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Jim Thorpe fire

Palmerton home heavily damaged by fire

A fire has caused heavy damage to a home in Palmerton, Carbon County.


Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”

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Four arrested after police find drugs, firearms in Smithfield Township home

Forty-eight-year-old Denise Miluszewski, 28-year-old William Miluszewski, 29-year-old Donna Wynings and 45-year-old Richard Leepin have been arrested following a Monroe County…

Runaway truck destroys car, damages home in Carbon County

The home, located on Fireline Road in Lower Towamensing, was struck by a dump truck that was getting its front brakes installed in a garage at the top of a hill behind the home

Packer Township house fire draws crews from three counties

House fire in Packer Township draws crews from 3 counties

Crews from three counties were called in to battle a house fire in Carbon County on Thursday.

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Runaway drump truck slams into garage in Carbon County

A runaway dump truck slammed into a garage and a car Friday morning in Carbon County, according to Pennsylvania State Police at the scene.

Rescued cat

Eight lives to go? Cat survives ride in car engine

You've heard of firemen rescuing kittens trapped in trees, but how about police saving a cat trapped under the hood of a pick-up?


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    On this day: July 5

    History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.


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