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May 2010

1. Packing Up and Heading Home Following Holiday Weekend
Eyewitness News reporter Joe Holden talks with folks packing up and heading home after the long holiday weekend.
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
2. NJ Man Drowns in Delaware River
MILFORD TWP., PIKE COUNTY -- One day after a man drowned in the Susquehanna River in Central Pennsylvania, a New Jersey man drowned in the Delaware Ri...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
3. Walking Trail Dedicated to Fallen Montrose Soldier
MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY - Memorial Day took on special meaning Monday in Susquehanna County. The borough of Montrose honored a native son who wa...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
4. Annual Pilgramage to St. Tikhon
SOUTH CANAAN TWP., WAYNE COUNTY -- Some people spent this holiday weekend in prayer. They gathered at St. Tikhon's Monastery in Wayne County for the ...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
5. New Meaning for Memorial Day Services in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Several memorial day services took on special meaning Monday in Lackawanna County. From Dickson City to Dunmore to Scra...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
6. Civil War Soldier Honored 146 Years Later
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A homecoming 146 years in the making happens in Plymouth. James Pop Miller was a local Civil War soldier. He died on a ba...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
7. Luzerne Co. Clerk of Courts to Resign
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- There is a new development in the ongoing corruption scandal in Luzerne County. Eyewitness News has learned that Luze...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
8. Memorial Day Parades
LUZERNE COUNTY -- Memorial Day ceremonies were held throughout the area Monday. People lined the street in Dallas Monday morning armed with patriotic ...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
9. Camp Sites Busy Over the Weekend
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY -- Many people enjoy a good camping trip to kick off their summer. Eyewitness News stopped by the Gouldsboro State ...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
10. Montoursville Memorial Day Ceremony
It was day to remember, a day to honor, a day to simply say thank you- to the men and women who so bravely defend our freedom. U. S. Navy Lieutenant C...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
11. Man Drowns in Susquehanna River
Police are investigating how a Lycoming County man drowned in the Susquehanna River over the weekend. Police say 50-year old Richard Gallo, of Avis, a...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
12. Big Crowd in Kirby Park for MayDay
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- An annual music festival drew a crowd to Kirby Park Sunday afternoon. Local musicians put together the event called "...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
13. Bike Run Held in Memory of Life Cut Short
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY - The sound of revving engines from about 200 motorcycles fills the air at Luzerne County Fairgrounds in Dallas. It's only fit...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
14. Downtown Demolition Project Continues
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A section of downtown Wilkes-Barre will be closed to traffic over the Memorial Day weekend because of a demolition pr...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
15. Millville Honors Troops' Sacrifices
MILLVILLE, COLUMBIA COUNTY -- The Memorial Day Weekend ceremony at Millville Cemetery included a procession and prayer and patriotic music. American ...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
16. Memorial Pays Tribute to Fallen Troops
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Members of a church gathered for the unveiling of a memorial stone which pays tribute to fallen troops. The dedicatio...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
17. Vandals Force Church Service to Move
MILLVILLE, COLUMBIA COUNTY - Vandals forced a Columbia County church to move it's Sunday services to a different building. Someone went into the unloc...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
18. Wilkes-Barre Parish Holds Final Mass
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Parishioners at Holy Trinity Church in Wilkes-Barre gave a standing ovation at mass Sunday, but it was a bittersweet c...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
19. Water Park Closes Rides for Memorial Ceremony
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - Camelbeach Water Park paused the playing to bring in some patriotism. The Pennsylvania Army National Guard lead the Memo...
Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
20. Newsmakers to Air Sunday, May 30th Topic: Generation Rx
Generation Rx is the topic of this Sundays Newsmakers on WBRE TV. The program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and Lead-Team Investigator...
Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
21. Fire Destroys Home in Jessup
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A family of four is forced to rebuild their lives after a Lackawanna County fire. Flames broke out Friday night around 8...
Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
22. Hanlon's Grove Ribbon Cutting at Nay Aug Park
SCRANTON, LACKWANNA COUNTY - Saturday was the ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for a project in Nay Aug Park. Leadership Lackawanna celebrat...
Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
23. Rain Can't Stop Race of the Saints
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - "I come from Gubio," said Claudio Perini, a cousin of Jessup Mayor Beverly Valvano Merkel. Perini traveled to Jessup for ...
Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
24. Travel Up, Gas Prices Down for Memorial Day Weekend
The Memorial Day holiday weekend is officially underway. And millions are hitting the road. AAA says 32 million Americans will take a trip away from ...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
25. Local Connection to Gulf Oil Rig Explosion Rescue
WEST NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY - It turns out the Gulf oil rig explosion disaster has a local connection. A Luzerne County native helped supply suppo...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
26. Western Wayne Students Enjoy Prom Redux
SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY - Students hit the dance floor Friday night inside the Western Wayne High School Gym. They enjoyed a retake on th...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
27. Jury Sentences Patterson to Death
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY -- The man convicted for ordering a murder hit from behind bars was sentenced to death Friday. That's the decision of a ...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
28. Police: Woman Assaulted in Northumberland Home Invasion
A violent home invasion has struck fear into a normally quiet Northumberland County community. Now, neighbors are being extra vigilant as police searc...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
29. Investigators Tracking Alleged Danville Arsonist
Investigators in Danville believe they have a firebug on their hands. Eyewitness News was the only local television station on hand as authorities ask...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
30. Landmark Settlement in Teacher Abuse Case
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Its a landmark settlement worth millions in Lackawanna County federal court. The case involves the families of seven chi...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
31. Prison Guard Arrested on Child Porn Charges
SWOYERVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A prison guard from SCI Dallas is behind bars. WBRE was first to tell you about the arrest of William Warman of Luzerne...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
32. Man Arrested for Beating Boy with Broom
SHAVERTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Back Mountain man is behind bars after police say he beat an 8-year-old boy with a broom. 43-year-old Michael Sczyrek ...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
33. Monroe Co. Weis Employees Caught Stealing from Store
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Three Weis Supermarket employees are locked-up after police say they stole $90,000 worth of merchandise from the st...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
34. Budget Gap May Keep Frackville Pool Empty
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- Money problems are plaguing a Schuylkill County borough, and it could mean a community pool might have to close. Frac...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
35. Police Will Use New Tool to Combat Drunk Driving
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -Police say DUI crashes are especially high over Memorial Day weekend and now some area departments have a new tool to stop...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
36. Camelback Opens Adventure Park
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - The Pocono area has a brand new attraction just in time for the holiday weekend. Camelback will open it'sCBK Mountain Ad...
