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Stray shower possible, but most fireworks displays should go off without a hitch

A stray shower can't be ruled out this evening, but we don't expect much and most of the fireworks displays should go off without a hitch.

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88-year-old man dies after becoming pinned under tractor

An 88-year-old Allentown man died after becoming pinned under a lawn tractor.

Salisbury car fire

Fire destroys car in Lehigh County; one person injured

One person was injured when a fire engulfed a car in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, police said.

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State Police search for Berks County escapee

State Police are searching the Reading area for an escapee from the ADDAPT re-entry facility.

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Union chief responds to arrest of prison guard, investigation

The union president at Northampton County Prison is responding to Friday's arrest of a corrections officer who allegedly smuggled contraband, and is speaking out against the way authorities have…

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    9 burned after fireworks misfire into crowd

    Errant fireworks shot into a crowd at a Fourth of July celebration near Vail, Colorado, Friday night, caused nine people to suffer minor burns.

    Avon town manager Virginia Egger said that 17 minutes into the 23-minute show, "a shell apparently explode...

 
 
 
 

Missing Persons

Police searching for missing Exeter man

Police are looking for a missing Exeter man who was last seen on May 10, 2015.

Colonial Regional Police searching for missing Hanover Township woman

Colonial Regional Police say they are searching for a Hanover Township woman who has been missing since Wednesday.

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    Who's running and who could run in 2016?

    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his campaign for president Thursday, becoming the fifth Democrat to join the primary contest. Find out who else is running and who some of the other possible candidates are.

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Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

July 4th Kazoo Parade goes on
NAZARETH, Pa.

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

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JIM THORPE, Pa.

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”

Greenwich Twp. approves new public safety director position

Greenwich Twp approves new public safety director position
GREENWICH TWP., N.J.

The Greenwich Township Committee has voted to establish a public safety director for its embattled police department

Eight lives to go? Cat survives ride in car engine

Rescued cat
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.

You've heard of firemen rescuing kittens trapped in trees, but how about police saving a cat trapped under the hood of a pick-up?

 

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    The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

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