Local News

Karel Zubris
July 21, 2017 - 10:45 am
Explosions and heavy black smoke have been reported in the area of Modern Gas on Route 502 in Moosic. Roads have been shut down in the area. Some evacuations of nearby homes have happened. Some units are being released while others are sending in "rehab" supplies at the scene of explosions and fire...
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July 21, 2017 - 7:55 am
The Wilkes-Barre City Police Department, in conjunction with the Wilkes-Barre City Crime Watch, will observe National Night Out on Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 1 to 5 PM on Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Fun activities to include: The Rocking Duo" lead by Sheffie Abraham playing the Oldies Star Wars...
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Hazleton Police
July 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
Hazleton Police say say information that came in through the department's tip line system led to a drug bust in the city yesterday. Inveistigators say it netted about 19thousand dollars in cash, marijuana, suspected crack cocaine and a stolen handgun.. Four people from Hazleton in a vehicle were...
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July 20, 2017 - 9:45 am
Coming to Wilkes University this evening a discussion on coal. One of those on the panel will be Timon Wehnart. He will offer his perspective on Germany's transition away from coal. That's Mike Hewitt with the Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation, one of the organizations taking part...
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West Pittston police
July 19, 2017 - 4:58 pm
On July 19, 2017 at approximately 05:24 hours, Patrolman Eric Eramo was dispatched to the Dunkin' Donuts, 801 Wyoming Avenue, for report of an Armed Robbery. The suspect is described as a white male, between 5'10 to 6'00, approximately 150 lbs. The suspect was wearing dark clothing and had his face...
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July 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
Sherry Shriner is blamed for the death of a Pocono man by the accused killer who claims they were ensnared in her cult. Sherry talks with WILK's Sue Henry
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Karel Zubris
July 19, 2017 - 5:52 am
Yesterday a regional stormwater management plan was unveiled in Luzerne County.. More than 30 municipalities are working together to reduce pollution led by the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority. Estimates are the project will save the region some 57 million dollars over five years. Individual...
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Berwick police
July 19, 2017 - 4:54 am
Police in the Borough of Berwick are on the lookout for John Thomas Gurns. Officers were called to a home on Cemetery Street yesterday to reports of a stabbing victim. The man told police he had been drinking with Gurns when he turned away and Gurns stabbed him with a hunting style knife in the...
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Twitter
July 18, 2017 - 11:21 am
A recent case in Monroe County has a woman telling authorities her boyfriend was involved with an online cult. Rick Alan Ross is a deprogrammer, cult specialist, and founder and executive director of the nonprofit Cult Education Institute. WILK's Sue Henry caught up with him to get some insight...
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