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Rollover wreck closes Rt. 378 in Bethlehem
SUV can be seen on its side in the road.69 NewsBETHLEHEM, Pa. - A rollover wreck has closed Rt. 378 in Bethlehem.Bethlehem police say the wreck occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes, which were closed as a result.Police say traffic is being diverted off Rt. 378 southbound and
Fire at historic Bucks County hotel displaces 15
RICHLANDTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) --A fire damaged a historic hotel and restaurant in Bucks County displacing at least 15 people.It happened at the Richlandtown Inn on the 100 block of South Main Street shortly after midnight Tuesday.Firefighters were met with heavy flames coming out the back of the building
Montgomery County man charged with dozens of sex crimes against children in 'horrible case'
Courtesy Montgomery County DAs OfficeTodd Wilson, 33, has been charged with sexually assaulting several minors in his care.
Dog Killed By Bird In Bucks Co., SPCA Confirms
"We can't say for certain what kind of bird it was, but probably a hawk or owl," Bucks County SPCA Chief Humane Society Police Officer Nikki Thompson told Patch.
Fire Tears Through Historic Bucks Co. Inn, 2 Hurt
When firefighters arrived on the scene, a few people were still inside the building, Richlandtown Fire Assistant Chief Justin Sutton said. Firefighters dealt with thick black smoke on the second and third floors as they rescued people from the building.
Frequent nighttime explosions in Bucks County leave police, residents mystified
For the better part of the past month, and as recent as this past weekend, residents in towns across upper Bucks County have been springing out of their beds to the sound of deafening explosions.
$30M settlement for fall from cell tower in Lehigh County
Thomas Jeglum was 23 when a ladder rung dislodged and he fell from the tower on June 15, 2013, according to the news release Monday from the law firm ofKline & Specterof Philadelphia.
Bethlehem moves toward decriminalizing pot
People caught with a small amount of marijuana would face a fine of $25 for a first violation, $50 for a second violation, $100 for a third and $150 for four or more violations.
Allentown man allegedly tried to climb his way out of an arrest
Allentown police arrested Brandon M. Luellman early Monday morning in the 900 block of Tilghman Street after he allegedly tried to out run officers. Luellman, no confirmable address, now faces disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and defiant trespass charges. District Judge Micha
Mysterious Overnight Explosions Baffling People In Bucks Co.
Resident Nick Zangli told theBucks County Herald"It was one hell of an explosion." He said it left a four-foot wide cavity in the ground. Residents reported that their homes were shaken in the blast, which was felt as far south as Point Pleasant along the Delaware River, the Herald reported.
Report: Former US Rep. Charlie Dent joins CNN as contributor
The Republican Dent, whose 15th District included parts of Berks County and the Lehigh Valley, retired from Congress on May 12, with less than eight months to go in his seventh term.
Woman charged in connection to Allentown distraction burglaries
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown police allege that a woman posed as a water department employee last year and distracted the homeowners, while a partner burglarized two homes.
5 Injured In Major Montgomery Township Crash
The five victims were rushed to several area hospitals, with one of them in critical condition, according toMontco Fire Wire.At least one person was taken from the scene by a medical helicopter.
Argument left man shot in the leg at American Legion bar, cops say
Jones, who lives in Easton, faces charges of criminal attempt to commit homicide, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.
Beloved Italian restaurant shuts down after 28 years in Fountain Hill
The Vineyard, located at 605 Fiot St., had a long-established reputation for its traditional Italian food and old-school vibe. Led by chef and owner Pietro DiMatteo, the restaurant served up favorites like fresh mozzarella in carrozza and veal Saltimbocca.
3 people seriously injured after 30-person 'riot' outside wedding reception
Three people were seriously injured after a man draggedhis fiancee out of a wedding reception, leading to a 30-person riot, according to Hellertown police.
Allentown telecom tower climber gets $30M settlement in fall suit
The June 2013 fall in Allentown, Pennsylvania, left then-23-year-old Thomas Jeglum in a coma for months with multiple fractures to his pelvis, spine, arm and legs. His lawyer says Jeglum has a permanent, traumatic brain injury and remains in a full-time rehabilitation facility in California.
Pennridge area police briefs: Week of May 20
POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA >> Zachariah McCutcheon, 27, of the 700 block of West Broad Street, Quakertown, was charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a vehicle was stopped on Route 309 at Route 113 at 11:09 p.m. March 20
1 dead in violent hit-and-run in Southwest Philadelphia
The crash, which occurred around 2 a.m. Monday, left one man dead and another critically injured.
1 arrested, several injured in large fight outside Hellertown banquet hall
HELLERTOWN, Pa. - One was arrested and several injured after a large fight involving over 30 people during a wedding reception at a Hellertown banquet hall Saturday night, according to a Hellertown police news release.