Monroe County

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Weather: Sluggish System

Clouds plus rain and snow showers are rotating around the large area of low pressure that brought the heavy rain, high winds and significant flooding yesterday.

12/10/2014

Eric Frein arrives for arraignment to court on October 31, 2014 in Milford, Pennsylvania. Frein, a suspected cop killer, was taken into custody from a Pennsylvania airport hangar after a seven-week manhunt. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty For Eric Frein

The man accused of killing one Pennsylvania State Trooper and wounding another during an ambush appeared in court Friday morning for his arraignment.

10/31/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Pa. Police Charge Man With Lying In Frein Probe

Michael Abuiso was charged Friday in Monroe County with making false reports and related counts.

10/24/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Police: Rifle Carried By Ambush Suspect Found

Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying.

09/21/2014

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4 Kids Killed In Monroe County Crash Weren’t Wearing Seatbelts

Authorities say four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania weren’t in booster seats or wearing seatbelts.

09/21/2014

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PA State Police Lift Shelter In Place Order As Manhunt Continues

Pennsylvania State Police have lifted their shelter in place order as they continue to search for Eric Frien — the suspect wanted for killing a state trooper and injuring another during an ambush last week.

09/20/2014

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5 Killed In Pa. Car Crash, Including Kids

Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.

09/20/2014

(Clymer (left) and Scavello confer before Capitol news conference. Credit: Tony Romeo)

PA Online Gambling Crackdown Proposed

At a time when some in Pennsylvania are looking at online gambling as a potential source of revenue, two state lawmakers are proposing to crack down on it.

02/16/2014

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Texas Man Arrested In 1968 Pennsylvania Homicide

A Texas man was arrested on murder charges nearly 45 years to the day after the bullet-riddled body of his alleged victim, a Bethlehem Steel employee, was found in a Pennsylvania field.

10/18/2013

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

State Flags Ordered To Half-staff In Honor Of Monroe County Shooting Victims

Pennsylvania state flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Monroe County will be lowered to half-staff beginning Sunday, Aug. 11th.

08/08/2013

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Community Gathers At Vigil For Victims Of Ross Township Shooting

Most gathered here did not know the victims personally, but felt compelled to show they care.

08/06/2013

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Man Who Tackled Gunman Speaks Out After Deadly Municipal Building Shooting

The two men who subdued the alleged gunman until police arrived are being called heroes Tuesday night.

08/06/2013

Suspect Rockne Newell (credit: Monroe County Correctional Facility)

Pa. State Police: Feud With Township Officials Motive In Shooting At Municipal Building

Two people died at the scene, another was flown to the hospital but died of his wounds. A woman was in critical condition after undergoing surgery from her wounds.

08/06/2013

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UPDATE: 3 Dead In Pa. Municipal Building Shooting; Gunman ID’d

The incident happened at about 7:15 p.m. at the municipal building located on Anchorage Road in Ross Township.

08/05/2013

Retired Pa. Pastor Testifies About Deaths Of 2 Wives

A retired Pennsylvania pastor charged with killing his wife has acknowledged cheating on her and lying about it.

01/18/2013

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