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  • Gun Pulled On Volunteers At Meal Center

    Gun Pulled On Volunteers At Meal Center

    Police in Wilkes Barre say a man pulled a gun over a disagreement over mashed potatoes. Officers say it happened in the parking lot at Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen as staff members were serving lunch. Police say that a man wanted a second serving of mashed potatoes, but was told to wait until everyone had been served. They say the man ate, went to the parking lot, then pulled a gun on workers.More >>
    Police in Wilkes Barre say a man pulled a gun over a disagreement over mashed potatoes. Officers say it happened in the parking lot at Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen as staff members were serving lunch. Police say that a man wanted a second serving of mashed potatoes, but was told to wait until everyone had been served. They say the man ate, went to the parking lot, then pulled a gun on workers.More >>
  • Pittston Police Chief Speaks Out Over Termination

    Pittston Police Chief Speaks Out Over Termination

    The former Pittston Township police chief says he is the victim of small town politics. Robert Avvisato says “If you don’t play by their rules, and you’re not going to do as they want, whether legal or not they will get rid of you.” He claims he was fired because he would not be a “yes man” for supervisors. Those supervisors say Avvisato created a hostile work environment.More >>
    The former Pittston Township police chief says he is the victim of small town politics. Robert Avvisato says “If you don’t play by their rules, and you’re not going to do as they want, whether legal or not they will get rid of you.” He claims he was fired because he would not be a “yes man” for supervisors. Those supervisors say Avvisato created a hostile work environment.More >>
  • Pedestrian Struck By Car

    Pedestrian Struck By Car

    A woman is in the hospital after being struck by a car in downtown Scranton. The woman is in critical condition after the wreck that happened around 4:30PM. It happened at the intersection of Lackawanna and Wyoming Avenues near the Mall at Steamtown. It is still unknown if the driver of the car will face any criminal charges.More >>
    A woman is in the hospital after being struck by a car in downtown Scranton. The woman is in critical condition after the wreck that happened around 4:30PM. It happened at the intersection of Lackawanna and Wyoming Avenues near the Mall at Steamtown. It is still unknown if the driver of the car will face any criminal charges.More >>
  • Homicide Arrest

    Homicide Arrest

    Police in Columbia County have made an arrest in a 2 year old murder case. Police filed charges against Maria Sanutti-Spencer and Anthony Franklin in connection of the murder of Spencer’s ex-husband. Court papers say that Frank and Maria Spencer were going through a divorce and that Frank feared for his life. Police say Franklin shot Spencer execution style inside his own home.More >>
    Police in Columbia County have made an arrest in a 2 year old murder case. Police filed charges against Maria Sanutti-Spencer and Anthony Franklin in connection of the murder of Spencer’s ex-husband. Court papers say that Frank and Maria Spencer were going through a divorce and that Frank feared for his life. Police say Franklin shot Spencer execution style inside his own home.More >>
  • Deadly Shooting Arrest

    Deadly Shooting Arrest

    Police arrested a man wanted for a deadly shooting in Lycoming County. Rahsan Williams was brought back to Pennsylvania from North Carolina. On June 1st police say that Williams got into an argument and shot a man outside Lamp House Hookah Lounge; the man later died. Police say Williams took off and left the state after the shooting.More >>
    Police arrested a man wanted for a deadly shooting in Lycoming County. Rahsan Williams was brought back to Pennsylvania from North Carolina. On June 1st police say that Williams got into an argument and shot a man outside Lamp House Hookah Lounge; the man later died. Police say Williams took off and left the state after the shooting.More >>
  • Murder Plea In Deadly Student Shooting

    Murder Plea In Deadly Student Shooting

    Murder Plea In Deadly Student Shooting

    A teenager admitted to murder 1 week before his trial was set to start in Lackawanna County. Ryan Harding pleaded guilty to 3rd degree murder and possession of a firearm without a license. The 19 year old now faces up to 47 years in prison. Harding was one of 2 people arrested for the shooting death of Lackawanna College student Rahsan Crowder last year.More >>
    A teenager admitted to murder 1 week before his trial was set to start in Lackawanna County. Ryan Harding pleaded guilty to 3rd degree murder and possession of a firearm without a license. The 19 year old now faces up to 47 years in prison. Harding was one of 2 people arrested for the shooting death of Lackawanna College student Rahsan Crowder last year.More >>
  • Drowning At Lake Carey

    Drowning At Lake Carey

    One man is dead following a tragedy on a Wyoming County lake. Authorities say the man was on a boat on Lake Carey watching fireworks when he fell into the water. Rescue crews say they got the call just after midnight. They say the darkness, and the fact the search area was at the center of the lake made it very difficult. They were able to recover the body the next morning using sonar devices.More >>
    One man is dead following a tragedy on a Wyoming County lake. Authorities say the man was on a boat on Lake Carey watching fireworks when he fell into the water. Rescue crews say they got the call just after midnight. They say the darkness, and the fact the search area was at the center of the lake made it very difficult. They were able to recover the body the next morning using sonar devices.More >>
  • Deadly Hit And Run

    Deadly Hit And Run

    A driver is in custody after a deadly hit and run this weekend in Luzerne County. 20 year old Luis Jimienez-Reyes of Hazleton is accused of being behind the wheel during the fatal pedestrian crash. The victim, a 21 year old man, was found lying in the road at Broad and Pine Streets; he died at the hospital. Police were able to track down the black SUV that hit him and place Reyes as the driver.More >>
    A driver is in custody after a deadly hit and run this weekend in Luzerne County. 20 year old Luis Jimienez-Reyes of Hazleton is accused of being behind the wheel during the fatal pedestrian crash. The victim, a 21 year old man, was found lying in the road at Broad and Pine Streets; he died at the hospital. Police were able to track down the black SUV that hit him and place Reyes as the driver.More >>
  • Woman Killed In Fire

    Woman Killed In Fire

    A Luzerne County woman is dead despite brave rescue attempts to save her from her burning home. Neighbors say the woman lived alone, and believe she was trying to save her pets. Her neighbors grabbed hoses to try to control the fire and also broke down the back door of the house to try to rescue her, but say the smoke was too thick to get inside.More >>
    A Luzerne County woman is dead despite brave rescue attempts to save her from her burning home. Neighbors say the woman lived alone, and believe she was trying to save her pets. Her neighbors grabbed hoses to try to control the fire and also broke down the back door of the house to try to rescue her, but say the smoke was too thick to get inside.More >>
  • Sexual Assault In Library

    Sexual Assault In Library

    Sexual Assault In Library

    Wilkes Barre police are investigating after they arrested a man they say assaulted a woman inside the Osterhout public library on South Franklin Street. It happened during library hours with children inside the building at the time. Police say Leon Crosby attacked the woman while she was putting away books. At his arraignment Crosby blamed mental illness and drug issues for the attack.More >>
    Wilkes Barre police are investigating after they arrested a man they say assaulted a woman inside the Osterhout public library on South Franklin Street. It happened during library hours with children inside the building at the time. Police say Leon Crosby attacked the woman while she was putting away books. At his arraignment Crosby blamed mental illness and drug issues for the attack.More >>
  • Second Child Sexual Assault

    Second Child Sexual Assault

    For the second time in a week police in Wilkes Barre are investigating the sexual assault of a child. The second assault happened in the rolling hill mills section of the city. The attack comes only 3 days after a different 9 year old girl was raped in the heights section of the city, but police say the incidents are not connected. Police say the attacker knew the girl and does not pose a threat to the public.More >>
    For the second time in a week police in Wilkes Barre are investigating the sexual assault of a child. The second assault happened in the rolling hill mills section of the city. The attack comes only 3 days after a different 9 year old girl was raped in the heights section of the city, but police say the incidents are not connected. Police say the attacker knew the girl and does not pose a threat to the public.More >>
  • Deadly Truck Accident

    Deadly Truck Accident

    A truck driver is dead after three tractor trailers collided in Columbia County. The deadly crash caused major traffic delays on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg. State police say 3 tractor trailers were traveling on interstate 80 near Bloomsburg when one truck lost control and collided with another causing a chain reaction crash. A driver of one of the trucks died at the scene.More >>
    A truck driver is dead after three tractor trailers collided in Columbia County. The deadly crash caused major traffic delays on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg. State police say 3 tractor trailers were traveling on interstate 80 near Bloomsburg when one truck lost control and collided with another causing a chain reaction crash. A driver of one of the trucks died at the scene.More >>
  • Combating West Nile Virus

    Combating West Nile Virus

    There have been 2 confirmed cases of the West Nile Virus in Lycoming County so far this summer. Officials are now trying to stop the threat of that potentially deadly virus from spreading. The state is loading up trucks and bringing out heavy equipment after samples showed signs of the virus. The DEP is using truck and even ATVs to get spray close to target areas.More >>
    There have been 2 confirmed cases of the West Nile Virus in Lycoming County so far this summer. Officials are now trying to stop the threat of that potentially deadly virus from spreading. The state is loading up trucks and bringing out heavy equipment after samples showed signs of the virus. The DEP is using truck and even ATVs to get spray close to target areas.More >>
  • Death Investigation

    Death Investigation

    A person was found dead in a hotel pool in Monroe County, and it appears to be an accident according to the coroner. The drowning happened at about 4:00PM at the Smithfield Township Days Inn. The 22 year old was from Brooklyn New York and was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner has an autopsy scheduled to find the official cause of death.More >>
    A person was found dead in a hotel pool in Monroe County, and it appears to be an accident according to the coroner. The drowning happened at about 4:00PM at the Smithfield Township Days Inn. The 22 year old was from Brooklyn New York and was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner has an autopsy scheduled to find the official cause of death.More >>
  • Speed Limits Increasing

    Speed Limits Increasing

    Speed Limits Increasing

    The speed limit has been raised to 70 miles per hour on some Pennsylvania Roads. The speed limit was increased on nearly 100 miles of the Turnpike from Blue Mountain to Morgantown. Also, starting next month, a pilot program will bring an increased speed limit to parts on Interstate 80 in Central Pennsylvania, and Interstate 380 in the North Pocono area.More >>
    The speed limit has been raised to 70 miles per hour on some Pennsylvania Roads. The speed limit was increased on nearly 100 miles of the Turnpike from Blue Mountain to Morgantown. Also, starting next month, a pilot program will bring an increased speed limit to parts on Interstate 80 in Central Pennsylvania, and Interstate 380 in the North Pocono area.More >>
  • Contractor Arrested

    Contractor Arrested

    A contractor in Lackawanna County is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his clients. 34 year old Joseph Senese of Taylor was arrested and charged. The Lackawanna District Attorney says that Senese took money and never completed the job. They also say that there are more than 8 victims over 60 years old with total thefts of over 14 thousand dollars.More >>
    A contractor in Lackawanna County is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his clients. 34 year old Joseph Senese of Taylor was arrested and charged. The Lackawanna District Attorney says that Senese took money and never completed the job. They also say that there are more than 8 victims over 60 years old with total thefts of over 14 thousand dollars.More >>
  • Fiery Crash Closes Bridge

    Fiery Crash Closes Bridge

    A woman is in the hospital after a fiery crash in Lackawanna County. A car and tractor trailer collided along Davis Street Bridge around 8:30PM. Fuel spilled from the ruptured tanks of the semi and ignited. The bridge was closed in both directions while crews worked to clean up the scene. The is still no word on the woman’s name or condition.More >>
    A woman is in the hospital after a fiery crash in Lackawanna County. A car and tractor trailer collided along Davis Street Bridge around 8:30PM. Fuel spilled from the ruptured tanks of the semi and ignited. The bridge was closed in both directions while crews worked to clean up the scene. The is still no word on the woman’s name or condition.More >>
  • Woman Impaled On Fence

    Woman Impaled On Fence

    Woman Impaled On Fence

    First responders were at the scene of a gruesome rescue. A woman was impaled on a fence at a cemetery in Hazleton near Diamond Avenue. An iron spoke of the fence pierced the woman’s leg. Medics were forced to saw off parts of the fence so that the woman could be flown to the hospital. The extent of her injuries is still not known.More >>
    First responders were at the scene of a gruesome rescue. A woman was impaled on a fence at a cemetery in Hazleton near Diamond Avenue. An iron spoke of the fence pierced the woman’s leg. Medics were forced to saw off parts of the fence so that the woman could be flown to the hospital. The extent of her injuries is still not known.More >>
  • Train Derailment

