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East Allen woman charged with stabbing husband

Forty-one-year-old Amanda Duffy of East Allen Township has been charged with aggravated assault after stabbing him with a steak knife and striking him in the head with an unidentified "solid object."

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Axel Figueroa-Velez going to court for stabbing

Axel Figueroa-Velez, an Allentown teenager charged with stabbing another boy with a large kitchen knife in October, was ordered held for court on all charges at his preliminary hearing Thursday.

Inside look at the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown

Inside look at the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown

It's no secret that downtown Allentown is undergoing a renaissance.

Allentown City Council meeting

Allentown City Council oks appointment of LVHN doc to health board

Preventive and occupational medicine physician Kevin A. Vrablik, MD is the newest member appointed to the Allentown Health Bureau board.

Lehigh County commissioners 12-17-14

County commissioners give behavioral services provider 1 more year

Despite objections, Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania, Inc. will get another one-year contract with Lehigh County.

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Commissioners OK major tax hike in South Whitehall

South Whitehall Township residents will see their taxes increase nearly 36 percent next year as commissioners approved the 2015 budget during Wednesday night's meeting by 4-0 vote.


From Walmart

Macungie woman faces charges for theft and endangering a 6-year-old

A Macungie woman is being charged with multiple crimes, including endangering the welfare of a child, after police said she left her six-year-old daughter in the middle of a busy road while fleeing from Walmart for retail theft.

Northwestern ambulance closing its doors

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Northwestern Ambulance closing its doors?

A pending decision in Lehigh County could mean life or death for an ambulance service.

Bethlehem City Council 12-11-14

Bethlehem to raise taxes by 5.6 percent

Bethlehem has a new budget for 2015, and it'll cost taxpayers 5.6 percent more.

Activists urge landowners unify to stop PennEast pipeline construction

Activists opposed to the proposed PennEast pipeline strongly urged some Northampton County residents to unify and help stop the project now.

Hanover Twp. board of supervisors

Northampton County community approves budget with no tax increase

For the eighth consecutive year Hanover Township, Northampton County, can boast no tax increase.

Three planning commissions discuss 218-home development

How many homes should be built, sold and occupied in a new Lehigh County development before an access road is installed for emergency vehicles?


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    On this day: December 18

    America celebrates its first official day of thanksgiving, "The Nutcracker" debuts, the first "Pink Panther" short premieres, and the first nuclear power plant in America goes online, all on this day.

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