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Police investigating 18-year-old found dead in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Authorities are conducting an investigation into a body found in Scranton just after midnight Friday. According to Captain Dennis Lukasewicz of the Scranton Police Department, an ambulance was called to the 600 block of North Main Avenue for an 18-year-old man unresponsive around 12:46 a.m. The victim was pronounced dead at […]
SCRANTON, PA
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Large commotion overnight in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — People in part of Scranton were woken up overnight by a big police presence. We're still waiting to hear what exactly happened here on North Main Avenue. Authorities did say one person was taken to the hospital. Our crew found several roads around North Main avenue...
SCRANTON, PA
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Crews Battle Building Fire in Binghamton

Crews responded to the scene of a building fire in Binghamton Friday morning. The call came in at 9:36 a.m. for a fire at 139 Washington Street. The street was closed off, with a hose linked up to a room on the fifth floor of the building -- no smoke was visible. Neighboring buildings were evacuated.
BINGHAMTON, NY

PD: Gun purchased illegally to pay off drug debt

LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The DA’s office announced the arrest of a man who was involved in a “straw purchase” of a handgun. According to Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce, on Thursday the Luzerne County Drug Task Force arrested and charged Stephen Lamoreaux, 32, of Swoyersville. Investigators say they discovered Lamoreaux supplied two 9mm […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Three homes are a ‘total loss’ in golf course fire

TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A fire on the Stone Hedge Golf course completely burnt down three townhouses and injured one firefighter on Friday afternoon. Alan Grow, the Assistant Chief of the Triton Hose Company, said a total of 19 fire departments came to help put out the fire on Stonehedge Drive. Grow told Eyewitness […]
WYOMING COUNTY, PA

Max Scherzer treated Mets minor league teammates to $7,000 dinner

For a minor league player, it’s always exciting when a major leaguer comes down for a rehab assignment. It’s even more exciting when that major leaguer is future Hall of Famer Max Scherzer. After making his second and final start in Binghamton with the Rumble Ponies, Scherzer made sure the prospects had more than his pitching to remember as the Mets ace, 37, treated his teammates to a feast of filet mignon, lobster and more, according to Fox Sports. Scherzer, who agreed to a three-year, $130 million deal with the Mets in 2021, is said to have shelled out a...
BINGHAMTON, NY
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Take a Flying Leap

“How spicy do you want it?” It is a sultry summer night with a driving rain puddling the streets in Towanda. Two overhead doors are rolled up, offering reprieve from both the rain and the heat. Customers chat and dine while watching the Susquehanna receive fresh water. At Flying...
TOWANDA, PA

Police say illegal drug trade becoming more violent

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The illegal drug trade is active and becoming increasingly violent, that’s the warning from area law enforcement and prosecutors. Investigators said the battle against the illegal drug trade is a 24/7 operation, and while at times it may seem as though nothing is being done about drug dealing in our […]
PITTSTON, PA

Smoke from PA junkyard fire can be seen and smelled in NJ

A fire at a junkyard across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania is sending plumes of thick black smoke into the air visible from New Jersey along with a smell. Video of the fire shows a pile of junk cars on fire. 6ABC Action News reported the fire is at Middle Drive and Solar Drive in Falls Township, Pennsylvania. A company called Convanta Metals is located at that intersection.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE
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Endicott Man Wins $10,000 for Hole in One at Golf Tournament

An Endicott man is now $10,000 richer after making a hole in one while playing golf. Steve Kovall was participating in the Owego Hose Team's 5th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament at Tioga Golf Club when he hit a hole in one on Hole 9. Kovall was presented with a check for the $10,000 at Croton Hose #3 Wednesday evening.
ENDICOTT, NY
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