Local News

September 13, 2017 - 4:59 am
In Hazleton yesterday police arrested a man wanted on a outstanding fugitive warrant from New York State. Santos Figueroa was taken into custody at a home in the 900 block of West Second St just after 3pm. He's now behind bars in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.
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September 13, 2017 - 4:52 am
One suspect is still being sought another is in custody after a drug raid yesterday in Hazleton. A home in the 500 block of Alter Street between Second and Fourth Streets was targeted during the morning raid with a search warrant after numerous controlled buys were conducted during the...
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September 12, 2017 - 8:48 am
The Traffic Injury Prevention Project and NEPA CPS Taskforce Committee are sponsoring a Car Seat Roundup today from 10am to 1pm. They are rounding up all broken, old or car seats you are finished with that have done its job. You can bring it to PennDOT District 4 Office at 55 Keystone Industrial...
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September 12, 2017 - 6:59 am
A 23 year old woman from Susquehanna County died of a gunshot wound and two men are now facing charges. Investigators say it began Sunday at the RiverCrest housing development in Wyoming County when Micole Gumpper and her boyfriend 24 year old David Bohner of Tunkhannock lined up a drug deal with...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:23 am
A 90 year old Tunkhannock woman was killed and a man is now facing charges. Police say Maxine Stroka was taking out the garbage at her home on West Tioga St. when she was struck by a vehicle. About two hours later 55 year old John Hanyen was taken into custody. A witness called police and told them...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:18 am
Taking Harvey donations at Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter. Principal Eileen Rishcoff has the details with WILK's Sue Henry
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Dan Meuser FB
September 06, 2017 - 10:37 am
The first official name went into the ring for the local Congressional seat currently held by Lou Barletta. Dan Meuser made the announcement yesterday, he's in the race for the Republican nomination for the seat in the 11th Congressional District. Another possible name that had been mentioned was...
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Luzerne County Fair Facebook
September 06, 2017 - 5:17 am
The Luzerne County Fair gets underway today at 4pm on the Luzerne County Fairgrounds on Route 118 in Lehman Township. There will be plenty of arts and crafts, exhibits, food rides and much more. The fair will continue thru Sunday. A reminder Luzerne County Transportation Authority will have special...
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September 05, 2017 - 11:11 am
Individual game tickets are on sale today for the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins. The 2017-18 season offers tickets for two pre season and 38 regular season games. They are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes Barre Township or on line at Ticketmaster.com. Opening night is at home on...
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Hazleton Police
September 05, 2017 - 9:14 am
Last evening, just before 9pm Hazleton Police responded to a home on South Locust Street for a reported retail theft. The male in the photo attached removed property from the store and the department is attempting to identify him in the furtherance of the crime. Anyone with information can contact...
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