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Near drowning at Great Wolf Lodge

Emergency crews respond to near-drowning at Great Wolf Lodge

Police said a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in the pool area at Great Wolf Lodge Friday night.

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Rockne Newell pleads guilty in deadly shooting rampage

A man accused of killing three people during a municipal meeting in the Poconos admitted to the crime in court Friday.

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Tamaqua man charged with defrauding elderly couple

Police charged a Tamaqua man with swindling an elderly couple out of over $315,000.

Stroudsburg leaders look to regulate panhandling

Stroudsburg leaders look to regulate panhandling

Officials in a Monroe County community say panhandling is a growing problem and while they can't outlaw it, they may be able to regulate it

Crash halts traffic on Route 209 Thursday

Crash halts traffic on Route 209 Thursday

Traffic was brought to a standstill Thursday morning in Monroe County after a one-vehicle accident

Tobyhanna Twp. Volunteer Fire Company receives grant money

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Tobyhanna Township Volunteer Fire Company.

Schuylkill County teen drowns

Schuylkill County teen drowns

A Schuylkill County teenager drowned in West Mahanoy Township Tuesday night.


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    On this day: May 30

    Joan of Arc is burned at the stake, the Confederacy picks Richmond as its capital, the first Indy 500 is held, and the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated, all on this day.

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