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Woman killed in apparent homicide at Phillipsburg apartment, cops say

By 3 p.m. Sunday, the front door was open to the building and yellow crime scene tape surrounded the area. There was a heavy police presence and a Phillipsburg cruiser parked out front, as well as a black unmarked SUV blocking the road from traffic.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-17 16:58:00

Man dies after fall from Poconos resort's 6th-floor balcony

Amy Cameron, vice president of sales and marketing at the resort, said the man was in his mid to late 20s and was visiting the resort with a group. She said no one else was injured.

AP - 2018-06-16 18:05:15

Multiple crews battle fire on Main Street in Stroudsburg

The street had to be blocked off as fire crews worked to contain the blaze. At one point there was some fear that roof could collapse, however, it doesn't appear that happened.


Record-challenging heat Monday with a late day t-storm possible

MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, warm and humid with a shower or t-storm, especially late. Low: 73

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-17 19:43:13

Local artist's game show appearance airing Sunday

One such artist lives right here in the Poconos. In fact, Heidi Hooper of Stroudsburg has had two of her dryer lint pieces, "Andy Warhol" and "Magritte," win the Niche Award, Niche Magazine's annual recognition of American and Canadian achievement in fine craft.

POCONO RECORD - 2018-06-17 22:00:00

Phillipsburg police investigate homicide of woman

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - Authorities in Warren County, N.J. are investigating a homicide after police found a woman dead inside a Phillipsburg apartment building Sunday morning.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-18 01:31:50

Tenants and business owners clean up after fire in Stroudsburg

"When we walked in last night, this was a giant waterfall coming down," said Bill Parkinson, a business owner.


Brawls break out after social media post draws thousands to Seaside

Saturday evening turned into a night of fighting in Seaside Park, after thousands of people flocked to the boardwalk upon seeing a social media post, according to reports.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-17 19:13:00

Fire Destroys Apartment in Stroudsburg

No word on the condition of the second floor apartment or the vacant first floor, which used to be home to Gail’s Eatery, in Monroe County.


Accidental Death at Monroe County Hotel

POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The death of a man at a hotel in the Poconos has been ruled an accident.Investigators believe the 29-year-old man from New York was staying on the sixth floor and fell from the balcony at Camelback Lodge near Tannersville around 7 a.m. Friday.An autopsy is scheduled for Saturd


Lives lost in 1900s twisters that hit Wilkes-Barre City, Twp. | Times Leader

This image from the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader of Aug. 22, 1914, shows damage on Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre Township. -

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-06-16 20:39:00

Restaurant Temporarily Closed Due to Smoke Conditions in Monroe County

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A restaurant in Monroe County is temporarily closed after smoke conditions in the building.Crews on scene told Newswatch 16 the Perkins restaurant on West Main Street in Stroudsburg is closed after a smoke condition in the building.Fire crews from Marshalls Creek responded to the


Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

Zach Randolph grew up in Marion, which is about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis. He led Marion High School to a state championship in 2000 before heading to Michigan State University and then the NBA, where he has also played for the Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, Los An

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-16 18:13:17

Teen mom to serve up to 1 year for fracturing infant's skull

She’s suffered physical and sexual abuse, been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, attempted suicide and was exposed to alcohol by adults, according to Minotti. The defense stressed that he wasn’t making excuses for Cordova, who fractured her infant’s skull.


(VIDEO) Joy prevails as 202 Madison High School seniors graduate

After receiving their diplomas, the members of the Madison High Schoolgraduating Class of 2018 fling their mortarboards into the air withunbridled joy Friday evening, June 15.Photo by Judi Whiting


Meth lab busted after Polk Township arrest

Police said William Donald Knibbs, 41, of 567 Interchange Road, was charged with the manufacture of methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of children. Following his arraignment, he was committed to the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville.


Mom charged after 5-year-old girl found wandering alone in NJ

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.— A 5-year-old girl left home alone while her mother went to work was found by a postal worker as she wandered outside, police said.


1 Trapped, Another Critically Injured Following Underground Explosion At Gas Station

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS)— Crews say one person is trapped and another critically injured following an underground explosion at a gas station in Bensalem.Crews were called out to a report of an explosion on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 5 p.m. When they arrived, they found the explosion happened u


ICE arrests 91 people in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested nearly 100 people over a several day period last week in New Jersey, officials said Monday.


Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-95 in Bucks County

The crash snarled northbound traffic approaching Trenton Road in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, around noon, Bucks County dispatchers said. It appeared at least one vehicle went off the highway and onto the grassy shoulder.