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  1. 3 dead after car explosion; perpetrator 'probably killed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Pocono Record

    A car explosion that rocked downtown Allentown left three males dead, including the likely "perpetrator," officials said Sunday as federal authorities who are leading the investigation looked ahead to autopsies. "We know there's been a criminal incident," District Attorney James Martin told reporters at a news conference Sunday.

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  2. Lehigh County coroner seeks kin of man, 38, found dead in AllentownRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking the next of kin for a man found dead Friday morning in Allentown. John C. Fisher, 38, was pronounced dead by Deputy Coroner Jason Nicholas in the 500 block of North Silk Street, Allentown, at 6:28 a.m. on September 7, 2018. 1 comment

  3. Pennsylvania priest faces charges as sex abuse fallout growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A Roman Catholic priest was charged on Tuesday with groping a 17-year-old girl and sending her nude images of himself, just a week after a grand jury reported the church had covered up decades of child molestation by priests across the state. The charges of felony corruption of minors and misdemeanor indecent assault against 30-year-old Kevin Lonergan were not a result of the landmark grand jury investigation but stemmed from a complaint filed in June, after the grand jury had finished its work, authorities said.

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  4. Officer charged with voluntary manslaughterRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A police officer was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near a Pennsylvania amusement park, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Officer Jonathan Roselle of the South Whitehall Township police department had an "unreasonable" belief that his safety was endangered when he shot Joseph Santos on July 28, said Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

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  5. Officer on leave after shooting death near Dorney ParkRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A South Whitehall Township police officer, dispatched to a report of a person interfering with traffic, shot and killed a man on Hamilton Boulevard late Saturday afternoon, Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said. Chief Glen Dorney of South Whitehall police said the police officer has been placed on administrative leave which is in accordance with protocol during such an investigation, which is being done by state police and the Lehigh County district attorney's office.

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  6. Restoration franchise opens Pocono officeRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A nationally ranked franchise in the property restoration and water damage remediation industry, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE has opened its Poconos location on Rimrock Drive in Hamilton Township. Serving Monroe, Lackawanna and Luzerne counties, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE of The Poconos provides water/flood damage restoration, fire/smoke/sewage cleanup and mold remediation, as well as cleaning for tiles, grout, upholstery and carpets.

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  7. NY Daily News slashes newsroom staffing in half Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The New York tabloid Daily News cut half of its newsroom staff Monday including Jim Rich, the paper's editor in chief. The paper was sold to Tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt.

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  8. A popular Pennsylvania shrub might be disappearing from the landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Alas, landscapers. One of those attractive and hardy shrubs in your yard - the kind you plant and forget - has a dark side.

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  9. New Jersey man's body recovered from Pennsylvania riverRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Authorities say a New Jersey man's body was recovered from the river near a Pennsylvania waterfall, the second death in the same area in two weeks. Fire department officials in Jim Thorpe said the man was reported missing at about 5 p.m. Friday in the Lehigh River near Glen Onoko Falls in Lehigh Gorge State Park.

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  10. Motorcyclist killed in Allentown crashRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A 35-year-old Allentown man died Saturday evening after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Seventh Street, police say. Allentown's Assistant Chief Gail Struss said a Lincoln MKX heading north on Seventh Street turned left onto Greenleaf Street around 6:10 p.m. A southbound motorcycle then collided with the SUV, Struss said.

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  11. Take steps to maintain your air conditioner before the heat arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Pocono Record

    If you haven't taken the steps to safeguard your cooling system - both central and window air conditioners - you could be in the hot seat. "You should at least have a tuneup, and if your air-conditioning system hasn't had any maintenance checks in some time, you should consider having one done," said John Tuohy, the operations manager at R.J. Groner Company, Stroudsburg.

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  12. Authorities release name of man killed in pressroom accidentRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Authorities have released the name of a Florida man who died after becoming trapped underneath a piece of machinery that was being removed from the pressroom of a Pennsylvania newspaper. The Lehigh County coroner says 32-year-old Ruben Ocasio-Fernandez, of Cape Coral, became trapped at The Morning Call in Allentown on Tuesday afternoon.

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  13. Double-parked car contained bags of marijuana, Allentown police allegeRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Allentown police found a canning jar with 15 baggies of marijuana when they searched a double-parked car on South Carlisle Street near Hamilton Street, according to court documents. The driver, Michael Peters, 30, of Allentown, was charged Sunday with felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana. 5 comments

  14. Former Pa. Rep. Charlie Dent lands a job at CNNRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent will begin to appear on CNN on Monday not just as a talking head, but as a member of the network staff. Dent, a 57-year-old Allentown native who officially resigned from Congress a little more than a week ago, has been hired by CNN as a political commentator. He will make his first appearance in his new role on Erin Burnett OutFront at 7 p.m. Monday, based out of Pennsylvania.

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  15. Pregnant woman, children injured in Allentown street race crashRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | Pocono Record

    An Allentown man who crashed during an illegal street race Saturday night with a pregnant woman and two children in his vehicle faces charges of assault by vehicle, according to court records. Jose Cintron, 22, of the 800 block of North Seventh Street, was charged with accidents involving death or injury and aggravated assault by vehicle, both felonies, as well as two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of recklessly endangering another person, both misdemeanors Police also filed summary citations against Cintron for illegal racing and other traffic violatiaons, as well as driving with a suspended license.

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  16. Emmaus area mom mourns son killed in Pocono stormRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | Pocono Record

    For the Emmaus-area family of Matthew A. Ryan, his death Tuesday afternoon in a Poconos thunderstorm is painfully difficult to believe. Ryan, 31, an airplane pilot formerly of Allentown, was killed in Monroe County when a tree fell on the car he was driving from his Polk Township home.

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  17. Man killed in Lehigh Co. by freight trainRead the original story

    May 6, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The Lehigh County coroner's office says 35-year-old James Heminitz of Macungie was pronounced dead Friday afternoon on the railroad tracks in Emmaus. Norfolk Southern Corp. says a westbound train struck the victim shortly after 2:30 p.m. Friday.

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  18. 2-year-old boy rescued from claw machine never got his prizeRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A 2-year-old boy who climbed into a claw machine at a Pennsylvania laundromat while trying to retrieve a plush toy was rescued by emergency workers - but never got his prize. Firefighters say the boy was unhurt when he was pulled out of the game machine in the play area of an Allentown laundromat on Thursday.

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  19. Pennsylvania asks court to block request for Amazon recordsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration went to court this week to block requests for records of financial incentives it offered Amazon to build its second headquarters in Pennsylvania. An administration lawyer asked Commonwealth Court to reverse an Office of Open Records decision deeming the records public and ordering their release.

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  20. Gov. Wolf to deliver $510k grant to MCTIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will visit the Monroe Career and Technical Institute in Bartonsville on Friday, April 27 to present the school with a $510,000 grant. “The program has been operating 14 hours each day, five days per week for many years,” MCTI Acting Director Dennis Virga said.

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