New information on Wilkes-Barre investigation
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Authorities in Luzerne County are providing more information on an ongoing investigation in Wilkes-Barre. Unidentified remains were found in the basement of a home on 142 Carlisle Street, according to a release from Police Chief Joseph Coffay, Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews, and District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce.
PD: Man exposes himself to woman in Scranton parking lot
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man is being charged after police say he inappropriately exposed himself in a Scranton parking lot. According to the Scranton Police Department, officers responded to a 911 caller who witnessed a man acting in a lewd manner. The victim told police when entered her car, a man, later identified […]
Decomposed remains found in Wilkes-Barre home are ‘unidentifiable,’ police seek info on former residents
WILKES-BARRE — Decomposed remains found earlier this week in the basement of a home in the city are “unidentifiable,” investigators announced Thursday. Police Chief Joseph Coffay, Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews, and District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce released a statement with further information regarding the Carlisle Street investigation that has been ongoing in the city this week.
Decomposed Body in Basement Found, Investigation Launched
Wilkes-Barre, PA – In a recent development, officials in Wilkes-Barre have provided new details on the Carlisle Street investigation. Police Chief Joseph Coffay, along with Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews…
The Wonderstone Gallery is staying in Dunmore
DUNMORE, Pa. — The Wonderstone Gallery is staying in Dunmore. Earlier this week, the owner announced the business at the Dunmore Corners was closing because the building it's in was sold. "The Wonderstone has always been more than just a shop. A lot of people come in for the...
Dave & Buster’s Moosic location set to open in April
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Dave & Busters will be bringing over 180 job positions when its new location in Moosic opens in April. According to officials, Dave & Buster’s is set to open its first Moosiac/Scranton-area location on Monday, April 15, and is now looking to hire over 180 passionate individuals to join the team. […]
Decomposed remains found in basement of Wilkes-Barre residence
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Authorities have announced that decomposed remains were found in the basement of a residence on Carlisle Street in Wilkes-Barre. Police Chief Joseph Coffay, Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews, and District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce have released further information regarding the ongoing Carlisle Street investigation. Detectives...
Decomposed remains discovered in Wilkes-Barre home
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators announced that decomposed remains were discovered in the basement of a Wilkes-Barre home. Police Chief Joseph Coffay, Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews, and District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce released information Thursday afternoon regarding the Carlisle Street investigation which has been ongoing in the Diamond City this week. Detectives say they […]
Scranton announces opening of grants through ARPA fund
Scranton announces opening of grants through ARPA fund.
Community helps Wilkes-Barre business after fire
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — After an Edwardsville business was destroyed by a fire, the community rallied to help the owner of NEPA Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) business relocate. After a fire destroyed a local mixed martial arts studio on February 15, owner Kyle Reed was devastated. “Probably one of the most horrific experiences I’ve […]
Sunny Bubble Tea opens in Wyoming Valley Mall
WILKES-BARRE — A new local business offering bubble tea and more opened its doors in the Wyoming Valley Mall. Sunny Bubble Tea, located next door to Dino’s Pizza and Restaurant, celebrated its grand opening last weekend by offering customers 50% off their drink orders. The shop offers a...
Woman marks 100th birthday this Leap Day in Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — It's not every day someone reaches their 100th birthday, but for Leapling Esther Gibson from Wilkes-Barre, It's just one of 25 times she's been able to commemorate her birthday. Gibson says she never thought she'd make it this long and still get along as well as...
Mountainfest takes over Montage Mountain
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Wild cardboard creations and live music are coming back to Montage Mountain for Mountainfest and one lucky team could even walk away with $1,000. “Montage Mountain and Mountainfest in particular is going to be a fun for all ages of event,” said Montage Mountain Director of Sales Kevin Morgan. Concerts, […]
Marywood University offers free screenings for anxiety and eating disorders
Dunmore, Lackawanna Co. — This week is National Eating Disorders awareness week and today, Marywood University offered free screening to help identify eating disorders and anxiety. FOX56’s Josh Oculam takes us to Lackawanna County where he spoke to their Psychological Services Center about the importance of their work today....
Wilkes-Barre vigil for transgender Oklahoma teen who died after attack
It was standing-room only at a Wilkes-Barre candlelight vigil for Nex Benedict, a transgender teen who died after an assault at their Oklahoma high school in early February. The local LGBTQ+ community shared words of sadness and anger, but also hope at downtown Wilkes-Barre’s THINK Center Thursday night. “A...
Helping future entrepreneurs in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Three women in Lackawanna County are inspiring others through their careers as entrepreneurs. On Thursday, as part of Black History Month, they gave future businesswomen some sage advice to take home. Black women business owners shared advice, wisdom, and empowerment during a panel presentation inside the University of Scranton on […]
Mountain View girls, Riverside boys, Scranton girls win District 2 hoops titles
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The first half of Thursday’s District 2 Basketball Championship scheduled turned into a family affair. The Kilmer sisters and Rose brothers led the Mountain View girls and Riverside boys to titles in the first two games of the final day of title games at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Marywood University holds free screening for mental health
Marywood University holds free screening for mental health.