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Emmaus train accident kills 2 pedestrians

2 men struck, killed by train near Emmaus identified

EMMAUS, Pa.

The Lehigh County coroner's office has identified the two young men who were hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon.

Allentown pool closed for repairs

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Another city pool has been temporarily closed.

Johann Breyer

Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, granted bail

PHILADELPHIA

A judge in Philadelphia has granted bail to an 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who's been hospitalized while awaiting extradition to Germany.

Hearing for notorious mass murderer set for next month

EASTON, Pa.

A hearing will be held next month in Northampton County for convicted mass murderer Michael Ballard.

Lawmakers news conference at Bethany

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Lawmakers examine local housing of minors entering US illegally

HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa.

Three members of Berks County's delegation to the House of Representatives gathered Tuesday in an effort to learn more about the local housing of Central American children who entered the United States illegally.

Heroin hearing

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RACC hosts hearing on 'heroin crisis' in rural Pennsylvania

READING, Pa.

What officials describe as a growing heroin epidemic in rural Pennsylvania took center stage at a public hearing in Reading on Tuesday.

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Police: Nazareth pair viciously attacked bar employees who wouldn't sell them beer

NAZARETH, Pa.

Two people are behind bars after police say they attacked bar employees who wouldn't sell them beer after hours.

Woman s body found

Woman's body found in Lehigh Parkway

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A woman's body was found in the Lehigh Parkway Monday morning.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

SWIFTWATER, Pa.

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

Gene Marks: Your relationship with your banker is about to change

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Do you or your business need a bank, or should you just let Google handle it all?

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