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
37. Vietnam Marine Honored
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- James Reddinton of Scranton was killed in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam war. Thursday, a very special...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
38. Cinram to Reduce Workforce in Olyphant
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The single largest private employer in Lackawanna County announced Thursday afternoon they are about to go through anot...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
39. Greco Charged in Federal Corruption Probe
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre businessman Thom Greco is the latest person charged in the ongoing federal corruption scandal in Luzerne...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
40. Home Depot Opens New Distribution Center
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY - More than 250 people have new jobs tonight after Home Depot opened its brand new distribution center in Luzerne C...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
41. Advanced Cooling Therapy Saves Man's Life
A serious heart attack threatened 68-year-old John Martz with death. Now, the Northumberland County resident has a new lease on life, thanks- in part-...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
42. Lackawanna Co. Community Braces for Ripple Effect of Cinram Layoffs
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Employees of Cinram in Olyphant say an unspecified number of workers were to meet with management Thursday afternoon to ...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
43. Danville Armed Forces Reserve Center Groundbreaking
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY- A groundbreaking day in Danville as more than 400 soldiers in central Pennsylvania will soon have a new place to call home. ...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
44. Juvenile Justice Commission Releases Final Report
HARRISBURG, PA - The group in charge of investigating the Luzerne County kids for-cash-scheme came out with their final report Thursday morning. The ...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
45. Bees and Beer at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, MONROE COUNTY - The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort has hired thousands of new employees but only one of them is human The rest are i...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
46. Blum Bros. Demolition Begins Today
LUZERNE COUNTY - A building with rich history in downtown Wilkes-Barre is ready to be demolished. Construction crews are preparing to knock down the ...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
47. Army Depot Memorial Day Remembrance
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY - While many of us are thinking about a three day weekend, full of back yard barbecues and fun, some people want to make sure...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
48. Severe Thunderstorm Watch Thru This Evening
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of our area until 9:00 P. M. Storms moving through can produce strong winds and large hail in additi...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
49. Carbon County Pharmacist Admits to Stealing More Than $500K
Carbon County Pharmacist Admits to Stealing More Than $500K 0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Carbon County pharmacist accused of stealing ...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
50. Juvenile Justice Report to be Released Thursday
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- This is the eve of the final report on the juvenile justice scandal in Luzerne County. Eyewitness News will be in Harr...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
51. Luzerne Co. Considering Employee Cell Phone Policy
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Cutting costs by possibly cutting cell phones. The Luzerne County Controller says there's little accountability with c...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
52. Is City Neglecting Renovated Coal Street Park?
? 0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Many parents in Wilkes-Barre say they're disgusted with the upkeep, or lack thereof, of the newly refurb...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
53. King's Student Pleads Guilty to Urinating on Nativity Scene
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- He stood in front of a nativity scene but what he did was anything but holy. 23-year old Kings student Nathan Strawn u...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
54. Alleged Woman Bank Robber in Custody
MONROE COUNTY -- Police say they've caught the woman who held up a bank in the Poconos Tuesday. Samantha Tullo was taken into custody by state police ...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
55. No Smoking at Lackawanna County Parks
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Up until Wednesday morning, Lackawanna County never had an official document of rules for its county parks. Now they do...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
56. Weatherly School Worker Found with Heroin in School
WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY -- Police say the woman worked near elementary students. They're trying to find out whether or not she had heroin inside the ...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
57. Two Arrested for Lackawanna County Break-ins
COVINGTON TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Two Moscow men have been arrested for burglaries and thefts in two counties. State police in Dunmore arrested 22-...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
58. WaterWaze Festival Held in Poconos
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY - Water conservation lessons flowed through Clear Run Intermediate School Wednesday. "I thought it was really great," said te...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
59. Fight, Gunfire Cause Big Scare in Apartment Complex
MILTON, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - It was all out bedlam Tuesday night at a housing complex in Milton. Police are still investigating but say a fight ma...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
60. Scranton PD Expect Arrest Soon in Stabbing
LACKAWANNA COUNTY - One man is in the hospital and another is on the loose after a Tues. night stabbing in Scranton. It happened around 11:30 p. m. i...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
61. Seven People Arrested After Shots Fired
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY - Seven people were arrested after a large fight and gunshots in Milton. Police say a man fired several shots around 8:30 Tues....
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
62. Sunbury Man Dies After Being Assaulted
0/ 5 rating SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- Sunbury police say 26-year-old Jorge Cruz died this morning at Geisinger Medical Center. Cruz was the vi...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
63. Fallen Heroes Remembered as Memorial Day Approaches
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Memorial Day is quickly approaching. It's a holiday to remember U. S. men and women who died defending their country. Am...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
64. Troopers Open Fire After Man Rams Cruisers
0/ 5 rating WALKER TWP., SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- A man is dead after a confrontation with police near Tamaqua this morning. It happened around 7:30 A. M....
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
65. Cadets Train with Pennsylvania Black Bears
Getting up close and personal with wild Pennsylvania black bears may not be for everyone. But for one group in central PA, it's an important part of t...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
66. Police Looking for Woman After Bank Robbery
0/ 5 rating SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- Police in the Poconos are searching for a woman they believe was involved in an armed robbery at the ESS...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
67. Jersey Shore Board Mulls Sports Cuts
There could be a few less Bulldog sightings on next year's high school sports scene. That's because budget cuts could shorten the season for some loc...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
68. Man Admits to Causing Explosion That Damaged Neighborhood
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man who planned to kill himself but survived a fiery explosion that caused a million doll...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
69. Crews Battle House Fire in Danville
0/ 5 rating DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY -- A road in Montour County is still closed after a house fire this morning. A house on the corner of Cherry and ...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
70. Road Report Card: Keystone in Crisis
LUZERNE COUNTY -- Keystone in crisis. That's how engineers sum up the roads and bridges in the commonwealth. Pennsylvania's bridges earned a grade of ...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
71. Dunmore Faces Tough Financial Bind
0/ 5 rating LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Dunmore Council members met Mon. night to discuss ways to save money. Their referendum to pay for the fire department ...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
72. Taylor Students Spruce Up Cemetery
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Dozens of students from an elementary school in Lackawanna County took their lesson out of the classroom Tuesday. Kids in ...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
73. 3 Monroe Co. Prison Guards Suspended
0/ 5 rating MONROE COUNTY - Three Monroe Co. prison guards are suspended after drug and sex investigations. Mathew Knowles is accused of trafficking d...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
74. Teen to go to Trial for Bingham's Fire
CLIFFORD, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- A Susquehanna County teenager will go to trial on arson charges after a landmark restaurant burned down. Daniel Parson...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
75. College Student Candidate Runs For State Rep
5.0000/ 5 rating BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY- C all it a youth movement in Central Pennsylvania politics. 21-year-old Dan Rae wants to be a democratic...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
76. Suicide Prevention Program in Local Schools
0/ 5 rating Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Some school districts in our area aren't talking about the "taboo topic" of suicide,...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
77. Moms Talk About Losing Teen Sons to Suicide
5.0000/ 5 rating Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Schuylkill counties have some of the highest suicide r...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
78. P.T.O. Treasurer to Face Trial on Theft Charges
0/ 5 rating SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County woman is going to trial. She's accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a school P. T.O...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
79. Students Learn the Dangers of Drunk Driving
0/ 5 rating POCONO PINES, MONROE COUNTY - A school district in the Poconos is working to prevent a tragedy. Students from the Pocono Mountain West Hig...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
80. Teens Critical Following After-Prom Car Crash
KRATZERVILLE, SNYDER COUNTY- A high school prom turned into a nightmare for two students critically injured in a car accident over the weekend. It hap...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
81. State Police Kick-Off Seat Belt Crackdown
0/ 5 rating DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- State troopers are out in full force across the area. Its called the Air, Land and Speed Campaign and its part...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
82. Court Action for Accused Business Thief
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- A Carbondale man appeared in court on charges he stole thousands of dollars from a Scranton business. Police ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
83. Sestak Stumps in NEPA
0/ 5 rating KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY- Less than a week after beating longtime Senator Arlen Specter in the P ennsylvania primary, Joe Sestak made a ca...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
84. Washington Looking at Dangers of Drop Side Cribs
0/ 5 rating In the last 10 years 32 babies have died in drop side cribs and now there's a move in Washington to ban them. New York Senator Kirsten Gil...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
85. A Touching Crossing of Paths
0/ 5 rating DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY -- There was a very touching crossing of paths at Misericordia Universitys graduation ceremony. The commencement sp...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
86. Inspiring Story of Misericordia Graduate
0/ 5 rating DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Its an inspiring story about a young woman who graduated Sunday at Misericordia University. She earned her maste...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
87. Man Slashed in Hanover Township
0/ 5 rating HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man is in prison after a slashing in Hanover Township. 29-year-old Eric Butka of Shic...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
88. Deadly Dirt Bike Crash in Northumberland County
0/ 5 rating EAST CAMERON TWP., NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- State police are investigating a deadly dirt bike crash in Northumberland County. It happened ...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
89. Fire Arts Fiesta Manages to Stay Dry
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Fine Arts Fiesta in Wilkes-Barre wrapped up its final day late Sunday afternoon. And remarkably it did...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
90. Garden of Giving will Supply Food Banks
0/ 5 rating CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Twenty-two dollars worth of seeds will help stock five food banks with fresh produce. A garden plan...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
91. Vigil for the Missing
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Angeline Blaylock tried to hold back tears as she shared a message for her son Aaron Turner. She cried, "I miss you and ...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
92. Residents of Ashley Apartment Building Evicted
0/ 5 rating ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It's a Luzerne County apartment building plagued with problems. Eyewitness News first told you about it Friday e...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
93. Fire Leaves Old Farmhouse in Ruins
0/ 5 rating WAYMART, WAYNE COUNTY -- A Wayne County farmhouse is in ruins after a fire. Crews from 10 different fire departments responded to the call...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
94. Luzerne County Man Locked Up on Drug Charges
0/ 5 rating ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County man is locked-up after a drug bust. 35-year-old Jon Pierre Fondeur was arrested Friday morning ...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
95. Reputed Mob Boss Moved to Another Prison
0/ 5 rating TUCSON, AZ -- Reputed mob boss William D'Elia has been moved to his sixth federal prison in two years. The 63-year-old Hughestown man is n...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
96. W-B Installs Signs Warning of Cell Phone Ban
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Officials in Wilkes-Barre are reminding drivers about the city's ban on using handheld cell phones while d...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
97. Hazle Township Celebrates All Things Italian
0/ 5 rating HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- It was a celebration of all things Italian in Hazle Township Saturday. Strolling musician Danny Farole w...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
98. Kids Against Hunger Packs Up 30,000 Meals
0/ 5 rating TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY -- People in Monroe County turned out Saturday to help feed children across the globe and here at home. Eyewit...
Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
99. Students Talk with Governor
POCONO SUMMIT, MONROE COUNTY - Pocono Mountain WestHigh Schoolstudents were honored to join Governor Ed Rendell in a video conference Friday. "I think...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
100. Wharehouse Fire Forces Evacuation
0/ 5 rating LUZERNE COUNTY - Smoke filled a Luzerne Co. warehouse sending its employees out and fire crews in. Around 1 a. m. Fri. morning a small fir...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
101. SWB Yankees Sign 4 Year Extention with Major League Club
0/ 5 rating LUZERNE COUNTY - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees will be the New York Yankees AAA affiliate for at least 4 more years. The two teams sig...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
102. Night Vision Goggles Enhance Life Flight Safety
0/ 5 rating In just an instant, your life could change. A slippery road. A distracted driver. A crash. And Life Flight is called in to save your life....
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
103. Ashley Tenants Claim Eviction After Landlords Default On Bills
5.0000/ 5 rating ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY- Tenants at 88 N. Main Street are furious with the situation they find themselves in. Thomas Longfoot says his...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
104. Bras Help Raise Breast Cancer Funds
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A very unusual art display is raising eyebrows and money for a very good cause. Bra-Zeal is being displayed ...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
105. Freeland Apartments Landlord Pays Water Bill
5.0000/ 5 rating FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY- Late Friday the landlord of the Freeland Village Apartments paid part of an overdue water bill. The water c...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
106. Keystone College Summer Rennovations
0/ 5 rating LA PLUME, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Keystone College broke new ground Friday for a $2.2-million project. The Hibbard Campus Center will be gettin...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
107. New American Citizens
1.0000/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- The United States has 49 new citizens from our area. A special ceremony took place at federal court in S...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
108. Bus Driver Accused of Molesting Students
MIDDLEBURG, SNYDER COUNTY- A Snyder County school bus driver is charged with indecent assault and corruption of minors. Police say the driver inapprop...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
109. Fire Destroys Antique Tractors
A couple of antique tractors were destroyed in a fire late Thursday night in Montour County. The fire struck just before midnight in a combination she...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
110. Water Gap Diner Reopens
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE COUNTY - Lunch was bittersweet at the Water Gap Diner Friday. Owner Jeff Ioannidis described his mood as, "Very happy and a...
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
111. Chiropractor Gets Prison Sentence for Fraud
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A well-known Lackawanna County chiropractor is going to prison. Stephen Paranich was sentenced Thursday morn...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
112. Postal Workers Honored for Going Above-and-Beyond Call of Duty
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - It was a day to honor real life heroes in Lackawanna County. Postal carriers from across the region were rec...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
113. Students Produce Documentary
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - P atrick Monahan used to let bullies push him around. The high school junior said, "They used to call me shrimp, sho...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
114. Tunkhannock Schools, Principal Sued For Invading Student's Privacy
0/ 5 rating TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY- In an area recently rocked by negative publicity following a simmering "sexting" investigation where students...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
115. Fire Destroys Pittston Townhip Home
0/ 5 rating PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Fire destroyed a home in Pittston Township. It happened on Gable Crest Drive Thursday afternoon. No one...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
116. Tractor Trailer and School Bus Collide
0/ 5 rating LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A tractor trailer rear-ended a school bus Thursday afternoon on route 118 in Lehman Township. There were ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
117. Catching A Casino Cheater
0/ 5 rating S ecurity officials at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs are going through some special training today. they're learning how to spot a cheat at ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
118. Sallie Mae Layoff
0/ 5 rating HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Sallie Mae is laying off some of its employees. About one hundred people will be cut from the private lo...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
119. Buffalo Valley Singers Concert to Honor Veterans
Rallying round the flags to support U. S. troops abroad will be the Buffalo Valley Singers and West Branch Barbershop Chorus at upcoming benefit conce...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
120. World's Largest Inflatable Dam Rises Again
SHIKELLAMY STATE PARK- Just south of where the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River converge, a change is on the horizon. The 2,100 foot l...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
121. Zalar Vying for Belfanti's State House Seat
On Wednesday, Eyewitness News spoke with Kurt Masser, the Repuplican vying for retiring Representative Robert Belfanti's state house seat. Now we intr...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
122. Blood Drive Benefits Toddler With Cancer
Dozens of volunteers rolled up their sleeves in Union County Wednesday to help a very special little girl. The American Red Cross organized the blood ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
123. Masser Seeks Retiring Rep's Seat
With a number of long-time state congressmen retiring, there will be plenty of new faces on the ballot this fall. Eyewitness News caught up with one o...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
124. Drug store owners deliver petitions to Blue Cross
0/ 5 rating D rug store owners and their employees delivered 3000 signatures on petitions to Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Wednesday morning...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
125. More Than 150 Senior Citizens Forced Out
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- 162 senior citizens are being forced out of their homes because of broken elevators in a high-rise apartme...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
126. Sestak & Toomey Campaigns Already Underway
Sestak & Toomey Campaigns Already Underway 0/ 5 rating AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Now that Primary Election 2010 is in the books, let the campaigning be...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
127. Kingston Man Going to Jail for Sex Assaults
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Kingston man accused of fondling two teenage girls is going to jail for the crime. William Ulicny was sen...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
128. Pat Toomey Live on Eyewitness News
0/ 5 rating Republican Pat Toomey stopped in our area Wednesday morning. He'll face Joe Sestak in the fall to replace long-time U. S. Senator Arlen Sp...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
129. Voters Say It Was Specter's Time to Go
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Switching from republican to democrat last year couldn't save Arlen Specter's 2010 Primary Election run. And...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
130. Woman Withdraws Guilty Plea
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County woman who admitted to killing a woman over a missing access card has changed her guilty p...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
131. Freeland May Shut Apartment Complex's Water Off
5.0000/ 5 rating FREELAND, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Several hundred people living in a Luzerne County housing complex may soon have their water service shut-...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
132. Former U of S Security Supervisor Sentenced for Arson
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A former security supervisor from the University of Scranton is going to prison on arson charges. John Hoeff...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
133. Car Crashes into House in Luzerne County
0/ 5 rating ROSS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Hunlock Creek woman was injured after driving her car into a Luzerne County home Wednesday afternoon. I...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
134. Tour of New Slots Area at Mohegan Sun
0/ 5 rating PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The gaming floor at an area casino resort is taking shape. Eyewitness News was given a tour of "The Pen...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
135. Harshbarger Appears in Canadian Court
