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Ross Township grapples with use of their municipal building

Ross Township official honored for bravery

A Pennsylvania township official who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.

Fiery crash in Lower Towamensing

Communities rally to help families of teens killed in crash

Four teens are dead after a fiery crash in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Now, local communities are rallying to help the victims' families.

Tobyhanna fatal accident

Fatal accident in Monroe County

Authorities say an accident in Tobyhanna was fatal.

Police raid a trio of massage parlors for prostitution

Police raid a trio of massage parlors for prostitution

Police raided three massage parlors in the Poconos Friday after a two-year undercover investigation.

Stroundsburg residents oppose Rt 80 widening proposal

Stroudsburg residents oppose I-80 widening proposal

A plan to widen one of our region's most dangerous highways is facing a bumpy road.

Victim identified in deadly crash

Victim identified in deadly crash

Officials have identified the man killed in a one-car crash in Monroe County.

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Monroe County man killed at scene of crash

A 35-year-old man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Monroe County on Monday.

Fundraiser for PSP shooting victims

PSP wives host fundraiser for ambush shooting victims

It has been almost three months since a trooper was killed and another wounded in an ambush shooting in Pike County. Now the community is raising thousands of dollars for the victims' families.

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Journalists, police detained in Turkish raids over Monroe Co.-based cleric

Police conducted raids in a dozen Turkish cities Sunday, detaining at least 24 people, including journalists, TV producers and police known to be close to a movement led by a Pennsylvania-based moderate Islamic cleric who is a strong critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 

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Nesquehoning man robbed at Luzerne County motel

Police in Luzerne County are looking for three "young black males" they say robbed a man at a motel. 

Armed robbery in Monroe County

State Police investigate an armed robbery in Monroe County

State Police investigate an armed robbery Saturday morning in Gilbert.

Delaware Water Gap adds additional land to park

Now there's even more land to explore in the Water Gap National Recreation Area.


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