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DA: Allentown double-homicide suspects behind deadly Easton shooting

Three men charged with gunning down two people in Allentown also struck in Easton early Sunday, John Morganelli says.

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Chick-fil-A could open new Whitehall site by Black Friday

Mayor Ed Hozza predicted the fast food chain, which is seeking conditional approval next week, could open by Nov. 27 'if they push it.'

 Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at Breinigsville Park

IronPigs offer refunds for lackluster July Fourth fireworks

The show marked the largest investment the 'Pigs has ever made in a fireworks, and team officials, along with some fans, were 'frustrated and disappointed' with the quality of the…

Allentown police arrest 3 in double homicide

Allentown police arrest 3 in double homicide

Three men have been charged with criminal homicide following Sunday's  shooting at Sixth and Greenleaf streets in the city.

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Whitehall Township commissioners talk trash

Officials during a workshop meeting Monday discussed plans to purchase wheeled recycling containers for residents.

Palmer plans upgrades at Fairview Park

Township officials are eying more than $80,000 in upgrades at Fairview Park, the site of a variety of sports, ranging from softball, legion baseball, basketball, tennis and the…

Crisis in Greece hits close to home

Crisis in Greece hits close to home

Economic turmoil is causing suffering in Greece. WFMZ's Chandi Lowry talked with some people in the Lehigh Valley who have loved ones over there.

 

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Ed Pawlowski suspends U.S. Senate campaign

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

In a statement released Monday night, Pawlowski said he suspended his campaign for U.S. Senate to "fully focus on assisting in the federal investigation of Allentown contracting practices both prior to his being elected and since."

DA: SCOTUS ruling reaffirms Ballard should be executed

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said a U.S. Supreme Court ruling should pave the way for the execution of convicted mass murderer Michael Ballard

Group planning rally against violence in Easton's west ward

EASTON, Pa.

Police are investigating another homicide in Easton.

Homicide victim's dad speaks out as search for killer continues

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting deaths of a man and woman in Allentown over the weekend.

Michigan resident caught driving 122 mph on I-78

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A 24-year-old Michigan resident was arrested for driving 122 mph in westbound Interstate 78 in Allentown Sunday.

Easton man accused of stealing rare motorcycle

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

The Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force makes an arrest after the man tries to sell the bike.

Emmaus man burglarizes mother's home, police say

EMMAUS, Pa.

The 27-year-old allegedly traded a laptop he stole for drugs.

Allentown man suspected in 3 armed robberies

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police charge 19-year-old in connection with city stick-ups

Homicide investigation underway in Easton's West Ward

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police say a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1100 block of Lehigh Street in Easton early Sunday morning.

Two victims gunned down in early morning Allentown homicide

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An early morning shooting in Allentown has left two people dead and police searching for answers.

Fans celebrate World Cup win at SteelStacks

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Fans celebrate World Cup win at SteelStacks

Woman hits deer, runs off roadway in Lynn Township

LYNN TWP., Pa.

Officials say one woman was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after colliding with a deer and running off the road in Lynn Township, Lehigh County.

Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky at Steelstacks in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thousands came out to SteelStacks in Bethlehem for a July 4th celebration on Saturday.

Union chief responds to arrest of prison guard, investigation

EASTON, Pa.

The union president at Northampton County Prison is responding to Friday's arrest of a corrections officer who allegedly smuggled contraband, and is speaking out against the way authorities have handled an investigation that resulted in four other officers being suspended, but later reinstated.

Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

NAZARETH, Pa.

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Fire destroys car in Lehigh County; one person injured

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

One person was injured when a fire engulfed a car in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, police said.

88-year-old man dies after becoming pinned under tractor

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An 88-year-old Allentown man died after becoming pinned under a lawn tractor.

Northampton County Prison guard charged with smuggling drugs

EASTON, Pa.

A Northampton County corrections officer could end up on the other side of the prison bars.

Fireworks light up the sky in Breinigsville

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa.

The Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at Breinigsville Park was underway Friday night

FBI questions Allentown mayor, top manager amid federal probe

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Agents took files & hard drives from the mayor's office, controller's office and IT department Thursday, according to the city solicitor.

Allentown issues statement on federal investigation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown on Friday issued a statement about a federal investigation that saw FBI agents collecting subpoenaed documents from City Hall on Thursday, in addition to questioning the mayor and managing director.

Coroner: East Allen Township man jumped from Allentown parking deck

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Justin Shellhammer of Weaversville Road died Thursday when he either fell or jumped from the parking deck located at 401 West Hamilton Street

Upper Milford officials OK township agreement with PennDOT

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The agreement will allow the municipality and state agency to execute mutually beneficial highway and road-related projects.

Upper Macungie to recoup delinquent sewer, refuse accounts

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Currently, there is between $40,000 and $50,000 in past due sewer and refuse accounts.

FBI officials investigating at Allentown City Hall

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

City solicitor Susan Wild said investigators had 'complete access' to Allentown's offices including that of the mayor.

Not Carolina but Allentown in James Taylor's mind

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The singer's fans crowded the downtown in the early evening, and formed a long line outside the city's new arena more than an hour before the show

Chrin interchange officially open to drivers

PALMER TWP., Pa.

After years of planning and construction the Chrin interchange is officially open to drivers in Northampton County

Bushkill Police get money for new radios

BUSHKILL, Pa.

Bushkill Township officials are fine tuning plans that would expand their police station, township engineer Bob Collura said Thursday night at a township meeting.

Cedarbrook Advisory Team submits recommendations

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing homes should be renovated or replaced.

James Taylor in Allentown means busy nights for local restaurants

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Business owners across Allentown hopeful downtown revitalization leads to more customers for them

 
 
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