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What to know before you fill up

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 […]
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle, condition unknown

EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Police say one person was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle around 7:15 Monday evening.   The crash occurred in the area of Long John Silvers in Edwardsville.   According to police, the driver of the vehicle was not transported.   The condition of the pedestrian is […]
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Deadly accident in Luzerne County under investigation

The investigation into a fatal crash in Plymouth continues. It happened Saturday afternoon on West Main Street near the Turkey Hill. According to officials, three vehicles were involved, one which flipped onto its roof. One person was ejected from one of the vehicles. No other information on the condition of those involved or what may have caused the crash have yet been released.

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 […]

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 […]

Multiple crews respond to fire at former bank

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Several fire departments were called to the scene of an old PNC Bank on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard for a fire.  Firefighters arrived to a smoky scene before they began battling the fire.   According to officials, the fire was contained to the underside portion of the roof in the drive-through […]

Police investigate armed robbery at convenience store

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Dickson City at the Main Street Mini Mart. According to the Dickson City Police Department, on Sunday around 10:18 p.m., officers responded to the Main Street Mini Mart for the report of a robbery. Investigators said a male stuck an unknown […]

Man wanted by police for simple assault

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA CO, (WOLF) — Dickson City Police are searching for a man they say is wanted for simple assault. Officials say 28-year-old Joseph 'Joey' Enslin has a warrant out for his arrest regarding the supposed incident. Police didn't announce the details of the assault Enslin is wanted...
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Sheetz lowers pain at the pump; $3.99 per gallon

WILKES-BARRE — Effective immediately, Sheetz, a major Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain, Monday said it will help reduce pain at the pump for consumers by reducing the price of fuel to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 and $3.49 a gallon for E85. This is a limited time offer...

Pedestrian killed in Plymouth multi-vehicle crash

PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man who died as a result of the multi-vehicle crash over the weekend has been identified by the coroner. According to the Luzerne County Coroner 86-year-old James Mahon, of Plymouth, was taken to the hospital after a wreck along East Main Street. The wreck happened on Saturday afternoon just […]

Luzerne County UPS overwhelmed with shipping returns

EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local shipping store is overwhelmed with one of its biggest means of foot traffic returns. The line at times to make returns has been out the door at one location in Luzerne County. The demand to return products is up. According to the manager at this UPS center in the […]
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Father, son sentenced for beating man ‘left to die’

WILKES-BARRE — A father and his son who teamed up to pummel a man by punching and stomping his head multiple times pleaded guilty Monday to felony assault charges and were sentenced to state prison. Paul Joseph Brady Sr., 53, of Main Street, Avoca, and Paul Joseph Brady Jr.,...
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Gerrity’s Supermarkets joins Wakefern grocery cooperative

Pennsylvania grocer Gerrity’s Supermarkets has joined retail grocery cooperative Wakefern Food Corp. Keasbey, N.J.-based Wakefern, parent of the ShopRite supermarket banner, said Monday that Gerrity’s becomes its 48th member. Plans call for Gerrity’s to convert to the cooperative’s The Fresh Grocer banner, with the new store branding to be Gerrity’s The Fresh Grocer. The transition to the new banner over the next few months also will include the addition of Wakefern’s own-brand products, such as the Bowl & Basket and Paperbird labels.

Geisinger Medical Center performs 1,000th TAVR procedure

Danville, Pa. — Geisinger Medical Center reached an impressive milestone recently when it performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at the hospital. TAVR is a less-invasive approach to treating diseased and narrowed aortic valves (aortic stenosis). Physicians can replace a diseased valve without performing open-heart surgery. Instead, they insert a small, thin tube (catheter) into an artery in the groin and feed a new, collapsed valve to the heart where it is deployed to regulate blood flow. ...