    Train Derailment

    Train Derailment

    A train derailment in central Pennsylvania is causing some environmental concerns. Witnesses say that you could hear something dragging from one of the train cars and sparks coming from the wheels right before the last 12 cars derailed. 4 of the 12 cars that derailed overturned and spilled their load of coal onto a parallel track. No one was injured as a result of the derailment.More >>
    A train derailment in central Pennsylvania is causing some environmental concerns. Witnesses say that you could hear something dragging from one of the train cars and sparks coming from the wheels right before the last 12 cars derailed. 4 of the 12 cars that derailed overturned and spilled their load of coal onto a parallel track. No one was injured as a result of the derailment.More >>
  • Armed Robbery Investigation

    Armed Robbery Investigation

    Armed Robbery Investigation

    State police have released information about an armed robbery that happened in Hazle Township. Two men robbed the NTX Verizon Wireless store on Airport Road. The men covered their faces with t-shirts and masks, and one was armed with a gun. Police say the pair made off with numerous cellphones, tablets, and electronics.More >>
    State police have released information about an armed robbery that happened in Hazle Township. Two men robbed the NTX Verizon Wireless store on Airport Road. The men covered their faces with t-shirts and masks, and one was armed with a gun. Police say the pair made off with numerous cellphones, tablets, and electronics.More >>
  • Another Store Leaving Mall

    Another Store Leaving Mall

    Another Store Leaving Mall

    There is more troubling news for the cash strapped Mall At Steamtown. The mall’s second biggest store is set to leave next month. After one of the malls anchor stores, Bon-Ton, left in late January, the owners defaulted on a multi-million dollar mortgage payment. Every month stores have been leaving, and now Express, the second largest store, is closing.More >>
    There is more troubling news for the cash strapped Mall At Steamtown. The mall’s second biggest store is set to leave next month. After one of the malls anchor stores, Bon-Ton, left in late January, the owners defaulted on a multi-million dollar mortgage payment. Every month stores have been leaving, and now Express, the second largest store, is closing.More >>
  • Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

    Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

    Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

    The Pentagon is tracking the trajectory of the missile that shot down Malaysian flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. Officials now confirm 298 people where onboard the Boeing 777 at the time. Ukraine’s president is calling this an act of terror, and blames the pro-Russian separatists inside of his country. Officials believe that the rebels targeted the plane thinking it was a military cargo plane.More >>
    The Pentagon is tracking the trajectory of the missile that shot down Malaysian flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. Officials now confirm 298 people where onboard the Boeing 777 at the time. Ukraine’s president is calling this an act of terror, and blames the pro-Russian separatists inside of his country. Officials believe that the rebels targeted the plane thinking it was a military cargo plane.More >>
  • Proposed Scranton Commuter Tax

    Proposed Scranton Commuter Tax

    Proposed Scranton Commuter Tax

    People who work in Scranton but live outside the city could have to pay a commuter tax. City Council voted 2 to 1 in favor of introducing the legislation. Mayor Bill Courtwright is in favor of a new tax that would benefit the city’s pension crisis. Council amended the rules to allow nonresidents to voice their opinions and concerns on the new tax.More >>
    People who work in Scranton but live outside the city could have to pay a commuter tax. City Council voted 2 to 1 in favor of introducing the legislation. Mayor Bill Courtwright is in favor of a new tax that would benefit the city’s pension crisis. Council amended the rules to allow nonresidents to voice their opinions and concerns on the new tax.More >>
  • Truck Accident After Brake Failure

    Truck Accident After Brake Failure

    Truck Accident After Brake Failure

    A water truck driver is being called a hero after helping another truck driver whose brakes failed in Susquehanna County. The two trucks overturned on Route 407 in Lenox Township. Three trucks in all were coming down a hill when the middle driver lost her brakes. The driver of the front truck blocked the other truck from running out of control into houses and a creek at the bottom of the hill.More >>
    A water truck driver is being called a hero after helping another truck driver whose brakes failed in Susquehanna County. The two trucks overturned on Route 407 in Lenox Township. Three trucks in all were coming down a hill when the middle driver lost her brakes. The driver of the front truck blocked the other truck from running out of control into houses and a creek at the bottom of the hill.More >>
  • New Robot Surgeon

    New Robot Surgeon

    New Robot Surgeon

    There is a new surgeon at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, but it is not a human. Doctors performed Pennsylvania’s first surgery using the Da Vinci XI robot. Doctors say the technology will allow them to perform complex surgeries with more precision. They also say that patients will recover in less time, and experience less pain with small incisions.More >>
    There is a new surgeon at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, but it is not a human. Doctors performed Pennsylvania’s first surgery using the Da Vinci XI robot. Doctors say the technology will allow them to perform complex surgeries with more precision. They also say that patients will recover in less time, and experience less pain with small incisions.More >>
  • Penndot Considers Safety Fencing After Incident

    Penndot Considers Safety Fencing After Incident

    Penndot Considers Safety Fencing After Incident

    Penndot is considering installing safety fencing to prevent tragedy on the road. This comes after an Ohio woman was struck in the face by a rock that was thrown from an overpass through the windshield of the car she was in. Penndot is waiting on an official report from police before making their decision, but several teenagers have been charged with assault following the incident.More >>
    Penndot is considering installing safety fencing to prevent tragedy on the road. This comes after an Ohio woman was struck in the face by a rock that was thrown from an overpass through the windshield of the car she was in. Penndot is waiting on an official report from police before making their decision, but several teenagers have been charged with assault following the incident.More >>
  • Giardiasis Founnd In Local Water Supply

    Giardiasis Founnd In Local Water Supply

    Giardiasis Founnd In Local Water Supply

    People in one small section of Luzerne County are still unable to use their water. Water buffalos are currently set up so that residents living in Stockton #6 and #8 can get clean fresh water. The Hazleton City Water Authority donated it until a long term solution can be found. The DEP says tests of the local water came back positive for the flu like disease known as giardiasis.More >>
    People in one small section of Luzerne County are still unable to use their water. Water buffalos are currently set up so that residents living in Stockton #6 and #8 can get clean fresh water. The Hazleton City Water Authority donated it until a long term solution can be found. The DEP says tests of the local water came back positive for the flu like disease known as giardiasis.More >>
  • Interstate 81 Traffic Troubles

    Interstate 81 Traffic Troubles

    Interstate 81 Traffic Troubles

    Major traffic backups on Interstate 81 are expected for the next few weeks. It begins with state police shutting down a southbound lane near Dickson City to reconstruct a deadly wreck. To make matters worse this comes right before major construction plans which will bring the northbound side of Interstate 81 in the same area down to 1 lane.More >>
    Major traffic backups on Interstate 81 are expected for the next few weeks. It begins with state police shutting down a southbound lane near Dickson City to reconstruct a deadly wreck. To make matters worse this comes right before major construction plans which will bring the northbound side of Interstate 81 in the same area down to 1 lane.More >>
  • Former Police Chief Remembered

    Former Police Chief Remembered

    Former Police Chief Remembered

    Family, friends and fellow police officers said goodbye to a fallen chief. 64 year old Dennis Davison died Thursday at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He served with the Scott Township for nearly 30 years. Friends and former colleagues say that the Vietnam veteran was dedicated to his job and also dedicated to keeping Scott Township safe.More >>
    Family, friends and fellow police officers said goodbye to a fallen chief. 64 year old Dennis Davison died Thursday at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He served with the Scott Township for nearly 30 years. Friends and former colleagues say that the Vietnam veteran was dedicated to his job and also dedicated to keeping Scott Township safe.More >>
  • Girl Attacked In Kirby Park

    Girl Attacked In Kirby Park

    Girl Attacked In Kirby Park

    Wilkes Barre police are investigating another attack near the levee in Kirby Park. A young woman was sexually assaulted in the wooded area between the dike and the Susquehanna River near the Market Street Bridge in Wilkes Barre. Police say that the girl was on her phone and became separated from her friends when she was attacked.More >>
    Wilkes Barre police are investigating another attack near the levee in Kirby Park. A young woman was sexually assaulted in the wooded area between the dike and the Susquehanna River near the Market Street Bridge in Wilkes Barre. Police say that the girl was on her phone and became separated from her friends when she was attacked.More >>
  • Fire Company Operating With No Trucks

    Fire Company Operating With No Trucks

    Fire Company Operating With No Trucks

    A fire company in Schuylkill County is operating without a fire engine. West End Fire Company #3 in Porter Township lost its only engine when it broke down in January. Volunteers are showing their dedication, still responding to calls and helping in any way they can without a truck. Currently the firefighters rely on mutual aid from surrounding counties.More >>
    A fire company in Schuylkill County is operating without a fire engine. West End Fire Company #3 in Porter Township lost its only engine when it broke down in January. Volunteers are showing their dedication, still responding to calls and helping in any way they can without a truck. Currently the firefighters rely on mutual aid from surrounding counties.More >>
  • Woman Killed In Crash

    Woman Killed In Crash

    Woman Killed In Crash

    A woman is dead after a crash that brought traffic to a halt on Interstate 81 in Scranton. State police say that a 58 year old woman from Ontario Canada was a passenger in the back of car that almost hit another vehicle in the left lane then swerved, and slammed into a stone embankment; the woman died at the scene.More >>
    A woman is dead after a crash that brought traffic to a halt on Interstate 81 in Scranton. State police say that a 58 year old woman from Ontario Canada was a passenger in the back of car that almost hit another vehicle in the left lane then swerved, and slammed into a stone embankment; the woman died at the scene.More >>
  • Man Convicted Of Murder

    Man Convicted Of Murder

    Man Convicted Of Murder

    The family of Michael Rhubart reacted to his guilty plea of murder. The Monroe County man shot Jubar Hughes in the back of the head in 2012. He then buried his body in a shallow grave in Carbon County. The two men were friends until a conflict over heroin use and sales. Rhubart who has 5 children will spend between 15 and 30 years in prison.More >>
    The family of Michael Rhubart reacted to his guilty plea of murder. The Monroe County man shot Jubar Hughes in the back of the head in 2012. He then buried his body in a shallow grave in Carbon County. The two men were friends until a conflict over heroin use and sales. Rhubart who has 5 children will spend between 15 and 30 years in prison.More >>
  • Lightning Sparks Oil Tank Fire

    Lightning Sparks Oil Tank Fire

    Lightning Sparks Oil Tank Fire

    It appears that a direct lightning strike is to blame for a fire that caused destruction for a Bradford County energy producer. The lightning struck just before 6:30PM causing a sweet oil production tank to erupt in flames at EOG Resources well pad. The Troy fire department says the fire then spread to 2 other nearby tanks, destroying them.More >>
    It appears that a direct lightning strike is to blame for a fire that caused destruction for a Bradford County energy producer. The lightning struck just before 6:30PM causing a sweet oil production tank to erupt in flames at EOG Resources well pad. The Troy fire department says the fire then spread to 2 other nearby tanks, destroying them.More >>
  • One Killed Four Injured In Fire

    One Killed Four Injured In Fire

    One Killed Four Injured In Fire

    One person is dead and four others were injured after a devastating fire in Williamsport. Witnesses say that they saw people hanging out of windows screaming for help. One neighbor ran and got a ladder to help try and save the victims. One man yelling for help was trying to save his wife who was trapped inside. He was rescued, but not before he was burned; his wife was unable to be rescued.More >>
    One person is dead and four others were injured after a devastating fire in Williamsport. Witnesses say that they saw people hanging out of windows screaming for help. One neighbor ran and got a ladder to help try and save the victims. One man yelling for help was trying to save his wife who was trapped inside. He was rescued, but not before he was burned; his wife was unable to be rescued.More >>
  • River Oil Spill Contained

    River Oil Spill Contained

    River Oil Spill Contained

    A major oil spill in the Lackawanna River is now contained. The spill in Scranton was detected on Saturday morning. DEP says besides containing the spill the department also determined that aquatic life was not harmed by the spill. A DEP spokesperson says the oil leaked from an underground tank at the old Scranton steam building.More >>
    A major oil spill in the Lackawanna River is now contained. The spill in Scranton was detected on Saturday morning. DEP says besides containing the spill the department also determined that aquatic life was not harmed by the spill. A DEP spokesperson says the oil leaked from an underground tank at the old Scranton steam building.More >>
  • Death Investigation

