The 245 acre body of water that is Lake Jean is months away from a complete drawdown.
Pottsville Police say 18 year old Larisa Zimmerman admits she threw her two month old son against the wall because she was frustrated with the child. The baby suffered a fractured skull.
Hundreds of pre-kindergarten children will be able to work on their reading skills thanks to the free program.
A Western Wayne School Board member is behind bars after driving under the influence of alcohol but he says he has no plans to resign.
A Lackawanna County sheriff's deputy is facing charges of burglary and assault for an incident this past weekend.
Children with special needs and typically developing children play together side by side at new park.
The government is changing regulations on a potentially addictive drug.
It was a special day for more than a dozen people in Wayne County who were inducted in the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Thursday, August 28, 2014.
La Festa Italiana Saturday-Sunday-Monday of Labor Day weekend, August 30-31, September 1, 2014, on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton
The license was suspended after a 6 year old girl was left unattended in a YMCA van in July.
An 18-page arbitrator's report just released indicates the union's demands -"Particularly its salary increases" and "Refusal to accept cost sharing for health insurance" could "close the district and send its pupils to other districts outside the borough".
The government has filed a plea agreement with Yuknavisch, calling for him to pay restitution of $45-thousand dollars and resign as chief.
When students return to Lackawanna College in Scranton next week, some students will be learning in a unique classroom space.
She's a familiar face at Eyewitness News and during her short time on earth, she put up one of the toughest fights against breast cancer that we've seen. Now, her family is honoring her legacy, the best way they can.
Thousands will spend their Labor Day weekend at the annual La Festa Italiana in Scranton.
Officials say a car and motorcycle collided on Claremont Avenue around 7:30 Wednesday night.
A controversial sign talking about" sex " was posted on a popular Luzerne County highway .
The North Pocono School District in Lackawanna County is getting the whole community pumped for the fall sports season with a pep rally, pig roast, and bonfire.
A nine-year-old girl on vacation in Arizona accidentally shot and killed her instructor during a shooting lesson at a gun range.
A devastating fire Tuesday night forced more than 20 people from their homes in Mahanoy City. On Wednesday Eyewitness News spoke with some of those who are out of their homes.
A World War Two veteran is being honored for his service to our country 70 years later with a Purple Heart Eyewitness News Reporter Valerie Tysanner was at the moving ceremony on Wednesday in Lycoming County
Area wineries are feeling the squeeze after a harsh winter on their wine crops. So far it's not affecting prices in our area, but it could down the line. Eyewitness News reporter Sharon Gaeta explains.
Commissioners presented a ''Good Works'' Certificate to CMN officials at their meeting in Scranton.
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A vacant building- on the 200 block of North White Street, started to fall down on August first.
For the past few months, students at the Jim Thorpe Area School District were concerned they might have to share a classroom with youngsters from a nearby juvenile detention center. Now officials have reached an agreement with that youth services agency. Sharon Gaeta has our story
Deputy Chief Patrick Genetti of the Sugarloaf Township Volunteer Fire Department said without a doubt his rope training helped him guide the rescue of a truck driver whose rig crashed over a steep embankment.
The Pennsylvania Auditor General stopped in Scranton Wednesday with a dire warning about the city's pension funds.
The unemployment rate in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Metro area dropped one-tenth of one percent to 6.8 percent in July. It is the lowest rate since October of 2008 but experts say the number is impacted by those leaving the work force.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Neighbors say they're tired of junk properties ruining communities.
The Pennsylvania State Police Gibson Barracks in Susquehanna County say Shelby Gean Colwell, 76 was located just before noon. She is doing okay.
According to State Police it happened on Sunday evening between 10 pm and 10:30pm at the West End Fair grounds in Chestnuthill Township.
A grand jury indicted 28 year-old Sean Cantelmo, for allegedly conspiring to coerce a minor to engage in prostitution
The Geisinger Blood Center reports an urgent need of blood and platelet donors
Effective Wednesday afternoon, August 27, because of high bacterial levels in water samples taken on August 24 & 25.
Police seized heroin, marijuana, crack, a gun, and 16-hundred dollars.
The call came in just before 6:30 tonight fire fighters were called to a fire at the 200 block of East Centre Street in Mahanoy City.
Courtney Davis, his girlfriend Sara Hickey and Alex McKeon were arrested on August 25 after the raid at a home along South Courtland Street in East Stroudsburg.
The District Attorney's Office tell Eyewitness News, Miranda and Elyette Barbour pleaded guilty to second degree murder charges in the stabbing death of Troy LaFerrara.
It happened in the Pocono Springs Estates Development in Dreher Township around 4:30 on August 25.
The search is on for a bank robber in Schuylkill County, and police said the same suspect may have attempted to rob another bank in Luzerne County.
Large piles of debris are found in Schuylkill and Carbon Counties
August 26 is National Dog Day-
Schott is one of the world's top glass companies and their research headquarters are based in Duryea. They're one business who has been given a state grant from casino revenue and they're turning the money into jobs. On Tuesday they opened their doors to show what they're doing with the money.
A man arrested earlier this month on attempted child luring charges in Lackawanna County will soon be out of prison.
Governor Tom Corbett is fighting back against plans to cut the Pennsylvania National Guard.
People who live near the Pilot Truck Stop in Sugarloaf Township say they fear for their safety every time they drive near it.
It happened on Route 92 in Nicholson Township around 5:30 on August 25.