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Sources: Hastert was covering up sex misconduct

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was paying a former student to keep quiet about allegations of sexual abuse from the time when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach in Illinois, two…

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Rockne Newell pleads guilty in deadly shooting rampage

A man accused of killing three people during a municipal meeting in the Poconos admitted to the crime in court Friday.

The driver could not have avoided this tragic accident

DA: No charges against driver who struck girls in Emmaus

No charges will be filed against the driver of a car that struck and killed one girl and injured another in Lehigh County earlier this month, District Attorney Jim Martin announced Friday.

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Child falls from 2nd floor window, flown to hospital

A child was flown to the hospital after falling from the second floor window of a home in Berks County. According to police, she is expected to be okay. 

Student charged in rape of another at Allentown school

Male student charged with raping female student inside Dieruff High School

Rape charges were filed against a juvenile Friday in an assault that allegedly took place at Allentown's Dieruff High School.

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    Blatter says he will take responsibility

    FIFA's newly re-elected chief, Sepp Blatter, has wasted no time in pointing the finger at the United States and Europe over the corruption allegations that overshadowed the soccer body's annual congress and threatened to derail his presidential bid.

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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

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

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    US cities where residents feel safest

    Gallup-Healthways has ranked the U.S. cities that feel the safest to residents.  How a city ranked on the list was based on how it measured in perceived safety, financial security and sense of community. Click through for the top 20.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

'I didn't do anything wrong,' testifies Fitzgerald

Allentown Police Chief s son in court today
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Testifying in his own defense Friday morning, Christopher Fitzgerald said he absolutely did not point his pistol at anyone when arrested in August.

Goats gobble up invasive plants clogging stormwater basin

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Three goats named Winky, Blinky and Nodd soon will be feasting on Japanese knotweed that has taken over a stormwater basin next to the Salisbury Township municipal building, which is along Pike Avenue just south of Allentown.

Tamaqua man charged with defrauding elderly couple

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RUSH TWP., Pa.

Police charged a Tamaqua man with swindling an elderly couple out of over $315,000.

Quakertown Community SB to ask districts to join them in PSERS fight

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

The Quakertown Community School District School Board has decided to formally disseminate to all school districts across the state its intention to create a pension crisis.

 

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    On this day: May 30

    Joan of Arc is burned at the stake, the Confederacy picks Richmond as its capital, the first Indy 500 is held, and the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated, all on this day.

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