Custody exchange involving Mahanoy woman ends with shooting at Humboldt Turkey HillThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
Medical Fraud Unraveled: Doctor Couple Pleads Guilty to Kickback SchemeMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Specialty Food Manufacturing Company Expands Dunmore Operations With a $40 Million InvestmentMadocNewsBreak Contributor
McAdoo, Hazleton fire chiefs join Watro, Shapiro for signing of vets-to-EMTs billThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
Gun swiped from pickup parked at Rock Glen strip club, PSP saysThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
U.S. Marshals arrest wanted man, large amount of meth seized
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force states on Thursday they arrested a man in Wilkes-Barre Township wanted for selling drugs. According to investigators, Adam Matarese, 31, was wanted by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections for Parole Violations and the West Hazleton Police Department for distribution of controlled substances. Police say […]
Father shot in leg during custody exchange
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A father was shot in the leg during a custody exchange in Luzerne County Thursday afternoon. Just before 5:00 p.m. Thursday, state police say they were called to the Turkey Hill Gas Station on Station Circle, Hazle Township, for the report of a shooting. Investigators say they arrived on the […]
Man faces several charges after incident with machete
EXETER BOROUGH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man in Luzerne County was arrested and charged after an incident that involved a machete, police say. According to Wyoming Area Regional Police, on Friday around 2:10 a.m., officers responded to Mount Lookout Trailer Park in Exeter, Luzerne County, for a report of a man with a machete […]
Shooting under investigation in Luzerne County
A shooting yesterday in Hazle Township is under investigation. PA State Police at Hazleton say it happened during a custody exchange involving a 4 year old at the Turkey Hill Gas station at Station Circle in that part of Luzerne County. According to investigators, a couple became involved in a physical domestic dispute and during the struggle a hand gun went off injuring a man from Effort. He was found a short time later in the area of East Cranberry Avenue and 5th Street in West Hazleton and taken for treatment of a non life threatening injury to his leg. So far no charges have been filed and State Police Troop N are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.
Packages, mail stolen from USPS vehicles in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officers are investigating several incidents where United States Postal Service vehicles are being broken into in Wilkes-Barre. According to the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department, on Thursday, November 30, officers responded to the area of Lockhart Street for a report of a vehicle break-in and theft. Police said they learned an […]
Arrest made in Scranton ‘suspicious’ death investigation
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An arrest has been made in connection to the investigation of a “suspicious” death that occurred this week in Scranton. According to the Scranton Police Department, around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday officers were called to the 1000 block of Luke Avenue for a reported unresponsive woman who was in a […]
Luzerne County Lottery Player Hits $1 Million Jackpot
The lucky winner earned the $1 million prize playing the Millionaire Bucks Scratch-Off, said state gaming officials on Friday, Dec. 1. The vendor, Convenient Food Mart at 610 South Main St., is set to receive a $5,000 bonus check for selling the winning slip, they added. Players have up to...
Fuel spill causes traffic delays on I-81 South in Luzerne County
LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — A tractor-trailer fuel spill has caused traffic delays on I-81 south in Luzerne County. According to PennDOT, there is a lane restriction on Interstate 81 southbound beginning at mile marker 173 in Dupont due to tractor-trailer fuel spill. The estimated time of reopening is 12...
Police: Wanted man and girlfriend's trespassing leads to chase, river escape and delayed rail services
DURYEA, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Duryea Police said they arrested two people on charges of trespassing, following a chase where a man wanted on multiple warrants jumped into the river to flee authorities. On Wednesday after 10 a.m., officers observed two suspicious people reportedly trespassing on the upper railroad...
Two wanted for questioning by Kingston police
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators are asking for public help in finding two men wanted by the Kingston police. According to the Kingston Police Department, officers are trying to identify the men pictured below. Police say the individuals were involved in an unspecified incident in Kingston Borough and they were last seen operating a […]
Shavertown woman to compete on Jeopardy!
SHAVERTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A Luzerne County woman will compete on the game show Jeopardy!, next Thursday. On Thursday, December 7, Robin Lozano of Shavertown, Luzerne Couty will be a contestant on the popular game show, Jeopardy! According to Jeopardy!’s website the American quiz-competition game show originally aired on NBC in 1964 until 1979. […]
Teen found guilty of deadly 2022 Scranton stabbing, killing 18-year-old
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — 17-year-old Amir Williams was found guilty of first-degree murder and related charges for the stabbing death of an 18-year-old in 2022. Williams was prosecuted as an adult after he was accused of stabbing Tyler McKenna, 18, multiple times during a fight on June 22, 2022, on West Olive Street near the Scranton High School, according to officials.
These plymouth, PA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around plymouth..
Traffic piling up as Route 435 South officially closed
Traffic piling up as Route 435 South officially closed.
Amvets helping homeless vets with Giving Tree
LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Tags hang on the Christmas tree inside Amvets Post 59 in Hanover Township. On the tags are gift ideas to help homeless veterans. "Sweatshirts, sweatpants, heavy gloves, heavy socks, long johns," said Tammy Wenger. Tammy Wegner and Mike Price do veteran outreach with Amvets all...
Get a picture with Krampus when he comes to Kingston
KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — You better watch out because Krampus is coming to Kingston. On Sunday, December 10, anyone can get their picture taken with Krampus at “The Strange and Unusual,” located at 467 Wyoming Avenue in Kingston. People of all ages are invited to come, it costs $5 per group at the time […]
Eyewitness Weather Webcast 12.1.2023
Chief Meteorologist Josh Hodell says we'll see a bit of rain tonight through the weekend.
Watch the “Winter Weather Outlook 2023”
(WBRE/WYOU) Enjoy our Winter Weather Outlook 2023. We have information on different weather precipitation you may encounter on your travels. Also, information to stay safe on the road and while you are outside enjoying the winter elements. Our program also features Chief Meterologist Josh Hodell’s “Winter Weather Outlook”.
8th annual Stuff the Truck with Toys for Tots
PA live! (WBRE) — Friday on PA live!, Rachel spoke with John VanWhy from the Hannover Township Lions Club, a community organization, and Sgt. Jason Dombrosky from the Marine Reserve and Wyoming, PA Toys for Tots organization. The 8th annual Tree Lighting and Toys for Tots “Stuff the Truck”...