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December 05, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Two women died in a fire in a Wilkes Barre high rise. Crews got the call to smoke and flames coming from an apartment in the Lincoln Plaza over looking South Wilkes Barre Boulevard yesterday just before noon. The women identified as 62 year old Luanne Gilroy and 55 year old Gloria Neives were found...
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December 05, 2017 - 11:48 am
Katrina Boyer with the Consumer Outreach of PA Dept of Banking and Securities with WILK's Sue Henry
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December 05, 2017 - 11:35 am
University of Scranton Economics Prof. Ed Scahill with WILK's Sue Henry on the Economy
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December 04, 2017 - 2:18 pm
DEP Issues Civil Penalty to Cabot Oil and Gas for Violations at Numerous Well Sites in Susquehanna County Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached an agreement with Cabot Oil and Gas, Corp. of Delaware for the company to pay a $99,000 civil...
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December 04, 2017 - 11:56 am
Brenda Buckler with Whiskers World tells WILK's Sue Henry about an upcoming fundraiser..and you're invited...
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December 04, 2017 - 8:58 am
Two people from Warrior Run were arrested Saturday night in connection with a robbery at a store in Ashley. According to police 32 year old John Ricko Jr and 32 year old Melissa Ann Doran are charged with taking cash from a register at the Family Dollar Store. The store manager told police he...
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December 04, 2017 - 8:54 am
A standoff in Dupont ended peacefully Sunday afternoon. Police say they were called to Lackawanna Ave by a woman who told them she was assaulted. When they arrived they found a man had locked himself in a home with his children and a gun. When he finally came out he refused to follow police orders...
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December 01, 2017 - 9:55 am
President Trump is the American Spectator "Man of the Year" . Jeffrey Lord joins WILK's Sue Henry.
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December 01, 2017 - 9:10 am
A suitcase left behind the VFW in Duryea last night caused the evacaution of the VFW and bringing out crews to check it out. A note that read "Please open me" was on the suitcase. Stephenson Street was shut down shortly after the discovery around 10pm. When responders were finally able to safely...
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December 01, 2017 - 9:08 am
An autopsy is scheduled for today on a body found by hunters in Wayne County. The discovery was made on Goose Pond Road in Salem Township late yesterday afternoon. Officials now say the body is that of 53 year old Jerry Patrick Bruno of Throop. The case is still under investigation.
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