0/ 5 rating NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA -- A Wyoming County woman accused of killing her husband appeared in a Canadian court Tuesday. Mary Beth Harshbarger ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
136. Throop Man Sentenced for Selling Exotic Animals
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Throop man will spend between four and eight months on home confinement for selling exotic animals. Micha...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
137. Blake "A Little Bit Surprised" by Victory
Blake "A Little Bit Surprised" by Victory 5.0000/ 5 rating ARCHBALD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A little bit surprised, that's how a Lackawanna County native...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
138. Eyewitness News Live with the Sestak Campaign
0/ 5 rating Eyewitness News has you covered with all you need to know about the race for the Democratic nod for U. S. Senator. We're live with the Ses...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
139. Eyewitness News Live With the Specter Campaign
0/ 5 rating Eyewitness News has you covered with all you need to know about the race for the Democratic nod for U. S. Senator. We're live with the Spe...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
140. Selenski Trial Delayed Indefinitely
5.0000/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The murder trial for Hugo Selenski has been postponed indefinitely. Selenski is charged with killing ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
141. Voters Choosing Candidate to Replace Bob Mellow
0/ 5 rating Election signs line the outside of the Greenridge polling station in Scranton. One race people are deciding inside - who will replace Stat...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
142. Voter Turnout Sparse in Lycoming County
All reports indicate an extremely quiet day at the polls in Lycoming County Tuesday. Eyewitness News visited the polling place in the former Annunciat...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
143. Legislators Targeting Sex Law Loopholes
We have a follow-up to an Eyewitness News exclusive report regarding loopholes in the state's sex offender laws. We first told you in February about t...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
144. Boy on Bike Hit by Car in W-B
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A boy was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car late this morning. It happ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
145. Voting Machine Malfunctions in Moosic
0/ 5 rating MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- At least one voting machine wasn't doing its job when the polls opened this morning. The optical scanner at t...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
146. Key Races to be Sorted Out in Decision 2010
2.0000/ 5 rating Eyewitness News is covering a number of key races across the state on this Primary Election Day. Stay tuned to WBRE and PAHomePage. c...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
147. Early Voter Turnout Described as Light
5.0000/ 5 rating LUZERNE & LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Right as the polls opened at 7:00 A. M., people filed into the Kistler Elementary School in Wilkes...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
148. Parents Charged in Baby's Death
0/ 5 rating WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY -- Two parents have been charged in the death of their baby girl. She died back in January. The parents were not ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
149. Blake Pulls Upset for Shot at Mellow's Seat
0/ 5 rating LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- With big names like Chris Doherty and Jim Wansacz in the race for Bob Mellow's state senate seat, few expected John B...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
150. Tight Election Day Predicted in U.S. Senate Primary
0/ 5 rating LUZERNE COUNTY - Democrat Senator Arlen Specter is facing the challenge of his political career against Representative Joe Sestak. Specter...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
151. Leighton Will Continue as Wilkes-Barre Mayor
0/ 5 rating Eyewitness News Lead I-Team Investigator Andy Mehalshick talks with Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton after he was defeated in the Democrati...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
152. Eyewitness News Live Interview with Joe Sestak
0/ 5 rating Democratic nominee for the U. S. Senate seat in PA Joe Sestak talked with Eyewitness News reporter Eric Deabill live Tuesday evening.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
153. Sestak Defeats Specter in Democratic Senate Race
0/ 5 rating Congressman Joe Sestak defeated six-term U. S. Senator Arlen Specter in Tuesday's primary. He'll face Pat Toomey in November. Eyewitness N...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
154. Marino To Face Carney for 10th District Seat
Incumbent Chris Carney is running unopposed on the Democratic side in the 10th Congressional District. That covers much of the northeastern corner of ...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
155. Specter Finished After 30 Years in Senate
5.0000/ 5 rating The 80-year-old five-term U. S. Senator lost seeking his first Democratic nomination. Specter stirred controversy switching parties l...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
156. Yudichak Claims Victory in Democratic 14th
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- State Representative John Yudichak beat Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton for the Democratic nomination in t...
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
157. Senavitis Sentenced
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - A judge sentenced Thomas Senavitis to time served - that's three hundred days. Now he'll spend about thirteen months out ...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
158. Moscow Man Pleads Guilty to Deadly Hit & Run
Moscow Man Pleads Guilty to Deadly Hit & Run 0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Alfred Atsus of Moscow was in Lackawanna County Court this mor...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
159. Senavitis Sentenced, Escapes More Jail Time
0/ 5 rating STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -- Thomas Senavitis, the man involved in the crash that killed State Senator James Rhoades, was sentenced in Mo...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
160. Elderly Woman Pulls Gun on Neighbor
1.0000/ 5 rating LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A neighborhood in Scranton is back to normal this morning following a late Monday night stand-off. Just after 6 p...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
161. I-Team Special - Firefighter Arsonists: 'A Sick Scenario'
DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY- It's the dirty secret of firefighting. A so-called depressing reality. Firefighter arsonists. And those fighting to expose the...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
162. Six Aim for Democratic Ticket for Mellow's Seat
0/ 5 rating When powerful State Senator Bob Mellow announced he would not seek re-election and retire, it opened up a big field for his seat in the 22...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
163. Musto's Retirement Leaving Several Vying for Spot
0/ 5 rating State Senator Ray Musto won't be on Tuesday's primary election ballot. He's stepping down after more than two decades of state senate serv...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
164. Specter in Fight for Political Life Against Sestak
0/ 5 rating AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The eyes of the state and the nation will be on Pennsylvania's Senate race Tuesday. Senior Senator Arlen Specter ...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
165. Corbett & Onorato Frontrunners in Governors' Race
Corbett & Onorato Frontrunners in Governors' Race 0/ 5 rating AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The countdown is on until Tuesdays Primary Election here in Pen...
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
166. Injured Vet Becomes Marathon Man Despite Blindness
0/ 5 rating MONROE COUNTY - A marathon run in the Poconos, Sunday, helped benefit the Red Cross Chapter of Monroe County. The race from Tobyhanna to S...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
167. Off-Duty Cop Attacked in Hazleton
0/ 5 rating HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A man is charged with attacking an off-duty Hazleton police officer. It happened around 3:00 A. M. Sunday in f...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
168. Law Enforcement Honored at Blue Mass
0/ 5 rating DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A special church service was honoring law enforcement officers as well as fire and ambulance department...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
169. Man Killed in Crash on I-180
0/ 5 rating DELAWARE TWP., NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- One man is dead after a Northumberland County accident. It happened Saturday just before 12:30 on ...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
170. Teen Who Fell in Gorge Improving
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- The condition of a Wilkes-Barre teenager is improving one day after she fell into a Lackawanna County gorge...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
171. Fire Strikes Vacant Wilkes-Barre Home
5.0000/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Emergency crews in Luzerne County were on the move Sunday morning after a house fire in Wilkes-Barre....