    Death Investigation

    Death Investigation

    A death investigation is underway after a mail carrier found a man’s body pinned under a lawn tractor. The man was found along Learn Lane in Stroud Township, Monroe County. Now the coroner is tasked to figure out whether the tractor crushed him or if he died while on the tractor causing it to flip over on top of him; an autopsy has already been scheduled.More >>
    A death investigation is underway after a mail carrier found a man’s body pinned under a lawn tractor. The man was found along Learn Lane in Stroud Township, Monroe County. Now the coroner is tasked to figure out whether the tractor crushed him or if he died while on the tractor causing it to flip over on top of him; an autopsy has already been scheduled.More >>
  • Bank Robbery Investigation

    Bank Robbery Investigation

    Bank Robbery Investigation

    Police are searching for the man who robbed a bank in Luzerne County. It happened at the National Penn Bank branch along Route 309 in Drums. Police say the man handed the teller a note saying that he had a gun and demanded cash. He made off with an unknown amount of cash in a maroon colored car. Anyone with information is asked to call police.More >>
    Police are searching for the man who robbed a bank in Luzerne County. It happened at the National Penn Bank branch along Route 309 in Drums. Police say the man handed the teller a note saying that he had a gun and demanded cash. He made off with an unknown amount of cash in a maroon colored car. Anyone with information is asked to call police.More >>
  • Venue Declines Same-Sex Marriage

    Venue Declines Same-Sex Marriage

    Venue Declines Same-Sex Marriage

    A social media post is causing quite an uproar in Lackawanna County. It is a message from the North Abington Township event caterer Inne of the Abingtons refusing to hold a same sex marriage reception. The message politely declined the same sex union and recommended other locations. Most people agree that they do have the right to turn them down, but disagree with why.More >>
    A social media post is causing quite an uproar in Lackawanna County. It is a message from the North Abington Township event caterer Inne of the Abingtons refusing to hold a same sex marriage reception. The message politely declined the same sex union and recommended other locations. Most people agree that they do have the right to turn them down, but disagree with why.More >>
  • Cleanup After Wicked Weather

    Cleanup After Wicked Weather

    Cleanup After Wicked Weather

    Many people are in the process of cleaning up after strong storm hit our area. The storm brought strong winds, lightning, and heavy rain. In many counties across the area trees were toppled by the wind, taking out power lines, and blocking roads. In Williamsport a home was hit by a large tree when heavy winds caused it to uproot.More >>
    Many people are in the process of cleaning up after strong storm hit our area. The storm brought strong winds, lightning, and heavy rain. In many counties across the area trees were toppled by the wind, taking out power lines, and blocking roads. In Williamsport a home was hit by a large tree when heavy winds caused it to uproot.More >>
  • Left In The Dark

    Left In The Dark

    Left In The Dark

    People all across northeastern and central Pennsylvania are still cleaning up from a powerful storm that hit the area Tuesday evening. Parts of Luzerne County were hit hard by the storm, leaving thousands of residents without power. Utility trucks from as far as Connecticut are working around the clock to try and restore power to almost 8,000 who are still without it.More >>
    People all across northeastern and central Pennsylvania are still cleaning up from a powerful storm that hit the area Tuesday evening. Parts of Luzerne County were hit hard by the storm, leaving thousands of residents without power. Utility trucks from as far as Connecticut are working around the clock to try and restore power to almost 8,000 who are still without it.More >>
  • Man Injured By Falling Branch

    Man Injured By Falling Branch

    Man Injured By Falling Branch

    One man in Columbia County is lucky to be alive after a tree fell on his home, crashed through his roof, and struck him. Vincent Abbatiello was injured, but is alive after a tree branch came through the roof of his home and struck him in the head. He was knocked unconscious by the tree, but is thankful that he is alive and only suffering from whiplash.More >>
    One man in Columbia County is lucky to be alive after a tree fell on his home, crashed through his roof, and struck him. Vincent Abbatiello was injured, but is alive after a tree branch came through the roof of his home and struck him in the head. He was knocked unconscious by the tree, but is thankful that he is alive and only suffering from whiplash.More >>
  • Former Police Officer Charged

    Former Police Officer Charged

    Former Police Officer Charged

    A former police officer in Luzerne County has been charged with selling pain killers. Investigators say Robert Evans Jr. of Moosic distributed Oxycodone between August of 2012 and July of 2013. It happened while he was working for the Hughestown police department. Investigators say Evans sold the pills to several people, including police officers in the Pittston area.More >>
    A former police officer in Luzerne County has been charged with selling pain killers. Investigators say Robert Evans Jr. of Moosic distributed Oxycodone between August of 2012 and July of 2013. It happened while he was working for the Hughestown police department. Investigators say Evans sold the pills to several people, including police officers in the Pittston area.More >>
  • Several Injured In Deck Collapse

    Several Injured In Deck Collapse

    Several Injured In Deck Collapse

    A little girl’s birthday party took a terrifying turn in Carbon County when the deck the party was happening on, collapsed. Six people ranging from children to adults were taken to the hospital, 4 of which were taken by helicopter. Firefighters were called to help rescue some people who were trapped underneath the deck after it collapsed.More >>
    A little girl’s birthday party took a terrifying turn in Carbon County when the deck the party was happening on, collapsed. Six people ranging from children to adults were taken to the hospital, 4 of which were taken by helicopter. Firefighters were called to help rescue some people who were trapped underneath the deck after it collapsed.More >>
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    Officer Involved Shooting

    Officer Involved Shooting

    An acting police chief is now on administrative leave after being involved in a shooting in Northumberland County. The chief shot a man after a confrontation in Upper Augusta Township. The suspect was involved in a domestic violence incident in Sunbury earlier that morning. The chief came across the man walking down a road when the man then allegedly pulled a knife.More >>
    An acting police chief is now on administrative leave after being involved in a shooting in Northumberland County. The chief shot a man after a confrontation in Upper Augusta Township. The suspect was involved in a domestic violence incident in Sunbury earlier that morning. The chief came across the man walking down a road when the man then allegedly pulled a knife.More >>
  • Double Arson Investigation

    Double Arson Investigation

    Double Arson Investigation

    Investigators are trying to solve a bizarre case of arson in Luzerne County. Someone tried to burn down a house twice in a matter of hours over the holiday weekend. Flames first engulfed the right half of the house Saturday night at 11 in West Pittston. Firefighters were called back just a few hours later around 2AM when an arsonist set fire to the other side.More >>
    Investigators are trying to solve a bizarre case of arson in Luzerne County. Someone tried to burn down a house twice in a matter of hours over the holiday weekend. Flames first engulfed the right half of the house Saturday night at 11 in West Pittston. Firefighters were called back just a few hours later around 2AM when an arsonist set fire to the other side.More >>
  • Nurse Strike Continues

    Nurse Strike Continues

    Nurse Strike Continues

    Nurses continued their strike outside Wilkes Barre General Hospital. The Wyoming valley nurses association blames failed bargaining for the nearly 500 nurses walking off the job. Employee healthcare is the main concern with the nursing contracts. The strike began Friday and is set to end on Tuesday with no word if both sides will meet to work on a new contract.More >>
    Nurses continued their strike outside Wilkes Barre General Hospital. The Wyoming valley nurses association blames failed bargaining for the nearly 500 nurses walking off the job. Employee healthcare is the main concern with the nursing contracts. The strike began Friday and is set to end on Tuesday with no word if both sides will meet to work on a new contract.More >>
  • Vandals Target Youth Football Field

    Vandals Target Youth Football Field

    Vandals Target Youth Football Field

    A youth football organization has fallen victim to vandalism. The scoreboard at the Taylor Jr. Vikings field was damaged over the holiday weekend. Volunteers working to clean up the field discovered the damage. Not only were bulbs broken and screens ripped on the scoreboard, but the wiring on the back was also cut.More >>
    A youth football organization has fallen victim to vandalism. The scoreboard at the Taylor Jr. Vikings field was damaged over the holiday weekend. Volunteers working to clean up the field discovered the damage. Not only were bulbs broken and screens ripped on the scoreboard, but the wiring on the back was also cut.More >>
  • Body Found In Nay Aug Park

    Body Found In Nay Aug Park

    Body Found In Nay Aug Park

    Scranton police have a suspicious death case on their hands after a man’s body was found at a popular park. The deadly discovery happened when someone walking near the pool area spotted the body of 37 year old Kevin Lawrence of Scranton. The coroner says that it appears Lawrence was not injured but that the death is considered suspicious.More >>
    Scranton police have a suspicious death case on their hands after a man’s body was found at a popular park. The deadly discovery happened when someone walking near the pool area spotted the body of 37 year old Kevin Lawrence of Scranton. The coroner says that it appears Lawrence was not injured but that the death is considered suspicious.More >>
  • Man Killed In Fire

    Man Killed In Fire

    Man Killed In Fire

    A man was killed when fire ripped through a double block home in Schuylkill County. Richard Dermo died after the fire tore through his childhood home near Minersville. By the time firefighters arrived, fire was shooting out of the windows, and was too intense to get inside of the home. Firefighters say that there were no working smoke detectors inside Dermo’s home.More >>
    A man was killed when fire ripped through a double block home in Schuylkill County. Richard Dermo died after the fire tore through his childhood home near Minersville. By the time firefighters arrived, fire was shooting out of the windows, and was too intense to get inside of the home. Firefighters say that there were no working smoke detectors inside Dermo’s home.More >>
  • Young Parents Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    Young Parents Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    Young Parents Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    The names of two people killed in a motorcycle crash in Luzerne County have been released. 24 year old Aaron Setzer and 21 year old Chelsea Engle were killed when Setzer’s motorcycle left Route 29 near Trojan Road and struck a utility pole. Police on scene believe that speed was a factor in the wreck. Setzer and Engle leave behind a 15 month old son.More >>
    The names of two people killed in a motorcycle crash in Luzerne County have been released. 24 year old Aaron Setzer and 21 year old Chelsea Engle were killed when Setzer’s motorcycle left Route 29 near Trojan Road and struck a utility pole. Police on scene believe that speed was a factor in the wreck. Setzer and Engle leave behind a 15 month old son.More >>
  • Postal Service Consolidation

    Postal Service Consolidation

    Postal Service Consolidation

    The United States Postal Service is pushing forward with plans to consolidate mail processing facilities, including one in Scranton. Now, several hundred jobs are on the line. The Postal Service plans to consolidate over 82 facilities across the country beginning in January of 2015. The facilities in both Scranton and the Lehigh Valley are on the list to close.More >>
    The United States Postal Service is pushing forward with plans to consolidate mail processing facilities, including one in Scranton. Now, several hundred jobs are on the line. The Postal Service plans to consolidate over 82 facilities across the country beginning in January of 2015. The facilities in both Scranton and the Lehigh Valley are on the list to close.More >>
  • Driver Charged In Deadly Wreck

    Driver Charged In Deadly Wreck

    Driver Charged In Deadly Wreck

    A Pike County man is facing charges from a deadly crash that happened 4 months ago. Jonathan Woodruff faces homicide by motor vehicle while driving under the influence and several other charges. State police say the Milford man had a blood alcohol level nearly 4 times the legal limit when his truck crossed the center line and hit a 53 year old woman head-on, killing her.More >>
    A Pike County man is facing charges from a deadly crash that happened 4 months ago. Jonathan Woodruff faces homicide by motor vehicle while driving under the influence and several other charges. State police say the Milford man had a blood alcohol level nearly 4 times the legal limit when his truck crossed the center line and hit a 53 year old woman head-on, killing her.More >>
  • Arrest Made In Homicide Investigation

    Arrest Made In Homicide Investigation

    Arrest Made In Homicide Investigation

    An arrest was made in connection with a homicide investigation in Susquehanna County. State police say two men were arguing over a woman before the deadly confrontation. The suspect was from Dallas, Luzerne County, where detectives searched his house and towed his vehicle. Witnesses saw the 2 arguing at a bar than saw the suspect follow the victim out of the bar.More >>
    An arrest was made in connection with a homicide investigation in Susquehanna County. State police say two men were arguing over a woman before the deadly confrontation. The suspect was from Dallas, Luzerne County, where detectives searched his house and towed his vehicle. Witnesses saw the 2 arguing at a bar than saw the suspect follow the victim out of the bar.More >>
  • Body Identified, Death Ruled Homicide

