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Coroner's inquest scheduled for woman declared dead in 1970 disappearance
HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — A coroner's inquest has been scheduled for a woman legally declared deceased over 50 years after she went missing. Pennsylvania State Police say they are continuing their investigation into the disappearance and death of Ilonka Cann. Troopers say Cann last spoke to her...
Missing Philadelphia woman identified 3 decades after human remains found in Luzerne County, Pa.
The remains were found in 1994 by state DEP workers who were working on a mine reclamation project at the time.
Savour the Flavours: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Kingston
In this article, we're exploring three remarkable Italian restaurants in Kingston. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
CODE BLUE issued in Wilkes-Barre for three days
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Wilkes-Barre Mayor George C. Brown has enacted a CODE BLUE designation due to severely cold temperatures on the nights of Tuesday, February 20, Friday, February 23, and Saturday, February 24. The CODE BLUE Emergency Shelter Program will be run by Keystone Mission with its...
Dallas Police Probe Fatal Shooting Leading to Car Crash, Public's Help Sought
Dallas Police are investigating a fatal shooting that led to a car crash in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, where 25-year-old Faneal Tesfit was found shot and unresponsive. The incident occurred around 1:25 a.m. on February 20th, and first responders declared Tesfit dead at the scene, according to the Dallas Police Department.
Man arrested after shooting in Luzerne County neighborhood
SUGARLOAF TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police were seen actively investigating a shooting at a neighborhood in Luzerne County Tuesday. Police were seen at a home on Rock Hill Road in Sugarloaf investigating an incident around 11:00 a..m. Before arriving on the scene, police said shots were fired outside of the home. A man, later […]
Arrest made after Planet Fitness bomb threat
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — A woman is now being charged with bomb threats and terroristic threats after police responded to reports of a bomb threat at a Planet Fitness in Edwardsville a month ago. 49 year old Christina Bove told a man not to go into the facility...
Levee overseer asks Edwardsville to address homeless camp
The Wyoming Valley Levee overseer asked Edwardsville police to address a homeless camp on levee property near the Narrows Shopping Center.
Zoning board approves Wawa in the Back Mountain
The Dallas Township Zoning Board on Monday approved the variances needed for the construction of a Wawa at the corner of Upper Demunds Road and Route 309. The plan now proceeds to the township’s Planning Commission. Last week, another proposed Wawa site was announced in Plains Township, near Mohegan Pennsylvania Hotel & Casino. Another Wawa is planned in Lackawanna County, along Moosic Street in South Scranton.
Woman accused of stealing nearly $270K worth of items from employer
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Police have filed charges against a woman they say made nearly $270,000 by selling stolen dentistry items online. On September 20, 2023, police say they received a call from Dr. Anthony Polit, of Polit and Costello Dentistry in Pittston, claiming one of his employees may have been involved in defrauding their […]
Charges filed against former Lackawanna County attorney for forgery
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A former attorney from Lackawanna County, disbarred amid allegations he lied to clients and forged signatures to hide his misdeeds, is now criminally charged. James Conaboy, 52, will surrender Thursday at a district court in Luzerne County for arraignment on two counts each of misdemeanor forgery...
Man charged after gunfire in Luzerne County
LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Led by police in handcuffs, Stephen Danko of Luzerne County was arraigned on several charges after police say he shot at three people Tuesday afternoon. According to court paperwork, an Uber driver drove Danko's girlfriend, roommate, and another friend to his home along Rock Hill...
One year since Edwardsville church caught fire
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Monday marks one year since one former church community in Luzerne County was devastated by a fire at their former place of worship. The former Saint Hedwig’s Church in Edwardsville caught fire in the early morning hours of February 19, 2023. St. Hedwig’s closed in 2007 and held many memories […]
Three arrested, charged with theft after police chase
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Three men have been arrested after police say they led officers on a high-speed chase when they were caught stealing catalytic converters. According to the Taylor Police Department, officers responded to Roosevelt Street around 3:30 a.m., after three men were seen taking something from a woman’s car. Police say shortly […]
Luzerne County woman celebrates milestone birthday
HAZLETON, Pa. — Each month, the staff at the Pavilion at St. Luke Village in Hazleton host a party to celebrate those who have a birthday that month. There are five residents who are marking a milestone in February, but one in particular is extra special. Helen Rushinski is...
SCI Dallas superintendent resigns amid pending AG investigation
JACKSON TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officials say the superintendent of SCI Dallas has retired and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office is now involved. Dr. Laurel Harry, Secretary Department of Corrections stated Kevin Ransom resigned as the superintendent of SCI Dallas on Friday, February 16. Officials stated there an investigation with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s […]
Your Eyewitness Weather Forecast 2.21.24 (6am)
Meteorologist Logan Westrope has more on the next round of precipitation moving in.
Woman charged with endangering child by setting room on fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman is facing charges after police say she endangered a child by starting a fire while smoking a cigarette. According to the Scranton Police Department, officers were called to the 400 block of New Street for a bedroom on fire. Police say a woman later identified as Melissa Stewart, […]
Man wanted for Target retail theft, allegedly stealing adult toys
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police were searching for a man who they say stole adult toys from Target. According to the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, on February 19 around 6:00 p.m., a man entered the personal care aisle in Target and selected two items. Police say the suspect opened the packaging, hid the items, […]
Burglary at Luzerne County apartment building reported
HAZLETON, Pa. — The sound of an alarm scattered a group of armed men who broke into an apartment Saturday in Luzerne County, police said Monday. The burglary happened shortly after 8 p.m. at an apartment building on the 400 block of South Poplar Street in Hazleton. There, police...