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Richard Keiper found guilty of 1968 murder

Richard Keiper found guilty of 1968 murder

It took nearly 50 years but a cold case is now a closed case in Monroe County

Carbon County man allegedly rapes 11-year-old girl

A 41-year-old man is accused of raping an 11-year-old girl in his home in Carbon County.

High-speed chase through Schuylkill County ends in arrest

High-speed chase through Schuylkill County ends in arrest

Police say the chase on Route 61 South near Cressona and ended in Deer Lake with the arrest of a 39-year-old man.

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Bethlehem man allegedly stole big rig in Monroe County

The 41-year-old suspect is charged with receiving stolen property, drug possession, drug paraphernalia and other offenses, according to a news release.

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Man shot several times by unknown gunman in Stroudsburg

The Stroud Area Regional Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on North First Street in Stroudsburg.

Pennsylvania State Police searching for missing Monroe County juvenile

Pennsylvania State Police in Swiftwater need the public's help in finding a juvenile runaway from Price Township, Monroe County.

Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”


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