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New pest causing problems for Pennsylvania farmers

New pest causing problems for Pennsylvania farmers

The Allium Leafminer was discovered in Pennsylvania last December and now farmers are scrambling to fight back

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Trial underway in abuse of corpse case

A Northampton County man told everyone his girlfriend was sleeping, but in reality, Franklyn Hutchison was living with a corpse, police said.

Lawmaker recognized for efforts to prevent suicide

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Lawmaker recognized for efforts to prevent suicide

A Lehigh County lawmaker is getting accolades for his efforts to prevent suicide.

Casey tours OraSure promotes research on Zika

Casey tours OraSure, promotes research on Zika

One of Pennsylvania's United States senators is promoting the development of a rapid test for the Zika virus, and he said a Bethlehem business could be at the center of the…

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Bethlehem police crack down on crime with 'Steel Force'

Bethlehem police arrested 19 people during Operation Steel Force, last week's collaborative crime-fighting effort that aimed to send a clear message to criminals that their…

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2 Allentown men charged in police assaults

One man drove at an officer, the other damaged both rear doors on a police cruiser

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Easton man allegedly flashes gun in parking space dispute

Police said 51-year-old threatened to shoot neighbor following parking argument

 

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Naked, drunk man arrested in Fountain Hill, smelling of gasoline

FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa.

Police say the bizarre string of events began in Salisbury Township when he crashed a car

Route 33 reopens after multi-vehicle crash

PALMER TWP., Pa.

A multi-vehicle crash closed Route 33 in Northampton County Tuesday morning, however, it has since been reopened. 

ASD superintendent will not seek another contract

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The superintendent of the Allentown School District will not seek another contract at the end of his term on June 30, 2017. 

Police arrest mom after leaving kids to shoot heroin

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police find two children waiting outside gas station bathroom

Allentown police arrest 2 in strong-arm robbery

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Victim reports robber stole cash and phone from her bra near Emmett and Lynn streets

Paying tribute to the Lehigh Valley's fallen heroes

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

At the SteelStacks in Bethlehem, a group of mothers known as the Gold Star Moms read the names of their sons and daughters who gave the ultimate sacrifice

Celebrating the unofficial start to summer

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Monday, Cedar Beach Park in Allentown was packed with families enjoying a few games in the wide open spaces, as well as some hot eats off of the grill

Allentown's Mayfair winds down its 30th anniversary year

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Organizers expect final attendance figures between 20,000 and 30,000

Driver to face charges in fatal motorcycle wreck

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

A minivan struck and killed a motorcyclist Friday night in South Whitehall Township.

Memorial Day remembrance ceremony in Lehigh County

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A special remembrance ceremony was held in Lehigh County Monday morning, to honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.


Easton and Phillipsburg commemorate Memorial Day

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

Today our nation pauses to remember its war heroes. Memorial Day services are being held across the country and right here in our region. One of them spans the Delaware River.

Memorial Day events bring crowds to the area

Sunday, at Spring Valley Church in Berks County, worshippers thanked Mr. Merritt Pink for his service.

Pink is a decorated veteran with two purple hearts.  He served in both the Korean war and World War II.

Barn fire in North Whitehall under investigation

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Fire officials are investigating a large fire at a hay drying facility in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Landmark Yocco's location closing in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

69 News has learned the Yocco's location on Liberty Street in Allentown is closing its doors for good Sunday night.

Practicing pool safety this Memorial Day

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Experts are stressing the importance of pool safety this holiday weekend and all throughout the season.

Solar Impulse 2 impresses thousands in Lehigh County

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

It touched down in Lehigh County on Wednesday, but on Saturday thousands of people from all over the region had the once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up-close-and personal with the first ever solar plane traveling around the world.

Crews respond to small fire at South Whitehall synagogue

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Fire crews responded to Temple Beth El in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County Sunday afternoon.

Bethlehem firefighters union raises staffing, safety concerns

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A letter from the City of Bethlehem firefighters local union, issued Saturday, claims that the Bethlehem City Fire Department is not adequately staffed.

Toddler seriously injured in car crash in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A two-year-old was seriously injured in a car crash Saturday morning.

Coroner identifies victim of fatal Hamilton Boulevard crash

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The coroner's office has identified the man who died after a motorcycle accident in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Coroner IDs victim of Lehigh Township motorcycle crash

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

The coroner was called to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Northampton County on Friday.

Solar Impulse 2 event at LVIA adds tickets after high demand

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down at Lehigh Valley International Airport earlier this week, and now you can see it up close.

Festa Italiana debuts in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem has an event for those looking to stay close to home this Memorial Day Weekend

The delicious tradition of Mayfair underway in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Mayfair at the Allentown Fairgrounds is expected to draw 25,000 to 30,000 over the weekend

Charges dropped for mom accused of letting kid's teeth rot

EASTON, Pa.

According to Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, an endangering the welfare of a child charge against Jessica Hoffman, of Lehigh Township, has been dropped

Allentown man in custody in NYC exchange student slashing

NEW YORK

New York City police say two suspects are in custody in connection with the December slashing of a Chinese exchange student

Military get free admission to Crayola this weekend

EASTON, Pa.

This Memorial Day weekend, Crayola Experience is inviting active and retired military personnel to enjoy a free day of colorful fun through the family destination's "True Blue Heroes" program.

Alburtis students celebrate Memorial Day

ALBURTIS, Pa.

Students took time Friday to remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Allentown seeks retail entrepreneurs

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown still is accepting applications for a Retail Mosaic program that offers access to downtown retail space, capital and professional support to prospective business owners.

Man charged in fatal stabbing of stepfather

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The coroner was called to the scene of a stabbing in Allentown on Thursday night, and now the victim's stepson has been charged.

 


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    On this day: May 31

    The Johnstown flood kills more than 2,000, Big Ben's clock tower starts ticking, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army, and Mark Felt comes clean as Watergate's "Deep Throat," all on this day.

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