    Body Identified, Death Ruled Homicide

    Body Identified, Death Ruled Homicide

    A father and son are facing charges in connection with a body that was found last week in Susquehanna County. The body was identified as 88 year old man from Montgomery County. Police believe that the man’s son killed him in Montgomery County and then used his son to help him dispose of the body in Gibson Township.More >>
    A father and son are facing charges in connection with a body that was found last week in Susquehanna County. The body was identified as 88 year old man from Montgomery County. Police believe that the man’s son killed him in Montgomery County and then used his son to help him dispose of the body in Gibson Township.More >>
  • Officer Reinstated After Selling Firearm On Duty

    Officer Reinstated After Selling Firearm On Duty

    Officer Reinstated After Selling Firearm On Duty

    A police officer in Wyoming County accused of trying to sell a semi-automatic firearm while on duty will not lose his job. According to Laceyville’s Police Chief, Officer Matt Chamberlain was reinstated by borough council. Chamberlain will be on probation for 6 months, following report of him trying to sell an AK-47 out of the trunk of his squad car.More >>
    A police officer in Wyoming County accused of trying to sell a semi-automatic firearm while on duty will not lose his job. According to Laceyville’s Police Chief, Officer Matt Chamberlain was reinstated by borough council. Chamberlain will be on probation for 6 months, following report of him trying to sell an AK-47 out of the trunk of his squad car.More >>
  • Nurses Poised To Strike

    Nurses Poised To Strike

    Nurses Poised To Strike

    Nurses at a hospital in Luzerne County are set to strike this week. Nearly 500 Wilkes Barre General Hospital nurses from the Wyoming Valley Nurses Association are set to strike at 7 am Friday. The union blames the five say strike on failed bargaining sessions with the administration. One of the main issues is the disagreements over employee healthcare.More >>
    Nurses at a hospital in Luzerne County are set to strike this week. Nearly 500 Wilkes Barre General Hospital nurses from the Wyoming Valley Nurses Association are set to strike at 7 am Friday. The union blames the five say strike on failed bargaining sessions with the administration. One of the main issues is the disagreements over employee healthcare.More >>
  • Schools In Need Of Repairs To Stay Open

    Schools In Need Of Repairs To Stay Open

    Schools In Need Of Repairs To Stay Open

    Students and staff at two crumbling Wilkes Barre high schools will be able to return to school this fall. The school district announced that class will be in session at Meyers and Coughlin High School despite the structural problems at both buildings. School officials say that repairs will be made to the buildings over the summer so that students can return in the fall.More >>
    Students and staff at two crumbling Wilkes Barre high schools will be able to return to school this fall. The school district announced that class will be in session at Meyers and Coughlin High School despite the structural problems at both buildings. School officials say that repairs will be made to the buildings over the summer so that students can return in the fall.More >>
  • Religious Exemption From Obamacare

    Religious Exemption From Obamacare

    Religious Exemption From Obamacare

    Family owned businesses can now opt out of paying for their employees’ birth control for religious reasons. The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act was a 5 to 4 ruling, ruling in favor of the businesses. As a result, for profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the contraceptive insurance mandate of Obamacare.More >>
    Family owned businesses can now opt out of paying for their employees’ birth control for religious reasons. The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act was a 5 to 4 ruling, ruling in favor of the businesses. As a result, for profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the contraceptive insurance mandate of Obamacare.More >>
  • UGI Warns Of Phone Scam

    UGI Warns Of Phone Scam

    UGI Warns Of Phone Scam

    A utility provider that serves more than a half million customers in Pennsylvania is warning its customers about a scam. A UGI spokesperson said that a number of customers have received calls stating they owe money for their bill. The scammer tells potential victims to buy a prepaid VISA card and to call back with the card number so that money can be applied to the account.More >>
    A utility provider that serves more than a half million customers in Pennsylvania is warning its customers about a scam. A UGI spokesperson said that a number of customers have received calls stating they owe money for their bill. The scammer tells potential victims to buy a prepaid VISA card and to call back with the card number so that money can be applied to the account.More >>
  • Vigil For Teen Killed In Crash

    Vigil For Teen Killed In Crash

    Vigil For Teen Killed In Crash

    A Monroe County community is mourning the loss of a teen who was killed in a crash. Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil for Conrad Caputo III. Caputo was killed and 2 other teens who were with him were seriously injured. Caputo had just graduated from Pleasant Valley High School, and he was driving a truck that he just received as a graduation present.More >>
    A Monroe County community is mourning the loss of a teen who was killed in a crash. Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil for Conrad Caputo III. Caputo was killed and 2 other teens who were with him were seriously injured. Caputo had just graduated from Pleasant Valley High School, and he was driving a truck that he just received as a graduation present.More >>
  • Driver Killed After Crashing Into House

    Driver Killed After Crashing Into House

    Driver Killed After Crashing Into House

    One man is dead after a late night crash in the Back Mountain section of Luzerne County. The crash happened around 9 PM on Saturday night in Kingston Township. The pickup truck plowed into a home on the 200 block of Bunker Hill Road. Police say the driver lost control on a corner and slammed into the attached garage of a house. The driver who was in his 50’s died at the scene.More >>
    One man is dead after a late night crash in the Back Mountain section of Luzerne County. The crash happened around 9 PM on Saturday night in Kingston Township. The pickup truck plowed into a home on the 200 block of Bunker Hill Road. Police say the driver lost control on a corner and slammed into the attached garage of a house. The driver who was in his 50’s died at the scene.More >>
  • Inmate Escapes After Jumping Fence

    Inmate Escapes After Jumping Fence

    Inmate Escapes After Jumping Fence

    An inmate from the Luzerne County Correctional Facility is on the run. Police say that Luis Miguel Feliciano escaped the minimum security prison by jumping over the fence around 10 AM Saturday morning. He is described as a 5’ 3” male weighing 130 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Police also say he has a small scar on his right cheek as well as tattoos on his right arm.More >>
    An inmate from the Luzerne County Correctional Facility is on the run. Police say that Luis Miguel Feliciano escaped the minimum security prison by jumping over the fence around 10 AM Saturday morning. He is described as a 5’ 3” male weighing 130 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Police also say he has a small scar on his right cheek as well as tattoos on his right arm.More >>
  • Body Discovered

    Body Discovered

    Body Discovered

    Search crews in Northumberland County recovered a body as they were looking for a man who went missing about a week ago. Family and friends of the missing man, Michael Kenny, attended a prayer service as they wait for the coroner to identify the body. The body was found in the Weiser State Forest just a half mile from the missing man’s car.More >>
    Search crews in Northumberland County recovered a body as they were looking for a man who went missing about a week ago. Family and friends of the missing man, Michael Kenny, attended a prayer service as they wait for the coroner to identify the body. The body was found in the Weiser State Forest just a half mile from the missing man’s car.More >>
  • Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested

    Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested

    Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested

    The couple wanted for a bank robbery in Luzerne County was taken into police custody. Christopher Poole and Diana Prince were arrested in the Philadelphia area and were brought back to Luzerne County. They are accused of robbing the community bank in Edwardsville of $8,000. Police say they admitted to the robbery, saying they needed the money to fuel their heroin addiction.More >>
    The couple wanted for a bank robbery in Luzerne County was taken into police custody. Christopher Poole and Diana Prince were arrested in the Philadelphia area and were brought back to Luzerne County. They are accused of robbing the community bank in Edwardsville of $8,000. Police say they admitted to the robbery, saying they needed the money to fuel their heroin addiction.More >>
  • Thousands In SNAP Benefits Given To Dead People

    Thousands In SNAP Benefits Given To Dead People

    Thousands In SNAP Benefits Given To Dead People

    The Pennsylvania Auditor General is trying to figure out how thousands of dollars in benefits ended up going to dead people. A report released show that over $200,000 in benefits were provided to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards connected to social security number of deceased people. The report shows money distributed 10 months and even some decades after the social security administration reported the death of the account holder.More >>
    The Pennsylvania Auditor General is trying to figure out how thousands of dollars in benefits ended up going to dead people. A report released show that over $200,000 in benefits were provided to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards connected to social security number of deceased people. The report shows money distributed 10 months and even some decades after the social security administration reported the death of the account holder.More >>
  • Police Impersonator

    Police Impersonator

    Police Impersonator

    Someone is impersonating a police officer in Luzerne County. Police say that a 19 year old woman was pulled over by the fake cop, and he ordered her to get out of the car. It all happened in broad daylight on Highland Park Boulevard in Wilkes Barre. The man was driving a black Dodge Charger with blue and white flashing lights.More >>
    Someone is impersonating a police officer in Luzerne County. Police say that a 19 year old woman was pulled over by the fake cop, and he ordered her to get out of the car. It all happened in broad daylight on Highland Park Boulevard in Wilkes Barre. The man was driving a black Dodge Charger with blue and white flashing lights.More >>
  • Friends Mourn Teen Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

    Friends Mourn Teen Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

    Friends Mourn Teen Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

    A tight knit community in Bradford County is mourning the loss of a teen who was killed in a motorcycle accident. 18 year old Daniel Wilber crashed his dirt bike into a car and was killed. Tragically Wilber had just graduated from high school a little over a week prior; the dirt bike, a graduation present. Police say that Wilber was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.More >>
    A tight knit community in Bradford County is mourning the loss of a teen who was killed in a motorcycle accident. 18 year old Daniel Wilber crashed his dirt bike into a car and was killed. Tragically Wilber had just graduated from high school a little over a week prior; the dirt bike, a graduation present. Police say that Wilber was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.More >>
  • Homicide Charges Filed

    Homicide Charges Filed

    Homicide Charges Filed

    A man accused of shooting and killing his niece in Wayne County was charged with homicide. Lewis Ogden was arraigned on criminal homicide and other drug charges at the courthouse in Honesdale. The 51 year old is accused of shooting 20 year old Rebecca Pisall in the head at a home in South CanaanTownship. Police believe it was all over a $20 bag of heroin.More >>
    A man accused of shooting and killing his niece in Wayne County was charged with homicide. Lewis Ogden was arraigned on criminal homicide and other drug charges at the courthouse in Honesdale. The 51 year old is accused of shooting 20 year old Rebecca Pisall in the head at a home in South CanaanTownship. Police believe it was all over a $20 bag of heroin.More >>
  • Two Men Arrested In Shooting

    Two Men Arrested In Shooting

    Two Men Arrested In Shooting

    Two men have been arrested in for a summer shooting that sent two girls to the hospital. Trevor Whitaker and Jamal Alferd are accused of the shooting. It happened at the Sherman Hills apartment complex last August. A 5 year old girl was shot in the neck and a 2 year old girl was shot in the cheek. Police believe the men were targeting one of the girl’s fathers.More >>
    Two men have been arrested in for a summer shooting that sent two girls to the hospital. Trevor Whitaker and Jamal Alferd are accused of the shooting. It happened at the Sherman Hills apartment complex last August. A 5 year old girl was shot in the neck and a 2 year old girl was shot in the cheek. Police believe the men were targeting one of the girl’s fathers.More >>
  • Motorcyclist Arrested After Wreck

    Motorcyclist Arrested After Wreck

    Motorcyclist Arrested After Wreck

    A motorcyclist was arrested after being involved in a wreck. It happened in Armstrong Township in Lycoming County near South Williamsport. Hakeem Price of Williamsport lost control of his motorcycle and slid off the road. He crawled out of a ditch and asked neighbors to help him get him back on the road. Price was question by police and eventually arrested on a probation violation.More >>
    A motorcyclist was arrested after being involved in a wreck. It happened in Armstrong Township in Lycoming County near South Williamsport. Hakeem Price of Williamsport lost control of his motorcycle and slid off the road. He crawled out of a ditch and asked neighbors to help him get him back on the road. Price was question by police and eventually arrested on a probation violation.More >>
  • Shooting Investigation

    Shooting Investigation

    Shooting Investigation

    A woman who state police say was shot in the head by her uncle in Wayne County has died. 20 year old Rebecca Pisall died at Geisinger CMC in Scranton 1 day after she was shot in the head in South Canine Township. Police say that Pisall’s uncle who lived across the street shot her in his home after an argument about how much he charged her for heroin.More >>
    A woman who state police say was shot in the head by her uncle in Wayne County has died. 20 year old Rebecca Pisall died at Geisinger CMC in Scranton 1 day after she was shot in the head in South Canine Township. Police say that Pisall’s uncle who lived across the street shot her in his home after an argument about how much he charged her for heroin.More >>
  • Violent Crash After Graduation Ceremony

