Exeter High School shed fire

Exeter Township Fire Department

Officials: Fire that destroyed HS football equipment suspicious

A fire that destroyed two sheds containing high school football equipment is being investigated as an arson, officials announced Monday.

Fire under control in Bethlehem

Fire damages house in Bethlehem

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a fire near Broad and Pine streets in Bethlehem early Monday morning.

Reading building collapse - North Sixth Street

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Part of vacant building crumbles; pieces fall on sidewalk

It was a close call in Reading on Monday as some large pieces of a vacant building fell to the ground.

Police: Man grazed by bullet in Allentown, refuses treatment

Police are on the scene of a shooting in Allentown.

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Man accused of sexually assaulting young girl, police say

A Berks County man allegedly sexually assaulted a young girl for over a period of three and-a-half years, police said.

Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City

Atlantic City's newest boardwalk casino begins shutdown

Atlantic City's newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown.

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Woman impaled in buttocks after texting while driving

A woman in Colorado was impaled in the buttocks while texting and driving.

Suspicious death investigation in Allentown

Body found in Allentown; death investigated as being 'suspicious'

Allentown police and the Lehigh County district attorney are investigating a suspicious death.

High-tech rehab

Health Beat: High-tech, real-life rehab

When patients suffer a brain injury or fall, or they have balance issues, rehabilitation can make all the difference in their recovery. Now, that rehab is going high-tech.

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20 easy ways to burn 100 calories

Need to work off those Labor Day weekend cookouts? Check out Self magazine's list of easy ways to burn 100 calories.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron

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Cameron unveils new anti-ISIS proposals

British Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for a new law to give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.


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Police in Bucks County are asking the public's help to locate a missing teen.

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A man reported missing from an assisted-care facility in Montgomery County has been found safe and sound.

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Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan

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The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan.

Northampton County homeowner interrupts burglar

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State police are investigating a Northampton County house burglary that was interrupted when the owner came home.

Pottstown banker misapplied funds, feds charge

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A 32-year-old former assistant bank manager  from Pottstown has been charged with misapplication of bank funds by the U.S. Justice Department.

Lehigh County executive proposes budget with no tax hike

Lehigh Co Exec Tom Muller presents his budget proposal at Cedarbrook 8-

A balanced 2015 Lehigh County budget with no tax increase was proposed Thursday afternoon by county Executive Thomas Muller.


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    On this day: September 1

    The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.


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