Watch Live: April the Giraffe Slowing Down, Belly Growth ‘Mind Blowing’

Recent Articles
  • Newswatch 16 Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Designated Survivor’

    TORONTO — Newswatch16’s Sharla McBride and Clay LePard had a chance to go behind the scenes on the set of “Designated Survivor” in Toronto, Ontario and meet the cast. The show “Designated Survivor” is about a lower-level cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after an attack on the Capitol Building during the State of the Union Address. Season One returned March 8 and airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on WNEP.

  • Four Hurt in Crash on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

    LAFLIN — A crash leaves four people hurt in Luzerne County early Thursday morning. Investigators say one person was thrown from the minivan when it rolled over on Interstate 81 south near Laflin around 2:15 a.m. Three other people in the van were also hurt. Authorities haven’t said what caused the crash in Luzerne County.

  • One Dead in Schuylkill County Fire

    UPPER MAHANTONGO TOWNSHIP — Flames tore through a home leaving one person dead in Schuylkill County. According to troopers, a 76-year-old man died when his home on Main Street in Klingerstown burned Tuesday night. Authorities haven’t released the name of the victim. The state police fire marshal is looking into what caused the deadly fire in Schuylkill County.

  • Sidewalk Collapses in Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON — A collapsed sidewalk is causing problems in downtown Scranton. A part of the sidewalk caved in the 500 block of Lackawanna Avenue on Wednesday. It’s blocked off right now. Officials believe an underground vault might be to blame for the cave in.

  • Deadly Hit and Run Under Investigation in Lycoming County

    WOODWARD TOWNSHIP — A deadly hit and run is under investigation in Lycoming County. Troopers say someone hit a man as he was walking along Route 220 in Linden.  It happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. State police say a man may have been trying to cross four lanes of traffic when he was hit by a car Troopers found pieces of a blue Saturn at the crash site, however, the driver of that vehicle did not stop We spoke with […]

  • Man Arrested in Wilkes-Barre Stabbing

    WILKES-BARRE –Police in Luzerne County have arrested a man in connection with Tuesday’s stabbing in Wilkes-Barre. Cops arrested Omar Longinos-Guzma, 29, Wednesday after the victim identified the suspect. The man was found stabbed in the chest on Alexander Street Tuesday morning but has been released from the hospital. Authorities say the suspect may not be a U.S. citizen and could be deported after the stabbing in Wilkes-Barre.

  • Ash Wednesday Observed in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Many Christians begin the season of Lent Wednesday, March 1. Ash Wednesday services were held at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton. Catholics and others mark the occasion by getting ashes on their foreheads, a symbol of their mortality. Lent is the six week season leading up to Easter, April 16.

  • Bacon Week Wraps Up at Local Restaurant

    WILKES-BARRE — A bounty of bacon was waiting for customers in Wilkes-Barre. Anthracite Cafe on Scott Street wrapped up its annual Bacon Week Tuesday night. If you were looking for something sweet, there were bacon brownies and even bacon Bloody Marys. Customers chowed down on more than a thousand pounds of bacon. That beats last year’s record of 640 pounds. The goal for next year is to go through a ton of bacon here in Wilkes-Barre.

  • Suspected Meth Lab in Susquehanna County

    DIMOCK TOWNSHIP — A suspected drug lab brought police to a home in Susquehanna County. Investigators spent hours hauling evidence from the place on Carter Road near Montrose Tuesday night. Authorities believe methamphetamine was being made there. Several guns were also removed from the house. No names of anyone involved have been released in that drug bust in Susquehanna County.

  • Man Facing Child Sex Charges in Luzerne County

    HAZLETON — Child sex charges put a man behind bars in Hazleton. Investigators say Larry Garlick, 46, raped a 15-year-old girl on McNair Street early Tuesday morning. The man from New York is locked up on rape, indecent assault, and other charges.

  • ‘Roof’ Rescue: Firefighters Rescue Pooch That Climbed out Window

    NANTICOKE — A dog in Luzerne County found itself in trouble Monday when it crawled onto the roof of a house. But it didn’t just happen once. The dog did it twice, all in one hour. Firefighters in Nanticoke did not believe it at first when they were called to the same home twice, in a matter of minutes, for a dog on the roof. The dog’s owner says it’s not the first time this happened. “I just came home […]

  • Catching up with Tom Clark

    While out shooting a Wham Cam, Joe Snedeker caught up with retiree and legendary meteorologist, Tom Clark.