    Violent Crash After Graduation Ceremony

    Violent Crash After Graduation Ceremony

    A night of celebration ended in heartbreak in Monroe County after a violent crash following a high school graduation ceremony. Three people thrown from one of the vehicles were among the injured in the crash on route 611. Authorities say that an SUV hit a car head on route 611 under a railroad tressel. Police won’t confirm the crash was connected to the graduation, but the superintendent believes that is the case.More >>
    A night of celebration ended in heartbreak in Monroe County after a violent crash following a high school graduation ceremony. Three people thrown from one of the vehicles were among the injured in the crash on route 611. Authorities say that an SUV hit a car head on route 611 under a railroad tressel. Police won’t confirm the crash was connected to the graduation, but the superintendent believes that is the case.More >>
  • Officer Remains Suspended After Borough Meeting

    Officer Remains Suspended After Borough Meeting

    Officer Remains Suspended After Borough Meeting

    A Wyoming County community is delaying its decision on the employment future of a suspended police officer. Laceyville Borough Council held a special meeting at which time it was expected to decide on the employment status of Officer Matthew Chamberlain. Council decided to table that decision until July 1st. Chamberlain was suspended after he was accused of selling an AK-47 while on duty.More >>
    A Wyoming County community is delaying its decision on the employment future of a suspended police officer. Laceyville Borough Council held a special meeting at which time it was expected to decide on the employment status of Officer Matthew Chamberlain. Council decided to table that decision until July 1st. Chamberlain was suspended after he was accused of selling an AK-47 while on duty.More >>
  • U.S Advisers Back In Iraq

    U.S Advisers Back In Iraq

    U.S Advisers Back In Iraq

    300 US military advisers are heading to Iraq. President Obama made the announcement during a news conference. He says that he is sending them to assess how the US can best help Iraqi military forces. The decision came as Sunni insurgents stormed across a large portion of the country. President Obama says that it is in our National Security Interests to stop an all-out civil war in the country.More >>
    300 US military advisers are heading to Iraq. President Obama made the announcement during a news conference. He says that he is sending them to assess how the US can best help Iraqi military forces. The decision came as Sunni insurgents stormed across a large portion of the country. President Obama says that it is in our National Security Interests to stop an all-out civil war in the country.More >>
  • Hazleton Bank Robbery

    Hazleton Bank Robbery

    Hazleton Bank Robbery

    Hazleton City Police have released photos from a bank robbery. It happened around 4:30 at the First National Community Bank on Broad and Church Streets. Police say a man jumped over the counter and helped himself to money from a teller’s drawer. Police believe that man’s getaway car was a lightly colored SUV.More >>
    Hazleton City Police have released photos from a bank robbery. It happened around 4:30 at the First National Community Bank on Broad and Church Streets. Police say a man jumped over the counter and helped himself to money from a teller’s drawer. Police believe that man’s getaway car was a lightly colored SUV.More >>
  • Councilman Charged With Retail Theft

    Councilman Charged With Retail Theft

    Councilman Charged With Retail Theft

    A West Hazleton Councilman is accused of shoplifting from a local grocery store. William Sharkey Jr. was cited with retail theft after police say that he took food from Weis shopping center in West Hazleton on May 30th without paying for it. Since he only received a citation he cannot be removed from council even if he is found guilty.More >>
    A West Hazleton Councilman is accused of shoplifting from a local grocery store. William Sharkey Jr. was cited with retail theft after police say that he took food from Weis shopping center in West Hazleton on May 30th without paying for it. Since he only received a citation he cannot be removed from council even if he is found guilty.More >>
  • Bank Robbers Identified

    Bank Robbers Identified

    Bank Robbers Identified

    Two people wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Luzerne County have been identified. Police are looking for Diane Poole of Parkesburg and Christopher Prince of Downingtown. Investigators say the couple was staying with friends in the area when they held up the Community Bank in Edwardsville. Anyone with information is asked to call police.More >>
    Two people wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Luzerne County have been identified. Police are looking for Diane Poole of Parkesburg and Christopher Prince of Downingtown. Investigators say the couple was staying with friends in the area when they held up the Community Bank in Edwardsville. Anyone with information is asked to call police.More >>
  • Deadly Hit And Run Verdict

    Deadly Hit And Run Verdict

    Deadly Hit And Run Verdict

    A Forty Fort woman was found not guilty in a deadly hit and run nearly six years after the accident. In August of 2008 the woman was the first of 3 drivers to hit a pedestrian on Wyoming Avenue in Kingston. The victim died at the scene; and the woman admits she panicked and drove off, but turned herself in a day later. Her attorney argued that there was no way to prove that her car killed the victim.More >>
    A Forty Fort woman was found not guilty in a deadly hit and run nearly six years after the accident. In August of 2008 the woman was the first of 3 drivers to hit a pedestrian on Wyoming Avenue in Kingston. The victim died at the scene; and the woman admits she panicked and drove off, but turned herself in a day later. Her attorney argued that there was no way to prove that her car killed the victim.More >>
  • Man Sentenced For Presidential Death Threats

    Man Sentenced For Presidential Death Threats

    Man Sentenced For Presidential Death Threats

    A Lackawanna County man who called President Barack Obama the Antichrist and threatened his life apologized in court. Nicholas Savino was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to threatening the president. He has already served 10 months, meaning he will only have 2 more to serve out his sentence. He will then be on probation and required to pay a $3,000 fine.More >>
    A Lackawanna County man who called President Barack Obama the Antichrist and threatened his life apologized in court. Nicholas Savino was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to threatening the president. He has already served 10 months, meaning he will only have 2 more to serve out his sentence. He will then be on probation and required to pay a $3,000 fine.More >>
  • Two Killed In Home Explosion

    Two Killed In Home Explosion

    Two Killed In Home Explosion

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:24:34 GMT
    Two people are dead after a home explosion and fire late last night in Wayne County. Neighbors say the explosion was so loud and so powerful that it shook their homes. The home which sat along the Delaware River was leveled; all that was left standing was a chimney and fireplace. Crews say the explosion appears to have been from propane gas.More >>
    Two people are dead after a home explosion and fire late last night in Wayne County. Neighbors say the explosion was so loud and so powerful that it shook their homes. The home which sat along the Delaware River was leveled; all that was left standing was a chimney and fireplace. Crews say the explosion appears to have been from propane gas.More >>
  • Homicide Investigation

    Homicide Investigation

    Homicide Investigation

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:17:16 GMT
    A homicide investigation is under way in Monroe County. 19 year old David Crothers died at Pocono Medical Center on Friday after being stabbed about a week ago. His mother said that the stab wound was inflicted by his own brother, Matthew Crothers. The mothers claims that it was a terrible accident saying that the men were fighting when things got out of hand.More >>
    A homicide investigation is under way in Monroe County. 19 year old David Crothers died at Pocono Medical Center on Friday after being stabbed about a week ago. His mother said that the stab wound was inflicted by his own brother, Matthew Crothers. The mothers claims that it was a terrible accident saying that the men were fighting when things got out of hand.More >>
  • Worker Caught Urinating In Water Treatment Plant

    Worker Caught Urinating In Water Treatment Plant

    Worker Caught Urinating In Water Treatment Plant

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:08:26 GMT
    A water treatment plant employee in Schuylkill County is facing numerous charges after investigators say he was caught urinating into one of the water filters. 52 year old Paul Herb is charged with urinating in a filter unit at the Indian Run Water Treatment Plant in April. The facility provides drinking water to several areas in western Pottsville.More >>
    A water treatment plant employee in Schuylkill County is facing numerous charges after investigators say he was caught urinating into one of the water filters. 52 year old Paul Herb is charged with urinating in a filter unit at the Indian Run Water Treatment Plant in April. The facility provides drinking water to several areas in western Pottsville.More >>
  • Birthday Party Shooting

    Birthday Party Shooting

    Birthday Party Shooting

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-06-16 15:23:04 GMT
    A 24 year old man accidentally shot a guest in the head while celebrating his birthday. The victim was rushed to Geisinger Medical Center after the shooting. The victim and the man who was celebrating his birthday were examining the gun when it accidentally fired. A state trooper said that the victim is not expected to survive his injuries.More >>
    A 24 year old man accidentally shot a guest in the head while celebrating his birthday. The victim was rushed to Geisinger Medical Center after the shooting. The victim and the man who was celebrating his birthday were examining the gun when it accidentally fired. A state trooper said that the victim is not expected to survive his injuries.More >>
  • Dentist Suspended For Improper Sanitization

    Dentist Suspended For Improper Sanitization

    Dentist Suspended For Improper Sanitization

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-06-16 15:15:13 GMT
    One area dentist’s patients are being advised to get tested for contagious diseases. Health officials say that a Northumberland Area has been suspended for not properly cleaning his tools. After doing some work at the local schools students reported that he did not wear gloves or wash his hands. Heath officials say that patients of Dr. Paczkoskie should be tested for Hepatitis B C as well as HIV.More >>
    One area dentist’s patients are being advised to get tested for contagious diseases. Health officials say that a Northumberland Area has been suspended for not properly cleaning his tools. After doing some work at the local schools students reported that he did not wear gloves or wash his hands. Heath officials say that patients of Dr. Paczkoskie should be tested for Hepatitis B C as well as HIV.More >>
  • School Closing

    School Closing

    School Closing

    A community said goodbye to graduating students and to the school they graduated from. The class of 2014 is the last class that will ever graduate from North Penn High School in Tioga County. Officials in the Southern Tioga County School District spent years arguing about what schools to close, and finally decided that North Penn would be the one.More >>
    A community said goodbye to graduating students and to the school they graduated from. The class of 2014 is the last class that will ever graduate from North Penn High School in Tioga County. Officials in the Southern Tioga County School District spent years arguing about what schools to close, and finally decided that North Penn would be the one.More >>
  • University Adds Armed Guards

    University Adds Armed Guards

    University Adds Armed Guards

    Stopping violence before it starts is the goal of one university in Luzerne County. Wilkes University will soon have armed guards patrolling their campus. Students at Wilkes say that they welcome the idea of armed guards to help give them a piece of mind when it comes to safety. Out of the 16 security guards, 5 are already act 1 certified, meaning they can carry a weapon.More >>
    Stopping violence before it starts is the goal of one university in Luzerne County. Wilkes University will soon have armed guards patrolling their campus. Students at Wilkes say that they welcome the idea of armed guards to help give them a piece of mind when it comes to safety. Out of the 16 security guards, 5 are already act 1 certified, meaning they can carry a weapon.More >>
  • Guilty Verdict In Murder Trial

    Guilty Verdict In Murder Trial

    Guilty Verdict In Murder Trial

    Neil Pal will spend the rest of his life in prison. The jury found him guilty of first degree murder as an accomplice and conspiracy to commit first degree murder in connection with the death of Frank Bonacci. Pal’s trial lasted nearly 2 weeks, but the jury only deliberated for 90 minutes. Prosecutors say that Pal’s admission that he knew what happened to Bonacci but still searched for him made him cold hearted.More >>
    Neil Pal will spend the rest of his life in prison. The jury found him guilty of first degree murder as an accomplice and conspiracy to commit first degree murder in connection with the death of Frank Bonacci. Pal’s trial lasted nearly 2 weeks, but the jury only deliberated for 90 minutes. Prosecutors say that Pal’s admission that he knew what happened to Bonacci but still searched for him made him cold hearted.More >>
  • Fracking Fluid Spills After Tanker Crash

    Fracking Fluid Spills After Tanker Crash

    Fracking Fluid Spills After Tanker Crash

    2,000 gallons of natural gas brine spilled in Lycoming County after an accident involving a tanker truck. Environmental crews spend the better part of a day trying to clean up the spill. The tanker was carrying over 4,000 gallons when it went over an embankment. DEP officials say that much of the water sank into the ground near a water source.More >>
    2,000 gallons of natural gas brine spilled in Lycoming County after an accident involving a tanker truck. Environmental crews spend the better part of a day trying to clean up the spill. The tanker was carrying over 4,000 gallons when it went over an embankment. DEP officials say that much of the water sank into the ground near a water source.More >>
  • Police Search For Bank Robbers

