• Follow me on:

Recent Articles
  • theft

    Dump Trucks, Front Loader Among Machines Stolen in Heist

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP — State police are reporting about the theft of some heavy machinery in Lycoming County. Troopers said someone stole two dump trucks, a front loader and a pair of engines from a property on Elimsport Road near Muncy in April. Authorities believe it happened sometime between April 15 and the 21. Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call state police in Montoursville.

  • child_endangerment

    Two Mothers Behind Bars Accused of Neglecting Their Children

    WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes-Barre police put two mothers behind bars for separate incidents on Monday.  Officers said both women put their children in danger. The first, Shakana Leonard, 24, was cuffed after her 20-month-old toddler was found alone on the street Monday evening. Investigators said the child is now in the godmother’s care. The second, Margareta Felton, 22, was nabbed after cops said she left her five-year-old daughter home alone inside her Sherman Hills apartment on Monday afternoon. Wilkes-Barre Police said […]

  • wb cash

    School Van Involved in Multi-Vehicle Wreck

    WILKES-BARRE — Authorities in Wilkes-Barre were on the scene of a wreck between two vehicles and a school van. The crash happened around 7:10 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Hazle Street and South Pennsylvania Avenue. Officers said there was one student on the van and the child was not hurt.  One person was treated on scene with minor injuries. Police have not said what caused the crash.

  • armed robbery

    Woman Walking the Streets Robbed at Gunpoint

    SCRANTON – Scranton Police are looking for two people who robbed and threatened a woman on the street late Sunday night. Authorities said two robbers targeted a woman in the 1500 block of Pittston Avenue around 11 p.m. Sunday. Scranton police have not said what the people stole.  Officers do say the robbers used a gun in the hold up. Anyone with information on this armed robbery is asked to call Scranton Police at 570-348-4134.

  • State Trooper Hurt in Shootout

    WEST HANOVER TOWNSHIP — A state trooper is in the hospital Monday morning after trading gunfire with a man in Dauphin County. Authorities said the trooper approached a person who was hitting mailboxes with his vehicle near Harrisburg Sunday night. That 49-year-old man then opened fire, hitting the trooper.  Investigators said the officer shot back. Both were rushed to the hospital.  Authorities have not released their names or conditions.

  • Car Show Benefits State Police Program

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Folks revved their engines in Luzerne County to help children. A car show was held Sunday afternoon at the Polish American Club near Wilkes-Barre.  The money raised benefits the State Police Camp Cadet Program. The program is a summer camp for boys and girls that teaches them about the criminal justice system. It focuses on discipline, teamwork, drug and alcohol prevention and many other issues. Folks who came out to see the fancy rides also tried their […]

  • News at Your Desk – Thursday 5/29

    Thursday morning’s local news and weather.

  • High School Senior Honored for Community Service

    DUNMORE — A teenager from Lackawanna County picked up his brand new car on Wednesday, in recognition of his hard work as an outstanding member of the class of 2014. Kyle Dougherty, a senior at Dunmore High School, received the honor for his work with Coaches vs. Cancer. Kyle’s big prize is a 2014 Toyota Corolla courtesy of Toyota Scion of Scranton. Kyle was chosen because of his community service as well as his participation as a basketball player, cross-country […]

  • paddle

    Paddleboarding in Poconos

    For more information on the Hawaiian tradition “paddleboarding,” click here!

  • Police Believe Break-ins are Related

    WEST HAZLETON — Police in Luzerne County believe two burglaries and an attempted break-in Monday night and Tuesday morning are related. Officers in West Hazleton said someone broke into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant along North Broad Street and the Pour House Bar and Grille along Winters Avenue. Police in West Hazleton said the crooks tried but failed to break into Smart Geek Systems along North Broad Street. Police do not have any suspects.  If you know anything about the break-ins you […]

  • News at Your Desk – Wednesday 5/28

    Wednesday morning’s local news and weather.

  • Wham Cam: The Misunderstood Dandelion

    Meteorologist Joe Snedeker takes this week’s Wham Cam topic into the world of plants.  Dandelions are a very common plant, but possibly misunderstood.  Joe heads to the back mountain of Luzerne County to get ask folks if dandelions are flowers or weeds and why so many could appear in a yard.