Luzerne County property owners are facing a tax hike for a second straight year. County Manager Robert Lawton has proposed a four percent hike to pay for what he described a "Unavoidable Escalation" in costs.
The final charge was dropped against former state senator Bob Mellow in connection with the so-called Pennsylvania Turnpike's Pay-To-Play scheme.
Many seniors who juggle bills to pay the current property tax rate in Luzerne County fear an increase would leave them in dire financial straits.
Robert Gensiak died in March 2013 while last living at home in Taylor.
Everyday a group of people gathers to pray in the search area.
A Lackawanna County couple is hoping to celebrate 25-years operating the Shaeffer's Retreat Homeless shelter. But, now they face the fear of not reaching that milestone in the new year.
Three women were sentenced in Lackawanna County Thursday in what prosecutors call one of the worst neglect cases they've ever seen.
As details of 9 year old Korbin Rager's death trickle out, many people in his community are upset with some things his relative, Victor Hare, is saying. Hare claims Korbin was a drug addict. But many people who knew Korbin say that's simply not true.
The city of Wilkes-Barre has a new police chief. Robert Hughes was sworn in as the new top cop in the city. He takes over a department that's facing a spike in violent crimes and has come under scrutiny by federal investigators.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Thursday, October 16, 2014
Wilkes-Barre police say two men and a woman were picked up by the driver on Westminister Street around 11:45 Thursday night.
Susan Gensiak of Raylor was sentenced to 10-20 years in prison Thursday morning.
The Williamsport City Council voted four to one Wednesday night to fire officer Jonathan DePrenda.
City police say the chase started just before 1am in the area of Holly and Wyoming Streets when they tried to make a traffic stop.
The Wyoming Valley Art League "Juried Member's Show" begins Friday.
Wives of Area State Troopers Announce Upcoming PSP Strong T-Shirt Sale Location
An elderly Wyoming County couple is dead after their car struck a tractor trailer.
We are also in the early stages of flu season, but as hospitals and healthcare facilities prepare for that annual occurrence they are also preparing for the new threat of ebola.
Potty Posters will hopefully send a message to young people not to get involved with drugs and alcohol
State Lawmakers Flynn and Bizzarro fight back
One health care provider in northeastern and central Pennsylvania demonstrated the precautions it is taking and what it is prepared to do if an Ebola patient shows up there.
A cash-strapped Luzerne County family dealing with one medical setback after another faces yet another one caused by two trees.
Give the gift of warmth
According to a search warrant application filed with a judge, the prison's warden indicated that the boy appeared to have drawn an escape plan on a coloring book in the area in which he is being held.
He kept his head in his hands as his attorney withdrew a request to have him released from prison.
Representative Marty Flynn
State troopers made an adjustment to search plans Wednesday.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The case of a 10-year-old boy charged with homicide headed to court this morning in Wayne County. A bail petition hearing just wrapped up for Tristen Kurilla. Police say he used a cane to choke and kill 90-year old Helen Novak.
Gunfire in Harrisburg, involving a state lawmaker from Lackawanna County.
Dozens of fire fighters on the scene of a 3-alarm blaze on the 700 block of Main Street in Freeland.
First responders across northeastern Pennsylvania are being honored for their bravery.
There may be a few extra bucks in your pocket this week if you drive a car.
A Northumberland County man is facing charges after a 9-year old boy in his care died from an apparent drug overdose.
The arrest of a 10 year old boy for the murder of a 90 year old woman in Wayne County has people asking how a child could possibly do something so horrific.
Wayne County District Attorney Janine Edwards says the criminal case against Tristen Kurilla is unique because of his age.
Pub closed when a car smashed into the place back in August
Former Lackawanna County Ernie Preate says prosecuting kids accused of murder presents many challenges.
One of the owners of May's Drive-In spoke with Eyewitness News about the robbery at his business Monday night.
State Police blocked a road Tuesday as they continued their search for the homicide suspect.
Pennsylvania State Police representatives briefed State Senators Tuesday.
Officials with the Hillside SPCA rescued 17 dogs and four cats from a home in Tamaqua on Tuesday.
Fifth grader Tristen Kurilla, who is 10 years old, is in the Wayne County prison facing a criminal homicide charge.
Public libraries are trying new tactics to get books in the hands of the people they serve. The Lycoming County library is now mailing books to folks who aren't able to leave their homes.
Norman Faux was in court Tuesday afternoon in Hawley for his preliminary hearing.
Here is what we are working on for Eyewitness News. It is Tuesday. October 14, 2014
D.A. Janine Edwards releases statement to media
A Ten-year-old boy is facing homicide charges -- after state police say he killed a 90-year-old Wayne County woman. Bail hearing will be held on Wednesday.
Police are looking for the suspect in an armed robbery at a business in Schuylkill County.
A 10 year-old boy from Wayne County is charged with criminal homicide in connection with the death of a 90 year-old woman.