Fatal accident closes section of Route 309 in Schuylkill County

Officials confirm that one person died Wednesday night in an accident in Schuylkill County.

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Police: Contractor agrees to build patio, instead cashes check and skips town

State Police are investigating a theft by deception incident involving a contractor paid to build a patio at a Northampton County home.

Fogelsville Elementary takes Ice Bucket Challenge to new lev

Fogelsville Elementary takes Ice Bucket Challenge to new level

These Lehigh County teachers are re-writing the rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

4 Chinese students intern at Allentown City Hall

4 Chinese students intern at Allentown City Hall

For four international students at Lehigh University, the last three months have been both an educational and rewarding experience.

Senator Casey unveils Caregiver Corps bill in Easton

Senator Casey unveils Caregiver Corps bill in Easton

Senator Bob Casey was in Easton Wednesday to talk about a new proposal that he says will help those who help others.

2 arrested in deadly beating of Lehigh County man in OCMD

Police have arrested two Ocean City, Maryland residents in connection with the fatal beating of a Lehigh County man.

Three pedestrians struck near Allentown Fairgrounds

A five-year-old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle, with two others, while crossing a street in Allentown.

Sam Adams security guard assaulted by truck driver

A security guard at Samuel Adams Brewery in Fogelsville was assaulted by a truck driver early Wednesday.

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Air Products executive leaving company

A top executive at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., is leaving the company "to pursue other opportunities."

Why is the new PPL arena booking so many older music acts

Public invited to PPL Center Open House & Arts Park Celebration

If you've wanted to take a look inside the PPL Center for free, you'll soon get your chance.

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Basketball game leads to shooting, stabbing in South Allentown park

 A basketball game at an Allentown park turned violent Tuesday night.

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Police: Man threatens to kill men on porch

A Lehigh County man is facing a list of charges after police say he threatened to kill three men sitting on a porch.

162nd Great Allentown Fair opens

162nd Great Allentown Fair opens

The Allentown Fairgrounds were again packed with thousands of guests on Tuesday as Preview Day marked the start of the 162nd Great Allentown Fair.

 
 
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