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Police search for man who stole 2 Rolex watches from jewelry store

Police are asking for your help finding the man who stole two Rolex watches from a jewelry store in the Poconos.

Balloon for Frein manhunt

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Surveillance balloon no help in Frein search, police say

Another tool in the police arsenal used to try to find an accused cop killer has not been as useful as hoped, officials said.

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Pa. State Police

Possible sighting of Eric Frein reported in Poconos

State police are reporting another possible sighting of a suspect in the killing of a trooper who has eluded a massive manhunt for the past six weeks.

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Coroner: woman dead after fire sparked by cigarette

Officials say an elderly woman is dead following a bizarre fire in Hazleton, Luzerne County.

Contractor electrocuted working in Carbon County

A contract worker was killed Monday when he came into contact with a high-voltage power line, officials said.

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3 men accused of credit card fraud at Walmart

Police have one man in custody and are looking for two more--all accused of trying to buy gift cards with fake credit and gift cards.

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Carbon Co. man pleads guilty to child porn charges

A Kidder Township man has pleaded guilty to federal charges of producing child pornography.

Jury being picked in murder-dismemberment case

Jury selection has begun for the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed and dismembered a woman whose remains were left along two interstates six years ago.

Balloon used for Eric Frein search

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State police using balloon in search for Eric Frein

Pennsylvania State Police said they've started using a device similar to a weather balloon in their search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper last month.

Trunk or treat for kids

69 News

Frein manhunt doesn't dampen Halloween for kids

This Halloween just isn't the same for thousands of children in the Poconos because of the ongoing search for accused cop killer Eric Frein.

Pocono Mountain schools to reopen Wednesday

Police: Stolen vehicle not used by Frein

Police say they've determined that a car stolen in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains is not linked to the man being sought for the killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper.

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Police: Man provides false information about Eric Frein

State police continue their search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. Sometimes, the tips they receive don't pan out; other times, they're blatantly false.


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