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November 13, 2017 - 9:56 am
PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro on fighting the drug crisis and other topics with WILK's Sue Henry
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Scranton Police
November 13, 2017 - 7:25 am
Scranton Police arrested David Bell over the weekend. According to police he was allegedly involved in a robbery/mugging Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of Wyoming Ave. Police say they caught up with Bell several hours after the incident had been reported.
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November 13, 2017 - 7:17 am
A special dedication was held yesterday. It dedicated a portion of Route 93 in Berwick as Stuart Tank Memorial Highway. Earlier this year House Bill 93 designated a portion of the road and was signed into law by Gov Tom Wolf. The American Car and Foundry-Berwick employed thousands of citizens from...
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November 10, 2017 - 7:19 am
Tomorrow Saturday November 11 is the observance of Veterans Day. In honor of the day many municipalities have special schedules today or are closed. That includes administrative offices in Kingston and Wilkes Barre City Hall, Scranton City Hall and Lackawannan County offices and the Courthouse. You...
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November 09, 2017 - 12:58 pm
SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Roberto Torner, age 44 and Liza Robles, age 33, both of Freeland, Pennsylvania, and David Alzugaray-Lugones, age 48, of Weatherly, Pennsylvania, were charged on November 7, 2017, by a federal...
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November 09, 2017 - 10:55 am
Based on current cold weather information, the Lackawanna County Commissioners along with the Lackawanna County Emergency Management Agency, are declaring a “Code Blue” frigid weather alert. It will be declared for Lackawanna County beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 10, and ending at 2 p.m...
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PA State Police
November 09, 2017 - 9:24 am
The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement executed search warrants and/or inspections at licensed liquor establishments and other locations in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties. yesterday. Dozens of unauthorized electronic gaming machines and more than $400,000 were...
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November 09, 2017 - 6:50 am
Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat unveiled his proposed budget for 2018. The 10.5 million dollar spending plan includes a 1.55 percent property tax increase. The budget would be balanced with the sale or lease of a municipal authority assets. That would be either the Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority...
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November 08, 2017 - 8:00 am
Sans Souci Parkway is currently closed between Kings Road and Fellows Ave/Mary’s Road in Hanover Township, due to a water main break. Crews are on the scene trying to open one lane on the eastbound side. But westbound will be closed and eastbound will be single lane throughout most of the day today...
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November 07, 2017 - 11:44 pm
(D) Michelle Bednar returns as Luzerne County Controller
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