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1 hr ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
Thomas J. Patton, who was charged with assaulting two Upper Macungie Township police officers back in January, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest Tuesday and was sentenced to six months probation.
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1 hr ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
The city opened up the start of the wintry season with Zonar, a GPS tracking system it purchased this year.
5 hrs ago | WFMZ
Mayor Ed Pawlowski plans to use the grant to spearhead a movement of volunteers to help revitalize 50 city blocks and remove 7,500 pounds of litter, clearing illegal dumping areas and removing graffiti.
6 hrs ago | The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley motorists can expect new major roadwork starting next year, local transportation officials said during a review of recently completed, ongoing and future projects.
10 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
Organizers of a proposed military academy charter high school in Lehigh County came under fire on several fronts Monday night.
12 hrs ago | The Morning Call
Country singer Garth Brooks re-emerged in a big way this week, performing at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, then announcing Monday that he'll go on a world tour - his first in 13 years - in 2014.
16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald
Erratic driving led to the arrest of an Allentown, Pa., man for driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, police said.
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Brooke and Ryan Griffith remember what it felt like to hold their daughter Riley at birth.
Dan Ferry of Center Valley plays Bob Cratchit, David Oswald of Allentown plays Ebenezer Scrooge, and Goran Zdravkovic of Allentown plays Nephew Fred in The Crowded Kitchen Players' adaption of 'A Christmas Carol' at McCoole's Arts and Event Place in Quakertown.
A massive accident involving more than 30 vehicles, including five tractor trailers, shut down Interstate 78 Westbound in the middle of Sunday's snow storm.
Allentown's Lights in the Parkway uses hundreds of thousands of shining lights with animated displays, lighted trees, and tunnels to brighten the holiday season.
Yearbooks and class rings: Mary of Allentown is looking for a 1966 Parkland High School yearbook, a 1969 Allentown Hospital School of Nursing yearbook and class rings for Parkland High School.
A 46-year-old man who apparently has been in jail on burglary and related charges out of Upper Macungie is facing new charges in a separate case -- this one in Lower Macungie -- for allegedly stealing three checks from a 72-year-old Wescosville woman and cashing them for a total payout of $290.
An aircraft diverted from the Philadelphia International Airport lineup sits on the ramp at Lehigh Valley International Airport Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 in Allentown, Pa.
Unions and environmentalists have found one point of agreement in the bitter debate over the natural gas drilling boom: fixing leaky old pipelines that threaten public health and the environment.