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East Penn house fire

Crews battle fire at house across from fire company

Fire crews in Carbon County were familiar with the area as a blaze broke out across the street from the fire company Friday morning.

Fire breaks out in a Carbon County barn

Fire breaks out in a Carbon County barn

Officials are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a barn in Carbon County.

Police investigating Pottsville homicide

Police investigating deadly shooting inside Pottsville home

Police in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, have a homicide investigation on their hands.

Mrs T s issues recall

Mrs.T's issues recall

Pennsylvania pierogie manufacturer Mrs. T's is issuing a recall.

Storm reduces speed limits on Pocono interstates

Speed limits temporarily have been reduced on interstate highways through the Poconos because of the winter storm impacting the region.

Nursing home

Stroudsburg nursing home raising money for TVs

Pleasant Valley Manor in Stroudsburg has started an on-line campaign to raise money to purchase flat screen TVs for its residents who cannot afford one.

Teen killed in crash

Teen identified as victim of fatal crash on Route 309

A 17-year-old girl was identified Monday as the victim of a fatal crash in Schuylkill County.

Police investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash in Tamaqua

A young woman is dead as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday morning along Route 309 at the southern tip of Tamaqua, Schuylkill County.

Newell competent to stand trial

Judge rules Ross Township shooter competent for trial

A judge has ruled that Rockne Newell is competent to stand trial in the shooting deaths of three people at a municipal meeting in the Poconos.

Pa State Trooper car

Monroe County man nabbed for store robbery

Pennsylvania State Police have arrested an Effort man for the Tuesday afternoon robbery of a Monroe County convenience store.

Driver hospitalized after crash in Carbon County

Driver hospitalized after crash in Carbon County

One person had to be rushed to the hospital after an accident in Carbon County.


Monroe County township official charged with theft

James Decker, a supervisor and roadmaster in Monroe County's Stroud Township, has been charged with using township fuel credit cards for his personal use.


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