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Monroe County man arrested on child porn charges
POCONO TWP (May 22) - Police, acting on a tip from Facebook, arrested an East Stroudsburg man
Teen charged in air gun shooting of child
LEHMAN TWP (May 19) - Joshua Edwards, 17, faces felony charges for shooting an 11-year-old girl who was not seriously hurt
Mount Airy table game revenue up sharply in April
HARRISBURG (May 18) - Revenue jumped over 40 percent from a year ago, by far the biggest gain of any casino in the state
Guilty pleas in fraternity hazing death
STROUDSBURG (May 16) - Four men charged in the death of Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng, 18, at a party, pled guilty to manslaughter
Wrong-way driver causes crash on 380
COOLBAUGH TWP (May 15) - Police say the man who was heading south in the north lanes of Interstate 380 early this morning was drunk
Man stabbed, woman arrested
LEHMAN TWP (May 11) - Argument turned violent early Wednesday morning at a residence in Bushkill
DVHS moves prom location
WESTFALL TWP (May 10) - Friday’s prom will take place at Kalahari Resort after a recent inspection of the kitchen at the Best Western revealed many violations
Accused human trafficker pleads guilty
STROUDSBURG (May 9) - Bushkill man entered the plea in Monroe County Court, moments before trial was to begin.
Church, post office vandalized
HAWLEY (May 9) - Break-ins reported late Friday or early Saturday at both locations in Hawley.
Machetes, fishing roads stolen from trailer park
CHERRY RIDGE TWP (May 9) - Theft happened late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.
Young girl shot with pellet gun
LEHMAN TWP (Pike) (May 4) - The 11-year-old was struck in the chest, Tuesday, on Wales Court
Mother charged with attempted homicide in abuse of infant son
EAST STROUDSBUG (May 2) - Police say the mother tried to blame the serious injuries on her six-year-old son
Fatal motorcycle crash in Pike County
GREENE TWP (April 30) - Police say tractor trailer, exiting I-84, pulled out in front of the cycle Route 507 Friday afternoon
Frein joins 171 people on Pennsylvania’s death row
MILFORD (April 28) - Death sentence formally imposed on convicted trooper killer Eric Frein but Gov. Wolf imposed a moratorium on capital punishment two years ago and there has not been an execution in PA in 17 years
Death for Frein
MILFORD (April 27) - The jury late Wednesday night unanimously agreed that convicted cop killer Eric Frein should die
Man sentenced to almost 16 years for drug trafficking in Monroe
SCRANTON (April 27) - California man was convicted, along with another man, almost a year ago
Frein trial penalty phase close to going to jury
MILFORD (April 26) - Final rebuttal witnesses expected today before the jury decides whether Eric Frein gets death or life in prison
Police look for hit-and-run vehicle
BEACH LAKE (April 26) - Tuesday afternoon incident, which did not cause injuries, happened on Route 652
Driver accused of running down over 100 traffic signs in development
DINGMAN TWP (April 24) - Police say the man was “angry with the association”, when he did over $15,000 damage in Conashaugh Lakes
Two Pike residents arrested in nearby New York
PORT JERVIS (April 22) - Matamoras woman, Milford man, arrested on felony charges in unrelated cases
Fatal crash in Pike County
LACKAWAXEN TWP (April 21) - Rowland man lost control on a curve on Rowland Road and hit a rock
Gun stolen in Marshalls Creek used in NY shooting
NEWBURGH NY (April 21) - A .357 revolver reported stolen in 2007 was used in a non-fatal shooting in February, in Newburgh NY
Prescribed fires underway in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
BUSHKILL (April 21) - The burning of several hundred acres is a way to restore natural vegetation

Frein guilty on all counts
MILFORD (April 20) - The jury in Pike County Court needed less than five hours to find Eric Frein guilty of all 12 counts in the murder of a state police corporal and wounding of a trooper a year and a half ago; penalty phase begins today

