Poconos

Mountains in autumn
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Authorities say two people were killed in a small plane crash in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. The wreckage of a home-built plane was found in a swampy, wooded area. The plane, a two-seater called a Van's RV-8, was discovered around 9 a.m. Wednesday in Monroe County, about 90 miles north of...
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Route 309 bridge.
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia-area drivers who use the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to get to the Poconos are facing a substantial detour this weekend as crews replace a bridge spanning the toll road.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of 8 to 12-year-old kids from Philadelphia returned home from a week of summer camp in the Poconos. It’s part of a program sponsored by the city for kids who might not otherwise get to experience this kind of an opportunity. A group of Philadelphia kids, who...
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Pat Loeb
August 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plumbing problems at a state-run youth detention facility in the Poconos left 49 young residents with no running water for two weeks — a condition the state failed to report to the counties responsible for the residents. The state brought in portable toilets and...
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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.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's highest court has upheld the death sentence for the man convicted in the 2014 deadly ambush on a State Police barracks. In its ruling Friday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said the evidence presented at Eric Frein's trial was sufficient to support a...
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Tubing in the Poconos
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 17, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A ski weekend with a crowd of friends doesn't have to just be about skiing. There are other temptations in the nearby Pocono Mountains. The Friday night party among gathered friends at the rented condo is a blast. But come morning, as some of us have visions of...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 09, 2019 - 3:18 pm
UPDATED: 7.42 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a dozen witnesses have testified so far in the trial of the man accused of murdering a Temple University student 1 1/2 years ago, and one alternate juror was dismissed for knowing one of the witnesses. Dressed in a gray suit, 30-year-old...
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The man accused of murdering a Temple University student last year has rejected a plea deal offered by Philadelphia prosecutors.
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering a Temple University student last year has rejected a plea deal offered by Philadelphia prosecutors. He will head to trial in January, charged with first degree murder and abuse of corpse. The deal: plead to third degree murder and spend 30...
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Camelback Resort in the Poconos offers a swim-up bar to its guests.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 29, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Old-time ski areas have gotten a modern facelift. With the long end-of-year vacation season approaching, there are more activity options if the snow is a no show. Nowadays, many ski areas have tacked the word "resort" onto their handles. For skiing families, couples...
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 01, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Every face around the bar had a high-elevation winter tan. Stetson hats topped every head, and ski boots thumped the floor while Willie Nelson rasped from the speakers. It was happy hour at the base of Vail Mountain in the Colorado Rockies. During a chat with the...
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