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Child hit by car in Allentown; in serious condition

A child was struck by a vehicle in Allentown Tuesday morning.

Coroner called to fire in Williams Twp

32-year-old man killed after apparent electrocution

Thirty-two-year-old Thomas Poynton was killed in a fire in Williams Township, Northampton County.

Lehigh Valley Health Network adjusting staff levels

Lehigh Valley Health Network adjusting staffing levels

Officials with LVHN say the cuts are part of a plan to provide better care at a lower cost

Fire destroys Williams Township business

Fire destroys Williams Township business

Crews in Northampton County were certainly feeling the heat Monday as they worked to get a fire under control at a business in Williams Township.

Fire damages Whitehall American Legion; lightning may be to blame

Fire damages Whitehall American Legion; lightning may be to blame

Lightning may be to blame for a fire that damaged an American Legion post in Whitehall.

Camp Red Jacket helps kids with diabetes

Camp Red Jacket helps kids with diabetes

Children learned about managing their diabetes at a hands-on camp this week.

Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance change

Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance change

In an effort to redevelop the former iron works site on Front Street downtown, the Catasauqua Borough Council next Monday will vote on an ordinance providing for a new zoning…

 

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Preparations well underway for Musikfest

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One of the biggest free music festivals in the country is less than two weeks away

Author's 'heart sank' after his book found in shooter's home

A Lehigh County psychologist and author is speaking out after his book was found inside the home of the Munich, Germany gunman who opened fire near a shopping mall last week

Be safe, be smart in dangerous heat, doctors warn

EMMAUS, Pa.

Nearly noon and the temperature is already near 90 degrees. For the Emmaus High School girls soccer team, training is a battle of will vs. Mother Nature.

Federal judge from Northampton County dies

Franklin Van Antwerpen was a semi-retired federal court of appeals judge

Northampton County judge submits resignation letter

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Pa.

A judge in Northampton County submitted his resignation letter to the governor and it is effective Monday.

Mother warns of quarry swimming dangers

A New Jersey mom is on a mission to spread the word about the dangers of swimming in quarries. last year, her own son died after jumping into one in Northampton County. 

Sands announces Rob Zombie and Engelbert Humperdinck

BETHLEHEM Pa.

Two musical acts have just been announced at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

Allentown restaurant robbed at gunpoint

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are on the hunt for two men who held up a restaurant at gunpoint.

Ice cream bus brings treats and smiles during hot weather

LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa.

On extremely hot days, there are many of kids and adults who are excited to see the ice cream trucks drive by.

Allentown pool fees take a dip to help beat the heat

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

If you can't take the heat, you can take a dive into Allentown City pools without reaching deep into your wallet.

Man takes TV from store shelf, tries to return it for gift card

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police responded to a theft by deception in progress at a Walmart Saturday.

Woman on trial for witchcraft in Allentown reenactment

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Actors in Allentown brought a time of mass hysteria and fear to life on Saturday.

Man robs Redner's, steals vehicle at Wawa, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A man robbed a Redner's in Allentown, then stole a vehicle at a Wawa parking lot, police say.

Crews restore water to residents affected by water main break

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Crews worked under the blazing sun Saturday afternoon to restore water to residents after a water main break in the 1800 block of Troxell Street.

Bethlehem Township Police investigating triple hit-and-run accident

Bethlehem Township Police are investigating a three car hit-and-run accident that occurred on the 1600 block of Freemansburg Avenue Thursday evening.

One person shot in the hand in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday.

Lower Saucon establishes 'safe exchange' zone

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The Lower Saucon Police Department has established an area in its parking lot that can be used as a safe location for exchanges.

Allentown waiving pool fees in midst of heat wave

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The waiver will remain in effect throughout the summer during excessive heat watches.

Painting with your head in the clouds

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Skyline Tower Painting crisscross the country painting towers like the 620-foot TV tower at WFMZ.

Trying to stay cool in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Kids participating in the city's summer playground program are dealing with the heat.

Homicide suspect claims he wanted a lawyer, didn't get one

EASTON, Pa.

Quadir Taylor faces homicide charge in Carrie Smith's death. Detectives say he repeatedly waived his rights.

Movie Tavern project closer to lights, camera, action

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

The Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners approved an application for conditional use for the Trexler Business Center during Thursday night's meeting. The vote was 4-0.

Third year for Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

It's a one-of-a-kind festival for our region and this Saturday, the Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival comes back for its third year.

Upper Milford Board of Supervisors moves forward with improvements to Lenape Park and Fields at Indian Creek

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The community in Upper Milford Township will soon be dribbling, backhanding and spiking on repaired courts in Lenape Park. Township Board Members agreed Thursday to enter into a contract with Pavement Maintenance Solutions of Bath to resurface the volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts for a more enjoyable playing experience in the park.

Northampton County Council rejects $5 fee on registered vehicles for bridge work

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Council Thursday evening voted down an ordinance seeking an additional $5 fee on all vehicles and trucks registered in the county in an effort to generate $1.4 million for bridge repair work.

Northampton Borough Councilman reports wildlife return at Atlas dam and reservoir

Although small in number, it appears rare wildlife have returned to make Northampton’s former Atlas Cement Co. dam and reservoir their home.

Police uncover suspected meth lab in Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Wilson Police were on the hunt for some stolen kayaks when they allegedly uncovered a meth lab in an Easton garage.

Amazon opening second Lehigh Valley fulfillment center

PALMER TWP., Pa.

The company is opening a facility in Palmer Township in time for the busy holiday season.

Allentown wants to better manage a day in the park

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

With visitation climbing in their parks this summer to match the rising temperatures, Allentown wants to cool down some potential issues by increasing permitting requirements.

Judge rules jurors can see car in Barnes murder trial

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Caleb Barnes, accused of murdering Cheryl Silvonek, is scheduled to go to trial Aug. 4.

 


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