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Fitzgerald trial starts with jury selection

Allentown police chief's son in court for start of trial

The trial of Allentown police chief's son, Christopher Fitzgerald, was expected to begin Tuesday morning.

District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua

District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua

A 62-year-old Whitehall Township man was fleeing a police officer when he jumped off a bridge in Catasauqua and died early Monday morning.

Palmer Township OK's new apartment complex

The Palmer Township Board of Supervisors granted preliminary and final approval to an eight-unit apartment complex during Tuesday night's meeting.

Josh Grice of D'Huy Engineering

Easton Area Academy to move to middle school

The Easton Area School Board has approved a plan to move students from the district's alternative school to its middle school.

Easton Public Market lining up vendors

The Easton Public Market, scheduled to open in about four months, has lined up nearly a dozen vendors who want to lease more than half the square footage of the former Weller Health Education Center, city officials were told Tuesday night.

Major aerospace company establishes Lehigh Valley facility

Major aerospace company establishes Lehigh Valley facility

MBD Wheel and Brake Services, a subsidiary of Safran, will operate the company's first facility in the Eastern U.S.

Woman says she was scammed by men pretending to PPL workers

PUC schedules public hearings on PPL rate increase request

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission has scheduled three public hearings to collect testimony on PPL Electric Utilities' proposed base rate increase

 

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Spring boy, 10, dies after being pulled from pool in Upper Nazareth

UPPER NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

Authorities are investigating the death of a Berks County boy who was rushed to a hospital after being pulled from swimming pool in Northampton County over the Memorial Day weekend.

Surveillance cameras, 911 center help capture robbers

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Street surveillance cameras and Bethlehem's 911 center were key factors in the capture of three males for a robbery and other crimes over a two-day period.

Man struck by car near Weona Park in Pen Argyl dies

PEN ARGYL, Pa.

A Monroe County man who was struck by a car near Weona Park in Northampton County has died, authorities said Tuesday.

Nazareth man killed in crash in Upper Macungie

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP. Pa.

A Northampton County man was killed Monday when his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle in Lehigh County.

Single-vehicle crash claims life of Bethlehem man

NORTH WHITEHALL, Pa.

A one-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike shut down one lane for about an hour Monday morning.

Memorial Day service held at SteelStacks

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Memorial Day service in Bethlehem honored local military members who gave their lives to defend our freedoms

Shots fired overnight in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Shots rang out overnight along Allentown's Chew Street.

Man shot in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

According to police, a 25-year-old Allentown man was shot in the the thigh around 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Fullerton Avenue.

Local military family remembers lost loved one

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

People throughout the Lehigh Valley commemorated Memorial Day Weekend with services, parties and picnics but the Reed family reflected on a loved one gone too soon

Armed robbery at Sunoco station in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The incident occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Hamilton Street

Hotel Bethlehem recognized by TripAdvisor

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Hotel Bethlehem has been been added to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. TripAdvisor rates hotels for excellence and according to the site, the accolade is granted only to those businesses that have the certificate of excellence for five years in a row.

Allentown's NIZ attracting developers, businesses to The Waterfront

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone, or NIZ, is bringing a lot of new businesses to the city but what's in it for them?

Easton and Phillipsburg join together in remembrance

EASTON, Pa.

On this Memorial Day two communities separated by the Delaware River joined as one to remember the fallen

Airport authority releases environmental assessment

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The public can review a draft of an environmental assessment of 297 acres of land that the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is selling to FedEx.

Local dietitian wins outstanding educator award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.

Dr. Martine Scannavino  of Cedar Crest College recently received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award at the annual state meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics in State College.

Legislator demands explanation for Route 191 delay

UPPER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, Pa.

State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) is demanding an explanation and apology from local engineers for their inability to make significant progress toward installing a traffic light at the dangerous Route 191-Friedenstahl Avenue intersection in Upper Nazareth Township

Barn fire injures four firefighters

MOORE TWP., Pa

A barn fire in Moore Township injured four firefighters Sunday night.

Emmaus adds veterans to its remembrance garden

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus honored veterans by adding 27 new names to the Veterans Walkway at the community's Remembrance Garden.

Bethlehem Boy Scouts honor veterans with flower cermony

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Boy Scouts in the Lehigh Valley joined with a local church for a special Memorial Day weekend ceremony.

Allentown church closing after 128 years

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Sunday was the last service for a 128 year old church in east Allentown.

Fire crews from multiple counties respond to Blue Mountain forest fire

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

Firefighters from multiple counties are responding to the scene of a forest fire near the crest of Blue Mountain in Lehigh Township, Northampton County.

Police respond to double stabbing in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Two people have been arrested following a double stabbing in Allentown early Saturday morning.

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

If you are looking for a way to celebrate and honor those who have served our country, just head over to SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

Shots fired into Northampton County home with child inside

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating after shots were fired into a home with a child inside Friday night.

Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union to enter nonbinding arbitration

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

The Saucon Valley School Board and Saucon Valley Education Association have agreed to proceed to a nonbinding arbitration hearing.

Coffee and chocolate milk fly in I-78 road rage incident

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Coffee and chocolate milk littered the eastbound lanes of I-78 in the wake of a Lehigh County road rage incident Friday morning.

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police have charged a man following a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo in the 1600 block of Union Boulevard late Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Lower Macungie Township

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

There are over 100 vendors to check out, along with live music, and plenty of fun food options

 
 
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