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Driver charged with DUI in crash that killed East Penn CEO

A Berks County man was under the influence of marijuana and numerous prescription drugs when he struck and killed East Penn Manufacturing CEO Sally Miksiewicz last month, police said.

Homicide suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses

An Allentown man, who's already charged with criminal homicide stemming from a shootout in Bethlehem, has been slapped with additional charges.

Route 222, Wyomissing accident

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Vehicles carrying HS football players involved in rollover accident

Two of three vehicles carrying high school football players to a practice session were involved in an accident with a tractor trailer on Thursday.

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Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official...

Waterfront project underway in Allentown

A major development project is finally getting under way in Allentown along the Lehigh River waterfront.

FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading

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Fightin Phils on deck to play before national audience

The national spotlight will shine on Baseballtown when the Reading Fightin Phils take to the field at FirstEnergy Stadium on Thursday.

Cherrystone Campground storm damage

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2 dead, 25 hurt after storm hits campground

The voices in the video tell the story.

"Something crazy is going on outside," a woman shouts. "I'm scared."

Moments later, the same voice yells that a tree has fallen and another says, "It's on that guy's camper."

Overturned campers, downed trees

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Puppies, cats, rabbit pulled from burning home

Twenty animals were rescued from a home that caught fire in Allentown on Thursday, officials said.

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German prosecutors criticized in probe of suspected Nazi guard

A lawyer for families of alleged victims of a suspected Nazi death camp guard who died this week before he could be extradited for trial said German investigators should have acted more quickly to bring charges.

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New Valley Actor’s Lab raises level of theater art

A new initiative is brewing locally that’s being led by two recognizable names in the field of acting, Bill George and Joshua Neth. It’s the Valley Actor’s Lab, a year-long program of commitment to the art of performance.

Relatives mourn family members killed in shelling at UN-run school

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U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said.

The coordinates of the school in Beit Hanoun, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given to the Israeli...

 
 
 
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    U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

    A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said.

    The coordinates of the school in Beit Hanoun, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given to the Israeli...

 

Missing Persons

Pennridge Police want help to find missing teen

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Police in Bucks County are asking the public's help to locate a missing teen.

Man walks away from Pennsburg facility; found in Texas

Man missing in Pennsburg

A man reported missing from an assisted-care facility in Montgomery County has been found safe and sound.

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Cedarbrook operator outlines future of nursing home

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

On Wednesday night, Lehigh County commissioner Vic Mazziotti was hoping to hear a recommendation from the county administration regarding the future of the Cedarbrook nursing homes.cedar

Easton taxes point to more people finding work

Easton Earned Income tax ticks up
EASTON, Pa.

More people in Easton are apparently finding jobs this year compared to last year, city officials said Wednesday night.

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cement kilns in Saylor Park, Coplay, Lehigh Co.

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The landmark cement kilns near the Lehigh River in Coplay, Lehigh County, have been deteriorating for many years.

Commissioners delay action on contract with Cedabrook union

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

By a vote of 8-1, Lehigh County commissioners delayed action on a three-year contract with unionized workers at the Cedarbrook nursing homes until mid-August.

 
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