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Ex-girlfriend testifies Allentown homicide suspect admitted to shooting
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The former girlfriend of an Allentown homicide suspect testified that he summoned her to a garage the day after the shooting because he needed to leave the area. And he reportedly confirmed on the drive that it was because of a fatal shooting she read about on Facebook. Christian A.
Suspect in custody 24 years after deadly Allentown stabbing
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An investigation by detectives starting in 1993 may have finally led to some answers. Now-retired Detective Glenn Granitz Sr. issued an arrest warrant for Marcello Morales June 29, 1993 charging him with criminal homicide and possession of instruments of a crime in relation to a st
Allentown woman admits firing gun into car in Reading
An Allentown woman admitted Wednesday that she fired a gun into a vehicle in Reading this summer, narrowly missing the driver. Authorities said Yelitza Y. Moreno Neyra shot at Kevin Santiago when she saw her ex-girlfriend in the vehicle with him. Moreno Neyra, 23, pleaded guilty before President Ju
The work that goes into keeping LVIA open during a snowstorm (PHOTOS)
If a major storm dumps heavy snow onto the runways of Lehigh Valley International Airport this winter, a team of 15 maintenance department workers will be ready. The group's mission is to keep the sprawling Hanover Township, Lehigh County airport clean and clear for aircraft to take off and land saf
Nurses award program now open for nominations
JILL WHALEN / STAFF PHOTO Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton began taking nominations for The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Wednesday. To kick off the award program, the nurses from all floors of the hospital, as well as off-site properties, decorated ballot boxes. Joan Sweeney of Drums votes
Did you see huge fire at Easton High? Or the Olive Garden?
With all the buildup to the 111th Easton-Phillipsburg football game, it may seem as if everyone is fully engaged in all the activities that surround the Thanksgiving clash at Fisher Stadium. While Phillipsburg High School no longer has a pregame bonfire -- opting instead for fireworks -- Easton Area
Regional Morning Briefing: Remains of 4 found in Barclay Friends fire rubble; Turkey Bowl results
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. WEATHER We will see plenty of sunshine today with a high of 49 degrees. Tonight will be mainly clear with a low of 32 degrees. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast. NEWS The remains of all four residents who had been unaccount
Cops want to find 'suspicious' man who approached 2 children in Easton
In what police are deeming a "suspicious incident," a man driving a sedan approached two children Wednesday afternoon in Easton's 900 block of Davis Street, city police say. "The male did not attempt to lure or grab the children," police say in a news release. "At this time, no criminal activity oc
Daddy's heart: 14 years after father's death, family meets recipient
DALLAS - The average life expectancy of someone who receives a heart transplant is roughly 10 years, but it's an average often exceeded as technologies and drugs and treatments improve. For the extra 14 years one Forney grandfather has been given, he's been trying to find out who gave him such an o
Fake cadavers spill their guts to jump-start Mesquite students' careers
MESQUITE - Mesquite High School teacher Kyle Fortenberry understands that one of the best ways to study death is through lifelike experiences. That's why he uses Farah and Goldie, two synthetic cadavers, to help students in Mesquite ISD's health sciences, emergency medical services and law enforceme
Senior living development goes before council
The purpose of the Rowlett Housing Finance Corporation is to provide a means to finance the cost of residential ownership and development that will provide decent, safe and sanitary housing at affordable prices for the residents of local governments. An affordable rental housing project for seniors
Rockwall-Heath wins 'Pantry' title
Toyota of Rockwall General Manager Charles Pankey announces Rockwall-Heath High School as the winner of the "Pack the Pantry" food drive on Nov. 18. Brandon Volosen, Brooke Graves and Jacey Grand-Lienard accept a check on behalf of Rockwall-Heath High School who won the "Pack the Pantry" food drive.
North Texas Family Inspired by Hit Box Office Film
A movie in theaters right now about a child with a genetic defect is much more than just fiction for a North Texas family. The film "Wonder" chronicles the journey of a boy with Treacher Collins syndrome, a craniofacial birth defect that affects about one in 50,000 people. It's a real-life journey f
Man killed and three injured when 18-wheeler overturns dodging cow
A Mineola man died, and State Hwy. 34 between Terrell and Kaufman was shut down most of the day Friday when a moving van crashed trying to avoid a cow in the roadway. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.
Gun range owner's suit says NRA safety standards have no place in Texas law
KAUFMAN - Facing shutdown in a Kaufman County court, the owner of a gun range near Mesquite is challenging Texas law that links safety standards for gun ranges to those prescribed by the National Rifle Association. The Lonestar Gun Club and Redneck Resort, near the East Fork river bottom, has been c
Mesquite's Christmas in the Park celebrates 31 years
Christmas in the Park is Mesquite Parks and Recreation's largest annual event to kick off the holiday season. The event will be held at Westlake Park, 421 Gross Road, on Dec. 2, and Dec. 3, from 1 - 6 p.m. This family-friendly event grows each year and will include new decor, performances and activi
Top five things to do this weekend in Ann Arbor, Nov. 24-26
ANN ARBOR - After a lovely Thanksgiving yesterday, it's safe to say we're all a bit stuffed, which is probably putting it mildly. The day after Thanksgiving usually means shopping deals and an abundance of Christmas music. Full disclosure: we fully admit to partaking in both. Whether you're in the h
Civil rights icon John Lewis to speak in Ann Arbor about his graphic novel trilogy 'March'
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Ann Arbor Residents Earned $1.2 Million Through Leasing Their Homes This Football Season
ANN ARBOR (WWJ) - Those who own homes in Ann Arbor are apparently raking it in on Airbnb during football season. Nearly 700 people rent out homes or rooms in Ann Arbor, and the website says they've earned $1.2 million in supplemental income on Wolverine home game weekends. The biggest weekend was Mi
Ann Arbor Airbnb hosts earned over $1.2 million during Michigan games
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Airbnb host community in Ann Arbor had 6,440 guest arrivals and earned $1.2 million in supplemental income during Michigan home football weekends, according to an announcement by Airbnb. The weekend where Wolverines played Michigan State University marked the largest s