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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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June 14, 2017 - 11:56 am
President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, had died. The assailant has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. Scalise was shot at a congressional...
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June 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
US Congressman Lou Bareletta (R-10) with WILK's Sue Henry on the shooting in Virginia.
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June 14, 2017 - 9:41 am
Former and upcoming Mayor Mike Lombardo of Pittston is a friend of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. He checked in with WILK's Sue Henry about the shooting incident in Virginia.
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June 14, 2017 - 9:00 am
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers. The suspect is in custody. According to their offices, local...
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June 14, 2017 - 7:11 am
Today June 14 is Flag Day. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on this date in 1777. #NationalFlagDay
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June 14, 2017 - 6:38 am
Luzerne County Council met last night on the road in Hazleton. During the meeting at the Hazleton ONE Community Center, County Manager David Pedri outlined his proposal for capital projects for the next three years. They include 1.1 million dollars for interior restoration of the Luzerne County...
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June 14, 2017 - 5:53 am
The investigation continues into a deadly crash involving several teens in one part of Luzerne County yesterday. It happened on Old Turnpike Road in Drums just before 1. The identities of those involved including a 17 year old who died and another teen airlifted for medical treatment have not been...
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Firefighters wait to start their shift after a massive fire raged in a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries, but did not provide more specifics. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that a major incident had been declared. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 14, 2017 - 2:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London fire (all times local): 7:50 a.m. London's fire commissioner says there have been a number of fatalities in a high-rise fire in west London. Commissioner Dany Cotton calls the fire an "unprecedented incident" and says she has never seen anything on this scale...
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