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Mysterious disappearance

Family desperate for answers in search for missing woman

Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a Lehigh County woman enters its third day.

Family's home still standing as gaping sinkhole remains open in front yard

A large sinkhole on a Bethlehem Township street has been filled in but the road remains closed.

Drowsy driving a national epidemic

Local tragedy sheds light on drowsy-driving epidemic

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than one in five fatal crashes involves a drowsy driver. An example of those dangers recently played out in Berks County.

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Massachusetts man wins Philly marathon, gets chance to tryout for Olympics

A Massachusetts man who won in 2010 has returned to win the Philadelphia Gore-Tex marathon.

Ugly tree to be replaced

Reading parting ways with 'ugly' Christmas tree

After complaints from angry Reading residents, officials say the city's Christmas tree will come down.

Balloon release

Balloon release marks one-year since Holly Grim's disappearance

Balloons in Lower Macungie Township were released after a year of searching for 42-year-old Holly Grim. Saturday, Holly's mother, Jeanette Grim, was joined by neighbors and friends to re-energize the search and spread awareness of her daughter's disappearance.

Early start to ski season

Ski season kicks off early, thanks to recent cold-spell

Thanks to the recent cold-spell, as well as $8 million dollars in renovations, this year marked the earliest opening in the history of the Blue Mountain ski area.

Animal shelter seeks food donations

Lehigh County animal shelter in dire need of food donations

Officials at the Lehigh County Humane Society are asking residents to help them meet an increased demand for pet food donations this holiday season.

History's Headlines: Sigal Museum features gowns of the past

The guest curator of the new Eras of Elegance 1750-1920s fashion exhibit at the Sigal Museum in Easton admits she did not know what she would find when she signed on for the job.

Cosby Bill

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Cosby: From TV dad to accused sexual predator

Bill Cosby has dominated headlines for much of the last month as accusations of sexual assault pile up.

More than a dozen women have accused Cosby, many of whom say he drugged them first.

Their stories paint a starkly different picture of the man belov...

 
 
 
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Missing Persons

Family desperate for answers in search for missing woman

Mysterious disappearance

Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a Lehigh County woman enters its third day.

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.

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Reading parting ways with 'ugly' Christmas tree

Ugly tree to be replaced
READING, Pa.

After complaints from angry Reading residents, officials say the city's Christmas tree will come down.

State police seek missing Palmerton teen

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PALMERTON, Pa.

Pennsylvania state police are looking for a 15-year-old Palmerton boy who was reported missing  late Thursday night.

Education fund set up for crash victim's young sons

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TOPTON, Pa.

Anyone wishing to pay tribute to one of the two people killed in the pileup on Route 222 in Berks County this week is being asked to do so by helping her two children.

Firearms training range sparking outcry from nearby residents

Reading police shooting range

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A shooting range used to train Reading police officers is sparking controversy among residents in Cumru Township.

 

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