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Man shot in Allentown

Police say a man was shot in the the thigh around 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Fullerton Avenue

Local military family remembers lost loved one

Local military family remembers lost loved one

People throughout the Lehigh Valley commemorated Memorial Day Weekend with services, parties and picnics but the Reed family reflected on a loved one gone too soon

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Armed robbery at Sunoco station in Allentown

The incident occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Hamilton Street

Allentown s NIZ attracting developers businesses

Allentown's NIZ attracting developers, businesses to The Waterfront

Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone, or NIZ, is bringing a lot of new businesses to the city but what's in it for them?

Easton and Phillipsburg join together in remembrance

Easton and Phillipsburg join together in remembrance

On this Memorial Day two communities separated by the Delaware River joined as one to remember the fallen

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Pair of pedestrians struck by car in Pen Argyl

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident in Pen Argyl.

Plane makes emergency landing at LVIA

Airport authority releases environmental assessment

The public can review a draft of an environmental assessment of 297 acres of land that the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is selling to FedEx.

 

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Bethlehem Boy Scouts honor veterans with flower cermony

Bethlehem Boy Scouts honor veterans with flower cermony
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Boy Scouts in the Lehigh Valley joined with a local church for a special Memorial Day weekend ceremony.

Allentown church closing after 128 years

Allentown church closing at 128 years
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Sunday was the last service for a 128 year old church in east Allentown.

Fire crews from multiple counties respond to Blue Mountain forest fire

Larry Neff

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

Firefighters from multiple counties are responding to the scene of a forest fire near the crest of Blue Mountain in Lehigh Township, Northampton County.

Police respond to double stabbing in Allentown

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Two people have been arrested following a double stabbing in Allentown early Saturday morning.

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

If you are looking for a way to celebrate and honor those who have served our country, just head over to SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

Shots fired into Northampton County home with child inside

Shots fired at home in Palmer Township
PALMER TWP., Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating after shots were fired into a home with a child inside Friday night.

Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union to enter nonbinding arbitration

Saucon Valley School District negotiations
HELLERTOWN, Pa.

The Saucon Valley School Board and Saucon Valley Education Association have agreed to proceed to a nonbinding arbitration hearing.

Coffee and chocolate milk fly in I-78 road rage incident

Road rage incident in Lehigh County
UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Coffee and chocolate milk littered the eastbound lanes of I-78 in the wake of a Lehigh County road rage incident Friday morning.

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police have charged a man following a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo in the 1600 block of Union Boulevard late Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

Jessenia Velez
NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Lower Macungie Township

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

There are over 100 vendors to check out, along with live music, and plenty of fun food options

State collecting photos for Vietnam veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" initiative

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Karen Barefoot/SXC

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc., is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War

New federal judge assigned to preside in Allentown

New federal judge assigned to preside in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Newly sworn-in judge Joseph Leeson calls it an honor to serve the country and the area where he has spent his entire career 

Sunshine Bowl held for former Nazareth High School student

Sunshine Bowl held for former Nazareth High School student
NAZARETH, Pa.

Students at Nazareth High School took some time to spread positivity Friday

Emmaus girl hurt in crash released from hospital

Emmaus girl hurt in crash released from hospital
EMMAUS, Pa.

A family friend told 69 News that 11-year-old Mya Walrath was discharged Friday afternoon

Bryan Veil of Center Valley killed in Route 378 crash

Hellertown man killed in Rt 378 crash
LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Twenty-three-year-old Bryan James Veil of Center Valley was killed in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning on Route 378 in Lower Saucon Township.

Hamilton Street in Allentown blocked off for crime scene

Police investigate incident on Hamilton St
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Part of Hamilton Street in downtown Allentown was blocked off while police investigated a report of shots fired early Friday.

KidsPeace collecting toys, games for play therapy

KidsPeace

Chad Blimline/69 News

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Donations will be collected between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 29 at the KidsPeace outpatient clinic in Allentown 

Easton police seek man photographing kids at bus stop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a "suspicious situation" involving a man taking pictures of children at a school bus stop.

Pennsylvania unemployment rate at 5.3 percent in April

Generic unemployment comp application
HARRISBURG, Pa.

Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent

Lower Macungie re-approves its portion of 269 home subdivision

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Ten years after the project was approved, construction of a 269-home development should finally begin this summer in western Lehigh County.

'Bike rodeo' teaches safe riding habits

Kids learn bike safety
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A Lehigh County elementary school offered students the chance to learn proper bicycle riding techniques, just in time for summer vacation.

County Council threatens to sue exec over pay raises

NORCO meeting
EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Council Thursday night threatened to sue County Executive John Brown over pay raises he approved for some county workers.

Estimated cost of Quarry Park improvements exceeds $6 million

Conceptual plan for Lower Macungie Twp's Quarry Park
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

The estimated cost of the much-debated Quarry Park project in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, has nearly doubled — to more than $6.2 million.

Freedom High School students remember friend Taylor Brown

Freedom High School students remember friend Taylor Brown
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Although they're heartbroken over the loss, those who knew 21 -year-old Taylor Brown say she never shied away from adventure.

Upper Milford approves preliminary plan for Fields at Indian Creek

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

A planned 55+ community in Lehigh County got one step closer to construction Thursday night.

Allentown's waterfront project becoming a reality

Allentown s waterfront project becoming a reality
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It's been discussed for years but now it looks like Allentown's Waterfront project is becoming a reality

Family, friends take to social media in hopes Taylor Swift remembers Abbie

Community in mourning after Emmaus girl struck killed
EMMAUS, Pa.

The social media campaign #TaylorRememberAbbie began as a way to honor the 11-year-old Abbie Zukowski who lost her life on Monday

Police investigating armed robbery in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Officers responded to a panic alarm at the 10th Street Market shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday

 
 
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