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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.

Police make two drugs bust involving children

Police make two drug busts involving children

Chief Chris Wagner of the Pocono Mountain Police Department says each year about 10 to 15 major drug busts are made in his jurisdiction.

Woman killed in fire

Coroner identifies victim in Carbon County fire

An elderly woman died after a fire ravaged through a Carbon County home on Saturday night.

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Tractor trailer makes a new drive thru at pizza place

An 18-wheeler operator inadvertently made a new drive-through window for a pizza restaurant in Schuylkill County early Monday.

Fire in Carbon County leaves one person dead

One person is dead after a fire ravaged their home late Saturday night in Weatherly, Carbon County.

Judge to rule on Newell s competency

Psychiatrist: Triple murder suspect not competent for trial

A judge will decide whether a man accused of killing three people at a municipal meeting in the Poconos is competent to stand trial.

Car crashes into a creek

Car crashes into a creek, two rushed to hospital

Rescuers rushed two children to the hospital after a car that crashed into a creek in Schuylkill County Friday afternoon.

Manuel Sepulveda seeks new trial for homicide

A Post Conviction Relief Act hearing has been scheduled for convicted killer Manuel Sepulveda, who hopes to be granted a new trial in Monroe County Court.

Dept of Health says norovirus sicked ESU students

Dept. of Health says norovirus sickened ESU students

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has found the cause of an illness that sickened more than 100 students at East Stroudsburg University.

AG releases report on Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts

AG releases report on Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts

State officials are now weighing in on the controversy involving public funds in Schuylkill County.

K-Mart closing in Frackville

Kmart closing store near Frackville

Kmart in the Schuylkill Mall near Frackville, Schuylkill County, will be closing its doors for good before the end of the year.


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