4 hrs ago
Scotrun man admits beating woman with sex toy, sexually assaulting her -
A Monroe County man has admitted to beating an Allentown woman in the face with a sex toy and sexually assaulting her in her home - a crime authorities say he blamed on his alter ego.
8 hrs ago
The flu spreads in Lancaster County, Penn State has surge in applications, dead student was 'tackled too many times': headlines across Pa
The flu spreads in Lancaster County, Penn State has surge in applications, dead student was 'tackled too many times': headlines across Pa.
13 hrs ago
The Citizens' Voice
Citing threat, Carbon County community moves meeting 80 miles away
An attorney for the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association says the move of the Banks Township supervisors' meeting to Harrisburg next week "presents serious public access issues and may run afoul of the Sunshine Act."
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Miami Herald
NYC college freshman dies in Pa. fraternity ritual
The Monroe County District Attorney's office said in a statement Wednesday that 19-year-old Chen "Michael" Deng was brought to a Wilkes-Barre hospital early Sunday morning in critical condition.
Police, DA investigating teen's death in fraternity ritual in Tunk. Twp. -
Pocono Mountain Regional Police and the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney are investigating the death of 19-year-old Chen "Michael" Deng.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Abandoned dog tied to a tree in East Stroudsburg
A gray and white female pit bull was found tied to a tree with an extension cord Sunday in a municipal dog park in East Stroudsburg.
ESU's Snowy Finals Week
The snow fell for the second time this week at East Stroudsburg University in Monroe County.
East Stroudsburg teen faces child porn distribution charges -
An East Stroudsburg teen was arrested at his home this morning and charged with possessing and disseminating child pornography on the Internet, according to authorities.
The Times Leader
Camelback unveils $163 million, 453-room resort with indoor waterpark
Work is underway at Camelback Mountain on a $163 million, 453-room Camelback Lodge & Indoor Waterpark.
Bars settle DUI crash case for $6.6 million
Two Monroe County bars have agreed to pay $6.6 million to a former Stroudsburg man who was paralyzed in a car crash after he left the bars in an intoxicated condition, according to the man's attorney.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Big plans take shape at Camelback
The 125,000-square-foot indoor waterpark, at the base of the Camelback Mountain, will be the largest indoor waterpark ever constructed in a single phase in the U.S., according to Camelback.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
PUC OKs PPL's $33M upgrade -
PPL Electric Utilities' proposed $33 million power line upgrade in the Pocono plateau won final procedural approval Thursday from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
Regional: Lehigh Valley
It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Pocono Friday: School activity cancellations; Sherman rakes in $5M; hazardous weather outlook
All after-school activities and athletic events are canceled today at East Stroudsburg Area School District and Wallenpaupack schools.
Three more dead dogs found in Monroe County, PA - Reward offered for info
The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe shelter has reported that three additional dead dogs were found in plastic bags along the roadside.
East stroudsburg man gets jail time in dog cruelty case
One day before his trial would have started Monday, Lamont Scott, 26, of East Stroudsburg, was sentenced Friday to 30 days to one year in Monroe County Correctional Facility after pleading guilty to one count of animal cruelty.
Sherman Theater complains about being shut out from share of hotel tax money -
The Sherman Theater in downtown Stroudsburg brought in $5 million worth of tourism spending to Monroe County businesses this year yet it didn't get a single dollar of the county's hotel room tax revenue.
Dogs found dead in trash bags along Poconos roads
An animal shelter is offering a $500 reward and police are investigating after several dogs - most of them dead - were found in black trash bags left along roads in the Poconos.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
More dogs found dead in plastic bags
Pet owners in the Poconos are on edge after officials say three more dogs were found dead inside plastic bags.
'Living wage' protesters visit Allentown McDonald's at lunch
Florise Louis, an immigrant from Haiti who now lives in Tannersville, previously worked for McDonald's when she first emigrated to the United States.