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Man charged in fatal stabbing of stepfather

The coroner was called to the scene of a stabbing in Allentown on Thursday night, and now the victim's stepson has been charged.

Easton police arrest two on drug charges in Wilson

Two people were arrested on drug charges early Friday morning in Wilson.

Blues Brotherhood at Musikfest

Blues Brotherhood show highlights 5K Muskifest race

Promoters say runners will be "all over the platz" after  the first Band on the Run Musikfest 5K begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 6.

Coroner called to motorcycle crash in Lehigh Township

The coroner was called to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Northampton County on Friday.

Bangor Police Department

Slate Belt man gets drunk, pulls out gun, police say

He tells police his girlfriend hid the handgun weeks earlier; officer finds it on top of the fridge

Wilson Borough

Easton man picks fight at gas station, points gun

Police say he used his vehicle to block a man's car as he tried to leave a gas station

Nazareth Police Department

Accused Nazareth stalker allegedly points gun at woman's head

Police allege he posted threatening photos on Facebook, including him holding two guns

 

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Grandmother arrested with grandson, drug pipes

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Authorities needed to break down the hotel room door to arrest the woman and recover the 6-month-old

Solar Impulse 2 event at LVIA sold out

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down at Lehigh Valley International Airport earlier this week, and now you can see it up close.

Crash closes I-78 West in Northampton County

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A tractor trailer collision closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Northampton County on Friday.

Man accused of trying to run over severalpolice officers

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A man is accused of attempted homicide, after investigators say he tried to run over several police officers.

Police say Bethlehem Twp. man breaks in, beats ex

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The 24-year-old allegedly told former girlfriend, 'I hope you die'

Alleged burglar caught creeping down the hallway

EASTON, Pa.

The Easton man was caught in the act when a teen in the home woke up and spotted him 

Allentown police arrest fugitive walking his dog

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities find five handguns, nearly $5,000 in cash and 'several pounds' of pot in his apartment

2 killed in Washington Twp. shooting; ruled murder-suicide

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa.

The two men, who were killed in a shooting in Lehigh County Wednesday night, have been identified and the coroner has ruled the incident a murder-suicide. 

Allentown School Board passes 2016-17 proposed budget calling for no tax increase

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School Board Thursday evening gave its stamp of approval for the 2016-17 proposed budget that calls for a no tax increase.

Lehigh Valley Planners Hear 2016 State of the Lehigh Valley’s Health Presentation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley’s healthcare system is more than adequate to diagnose, treat, and care for the sick, but does little to prevent illness in the first place and offering community support, according to a recent community health needs assessment profile on the region from the Lehigh Valley Health Care Council.

Neighbors seek Salisbury's help in water fight with LVH

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two neighbors are asking Salisbury Township to help them win a water battle with Lehigh Valley Hospital.

A father's advice leads to a dream realized for both father and daughter

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa.

All good welders know how important a strong bond is. All good dads know it too

Crews rescue man from scaffolding in Palmer Township

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

According to fire officials, a male was prepping the tower to paint, when the scaffolding failed, becoming dislodged from the top of the tower

Baby bison joins the herd at Lehigh Valley Zoo

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa.

A baby bison calf was born May 19 on the Trexler Nature Preserve

Raymond Solano resentenced to life in prison

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

He was previously sentenced to death for the 2003 shooting death of Almondo Rodriguez

3 Bethlehem firefighters injured in morning blaze

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The fire, which was contained about 3 p.m., spread to four homes, displacing 10 people.

Palmer police investigate theft from vehicles

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Palmer Township police are investigating the theft of property from vehicles by at l;east one person early Wednesday morning.

Crews respond to 3-alarm fire in Bethlehem; 1 firefighter taken to hospital

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Crews are on the scene of a fire in Bethlehem. 

Police say mom showed up drunk twice to pick up child

U. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Authorities arrested the Upper Macungie woman outside Jaindl elementary on back-to-back days

Police say Allentown man threatened to shoot officers

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities allegedly found gun and cocaine in Front Street garage after detaining 47-year-old

Mayfair Festival of the Arts 2016

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Mayfair Festival of the Arts is back for another year.

Catasauqua officials hold public hearing for proposed waterfront development

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

It has promised to change a rugged and abandoned site into a vibrant commercial space where people can eat and shop. But the proposed “Iron Works” project is getting a mixed reaction from Catasauqua residents.

Easton Mayor: New rules will make contractors 'sharpen their pencils' on City Hall projects

EASTON, Pa.

City Council, in an effort to stimulate more competitive bidding in its own building, dramatically revised labor agreement rules for construction companies who want to build the new office for F&G Insurance and new restaurant for Billy's Diner in the new City Hall building.

Commissioners thwart moving toward floating a bond

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A split Lehigh County board of commissioners again has torpedoed attempts by the administration to move toward floating a bond for capital improvement projects.

Solar Impulse 2 touches down at LVIA

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

After a day-long delay, a solar-powered plane landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport Wednesday night

Bethlehem zoners turn down Lehigh U. apartments request

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

In a move one member referred to as “just following the law”, the Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday denied a request from Lehigh University to build a three-story apartment building on a 9,100 square-foot lot located at the southwest corner of West Packer and Montclair Avenues to house newly hired staff, faculty, and graduate students for which the university claims it currently has nothing to offer in living quarters.

Bethlehem Township zoners deny variances for Miller Heights home

The Bethlehem Township Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday night denied variance requests to build a single-family home on a Miller Heights lot that residents say is a potential flood zone.

The men and women behind the curtain of the Freddys

EASTON, Pa.

While the crowds come to watch the students perform at the Freddy Awards, you might be surprised to learn who is working behind the scenes

Crayola Experience opens in Minnesota

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.

A crayon-wrapper ribbon-cutting was held at the attraction's newest location at the Mall of America in Bloomington

Student built press box dedicated at Emmaus High School

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus High School teacher Scott Didra's architecture class spent last year designing and building a press box on campus

 


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