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Police continue credit card skimmer investigation in Wilkes-Barre Township
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police continue to investigate a credit card skimming scam at a local big box retailer. It could potentially affect hundreds of people, and the police need victims to come forward. With the holiday season coming up, becoming a victim of a scam is more likely. Investigators working on the […]
Seven accused of theft at Luzerne County Walmart
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police have arrested and charged seven people for separate alleged crimes committed at a Walmart in Luzerne County. According to Pennsylvania State Police, on September 14 around 4:30 p.m., a theft was investigated at the Walmart in Hazle Township. Troopers stated a 41-year-old from West Hazleton, under-rang five kid’s […]
Two arrested, cooking oil theft attempted at Pizza L’Oven
EXETER BOROUGH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police say they arrested two men after the two attempted to commit a cooking oil theft at Pizza L’Oven. According to the Wyoming Area Regional Police Department, on Wednesday at 2:53 a.m., officers were on patrol in Exeter Borough, when they observed a white van that fit the description […]
Attempted theft at D’s Diner in Plains Township
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Two men entered D’s Diner in Plains Township in the early hours on Monday morning in an attempt to steal the skills machines in the back of the restaurant. Around 2:00 a.m. on Monday, September 25, two white men entered D’s Diner in the 580 block of East Main […]
Massive Sinkhole Shuts All Lanes Of Route 24 In Hanover Township
According to the DOT website, the eastbound ramp to Exit 2 on the roadway was closed as of 10 a.m. in Hanover Township Tuesday, Sept. 27. This is a developing story. Check back for more. to follow Daily Voice Morris and receive free news updates.
Arrest made in hit-and-run, man allegedly flees crash with child
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man has been arrested after police say he fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash with an 8-year-old child. According to the Wilkes-Barre Police Department, on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m., officers were called to Carey Avenue for a domestic dispute. Once officers arrived on the scene they said one […]
Drone video shows size of Luzerne County mine subsidence
GLEN LYON, Pa. — Trucks loaded with rocks are working to fill the gaping hole left behind the Rock Hill Apartment Complex near Nanticoke. “Seems like they've made a lot of progress. Today we have 4 trucks coming in, and looks like they're making the hole a little smaller, I should say,” explained Barry Yohey, Executive Director of Luzerne County Housing Authority.
Man pleads guilty to charges in September 2022 fatal Kingston shooting
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — The man charged with fatally shooting Peter McCoy in September 2022 has pleaded guilty to his charges. 26-year-old Tyquan Lassiter pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of third-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm following the fatal shooting outside Leonardo's Club in Kingston.
All are welcome at Wilkes-Barre’s Oktoberfest!
PA live! (WBRE) — Wednesday on PA live!, Chris and Rachel spoke with Tyler Ryan and Mike Slusser from the City of Wilkes-Barre. Oktoberfest is back! Make sure to head out to Public Square for a celebration for the whole city, featuring beer, food, games, and more!. Oktoberfest will...
Man buys 58 properties in Luzerne County delinquent tax auction
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Seasoned bidder Glenn Keller paid $1.6 million to purchase 58 properties at Luzerne County’s recent first-stage tax auction, according to a post-sale report. Last week’s auction also hit a new record in overall total sales, with 167 parcels sold for...
Over $200 worth of items stolen from Target
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are searching for two women who they say stole over $200 worth of items from Target in Wilkes-Barre Township. According to the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, on September 19 around 7:30 p.m., two women selected and removed various cosmetics from the packaging and hid them in a mug. […]
Speeding enforcement resulted in 22 drivers cited
DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officers conducted speeding enforcement on Business Route 6 in Dickson City resulting in 22 drivers being cited. According to the Dickson City Police Department, on Wednesday morning a speed enforcement operation was conducted on Business Route 6 that included Pennsylvania State Police troopers. The enforcement began at 6:30 a.m. […]
Plymouth man charged with shooting at rival
PLYMOUTH — Police in Plymouth Borough arrested a man they allege discharged up to 10 rounds from a 9mm handgun at a rival as dash camera
Luzerne County sinkhole update
Two arrested at Dollar General after cocaine, various drugs seized
EXETER, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators say they arrested two people at a Dollar General after discovering cocaine and various drugs in their possession. According to the Wyoming Area Regional Police, on Friday around 8:00 p.m., officers were conducting patrols near the Dollar General in Exeter. Police say during the patrols, officers identified two people, […]
Bristol Twp. mom and two children reported missing Tuesday night have been found
The Bristol Township Police Department's search for Andria Downey, who, along with her two children, went missing on Tuesday evening, ended with the three found safe with family in Falls. Here are the physical descriptions of Andria Downey and her children. What does Andria Downey look like ...
County Councilman Charged After Chasing Children with Baseball Bat
Luzerne County Councilman Stephen J. Urban has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of simple assault and one misdemeanor count of solicitation of evidence tampering after allegedly threatening a group of children and chasing them with a baseball bat. The alleged incident occurred on Aug. 25, and resulted from a...
Hanover Township school district repeals policy banning schools from outing transgender students
Policy 5756 was introduced in the state in 2018. It bars schools from outing transgender students to their families.
PD: Man abandons car with baby inside after police chase
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man is being accused of abandoning a 3-year-old in a car as he tried to run from multiple police responding to a chase. According to the Scranton Police Department, on Friday around 7:00 p.m., state police pulled over a car on the McDade Expressway that was weaving in between […]
Two women allegedly steal $500 worth of clothing from Old Navy
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are investigating a theft at Old Navy where they say two women stole over $500 worth of clothes. According to the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, the women pictured selected and hid merchandise worth $506.3 from Old Navy. Police say the suspects left the store without paying for the […]