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
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    Used Car Buyers Beware: Odometer Rollbacks

    TAYLOR — At Gaughan Auto Sales in Taylor, a woman tried to trade in her 2007 Jeep last month to help pay for a newer car. Gaughan salesman Rob Hernandez said the Jeep’s odometer showed almost 70,000 miles. Then Hernandez ran a Carfax vehicle history report. “Carfax had shown it a year prior with 160-some thousand miles on it.  So here she was with a vehicle worth nothing,” said Hernandez, adding it was the third time this fall Gaughan Auto […]

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    Governor Corbett Concedes Race

    PITTSBURGH — Governor Corbett addressed a crowd of his supporters Tuesday night, conceding the governor’s race to Democratic challenger Tom Wolf. Corbett said he accomplished a lot in his one term. When he took the stage he listed some of those accomplishments, including saving jobs in Pennsylvania, bringing new jobs to the state, lowering unemployment, balancing four budgets, and cutting state spending. “I called Tom Wolf and I thanked him for a well-fought race. I congratulated him on his victory […]

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    Forty Fort Deadly Fire: First in 110-Years

    FORTY FORT — The search is underway to find what started a fire in Forty Fort that killed a well-known woman. According to fire officials, this is the first deadly fire in the Luzerne County community in over 100 years. It broke out around 2:30 a.m. Monday in the double block home on Yates Street in Forty Fort. The victim is being remembered as a caring person who looked after her husband and her neighbors and the only one who […]

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    Is Frein Manhunt Slowing Traffic Enforcement?

    CLIFFORD TOWNSHIP — This small community in Susquehanna County is 45 miles from the command post of the search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. But deli owner Melissa Henry says the near-empty lot at the local magistrate’s office shows the manhunt has an impact here. “I haven’t seen any police activity,” said Henry. That magistrate’s office processes traffic citations written by state police on Interstate 81 in southern Susquehanna County. Records show police wrote virtually the same amount of […]

  • PennDOT Looking for More Mechanics

    ASHLEY — As winter approaches, snowplow and salt truck drivers at PennDOT are concerned about their vehicles. The department is looking for certified diesel mechanics, and can’t find enough of them. PennDOT believes it will have enough people to drive the snowplows and salt trucks when winter storms strike in the coming months, but who will keep the trucks running? “They take a beating,” said PennDOT mechanic Mike Myron. Myron, of Mountain Top, has been a diesel mechanic for more than […]

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    Hit And Run Driver Admits Guilt, Sent To Prison

    WILKES-BARRE — A driver pleaded guilty Monday for a road rage incident in Luzerne County where he ran down a man in Plymouth who told him to slow down. The driver was immediately sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for homicide. The girlfriend of the victim in this case of road rage wanted a longer prison term, but those close to Fred Kleman say they also wanted to make sure the driver who killed him would do time […]

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    Jurors: PennDOT “Partially” Responsible for Deadly 2011 Crash

    WILKES-BARRE — A jury in a Luzerne County civil case ruled that PennDOT was partially responsible for a deadly crash in 2011 that killed a 15-year-old girl, even though the driver of the SUV was driving at roughly twice the speed limit and did not have a driver’s license. “I’ve been waiting three and a half years for this,” said Ronald Coburn, the father of 15-year-old Kayla McGrady, the crash victim. She was a passenger in the January 2011 wreck […]

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    Remaining Charge Against Mellow Withdrawn

    SCRANTON — The state attorney general’s office has decided to withdraw the last remaining charge against former state Senator Robert Mellow of Lackawanna County in a kickback scheme involving Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts. In March of 2013, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane held a news conference to announce Mellow was one of the top figures in a scheme to take kickbacks from contractors in exchange for multimillion dollar contracts with the turnpike. Earlier this month, a judge dismissed all but one […]

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    State Lawmaker Involved In Gunfire

    SCRANTON — A state lawmaker from Scranton pulled out a gun last night on the streets of Harrisburg and shot at a robber, according to police. Police say state representative Marty Flynn from Scranton fired a gun Tuesday night at a teenager who tried to rob him and another representative in Harrisburg. It was business as usual on Wednesday for state representative Marty Flynn. The lawmaker from Scranton was back to work at the state capitol after what he calls […]

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    Expert: “Keep the Pressure on Frein”

    Retired FBI Special Agent Peter Ahearn knows the question the public is asking about the manhunt for Eric Frein. Why hasn’t he been caught yet? “You think it’s an easy thing to find somebody, but in reality, it’s not that easy,” said Ahearn, who has taken part in some of the nation’s largest manhunts in the past 20 years. And he headed up the Buffalo, NY office. Ahearn led the search for accused cop killer Bucky Phillips, who was on […]

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    Pocono Medical Center West Planned In Tannersville Area

    TANNERSVILLE — It appears a project to build a brand new hospital in the Poconos received the green light on Thursday. The place is planned for the Tannersville area. The property was recently purchased by Pocono Medical Center, and hospital executives announced that on this site, they will soon build a new hospital they’ve already named Pocono Medical Center West. The number of emergency room patients at the Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg has almost doubled in the last […]

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    AG’s Office Boots 37 Contractors from Registry

    WEST PITTSTON — A recent Action 16 Investigation found Pennsylvania’s  Home Improvement Contractor’s Registry filled with convicted criminals and businesses with outstanding court judgments. Now, some of those contractors have been kicked off the list. Pattie Evans of West Pittston hired Luzerne County builder Gary Roccograndi to repair her home after the September 2011 floods. Roccograndi of Wyoming was cited by the Pennsylvania Attorney General`s Office for failing to do his job. “He comes in here for a week or […]


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