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Police involved shooting in Pottstown

Lower Pottsgrove officer hit by fleeing car, opens fire on driver

A chaotic scene unfolded Thursday night in the Pottstown area of Montgomery County.

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran

An Air Force veteran from Muhlenberg Township is being honored for his heroic efforts.

Generic prison - jail cell

Allentown man sentenced for robbery, kidnapping

Twenty-seven-year-old William Davis of Allentown was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison in Connecticut  Friday, for his participation in a violent kidnapping and jewelry store robbery in April 2013.

Gleisner and Malago

Pocono couple charged with stealing Internet service

Robert Gleisner, 51, of Mount Pocono, and Constance Malago,49, of Tobyhanna, are  facing criminal charges after investigators discovered the couple was using their neighbor's Internet service for nefarious purposes.

25-year volunteer at the Berks Jazz festival

Frank Gutekunst: A driving force behind Berks Jazz Fest

The Berks Jazz Fest is a moving experience for one volunteer who has been involved since the very beginning.

Forks Twp. Board of Supervisors meeting

Forks Township takes step towards paperless government

Officials in one Northampton community are going paperless.

NORCO council meeting

Northampton County clerks finally get a raise

Saying it was "long overdue," Northampton County Council Thursday night approved raises for 228 clerical workers.

Upper Milford Board of Supervisors

Upper Milford supervisors not pleased with PennDOT road service

The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors' patience has worn thin with PennDOT's lack of action on township roads.

Kevin Bacon game creator returns to Albright

'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' creator returns to game's roots

One of the creators of "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" returned Thursday night to the place where it all started.

Bertram Winzer

Lower Macungie approves plans for Weis, Jimmy John's and 204 apartments

Coming this summer to Lower Macungie Township: the first Jimmy John’s gourmet sandwich shop in Lehigh County.

Northampton County Council meeting

Northampton buys property for 4th street playground parking lot

Northampton Borough Council Thursday approved the purchase of a corner lot for Fourth Street Playground parking.

Lower Macungie

Lower Macungie voting districts may increase from 10 to 22 by 2017

Redistricting of voting places throughout Lower Macungie Township may happen before the 2017 elections.


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