Local News

August 14, 2019 - 11:59 am
The PA Department of Human services today announced the closure of and White Haven State Center in Luzerne County and Polk State Center in Venango County. The closure process is expected to take about three years. Both centers are intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and...
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Wilkes Barre Police
August 13, 2019 - 5:11 am
Police in Wilkes-Barre now have the man they were looking for in connection with vandalism at the Planned Parenthood clinic on Main St. Iain Carberry of Wilkes Barre turned himself into police Tuesday afternoon. According to police he told them he committed the crime because of his pro life beliefs...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:37 am
August 10 and 11 Special Edition Jr. Fire Chief Brian Lyons is raising money for a “Jaws Of Life”. His mom Linda Uren shares his story. More fun at Pocono Raceway with Doc and Jessie. Healthy heading Back to School with P.A. Dawn Webster. The Wilkes Barre 250th Anniversary is going to be HUGE! Tony...
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Hazleton Police
August 06, 2019 - 11:58 am
Gabriel Feliciano Fonseca, 34, Hazleton. Charged with 3 felony counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance(Fentanyl) and 3 felony counts of Criminal Use of a Communication Facility. The Hazleton City Police Department Narcotics Division along with the Luzerne County Drug Task Force began an...
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Scranton Police
August 06, 2019 - 5:01 am
A worker at Simplex Industries in Scranton is locked up, accused of threatening workplace violence on more than one occasion. Police say 47-year old Cody Bower of Scranton, told some coworkers he had an AR-15 assault rifle and had thought about shooting other employees.When Officers went to his...
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August 05, 2019 - 9:31 am
August 3 and 4 PA It’s a first in NEPA. The Electric City Classic and it’s drawing national competitors. Liz Baldi and Joshua Mast with Scranton Tomorrow have the details. State Police Trooper Anthony Petroski with Troop N Hazleton has the invitation for you to take part in the Citizen’s Police...
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July 31, 2019 - 9:23 am
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been released from jail after serving less than a year for a grand jury secrecy violation. The 53-year-old left the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in the Philadelphia suburbs about 8:20 a.m. Wednesday. Kane is a...
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July 29, 2019 - 7:42 am
July 27 and 28 Special Edition Jim Martin and Karel Zubris with the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame have details on the organization and the upcoming banquet. Joan Peterson and Linda Murphy are with Lackawanna County CASA. You can get involved and become an advocate for children. Joe Barrasse...
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July 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
WILK's Jason Barsky has the details of an exciting August weekend coming up with Liz Baldi and Joshua Mast of Scranton Tomorrow . The inaugural Electric City Classic, a project of Scranton Tomorrow presented by The Wright Center for Community Health with support from community-minded sponsors and...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:11 am
State Police at Wyoming have released more information on a deadly shooting incident in West Wyoming overnight. One of the two shooting victims and the suspected shooter are dead. It began around midnight at a home in the 900 block of West 8th Street. Investigators say 38 year old Tara Grob and 21...
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