Local News

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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November 30, 2017 - 11:39 am
Dead Stream , the movie is a tech thriller, with some elements of horror. WILK's Sue Henry gets the details from Dead Stream Director Laura Metzker Russo & Co-Producer Julienne Davis. They talk about the film, local Celia Hottenstein playing Lindsey, the importance of getting behind more Unity...
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November 30, 2017 - 10:22 am
The partial recount was held yesterday in the recent race for the Mayor of Scranton. The outcome didn't change. Democrat Bill Courtright still came out on top of challenger Republican Jim Mulligan. Mulligan had asked for a recount of all precincts because of the number of votes cast for mayor as...
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November 29, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Pennsylvania Revives Solar Initiatives to Boost Clean Energy Jobs November 29, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf touted the commonwealth’s commitment to the advancement of solar energy and clean energy job creation by emphasizing the importance of two​ recent announcements and two...
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November 29, 2017 - 10:57 am
MSNBC's Chris Matthews joins WILK's Sue Henry to talk about his new book
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Scranton Police Department
November 29, 2017 - 8:45 am
The Scranton Police Detective Division is currently investigating a strong arm forcibly robbery that occurred back on October 14, 2017 within the 300 block of Adams Avenue. The victim was reportedly walking alone in the 300 block of Adams Avenue after stopping at a downtown convenience store. The...
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Scranton Police Department
November 29, 2017 - 5:43 am
The Scranton Police Detective Division arrested 31 year old Martin Bartlebaugh of Scranton, and 37 year old Barry “Anthony” Peralta of Scranton for their involvement in a strong- arm robbery that occurred October 29, 2017 in the 500 block of Bogart Place. The victim reported being assaulted and...
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November 28, 2017 - 10:19 am
(November 28, 2017) Pennsylvania American Water customers in Sugar Notch, Warrior Run, and the Askam and Preston sections of Hanover Township no longer have to boil their water before use. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on November 26 and 27, and the Pennsylvania...
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November 27, 2017 - 7:58 am
Luzerne County Council will meet tomorrow. On the agenda what to do with 11.6million dollars. It's money that came from a debt refinancing plan and a settlement of a baseball franchising lawsuit with Lackawanna County. County Manager David Pedri offered suggestions to put it toward the county's...
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