    Police Search For Bank Robbers

    Police Search For Bank Robbers

    Thursday, June 12 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-06-12 14:42:18 GMT
    A Luzerne County couple made away with $8,000 after holding up a bank in Luzerne County. Police are still searching for clues to help them find those thieves. Police say the couple robbed the Community Bank along Route 11 in Edwardsville Wednesday afternoon. The female entered and gave the teller a note demanding money and also demanding not to use dye packs.More >>
    A Luzerne County couple made away with $8,000 after holding up a bank in Luzerne County. Police are still searching for clues to help them find those thieves. Police say the couple robbed the Community Bank along Route 11 in Edwardsville Wednesday afternoon. The female entered and gave the teller a note demanding money and also demanding not to use dye packs.More >>
  • Drug Overdose Deaths Rank Area's 2nd Leading Killer

    Drug Overdose Deaths Rank Area's 2nd Leading Killer

    Drug Overdose Deaths Rank Area's 2nd Leading Killer

    The Luzerne County coroner has released some alarming information about the number of drug overdose deaths. Last year 70 people died from drug overdoses in Luzerne County, compared to 45 just a decade ago. In 2013 more people died from overdoses than car crashes, suicides, or accidents, and it comes in at the 2nd leading killer in the area behind natural causes.More >>
    The Luzerne County coroner has released some alarming information about the number of drug overdose deaths. Last year 70 people died from drug overdoses in Luzerne County, compared to 45 just a decade ago. In 2013 more people died from overdoses than car crashes, suicides, or accidents, and it comes in at the 2nd leading killer in the area behind natural causes.More >>
  • Former Mayor Child Pornography Charges

    Former Mayor Child Pornography Charges

    Former Mayor Child Pornography Charges

    The former mayor of a small Schuylkill County town was in court after facing charges for child pornography. Richard Corkery who was the former mayor of Coaldale is on currently on trial for those charges. Police say that he downloaded 34 images of young boys performing sexual acts. They say it happened while he was working for a local radio station in Carbon County.More >>
    The former mayor of a small Schuylkill County town was in court after facing charges for child pornography. Richard Corkery who was the former mayor of Coaldale is on currently on trial for those charges. Police say that he downloaded 34 images of young boys performing sexual acts. They say it happened while he was working for a local radio station in Carbon County.More >>
  • Wyoming Area Contract Agreement

    Wyoming Area Contract Agreement

    Wyoming Area Contract Agreement

    Teachers in the Wyoming Area School District are celebrating after they came to an agreement with the school board after 4 years of negotiation. Last September teachers with the Wyoming County School District went on strike, but finally the school board voted 7 to 1 in favor of a new contract. The contract ends the longest unsettled teacher contract in the state of Pennsylvania.More >>
    Teachers in the Wyoming Area School District are celebrating after they came to an agreement with the school board after 4 years of negotiation. Last September teachers with the Wyoming County School District went on strike, but finally the school board voted 7 to 1 in favor of a new contract. The contract ends the longest unsettled teacher contract in the state of Pennsylvania.More >>
  • LCTA Discusses Ghost Rider Probe

    LCTA Discusses Ghost Rider Probe

    LCTA Discusses Ghost Rider Probe

    The Luzerne County Transportation Authority met for the first time since 2 leaders were indicted last week. The board voted to extend the administrative leave with accrued benefits for the Executive Director and the Director of Operations. Both men are facing dozens of charges related to accusations of inflated senior rider numbers used to determine state funding.More >>
    The Luzerne County Transportation Authority met for the first time since 2 leaders were indicted last week. The board voted to extend the administrative leave with accrued benefits for the Executive Director and the Director of Operations. Both men are facing dozens of charges related to accusations of inflated senior rider numbers used to determine state funding.More >>
  • Three Officers Hurt In Chase

    Three Officers Hurt In Chase

    Three Officers Hurt In Chase

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-06-11 15:26:29 GMT
    Three officers were hurt in a chase that spanned 2 counties. It started around 9AM in Luzerne County, and ended after police boxed in the suspect along South Main Street in Taylor. It took 4 tasers to subdue the 54 year old after the chase. Police say that the man would pull out the probes after being tased, and fought the officers until the end.More >>
    Three officers were hurt in a chase that spanned 2 counties. It started around 9AM in Luzerne County, and ended after police boxed in the suspect along South Main Street in Taylor. It took 4 tasers to subdue the 54 year old after the chase. Police say that the man would pull out the probes after being tased, and fought the officers until the end.More >>
  • Crackdown On Drug Activity

    Crackdown On Drug Activity

    Crackdown On Drug Activity

    Officials in Lackawanna County are cracking down on drug activity. The Dunmore Borough council unanimously voted to amend its rental property ordinance. After a few drug related arrests council members were worried that drugs are moving into the area. The amendment includes specifications on drug activity to push landlords to do background checks on potential tenants.More >>
    Officials in Lackawanna County are cracking down on drug activity. The Dunmore Borough council unanimously voted to amend its rental property ordinance. After a few drug related arrests council members were worried that drugs are moving into the area. The amendment includes specifications on drug activity to push landlords to do background checks on potential tenants.More >>
  • Council Member Facing Theft Charges

    Council Member Facing Theft Charges

    Council Member Facing Theft Charges

    A Wayne County public official has found himself on the wrong side of the law. Honesdale Borough council member Harry Devrieze is facing theft charges after police say he took money for a renovation project but never followed through with the work. Devrieze says that he takes full responsibility, and says that he plans to try to make it right.More >>
    A Wayne County public official has found himself on the wrong side of the law. Honesdale Borough council member Harry Devrieze is facing theft charges after police say he took money for a renovation project but never followed through with the work. Devrieze says that he takes full responsibility, and says that he plans to try to make it right.More >>
  • Wyoming Area Tentative Pact

    Wyoming Area Tentative Pact

    Wyoming Area Tentative Pact

    A Luzerne County School District that was hit by a teacher strike this year could be on the verge of a labor peace. Wyoming Area School District teachers have reportedly approved a contract offer from the district. Nearly 150 Wyoming Area teachers hit the picket lines for 4 weeks last September costing more than 2,500 students their holiday breaks.More >>
    A Luzerne County School District that was hit by a teacher strike this year could be on the verge of a labor peace. Wyoming Area School District teachers have reportedly approved a contract offer from the district. Nearly 150 Wyoming Area teachers hit the picket lines for 4 weeks last September costing more than 2,500 students their holiday breaks.More >>
  • Man & Son Injured In ATV Wreck

    Man & Son Injured In ATV Wreck

    Man & Son Injured In ATV Wreck

    A father and his toddler aged son were injured after an ATV crash in Lackawanna County. First responders were called to Moosic the rear of Grande’s Pizza on Birney Avenue. A 30 year old man was riding alone on the ATV up a steep hill when he crashed. His wife and 2 year old child were walking behind the ATV and the child was grazed when it overturned.More >>
    A father and his toddler aged son were injured after an ATV crash in Lackawanna County. First responders were called to Moosic the rear of Grande’s Pizza on Birney Avenue. A 30 year old man was riding alone on the ATV up a steep hill when he crashed. His wife and 2 year old child were walking behind the ATV and the child was grazed when it overturned.More >>
  • Search For Bank Robber

    Search For Bank Robber

    Search For Bank Robber

    State police have released a composite sketch in hopes that the public can help them solve a bank robbery. They say the man robbed one bank and tried to hold up another. Investigators say the robber tried holding up the Wells Fargo Bank in West Mahanoy Township after he robbed National Penn Bank in the Schuylkill Mall. They say both times he acted like he had a gun, but never showed one.More >>
    State police have released a composite sketch in hopes that the public can help them solve a bank robbery. They say the man robbed one bank and tried to hold up another. Investigators say the robber tried holding up the Wells Fargo Bank in West Mahanoy Township after he robbed National Penn Bank in the Schuylkill Mall. They say both times he acted like he had a gun, but never showed one.More >>
  • Body Recovered From Lake

    Body Recovered From Lake

    Body Recovered From Lake

    A Maryland man is dead after an apparent drowning in Lackawanna County’s Fleetville section. Emergency crews were called Saturday to Deer Lake after the victim failed to resurface. Crews recovered the man’s body after more than 7 hours of searching. Officials say that 32 year old Dwayne Ferguson of Baltimore Maryland failed to resurface after going for a swim.More >>
    A Maryland man is dead after an apparent drowning in Lackawanna County’s Fleetville section. Emergency crews were called Saturday to Deer Lake after the victim failed to resurface. Crews recovered the man’s body after more than 7 hours of searching. Officials say that 32 year old Dwayne Ferguson of Baltimore Maryland failed to resurface after going for a swim.More >>
  • Problem Campers In Kirby Park

    Problem Campers In Kirby Park

    Problem Campers In Kirby Park

    Safety concerns are popping up about an exercise hotspot in Luzerne County. Some people are worried about campers in the woods between the dike on Kirby Park Ave and the Susquehanna River. The police chief in Wilkes Barre says that it is an ongoing problem that periodically needs to be addressed, but an incident that happened involving a woman being dragged off the path and into the woods seems to be the source of these latest concerns.More >>
    Safety concerns are popping up about an exercise hotspot in Luzerne County. Some people are worried about campers in the woods between the dike on Kirby Park Ave and the Susquehanna River. The police chief in Wilkes Barre says that it is an ongoing problem that periodically needs to be addressed, but an incident that happened involving a woman being dragged off the path and into the woods seems to be the source of these latest concerns.More >>
  • Fire Chief Theft Investigation

    Fire Chief Theft Investigation

    Fire Chief Theft Investigation

    The theft investigation focusing on a fire chief in Luzerne County is now before a federal grand jury. Wilkes Barre volunteer fire Chief John Yuknavage is accused of stealing $60,000 from his department. State police say the thefts took place between 2008 and 2012. Current and former members of the fire department were called to testify before a federal grand jury in Scranton.More >>
    The theft investigation focusing on a fire chief in Luzerne County is now before a federal grand jury. Wilkes Barre volunteer fire Chief John Yuknavage is accused of stealing $60,000 from his department. State police say the thefts took place between 2008 and 2012. Current and former members of the fire department were called to testify before a federal grand jury in Scranton.More >>
  • Former Priest Sentenced

    Former Priest Sentenced

    Former Priest Sentenced

    A former priest in Lackawanna County will go to prison for having sexual contact with a 15 year old boy. William Jeffrey Paulish was sentenced to spend between 8 and 23 months in prison. The former diocese of Scranton priest pleaded guilty to corruption of minors. Police found him in a car with a 15 year old teen not wearing any pants on the Penn State Worthington Scranton Campus.More >>
    A former priest in Lackawanna County will go to prison for having sexual contact with a 15 year old boy. William Jeffrey Paulish was sentenced to spend between 8 and 23 months in prison. The former diocese of Scranton priest pleaded guilty to corruption of minors. Police found him in a car with a 15 year old teen not wearing any pants on the Penn State Worthington Scranton Campus.More >>
  • Factory Fire

    Factory Fire

    Factory Fire

    People in Schuylkill County are picking up the pieces after an old factory caught fire. The flames destroyed the vacant building, and also damaged neighboring homes because of the intense heat. Officials say that it took about 12 trucks and 60-70 volunteers to get the fire under control. Before they arrived, neighbors used garden hoses in an effort to save their own homes.More >>
    People in Schuylkill County are picking up the pieces after an old factory caught fire. The flames destroyed the vacant building, and also damaged neighboring homes because of the intense heat. Officials say that it took about 12 trucks and 60-70 volunteers to get the fire under control. Before they arrived, neighbors used garden hoses in an effort to save their own homes.More >>
  • Utility Bill Scam

    Utility Bill Scam

    Utility Bill Scam

    Utility scams are nothing new, but it doesn’t seem that the problem is getting any better. A number of people in the area have reported getting multiple phone calls demanding that people call back with bills in hand. PPL is warning customers that they do not make calls like that, and also warn that they would never inspect wires inside your home.More >>
    Utility scams are nothing new, but it doesn’t seem that the problem is getting any better. A number of people in the area have reported getting multiple phone calls demanding that people call back with bills in hand. PPL is warning customers that they do not make calls like that, and also warn that they would never inspect wires inside your home.More >>
  • State Trooper Shot

