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.

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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 […]

  • 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 […]


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