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 2014 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 three 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.

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    Union County Prosecutor Mixed Up in Kane Email Mess

    LEWISBURG — The fallout from the release of what Kathleen Kane calls pornographic and racist emails has put the spotlight on an assistant district attorney in Union County. He received an email some would call racists and he appears to have complimented the sender. The email, with an attachment that some might find racist, came from Frank Fina when he was a prosecutor in the attorney general’s office. Fina sent it to 10 people including his wife. But of the […]

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    Sources: Board Acts to Suspend Kane’s License

    The Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court notified Kathleen Kane it is seeking an emergency suspension of her law license which, legally speaking, would end her run as attorney general. The move could potentially end Scranton native Kathleen Kane’s term as Pennsylvania attorney general as soon as next month. Sources tell Newswatch 16 that the Disciplinary Board of the state Supreme Court told the A.G. Friday that it is seeking that emergency suspension of her law license. The state […]

  • Racist Message Left on Door of Bucknell Professor

    LEWISBURG — The president of Bucknell University is urging students and staffers to do some soul-searching after someone left a racist message on a professor’s classroom door. This is the second racial incident on campus in the past six months. Students at Bucknell University in Lewisburg have been on campus for less than a week. They’re just getting the news that a message described as racist and hateful was left on the whiteboard of professor’s office door. But who did it? […]

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    State Supreme Court Releases ‘Porngate’ Emails

    Pennsylvania courts released sexually explicit emails Wednesday that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane claims were the motivation for criminal charges to be filed against her, and inspired a plot to remove her from office. Attorney General Kane has wanted to make these emails public for several months, claiming the criminal charges she faces result from her exposing these emails in the ‘porngate’ scandal. The emails were viewed and forwarded by ex-prosecutors in the attorney general’s office, prosecutors who worked there […]

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    Charges Against AG Kane Headed to Trial

    NORRISTOWN — On the word of just two witnesses, a judge in Montgomery County ruled the evidence against Pennsylvania District Attorney Kathleen Kane sufficient, and ordered Kane to face a criminal trial. Kathleen Kane is accused of leaking confidential information to a newspaper, then lying about it under oath, and using a staffer to spy on the investigation. Kane said nothing as she left the courtroom in Norristown. Her lawyer called the judge’s ruling disappointing, but not surprising. “The entire […]

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    Attorney General Makes Public Appearance

    CENTRE COUNTY — An appearance in Centre County Wednesday was the first time Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been seen in public since she made her statement last week defending herself against criminal charges. She appeared to be under the weather but insists it has nothing to do with the stress of the criminal investigation. The attorney general was the featured speaker for the yearly picnic of the Penn Ag Democrats, a group of Democrats tied together by rural […]

  • What Might the Future Hold for Kathleen Kane?

    Even though State Attorney General Kathleen Kane promises to fight the criminal charges against her, there is still doubt about her future. All kinds of speculation is out there right now. The possibilities include everything from lawmakers impeaching her to the courts yanking her law license. Two dozen Pennsylvania House Republicans this week filed a resolution to impeach Attorney General Kathleen Kane for what they call, “misbehavior in office.” Representative Tarah Toohil of Luzerne County is a co-sponsor. “She needs, […]

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    Kane Calls for Release of Porn Emails, No Action from Judge

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Judge William Carpenter of Montgomery County says he will not take action on a request made Wednesday by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane wanted Carpenter to allow her to release what she calls pornographic and racist emails passed between state workers on state emails. The judge said Kathleen Kane hasn’t started the process of formally filing a request to release those emails. A spokesperson for the attorney general says that may happen soon. Kane has the […]

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    Kane Defiantly Maintains Innocence in News Conference

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane took center stage in the state capitol to kick off her public defense against the criminal charges she now faces. She read a statement that focused mostly on the reason she says power figures in Harrisburg are out to get her. “It is a story that begins with pornography, racial insensitivity, and religious bigotry.” Kane took no questions. Instead she told a gathering of reporters from around the state she’s being targeted by […]

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    Former Police Chief Charged in Kathleen Kane Probe

    NORRISTOWN, MONTGOMERY COUNTY — He was once a well known police chief in Dunmore. Now Pat Reese is charged with breaking the law. Kathleen Kane’s driver and close confidant faced criminal charges of his own in Norristown Tuesday morning. Former Dunmore police chief Pat Reese is charged with contempt as he’s accused of illegally snooping through office computers during a special grand jury investigation. In court Tuesday morning, Pat Reese pleaded not guilty to the charges and has been released […]

  • Kane Schedules News Conference

    HARRISBURG –Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will hold a news conference on Wednesday to talk about the criminal charges against her. According to her office, Kane will take questions from reporters at the state capitol. Kathleen Kane is taking a couple of days off, but sources close to the attorney general say she’s not even considering resigning or stepping aside while facing criminal charges. The attorney general said nothing on Saturday as she surrendered to authorities in Norristown, a Philadelphia […]

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    Fire Rips Through Nardone’s Pizza Bakery

    WILKES-BARRE — Smoke filled the air as a well-known pizza place burned Sunday afternoon in Wilkes-Barre. The fire broke out at Nardone’s Pizza just after 2 p.m. The smell of burning metal was in the air at Nardone Brothers Baking Company and the bakery’s owner is still trying to get a handle on just how bad the damage is. Some witnesses in Wilkes-Barre, who saw the first few minutes of the fire on Hazle Street, can’t believe the building is […]


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