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Southbound turnpike closing for six hours Sunday

An 11-mile stretch of  the Pennsylvania Turnpike's southbound lanes will be closed  for six hours Sunday, between the Lansdale (Exit #31) and Mid-County (Exit #20) interchanges.

Local law enforcement participate active shooter drill

Local law enforcement participate active shooter drill

Police officers from across our region came together to take part in training they say is vital to ensure the safety of our children.

Waterfront project underway in Allentown

A major development project is finally getting underway along the Lehigh River waterfront in Allentown.

Business administrator David Brong and Mayor Robert Donchez at Bethlehem Council meeting

Bethlehem official cleared of any ethical breach

Bethlehem Business Administrator David Brong has been cleared of any breach of ethics involving his ownership of a company that was doing business with the city.

Mold problem closes part of library in Wilson

Mold problem closes part of library in Wilson

Part of a library in Northampton County is off-limits because of a mold problem.

SUV into Hess

Vehicle plows into gas station

First responders are on the scene of a crash at a gas station in Allentown.

Puppies, cats, rabbit pulled from burning home

Twenty animals were rescued from a home that caught fire in Allentown on Thursday, officials said.

Homicide suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses

An Allentown man, who's already charged with criminal homicide stemming from a shootout in Bethlehem, has been slapped with additional charges.


Cedarbrook operator outlines future of nursing home

On Wednesday night, Lehigh County commissioner Vic Mazziotti was hoping to hear a recommendation from the county administration regarding the future of the Cedarbrook nursing homes.cedar

Man charged in beating death of neighbor enters guilty plea

A Lehigh County man accused in the beating death of his neighbor has copped a plea deal.

Web site accepting donations for drowning victim's family

An online fundraiser has been set up to help pay funeral costs for Matthew Ruch.

Easton Earned Income tax ticks up

Easton taxes point to more people finding work

More people in Easton are apparently finding jobs this year compared to last year, city officials said Wednesday night.


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