Luzerne County Council to discuss 9-1-1 Dispatch Concerns
It was a terrifying situation, a school bus full of children, caught under a railroad crossing as a train approaches. It recently happened in Hazleton. Now officials are now looking into safety concerns at that crossing. I-Team's Andy Mehalshick has our story.
Humane Society officers want to know what lead to the death of a horse in Luzerne County.
An investigation is underway in Luzerne County into a questionable 9-1-1 dispatch. The confusion resulted in a delay of about 15 minutes in getting an ambulance to a person in need. Our lead-I-Team Andy Mehalshick is live in the Wilkes-Barre newsroom with a story you will only see here on Eyewitness News.
There is a warning tonight about an IRS Phone Scam. The con artists threatened to send the person to jail immediately unless they pay overdue taxes. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick reports.
State and Local Police are urging shopping to be on guard for real life Grinches. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick talks with the experts about staying safe while shopping.
State officials will investigate the circumstances surrounding an incident in Luzerne County where a school bus was caught inside a railroad crossing as a train was coming down the tracks.
Route 309 in hometown, Schuylkill County---is no stranger to violent crashes... In good weather and bad...and many say the road way is just a tragedy waiting to happen. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick takes a closer look
A persistent telemarketing scam has surfaced in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. Con artists repeatedly call people in hopes that they can wear them down and get their personal information. Our Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick has more on this scam and how you can protect yourself.
Some Schuylkill county business owners say they do not have heat in their building. Those Pottsville merchants fear they'll lose customers because their stores are too cold. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick has our story
This week the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick took a close look at scams and how to keep your money and identity safe.
In the final installment of our Scam Week series we focus on a collection hoax. As our lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick explains, people are receiving letters from fake collection agencies claiming they owe an overdue debt.
Lead I-Team reporter Andy Mehalshick warns about con artists posing as IRS agents.
People living in a Luzerne County neighborhood say their homes are being damaged by blasting from a nearby coal mining operation. They called the I-Team to look into the problem.
Our scam week series is taking a close look at scams that are showing up all across Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The I-Team focuses on a scam that's bringing con artists right to your front door. Our lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshcik has more on who they're posing as to try and gain access to your home.
Our scam week series is back with more special reports focusing on on con artist schemes that are showing up right here in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. These scams can involve cell phone calls, mail,the internet and even con artists that come to your front door. The I-team's Andy Mehalshick takes a look at a scam involving text messages and social security.
17 Month Old Aaliyah Tencza of Glen Lyon needs around the clock medical care and her family hopes that a fundraiser next week will help pay for the care she needs.
Bus drivers with the L-C-T-A testified in Harrisburg today in the Ghost Riders probe. Those drivers say they were pressured by two high ranking officials to pad senior citizen ridership numbers. It was all allegedly to receive more state funding. Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick has an i-team follow-up from district court near Harrisburg.
The two embattled heads of the Luzerne County Transportation Authority are in court Monday facing charges in connection with the Ghost Rider Scandal. PennDOT officials testified Monday morning that they have never seen a drop in senior ridership numbers as they did with the L-C-T-A after questions started being raised about possibly padding of the numbers. The I-Team has been following this story for years and lead I-Team reporter Andy Mehalshick has more from Dauphin county.
The owner of a Scranton business says changes to a busy intersection on Keyser Avenue could cripple his company.
Executive Director Stanley Strelish and Operations Manager Robb Henderson have been charged by the Attorney General's office in a scheme to inflate senior ridership numbers
It appears a man hoped to blackmail Wilkes-Barre City Officials by selling emails he hacked from City Hall Computers.
Next time you write a personal check to tip someone - take caution - that is the advice of postal inspectors. As lead i-team reporter Andy Mehalshick tells us, writing that check could cost you a lot more than you ever intended.
27 year old Josue Vargas of Wilkes-Barre was shot five times at his home last Thursday and today spoke about the ordeal with the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick. Two suspects in the shooting are in custody.
The crime is called check washing. Changing the payees name on a check and stealing thousands of dollars. As Lead I-Team reporter Andy Mehalshick explains, everyone is a potential victim if your mail is not in a secure location.
Wilkes-Barre police have filed arrest warrants for 37 year old Tony Ransome and his wife 39 year old Treasa Ransome.
Over the past two nights you've heard stories about the prescription drug epidemic in our communities and how it is leading to heroin Tonight - law enforcement members tell I-Team Reporter Laurie Monteforte how they busted some of the biggest suppliers this region has ever seen.
Prescription drug addiction is a real problem in our region - especially among young people. In our I-Team Series, Coming Clean - True Stories of Prescription Drug Addiction. Recovering addicts talk openly with Eyewitness News, I-Team Reporter Laurie Monteforte
Prescription drug addiction is a real problem in our region - especially among young people. In our I-Team Series, Coming Clean - True Stories of Prescription Drug Addiction. Recovering addicts talked openly with Eyewitness News, I-Team Reporter Laurie Monteforte about how they got hooked and how you can protect your kids. Tonight she introduces us to Shannon Skow.
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This round of our I- Team Series -- "Scam Week" wraps up with an airline ticket phishing scam.and if the deal seems to good to be true... It probably is.
Scam week is back this week!. We've already taken an in- depth look at con-artists posing as the irs and ripping off peoples credit cards. Tonight our lead i-team reporter Andy Mehalshick tells us about e-mail sweepstakes scams where you are asked to send money to get money.
Scam week is back on eyewitness news. The special I- Team series focuses on tracking down scams and con- artists that have been showing up across northeastern and central Pennsylvania
A Federal subpoena was served on the Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority last week seeking information about contracts.
Federal Agents were at the apartment complex for nearly six hours on Tuesday.
Wilkes-Barre Police investigate first homicide of year in the city.
The I-Team on the trail tonight of people who are posing as IRS officials and calling area residents demanding money and threatening to send them to jail...we first told you about the phone scam last week.
Leo Glodzik says he has done nothing wrong and has not been contacted by the FBI. Glodzik is owner of LAG towing and is allegedly a key figure in Federal probe of Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
Hazleton officials say they are preparing an arrest warrant for the owner of a dilapidated property.. The property was the scene of a fire in April of 2013 and a huge pile of debris remains
A warning today about a telephone scam involving people posing as IRS officials.
There is new information in the federal probe into the Wilkes-Barre Federal Credit Union. The I-Team first told you about the investigation two weeks ago- when the F-B-I subpoenaed records from the credit union.
Investigators say Keri McArdle of Palmerton admitted to withholding those pain medications from at least five patients and then using them for herself..the alleged crimes took place at the Weatherwood Nursing Home
Steven Stahl was arrested in February, accused of having sex with a student back in 2004 when he was a teacher.
Residents say they are not surprised by the FBI raid at the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
The Director of the FBI Scranton Office says a tip from a citizen led the FBI to the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
Search warrants have been filed seeking DNA and fingerprint evidence from a man who was in a Wilkes-Barre nightclub the same night Michael Onley was shot and killed.
Residents of Ashley Park say someone has been stealing fuel from their vehicles and home heating oil from their storage tanks.
Area law enforcement officials say people can check out possible scammer in s matter of minutes on their home computer.
Area Law enforcement is warning residents about a mail lottery scam. People are sent a bogus check that will start the process to be awarded $50,000.