The family of 46 year old Vincent Marcario of Kingston says they will take legal action against Luzerne County as a result of 911 confusion that sent an ambulance to the wrong location. Marcario died less than an hour after the initial 911 call.
There was plenty of reaction today in downtown Hazleton as State and local officials inspected the railroad crossing at South Church and Chestnut Streets. The inspection came in the aftermath of a school bus-train encounter several weeks ago.
State and Local officials inspected a Hazleton railroad crossing today after an incident involving a train and a school bus. The inspection was prompted by a series of I-Team reports about the incident.
Was the death of a Kingston man preventable? The family of Vincent Marcario say he might be alive today if there had not been a 20 minute delay in getting an ambulance to his home.
Vincent Marcario of Kingston would be alive today if an ambulance had gotten to his home sooner, so says his sister and mother.
77 year old Joan from Luzerne County says she was angry when a man called her and tried to convince her to have her chimney cleaned. Joan said there was no way she would be a victim.
Nanticoke firefighters are warning residents about a phone scam involving people claiming to be from the fire department offering to clean their chimney.
The Norfolk Southern Corporation responded to the incident involving a Hazleton school bus and a train at a railroad crossing in center city Hazleton last week.
A railroad crossing in center city Hazleton poses unique challenges to bus drivers, s say the owner of a bus company that contracts with the school district.
A school bus was caught in a railroad crossing in Hazleton and the incident has parents and students asking questions as to how and why it happened.
Synthetic marijuana is replacing bath salts as a cheap way to get high, so say drug experts.
Carrie Rice says she feared she would be shot as her neighbor pointed a rifle at her during a hostage situation in Luzerne County Saturday night.
The owner of a landmark building in Pottsville told the I-Team he will get the building up to code soon possibly by the end of the week. Business owners say the building has been without heat for months and without water since last week.
The President and CEO of the Blaschak Coal Company says the company is not responsible for damage to homes near its mining operation near Hazleton.
A man wanted for murder in New York State was captured in Wilkes-Barre with the assistance of the Luzerne County 9-1-1 center.
The acting Police Chief in Jackson Township John Saranchuk resigned Monday amid allegations he abused his power and dropped the ball on investigations in the Township and Dupont Borough.
Dispatching confusion during a deadly fire in May sounded the alarm about understaffing at Luzerne County 9-1-1 and today county officials responded to those concerns.
An independent study determined that Luzerne County 9-1-1 needs more dispatchers and supervisors to avoid possible dispatching errors in the future. The report was commissioned by the county after a deadly fire in May.
The use of metal detectors in the Hazleton Area School District is viewed as a success by many in the district.
Three high school students have been suspended and face expulsion from school after a gun scare last week. They also face criminal charges in connection with the incident.
A Hazleton store owner says he feared for his life when two masked men swinging machetes tried to rob his store Monday night. He fired his handgun to fend off the robbers.
Two Kingston Borough Police Officers were injured in an ATV crash early Monday morning. State Police say one of the officers was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.
John Yuknavich led the Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Department for some 20 years. He admitted Thursday to stealing $45,000 dollars from the department.
Sources tell the I-Team that a fatal stabbing in Hazleton may be connected to a violent robbery at a store in nearby Tresckow, Carbon County on Wednesday night.
United States Attorney Peter Smith says the answer to the so called "Culture of Corruption" in NEPA is citizen involvement.
The Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal empowered victims of sexual crimes so say the people who counsel those victims.
They're working several leads in trying to find the two men who carried out a violent home invasion on a 69 year old woman. The victim suffered severe injuries. It's the latest violent crime against an elderly person in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
69 year old Rosemarie Tomko was beaten by two men who stormed into her home early Friday. She told the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick she must now leaver her home of 35 years.
Four more bus drivers showed up at a District Court near Harrisburg Thursday to testify in the ghost rider case.
A District Judge ruled that two LCTA officials should stand trial on charges they ordered drivers to inflate Senior ridership numbers.
Customers of the Hazleton City Authority are being warned of a scam involving people posing as HCA employees.
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.
Officials say no working carbon monoxide detectors were found in a Lackawanna County hotel that was evacuated because of a gas leak Sunday morning.
The attack on 94 year old Josephine Smalley inside her home has prompted calls for citizens to play a larger role in making the streets safer.
Federal Investigators say five people including a current and a former Wilkes-Barre Police Officer were part of an elaborate scheme to obtain loans from the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union.
Josephine Smalley of Hazleton believes that God was with her when she was violently attacked inside her own home.
The hacking of the Community Health Systems Computer System has people asking how they can protect themselves and what happens now.
Dozens of people were displaced when fire ripped through their unregistered rental property.
People living in a Wilkes-Barre neighborhood say they have had it with a vacant home they say poses a threat to their safety and has become a haven for vermin namely raccoons.
The State Department of Public Welfare has revoked the child care center license of the Pittston YMCA after a 6 year old girl was left alone inside one of its vans. It's a story first reported by the I-Team.
Former Pittston Township Police Chief Robert Avvisato says he was fired because he would not "go along to get along" with Township officials.
A Schuylkill County Veteran credits the I-Team with his getting an apology from the V-A after a disrespectful phone call from a V-A employee.
A veteran from Schuylkill County called the I-Team for help after he said he was disrespected by an employee of the V.A. Medical Center near Wilkes-Barre. It all had to do with a phone voice message that was never meant to be heard.
97 year old Gertrude Price was murdered inside her Nanticoke home on Thanksgiving and her family says they can't rest until her killer is caught.
A delay in dispatching fire departments to a deadly fire in Mocanaqua was the result of understaffing at the Luzerne County 911 center, so says the Union representing 911 dispatchers.
Luzerne County officials say it was human error that led to a delay in 911 dispatching firefighters to wrong location during deadly fire.
What was supposed to be a therapy bathroom for a disabled woman, turned into an incomplete mess on the second floor of a Luzerne County home.
The parents of a little girl left unattended inside a Pittston YMCA van say they want answers.
The State Department of Public Welfare and Luzerne County Children and Youth Services are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 6 year old girl left alone inside a hot van after a field trip sponsored by the YMCA.
Eight people were injured including four children when a wooden deck collapsed in Carbon County. It happened during a birthday party for a little girl.