Sarah Buynovsky joined the Newswatch 16 team in July of 2006. She is excited to be back home in the Keystone State, close to family and friends.

Sarah is a summa cum laude graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. While in school, she began working as a reporter and anchor at 570 WSYR. After graduation, Sarah landed a job at News 10 Now in Syracuse, where she first worked as the Cortland bureau reporter and then as the Syracuse morning reporter.
Sarah is a huge Orange fan and spends a lot of time heading up I-81 for football and basketball games with her husband, Josh and her four children.

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    Work on Memorial Garden for Slain Trooper Underway in Pike County

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — Nearly two years ago, crime tape fluttered in front of the Pennsylvania State Police barracks at Blooming Grove in Pike County. Troopers were on edge. Two of their own were shot in an ambush style attack on September 12, 2014. Trooper Alex Douglass was badly injured and Corporal Bryon Dickson was killed. Now, work is underway for a memorial garden in honor of Corporal Dickson in front of the Blooming Grove barracks. “It’s a sad thing […]

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    Scranton Man Dead After Fall at Ricketts Glen

    RICKETTS GLEN STATE PARK — State police are investigating a deadly fall in Ricketts Glen State Park in Luzerne County. They say Yuri Sannikov, 74, of Scranton was walking his beagle with a family member when he disappeared Monday night. That family member called state park police, and soon 40 people were searching the area. The search continued all night. A helicopter was called in, too. Tuesday morning, Sannikov’s body was found at the bottom of a water fall. “You know, […]

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    Students Head Back to Class at Penn State After Learning Professor Was Murdered

    STATE COLLEGE — Monday was the first day of classes at Penn State University, an exciting time for many, but this year, the start of the year was bittersweet. “It’s definitely a big tonal shift compared to the mood that we’ve really experienced so far,” said freshman Ben Hartleb of Erie. “Although it’s completely unrelated to me, it just goes to show that yeah, bad things happen in the real world, so it’s kind of a reality check,” agreed freshman […]

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    Elder Abuse or Respecting Last Wishes?

    MAHANOY CITY — A couple is charged with murder after investigators say they neglected a 77-year-old woman to death. They were supposed to be caring for the woman. Authorities in Schuylkill County say that Elaine Latshaw, 77, was left alone in a room to die in a Mahanoy City home last August. One year later, serious charges are filed against her son and his girlfriend. Dorothy Robinson, 53, and her boyfriend John Latshaw Jr., 57, of Mahanoy City say they’re not […]

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    Welcoming the World to South Williamsport

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The Little League World Series draws athletes and fans from near and far. It’s the biggest sporting event of the year in South Williamsport. “We’ve been watching for years on television and decided to come up and see it in person,” said Alvin Riegel of Port Carbon. There are teams from all over the United States and fans flocking to follow them. “Very nice, friendly. People were coming and going, very busy, lot of people,” said Leona […]

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    In Columbia County, Trumping Up Big Business

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — A shop in Columbia County is trumping up big business because of Donald Trump’s presidential bid. DeFebo’s Graphics, Signs and Apparel in Briar Creek Township is hard to miss, with giant Trump cut-outs out front, an electronic Trump sign, and more than a dozen colorful Trump signs. It has become a Trump store, of sorts. “It’s nonstop every day. I have people saying we should advertise as a Trump store because people are coming from Dallas, […]

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    Kathleen Kane: Fall from Grace

    SCRANTON — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is resigning after a jury convicted her of perjury and obstruction of justice. Kane is a native of Scranton and people in her hometown have mixed reactions to the past 48 hours. It is a stunning fall from grace for the first female elected attorney general in Pennsylvania. People we spoke with say she was once the pride of the Electric City, but no more. Kane was found guilty of all charges Monday, […]

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    Detention Officer Charged With Assaulting Juvenile In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Anthony Capone of Dunmore is charged with harassment and assault after detectives say Capone hurt a 13 year old at the Lackawanna County Juvenile Detention Center in Scranton. Capone, 64, is a detention officer there. Detectives say on July 31 around 11 p.m., Capone checked on the teen in his bed. That’s when video surveillance shows Capone putting a chair in the teen’s doorway and reading the Bible out loud. The teen said he asked Capone to stop […]

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    After Chase and Crash in Monroe County, Remembering Khalil

    POCONO TOWNSHIP—The driver of a vehicle that crashed Thursday morning in Pocono Township has died. Seventeen-year old Khalil Carrington was a recent graduate of Pocono Mountain East High School. “I’m heartbroken. He was like everything to me, he was my best friend, he was just everything to me,” said Samantha Hernanzez of Stroudsburg. “He was amazing, smart and so funny, and he knew how to make everybody happy, he knew how to put a smile on everyone’s face,” she added. […]

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    Luzerne County Man Known For Notorious Escape Attempt Back In Jail

    LUZERNE COUNTY — A man known for trying to escape the Luzerne County Correctional Facility with killer Hugo Selenski in 2003 has been captured again, this time for other crimes. Duryea police with help from other agencies arrested Scott Bolton Thursday at a house on McApline Street in Duryea. Stacy Stackhouse of Duryea was also arrested, charged with trespassing and hiding Bolton, a fugitive, from police. “Wow, that’s unbelievable, I’m happy that they finally got them in custody, they are […]

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    Selenski’s Escape Accomplice Nabbed Again in Duryea

    DURYEA — The man who tried to escape the Luzerne County jail with notorious killer Hugo Selenski back in 2003 has been caught after being on the run for a separate incident since June. The fugitive, Scott Bolton, is now in cuffs after being caught on the second story roof of a home in Duryea. Bolton and and a woman, Stacy Stackhouse, were arrested by Duryea police and U.S. Marshalls. Bolton has been on the run since June, accused of […]

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    Luzerne County D.A. Sounds Alarm About Powerful Drug

    LUZERNE COUNTY— The Luzerne County District Attorney is warning first responders, police and others to be on the lookout for a powerful new drug, Carfentanil. “We are seeing so many different types of drugs being brought into our communities. Drugs that are so lethal one use of it could kill someone so it is truly an epidemic right now,” said D.A. Stefanie Salavantis. “If they see signs that this may potentially be this drug, or an overdose from this drug, […]