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Two victims gunned down in early morning Allentown homicide

An early morning shooting in Allentown has left two people dead and police searching for answers.

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Homicide investigation underway in Easton's West Ward

Easton Police say a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1100 block of Lehigh Street in Easton early Sunday morning.

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Woman hits deer, runs off roadway in Lynn Township

Officials say one woman was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after colliding with a deer and running off the road in Lynn Township, Lehigh County.

Fireworks Show at Steelstacks in Bethlehem

Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky at Steelstacks in Bethlehem

Thousands came out to SteelStacks in Bethlehem for a July 4th celebration on Saturday.

Prison union chief responds

Union chief responds to arrest of prison guard, investigation

The union president at Northampton County Prison is responding to Friday's arrest of a corrections officer who allegedly smuggled contraband, and is speaking out against the way…

July 4th Kazoo Parade goes on

Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Salisbury car fire

Fire destroys car in Lehigh County; one person injured

One person was injured when a fire engulfed a car in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, police said.

 

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88-year-old man dies after becoming pinned under tractor

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An 88-year-old Allentown man died after becoming pinned under a lawn tractor.

Northampton County Prison guard charged with smuggling drugs

EASTON, Pa.

A Northampton County corrections officer could end up on the other side of the prison bars.

Fireworks light up the sky in Breinigsville

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa.

The Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at Breinigsville Park was underway Friday night

FBI questions Allentown mayor, top manager amid federal probe

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Agents took files & hard drives from the mayor's office, controller's office and IT department Thursday, according to the city solicitor.

Allentown issues statement on federal investigation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown on Friday issued a statement about a federal investigation that saw FBI agents collecting subpoenaed documents from City Hall on Thursday, in addition to questioning the mayor and managing director.

Coroner: East Allen Township man jumped from Allentown parking deck

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Justin Shellhammer of Weaversville Road died Thursday when he either fell or jumped from the parking deck located at 401 West Hamilton Street

Upper Milford officials OK township agreement with PennDOT

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The agreement will allow the municipality and state agency to execute mutually beneficial highway and road-related projects.

Upper Macungie to recoup delinquent sewer, refuse accounts

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Currently, there is between $40,000 and $50,000 in past due sewer and refuse accounts.

FBI officials investigating at Allentown City Hall

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

City solicitor Susan Wild said investigators had 'complete access' to Allentown's offices including that of the mayor.

Not Carolina but Allentown in James Taylor's mind

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The singer's fans crowded the downtown in the early evening, and formed a long line outside the city's new arena more than an hour before the show

Chrin interchange officially open to drivers

PALMER TWP., Pa.

After years of planning and construction the Chrin interchange is officially open to drivers in Northampton County

Bushkill Police get money for new radios

BUSHKILL, Pa.

Bushkill Township officials are fine tuning plans that would expand their police station, township engineer Bob Collura said Thursday night at a township meeting.

Cedarbrook Advisory Team submits recommendations

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing homes should be renovated or replaced.

James Taylor in Allentown means busy nights for local restaurants

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Business owners across Allentown hopeful downtown revitalization leads to more customers for them

Canal museum open new exhibit

EASTON, Pa.

A new historical exhibit is coming to Easton's Hugh Moore Park.

Car restorer wants to spur interest in new generation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Could a lack of interest from the younger generation eventually put the brakes on antique car restoration?

LNAA mulling creation of business park

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The lehigh-northampton airport authority is floating an idea to lease a piece of property.

Bethlehem male arrested for sexually assaulting boy

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Bethlehem man allegedly sexually assaulted a 12-year-old for three months to teach the boy how to be a man.

Second teen arrested for machete attack and burglary

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police have charged a second teenager in connection with a burglary and machete attack on a bicyclist.

Dieruff High student sentenced for raping girl at school

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A student at Dieruff High School in Allentown, who stands accused of raping a fellow student, was sentenced this week to at least six months in a juvenile detention facility.

Northampton County scrambles to fix pay raise error

EASTON, Pa.

County council on Wednesday night formally signed off on 5 percent pay raises for court-appointed, non-professional workers and youth care workers.

Lower Saucon council says landfill expansion will hurt environment

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The township on Wednesday also revealed details of a private meeting with representatives of the controversial PennEast Pipeline.

Bethlehem man breaks into couple's home, attacks them, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The victims were in bed when they heard a knock at the door then the sound of someone smashing a window at their Allentown apartment, court records show.

LVHN building targeted by thief with drug habit, police say

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

While working for a cleaning company, the man allegedly broke into locked cabinets at the health network's 1250 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. building.

Yard sale limits considered in South Whitehall

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

It could be said that yard sales are as American as mom, apple pie and baseball. But in South Whitehall Township on Wednesday night the board of commissioners considered placing restrictions on them on the eve of a holiday where we honor America.

Severe storms cause heavy damage in Catasauqua

Cleanup continues in Catasauqua after Tuesday's storms left residents with a major mess

Straight line winds, no tornado in Whitehall, NWS says

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a microburst and straight line winds, not a tornado, that tore through Lehigh County near Whitehall on Tuesday

Lehigh County DA's office hopeful new partnership protects domestic violence victims

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh County District Attorney's Office and Altronics Security Systems are partnering together to provide free monitored security systems to protect victims of domestic violence

Long journey leads to keys to "smart home" for local soldier

ANNAPOLIS, Md.

It's been in the works for years but Wednesday Army Sergeant Adam Keys finally received the keys to his new "smart home."

Farmers assess storm damage; 'I don't know how we're going to recover'

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Farmers were assessing the storm damage to their crops Wednesday.

 
 
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