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
172. Local Family Collecting Donations for TN Flood Victims
0/ 5 rating MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A family who lost everything in a fire wants to give back to the people who helped them get back on their ...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
173. Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Lab Bust
TREMONT, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY - Police say they found evidence Jason Frew ran a meth lab out of his home in Tremont. Frew said,"It was there. It doesn't ...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
174. Hundreds Gather for Armed Forces Parade
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Hundreds and hundreds of people turned out Saturday in Scranton to honor our military men and women. The 11...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
175. Kid Playing With Lighter Blamed for Fire
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre firefighters say a child playing with a lighter caused a house fire. That fire broke out Satu...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
176. Teen Rescued After Falling off Cliff
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A teenager is in the hospital after falling from a Lackawanna County gorge. Emergency responders pulled off...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
177. Man Holds Up Two Stores with 3-Year-Old in Car
0/ 5 rating MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- A Monroe County man is behind bars after police say he held-up two convenience stores with his ni...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
178. Group Collects Money for Dog that Bit Pop Singer
POCONO LAKE, MONROE COUNTY - Pop singer Vanessa Carlton wrote about the dog that bit her while she was running in her native Pike County earlier this ...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
179. Staff Sergeant Killed In Early Morning Crash
0/ 5 rating CLIFTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - State Police have identified 28-Year-Old Staff Sergeant Howard Joseph Braxton as the person who was ...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
180. 9-1-1 Computer Crash, System Slows For 4 Hours
0/ 5 rating HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A 9-1-1 supervisor confirmed Friday night that the Computer Assisted Dispatch System CAD malfunctioned a...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
181. Wilkes-Barre Police Memorial
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Police officers in Wilkes-Barre gathered Friday to remember their fallen brothers. A 21-gun salute was just ...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
182. Hazleton Area Merges Police Forces
0/ 5 rating HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- West Hazleton and Hazle Township plan to merge and become the Southern Luzerne County Police Force. It wil...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
183. Harshbarger Heads to Canada to Face Charges
5.0000/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Marybeth Harshbarger is now in the custody of U. S. Marshalls. Harshbarger will be sent to Canada to sta...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
184. Rush Township Supervisor Speaks Out About I-Team Story
0/ 5 rating RUSH TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY- A fter months of no answers, the I-team interviews a supervisor about a questionable land purchase. We b...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
185. Scranton Movie Theater Completely Re-Opens After Fire
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Nine months after a huge fire in Scranton, a downtown movie theater is completely back open. Marquee Cinemas...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
186. Route 235 Remains Closed as Cleanup Continues
BEAVER SPRINGS, SNYDER COUNTY- On Monday, Route 235 in Snyder County was the scene of an explosive tanker truck crash. Four days later, that stretch o...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
187. Trash to Treasure Sale Saturday in Williamsport
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Bargain hunters, listen up! Central Pennsylvania's largest yard sale is back for another year. The Lycoming County Unit...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
188. Ambulance Driver Accused in Turkey Hill Hold-Up
5.0000/ 5 rating HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Hazleton ambulance driver has been arrested for a hold-up. Police say James Rabbitz robbed the Turk...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
189. Family: Pit Bull Will Not Be Put Down
0/ 5 rating SHOHOLA, PIKE COUNTY - A pit bull, which allegedly bit a famous singer two weeks ago in Pike County, will not be put down. The family of t...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
190. Schools Compete in Envirothon
5.0000/ 5 rating BARTONSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - School athletes often get a lot of attention for their competitions but Friday students focused on an e...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
191. Runners Prepare for 5th Annual Run for the Red Marathon
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY -Every year hundreds of runners race to raise money for an organization that races to help disaster victims. The Red Cross ...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
192. I-Team looks into Rush Township land purchase
0/ 5 rating A concerned group of citizens have concerns over a land purchase in Rush Township, Schuylkill County. l A 90 thousand dollar plot of land ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:22AM EST
193. Soap Box Derby Returning to Williamsport
Soap box derbies were all the rage more than half a century ago. Now, they're coming back to Billtown. Eyewitness News spent the day with some of the ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:21AM EST
194. Scranton Man Going to Prison for Sexual Assault
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Scranton man is going to prison for sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl. Craig Rodney learned he'll s...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:20AM EST
195. Group Honors Dunmore Native Killed in Vietnam
0/ 5 rating THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - We're just two days away from Lackawanna County coming together to honor veterans both past and present. Group...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
196. Township Passes New Public Comment Regulations
0/ 5 rating MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Middle Smithfield Township supervisors unanimously approved a a new public comment policy Thur...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
197. Volunteers Help Homeless Women and Children
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - More than 25-thousand employees who work at Keller Williams Realty offices across the US took the day to help others. Jan...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
198. Teen Paints Community Mural for Senior Project
0/ 5 rating NICHOLSON, WYOMING COUNTY - A Lackawanna Trail High School student tackled a graffiti problem in her community. 17-year-old Megan Teetsel ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
199. School Van Driver in DUI Case Quits
0/ 5 rating THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The Mid Valley School van driver at the center of a DUI controversy is off the job for good. That's the outcom...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
200. Wilkes-Barre Police Crime Reporting Criticized
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- For three decades Dale Harris has owned his automotive business in the city's Heights section. This past wee...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
201. Vido Store Raided by Police
0/ 5 rating PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Pittston Township Police served a search warrant at The Video Game Shoppe on the Pittston Bypass. Polic...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
202. Jenkins Township Supervisor Nabbed in Probe
5.0000/ 5 rating JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- Former Jenkins Township Supervisor Russel Arnone was charged Thursday with a felony. The U. S. Atto...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
203. Luzerne Council Again Votes To Terminate Swoyersville PD Pact
0/ 5 rating LUZERNE, LUZERNE COUNTY- Despite heated pleas, yelling and criticism, five of seven Luzerne Council members forged ahead with plans to ter...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
204. Vets Call-In Center Praised for Job Potential
A dream to help discharged military veterans find jobs at home has finally become a reality in Northumberland County. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
205. Armed Forces Luncheon in Scranton
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- WYOU will broadcast the 2010 armed forces from 11am until 12pm Saturday. WBRE reporter and US Navy veteran ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
206. Northwest Board Votes to Close Garrison Elementary
SHICKSHINNY, LUZERNE COUNTY - Northwest Area School District will close one of its three elementary schools at the end of the school year. The school ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
207. Finance Committee Supports Severance Tax
Members of Pennsylvania's House Finance Committee met to discuss Marcellus Shale issues in Williamsport Wednesday. Specifically, committee members out...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
208. Crosscutters Hiring Summer Help
Sports fans looking to make a little extra cash this summer- take note! The Williamsport Crosscutters are holding a job fair this week at the Genetti ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
209. Huge Fire Destroys Two Lackawanna County Houses
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A state police fire marshal is heading the investigation into a fire Tuesday night that destroyed two unoccupied build...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
210. Chief: Carbondale Fire Appears Suspicious
0/ 5 rating CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A state police fire marshal is still looking for the exact cause of a blaze that destroyed two buildings i...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
211. Woman Going to Trial for Child Abuse
0/ 5 rating HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Hazleton women accused in a horrific case of child abuse is going to trial. Police say Barbara Reimiller hit...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
212. Man Going to Trial for Beating Elderly Man Over $11
Man Going to Trial for Beating Elderly Man Over $11 0/ 5 rating PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A West Pittston man accused of brutally attacking and robb...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
213. Firefighters Able to Save Columbia County Home
0/ 5 rating BENTON TWP., COLUMBIA COUNTY -- Firefighters saved a house in Columbia County Wednesday morning. Alert neighbors noticed smoke coming from...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
214. Judge: Banks Can't be Executed
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County judge has ruled mass murderer George Banks incompetent to be executed. That decision was ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
215. Clerk of Courts May Be Working on Plea Deal
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - There is another development in the ongoing corruption probe. Luzerne County Clerk of Courts Robert Reilly,...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
216. Transcripts Released of Wire Tapped Conversations Between Ex-Judges
0/ 5 rating WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- There are disturbing new details about the alleged kids-for cash scheme in Luzerne County that led to a fe...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
217. Family Owned Drug Stores Hurt by Mail Order Prescriptions
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A petition protesting mail order prescriptions sits on the counter of Sheely's Drug Store in Scranton. The ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
218. Honoring the Heroes Among Us
SCOTRUN, MONROE COUNTY - Four people who used their own life situations to help others were honored as "Heroes Among us." They shared their experience...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
219. Fire Forces Evacuation of Dunmore Nursing Home
LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A fire at a Dunmore nursing home sent dozens of patients into the street. The fire started in the kitchen of the Dunmore Healthcar...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
220. 70-Page Lokuta Appeal Details Alleged Conspiracy Against Her
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Ousted Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta has upped the fight to get her job back. Some 70 pages, thick with blazing accu...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
221. Hazleton Students Awarded for Producing PSA
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Its a story of saving lives after the deaths of two Luzerne County teenagers. Paul Penkala and Steven Geraci from Hazleton...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
222. Methadone Clinic Clash
ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY- The sparring over a methadone clinic in the borough of Ashley has new battle lines drawn. Council members, who were previously...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
223. Man Hit by SUV in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A man was taken to the hospital after getting hit by an SUV in Wilkes-Barre. It happened around 1:30 on South Franklin...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
224. Media Shut Out of Hearing for Woman Who Allegedly Hired Hitman
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY -- A Wyoming County woman accused of trying to hire a hit-man to kill a police informant. made her first court appearance ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
225. Elderly Man Killed in Hazleton Crash
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- An 87-year-old man died after a crash in Luzerne County. Police say Aliihan Turan went through a stop sign on 21st Street....
