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Reading Outlet Center building fire

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Inferno damage at least $12M; collapse potential examined

The flames are out, but the investigation of an inferno that ravaged a former Reading Outlet Center building is far from over.

Deadly carjacking crash in Philadelphia

Real estate agent testifies about carjacking that killed mom, 3 kids

A real estate agent said she was forced to perform sex acts on two carjackers before they crashed into a crowd in Philadelphia, killing a mother and three children.

Coroner called to crash on I-78

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Bucks County man killed in crash on I-78 East in Upper Saucon

A fatal accident caused major traffic headaches for commuters Tuesday morning. Live video:  Streaming traffic cameras

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School bus crash sends 4 students to hospitals

Several students were hurt when their school bus was involved in a crash with another vehicle Tuesday morning.

Pocono Mt School District closed Tuesday

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School district cancels classes Tuesday after alleged Frein sighting

Schools in the Pocono Mountain School District are closed Tuesday.

Eric Matthew Frein

State lifts Pike County hunting bans in place due to Frein search

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted its temporary ban on hunting and trapping in Pike County that had been instituted after the deadly ambush on the Blooming Grove state police barracks.

Tom Wolf in Bethlehem

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Tom Wolf campaigns for Pa. governor in Lehigh Valley

The York businessman vying to be Pennsylvania's next governor stopped in the Lehigh Valley on Tuesday.

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Corbett, Wolf disagree over municipal gun-law bill

Pennsylvania's candidates for governor are disagreeing over National Rifle Association-backed legislation that could unleash fresh court challenges to local gun-control laws in Pennsylvania.

Kutztown Park playground

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Kutztown Park awarded grant for new playground

It will soon be out with the old and in with the new at the Kutztown Park in Kutztown.

Halloween costumes for girls Innocent or inappropriate

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Halloween costumes for girls: Innocent or inappropriate?

Halloween is just around the corner, and it's time to get those costumes ready.

Pistorius taken off to jail

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What will Oscar Pistorius face in prison?

Oscar Pistorius began a new life behind bars Tuesday after he was sentenced to a maximum five years' imprisonment for culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

 
 
 
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  • Man jokes don't touch my girlfriend

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    Man to Obama: Don't touch my girlfriend

    The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was "embarrassed and just shocked," after her fiancé jokingly told him "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

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Missing Persons

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.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

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Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

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    Americans detained in North Korea

    Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday. Learn more about the three Americans most recently detained in North Korea.

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Some charges dropped against Brian Creazzo

Route 22 fatal accident scene
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Some charges against Brian Creazzo were dropped during a preliminary hearing in Lehigh County  Court Tuesday.

Jill Kelly McComsey named WomenHeart champion

Jill Kelly McComsey
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Jill Kelly McComsey, a Bethlehem lawyer who was struck with a heart attack "completely out of the blue" when she was 36 years old, has been named a WomenHeart champion after graduating from the 2014 national WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic.

72-year-old Stroudsburg man charged with arson

STROUDSBURG, Pa.

A 72-year-old Stroudsburg resident has been charged with arson for the Aug. 2 building fire on Main Street in the community.

Kutztown Park awarded grant for new playground

Kutztown Park playground

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HARRISBURG, Pa.

It will soon be out with the old and in with the new at the Kutztown Park in Kutztown.

 

On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

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    On this day: October 21

    Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.

 

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