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April 13, 2017 - 6:13 am
A former volunteer firefighter from Wilkes Barre Township will spend 9 to 23 months in prison. Richard Thomas Hart received the sentence yesterday for charges he set a fire at a vacant home on Carey Ave in Wilkes Barre Township then showed up to help fight the blaze. Hart pleaded no contest to a...
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WILK's Special Edition
April 12, 2017 - 11:22 am
Details from those fighting on the front lines of the opioid epidemic sweeping Northeastern Pennsylvania, excerpts from the town hall meeting held by Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey in Scranton and specifics of what two Luzerne County groups are doing to highlight awareness of child abuse in...
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April 12, 2017 - 8:53 am
Central Scranton Expressway Outbound to Close Tomorrow Tomorrow, (Thursday 4-13) from 7 AM to 4 PM, the Central Scranton Expressway outbound lanes will be closed to allow the contractor to complete overhead work on the Harrison Avenue Bridge. While the road is closed, PennDOT maintenance crews will...
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April 12, 2017 - 8:30 am
Republican US Senator Pat Toomey stops by WILK to talk about national issues with Sue Henry
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April 12, 2017 - 7:13 am
Hazleton Police have arrested three men in an early morning incident on numerous charges including drug charges. Police responded to reports of a fight on Diamond Ave at Station 33 Bar around 1:30am. The officer on patrol, believed he heard gunshots and got out to investigate. He was almost struck...
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April 12, 2017 - 6:14 am
UPDATE: DRINKING WATER NOTICE Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Pennsylvania American Water Customers in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania American Water customers in Lackawanna County, no longer have to boil their water before use. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on April 10...
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April 12, 2017 - 4:57 am
What began as a welfare check on a man, turned into an investigation involving body parts and marijuana plants and ended with officials are calling a murder suicide. Monday morning police went to a home in Wayne County to check on 54 year old Joseph Mastropole. A man at the home claiming to be his...
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April 10, 2017 - 12:15 pm

B-Ray is the emcee for the Scranton Wilkes Barre RailRiders. Tonight is the Home Opener at PNC Field in Moosic. He joins WILK's Nancy and Rob Neyhard with details.

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April 10, 2017 - 6:27 am
Saturday the Luzerne County 9-11 Center in Hanover Township was busy welcoming visitors. Tours of the facility were conducted as part of Telecommunicators week which began on Sunday WILK's Sue Henry stopped by and spoke with Executive Director Fred Rosencrans... Geisinger’s Life Flight helicopter...
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