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Man faces charges for having sex with 13-year-old girl

A Monroe County man is facing charges after police said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl.

New trend Fake cops pulling people over

Police warn about cop impersonators and how to detect them

Local police say they're seeing a disturbing trend this summer: fake cops pulling people over.

Three-legged bear spotted in the Poconos

Three-legged bear spotted in the Poconos

George and Linda Klein aren't strangers to seeing bears on their East Stroudsburg property.

Driver crashes into brick wall

One person was hurt after an SUV crashed into a brick wall in Carbon County.


Police: Woman stole from mall multiple times

A Pottsville woman is facing charges for allegedly trying to steal from a mall in Schuylkill County.

FBI: Carbon County man allegedly produced child pornography

A Carbon County man is facing charges of producing and possessing child pornography, according to the FBI.

Special traffic patterns planned for Pocono race

The Pennsylvania State Police are implementing special traffic patterns to help motorists heading to the GoBowling.com 400 NASCAR race.

One killed in Monroe County accident

Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg dies in car accident

Thirty-five-year-old Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg died early Monday when the car in which he was a passenger crossed Route 209 and struck a business and then a boulder.

Fire destroys Gilbert restaurant

Fire destroys well-known restaurant in Poconos

A fire destroyed a well-known restaurant in in the Poconos early Sunday.

WH Christmas tree coming from Carbon Co

Carbon County farm to provide White House Christmas tree

A tree farm from Carbon County will be once again be delivering a tree to the White House for the holidays.

Hiker rescued after fall

Man rescued after fall at Glen Onoko Falls

A man had to be rescued at a popular hiking area in Carbon County, after he fell while rock climbing.

Penn Forest Twp closes Friday after workman s comp issue

Penn Forest Twp. closes Friday after workman's comp issue

The offices of a Carbon County municipality were closed for business Friday.


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