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ATV rider called ‘reckless’ after fleeing police

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are asking for help in identifying an ATV rider that investigators called “very reckless” after fleeing officers Sunday. According to the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department, the man pictured below was reported fleeing from officers on Sunday around 5:30 p.m. Investigators are...
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Jet ski explosion sends five-year-old to hospital

PAUPACK TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A five-year-old boy was sent to the hospital with minor facial injuries after a WaveRunner exploded, according to Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department. According to Chief Dave Filabrown, the company received a call for a jet ski that had exploded near the area of Martins Cove Road. The chief said that […]
WAYNE COUNTY, PA
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Six-year-old child dies in Plymouth house fire

PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Luzerne County Coroner has released the identity of the victim of a house fire in Plymouth. According to the coroner, a 6-year-old girl died on Sunday after being trapped in a home engulfed in flames in the 400 block of Palmer Street. The 6-year-old was discovered inside of the home and was pronounced dead at 2:30 p.m. by the coroner’s office.
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Water main break may impact residents

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A water main break in Dumore may be impacting residents throughout the area. According to the Borough of Throop, crews shut down Reeves Street due to a water main break. Pennsylvania American Water says the residents in the affected area may experience discolored or cloudy water, low water pressure, or no […]
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PA

Water main break in Dunmore

DUNMORE, Pa. — Crews are working to repair a broken water main broke in Dunmore. The break on Reeves Street was discovered around 8 Monday morning. A Pennsylvania American crew is there trying to get the break fixed. The pipe is 24 inches. UGI is also on the scene...
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4th of July Parade in Susquehanna County

MONTROSE, Pa. — Hundreds gathered in downtown Montrose, eagerly awaiting the start of this year's parade. The celebration turns this normally quiet borough into a crowded one. For Vicki Drake of New Milford in Susquehanna County, it's a family tradition she began long ago with her kids. "It's a...

One dead at popular music festival

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- According to the Lackawanna County Coroner, one person died Sunday afternoon at the Peach Festival at Montage Mountain.   According to the coroner, the individual was found in cardiac arrest.   Onsite medical teams performed CPR, but he was declared dead 30 minutes later.   The death is under investigation by […]

Early morning fire turns fatal

PLYMOUTH BOROUGH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- The coroner has confirmed that one person has died in the Plymouth Borough fire that started Sunday morning. The initial call came in just after 9:30 am. When the fire department arrived they learned that a child had been trapped inside. Plymouth Borough Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Robert Palchanis […]
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Coroner: Plymouth fire kills six-year-old girl

PLYMOUTH, Pa. — The fire on Palmer Street in Plymouth killed six-year-old Ameliya Witten. The cause of death was breathing in too much smoke. The Sunday morning fire destroyed two double homes and damaged two others. More than a dozen people lost their homes. A state police fire marshal...
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Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy, Firearm Possession

SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on June 27, 2022, Damian Julmal Navarro, age 27, of Kingston, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 180 months imprisonment to be followed by 5 years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion following his conviction for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, as well as for possessing a firearm in furtherance of his drug trafficking crimes.
KINGSTON, PA
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Michigan man dies at Peach Festival Sunday

Scranton (Lackawanna County) - A 63-year-old Michigan man died at The Peach Festival on Montage Mountain Sunday afternoon. According to the Lackawanna County Coroner's Office, the man, who has not yet been identified other than to say is from Norton Shores, Michigan, was in the pavilion area when he went into cardiac arrest.
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Wilkes-Barre City's Fourth of July Celebration

KINGSTON, LUZERNE CO. — The annual Wilkes-Barre City Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration kicked off this afternoon!. Residents of the Wyoming Valley had the chance to come out and view live music, try different foods, and play traditional carnival games. “We have lots of rides here and don’t forget,...
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Dunmore Water Main Break | Eyewitness News

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Wyoming Battle 144 Years Later | Eyewitness News

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Wyoming Valley and beyond: Fourth of July events

KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Even though the Fourth of July weekend is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean that the events are stopping just yet. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified by the second continental congress on July 4, 1776, establishing […]
WYOMING, PA
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One dead in Plymouth fire

PLYMOUTH — A four-alarm fire Sunday that destroyed several residential structures on Palmer Street claimed one life and displaced many. Doctor Gary Ross will perform an autopsy on the victim on Monday, according to an email from the Luzerne County Coroner’s Office. No further details were released about the individual who died.
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Honoring 4th of July history in Luzerne County

WYOMING, Pa. — Wreaths, re-enactors, and revolutionary war buffs gathered at the Wyoming Monument in Wyoming for an annual event that reflects on the Battle of Wyoming. The battle took place on July 3rd, 1778, When the British came to raid the forts in the area. “The Americans went...
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Battle of Wyoming Ceremony | Eyewitness News

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