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
226. Western Wayne Kids to Get Second Chance at Prom
LAKE ARIEL, WAYNE COUNTY -- Just days after a high school prom was disrupted by a bomb threat, the community is coming to the rescue. Parents and scho...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
227. Gas Drilling Accident Turns Deadly
DIMOCK TWP., SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- A gas drilling accident Eyewitness News first told you about Monday has turned deadly. It happened Monday morning a...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
228. Local Support Strong for Federal Stimulus Projects
$45 million worth of federal stimulus money is at work in central Pennsylvania. That funding has been split up into 48 projects in the 9-county centra...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
229. Local Salon Helps Oil Spill in the Gulf
FORTY FORT, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Forty Fort salon will send it's cut hair to the gulf to help the oil slick. Through a national program, locks of cut h...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
230. Road Closed Under Trouble Train Trestle
PITTSTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A troubled train trestle is forcing a road to be closed in Luzerne County. The township closed Market Street Tuesday ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
231. Arrest Made in Brutal Cab Company Robbery Case
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- An arrest has been made in a brutal cab company attack in Scranton. The beating and robbery left one man in the hospita...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
232. Community Comes Together to Help Crash Victims
HAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Hazleton couple is facing a very long road to recovery. They were badly injured in a crash last month on Route 309. So...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
233. Township Closes Road as Train Trestle Crumbles
PITTSTON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- A troubled train trestle has led to a road closure in Pittston Township. Market Street is closed underneath a Reading...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
234. Students Record Songs for Troops Overseas
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Support for our troops is alive with the sound of music. Elementary students at Wilkes-Barre Academy recorded a CD as ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
235. I-180 Re-opened After Double Fatal Crash
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY - A double fatal crash closed down a busy interstate Tuesday morning in Williamsport. I-180 was shut down in the Eastbou...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
236. Scranton Chamber's Burke Nominated for State Position
HARRISBURG -- Longtime President of the Scranton Chamber of Commerce, Austin Burke, has been nominated for a state position. Governor Ed Rendell has n...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
237. Concerns About Drinking Water Grow as Drilling Plans Move Forward
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Some homeowners in Luzerne County are concerned natural gas drilling will affect drinking water supplies. More than 25,000...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:20AM EST
238. Poll: Sestak Takes Lead Over Specter
A poll of more than 400 likely Democratic voters in next week's PA Primary shows Joe Sestak has taken a narrow lead over Incumbent Arlen Specter. The ...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
239. Animal Neglect Ruling Irks Rescue Volunteers
Two horses were recently returned to an owner who was convicted of animal neglect. That has volunteers at a local rescue center outraged. They're now ...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
240. Nanticoke Woman to Break Gender Barrier on Navy Sub
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Abigail Gesecki of Nanticoke is about to make military history and her father Henry Gesecki is taking it all in. "You can...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
241. Parents Trying to Raise Money for Prom Re-do
PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY -- There's new hope for a prom that came to an abrupt end Saturday Night. Western Wayne High School was holding their pr...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
242. Man Hurt in Accident at Troubled Drilling Site
DIMOCK TOWNSHIP, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- There's been an accident at a gas drilling site in Susquehanna County. It happened Monday morning at a site jus...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
243. Judge Vanaskie Sworn in to Third Circuit Court
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- It was a historic day at the federal courthouse in Scranton. For only the second time in 110 years, a local judge has b...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
244. Patte's Owner Has Hearing Postponed
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A hearing was postponed Monday for Pat Patte, Jr. He owns the popular Patte's Sports Bar in Wilkes-Barre. Patte faces ...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
245. Secret Service Visits Records Company Owners' Home
LUZERNE COUNTY -- The I-Team has confirmed from federal sources that Secret Service agents paid a surprise visit Monday to the home of Eric Coombs, th...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
246. Longtime Jenkins Twp. Supervisor Resigns
JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Longtime Jenkins Township Supervisor Russell Arnone has resigned. Arnone handed in a letter of resignation to the ...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
247. Family Still Looking for Justice One Year After Deadly Arson
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County family wants justice for their loved ones killed in a deliberately set fire in Wilkes-Barre. Nancy Ko...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
248. Local Senators Weigh In on Supreme Court Nominee
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- People in our area are reacting to the president's nominee for the Supreme Court. Both Senators Bob Casey and Arlen Spe...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
249. Security Tight in Scranton for Judge's Swearing In
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A U. S. District Judge from our area is moving up to a higher court today. Thomas Vanaskie will be sworn into to the U....
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
250. Fire Destroys Home Near Waymart
SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY -- Fire destroyed a home in Wayne County this morning. Crews were called to Knobbe Knoll Lane at about 5:30 A. M. ...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
251. W-B Police Investigate Attempted Carjacking
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Wilkes-Barre police are investigating an attempted car jacking Monday night. Reports indicate someone tried to steal a...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
252. Edwardsville Suspends Two Police Officers
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Edwardsville Borough suspended two police officers, but won't say why. Borough council voted to suspend Chief David Sou...
