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Bridge project will impact turnpike traffic

Work to replace  two Pennsylvania Turnpike bridges will impact traffic after 6 p.m. Wednesday in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Police: Driver swerved to avoid porcupine, flips car

One person is dead following a fatal single-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Carbon County.

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Daytime tunnel maintenance will impact travelers on I-476

Motorists traveling on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will face some changes in daytime traffic patterns this week.

Community mobilizes to find missing autistic boy

A 7-year-old boy with special needs from Chestnuthill Township, missing since Saturday evening, was found safe a half mile from home.

Elderly woman rescued from Lehighton dwelling fire

Carbon County fire crews rescued an elderly woman in Lehighton Sunday morning.

Multiple fire crews called to battle massive Carbon County brush fire

More than 100 firefighters have spent the weekend battling a massive brush fire on Blue Mountain in Carbon and Lehigh Counties.

Coffeehouse for Heroes event

Coffeehouse for Heroes event held in Carbon County

Dozens of people gathered to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project in Carbon County Saturday evening.

Tractor trailer rollover off of I-80 in Kidder Township

The driver of a tractor trailer suffered minor injuries Saturday morning after rolling his vehicle off of I-80 in Kidder Township, Carbon County.

Motorcycle accident in Schuylkill County

Woman flown to hospital after motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County

A woman was seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash in Walker Township, Schuylkill County Saturday afternoon.

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Pocono couple charged with stealing Internet service

Robert Gleisner, 51, of Mount Pocono, and Constance Malago,49, of Tobyhanna, are  facing criminal charges after investigators discovered the couple was using their neighbor's Internet service for nefarious purposes.

Crews battle house fire in Polk Township

Crews battle house fire in Polk Township

Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 3600 block Ashley Court in Polk Township around 1:30 Thursday afternoon.

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Schuylkill County man dies in Mauch Chunk Street accident

Police said 83-year-old George Stevenson of Pottsville suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel and crashed into an oncoming car.

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