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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
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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
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Man sentenced for deadly arson in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — A man from Scranton will spend up to 22 years behind bars for his role in an arson for-profit scheme that turned deadly. Chad Kenowski was sentenced after pleading guilty to third-degree murder and arson charges earlier this year. Investigators say Kenowski and Brett Sweeting conspired...
SCRANTON, PA
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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

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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Montrose Blueberry Festival 2022

Other sights that may entice visitors to attend the Blueberry Festival include a silent auction; a basket raffle; a table filled with commemorative items including T-shirts, sweatshirts, pottery, tote bags, car magnets, cookbooks and festival prints. The book tent houses thousands of used children’s, vintage and general titled books which were donated and sorted throughout the year. Other foods include hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and peppers, walking tacos, lemonade, popcorn, coffee, ice cream with blueberry buckle, pizza, beverages, homemade.
MONTROSE, PA
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The Faithful Flock to St. Ann’s in Scranton

From July 17 to July 26, Saint Ann’s Monastery and Shrine Basilica in Scranton hosts the annual Solemn Novena to Saint Ann. The nine days of services honor Saint Ann, the mother of the Virgin Mary and grandmother of Jesus Christ, and lead up to the annual Feast of Saint Ann.
SCRANTON, PA

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
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Local stand-up comic to appear on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

MAYFIELD, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A stand-up comedian with roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania will be performing on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Samantha Ruddy, 30, originally of Mayfield, attended Holy Cross High School when it was known as Bishop O’Hara, where she graduated in 2010. After high school, she attended and graduated from Syracuse […]
MAYFIELD, PA
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Busy weekend ahead on Montage Mountain

MOOSIC, Pa. — Preparations are underway for a busy weekend on Montage Mountain as the annual Peach Music Festival returns. People will begin pouring in on Thursday for this year's Peach Fest. This year, it falls on a holiday weekend, and it's not the only event happening on the...
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Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Ask our local farmers what they expect to bring this week to the Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market, which opens at 10 a.m. today on Public Square, and you’ll hear about radishes, rhubarb and sugar snap peas — along with plenty of flowers and fruit.
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Talkback 16: Pittston's Water Street Bridge

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — In this Talkback 16: the tale of two bridges continues in Luzerne County and the Talkback callers have a lot to say. But first, one caller shares how you can lower gas prices. If you like Talkback, you'll love Talkback Feedback. Check it out on YouTube.
PITTSTON, PA

New Sheetz location open in Larksville

LARKSVILLE, Pa. — Inside and outside, the new Sheetz along Route 11 in Larksville was packed with people coming to celebrate the store's grand opening. "Have other gas stations up and down that we have seen all the time, but now this is a brand new one here, so it's kind of like a fresh start in a way," said Kaila Hartman of Plymouth, who watched daily as the location was being built.
LARKSVILLE, PA

Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market kicks off on Thursday

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The first Wilkes-Barre farmers market of the season will be on Thursday, June 30. The event will kick off at 10 am with John Shemo singing the National Anthem followed by live music from the Vine Street Band. The farmers market will continue every Thursday through November 17 from 10 am […]
WILKES-BARRE, PA
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100 Years Ago: June 29, 2022

100 Years Ago is brought to you by the Kilmer Mansion. 100 years ago today, the Lackawanna Trail was formally opened at noon today, marking the completion of one of the greatest highways in the world. 4,000 people watched as the governors of New York State and Pennsylvania met at...
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Home invasion in Hanover Township, three suspects wanted

HANOVER TWP, LUZERNE CO, (WOLF) — Hanover Township Police are investigating a home invasion involving three suspects on Wednesday. Police say the incident took place around 5:15 AM on Nanticoke Street in Hanover Township. Officials believe the three pictured suspects were involved in the incident. Anyone with information on...
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA
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