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Boarding house at 1353 W. Chew St, Allentown, scene of stabbing

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2 Allentown men arrested in connection with stabbing

Two Allentown men are facing attempted homicide and other charges after police say they stabbed another man multiple times.

Police Chief Thomas M. Trachta, center, at Nazareth Borough Council

Nazareth Borough Council taking hard look at police chief

The hot topic before Nazareth Borough Council Thursday night was what to do with the borough’s  police chief.

Allentown School District Admin building, generic

Teachers' union president critical of ASD superintendent

Union head Debra Tretter criticized Superintendent C. Russell Mayo over late teacher assignments, among other issues.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan.

How young is too young for training kids to use guns

How young is too young for training kids to use guns?

When it comes to kids using guns, how young is too young?

Police: Thief may have rigged gas pump to steal credit card info

A gas pump in Lehigh County may have been tampered with for a thief to steal credit card information from people who use it.

Mass murderer to accept fate at hearing

Mass murderer to accept fate at hearing?

Is he ready to die or will Michael Ballard try to have his death sentenced overturned?

Fire-filled act performed at Allentown Fair

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Fire-filled act performed at Allentown Fair

A new, high-flying act is being staged at the Allentown Fair, and it just may be the hottest show in town.

Soup kitchen holds appreciation picnic

Soup kitchen holds appreciation picnic

While some people are enjoying fair food this week, others are cooking out at a special picnic.

How are businesses displaced by hockey arena doing

Businesses displaced by hockey arena: How are they doing now?

Three years ago, they were told to pack it up and move it out, but how are businesses displaced by the hockey arena in Allentown doing today?


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Police: Man inappropriately touched 8-year-old girl

A Bethlehem man is facing charges he inappropriately touched a young girl.

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Man slapped with assault charges after allegedly slapping officer

A Northampton County man is facing assault charges after police say he slapped an officer in the face during a domestic call.


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    On this day: August 29

    American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

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