Shelter in place issued in Barrett and Price Townships

Shelter in place issued for Barrett and Price Townships

Pennsylvania State Police are asking all residents of Barrett and Price Townships to shelter in place immediately.

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Frein eludes police Most wanted billboards popping up

Frein eludes police; Most wanted billboards popping up

The search continues for one of the FBI's most wanted men.

Search continues for Eric Frein

Police continue search for Eric Frein

He may be number two on the FBI's most wanted list, but Eric Frein is public enemy number one around here.

Hospitalized trooper has undergone four surgeries

University of Scranton chaplain speaks to injuried officer's family

The Pennsylvania state trooper who survived last week's ambush shooting has undergone four surgeries since the attack and has been heavily sedated, according to a Catholic chaplain who has visited Trooper Alex Douglass' hospital area and spoken with his family.

Neighbors change daily routines due to manhunt

Frein search makes neighbors change routines

As hundreds of police officers continue combing the woods looking for accused cop killer Eric Frein, those who live near the Blooming Grove State Police barracks in Pike County say they are changing their daily routines.

Hospitalized trooper has undergone four surgeries

University of Scranton chaplain speaks to injuried officer's family

The Pennsylvania state trooper who survived last week's ambush shooting has undergone four surgeries since the attack and has been heavily sedated, according to a Catholic chaplain who has visited Trooper Alex Douglass' hospital area and spoken with his family.

Scots visit Lehigh Valley after historic vote

Scots visit Lehigh Valley after historic vote

After Scotland's vote to remain part of the United Kingdom, some Scots are celebrating and others are disappointed.

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Police looking for missing Longswamp Township man

State Police say a 76 year-old man with dementia went missing from his home Friday.

Local couple feels wrath of hurricane

Local couple feels wrath of Hurricane Odile

It was a trip they will  never forget...for all the wrong reasons.

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Man armed with sword robs convenience store

Pennsylvania State Police say a man armed with an ornamental sword pulled off a terrifying robbery in Berks County.

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Painting the ice at the PPL Center

The temperature has dropped to ice cold inside the PPL Center.

History's Headlines: The great West End Allentown mystery of 1929

On September 14, 1929, most of Allentown was celebrating the opening of the Tilghman Street Bridge; a city project that had been planned for years was finally completed.

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Russia sends third truck convoy into Ukraine

A third Russian humanitarian-aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian border Saturday and is moving to an unspecified destination in southeastern Ukraine, Russia's state-run Itar-Tass reported.

The 200 trucks are carrying food, power generators, medical supp...

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    A Chicago man confessed to killing his girlfriend's mother, whose body was found last month in a suitcase outside a hotel in Indonesia, police in Bali tell CNN.

    The girlfriend also confessed to being involved and trying to get rid of her mother's body...

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Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

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LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.

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LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A $2.7-million proposal to install two synthetic athletic fields with lighting in Lower Macungie’s Quarry Park was presented to township commissioners Thursday night.

ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talks

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something.

Forks dealing with maintenance building headaches

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FORKS TWP.., Pa.

Forks Township officials call the township's new maintenance building "the gift that keeps on giving."

Northampton to move forward with grant for portable restroom facility

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NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

By next year, the Borough of Northampton should own a portable restroom facility.

Northampton County workers protest hikes in healthcare costs

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EASTON, Pa.

Nearly 200 county workers jammed Northampton County Council’s Thursday night meeting to protest hikes in their medical healthcare benefits proposed by County Executive John Brown.

LVHN to offer free flu shots to the public

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations  during two drive-through community sessions in November.

Musikfest 2014 shootings overblown by media, city officials say

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem City officials agreed Thursday evening Musikfest is "a very safe festival and will continue to be so" despite three shooting incidents and 41 arrests.

 

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