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June 2010

1. Danville & Delaware Valley Named to Top Schools List
Danville & Delaware Valley Named to Top Schools List 0/ 5 rating MATAMORAS, PIKE COUNTY -- Two high schools in our area are at the top of their class....
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
2. Long Overdue Permanent Post Office Coming to South Abington
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- After more than 10 years in cramped quarters, a post office in Lackawanna County is about to get some breath...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
3. Homeowners Angered by Tax Assessment Error
People in part of Union County are upset after a tax assessment mistake. It's also put a school district's budget process on hold. A state assessment ...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
4. Second Northumberland Council Member Arrested
NORTHUMBERLAND, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- Another Northumberland Borough Council member is under arrest after an investigation into missing money. It'...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
5. Geisinger Breaks Ground on NICU in Luzerne Co.
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center broke ground today on a 12-bed neonatal intensive care unit. One in ten babies...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
6. Dozens of Car Emblems Swiped in Sunbury
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- The Sunbury Police Department is looking for a car emblem thief or thieves. Investigators say about 25 cars in the ...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
7. 25th Anniversary of The Phoenix at Knoebel's
ELYSBURG, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- It was one thrilling day at Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg. The park is celebrating a silver anniversary - ...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
8. Battle Over Dunmore Methadone Clinic Goes Before Judge
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The battle over a methadone clinic in Lackawanna County entered a new chapter today - a legal one. After the borough of...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
9. Neighborhood Watch rallies after fatal shooting
People are frightened and concerned after a man was shot to death inside a Williamsport home. His murder has the local crime watch looking for answer...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
10. All Fire Hydrants Shut Off in White Haven
WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Many people in White Haven fear for their safety after every fire hydrant in the community was shut down. And its expec...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
11. Vandals Target Empty Churches
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Churches emptied because of consolidations are being targeted. Within the past two weeks, two catholic churches were ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
12. United Hebrew Institute Moving After 50 Years
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- After 50 years the United Hebrew Institute will be moving from Kingston. The private Jewish school is relocating to Wilke...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
13. Suspicious Fire Near Treverton
ZERBE TWP., NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- Investigators say a fire in Northumberland County is suspicious. The fire destroyed a cabin in "The Mile" sectio...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
14. Ag Secretary Visits with Seniors in Need
BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- Helping senior citizens with their grocery needs was the purpose of a special visit in Susquehanna County...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
15. Warm Spring Means Lots of Strawberries
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- How does strawberry short cake sound for dessert? If you're looking for strawberries, they're ripe for the pickin...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
16. Flood Cleanup (Again) in Lackawanna County
Flood Cleanup Again in Lackawanna County 0/ 5 rating LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The clean-up continued Monday for many people in Lackawanna County after fla...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
17. Two Students Charged for Bringing Knife to School
TOBYHANNA TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- Two students in Monroe County ended their school year with a weapons charge. Police say a 12-year old from Tobyhanna...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
18. Former Jenkins Twp. Supervisor Pleads Guilty
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A former Luzerne County official admits he took a bribe from a developer. Russell Arnone, a long-time Jenkins Township ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
19. Columbia County Law Enforcers Snag $700K
Columbia County Law Enforcers Snag $700K 0/ 5 rating BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- District Attorney Gary Norton accepted on behalf of county-wide law ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
20. Deadly Williamsport Shooting Still Under Investigation
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- A man is dead after an early morning shooting in Williamsport. Neighbors say they're concerned about the second episo...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
21. Local Men Propose Oil Leak Fix
There could be a fix in sight for the oil leak, and it's at the hands of two brothers from Luzerne County. Dr. Corey Tabit and his brother, PJ spent ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
22. Buckner Avoids Death Penalty
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Wilkes-Barre man will not face the death penalty after waiving his right to a jury trial. 36-year-old Donnell Buckn...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
23. Man Shot & Killed Inside Williamsport Home
Man Shot & Killed Inside Williamsport Home 0/ 5 rating WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - An alleged burglary turned deadly in Williamsport early this mo...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
24. Two Killed in Head-on Crash
FOX TWP., SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Two people are dead after a head-on collision in Sullivan County. It happened Monday afternoon on Route 154 in Fox Townsh...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
25. West Wyoming Theft Investigation Resurfaces
