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Email to school: Pay $1 million or be hacked

DOUGLASS TWP., Pa.

State police are investigating $1 million hacking threat against a local school.

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Berks woman among 20 arrested in insurance fraud sweep

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Twenty people across Pennsylvania, including one in Berks County, have been arrested for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses, the state's attorney general announced Friday.

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Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Bethlehem school

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of a school in Bethlehem on Friday.

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Pennsylvania jobless rate falls, hiring flattens

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Pennsylvania's jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in November for the second straight month, even as payrolls remained static.

Allentown man charged for having sex with his mom

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Allentown man has been charged with sexually assaulting his own mother.

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Mail carrier a 'hero' for saving elderly man's life, police say

WYOMISSING, Pa.

A local mail carrier is being hailed a hero after potentially saving an elderly man's life.

Township engineer Bill Erdman was honored by commissioners

Lower Macungie homeowners getting $19 tax break — and two artificial turf field

A controversial $3.3 million allocation to install two artificial turf fields spurred two of Lower Macungie Township’s five commissioners to vote against the 2015 budget Thursday night.

Allentown Police donate gifts to local kids

Allentown police donate gifts to local kids

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police officers in Allentown went above and beyond the call of duty Thursday night.

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20 arrested in insurance fraud sweep; 2 fugitives still at large

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Twenty people across Pennsylvania have been arrested for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses, the state's attorney general announced Friday.

Phillipsburg teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

Former Phillipsburg band teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

A Phillipsburg, New Jersey, school teacher will lose his license for taking photos of some of his female students.

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