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Tax hike in 2017 Pike County budget to cover cost of Frein trial
MILFORD (December 8) - The tax levy will go up for the first time in four years
Stroudsburg man pleads guilty to heroin trafficking
SCRANTON (December 8) - James King admitted to possessing with the intent to distribute the equivalent of 2,000 retail bags of heroin
Two killed in I-380 crash
COOLBAUGH TWP (December 7) - Both victims were in a slow-moving car that was rear-ended by a tractor trailer early Tuesday
Fourth victim of I-80 crash dies
POCONO TWP (December 6) - Thomas Rutkowski died Saturday; two of his children died shortly after the November 18 accident
Mount Airy slot revenue down in November
HARRISBURG (December 6) - Statewide slot revenue also lower for the month
Lengthy investigation leads to drug arrests
EAST STROUDSBURG (December 1) - Two accused of selling cocaine in the Stroudsburg area
Victim of fatal crash identified
STROUD TWP (November 29) - Cody Bensel, East Stroudsburg, died in the Saturday morning crash; a passenger was injured
Honesdale man arrested on gun charges in NY
TOWN OF TUSTEN NY (November 28) - Police arrested three, seized guns, drugs in traffic stop
Delaware River Basin Commission approves drought management special permit
WEST TRENTON NJ (November 25) - Basin Placed in “Drought Watch” stage effective immediately

Woman shot, man charged with attempted murder
STROUD TWP (November 24) - Victim in stable condition after Wednesday morning incident

Man found guilty of multiple thefts at Delaware Water Gap
SCRANTON (November 23) - Lewis Davenport and other individuals broke into unoccupied automobiles
Former Pike Man sentenced for false bankruptcy declarations
SCRANTON (November 23) - Daniel Wise, formerly of Tafton sentenced to two years’ probation community service and a large fine
Snow delays schools, causes some road problems
POCONOS (November 21) - Cold, gusty wind is blowing around the season’s first snow
Third person dies following I-80 crash
TANNERSVILLE (November 20) - A 14-year-old girl died early Saturday; her younger brother died earlier, as did the driver of the other vehicle involved in the Friday crash
Dingmans Ferry Lions Club donates event proceeds for children's vision program
DINGMANS FERRY (November 20) - Proceeds will go towards the purchase of a diagnostic camera for Lions Kids Sight USA
Crash kills two, closes I-80 for several hours
COOLBAUGH TWP (November 19) - Two died, four others hurt when a truck crossed the medial and hit a car Friday afternoon in the Tannersville area Friday afternoon
Two arrested in credit card fraud scheme
TOBYHANNA (November 19) - The fraud involved skimming local credit cards locally
Monroe County man guilty of selling explosives
SCRANTON (November 18) - Ronald Scheu, of Kunkletown, pleaded guilty in federal court and faces up to ten years in prison
PPL phone scam alert
ALLENTOWN (November 18) - PPL warns customers of sophisticated phone scam involving calls designed to sound like a company call center
Monroe County man faces additional charges of sex and drug trafficking
SCRANTON (November 17) - Thurman Stanley, of East Stroudsburg, faces four new counts of sex trafficking by force and coercion and several other charges
Police investigate Craigslist check fraud
DELAWARE TWP (November 16) - Alert consumer suspected something fishy and protected himself
Tree trimming on Route 191
PARADISE TWP (November 16) - PPL will be trimming trees along PA 191 this week
Golf course to become part of wildlife preserve
SMITHFIELD/STROUD TWPS (November 15) – The Nature Conservancy will acquire the Cherry Valley Golf Course and transfer it to the Fish and Wildlife Service