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Some rain, wet snow this evening; slick spots possible

We expect another round of rain and possibly mixing with wet snowflakes for most areas.

Fatal crash on I-78 WB

Crash kills trucker, closes I-78 near Krumsville for 11+ hours

The westbound lanes of Interstate 78 reopened to travelers shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, more than 11 hours after a deadly accident involving a car and two tractor trailers.

Kathleen Kane

Court upholds judge's role in investigation of Pa. AG Kane

A county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office, according to Pennsylvania's highest court.

DA: Police justified in shooting of Catasauqua man

The two law enforcement officers who killed a Catasauqua, Lehigh County, man last month were "entirely justified" in shooting him, the county's district attorney announced Tuesday.

Wendi Stanford

Mother convicted of killing her baby sentenced to 15-30 years

A woman recently convicted of murder for killing her infant son a dozen years ago was sentenced Tuesday.

Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Family: Convicted cop killer hospitalized in Pottsville

Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal is hospitalized, but his lawyer said prison officials won't tell him why.

firefighters held hostage at fire house in Cheltenham Twp., MontCo

Ex-firefighter held others hostage inside firehouse, police say

A former firefighter is in custody after an apparent hostage situation at a firehouse in Montgomery County.

police incident on E Tremont St, Allentown

Man taken into custody after police situation

One man was taken into custody after a neighborhood was asked to stay inside during a police incident Tuesday morning.

Carpenter Tech

Carpenter takes steps to cut costs, strengthen operations

Carpenter Technology Corporation announced a restructuring plan Tuesday that, officials said, will help the company cut costs, improve profitability and strengthen operations.

Health Beat: POEM: Help for swallowing disorder

Imagine if you felt like you were going to choke every time you ate or drank? That's what people with a condition called achalasia have to deal with daily. Now, there's a simple procedure that could offer relief, it's surgery without an incision.

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Arkansas about to adopt religious freedom law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson now has to decide if he wants Mike Pence's headache.

The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved a religious freedom measure that mirrors the one Pence signed into law in Indiana -- sparking outrage from businesses, sports org...

 
 
 
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    Iraqi forces take back Tikrit from ISIS

    Iraqi forces battling to wrest Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of the city, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday on Iraqiya TV.

    Al-Abadi, who is also the top military commander, said on state television that the city was liberated.

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Missing Persons

Missing East Stroudsburg man found safe

Pennsylvania State Police Swiftwater say a missing East Stroudsburg man has been located.

Police on lookout for missing endangered Montgomery Co. woman

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Police are asking the public to help them locate a missing woman from Montgomery County who may be in danger.

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    Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

    Details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the life of the co-pilot who authorities say appears to have set it on a fatal trajectory into the French Alps.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Local reality star baker shares her secret cupcake recipes

Local reality star baker shares her secret recipes

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WEST READING, Pa.

A local baker who received national acclaim on a popular Food Network show is now sharing some of her secret recipes.

Catasauqua church has 20 Easter dinners to give away

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CATASAUQUA, Pa.

Revolution Church in Catasauqua still has the makings for more than 20 Easter dinners to give away.

Carpenter takes steps to cut costs, strengthen operations

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WYOMISSING, Pa.

Carpenter Technology Corporation announced a restructuring plan Tuesday that, officials said, will help the company cut costs, improve profitability and strengthen operations.

Photos of 'Hometown Heroes' sought for exhibit

American flag, soldier's hat, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Photos of veterans and active members of the U.S. armed forces are being sought for  a fifth annual '"Our Hometown Heroes" display over Memorial Day weekend at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

 
 

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  • Eiffel Tower, 1889, Library of Congress

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    On this day: March 31

    The Eiffel Tower is completed, Knute Rockne dies in a plane crash, "Oklahoma!" debuts on Broadway, and Brandon Lee and Selena both die tragically, all on this day.

 

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9 jobs where women make more than men

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Women make more than men in only nine of the 350 jobs tracked by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here is a list of professions where women do financially better than men.

 

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