WEST WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- While dodging rumors that its police force was going to disband, West Wyoming council members sharply criticized a form...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
26. Investigation Continues into Deadly Deer Lake Fire
DEER LAKE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- The investigation continues into a deadly fire in Schuylkill County. 44-year-old Susan Drummer died when flames tore ...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
27. Man Pulled to Safety After Rt. 220 Crash
PIATT TWP., LYCOMING COUNTY -- Rain may also be to blame for an accident late Sunday morning in Lycoming County. An SUV went down a 30-foot ditch aft...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
28. Flooding Triggers Rescues, Road Closures
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Flash flooding pounded Lackawanna County Sunday afternoon after more than three inches of rain fell in just a couple o...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
29. Fallen Soldier Remembered in the Poconos
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe county church honored a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan when his aircraft crashed. Corporal Micahe...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
30. Dogs Stolen During Break-In at SPCA
NORTH MANHEIM TWP., SCHUYLKILL HAVEN -- The Hillside SPCA in Schuylkill County became the target of thieves Saturday night. State police in Schuylkil...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
31. PPL Rate Hike Hearings Scheduled Monday
If you want to sound off about PPL's latest plan to raise its rates, you'll have the opportunity Monday. The state's Public Utility Commission has tw...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
32. Huge Turnout for Cancer Survivors Celebration
PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- There was a huge celebration of life Sunday afternoon in Luzerne County. The 18th annual Cancer Survivors Celebration ...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
33. Old Forge Residents Say Flooding Can be Prevented
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The water is receding on Sibley Avenue in Old Forge. The rains from Mother Nature are to blame, but some people say S...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
34. Police Investigate Alleged Rape at River Common
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre police are still looking into a reported rape that happened Friday night at the River Common. Investigat...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
35. Missing Money Investigation in Monroe County
BARRETT TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - The I-Team has learned that police in part of the Poconos are looking into a case of possible missing money. Barret...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
36. Standing Room Only for Gas Drilling Meeting in Dallas
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY - Concerns over natural gas drilling brought out a big crowd Saturday afternoon in Luzerne County. It was standing room only a...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
37. Two Men Arrested for Barber Shop Break-In
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Two people are locked-up for allegedly breaking into a barber shop in Hazleton early Saturday morning. It happened at Mr. ...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
38. Hazleton Police Investigating Two Shooting Incidents
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - Police in Hazleton are busy investigating two incidents involving shots fired. The first happened Saturday morning in the ...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
39. Scranton Pools Open for the Season
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - If you're looking for a place to cool off this summer, why not consider Scranton's public pools. Seven of the city's ni...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
40. Summer concerts kick off with local star
Country music fans flooded the Toyota Pavilion Saturday night as the summer concert series kicked-off on Montage Mountain . People donned cowboy hats ...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
41. Wheel-chair bound woman dies in house fire
A Schuylkill County woman bound to a wheel chair has died in a house fire. The deadly fire started around 5:30 Saturday at a home at 309 Maple Boulev...
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
42. Gustonian Gifts Helping Gulf Coast
A local shop is getting involved in the efforts to help clean up from the gulf coast oil spill. Barb and Denyse Miele, co-owners of Gustonian Gifts, a...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
43. Pa. Troopers Honored
HERSHEY, DAUPHIN COUNTY- Acts of bravery brought them today to Central Pennsylvania. It was June 7, 2009 and Trooper Robert Lombardo was struck in th...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
44. Walk-A-Thon for Seth and Alex Friday Night
A Snyder County community is rallying in support of two teens injured in a prom night car crash last month. We're told the conditions of Selinsgrove A...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
45. Williamsport Counterfeiters Indicted
A pair of Williamsport men are facing charges of making counterfeit money. The F. B.I. arrested Samuel Montgomery and Wilbert McLean on charges of mak...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
46. Racing Boats Ready to Rev Up in Lock Haven
The racing boats are headed back to Lock Haven a little early this year. This weekend- for the first time ever- the Clinton County city will host boat...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
47. New penny slot area opens, making way for table games
Mohegan Sun at Pocono downs held it's grand opening for Penny Grove. It's a new area in the casino including 291 penny slots. Carmela Partash of Pitt...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
48. Army reserve unit from Ashley preps for deployment
T he US Army 362nd military police detachment is getting ready to deploy for operation Iraqi freedom. Behind every soldier is a strong family. At the...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
49. Eldred Elementary School To Close
ELDRED TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A Pocono School is about to stop operating. Monday will be the last day of school at Eldred Elementary School. After ...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
50. Pocono Soccer Team Hopes World Cup Fever Boosts Game Attendance
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - The Pocono Snow is a semi pro soccer team in Monroe County. General Manager Derek Arneaud said, "We're still bringin...
