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March 20, 2018 - 9:55 am
Alan K Stout with Big Brothers, Big Sisters joins WILK's Sue Henry in the studio to talk about " Bowl For Kids Sake ". It takes place this Saturday and there's still time to get involved.
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March 20, 2018 - 9:31 am
Two parents are accused of leaving their children home alone. According to Dunmore police, Nicole Sciortino left her 10 year old son and 11 year old daughter home alone while she went to Florida earlier this month. While she was gone the children's father, Vincent Licciardello stopped by and...
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March 19, 2018 - 4:22 pm
A panel of federal judges is throwing out a legal challenge by Republican congressmen to a district map developed last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The judges said this afternoon they have no authority to act in the matter except to throw out the case. The decision comes with a day left...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:54 am
Fire investigators say a blaze Sunday evening in Honesdale was traced to an electrical malfunction in a refrigerator. Crews were called out around 6 to the 12 hundred block of Main Street to a building that once housed Day's Bakery in that part of Wayne County. A woman living upstairs got out ok...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:51 am
Police in one part of Luzerne County are looking for the bandits they say made off with an estimated $50,000 in diamonds. It happened early Sunday morning at Cades Coins and Jewelry on Wyoming Ave in Exeter. The owner found the front door and display cases smashed and says he's offering a $5,000...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:46 am
Wilkes Barre Police Update...Regarding the news a dog being attacked in Miner Park...Please be advised that the owner and his dogs have been identified and located. The matter has been turned over to the Pa. State Dog Warden for prosecution.
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March 16, 2018 - 9:51 am
Lackawanna County Officials have revealed unveiled plans today for the first ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair in 2019. Organizers say The a five-day, post-Memorial Day event will celebrate aour area'cultural and ethnic history. The fair is scheduled to run from May 29 to June 2 of next year at...
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Karel Zubris
March 16, 2018 - 8:37 am
A wreath laying ceremony and a mass were held last night..to remember two firefighters killed 25 years ago while fighting a fire in Pittston. It was March 15 1993 during the height of the big snowstorm in the area, John Lombardo a Pittston volunteer firefighter and Leonard Insalaco a West Pittston...
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Sue Henry
March 15, 2018 - 10:27 am
3pm update: The lockdown is over at Wyoming Area Secondary Center and JFK Elementary. The district announced that a suspect has been identified. The police were called and the school put into lockdown after a written threat was found in a boy's restroom after 8 this morning. No weapon was found...
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March 14, 2018 - 7:29 am
After a meeting between Scranton's Mayor and some city council members with Lackawanna County Commissioners yesterday the idea of a reassessment in the county is still up for discussion but not much changed. City officials retained the option of legal action to force the county to reassess. The...
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