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Allentown serial killer requests downgraded murder charge

Allentown serial killer requests downgraded murder charge

An infamous serial killer was in court in Lehigh County on Thursday.

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68-year-old man accused of assaulting girl for 2 years

Police said the man began massaging the victim when she was 9 years old.

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Allentown police, LNAA police to carry naloxone

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Thursday the Allentown Police Department and the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Police Department will be equipped with…

Traffic stop for loud music ends in chase, crash

Police said the driver drove the wrong up Sixth Street and hit about 63 mph in a 25 mph zone.

Preliminary hearing for Berks Co man charged in stabbing

Preliminary hearing for Berks man charged in stabbing

A Berks County man accused of stabbing another man to death is in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing.

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Teen arrested with more than 1,000 prescription pills, LSD tabs

The DUI stop also turned up pot, psychedelic mushrooms and THC candy.

Easton police searching for group of teens after shooting

Easton police searching for group of teens after shooting

Easton Police are investigating a shooting involving a group of teenagers and more than one gun.

 

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Educators, employers team up for program

it was a field trip for teachers in Lehigh County on Wednesday.

2 stabbed in Allentown; suffered minor injuries

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A stabbing in Allentown sent two people to the hospital.

Man attacked while walking home from community center in Bethlehem Twp.

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police are investigating a strong armed robbery in Bethlehem Township.

Cut! Movie Tavern's Hamilton Boulevard location in jeopardy

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Plans for a new kind of movie-going experience in Lower Macungie Township have hit a stumbling block

Northampton County DA 'looking into' claims of bullets

STOCKERTOWN, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli says he's looking into new claims of bullets flying into people's homes and backyards in Stockertown

Police: Naked man exposes himself in front of Wilson Borough home

WILSON, Pa.

Police in Wilson Borough are investigating after they say a naked man pleasured himself in front of a woman on her porch

Love for life, cycling combined for unique fundraiser

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

One local man is doing his part to help fight cancer, and he's doing it in a unique way.

Northampton County man accused of stealing 4 handguns from Hellertown home

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said one of the guns turned up during gang-related drug investigation.

Police say liquor store burglary was an inside job

L. SAUCON TWP., Pa.

An unlocked front door and deactivated alarm pointed investigators to the store manager.

LVIA continues push to attract out-of-state aviators

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport authority wants state to extend tax break as it works to diversify revenue sources

Allentown takes part in nationwide cancer summit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Vice President Joe Biden says cancer research needs a boost and Wednesday he launched a new initiative to do just that.

3 nabbed at NYC tunnel with weapons cache eye bail easing

JERSEY CITY, N.J.

Three Pennsylvania residents who were arrested last week when they attempted to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons are trying to get their bail terms eased.

Easton police investigating shooting on Valley St.

EASTON, Pa.

Police are investigating the shooting of a man in Easton.

Palmer residents speak out against Werner Trucking

PALMER TWP., Pa.

About a dozen Palmer Township residents living in the Village at Mill Race development voiced their concerns Tuesday night to the Palmer Township Board of Supervisors about a national trucking company building a terminal along with a driver rest facility on 28 acres of vacant farmland located just off of Route 33 in the township.

Easton Area School District reappoints two Easton Public Library board members

A last-minute plan to not reappoint two current members of the Easton Area Public Library and instead appoint two members of the Easton Area School District board to fill their slots was abruptly dropped Tuesday night.

Catasauqua Borough Council approves financing for new municipal complex

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union triggered financial turmoil, but it benefitted Catasauqua’s plan to build a new 38,000-square-foot, two-story municipal complex on the borough’s Iron Works property.

The problem that's causing creek to dry up

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Some people in Lehigh County are wondering where the water's going.

LANTA rider charged in bus assault

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Surveillance footage catches an allegedly drunken attack in May

69 News named 'Best Source for Local News' by Lehigh Valley Magazine

Jim Vaughn and Melanie Falcon accepted the award at Lehigh Valley Magazine's 'Best of the Valley' awards Monday night

Argument over fireworks ends in threat with knife

BANGOR, Pa.

Police say a Bangor man threatened a neighbor and assaulted his own wife who tried to hide other weapons.

Man helps friend move only to allegedly rob her on the way

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police said family members report the Easton man has a heroin addiction.

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive now closed

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A busy section of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Allentown is officially closed and it will remain closed for about two months.

Marte pleads guilty to almost running over police captain

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

On Monday a Northampton County man pleaded guilty to attempting to run over and Allentown Police officer in June of 2014.

Concession stand raided at Jordan Park; police investigating

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police are investigating after someone broke into the pool at Jordan Park and raided the concession stand.

Accused drunk driver hits motorcyclist on Route 22

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Police said the rider slid about 200 feet after being struck from behind.

Police say masturbating man assaults woman

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 22-year-old reportedly grabbed her as she walked from the car to her house.

'More than Q Barbecue' gears up for grilling season

EASTON, Pa.

It wouldn't officially be summer without barbecue, so this morning we're learning just how to do it.

Lehigh Tunnel to close for maintenance work

There will be a detour in place on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday.

Bangor Area School board passes real estate tax hike in $55 million budget

BANGOR, Pa.

The Bangor Area School Board approved a tax increase as part of its 2016-17 school year budget Monday night.

Whitehall High School Principal to become district assistant superintendent

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board, in a special meeting Monday afternoon, appointed its high school principal as its new transitional assistant to the superintendent in charge of its student and operational services effective Aug. 20.

 


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