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DEP awards contract to stop Carbon County mine fire

The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Hazleton Shaft Corporation a $9.3-million contract to extinguish the Jeanesville mine fire near the village of Tresckow in…

Police: hotel employee helped friend rob cash register

Pocono Mountain police witnessed robbery while investigating separate incident

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High-speed chase ends with car into house, drug arrest

Police in Carbon County tried to stop a vehicle reported stolen by police in New York

Monroe County school bus driver charged with DUI

Monroe County school bus driver charged with DUI

A Monroe County school bus driver faces charges of driving under the influence with six children on board before school.

Rescuer rescued Pocono wildlife rehab center to stay open

Rescuer rescued: Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center to stay open

For years, the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center has been rescuing wild animals but now it's the center that's been saved.

From Carbon County to Washington D C

From Carbon County to Washington D.C., Christmas tree embarks on journey

This year Bustard's Christmas Trees farm in Lehighton has a special task, for a very special customer

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State prison inmate charged with trying to kill guard

A 24-year-old state prison inmate has been charged with attempted murder after critically injuring a guard by attacking him with a shank.


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