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Devon Staples, fireworks accident

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Man shoots firework off top of head, dies instantly

'There was no rushing him to the hospital. There was no Devon left when I got there,' said the victim's brother, who called the incident an accident.

Carbon County man allegedly rapes 11-year-old girl

The 41-year-old suspect was arraigned and sent to county jail in lieu of $100,000 bail, authorities say.

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Easton man accused of stealing rare motorcycle

The Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force makes an arrest after the man tries to sell the bike.

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Afternoon clouds and limited sun; showers tonight

Watch for a couple of showers and a thunderstorm later this afternoon and this evening.

Amber Alert issued for baby taken by dad in N.J.

The 9-month-old boy went missing Monday morning in New Brunswick, according to New Jersey State Police.

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Fans hurt in NASCAR crash at Daytona

 

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    Report: Suspect says he killed San Francisco woman

    The man accused of killing a San Francisco woman in what appeared to authorities to be a random shooting has told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that he he did it, but that it was an accident.

    "Did you shoot Kate Steinle, the lady who was down at Pier 14?" the ...

 
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Pennsylvania State Police searching for missing Monroe County juvenile

Pennsylvania State Police in Swiftwater need the public's help in finding a juvenile runaway from Price Township, Monroe County.

Police searching for missing Exeter man

Police are looking for a missing Exeter man who was last seen on May 10, 2015.

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    Crisis in Greece: What to know

    On July 5, Greece voted by a big margin against Europe's latest bailout offer. The cash-strapped country will now ask its international lenders for help with less punishing conditions, but its not clear whether Europe will go along with that. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

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Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
JIM THORPE, Pa.

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”

Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

July 4th Kazoo Parade goes on
NAZARETH, Pa.

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Greenwich Twp. approves new public safety director position

Greenwich Twp approves new public safety director position
GREENWICH TWP., N.J.

The Greenwich Township Committee has voted to establish a public safety director for its embattled police department

Eight lives to go? Cat survives ride in car engine

Rescued cat
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.

You've heard of firemen rescuing kittens trapped in trees, but how about police saving a cat trapped under the hood of a pick-up?

 
 

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    On this day: July 6

    America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

 
 

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