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A tasty morsel of history

A tasty morsel of history

The sweet scents coming from an Emmaus bakery smell like history - 200 years of it, in fact

Local professor warns of risks of lead exposure

Local professor warns of risks of lead exposure

The crisis in Flint has people in the Lehigh Valley and around the country concerned about the safety of their water

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Cedar Crest to send every sophomore student on study abroad expedition

Cedar Crest College will offer every sophomore a guaranteed opportunity to study abroad starting in spring semester 2018

For Valentine s Day local glass artist touching hearts

For Valentine's Day, local glass artist touching hearts and blowing them too

This Valentine's Day Weekend, a Lehigh County business is showing its heart by partnering with a local nonprofit to bring smiles to children

Sen. Browne proposes recovery high school program

State Rep. John Taylor of Philadelphia and state Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown will introduce companion legislation to establish a four-year pilot recovery high school program for…

Man injured in crash on Route 100

Authorities are investigating a violent two-vehicle wreck on Route 100 in Lehigh County late Friday morning.

Family addresses man convicted of murder

Family addresses man convicted of murder

A convicted killer in Easton got an earful Friday as his prison sentence became official.

 

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Pair charged in Bethlehem stabbing

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A man was beaten and stabbed in Bethlehem late Thursday night, according to authorities in Northampton County.

Allentown settles federal Taser lawsuit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Woman alleged unprovoked police assault on teenager daughter

Lehigh Valley Zoo prepares for the cold

N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Staff is working to make sure animals are protected from this weekend's frigid temperatures

Accused murderer told he can't be his own attorney

EASTON, Pa.

The judge's ruling prompted an obscene courtroom tirade

Allentown SD agrees to borrow additional $50M

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The loan is 'just in case' Harrisburg does not pass a budget before the end of the school year

Bethlehem officials hope FedEx is coming to town

BETHLEHEM, Pa

While it’s apparently not yet a done deal, Bethlehem officials are thrilled at the prospect of a FedEx distribution center soon being built in the city.

Health science building will rise on Moravian's campus

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Moravian College's plan to construct a health sciences building on its campus was approved Thursday afternoon by the Bethlehem Planning Commission.

Local churches prepare shelters as temperatures drop

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

With frigid temperatures taking over the Lehigh Valley, people around the area bundling up and making plans to find shelter from the cold

School district questions the funding formula at NCC

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Some area school districts want to cut back on how much funding they contribute to Northampton Community College

Gearing up for annual auto show

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The countdown is on: In about a month, Bethlehem -- the Christmas City -- will become the motor city.

Teen pleads guilty to murder for mother's death

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Jamie Silvonek, a Lehigh County teenager, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the death of her mother.

Police developing leads in reported sexual assault

EASTON, Pa.

Attack may have occurred in Easton, not Wilson, authorities say

FBI not targeting us, say Lehigh County commissioners

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Lehigh County commissioner’s political confession threw a monkey wrench into an attempt by commissioners to formally disassociate themselves from subjects of a federal investigation into county government.

An unconventional look at the Marquis de Lafayette

EASTON, Pa.

Author Sarah Vowell shared insights into her book about Lafayette College's namesake

L.V. mayors tout region's sustainability efforts

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Sustainability was focus of 'Next Generation Cities and Suburbs' forum

Lehigh County coroner seeking next of kin

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

South Whitehall man died from natural causes

Easton City Hall getting two new commercial tenants

EASTON, Pa.

The building is now fully leased.

Health officials: Lehigh student contracted Zika abroad

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem has tested positive for the Zika virus.

Man fails to park car before jumping out of it while fleeing police

EASTON, Pa.

An Easton man is facing a slew of charges after attempting to flee police Wednesday afternoon.

Parents look to change school strip-search policy

EASTON, Pa.

School-strip searches are perfectly legal, according to Pennsylvania state law, but some parents in Easton want to change that.

Emmaus man allegedly admits murder to police

EMMAUS, Pa.

A Lehigh County man allegedly admitted to police fatally stabbing someone as an officer was on his way to the murder scene.

Glenn Evans will stand trial on child porn charges

EASTON, Pa.

Fifty-two-year-old Glenn Evans will stand trial in Northampton County Court on two felony counts of child pornography.

Expect delays at I-78 toll plaza in Northampton County

WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Drivers entering Pennsylvania from New Jersey on Interstate 78 should be prepared for delays, especially during peak travel periods, at the toll plaza in Northampton County.

Bucks County man dies after Route 22 crash

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Authorities say the 69-year-old suffered a heart attack

Old Allentown factory may become high-end apartments

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A plan to turn an old factory building into apartments got a recommendation of approval from the Allentown Planning Commission Tuesday.

Police say Allentown man bit, struck 1-year-old

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities allege couple discussed hiding the boy's bruises

Hanover seeks winter storm reimbursement

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

It could take more than six months for the thownship to see any relief. 

Snowy conditions slow down drivers across the Lehigh Valley

Snow coated roads across the Lehigh Valley and beyond on Tuesday

Daniel Braeunig of Easton jailed for December crash

EASTON, Pa.

Daniel Braeunig of Easton is in Northampton County Prison after being charged with homicide by motor vehicle while driving under the influence.

Judge: Man charged in Easton motel slaying can't fire attorneys

EASTON, Pa.

Twenty-five-year-old Jeffrey Knoble is charged in Northampton County in the March death of 32-year-old Andrew "Beep" White

 
 
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