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June 15, 2017 - 10:58 am
Deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial are now in a fourth day. Jurors returned to the deliberation room this morning. Mike Sisak with The Associated Press and Joe Holden with CBS 3 Philadelphia are covering the proceedings. Both have ties to NEPA and checked in with an update with WILK...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:36 am
The investigation is now underway. Wilkes Barre fire crews have the fire in the 500 block of Scott Street at Passion Lounge out. They were called to the scene around 4:30 and it went to 4 alarms. There were no reports of injuries.
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June 14, 2017 - 11:56 am
President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, had died. The assailant has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. Scalise was shot at a congressional...
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June 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
US Congressman Lou Bareletta (R-10) with WILK's Sue Henry on the shooting in Virginia.
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June 14, 2017 - 9:41 am
Former and upcoming Mayor Mike Lombardo of Pittston is a friend of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. He checked in with WILK's Sue Henry about the shooting incident in Virginia.
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June 14, 2017 - 9:00 am
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers. The suspect is in custody. According to their offices, local...
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June 14, 2017 - 7:11 am
Today June 14 is Flag Day. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on this date in 1777. #NationalFlagDay
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June 14, 2017 - 6:38 am
Luzerne County Council met last night on the road in Hazleton. During the meeting at the Hazleton ONE Community Center, County Manager David Pedri outlined his proposal for capital projects for the next three years. They include 1.1 million dollars for interior restoration of the Luzerne County...
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June 14, 2017 - 5:53 am
The investigation continues into a deadly crash involving several teens in one part of Luzerne County yesterday. It happened on Old Turnpike Road in Drums just before 1. The identities of those involved including a 17 year old who died and another teen airlifted for medical treatment have not been...
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