Local News

July 07, 2017 - 10:14 am
The man charged with killing 5 people when he was driving the wrong way and under the influence of alcohol on I 81 in January 2016 entered guilty pleas in Lackawanna County Court yesterday. Gennadiy Manannikov could now face 15 to 60 years in prison. The Lake Ariel man pleaded guilty to among...
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July 07, 2017 - 5:59 am
A heads up for travelers this weekend in one part of Luzerne County.
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July 06, 2017 - 4:56 am
PA Turnpike Amnesty Program If you have been using the EZ pass lane on the PA Turnpike but don't have an EZ pass and haven't been paying the toll..time is running out to pay up without paying a penalty fee. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says more than 17 million dollars is owed by more than...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:46 am
PA American Water Company crews are working on a water main break in Plains Township. Repairs could take much of the day. Customers along River, Courtright and Corey Streets and Saylor Avenue will experience, no water, low pressure and discolored water. A water tanker is set up at the Tuf Tex...
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Hazleton Police
July 05, 2017 - 9:43 am
A man was arrested early this morning and will face burglary charges. Hazleton Police say Stephon Kinchen was caught on security cameras on North Wyoming Street. Police alledge the 28 year old entered a home making off with cash, jewelry and cigarettes. He's expected to be arraigned this morning.
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July 05, 2017 - 8:24 am
2 homes in one part of Luzerne County were gutted by flames last night. Fire crews were called to Main St in Dallas borough around 10:30. When they arrived flames had already engulfed the homes. Four people in one home got out but one woman had to be flown to the hospital for treatment of burns. No...
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July 03, 2017 - 11:42 am
At the Luzenre County Courthouse today, state and local officials are meeting with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) on the opioid crisis across the country and in our area. Protestors are on hand expressing displeasure with the Republican health care bill and what it will mean for those seeking treatment.
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July 03, 2017 - 11:37 am
I 80 West a crash at mm 267. There are reports of possible injuries and entrapment. LifeFlight has been on the scene. It's in the White Haven area of Luzerne County just past the White Haven Freeland exit. Traffic is backed up the roadway is closed in that area. Eastbound is moving.
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July 03, 2017 - 10:27 am
Fireworks are not fun for some pets. WILK's Sue Henry asked Dr. Michelle Damcott, from the Plains Animal Hospital for some advice.
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July 03, 2017 - 6:57 am
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