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Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett has issued his thirty-sixth execution warrant.
The positive sample was one of 34 in 25 municipalities across 12 counties statewide, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
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.
Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. and Jessica Hoffman are accused of failing to get proper dental care for their 6-year-old daughter.
Bethlehem Township commissioners tonight will consider a sketch plan for 265 senior homes at Green Pond Country Club.
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 Stephen Barron has dropped his lawsuit against Executive John Brown over a $76,600 contract with a Bethlehem communications consultant.
Northampton County officials say a mental health court could be ready to go by the end of this year.
Police in Northampton County are trying to locate a stranger who helped free two young children from a burning car on Route 33. State police said it happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 33 North in Bushkill Township at mile marker 12.6. A car that was smoking pulled over.
Prosecutors say they're having to drop more criminal cases because gang members are intimidating witnesses, but there are few options to tackle the problem.
A routine traffic stop this morning in Hanover Township, Northampton County , quickly escalated into a high-speed vehicle chase and ended with the suspect threatening to shoot Colonial Regional police officers, according to court papers.
A 23-year-old BerksCounty man will be facing a list of charges after leading police on a chase through Northampton County Friday morning.
Hotly-debated plans for a FedEx Ground distribution center were approved in a series of 3-1 votes by Allen Township supervisors Thursday night.
The accident happened around 9 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Delaware Drive, Route 611 in Williams Township.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:16 am
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