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Community rallies as Barret Proud

Community rallies as "Barret Proud"

A Canadensis, Monroe County woman is behind a grassroots effort to help the Barrett Police Department in the search for Eric Frein.

Pocono Mountain schools to reopen Wednesday

Police: Stolen vehicle not used by Frein

Police say they've determined that a car stolen in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains is not linked to the man being sought for the killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper.

Pickup in police-involved shooting in Easton 10-24-14

Morganelli: Police-involved shooting investigation could take weeks

A Northampton County man was killed in a police-involved shooting that followed a chase early Friday morning.

Wheels stolen from car

Police ask for help find thieves stealing tires, rims

Allentown police are asking people keep their eyes open.

Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

A Northampton County woman has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty: officials say she allowed more than 100 animals to live in a filthy shed.

Returning soldier surprises family

Returning soldier surprises family

A Northampton County football field was the stage for an emotional, surprise reunion between a local solider and his son.

Ebola

Centers for Disease Control

Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola policy

A mandatory 21-day quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey on health care workers returning from West Africa caught local and federal officials by surprise and spurred a heated debate on handling the spread of Ebola without cutting the flow of ...

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The best time to book your holiday flight is...

If you're planning on flying over the holidays, now's the time book your tickets.

Haunted Hugh Moore Park

Haunted Hugh Moore Park event kicks off

A new Halloween event in Easton kicked off Friday night.

Rocky Horror Show now at the Bucks County Playhouse

Rocky Horror Picture Show now at the Bucks County Playhouse

Old Castles, an young innocent couple..a transvestite. It's the perfect mix for Halloween or the makeup.

Wehr's Dam generic, Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.

History's Headlines: Ripples down by the old mill stream

It was 1908 and a fellow named Tell Taylor had an idea for a sentimental love song about a boy, a girl and a mill stream where they met. It evoked for many in a rapidly industrializing America a simpler time of quiet and innocence. 

Grieving after Washington school shooting

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Grandfather: Marysville school shooter hit cousins

When a teenage gunman opened fire at students in a high school cafeteria in Washington state, a relative said, he was not shooting at random targets.

Jaylen Fryberg, who witnesses said gunned down students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, is the co...

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    UNC grads likely keep degrees despite fraud

    What happens to the 3,100 students who enrolled in fake classes and now have a degree stamped with the seal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- an institution consistently ranked among the nation's top public schools?

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Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD field for Andre Reed

J. Birney Crum Stadium

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Easton police charge shooter with attempted homicide

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EASTON, Pa.

An Allentown man has been charged with attempted murder and the Easton man he shot has been charged with possessing drugs he intended to deliver.

Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in Bethlehem

Anyemil Rodriguez
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

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A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

IronPigs put their money where their snout is

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Teachers union head says ASD has too many administrators

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The head of the Allentown teachers union criticized the school district for being top-heavy.

Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

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READING, Pa.

Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

 

Most 'appetizing' U.S. cities for zombies

Zombie, The Walking Dead

When the undead rise up, you won't want to be in paradise. Honolulu is the most "appetizing" U.S. city for zombies, according to a fun new set of rankings.

 

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Police looking for missing Allentown woman

Jamie Metzger

Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

Jessenia Velez

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

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