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Police arrest accused accomplices in Poconos shooting

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The Pocono Township Police have arrested two individuals they said were involved in a shooting that happened in Monroe County on June 6. Officials said Javier D. Giraldo Jr. and Alexander Santos, both East Stroudsburg residents, were charged as accomplices in the shooting of another individual in a Tannersville park that […]

Video Of Man Racking Handgun Outside PA Homes Leads To Stolen Weapon Recovery, Felony Charges

A man seen on video racking a handgun outside Pennsylvania homes led to the recovery of three illegal weapons and felony charges, authorities said. Officers responded to a report of a man armed with a handgun on the 1900 block of Brookside Drive in Bethlehem around 8:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, the local police department said in a release on Thursday, June 30.

Jury awards ex-Easton Area wrestling coach $250K in discrimination trial

Former Easton Area High School wrestling coach JaMarr Billman was awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages after he sued the school district for racial discrimination. The seven-day civil trial ended in Billman’s favor, his attorney, John S. Harrison of Bethlehem, said Thursday. He proved he was the subject of racial discrimination, retaliation and a hostile work environment, according to Harrison.

Widespread water main break in East Stroudsburg

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A water main break is impacting residents in one section of East Stroudsburg Thursday. According to the East Stroudsburg Department of Public Works (DPW), the main break is at the intersection of Brodhead Avenue and Centre Street, and it’s a 10-inch break. A neighbor told Eyewitness News he noticed […]

Two arrested in connection to shooting at Tannersville park

TANNERSVILLE, MONROE CO, (WOLF) — Pocono Township Police have identified and arrested two men they say are associated with the shooting at the TLC Park earlier this month. Javier D. Giraldo Jr. of Penn Estates East Stroudsburg and Alexander Santos also from East Stroudsburg were charged as accomplices in the case.
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Allentown man dies weeks after Whitehall crash

SALISBURY TWP., Pa. - A Lehigh Valley man has died of injuries sustained in a crash more than a month ago. Roger Reinhart, 75, was pronounced dead Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, said the Lehigh County coroner's office. The Allentown man died of complications from rib fractures...

Monroe County Man Charged Child Exploitation Crime

Thursday, June 23, Federal prosecutors charged 53-year-old Jesse Diaz of Sciota with accessing and viewing child pornography. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the criminal information charge alleges that Diaz accessed a private chat group dedicated to distributing and sharing child pornography. The chat was accessed through his Kik messenger account with the intent of viewing minors, including a minor under the age of 12 years old, engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

Pocono Muay Thai Gym Prepares For Championship Title Matches

This Friday, two fighters from Maisonet's Muay Thai gym in Tobyhanna will compete for championship titles in Freedom Fighter Promotion's Freedom 6 event. For over 30 years, Kru Yod Hamzah Maisonet has trained with some of the best Muay Thai professionals in the business. Fighting as "The Great Scorpion," Maisonet's experience includes competing worldwide, holding over ten combined titles in the middle, welterweight, and lightweight weight divisions, ranking as a professional 2-time World champion, and so much more. With a Muay Thai record of 70-2, 43 by way of knockout, Maisonet's experience proves invaluable when it comes to teaching. Certified by Kruu Yodtong Senannan's Sityodtong Muay Thai Boxing Camp, south of Bangkok, in 1995, Kru Yod Hamzah would go on to teach over 50 champions, many of which have won multiple titles. Owning three gyms in Pennsylvania, New York, and Mexico, Maisonet currently teaches with his son, Kruu Brandon Maisonet, at his gym in Tobyhanna.

Massachusetts man charged with strangling mom in front of kids, ‘You are killing my mom.’

“Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub has announced charges in a homicide that occurred in the Holland section of Northampton Township earlier this month. Thadius William McGrath, 35, of Chatham, Massachusetts is charged with Murder of the First Degree, Murder of the Third Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Possession of an Instrument of Crime. McGrath was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Leonard Brown and denied bail. The defendant will be remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility.

You know you’re from Flemington, NJ if …

Flemington was chosen as the Hunterdon County seat in 1785. It was formed as a municipality by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1870. Flemington was also where a trial found Bruno Richard Hauptman guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby boy. Among...