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Body found in Pocono lake

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Empty kayak, man's body found in Poconos lake

The body of 75-year-old Stanley Kurkowski of Bound Brook, N.J., was recovered from Pocono Summit Lake in Coolbaugh Township on Monday.

Police in Rush Township investigating alleged assault

Police investigating alleged assault in high school locker room

Schuylkill County authorities are investigating after a high school football player was allegedly assaulted and harassed by three of his peers.

Two people seriously injured in Monroe County crash

Two people were seriously injured following a multi-vehicle crash in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County Sunday morning.

Larry Neff

Multi-vehicle rear-end collision injures three in Mahoning Township

Three people were injured in a multi-vehicle rear-end collision in Mahoning Township Saturday morning.

Volunteers take part in Habitat for Humanity Day of Caring

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity in need of volunteers

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity plans to complete 30 home preservation projects by July 2016

Convicted sex offender shared child porn, police say

A convicted sex offender is back in prison after authorities said they found him online offering to share child pornography.

Police arrest man who broke into widow's home

Authorities say he climbed through a window to steal checks from a 93-year-old after asking her to borrow money.


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  • 1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

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    On this day: July 28

    Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.


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