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Drowning reported in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (May 24) - One of two men who fell into a fast-moving creek, while fishing, did not make it out
Two men sentenced for crimes against children in Pike County
MILFORD (May 24) - Lester Masker and Robert Hass will do time for unrelated incidents
Prostitution arrest in Monroe County
EAST STROUDSBURG (May 16) - Florida woman arrested in sting
Pike Corrections Officer of the Year recognized
MILFORD (May 16) - Diane Taranto is a 17-year veteran with the county
Man wanted in Monroe arrested in New York
COBELSKILL NY (May 11) - William Parr Jr., of Gallupville, arrested in upstate NY, is wanted on a felony warrant in Monroe County
Four Pike residents receive state prison terms
MILFORD (May 9) - The four were among several sentenced recently in Pike County Court
Police looking for vehicle that killed a pedestrian on Route 611
MOUNT POCONO (May 7) - Police believe it was a Toyota minivan that struck the man late Saturday night
Elder Justice Day event to focus on addiction, scams and preparedness
WAYMART (May 6) - Wayne County Elder Abuse Task Force hosts the event this Wednesday, May 8
Monroe man gets prison for role in drug trafficking conspiracy
WILKES-BARRE (May 2) - Steven Silva-Lugo, given almost four years
Two Bushkill residents charged in sex cases involving minors
MILFORD (May 1) - Apparently unrelated cases involved adults and victims who were minors when the assaults occurred or began
School bus driver accused of assaulting child in her care
MILFORD (May 1) - Danielle Lavin, of Hawley, allegedly slammed the 6-year-old into a seat and wall of the bus
Man convicted of prolonged sexual abuse of childdren gets a century and a half in prison
STROUDSBURG (April 29) - Valnn Spears, of Stroudsburg, was convicted on all counts relating to the rape and abuse of two girls for several years
Pike man reported missing
LEHMAN TWP (April 28) - Larry White, 31, a resident of Dingmans Ferry, was last heard from on Friday
Frein verdict, death sentence, upheld
HARRISBURG (April 26) - State’s highest court affirmed the death sentence given to convicted cop killer Eric Frein, convicted of killing a state police corporal and wounding a trooper
Several guns taken in Pike burglary
GREENE TWP (April 24) - Several weapons, including assault rifles, taken from a target shooting club n Greene Township
Pike County Court sentences
MILFORD (April 22) - Three sentenced recently for various crimes
Honesdale man accused of viciously beating young boy
HONESDALE (April 18) - David Hazen charged with attempted homicide, several other felonies, for causing multiple severe injuries to an 18-month-old
PA House approves grand jury reforms on sexual abuse
HARRISBURG (April 18) - The measures follow the latest revelations on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy
Pike voters can preview new voting machines
MILFORD (April 17) - Pike County’s new voting systems have arrived and will be in use for the primary election on May 21
Guilty plea in Monroe County heroin trafficking conspiracy
WILKES-BARRE (April 11) - Andrew Perez, formerly of Allentown, faces up to 40 years in prison
Elderly man accused of sexually assaulting young girl
HAMILTON TWP (April 10) - Paul Kramer, now 84, allegedly committed the abuse for seven years, several years ago
PA rifle deer season to start earlier, run longer
HARRISBURG (April 9) - State Game Commissioners moved the opening day from the Monday after Thanksgiving to the Saturday, extending the season to 13 days
One dead, one hurt in Monroe crash
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (April 7) - Rear-end crash on Route 209 killed the driver of the car that was hit and injured a passenger
Milford doctor gets long sentence for drug distribution causing death
SCRANTON (April 5) - Fuhai Li could spend over 27 years in prison
Two more arrested for drug delivery resulting in Wayne County death
HONESDALE (March 22) - Two Stroudsburg women charged with bringing in heroin that caused the death of a Cherry Ridge Township woman
Crash kills two in Pike
LACKAWAXEN TWP (March 21) - Apparent chain reaction crash involving an SUV and a car happened shortly after midnight Wednesday
Three charged in armed assault, robbery of juvenile
DELAWARE TWP (March 21) - Suspects held in lieu of high bail following the March 18th incident
Monroe County man convicted of sex and drug trafficking
SCRANTON (March 21) - Fredrick Brown forced several women into prostitution between 2011 and 2014
Wayne County man arrested for felony DWI in NY
HARRIS NY (March 21) - Germain Clark, of Damascus, arrested after running his car off a highway in Sullivan County
Man caught in sex sting gets long prison sentence
MILFORD (March 20) - Defendant, who tried to entice underage girls via text and phone, was one of three sentenced to state prison in Pike County Court
Police investigating suspicious fire
STROUD TWP (March 20) - Fire happened Saturday, March 16, at at 138 Ryan Drive, Stroud Township
Effort man gets 17 to 34 on murder conviction
STROUDSBURG (March 19) - Kyle Kresge was convicted in December of shooting Lawrence Purcell Jr., in December 2017
Pike County establishes a Re-entry Coalition to foster safer communities
MILFORD (March 18) - The goal is to further reduce recidivism among Pike jail inmates, already well below national average
One dead in Monroe County shooting
POCONO TWP (March 14) - Police say a woman shot a man after he threatened her with a knife
Seven arrested in Wayne County in meth/heroin bust
(March 14) (March 14) - DA’s office says the undercover investigation centered in Hawley and the townships of Berlin and Texas
Woman dead in Monroe fire
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (March 13) - An autopsy today will try to determine the woman’s identity
Three receive state prison sentences in Pike County Court
MILFORD (March 13) - The three, convicted in unrelated investigations, were among several recently sentenced
Driver killed in I-80 crash
TUNKHANNOCK TWP – Rear-end collision involving a car and a tractor-trailer happened Sunday morning near I-380
“Flower Power” in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (March 7) - This year's annual Philadelphia Flower Show inspired, in part, by the Woodstock Music Fest, 50 years ago, in neary Sullivan County NY
Pike man arrested for DWI in NY
MAMARONECK (March 7) - Zoran Vukosavljevic, of Bushkill, with a prior DWI conviction, stopped in Westchester County, outside New York City
Snowy first weekend of March
POCONOS (March 1) - Potential for heavy snow Sunday night, with a bit of light snow Saturday morning
Wolf introduces PA GI Bill
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP (March 1) - First education program to support PA National Guard member families