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Fatal crash in Lynn Twp

Two people killed in Lehigh County wreck

Two people were killed in a car crash in Lynn Township, Lehigh County Tuesday night.

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.

Online threat

Online bomb threats leave Penn State Berks students, faculty reeling

Students and faculty at Penn State Berks are still reeling after several bomb threats were posted on social media.

Vacation turns to tragedy

Vacation turns to tragedy when 3-year-old girl is killed

A vacation in Puerto Rico ended in tragedy for an Allentown family.

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.

Pocono Mountain schools to reopen Wednesday

Pocono Mountain schools to reopen Wednesday amid manhunt

The Pocono Mountain School District is reopening Wednesday amid the continuing manhunt for Eric Frein.

Man says police have mistaken him for Frein

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Man says police have often mistaken him for Eric Frein

The hunt for Eric Frein shifted south over the weekend, and for one man, that move couldn't have come soon enough.

Arson charges

72-year-old man charged with Stroudsburg arson

72-year-old Paul York of Stroudsburg has been charged with arson in connection with the Aug. 2 fire of a commercial and residential building in Monroe County.

Vehicles recalled over faulty airbags

Vehicles recalled for replacement of faulty airbags

Safety regulators are trying to spread the word about dangerous airbags in recalled cars.

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.

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.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

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Officials: 3 Denver girls wanted to join ISIS

The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

 
 
 
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Emmaus learns of state pension crisis

Pa. Depart. of Revenue Sec., Dan Meuser speaks to with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Assoc.
EMMAUS, Pa.

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser shared with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association and area residents the origins and problems associated with the state pension crisis Tuesday evening.

Easton eyes more big projects after City Hall and parking deck work is completed

EASTON, Pa.

While work continues on the long-awaited new parking deck in downtown Easton, city officials are already talking about building another one.

Allentown Planning holds "Downtown on the Move" public workshop

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The city of Allentown planning department held a presentation and workshop Tuesday afternoon at the center square Lehigh County Government Center entitled "Downtown On the Move: A Public Workshop/Draft of Downtown Framework."

Parkland promises no more than modest tax increases for budget year 2015-2016

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

In a nutshell, Tuesday night's Parkland School District Board of Directors Workshop meeting centered around dough and doughnuts.

 

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  • First Blood, Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy

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    On this day: October 22

    The first parachute jump takes place, "Pretty Boy" Floyd is gunned down, football meets television, The Supremes top the charts, and "First Blood" dominates the box office, all on this day.

 

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