69 News Week In Review

It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.

On Monday, police in Lehigh County said a troubled relationship led to a kidnapping and home invasion.

Police said 28-year-old Nakia Rivera of Allentown wanted to get back at her estranged girlfriend when she allegedly kidnapped the woman from her Upper Saucon Township home over a week ago.

Rivera is now in Lehigh County Prison.

Charges against her include kidnapping, robbery, and false imprisonment.

Tuesday, authorities in Lehigh County identified the two men who were hit and killed by a train in Upper Milford Township.

Police said 24-year-old Padraic Cremins and 22-year-old Tim Dedario were killed while walking the route they normally take after finishing their work shift at Hursh's Landscaping.

On Wednesday, the speed limit on parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was upped to 70 miles per hour.

The higher speed limit is now in place from Morgantown, Berks County to Blue Mountain, Cumberland County.

Authorities will monitor the zone for the next several months and say there's a chance the increase could come to the rest of the Turnpike.

Thursday, the driver who officials said hit and killed the CEO of East Penn Manufacturing was charged by police.

Authorities said 56-year-old Mark Miller had prescription drugs in his system at the time he hit Sally Miksiewicz and should not have been driving.

Miller is facing a long list of charges. His bail was set at $500,000.

On Friday, a Reading woman already accused of firing her at a group of young kids was back in trouble with the law.

Police said Billie George is facing attempted homicide charges after firing a gun and assaulting a woman in the parking lot of the West Reading Diner back in January.

Back in June, George was also arrested and accused of firing a gun into a crowd of children.

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