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October 25, 2017 - 8:59 am
It's getting closer to Election Day and tonight debates are scheduled for candidates for Scranton Mayor and Lackawanna County District Attorney. Both are being held at Leahy Hall on the campus of the University of Scranton. At 6pm it's candidates for Mayor, at 7:30p DA candidates debate. It's...
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October 25, 2017 - 8:54 am
An autopsy will be conducted later today on the man investigators say allegedly attempted to drown a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Officer yesterday. The unidentified officer was on a routine patrol along the Susquehanna River in Plymouth Township, when he came across 37 year old Sean...
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October 24, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Christine Bolduc of Glen Lyon was killed this morning on Route 93 in Hazleton. Two cars collided near Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton just after 6am Her vehicle became disabled and as she attempted to get it off the road she was struck by a mail truck driven by Barry Fenner of Walnutport. She died...
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October 24, 2017 - 11:33 am
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale in Scranton today to release his performance audit of the Scranton School District. According to the Auditor General (the performance audit) "shows serious financial instability and an extreme level of board and administrative staff dysfunction rarely...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:34 am
Stephen Eide from the Manhattan Institute on "Rust Belt Cities" with WILK's Sue Henry
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October 24, 2017 - 7:24 am
Pennsylvania drivers are encouraged to remove expired registration stickers from their license plates. At the end of 2016, PennDOT stopped issuing the stickers, saving taxpayers more than $3 million. PennDOT has alerted police from other states regarding the registration sticker change; however,...
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October 24, 2017 - 5:23 am
Very gusty winds and some heavy downpours over night have brought down trees and debris on roadways. Use caution when driving early this morning some of that debris are leaves that may be slippery.
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October 23, 2017 - 12:51 pm
Joe Schrank, founder of the group High Sobriety, joins WILK's Sue Henry to talk about how cannabis may be a possible solution to the opioid crisis.
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October 23, 2017 - 12:17 pm
We now know it was an elderly couple found dead in a home on 44th Street in Fell Township early this morning. The call came in just before 7:30 when a caregiver went to check on the 87 year old man and 82 year old woman. According to investigators it appears to have been a murder suicide. The...
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October 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Wilkes Barre Police are on the scene of Community Bank on Franklin Street. It was just before 11 a hold up was reported at the business. The building was evacuated because of what police described as a "suspicious package" left at the scene. Police are on the lookout for a "beat up white van". The...
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