Record-breaking cold night after fresh snowfall affects area

Record-breaking cold night after fresh snowfall affects area

Thursday night, turning bitterly cold with some clearing. Record low temperatures possible.

Record-breaking cold night after fresh snowfall affects area

Ed Hanna's forecast video: Record-breaking cold night

Tonight: Turning bitterly cold with some clearing. Record low temperature is 7 ABE 1960 and 5 RDG 1978 Low: -2

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Stabbing on Butler Street Thursday night

A stabbing victim was hospitalized after being attacked on Butler Street Thursday evening.


Snow totals around region; how much do you have?

The accumulation of snow from our latest storm ranges from just more than an inch in some places to more than a half-foot in others around the region.

Local road crews working to clear streets

Bethlehem road crews use technology to help keep streets clear of snow

It's been a busy day for crews all across the region, but the work continued into the night on Thursday. 

Reading officials not ticketing for snowy sidewalks

Reading officials not ticketing for snowy sidewalks

In light of the brutal winter, city officials in Reading are cutting residents a break when it comes to snowy sidewalks.

Philadelphia police officer killed in the line of duty

Philadelphia police officer killed in the line of duty

A Philadelphia police officer was killed in the line of duty Thursday afternoon.

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Man shot by Reading police sought as witness in NYC homicide

A man who was shot by Reading police last month has long been sought by prosecutors in New York as a material witness in a homicide that happened nearly five years ago.


Viewer photos: March 5, 2015, winter storm

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Quakertown working later to clear streets

Quakertown DPW working late to clear streets of snow

Two weeks before the official start of spring, yet another snow storm swept the region.

Drivers stuck in snow Kentucky

Mandi Witek

Drivers in Kentucky on move again after hours stuck

Patrick and Sue Ellen Kilgallon knew the storm was coming. They tried to get out of northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Instead, they got stuck in the snow on Interstate 65.

The Florida couple and their two dogs were still there Thursday morning, m...


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    China: 10 injured in rush-hour knife attack

    Knife-wielding attackers wounded 10 people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou Friday, before local police shot dead one suspect and arrested another.

    The attack took place during the morning rush hour, when the assailants ...


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Suicidal teen reported missing

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

Police looking for missing Allentown woman

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

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    Actor Harrison Ford was "banged up" and hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a 1940s aircraft he was piloting crashed during a forced landing on a golf course, his publicist said.

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Lower Macungie improves communication

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Lower Macungie Township has implemented an automated notification system that allows township officials to call, text and email residents about anything ranging from weather emergencies to leaf collection.

St. Luke's named one of nation's best hospitals

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St. Luke’s University Health Network again has been named one of the nation’s 100 top hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a  provider of data-driven  solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.

Allentown police OT totals a quarter million dollars in 2 months

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Police overtime in Allentown “is a runaway train,” declared City Council president Roy O’Connell Wednesday night.

Dennis Lieb resigns from Easton Planning Commission

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"Tired of government hypocrisy," one of Easton Planning commissioners resigned his post Wednesday night.


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    On this day: March 6

    The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.


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Americans love beer, and they like it light, fizzy and (mostly) American-made. Take a look at the top 10 most popular beers in the U.S. for the year 2013, according to VinePair.


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