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January 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
The former mayor of Braddock is the new lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. Democrat John Fetterman took the oath of office at the state capitol, giving Gov Tom Wolf a new second-in-command as his second term gets underway. His oath is getting underway right now just a few hundred yards away. Lt...
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hazleton police
January 15, 2019 - 5:41 am
The Hazleton City Police Department Narcotics Unit has issued a felony warrant for Breiddy Perez Rodriguez. The 24 year old from Hazleton is charged with one count of Felony Manufacture of a Controlled Substance. Narcotics Detectives have issued a felony warrant for Perez Rodriguez following a...
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January 14, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Governor Tom Wolf is set be sworn in to a second term, giving the Democrat another four years after a first term sharing power with the Republican-controlled Legislature. Wolf's first four years were term marked by both bitter fights and bipartisan agreements. Perhaps most memorable were the...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:26 am
Last week FBI agents were at Scranton City Hall and the home of Mayor Bill Courtright. Tonight, at 6pm City Council will be holding their first meeting of the new year and although the subject is likely to come up, many questions may remain unanswered. Over the weekend rumors began to stir that...
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Gary Perna WYLN-TV
January 14, 2019 - 7:23 am
Still no word on what caused an intense blaze in West Hazleton over the weekend. Crews were called to the apartment building on East Green Street Saturday night and battled the flames until early Sunday morning. 11 people are displaced. One firefighter was taken for treatment of burns received...
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January 14, 2019 - 6:29 am
Special Edition January 12 and 13 New Story School in Throop holding an autism symposium as part of its Spotlight Speaker Series, it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine while the number of cases are growing and members of the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority and Chesapeake Bay Foundation talk...
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January 11, 2019 - 9:45 pm
Stormwater fees have been a hot topic in all of NEPA over the past two weeks. Frank Andrews was talking about these controversial stormwater fees with PA State Senator John Blake, when WILK's Mark Davis interupted with breaking news!  Listen to this audio clip.  The breaking news happens at about...
January 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
Marian DeAngelis is a resident of Lehman Township. She has been one of many residents speaking out on the recent stormwater fees. She talks about the effort with WILK's Jason Barsky
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Gary Perna-WYLN-TV
January 11, 2019 - 8:36 am
In Hazleton last evening 5 new firefighters were sworn in at a ceremony at Good News Church on North Laurel Street bringing the total full time number in the city at 23. This is the largest single addition to the department in the recent past and was made possible in part ot a grant from the US...
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Scranton Police
January 10, 2019 - 5:29 am
Scranton police have made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery in the city. Ronald Kerr was arrested by detectives for allegedly robbing United Check Cashing Service Center on Oak Street back on December 29.
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