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Rio bound Nazareth s Joe Kovacs qualifies for Olympic Games

Rio bound: Nazareth's Joe Kovacs qualifies for Olympic Games

Local sports hero and reigning shot put champion Joe Kovacs has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic team after coming in second place in the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon on…

Suspected gang member arrested for role in Easton shooting

Suspected gang member arrested for role in Easton shooting

Police say 19-year-old Hakeem Williams was taken into custody Friday afternoon following a brief standoff at a home in the 100 block of West Nesquehoning Street

7-year-old boy struck by car in Allentown

7-year-old boy struck by car in Allentown

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. in the 300 block of North 2nd Street

One year later a look at the FBI s probe into Allentown

One year later: a look at the FBI's probe in Allentown

One year ago, on July 2nd 2015, a giant cloud formed over Allentown City Hall and it's been lingering ever since. FBI agents stormed the government building, handed down a federal…

3-D mural debuts in Allentown

3-D mural debuts in Allentown

The final touches have been made on a massive art project in Allentown that was eight years in the making

Funding to support Easton market farm-stand

Funding to support Easton market, farm-stand

Two local organizations are partnering to help keep downtown Easton fresh.

Bethlehem s Clearview Pool will not open this summer

Bethlehem's Clearview Pool will not open this summer

The city says Clearview Pool on Pinehurst Road will remain closed for the season due to contracting issues and time constraints

 

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Police: Burglars take more than $15,000 from Ice Cream World

SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa.

Police in South Whitehall Township are looking for two suspects who they say stole thousands of dollars from Ice Cream World

Victim calls for help while attacker buys smokes

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem police said they found the assault victim hiding behind a garbage bin.

Police: Woman pepper sprays clerk, nearly runs down officer

FORKS TWP., Pa.

Police in Northampton County have charged a Brooklyn woman with allegedly pepper spraying a liquor store clerk and the trying to run down the officer that attempted to arrest her.

Police say forged prescriptions netted pair more than 1,000 painkillers

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Investigators said they kept most of the Oxycodone pills for themselves, selling others

Charges dropped in alleged moving day robbery

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police said the victim fabricated the story about being robbed by her friend.

Police arrest suspect in Allentown double shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities allege the 31-year-old started firing at one victim while he sat in his car.

6 families displaced after fire tears through Whitehall townhomes

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Six families are left without a place to live after a fire in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Farm to table movement at Valley Fruits and Veggies

EAST ALLEN TWP., Pa.

As the farm to table movement continues to grow in the Lehigh Valley, local farmers are spreading the word on its importance.

Industrial and apartment development top mid-year LVPC list

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Almost two million square feet of approved non-residential and 237 acres of residential development plans have been given the go-ahead in the Lehigh Valley as of June 10 this year as per a report released Thursday night from the director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) at its monthly meeting.

Crews battle fire at Whitehall townhouse community

WHITEHALL, Pa.

Fire officials said six families were displaced as a result of the blaze in the 3300 block of South 2nd Street

Local veterans hear a tale of survival

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A group of veterans who have heard and seen just about everything, heard a story from a Holocaust survivor Thursday night. David Tuck, who now calls Pennsylvania home, told his story of survival, and his motto for life

Easton police searching for group of teens after shooting

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police are investigating a shooting involving a group of teenagers and more than one gun.

Allentown serial killer requests downgraded murder charge

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An infamous serial killer was in court in Lehigh County on Thursday.

68-year-old man accused of assaulting girl for 2 years

L. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Police said the man began massaging the victim when she was 9 years old.

Allentown police, LNAA police to carry naloxone

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Thursday the Allentown Police Department and the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Police Department will be equipped with the opioid reversal antidote

Traffic stop for loud music ends in chase, crash

ALLENTOWN, Pa.,

Police said the driver drove the wrong up Sixth Street and hit about 63 mph in a 25 mph zone.

Preliminary hearing for Berks man charged in stabbing

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Berks County man accused of stabbing another man to death is in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing.

Teen arrested with more than 1,000 prescription pills, LSD tabs

L. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

The DUI stop also turned up pot, psychedelic mushrooms and THC candy.

Educators, employers team up for program

it was a field trip for teachers in Lehigh County on Wednesday.

2 stabbed in Allentown; suffered minor injuries

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A stabbing in Allentown sent two people to the hospital.

Man attacked while walking home from community center in Bethlehem Twp.

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police are investigating a strong armed robbery in Bethlehem Township.

Cut! Movie Tavern's Hamilton Boulevard location in jeopardy

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Plans for a new kind of movie-going experience in Lower Macungie Township have hit a stumbling block

Northampton County DA 'looking into' claims of bullets

STOCKERTOWN, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli says he's looking into new claims of bullets flying into people's homes and backyards in Stockertown

Police: Naked man exposes himself in front of Wilson Borough home

WILSON, Pa.

Police in Wilson Borough are investigating after they say a naked man pleasured himself in front of a woman on her porch

Love for life, cycling combined for unique fundraiser

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

One local man is doing his part to help fight cancer, and he's doing it in a unique way.

Northampton County man accused of stealing 4 handguns from Hellertown home

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said one of the guns turned up during gang-related drug investigation.

Police say liquor store burglary was an inside job

L. SAUCON TWP., Pa.

An unlocked front door and deactivated alarm pointed investigators to the store manager.

LVIA continues push to attract out-of-state aviators

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport authority wants state to extend tax break as it works to diversify revenue sources

Allentown takes part in nationwide cancer summit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Vice President Joe Biden says cancer research needs a boost and Wednesday he launched a new initiative to do just that.

3 nabbed at NYC tunnel with weapons cache eye bail easing

JERSEY CITY, N.J.

Three Pennsylvania residents who were arrested last week when they attempted to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons are trying to get their bail terms eased.

 


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