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Bethlehem man facing aggravated assault charges for striking girlfriend
Police say a Bethlehem man repeatedly struck his girlfriend in the face with a closed fist, resulting in serious injuries to her and multiple criminal charges for him. Fifty-year-old Mark Riggleman is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment and strangulation, defined as applying
Boy injured after 'paranoid’ dad runs away from car he believed was chasing them, Bethlehem police say
A Bethlehem man reportedly told police officers he believed a dark car was chasing him and his two sons Saturday night while they were near the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. Willie Price-Perry, of the 800 block of North Eighth Avenue in Allentown, was pulling the boys when one of them fell, hurting
Man exposed himself to Bethlehem kids walking home from school, district says
A man exposed himself to Northeast Middle School students Friday afternoon in the areas of Maple and Jennings streets and Maple and Frankford streets. The Bethlehem Area School District alerted Northeast parents of the incidents, which Bethlehem police are investigating, via an automated call home o
Where, when to weigh in on Bethlehem’s 2019 final budget
Bethlehem City Council is poised to vote Tuesday night on a $78 million city spending plan that is set to hike taxes by 3.8 percent. After a no-tax increase budget this year, Mayor Bob Donchez is asking council to back the increase, which will result in the average city homeowner -- someone with a h
Bucks Fentanyl Dealer Who Sold Fatal Dose Gets 10-30 Years in Prison
Note: The following is a news release from the Office of the Bucks County District Attorney. A Hilltown Township man will serve up to 30 years in state prison for selling a man the fentanyl that killed him and then continuing to sell for months following the fatal overdose.
Northampton County Sheriff’s Department warns about jury duty scam
If someone calls you and says they are Lt. Jones from the Civil Division of the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department and then asks you to wire money for a fine because you missed jury duty, it’s a scam.
Woman With Active Warrants Had Heroin in Hellertown, Police Say
Hellertown Police said Tuesday that a woman with active arrest warrants was arrested in the borough last week on heroin possession and other charges. In a news release, police said Tara Laylock, 40, of the 100 block of Briarwood Drive, Horsham, Montgomery County, was stopped in the first block of Ma
Northampton Man Arrested On Child-Porn Charges
NORTHAMPTON, PA — A man from Northampton has been arrested after police say more than 160 pornographic images of children were found on his computer and other electronic devices.
Here are the newest plans for the Banana Factory expansion
The Banana Factory won’t be losing the 1920s-era building from which the nonprofit visual arts facility derives its name, under plans reviewed to the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation Commission Monday.
Allentown police investigate gunshots at Seventh and Turner
Allentown police are investigating reports Monday evening of gunshots in Center City. Captain Charles Roca said police received reports of shots fired at the corner of Seventh and Turner around 6:45 p.m. There are no reports of anyone being injured.
Flipped over heavy machinery creates major delays on Route 145 at Route 22 interchange
Route 145 northbound lanes have ground to a halt between the Allentown border and the Route 22 interchange because heavy machinery has flipped onto its side in the left lane. The machinery appears to have been hauled by a tractor trailer. While the truck stayed right side up, the equipment is on its
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
Man faces life without parole in Allentown road rage shooting
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A man is facing a life sentence without possibility of parole following his conviction in a road rage shooting in broad daylight at an eastern Pennsylvania intersection last year.
South Bethlehem skateboard shop looking to help needy kids
A skateboard can cost between $125 to $150. That’s a steep price for a family that struggles to pay the bills. But a skateboard shop in South Bethlehem, Homebase 610, is looking to spread some Christmas cheer and give 26 skateboards to needy kids.
Officials: Several students injured after school bus overturns in North Carolina
ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. - Officials said a school bus carrying middle school students overturned Monday morning in Alexander County. The incident happened just after 7:30 a.m. on Icard Ridge Road near the Bethlehem community.
Man found masturbating in Wawa parking lot, cops say
A 20-year-old woman told police she saw a man masturbating in a car outside the Wawa convenience store in Upper Macungie Township. The victim, who lives in Allentown, reported the incident to police at 1:39 p.m. this past Saturday. The act happened outside the convenience store, 7572 Schantz Road.
Bethlehem: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
BETHLEHEM, PA — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Hellertown-Lower Saucon: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
HELLERTOWN-LOWER SAUCON, PA — When you're in the market for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a laborious task. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Notice for FOX 29 viewers in the Allentown area
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WTXF) - An announcement for FOX 29 over-the-air viewers in the Allentown area:. We will be shutting down our transmission equipment that serves your area at approximately 9 a.m. Monday, Dec.17. We will be upgrading our transmitter and antenna to better serve you.
1 hurt in Allentown shooting, cops say
A male victim was taken to an area hospital after Allentown police say he was shot at the intersection of Elliger and Allen streets. Police Captain Charles Roca said the shooting took place sometime between 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. It's unclear if the victim, an adult man from Allentown, knew the