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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

NBC NEWS - 2018-03-18 20:49:00

Person on motorized wheelchair hit by car in Easton

EASTON, Pa. - Police are investigating a pedestrian crash in Easton. It happened at 13th and Northampton streets Sunday night. Details are scarce, but crews at the scene said someone in a motorized wheelchair was hit by a vehicle. Officials have not yet released any information or the extent of any

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-19 10:02:35

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

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-18 01:08:15

Lehigh Valley coroners seek next of kin for man, woman

The Northampton County Coroner's Office and Lehigh County Coroner's Office are searching for the next of kin of a 67-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman, respectively. The deceased are being identified as Theodore B. Toczek, Jr. of Lehigh Township, and Judith Myers of Allentown. Toczek died at home

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 14:03:43

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

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 15:37:51

Crews battle Lehigh County apartment fire (PHOTOS)

Firefighters battled a fire Saturday morning that spread to two floors of a Coopersburg apartment building. The fire began at about 9 a.m. in the 200 block of East Oxford Street. A witness reported damage to the first and second floors of the complex. No one was home in the apartment where the fire

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 19:52:20

Woman rejecting husband's calls after he was found in Mexico with missing teen

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A 45-year-old man who police say ran off to Mexico with a teenage girl was being held in Miami after he was returned to the U.S. over the weekend. The lawyer for Kevin Esterly's wife told CBS News that he has been calling her from jail in Florida. Stacey Esterly hasn't been accepti

CBS NEWS - 2018-03-19 15:40:56

10 fugitives arrested in Northampton County Sheriff's Department sweeps

The Northampton County Sheriff's Department on Friday announced the arrests of 10 fugitives, including 50-year-old Carl Heckman who is accused of trying to run over a police officer. His arrest is detailed here. The Criminals Warrants Unit conducted warrant sweeps last week leading to six of the arr

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:20:03

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

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-19 00:38:00

Woman dies almost one year after being involved in South Whitehall car crash

A woman died Saturday one year after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in South Whitehall Township, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's office. Caitlin McGarry, 23, of Schuylkill Haven, was pronounced dead at 12:00 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Specialty Hospital in Bethlehem. An autopsy will

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-18 18:00:39

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

NJ.COM - 2018-03-18 12:30:00

A pleasant day to cap off St. Patrick's Day weekend

TONIGHT: Mainly clear and cold. Low: 27 MONDAY: Sunshine giving way to increasing clouds late in the day. High: 45 Hope everyone had a great St. Patrick's Day yesterday! Saturday morning started quite chilly with many of us seeing low temperatures well down into the 20s. While there was still a bit

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-18 10:12:05

Grandma Overdoses On Heroin While Watching Child: Week In Review

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:1000s Of PA Students Walk Out In Call For Gun Reforms Thousands of Philadelphia-area students participated in a National School Walkout event Wednesday morning. Most schools reported peaceful events


After chilly weekend, unpredictable storm being watched

Meteorologists continued Saturday to monitor "a potentially high-impact" storm affecting the Lehigh Valley region starting Monday night into Tuesday and continuing through Tuesday night. Nothing was certain on what to expect from the system that could bring some more snow to the area, forecasters sa


Teen stabbed, killed 66-year-old woman in northeast Pa., police say

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with homicide after allegedly stabbing a 66-year-old woman to death Friday in her northeastern Pennsylvania home, authorities announced. The teen, whose name was not released, will be tried as an adult, Pennsylvania State Police at Hazleton said in a news release.


Bethlehem pulls together to hold St. Patrick's Day parade

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - With bagpipes, a marching band, and the police leading the way, South Side Bethlehem put its own stamp on what it means to have a St. Patrick's Day Parade. "Together we did it, so we're really, really excited for today," said Missy Hartney, the SouthSide Arts District Manager who h

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-17 22:21:58

Bomb Threat Reported at Walmart in Mount Pocono

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. - An apparent bomb threat forced shoppers from a store in the Poconos Saturday afternoon. Walmart in Mount Pocono was evacuated around 5 p.m. after reports of a bomb threat in the parking lot, according to the police chief. The parking lot is blocked off and the store is closed whi

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-17 22:59:57

Authorities looking for woman who asked cops to get drugs from car

An Allentown woman serving time for a drug case failed to return Thursday from her work-release job, Northampton County officials said. Rachel Keblitis, 38, was housed at the Northampton County Department of Corrections' West Easton facility, which reported her missing at 5 p.m. Thursday, according


Nazareth area man dies of injuries 6 days after crash

A 74-year-old man from the Nazareth area died Friday of injuries suffered in a car crash last Saturday, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. Rudolph Amberger was pronounced dead at 8:55 a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. The cause was blunt-force injuries from the crash,


Allentown men charged after fatal crash involving stolen van

TILDEN TWP., Pa. - Two Lehigh County men are in trouble with the law after a fatal crash that involved a stolen minivan and a car in northern Berks County. Vincent Bynum and Rosario Carlos, both of Allentown, were charged Friday afternoon with receiving stolen property and conspiracy of the same. Ca