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Stroundsburg residents oppose Rt 80 widening proposal

Stroundsburg residents oppose Rt 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.

Orwigsburg bank robbery

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Masked man robs bank in Orwigsburg at gunpoint

State police are looking for the man who robbed a bank in Schuylkill County at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.

Franklin Township string of burglaries possibly connected

Police: Carbon County home burglaries possibly related

Police in a Carbon County community are issuing a warning to residents after a rash of burglaries in the last month.

Local CAP volunteers honored

Local Civil Air Patrol volunteers honored

A group that volunteered during World War II is receiving recognition that's been years in the making.

East Stroudsburg PD donates gifts with Santa

Stroud Area PD donates gifts with Santa to family of fallen officer

The widow of a fallen Stroud Area Regional Police officer and his 11 children got a very special Christmas surprise, a little bit early.

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