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
253. Mother's Day Also Graduation Day for Hundreds
WILKES-BARRE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Mother's Day was also graduation day for Marywood University. The school held its 92nd Commencement Exercises at ...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
254. Bomb Scare Ruins Senior Prom
HAWLEY, WAYNE COUNTY -- A bomb scare is to blame for causing an abrupt end to Western Wayne High School's senior prom. It happened Saturday night at E...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
255. Two Local High Schools Dealing with Tragedy
The school week will start with grief counseling at a couple of local high schools. Two teenagers died in separate tragedies. Mifflinburg Area High Sc...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
256. Fire Forces Officials to Condemn Hazleton Building
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Authorities plan to condemn a Hazleton apartment building after a weekend fire. I-Witness pictures show the scene of Satur...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
257. Crews Able to Contain Wilkes-Barre Fire
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A fire inspector is looking into a weekend fire at a Wilkes-Barre building. It happened at the Old Wyoming Valley Hosp...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
258. Church Honors Mothers who Adopt
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - Today we celebrate mothers. And not just biological mothers. The Catholic Church held a special mass at Saint Peter's Ca...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
259. Homes Evacuated Because of Gas Leak
HANOVER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY -- Ten homes in Luzerne County were evacuated Sunday evening because of a gas leak. Fire crews were called out after 9:00...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
260. Lackawanna Trail Mourns Loss of Teen in Boating Accident
OVERFIELD TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY - A coroner has ruled a teenager's death on Lake Winola Friday an accidental drowning. Her body was pulled from the...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
261. Union County Teen Dead After Gun Accident
WEST BUFFALO TWP., UNION COUNTY -- A Mifflinburg High School student is dead after an accidental shooting in Union County. It happened around 1:30 Sat...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
262. Police Identify Woman Killed in W-B Crash
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- We now know the name of the woman killed Friday in a one-car crash in Wilkes-Barre. Police say 77-year-old Beverly Fer...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
263. Man Wanted on Child Porn Charges Caught After Chase
SPRING BROOK TWP., LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Lackawanna County man wanted on child pornography charges is in custody after a chase. State police arrested...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
264. Police Investigate String of Burglaries in Susquehanna Co.
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- State police are teaming up with troopers across the Pennsylvania - New York line to try and solve a string of burglaries. Both ...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
265. Wind Causes Power & Other Problems
Wind Causes Power & Other Problems WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Saturday's windy weather caused commotion all over our area. Thousands had their pow...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
266. Mail Carriers Pull Double Duty Saturday
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Mail carriers pulled double duty Saturday. Not only were they picking up and delivering mail, but also collecting canne...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
267. Man Accused in Deadly Bar Shooting Found Guilty
PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY- Jeremy Kendricks was found guilty of third degree murder. Kendricks was accused of shooting Kirk Lipscomb last September at ...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
268. State Police Memorial Service
WYOMING, LUZERNE COUNTY- Fallen state police troopers were honored Friday at a very special ceremony at the Wyoming barracks this morning. Chris Lynch...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
269. Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Girlfriend
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- A Luzerne County man admited he beat his girlfriend to death. Henry Platt from Exeter pleaded guilty to third degree mur...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
270. Hughesville Couple Found Guilty in Child Porn Case
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY- Friday was Greg and Amber Barto's wedding anniversary. It could be the last one they spend together for quite a while....
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
271. Teen's Body Recovered After Boat Crash
LAKE WINOLA, WYOMING COUNTY- Dive and Rescue teams spent most of the afternoon Friday after a boat crashed on Lake Winola. They were searching for a t...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
272. PennDOT to Monitor White Haven Roads
WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY- P ennDOT plans to review trucking permits for trucks driving through the White Haven area. Trucking companies use permits...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
273. Train Trestle Concerns in Pittston Township
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY- P ittston Township supervisors say there's trouble with the Market Street train trestle. The Market Street trestle ...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
274. Stamp Out Hunger Saturday
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - When letter carrier Mick Romano delivers mail he often runs into people who struggle to feed their families. He said...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
275. Vigil Held for Teen Killed in Accident
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Hundreds turned out to say goodbye to a teen killed in a tragic accident. Friday night there was a vigil at a Wilkes-B...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
276. Federal Investigators Back at Luzerne Co. Courthouse
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- Federal investigators were back at the Luzerne County Courthouse. They subpoenad records from the Clerk of Courts offi...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
277. From Slopes to Slides
TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY - It takes a lot of work to go from ski boots to swimsuits. And it all starts the day ski season ends. "There's no break a...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
278. Forest City Borough Secretary Suspended
FOREST CITY, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY -- The Borough Secretary in Forest City has been suspended without pay. Susan Coleman has been on the job, part-time, ...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
279. Stretch of I-80 Re-Opened After More Than 6 Hour Closure
9:45 UPDATE: I-80 is re-opened to traffic. 9:15 UPDATE: Michael Mussone, 23, from Marshalls Creek, died in the crash on I-80 around 3 a. m. Fri. morni...
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
280. Gas drilling headed to Luzerne County
Natural gas drilling has changed the landscape of counties like Susquehanna and Bradford. Now, gas and energy companies are eyeing Luzerne County's Ba...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
281. New Housing for Adults with Special Needs
The payoff for five years of planning, persistence, and big dreams were on display Thursday in Columbia County. Eyewitness News attended the groundbre...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
282. Testimony Continues in Barto Trial
Testimony continued at the Lycoming County courthouse on the third day of the case against Greg and Amber Barto of Hughesville. The couple is accused ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
283. Clarks Green Man to Face Trial in Friend's Death
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A Lackawanna County man will go to trial in connection with the death of his friend. Mario Musso of Clarks G...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
284. University of Scranton Unveils $33 Million Residence Hall Plans
University of Scranton Unveils $33 Million Residence Hall Plans 0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A new project unveiled Thursday morning in L...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
285. Supporters Push Medical Marijuana Bill
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY - Marijuana. A dangerous drug? Or a helpful medicine? Depends on who you ask. Or where you live. Marijuana for any purpose ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
286. Budget Puts Public Transit in Jeopardy
SWIFTWATER, MONROE COUNTY - A failed highway tolling plan could leave some people without a way to travel. Pennsylvania was expecting to rake in more ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
