Local News

Gary Perna WYLN-TV
January 14, 2019 - 7:23 am
Still no word on what caused an intense blaze in West Hazleton over the weekend. Crews were called to the apartment building on East Green Street Saturday night and battled the flames until early Sunday morning. 11 people are displaced. One firefighter was taken for treatment of burns received...
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January 14, 2019 - 6:29 am
Special Edition January 12 and 13 New Story School in Throop holding an autism symposium as part of its Spotlight Speaker Series, it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine while the number of cases are growing and members of the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority and Chesapeake Bay Foundation talk...
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January 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
Marian DeAngelis is a resident of Lehman Township. She has been one of many residents speaking out on the recent stormwater fees. She talks about the effort with WILK's Jason Barsky
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Gary Perna-WYLN-TV
January 11, 2019 - 8:36 am
In Hazleton last evening 5 new firefighters were sworn in at a ceremony at Good News Church on North Laurel Street bringing the total full time number in the city at 23. This is the largest single addition to the department in the recent past and was made possible in part ot a grant from the US...
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Scranton Police
January 10, 2019 - 5:29 am
Scranton police have made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery in the city. Ronald Kerr was arrested by detectives for allegedly robbing United Check Cashing Service Center on Oak Street back on December 29.
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January 09, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state and national It’s On Us initiative leaders to announce nearly $1 million in grant to combat campus sexual assault at 38 colleges and universities. The governor is a steadfast supporter of campus safety and nearly three years ago established It’s On Us PA, the...
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January 09, 2019 - 5:26 am
Scranton Police are asking for your help in two incidents. One is a hit and run that happened early yesterday morning at Orchard St and Pittston Ave. The vehicle involved will have damage on the driver side front. The other happened last Thursday. A person was struck by a vehicle near 10th and...
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January 08, 2019 - 11:46 am
A 40 year old Hazleton man is now facing several felony counts after roosters were discovered in a box at the Hazleton post office being shipped to Puerto Rico. Luzerne County SPCA officers were called early in December when the animals were heard crowing. Upon investigation it was determined the...
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Hazleton Police
January 08, 2019 - 11:15 am
The arrest of the above individuals, on January 7, 2019, at approximately 1430 hours by the Hazleton City Police Crime Detectives Division and the Luzerne County Detectives Division after the culmination of an investigation into Child Abuse, which led to two felony arrests and one misdemeanor...
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