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Apr 15, 2014 at 8:51 PM

MAHANOY CITY — Authorities in Schuylkill County filed voluntary manslaughter and other charges against a woman who admits she stabbed and killed her mother’s boyfriend.
Kimberly Hons from Mahanoy City spoke with Newswatch 16 when the...
Apr 15, 2014 at 7:59 PM


LACKAWANNA COUNTY– It is the kind of weather that has people asking “Where did spring go?”
The whipping winds in Union County peeled part of a metal roof from a barn near Miffinburg Tuesday.
That wind blew a skylight from the...
Apr 15, 2014 at 7:53 PM


WAYNE COUNTY — The week leading up to Easter means a busy time for businesses that sell everything from flowers to candy.
Folks in Wayne County are getting ready for the spring holiday even though the weather Tuesday was far from...
Apr 15, 2014 at 6:39 PM
JERMYN — Newswatch 16 stopped by the Artisan Hose Company in Jermyn Tuesday night. Dozens of volunteers were cutting up...
Apr 15, 2014 at 6:03 PM


Teachers from one district in Luzerne County say they will strike for one day after failing to settle a labor dispute with school officials.
The Wyoming Area School District will be closed Wednesday as teachers plan to walk the...
Apr 15, 2014 at 11:07 AM
[ooyala code="8zcmk0bTqthAyh44M2q_lB0pwc4J_8H4" player_id="f9babf3a1fd64fbb82916ce9d76ffcfa"] There are billboards about it in big cities and commercials running on WNEP-TV and WNEP.com.  So, what...
Apr 15, 2014 at 5:32 PM
The Amber Alert issued Tuesday evening is cancelled. State Police in Shillington told Newswatch 16, the mother, Jessica Mauger, 24,...
Apr 15, 2014 at 4:11 PM


Wilkes University named Izzi Metz as their new head men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon at a news conference on the second floor of the Marts Center.
Wilkes Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Paul Adams announced the...
Apr 15, 2014 at 3:58 PM

The Pennsylvania State Police have  issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert on behalf of the Shillington Police Department in Berks County.
State police say 20-month-old Aedan Michael Mauger was taken from the 1000 block of Bedford Avenue in...
Apr 15, 2014 at 3:05 PM
BLOOMSBURG — Police say it was a homemade explosive that was set off inside an off campus apartment complex in...
Apr 15, 2014 at 3:05 PM


BLOOMSBURG — Police say it was a homemade explosive that was set off inside an off campus apartment complex in Bloomsburg Monday night. Thankfully, there was no real damage and no injuries reported, but tenants say the sound it made was...
Apr 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM


SHAMOKIN DAN — The plant in Shamokin Dam once produced enough electricity to power a city three times the size of Scranton.
It is 65 years old, but few here thought the facility known as the Sunbury
Steam Plant would be forced...
Apr 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM


DUPONT — With Easter just a few days away, people in Luzerne County lined up Tuesday to get their hands on some free ham. The Dupont Food Pantry and United Way teamed up to hand out the Easter dish to many families.
A lot of people,...
Apr 15, 2014 at 2:45 PM


TANNERSVILLE  — The Monroe County Career Quest welcomed about 1,000 people looking for work to the Chateau Resort and Conference Center in Tannersville on Tuesday. Many of the people lined up to see what some new businesses in the county...
Apr 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM


MOOSIC — The dog owner from Moosic who apparently violated his bail by having more than one dog on his property was taken into custody and put in the Lackawanna County Jail on Tuesday.
After more dogs were removed from his property...