Local News

January 10, 2018 - 9:27 am
It happened again, the Turkey Hill at Route 93 and Airport Beltway was robbed yesterday morning. The same place in Sugarloaf Township was held up twice on Sunday and again on Monday. Police believe it's the same person each time. The suspect is described as from 5 5 to 5 8 inches tall with a stocky...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:24 am
A car into a house just before 10 last night in Plymouth left damage to the home but no injuries. The vehicle struck the front porch of the home on West Shawnee Ave. The family was home at the time and able to stay there after the incident. The unidentified driver was taken into custody.
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January 09, 2018 - 11:13 am
Dr. Daniel Siegel author of the book "The Yes Brian" talks with WILK's Sue Henry about raising more courageous, curious and resilient children.
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Hazleton Police
January 09, 2018 - 9:59 am
Hazleton Police took a fugitive wanted by the New York City Police Oranized Crime Unit on grand larceny charges into custody. Last night just after 8:30 Hazleton police spotted a vehicle they believed operated by Hector Gonzalez Talavera in front of a home on West Oak Street. He was taken into...
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Wilkes Barre Township Police
January 09, 2018 - 5:44 am
A suspect is now in custody in connection with a car jacking in Wilkes Barre Township. Angelo Brito allegedly dragged a teen from a running vehicle in a parking lot at the Wyoming Valley Mall on New Years Day. The Wilkes Barre man then took off with the Audi. The vehicle was found in Hazle Township...
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January 09, 2018 - 5:28 am
A decision handed down by a federal judge in Harrisburg yesterday will see former Luzerne County judge Mark Ciavarella back in a courtroom. The judge reversed three convictions and that will grant him a new trial at a time yet to be determined. The 67 year old will face trial on charges of...
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January 08, 2018 - 5:47 am
Fire crews were called out over night to a fire at a home in the back mountain of Luzerne County. There were no injuires in the 1am blaze on Mount Olivet Road in Kingston Township but the home was gutted. No word on a cause. A fire Sunday afternoon called out crews to a garage in Hanover Township...
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Edwardsville Police
January 08, 2018 - 5:44 am
Edwardsville Police are on the lookout for a woman wanted on aggravated assault charges. Qualuani Anthony allegedly stabbed another woman in the eye over the weekend on Main Street. Anyone with information on here whereabouts is asked to contact Edwardsville Police or 9-11. She is considered armed...
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January 05, 2018 - 6:46 am
A new year means higher tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The 6 percent increase for cash and E-ZPass began yesteray. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says the increase, approved by commissioners last July, is needed to meet funding and capital-improvement obligations.
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January 05, 2018 - 5:27 am
Sears Holdings has announced more Sears and KMART stores which will be closing across the country and it includes four stores in our area. Kmart stores in the Laurel Mall in Hazle Township, in Pittston Twp., Honesdale and Sayre. will close this spring. In all, 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores...
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