Wilkes Barre

Wilkes Barre City
May 17, 2019 - 5:21 am
Railroad Street to Close Temporarily Wilkes-Barre, PA May 16, 2019: Mayor Tony George announced that Railroad Street in Wilkes-Barre between George Avenue and Mill Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday, May 20, 2019 for work on the George Avenue Streetscape project. Railroad Street is...
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Behind the Scenes Video Tour
Jason Barsky
March 21, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Jason Barsky You've listened to WILK News Radio. Now see what happens behind the scenes in this exclusive this five-minute video tour.
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November 19, 2018 - 10:38 am
Wilkes Barre police say a woman was taken for treatment after being struck by gunfire. It happened around 1:30 this morning at an apartment on Coal Street. The woman told police a man tried to get money from her when she heard a gunshot and realized she had been struck. No word on her condtion.
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August 14, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the development of two vacant buildings in downtown Wilkes-Barre to serve as the headquarters for all Kris Jones companies as well as the home of the region’s first startup accelerator program. “I’m pleased to provide funding to...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:16 pm
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Lou Barletta announced that President Donald Trump will campaign for him at a rally at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday August 2 at 7pm. Doors open at 4pm. Barletta announced it on Twitter. Click HERE for more information.
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Hazleton PD
July 19, 2018 - 7:19 am
An investigation conducted by the Hazleton City Police Detective Division culminated with a felony arrest and incarceration. The investigation began on June 29th, 2018, with the Hazleton City Police, Luzerne County District Attorney's Office and the Luzerne County Children and Youth into suspected...
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July 13, 2018 - 9:26 am
Aerial fireworks in Wilkes Barre could soon be left to the professionals. At last night's City Council meeting, Wilkes Barre Fire Chief Jay Delaney was among those who spoke about concerns for safety in the city since the recent change in state law allowed the sale and use of more powerful...
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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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August 04, 2017 - 6:15 am
It's going to be a multicultural weekend in Wilkes Barre. The Inaugural Multicultural Parade and Festival starts tomorrow with a parade stepping off at 11am at South Main and South Streets and winds to Public Square. Then begins a two day multicultural festival on Public Square. Saturday it's until...
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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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