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Fiery crash in Lower Towamensing

Communities rally to help families of teens killed in crash

Four teens are dead after a fiery crash in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Now, local communities are rallying to help the victims' families.

Police agencies on high alert

PA, NJ police agencies on high alert after NYC officers ambushed

Police in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on high alert  after this most recent violent attack. Law enforcement officials say they are encouraging police officers to be extra cautious and switch up their routines.

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27 year-old killed in Northampton County collision, 4 others injured

A 27 year-old Washington Township man was killed Sunday morning in a two-car collision. 

Crews battle house fire in Muhlenberg Township

A house caught fire Sunday afternoon in Muhlenberg Township.

Fatal Route 22 wreck

Authorities identify pedestrian killed on Route 22

A 27-year-old Allentown man was struck and killed by two vehicles.

Pottstown native missing in Pittsburgh

A Montgomery County native has been reported missing in Pittsburgh.

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Local man has dressed up as Santa for 50 years

Dressing as Santa Claus is a calling 73-year-old Stanley Parenti never thought would grow to such a large scale.  Each year he pays a visit to nearly 1,000 children.

The way I see it - Christmas

Rob Vaughn's The way I see it - Christmas

Anchor Rob Vaughn reflects on the Christmas season in his "The Way I See It" series.

West Reading Police seek burglary suspects seen in surveillance video

Police in West Reading hope newly released surveillance video will lead them to whoever stole $70,000 worth of merchandise from a business.

Elf on the Shelf photos: Shoot, share and see them

The Elf on the Shelf has become a growing source of festive fun for many families in recent years. We invite you to share photos of your elf in action as he or she moves about the house in the days before Christmas. Be sure to let us know your elf's name and your hometown. Also, feel free to include a brief caption about your Elf on the Shelf experience.

Dedication of Reading Tree

Video: Yet another dedication for Reading's "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree

Video: Yet another dedication for Reading's "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree

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North Korea warns U.S.: Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."

And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack o...

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Three area business raided on suspicion of prostitution activities

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POCONO TWP., Pa.

Charges are pending against three Pocono area businesses suspected of promoting prostitution activities.

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas
SPRING TWP., Pa.

It's the last weekend before Christmas and for many shoppers that means it's time to hit the shelves to snag last minute deals

FBI: North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

FBI North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony
ALLENTOWN, Pa

The F-B-I has determined that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.President Obama is vowing to respond.

Pa., N.J. citizens optimistic about economy

U S citizens optimistic about economy
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Unemployment numbers and gas prices are down, but is the economy really getting better in 2015?  Many people seem to be optimistic, and a longtime local economist says they have reason to be.

State legislator offering free radon test kits

COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Free radon test kits are available in the Coopersburg office of State Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton).

Lower Macungie homeowners getting $19 tax break — and two artificial turf field

Township engineer Bill Erdman was honored by commissioners

A controversial $3.3 million allocation to install two artificial turf fields spurred two of Lower Macungie Township’s five commissioners to vote against the 2015 budget Thursday night.

Former Phillipsburg band teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

Phillipsburg teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

A Phillipsburg, New Jersey, school teacher will lose his license for taking photos of some of his female students.

Administrator who filed lawsuit against district resigns from his job

ASD Superintendent Russ Mayo
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown School District administrator Jose Rosado Sr., who has filed a federal lawsuit against the district, Superintendent C Russell Mayo and COO David Wildonger, resigned his position as director of alternative education.

 

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Missing Persons

Suicidal teen reported missing

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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

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.

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