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Snowfall Forecast

Winter storm on it's way

After the sun sets on Sunday the snow will begin to overspread the area and continue into Monday.

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Dry Saturday

VIDEO: Dry Saturday, snow on Sunday

A clear and cold start to the day with temperatures in the teens, feeling like below zero with the gusty winds.

State Treasurer resigns

Pa. treasurer will plead guilty in campaign finance case

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord will plead guilty to federal charges after telling two potential campaign contributors that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.

Woman fighting cancer seeking support for her family

Woman fighting cancer seeking support for her family

A Lehigh County mother-of-four is holding out hope and praying for a miracle after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Revenge was motive behind deadly Allentown stabbing

Revenge was motive behind deadly Allentown stabbing

Prosecutors say there may be a motive behind a deadly stabbing that happened inside an Allentown barber shop last week.

Rob McCord apology

Video: Treasurer Rob McCord statement: 'I was wrong'

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord released a statement Friday, announcing his immediate resignation and apologizing for linking donations to state business.
Story: Pa. treasurer will plead guilty in campaign finance case

Miguel Torres trial walk

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Miguel Torres, on trial for murder, tells jury who killed his wife

Miguel Torres, proclaiming his innocence, broke down in tears when he told the jury hearing his murder trial that another man is responsible for his estranged wife's death nearly a decade ago.

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DA seeks death penalty in killing of school teacher

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against one of two people accused of sexually assaulting and killing an elementary school math teacher.

Wendi Stanford Guilty of 3rd degree murder in baby s death

Wendi Stanford: Guilty of 3rd degree murder in baby's death

A Lehigh County jury has decided that a former Allentown woman was guilty in the death of her two-month-old son.

Music teacher will face charges he had sex with a student

Music teacher will face charges he had sex with a student

A Poconos music teacher is heading to trial on charges he had sex with a former student.

Students rushed to hospital after taking unknown meds

Students rushed to hospital after taking unknown meds

Three Reading students were rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon after taking medication at school given to them by a classmate.

Syrian Kurds battle ISIS

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ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.

On Monday, Kurdish fighters ...

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    ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

    Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.

    On Monday, Kurdish fighters ...

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Pup thrown into snowbank in East Stroudsburg

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STROUDSBURG, Pa.

Someone threw this puppy out of a car and into a snow bank at Walmart in East Stroudsburg, leaving her shivering, scared and possibly injured.

ASD directors OK lease for new high school

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School District approved a five-year lease for a new career high school.

Male bison born at Trexler Nature Preserve may move to NY

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Lehigh County soon may donate a young member of its bison herd to a zoo in upstate New York.

Lehigh County hopes crime starts to pay

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Who says crime doesn’t pay? It might start paying more in Lehigh County.

Army vet recalls infamous WWII Nazi massacre in Belgium

Veteran Harold Billow
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Former World War II US Army battalion corporal Harold Billow still can't believe how lucky he is after all these years.

Police: Drunk man drives off road onto bank lawn

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

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.

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

Lehigh County commissioners 1-28-15 meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

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

 

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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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