Bear Creek Township, PA

What to know before you fill up at Sheetz

KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Cars lining up for cheap gas, a sight few and far between, until today.   Some drivers can save on gas this week at Sheetz locations across the region through the holiday weekend.   But mechanics say it’s important for drivers to be aware the sale is not for every vehicle, all […]

Man arrested on home invasion, armed robbery warrant

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Scranton police have arrested a man they say was wanted for his involvement in an armed home invasion robbery. According to the Scranton Police Department, 17-year-old Nymir Canada 17, of Scranton, was spotted by the Street Crime Unit officers running north on North Maine Avenue. Officers stated they took Canada into […]

Police make arrest in vehicle break-in investigation

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police make an arrest after a two-day investigation into vehicle break-ins in Dallas Township. According to Dallas Township Police Department, officers reported an increase in thefts from vehicles at the Valley View Trailer Park. Investigators say they conducted a two-day surveillance operation to find the suspect which resulted in the […]

Pedestrian killed in Luzerne County accident

It was a pedestrian killed in a vehicle crash over the weekend in Plymouth. The Luzerne County Coroner says 86-year old James Mahon of Plymouth, was struck by a vehicle while he was walking near theTurkey Hill convenience store on East Main Street Saturday afternoon. The car careened into the store's parking lot. An autopsy Monday determined Mahon died of multiple traumatic injuries caused by the crash, and the manner of death was ruled accidental. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Plymouth police and State Police. The name of the driver has not been released.

Man accused of sending mail threats to officials, Wilkes-Barre journalist

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Department of Justice announced a man has been indicted after investigators say he mailed threatening letters to officials and a Wilkes-Barre journalist. According to US Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment alleges in October of 2021, Charles Meininger Jr., 37, of Kingston mailed letters to General Mark Milley, Chairman of the […]

Winning Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, June 28, 2022

A PA Lottery player in Luzerne County hit a nice payday yesterday playing Match 6 Lotto. Their ticket matched all six numbers drawn, 3-16-26-29-32-47, to win the $590,000 jackpot prize. Winners aren’t known until they claim their prize, so be sure to check your tickets. The winning ticket was...

The Pocono Mountain Visitor Bureau Awards Nearly $300,000 For Regional Projects

Twenty-four regional projects are receiving major financial boosts through the Pocono Mountain Visitor Bureau’s (PMVB) newly established Community Impact Grant. The PMVB has awarded a total of $292,055 to local governments, agencies, and organizations to support a variety of projects. Utilizing funds from the Hotel Occupancy Tax, the aim of the community impact grant is to improve the quality of life in communities across Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon counties.

Vigil held in hope of finding missing Stroudsburg woman

STROUDSBURG MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- It’s been one month since a Monroe County woman mysteriously disappeared.    Tuesday night family, friends and community members gathered to pray for her safe return.    45-year-old Dana Smithers has been missing since May 28.    As the search for answers in her disappearance continues, loved ones are staying hopeful […]

Sheetz lowers gas prices to $3.99 until July 4th

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Sheetz announced an initiative Monday to “lower the pain at the pump” with a huge gas price reduction nationwide. According to a media release, effective immediately, Sheetz, will reduce the price of fuel to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 and $3.49 a gallon for E85. Unleaded 88 is for use in vehicles […]

Wilkes-Barre church opens cornerstone time capsule after 50 years

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE CO, (WOLF) — After a 50-year-long wait, members of the First Presbyterian Church got to open their long-sealed cornerstone. Members say it was more difficult to get it opened than they anticipated. Once inside, they found numerous documents and photographs that date back hundreds of years. The...

Suspects accused of scheme, theft at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators are asking for help in identifying three people they say are involved in a “quick change” scheme and retail theft at the Wyoming Valley Mall. According to the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, on Monday around 3:00 p.m. three suspects are believed to have committed a “quick change” scheme at […]

Man arrested, charged by PSP for DUI, erratic driving

DUNMORE, SUSQUEHANNA CO, (WOLF) — Police in Dunmore arrested and charged a man with DUI, resisting arrest, and numerous traffic violations following a report of an 'erratic driver' on I-81. State Police report that the driver, 57-year-old Ricky McLaughlin of Charlotte, North Carolina, was seen swerving along the highway and found to be impaired by alcohol.