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Police say a thermostat argument ends with a gunshot

Roommates were allegedly fighting over the heat versus air conditioning.

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Lehigh Valley unemployment rate slightly up in Aug.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Lehigh Valley rose one-tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in August, according to the latest report from the Pennsylvania Department…

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"Billboard Boys" shown in Bethlehem

People in the area gathered to watch a documentary about trying to win a piece of the American Dream.

Upper Saucon OKs advertising ordinance to add Copperhead properties to village commercial overlay zone

Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors Monday evening agreed to advertise an ordinance involving the owners of the Copperhead Grille request to have the properties at 5737…

Whitehall School Board favors full feasibility study

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its…

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BASD focused on deals

The Bethlehem Area School District entered into several agreements Monday night.

Low drama as Bangor inks deal for new marching band uniforms

Low drama as Bangor inks deal for new marching band uniforms

In the end, it wasn't the four decades of wear and tear that Bangor's high school marching band survived that mattered most, but the last-minute sour notes blown at Monday night's…

 

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Allen High School senior named to National Merit Scholarship Program

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Anthony Richards was named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Man ordered to trial in killing of father in Northampton

EASTON, Pa.

A man who, police said, killed his father in Northampton, Northampton County, faced a judge Monday.

Lehigh Valley prepares for debut of Whole Foods

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

After much anticipation, the shelves are stocked and the finishing touches are being added to the Lehigh Valley's first Whole Foods

Lafayette College debate team eagerly awaiting debate

EASTON, Pa.

For these speech and debate students at Lafayette College, a presidential debate is comparable to a major sporting event

Bethlehem mayor goes door to door to meet residents

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez took a stroll through the community Monday.

Police say Arizona woman passed fake $20 bills in at least 13 states

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities found counterfeit money and checks stolen in Idaho during I-78 traffic stop

Bethlehem man allegedly grabs hammer, gun after argument

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police said he grabbed the hammer after the other man threw a chair at him.

Kathy Craine honored at 34th annual Emmy Awards banquet

PHILADELPHIA

WFMZ's very own weather forecaster and host, Kathy Craine, received a special honor during Saturday night's 34th annual Emmy Awards banquet in Philadelphia.

McDonald's employee punched, kicked during robbery

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

A female employee at a McDonald's in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County was violently attacked during a robbery, according to police.

Man dragged by car as thief tries to steal his iPhone

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

The victim met the Delaware County man in a shopping mall parking lot to sell the phone.

Allentown police say woman burned, beat blind man

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The victim was slashed on the arm and had cigarettes put out on him, according to police.

Arrest made in attempted robbery in Wind Gap

WIND GAP, Pa.

Slate Belt Regional Police say they arrested the man who tried to rob a Square One convenience store in Wind Gap, Northampton County.

Creepy clown scares residents in Northampton County

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Some parents in Northampton say they are on edge after a clown was reported harassing children in the borough Saturday night.

Firefighters battle morning blaze in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Crews responded to a fire in a vacant Allentown building Sunday morning.

Police: Suspicious package in Bethlehem was an unattended backpack

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A report of a suspicious package had part of Main Street shut down in historic Bethlehem Saturday night.

Gone fishing at Allentown's Lehigh Parkway

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Saturday was a great day for fishing at Allentown's Lehigh Parkway.


Gun found near sleeping child, father arrested

EASTON, Pa.

Police arrested a man Saturday who they say fired a gun in an apartment while his child slept nearby.

Buddies walk together in the Lehigh Valley

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa.

Buddies walked together Saturday at the Lehigh Valley Velodrome for an important cause.

Overnight stabbing in Allentown sends one man to the hospital

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police say there was a stabbing overnight in Allentown.

Teen battling rare brain disorder crowned homecoming king

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

A Freedom High School student battling a rare brain disorder was voted into the school's royalty by his peers on Saturday night.

Events across the Lehigh Valley bring police, community together

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police and community relations are strained in many parts of the country but here in the Lehigh Valley, community leaders say things are different.

Police respond to slashing at Allentown eatery

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police say a fight broke out at a restaurant in Allentown early Saturday, leaving one person injured.

Utility work causing delays along Route 22 in Hanover Township

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Utility work along Route 22 at Route 512, between Route 378 and Route 191, will cause road closures until Oct. 3.

Local man dishes out care, compassion and hope from soup kitchen

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Every day - for the last 17 years, Charles Brannon has gotten up, and started cooking at the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen that is housed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Food, music, and championships all at Celtic Classic

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Ten men traveled to Bethlehem so they could throw something that most of us would say looks like a telephone pole

Celtic Classic kicks off in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Organizers expect about 285,000 people to visit downtown Bethlehem for what's dubbed as one of the biggest Celtic events in North America

Election season causing strife between Facebook friends

These days you can't scroll too far on your Facebook feed without seeing something about the presidential election

Woman pleads guilty to charges related to child's death

EASTON, Pa.

Her boyfriend is accused of killing her 17-month-old daughter, but Friday, a Northampton County mom pleaded guilty to the charges she was facing stemming from that incident.

Judge: Drunk driver had 'no concern' for safety of others

EASTON, Pa.

Daniel Braeunig was arrested four times in two weeks on DUI charges. He'' serve up to 10 years for fatal wreck.

Water main break affecting some Bethlehem residents

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A water main break is affecting some resident in the west side area of Bethlehem.

 


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    On this day: September 27

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