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Mom heading to trial for allegedly discarding stillborn baby

NEW HOLLAND, Pa.

A Lancaster County woman has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly putting her stillborn baby in the trash.

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Police: Man inappropriately touched 8-year-old girl

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A Bethlehem man is facing charges he inappropriately touched a young girl.

What's race got to do with Ferguson, MO?

What's race got to do with Ferguson, MO?

The unarmed teen shot and killed by a policeman in Missouri was laid to rest this week. But the circumstances surrounding Michael Brown's death are still very much alive in the minds of people. Lehigh University Professor James Peterson says race informs the history and moment that is Ferguson Missouri. The day after a community forum on race in Easton, Professor Peterson spoke to WFMZ's Jaciel Cordoba on 69 News at Sunrise.

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Man slapped with assault charges after allegedly slapping officer

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

A Northampton County man is facing assault charges after police say he slapped an officer in the face during a domestic call.

8th St Bridge lane closure

Bridge lane closure will clog traffic in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Drivers heading across Allentown's Eight Street Bridge will have to find a new route Thursday.

Hurricane causes riptide warning

Hurricane Cristobal churns surf along Jersey shore

TRENTON, N.J.

The rip current risk remains high along the New Jersey coast as Hurricane Crisobal whips up waves that swept a teenager out to sea.

2 caught in Reading drug bust

Two behind bars after drug bust in Reading

READING, Pa.

Dealing drugs is how police say one Reading man was trying to support his family.

Hot air balloon lands on road

Balloon makes emergency landing on street

NEW HOPE, Pa.

A hot air balloon made an emergency landing on a Bucks County street Wednesday night.

Fatal accident closes section of Route 309 in Schuylkill County

RUSH TWP., Pa.

Officials confirm that one person died Wednesday night in a motorcycle accident in Schuylkill County.

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Cedarbrook issues dominate Lehigh County commissioners' meeting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Already dissatisfied with the management of Lehigh County’s Cedarbrook nursing homes, county commissioners rejected an estimate that it will take up to one year to turn Cedarbrook around.

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