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Woman killed in apparent homicide at Phillipsburg apartment, cops say
By 3 p.m. Sunday, the front door was open to the building and yellow crime scene tape surrounded the area. There was a heavy police presence and a Phillipsburg cruiser parked out front, as well as a black unmarked SUV blocking the road from traffic.
Police investigate early-morning crash in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Police are investigating an early-morning crash in Bethlehem.A photographer for 69 News caught footage of one car which had crashed into another car's passenger side, as well as footage of police on scene.The crash occurred early Sunday morning at Elm and Pembroke Streets.It is not
Allentown's 5 City Center to house longstanding Lehigh Valley business
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Automatic Data Processing, Inc., more commonly known as ADP, will be opening a new office in Center City Allentown.
Former Allentown, Pa., mayor's sentencing reset to September
Former Allentown, Pennsylvania, Mayor Ed Pawlowski's sentencing on federal corruption charges has been rescheduled to Sept. 5.
Allentown postpones pool openings due to staff training
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown has postponed the opening of its Mack, Jordan and Irving pools until the weekend of June 23.
Teen mom to serve up to 1 year for fracturing infant's skull
She’s suffered physical and sexual abuse, been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, attempted suicide and was exposed to alcohol by adults, according to Minotti. The defense stressed that he wasn’t making excuses for Cordova, who fractured her infant’s skull.
Anderson, Cowgill lift Lehigh Valley over Pawtucket 8-1
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Collin Cowgill hit a two-run home run and had three hits, driving in four, and Drew Anderson allowed just five hits over 7 2/3 innings as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 8-1 on Saturday.
Father tells story of daughter's life, addiction
Editor’s note:Corey McCabe, a Pottsville native who now lives in Allentown, lost his daughter to drug addiction this week, here is his story in his own words. Nearly 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, including around two-thirds whose deaths involved opioids, according to the most recen
Lives lost in 1900s twisters that hit Wilkes-Barre City, Twp. | Times Leader
This image from the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader of Aug. 22, 1914, shows damage on Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre Township. -
Couple celebrates 55th wedding anniversary at Lehigh Valley Hospital
"He's amazing. He would never let me say, 'I can't do it.' That's not in our vocabulary. You're not allowed to say, 'I can't,'" she said.
Latest Bucks County explosion strikes lawnmower in Milford Township
Local police departments, state police, FBI and ATF agents have been searching for answers in an unusual case that haskept residents on edgein towns such as Nockamixon, Quakertown and now Milford Township.
Castillo leads Pawtucket to 2-1 win over Lehigh Valley
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Rusney Castillo hit a two-run homer in the third inning, leading the Pawtucket Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Friday.The home run by Castillo scored Oscar Hernandez and provided all the offense for Pawtucket.In the bottom of the first, Lehigh Valley to
Search of Allentown home turns up heroine, meth, cocaine
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A search of an Allentown man’s East Union Street home allegedly turned up nearly $1,700 cash and a host of drugs.
Woman pronounced dead after fire is identified
The woman pronounced dead Tuesday at an Allentown house fire was a 54-year-old resident of the home, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said.Sharon Ann Hohl was found unresponsive inside the home, Coroner Scott Grim said in a news release.Hohl was one of three residents home when the fire broke out
Trying to save cat, woman dies in 2-alarm Allentown house fire, official says
A woman made it out of anAllentownhouse struck by fire Tuesday afternoon, but was pronounced dead after she went back inside to try to save a cat, a city fire official said.
Deadly Plane Crash in New Jersey
An aircraft crashed in New Jersey farmland Wednesday morning leaving at least one person dead.The plane crashed around 9:30 a.m. along Smithville Jacksonville Road near Oxmead Road in Easthampton, Burlington County dispatchers said.At least one other person was on board the plane. Dispatchers didn’t
Coroner called to house fire in Allentown
69 NewsALLENTOWN, Pa. - At least one person has died in a house fire in Allentown.It broke out Tuesday afternoon at a home on Bradford Street at East Walnut Street.Two alarms were struck and several fire departments responded to the scene.Initial reports indicated a woman was trapped in the house. A
Police: Allentown man fires gun outside ex's home, flees cops
Joshua Perez, of East Fairview Street, faces a list of charges, including tampering with evidence and disorderly conduct in connection with the fracas in the 1500 block of Hanover Avenue in Allentown. District Judge Tom Creighton arraigned the 37-year-old Tuesday morning, setting bail at $10,000.
Allentown planners OK 6-townhouse project near Trout Creek Park
As for parking, each townhouse will feature a one-car garage and enough driveway space for one or two vehicles. Planning Commission Chairman Oldrich Foucek said he believed the plan adequately addressed parking in a way that shouldn’t affect on-street parking in the immediate neighborhood. Commissio
Allentown police nab would-be washer thief and his accomplice
Allentown police arrested Alvin Romero and Juan G. Rodriguez Saturday afternoon after the pair allegedly broke into a West Gordon Street home. District Judge Jacob Hammond arraigned both men later that night, setting bail at $10,000 for each.