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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.

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.

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Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

 
 
 
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  • Poppy field Afghanistan

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    Report: U.S. drug war in Afghanistan failing

    America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report.

    Afghan farmers are growing bumper crops of opium poppies -- an unprecedented 209,000 hectares in 2013 -- even though U.S. agencies spent $7.6 billion ...

 

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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    From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

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

Parkland High School
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

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

100 gallon blood donor honored in Lehigh Valley

100 gallon donor

It has taken him more than 30 years, but a Whitehall Township man has become an inspiration in the community by donating 100 gallons of blood.

72-year-old man charged with Stroudsburg arson

Arson charges
STROUDSBURG, Pa.

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.

Phillipsburg borrowing for $350,000 in road work

Phillipsburg Council meeting
PHILLISPBURG, N.J.

Phillipsburg's Main Street will soon have a new look, with the help of a $350,000 bond approved by town council Tuesday.

 

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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