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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

Palmerton man killed in crash in Washington Township

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. - A Carbon County man died after his vehicle hit a tree in Lehigh County. Robert Heffelfinger, 79, died from head injuries in the crash, according to the coroner's office. It happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday in the 2900 block of Mountain Road in Washington Township. The corone

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 17:15:33

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

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

Bethlehem police nab pair of alleged fridge bandits

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A pair of Bethlehem residents is facing burglary and trespassing charges for allegedly trying to pilfer a refrigerator from a Hess Street home. Bethlehem police arrested Tammy Lee Moyer and Juan H. Dominguez last weekend after allegedly spotting them wheeling a refrigerator out the

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 17:06:23

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

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

SUV into pole cuts power in Bethlehem neighborhood (PHOTOS)

PPL Electric Utilities reported power out at 130 Bethlehem properties following a crash Wednesday in the city's Northeast section. It occurred just before 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of East Boulevard, at Lansdale Avenue. A red SUV slid into a utility pole, shearing it off near its base. East Boulevard

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:15

UPDATED: Snowfall totals from the 69 News' viewing area

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

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


Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th


The fourth winter storm this month to bring spring snow through Wednesday night

TONIGHT: A mix of snow, sleet, and rain early changing to all snow overnight; a general coating to 1-2" of wet snow by sunrise. Low: 29 WEDNESDAY: Brisk and cold with snow of varying rates; heaviest late morning on. High: 33 WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Snow and flurries through midnight, then ending overnight;


Girl found wandering alone in Bethlehem in shirt and diaper

Bethlehem police are investigating after a young girl was found wandering alone, wearing only a diaper and shirt, Sunday afternoon in the city. Good Samaritans driving by spotted the girl and called police. Vincent Milite, public works director for Hanover Township, Northampton County, had just turn


Amy Yu's mother speaks to 69 News about daughter's return, Kevin Esterly

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - "Now I'm very happy." It has been a long wait. "When I know Amy - to find out - I was very, very happy," begins Amy's mother, Mui Luu, who sits with us in her living room, telling us the story of seeing her daughter for the first time in two weeks. Mui Luu tells us, there is relief


Cigarette butt on carport blamed for house fire that injured woman

A fire that injured a woman in Middletown Monday is believed to have started from a cigarette on the carport, officials say. The victim, reported to be a woman in her 30s, has been transferred to Lehigh Valley Burn Center, said Officer Mark Laudenslager, spokesman for Middletown Borough police. Her


Winter storm warning downgraded to 4-7

A winter storm warning remains in effect from 6 p.m. today to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected, with total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches. Snow may mix with sleet in the Lehigh Valley this evening. In addition, north to northeast w


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


Here we go again: Up to 8 inches of snow forecast in Lehigh Valley

Spring will start Tuesday with the Lehigh Valley under a winter storm watch. For days, forecasters have been frustrated by a confounding storm system -- a pair of back-to-back nor'easters are expected to merge into a single storm off the coast by Wednesday afternoon, but it was difficult to assess j


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


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