    State Trooper Shot

    State Trooper Shot

    A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot in Dauphin County. Trooper Michael Trotta was hit 4 times after responding to a call that a car was driving into mailboxes in West Hanover Township. When officers walked up to the home to investigate they say that David Ricker confronted them and then opened fire on the officers, who returned fire hitting Ricker.More >>
    A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot in Dauphin County. Trooper Michael Trotta was hit 4 times after responding to a call that a car was driving into mailboxes in West Hanover Township. When officers walked up to the home to investigate they say that David Ricker confronted them and then opened fire on the officers, who returned fire hitting Ricker.More >>
  • Roaming Animal Ordinance

    Roaming Animal Ordinance

    Roaming Animal Ordinance

    A recent incident where a dog shot and killed in Kingston, Luzerne County is causing a reality check for some communities. They have now started looking at their own laws concerning roaming animals. Wilkes Barre had changes ready for their own animal ordinance, but decided to table the issue for the time being so that they can rewrite the entire ordinance with the help of the SPCA.More >>
    A recent incident where a dog shot and killed in Kingston, Luzerne County is causing a reality check for some communities. They have now started looking at their own laws concerning roaming animals. Wilkes Barre had changes ready for their own animal ordinance, but decided to table the issue for the time being so that they can rewrite the entire ordinance with the help of the SPCA.More >>
  • Hefty Pay Raise Causes Controversy

    Hefty Pay Raise Causes Controversy

    Hefty Pay Raise Causes Controversy

    A school superintendent’s $50,000 raise has taxpayers furious. The Pocono Mountain School District superintendent’s salary is now at $200,000 a year. With her new 5 year contract, Superintendent Elizabeth Robison will be the highest paid superintendent in Monroe County. The school board believes that Robison’s closing of a $23 million budget gap and lowering of property makes her deserving.More >>
    A school superintendent’s $50,000 raise has taxpayers furious. The Pocono Mountain School District superintendent’s salary is now at $200,000 a year. With her new 5 year contract, Superintendent Elizabeth Robison will be the highest paid superintendent in Monroe County. The school board believes that Robison’s closing of a $23 million budget gap and lowering of property makes her deserving.More >>
  • Thieves Posing As Salesmen

    Thieves Posing As Salesmen

    Thieves Posing As Salesmen

    Police say that people living in Luzerne County need to be on the lookout for thieves trying to get into homes in the area. Investigators say that thieves are posing as sales people in an attempt to gain entry inside of homes. Police in Mountain Top and Shickshinny areas have received several reports of the scam recently.More >>
    Police say that people living in Luzerne County need to be on the lookout for thieves trying to get into homes in the area. Investigators say that thieves are posing as sales people in an attempt to gain entry inside of homes. Police in Mountain Top and Shickshinny areas have received several reports of the scam recently.More >>
  • Truck Driver Charged In Assault

    Truck Driver Charged In Assault

    Truck Driver Charged In Assault

    A truck driver accused of attacking a Columbia County police officer has been charged with attempted homicide. The officer pulled over an 18 wheeler on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg and told the driver it was unfit for the road because of a missing bumper. Troopers say the driver attacked the officer with pepper spray and a mallet. State police say the officer had no choice but to shoot the driver.More >>
    A truck driver accused of attacking a Columbia County police officer has been charged with attempted homicide. The officer pulled over an 18 wheeler on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg and told the driver it was unfit for the road because of a missing bumper. Troopers say the driver attacked the officer with pepper spray and a mallet. State police say the officer had no choice but to shoot the driver.More >>
  • Witness Collapses In Court

    Witness Collapses In Court

    Witness Collapses In Court

    A court hearing in Lackawanna County ended with a witness collapsing and attorneys cursing at each other. Joseph Black is facing charges of having sexual contact with several women while he was working at the Lackawanna County prison. A woman took the stand and accused Black of raping her nearly a dozen times over 3 months. After taking a break the witness collapsed from an apparent seizure.More >>
    A court hearing in Lackawanna County ended with a witness collapsing and attorneys cursing at each other. Joseph Black is facing charges of having sexual contact with several women while he was working at the Lackawanna County prison. A woman took the stand and accused Black of raping her nearly a dozen times over 3 months. After taking a break the witness collapsed from an apparent seizure.More >>
  • Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Father

    Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Father

    Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Father

    A Monroe County man is going to trial on charges he tried to kill his own father. Investigators say David Pugh beat his 80 year old father George with a hammer. David claims that his parents were stealing millions of dollars from him. His father managed to escape, but police say David fired several shots at him as he was driving away.More >>
    A Monroe County man is going to trial on charges he tried to kill his own father. Investigators say David Pugh beat his 80 year old father George with a hammer. David claims that his parents were stealing millions of dollars from him. His father managed to escape, but police say David fired several shots at him as he was driving away.More >>
  • Cab Shootings Raising Safety Concerns

    Cab Shootings Raising Safety Concerns

    Cab Shootings Raising Safety Concerns

    Two taxi drivers were shot this month in 2 separate incidents across out area, and it is raising safety concerns for cab drivers. Aazis Richardson has been charged with fatally shooting a Scranton cab driver, but the DA’s office won’t be able to seek the death penalty because of his age. The owner of Burgit’s City Taxi in Wilkes Barre says that after installing cameras in cabs he has had far less issues.More >>
    Two taxi drivers were shot this month in 2 separate incidents across out area, and it is raising safety concerns for cab drivers. Aazis Richardson has been charged with fatally shooting a Scranton cab driver, but the DA’s office won’t be able to seek the death penalty because of his age. The owner of Burgit’s City Taxi in Wilkes Barre says that after installing cameras in cabs he has had far less issues.More >>
  • Deadly Fire Intentionally Set

    Deadly Fire Intentionally Set

    Deadly Fire Intentionally Set

    A state police fire marshal says the fire that killed a Luzerne County woman was intentionally set. 51 year old Laurie Merritt was found unresponsive in the attic of her Wilkes Barre home on Wyoming Street; Merritt later died at the hospital. Wilkes Barre police have now launched an investigation into who could have started that fire.More >>
    A state police fire marshal says the fire that killed a Luzerne County woman was intentionally set. 51 year old Laurie Merritt was found unresponsive in the attic of her Wilkes Barre home on Wyoming Street; Merritt later died at the hospital. Wilkes Barre police have now launched an investigation into who could have started that fire.More >>
  • Truck Driver Shot By Police

    Truck Driver Shot By Police

    Truck Driver Shot By Police

    State police say that a Columbia County police officer had no choice but to shoot a truck driver. The officer pulled over a tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg. He said that the big rig was missing a bumper and told the driver it was not fit for the road. The driver began arguing and had to be tased. He then attacked the officer with mace and a hammer.More >>
    State police say that a Columbia County police officer had no choice but to shoot a truck driver. The officer pulled over a tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg. He said that the big rig was missing a bumper and told the driver it was not fit for the road. The driver began arguing and had to be tased. He then attacked the officer with mace and a hammer.More >>
  • Recovery Mission

    Recovery Mission

    Recovery Mission

    Crews are continuing their search in the waters of the Delaware River for a missing swimmer. Rangers with the National Park Service spend the day searching for a 22 year old New Jersey man who went missing Sunday afternoon. Officials say the man was rafting with 2 others when he took off his life jacket and went for a swim.More >>
    Crews are continuing their search in the waters of the Delaware River for a missing swimmer. Rangers with the National Park Service spend the day searching for a 22 year old New Jersey man who went missing Sunday afternoon. Officials say the man was rafting with 2 others when he took off his life jacket and went for a swim.More >>
  • Remembering Those Who Served

    Remembering Those Who Served

    Remembering Those Who Served

    More than 100 people attended a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony in Monroe County. They honored those who gave their lives while fighting for freedom. The event included a wreath laying ceremony, a gun salute, and the playing of Taps. Organizers say that the event has become so popular that if it gets bigger they will need to find a new location.More >>
    More than 100 people attended a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony in Monroe County. They honored those who gave their lives while fighting for freedom. The event included a wreath laying ceremony, a gun salute, and the playing of Taps. Organizers say that the event has become so popular that if it gets bigger they will need to find a new location.More >>
  • Aftermath Of Wicked Weather

    Aftermath Of Wicked Weather

    Aftermath Of Wicked Weather

    The severe weather that passed through the area wreaked havoc in some regions. Danville was one area that was hit hard with what was described as golf ball sized hail. The hail only lasted 3 to 4 minutes, but countless cars were heavily damaged with broken windows, mirrors, and large dents. The atrium at a mall in Berks County also reportedly gave way due to the hail.More >>
    The severe weather that passed through the area wreaked havoc in some regions. Danville was one area that was hit hard with what was described as golf ball sized hail. The hail only lasted 3 to 4 minutes, but countless cars were heavily damaged with broken windows, mirrors, and large dents. The atrium at a mall in Berks County also reportedly gave way due to the hail.More >>
  • Shooting Arrests

    Shooting Arrests

    Shooting Arrests

    The Luzerne County couple accused of a Wilkes Barre shooting was arrested in New Jersey. Tony and Treasa Ransome were wanted in connection with a shooting on Hudson Street. Investigators say that Tony fired 5 shots at Josue Vargas with a shotgun last week. Vargas has since been released from the hospital.More >>
    The Luzerne County couple accused of a Wilkes Barre shooting was arrested in New Jersey. Tony and Treasa Ransome were wanted in connection with a shooting on Hudson Street. Investigators say that Tony fired 5 shots at Josue Vargas with a shotgun last week. Vargas has since been released from the hospital.More >>
  • Local Police Radar Debate

    Local Police Radar Debate

    Local Police Radar Debate

    Lawmakers met to hear opinions on whether or not local police officers should be allowed to use radar. The PA House Transportation Committee held a public hearing in Monroe County. Most people who attended the meeting including local police representatives supported the idea saying it will help enforce speed laws.More >>
    Lawmakers met to hear opinions on whether or not local police officers should be allowed to use radar. The PA House Transportation Committee held a public hearing in Monroe County. Most people who attended the meeting including local police representatives supported the idea saying it will help enforce speed laws.More >>
  • Two Schools To Close

    Two Schools To Close

    Two Schools To Close

    Two schools in the Poconos will be closing their doors for good. At the Stroudsburg Area school board meeting, members voted to close 2 of the elementary schools. Ramsey and Clearview Elementary are both set to close; Ramsey at the end of the current school year, and Clearview at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.More >>
    Two schools in the Poconos will be closing their doors for good. At the Stroudsburg Area school board meeting, members voted to close 2 of the elementary schools. Ramsey and Clearview Elementary are both set to close; Ramsey at the end of the current school year, and Clearview at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.More >>
  • Candlelight Vigil For Crash Victim

    Candlelight Vigil For Crash Victim

    Candlelight Vigil For Crash Victim

    A Luzerne County community is coming together to support a little girl who is fighting for her life. 7 year old Peyton Rusyn was critically injured in a car crash last week. Supports held a candle light vigil and balloon release at the Jenkins Township little league field. Peyton’s twin brother helped design shirts for the hundreds of people who attended the vigil.More >>
    A Luzerne County community is coming together to support a little girl who is fighting for her life. 7 year old Peyton Rusyn was critically injured in a car crash last week. Supports held a candle light vigil and balloon release at the Jenkins Township little league field. Peyton’s twin brother helped design shirts for the hundreds of people who attended the vigil.More >>
  • Same Sex Marriage Law To Go Un-appealed

    Same Sex Marriage Law To Go Un-appealed

    Same Sex Marriage Law To Go Un-appealed

    Same sex couples who applied for marriage licenses were ecstatic to hear that Governor Tom Corbett will not appeal the court’s decision to allow gay couples to marry in Pennsylvania. After the decision officials in Lackawanna County have begun to change their applications to become more gender specific; instead of Bride and Groom, it will now be Applicant 1 and Applicant 2.More >>
    Same sex couples who applied for marriage licenses were ecstatic to hear that Governor Tom Corbett will not appeal the court’s decision to allow gay couples to marry in Pennsylvania. After the decision officials in Lackawanna County have begun to change their applications to become more gender specific; instead of Bride and Groom, it will now be Applicant 1 and Applicant 2.More >>
  • Tom Wolf Claims Victory

