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Two Hurt in Head-on Crash in Monroe County

Two people were taken to the hospital after a head on crash on Route 191 near Tannersville. Police say a pickup truck was driving in the wrong lane and crashed into a lumber truck. The man and woman in the pickup truck have serious injuries. Lumber truck driver is okay. @WNEPpic.twitter.com/HF0ZcZEu

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-22 14:41:58

Friendly's in East Stroudsburg Closed after Car Crashes into Building

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Eyewitness News Reporter Brianna Strunk is reporting that the Friendly's in East Stroudsburg is closed after a driver crashes a vehicle into the building. We are told no injuries. The restaurant is closed, no word on when it will reopen. Follow Brianna

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:10:28

UPDATED: Snowfall totals from the 69 News' viewing area

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WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 01:04:03

SUV into pole cuts power in Bethlehem neighborhood (PHOTOS)

PPL Electric Utilities reported power out at 130 Bethlehem properties following a crash Wednesday in the city's Northeast section. It occurred just before 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of East Boulevard, at Lansdale Avenue. A red SUV slid into a utility pole, shearing it off near its base. East Boulevard

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:15

Sheriff's officer accuses Punxsutawney Phil of deception

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog. A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month said the furry rodent called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office sa

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 12:20:16

Winter Budgets Take a Hit in the Poconos

MONROE COUNTY - The month of March has been an expensive one for road crews in Mount Pocono. Three winter storms kept workers busy, snow piled up, and there were plenty of repairs to both vehicles and street signs. The borough spent thousands of dollars in just a few weeks. "We've got almost 800 ton

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-22 20:43:49

Carbon driver dies in Lehigh crash

A Carbon County man died yesterday after his vehicle left a Lehigh County road and crashed into a tree. State police at Bethlehem identified the victim as Robert B. Heffelfinger, 79, of Palmerton. According to troopers at 8:13 a.m. Heffelfinger was driving a 2004 Toyota Camry westbound on Mountain R

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-23 14:42:00

East Stroudsburg adopts comprehensive plan

EAST STROUDSBURG - The Borough Council of East Stroudsburg adopted a new comprehensive plan Tuesday, much to the dismay of several borough residents present at the meeting. Most of those who gave comments objected to just one of the document's 122 pages. "I argue that we should remove page 30, that

POCONO RECORD - 2018-03-22 01:40:00

Palmerton man killed after vehicle strikes tree

A Palmerton man died after his vehicle hit a tree Thursday morning in Washington Township. The incident occurred at about 8:16 a.m. in the 2900 block of Mountain Road when Robert Heffelfinger, 79, was driving his vehicle and struck a tree. Heffelfinger was pronounced dead at 9:11 a.m. by Deputy Coro

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:29:00

Kunkletown woman cited after crash

Natalie A. Lanza, 56, of Kunkletown, was cited by state police at the Lehighton barracks with failure to drive at a safe speed after a two-vehicle crash at 10:02 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Weir Mountain and Mill Pond roads in Polk Township. Police said she was driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Chero


These are the 10 things you need to know for Fridaqy

In this file photo, a sea lion eats a salmon in the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam in North Bonneville, Wash. Two species of fish listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act are facing a growing challenge in Oregon from hungry sea lions. The federally protected California sea lions ar

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Woman Facing Fraud Charges After Allegedly Faking Bankruptcy Documents

NEWFOUNDLAND, Pa. - A Wayne County woman is facing fraud charges after allegedly falsifying bankruptcy documents. The United States Attorney's office says Linda Ferris, 55, of Newfoundland reportedly filed for bankruptcy in 2013 but did not disclose all of her assets to the bankruptcy court. Ferris

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-22 20:27:39

16 charged for various crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Lamarr Allen Strothers, 39, of 423 Louisa St.; city police; possession of PCP and public drunkenness in the 400 block of Hepburn Street on Friday; jailed in li

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Preparing for Snow in the Poconos

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Usually on the first day of spring, Myron Roberts from Tobyhanna Township says he's usually tuning up his lawn mower, not putting air in the tires of his snow thrower. But with more snow on the way, he isn't taking any chances. "It's the Poconos, you know. I have been here


Case Closed in Murder-For-Hire, Teen Sexual Assault

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A police officer, a hit man, and a cheating wife; it's a bizarre case that has gained national attention. On Tuesday, a Monroe County couple was sentenced for crimes the judge compares to 'a Lifetime TV movie'. Because Keith and Robin Transue of Mount Pocono


Details on: Winter Storm Warning and Baby's Remains Found

Winter Storm Warning in Effect - Rain and snow are moving in as an appetizer to the main event on Wednesday. In terms of accumulations, Berks County, the Lehigh Valley, and most of northwestern New Jersey will likely see 4 to 8 inches of snow. There could be a sharp northern cutoff to the snow, so a


The fourth winter storm this month to bring spring snow through Wednesday night

TONIGHT: A mix of snow, sleet, and rain early changing to all snow overnight; a general coating to 1-2" of wet snow by sunrise. Low: 29 WEDNESDAY: Brisk and cold with snow of varying rates; heaviest late morning on. High: 33 WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Snow and flurries through midnight, then ending overnight;


Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th


Girl found wandering alone in Bethlehem in shirt and diaper

Bethlehem police are investigating after a young girl was found wandering alone, wearing only a diaper and shirt, Sunday afternoon in the city. Good Samaritans driving by spotted the girl and called police. Vincent Milite, public works director for Hanover Township, Northampton County, had just turn


Ex-officer's wife gets to 4 years in murder plot case

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The wife of a former Pennsylvania police officer has been sentenced to 1 to four years in prison for plotting to kill her husband after he threatened to tell authorities she had sex with a 14-year-old boy. LehighValleyLive.comreports that Robin Transue was sentenced Tuesday o