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Fire breaks out at historic building in Jim Thorpe

Fire breaks out at historic building in Jim Thorpe

An early morning fire in Jim Thorpe has damaged a popular restaurant and left neighbors in shock.

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Police in Schuylkill County investigating arson

According to state police, 13 homes suffered major fire damage. The homes were located on E. Mt. Vernon Street, N. Union Street, and E. Centre Street

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Yuengling settles Clean Water Act violations

The country's oldest brewery has installed an $8 million wastewater pretreatment system and will pay a $2.8 million fine to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act

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Request to bar death option in trooper ambush case denied

A Pennsylvania judge has denied a pair of defense requests that sought to prevent prosecutors from seeking the death penalty against a man charged with fatally ambushing a state…

Hazleton City Council calls for Cops to stop filming in city

Hazleton City Council calls for Cops to stop filming in city

Council passed a non-binding resolution Wednesday night calling on the producers of Cops to stop taping the show, even though half of the eight week series is already in the can

Closing arguments in Kralik case

Kralik found guilty of murder

The trial of a Schuylkill County man accused of killing a Marine more than two years ago has come to an end and Stanley Kralik has been found guilty on charges of third degree…

Carbon Co. man accused of pulling gun on father

A man in Carbon County is accused of pulling a gun on his father, after he refused to give him money for suboxone.


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    On this day: June 24

    A 19-year-old Pablo Picasso opens his first major exhibition, Mark Pickford becomes the first million-dollar actress, the Soviets begin their blockade of Berlin, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases "Sweet Home Alabama," and Mark Sanford comes clean, all on this day.

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