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Mother sentenced for drug-related crash that killed daughter

Jun. 12, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mother who authorities say was driving under the influence of drugs when she caused a head-on crash that killed her young daughter is now headed to prison. Rebecca Willis was sentenced Tuesday to a term of 18 to 36 months in prison. The 44-year-old East Stroudsburg...

Boyfriend charged in slaying of woman

Jun. 9, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man fleeing a jail sentence in Virginia and arrested in New York has been charged in the slaying of a woman whose body was dumped near a stream in eastern Pennsylvania's Pocono mountains. Authorities say 43-year-old Gerald Neal was apprehended a week ago in a...

Fisherman trying to aid struggling friend drowns in creek

May. 25, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania fisherman trying to help his struggling friend fell into the fast-moving water of a creek and drowned. The Monroe County coroner said the accident happened at about 6 p.m. Thursday near the Route 1919 bridge on McMichael Creek in Stroudsburg....

Fisherman dies as he tries to save friend who fell in creek

May. 24, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fisherman has died after he tried to help a friend who had fallen into a creek in eastern Pennsylvania. The Monroe County coroner's office says the men were fishing in McMichael Creek in Stroudsburg when one of them lost his footing and fell into the water late...