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Honesdale area tobacco shop robbed
TEXAS TWP (October 19) - Two men tied up the clerk at Tri-State Tobacco on Grandview Ave. about 6:40 this morning
Monroe County man involved in fatal New York State crash
TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY (October 18) - Police say Patrick Collins, of East Stroudsburg, was going the wrong way on a busy divided highway when he hit another car, killing the driver
Attempted home invasion in Tobyhanna
POCONO TWP (October 16) - Police are looking for four suspects who tried to break into a home on Deerfield Drive last Saturday
Former marijuana grow house to be auctioned
STROUD TWP (October 16) - Monroe County Drug Task Force is auctioning a home seized after a major drug raid
Westfall Kmart to close
WESTFALL TWP (October 16) - The Kmart store near Matamoras, is one of some 142 Sears and Kmart stores to be closed in a bankruptcy proceeding
Dogs found running loose
LACLAWAXEN TWP (October 15) - State Police are looking for public help in locating the owners of two dogs found last Friday night
Up to five years in prison for DUI with kids in the car
MILFORD (October 15) - Kingston, PA, woman was o9ne of several defendants recently sentenced in Pike County Court
Up to ten years in prison for DUI, drugs
HONESDALE (October 12) – Ohio man gets the long sentence after two arrests, two weeks apart, in 2016
Monroe man sentenced for role in heroin and cocaine trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (October 11) - Anton Woodson, who plead guilty, will spend over five years in prison
PA AG joins coalition targeting robocalls
HARRISBURG (October 11) - Attorney General Josh Shapiro called on the FCC to create new rules to allow service providers to block more illegal robocalls
Cellphone in a restroom results in jail time
MILFORD (October 10) - Lords Valley man who took photos of females in a service station restroom, was one of several recently sentenced in Pike County Court
Attempted carjacking in supermarket parking lot
HAMILTON TWP (October 9) - Tobyhanna man fought off a would-be robber who was later arrested
Motorcyclist killed in Pike crash
PALMYRA TWP (October 8) - Police identify the Motorcycle driver who died Sunday night after hitting a tree on Route 390
Monroe county crash claims two lives
POCONO TWP (October 8) - Both victims were in a pickup truck that collided with a tractor trailer Saturday morning
Dad gets prison sentence for letting daughter, 11, drive
HONESDALE (October 5) - Sean Hannon, with three prior DUIs, let the girl drive about 10 miles before she crashed
Funeral director gets long probation for inappropriate photos
STROUDSBURG (October 4) - Angeliegha Stewart, who admitted taking cellphone photos of bodies, gets ten years’ probation and loss of funeral director license
Cellphone in a restroom results in time in jail
GREENE TWP (October 4) - Police are looking for Gino DePalma, of Lehigh Township, accused of robbing Dutch’s Market last April
Detectives seek public help in solving courthouse bomb threats
STROUDSBURG (October 3) - Two phone threats in the past two days, three in the past month, have disrupted operations at the Monroe County Courthouse
Two Monroe County infrastructure projects get state funding
HARRISBURG (October 3) - Over $2 million will be spent to widen a road and rebuild a closed bridge
Wayne County prostitution ring busted
HONESDALE (October 2) - Eleven arrests made, including an alleged pimp who also faces firearms charges
Attorney General wants state’s highest court to release report on priest sex abuse
HARRISBURG (September 27) - Josh Shapiro argued the issue before PA Supreme Court to release full grand jury report on child sex abuse
Deadly fire in Monroe County
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (September 26) - A 53-year-old man was found dead in a Tuesday morning at the home in Effort
Serial bank robber sentenced to almost 20 years in prison
SCRANTON (September 26) - William Fischer, 46, of Dunmore, robbed 14 banks in northeast Pennsylvania
Bust in Honesdale nets street drugs worth $40,000
HONESDALE (September 25) - Two arrested, large amount of LSD, pot, other drugs seized
Police seeking witnesses to Route 209 triple fatal
EAST STROUDSBURG (September 24) - Three died the night of September 16 when two cars heading south crossed into oncoming traffic near Shaffer’s School House Road
Boyfriend charged after deadly roadside dispute with girlfriend
MOUNT POCONO (September 22) - Couple had stopped along Route 611 when the boyfriend allegedly pushed his girlfriend into the path of traffic
Detectives nab pair during drug deal
EAST STROUDSBURG (September 21) - Police also seized heroin during the bust in a supermarket parking lot
Reform proposed to strengthen mandatory reporting of sexual abuse in Pennsylvania
NORRISTOWN (September 20) - State attorney general, legislators, others in law enforcement, hold roundtable discussion