Police Seek 6th Suspect in Stabbing at ESU - Investigators in the Poconos are looking for 20 year old Francisco Reid. He's the sixth suspect named in the stabbing of an East Stroudsburg University student. It happened last month while the victim was walking home from the gym. The development comes as the university prepares to hold a forum on campus safety in the wake of this and other violent incidents in the area recently. WFMZ's Bo Koltnow will have a live report on 69 News at 6.
Phoebe Buying Land from Rodale - Some prime real estate in the Lehigh Valley is changing hands. Rodale is selling nearly 40 acres of its campus in Emmaus to Phoebe Ministries. Phoebe says it will keep the walking and biking trails and green space featured on the property, while creating a new senior living facility. Rodale was recently acquired by publishing giant Hearst. 145 employees were laid off shortly after the deal was finalized. WFMZ's Tim Silfies will have more on today's developments on 69 News at 5.
Pawlowksi Verdict Watch - Jurors are deliberating for a second day in the trial of Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski. After about six hours Wednesday, jurors reconvened Thursday to resume talks around 8:30 a.m. Pawlowski faces dozens of charges including fraud, bribery, attempted extortion and lying to the FBI. The judge has said it is up to jurors as to how long they deliberate and on which days. They have not been having trial on Fridays but the judge said it is up to the jury if they want to continue deliberations Friday. WFMZ's Jamie Stover will have live updates starting at 4.
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