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Forks Township woman charged in murder-for-hire plot

 A 52-year-old Northampton County woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges that she attempted to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend in New Jersey.

NJ man shot in drug-related incident, Easton police say

Thanksgiving Day started with what appears to be a drug-related shooting in Easton, police said.

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DA: Missing Lehigh County woman found dead; stepfather charged

A community is in mourning after police confirm 33-year-old Jessica Padgett has been found dead.

Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding, disbarred

The Supreme Court of Pa. has ordered the disbarment of Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding.

Snow hits the area slow down holiday travel

Snow hits the Lehigh Valley, slows down holiday travel

Eastern Pennsylvania residents we spoke with generally said the snow is beautiful, just difficult to deal with at times.

Schreiber’s Bridge reopens

Schreiber's bridge reopens

Schreiber’s Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown reopened Wednesday.


Cedarbrook Nursing Home without water for four days

Residents of Cedarbrook Nursing Home may have to spend a whole week without running water.


Roseanne Yost sentenced for animal cruelty

Roseanne Yost, 47, of Upper Nazareth Township  was sentenced Tuesday to prohibition of animal ownership, restitution and a $1,200 fine after pleading guilty to 74  animal cruelty charges.

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PA legislative district changes will impact Allentown

Significant geographic changes are in store as Allentown streamlines from four to two House legislative districts on Dec. 1.


Company offers free radon test kits

SWAT Environmental of Pennsylvania, which calls itself the state’s largest radon mitigation company, is offering $1,000 of free radon test kits so Lehigh Valley residents can test their homes.

New Schantz Road bridge opens in Upper Macungie

The new Schantz Road Bridge over Breinig Run in Upper Macungie Township is open, about eight months ahead of schedule, reports the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Bangor police arrest three for home invasion

Bangor police have three suspects in custody for a Nov. 20 home invasion in the Northampton County borough.


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