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Teen pleads guilty to murder for mother's death

Jamie Silvonek, a Lehigh County teenager, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the death of her mother.

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Monroe County's jail gets new warden

Garry Haidle has been appointed warden of the Monroe County Correctional Facility in Hamilton Township.

Confusion comes following Commissioners statement on probe

FBI not targeting us, say Lehigh County commissioners

A Lehigh County commissioner’s political confession threw a monkey wrench into an attempt by commissioners to formally disassociate themselves from subjects of a federal…

Lafayette College

An unconventional look at the Marquis de Lafayette

Author Sarah Vowell shared insights into her book about Lafayette College's namesake

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City of Easton

L.V. mayors tout region's sustainability efforts

Sustainability was focus of 'Next Generation Cities and Suburbs' forum

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Police developing leads in reported sexual assault

Attack may have occurred in Easton, not Wilson, authorities say

Lehigh County coroner seeking next of kin

South Whitehall man died from natural causes

 

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Health officials: Lehigh student contracted Zika abroad

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem has tested positive for the Zika virus.

Man fails to park car before jumping out of it while fleeing police

EASTON, Pa.

An Easton man is facing a slew of charges after attempting to flee police Wednesday afternoon.

Parents look to change school strip-search policy

EASTON, Pa.

School-strip searches are perfectly legal, according to Pennsylvania state law, but some parents in Easton want to change that.

Emmaus man allegedly admits murder to police

EMMAUS, Pa.

A Lehigh County man allegedly admitted to police fatally stabbing someone as an officer was on his way to the murder scene.

Glenn Evans will stand trial on child porn charges

EASTON, Pa.

Fifty-two-year-old Glenn Evans will stand trial in Northampton County Court on two felony counts of child pornography.

Expect delays at I-78 toll plaza in Northampton County

WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Drivers entering Pennsylvania from New Jersey on Interstate 78 should be prepared for delays, especially during peak travel periods, at the toll plaza in Northampton County.

Bucks County man dies after Route 22 crash

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Authorities say the 69-year-old suffered a heart attack

Old Allentown factory may become high-end apartments

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A plan to turn an old factory building into apartments got a recommendation of approval from the Allentown Planning Commission Tuesday.

Police say Allentown man bit, struck 1-year-old

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities allege couple discussed hiding the boy's bruises

Hanover seeks winter storm reimbursement

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

It could take more than six months for the thownship to see any relief. 

Snowy conditions slow down drivers across the Lehigh Valley

Snow coated roads across the Lehigh Valley and beyond on Tuesday

Daniel Braeunig of Easton jailed for December crash

EASTON, Pa.

Daniel Braeunig of Easton is in Northampton County Prison after being charged with homicide by motor vehicle while driving under the influence.

Judge: Man charged in Easton motel slaying can't fire attorneys

EASTON, Pa.

Twenty-five-year-old Jeffrey Knoble is charged in Northampton County in the March death of 32-year-old Andrew "Beep" White

Cause of Hanover Twp. barn fire remains unknown

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Extensive damage left investigators with little to examine

TSA nabs Queens man with more than a dozen licenses

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport security also found more than a dozen credit cards

Hotel developer wants OK for restaurant

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Upper Saucon officials open to standalone restaurant at Route 309 and Center Valley Parkway

Palmer looks to prevent Penn Pump Park problems from resurfacing

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Noise levels are a pressing concern

East Penn may refinance debt for education priorities

EMMAUS, Pa.

The superintendent of East Penn School District presented a list of priorities he would like included in the 2016-17 district budget Monday night.

Whitehall praises 'heroic' Public Works Department

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Officials went beyond expectations during last month's blizzard.

Fastnachts: the sweet taste of tradition

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The potato-based doughnuts are a Pennsylvania Dutch tradition for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday

Worth of recyclables dropping, hauling companies hurting

Some recycling companies have a reason to be down in the dumps as their profits are sinking

Wilson police investigating sexual assault report

WILSON, Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating a report that a woman was knocked unconscious and woke up to two men sexually assaulting her.

Easton man gets more than 14 years in federal prison

HARTFORD, Conn.

A 42-year-old Easton man will spend more than 14 years in federal prison for robbery and kidnapping.

Dozens of firefighters battle barn fire

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Five companies and nearly 40 firefighters responded to a barn fire in Northampton County early Sunday morning.

Wilson police investigating reports of shots fired

WILSON BOROUGH, Pa.

Investigators find 3 bullet holes in South 16th Street home

Getting ready for Fastnacht Day

N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

LCTI students spent Monday making the Pa Dutch treat

Allentown names interim development director

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

City's DCED director resigned her post in October

Allentown man stabbed late Saturday, suspect in custody

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police say a man is in custody after a stabbing in the city Saturday night.

Locals 'prepping double of everything' for Super Bowl Sunday

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Saturday, the Lehigh Valley was busy preparing food for Super Bowl 50.

Police: Robbery suspect arrested in Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police say a robbery suspect is behind bars after attempting to take cash from a Family Dollar.

 
 
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