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FBI Philadelphia
October 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has charged two women with trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains while dressed as nuns. Nineteen-year-old Swahilys Pedraza Rodriguez and 23-year-old Melissa Aquino Arias appeared before a judge in Newark, New Jersey on Monday. That's because they'...
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October 16, 2017 - 11:20 am
Luzerne County Manager David Pedri with WILK's Sue Henry
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October 16, 2017 - 5:22 am
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Frost Advisory for Lackawanna, Luzerne, Carbon and Monroe Counties until 8 AM EDT Tuesday Sensitive plants may be killed by frost or freezing temperatures. A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants may...
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October 16, 2017 - 5:12 am
Hazleton Police arrested man early Saturday morning. 19 year old Brock Barcasky faces numerous charges including arson, aggravated and simple assault and disorderly conduct. It began with a call to a fire at a home at 825 North Church Street. When crews arrived they made quick work of the fire and...
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October 13, 2017 - 12:18 pm
In Lackawanna County, Commissioners released their proposed 2018 budget this morning at the County Administration building. Four public budget hearings are planned for November 2. The Public Budget Hearings regarding the proposed 2018 Budget will be held at the following times: 10AM: Commissioners...
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October 13, 2017 - 11:50 am
The 22 year old woman who entered a guilty plea back in August to a fatal DUI crash that occured almost one year ago was sentenced today. Audrey Sutton will spend 3 to 6 years in state prison. She was driving the car which crashed in Edwardsville which claimed the life of Casey Michalek of Kingston...
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October 13, 2017 - 9:52 am
Drive Through flu vaccine clinics for Wilkes Barre City residents are today, Friday 10/13 5 to 7pm and tomorrow Saturday 10/14 from 10am to 1pm at Dan Flood elementary school. City residents must bring proof of residency
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PA Turnpike
October 13, 2017 - 6:27 am
A 70 mile section of The Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike in Carbon and Lehigh Counties will be closed beginning tonight creating a long detour for travelers. Mark Compton is the CEO of the PA Turnpike...A bridge replacement project will last 55 hours. It starts at 9pm and runs thru 4am...
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October 13, 2017 - 6:09 am
In Lackawanna County, Commissioners will release their proposed 2018 budget this morning at 9:30 at the County Administration building. Four public budget hearings are planned all on November 2. They will be held at 10am in the 6th Floor Conference Room of the County Administration Building in...
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October 13, 2017 - 5:24 am
Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George has released his proposed 2018 budget that doesn't increase taxes but does change garbage collection and increases parking meter fees.The proposed $49.2 million dollar spending plan is balanced and changes the city’s garbage collection. Residents currently buy city...
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