Local News

April 26, 2017 - 8:48 am
Blakely Police are on the lookout for two men. Brothers Joshua and Richard Jenkins are wanted on felony warrants on aggravated and simple assault and other charges. They allegedly severely beat a man at this home in Peckville on Sunday in his home. The man was left with serious head and facial...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:34 am
Some good news for the Luzerne County Transportation Authority. The LCTA won two statewide awards from the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association at their spring conference in Lancaster. They won the "Distinguished Service Award for Community Service" for providing public transportation for...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:46 am
A meeting last night in Bear Creek Township to discuss granting a zoning variance to developers of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary brought out a large crowd. The proposed facility would be at the site of the former Bear Creek Nursing Home off Rt 115. The facility would need a variance from...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:40 am
Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township is closed. Crews are working on the road that runs beneath the one lane tunnel. It expected to remain closed until late November.
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April 25, 2017 - 9:40 am
The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority are right now performing test installation of the Route 11 flood gate in Edwardsville. It's located where Route 11 crosses the Edwardsville levee. The maintenance operation will takes place until 4:00PM. A detour will be in place and traffic is very...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:00 am
The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority will be increasing Flood Protection fees. Residential property owners fees will increase, depending on the value of their property between 1 to 3 dollars more, commercial property would increase from 3 to 45 dollars more. The bill for 2017 will be out...
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April 25, 2017 - 6:57 am
The primary election is May 16. If you want to vote and need an absentee ballot, now is the time to start the process. The deadline to request a ballot is May 9. Absentee ballots must be returned by 5pm on Friday May 12. Postmarks in this case is not sufficient. For additional information, call 1-...
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April 24, 2017 - 5:37 am
A three year old found roaming the halls of a hotel in Clarks Summit led to the arrest of three people on drug charges. Police were called to Nichols Village on Northern Boulevard. There they found Kayla Thurston of Factoryville and Ariel Burke and David Button both of West Abington Township...
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April 24, 2017 - 5:35 am
Jury selection is scheduled to begin later this morning in the death penalty trial of an inmate charged in a guard's death in a federal prison four years ago. Jessie Con-ui is charged in the February 2013 stabbing death of corrections officer Eric Williams at the Canaan federal prison in Waymart...
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April 21, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Tomorrow is Record Store Day. WILK's Sue Henry talks with Joe Nardone Jr.