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One Arrested Three Others Wanted for Fatal Shooting
WILK NEWSROOM
December 06, 2019 - 2:33 pm
One person is in jail and three others are being sought in connection with a deadly shooting in Monroe County that police now say was over drugs. 22-year old Deani Powell of Easton, is charged with homicide and robbery for the shooting late Wednesday night near Effort Dylan Beinert of Effort was...
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Fatal Shooting Victim Identified
WILK NEWSROOM
December 05, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Authorities have now identified the person killed in a shooting in Monroe County that also leaves two people critically injured. State police say 22-year old Dylan Beinart was found dead in a home on Silver Maple Road in Chestnuthill Township after they were called out to a shooting last night just...
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Victim of Bradford County Fatal Fire Identified
WILK NEWSROOM
December 04, 2019 - 4:47 pm
A State Police Fire Marshal is looking for the cause of a fatal fire in Bradford County. The Bradford County Coroner now says investigators believe the remains found at the scene are 71 year old RICHARD BONGIOVANNI. He lived in the modular home that caught fire around 1:30 this morning along Pelton...
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Wayne County Man Arrested for Break-In & Shooting
WILK NEWSROOM
December 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
A Wayne County man is facing charges for breaking into a woman's home and shooting a man in the face. State Police say 29-year old , Jesse Skates of Waymart, broke into a house on Martin Street in Clinton Township, near Browndale, just before 2 o'clock this morning. Troopers say Skates was armed...
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Grand Jury Report : Tax Credit Programs Vulnerable to Fraud
AP Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 5:46 pm
A grand jury says two of Pennsylvania's tax credit programs are vulnerable to fraud, citing newly unsealed allegations that two people disappeared in Hong Kong after using bogus front companies to obtain state tax credits they resold for millions of dollars. The state attorney general's office...
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WILK NEWSROOM
December 02, 2019 - 5:40 am
State Police say they had to use deadly force against Jordan Oliver. The 20 year old allegedly held 15 year old Samara Derwin in a wooded area of Hanover Township. Police say he stole a Nanticoke police vehicle used in the abduction.
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Pedestrians shield from the rain with an umbrellas during a cold rainy day in Center City, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 in Philadelphia. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
AP Newsroom
December 01, 2019 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters)...
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a news conference at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. This year’s international talks on tackling climate change were meant to be a walk in the park compared to previous instalments. But with scientists issuing dire warnings about the pace of global warming and the need to urgently cut greenhouse gas emissions, officials are under pressure to finalize the rules of the 2015 Paris accord and send a signal to anxious voters. (AP Photo/Paul White)
AP Newsroom
December 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
MADRID (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate...
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Governor Wolf Signs Sunday Hunting and Cigarette Age Hike Bills
AP Newsroom
November 27, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania is increasing to 21, although there’s an exception for veterans and service members who are at least 18. Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a pair of bills that make the age limit also apply to e-cigarettes and vaping products. They’...
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