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Poconos pooch to shine on national TV

A dog in Stroudsburg, Monroe County is set to make his big television debut next month.

ladder into swimming pool

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Male drowns in pool of Days Inn

An unidentified male's leisurely afternoon at a hotel pool turned deadly Wednesday in Monroe County.

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Parts of I-80, I-380 to see 70 mph speed limits in PA

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by Pennsylvania's highway department will rise to 70 mph for the first time.

Route 611 sign

Next phase of repair work to begin on heavily traveled bridge

PennDOT is set to begin the next phase of a project to repair a heavily traveled bridge on Route 611 in the Poconos.

Parents charged in baby s death heading to trial

Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

A Schuylkill County couple charged in connection with their baby's death are heading to trial.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

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I-80 WB closed due to tractor trailer fire

Officials in Monroe County have closed a portion of Interstate 80 Tuesday morning due to a tractor trailer fire.

Fire department says goodbye to local legend

Fire department says goodbye to local legend

Monday the Pocono Township Fire Department said good bye to local legend Dick Howell in fitting fashion.

Man falls from second-story roof

A man had to be rushed to the hospital after falling from a roof in Carbon County.

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Officials: woman stopped by armed police impersonator

Officials in Carbon County are looking for a police impersonator.

Pennsylvania State Police

Police: $25k worth of cocaine found in car

Four people are facing charges after police say a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large amount of drugs.

Generic daytime red emergency lights - police car (lights not on)

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Effort man, 31, killed in ATV accident

A 31-year-old man was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating crashed in Monroe County on Sunday.


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