287. Jackpot! Or not?
? PARADISE TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Bridget and Robert Panko thought they won $35,000. "I jumped up happy, kissed my husband," said Bridget. On Frida...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
288. Hazleton Apartment Badly Damaged by Fire
HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY - An apartment in Hazleton was badly damaged by fire Thursday morning. Flames broke out just before 8:30 a. m. The building i...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
289. Alleged Cyberbullying in Carbondale
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- There's an apparent case of cyberbullying at Carbondale High School. A young girl says she is being targeted by a gro...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:23AM EST
290. Still No Arrest Two Months After Edwardsville Attack
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- People living in a Luzerne County neighborhood remain on edge as police continue their search for the man who attacked...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:22AM EST
291. Another Big Night for Sullivan County's Aaron Kelly
SONESTOWN, SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Aaron Kelly fans are over the moon for the 17-year-old American Idol contestant. Kelly sang Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to t...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:21AM EST
292. Man Sentenced for Setting His Girlfriend on Fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A Scranton man is heading to prison for a string of arsons and setting his girlfriend on fire. Randy Barr will spend si...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:20AM EST
293. May 2010 Teacher of the Month
CLARKS GREEN, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- After 20 years of teaching Carole Orr still brings her "A" game to English class every day. A product of a full Cat...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:19AM EST
294. Alleged Victims Testify on Day Two of Barto Trial
Emotional testimony from three alleged victims marked the second day of the trial against Greg and Amber Barto in Lycoming County. Two women took the ...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:18AM EST
295. DUI Enforcers Caution Against Drinking and Driving
Some dedicated DUI enforcers were honored Wednesday in Lycoming County. Coincidentally, the awards were handed out during Cinco de Mayo, a holiday oft...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:17AM EST
296. Supervisor Allowed to Vote on Ordinance That Could Benefit his Business
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Bob Spano is a Middle Smithfield Township Supervisor. He also owns a pub in the township. It's called Werr...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:16AM EST
297. NYC Terrror Suspect Bought Fireworks in Pike County
WESTFALL TWP., PIKE COUNTY -- Eyewitness News has learned that Times Square terror suspect Faisal Shahzad bought the fireworks allegedly used in the b...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
298. Sick Animals Taken from Home During Raid
PINE GROVE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- One man is behind bars after state police in Schuylkill County raided a property. Adult probation workers were checki...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
299. Scranton Prep Mock Trial Team in Nat'l Competition
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Some Lackawanna County high school students are in Harrisburg for a special honor. Members of the Scranton Prep Mock Tr...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
300. Star-Powered Seminar Helps Sick and Injured Children
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A free leadership conference in Scranton was beamed out to hundreds of cities across the country Wednesday morning. The ...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
301. 3 Dead, Including Teenager, in 4 Luzerne Co. Crashes
LUZERNE COUNTY - Three people were killed, and two other hospitalized in four crashes throughout Luzerne County on Tuesday. Police say Joel Wallen, 15...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
302. Idol Aaron Kelly Shown Door, Hometown Awaits Return
SONESTOWN, SULLIVAN COUNTY- The mood at the Sonestown Inn came crashing to the ground Wednesday night moments after hometown boy Aaron Kelly was elimi...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
303. Prayer Versus Porn in the Poconos
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - Middle Smithfield Township proposed a rule that would expand regions where adult businesses are allowed bu...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
304. Scranton City Council Blasts Mayor
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Scranton City Council is firing back at the mayor after a lawsuit didn't go their way. Council member Pat Rogan said, "...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:15AM EST
305. Ashley Clinic Files Suit Against Borough
ASHLEY, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Luzerne County methadone clinic is fighting to keep it's doors open. The owner of Pennsylvania Care L. L.C. filed a federa...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
306. FBI Looking into County Leased Building in Hazleton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Eyewitness News knows more about why the F. B.I. paid a visit to the Luzerne County Controller's office last week. Contro...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
307. Rendell Discusses Budget Live on Eyewitness News
HARRISBURG -- The governor is looking to raise taxes to make ends meet. Governor Ed Rendell called a special session of the General Assembly. The spen...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
308. Couple on Trial for Shooting Child Porn Movies
A couple accused of drugging and seducing teenage girls is on trial in Lycoming County. Investigators say Greg and Amber Barto of Hughesville seduced ...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
309. Storms Cause Damage in Several Counties
Eyewitness News checked out some storm damage in Lycoming County. Whipping winds toppled a tree along Green Street in Muncy around 1:30 Tuesday aftern...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
310. Ethics Pledge Campaign in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Ethics Institute of Northeastern Pennsylvania, along with Leadership Wilkes-Barre, unveiled the Ethics Awareness I...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
311. Chemicals Discovered in Home Prompt Evacuation
BUTLER TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY - Haz-mat crews raced to a home in a Luzerne County private development late Tuesday afternoon. Officials say they discove...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
312. Burgette Going to Jail
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A woman who admittedly housed foreign exchange students in filthy conditions was sentenced Tuesday morning. Edna Burgett...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
313. Wayne County Murder/Arson Suspect Appears in Court
0/ 5 rating HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY - The Wayne County woman who's accused of torching her own home, killing her boyfriend, made her first official co...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
314. Mother Accused of Hiding Heroin in Baby's Diaper
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY -- A Larksville woman accused of hiding heroin in her baby's diaper during a traffic stop is headed to trial. Kayla Culve...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
315. Centralia Residents Fight Eviction
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY- The remaining residents of the Columbia County Borough of Centralia made an unsuccessful pitch before a court of appeals j...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
316. Scranton P.D. Detective Off the Job
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Scranton Police Detective Pat Tobin has been fired by the city, according to Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty. Last week, D. ...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
317. New Details on Deadly Fire Investigation
0/ 5 rating TEXAS TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY - State police were back at the scene of a deadly fire in Wayne County Monday afternoon. Troopers were taking...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
318. Community Leader Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - A well-known business owner and community leader has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in Lackawan...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
319. Judge Makes Ruling in Scranton Budget Battle
0/ 5 rating SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The first round in the legal showdown between the mayor of Scranton and the new city council has been decide...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
320. Input Sought for All Hazards Mitigation Plan
Preparing in case of disasters- that was the purpose of a meeting at Penn College in Williamsport Monday. Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency off...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
321. Northumberland Home Damaged in Blaze
Fire damaged a house in Northumberland County Monday morning. Investigators believe the blaze started in the attic of the home on Madison Avenue in th...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
322. Former Scranton detective's DUI charges to be re-filed
A Scranton police detective is fired and DUI charges could be re-filed against him. Detective Patrick Tobin was a veteran of Scranton 's police force....
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
323. Golf Tourney Benefits Camp Cadet
A little rain in the forecast couldn't keep golfers off the greens Monday morning in Northumberland County. State police at Milton held their 25th ann...
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
324. Deadly Wayne County Fire Becomes Murder Case
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY -- A fatal Wayne County fire was no accident. State police say it's a case of arson murder, and the victim's housemate is...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 04:10AM EST
325. Fire Rips Through Mt. Carmel Rowhomes
MT. CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- An overnight fire in Northumberland County leaves three rowhomes in ruins. The fire started just after 3:00 A. M....
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 04:09AM EST
326. 21 Cats Die in Pocono Fire
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- State police are investigating a fire in a Monroe County private development that killed nearly two dozen ani...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 04:08AM EST
327. Man Killed in Lycoming County Crash
FAIRFIELD TWP., LYCOMING COUNTY - One man is dead after an early morning crash in Lycoming County. It happened just after 1:30 A. M. in Fairfield Town...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 04:07AM EST
328. Man Arrested in Monroe County Raid asks for Leniency
0/ 5 rating TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY - A Monroe County man claims police were over the top when they stormed his Tunkhannock Township home ...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 04:06AM EST
329. Making "Great Strides" in Conquering Cystic Fibrosis
Making "Great Strides" in Conquering Cystic Fibrosis WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY - Kirby Park was filled with walkers of all ages on Saturday. They w...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:14AM EST
330. Packing Up Goods Donated at Concert for a Cause
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY -- The Kingston Armory was packed with volunteers Saturday who were busy boxing-up gifts to send to our troops overseas. Care...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:13AM EST
331. Community Builds Playground in Memory of SIDS Victim
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- A community began building a new playground in memory of a baby who lost his life. Volunteers were out in full force in ...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:12AM EST
332. Construction Closes Portion of Turnpike
A 16-mile stretch of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will closed at times this weekend. The first closure began at noon Saturday ...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:11AM EST
333. Man Found Dead After Wayne County Fire
TEXAS TWP., WAYNE COUNTY -- State police are investigating the death of a Wayne County man who didn't make it out of his burning home. The fire happen...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:05AM EST
334. Soldiers Honored at Freedom Salute Ceremony
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- More than 100 soldiers were recognized Saturday for their service to their country during a freedom salute ceremony. Hu...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:04AM EST
335. Hunter Killed on First Day of Turkey Season
WINDHAM TWP., BRADFORD COUNTY -- The first day of turkey hunting season in Pennsylvania proved deadly for a Bradford County hunter. It happened Saturd...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:03AM EST
336. Fatal Motorcycle Accident Victims Identified
TOBYHANNA TWP., MONROE COUNTY -- We now know the names of two people killed in a Monroe County motorcycle crash Friday afternoon. Police say it was 26...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:02AM EST
337. Medical College Hosts First Graduation
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY - The first graduates of the new Commonwealth Medical College accepted their diplomas Saturday. Graduate Linnea Mehls smil...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 04:01AM EST
  


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