A man wanted for brutally assaulting his nephew is in custody. Police say that Daniel Stahler, Junior, 31, assaulted his nephew for hugging a dog too hard. On Sunday Eyewitness News spoke with the boy's mother, who is also Stahler's sister.
State Police said 17-year-old Zamien Benditt-Parkes went missing nearly two weeks ago and was found dead near his home.
It happened in the 100 block of North Keyser Avenue in Old Forge around 8:30 Sunday night.
"Railfest 2014" is going on at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton.
Boy Scout 207 out of Conyngham is providing free coffee and snacks, while asking for donations.
Fans flocked to bars like Morgan'z Pub and Eatery in Scranton on August 30 to watch PSU take-on the University of Central Florida.
The sign: "Scranton: The Electric City" lit up the nighttime skies at Linden Street on August 30.
"La Festa Italiana" kicked off on August 30 in downtown Scranton.
It happened the night of August 29 around 8PM in White Deer Township along the 300 block of Sunrise Road.
West Pittston Police arrested two borough men, charging Wayne Tilley, Jr., 33, on Friday and taking Jason Lakey, 28, into custody Saturday.
Police were trying to track down Stahler, after he allegedly assaulted the child Thursday night at a Mahoning Township home in the 100 block of Mauch Chunk Street.
State Police say one of the victims died at the scene while two Bucks County boys, ages 15 and 16 died Saturday afternoon at Geisinger CMC in Scranton.
It happened just after 2AM on Forest Street in Franklin Township.
Police have arrested 27-year-old Ronald Tavarez. They say he severely beat Andrew "AJ" Goryl in Hazleton last March. It was a story that rocked the community. Eyewitness News spoke with family and friends of Goryl who said that was the news they were waiting to hear.
It happened on the 500 block of Shoemaker Avenue in West Wyoming around 12:30.
It happened on Place Road in Auburn Township, just after 8pm on August 29.
Here's your quick check on your Saturday morning headlines from Eyewitness News.
Happy Labor Day weekend!
Have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!
Other activities at Tobyhanna State Park, such as picnicking, fishing, boating and hiking are proceeding as usual.
The 44th Annual Lock Haven Regatta takes over the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and transforms it into a boater's paradise.
If you're looking for something to do this weekend -- there are plenty of fairs underway across the area. Eyewitness news reporter Eric Deabill takes us to the Greene-Dreher-Sterling fair underway right now in Wayne County.
Surveys indicate this Labor Day travel weekend will be one of the busiest on the road in recent years.
The suspect is the one who flagged down place claiming he was a crime victim.
Friends of murder victim Frank Spencer of Columbia County say he feared for his life and told them he would die at the hands of his ex-wife.
William Wunner of Wilkes-Barre is accused of sexually assaulting the girl between April and May of this year.
27-year-old Ronald Tavarez is now under arrest in the violent beating of A.J. Goryl of Hazleton.
Workers at the Steamtown National Historic Site are preparing for the biggest event of the year this weekend.
Travelers, hotel managers, and the Visitors Bureau Director discuss the Pocono region's biggest industry
People can now bake in an oven that is more than 200 years old.
A well-known supermarket in Wyoming County will close its doors for the final time this weekend.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Friday, August 29, 2014
Please Note: Local Police Departments will conducting DUI Checkpoints throughout Northeastern, PA for the Labor Day Holiday. Remember: Schools are now open. Please beware of school buses and children attending classes.
Mahanoy City Police have arrested a man for impersonating a New Jersey Sheriff's deputy .
A car plowed into the Boscov's department store window at the Steamtown Mall Friday morning. The store is open
Amid heavy security, a woman, accused of taking part on the murder of her ex-husband is in Columbia County court. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is court.
Tim took in all of the sights & sounds at the fair in Forksville when he made the trip to Sullivan County
The band and fans turn out for pep rally at Berwick High School.
The 2014 high school football season kicks off tonight. Eyewitness News was in Berwick for a pep rally.
It's week one of the 2014 high school football season, and we're kicking of our Football Friday pep rally at Berwick High School.
Troopers say 17-year-old Zamien Benditt-Parkes went missing last Saturday night in Bradford County.
he group is now treating the animals at the P-S-P-C-A headquarters in Philadelphia.
For the second time in one week cars collide at busy downtown intersection.
Lake Augusta Renaissance Festival. The event is this Saturday (August 30) along the Susquehanna River front in Sunbury.
Lewisburg Area High School has just been ranked in the top 300 high schools in our country. Eyewitness News Reporter Valerie Tysanner
The man accused of killing a Schuylkill County woman in the spring, is back in Shenandoah to face charges.
A Columbia County native is living in the violent protest zone that Ferguson, Missouri has become over the past few weeks.
Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich is expected to plead guilty to stealing some $45,000 from the fire department he led for 20 years. The Federal Plea Agreement ends a four year saga involving the embattled fire chief.