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Woman rescued from car fire seeks person who saved her life
What would you do if you saw someone's car consumed in flames? One man jumped in and helped save an entire family with seconds to spare.
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Northampton County Council takes hard look at prison's revolving door
The millions of dollars Northampton County has paid a national company to treat prison inmates with drug and alcohol problems may not be as successful in turning lives around as the company claimed in its pitches to county council.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Man left three kids alone inside vehicle while gambling at Sands, police say
An Easton man allegedly left his three young children alone in his vehicle Wednesday morning while he gambled at the Sands casino.
Nursing homes: the fight or flight of ownership for Pennsylvania counties
Wednesday night, Schuylkill County became the latest to put its nursing home, Rest Haven in Schuylkill Haven, up for sale.
Allentown man accused of selling 23 bags of heroin to informant in...
An Allentown man allegedly sold 23 bags of heroin to a confidential informant Aug. 11 in Hanover Township, Northampton County , according to police.
Man with machete arrested in Easton confrontation, police say
A Williams Township man with a machete was arrested Wednesday morning in the city's downtown after a confrontation over a theft, police said.
Hanover Township man with 0.30 BAC crashes into Bethlehem man who has suspended license, police say
A 66-year-old Bethlehem man driving with a suspended license made a U-turn about 8:25 p.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of Jacksonville Road in Hanover Township, Northampton County , and was struck by a vehicle driven by a 26-year-old township man who had a blood alcohol content of 0.30, police report.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Northampton County district attorney investigates three deaths tied...
Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. and Jessica Hoffman are accused of failing to get proper dental care to their 6-year-old daughter.
Northampton County prison contractor defends substance abuse treatment
A Community Education Centers graduation ceremony is shown at Northampton County Prison in Easton.
Andy Diaz, of Bethlehem, plans to plead guilty to shooting man in March
The 20-year-old accused of attempted murder in a March shooting in Bethlehem hopes to enter a guilty plea in exchange for a state prison sentence with a maximum term of five years, according to his attorneys.
Teen bicyclist dies of injuries from crash with truck
The accident happened around 5 p.m. at the intersection of Nazareth Pike/Route 191 and Hanoverville Road in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County.
Officials plan to meet to discuss future of Route 412
Following PennDOT's announcement that the construction project along Route 412 in Northampton County has been delayed another year, residents and business owners are taking matters into their own hands.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
15 years without an execution: the death penalty in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett has issued his thirty-sixth execution warrant.
Allentown mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus, DEP reports
The positive sample was one of 34 in 25 municipalities across 12 counties statewide, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Northampton County councilman calls for end of prison substance abuse program
Councilman Lamont McClure says he will lobby to end the Community Education Centers programs, saying their success rates do not warrant the $3.8 million bill.
Parents accused of neglecting dental care for 6-year-old daughter head to trial
Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. and Jessica Hoffman are accused of failing to get proper dental care for their 6-year-old daughter.
Three-vehicle crash injures three on Route 22 West at Route 191 interchange
Emergency personnel deal with a crash this morning on Route 22 West at the Route 191 interchange in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Plan for 265 senior homes at Green Pond Country Club coming up tonight
Bethlehem Township commissioners tonight will consider a sketch plan for 265 senior homes at Green Pond Country Club.
Seniors upset over closing of centers in Easton
Easton Mayor Sal Panto said Northampton County officials decided to close down the only county-funded senior centers within city limits, and open a facility in Forks Township.
Northampton County controller drops lawsuit over communications consultant
Northampton County Controller Stephen Barron has dropped his lawsuit against Executive John Brown over a $76,600 contract with a Bethlehem communications consultant.