Local News

August 01, 2017 - 7:39 am
Once again today Tuesday August 1, the outbound lane of the Central Scranton Expressway to I 81 will be closed for patching work. The inbound lane will be open BUT periodic stoppages for 15 to 20 minutes could occur.
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August 01, 2017 - 5:49 am
Republican Congressman Lou Barletta is apparently getting closer to making his decision known on his run for the Senate. The Hazleton native reportedly is telling GOP officials he'll run for the seat held by Democrat and Scranton native Bob Casey. Those familiar with the discussions say the 61 year...
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July 31, 2017 - 4:44 am
1) Starting Monday, July 31, motorists can expect a 24-hour lane restriction on I-80 east that is expected to last through the end of 2017. work is scheduled to repair Interstate 80 between Exit 284 (PA 115) and Exit 293 (JCT I-380) in Jackson and Tobyhanna townships, Monroe County. Motorists are...
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Hazleton PD
July 28, 2017 - 12:21 pm
Hazleton police are on the lookout for a man wanted in connection with an alleged assault in the city earlier this week. A warrant has been issued for Burt Peltz of West Hazleton. According to police he was identified as one of those involved in an incident involving a man found bleeding from the...
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Karel Zubris
July 28, 2017 - 12:09 pm
Pvt. James Zaremba is a first responder with The Wilkes Barre City fire Department... He tells WILK's Karel Zubris he has been on the scene with all ages, from teens to older adults and witnessed the effect of naloxone.
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Karel Zubris
July 28, 2017 - 11:33 am
WILK's Karel Zubris caught up with Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith visiting the City of Wilkes-Barre Fire Department to discuss the crucial role first responders play in reviving victims of opioid...
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July 28, 2017 - 10:41 am
State Rep Aaron Kaufer (R-120th) with WILK's Sue Henry
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July 28, 2017 - 10:33 am
An evidentiary hearing is set for Sept. 14 in Harrisburg for former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella. He is serving a 28-year prison term for a scandal that became known as ``kids for cash''. He was convicted of accepting bribes in exchange for ordering kids to a for-profit detention center...
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July 27, 2017 - 6:19 am
Consumers' utility bills would go up, Marcellus Shale drillers would pay a tax they've long resisted and Pennsylvania would make a new effort to capture tax revenue from internet sales under legislation poised for a vote in the state Senate. Republicans who control the chamber unveiled their plan...
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July 27, 2017 - 6:16 am
Arrests have been made in connection with a fatal fire in Hazleton in March 2016. Thomas McQueen and Alice Reimiller both of Hazleton are now in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on a list of charges including murder in the 2nd degree and arson. Investigators say fire crews were called to...
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