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Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
Seven Lackawanna County schools to receive help from state
Seven Lackawanna County schools will receive additional support from the state to increase student achievement. Under Pennsylvania’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan, the Department of Education designated schools in need of improvement, determined through the state’s new accountability system. All o
Trapped Driver Rescued after Crash over Embankment
GIBSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A driver who went down a steep embankment in Susquehanna County is thankful that a stranger came and helped him. State police say the driver took a wrong turn Wednesday then went down a hill and was totally stuck. Emergency officials believe the driver was stranded in the wood
Some Lackawanna County employees raise concerns about Globe safety ahead of Friday move-in push
A union representing some of the first Lackawanna County employees planned to move into the former Globe store raised safety concerns about the building in a grievance filed last week.
Plane makes emergency landing in Lackawanna County
SPRING BROOK TOWNSHIP (WOLF) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating what happened after a small plane made an emergency landing in a Spring Brook Township field Tuesday morning.
Pennsylvania man facing DUI charge following fatal Brandywine Hundred pedestrian crash
A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving under the influence following a fatal Brandywine Hundred-area crash early Friday morning, Delaware State Police announced later that same day.
Easton man labeled armed and dangerous before getting out on bail is back behind bars
A man who was labeled armed and dangerous by Easton police before his arrest on gun charges earlier this month that saw him freed within hours on $2,500 bail is back behind bars, court records show.
Olyphant pharmacy owner reacts to special report
OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The Pennsylvania Auditor General came to northeastern Pennsylvania Wednesday morning to bring attention to a special report his office just released on the role of pharmacy benefit managers.
17-Year-Old Fugitive From Pennsylvania Arrested In Garden City
An officer saw a car traveling south on Clinton Road at 75 MPH on Dec. 5. The office tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and continued to drive in an unsafe manner on multiple streets in Garden City and Hempstead, breaking many laws. The car finally came to a stop on Stowe Pla
The 14 True Phases Of Surviving A Pennsylvania Winter
Old Man Winter’s knocking on our door. Whether we want to answer or not, he’s going to come barging in like an unwelcome guest. Then, without fail, he’ll ruin our plans, often at the last minute, and overstay his welcome. We’ll complain, implore him to leave, and start begging Mother Nature to allow
Teen hit by vehicle near Scranton High School
A teenager went to the hospital with injuries Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle near Scranton High School. A Jeep Compass, driven by Paris Engel, 22, hit Ebonie Thompson, 16, near Providence Road and Mike Munchak Way as the teenager crossed Providence Road, walking toward the high sc
Lackawanna County woman named Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year
A Lackawanna County woman has been named the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. Marilyn Pryle is a sophomore English teacher at Abington Heights High School. She was honored today by the Department of Education at a ceremony in Hershey.
Cognetti resigns from Scranton school board to work for state auditor general
OLYPHANT — Paige Gebhardt Cognetti resigned from the Scranton School Board today to take a job with the state auditor general’s office. She will serve as a special assistant with an emphasis on school transportation contracts, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said during an appearance at an Olyphan
Binghamton man arraigned on felony charges following October drug raid
A Binghamton man was arraigned on felony charges in Broome County Court Wednesday morning, following an October drug raid at Susquehanna Street residences in Binghamton that resulted in five arrests.
Susquehanna Valley School District Responds to Reported Threat
Officials in the Susquehanna Valley School District and local law enforcement are investigating perceived threats that have been reported on social media. The district has issued a notice to parents in the district and posted on its website (www.svsabers.org) that it is aware of the possible threat
Holiday Party for Children at Tobyhanna Army Depot
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - What do army officials have to do with Disney princesses and dancing? You may think 'nothing', until now!. Eight-year-old Adriana Flores of Carbondale Elementary School can't contain her excitement. "Because it's a very fun place," she smiles.
New charge filed for man arrested for threatening Trump
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A new charge has been filed against a Pennsylvania man already charged with threatening President Donald Trump. A federal grand jury issued another indictment Tuesday that charges Shawn Christy with transporting a stolen truck from Pennsylvania to New York.
State Takes On Pharmacy Benefit Managers
OLYPHANT, Pa. — The Pennsylvania auditor general is taking on a part of the health care industry you may have never heard of, that takes billions of dollars from taxpayers every year.
Scranton boy "sharing the warmth", collecting winter clothes
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A little boy from Lackawanna County wants to make sure everyone has a winter coat to wear this season. The reason behind his heartwarming gesture is a reminder of what really matters during the holidays.
Students test their technical skills in Lackawanna County
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Dozens of high school students got a chance to put their technical skills to the test on Monday. Johnson College hosted more than 100 teenagers as part of the District Skills USA competition.