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Officials identify man found dead in Allentown

Man found dead inside burning home took his own life, coroner rules

Police and fire officials are investigating the death of a man found inside a burning home in Allentown.

Allentown Community Corrections Center closing

The Allentown Community Corrections Center, which for more than 40 years  served as a halfway house for state prison parolees re-entering society, will close by the end of summer.

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Monroe County man charged in 2 Hanover Twp. thefts

Authorities link the 34-year-old, getaway truck to similar thefts in Monroe and Carbon counties

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Stabbing victim tells police he tried to break up fight

Allentown man charged after attack in district court parking lot in South Side Bethlehem

Death investigation underway in Allentown

Officials ID man found dead in Allentown

A joint investigation is underway in Allentown between the police and fire departments, after a man was found dead inside of his home Monday morning.

Early morning stabbing in Allentown

Allentown man charged in screwdriver attack, beating

Police say the man met the victim in a Philadelphia bar before driving him to the Lehigh Valley

Emmaus High School will get an SRO in fall

Emmaus High School will get its first school resource officer — SRO — next fall.

 

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Whitehall-Coplay cracks down on ‘Theft of Service’

If you don’t actually reside within the Whitehall-Coplay School District, and you’re falsifying records so that you’re child attends one of its five schools, school district officials said they will prosecute.

Solar Impulse 2 flight to Lehigh Valley postponed

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

A solar powered plane traveling the globe will not be making its scheduled stop at Lehigh Valley International Airport Tuesday

Just days away from the Freddy Awards

EASTON, Pa.

This Thursday, 29 high schools from across the area will compete to take home coveted musical theater awards, and the show will be broadcast live on WFMZ-TV at 7 p.m.

Bethlehem man arrested after drugs allegedly found in home

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police arrested 65-year-old Joel Nickisher at his home in the 600 block of Marshall Street

PPL Center immune from real estate taxes, judge rules

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Lehigh County judge has upheld the tax immunity of properties in Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone

Solar Impulse 2 to make stop in Lehigh Valley Tuesday

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The solar powered plane that's been circling the globe will touch down in the Lehigh Valley Tuesday

Lehigh U. celebrates 148th spring commencement

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Proud parents, friends and family members gathered at Lehigh University in Bethlehem on Monday to watch students graduate at the school's 148th spring commencement.

Little progress made in preserving farmland

It's been more than a decade since the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission recommended that Lehigh County preserve 25 percent of its farmland.

EASD to consider overdose antidote in schools

FORKS TWP., Pa.

Some might say it's a troubling sign of the times: an antidote for drug overdoses is becoming more common in schools.

DockDogs competition coming June 4-5 to Steelstacks

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley, a family-focused outdoors festival that debuted at Bethlehem's SteelStacks in 2015, is going to the dogs this year.

Food Truck Mondays: Uncle Paul's Stuffed Pretzels

TREXLERTOWN, Pa.

Today husband and wife Michael and Katie Meyer, owners of Uncle Paul's Stuffed Pretzels stopped by Hamilton Blvd. across the street from Macungie Crossing to deliver their take on the stuffed pretzel.

DUI suspect found outside Hotel Bethlehem with car in gear

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Authorities allege the Allentown man's blood-alcohol level was more than 3 times the limit

Early morning stabbing in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police in Allentown are investigating an early morning stabbing.

Police charge Berks man in attempted homicide

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem police find suspect covered in blood after allegedly slashing victim

Massive sinkhole prompts legal action in Palmer Twp.

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Residents say they were shocked after a couple of homes on Brentwood Avenue in Palmer Township were condemned

69 News "Week in Review"

Take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News "Week In Review”

Police: Man charged with attempted homicide after shooting at vehicle

EASTON, Pa.

A man faces attempted homicide charges after Easton police say he fired shots at a vehicle occupied by two teenagers

Homicide suspect broke into ex-girlfriend's apartment, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities say the Allentown man arrested in Saturday morning's fatal stabbing allegedly committed the crime in his ex-girlfriend's apartment.

Allentown stabbing death ruled homicide, suspect in custody

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A 22-year-old man is facing homicide charges, after another man was found stabbed to death inside an Allentown home early Saturday morning.

Shots fired, 2 men stabbed near Allentown diner

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police say two people were injured in a shots fired incident early Saturday morning.

U.S. Postal Service mail carrier charged with assault in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Authorities say a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier inappropriately touched three women at Pennsylvania State Police facilities in Bethlehem.

Lower Macungie gets two dog parks, plus a skate park

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two dog parks will be opening in Lower Macungie Township — one this summer, another in the autumn of 2017.

Midnight Basketball in Allentown? A slam dunk for students

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

To the outsider, it's just a bunch of kids shooting hoops on a Friday night. To Reverend Michael Comick, it is so much more than a game

A new flavor joins the A-Treat family

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

For the first time in six years, A-Treat is introducing a new member to its lineup

Debate over Jimmy Snuka's mental competency continues

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was in Lehigh County Court Friday while attorneys argue over his mental health

Lack of inspection sticker leads to jail for New York pair

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A traffic stop for a missing inspection sticker led to the arrest of two New York City residents Thursday night in Northampton County.

Black bear visits Catasauqua neighborhood

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

Residents in one Lehigh County neighborhood woke up to quite the surprise Friday morning

Geology students on the hunt for treasure in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem's historic Burnside Plantation sits stuck in time which is why Kutztown University Associate Professor Dr.Laura Sherrod and several geology students are on a treasure hunt

Emmaus pool will not be open for Memorial Day Weekend

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus officials say they will not be able to open the borough's damaged swimming pool for Memorial Day Weekend

Easton mayor launches memorial foundation

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Mayor Sal Panto has announced a new non-profit aimed at raising money for youth programs in the city

 


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