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Colder than average expected for next few days

Brisk and cold conditions will be on tap for today with highs temperatures holding in the mid to upper 20s "despite plenty of sunshine.

Angelica Alvarado

Reading woman busted with $1M worth of cocaine

An undercover drug operation led to the discovery of more than $1 million worth of cocaine and the arrest of a woman in Reading.

Black van similar to one seen during robbery in Palmer Twp. 1-27-15

4 tag team in robbery of Northampton Co. couple

Police in Northampton County are warning residents to beware of people posing as utility or other workers after an incident Tuesday.

Torres trial Investigators testify about day of homicide

Torres jury hears about encounter moments after homicide

Prosecutors are trying to convince a jury that Miguel Torres was possessive and snapped after his wife filed for divorce.

A NY man is charged in daughter s accident that killed three

NY man charged in daughter's accident that killed three teens

A New York man is facing the most serious charges in a crash that killed three Bucks County teenagers back in August.

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Parkland says no to LCCC request to pre-approve real estate deals

Parkland School Board unanimously has rejected a request from Lehigh Carbon Community College for pre-approval to acquire real estate.

Anthony Ianniello, Joseph Ianniello, Angelo Pennetti, Lisa Lucas, Sherin Darwish

Police arrest 5 in alleged drug trafficking ring

Five people are in custody on drug charges after a search warrant in Monroe County.

Philadelphia skyline at night

DNC visits Philadelphia as decision on 2016 convention nears

Will Philadelphia host next year's Democratic National Convention? Philly is in the running.

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Driving without a license, Allentown man tries to flee police

An Allentown man drove off after police stopped him for traffic offenses Tuesday.

suspect reading robbery

Women lure men to be robbed at gunpoint

A night of fun on the town took a violent turn for two men. Police say they were lured into a violent trap by a pair of women.

Boston blizzard 2015

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New England recovers from huge winter storm

For all the hype, Wednesday is turning out to be just another day in and around New York City.

But not in neighboring New England.

Winter or not, there's nothing normal for those from Connecticut to Massachusetts to New Hampshire who woke up to more t...

 
 
 
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  • Boston blizzard 2015

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    New England recovers from huge winter storm

    For all the hype, Wednesday is turning out to be just another day in and around New York City.

    But not in neighboring New England.

    Winter or not, there's nothing normal for those from Connecticut to Massachusetts to New Hampshire who woke up to more t...

 

Missing Persons

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

Jamie Metzger

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

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    Northeast digs out from blizzard

    Now that the snow has mostly stopped --- it's time for people on the East Coast to dig out after a powerful snowstorm hit.

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Police arrest 5 in alleged drug trafficking ring

Anthony Ianniello, Joseph Ianniello, Angelo Pennetti, Lisa Lucas, Sherin Darwish
COOLBAUGH TWP., Pa.

Five people are in custody on drug charges after a search warrant in Monroe County.

Hanover Twp. knows winter is far from done

Hanover Twp. board of supervisors
HANOVER TWP. Pa.

Like most of the Lehigh Valley, Hanover Township dodged a bullet when Tuesday's massive snowfall prognosis didn't materialize as advertised.

Macungie man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges

Birds rescued from Weider's home
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A Lehigh County man has pleaded guilty to 12 counts of animal cruelty for neglecting over 30 birds and three huskie dogs. He will pay a $50 fine on each count.

Parkland says no to LCCC request to pre-approve real estate deals

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SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Parkland School Board unanimously has rejected a request from Lehigh Carbon Community College for pre-approval to acquire real estate.

 

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    On this day: January 28

    "Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.

 

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