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Police: Man jailed for sexual assault against a child

An Easton man is in custody for committing several sexual acts upon a child.

Tuesday s storm causes widespread damage

Tuesday's storm causes widespread damage

A powerful thunderstorm caused widespread damage and may have spawned a tornado in the Lehigh Valley Tuesday.

Airport authority seeks to improve customer experience

Members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday approved a new car rental customer charge and a state transportation grant both designed to make navigating…

PennDOT secretary transporation, Leslie Richards

PennDOT's first female secretary speaks at Mack Trucks

Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female Secretary of the Department of Transportation, visited Mack Trucks, Allentown, Tuesday afternoon to present an update on the…

Emmaus business featured on The Profit

Emmaus business featured on "The Profit"

A Lehigh County company just got a very valuable wake-up call from a millionaire businessman.

Coplay hit hard by powerful storm

Coplay hit hard by powerful storm

Tuesday's powerful storm cause significant damage throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Murder trial begins nearly half-century after alleged crime

Murder trial begins nearly half-century after alleged crime

A Texas man accused of robbing and killing a Bethlehem Steel employee in 1968 is now on trial.

 

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New Rt. 903 turnpike interchange opens in Poconos

HARRISBURG, Pa.

A new "E-ZPass-only" interchange opened at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday to link the Pennsylvania Turnpike with Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Two Gap stores closing at Promenade Shops

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two Gap stores in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley will be closing before the end of July.

Now you can text Lehigh County's 911 center for help

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County residents who need help in an emergency now can text as well as call 911.

Allentown man allegedly failed to report baby's broken limbs

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The child suffered multiple arm fractures in 2012 and the man told police he likely caused one of them, court records say.

Allentown man lands in county jail following $15 stickup

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police say the suspect threatened the victim with a handgun stolen from Wilson Borough.

Drumming up competition in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

J. Birney Crum Stadium was once again the site for a major drum and bugle corp competition, with a show titled "Drum Corps: An American Tradition."

DA: Juvenile probation officer threatened teen, demanded sex, photos

EASTON, Pa.

A juvenile probation officer and Notre Dame wrestling coach has been accused of threatening a teenager under his watch in the justice system.

CVS in Wind Gap robbed of $8,200 worth of medicine

WIND GAP, Pa.

According to police, a surveillance image shows three men and a woman stuffing over-the-counter medicine into shopping bags

Synthetic pot, cardiac arrest lead to death of man in police custody, coroner says

EASTON, Pa.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim says the 25-year-old Upper Saucon Township man had synthetic marijuana in his system at the time of his death.

State of environment key to Lehigh Valley's economy

A recent study by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Wildlands Conservancy called "Return on Environment" showed the environment is a financial force of nature

FBI arrest, charge Warren County man for role in 14 bank robberies

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Investigators with the FBI arrested and charged 41-year-old Francis Simmons. Police said he robbed 14 banks in five states from November 2013 to November 2014

Jason Davies will stand trial for 2004 rape in Wilson

EASTON, Pa.

Jason Davies will stand trial for a rape that occurred in Northampton County in 2004.

Coroner: Manner of prisoner's death undetermined

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim has ruled the manner of the Jan. 15 death of 25-year-old Andrew Ohl of Upper Saucon Township remains undetermined.

Allentown man accused of exposing himself to woman

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities accuse an Allentown man of exposing himself while trying to drag a woman into an alley.

Bethlehem police say man threw scooter at his daughter

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem police say that a father assaulted his daughter when he threw a scooter at the girl from across the living room.

Valley Preferred wins communications award

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Valley Preferred of Allentown was named a winner in the 32nd Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, the health care industry’s largest marketing communications competition,.

Allentown woman fires shots at parked car, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The victims identified a 23-year-old as the person who fired two shots at their white Infinity, flattening one of the tires, police say.

State Theatre will honor its volunteers Tuesday

EASTON, Pa.

More than 200 volunteers who contribute their time and energy to the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton will be honored.

Air Products plant in France reopens after terror attack

Operations resumed Monday at the Air Products factory in southeastern France that was the site of a deadly terror attack on Friday.

Allentown police accused of harassment and racism by softball league rep

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police were accused of being racist and harassing Hispanic baseball players in Jordan Park because of the music played at their weekly softball games.

Seven Generations must improve its "grade"

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Seven Generations Charter School in Emmaus, Lehigh County, must correct problems with non-compliance with the state ethics law and errors in reporting employee pension data, according to the first state audit done on the school.

Upper Macungie accident closes road, leaves businesses in dark

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A tractor-trailer struck low-hanging wires on Penn Drive near Route 100, according to police.

Musikfest offers concert photography workshops

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Snoop Dogg, O.A.R. and 3 Doors Down are partnering with the non-profit ArtsQuest this summer  for the unique PHOTOPASS concert photography workshop during Musikfest.

Drunken Allentown man allegedly fires gun to 'scare' kids

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 54-year-old is facing misdemeanor and summary charges, according to Lehigh County Court records.

Air Products terror attack suspect admits decapitation; victim ID'd

Authorities in France say the suspect in Friday's terror attack has admitted to the beheading of his boss, a company manager for a French transportation company.

Colonial Regional Police searching for missing Hanover Township woman

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Colonial Regional Police say they are searching for a Hanover Township woman who has been missing since Wednesday.

Argument leads to gunfire in Easton, suspect on the loose

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1300 block of Pine Street early Saturday morning.

Man dies from injuries sustained in Lynn Township motorcycle crash

LYNN TWP., Pa.

Officials in Lehigh County say a Kutztown man died from injuries he sustained in motorcycle crash earlier this month.

Cat stuck in tree for nearly a week rescued in Lehigh County

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

It's a happy ending for a cat that had been stuck in a tree for nearly a week in Lehigh County.

Man gets lost in stolen car, caught sleeping in Plainfield Township

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police say a stolen car from Queens, N.Y. was recovered in Plainfield Township, Northampton County Saturday afternoon.

 
 
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