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The problem that s causing creek to dry up

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The problem that's causing creek to dry up

Some people in Lehigh County are wondering where the water's going.

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LANTA rider charged in bus assault

Surveillance footage catches an allegedly drunken attack in May

69 News named 'Best Source for Local News' by Lehigh Valley Magazine

Jim Vaughn and Melanie Falcon accepted the award at Lehigh Valley Magazine's 'Best of the Valley' awards Monday night

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Argument over fireworks ends in threat with knife

Police say a Bangor man threatened a neighbor and assaulted his own wife who tried to hide other weapons.

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Man helps friend move only to allegedly rob her on the way

Police said family members report the Easton man has a heroin addiction.

Martin Luther King Jr Drive now closed

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive now closed

A busy section of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Allentown is officially closed and it will remain closed for about two months.

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Marte pleads guilty to almost running over police captain

On Monday a Northampton County man pleaded guilty to attempting to run over and Allentown Police officer in June of 2014.

 

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Concession stand raided at Jordan Park; police investigating

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police are investigating after someone broke into the pool at Jordan Park and raided the concession stand.

Accused drunk driver hits motorcyclist on Route 22

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Police said the rider slid about 200 feet after being struck from behind.

Police say masturbating man assaults woman

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 22-year-old reportedly grabbed her as she walked from the car to her house.

'More than Q Barbecue' gears up for grilling season

EASTON, Pa.

It wouldn't officially be summer without barbecue, so this morning we're learning just how to do it.

Lehigh Tunnel to close for maintenance work

There will be a detour in place on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday.

Bangor Area School board passes real estate tax hike in $55 million budget

BANGOR, Pa.

The Bangor Area School Board approved a tax increase as part of its 2016-17 school year budget Monday night.

Whitehall High School Principal to become district assistant superintendent

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board, in a special meeting Monday afternoon, appointed its high school principal as its new transitional assistant to the superintendent in charge of its student and operational services effective Aug. 20.

Arcade museum’s new home wins zoning approval in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Like a returning pinball, an Easton man was back before the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board Monday night seeking a variance for a new location for a proposed arcade museum.

Not a home run ball but a human cannonball takes flight at Coca Cola Park

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

At first you see it, then squint to double check that's actually what you've seen. Yes. That is a human being shot out of a cannon

A mother's story of hope, after tragedy

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. A disorder that many people don't realize can affect anyone, not just those in the military

First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem splits from national denomination

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One of the largest churches in the Lehigh Valley has broken ties with its denomination in a historic vote

Lehigh River Sojourn celebrates 20 years

2016 is the 20th year of the Lehigh River Sojourn, a multi day trek down the Lehigh led by the Wildlands Conservancy

Accident in Lehigh County closes Route 309

LYNN TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. and involved a pickup truck and car, according to a freelance photojournalist at the scene

Fire breaks out overnight in vacant Catasauqua home

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the Race Street blaze.

New Jersey motorcyclist dies in Route 33 crash

BUSHKILL TWP., Pa.

The 24-year-old's death has been ruled an accident

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive set to close

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The street will close for about two months because of work to the Eighth Street Bridge

Another man arrested in 2012 violent home invasion

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

There is a new development in a violent home invasion targeting a real estate developer in Northampton County. David Perez-Rossell has been arrested in connection to the incident.

Palmer Township fire ruled an accident

PALMER TWP., Pa.

The Craigie Street fire damaged three homes, destroying one

Hearing continued for NJ teacher accused of sex with student

U. MT. BETHEL TWP., Pa.

A New Jersey teacher, charged with having a sexual relationship with a student, will have to wait before a judge decides if the case should go to trial. ​

Crews called to fire at North Whitehall Twp. home

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Fire crews were called to a home in Lehigh County Monday morning.

WWII romance leads to family reunion decades later

MACUNGIE, Pa.

Paul Campbell, of Sydney, Australia, never knew his father. But on Friday, decades later, Paul was reunited with the four brothers and sisters from Pennsylvania he had never located or met.

Motorcyclist killed in Route 33 crash

BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday on Route 33 South in Bushkill Township, Northampton County.

2 injured in overnight shooting in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police responded to an early morning shooting in Allentown Sunday.

Man scammed by person he met on Farmers Only dating site

MACUNGIE, Pa.

A man looking to sow the seeds of love through a dating website is instead out several thousand dollars.

Man rushed to hospital after motorcycle accident in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

One person was rushed to the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle in Allentown Friday night.

Noise complaints force Maingate Nightclub to close for summer

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Prior to this year, owner Dominic Germano says he hasn't had a noise complaint since 2010. This year Germano says he has already received five noise complaints issued by the state Liquor Control Board.

Emmaus pool reopens with a splash

EMMAUS, Pa.

Saturday in Emmaus, a big crowd came out for the opening of the borough pool.

Easton police investigate early morning shooting

EASTON, Pa.

Police say the incident happened around 2:56 a.m. in the 1400 block of Butler Street.

Multiple people injured in Upper Milford Township crash

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

A multiple vehicle accident in the 7500 block of Chestnut Street in Upper Milford Township closed the road for several hours Saturday.

Actors, athletes among inductees of Bethlehem's Hall of Fame

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Saturday, the SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem was alive for a milestone celebration, the city's 275th anniversary.

 


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