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February 19, 2018 - 6:58 am
On February 17, 2018, at approximately 9:00PM Hazleton Police were dispatched to the 200 block of West Diamond Avenue for a reported fight. One male identified as 44 year old Hakein Perkins of Hazleton, was taken into custody and charged with (1) count of Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon, (1...
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February 15, 2018 - 12:04 pm
The Pa. Attorney General wants the public to know that they continue to probe the inmate sex abuse scandal at the Lackawanna County prison and they are looking for other possible victims and witnesses to come forward. They've set up a hotline 570-846-4074. Atty. General Josh Shapiro says they have...
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February 13, 2018 - 9:26 am
Top Democratic state lawmakers say they want to work with Governor Tom Wolf in presenting a consensus Democratic plan of congressional districts to Supreme Court justices who are poised to impose new boundaries. A redrawn map of Pennsylvania districts could boost Democrats nationally in their quest...
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February 12, 2018 - 9:21 am
The Luzerne County Council on Tuesday is set to discuss the formation of a committee to study the possibility of a Tax program for a major economic development project. Robert Tamburro and his family development company want the program approved so they can proceed with an estimated $100 million...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:47 pm
The championship Philadelphia Eagles ended their raucous, emotional rally by giving props to their fans. Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles and Carson Wentz thanked the roaring crowds from the ``Rocky'' steps at the art museum Thursday, and Jason Kelce gave a rousing lecture on the meaning of the word...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:41 am
Rick Steves is a Eurpoean Travel Expert who talks with WILK's Sue Henry about travel and why he supports legalizing marijuana
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February 08, 2018 - 5:40 am
A couple from Nanticoke are facing child endangerment charges. Police say 25 year old Kyla Bitzer and 21 year old Raheem Twyman are accused of putting their children in danger. It was Tuesday emergency responders were called to the home on East Green St to reports of an unresponsive toddler. That's...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:28 am
What is your decision strategy? Annie Duke is a professional poker player and author of a new book "Thinking in Bets". She talks with WILK's Sue Henry about how to make good decisions when you are faced with uncertainty.
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February 07, 2018 - 10:47 am
Dan Meuser is running for Congress in the 11th Congressional District. He joins WILK's Sue Henry to talk about how the current court ordered deadline for drawing new congressional district maps may impact the upcoming election.
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February 07, 2018 - 10:26 am
Duryea police want you to check your bank accounts. A skimming device was found on a pump at the Uni Mart gas station on Main Street. Investigators don't know how long the device may have been there. The device is designed to steal credit card information so they advise if you visited the station,...
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