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Wreck closes Route 22 in Whitehall Township

69 NewsWHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - A rollover wreck has closed Route 22 in Whitehall Township.The wreck near the 15th Street exit has closed the westbound lanes. One lane of traffic is getting by along eastbound Route 22.Return to wfmz.com as more information becomes available.


Do you known family of man, 80, who died Friday?

TheLehigh County Coroner's Officeis seeking family of an 80-year-oldAllentownman who died Friday morning at home.Francis J. Biszek died from natural causes, the coroner's office said.If anyone knows family members of Biszek, they are asked to called the coroner's office at 610-782-3426.The Morning C


Mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania mother killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk.Samantha Jones was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of her baby.The Bucks County District Attorney's office says an autopsy found the baby d


21 Children Hurt in Crash Involving 5 School Buses

First responders say 21 children, two bus drivers and one staff member suffered injuries in the crash, though none were life-threatening. They were taken to Virtua Voorhees and Virtua Mount Holly hospitals for treatment. The other 67 campers and 10 staff members were taken back to the JCC Camp on ad


Police: Man Shot, Killed After Answering Knock At Door In South Philadelphia

“He was laying right by the front door, inside of his property, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. Police rushed him to Presbyterian Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 11:53 p.m. He was shot one time in the chest,” said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.


Paul, Quakertown too much for Pennridge to overcome

“I really only threw a fastball and a change-up,” Paul said. “I thought I was pretty spotty at times with the fastball and when I needed to, I was able to throw the change-up. I threw against them earlier, so I knew who would chase and who wouldn’t, so I used that to my advantage.”


Police investigating afternoon armed robbery in Sellersville

Police describe the robber as a white male, about 20 to 25 years old, standing about 5-foot-4 and wearing a black Adidas T-shirt, gray sweatpants and a black baseball hat. He wore a scarf covering his face during the robbery.


Police Charge Truck Driver With DUI After Doylestown Crash

The driver of a tractor trailer that crashed last month in Doylestown Borough, taking down a pole and wires, has been charged with DUI.


Stormy Daniels blows away fans at Allentown strip club

"I thought she was great," said one woman, who said she didn't want to be identified because she's a teacher.


Pennridge area police briefs: Week of July 15

DUI >> Brian Murray, 44, of Warminster, was charged with driving under the influence and related charges after his vehicle became stuck off the road at a property on South Ninth Street in Perkasie on March 4, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. The property received damage to the turf, police s


Nursing mother charged with killing infant with drug-laced breast milk

Samantha Whitney Jones, of New Britain, was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of the infant at her home.


Dozens Hurt As Passengers Report Bleeding Ears After Flight Loses Cabin Pressure

Amazing video from Mr. Kevin Burke. You can see how terrified we were. No-one speaking, no-one moving. Silence and just silence.#Ryanair#nightmarepic.twitter.com/YFYRiORy2s— Minerva Galvan (@Maingd)July 14, 2018


Big rig catches fire on Route 22 in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A big rig went up in flames on Route 22 in Bethlehem.The fire broke out around 3:00 a.m. Saturday at the Route 22 interchange with Route 378.The truck was fully involved when fire crews arrived.We're told no one was hurt.No word yet on what caused the fire.


Whitehall deck collapse sends 10 people to hospital

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Several injuries were reported in a deck collapse in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.


Wall Beds are making a comeback!

Today's homeowners are continually looking for ways to maximize their home's storage and sleeping capabilities, preferably without having to build an addition. "Wall beds" could be just the answer you're looking for!


Bethlehem gang linked to Lehigh Valley Mall shooting

19-year-old Miles Harper and 20-year-old Zahmire Welcome are two alleged members of "Money Rules Everything," a Bethlehem-based street gang that up until recently, flew under the radar. It is a gang the Northampton County DA's office calls violent and scary.


Man shot in Allentown; police search for gunman

Police are investigating a shooting near 12th and Linden streets in Allentown.Police say a 23-year-old man was shot around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.He was taken to the hospital and the extent of his injuries are unknown.Police have yet to identify a suspect or a possible motive for the shooting.Anyone wit


State Police identify victims in Route 100 crash

WASHINGTON TWP. >> State Police have identified two victims in a serious crash reported Friday.Police say Shaun M. Kramer, 34, of Boyertown, the driver of a 2002 Honda Odyssey, and Amber L. Frain, 32, of Boyertown, his passenger, were both seriously injured in an accident that shut down parts of Rou


Bucks Co Mom Killed Infant Son With Tainted Breast Milk: DA

A Bucks County mother who was addicted to drugs fed her newborn baby tainted breast milk, which resulted in his death in April, authorities with the Bucks County District Attorney's office said.


Parts of Lehigh Valley could see flooding Sunday, weather service says

The weather service issued a flood advisory at 9:47 a.m. Sunday for western Hunterdon County, east central Lehigh County, north central Bucks County and south central Northampton County.