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Raheem Meekins charged with attempted homicide

Thirty-seven-year-old Raheem Meekins of Bethlehem has been charged with trying to choke a woman to death early Sunday morning.

2nd street bridge

Bridge replacement project set to begin in Lehigh County

Construction on a bridge in Lehigh County could cause some traffic headaches for the next year.

Dog gets new lease on life

New lease on life for dog found abandoned in plastic bag

Police in Reading are looking for the person who abandoned a dog in a plastic bag.

Mural honors World War II veterans

Mural honors World War II veterans in Northampton County

A new mural in Pen Argyl, Northampton County honors those who fought in World War II.

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Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.

Proposed sports fields in Lower Macungie Twp.'s Quarry Park

Synthetic athletic fields proposed for Lower Macungie park

A $2.7-million proposal to install two synthetic athletic fields with lighting in Lower Macungie’s Quarry Park was presented to township commissioners Thursday night.

ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talks

It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something.

Forks Twp. board of supervisors meeting

Forks dealing with maintenance building headaches

Forks Township officials call the township's new maintenance building "the gift that keeps on giving."

Northampton Borough council meeting

Northampton to move forward with grant for portable restroom facility

By next year, the Borough of Northampton should own a portable restroom facility.

Northampton County council meeting

Northampton County workers protest hikes in healthcare costs

Nearly 200 county workers jammed Northampton County Council’s Thursday night meeting to protest hikes in their medical healthcare benefits proposed by County Executive John Brown.

LVHN to offer free flu shots to the public

The Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations  during two drive-through community sessions in November.

Bethlehem City Council's Public Safety Committee Meeting

Musikfest 2014 shootings overblown by media, city officials say

Bethlehem City officials agreed Thursday evening Musikfest is "a very safe festival and will continue to be so" despite three shooting incidents and 41 arrests.

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