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 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
  • 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 […]

  • Kane Surrenders, Fingerprinted and Processed

    NORRISTOWN, MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane now has another title: criminal defendant. The Scranton native surrendered to authorities Saturday afternoon near Philadelphia on charges she leaked confidential information to a newspaper and later lied about it under oath. Kathleen Kane,the sitting attorney general, is out on $10,000 bond. Her lawyers remain confident she will not be found guilty of any crime she’s charged with. Moments after Pennsylvania’s attorney general arrived in Norristown, Montgomery County, Kathleen Kane was […]

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    Prosecutors File Charges Against Kane

    NORRISTOWN — Investigators  announced Thursday that charges are being filed against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. “We are here today to announce the filing of criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane,” Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman said at a news conference Thursday morning. The charges stem from Kane allegedly leaking confidential grand jury information and then lying about it. The charges come eight months after a special grand jury recommended Kane be prosecuted for four criminal charges […]

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    Supporting Fellow Officers Show of Solidarity

    SCRANTON — Hundreds of police officers from departments in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania stood in a line three deep to pay their respects to Officer John Wilding. These officers provided a spectacle as they framed the funeral procession downtown. Many say their communities had similar tragedies and they wanted to be here to let police in Scranton and relatives of John Wilding know they care. A long line of blue and gray framed Wyoming Avenue’s funeral procession in […]

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    Meeting on Power Plant as Zoning Vote Nears

    JESSUP — Jessup borough council members will meet Tuesday night at Valley View High School to talk about a proposed zoning change to allow a natural gas-fired power plant to be built. Don’t expect a final vote, but you can expect some plant opponents to show up claiming the public needs to know more about the financial interests of two council leaders. This is the fifth zoning hearing session for the proposed plant, and it is expected to be the […]

  • No Swimming at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    DELAWARE WATER GAP — The river at the Delaware Water Gap looks inviting but you can’t go in for a swim at the national recreation area. High water and fast currents will keep swimmers on shore for the entire holiday weekend. The Delaware River in Monroe County may look calm but people familiar with the river know when it’s not safe to swim. They look at the wake behind the buoys and the water’s muddy brown color. “Visibility is very […]


    Shortchanged? Landowners, Lawmakers, Prosecutors Target Gas Driller

    LITCHFIELD — The Drake brothers thought their century-old family farm near Sayre would make them rich. Back in 2000, they sold the natural gas rights on their 490-acre farm to Chesapeake Energy. “It’s going to be free, easy money,” said Jim Drake. It began in 2010, when the well on the Drake farm first produced natural gas. But two years later, the brothers noticed their royalty checks from Chesapeake shrinking. The gas company began deducting money from the Drake’s royalty […]

  • PA Senator Casey Reacts to Recent Terror Attacks, More ISIS Threats

    This weekend, terror attacks on three continents have investigators checking to see if all are connected. Two have been tied to the terror group ISIS. The terror group has not taken credit for the beheading of a worker at a chemical plant in France, but ISIS has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in Kuwait where at least 25 people were killed and 200 injured, and for a gunman’s attack at a seaside resort in Tunisia where 38 people were […]

  • Limo Service Faces Fines, Sanctions

    MOOSIC — One of our area’s largest limousine companies is in trouble. State regulators are taking steps to pull Nasser Limousine’s license, and hit the business in Moosic with record fines. Records from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission show enforcement agents cited Nasser limousine seven times in the last nine months for safety and inspection violations. A PUC spokesperson says the company has continued to break the rules for the last three years, so the agency had to send a […]

  • Falling Gas Prices: Falling Royalties

    HARFORD TOWNSHIP — The combination of low natural gas prices and a lack of pipelines to move gas out of the region is a headache for drillers. This year may be the year when these problems trickle down to landowners, gas workers, and businesses that depend on them. Wells on the Empet family dairy farm in Harford were once listed among the top natural gas producers in Pennsylvania, but Rick Empet says gas production is down. “I’m still working seven […]

  • Used Car Dealer Charged with Odometer Fraud

    EXETER — State police say a used car dealer in Luzerne County cheated customers and a credit union by falsifying odometer readings on 16 cars he sold in the last two years. He now faces fraud charges. A federal agency claims almost a half million cars are sold every year with false odometer readings. But the Luzerne County dealer charged Thursday says he is not a criminal and has done nothing wrong. Joe Appel owns Avenue Auto Sales in Exeter. […]


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