Local News

June 19, 2017 - 11:49 am
Senator Scott Wagner (R-28th) talks with WILK's Sue Henry
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June 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
A fatal one vehicle crash involving 5 people from Brooklyn, New York had a portion of I80 East in Carbon County closed for several hours. It happened in Kidder Township around 11pm near mile marker 281.1. State Police at Fern Ridge say the driver lost control of the vehicle. It traveled onto the...
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June 19, 2017 - 7:47 am
The investigation into a deadly crash on I-81 early this morning continues. State Police at Hazleton have now identified the man killed as 25 year old Ricky Isaiah Zimmerman. Investigators say he was struck and killed by a tractor trailer on I-81 South near mile marker 139.9 around 3 this morning.
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June 19, 2017 - 6:36 am
An investigation is underway in Monroe County. State Police are trying to find out if charges will be filed after 4 year old Bentley Koch was found dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound. Family members found the child in the home in Chestnut Hill Township Sunday morning. An autopsy will be done...
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June 19, 2017 - 6:30 am
Today is the last day of the PA Tax Amnesty program. It waives all penalties and half of the interest for anyone paying delinquent state taxes. The deadline is midnight, June 19. No extensions will be offered. State officials say it is important to remember that back taxes do not go away and that...
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Hazleton Police
June 19, 2017 - 6:25 am
Hazleton Police arrested Cristian Carrion-Ruiz Saturday in connection with shots fired and a man taken for treatment of a gunshot wound. A second man was not seriously injured. Police tracked Carrion-Ruiz to a home on East Diamond Ave. Some residents in the area were evacuated, others told to...
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June 16, 2017 - 10:57 am
Republican Paul Mango is Running for PA Governor. He talks with WILK's Sue Henry.
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June 16, 2017 - 8:41 am
PA State Police have shared a sketch of the man they believe has been involved in at least 12 bank hold ups throughout 4 NEPA counties in our area. The latest was earlier this month in Archbald. A 20thousand dollar reward is being offered for information. You can contact PA State Police or Crime...
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June 15, 2017 - 10:58 am
Deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial are now in a fourth day. Jurors returned to the deliberation room this morning. Mike Sisak with The Associated Press and Joe Holden with CBS 3 Philadelphia are covering the proceedings. Both have ties to NEPA and checked in with an update with WILK...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:36 am
The investigation is now underway. Wilkes Barre fire crews have the fire in the 500 block of Scott Street at Passion Lounge out. They were called to the scene around 4:30 and it went to 4 alarms. There were no reports of injuries.
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