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  1. Facebook sued by family of victim in fatal shooting videoRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The family of a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was recorded and shared on Facebook is suing the social media company for failing to notify authorities about threats posted by the shooter. The wrongful death lawsuit filed over the April slaying of Robert Godwin Sr. calls Facebook negligent because it has extensive data-mining capabilities but didn't catch and report the shooter's threats of violence before the shooting.


  2. Man seeks dismissal of charges in wife's Lake Erie deathRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his commercial fishing boat is seeking dismissal of the charges against him. The Erie Times-News reports that 48-year-old Christopher LeClair argues that the Erie County charges should be dismissed because it's unclear the homicide occurred in Pennsylvania.


  3. Bundle up: Bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come as two Minnesota cities already have set record low temperatures and a city in Pennsylvania continues to dig out from a record snowfall. The National Weather Service reported International Falls, Minnesota, the self-proclaimed Icebox of the Nation, plunged to 37 degrees below zero, breaking the old record of 32 below set in 1924.


  4. Days of shoveling snow, bitter cold ahead for northern USRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, and the snow-hardened city of Erie, Pennsylvania, dug out from a record snowfall. A storm brought 34 inches of snow on Christmas Day to Erie, an all-time daily snowfall record for the Great Lakes city, and 26.5 more inches on Tuesday.


  5. Hunter fatally shoots woman walking dogs in NY fieldRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Authorities say a 43-year-old woman has been accidentally shot to death by a hunter while walking her dogs in a rural field in western New York. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says Rosemary Billquist, of Sherman, took her dogs for a walk in her hometown near the Pennsylvania border around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


  6. Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge hospitalized Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a hospital in Austin. A Ridge spokesman said the 72-year-old Ridge, Pennsylvania's Republican governor from 1995 to 2001, was attending the Republican Governors Association conference when he called for help at his hotel at about 7 a.m. The spokesman, Steve Aaron, said Ridge underwent a cardiac catheterization at Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas.


  7. 1st-degree murder conviction sought in Lake Erie homicideRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Prosecutors plan to seek a first-degree murder conviction against a man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his commercial fishing boat. Prosecutors in Pennsylvania's Erie County say Christopher Leclair reported Karen Leclair missing June 11 but dock surveillance images showed the two leaving and him returning alone.


  8. 2 men killed during storm identified; tornado confirmedRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Pocono Record

    Authorities have released the names of two men killed during a storm that weather officials have confirmed spawned a tornado in Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service said an EF-1 tornado packing winds up to 90 mph struck just after 6 p.m. Sunday in Milcreek Township and the city of Erie.


  9. Storms rip through East, Midwest; 2 dead in flooded homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Pocono Record

    A powerful storm with straight-line winds and possible tornadoes tore roofs off factories, ripped away storefronts and destroyed homes across Indiana, Ohio and into Pennsylvania, and on Monday, the National Weather Service planned to survey some of the damage. Scuba divers found the bodies of two men inside a home's flooded basement where they were seeking shelter during a tornado warning in Erie, Pennsylvania, authorities said.


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