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West Penn Township Double Shooting

Police investigating attempted murder-suicide in West Penn Township

Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred overnight in a quiet West Penn Township community.

State police arrest two suspects wanted for violent home invasion

Pennsylvania State Police have arrested two suspects who forced their way into a Schuylkill County home, shot a man and beat a woman Friday morning.

Man dies 3 days after fire in Stroudsburg home

Authorities say an elderly man died three days after a fire at his Stroudsburg home that broke out as he was smoking while using oxygen.

Brian Odoherty

State police seek three for early morning home invasion

Pennsylvania State Police are hunting two men and a woman who forced their way into a Schuylkill County home, shot a man and beat a woman early Friday.

Lehighton firehouse dedication

Community celebrates dedication of new Lehighton fire station

A community in Carbon County celebrated the opening of a new fire station that has been decades in the making.

Larry Neff

Single-vehicle crash in Polk Twp. sends one to the hospital

Officials say one person was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash along Route 209 Friday evening.

Inn at the center of Frein manhunt sold

Inn at the center of Frein manhunt sold

A year ago it was at the center of a massive manhunt in the Poconos, now the Buck Hill Inn has been sold to the highest bidder


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    On this day: October 5

    James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

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