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Authorities are working to determine what charges should be filed in the case of a premature baby found dead and disposed of in the trash.

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Derrick Redcay welcomed home by crowd of supporters

Derrick Redcay arrived home Tuesday to a crowd of family, friends and other supporters holding red balloons and wearing "Redcay Strong" t-shirts.
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Lawmakers ask NCAA to set aside PSU sanctions

5 Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

Five members of Pennsylvania's delegation to the United States House of Representatives are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State.

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Exeter, Baltimore police working together on unsolved holdups

Police in two states are trying to determine whether the same man may be responsible for a pair of bank robberies roughly 100 miles apart.

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Pennsylvania sued by US over police fitness tests

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women.

Workers sickened by unknown chemical in Northampton

Chemical scare prompts tips for safe recycling

A chemical scare at a plant in Northampton County has prompted a waste management facility to remind everyone about the do's and don'ts of recycling.

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Crayola to color outside state lines, open 'experience' in Orlando

One of our region's most well-known companies is making plans to color outside state lines.

New trend Fake cops pulling people over

Police warn about cop impersonators and how to detect them

Local police say they're seeing a disturbing trend this summer: fake cops pulling people over.

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Last Enola Gay crewman dies; was frequent WWII Weekend guest

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.

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Celebrities who died too young

Tuesday marks 40 years since "Mama" Cass Elliot died at age 32. In honor of The Mamas & the Papas' singer, join us in remembering her and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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U.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions

Russia became more isolated Tuesday than it has been at any time since the end of the Cold War after new, hard-hitting sanctions were announced by the European Union and the United States, U.S. officials said.

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Daniel Devitt, the UPS worker accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the company, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Garden of marijuana sends Allentown man to court

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A 48-year-old Allentown man will be going to court on charges that he had a thriving marijuana garden in his backyard.

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