Milford man nabbed in NY drug bust
PORT JERVIS NY (April 20) - Two men caught getting of a commuter train carrying a large amount of heroin
New York man indicted on sex trafficking charges
SCRANTON (April 20) - Derrell Wilson, 32, of Mount Vernon, NY, allegedly trafficked three women as prostitutes, in Monroe County

Frein defense rests, calls no witnesses
MILFORD (April 19) - Eric Frein’s defense team rested Tuesday without calling any witnesses or presenting evidence

PMVB names new leader
STROUDSBURG (April 19) - Experienced marketer Christopher Barrett will succeed retiring Carl Wilgus
Monroe man’s sentence for investment fraud affirmed by appellate court
HARRISBURG (April 19) - Richard Harley, 73, of Shawnee on the Delaware, is serving 12 years on charges that include, among other things, two phony $500M checks
Trooper Douglas takes the stand
MILFORD (April 18) - Trooper Alec Douglass, who was wounded but survived, was the key witness to testify as week three of the Eric Frein trial began
Serial armed robber sentenced to prison
STROUDSBURG (April 18) - Oscar Rodriguez, of Bushkill, committed three armed robberies, last summer, including two at the same bank
Man gets long sentence for drug trafficking
SCRANTON (April 18) - California man gets almost 20 years for methampetamine, cocaine and heroin trafficking in Monroe County
Frein trial resumes today
MILFORD (April 17) - The trooper who survived the September 2014 ambush shooting outside the Blooming Grove barracks is expected to testify sometime during week three of the trial in Pike County Court
Pike Chamber egg hunt a great success
MILFORD (April 16) - About 100 attended the recent event sponsored by several local businesses
Frein trial: Week two wraps up
MILFORD (April 14) - No testimony today because of Good Friday; handwriting expert links journal to Frein on Thursday
Motorcyclist killed in crash with deer
GREENE TWP (April 14) - Deer jumped into the path of the cycle, on Route 390, Thursday morning
Frein confession played in court
MILFORD (April 12) - A more than three-hour “confession,” made suspected cop-killer Eric Frein, was played in court on day six of his trial
Murder/suicide in Wayne County drug related, police say
MOUNT PLEASANT (April 12) - An autopsy, today, could determine whether body parts found in a freezer and burn barrel, could be of a man reported missing four weeks ago
River Road to close April 12, 13, for maintenance
BUSHKILL (April 12) - Closure is from 8:00 to 4:00 today, tomorrow
Jail guard arrested on drug charges
STROUDSBURG (April 7) - Guard at the Monroe County Correctional Facility and her husband both charged after a bag of heroin was found in the facility
Frein trial: Day three
MILFORD (April 7) - Start of the trial on Thursday delayed after Eric Frein apparently required unspecified medical attention
Frein trial: Day two
MILFORD (April 6) - Several state troopers were called to the stand in a day highlighted by forensic evidence relatingi to the murder of one trooper and wounding of another
Delaware Valley dominates at Odyssey of the Mind state tournament
MOON PA (April 6) - Perennial OM powerhouse DV will send four teams to the world finals next month
Low-key beginnning to Frein trial
MILFORD (April 5) - Opening statements and the first witnesses on day one.
Frein trial underway
MILFORD (April 4) - Opening statements given the morning; the first witness will take the stand this afternoon
Former coach ordered to trial on over 500 counts alleging sexual abuse of minors
STROUDSBURG (April 4) - Additional charges have been filed against Ron Gorman, 51, alleging a variety of crimes, including rape of a child
Pretrial motions today in Frein trial
MILFORD (April 3) - Among four motions being argued today is one to suppress statements the accused cop killer made after his capture; the trial itself begins tomorrow
PPL warns do not use their LED nightlights
ALLENTOWN (April 3) - The lights were part of an energy-efficiency kit distributed to several thousand customers; three of the kits reportedly started smoking and another caught fire
Delaware River safety advisory issued by National Park Service
BUSHKILL (April 2) - Early adventurers planning to be on the river through the end of April are required to wear an approved life jacket