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Victim in Palmer Township fatal was 83-year-old Easton man
The driver of the Camry, Julio Flores, 83, of 200 block of South 4th Street in Easton, was transported to Easton Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Crews battle house fire on Easton's West Berwick Street
69 NewsEASTON, Pa. - Crews are at the scene of a fire in the 1000 block of West Berwick Street in Easton.It was a two-alarm fire, according to officials.Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 6:30 p.m.A 69 News photojournalist at the scene reported heavy black smoke billowing from the roof and
VIDEO Sentencing hearing underway for former Allentown mayor
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Easton home ravaged by fire is torn down overnight
Thefire began Monday evening, but due to the amount of things packed into the house, city firefighters couldn't extinguish the blaze in the three-story single-family home without a demolition crew coming in, acting fire Chief Kevin Arnold said.
6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department
NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili
Easton house demolished after fire
Easton firefighters tear down home destroyed by fireCrews battle house fire on Easton's West Berwick StreetEASTON, Pa. - Crews in Easton had to tear down a house destroyed by a fire.Firefighters were still putting out hotspots Tuesday at the home in the 1000 block of West Berwick Street.Heavy smoke
Ex-Allentown mayor convicted of selling office faces sentencing
The former mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, faces sentencing on federal corruption charges. Ed Pawlowski is due in court Tuesday. The 53-year-old Democrat was convicted in March on dozens of charges that he traded city contracts for campaign cash. Prosecutors say Pawlowski strong-armed city vendors
Fire roars through South Side Easton home
An hour after the first call, which was just before 6:30 p.m., smoke was still pouring from second- and third-floor windows and could be seen from blocks away.
Woman pleads guilty to texting while driving in fatal Allentown crash
Seneca Harley, who turns 23 Wednesday, was scheduled for trial in Lehigh County Court but entered guilty pleas Monday to vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and prohibited text-based communication.
Easton firefighters tear down home destroyed by fire
Crews battle house fire on Easton's West Berwick StreetEASTON, Pa. - Firefighters in Easton spent the night tearing down a house destroyed by fire.Flames broke out at the home in the 1000 block of West Berwick Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.The fire reached two alarms, as heavy smoke could be seen p
VIDEO Tractor-trailer fire on I-78 near Summit Lawn
A truck fire slowed traffic on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County early Tuesday morning.KTXL via CNNNextMake-A-Wish kid lives out 'Ghostbusters' dreamDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Pos
Students cope with death of 9-year-old classmate after fatal crash
Students cope with death of 9-year-old classmate after fatal crashNextVIDEO: Allentown YMCA receives donation, will become warming stationDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you a
Palmer Township police car involved in crash near Palmer Park Mall
Mark Austin / TwitterCourtesy Mark Austin/TwitterPALMER TWP., Pa. - A police cruiser was involved in an accident near the Palmer Park Mall in Northampton County.It happened just after noon Monday at Park Avenue and Nazareth Road (Route 248) in Palmer Township, emergency officials said.A photo shared
VIDEO Police search for hit-and-run driver in fatal pedestrian crash
Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash Sunday night in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.CNNNextMigrant caravan grows while heading toward USDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated compani
Ex-Bucks County coach a no-show for rape trial; warrant issued
Police are searching for Shannon Westmoreland, 48, who they say failed to appear for trial on rape and sex assault charges Monday morning in Doylestown. WEST CHESTER, Pa. (WTXF) - Police are searching for a man who they say failed to appear for trial on rape and sex assault charges Monday morning in
Police say Easton man served as lookout in cell phone store robbery
Authorities charged Tiheem R. Holloman, of Berwick Street in Easton, in connection with the January 2017 armed robbery of a Verizon wireless store in South Whitehall Township. District Judge Patricia Broscius arraigned the 28-year-old Thursday, setting bail at $1 million.
1 confirmed dead after crash involving police car near Palmer Park Mall
The deceased is not a police officer and was an occupant in the other vehicle, the coroner said. The person died at a local hospital after the wreck, and his/her death is under investigation, he said.
Ammar Hall extradited to face charges of attempted murder of Camden County police officers
Ammar Hall, 26, is one of three menaccused of ambushing the Camden County Police Department undercover detectives as they sat at a red light on the night of Aug. 7.
Easton man allegedly steals gun, leads police on chase
WILSON BOROUGH, Pa. - Authorities allege an Easton man broke into a woman’s apartment, stole her handgun during a fight and led police on a high-speed chase that saw him nearly hit two people trying to cross the street.
Man killed in Lehigh Valley hit-and-run identified
Authorities are searching for the driver wanted in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in the Lehigh Valley. Investigators say a pedestrian was struck and killed along the 1700 block of Maunch Chunk Road in South Whitehall Township around 9:38 p.m. Sunday. The victim has been identified as 37-year-