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Large sinkhole shuts down bridge in Whitehall

WHITEHALL, Pa. —A large sinkhole has shut down the Stewart Avenue Bridge in Whitehall.Drivers are being told to use Brownsville Road to access Route 51.AdvertisementPennDOT crews were called out to assess the situation, but there’s no word on when the bridge might reopen.AlertMe


Lightning strike sparks Allentown fire

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Fire officials in Allentown say a lightning strike sparked a fire Wednesday night,


Off-Duty Officer Hurt, Man Dies in July 4th Party Shooting

Michael Boateng, 23, and 12th District off-duty Officer Fred Attakora were at the party on Buist Avenue near S. 70th Street when bullets flew after 10 p.m. Wednesday. Both men were struck in the shooting.


Fire officials say 'fire' at former dairy site not suspicious

Because of the size the building and its multiple levels, crews were on scene for about four to five hours searching for the source of the smoke, according to Nelson. Firefighters eventually found an electrical panel that was "blown apart" and determined it to be the source of the smoke, he said.


Challenge Filed Against Zoning For New Doylestown Wawa: Report

The Intelligencer reports MC Doylestown, LLC filed the challenge against the zoning change approval by Borough Council. MC Doylestown owns the property with the existing Wawa,the report said.


Reports of person climbing Statue of Liberty

NEW YORK (WABC) --Eyewitness News is investigating reports of a person or persons climbing the Statue of Liberty.Earlier Wednesday, a protest group calling itself Rise and Resist dropped a banner that read "Abolish ICE" from the base of the statue.The demonstration was organized to protest the Trump


Sellersville carnival set for July 10 to 14

SELLERSVILLE >> Some people are there for the rides, but others come to the Sellersville Fire Department Carnival and don’t even go on the rides.They come for something to eat.“People come to support the fire company and buy our food, and that’s great,” said fire company President Greg Castelli. “Th


Cereal and ice cream, together at Moo Moo Cereal Milk Bar

All things cereal is the theme ofMoo Moo Cereal Milk Bar, a seasonal cafe opening Thursday, July 5 at 4751 West Chester Pike in the Edgmont Shopping Center in Newtown Square, next to the new P.J. Whelihan’s.


Teacher’s unsolved murder haunts his family

Nasir Allen Payne’s father, Robert Allen Payne, was murdered in Chester two years ago.PETE BANNAN — DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA


Police investigating dog in pet cage on SUV's tailgate in 'extreme heat' • Pet Rescue Report

According toLehigh Valley Live, the dark colored vehicle carrying a German shepherd inside of the pet cage had been secured with green mover straps. The woman, who posted the photo on Facebook at 4:51 p.m., stated she was just “sick” over what she saw. The outside temperature at that time was record


Officials: 35-Year-Old Man Arrested After Trying To Use Instagram To Lure Teen Girl For Sex

The detective conversed with Cheathem, continuing to make it clear in messages that the victim was underage, and Cheathem continued to respond in a receptive manner, according to police.


1.3 Acre Estate In King Of Prussia Has Flowing Stream, Bridge

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — This custom stone home sits in the midst of an idyllic, private, and wooded sanctuary in King of Prussia. Check out the full listing below.