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Car that ended up in Bethlehem Township pond was stolen, police say

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Two people are facing charges after fleeing police and ending up in a pond in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-20 14:20:53

Coroner identifies man killed in Quakertown motorcycle crash

69 NewsQUAKERTOWN, Pa. - The Lehigh County coroner says Stephen Nalepa of Perkasie was pronounced dead shortly after 4 a.m. Monday.The 56-year-old's cause of death was due to multiple blunt force injuries from a motorcycle crash. The manner of death was ruled an accident.The incident occurred after

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-19 18:41:35

Bethlehem council votes on marijuana ordinance

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - As expected, the Bethlehem City Council voted 6-0 todecriminalize small amounts of marijuanaduring their Tuesday night meeting, reducing possession to a summary offense.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-20 05:53:30

Suspected drug lab under investigation at Montgomery County apartment

A hazmat situation is under investigation at a Montgomery County apartment complex.MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WTXF)- Crews were on the scene of a suspected drug lab at a Montgomery County apartment Wednesday morning.Officials arrived on the scene at Rolling Hills Apartments around 3 a.m., closing off Bucher

FOX29.COM - 2018-06-20 12:07:00

Bethlehem woman accused in indecent assault of disabled woman

Bethlehem police charged Yolanda Norwood, of Pembroke Road, with indecent assault of a person with a mental disability and harassment in connection to the incident that occurred nearly two years ago. District Judge Roy Manwaring arraigned the 48-year-old Tuesday afternoon, setting bail at $25,000.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-19 21:04:11

Easton teen charged in alleged stabbing attack of fellow teenager

Easton police charged Jaquan R. Harris with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and weapons possession in connection to the June 12 incident. District Judge Richard Yetter arraigned the 16-year-old, who was charged as an adult, Tuesday afternoon, setting bail at $50,000.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-20 15:14:04

Crews search for missing swimmer at Glen Onoko falls

Members on the Whitehall Fire Department, the Lehighton Fire Department, and others responded.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-20 00:44:08

Council for Retail and Sales launched at Penn State Lehigh Valley | Penn State University

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Retailing and sales industries have experienced seismic changes in recent years and an organization has been resurrected to help navigate the new landscape: The Council for Retail and Sales (CRS) is back and now at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus.On June 15 a ceremony was he

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Bethlehem votes to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said he would leave it up to individual municipalities to decide on decriminalization on amounts of less than 30 grams. But Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin called for the state law, which makes the violation a criminal misdemeanor, to b

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-06-20 10:42:00

Car flees police, crashes into pond in Bethlehem Township

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - A car ended up in a pond in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County.Police say an officer tried to pull over a driver around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Green Pond and Farmersville roads.The driver took off, crashed through the guardrail and ended up in the pond.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-20 09:28:40

Easton police say woman pulls gun on accused bullies

EASTON, Pa. - An Easton woman is facing endangerment charges after allegedly threatening two juveniles, who she accused of bullying her little brother.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-19 17:11:41

Man shot from dirt bike in Allentown

Wounds appear to be survivable, police say.69 NewsALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man was shot Monday evening in Allentown while riding a dirt bike.Police says around 6:40 p.m. the victim was riding a dirt bike in the 400 block of Liberty Street when an unknown person shot him, knocking him off the bike.The woun

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-18 23:48:34

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


Coroner, state police swarm home in Lower Milford

Neighbors say investigators have been at the home on McFettridge Lane in Lower Milford Township, near Coopersburg, since at least 9:30 a.m. Monday.


Police: Trash talk on the court ends in skull fracture, assault charges

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Trash talk on an Allentown basketball court ended in assault charges against a Philadelphia man, who was chased down by onlookers reportedly defending the teenage victim.


Man reports 'escort' stole his car that turns up in Allentown

Authorities charged Jennifer V. Hurley, of Broad Street, with theft, receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle following her arrest Friday night in Allentown. District Judge Michael Faulkner arraigned the 25-year-old early Saturday morning, setting bail at $25,000.


Bangor man killed in motorcycle crash

According to state police, Michael Hennessy, 43, of Bangor, was driving a 2000 Kawasaki Z9E north on Lower South Main Street around noon when he left the road and struck a guardrail.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-19 03:14:23

Legendary magicians Penn & Teller will fool Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 14 | NEPA Scene

Two of the greatest magicians of all time, the mesmerizing and hilariousPenn & Teller, will take a break from their longtime residency at the Rio in Las Vegas to perform at theSands Bethlehem Event Centeron Friday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m.


Warren County Prosecutors investigate death in Phillipsburg

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - The Warren County Prosecutors office is investigating a homicide in Phillipsburg.A woman was found dead in an apartment on Brainard Street early Sunday morning.Police say they arrested a man in connection with the woman's death but haven't released his or the victim's names.Neig

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-18 22:26:27

Former Governor Ed Rendell announces Parkinson's diagnosis

Rendell, who served as Philadelphia's district attorney and then mayor before serving as the state's governor, revealed that his symptoms began three and half years ago, at which time he was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease.