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Fire destroys home in Jackson Township, Monroe County

Fire crews are still on the scene of a fire that destroyed a home in Jackson Township, Monroe County.

Trooper Alex Douglass speaks out

Trooper Alex Douglass speaks out at ceremony for Corporal Bryon Dickson

The Pennsylvania State Trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the State Police force.

Baby foxes found in Wal-Mart parking lot are in good hands

Baby foxes found in Walmart parking lot are in good hands

Typically, almost anything can be found inside a Walmart, but a find made Tuesday in the parking lot was an unusual one.

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Mom to convicted killer: You're 'going straight to hell'

A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.


Aryzta bakery worker finds 'snow' in the dough

An employee at a corporate bakery found more than he bargained for on a production line in Luzerne County on Monday.

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Knoebels Amusement Resort

Worker struck by new roller coaster during testing at park

A worker was struck by a new roller coaster during testing at Knoebels Amusement Resort.


Smog leads police to mobile meth lab in Hometown

Smog coming from a car parked in Hometown led police to discover the 1997 Honda CRV was being used as a mobile meth lab.

Stabbing suspect

Police seek man who stabbed another inside diner

State police are requesting the public's help to find  a man who stabbed another in a Monroe County bar early Sunday.

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Passenger ejected from garbage truck, dragged after crash

The passenger of a garbage truck was critically injured Tuesday afternoon when he was ejected from the truck and dragged after a collision.

Amanda Packard and painting

Alleged Monroe County art thief arrested

She came into the county administration building to buy dog licenses, but left with a painting as well, officials said.

Stolen painting returned

Stolen painting returned to Monroe County

The unidentified woman who stole a painting from the Monroe County Center returned it Thursday night.

State police investigating stabbing in Monroe County

State police said they are investigating a stabbing at a diner in Monroe County.


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