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
51. Dallas Man Helps 'Restore the Gulf'
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Fresh back from a trip to devastated St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, Matthew Tucker sat down and talked with us about th...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
52. Murder Suspect Faces Death Penalty Trial
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY- A man accused of murdering a woman and scattering her body parts in Monroe County will face a death penalty trial. Police...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
53. Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Federal drug agents in Hazleton rounded up 20 suspected drug dealers Thursday morning. Police say many of the men are also ...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
54. Homeowners Turn to Solar Power
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Anew fuse, a flick of a switch outside, a nd some adjustments inside, then Glenn and Damaris Ryerson have solar powe...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
55. Pottsville Intermodal Facility
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- C onstruction for the intermodal facility in Pottsville is at it's halfway point. It will be the meeting point for pott...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
56. Couple Sentenced for Child Abuse
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - Two people in Wayne County, who pleaded guilty to a horrific case of child abuse are both going to prison. Carla Haviland a...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
57. Underground Gas Tanks Contaminate Soil
POCONO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Your tax dollars are helping to clean the environment. The commonwealth is spending more than$6 million in stimulus m...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
58. Fire Damages Three Apartments Buildings and Store
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Fire ripped through three apartment buildings in Schuylkill County. Fire broke out along south Tulpehocken St. in Pine Grove at a...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
59. Pine Grove Fire
PINE GROVE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- F amilies pick up what's left of a Tulpehoken Street fire in Pine Grove. It's what ten families were doing Thursday aft...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
60. Lake Ariel Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - 10 to 20 years in prison. That's the sentence for a man who admitted sexually assaulting a teenage boy. Curtis Lesher of La...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
61. People in Luzerne Lash out at Council of Police Change
LUZERNE COUNTY - People in one Luzerne Co. community are frustrated with their Borough Council. Luzerne Borough Council wants to start their own Poli...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
62. Hazleton PD Search for Gunman After Shooting
Shots were fired, people were hiding in basements and the SWAT team was called in. That was the scene in Hazleton Wednesday night and it brought offi...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
63. Scranton Man Accused of Sexual Assault
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man is behind bars tonight after police say he had sexual contact with a seven-year-old boy. Jesus Marrero, ...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
64. Arson Murder Investigation
WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY- A Carbon County fire that killed a mother and her daughter is now a case of arson and murder. The fire gutted the Weatherly...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:24AM EST
65. Murder Suspect Found Dead
FAIRMONT TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police say Brian Amrowski killed himself Wednesday morning. Amrowski was facing theft charges after they say he st...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:23AM EST
66. Elderly Woman Avoids Phone Scam
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY- An elderly woman in Clinton County has a warning after she almost got scammed. When 83-year-old Josephine Hartman got a ca...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:22AM EST
67. Five Fires Labeled Arson in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Five fires in one day, all deliberately set. All those fires were set in a five-block area on June 3rd in the northeast...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:21AM EST
68. K-2 and Other Legal Herbs Pose a Danger
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Spice, K-2. These are names parents need to become very familiar with. They're names of herbs used in incense. But this...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:20AM EST
69. Former Police Chief Avoids Jail
FALLS TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - A former Wyoming County police chief, who was accused of falsifying his time-card, will not go to jail. Jason Kizer,...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
70. Steamtown Proposes Fee Increases
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Attention train lovers...you may have to shell out more money the next time you go to Steamtown. Officials at the Natio...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
71. Consignment Shop Opens in the Poconos
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Fraya morris used to manage a big clothing store. But she was laid off in January. She recalled, "I was depressed...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
72. Affordable Housing Development Opens
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - For decades people who have lived in Monroe County couldn't afford to work in the county. Wages are not in sync w...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
73. Meth Lab Busted in Lock Haven
CLINTON COUNTY - Lock Haven Police say they busted up a methamphetamine lab Tues. night. The found the lab at Apartment 403, 121 1/2 E. Main St. duri...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
74. "Gasland" Documentary Hits Susquehanna Co.
