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Fire in Lehighton Babies aren t supposed to die

Baby's death was accidental in October Lehighton fire

The death of a baby was accidental in a Lehighton fire last fall, ruled Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller, Jr.

Blakeslee Inn fire

More than 2 dozen fire departments battle a blaze at Monroe inn

Authorities have not released a cause for the fire at the Blakeslee Inn

Dead, emaciated animals found on vet's property

A Carbon County veterinarian faces nearly a dozen animal cruelty charges after investigators found severely emaciated and dead animals on the property, including a pit with six…

 Fethullah Gulen


Cleric's lawyers want U.S. suit backed by Turkey tossed

Fethullah Gulen has criticized the Turkish president's increasingly authoritarian rule

Blue Mountain Ski Area in Carbon County

Washington man dies in skiing accident at Blue Mountain

The Lehigh County coroner ruled the 35-year-old died from head injuries

Crews battling fire at Blakeslee Inn

About 10 fire departments from Monroe, Carbon and Luzerne counties are battling a fire at a popular inn and restaurant in Monroe County.


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Carbon man, Luzerne man face child pornography charges

Two Pennsylvania men are facing child pornography charges following separate investigations by the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator Section and local counties


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