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Possible Spring snow shower on Saturday

Possible Spring snow shower on Saturday

Today: Variable cloudiness, brisk and unusually cold with a few flurries; a ground-covering snow shower. High: 39

Timet plant explosion kills one person

Timet plant explosion kills one person

At least one person is dead after an explosion at an industrial plant in Berks County.

Pennsylvania State Trooper injured after being hit by car

Pennsylvania State Trooper injured in I-81 crash

The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-81 at approximately mile marker 125.

Vehicle gets stuck under tractor trailer in I-78 accident

One person sent to the hospital after vehicle strikes tractor trailer on I-78

An accident on I-78 in Lehigh County left a vehicle stuck underneath a tractor trailer, leaving one person in the hospital and the driver was taken into custody.

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Aldi will reopen two former Bottom Dollar stores

The Aldi grocery chain plans to reopen two former Bottom Dollar grocery stores in the Lehigh Valley.

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Mom to convicted killer: You're 'going straight to hell'

A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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Bernville residents told to boil water through weekend

Residents of Bernville, Berks County, are being told to boil their water through much of the weekend.

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Worker struck by new roller coaster recovering from injuries

A worker is recovering from a broken hand and staples in his head after being struck by a newly built roller coaster during testing at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

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Pittsburgh police ID found body as missing Chester County man

The body of a missing Chester County man has been found.

Baby foxes found in Wal-Mart parking lot are in good hands

Baby foxes found in Wal-Mart parking lot are in good hands

On Tuesday seven foxes were found inside a box near a dumpster at the Trexlertown Wal-Mart parking lot.

The Sunrise crew gets a taste of Belgian french fries

The Sunrise crew gets a taste of Belgian fries from Frites

A new spot in the Lehigh Valley called Frites is cooking up something different... Belgian fries.

Make your own dinosaurs at home with KitRex

Make your own dinosaurs at home with KitRex

Local creator Lisa Glover is the creator of KitRex, a 3-D dinosaur-shaped puzzle you can create in your own home.

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Andreas Lubitz: Digging for details

Investigators continued to work Saturday to piece together the secret life of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who officials say was hiding an illness from his employers. He had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor.

They are expected to quest...

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    The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

    Some of America's most controversial companies -- for profit prisons -- have unlikely owners: nuns.

    Mercy Investment Services Inc. is the investment fund for the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, an international religious order.

    The fund...

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Man who tried to jump off casino deck sentenced

Robert Wilkinson
EASTON, PA.

Robert Wilkinson, who threatened to jump off the Sands Casino parking garage with his son in his arms, was sentenced to two to four months in Northampton County Prison Friday.

Aldi will reopen two former Bottom Dollar stores

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BATAVIA, Ill.

The Aldi grocery chain plans to reopen two former Bottom Dollar grocery stores in the Lehigh Valley.

Reading mayor announces series of town hall meetings

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READING, Pa.

Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer and members of his administration are taking City Hall on the road.

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Equi-librium gives Travis Saveri a happy birthday
NAZARETH, Pa.

Travis Saveri celebrated his 27th birthday in Nazareth Thursday with some help from a few trusty companions.

Pittsburgh police ID found body as missing Chester County man

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SOUTH COVENTRY TWP., Pa.

The body of a missing Chester County man has been found.

Activists call on attorney general to close immigration facility

Activists call on SAG to shut down immigration facility
READING, Pa.

A group of attorneys and activists are calling on Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to shut down an ICE residential center.

History's Headlines: New downtown Allentown men's store has historic roots

ALLENTOWN, Pa

42 year old Santo Napoli did not grow up in the golden age of Allentown’s Hamilton Street retail district.

Study: Goods transported by truck through LV will double in next 25 years

LVCP Planning Commisson
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

By the year 2040, the freight tonnage being transported over Lehigh Valley's most traveled highways will double from the amount currently transported.

 
 
 

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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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