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WBREInvestigation underway after two cars stolen in Luzerne CountyHAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An investigation is underway after two cars were stolen Thursday night in Luzerne County. According to the Hazleton City Police Department, on Thursday around 7:30 a.m., officers were called to Peace Street and 3rd Street for two cars being stolen back to back. The first car stolen was a Black […]

Hazleton, PA2 days ago


WBREWoman arrested for alleged supermarket retail theftHAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman was charged after police stated she left the Giant without paying for any items. According to the Hazleton City Police Department, on Thursday officers were called to Giant on South Locust Street around 1:00 p.m., for a theft. Police say a woman was stopped by security from leaving […]

Hazleton, PA2 days ago


Newswatch 16Repairs underway on water main break in Luzerne CountyLUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Repairs are underway on a water main break in Luzerne County. Crews responded to the break along Route 315 in Plains Township around 2 p.m. Sunday. Officials say the break is on a 12-inch main, and about 120 homes and businesses are affected. Repairs are...

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WBREWorking up appetite for food trucks in Luzerne CountyWILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Food trucks are a quick and convenient way to get a bite. They’ve become a major player in the fast food game. While some folks are big fans of the thriving industry, others are calling certain aspects of it into question. Food trucks have been seen all across our area […]

Wilkes-barre, PA8 hours ago


WBREHazleton City Police look for wanted manHAZLETON CITY, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Hazleton City Police Department announced Wednesday that officers are looking for a wanted man. Police say Bryan Padilla, 34, of Hazleton, pictured above, is wanted on the following charges: Anyone with information regarding Padilla’s whereabouts is urged to call or text the Hazleton City Police Tipline at 570-450-2080 […]

Hazleton, PA4 days ago


Newswatch 16Car club goes the extra mile for fire victims in Luzerne CountyLUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — The 570 Redline Outlaws Car Club hosts car shows, but this one at Best Cigar Pub in Drums is to help some of its own. Christine Gallagher and her family lost their home on Grouse Ridge Lane in the Beech Mountain Lakes development to a fire on March 2.

Drums, PA1 day ago


Newswatch 16Gala benefits Luzerne County Child Advocacy CenterWILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Saturday night marked the 8th annual gala for the Luzerne County Child Advocacy Center. The center serves victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, drug endangerment, human trafficking and other crimes. Law enforcement works with the center as it provides a comforting atmosphere where children undergo forensic interviews and medical examinations following the discovery of a crime.

Wilkes-barre, PA1 day ago



Police: parent disrupts youth basketball game, injures school officerWEST HAZLETON, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — A man has been charged with being disorderly at a youth basketball game and assaulting and injuring a school resource officer. According to the the Hazleton Area School District Police Department, on April 19, a biddy basketball game was being held at the West Hazleton Elementary/Middle School. During the game, a parent, identified as Heath Allen Houseknecht, 38, began trash talking the coaches.

West Hazleton, PA3 days ago


WBREConcerns in spree of Luzerne County shots firedWILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Shots rang out not once, not twice, but at least three times this week in Wilkes-Barre. Two happened within the last 24 hours that gun violence and crime has a lot of people looking for change in the Diamond City. 28/22 News reporter Gianna Galli joins us live in Wilkes-Barre. She […]

Wilkes-barre, PA3 days ago


WBRELuzerne County homeless shelter opening seven days a weekWILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The homeless population continues to grow across northeastern Pennsylvania, but one city wants to put a roof over their heads seven days a week. A grant was approved earlier this evening which will give a Wilkes-Barre homeless shelter the ability to help Monday through Friday. More than 100 thousand dollars was […]

Wilkes-barre, PA3 days ago


Times LeaderLuzerne County tax sale tally releasedAll five listed properties sold in last week’s special delinquent tax auction, according to Elite Revenue Solutions, the county’s

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LehighValleyLive.comAfter his best year ever finding shed deer antlers, Carbon County man shares tips for successDennis Hawk’s school of finding shed white-tailed deer antlers is not for the faint of heart. No. 1, there’s the mileage: The Palmerton area man estimates he’s put in 150 miles over the past few months hiking the Blue Mountain and spots out toward Tamaqua, in the Mahoning Valley and up around Jim Thorpe.

Palmerton, PA1 day ago



Suspect found asleep in home she burgalized, police sayWEATHERLY, CARBON CO. (WOLF) — When police responded to a Carbon County home for a call about an overnight burglary, a suspect was reportedly found asleep in the residence. According to the Weatherly Police Department, on Thursday around 6:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence on Plane Street for a report of at least one person breaking into the residence overnight.

Weatherly, PA3 days ago


WBREThree arrested for alleged retail theft at WalmartHAZLE TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police report that five women were arrested after being accused of retail thefts at a Walmart in Luzerne County. According to Pennsylvania State Police, troopers responded to Walmart in Hazle Township for separate retail theft incidents throughout April. On April 9 around 5:30 p.m., troopers say they were […]

Hazle Township, PA5 days ago



Community Leaders Discuss Ongoing Teacher ShortageNANTIco*kE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Luzerne County Community College hosted community leaders and school officials for their Legislative Brunch Friday. The group discussed the ongoing shortage of teachers nationwide, in the Commonwealth, and regionally in NEPA. Dr. Brian Uplinger, Superintendent of the Hazleton Area School District, has seen the...

Hazleton, PA2 days ago


Newswatch 16Bowling for a cause in Wilkes-BarreWILKES-BARRE, Pa. — It was a night of bowling for a cause in Luzerne County. Folks came out to Chacko's Family Bowling Center Saturday afternoon to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Pennsylvania. There were prizes every hour, plus a basket raffle. Luzerne and Lycoming Bowl for Kids'...

Wilkes-barre, PA1 day ago


WBRECommunity comes together to raise money for autismWILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Dozens were out in Luzerne County to raise money and awareness for autism. Graham Academy hosted “Light it Up Blue”, a community celebration on the square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. A 5k in the morning kicked off the event with entertainment filling Public Square afterwards. There were dozens of food and […]

Wilkes-barre, PA1 day ago


WBREFestival season kicks off in PittstonPITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local event that marks the start of festival season kicked off Sunday in Luzerne County and they couldn’t ask for better weather. It was the perfect weather for some fun in the sun in Pittston, all while supporting local businesses. Fresh food, souvenirs, and the company of the community […]

Pittston, PA13 hours ago


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