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Logan David Rice, 1 month, is held by his great-great grandmother Lillian Mengel of Kutztown.
Police and rescue crews are on the scene of a crash where a person was reportedly hit by a truck.
In 'Two Mayors and a Lawyer,' attorney Malcom J Gross tells the story of his family and a city as it grows and changes through the 20th century Election store card promoting re-election of Jack Gross for Allentown mayor in 1963.
An 18-year-old student at the Lehigh Learning and Adjustment Center in Lowhill Township is accused of trying to fight with a teacher, including throwing a punch that didn't land.
Police are looking for a 26-year-old Lehigh County woman and they're asking for your help to find her.
Concerned about how much money the Cedarbrook nursing home is costing Lehigh County, county commissioners plan to begin the new year by authorizing an independent evaluation of the operation's future.
After 44 years as an educator, Vince Cardile has a new lesson plan. "I'm looking forward to being just Pop-Pop," said Cardile, retiring at age 66. The lifelong South Jersey native, who started his teaching career at Birches Elementary School in Washington Township, spent the last 24 years as principal of Whitman Elementary School.
A Whitehall Township man admitted driving drunk and causing a crash on Route 22 that killed a Warren County man in November 2012.
After months of verbal abuse, Thida Myint had decided to take legal steps to keep her husband away from her and her children, according to the attorney for the Bethlehem homicide victim.
Two people spent a month in jail because police mistook two packages of soap for cocaine.
Lehigh County residents who have expired and unused over-the-counter and prescription medications will be able to discard them in permanent collection boxes that have been installed in 10 police departments.
Lehigh County deputy coroners are responding to a report of a deadly shooting that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in west Bethlehem.
Emmaus police subdued a borough man with a Taser one morning earlier this month after he allegedly injured his male "partner," used a baseball bat to smash the windows of a car, then "charged" at an officer.
Santa will arrive by fire truck Saturday in the Cetronia section of South Whitehall, beginning at 10 a.m. The Cetronia Fire Department volunteers will focus on five zones-neighborhoods around Parkway Road, near the Lehigh County Sports Field, off Lincoln Avenue, Mosser Drive, and Haines Mill Road .
A group of Lehigh County police departments are about to start offering residents a way to get rid of old prescription medications.