Local News

January 23, 2018 - 10:44 am
Crews have been called out all morning in many locations for pumping water out of area basements. Some creeks and streams are over flowing their banks causing travel problems. There have also been several crashes. One early this morning, a head on crash in the area of Route 6 Mile Hill area...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended that they were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans. The Democratic-controlled court issued the...
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WILK's Special Edition
January 22, 2018 - 10:36 am
Special Edition with WILK's Sue Henry.. January 20 and 21: Insight into the community service projects of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre class of 2018; an interview with John Hersker of Flashback Cinema regarding a movie series regarding the 80th anniversary of the F.M. Kirby Center and an interview...
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January 22, 2018 - 10:22 am
A multi vehicle crash earlier this morning in Susquehanna County is now a fatal. The coroner was called to the scene. It happened before 8am just past the Lenoxville exit of I81 South. The south bound lanes are expected to be shut down for several hours. No other details have yet been released.
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January 19, 2018 - 10:46 am
A crash between an ambulance and a vehicle is still under investigation in one part of Luzerne County. The crash occured Thursday night along RT 315 in Laflin. According to the Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance facebook page, their ambulance and crew were making a transport when the crash occured...
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January 19, 2018 - 10:30 am
A fundraising event " The Snowflake Gala " sponsored by the Eynon/Archbald Lions Club is set for next weekend. It is to benefit " Leader Dogs For The Blind ". WILK's Sue Henry gets the details from Lions Club member Cathy.
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January 19, 2018 - 9:54 am
Hazleton's mayor delivered his State of the City address at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Breakfast yesterday. Among the items, Jeff Cusat said the state will build a facility for city buses at a cost of 15 million dollars. He also says major crime was down in the city in 2017...
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January 18, 2018 - 11:28 am
UPDATE: Official: A US marshal has been killed, 2 other officers wounded serving warrant in Harrisburg (AP-Harrisburg) An official says multiple law enforcement officers have been injured while serving an arrest warrant in Harrisburg this morning and shots were fired. The Dauphin County District...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:52 am
NEPA native John Hersker joins WILK's Sue Henry to talk about an upcoming movie event. “Before the Kirby was the Kirby,” is a 12-part, monthly film series which will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the FM Kirby Center by going back to its beginning, when it was a movie theatre. The premiere is...
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January 18, 2018 - 8:36 am
Hazleton police believe it was a fight that led to a gunshot and stabbing in one part of the city late yesterday afternoon. Witnesses say they saw several teens running away after one person was grazed by a bullet and another stabbed in the hand. None of the injuries were life threatening. Police...
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