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Franklin Township accident

Allentown man walked away from turnpike crash

A 40-year-old Allentown man abandoned his car after crashing it down onto a Carbon County Road from a bridge construction site on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Woman, 53, dies after car slid into other lane, hit by pickup

A Stroudsburg woman lost her life in a crash in Stroud Township, Monroe County on Thursday.

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Man charged in roommate's April 2014 beating death

A Schuylkill County man has been arrested in the beating death of his roommate last year.

Teacher pleads no contest to charges he had sex with student

Former teacher sentenced for sexually assaulting student

A former teacher in Monroe County will spend time behind bars for sexually assaulting a student.

NY man killed in Pocono crash

NYC man dies in crash in Pocono Township

A single car crash killed a passenger Wednesday in Pocono Township.

Woman charged with stealing necklace from memorial

Police: woman stole necklace from memorial, tried to sell online

A Carbon County woman is facing charges after police say she stole a necklace from a memorial that was set up at the scene of a deadly crash, then tried to sell it online.

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Pocono health care union poised to strike

Hundreds of nurses at Pocono Medical Center could start February on the picket line.

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Stroudsburg students flock to superintendent’s defense

Hundreds pleaded Wednesday night with the Stroudsburg Area School District board to rescind their recent decision to essentially fire Superintendent John Toleno.

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Trial underway for Luzerne County man whose yard had bodies

Opening statements are underway in the trial of a Luzerne County man charged in the strangulation deaths of a drug-dealing pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend.

Teacher charged with having sex with student at school

A music teacher in the Poconos facing more than a dozen felony charges in a child sex abuse scandal, is expected to turn himself in this week.

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Stroud police catch two burglars in day

Saturday was a good day to catch burglars for Stroud Area Regional Police.

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Police investigating theft at Monroe County church

Police in Monroe County are investigating a theft at a church. 

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