"Gasland" Documentary Hits Susquehanna Co. 0/ 5 rating SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - The documentary, "Gasland," contains stunning images like tap water on fir...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
75. Mahanoy City area solider receives diploma 66 years later
Sergeant Harold Messerschmidt was killed in the line of duty in World War II. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation's highest m...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
76. Table Games Arrive at Mt. Airy Casino
Mount Airy Casino is one step closer to having table games. A key component, the tables themselves arrived Tuesday at the Paradise Township casino. I...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
77. Pittston Cop Pleads Guilty to Assault
SWOYERSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A suspended pittston police office has pleaded guilty to assualt charges. Investigators say Robert Semyon assaulted an ...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
78. Harshbarger Bail Set
CANADA- A Canadian judge granted bail for Mary Beth Harshbarger. Harshbarger is the Wyoming County woman accused of shooting her husband during a hun...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
79. Charges Filed in Marino Crash
COGAN STATION, LYCOMING COUNTY- A woman has been charged with driving drunk after crashing into a United States congressional candidate. Police say 2...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
80. Glass Bar Owner Pleads Guilty
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- A bar owner admits he set his own business on fire. Leo Yerashunas pleaded guilty Monday to setting his business, 'The Glas...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
81. Woman Accused of Embezzlement
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Elizabeth Sichler of Harveys Lake left federal court in Scranton Tuesday with her lawyer. She faces a slew of charges in...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
82. Attorney General Warns of Summer Scams
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The state attorney general's office says summer is the season for contractor scams. Karen O'Dell's first home improvemen...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
83. Governor Rendell Pushes Tax Amnesty
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - We will find you. That is the message from the governor if you haven't paid your taxes. Governor Ed Rendell stopped in ...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
84. I-81 Bridge Project in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A project to replace a pair of bridges in Lackawanna County hit a new milestone Tuesday. Beams started arriving Tuesday...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
85. Carbondale Business Re-Building After Fire
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Less than a week after a business went up in flames in Lackawanna County, owners are following through on their promi...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
86. Turbotville Complex Harnessing Power of the Sun
TURBOTVILLE, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY- A massive, brand-new solar farm is under construction in one part of Northumberland County. It's at the Susquehann...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
87. Bellas Sentenced
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Allan Bellas was sentenced to 6 months home confinement, two years probation and a $10,000 fine for accepting a bribe in...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
88. Man Sentenced for Rape
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY- A man convicted of being a serial rapist was sentenced in Clinton County court. Domenique Wilson was sentenced to spend u...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
89. Man Accused of Rape and Concealing Death of Baby
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Kunkletown man is behind bars on charges of rape and concealing the death of child. Police arrested 30-year-old Micha...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
90. Wayne County School District Mourns Drowning Victim
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - A school district in Wayne County is mourning the loss of a student after a weekend drowning. Sharrod Moses, 16, died Satur...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
91. Friendship House Dedicates New Scranton Autism Center
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - There was a big celebration Monday morning in Lackawanna County. Officials from the Friendship House came together to f...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
92. Students Dedicate Run to Fallen State Trooper
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Monday was a somber day for the Pennsylvania State Police. It was exactly one year ago that Trooper Joshua Miller...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
93. I-Team: Attorney General Re-Evaluates Contractor Lawsuit
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A contractor takes a deposit for construction work at a Luzerne County home, but never starts the work. The I-team steps...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
94. Possible Roof Repair Scam
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- What looked like a possible Wilkes-Barre roof repair scam turns out to be a whole lot more. Our I-Team discovered a pos...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
95. Millions Raised for Janet Weis Children's Hospital in 2010 Celebration
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY - After 21 hours on the air, more than $2 million dollars was raised this weekend to support the Janet Weis Children's Hospi...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
96. Local men work on NASCAR pit crews
The Pocono 500 gives Pennsylvania NASCAR fans a chance to see their favorite sport up close. but two of the hardest working men at Sundays race say c...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
97. NASCAR fans brave storm at Pocono
The not so official saying at Pocono is "expect rain." At some point during race weekend it rains. That's how it has been for years according to race...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
98. Behind the scenes with security at Pocono
A small northeast Pennsylvania town is about to become the third largest city in the state thanks to the Pocono 500. During a normal weekend, Tunkhan...
Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
99. Man Pleads for New Kidney
WEST PENN TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- John Nakata needs a kidney. His condition is worsening by the day. He hopes someone out there can help save hi...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
100. Red Cross Heroes Honored
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Seven people and one dog were recognized at the American Red Cross Heroes breakfast in Plains Township. Some carried...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
101. Rally Racing Takes Over Tioga County
ANTRIM TOWNSHIP, TIOGA COUNTY- So you like racing, but maybe NASCAR's not your thing? The perfect alternative-rally racing- is waiting for you out in ...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
102. Grandparents Look For Help Raising Grandchildren
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- It is a demographic some say has been forgotten. The number of grandparents raising their grandchildren may surprise yo...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
103. Carjacking Victim Speaks Out About Suspect Arrest
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man, who was arrested earlier this week after a four hour standoff, is in more trouble tonight. Francis Penn...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
104. Road Closed Because of Illegal Dumping
RANSOM TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Officials in two Lackawanna County communities are going to extreme measures to stop illegal dumping. With help ...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
105. Raceway Infield Party is Going Strong
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY - It seems the infield party never stops. Eyewitness News found a man walking around with a miniature keg at eleven a. m. Jes...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
106. Raceway Volunteers Earn Money for Charity
LONG POND, MONROE COUNTY - A man directing traffic won't get paid. Neither will some boys selling programs. But no one seems to mind. Peggy Vosper smi...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
107. Marino Released from Hospital, Discusses Car Crash
A candidate for U. S. Congress has been released from a local hospital following a nasty car crash. And police say the other driver is suspected of be...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
108. Idol Contestant Aaron Kelly Comes Home
He's back!!! Sonestown's singing sensation took Sullivan County by storm Thursday morning. The overwhelming outpouring of support for American Idol co...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
109. Police Search for Home Invasion/Shooting Suspects
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Police in the Poconos are on the lookout for two men who sped off in a dark colored car after a shooting lateWedne...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
110. Brothers Claim Abuse By Former Diocesan Teacher
ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY- Warren and Russ Land say it was around 1980 when a teacher at Saint Francis Parochial School in Minersville molested them. ...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
111. Police Prepare DUI Checkpoints in Monroe County
POCONO SUMMIT, MONROE COUNTY -For many people, the upcoming pocono race weekend becomes a weekend long drink fest. Police say DUI related crashes incr...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
112. Carbondale Business Fire Ruled Accidental
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A fire that destroyed a business early Thursday morning in Lackawanna County has been ruled accidental. Flames tore t...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
113. Police Looking for Drive-By Shooters in the Poconos
MONROE COUNTY - Police say a 20-year-old man was shot after an attempted home invasion in Monroe Co. Wednesday night. Two men tried to break into a h...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
114. Fire Causes Millions in Damage to Business
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Fire crews on the ground and on ladder trucks poured water early Thursday morning onto a company that was built on 21...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
115. Renewable Energy Project Finished in Taylor
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Tens of thousands of homes are being powered tonight by a new renewable energy project. It is based at the Alliance Landf...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
116. Church Survives Despite Cutbacks
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- There is a diamond in the rough in Wilkes-Barre . It's been a year since the Diocese of Scranton announced a major cons...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
117. New Recreation Area Unveiled in Northumberland County
The payoff for five years of planning, preparation, and fund raising was unveiled Wednesday in one part of Northumberland County. Eyewitness News has ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
118. Pittston man tries to pitch oil spill cleanup idea
A Pittston man wants to help clean the bp oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from Luzerne County. He says his possible solution is falling on deaf ears. ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
119. Wayne County Woman to Face Trial for Arson & Murder
Wayne County Woman to Face Trial for Arson & Murder 0/ 5 rating HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - A Wayne County woman, who's accused of setting a deadly fire...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
120. Music Fans Fill Scranton Mall to Meet Adam Lambert
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - In just two days, former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert will kick off his first headlining tour at the Kirby Cen...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
