Local News

December 06, 2017 - 5:25 am
A former Pennsylvania lawmaker from Lackawanna County who served prison time for corruption has won his appeal to get his $20,000-a-month pension restored. The State Employees' Retirement System board voted 6-5 to return former Democratic State Sen. Robert Mellow's pension. His lawyers had argued...
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December 05, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Two women died in a fire in a Wilkes Barre high rise. Crews got the call to smoke and flames coming from an apartment in the Lincoln Plaza over looking South Wilkes Barre Boulevard yesterday just before noon. The women identified as 62 year old Luanne Gilroy and 55 year old Gloria Neives were found...
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December 04, 2017 - 11:56 am
Brenda Buckler with Whiskers World tells WILK's Sue Henry about an upcoming fundraiser..and you're invited...
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December 04, 2017 - 8:58 am
Two people from Warrior Run were arrested Saturday night in connection with a robbery at a store in Ashley. According to police 32 year old John Ricko Jr and 32 year old Melissa Ann Doran are charged with taking cash from a register at the Family Dollar Store. The store manager told police he...
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December 04, 2017 - 8:54 am
A standoff in Dupont ended peacefully Sunday afternoon. Police say they were called to Lackawanna Ave by a woman who told them she was assaulted. When they arrived they found a man had locked himself in a home with his children and a gun. When he finally came out he refused to follow police orders...
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