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Columbia County Man Wanted for Armed Robbery in Bloomsburg

A Columbia County man is wanted for an armed robbery in Bloomsburg. According to the Bloomsburg Police Department, Maurice Neil Smith, 21,of Nescopeck is wanted for an armed robbery that occurred on June 11th, 2022. Officers are attempting to locate Smith who has been charged with Robbery (serious injury), Burglary,...
COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA
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Family blames fatal wreck on PennDOT’s failure to fix ditch

AUBURN, Pa. (AP) — Matt Neidlinger crested the hill of a narrow, twisty state road and found a nasty surprise waiting for him at the bottom. The ditch was a couple of feet wide and spanned both lanes, and Neidlinger barely had time to brake when his work truck slammed into it. The impact severely jolted him and his passenger. In the mirror he could see his loaded trailer bounce and flail, its rear wheels briefly off the ground.
AUBURN, PA
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Three suspects wanted in home invasion investigation

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are searching for three people they believe are involved in a home invasion that took place in Luzerne County. According to the Hanover Township Police Department, the incident occurred Wednesday around 5:00 a.m. at a residence along Nanticoke Street in Hanover Township. Police believe the three individuals pictured below […]
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA

Neighbors shaken up after Hanover Township home invasion

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A home invasion leaves people living in a quiet Luzerne County neighborhood shaken up. The home invasion in Hanover Township comes as a shock to many people who live there. Wednesday night eyewitness news spoke with residents who tell me they’re very concerned about safety in their community. “It’s […]
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA

Man accused of stealing a truck causes police chase

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Heavy police activity in Wilkes-Barre after officers say a man stole a truck causing a chase. According to officers on the scene, a man stole a truck causing a brief chase that ended with a foot pursuit. Officers tell Eyewitness News the man is in custody at this time. This is […]
WILKES-BARRE, PA
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Grand opening of new Sheetz location in Luzerne County

LARKSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A new Sheetz location in Luzerne County had its grand opening on Wednesday. The new location is on Route 11 in Larksville and it is store number 734 for Sheetz. The grand opening was an event to behold. There were giveaways and places for people to donate non-perishable food items to […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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'Armed and dangerous' man wanted by Bloomsburg PD

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA CO, (WOLF) — The Bloomsburg Police Department has issued a felony warrant for a man wanted on multiple charges. Officials say 21-year-old Maurice Neil Smith was last seen on Tuesday around 5:31 AM. Smith has been charged with robbery (serious injury), burglary, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, and...
BLOOMSBURG, PA
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Palmerton Hospital slated for fall demolition

St. Luke’s University Health Network is getting closer to its plan to demolish the former Palmerton Hospital building. Erica Essig, director of marketing and communications at St. Luke’s, said Monday that the hospital is slated for demolition this fall. “There will be extensive community and neighborhood communication about...
PALMERTON, PA
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PrimoHoagies Officially Opens in Schuylkill County

PrimoHoagies opened their new location in Saint Clair on Tuesday. The location officially opened with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday morning with the first 100 customers receiving a free hoagie. PrimoHoagies, known for its gourmet hoagies with high-quality meats and cheeses piled high on fresh-baked rolls. The franchise location is...
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA
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Barnesville Man on Probation Found Trespassing in Garage in Mahanoy City

A Barnesville man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison for trespassing after being recently released from prison and on probation. According to Mahanoy City Police Chief Thomas Rentschler, on Wednesday morning, around 7:00am, he received information about a person in a garage in the 200 Block of East Centre Street. Chief Rentschler said he is familiar with the property and has knowledge that the owners did not grant permission for anyone to be inside.
MAHANOY CITY, PA

Family blames fatal wreck on PennDOT’s failure to fix ditch: ‘This could’ve been avoided’

AUBURN, Pa. — Matt Neidlinger crested the hill of a narrow, twisty state road and found a nasty surprise waiting for him at the bottom. The ditch was a couple of feet wide and spanned both lanes, and Neidlinger barely had time to brake when his work truck slammed into it. The impact severely jolted him and his passenger. In the mirror he could see his loaded trailer bounce and flail, its rear wheels briefly off the ground.
AUBURN, PA
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The dangers of driving on empty

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The high cost of gas is leading many drivers into a dangerous practice. They’re letting their gas tank push to near-empty before deciding to fill up. It seems we’ve all been there or at least almost: letting your car gas tank get so low that the “add fuel” light comes […]
WILKES-BARRE, PA

Fourth of July celebrations coming up this weekend

With Independence Day just around the corner, local boroughs and communities are preparing to celebrate a safe and fun holiday. From downtown celebrations to nighttime firework displays, here is a list of some area events for the upcoming holiday. Williamsport 27th Annual Set The Night To Music July 4, Market Street Bridge, beginning at 3...
WILLIAMSPORT, PA

Roots to Recovery Heartwood Center in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — The former Boyle's Funeral Home on South Wyoming Avenue in Hazleton has new life as a day center for the homeless. "That's the purpose of this center, so they can come in and receive the services, and we are a safe zone for them, no judgment. We are just here to help," said Kerri Scheitrum, regional director of New Roots Recovery.
HAZLETON, PA
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