Local News

April 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
Author Ben Bradlee Jr.'s book "The Forgotten" about Luzerne County and the election of Donald Trump will be released in 2018.
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Karel Zubris
April 13, 2017 - 6:23 am
Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis has announced the first of their kind arrests in Luzerne County yesterday in connection with the death of a state prison guard earlier this year. Both Joan Rosengrant and Eric Malia were arraigned on the charges yesterday. Michael Gumaer died...
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April 13, 2017 - 6:13 am
A former volunteer firefighter from Wilkes Barre Township will spend 9 to 23 months in prison. Richard Thomas Hart received the sentence yesterday for charges he set a fire at a vacant home on Carey Ave in Wilkes Barre Township then showed up to help fight the blaze. Hart pleaded no contest to a...
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WILK's Special Edition
April 12, 2017 - 11:22 am
Details from those fighting on the front lines of the opioid epidemic sweeping Northeastern Pennsylvania, excerpts from the town hall meeting held by Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey in Scranton and specifics of what two Luzerne County groups are doing to highlight awareness of child abuse in...
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April 12, 2017 - 8:53 am
Central Scranton Expressway Outbound to Close Tomorrow Tomorrow, (Thursday 4-13) from 7 AM to 4 PM, the Central Scranton Expressway outbound lanes will be closed to allow the contractor to complete overhead work on the Harrison Avenue Bridge. While the road is closed, PennDOT maintenance crews will...
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April 12, 2017 - 8:30 am
Republican US Senator Pat Toomey stops by WILK to talk about national issues with Sue Henry
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April 12, 2017 - 7:13 am
Hazleton Police have arrested three men in an early morning incident on numerous charges including drug charges. Police responded to reports of a fight on Diamond Ave at Station 33 Bar around 1:30am. The officer on patrol, believed he heard gunshots and got out to investigate. He was almost struck...
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April 12, 2017 - 6:14 am
UPDATE: DRINKING WATER NOTICE Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Pennsylvania American Water Customers in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania American Water customers in Lackawanna County, no longer have to boil their water before use. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on April 10...
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April 12, 2017 - 4:57 am
What began as a welfare check on a man, turned into an investigation involving body parts and marijuana plants and ended with officials are calling a murder suicide. Monday morning police went to a home in Wayne County to check on 54 year old Joseph Mastropole. A man at the home claiming to be his...
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April 10, 2017 - 8:39 am
B-Ray is the emcee for the Scranton Wilkes Barre Rail Riders. The home opener is tonight at PNC Field in Moosic at 7pm. He stopped by WILK to give Nancy and Rob Neyhard a preview.
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