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After 24 years, man to be freed in Poconos arson case

An elderly man who has spent 24 years in prison for his daughter's fire-related death is set to be released, weeks after his conviction was overturned.

Police name counterfeiting suspect still on the loose

Stroud Area Regional Police have named the wanted counterfeiter that has been using fake $50 bills in Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg.


Deer crashed into woman's car as she drove

A woman is lucky to have sustained only minor injuries on Monday after a deer crashed through the driver side window of her car.

Fatal crash in Luzerne

Lehighton man killed in Luzerne Co. accident

A 34-year-old Lehighton man was killed early Wednesday morning in an accident in Luzerne County.

Carbon County man killed in head-on crash

A Carbon County man was killed early Wednesday in a head-on crash in Luzerne County.

Crowd in Stroudsburg reacts to news of elementary school closings

Ramsey Elementary school to remain closed

Ramsey Elementary school will remain closed following a ruling by Judge Brown, Monday.

East Stroudsburg Stroudsburg Turkey Day football game

Is the East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg Turkey Day football game officially over?

It's a community effort to put a traditional high school football game back on the schedule in Monroe County.

Governor signs execution warrant for Monroe County man

Corbett signs execution warrant for Monroe County murderer

Execution is one step closer for a Monroe County man convicted of shooting his girlfriend and 19-month-old son to death in 2009.

Dumpsters stolen

18 dumpsters stolen from Monroe County company

State police are investigating a rash of dumpster thefts in Monroe County.

Christmas tree farm damaged by ATV

ATV tears through Christmas tree farm, causing extensive damage

An all-terrain vehicle tore through a Poconos Christmas tree farm, damaging dozens of trees, police said.

Head-on crash in Schuylkill County

No injuries after head-on crash in Schuylkill County

Crews in Schuylkill County were at the scene violent head-on crash Sunday afternoon.

Monroe County woman charged with trafficking heroin

Monroe County woman charged with trafficking heroin

A woman in the Poconos is facing federal charges, accused of being part of a heroin trafficking ring.


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