Crash closes road in Columbia County
GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Route 354 has now been reopened. Route 254 was closed in both directions due to a crash that happened Friday evening. Officials say between Bowmans Mill Road (Route 4037) and the intersection of Rohrsburg Road Route (4041/254) and Zaners Bridge Road Route (1022) in Greenwood Township was closed due to […]
Woman arrested in Luzerne County after allegedly holding her mother and children hostage
A woman is in jail after approaching her mother and children with a large kitchen knife and holding them hostage at a home in Hazleton.
The best steakhouse in Bloomsburg right now, according to diners—plus, see the rest of the top 4
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated steakhouses in Bloomsburg, according to diners' reviews on Yelp as of January 2024.
New information on Wilkes-Barre investigation
Officials in Luzerne County have confirmed unidentified remains were found in a home on Carlisle Street.
W-B General Hospital fined for labor violations
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Wilkes-Barre General Hospital has settled with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) regarding numerous Act 102 violations. According to the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), Act 102 is a law passed in 2009 that bans healthcare facilities from requiring direct caregivers to work more […]
Lane restriction on I-81 South in Luzerne County
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced there will be a lane restriction on Interstate 81 (I-81) southbound on Monday. According to PennDOT, the lane restriction will be on Monday, March 4, on I-81 South from Exit 151A (Stroudsburg) to Exit 145 (West Hazleton) in Luzerne County, between the hours of […]
Serving up a slice of tradition in Luzerne County
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The beloved West Pittston restaurant, Biscotto’s is back in a new location in Exeter, with its classic pizza and some modern twists. Business is already booming at Biscotto’s, a classic family-owned restaurant making its return to the area after more than twenty years. “The old biscotto’s was run by my […]
Experience Authentic Spanish Cuisine at These 3 Bloomsburg Restaurants
This piece explores three delightful Spanish restaurants in Bloomsburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Weather alert issued for freezing rain in Northeast Pa. until Saturday morning
A report from the National Weather Service was issued on Saturday at 4:12 a.m. for freezing rain until 7:30 a.m. for Northern Wayne and Southern Wayne as well as Susquehanna, Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Pike counties. "Light precipitation mainly in the form of rain, sleet and freezing rain continues to...
Wilkes-Barre parade Grand Marshals have been announced
Wilkes-Barre parade Grand Marshals have been announced.
Refund process activated for Luzerne County $5 vehicle registration fee overpayments
The owners of approximately 31,000 vehicles in Luzerne County can now claim $5 overpayments of a vehicle registration fee no longer in effect,
Greater Nanticoke is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Dance!
PA live! (WBRE) — The Greater Nanticoke Area is once again hosting their St. Patrick’s Day Dance! Lori, George, and Dana came to the PA live! studio to share how other schools can get involved as well!
Man charged with killing brother in Jackson Township deemed incompetent
WILKES-BARRE, PA. (WOLF) — The man charged with killing his brother in Luzerne County last year has been found incompetent to currently face the homicide charge. John Kilpatrick, 34, was charged with homicide in the shooting death of his brother Kevin Kilpatrick, 30, on Aug. 31, 2023, in Jackson Township.
Police investigating death in Luzerne County
A death investigation is underway in Wilkes Barre after a body was found in an abandoned home. A heavy police presence was seen Tuesday evening along the 100 block of Carlisle Street in Wilkes Barre. Details are sketchy, Both state and local officials were seen coming in and out of the residence for hours, bringing out gardening tools, such as shovels and buckets.
I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridges Pre-Construction meeting held in Luzerne County
NESCOPECK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Luzerne County residents got their first look at what could be the new I-80 bridges over the Nescopeck Creek. PennDOT held a meeting where locals can see first-hand the pre-construction phase PennDOT has in place for the eastbound and westbound bridges. Officials say the bridges, which were built in […]
Nanticoke/West Nanticoke Bridge to close for inspection
NANTICOKE — The Nanticoke/West Nanticoke Bridge is scheduled to close Monday, March 4 through Wednesday, March 6 from 8 a.m.
A Toast to Nanticoke: 5 Pubs That Define Its Vibrant Nightlife
This article presents an exploration of five notable pubs in Nanticoke. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below:
Conflict attorneys appointed to represent homicide suspect
WILKES-BARRE — Homicide suspect Natanihel Sanmartin has new defense attorneys after nearly a year of playing lawyer roulette.
Juvenile reported missing in Luzerne County
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police in Luzerne County are searching for a young girl reported missing. The Edwardsville Police Department is looking for a missing girl. Officers with the department did not release the name or the age of the missing juvenile. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the girl is asked to […]