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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 […]
KINGSTON, PA
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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 […]
SCRANTON, PA
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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 […]
DALLAS, PA

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 […]
WILKES-BARRE, PA
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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...
HAZLETON, PA
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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.
MOUNT POCONO, PA
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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...
WILKES-BARRE, PA
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NEPA man indicted for mailing threats

Federal prosecutors say 37-year old James Meininger, Jr. of Kingston has been indicted by a federal grand jury for mailing threatening letters to various officials. The indictment charges Meininger mailed the letters threatening to kidnap and injure the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Deputy Secretary of Defense and Speaker of the House. The indictment also alleges Meininger sent a threatening letter to a news reporter in Wilkes-Barre. He faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison, probation and a fine if convicted.
KINGSTON, PA
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Celebrating the Arts at Scranton Library

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Scranton School District increasing security at graduation

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — The Scranton School District is increasing security at its graduation ceremonies this week. That includes more law enforcement, security screenings, and enhanced policies on bags and purses. It all comes after the school district went into "secure" status on June 22nd, after being made...
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Wham Cam: What's wrong with the Liberty Bell?

MOOSIC, Pa. — Besides the infamous crack in the Liberty Bell, there's another flaw in America's symbol of Independence! Joe headed to Moosic to see if anyone there had the answer ahead of July 4.
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HANOVER TWP., Pa. – By unanimous vote, supervisors in Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Tuesday night hired a new recreation director, filling a vacancy that had been open for three months. Supervisor John Diacogiannis announced that John Byrne was chosen as the township's choice for recreation director and would...
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