121. Local unemployment rate spikes
New local unemployment numbers are in and they're not good. For the first time in 18 years, unemployment has hit double digits in the Scranton/Wilkes-...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
122. Head Start Receives nearly $97,000
Head Start Receives nearly $97,000 MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY - Congressman Kanjorski announced a grant for nearly $97,000 that will go to Monroe Cou...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
123. School Claims School District is Racist
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY - A Pocono school claims the Pocono Mountain School District is racist. The Pocono Mountain Charter School filed a racial dis...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
124. Rising Music Star Plays Private Concert in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - 25-year-old Orianthi performed her hit "According To You" before about 2-dozen fans at the Mall at Steamtown Wednesday ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
125. Neighborhood Fear Realized After Fire Hits Vacant Home
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY - Smoke and flames consumed a double block home at 78 and 80 High Street in Plymouth. Firefighters rushed to the scene after...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
126. Federal Lawsuit to be filed against Children & Youth
Federal Lawsuit to be filed against Children & Youth 5.0000/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - More than 70 parents claim that Luzerne County Ch...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
127. River Safety Lessons After Weekend Drownings
In wake of two river drownings over Memorial Day weekend, Eyewitness News talked safety with a Whitewater Rafting company in Jim Thorpe. Doug Fogal, ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:25AM EST
128. Former Wayne Co. Prison Guards to Face Trial Afterall
HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - Two Wayne County prison guards accused of abusing an inmate will go to trial on official oppression charges. Prosecutors say...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:24AM EST
129. Police Honored for Aggressive Driving Crackdown
All around the area, police are targeting aggressive driving habits that can turn local roadways into complete nightmares. Last week we reported that ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:23AM EST
130. I-Team: FBI Continues to Look into School Transportation Contracts
The I-Team has learned that the FBI has now contacted at least three local school districts asking about transportation contracts. The superintendents...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:22AM EST
131. Police Continue Search for Escaped Convict
Williamsport police are asking for help finding an escaped convict. Police say 33-year-old Timothy Jacobs escaped from the Lycoming County Pre-Release...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:21AM EST
132. Unanswered Questions Surround Reilly's Sudden Retirement
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- There are many unanswered questions about the fate of Luzerne County Clerk of Courts Bob Reilly. As we told you yester...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:20AM EST
133. Williamsport Police Bust Crack Cocaine Ring
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- Williamsport police announced the breakup of a crack cocaine ring with three drug arrests Tuesday. An illegal handgun...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
134. High School Students Play Stock Market Game
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Some students spent the last few weeks learning about the joys and dangers of investing. Students from seven schools to...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
135. Stroudsburg Fire Leaves Two Families Homeless
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Two families are homeless after a late night fire in the Poconos. Fire broke out at a duplex home at Second and Garfiel...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
136. More Information Released on Weekend Drownings
We know more about the two men who died in separate drownings over the holiday weekend. The Pike County coroner tells Eyewitness News 21-year-old Sal...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
137. Crews Clean Church After Vandals Trashed It
MILLVILLE, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Crews are cleaning up in a Columbia County church after vandals left their mark over the weekend. Someone broke into the...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
138. Union Co. Teen Charged in Accidental Shooting Death
WEST BUFFALO TWP., UNION COUNTY -- Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a Mifflinburg High School student. 18-year-old Alexander Shoemaker...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
139. Murderer Sentenced to up to 32 years in Prison
LUZERNE COUNTY - A man convicted of 3rd degree murder was sentenced Tues. morning in Luzerne Co. Court in Wilkes-Barre. A judge sentenced Benji Benja...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
140. Police: Man Arrested for Bank Robbery
LUZERNE COUNTY - Police say a homeless man from Wilkes-Barre robbed a bank Tues. morning. It happened at 10 a. m. at the PNC Bank on W. Market Street...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
141. Tamaqua School Leaders Accused of Forcing Church Service
TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- Ryan Miorelli's battle is more than a year old, yet it's rooted in a Supreme Court ruling from a half-century ago that ha...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
  


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