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Early-morning shooting leaves man injured in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown police are investigating a shooting in the city overnight. Officers were called to the area of Airport Road and American Parkway around 2:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Soon after, police were notified that a man showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. Po

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:04:59

DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

Man dies after fiery crash near Airport Road

A man died after the pickup truck he was driving rolled over and caught fire Thursday morning on Catasauqua Road near Airport Road, authorities said. Barry Schultz Sr., 65, of Hanover Township, was found in the crash into a snowbank at 7:29 a.m., the Lehigh County coroner's office said. Schultz was

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 17:13:31

Weekday Closure Of Bristol Road Starts Monday

Bristol Road will be closed and detoured weekdays between Second Street Pike (Rt. 232) and Churchville Road in Upper Southampton and Northampton townships starting Monday, March 26, PennDOT announced. The closure will be in place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 6 and is needed for pipe removal a

PATCH - 2018-03-23 15:38:16

Courthouse, schools shut after man allegedly threatens to kill judges, police

The Warren County Courthouse and nearby Belvidere schools were closed for the rest of Friday after a man called the courthouse during the morning and made threats, according to the county prosecutor's office. Nelson Martinez was arrested early Friday afternoon by Easton police in the city's West War

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 19:07:26

Man threatens to kill judge in '44 minutes' in Warren County

The Warren County Sheriff's Office was placed on lockdown Friday after threats were made toward a judge by telephone. Officials say the office was notified around 10 a.m. by Phillipsburg police that a subject, identified as Nelson A. Martinez, made a threat that he was going to 'kill a judge in 44

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

Dealers prepare for day 2 of Lehigh Valley Auto Show

It's a great weekend to check out some cars, and that's just what you can do at the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show. The show is in full swing and runs through Sunday. WFMZ's Alexandra Hogan was at Stabler Area with a look at what the show has to offer. DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed b

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:19:13

WATCH: 69News Snow Patrol: Allentown (noon)

WFMZ'S Bo Koltnow has a check on road conditions in Allentown DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE and the comment you are posti


Vehicle rolls off Airport Road and burns

A vehicle rolled over and caught fire Thursday morning at Airport and Catasauqua roads in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, authorities said. The wreck happened at 7:25 a.m., a county dispatcher confirmed. The driver was initially unconscious but was out of the vehicle by the time the fire got underw

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 11:55:07

UPDATED: Snowfall totals from the 69 News' viewing area

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WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 01:04:03

Palmerton man killed after vehicle strikes tree

A Palmerton man died after his vehicle hit a tree Thursday morning in Washington Township. The incident occurred at about 8:16 a.m. in the 2900 block of Mountain Road when Robert Heffelfinger, 79, was driving his vehicle and struck a tree. Heffelfinger was pronounced dead at 9:11 a.m. by Deputy Coro

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:29:00

Authorities: No foul play in death of St. Joe's student in Bermuda

Authorities in Bermuda say there is no foul play in the death of a St. Joseph's University student. Mark Dombroski, 19, died after a fall, the medical examiner has ruled. His death was described as a "tragic accident." Dombroski's body was found at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the is

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 19:20:19

Police allege Bethlehem man holds woman in apartment for a day

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Authorities allege a Bethlehem man repeatedly assaulted a woman and refused to let her leave the apartment for about 24 hours. Bethlehem police charged Antowyne D. Charles with strangulation, simple assault, false imprisonment and harassment in connection with the alleged attack ins

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 20:04:54

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show is underway

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Four-wheel aficionados are racing to the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus. "This would be a dream car obviously and one day I'm going buy it," said 17-year-old Hunter Douglas of East Greenville, as he sat in a sleek new Ford Mustang. Drew Rice of

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 02:24:42

Allentown season swim passes on sale in April

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown's Department of Parks and Recreation is extending its office hours to allow patrons to obtain season swimming passes and register for its Learn to Swim program. The city says the recreation office, located at 3000 Parkway Boulevard, will be open Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. to 8:

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 18:41:00

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


Driver charged in Allentown hit-and-run

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Authorities have arrested the driver accused in a hit-and-run crash that injured a woman and her daughter in Allentown last December. Allentown police charged Charles Rasley, no confirmable address, with a misdemeanor count of accident involving injury in connection to the hit-and-r


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


March for Our Lives 2018: Find Easton, Allentown marches against against school shootings on March 24

Students walk out from schools at 10am to protest gun violence - CA Associated Press What is March for Our Lives? On Saturday, March 24, the student-led March for Our Lives is expected to bring thousands of people to the streets of Washington, D.C., in a call to end gun violence in schools and commu


Missing Allentown Teen Back Home; Mom Speaks to Newswatch 16

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Investigators say Amy Yu, 16, and Kevin Esterly, 45, took off on March 5, leaving the Allentown area for Mexico where they were discovered this weekend. "I hope he's in jail forever!" Amy's mother, Miu Luu says Esterly was obsessed with her daughter. "Kevin with her, is a long time