Pike County woman was beaten and robbed in her own home. It happened in the Escape Development in Greentown just after m...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 2:15PM EST
242. Car Hits Business in Wilkes-Barre
LUZERNE COUNTY - A driver smashed into a building in Wilkes-Barre. People started calling 911 just after 1:00 A. M. Wednesday about an erratic driver ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 08:31AM EST
243. Congressman Murtha in ICU
WASHINGTON D. C. - Pennsylvania U. S. Rep. and key democratic figure John Murtha is in the intensive care unit of a Virgnia hospital. Murtha's spo...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 08:21AM EST
244. New York Man Shot in Wilkes-Barre
LUZERNE COUNTY - A New York man was shot in Wilkes-Barre last night. It happened just after 11:00. Police tell us the victim said he was walking along...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 08:11AM EST
245. Fight for NEPA Rail Funding
WASHINGTON, D. C. - Federal lawmakers from Northeastern Pennsylvania aren't accepting defeat when it comes to stimulus funding for passenger rail serv...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 04:47AM EST
246. Two Teens Stabbed at a Burger King
MONROE COUNTY- Two teens were stabbed in a Monroe County fast food restaurant. It happened last night at the Burger King on Route 209 in Brodheadsvill...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:00PM EST
247. I-Team Update: Plea Agreement in Foreign Exchange Student Case
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- In an update on a story the I-Team broke last year, Edna Burgette, who placed foreign exchange students in Lackawanna C...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 9:00PM EST
248. Man Gets Life in Prison for Raping 5-Year-Old
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Felix Montoya was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon. Montoya pleaded guilty to brutally raping a 5-year-old gi...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 3:10PM EST
249. Search for Armed Man Continues in the Poconos
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- Police in the Poconos are still searching for a man who got away during a traffic stop last night. Police pul...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 3:00PM EST
250. Billboard Worker Electrocuted in Union County
UNION TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY -- A worker was electrocuted while working on a billboard along Route 15 near Winfield, Union County. It happened just af...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 12:00PM EST
251. Man Accused of Raping Mentally-Challenged Woman on Trial
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The trial for a Luzerne County man accused of raping and getting a mentally-handicapped woman pregnant is underway thi...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:25AM EST
252. Two Facing Internet Predator Charges
Two people from our area are facing internet predator charges. Joseph Ursich of Hawley is accused of sending nude webcam videos to an undercover agent...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:20AM EST
253. Grover the Groundhog Makes Prediction
PINE GROVE TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- He might not be Punxsutawney Phil, but he makes some predictions of his own. "It's groundhog day a...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:18AM EST
254. Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow
PINE GROVE TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY – The world-famous Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow in western Pennsylvania this morning. That means 6 more week...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:15AM EST
255. Palo Alto Appoints New Leaders
PALO ALTO, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- The borough of Palo Alto in Schuylkill County started the day wondering who was in charge. Monday night the small commun...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 10:25PM EST
256. Columbia County Family Loves the Saints
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY - A Columbia county family is cheering on the New Orleans Saints with a unique display. The Morrison family has set up...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 9:36PM EST
257. Wheelchair Engineers
BUCKHORN, COLUMBIA COUNTY- A unique program is on track at the Columbia Mall. any people are checking out an impressive model train display. The train...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 8:30PM EST
258. Cop Turns Himself in on Charges he Stole from the D.A.R.E. Program
A police officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law. He's accused of stealing money from a program that helps school students. The I-Team firs...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 8:10PM EST
259. Worker Killed in Shenandoah Demolition Accident
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY – A construction worker is dead after he fell from the bucket of a lift truck while demolishing a church. The Schu...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:45PM EST
260. High Schools Try to Cope with Students' Deaths
Central Pennsylvania- Tragedy strikes two high schools in central Pennsylvania over the weekend. Two teens died after separate crashes. Students and f...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:40PM EST
261. Former West Pittston Cop Turns Himself In
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A West Pittston police officer finds himself on the other side of the law. Former police officer Joseph Campbell turn...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:35PM EST
262. Man Shot & Killed in Lock Haven
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY -- A man is dead and two others were picked up by police for a deadly shooting. It happened at the Lock Haven Gardens publi...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:30PM EST
263. Mayor Doherty Still Wants State's Top Job
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- He's in it to win it. Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty says he has no plans to give up his bid for governor. That news come...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:25PM EST
264. Former Pittston School Board Member Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A former Luzerne County school official has been sentenced on federal corruption charges. Joseph Oliveri was sentenced ...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:20PM EST
265. LCCC Helping Students in Health Services with Jobs
It was a refreshing day for some seniors getting ready to graduate college this spring. A longtime job fair for those in the health services field sho...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:15PM EST
266. Kingston Police Still Looking for Hit & Run Driver
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Kingston police are trying to find a hit and run driver. 25-year-old Justin Seibert of Kingston is in fair condition. He w...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:10PM EST
267. Free Tax Help for Seniors
SALEM TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY -- It's a job many of us dread. Filling out our taxes. But some are getting free help. Starting today volunteers are help...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:05PM EST
268. New Garage Eases Scranton Parking Crunch
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Drivers know that sometimes it is extremely hard to find a parking spot in Scranton. The new garage has a total of 233 ...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 11:45AM EST
269. Man Dies in Bradford County Crash
ULSTER TWP., BRADFORD COUNTY -- A Monroeton man is dead after a crash in Bradford County. State police say William Trasco lost control of his truck al...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 11:30AM EST
  


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