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Police digging near home in Ross Township

Pennsylvania State Police are excavating land behind a home in Monroe County

Saylorsburg man charged in deadly DUI crash commits suicide

A Monroe County man who was charged in a deadly 2015 DUI crash has killed himself.

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MCTI lockdown lifted, caused by social media threat

A concern over a threat on social media caused officials at Monroe Career & Technical Institute to place the school on lockdown Monday morning, however it has since been lifted.

Teen killed in Route 33 crash

18-year-old killed in Route 33 rollover crash

The crash happened just after midnight heading northbound on Route 33.

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Man pushes victim out of car, steals her vehicle

A Schuylkill County man pushed a woman out of her vehicle and stole it before being apprehended by police after a pursuit into Berks County later that night, police said.

Police arrest two following Long Pond home invasion

Police arrest two following Long Pond home invasion

Pocono Mountain Regional Police have made two arrests following a Tuesday home invasion and one of the men they arrested is the alleged victim

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Coroner: Man apparently killed himself in hostage standoff

A man who refused to surrender while keeping his 2-year-old daughter with him has apparently killed himself inside his parents' home in Schuylkill County, authorities said.


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