13 hrs ago
Cops: Man wanted in high-speed chase after shoplifting flees again, hits cruiser
An Allentown man who in May led police on a high-speed chase after stealing clothes from Macy's tried to flee from police again on Saturday, but crashed after hitting a cruiser, Allentown police said.
17 hrs ago
Traffic stop on Interstate 78 uncovers $13 million worth of heroin hidden in truck
Pennsylvania State Police said a K-9 search of a pickup truck on Interstate 78 uncovered $13 million worth of heroin in a hidden compartment.
21 hrs ago
Constable Shoots and Paralyzes Man While Serving Warrant Over Unpaid Parking Tickets
The [Pennsylvania state] constable [in Lehigh County] told the District Attorney he felt his life was in danger as he tried to serve 38-year-old Kevin McCullers.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
69 News Week In Review
It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.
Wrong-way driver causes wrecks on Route 22, emergency dispatchers say
A driver heading the wrong way on Route 22 West caused multiple wrecks late Saturday night, according to emergency communication officials.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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Feds Charge Pennsylvania Woman with Embezzling $562K
Felicia Anne Straub knew that her boss suspected someone was embezzling from the Whitehall Township repo business where she worked as an office manager.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
What's the deal with Route 309 construction in South Whitehall?
It's one of the busiest highways in the Lehigh Valley, but Route 309 near Route 22 has been a mess for months.
Two Lehigh Valley men arrested on child porn charges
They are 54-year-old David Kohut of Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, 26-year-old David Ziegler of North Catasauqua, Northampton County.
Lehigh County-based Chaar to open new pet supply store in Northampton County
Renovations are underway at the former Blockbuster Video in the Saucon Valley Square shopping center off Route 378, ElChaar said.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Forks Township woman accused of stealing more than $500,000 from Lehigh County workplace
A former Palmer Township woman is accused of stealing more than $500,000 from the Whitehall Township business she was previously accused of setting on fire.
Easton woman charged with stealing thousands from employer
An Easton woman is facing federal charges after investigators say she stole more than a half-million dollars from her Lehigh County employer.
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Northampton County man arrested after traveling to meet 7-year-old 'girl' for sex
Agents from the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator Section have arrested a Northampton County man accused of using the Internet to sexually proposition what he believed was the father of a 7-year-old girl and then traveling in order to meet the young girl for sex.
Flicker of hope for crumbling Coplay cement kilns
Lehigh County officials want to do an engineering study to help determine the feasibility of rehabilitating the kilns, which are the focal point of the county's Saylor Park.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Employees on high alert after two killed by train
There's a call for change in Lehigh County where two men were struck and killed by a train this week.
Man dies from apparent accidental drowning in pond near Allentown reservoir
A group of people was using a makeshift rope swing to jump into a pond near the South Mountain Reservoir in the area of South 10th Street and Reservoir Drive, according Captain John Christopher with the Allentown Fire Department.
Man Who Died After Jumping Into Pond Identified As Allentown Man
A Pennsylvania coroner has released the name of a man who died after jumping off a rope swing into a pond.
Immigrant-children crisis reaches into Pa.
Amid calls for expedited deportations, and counterarguments to allow the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who have entered the United States illegally to stay, the issue is both a political football and a gut check on American values.
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MINORA Scranton City Council solicitor said he believed members were on solid legal footing holding the meeting and cited two court rulings that upheld the practice A majority of Scranton City Council members met Tuesday for a closed meeting to winnow candidates for a council vacancy, but scuttled the session just before it began because The ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Plans for Westgate Mall and Martin Tower among questions at Bethlehem mayor's town hall
Donchez spent four hours today in neighborhoods around Higbee Park on Spring Street and around the Church of the Manger, on Greenview Drive, where his town hall meeting also was held.
Lehigh Valley Airshow additions include Sea Harrier aircraft, NASA exhibit
The Lehigh Valley Air Show returns Aug. 23 and Aug. 24 to Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.