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Early morning fire breaks out

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. At the time the call included that one resident was missing and presumed to be inside the house on fire. It is unknown […]
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Shirtless PA man charged with eluding police

MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Mahanoy City PD said they arrested a man who is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident that began around 1 a.m. on Saturday. Law enforcement said Daniel Hall of Barnesville is facing charges for attempting to elude police, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person, and “numerous other […]
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Man admits holding knife to elderly woman's throat

Danville, Pa. — An 85-year-old woman reportedly told police she was jabbed in the throat by a relative, who had previously used the same knife to threaten her on several occasions. The woman fled her home near the 30 block of Maple Street in Danville on the afternoon of June 23 after the threats were allegedly made. Kevin James Millard then barricaded himself inside the residence as he clutched the knife, police said. ...

Alleged thief caught on trail camera leaving camper after break-in

Montour County, Pa. — Police said the trail camera didn’t lie when it captured a thief as he exited a camper after ransacking the inside. As Daryl Anthony Campbell, 22, of Berwick left the camper, trail cameras took his picture near the front door of the scene. The owner of the camper reported the incident to State Police in Milton on June 19 and provided the picture that was taken of the June 15 incident. ...

Barnesville Man Attempts to Flee Mahanoy City Police on ATV

A Barnesville man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after attempting to flee Mahanoy City Police early Saturday. According to Mahanoy City Police, on Saturday morning, around 1:00am, Officer Frank Gallo and Officer Weicikosky were on patrol in the area of 9th and Market Street. At the intersection, they...

One Flown After Early Sunday Morning Crash in Gilberton

One person was flown after a crash in Gilberton early Sunday. Just after 4:00am, emergency personnel were called to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the area of the weigh station in Gilberton. The crash involved a vehicle that struck a utility pole. A female passenger had to be...

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.

Pennsylvania Man Indicted For Mailing Threats

SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that James Charles Meininger, Jr., age 37, of Kingston, Pennsylvania, was indicted on June 28, 2022, by a federal grand jury for mailing threatening communications. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam,...

Spotted lanternflies found in Luzerne County

EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)—There’s something hopping and flying around yards throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. Those insects are the invasive spotted lanternfly. A Luzerne County man found hundreds of them in his backyard and reached out to Eyewitness News for help. Mark Margavage owns a home in Edwardsville, a property filled with a backyard of fruit-bearing bushes […]
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Kings of the city

WILKES-BARRE — The Negron twins are no strangers to downtown. For about a decade, they ran the very popular King of Kings Gyros at 37 Public Square as well as The Cheesesteak Factory at 17 E. Market Street before merging the two into a one-stop-shop at the East Market location back in January of 2020.

Independence Day celebration in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — It was a beautiful night for one Independence Day celebration in our area. The city of Hazleton Recreation Department hosted the event at City View Park in Hazleton. Folks were there for the entertainment, games, and food trucks. All of the entertainment led up to a...

Moving company owner pleads guilty to withholding payroll taxes

Scranton, Pa. — A Wilkes-Barre man pleaded guilty to failing to collect and pay over several years’ worth of required federal payroll taxes, according the U.S. Attorney's Office.. Jason T. Cawley, age 44, owner of J Cawley Moving, pleaded guilty on June 30 before U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Cawley, who was responsible, as owner of J Cawley Moving, for...

Garden Drive-In celebrates 70 years

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A special 70th birthday was celebrated Saturday night. At the Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek, the celebration included games, a DJ, face painting, and more but ultimately celebrated the drive-in's ability to make it through storms, changing technology, and generations of customers. The drive-in featured...

Fleming, Haladay Hold Youth Football Camp at Southern Columbia

CATAWISSA, Pa. — Both Julian Fleming and Cal Haladay dominated on the football field at Southern Columbia. They helped the school win three straight state titles, finishing their high school careers with a 63-1 record. Since then, the former Tigers went their separate ways, both moving on to play...

Around Town: Connor McGovern giving back to NEPA

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. If you’ve lived around here for a while, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Connor McGovern, the Lake-Lehman High School and Penn State alumnus who is now an offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys. Throughout his collegiate and professional career, he’s...

Annual Independence Day charity event in Hazleton

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A July charity event kicked off its second year on Saturday morning thanks to a local family giving back. It’s the Paul and Lisa DeAngelo annual Independence Day charity event held at City View Park in Hazleton. Live music, an exotic car show, a silent auction featuring signed sports memorabilia, food […]

Lemonade stand raises money for pediatric cancer patients

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A multi-family yard sale with a twist in Wilkes-Barre is helping find a cure for a rare form of childhood kidney cancer. Toys, lemonade, and snacks were sold on Dagobert Street to benefit pediatric cancer patients treated by Memorial Sloan Kettering, known as MSK kids. The fundraiser was held in memory […]