Wyalusing, PA

PD: Man hits multiple officers, resisting arrest

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police say they struggled to arrest a man several times as he hit multiple police officers after he was caught trespassing on Misericordia University property. According to the Dallas Township Police Department, on Sunday, officers were called to Misericordia University for a man trespassing on property that was off limits. […]
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Erin man arrested for high-speed chase into Pennsylvania

SAYRE, Pa. (WETM) – An Erin, N.Y. man has been charged with multiple assault, reckless endangerment, theft and traffic violation charges for an early morning high-speed chase from Big Flats into Pennsylvania, according to police. Tyler Russell, 20, was arrested on August 7 after police said he lost control of his vehicle on the eastbound […]

2 dead, including 4-year-old boy, after shooting in Dallas Twp.

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Two people are dead after a shooting incident in Luzerne County in a Dallas Township neighborhood, Monday night. Dallas Township Police Chief Douglas Higgins tells Eyewitness News police were called to a domestic/custody dispute on Harris Street just after 8:00 p.m. Officers were talking with the woman who called […]
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Car accident on I-86 West in Chemung

CHEMUNG, N.Y. (WENY) -- A car accident took place heading westbound on Interstate 86 on Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred around 2 p.m. when traffic in a construction zone got backed up. The traffic back up led to one car getting rear-ended. Following the accident, traffic was backed up along...

‘Say It With Music’ Production Company

TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Music has a lot of power. It can bring people together, it can lift spirits, and even help your health. Some local students got the chance to create their own musical memories with a camp that gave them the tools of a professional. “Trying to find something to eat, man […]

Athens man charged with child pornography, sexual assault of a minor

ATHENS Pa. (WETM) — An Athens man has been charged with multiple child sexual abuse and child pornography charges by Pennsylvania State Police. Benjamin Wheeler, 27, was arrested on August 6, 2022, after Pennsylvania State Police said that they received a call from a person stating that they had found explicit photos of a child […]

Poker shootout fundraiser in Wyoming County

FACTORYVILLE, Pa. — People in Wyoming County had their eye on the prize Sunday afternoon. Folks came out to Factoryville Sportsmen's Club to raise money for Individual Abilities in Motion. The day consisted of sporting clays on a 100-target course spread out over five outdoor stations. Shooters received a...

PennDOT job fair planned for Sullivan County

Laporte, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will host a job fair in Sullivan County in the coming weeks. The job fair will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 18 at the Sullivan County Maintenance Office, 322 Park Street, Laporte. Current vacancies include: Sullivan County – Transportation Equipment Operator Trainee,...
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Guthrie Food Farm Family Festival returns to Sayre

SAYRE, P.A. (WENY) -- The 6th annual Guthrie Food Farm Family Festival returned to the Northern Tier on Saturday, bringing an array of homegrown and handmade goods to Sayre. Dozens of farmers, soap makers, and other crafters set up for the 6th annual food farm family festival, starting Saturday morning. The vendors set up at Howard Elmer Park, across the street from the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. Although the event was virtual in 2020 due to COVID, the event was held in person in 2021 and remained that way in 2022.

Towanda man sentenced for Keystone Theatre burglary

TOWANDA, Pa. (WETM) – A Towanda man who broke into the Keystone Theatre to steal cash and food earlier this year has been sentenced to at least 3.5 years in prison and will pay over $10,000 in restitution, according to the District Attorney. Samuel Ackley, 60, was sentenced to 42-96 months in a Pennsylvania State […]

2022 Team Preview: Dallas Mountaineers (2)

Offensive Starters Returning: (10) Defensive Starters Returning: (11) Special Team Starters Returning: (4) Zach Paczewski JR Punter, Punt Returner, and Kick Returner. 2022 Offensive Outlook: “Will have to ease a new starting QB into the role. Good experience at every other position will be counted on to take some pressure off the QB early on.”

Future of Sayre varsity football; coach and player react

SAYRE, Pa. (WETM) — Tensions were high during a Sayre School Board meeting that determined the future of the school’s varsity football program. During the meeting on August 4, many parents were outraged that their children may not be able to participate in varsity football this year. As a result, the school’s band and cheerleading […]