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Accuse cop killer Eric Frein pleads not guilty

Accused cop killer Eric Frein pleads not guilty

He's accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another before leading hundreds of officers on a seven week manhunt.

Pocono Medical Center nurses vote on deal to avoid strike

Pocono Medical Center nurses ratify a new contract avoiding strike

As nurses at the Poconos' largest hospital approved a last-minute deal to avoid a strike, two state reports are revealing staffing issues that left some employees "overwhelmed" and "in tears."

Local nursing home hosts its own Throwback Thursday

Local nursing home hosts its own Throwback Thursday

A nursing home in Lehigh County kicked it back a few decades with its very own version of Throwback Thursday.

Lehigh Valley Zoo animals not all for or against cold temps

Lehigh Valley Zoo animals not all for or against cold temps

The Lehigh Valley Zoo was closed Thursday because of ice concerns related to the frigid temperatures.

Reading superintendent Slow down in school zones

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Reading superintendent: Slow down in school zones

Reading school officials are sounding the alarm about repeated speeding and aggressive driving in school zones around the city.

Allentown police keep streets safe

Police keep crowded city streets safe for people and vehicles

Center City Allentown is once again bustling with activity.

Starbucks arrival signals good news for Center City

Starbucks' arrival signals good news for Center City

An addition to Downtown Allentown's revitalization will give a jolt of energy to the city.

More reports of man trying to lure girls into his SUV

More reports of man trying to lure girls into his SUV

Police hunting for a man who tried a lure a young girl into his SUV.

Winter weather hurting and helping restaurants

Winter weather hurting and helping restaurants

The cold snowy weather can certainly play a role on how local businesses do in Berks County.

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Hope fading fast for ISIS captives

The sunset deadline set by ISIS has passed, but the fates of two captives it's using as bargaining chips remains unknown.

ISIS had pushed Jordan to bring a convicted terrorist, Sajida al-Rishawi, to the Turkish border by 5:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. ET) Thur...

 
 
 
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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

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Police: Drunk man drives off road onto bank lawn

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An Allentown man will be charged with DUI after he drove his car off the road and over the curb onto the lawn of the Wells Fargo Bank on Schoenersville Road.

ASD Directors OK lease for new High School

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lately the Allentown School District has a penchant for pulling surprises.

Police are looking for a Whitehall credit card fraudster

Police are looking for this man for credit card fraud
WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The Whitehall Twp. Police Department is asking for help in identifying a man who used a counterfeit credit card with a compromised account number in multiple stores in the area.

County commissioners blast Exec. Tom Muller as uncooperative

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Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller is being blasted for refusing to meet with the leaders of the nine county commissioners.

 

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