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Deadly crash along Route 209 in Franklin Twp.

Bus passenger killed in crash on Route 209

One person was killed in a car crash on Route 209 in Carbon County.

1 killed in Tobyhanna Twp crash

Man killed in crash in Tobyhanna

A man was killed in a crash Sunday night in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County.

Wind farm proposed in Penn Forest Township

Wind farm proposed in Penn Forest Township

A wind farm could be coming to Penn Forest Township. There will be a hearing before the zoning board on May 12. 

Cow s head left at sanctuary for cows in Monroe County

Two arrested for leaving cow's head at cow sanctuary

Two Tannersville residents have been charged with ethnic intimidation and more for leaving the head of a cow at the sanctuary for cows near Stroudsburg.

More than 20 arrested in Tamaqua drug sweep

More than 20 arrested in drug sweep in Tamaqua

The Tamaqua Police Department worked with the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force to conduct a drug sweep operation Monday morning. 

The Schuylkill Mall goes up for sheriff s sale

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Schuylkill Mall going up for sheriff's sale

The Schuylkill Mall near Pottsville is up for sheriff's sale.

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After more than a week, '16 Mile Fire' 100 percent contained

Late Sunday morning, fire officials announced that the "16 Mile Fire" that had been burning for more than a week is now 100 percent contained.


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