    Tom Wolf Claims Victory

    Tom Wolf Claims Victory

    In the governor’s race, it appears that Democrat Tom Wolf will take on Incumbent Tom Corbett come November. Tom Wolf took a commanding lead from the beginning and stayed there with 58% of the votes. Wolf spoke after declaring victory, thanking his supporters, but also stating that there was much more work that needed to be done.More >>
    In the governor’s race, it appears that Democrat Tom Wolf will take on Incumbent Tom Corbett come November. Tom Wolf took a commanding lead from the beginning and stayed there with 58% of the votes. Wolf spoke after declaring victory, thanking his supporters, but also stating that there was much more work that needed to be done.More >>
  • Lackawanna County Government To Remain

    Lackawanna County Government To Remain

    Lackawanna County Government To Remain

    Voters in Lackawanna County had a historic referendum question on the ballot for the election, and it appears that not many support it. The question asked if residents wanted to change the current form of government from a 3 member commission to an executive with a 7 member council. 57% of voters voted against the new proposed form of government.More >>
    Voters in Lackawanna County had a historic referendum question on the ballot for the election, and it appears that not many support it. The question asked if residents wanted to change the current form of government from a 3 member commission to an executive with a 7 member council. 57% of voters voted against the new proposed form of government.More >>
  • Marriage Equality In PA

    Marriage Equality In PA

    Marriage Equality In PA

    Gay and lesbian couples can now legally tie the knot in the commonwealth. Pennsylvania became the last state to overturn the ban on same sex marriage, as a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. With this ruling 44% of the nation’s population now live in a state that permits gay and lesbian couples to marry.More >>
    Gay and lesbian couples can now legally tie the knot in the commonwealth. Pennsylvania became the last state to overturn the ban on same sex marriage, as a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. With this ruling 44% of the nation’s population now live in a state that permits gay and lesbian couples to marry.More >>
  • Homecoming For Mikey Allen

    Homecoming For Mikey Allen

    Homecoming For Mikey Allen

    A Pottsville boy who was hit by a boulder in a freak accident is finally back home with his family. Supporters held a party for 7 year old Mikey Allen. Doctors say that Mikey’s recovery is way ahead of schedule, but he still has a long way to go. Mikey suffered a fractured skull and has already undergone 2 surgeries, but is walking, talking and playing with only a little help.More >>
    A Pottsville boy who was hit by a boulder in a freak accident is finally back home with his family. Supporters held a party for 7 year old Mikey Allen. Doctors say that Mikey’s recovery is way ahead of schedule, but he still has a long way to go. Mikey suffered a fractured skull and has already undergone 2 surgeries, but is walking, talking and playing with only a little help.More >>
  • Dispatchers Suspended After Deadly Fire

    Dispatchers Suspended After Deadly Fire

    Dispatchers Suspended After Deadly Fire

    A pair of Luzerne County emergency dispatchers have been suspended without pay until the results of an investigation involving a deadly fire are complete. Michelle Zock was killed when flames ripped through her home on Main Street in Mocanaqua, Conyngham Township. A recording shows that crews were dispatched to Conyngham Borough not Township, which is nearly 15 miles away.More >>
    A pair of Luzerne County emergency dispatchers have been suspended without pay until the results of an investigation involving a deadly fire are complete. Michelle Zock was killed when flames ripped through her home on Main Street in Mocanaqua, Conyngham Township. A recording shows that crews were dispatched to Conyngham Borough not Township, which is nearly 15 miles away.More >>
  • Accomplice In Murder Enters Plea

    Accomplice In Murder Enters Plea

    Accomplice In Murder Enters Plea

    A young mother pleaded guilty as an accomplice to murder in Monroe County. Kaylynn Bunnel admitted that she was driving the car involved in a deadly drive by shooting from January. The 21 year old mother says that one of her passengers shot and killed Darcey Kravchenko through the wall of his Hamilton Township home.More >>
    A young mother pleaded guilty as an accomplice to murder in Monroe County. Kaylynn Bunnel admitted that she was driving the car involved in a deadly drive by shooting from January. The 21 year old mother says that one of her passengers shot and killed Darcey Kravchenko through the wall of his Hamilton Township home.More >>
  • A Grandmother's Plea For Gun Safety

    A Grandmother's Plea For Gun Safety

    A Grandmother's Plea For Gun Safety

    A grieving grandmother is making a public plea some 2 weeks after her grandson died in a shooting incident. The woman says that she wants to try to keep the tragedy that struck her family from happening to anyone else. Her grandson was killed when his uncle accidentally shot him while showing off his gun collection.More >>
    A grieving grandmother is making a public plea some 2 weeks after her grandson died in a shooting incident. The woman says that she wants to try to keep the tragedy that struck her family from happening to anyone else. Her grandson was killed when his uncle accidentally shot him while showing off his gun collection.More >>
  • School Structural Concerns

    School Structural Concerns

    School Structural Concerns

    A Wilkes Barre School has been partially roped off because of structural concerns. The superintendent says a construction firm assessed Coughlin High School’s library and courtyard and says there is danger of sandstone ledging falling off. As a result the school has closed the entrances on Washington and Union Streets and surrounding sidewalks.More >>
    A Wilkes Barre School has been partially roped off because of structural concerns. The superintendent says a construction firm assessed Coughlin High School’s library and courtyard and says there is danger of sandstone ledging falling off. As a result the school has closed the entrances on Washington and Union Streets and surrounding sidewalks.More >>
  • Train Ride For Puppy Training

    Train Ride For Puppy Training

    Train Ride For Puppy Training

    A train ride through Scranton had a few four legged passengers. The outing was a way to help train seeing eye dogs for the blind. The trainers say that the dogs have to learn how to sit and behave and stay next to them. They say the train ride is important process in the training because it helps to expose the dogs to unfamiliar sights and sounds.More >>
    A train ride through Scranton had a few four legged passengers. The outing was a way to help train seeing eye dogs for the blind. The trainers say that the dogs have to learn how to sit and behave and stay next to them. They say the train ride is important process in the training because it helps to expose the dogs to unfamiliar sights and sounds.More >>
  • Woman Dies In Fire

    Woman Dies In Fire

    Woman Dies In Fire

    Crews have cleared the scene of a deadly fire in Luzerne County. State Police say that 52 year old Michelle Zock of Mocanaqua died when her home caught fire. Investigators spent about 7 hours at the scene of the fire. A neighbor says a good samaritan tried to help but the roof of the home collapsed before they could get to the woman.More >>
    Crews have cleared the scene of a deadly fire in Luzerne County. State Police say that 52 year old Michelle Zock of Mocanaqua died when her home caught fire. Investigators spent about 7 hours at the scene of the fire. A neighbor says a good samaritan tried to help but the roof of the home collapsed before they could get to the woman.More >>
  • Deputy Sheriff Facing Charges

    Deputy Sheriff Facing Charges

    Deputy Sheriff Facing Charges

    A Lackawanna County Deputy Sheriff and part time Olyphant police officer is facing criminal charges. William Hyduchack is accused of terroristic threats, assault and driving under the influence. Investigators say in April he was drunk and pulled a gun on a man at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and West Grant Street in Olyphant.More >>
    A Lackawanna County Deputy Sheriff and part time Olyphant police officer is facing criminal charges. William Hyduchack is accused of terroristic threats, assault and driving under the influence. Investigators say in April he was drunk and pulled a gun on a man at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and West Grant Street in Olyphant.More >>
  • Wilkes Barre Shooting Investigation

    Wilkes Barre Shooting Investigation

    Wilkes Barre Shooting Investigation

    The search is on for a gunman who opened fire on Hudson Street in Wilkes Barre. One man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following the shooting. Wilkes Barre police say that the shooter is still on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police.More >>
    The search is on for a gunman who opened fire on Hudson Street in Wilkes Barre. One man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following the shooting. Wilkes Barre police say that the shooter is still on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police.More >>
  • Man Tries To Sell Drugs To Children

    Man Tries To Sell Drugs To Children

    Man Tries To Sell Drugs To Children

    Parents in Wilkes Barre are on high alert after they say a man tried to sell drugs to kids and then threatened to kidnap them. It happened Monday morning while kids were walking to Heights Elementary School. The suspect is described as a man in his mid to late 20’s, thin build, and about 6’ tall. He was wearing red and black clothing including a baseball cap, and red sneakers.More >>
    Parents in Wilkes Barre are on high alert after they say a man tried to sell drugs to kids and then threatened to kidnap them. It happened Monday morning while kids were walking to Heights Elementary School. The suspect is described as a man in his mid to late 20’s, thin build, and about 6’ tall. He was wearing red and black clothing including a baseball cap, and red sneakers.More >>
  • Deadly Crash With Police

    Deadly Crash With Police

    Deadly Crash With Police

    A Carbon County woman is dead after a police cruiser crashed into the car she was in. The woman was in the car with her husband when they were hit on Route 209, the 69 year old later died at the hospital. Investigators say that Nesquehoning police officer Stephen Homanko had his lights and sirens on when he crossed the median.More >>
    A Carbon County woman is dead after a police cruiser crashed into the car she was in. The woman was in the car with her husband when they were hit on Route 209, the 69 year old later died at the hospital. Investigators say that Nesquehoning police officer Stephen Homanko had his lights and sirens on when he crossed the median.More >>
  • Push For Kevin's Law

    Push For Kevin's Law

    Push For Kevin's Law

    Lawmakers continue the push for tougher penalties in hit and run cases known as Kevin’s Law. The family of Kevin Miller inspired the law. The 5 year old was killed by a hit and run driver as he crossed a Wilkes Barre Street in 2012. The driver, received 2-5 years in prison, the minimum is only 1 year. Kevin’s mother says the current law encourages people to leave the scene.More >>
    Lawmakers continue the push for tougher penalties in hit and run cases known as Kevin’s Law. The family of Kevin Miller inspired the law. The 5 year old was killed by a hit and run driver as he crossed a Wilkes Barre Street in 2012. The driver, received 2-5 years in prison, the minimum is only 1 year. Kevin’s mother says the current law encourages people to leave the scene.More >>
  • Dog Survives Shooting

    Dog Survives Shooting

    Dog Survives Shooting

    A reward is being offered for information about a dog who was brutally shot at close range in the Poconos. The 14 month old dog named King is back home after being treated at The Pocono Veterinary Services in Scott Run. According to his owners King slipped out of his collar and ran from his home. A vet says it appears that King was maced, and then shot with a rifle.More >>
    A reward is being offered for information about a dog who was brutally shot at close range in the Poconos. The 14 month old dog named King is back home after being treated at The Pocono Veterinary Services in Scott Run. According to his owners King slipped out of his collar and ran from his home. A vet says it appears that King was maced, and then shot with a rifle.More >>
  • Support For Fire Victims

    Support For Fire Victims

    Support For Fire Victims

    Friends and loyal customers came together to help a family who lost their business and home in a devastating fire. Supporters of Damenti’s Restaurant gathered at a special fundraiser at Genetti’s Hotel Conference Center in Wilkes barre. The owner, Kevin McDonald said that he is most thankful that he and his wife made it out without injury.More >>
    Friends and loyal customers came together to help a family who lost their business and home in a devastating fire. Supporters of Damenti’s Restaurant gathered at a special fundraiser at Genetti’s Hotel Conference Center in Wilkes barre. The owner, Kevin McDonald said that he is most thankful that he and his wife made it out without injury.More >>
  • Homicide Investigation

    Homicide Investigation

    Homicide Investigation

    More information is being released in the homicide investigation in Schuylkill County. State Police say that 41 year old Luis Nunez-Calderon stabbed his ex-girlfriend 38 year old Wendy Hernandez. It happened inside her West Center Street home in Shenandoah. The coroner says that Hernandez died from 2 stab wounds to her neck.More >>
    More information is being released in the homicide investigation in Schuylkill County. State Police say that 41 year old Luis Nunez-Calderon stabbed his ex-girlfriend 38 year old Wendy Hernandez. It happened inside her West Center Street home in Shenandoah. The coroner says that Hernandez died from 2 stab wounds to her neck.More >>
  • Homicide Victim Identified

    Homicide Victim Identified

    Homicide Victim Identified

    In Schuylkill County the District Attorney has released the name of the person killed in West Mahanoy Township. 50 year old David Halaberta died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck. His roommate, 53 year old Thomas Petrouski was taken into custody, but no one has been charged with the murder.More >>
    In Schuylkill County the District Attorney has released the name of the person killed in West Mahanoy Township. 50 year old David Halaberta died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck. His roommate, 53 year old Thomas Petrouski was taken into custody, but no one has been charged with the murder.More >>