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Man to be charged with homicide in elderly mom's beating death

A Berks County man is facing homicide charges in the beating death of his 89-year-old mother, District Attorney John Adams announced Wednesday.

Marie Lavaud

Mom charged in case of baby found in trash bag

A Lancaster County woman has been charged in the case of her dead baby being disposed of in a trash bag.

William Ward

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Judge denies new trial for man who murdered, dismembered girlfriend

A Bethlehem man serving time for killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body has been denied a request for a trial.

6 Philadelphia police officers charged in corruption case

Six Philadelphia narcotics officers were indicted Wednesday on racketeering and other charges for allegedly shaking down drug suspects for drugs and money, federal prosecutors announced.

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PSP: We shouldn't 'be bullied into lowering our standards'

The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said he hopes the United States Justice Department will withdraw a lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminates against women.

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Brecknock couple picking up pieces after truck slams into home

A couple in Brecknock Township, Berks County, are picking up the pieces after a pickup truck crashed into their home off Alleghenyville Road on Tuesday.

Students homeless add color to walking trail in Easton

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Students, homeless add color to walking trail in Easton

A college in the Lehigh Valley is teaming up with a homeless shelter to add a little color to a walking trail in Easton.

Man faces charges for having sex with 13-year-old girl

A Monroe County man is facing charges after police said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl.

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9 most unhealthy chain-restaurant meals

Warning: These meals are hazardous to your health. Delicious, perhaps, but hazardous.

One Tank Trip Pottsgrove Manor

One Tank Trip: Pottsgrove Manor

Clothes said a lot in the 18th century. The styles of that time are still making a statement in Montgomery County.
Link: Pottsgrove Manor

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House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he exceeded his executive authority.

The vote was 225-201.

Republicans argue the President's executive action to cha...

 
 
 
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    House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

    The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he exceeded his executive authority.

    The vote was 225-201.

    Republicans argue the President's executive action to cha...

 

Missing Persons

Pennridge Police want help to find missing teen

Nicholas Weaver

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

Man walks away from Pennsburg facility; found in Texas

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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  • Tofu Shinjo McNuggets

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    McDonald's dishes around the world

    McDonald's in Japan has rolled out Tofu Shinjo McNuggets, similar to the Chicken McNuggets here in the U.S. except they are made from a mishmash of minced white fish, tofu and vegetables. Take a look at other interesting McDonald's dishes around the world.

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Lower Macungie files objections to TIF lawsuit

Hamilton Crossings sign
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Lower Macungie Township has filed preliminary objections to a lawsuit that challenges the legality of the township approving a tax increment financing plan for the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Bordeaux Lofts developers sued for unfair housing

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.

A federal lawsuit has been filed against developers of Bordeaux Lofts at the Vineyard at Wagner Farms, a 92-unit condominium project in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County.

DA’s call for no licenses for 'illegal aliens' gets little attention in Palmer

Palmer Township supervisors
PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township officials heard a plea Tuesday night not to endorse the idea of giving driver’s licenses or any kind of ID cards to “illegal aliens.”

Fifteen-year-old boy arrested for Bethlehem robbery

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April Maddona/69News

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by Bethlehem police early Wednesday after he attempted to rob a 36-year-old man who was walking home from work by knocking him down.

 
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    On this day: July 30

    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

 

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