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Locals 'prepping double of everything' for Super Bowl Sunday

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

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Dozens of firefighters battle raging early morning barn fire

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

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Police: Robbery suspect arrested in Easton

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

Allentown man stabbed overnight, suspect in custody

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

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Next of kin sought for 90-year-old Allentown woman

The Lehigh County Coroner's Office is searching for the family of an elderly woman who passed away last week.

Volunteers organize Cookies for Cops

Volunteers show their thanks with 'Cookies for Cops'

Saturday, a group of volunteers hoped to instill a feeling of pride with local law enforcement. They did it by passing out cookies to area officers.

 

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Pedestrian struck on Hamilton Boulevard, police say

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Upper Macungie Township police say a pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a car Friday night.

Police: Four people climbed ride at Dorney Park, stole flag

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

South Whitehall Township police are seeking the public's help to identify four people wanted for trespassing and theft at Dorney Park.

Allentown mayor responds to report on city's lead levels

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Mayor of Allentown has fired back about a study 69 News first reported earlier this week on kids and lead levels in their blood.

Allentown police chief announces promotions in department

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Police Chief Keith Morris announced Friday the promotion of two assistant chiefs and three captains

Mom: Dorney Park job interview discriminates

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Dorney Park's new job interview process discriminates against people with special needs, according to a Lehigh County woman.

Verdict reached in deadly shooting at Easton bar

EASTON, Pa.

Jurors began deliberating around 1:30 Friday afternoon, and came back just before 5 p.m. with a verdict of guilty of murder in the first degree for Miguel Rodriguez

Parking rules returning to Bethlehem neighborhoods

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

As the snow melts, city announces routine parking enforcement will begin Monday

Defense points finger at victim's cousin in 2013 shooting

EASTON, Pa.

Closing arguments made Friday in murder trial of Miquel Rodriguez

Man accused in hotel shooting wants to fire legal team

EASTON, Pa.

Jeffrey Knoble: 'If I keep them as my lawyers, I may as well plead guilty'

Upper Macungie cites business for early morning noise

U. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Residents near the Daniels Drive company have complained about the racket

Waste Management will keep on truckin' in Lower Macungie

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Lower Macungie Township residents will continue to have their trash collected by Waste Management through the summer of 2017 -- and possible for a couple more years beyond that.

Officials: Gracedale's financial health improving

EASTON, Pa.

Gracedale houses approximately 670 residents. 

Upper Milford approves contingency directions on fields at Indian Creek development

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors Thursday offered their approval on three preliminary plan revisions for the Fields at Indian Creek age 55-plus housing development.

Borough of Northampton tames blizzard

Council members praised the public works department's efforts during last month's storm.

Gas Line upgrade planned in Forks

FORKS TWP., Pa.

The project is expected to last three months.

Local physician speaks out on concerns over lead in the Lehigh Valley

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

69 News spoke to a local doctor who says the lead-level benchmark that the CDC is concerned about is not so worrisome to him

Social media helped cops in homicide case

It was a chaotic scene when gunfire rang out inside a bar in Easton.

Study: Allentown tops Pa. in lead exposure

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

There's a lot of buzz about an article on the news website VOX.com that finds nearly one out of every four kids under age 7 in Allentown has an unsafe level of lead in his or her blood, and that that is tops in Pennsylvania.

Inmate charged with attacking guards in Lehigh County Jail

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A prisoner faces new charges for attacking two guards in Lehigh County Jail late last year.

PPL reports huge loss in 2015 earnings

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

PPL Corporation  on Thursday announced 2015 reported earnings of $682 million, or $1.01 per share, compared with $1.74 billion, or $2.61 per share, in 2014.

City Council warned children face toxic lead threat

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

More children living in Allentown have dangerously high high levels of lead in their blood than in any other Pennsylvania city, City Council was warned Wednesday night.

Charges filed in fatal Williams Township accident

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

Daniel Braeunig was charged with DUI the day before the fatal wreck that killed Dallas Poff

Lehigh County coroner seeking next of kin

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown woman died Wednesday of natural causes

South Whitehall OKs King George Inn Plan

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Under the plan, the historic building will be refurbished.

Michael Donovan dies of cancer

ALLENTOWN, Pa

Former Allentown City Council member and mayoral candidate Michael Donovan died of cancer Wednesday morning.

Allentown's Lehigh Parkway road should reopen in May

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The entrance road to Allentown’s Lehigh Parkway should reopen by late May, after the collapsed retaining wall along that road is rebuilt.

Hotel firm ensures 'three-diamonds' status for shuttered Americus

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The rating would classify the hotel as 'above average.'

Easton's Planning Commission gets update on Paxinosa Elementary renovation plans

EASTON, Pa.

The majority of the budget will be spent on HVAC.

Tires deflate after plane lands at LVIA

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The incident happened shortly before 6 p.m. at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Historic bridge gets a new use in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The old Tank Farm Road Bridge will replace a wooden bridge in Johnston Park that crosses Monocacy Creek

 
 
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