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Veteran Harold Billow

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Army vet recalls infamous WWII Nazi massacre in Belgium

Former World War II US Army battalion corporal Harold Billow still can't believe how lucky he is after all these years.


Pup thrown into snowbank in East Stroudsburg

Someone threw this puppy out of a car and into a snow bank at Walmart in East Stroudsburg, leaving her shivering, scared and possibly injured.

Allentown School board

ASD directors OK lease for new high school

The Allentown School District approved a five-year lease for a new career high school.

Male bison born at Trexler Nature Preserve may move to NY

Lehigh County soon may donate a young member of its bison herd to a zoo in upstate New York.

Lehigh County hopes crime starts to pay

Who says crime doesn’t pay? It might start paying more in Lehigh County.

Bethlehem Police car, generic

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Police: Drunk man drives off road onto bank lawn

An Allentown man will be charged with DUI after he drove his car off the road and over the curb onto the lawn of the Wells Fargo Bank on Schoenersville Road.

Police are looking for this man for credit card fraud

Police are looking for a Whitehall credit card fraudster

The Whitehall Twp. Police Department is asking for help in identifying a man who used a counterfeit credit card with a compromised account number in multiple stores in the area.

Lehigh County commissioners 1-28-15 meeting

County commissioners blast Exec. Tom Muller as uncooperative

Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller is being blasted for refusing to meet with the leaders of the nine county commissioners.

Generic gun with crime tape

City controller asks for police protection at Easton Council meetings

In the wake of a shooting at a council meeting in Minnesota, Easton Controller Tony Bassil said Wednesday night he wants police protection at city council meetings.

Bethlehem approves full-day kindergarten for all

BASD, teachers reach 3-year pact

It was out with the old and in with the new in three major votes during Wednesday night's Bethlehem Area School District's board of directors' meeting.

Heather Lynn Belford, charged with fraud

Former Scout chair faces fraud charges

A former Cub Scout Committee Chair is getting ready to answer multiple charges for defrauding the Pack and Troop she was meant to serve.

2015 Reading State of City address

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Mayor Spencer on state of city: 'Reading is riding a comeback'

While challenges remain on Reading's road to recovery, the city's future is bright.


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On this Day

  • Super Bowl XXXVIII, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake

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    On this day: February 1

    The Beatles hit No. 1 for the first time in America, tragedy strikes space shuttle Columbia, and Janet Jackson suffers a Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction," all on this day.

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