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Coroner investigating after teen dies in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old in Lackawanna County. According to the coroner, Sarai Jean-Louis was found on the 600 block of North Main Avenue in Scranton early Friday morning. Dozens of police officers responded to the area. Jean-Louis was taken to the hospital,...
SCRANTON, PA
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New stores arriving in Wilkes-Barre, including Duck Donuts

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — New stores are arriving on Mundy Street in Wilkes-Barre Township including a Duck Donuts and Sleep Number mattress. Robert Tamburro, trustee/general partner with TFP Limited told Eyewitness News on Wednesday 60,000 square foot shopping strip center will be taking over. Duck Donuts will take over a 1,200-square-foot spot along with […]
WILKES-BARRE, PA
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Man accused of bypassing security, burglarizing store

BOROUGH OF BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A man allegedly got past a Columbia County laundromat’s security system and broke open an amusement machine according to police. Officials said two white males, one later identified as Kevin Blunck, were playing with the amusement machines at the Market Street Plaza Laundromat up until 1:00 a.m. when the […]
BERWICK, PA

Plains Township diner food truck now caters on the road

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The D's Diner in Plains Township is now on the move with the expansion of a new "location" on wheels. But its owner said this was "plan B." "Well, originally, we wanted to head out towards the Back Mountain area into another diner. But we were a little hesitant with trying to have the manpower to run it," D's Diner owner Dan Demellier said.
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, PA
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Collectibles stolen from store in West Pittston

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Thousands of dollars of collectibles were stolen overnight in a burglary in Luzerne County. Police were called to Classic Sportscards and Collectibles in West Pittston Wednesday morning. Officers tell us the burglar got inside by breaking a basement window. The owner says the thief got...
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA

Free active shooter courses in Luzerne County

DALLAS, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — With mass shootings occurring more frequently, students in school and members of the community can now learn what to do in an active shooter situation, as there are free courses available to anyone to better prepare themselves for a possible attack. On Monday, July...
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Plea deadline set in Wilkes-Barre Township stabbing case

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man has until Aug. 10 to accept a plea agreement with prosecutors on charges he attempted to kill an ex-girlfriend inside a Wilkes-Barre Township hotel. Eric Osiel Santana, 24, of Carey Avenue, was before Luzerne County Judge David W. Lupas on Wednesday when the plea...

Nina’s Pizza donates proceeds to Planned Parenthood

LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Ninas’s Wing Bites and Pizza hosted a fundraiser in Lackawanna County on Wednesday in support of Planned Parenthood. Nina’s is a female-owned and operated business and when they found out about Roe v. Wade being struck down, they decided to do something to support a company that provides important services for women and that fights for women’s rights.
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PA
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The Peach Music Festival 2022: Snapshots & Storylines [Photos/Videos]

The Peach Music Festival returned to Montage Mountain for its tenth edition over Independence Day Weekend 2022 with performances by Billy Strings, The Black Crowes, Trouble No More, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Trey Anastasio Band, The Revivalists, Goose, The Word, The Wailers, Steel Pulse, G. Love & The Juice, Rayland Baxter, The Bogie Band ft. Joe Russo, and many more.
SCRANTON, PA
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Kingston Police investigate 'isolated shooting' incident

KINGSTON, LUZERNE CO, (WOLF) — Kingston Police are investigating a report of shots fired near Church Street on Tuesday night. According to Kingston Police Chief Richard Kotchik, the 'isolated' incident occurred after a bike was stolen from a nearby home. He says one round was fired by the homeowner as they chased the alleged bike thief onto Church Street.
KINGSTON, PA

Mastriano to visit Dallas on Saturday

DALLAS — Republican gubernatorial nominee and state Sen. Doug Mastriano will make an appearance at Leggio’s Italian Restaurant this Saturday, July 9. Mastriano will greet supporters and speak to the crowd from 6:30-9 p.m. following a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. Attendees must preregister at Doug4Gov.com. — Staff...
DALLAS, PA
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Wham Cam: Crocodile tears?

MOOSIC, Pa. — Ever heard of "crocodile tears?" While there are no crocodiles in northeast and central PA, Joe and his "crocs" headed to Gerrity's in Moosic to see if anyone there could shed light on the origin of this phrase. See more great Wham Cam videos at WNEP's...
MOOSIC, PA
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Man in Berwick Charged With one Count of Aggravated Assault by Vehicle

BERWICK, COLUMBIA CO, (WOLF) — One man has been arrested and charged after police say he intentionally injured a man by hitting him with his car. Officers with the Berwick Police Department were called to the scene of a restaurant in the 100 block of West 2nd street around 9 PM on June 25th.
BERWICK, PA

Allied Services dePaul School closes

SCRANTON, Pa. — A school in Scranton dedicated to helping students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities is shutting its doors. The dePaul School, operated by Allied Services, officially closed last week. Officials say the school along the Morgan Highway in Scranton dealt with several problems during the pandemic,...
SCRANTON, PA
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