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Palmer Township police explain how officer-involved crash occurred
A Palmer Township police officer driving through a green light Wednesday night was struck by a driver who ran a red light, township police said in a news release. The department completed its investigation into the crash that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. at Nazareth Road (Route 248) and Kingston Dr
Mother allegedly killed by son was brutally beaten, stabbed, coroner testifies
A Northampton County woman, allegedly killed man by her son, was left bruised and bloody after a brutal beating and being stabbed twice, the county coroner testified. Philip Looby, of the 1000 block of East Fourth Street in Bethlehem, is in court Thursday morning for his preliminary hearing on a sin
Pa. girl, 5, who died in fall from 4th-floor window is mourned as probe continues
A community is in mourning even as a police probe continues into the tragic death of 5-year-old Ahnelly Grace Rivera, who lost her life in a mysterious fall from a 4th-floor window Tuesday.
Pennsylvania lawmakers attempt to head off transportation funding problems
A state lawmaker announced Wednesday that she would lead the effort to address Pennsylvania’s looming transportation crisis and the possible $50 million annual revenue loss for the next three decades.
Man Arrested In Northampton For Fighting Police, Throwing Rocks
NORTHAMPTON, PA — A man was arrested on St. Patrick's Day in Northampton after police say he drunkenly threw rocks at cars and then fought with police and his brother. Northampton Township Police say Timothy Riley, 25, of Yardley, was involved in a series of criminal incidents at 12:39 a.m. on March
Army Budget Cuts Hit Pennsylvania Hard As Trump Reelection Bid Gears Up
The Army giveth and the Army taketh away. Even as President Trump was in Ohio this week celebrating the rebirth of the nation’s only remaining tank plant, Army budget decisions were dealing a heavy blow to the Keystone State.
When you can expect to begin using this new $3.2M bridge on the D&L Trail
The D&L Trail spans 165 miles along the Delaware and Lehigh rivers, but it has its gaps. One of those obstructions should be cleared by early summer, the trail’s steward announced this week.
Has Northampton Gone Too Far With Unsafe Buildings?
By Stefanie Jackson – A concerned citizen opened a dialogue with Northampton supervisors March 12 on whether county procedures for addressing unsafe structures are too heavy-handed on historical properties that may be worth saving or at least allowing salvage of valuable materials before demolition.
Car lovers find nirvana at Lehigh Valley Auto Show
Suzanne Mickner was in her element Thursday at Stabler Arena for the first day of the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show. The Allentown resident never misses the annual event, which has been at Lehigh University in Bethlehem since its inception.
‘Road to Ruin’ – Pennsylvania Turnpike Deep in Debt
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania auditor general says the state turnpike system is on the brink of financial collapse and is now almost $12 billion in debt. And he says continuing to raise tolls for the turnpike might make the problem worse.
Pennsylvania As The New Natural Gas Giant
At over 18 Bcf/d, Pennsylvania now yields over 20% of all U.S. gas, only behind Texas' 22 Bcf/d. In the 10 years since a shale revolution took flight in its Marcellus play, Pennsylvania's gas output has exploded 32-fold.
Easton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
EASTON, PA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Watch for your area, beginning Friday at 2:00 am and ending Saturday at 8:00 am. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.
Sheetz set to hire over 1,100 employees in Pennsylvania
PENNSYLVANIA– Sheetz is set to hire more than 1,100 employees across the Commonwealth. The company will be holding open interviews on Wednesday, March 27 at all Sheetz locations.
Phillipsburg police: Reported abduction attempt was bogus
A report that a man tried to abduct a 10-year-old child on Tuesday morning was fake, Phillipsburg police said. The attempted abduction “did not occur,” police Capt. Michael Swick said in a news release.
Sheriff's sale of PPL Plaza in downtown Allentown pushed until April
Well, we’ve already waited this long — what’s another month?. The future of the beleaguered PPL Plaza in downtown Allentown, scheduled to be unloaded Friday via sheriff’s sale, will have to wait until April, after Lehigh County Judge Doug Reichley on Thursday granted a motion to stay the public auct
Easton Simon Silk Mill almost finished; new distillery and restaurant coming soon
After more than a decade of planning and a partnership with a private developer, Easton’s Simon Silk Mill will wrap up this summer with the opening of 80 more apartments, a 1,500-square-foot restaurant with a small market, and a cocktail bar by County Seat Spirits.
Video shows suspect in fatal Germantown bar shooting; suspect still at large
GERMANTOWN (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the suspect being sought for the fatal shooting of a bar employee in the Germantown section of the city.
Federal Agents Seize $38 Million Worth Of Cocaine At Port Of Philadelphia, Authorities Say
PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Federal agents seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine worth $38 million from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday. U.S. Customs & Border Protection officials say it was their largest cocaine seizure in 21 years.
Morning Briefing: Missing man found dead; Dogs removed from home; 76ers get big win over Celtics
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. After a couple of nice days, we are going to feel like ducks today. It's going to rain all day and there are flood watches all over. Expect the high to hit about 50 degrees.
Feds: Bust at Philly Port nets $38M in cocaine, in largest seizure in two decades
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents said Thursday that they had seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia this week, a haul that authorities estimated was worth $38 million and called the largest cocaine bust at the port in 21 years.