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Hazleton Police
October 10, 2017 - 1:13 pm
Hazleton Police are searching for Roberto Lora-Pena who is wanted on felony charges of Robbery and Conspiracy to commit Robbery for his role in an attempted robbery that occurred on September 15, in the area of 1st Street and Carson Street. Lora-Pena and three other individuals attempted to rob two...
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Scranton Police
October 10, 2017 - 12:35 pm
Scranton Police Detectives continued the investigation into a violent robbery and assault that occurred back in May of this year in the 300 block of Adams Avenue. Another man is still being sought. He's Raheim Rolling. This past Friday, Bryan Keller was taken into custody without incident in Wilkes...
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October 10, 2017 - 6:13 am
At last night's Dallas school board meeting, it was announced a negotiating session gets underway later today between the district and the union representing teachers. Teachers were out of the classroom and on the picket line from September 22 to October 3. If an agreement is not reached they are...
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October 10, 2017 - 5:54 am
A fire in one part of Luzerne County overnight is under investigation. Crews were called out to Mountaintop Internal Medicine office on Rt 309 in Fairview Township around midnight. There were no reports of injuries and fire investigators will be back on the scene later today to determine a cause.
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October 09, 2017 - 10:35 am
It's almost time for the 9th Annual American Cancer Society ENDURE Bike Ride . 98.5 KRZ's Rocky Rhodes and Mike O'Brien with the American Cancer Society join WILK's Sue Henry with details. Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017 Location: Wilkes University Time: Registration: 7:15AM Start for 38 and 62-mile...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:31 am
Luzerne County Council will meet tomorrow night. At that meeting the 2018 proposed budget is expected to be unveiled. That's according to the agenda posted on the county website. The preliminary budget will be given by County Manage David Pedri. Council will give a final approval on the budget in...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:28 am
Yesterday in Pittston, the statue of Christopher Columbus was rededicated during a ceremony. The statue was damaged when a vehicle struck it last December at the corner of Main Street and Kennedy Boulevard. Local officials, members of the Knights of Columbus and a large crowd of well wishers were...
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October 06, 2017 - 11:10 am
Wilkes Barre City Council gave unanimous approval last night for the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association to look into the city's police department. Members of the Wilkes Barre Police Benevolent Association have been asking for the independent investigation to assess the department and the...
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October 05, 2017 - 11:55 am
A new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania's attorney general says the nation's largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars. The complaint filed today in federal court in Harrisburg, says Navient Corp. and Navient Solutions LLC sold ``risky and...
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