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Close to forty firefighters battle raging barn fire in Hanover Township

Five companies and nearly 40 firefighters responded to a barn fire early Sunday morning in Northampton County.

Allentown man stabbed overnight, suspect in custody

Allentown police say a man is in custody after a stabbing in the city Saturday night.

NTSB recommends lowering legal BAC

NTSB recommends lowering legal blood alcohol level

The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending lowering the legal blood alcohol level from .08 to .05.

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Pedestrian hit-and-run leaves police searching for answers

State police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries Friday night.

North Korea launches 'satellite'

KCTV via CNN

Emergency UN meeting over N. Korean rocket

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative."

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    Airport workers handled jet blast laptop

    Somali intelligence officials say two airport workers handled a laptop believed to have contained a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane.

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Missing Persons

Police in Lower Pottsgrove searching for 93-year-old man

Harold P. Leister was last seen Thursday morning around 7 a.m. near his home on W. Woodland Drive in Pottstown

Police looking for Montgomery County teen who left home

The family of Rosemary Brennan reported she had left her residence in Hatfield Township during the overnight hours

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Allentown mayor responds to report on city's lead levels

Ed Pawlowski
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Mayor of Allentown has fired back about a study 69 News first reported earlier this week on kids and lead levels in their blood.

Allentown police chief announces promotions in department

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Police Chief Keith Morris announced Friday the promotion of two assistant chiefs and three captains

Outgoing RPD chief: 'This has been my favorite job'

Outgoing RPD chief This has been my favorite job
READING, Pa.

After nearly 40 years in law enforcement, Reading's police chief is heading to the private sector.

Parking rules returning to Bethlehem neighborhoods

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

As the snow melts, city announces routine parking enforcement will begin Monday

 

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  • The Beatles arrive in America, 1964

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    On this day: February 7

    The Mississippi River is rocked by earthquakes, Baltimore burns, Chaplin debuts "The Tramp," The Beatles arrive in America, and space shuttle astronauts make the first untethered spacewalk, all on this day.

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