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Reading Outlet Center building fire

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Inferno damage at least $12M; collapse potential examined

A multi-alarm fire that ravaged an old outlet building in Reading over the weekend caused at least $12 million in damage, and now there's concern over the possibility of a collapse.

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.

Family escapes Chester County fire

Family able to escape Chester County house fire

A Chester County family was forced from its home by fire Monday night.

JFK airport Ebola screening

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

W. Africa travelers restricted to 5 US airports

All travelers flying into the United States from the West African countries most impacted by the Ebola virus can only enter the U.S. through five airports, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Tuesday.

WHO, World Health Organization headquarters

Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Tests show Spanish nurse's aide free of Ebola

The Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola after treating virus-stricken patients in Madrid is free of the virus, her doctors announced Tuesday after another test on her.

Teresa Romero Ramos is clear of Ebola, physicians at Carlos III hospital said...

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.

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BASD reaches agreement with former parent it sued

A lawsuit that Bethlehem Area School District filed against a former district parent has been settled.

Jeffrey Edward Fowle in North Korea

CNN

American released from 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.

An American government plane picked up Fowle on Tuesday befor...

 
 
 
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  • Airstrikes over Syria 9_25_14

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    Ex-counterterror head: 'Imminent threat'

    The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air campaign there.

    Speaking to CNN's Jim Sciutto, Matt Olsen said by his analysis the threat from ...

 

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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  • Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle

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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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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.

Emmaus may drop college degree requirement for police

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EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus is moving toward improving the hiring process for police officers.

Wilson establishes junior high cheerleading program

Wilson Junior High School gets cheerleading squad
WILSON, Pa.

Parents and students at Wilson Area Junior High School now have a reason to cheer.

Bethlehem Township investigating kennel parking

Bethlehem Board of Supervisors hears kennel parking complaint
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One Bethlehem family says it is dogged by a kennel parking problem.

 

On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

    Jean-Luc/Wikimedia Commons

    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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