Eyewitness News Podcast

Eyewitness News Podcast

Eyewitness News Anchor, Nick Toma has more than 30 years of experience in print and broadcast journalism.

Join Nick each week for an in-depth discussion of the top headlines from Northeastern & Central Pennsylvania, as well as issues near and dear to his heart (baseball and music).

Have a topic or question for Nick? Email the show, podcast@pahomepage.com

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    Police Officers Arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault

    What do you do when the ones who are supposed to be protecting us from ‘bad guys’ find themselves on the wrong side of the law? That’s the dilemma facing residents of the Wyoming Valley who watched two police officers get arrested in recent months on charges of sexual assault for allegedly using their positions of authority to force women into sex.

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    Scandal Brings Down Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright

    Northeastern Pennsylvania is no stranger to scandals, and the latest one has rocked our largest city. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright submitted a single sentence resignation on Monday, and then a much more detailed Guilty Plea in Federal Court on Tuesday. Eyewitness News Lead I-Team Reporter Andy Mehalshick tracked this story as it was breaking and is here to break down what happened, and what it means for the City of Scranton.

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    Analyzing the First Democratic Presidential Debates

    The Presidential Primary Season has officially begun as 20 Democratic Candidates took the stage in Miami for the First Democratic Presidential Debate. On this episode of the Eyewitness News Podcast, * Eyewitness News Anchor Chris Langlois sits down with Eyewitness News Political Analysts Dr. David Sosar, David Yonki, and Chris Cullen* to dissect the two nights of debates to determine who broke out, and who will see their Presidential Dreams fade away.

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    Auditing the Pennsylvania State Police Instant Background Check System

    Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced that he will be conducting an audit on the PA State Police Firearms Instant Background Check System, or PICS, which provides quick access to background records to determine if an individual is eligible to buy a firearm or obtain a license to carry a firearm.

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    Wilkes University Active Shooter Training

    Eyewitness News Reporter Kevin Hayes spent an afternoon observing an active shooter training seminar at Wilkes University, and he joins us to tell us what he’s learned about what schools are doing to prepare for and perhaps prevent these events.

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    Tornadoes in NEPA

    A year ago next week an EF-2 tornado tore through Wilkes-Barre Township, leveling several businesses and causing millions of dollars worth of damage. Last week, two tornadoes touched down in Lackawanna County, confirming a new reality for folks in Northeastern Pennsylvania. We’re now going to have to accept that tornadoes are becoming a frequent event in our lives.

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    Morning Crew: Unusual Rescues

    On this episode of the podcast, the Eyewitness News Morning crew stop by to tell us about their series on Unusual Rescues.

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    Primary Elections 2019 | One-on-One Interview with President Trump

    On this episode of the Eyewitness News Podcast, we sit down with Political Analyst Dr. David Sosar to take a look at what the results of the 2019 Primary Elections could mean for NEPA. Then we have an exclusive one-on-one interview with President Trump about the topics that are concerning Pennsylvanians as the race for 2020 begins to heat up.

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    2019 Primary Election Preview

    The general election isn’t until November, but many municipal races will be decided by the winners of next week’s primary elections. Eyewitness News is your Local Election Headquarters, and Andy Mehalshick is here to help us break down some of the notable races that could shape to future of our region for the next few years.

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