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Parents distraught after memorial removed, replaced with note

The parents of a young woman who was killed in a car crash are distraught after her memorial was removed and replaced with an anonymous note.

Friends family gather for Darryl Dawkins funeral services

Hundreds say final goodbye to Darryl Dawkins

He was larger than life, both in stature and in personality, and Wednesday, hundreds gathered to say a final farewell to NBA great Darryl Dawkins.

Bethlehem police with snake

Bethlehem police catch large snake in backyard

Detective Justin Madera and Sgt. Michelle Kott pose with a large snake Bethlehem police captured Tuesday afternoon

Easton Area School District

Easton Area School District honors three employees

Three employees have been honored by Easton Area School District for their dedication and commitment toward helping others in need.

Moravaian College new buildng

Bethlehem Council hears Moravian College proposal

Changes that will allow Moravian College to construct a new Hall of Health Sciences on its campus in Bethlehem were the subject of two public hearings held by City Council Tuesday…

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Pennsylvania to receive over $2 million for pipeline safety programs

The Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration singled out Pennsylvania based on the state's maintenance budget

Allentown cancels 'Lights in the Parkway' for 2015

Repairs along the Lehigh Parkway have prompted Allentown to cancel its annual Lights in the Parkway display.

 

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Easton police investigating reported gunshot

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a report of an early morning gunshot that occurred about a half block from an elementary school.

Public hearing scheduled on Martin Tower property

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A public hearing has been scheduled before Bethlehem City Council on the controversial proposal to rezone the 53-acre Martin Tower property.


Moore Supervisors deem 250th celebration a success

MOORE TWP, Pa

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors reviewed the municipality's 250th anniversary two-day celebration Tuesday evening.

Man charged in Northampton County stabbing

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

According to police, the stabbing happened early Tuesday morning following an altercation at a home in the 700 block of Jones Hill Road in Plainfield Township

Police: Woman stole $34,400 from local PTA

EASTON, Pa.

Jennifer Trimmer is charged with stealing $34,400 from the Shawnee Elementary PTA between 2012 and 2015 while serving with the organization

A final goodbye to Darryl Dawkins

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

A public viewing was held Tuesday night for fans to say their final goodbyes to Darryl Dawkins.

Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged with murder in 1983 death

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A WWE legend is now charged in a 32-year-old death investigation in Lehigh County.

Moravian Book Shop expands into Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The country's oldest continuously operating book store is celebrating a new chapter in its history

School for special learning unveils new logo, website

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A school in Allentown that helps students with special needs announced some big changes Tuesday.

6 new officers added to Allentown police force

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown Police Department added six new officers Tuesday.

Search continues for person who shot teen in Freemansburg

FREEMANSBURG, Pa.

Police in Freemansburg, Northampton County, said a 15-year-old boy took a bullet to the head. Now, the hunt is who pulled the trigger.

Redner's Warehose Market in Trexlertown closing

TREXLERTOWN, Pa.

The Redner’s Warehouse Market in Trexlertown is closing Sept. 26.

Local unemployment climbed slightly in July

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley's unemployment rate increased to 5.6 percent in July, slightly higher than the state and national rates, according to the state Department of Labor & Industry.

Boy, 15, shot in head near playground in Freemansburg

FREEMANSBURG, Pa.

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head Monday night in Freemansburg, Northampton County, police said.

Plainfield Township man stabbed during fight

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

A Pen Argyl man faces assault charges after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight.

DA set to announce findings in death of wrestler's girlfriend

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Lehigh County grand jury investigated the 1983 death of  Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka's girlfriend, Nancy Argentino.

Allentown woman drives into tree, leaves car behind

LOWER SAUCON TWP, Pa.

Not knowing what to do after she hit a tree, an Allentown woman decided to just leave the car behind.

Firefighters battle North Whithehall Township fire

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

officials in lehigh county are trying to figure out what sparked a fire. The flames broke out around 10:30 last night at this home at Woodbine Street and Red Hill Road.

Crews on the scene say the fire was under control within an hour. Additional information was not immediately available.

A longer day in store for Bethlehem's kindergartners

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

This year, there is one major change in the Bethlehem Area School District, kindergarten classes are now a full day instead of a half day

Auditor General DePasquale launches audit of Allentown School District

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district

Muller releases proposed 2016 Lehigh County budget

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa,

Sticking to a pledge he made early this year, Lehigh County executive Thomas Muller is proposing a 2016 county budget with no tax increase.

Teen shot in Freemansburg

FREEMANSBURG, Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating a shooting in Freemansburg.

Woman who crashed vehicle with child inside while high sentenced

Fifty-two-year-old Diane Nieves-Lopez was sentenced to 9-60 months in state prison

State auditor general begins ASD audit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Pennsylvania's auditor general has begun a comprehensive performance audit of the Allentown School District.

State auditor to discuss review of Allentown charter deal

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Pennsylvania auditor general is scheduled to hold a news conference Monday afternoon about an ongoing audit of the Allentown School District.

DUI charges pending on I-78 wrong-way driver

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Police say charges are pending against a driver who was caught going the wrong way on Interstate 78 Sunday morning.

Adams Outdoor Advertising acquires 25 additional displays

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The company that first brought digital billboards to the Lehigh Valley is expanding its reach

Northampton County killer to argue self-defense in upcoming trial

EASTON, Pa.

A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend.

Locals prepare for Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

At the end of September, Pope Francis will be making his very first trip to the United States and local Christians are already preparing for the big weekend.

Father gets prison for shaking his infant daughter

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Allentown man is heading to prison for shaking his infant daughter so violently the girl suffered hemorrhages.

 
 
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