Welcome news tonight for tens of thousands of area residents who take part in a federally subsidized flood insurance program. Your rates will not skyrocket.. the U.S house passed an insurance reform bill that will keep premiums in check
A warning about a internet scam that's showing up across the area. It involves a supposed sweepstakes connected to Google.
A Luzerne County neighborhood devastated by the 2011 flood has not changed much in more than two and a half years--but big changes are on the way.
I-Team learns new information in the Ghost Rider Case
Court officials confirm an internal audit raised questions about financial discrepancies and a connection to the probation officer.
A specially formed Sherman Hills Task Force held its first ever public hearing Thursday in its efforts to make the crime plagued complex a safe place to live.
FBI agents were looking for records from the Forty Fort Code Enforcement Office last week and there may be a connection to an FBI raid at a construction company in Lackawanna County several weeks ago.
Police are investigating the death of a baby. The probe centers on a 10 week old baby boy who died in Nanticoke.
Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick tells us about the "hostage in danger scam". A con artist calls your home and says a loved one is in danger and you can help them by sending money..
FBI agents paid a visit to the Forty Fort Borough Building Wednesday seeking records dealing with construction projects.
Another special report from I-Team involving scams that are sweeping the nation and are targeting would be victims in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick looks at a scam that involves..the phone..the computer and senior citizens.
It's scam week on eyewitness news... Every night we take a look at common scams sweeping the nation and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.. Tonight the dangers of buying on sites like Craigslist
The I-Team has learned that five more L-C-T-A Employees received subpoenas this week to testify before the grand jury in Harrisburg.
How to protect yourself from scam artists
The Dallas School District wants to suspend a 15-year old male sophomore high school student for allegedly hacking into the district's computer server nearly causing the system to crash.
A Girardville police officer opened fire on a man that was out of control--so say investigators.
The investigation into alleged ghost riders on LCTA buses could lead to a cut in County funding and possibly the elimination of the LCTA as it now exists.
Reporters who lived the Kids For Cash scandal in Luzerne County had the opportunity to see the movie at its first local screening. The scandal rocked the legal system in Luzerne County and beyond and stunned the nation.
A proposed indoor shooting range in Luzerne County is caught in a legal tug of war involving zoning approval. Hazle Township approved the shooting range but West Hazleton Officials say it is their decision to make and not the Township's.
The developer says it is safe- Neighbors are very concerned
Some 33,000 Pennsylvanians are impacted by the rate hike increase
The I-Team Has confirmed that the State Investigation into alleged ghost riders on LCTA buses is not over yet. A Statewide Investigating Grand Jury is expected to hear more testimony from people connected to the LCTA.
Homicide charges have been filed against 27 year old Jordan Stevens in the murder of 18 year old Christopher Narainasami of Wilkes-Barre.
Police are questioning two men. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is on the scene.
A Federal Law calling for increases in Flood Insurance Premiums and fees could impact thousands of area residents and force many out of their homes.
Customers of Verizon cellular services are being warned tonight about a text messaging scam.
Nanticoke Police and Nanticoke School District Officials say they are investigating a fight inside the high school involving a parent and several students.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane put out a call for action to citizens to get involved in the fight against crime. Kane came to the Eyewitness News studios to speak with the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick
The I-Team has confirmed that 5 bus drivers testified before the grand jury sitting in Harrisburg on Wednesday.
This reporter asked the entire LCTA Board about the Statewide Grand Jury investigation during its public meeting on Tuesday.
The D.E.P. Thursday released the findings of it's year long investigation into dust concerns in the Lattimer and Pardeesville area. Residents suspected the dust was coming form a nearby quarry operation.
The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick updates his investigation into illegal cab companies.
A Luzerne County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against the owners of more than a dozen McDonald's restaurants.
She claims she is being forced to pay fees to access her pay.
The controversy centers on debit cards given to employees of the restaurants to access their pay.
The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick has the story.
County council members called the handling of last week's primary election by the election board "embarrassing" and "disappointing." One school board race, it's claimed, could be marred because of errors made by election staff members. So far, county administrators have largely sidestepped efforts to get to the bottom of the mess.
The chairman of the Luzerne County Election Bureau who had already inserted his foot in his mouth a day earlier, confirmed to a local newspaper that he decided not to release election returns to TV news stations because reporters were "screaming and yelling and late to the game."
The I-Team has confirmed that police are investigating the alleged selling and/or trading of prescription drugs by students at the Crestwood High School.
Kingston Police Chief Keith Keiper was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this week. Officials say it is the result of an ongoing internal policy review. A separate investigation has been underway at Wyoming Valley West School District concerning an activities account where off-duty officers were paid for security services, in cash.
Police file charges against two teens in bullying incident
Leo Glodzik, owner of L.A.G. Towing, Wilkes-Barre's exclusive towing contractor, is under investigation by several law enforcement agencies, according to sources close to the investigation.
Police arrested 23-year old Reese Tankalavage and 33-year old Christopher Albertson from Freeland.
Members of the Pittston Area School Board publicly debated reinstating Dr. Janet Donovan. The former principal for curriculum says she was demoted after refusing to "play ball" with a corrupt ex-superintendent.
Members of the Wilkes-Barre Area school board sent a strong message to the Hawkeye camera authority, voting to reject a $270,000 contract with the controversial city surveillance system.
Answering Mayor Thomas Leighton's challenge, Frank Sorick, president of the city's taxpayers association, filed two criminal complaints against city police and L.A.G. Towing.
The events surrounding a two-year-old crash could figure prominently in the ongoing investigation of L.A.G. Towing. Judy Mallott contacted Eyewitness News saying she was charged $650 for a tow and one night of storage by L.A.G., and she says police forced her to use L.A.G..