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Even prison can’t stop rapist, human trafficker, from obtaining new sex charge

Seth Mull is in Northampton County Prison because he raped three women, sexually assaulted a fourth and make two of them his sex slaves. Now he’s been charged with promoting prostitution even though he’s behind bars.


Fire Destroys Apartment in Monroe County

POLK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- One man needs a new place to stay after the late night fire at an apartment in Monroe County. Viewer video shows what it looked like when that place at the intersection of Routes 209 and 53 near Kresgeville caught fire just before 11:30 Thursday night.


Firefighters respond to house fire in Hamilton Twp.

SAYLORSBURG — Firefighters reportedly have a dwelling fire under control in Hamilton Township. Reports of a house fire with flames showing came in just before 5:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22.


Fugitive Ian Cultrona captured in Pennsylvania, awaiting extradition

Nancy Molnar The Times-Reporter @nmolnarTRStaff Reporter A 36-year-old man who is charged with attempted murder was arrested today in New Brighton, Pa., about 28 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


Paradise Township Murder Case Back in Court

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The Monroe County man charged with opening fire and killing an employee inside the Paradise Township Municipal Building last November was back in court Thursday.


Alleged Gunman in Deadly Paradise Township Shooting Bound for Trial

STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- A Monroe County magistrate decided there is enough evidence for David Green from Paradise Township to go to trial. Green is the man who admitted opening fire in the municipal building back in November, killing the building code officer.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Geiger to seek Monroe judge seat

Another candidate has thrown his hat in the ring for a newly created judge seat in the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas. Stroudsburg lawyer Jerry Geiger on Friday announced his intention to run for the office.


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Man posts billboard, offers large reward for stolen safe

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WNEP) — A man in the Poconos put a billboard outside of his home near Stroudsburg, hoping it might lead to information regarding a safe that was stolen with his life savings inside.


Sex assault suspect extradited from Israel to Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – An Israeli man who allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania has been extradited back to the United States.


Best Bets for Pocono entertainment

1964 The Tribute will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Formed in 1984 in Akron, Ohio, the Beatles tribute band consists of: Mark Benson as John Lennon, Mac Ruffing as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison and Robert Potter as Ringo Starr.


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


Audit: Officials in 18 Pennsylvania counties took freebies from voting machine vendors

Pennsylvania's elected auditor says officials in 18 of the 67 counties reported accepting gifts, meals or trips from firms competing to sell new voting machines ahead of the 2020 elections.


Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!


Bangor PD, task force hit same location, report finding nearly 200 bags of heroin

Bangor police and the Northampton County Drug Task Force on Wednesday served a search warrant at the same location they raided last summer, this time recovering nearly 200 bags of heroin and making one arrest, according to a news release.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Pennsylvania may sue if it loses funds to border wall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general says he's concerned about the legality of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and could sue if Pennsylvania loses federal funds because of it.


Did The Polar Vortex Really Eliminate Pennsylvania's Stink Bugs?

If one good thing comes out of the polar vortex that descended upon Pennsylvania earlier this winter, driving up heating bill and driving residents indoors, it could be this: less stink bugs.