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DA: Juvenile probation officer threatened teen, demanded sex, photos

A juvenile probation officer and Notre Dame wrestling coach has been accused of threatening a teenager under his watch in the justice system.

Gap closing

Two Gap stores closing at Promenade Shops

Two Gap stores in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley will be closing before the end of July.

Drumming up competition

Drumming up competition

J. Birney Crum Stadium was once again the site for a major drum and bugle corp competition, with a show titled "Drum Corps: An American Tradition."

CVS in Wind Gap robbed of 8 200 worth of medicine

CVS in Wind Gap robbed of $8,200 worth of medicine

According to police, a surveillance image shows three men and a woman stuffing over-the-counter medicine into shopping bags

Cause undetermined for man who died after Easton arrest

Synthetic pot, cardiac arrest lead to death of man in police custody, coroner says

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim says the 25-year-old Upper Saucon Township man had synthetic marijuana in his system at the time of his death.

Return on Environment

State of environment key to Lehigh Valley's economy

A recent study by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Wildlands Conservancy called "Return on Environment" showed the environment is a financial force of nature

FBI arrest charge Warren County man for role

FBI arrest, charge Warren County man for role in 14 bank robberies

Investigators with the FBI arrested and charged 41-year-old Francis Simmons. Police said he robbed 14 banks in five states from November 2013 to November 2014

 

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Jason Davies will stand trial for 2004 rape in Wilson

EASTON, Pa.

Jason Davies will stand trial for a rape that occurred in Northampton County in 2004.

Coroner: Manner of prisoner's death undetermined

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim has ruled the manner of the Jan. 15 death of 25-year-old Andrew Ohl of Upper Saucon Township remains undetermined.

Allentown man accused of exposing himself to woman

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities accuse an Allentown man of exposing himself while trying to drag a woman into an alley.

Bethlehem police say man threw scooter at his daughter

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem police say that a father assaulted his daughter when he threw a scooter at the girl from across the living room.

Valley Preferred wins communications award

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Valley Preferred of Allentown was named a winner in the 32nd Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, the health care industry’s largest marketing communications competition,.

Allentown woman fires shots at parked car, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The victims identified a 23-year-old as the person who fired two shots at their white Infinity, flattening one of the tires, police say.

State Theatre will honor its volunteers Tuesday

EASTON, Pa.

More than 200 volunteers who contribute their time and energy to the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton will be honored.

Air Products plant in France reopens after terror attack

Operations resumed Monday at the Air Products factory in southeastern France that was the site of a deadly terror attack on Friday.

Allentown police accused of harassment and racism by softball league rep

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police were accused of being racist and harassing Hispanic baseball players in Jordan Park because of the music played at their weekly softball games.

Seven Generations must improve its "grade"

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Seven Generations Charter School in Emmaus, Lehigh County, must correct problems with non-compliance with the state ethics law and errors in reporting employee pension data, according to the first state audit done on the school.

Upper Macungie accident closes road, leaves businesses in dark

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A tractor-trailer struck low-hanging wires on Penn Drive near Route 100, according to police.

Musikfest offers concert photography workshops

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Snoop Dogg, O.A.R. and 3 Doors Down are partnering with the non-profit ArtsQuest this summer  for the unique PHOTOPASS concert photography workshop during Musikfest.

Drunken Allentown man allegedly fires gun to 'scare' kids

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 54-year-old is facing misdemeanor and summary charges, according to Lehigh County Court records.

Air Products terror attack suspect admits decapitation; victim ID'd

Authorities in France say the suspect in Friday's terror attack has admitted to the beheading of his boss, a company manager for a French transportation company.

Colonial Regional Police searching for missing Hanover Township woman

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Colonial Regional Police say they are searching for a Hanover Township woman who has been missing since Wednesday.

Argument leads to gunfire in Easton, suspect on the loose

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1300 block of Pine Street early Saturday morning.

Man dies from injuries sustained in Lynn Township motorcycle crash

LYNN TWP., Pa.

Officials in Lehigh County say a Kutztown man died from injuries he sustained in motorcycle crash earlier this month.

Cat stuck in tree for nearly a week rescued in Lehigh County

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

It's a happy ending for a cat that had been stuck in a tree for nearly a week in Lehigh County.

Man gets lost in stolen car, caught sleeping in Plainfield Township

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police say a stolen car from Queens, N.Y. was recovered in Plainfield Township, Northampton County Saturday afternoon.

Allentown native and NFL legend walks for a cause

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown native and Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed made an appearance in his hometown on a rainy Saturday morning for an important cause.

Slate Belt Regional Police recover over 100 stolen cemetery vases and markers

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

Slate Belt Regional Police say they have recovered 137 metal vases and markers believed to be stolen from a cemetery in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County.

Hazmat situation reported at LA Fitness in South Whitehall Township

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Officials say a hazmat situation prompted the evacuation of the LA Fitness in South Whitehall Township Saturday afternoon.

Ebony Jones gets 6 to 15 years after plea in knife throwing death

EASTON, Pa.

An eastern Pennsylvania woman accused of having killed the father of one of her children by throwing a knife at him has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

Black bear crashes party near Lehigh University's campus

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A 300 pound black bear that had been wandering the Bethlehem area was captured near Lehigh University's campus Saturday morning.

Air Products factory in France hit by 'pure terrorist attack'

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said multiple people are in custody after an attack on an Air Products factory that left one person dead, according to CNN and other media outlets.

Beyond the NIZ: Living in downtown Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Downtown Allentown has transformed into a fun place to play, but what about to live?

Easton man drives into front of bar, flees police

EASTON, Pa.

A 39-year-old Easton man has been arrested for deliberately trying to drive into two people standing outside a city bar early Tuesday morning.

Renovate or replace Cedarbrook, advisory team says

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County has a significant need for its Cedarbrook nursing homes in the not-too-distant future — but they need work.

Tyreek Muldrow will stand trial for Allentown shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Eighteen-year-old Tyreek Aziz Muldrow will stand trial for an Allentown shooting that resulted in one person being killed and another wounded last month.

Charlie Dent to host job fair at Lehigh Carbon Community College

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The Saturday event is free and open to the public.

 
 
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