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Lower Macungie re-approves its portion of 269 home subdivision

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Ten years after the project was approved, construction of a 269-home development should finally begin this summer in western Lehigh County.

Police investigate incident on Hamilton St

Hamilton Street in Allentown blocked off for crime scene

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Part of Hamilton Street in downtown Allentown was blocked off while police investigated a report of shots fired early Friday.

Sinking Spring accident

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

Serious crash closes Route 724 in Sinking Spring

SINKING SPRING, Pa.

An accident injured four people and closed a busy stretch of Route 724 in Berks County for more than three hours Friday.

Kong ride in Wildwood

Larson International Inc.

Classic KONG ride reborn on boardwalk in Wildwood

WILDWOOD, N.J.

King Kong is putting a little thrill in the summer of a whole new generation of beach-goers.

Hellertown man killed in Rt 378 crash

Tractor trailer-SUV crash turns fatal in Northampton County

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A Hellertown man was killed in a crash early Friday on Route 378 in Northampton County.

Kids learn bike safety

'Bike rodeo' teaches safe riding habits

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A Lehigh County elementary school offered students the chance to learn proper bicycle riding techniques, just in time for summer vacation.

Gustin Ray Woodman and Mark Woodruff

Man extradited from Berks to face murder charge in Arizona

PHOENIX

A man has been extradited from Pennsylvania to face prosecution in the killing of a church janitor in Arizona last year.

Construction continues near DoubleTree Hotel

Construction continues near DoubleTree Hotel

READING, Pa.

Anyone traveling on Court Street in Reading Thursday morning may have run into some traffic

NORCO meeting

County Council threatens to sue exec over pay raises

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Council Thursday night threatened to sue County Executive John Brown over pay raises he approved for some county workers.

Speed factor in Amtrak crash

Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

PHILADELPHIA

Prosecutors are trying to determine if the Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia last week committed a crime.

1 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.
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