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Man in custody after slashing woman at Viewmont Mall

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man is in custody after police say he slashed a woman with a knife at the Viewmont Mall. Police and crews responded to the Viewmont mall Thursday night for a call of a female being assaulted with a knife. Police tell Eyewitness News, that a female employee of […]
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Scranton man charged in mall stabbing

SCRANTON, Pa. — A man now faces attempted homicide charges after police say he stabbed an employee inside a shopping mall in Lackawanna County. Officers responded around 7:30 p.m. Thursday to a call of a man walking around the Viewmont Mall with a knife. Police have identified that man...

Gov. Wolf Announces New Funding Awarded to Help Prepare Pennsylvanians for High-Demand Manufacturing Careers in Northeast PA

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA (ACE) through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to assist unemployed and underemployed individuals in Lackawanna County gain the skills, knowledge, and abilities to successfully attain employment in the manufacturing sector. “My commitment to investing...

Pocono Township Arrests 2 Criminals This Week In Monroe County

In Monroe County, two criminals got arrested in the past week. These crimes range from alleged homicide to drug paraphernalia. Pocono Twp | This past week two criminals got arrested, one for allegedly attempting homicide at The Learning Center (TLC) Park and the other for possession of drug paraphernalia after a car accident near the Pocono Cheesecake Factory, according to Pocono Township Police.

Fugitive arrested, threatening to kill woman, kids police say

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators located a wanted fugitive at a Scranton hotel after he was wanted for allegedly threatening to kill a woman and her kids. According to the Scranton Police Department, on Wednesday police, with the help of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located Jamal Morrison, 29, at the Econo Lodge in […]

Talkback 16: Gratitude from Hawley

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — In this Talkback 16, calls about PennDOT's winter job fair, U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman, and our Super 16 High School Football Countdown. But first, we begin with reaction to the financial justice served in the Kids for Cash scandal. If you like Talkback, you'll love...

Dog shot in the Poconos, police investigating

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, PA — An investigation is underway in Monroe County after police say a dog was shot. Pocono Mountain Regional Police say a yellow Lab mix was found in the area of Ryans Road and Horned Owl Lane in Coolbaugh Township. Police in the Poconos are not saying...

16 To The Rescue: Merry

GOULDSBORO, Pa. — Merry has been loving life this summer, getting to spend so much time outside. She is happiest rolling around the grass and smelling the world which is exactly what she gets to do now that she is being fostered through One Life to Life Pet Rescue & Adoption. Merry is about 4 or 5 years old and is a pit bull/boxer mix.

Monroe County Sheriff's Weekly Warrant Update

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office released a weekly warrant report containing newly added wanted individuals. This week there are 22 featured wanted criminals. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office posted a weekly warrant report spanning 22 wanted criminals. Warrants include newly added images to the roster of wanted individuals, according to Monroe County Sheriff's Office. A total of seven new wanted criminals got added to the roster. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the community in locating the wanted criminals.

Raging Fire In Poconos Kills One And Injures Others

On August 17, 2022, the Monroe County Coroner was called to the scene to investigate a death relating to the fire on Hill Road in Chestnut Hill Township, Effort, PA. Chestnut Hill Twp | Wednesday, August 17, 2022, a fire occurred on Hill Road in Effort, PA. Shortly after 7 AM, the fire was reported, according to the West End Fire Department. At 8:51 AM, the Monroe County Coroner arrived. The origin of the fire is still pending investigation by the West End Fire Department and State Police. We reached out to West End and Pocono Township Fire Department's Chiefs, but we have not received a response at this time. Earlier this morning, the Monroe County Coroner performed an autopsy on the victim. The fire resulted in one known death and injuries to others, the death was of a 44yr old female, who remains unnamed to the public at this time. We followed up by reaching out to the Monroe County Coroner's Office for an interview regarding the cause of death and origin of the fire, here is what they had to say:

Events Honoring Veterans on August 20

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU)— Eyewitness News has compiled a list of events honoring local veterans this upcoming weekend. The Camp Freedom Summer Salute is Saturday, August 20 at Camp Freedom In Carbondale. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is free for veterans, first responders, their family members, and gold star families. […]
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Monroe driver facing DUI count

A Monroe County woman is facing driving under the influence charges, state police said. State police at Stroudsburg said a traffic stop was made on Aug. 11 at 1:28 a.m. along Interstate 80 westbound in Stroud Township of a 2018 Mercury for a traffic violation. Police said Alyssa Delavera, 34, of Tannersville, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

Four accused of beating man with metal bat

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators say two men and two women took turns assaulting a man with a metal bat when he agreed to only fight one outside of his home in Scranton. According to Scranton Police Department, on Wednesday around 12:00 a.m. officers were called for a stabbed victim in the 1200 block of […]

Dash and dine: The Hiawatha rides again

The winner of an upcoming raffle will ride through town in a historic Hiawatha Stagecoach and then sit down to a three-course dinner presented by costumed servers in the Columns Museum’s Lincoln Room. is pleased to announce that. The winner can invite up to five guests along for the ride and dinner. This opportunity is a Pike County Historical Society fundraiser.

NEPA man sentenced for cutting brakes that led to woman's death

A 43 year old man from Dunmore was sentenced yesterday to 13 to 40 years in prison. John Jenkins had pleaded guilty back in May to cutting the brake lines of a car driven by Tammy Fox in 2018. The woman died from injuries received when the car crashed into a parked car and tree near North Washington Avenue in Scranton. According to investigators Jenkins cut the break lines in order to get a piece of pipe to use to smoke crack cocaine.