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Allentown Police Chief s son in court today

Allentown Police Chief's son in court today

The trial for the Allentown Police Chief's son, Christopher Fitzgerald, is expected to begin this morning.

Man shot in Allentown

Police say a man was shot in the the thigh around 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Fullerton Avenue

Local military family remembers lost loved one

Local military family remembers lost loved one

People throughout the Lehigh Valley commemorated Memorial Day Weekend with services, parties and picnics but the Reed family reflected on a loved one gone too soon

Pair of pedestrians struck by car in Pen Argyl

Pair of pedestrians struck by car in Pen Argyl

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident in Pen Argyl.

Allentown police car, generic, night time

Armed robbery at Sunoco station in Allentown

The incident occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Hamilton Street

Hotel Bethlehem named to Hall of Fame

Hotel Bethlehem recognized by TripAdvisor

Hotel Bethlehem has been been added to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. TripAdvisor rates hotels for excellence and according to the site, the accolade is granted only to those businesses that have the certificate of excellence for five years in a row.

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day service held at SteelStacks

A Memorial Day service in Bethlehem honored local military members who gave their lives to defend our freedoms

 

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Allentown's NIZ attracting developers, businesses to The Waterfront

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone, or NIZ, is bringing a lot of new businesses to the city but what's in it for them?

Easton and Phillipsburg join together in remembrance

EASTON, Pa.

On this Memorial Day two communities separated by the Delaware River joined as one to remember the fallen

Airport authority releases environmental assessment

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The public can review a draft of an environmental assessment of 297 acres of land that the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is selling to FedEx.

Local dietitian wins outstanding educator award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.

Dr. Martine Scannavino  of Cedar Crest College recently received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award at the annual state meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics in State College.

Legislator demands explanation for Route 191 delay

UPPER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, Pa.

State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) is demanding an explanation and apology from local engineers for their inability to make significant progress toward installing a traffic light at the dangerous Route 191-Friedenstahl Avenue intersection in Upper Nazareth Township

Accident shuts down a lane of the turnpike

NORTH WHITEHALL, Pa.

A one-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike shut down one lane for about an hour Monday morning.

Barn fire injures four firefighters

MOORE TWP., Pa

A barn fire in Moore Township injured four firefighters Sunday night.

Emmaus adds veterans to its remembrance garden

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus honored veterans by adding 27 new names to the Veterans Walkway at the community's Remembrance Garden.

Bethlehem Boy Scouts honor veterans with flower cermony

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Boy Scouts in the Lehigh Valley joined with a local church for a special Memorial Day weekend ceremony.

Allentown church closing after 128 years

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Sunday was the last service for a 128 year old church in east Allentown.

Fire crews from multiple counties respond to Blue Mountain forest fire

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

Firefighters from multiple counties are responding to the scene of a forest fire near the crest of Blue Mountain in Lehigh Township, Northampton County.

Police respond to double stabbing in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Two people have been arrested following a double stabbing in Allentown early Saturday morning.

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

If you are looking for a way to celebrate and honor those who have served our country, just head over to SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

Shots fired into Northampton County home with child inside

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating after shots were fired into a home with a child inside Friday night.

Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union to enter nonbinding arbitration

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

The Saucon Valley School Board and Saucon Valley Education Association have agreed to proceed to a nonbinding arbitration hearing.

Coffee and chocolate milk fly in I-78 road rage incident

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Coffee and chocolate milk littered the eastbound lanes of I-78 in the wake of a Lehigh County road rage incident Friday morning.

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police have charged a man following a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo in the 1600 block of Union Boulevard late Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Lower Macungie Township

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

There are over 100 vendors to check out, along with live music, and plenty of fun food options

State collecting photos for Vietnam veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc., is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War

New federal judge assigned to preside in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Newly sworn-in judge Joseph Leeson calls it an honor to serve the country and the area where he has spent his entire career 

Sunshine Bowl held for former Nazareth High School student

NAZARETH, Pa.

Students at Nazareth High School took some time to spread positivity Friday

Emmaus girl hurt in crash released from hospital

EMMAUS, Pa.

A family friend told 69 News that 11-year-old Mya Walrath was discharged Friday afternoon

Bryan Veil of Center Valley killed in Route 378 crash

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Twenty-three-year-old Bryan James Veil of Center Valley was killed in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning on Route 378 in Lower Saucon Township.

Hamilton Street in Allentown blocked off for crime scene

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Part of Hamilton Street in downtown Allentown was blocked off while police investigated a report of shots fired early Friday.

KidsPeace collecting toys, games for play therapy

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Donations will be collected between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 29 at the KidsPeace outpatient clinic in Allentown 

Easton police seek man photographing kids at bus stop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a "suspicious situation" involving a man taking pictures of children at a school bus stop.

Pennsylvania unemployment rate at 5.3 percent in April

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent

Lower Macungie re-approves its portion of 269 home subdivision

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Ten years after the project was approved, construction of a 269-home development should finally begin this summer in western Lehigh County.

 
 
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