Emmaus train accident kills 2 pedestrians

Coroner: 2 males struck, killed by passing train in Upper Milford Twp.

Two men have died after they were struck by a freight train in Upper Milford Township.

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Attempted homicide suspect captured in Oley

A man being sought for allegedly trying to kill another man in Montgomery County has been captured in Berks County.

Recent surge in false testimony prompts DA to take action

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Recent surge in false testimony prompts DA to take action

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli is issuing a warning to the public: Tell the truth in court.

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Woman's body found in Lehigh Parkway

A woman's body was found in the Lehigh Parkway Monday morning.

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Police: Berks man drove snowmobile into cars, fired gun at wife

A Berks County man has been jailed in connection with a pair of separate incidents involving a snowmobile and a gun.

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Shoemakersville residents advised to boil water

Residents of Shoemakersville, Berks County, are being advised to boil their water until further notice.

Paraplegic not letting disability keep him from motorcycle

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Paraplegic man not letting disability keep him from motorcycle

A local paraplegic man isn't letting his disability get in the way of riding his motorcycle.

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Male, 20, shot in the leg in Souderton

One person was shot Monday night in Souderton, according to communications center officials.

Life Lessons: Raising daughters to lead

How do we raise a generation of girls to be strong leaders in public office, business, or the entertainment industry?


Lee struggles in return, Giants beat Phillies 7-4

Cliff Lee isn't going anywhere if he pitches like this.

Train carrying MH17 victims

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Train with MH17 bodies heads across Ukraine

A train carrying 282 bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine, getting the bodies one step closer to their grieving families around the world.

The train arrived at a rail station and continued on to an undisclosed location....


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Man missing in Pennsburg

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

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Police are advising the public to be on the lookout for a missing man from Exeter Township, Berks County.

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Coroner: 2 males struck, killed by passing train in Upper Milford Twp.

Emmaus train accident kills 2 pedestrians

Two men have died after they were struck by a freight train in Upper Milford Township.

Wilson Area School District hires new teachers, staff member

Wilson Area School District board meeting

Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff to its rolls for the 2014-15 academic year.

Police: Driver points gun at cyclist


Police are calling on the public to help them find a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a cyclist in Lower Alsace, Twp.

Final recommendations for the Municipality of Antietam Valley

MPLA Merger Committee

Monday night's citizen input meeting was the last before the Mount Penn Borough and Lower Alsace Township Consolidation Committee meets next week to cast its final vote.


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    On this day: July 22

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