Dave Bohman’s hard-hitting investigative reporting not only gets results, but wins major awards. In just five years, he’s established himself as the most accomplished investigative reporter in local television. Dave’s 2013 story on how an ampersand “&” cost a Schuylkill County social service agency consideration for a million dollar grant, won the Emmy for best Government/Politics. Only four individual Emmy’s have ever been awarded for individual reporting in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre television market. Dave has won two. And his investigation on politically-connected ex-Scranton School Board members getting health insurance on the taxpayer’s dime earned him his third straight Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award for Investigative Reporting. He is the only local reporter to ever win PAB Investigative Reporting award.

Dave is now in his fourth decade of television news, having worked as a reporter, anchor, and manager in the business. For most of the 90’s, Dave was the weekend anchor of the WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio. From there, he went to WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Florida he worked in the Tampa Bay region, establishing himself with his coverage of the 2000 disputed Presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore, and the Terri Schiavo “Right-to-Die” saga. He was also the lead reporter for a half dozen hurricanes. In Florida, Dave won more than 30 local and national awards for broadcast excellence.

Dave is a native of Cape Cod, and was an all-Massachusetts shortstop in high school before attending Syracuse University, and graduating in 1979 with a major in Broadcast Journalism. Dave is married and has two daughters. When he is not on the job, you might find Dave exploring his other passions that include gourmet cooking, running, reading, and golfing.

Recent Articles

    Deadly Fire in Dushore

    DUSHORE –A man died when his home in Dushore caught fire Christmas morning. The woman who lives next door to the burning home on Academy Terrace says the sirens and spectacular flames jolted her out of bed around 7 a.m. “So, I came to the top of the steps here, and I looked, and then when I turned, I could see the whole back was all in flames and the fire trucks were just getting there,” said Freda Bender. Firefighters […]

  • Preliminary Hearing for Alleged “Thrill Kill” Couple

    SUNBURY — As of noon Friday, testimony was wrapping up in the preliminary hearing of Miranda Barbour, the teen mother accused of joining her husband in the murder of a Selinsgrove man in November. There was a strong show of security outside the courtroom.  A city block near the Northumberland County courthouse was closed off while Miranda Barbour faced a judge for her preliminary hearing. According to police reports, Miranda’s husband confessed that the couple wanted to kill someone together […]

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    Protecting Yourself: Target Stores Security Breach

    MOOSIC – News of Target`s credit breach broke Thursday morning. Those who used plastic to shop at Target between November 27 to December 15th are vulnerable. By noon, concerned callers lit up the switchboards at area banks and credit unions like Penn East Federal Credit Union in Moosic. Customer Janice Winslow of Scott Township in Lackawanna County shopped at target on Black Friday. “To think that our credit could be compromised, that`s a scary thing,” said Winslow. Federal investigators say […]

  • Forty Fort Police: Snow Thrower Dispute Led to Homicide

    FORTY FORT — Police in Luzerne County are trying to figure out what drove a man to shoot and kill another man Tuesday night in Forty Fort. What they do know, is that it happened when the suspect was trying to get a snow thrower from the victim At the scene of the shooting in Forty Fort, the law firm in front of the garage where police said a man was shot to death over a snow thrower was locked […]

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    Pennsylvania Society and the Keystone State Dollars Flowing to New York

    NEW YORK, NY — While some of you were shoveling snow this weekend, many of your elected officials were in New York City schmoozing with business people and lobbyists. The Pennsylvania Society`s own mission statement claims it exists, “…to honor achievement, to reward excellence, and ….to celebrate service to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” But according to figures compiled by the Philadelphia Inquirer, it`s annual weekend bash generates at least $20-million in revenue. Not for Pennsylvania, but for New York. Each […]

  • Former Family Court Attorney Pleads Guilty

    WILKES-BARRE — On her way to federal court in Wilkes-Barre, Danielle Ross and her attorney were confronted by Bruce Levine. “Don’t touch me, don’t tell me what to do. Get your hands off me,” shouted Levine as he brushed up against lawyer David Solfanelli. Levine is one of several parents in Lackawanna County who claimed that some of Ross’ custody recommendations in family court cases were biased. “She is just the tip of the iceberg, the story needs to be […]

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    Security Threat Causes Township to Move Meeting 80 Miles

    BANKS TOWNSHIP – A Township Supervisor and the Solicitor of a community in Carbon County say somebody threatened to hurt or even kill them at their next meeting. Their response:  Moving that meeting 80 miles away to Harrisburg. Solicitor Joe Woitko says the December meeting won’t take place its usual spot, the Banks Township Street Department building in Treskow. That’s because of a call last week to Township Supervisor Walter Bobowski. “The threat was very specific in nature,” said Woitko.  […]

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    Stolen: Data on Thousands of Williamsport Area Dental Patients

    WILLIAMSPORT – What may be one of the largest breaches of personal information in our region`s history is coming to light now, little more than a year after workers at a dental practice in Lycoming County learned of the problem. Stolen data includes the social security numbers of at least five thousand people from the Williamsport area, sensitive information that could be obtained by identity thieves. The patients had no idea that personal information, including social security numbers were stolen […]

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    Black Friday: More Elbow Room Because Stores Opened Thanksgiving Night

    DICKSON CITY – Black Friday shoppers headed out Friday morning, hunting for the best deals. Many stores opened their doors Thursday allowing customers early access to discounts. Some businesses that opened on Thanksgiving are pulling all-nighters for shoppers. Tawny Natale of Moosic feels right at home shopping on Black Friday. She also shopped Thanksgiving Thursday, fearing she’d miss a bargain. “You kind of panic because you think there’s this great deal, and what if I miss out on it and […]

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    Tenants Flee Fire In Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — More than 30 people were forced out of an apartment building in Carbondale Friday morning when fire gutted a ground-level unit. Those forced out of their homes included an 84-year-old woman who had to be rescued from her second-story window. It happened around 8 a.m. Friday at the Summit Gardens apartments on Westgate Drive in Carbondale. Tenants tell us smoke quickly filled up Building L of the apartment complex. That smoke was too thick for Clara Martone, 84, […]

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    Fire Victim Finds Reasons to be Thankful

    WILKES-BARRE — Flames destroyed an apartment house in Wilkes-Barre Thanksgiving morning, forcing three people from their homes. The fire started around 4 a.m. at an apartment house on Howard Street. The fire destroyed almost everything Garfield Jones owned, and yet he celebrates Thanksgiving. “I’m thankful I’ve got my life,” Jones said. “Blessings come in disguise. I told my niece, I was ready to move.” When fire tore through the place on Howard Street, Jones and his roommate ran for safety. […]

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    Adoptive Parents Wait for Checks, while Luzerne CYS Admits Error

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY — Some parents in Luzerne County believe they have been shortchanged this month when it comes to being compensated for care they provide to children they adopted. They were supposed to receive checks 12 days ago. And as of today, They are still waiting for money Cindy Dinoski and her husband adopted four children in the past 10 years. They usually receive a monthly assistance check from Luzerne County Children and Youth Services for the kids’ […]


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