Local News

January 22, 2019 - 3:56 pm
State Police have arrested a Wilkes-Barre police officer on charges he sexually assaulted four women while on duty. 53-year old Robert Collins, the department’s former community policing officer, is accused of assaulting the women over a period of 16 months. Collins is charged with rape, witness...
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The Jason Barsky Show
January 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
Jennifer Hetro, Dr. Shiraz Saleem and Gerri McAndrew with the Wright Center in Scranton join WILK's Jason Barsky to talk about their "Bags of Warmth" project.
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hazleton police
January 22, 2019 - 6:56 am
A traffic stop lead to the arrests of 4 men in Hazleton.l It happened over the weekend on South Church Street. Anthony Napolitano of Lansford, Kyle Carter and Justin Mcardle both of Tamaqua and Nevin Sterling of New Ringgold all now face drug charges. Police say they found over 250 bags of heroin/...
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January 21, 2019 - 6:22 am
Special Edition January 19 and 20 Meghan Loftus, President and CEO Friends of the Poor with information about the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr observance, Sandi Graham, Penn State Extension Lackawanna County with invitation to join the 4-H clubs and Ron Ploucha “Stump Warden” with the Punxsutawney...
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January 21, 2019 - 5:57 am
Temperatures are in single digits and they may be the high for the day. Heading out this morning...watch for icy spots. both driving and walking. When you get where you are going be prepared, parking may be difficult depending on the status of snow and ice removal in that location. Also dress...
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January 18, 2019 - 1:07 pm
With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. The commonwealth also will impose speed...
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January 18, 2019 - 9:35 am
Crews are still working on a fire in Moosic. The blaze at Nana's Pasta house in the 12hundred block of Springbrook Ave has gone to a third alarm. Fire department activity. Crews say smoke and flames were showing when they arrived just after 8am. Traffic on Route 502 in that area is also effected...
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Berwick police
January 17, 2019 - 6:40 am
Berwick police are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery. It happened Tuesday at Fulton Bank on South Poplar Street. Bank personnel told police the suspect showed a handwritten note saying he had a bomb and demanded cash. He got some and took off. There were no injuries and anyone with...
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January 16, 2019 - 10:58 am
We now know where Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will be holding his town hall next week. The AG will be in Scranton one week from today to discuss improving Scranton Schools and you're invited. It's at Lackawanna College Scranton Peoples Security Bank theatre. Doors open at 6. The meeting is...
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January 15, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is starting his second term by asking the state's residents to work together to make Pennsylvania a better place. The Democratic incumbent was sworn in for a second term Tuesday after overcoming contentious first-term budget fights to regain voters' confidence and sweep to an easy re-...
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