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Wyalusing woman dies after crashing into tree on SR-858

NORTH RUSH TWP, SUSQUEHANNA CO, (WOLF) — A 53-year-old woman from Wyalusing has died as the result of a crash crash. State Troopers say the crash occurred on Monday around 6 AM on State Route 858 in North Rush Township, Susquehanna County. The crash happened as the woman's vehicle...
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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 […]
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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.

PSP: Man resisted arrest for erratic driving on I-81

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police arrested and charged a man after they say he was driving erratically on Interstate 81 while intoxicated. According to Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), on Monday troopers responded to an erratic driver on I-81 south in Dunmore. PSP states the car was observed excessively swerving on the highway and the driver […]

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 […]

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 […]

Special $3.99 gallon for E88 fuel at Sheetz stations through July 4th

Sheetz convenience stores have announced that some of its convenience stores will lower some gas prices to $3.99 a gallon through the Fourth of July holiday. The lower prices are “effective immediately.” Unleaded 88 gasoline will sell for $3.99 a gallon while the E85 will sell for $3.49 a gallon thru Monday July 4th. The price cuts are only available at the stores that carry those grades of gasoline. That includes the station in Shavertown and the Sheetz near Scranton high school. You also need to check your owner's manual to see if your car can use the 88 and 85 grades of unleaded gasoline. 88 is acceptable for most vehicles manufactured from 2001 on.

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 […]

New Susquehanna thrift store to help local community

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY, Pa. — You never know what you'll find inside a thrift store. And now, there's a new option for thrifters in Susquehanna County. Susquehanna County Interfaith opened its first thrift store in Montrose two years ago. Now it's expanding to make an even bigger impact. The non-profit has opened a second store on Jackson Avenue in Susquehanna.

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...

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 […]

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.

Man wanted by police for simple assault taken into custody

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA CO, (WOLF) — Update 6/28/22: Enslin was taken into custody Monday night by Dickson City Police. ------------------------------------------------------------- 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...