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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 […]
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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.

Michigan Man Steals Vehicle Parked at Schuylkill County Gas Station

A Michigan man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after stealing a car and leading police in a short pursuit on Interstate 81 this past weekend. According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven, on Sunday, June 26th, 2022, just after 7:00am, Troopers received a report of a stolen Ford F-150 from the AMBest Truck Stop on Molleystown Road in Tremont Township, just off the Ravine Exit of Interstate 81.

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 […]

Police recover car used in Luzerne County home invasion

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators say the vehicle used in the Hanover Township home invasion that took place on Wednesday has been located. Hanover Township Police Chief Dave Lewis confirms with Eyewitness News that the car used during the home invasion has been recovered by police. Police believe the three individuals pictured below were […]

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 […]

'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...

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,...

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 […]

Fire damages several row homes in Mount Carmel

MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. — Flames damaged several row homes in Northumberland County. Photos from Northumberland County's Fire & Rescue Departments Firewire show the damage on East 7th Street in Mount Carmel. Officials say the fire broke out just before 7 Thursday morning. Everyone made it out safely, but several...

Three homes damaged, multiple displaced after fire

MOUNT CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Several people are displaced Thursday morning after a fire damaged multiple row homes in Northumberland County. A devastating morning on East Seventh Street after three homes took most of the damage from an early morning fire. The call came in just before 7:00 am. “I was getting ready to […]

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...

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...