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Fatal accident closes section of Route 309 in Schuylkill County

Officials confirm that one person died Wednesday night in a motorcycle accident in Schuylkill County.

Fast-moving fire displaces 22 damages 8 row homes

Fast-moving fire displaces 22, damages 8 row homes

Nearly two dozen people are out of their homes after a fast moving fire ripped through a Schuylkill County community Tuesday night.

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Monroe County man knocked down pregnant girlfriend

A 23-year-old Monroe County man faces assault charges for knocking his pregnant girlfriend to the ground and then repeatedly punching her 16-year-old son in the face.

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Copper piping, flow valves stolen from Schuylkill County home

One or more intruders helped themselves to copper piping inside a Schuylkill County home sometime Monday or Tuesday.

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State police investigating rape in Monroe County

State police are investigating the rape of a 22-year-old woman, which occurred Sunday night at the West End Fair in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Bank robbery in Schuylkill County

Robber hits Schuylkill County bank

A Schuylkill County bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon.

Local group is turning hotel into home for homeless veterans

Local group turning hotel into home for homeless veterans

A local group is working to help homeless veterans get off the streets.

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Mario Dos Santos Perez wanted for sexual abuse of children

A 26-year-old Stroudsburg man, Mario Dos Santos Perez, is expected to answer charges for knowingly accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

Fire damages six row homes in Schuylkill County

Fire damages six row homes in Schuylkill County

Six row homes have been damaged in a raging fire in Schuylkill County.

Monroe County financial adviser facing charges

Monroe County financial adviser facing charges

Federal regulators are accusing a Monroe County financial adviser of making a long list of illegal investments at the expense of his clients.

Carbon County veteran is trying to bring USS Independence

Carbon County veteran is trying to bring USS Independence to Philadelphia

A Navy vet from Carbon County is trying to bring Independence to Philadelphia; that's the USS Independence, a decommissioned aircraft carrier slated to be dismantled.

Hearing on drug addiction

Ways to battle heroin addiction focus of hearing

Officials in Schuylkill County gathered Tuesday to discuss ways to tackling a growing problem of heroin addiction.


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