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SUV into pole cuts power in Bethlehem neighborhood (PHOTOS)

PPL Electric Utilities reported power out at 130 Bethlehem properties following a crash Wednesday in the city's Northeast section. It occurred just before 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of East Boulevard, at Lansdale Avenue. A red SUV slid into a utility pole, shearing it off near its base. East Boulevard

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:15

It's not over. Heavy afternoon snow bands to 'whack' Allentown, Bethlehem, expert says

As the snow fell Wednesday morning and a low pressure system got organized off the Atlantic coast, some things became clear to people who are in the business of predicting accumulation. "A big event is unfolding and we just have to be patient," the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, New

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:02:38

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

Friendly's in East Stroudsburg Closed after Car Crashes into Building

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Eyewitness News Reporter Brianna Strunk is reporting that the Friendly's in East Stroudsburg is closed after a driver crashes a vehicle into the building. We are told no injuries. The restaurant is closed, no word on when it will reopen. Follow Brianna

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:10:28

Complex storm system to bring heavy wet snow to much of the area Wednesday

TODAY: Cloudy, brisk and chilly with snow becoming steadier as the day wears on. Temperatures steady or slowly falling. High: 34 TONIGHT: Snow gradually ending; clouds breaking, blustery and cold overnight. Storm totals 4-8", higher totals south, lower to the north. Low: 23 THURSDAY: Brisk and chill

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-21 09:00:23

Police: Man punches cop, hides cocaine in his underwear

FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa. - Fountain Hill police allege they found two bags of cocaine hidden in the underwear of the Allentown man who allegedly punched the police officer trying to arrest him. And officers allege they found his cohort covered in cocaine as he tried to destroy evidence. Corey F. Hilario a

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-20 20:18:37

Sunday night explosions shake Warren County homes

Authorities say explosions felt and heard across Warren County Sunday night may have been centered in Upper Mount Bethel, Pa., located across the Delaware River, but the specific location and the cause of the explosions is still under investigation. Facebook erupted Sunday evening with residents i

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-20 07:01:00

Kunkletown woman cited after crash

Natalie A. Lanza, 56, of Kunkletown, was cited by state police at the Lehighton barracks with failure to drive at a safe speed after a two-vehicle crash at 10:02 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Weir Mountain and Mill Pond roads in Polk Township. Police said she was driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Chero

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-21 14:54:00

Details on: Winter Storm Warning and Baby's Remains Found

Winter Storm Warning in Effect - Rain and snow are moving in as an appetizer to the main event on Wednesday. In terms of accumulations, Berks County, the Lehigh Valley, and most of northwestern New Jersey will likely see 4 to 8 inches of snow. There could be a sharp northern cutoff to the snow, so a

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-20 17:42:47

NJ's next nor'easter: What time should you leave work?

With up to 15 inches of snow possible with the next nor'easter blowing into New Jersey, many people are probably wondering when they should leave work to head home. CLOSE Commuters get into vehicles for the free ride across the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee Tuesday morning March 13, 2018. Ta

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-20 11:18:17

Girl found wandering alone in Bethlehem in shirt and diaper

Bethlehem police are investigating after a young girl was found wandering alone, wearing only a diaper and shirt, Sunday afternoon in the city. Good Samaritans driving by spotted the girl and called police. Vincent Milite, public works director for Hanover Township, Northampton County, had just turn


Nor'easter will likely bring most significant spring snow in years

(CNN) - Spring has arrived, but the Northeast can't seem to shake off winter. The fourth nor'easter in three weeks will hit the region Wednesday, bringing heavy snow and winds. If the current forecast pans out, this nor'easter will dump more snow on Washington, Philadelphia and New York than the thr

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-20 22:52:10

Cigarette butt on carport blamed for house fire that injured woman

A fire that injured a woman in Middletown Monday is believed to have started from a cigarette on the carport, officials say. The victim, reported to be a woman in her 30s, has been transferred to Lehigh Valley Burn Center, said Officer Mark Laudenslager, spokesman for Middletown Borough police. Her

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 01:59:40

'Price Is Right' stage show comes to South Jersey

WASHINGTON TWP. - Come on down, South Jersey. "The Price Is Right Live," a traveling version of the long-running game show, is making a stop in Gloucester County this fall. The interactive stage show - in which audience members can win prizes like a dream vacation or a new car - is scheduled for 4 p


Schuylkill woman dies of crash injuries

A Schuylkill County woman, seriously injured in a crash in Lehigh County almost a year ago, has died. Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said Caitlin McGarry, 23, of Schuylkill Haven died on Saturday about noon at the Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital, Bethlehem. An autopsy was scheduled for this morni


One dead, two injured after shooting in West Philadelphia, police say

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WTXF) - Three people are shot and one of those is dead in West Philadelphia late Sunday afternoon, according to Philadelphia police. The call came a little after 4:15 p.m. March 18. After police arrived to the scene at 52nd and Market Streets, they discovered one 42-year-old man a


Teen girl home, 45-year-old man in custody after both located in Mexico

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents' permission was returned home and the man was in custody after the two were found in Mexico, authorities said. Federal agents an


Troubled pasts, a 'scary' number of guns and 3 men dead in 19 hours

The first shots rang out Monday afternoon. In less than 19 hours, three people in Newark were dead. The first victim was fatally shot just after lunchtime in the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood. The next fell to an assault weapon on Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before sunset. The third died


Mother, brother react to Allentown teen Amy Yu being found in Mexico

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The mother and brother of missing Allentown 16-year-old Amy Yu spoke with 69 News shortly after news broke of her daughter being found in Mexico with 45-year-old Kevin Esterly. Family members said Esterly and Yu had been in a relationship and flew to Mexico after police said Yu did


Neighbor stabbed multiple times in Easton, cops say

A man was stabbed multiple times Sunday by his neighbor during a dispute in Easton, city police said. George Michael Bloomer, 39, of the 800 block of West Wilkes Barre Street, is being charged in the crime. Police said the assault occurred just after 7 a.m. at Iron and Hoyt streets and are describin