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Pike County Phone Scam, Amidst Frein Search

09.26.14 | Terry Diener

State troopers on the trail of Poconos homicide suspect Eric Frein were going door to door in the primary search area Thursday, speaking to homeowners and searching vacant homes and cabins. Meanwhile, residents were warned of a scam in which ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Spotted in Woods

09.25.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State police said Wednesday, officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them. Lt. Col. George Bivens said officers saw a man they believe to be Eric ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still Knows Terrain Well

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

Eric Frein (freen), the suspect in the ambush shooting of two state troopers, continues to elude a manhunt in the Poconos. A documentary filmmaker says Frein appears in an upcoming film about Vietnam War re-enactors, telling the Associated Press, ...

Solar Panel Construction in Buffalo to Bring Jobs to Region

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

The State has pledged $750 Million dollars to build a massive solar panel plant in Buffalo, the largest in the western hemisphere. The panel, built by the SolarCity company, is expected to create 5 thousand jobs in the region. State officials call ...

Corbett, Wolf Hold First Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

09.22.14 | Terry Diener

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf are preparing for the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race. They square off tonight at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce dinner in Hershey. The forum-- the first of 3 agreed to-- with only 8 weeks left in the ...

Review of PA's Common Core Delayed

09.19.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers postponed two hearings to discuss Gov. Tom Corbett's call for a review of state academic standards Thursday because Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq said no changes to the standards are planned. Corbett called for the ...

Pike County Killer Sought By Federal Authorities

09.19.14 | Terry Diener

A federal magistrate judge has issued an arrest warrant for Eric Matthew Frein, the Monroe County man accused in the slaying of state police Cpl. Bryon Dickson and critically injuring Trooper Alex Douglass outside the Blooming Grove barracks last ...

Byron Dickson Funeral Draws Hundreds to Scranton

09.18.14 | Terry Diener

The 38 year-old father of two was shot last week outside the police barracks in Blooming Grove, PA. Police from across the country are expected to be at the service honoring this 7-year veteran of the State Police force. Meanwhile, the search for ...

New Study Shows Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Cause of Water Pollution

09.16.14 | Terry Diener

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead. The study finds that eight hydraulically fractured wells in Pennsylvania and ...

PA Police Shooter Likely Had Firearms Training

09.16.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State Police say the gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement. Lt. Colonel George Bivens said Monday that ...

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