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September 19, 2017 - 10:49 am
CASA of Luzerne County Their goal is to provide a qualified Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to each abused and neglected child in Luzerne County. John Aciukewicz Esq. CASA Executive Director and CASA volunteer Annie Ellis join WILK's Sue Henry with information on how you can volunteer and...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:39 am
A reminder, the Luzerne County Transportation Authority will be holding a public transit riders fourm today at 2pm. It's set for the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce building on Kennedy Blvd. The forums are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at rotating locations to allow those who use the LCTA...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
After a meeting this morning between the district and members of the union representing the teachers in the Abington Heights School district, the strike will continue. Students are out of the classroom for the 5th day. High School Senior Joe Harrington has set up a Facebook page "Abington Heights...
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September 18, 2017 - 10:28 am
Author Anthony "Sully" Sullivan "You Get What You Pitch For" with WILK's Sue Henry
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September 18, 2017 - 5:27 am
Hazleton Police have not officially identifed the man killed in a shooting in the city Saturday night, but those attending a candlelight vigil Sunday night identify him as 20 year old Carlos Luna. He died while undergoing treatment Saturday night after the incident at Pine Street playground. When...
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Hazleton PSP
September 18, 2017 - 4:55 am
Hazleton State Police are asking for your help in tracking down a man missing since yesterday afternoon. Investigators say family members of 84 year old Charles Zunski say he left his home on North Locust St in Hazle Township Sunday at noon and was seen in a supermarket in the Hazleton area around...
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September 15, 2017 - 8:53 am
The former Luzerne County Judge currently serving a what's left of his 28 year prison sentence continues his quest for a new trial. Mark Ciavarella has served 6 years of the sentence received for his part in what has become known as the Kids for Cash scandal. The two attorneys who represented...
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PA State Police
September 15, 2017 - 8:48 am
PA State Police say they caught up with a man they believe may be a serial bank robber. William Fischer of Dunmore, is charged with robbing the Peoples Security Bank and Trust branch in Gouldsboro earlier this week. Troopers say they used surveillance video to track Fischer's vehicle after the most...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:35 am
Author DeWitt Smith will be at the Osterhout Library on Friday evening to discuss her new book, "Home at Last." She gives details to WILK's Sue Henry.
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September 14, 2017 - 11:27 am
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today the launch of a website that allows the public to search for and electronically obtain copies of crash reports for crashes investigated by PSP. The crash report database can be searched by case number or the date of the crash and last name of an...
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