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  1. Police probe another possible Frein sightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    BUTCH COMEGYS / TIMES-SHAMROCK FBI agents prepare to patrol the woods on Lower Swiftwater Road on Saturday during the manhunt for Eric Frein. A local law enforcement officer reported a possible sighting of suspected killer Eric Matthew Frein near the Swiftwater Post Office on Monday afternoon.

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  2. Police: Blood found on porch not Frein'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Citizens' Voice

    Suspected blood found on two enclosed porches in Cresco last week does not belong to suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, state police said Monday. DNA analysis on one sample tested negative for the 31-year-old fugitive, said state police spokesman Trooper Thomas Kelly, in an e-mail.

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  3. Manhunt still 'active' after possible sightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Citizens' Voice

    Squad cars filled the lot of the state police barracks at Swiftwater on Sunday afternoon while troopers continued their manhunt for suspected gunman Eric Matthew Frein. The intense police activity of Saturday had seemingly vanished along Lower Swiftwater Road but state police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said it remained an "active search area" on Sunday.

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  4. Bike run raises money for hurt trooperRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    In the cold mist Saturday, motorcyclists from across the region rallied at Legends Saloon to support wounded state police Trooper Alex T. Douglass. At the morning motorcycle run, more than 70 bikes took off from the saloon at 750 Boulevard Ave. The bikers rode to Carbondale and back to the bar through the Midvalley as part of the "Angels for Alex" fundraiser.

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  5. Police: Frein possibly spottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    While out for a walk near Pocono Mountain East High School on Friday night, a woman came within 20 feet of a man carrying a rifle, his face covered with mud. "The individual's description" was consistent with accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Lt.

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  6. Spinelli-DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    John and Lesley Douglas of Dallas announce the engagement of their son, Paul James Douglas, to Gina Marie Spinelli, daughter of Joseph and Joan Spinelli Jr. of Olyphant. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Dallas High School and attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

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  7. Blood found on porch in Frein search areaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    On the 35th day of the manhunt for accused cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein, a trooper said state police are investigating blood found on a porch. Frein, 31, is accused of killing Cpl.

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  8. Wounded trooper to begin rehabRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Wounded state police Trooper Alex T. Douglass left the hospital Thursday with a state police escort to welcome him into the next step of his recovery. "All of our nurses were crying watching him leave," said Wendy Wilson, vice president of corporate communications for Geisinger Health Systems.

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  9. Gov. Corbett rallies crowd at Victory DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    "You need to be the choir," he told the crowd of more than 100 at a Victory Dinner jointly organized by the Republican Party committees of Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. The governor - who will stand for re-election on Nov. 4 - delivered a 20-minute rallying cry of a speech that almost ran much shorter.

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  10. Profilers working behind scenes to help catch FreinRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    As searchers continue to comb the forest for accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, other authorities are working behind the scenes, analyzing evidence to develop a psychological profile they hope will lead to his capture. In comments to state lawmakers Tuesday, state Police Commissioner Frank Noonan noted police are working with behavioral scientists, who have cautioned Frein could strike again.

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  11. Death penalty sought against man who killed girlfriend's sonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    Lackawanna County District Attorney Andrew Jarbola intends to seek the death penalty against a Jermyn man charged with beating his girlfriend's son to death. Police charged Eddie Frank Widdick, 24, in August with first- and third-degree murder, aggravated assault and several other offenses in connection with the March death of 10-month-old Silas Sorak.

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  12. Noonan: Manhunt resources adequateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    The state's top cop vowed Tuesday to continue deploying needed resources to capture suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein. "Our focus is on catching Frein to bring him to justice," said state Police Commissioner Frank Noonan of Clarks Summit following a closed-door briefing with state lawmakers at the state Capitol.

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  13. Lawmakers pledge support to state policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    State lawmakers pledged Tuesday to provide state police with whatever manhunt resources they need to find accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan briefed lawmakers representing Northeastern Pennsylvania, a member of the House Republican leadership and several Senate committee chairmen on the manhunt.

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  14. Friend runs for injured trooper in marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Trooper Jeremy Carroll, who ran with both his timing chip and that of wounded Trooper Alex T. Douglass, crosses the finish line of the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton on Sunday. Even laid up in a hospital bed, Alex T. Douglass can still get a better marathon time than Jeremy Carroll.

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  15. Ambushed police barracks reopensRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Blooming Grove state police barracks in Pike County, closed since the Sept. 12 sniper attack that claimed one trooper's life and critically wounded another, reopened Friday.

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  16. Friend runs for trooper in marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Trooper Jeremy Carroll, who ran with both his timing chip and that of wounded Trooper Alex T. Douglass, crosses the finish line of the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton on Sunday. Even laid up in a hospital bed, Alex T. Douglass can still get a better marathon time than Jeremy Carroll.

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  17. Today's Hot ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    This photo of a wild turkey, submitted by Scott Hansen of Olyphant, was taken by a Moultrie camera mounted to a tree in Olyphant. We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID.

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  18. Frein had interest in Serbian group accused of genocideRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    Eric Matthew Frein's infatuation with the Serbian military is evident in the uniforms he wears in photographs splashed across the Internet. If the clothes make the man, they may also reveal a more sinister side of the accused cop killer's psyche.

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  19. Family wonders about cold caseRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Citizens' Voice

    Karin Dorman held a copy of The Times-Tribune on Wednesday, the 20th anniversary of her father's death. A front-page photo showed a long line of state police cruisers on the hunt for Eric Matthew Frein.

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  20. Virtually invisible: Terrain difficult in hunt for FreinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Citizens' Voice

    ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Above: A search dog holds a toy in his mouth as he walks with law enforcement officers Thursday during the hunt for Eric Frein in Price Township. Top: A camouflaged officer makes his way out of the woods Thursday in Price Township.

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