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Ice cream trucks keeps kids cool

Ice cream bus brings treats and smiles during hot weather

On extremely hot days, there are many of kids and adults who are excited to see the ice cream trucks drive by.

Allentown restaurant robbed at gunpoint

Allentown police are on the hunt for two men who held up a restaurant at gunpoint.

Allentown pool fees take a dip Keleigh Gibbs WFMZ

Allentown pool fees take a dip to help beat the heat

If you can't take the heat, you can take a dive into Allentown City pools without reaching deep into your wallet.

Man takes TV from store shelf, tries to return it for gift card

Police responded to a theft by deception in progress at a Walmart Saturday.

Salem witch trial

Woman on trial for witchcraft in Allentown reenactment

Actors in Allentown brought a time of mass hysteria and fear to life on Saturday.

Armed robbery at Redner s

Man robs Redner's, steals vehicle at Wawa, police say

A man robbed a Redner's in Allentown, then stole a vehicle at a Wawa parking lot, police say.

Sinkhole in Hanover Twp

Crews restore water to residents affected by water main break

Crews worked under the blazing sun Saturday afternoon to restore water to residents after a water main break in the 1800 block of Troxell Street.

 

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Bethlehem Township Police investigating triple hit-and-run accident

Bethlehem Township Police are investigating a three car hit-and-run accident that occurred on the 1600 block of Freemansburg Avenue Thursday evening.

One person shot in the hand in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday.

Lower Saucon establishes 'safe exchange' zone

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The Lower Saucon Police Department has established an area in its parking lot that can be used as a safe location for exchanges.

Allentown waiving pool fees in midst of heat wave

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The waiver will remain in effect throughout the summer during excessive heat watches.

Painting with your head in the clouds

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Skyline Tower Painting crisscross the country painting towers like the 620-foot TV tower at WFMZ.

Trying to stay cool in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Kids participating in the city's summer playground program are dealing with the heat.

Homicide suspect claims he wanted a lawyer, didn't get one

EASTON, Pa.

Quadir Taylor faces homicide charge in Carrie Smith's death. Detectives say he repeatedly waived his rights.

Movie Tavern project closer to lights, camera, action

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

The Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners approved an application for conditional use for the Trexler Business Center during Thursday night's meeting. The vote was 4-0.

Third year for Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

It's a one-of-a-kind festival for our region and this Saturday, the Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival comes back for its third year.

Upper Milford Board of Supervisors moves forward with improvements to Lenape Park and Fields at Indian Creek

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The community in Upper Milford Township will soon be dribbling, backhanding and spiking on repaired courts in Lenape Park. Township Board Members agreed Thursday to enter into a contract with Pavement Maintenance Solutions of Bath to resurface the volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts for a more enjoyable playing experience in the park.

Northampton County Council rejects $5 fee on registered vehicles for bridge work

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Council Thursday evening voted down an ordinance seeking an additional $5 fee on all vehicles and trucks registered in the county in an effort to generate $1.4 million for bridge repair work.

Northampton Borough Councilman reports wildlife return at Atlas dam and reservoir

Although small in number, it appears rare wildlife have returned to make Northampton’s former Atlas Cement Co. dam and reservoir their home.

Police uncover suspected meth lab in Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Wilson Police were on the hunt for some stolen kayaks when they allegedly uncovered a meth lab in an Easton garage.

Amazon opening second Lehigh Valley fulfillment center

PALMER TWP., Pa.

The company is opening a facility in Palmer Township in time for the busy holiday season.

Allentown wants to better manage a day in the park

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

With visitation climbing in their parks this summer to match the rising temperatures, Allentown wants to cool down some potential issues by increasing permitting requirements.

Judge rules jurors can see car in Barnes murder trial

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Caleb Barnes, accused of murdering Cheryl Silvonek, is scheduled to go to trial Aug. 4.

South Whitehall commissioners OK referendum vote seeking to increase township debt to maintain Wehr's Dam

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

A heated discussion ensued at Wednesday evening's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting regarding the board unanimously approving a resolution to increase the township's debt to fund the maintenance and preservation of Wehr's Dam through a referendum vote in the Nov. 8 General Election.

NJ teacher headed to trial, accused of sex with student

EASTON, Pa.

The commonwealth laid out its case against a former New Jersey teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his students over a period of several years at his Pennsylvania home in Upper Mount Bethel Township.

Allentown police make prostitution bust at Rodeway Inn

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Investigators said they found more than $4,000 in cash and heroin in the hotel room.

$1.4 million will combat lead paint dangers

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development is giving the city of Allentown a grant to help get rid of aging toxic paint.

Police say man caught with pot at Dorney Park tried to eat evidence

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Authorities also found the 31-year-old had more than $5,000 in cash.

Lower Saucon Councilwomen vote to oust former council vice president from appointed seats

Two Lower Saucon Councilwomen Wednesday night initiated a vote to oust a former council vice president from his current appointed positions on two township boards because he hasn’t attended any meetings this year which is a violation of the township administrative code, according to one of the councilwomen.

'Pokemon Go' bar crawl held in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

"Pokemon Go" players took to the streets of downtown Allentown Wednesday night for a Facebook organized "Pokemon Go" bar crawl.

HUD grants to help Allentown fight lead exposure

Allentown is getting some help in its fight against lead exposure.

Local cyclist headed to Rio Olympics

A local cyclist is hoping to ride his way to gold in Rio.

Authorities investigate Plainfield Township house fire

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

No one was injured in the fire that broke out about 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities identify victim in fatal Whitehall Twp. rollover

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The county coroner said the South Whitehall man was pronounced dead at 11:38 a.m.

Crews respond to house fire in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, Pa.

Crews are responding to a house fire in Northampton County.

Man crushed to death by rolling garbage truck

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Authorities in Northampton County say a Bethlehem man was crushed to death by a garbage truck that rolled onto him.

Pedestrian struck by bus in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police said the woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

 


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