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Martin Luther King Jr Drive set to close

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive set to close

The street will close for about two months because of work to the Eighth Street Bridge

Another man arrested in 2012 violent home invasion

There is a new development in a violent home invasion targeting a real estate developer in Northampton County. David Perez-Rossell has been arrested in connection to the incident.

Catasauqua fire

Fire breaks out overnight in vacant Catasauqua home

Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the Race Street blaze.

Palmer Township fire ruled an accident

The Craigie Street fire damaged three homes, destroying one

Hearing continued for teacher accused of sex with student

Hearing continued for NJ teacher accused of sex with student

A New Jersey teacher, charged with having a sexual relationship with a student, will have to wait before a judge decides if the case should go to trial. ​

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Crews called to fire at North Whitehall Twp. home

Fire crews were called to a home in Lehigh County Monday morning.

Family Reunited

WWII romance leads to family reunion decades later

Paul Campbell, of Sydney, Australia, never knew his father. But on Friday, decades later, Paul was reunited with the four brothers and sisters from Pennsylvania he had never…

 

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Motorcyclist killed in Route 33 crash

BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday on Route 33 South in Bushkill Township, Northampton County.

2 injured in overnight shooting in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police responded to an early morning shooting in Allentown Sunday.

Man scammed by person he met on Farmers Only dating site

MACUNGIE, Pa.

A man looking to sow the seeds of love through a dating website is instead out several thousand dollars.

Man rushed to hospital after motorcycle accident in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

One person was rushed to the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle in Allentown Friday night.

Noise complaints force Maingate Nightclub to close for summer

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Prior to this year, owner Dominic Germano says he hasn't had a noise complaint since 2010. This year Germano says he has already received five noise complaints issued by the state Liquor Control Board.

Emmaus pool reopens with a splash

EMMAUS, Pa.

Saturday in Emmaus, a big crowd came out for the opening of the borough pool.

Easton police investigate early morning shooting

EASTON, Pa.

Police say the incident happened around 2:56 a.m. in the 1400 block of Butler Street.

Multiple people injured in Upper Milford Township crash

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

A multiple vehicle accident in the 7500 block of Chestnut Street in Upper Milford Township closed the road for several hours Saturday.

Actors, athletes among inductees of Bethlehem's Hall of Fame

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Saturday, the SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem was alive for a milestone celebration, the city's 275th anniversary.

Bethlehem celebrates 275th anniversary

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Christmas City is celebrating a big milestone at the SteelStacks on Saturday.

Schnecksville Community Fair brush fire

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa.

A small brush fire at the Schnecksville Community Fair provided a hiccup for the fireworks show.

Minions descend on Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

On Friday, the City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation's Movies in the Park series continued

Firefighter injured fighting Bethlehem blaze

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A neighbor tried to battle the flames with a garden hose until fire trucks arrived.

Training at LVIA has local fire fighters feeling the heat

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Fighting fires is never easy especially inside an aircraft but that is exactly what area fire fighters did Friday at the Lehigh Valley International Airport

Fire damages homes across from Easton Area High School

PALMER TWP., Pa.

A fire damaged three homes Friday afternoon.

Tanker spill closes Route 512 in Hanover Twp. for hours

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

A hydrochloric acid leak began eating away at the road surface in Northampton County Friday.

Police arrest alleged Northampton County pharmacy robber

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police have arrested the woman wanted for allegedly robbing two drugstores in Northampton County

ASD grants Mayo parting sabbatical

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown schools superintendent had previously told the board he wouldn't renew his contract.

Tanker spill closes Rt. 512 in Hanover Twp. for hours

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

A hydrochloric acid leak began eating away at the road surface in Northampton County Friday.

Merchants turn out to learn about Hamilton Blvd. upgrades

L. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

'Smart' traffic signals, shade trees and bus stops among the proposed improvements

Charges filed in slaying of 2 U.S. missionaries in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica,

The men worked for the Lehigh County-based Teams for Medical Missions

Hundreds participate in Cedar Sports Day

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Hundreds of kids gathered at Cedar Beach park in Allentown on Friday for the very first 'Cedar Sports Day'.

Salisbury Commissioners empathize with residents over problem neighbor

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Residents of the 1600 block of Beech Street and Rader Avenue in Salisbury asked the township’s Board of Commissioners for its assistance in dealing with a neighbor who they claim is making their lives increasingly difficult living in their community.

Car found in Lehigh River near Sand Island

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Emergency crews in Bethlehem were called to the area of the Hill to Hill Bridge for a car that was in the Lehigh River.

Neighbors: bullets continue to fly in Stockertown

STOCKERTOWN, Pa.

One year after a 69 News report prompted an investigation into stray bullets coming from a nearby gun club, it appears that some neighbors are once again finding themselves in the line of fire

All smiles at a very special summer camp

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley hosts 'Camp Smile' for cancer patients and their siblings

Police: Teen stabbed man in the back, took off on bike

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police in Bethlehem Township say a teenager is facing charges in connection with a stabbing

Bethlehem man sentenced to 12-24 years for attempted homicide

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Bethlehem man found guilty of attempted homicide will spend up to 24 years behind bars

'No bees, No food' local association warns

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association wants to raise awareness about the loss of 30-40 percent of bee colonies and the impact on our food supply

Drugs stolen from Hellertown pharmacy

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

According to police, a male suspect took several controlled substances from Yeager's Pharmacy in the 600 block of Main Street

 


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