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Allentown man sentenced for beating child

Mother admitted seeing her boyfriend bite her son on the face and thigh so hard that he left marks, according to court records.

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Bimbo Bakeries issues voluntary recall

All recalled products are being removed from store shelves.

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FREDDY's need evaluators for 2017 awards season

Organizers are looking for candidates who have extensive experience in the arts and a strong sense of objectivity as evaluators will be tasked with judging student performances…

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Motorcyclist killed in crash with dump truck

One person was killed when a motorcycle and a dump truck collided in Northampton County.

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"Seniors" Spelling Bee at the Allentown Fair

A retired Saucon Valley Elementary School teacher now holds a plaque and $300 for first place.

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Allentown man sentenced to prison for Easton homicide

An Allentown man was ordered to serve prison time in the death of an Easton man.

Man charged in attack on 3 Lehigh University students

One student was left unconscious on East Fifth Street early Sunday morning.

 

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Tim Kaine: 'Pennsylvania... is key to our victory'

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine concluded his two-day visit to Pennsylvania with a pair of stops in the Lehigh Valley.

Family detains homeless man found in their house

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police said family members came home to hear someone on the second floor.

Police investigating assault make drug arrest

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Bethlehem Twp. police were called to investigate an assault, when the accused attacker was allegedly caught with cocaine.

Police say man hurls axe at girlfriend

EMMAUS, Pa.

The woman suffered a 3-inch laceration on her foot.

Father caught in the middle of sibling squabble

EASTON, Pa.

Police said a man accidentally hit his father with a vase.

Innovative Arts Academy Charter School delays first day of class

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

The Innovative Arts Academy Charter School has delayed it's first day of class. School was set to begin on September 6, but it will now begin September 12.

Allentown couple accused of stealing $1.4M waives preliminary hearings

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A couple who is accused of stealing $1.4 million from their employer waived their preliminary hearings, which were scheduled for Wednesday.

Bethlehem man sentenced for drug trafficking

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Steven Kitchell got a sentence Tuesday of 137 months

A 'fair' deal helps a great cause at The Great Allentown Fair

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Tuesday night, fair-goers at the Great Allentown Fair could either pay $3 at the gate, or pay $1 and donate a food item for entry

Moravian women's basketball team hits a home run working at Coca Cola Park

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Most people show up at Coca-Cola Park for the love of the game. One group was there Tuesday night because they love giving back

As school buses return, officials remind drivers to be safe

OREFIELD, Pa.

A very close call was caught on camera in the Parkland School District of a car coming to a sudden stop and narrowly missing hitting a child

School staff enjoys community-built lounge

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The school year is off to a good start for some Allentown School District teachers.

LVIA project looks to upgrade customer satisfaction

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The $5 million project will consolidate car rental operations and provide better bus service.

Lehigh Valley unemployment rate increased slightly in July

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The unemployment rate slightly increased for the Lehigh Valley in July.

Lehigh University professor files appeal in blighted building case

EASTON, Pa.

A physics professor at Lehigh University has filed an appeal after being sentenced to jail time and a fine.

Da Vinci Science Center announces $350K expansion

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Da Vinci Science Center near Allentown announced Monday the largest exhibit investment in its history.

164th Great Allentown Fair begins Tuesday

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Tuesday marks the start of the annual Great Allentown Fair.

One dead, one critical after crash in Lower Saucon Township

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

One person died and another was critically injured in a crash that happened around 5:15 Monday night, Lower Saucon police said

Catasauqua Borough Council: Sewer plant refinancing to save tax payer dollars

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

The Catasauqua Borough Council said it will save $350,000 with new financing for its 2011 bonds designated for sewage plant renovation. The Council held a special meeting prior to its regular workshop meeting to vote on the motion, which the attending members unanimously agreed to Monday evening.

Cleared for takeoff: commercial use of drones

New rules for the commercial use of drones went into effect on Monday

Hundreds gather for Clinton campaign office opening in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are down to the wire, trying to win over folks in battleground states

Person in Northampton County tests positive for West Nile Virus

A person in Northampton County has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to Pennsylvania health officials

Knoble trial could be delayed after his attorneys quit

EASTON, Pa.

The trial of an accused murderer in Easton may be delayed because that man now finds himself without legal representation

Teen grabs knife to protect mom during fight

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police said the woman's boyfriend also grabbed a knife and threatened to stab her.

Police say man exposed himself in wave pool

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

He allegedly waded into the water at Wildwater Kingdom wearing only boxer shorts.

Woman hops fence, runs from knife-wielding boyfriend

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

The Bethlehem Township man allegedly choked the woman and pulled out her hair.

Mother pleads guilty in death of 8-year-old

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A mother has pleaded guilty in the death of her child in Lehigh County.

Man accused of sexually assaulting girlfriend's child

SLATINGTON, Pa.

Authorities allege he abused the child, while she was at work.

Tim Kaine to hold campaign event in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine will be campaigning in Pennsylvania this week and he will be making a stop in the Lehigh Valley.

Coaldale man accused of doing drugs while leaving children alone

ALLEN TWP., Pa.

A Coaldale is charged with endangering the welfare of children, after police say he did drugs, and one of his sons may have come into contact with a needle.

 


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