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Cash 5 Lottery Winner Sold in Luzerne County
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Someone hit the jackpot with a lottery ticket sold in Luzerne County. A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Thursday, December 13, drawing matched all five balls drawn – 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, — to win $400,000, according to the lottery commission.
Kingston Police Need Help in Identifying Two Robbery Suspects
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Kingston Police are looking help in identifying two robbery suspects. They are wanted in connection with robberies at the Turkey Hill Minit Mart on Pierce Street in Kingston.
Bob Bolus Trucking Equipment on the Auction Block
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Businessman Bob Bolus is closing his truck parts and towing company in Lackawanna County. He held an auction Friday to sell off a lot of his equipment.
Closing Arguments in "DJ Mo" Murder Trial
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Five years ago, a shocking murder took the life of a well-known area activist and DJ - Michael Onley in Wilkes-Barre. A jury is now on the verge of deciding the fate of his two accused killers.
Child abuse suspect fails to show for court
A man wanted in a Hazleton child abuse case apparently didn’t show for court, so a warrant was issued for his arrest. A criminal docket for Jamal Williams, 35, shows he was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton, but ins
Eyewitness News Webcast: 12.14.18
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A public viewing will be held today for a local mayor who passed away on Sunday. Plus, a jury in Schuylkill County finds a man guilty of third degree murder in the killing of his own father.
Final cut for Harry’s Market in Wilkes-Barre, closing after 73 years
Bruce Fendler, owner of Harry’s Market on Hazle Street in Wilkes-Barre, is closing shop Saturday, ending a 73-year run for the family business. - WILKES-BARRE — Bruce Fendler won’t be taking the poster of beef cuts with him to his new job.
Touching Tribute: Viewing held for Nanticoke Mayor
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A city in Luzerne County is saying goodbye to its mayor. A viewing was held Friday night for Rich Wiaterowski at Greater Nanticoke Area High School.
Sweet and sassy Tiny awaiting a fur-ever home
DALLAS — Tiny awaits her furever home. Tiny is 4 years old, sweet and a little sassy. She likes all the attention to herself. She is used to being the only pet and would be the perfect companion for someone looking for a friend. If you would like to adopt this pretty lady, visit bcfanimalrefuge.org
Students at Adventure in Learning Child Care spread Christmas cheer
DALLAS — The Back Mountain got a bit brighter recently, thanks to preschool students at Adventures in Learning Child Care. The children at the learning center are learning the meaning of giving and spreading joy this holiday season.
Vehicle crashes into an apartment in Hanover Township
A Ford station wagon crashed into an apartment at Stoney Ridge Apartments in Hanover Township on Thursday. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader - HANOVER TWP. — Two people were transported to an area hospital after a vehicle crashed into a residence at Stoney Ridge Apartments on Thursday.
Mountain Top man charged with drug offenses after bicycle chase
Devers - RICE TWP. — A Mountain Top man was jailed on charges he initiated a pursuit with township police who say he was under the influence of marijuana while riding a bicycle late Wednesday night.
Bob Bolus Holding Retirement Auction in Luzerne County
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A controversial Scranton businessman is getting out of the trucking business with a big sale on Friday. Trucking company owner and Lackawanna County businessman Bob Bolus is hosting a retirement auction Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. behind the Pittston Volunteer Fire Departme
Luzerne County ethics code gift provision raised in election trip controversy
McClosky Houck - When the elections director in Miami-Dade County in Florida was asked to serve on the voting machine company advisory board that is now creating controversy here, he reached out to the county’s ethics commission for an advisory opinion.
Auditor General Investigates Luzerne County Election Bureau Director
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) A Luzerne County employee is under investigation tonight. Today -- Pennsylvania’s Auditor General had some pointed words for the County's Election Bureau director. This comes amid questions about trips made by Marisa Crispell.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by bear, saved by dog named 'Bear'
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (WTXF) - Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards before being rescued by her dog. The attack happened Wednesday in Muncy Creek Township, which is located about 16 miles (25 kilometers) east of Williamsport.
Avoca Residents' $619M Suit Against Montgomery McCracken May Move to NY
A $619 million legal malpractice case against Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads may be transferred out of the state despite opposition from the plaintiffs, a group of residents from a northeastern Pennsylvania town.
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
Forensic pathologist: DJ Mo had ‘no hope’ after being shot in the head
Battle - WILKES-BARRE — Forensic pathologist Dr. Gary Ross painted a grim picture of the gunshot wound that killed Michael “DJ Mo” Onley. “Death was inevitable,” he said dourly. “There was no hope; no matter what anyone did, he was going to die of that gunshot wound.”
Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards (73 meters). The attack happened Wednesday in Muncy Creek Township, which is located about 16 miles (25 kilometers) east of Williamsport.