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Monroe County man nabbed for store robbery

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POLK TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police have arrested an Effort man for the Tuesday afternoon robbery of a Monroe County convenience store.

Santander Arena set to host 6 events in 6 days

Santander Arena -- snow on ground

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READING, Pa.

Over the next six days, periods of rest may come few and far between for the staff at the Santander Arena in Reading.

Man with scissors accused of attacking woman

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BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Twenty-seven-year-old Juan Rivas III has been charged with attacking his girlfriend while armed with a scissors.

ASD rebounds from fire at Cleveland Elementary School

ASD prepares temp space for Cleveland Elementary students
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The fire that lit through Cleveland Elementary School on Tuesday morning may have knocked the students, staff and administrators down, but not out.

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

Harrisburg state capital

Some towns in New York's Southern Tier are raising the idea of seceding to Pennsylvania.

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

The debt is piling up in Pennsylvania and legislators blame pension plans.

Pa. House passes Eileen's Law, sends it to Senate

Pa House passes Eileen s Law sends it to Senate

A bill named after a mother who died at the Berks County Jail is moving forward.

Ronald Rossi won't seek another term as sheriff

Lehigh Sheriff won t seek new term

Ronald Rossi, who has been Lehigh County's sheriff for almost a quarter century, does not intend to seek a seventh term.