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Family concerned over missing teen

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — The search for a teenager who has been missing for several days now.

Her family is concerned and worried for her health after telling 28/22 News the missing girl has a chronic autoimmune disease.

Time is of the essence. Worry and concern have really kicked in for the family of Bella Walton.

Walton of Luzerne County has been missing for several days now and her family says she is Type 1 diabetic.

"It's so important that people take it seriously how much danger she's in," said Catherine Schmeer Bella's grandmother.

Husband allegedly strikes wife in head with metal hammer

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officials say, one man is in custody after hitting his wife in the head with a metal hammer.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Friday morning around 11:58 a.m. troopers were dispatched to Evangelical Hospital for a woman who was in the emergency room with a head injury.

Tractor-trailer rollover causes road closures on I-80

Troopers said the victim was in her home in Buffalo Township when her husband, 66-year-old Robert Kitchen struck her in the back of the head with a wooden handled metal hammer.

Tractor-trailer rollover causes road closures on I-80

STROUD TOWNSHIP MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officials state there are road closures on I-80 after a tractor-trailer rollover Friday night in Stroud Township.

According to the Monroe County Communication Center, a tractor-trailer rollover was called in around 7:30 p.m.

Truck driver arrested after fatal crash on I-380

Officials say both Interstate 80 East and West are closed between Exit 303: NINTH ST and Exit 307: TO PA 191/PA 611, and there is no estimated time for reopening.

Wyoming County DA warns of street drug 'Rhino Tranq'

TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Local authorities are warning about a new drug discovered in our state.

It's a powerful animal sedative that's being mixed with opioids, creating a new and dangerous street drug.

Rhino tranq is the latest mind-altering drug that was found on the streets of pennsylvania earlier this month.

Wyoming County District Attorney Joe Peters is warning the public about rhino tranq.

Formally known as medetomidine ((meta-toe-mid-een)), the sedative used by veterinarians is making its way into the illicit drug supply.

Watch worth $14k stolen from mall in Luzerne County

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Officials say they are investigating a theft from a jewelry store at Laurel Mall in Hazle Township.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police on June 2 at 1:44 p.m., officers responded to an incident at De Jesus Jewelry Store.

Mount Pocono couple charged with leaving infant on Lake George Beach

Troopers say through investigation they found that the suspect asked to try on a Cartier Automatic worth $14,000 and then fled the scene.

Officials note this is an ongoing investigation.


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