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Easton area teacher who slammed child down on bus seat wins back his job

Dufour was fired after the incident Feb. 8, 2017, on a school bus in front of Paxinosa Elementary School. The school was temporarily housed at that time in the Easton Area Middle School building in Forks Township.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

Man pinned under tractor is pronounced dead, police say

AWarren Countyman was pronounced dead Friday after being found pinned by a tractor, authorities said.Emergency responders were called shortly before 4 p.m. to the first block of Sand Hill Road in Blairstown Township. A woman dialed 911 after hearing her neighbor screaming, and reported the neighbor'

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-18 13:22:00

Second rabid skunk found in Allentown

Officials advise to feed all pets inside, clean-up after bird feeders, cover trash and recycling cans and fill-in any holes around sheds to prevent den sites.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-18 00:59:21

Know this man? Nazareth police probe car break-ins outside gymnastics gym

Nazarethpolice asked for the public's help Saturday in tracking down "a person of interest" in a debit card fraud investigation linked to vehicle break-ins outside a borough business, according to a news release.Police said they investigated thefts from multiple vehicles between 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. A

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-18 09:59:00

Man, 47, killed in motorcycle crash on William Penn Highway

PALMER TWP., Pa. - A man has died after a motorcycle crash in Palmer Township, Northampton County early Friday morning.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-17 10:30:47

Easton man who allegedly grabbed woman charged with indecent assault

Joseph Maslonka, of the 700 block of Northampton Street, was arrested Thursday and charged with indecent assault by forcible compulsion.


Fabric art project on display in Easton

"It's called sight lines, because once you see one, if you keep walking you'll see another one in the distance," said Monica Seligmann from Karl Stirner Arts Trail.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-17 21:40:37

Bangor woman faces charges after meth found in raid, police say

Manfredi was arraigned at 9:40 am. before District Judge Alicia Rose Zito on charges of possession with intent to deliver drugs, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of a communication facility, records show.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 08:10:00

Lehigh County Coroner, DA ask for public's help with cold case

Skeletal remains of a person identified as "John Doe" were discovered in a wooded area on April 28, 1991. The remains were discovered 430 feet beyond an access road off Albert Street in Allentown, according to a release from the Lehigh County Coroner.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-17 19:23:00

Three 'maniacs' identified in ambush of Camden County police officers

“These folks do not need to be walking the streets of society right now,” said Thomson, who also described the suspects as "sociopaths."

COURIER-POST - 2018-08-17 21:49:00

Crash on Route 22 pushes barrier into opposing traffic, leading to 2nd crash

Pennsylvania State Police with the Bethlehem barracks were still at the crash scene, and had no details to release yet, a dispatcher said.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 11:07:00

Maxatawney Township woman dies in motor vehicle collision

MAXATAWNEY TWP., Pa. - A Maxatawney Township woman died on Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital after a motor vehicle collision, according to a release from Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-18 01:56:28

Billy's Downtown Diner sets date for long-awaited Easton opening

In a video posted to the diner'sFacebook pagelast week, Easton Mayor Sal Panto Jr. announced that Billy's would open on Tuesday, Sept. 4, "barring any unforeseen circumstances."


Crews responding to crash on Route 33

Police were responding to a rollover crash Aug. 17, 2018, on Route 33 between the Tatamy exit and Route 248. (Image via PennDOT traffic cameras)

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 14:12:00

Man dies after motorcycle crash in Palmer, police say

The man was riding west about 2 a.m. in the 2900 block of William Penn Highway when he crashed, Detective Jim Alercia said. No other vehicles were involved, according to the initial investigation, Alercia said.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 06:29:00

WATCH: 'I'm risking my life for you': Woman resists daring Easton river rescue

Amanda Williams, 35, ended up safe after about a half-hour, but faces a citation for disorderly conduct.


Beer and wine added to Giant on Easton Avenue in Bethlehem Township

The supermarket chain on Thursday opened a beer and wine cafe at its 2918 Easton Ave., Bethlehem Township store, its 68th location in the state to sell non-hard alcohol. To mark the occasion, the store is hosting free beer and wine tastings from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 11:32:00

6 displaced after fire breaks out in Easton apartment building

EASTON, Pa. - Several people are out of their homes after fire broke out in Easton.Firefighters were called to an apartment building in the 600 block of Ferry Street around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.Fire officials said crews arrived to heavy fire on the first floor of the building.The Red Cross is assisti


Bethlehem police grapple with armed man in mental health crisis

City officers used stun guns and a baton on Angelo Papaioannou, while he fought officers and swung a chef's knife at them, police said.


Police investigate serious motorcycle crash on William Penn Highway

PALMER TWP., Pa. - Police shut down a road in Palmer Township, Northampton County to investigate a crash early Friday morning.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-17 08:51:04