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West Penn Township fire destroys home

Large fire destroys three-story home in Schuylkill County

Firefighters battled a huge blaze at a home in West Penn Township.

Police: Driver swerved to avoid porcupine, flips car

One person is dead following a fatal single-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Carbon County.

Tractor trailer accident shuts down section of Route 33 North

Route 33 North was shut down for a time Wednesday evening between Lower Wind Gap and Saylorsburg due to an accident involving a tractor trailer.

New Trillium CNG fueling station opens in Pottsville

New Trillium CNG fueling station opens in Pottsville

Three companies celebrated Earth Day by taking part in a special ribbon cutting ceremony in Pottsville Wednesday.

Police seek man wanted on child pornography charges

Police seek man wanted on child pornography charges

Authorities in Monroe County are searching for 27-year-old Mario Dos Santos Perez.

Pa Turnpike sign

Bridge project will impact turnpike traffic

Work to replace  two Pennsylvania Turnpike bridges will impact traffic after 6 p.m. Wednesday in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Pa Turnpike Interstate 476 sign

Daytime tunnel maintenance will impact travelers on I-476

Motorists traveling on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will face some changes in daytime traffic patterns this week.

Community mobilizes to find missing autistic boy

A 7-year-old boy with special needs from Chestnuthill Township, missing since Saturday evening, was found safe a half mile from home.

Elderly woman rescued from Lehighton dwelling fire

Carbon County fire crews rescued an elderly woman in Lehighton Sunday morning.

Multiple fire crews called to battle massive Carbon County brush fire

More than 100 firefighters have spent the weekend battling a massive brush fire on Blue Mountain in Carbon and Lehigh Counties.

Coffeehouse for Heroes event

Coffeehouse for Heroes event held in Carbon County

Dozens of people gathered to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project in Carbon County Saturday evening.

Tractor trailer rollover off of I-80 in Kidder Township

The driver of a tractor trailer suffered minor injuries Saturday morning after rolling his vehicle off of I-80 in Kidder Township, Carbon County.


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