July 22, 2020 at 23:24 EDTPA homepage
COOPER TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An elderly man is dead in what police say is a random act of violence. The alleged murderer’s story leaves investigators and an entire community scratching their head.
Kathleen Reed is charged with the murder of an elderly man. Court documents say she attacked him with a knife, slashing his throat.
“This is just not something that we see in Montour County or in Danville so I think everyone is kind of blown away by what transpired here,” Montour County District Attorney Angela Mattis said.
July 22, 2020 at 13:13 EDTPA homepage
COOPER TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The Pennsylvania State Police responded to the scene of an apparent murder in Cooper Township early morning on Wednesday.
Eyewitness News is told the suspect is 36-year-old Kathleen Reed who is now in custody where she is being arraigned in Danville.
On Tuesday, police pulled Reed over for erratic driving in Centre County, when they realized the car was registered to Walter John Ditzler of Danville. They noticed she had blood on her jeans and a cut on her hand.
July 15, 2020 at 11:33 EDTPA homepage
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) A settlement has been reached with Geisinger in connection to the bacterial outbreak in fall of 2019.
In November, Geisinger made it public that pseudomonas, a waterborne bacteria was found in equipment used to measure donor breast milk as well as on the brushes used to clean the utensils as early as July.
In total, eight babies fell ill because of the outbreak. Three children died as a result of the pseudomonas infection and a third who suffered a brain injury, also as a result of the infection. Four were treated and recovered.
May 28, 2020 at 21:27 EDTPA homepage
MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Montour County Courthouse and other county facilities will open to the public beginning June 1st.
Visitors will be limited to one at a time per office. Making an appointment is encouraged. The Register & Recorder Office will be by appointment only for estate matters and the Prothonotary Office will be by appointment only for Passports and Marriage Licenses. The Sheriff Office will resume taking Passport Photos.
May 23, 2020 at 20:47 EDTPA homepage
EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf outlined more of the framework Friday to reopen the state’s economy from pandemic restrictions.
With less limitations on the horizon, medical experts have a warning for us all. It’s the news Luzerne, Schuylkill, Monroe, Pike and four other counties have been waiting several weeks to hear. In a matter of days, they will transition from red phase, Pennsylvania’s harshest pandemic restrictions, to yellow phase. 17 other counties including Bradford, Montour, Snyder and Sullivan will shift from yellow to green.
May 9, 2020 at 16:15 EDTPA homepage
DANVILLE, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The counties that have moved into the yellow phase are now moving forward. Local businesses are making the necessary adjustments after reopening.
“People are glad to be out and about again. We’ve heard from dozens, if not hundreds, of people over the last few days. Just ‘thank you’ for being here.’ They are glad to be able to walk through the doors again,” Tom Beiter, owner of Buys at Beiter’s, said.
January 18, 2020 at 15:28 ESTPennDOT
Motorists who travel Interstate 80 westbound in Columbia and Montour Counties are advised the highway is closed west of the Exit 232 (Buckhorn) due to a multi-vehicle crash.
April 15, 2019 at 20:00 EDTPennDOT
Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised numerous roads are closed due to high winds that caused downed trees, utility poles and wires.
August 14, 2018 at 16:22 EDTPennDOT
PennDOT has implemented a long-term detour on Route 44 in Montour County due to damage from the recent flooding.
May 24, 2017 at 07:47 EDTPennDOT
Motorists traveling on Interstate 80 are advised that the interstate’s westbound lanes are closed due to a tractor-trailer rollover. The incident occurred at mile 218 just west of the westbound rest area.