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    Florida hostage uses pizza order to ask for help

    A woman who was held hostage in Florida ordered a pizza with a special request to send help -- potentially saving her life and the lives of her children.

    Cheryl Treadway was held by her boyfriend at knifepoint Monday afternoon, along with her three ch...


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Lehighton man charged in shooting of bald eagle

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Multiple charges have been filed against a Carbon County man for allegedly shooting a bald eagle.

Police: Woman gets licking from ice cream-eating bus rider

Shakilya Allen

A Reading woman faces assault charges following an incident involving ice cream on a BARTA bus.

P'burg residents raise concerns about the redevelopment of former Ingersoll Rand property

Phillipsburg Council meeting

The potential redevelopment of Commerce Park in Phillipsburg has some residents worried.

Tuesday morning stand-off with Bethlehem police ends peacefully

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A stand-off with a 37-year-old Bethlehem man who threatened to shoot both police and himself ended peacefully after nearly six hours early Tuesday morning.

Pa. Gov. Wolf returns to Berks on 'schools that teach' tour

Pa Gov Wolf returns to Berks on schools that teach tour

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf returned to Berks County on Wednesday, as he continues his 'schools that teach' tour across the commonwealth.

Drive to depoliticize school funds adds intrigue in Capitol

Harrisburg state capital

It's the first thing each Pennsylvania state lawmaker checks in a governor's brand-new budget proposal: How much more money the public schools in their districts would get.

Postmaster general, Pottsville native addresses chamber

Megan Brennan -- United States Postmaster General

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The first woman to serve as postmaster general of the United States returned to her hometown Friday.

Bethlehem mayor dares to care

Bethlehem mayor dares to care

The mayor of Bethlehem is knocking on doors.