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Heroin ring bust in Carbon County nets 11 suspects

Bust of multi-million dollar heroin ring nets 11 suspects

Authorities have charged 11 people in connection with a multi-million dollar heroin ring that was operating in Carbon County.

African art unveiled at Kalahari Resort

African art unveiled at Kalahari Resort

The soon to be opened Kalahari Resort is getting an authentic taste of Africa.

Police investigating fatal crash in Monroe County

Police investigating fatal crash in Monroe County

It happened Tuesday morning on Old Route 115 near the Saylorsburg Post Office.

Women arrested for shoplifting while child waits in the car

Police charged two Lehighton women with shoplifting after they tried to leave Walmart with a cart full of merchandise.

McDonald s in Mt Pocono robbed at gunpoint

McDonald's in Mt. Pocono robbed at gunpoint

Police in the Poconos are on the hunt for a man who robbed a McDonald's at gunpoint.

Crime scene -- handcuffs

Man charged with assaulting guards while being released from prison

 Police charged a Union City, New Jersey man with aggravated assault after he allegedly punched two guards at the Monroe County Correctional Facility Sunday, while he was being released from the facility.

Slain trooper s parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected killer Eric Frein

The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper say they have forgiven his alleged killer.

Palmerton native honored

Palmerton native Sgt. Major Daniel A. Dailey honored in Carbon County

Carbon County paid tribute to a native son who is now among the country's highest-ranking military officers.

Van slams into West Penn Township home

Van hits West Penn Township home, causes heavy damage

A West Penn Township home received major structural damage Saturday morning as the result of a two-vehicle crash.

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Police: Man had more than 100,000 files of child porn

A Monroe County man is facing 100 counts of possessing child pornography, telling police he's been collecting it "on and off" for the past 17 years.

Arrest warrant issued for alleged drug kingpin

Arrest warrant issued for alleged drug kingpin

The attorney for John Romagnolo, of Cresco, said his client failed to show up for his sentencing hearing Thursday

Frein lawyers seek end to use of name, image in DA campaign

The man accused of shooting to death a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another wants a judge to order the prosecutor to stop using his name or photo in campaign materials.


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