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PEEPS SEASON: NEW FLAVORS, MORE FUN WITH THE CLASSIC MARSHMALLOW TREAT

The classic, yellow sugar-coated marshmallow Peep is ubiquitous at Easter, and for good reason - they are a classic treat loved by...

PEEPS SEASON: NEW FLAVORS, MORE FUN WITH THE CLASSIC MARSHMALLOW TREAT

The classic, yellow sugar-coated marshmallow Peep is ubiquitous at Easter, and for good reason - they are a classic treat loved by...

 
 
 

BERKS JAZZ FEST'S 29TH YEAR TO PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN MUSIC GREATS, MORE: ITS 15 BEST SHOWS

Since Berks Jazz Fest started bringing its array of jazz, blues and other artists to the Reading area for a 10-day musical run in 1990,...

NEW WHITEHALL RESIDENTS: COYOTES MAKING A HOME IN THE TOWNSHIP

The sightings have been piling up: coyotes are encroaching on Whitehall Township. Mayor Michael Harakal Jr. said multiple residents...

 
 
 

ROAD WARRIOR: WHAT WILL NEW YORK'S CONGESTION TAX MEAN FOR LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUTERS?

With its Metropolitan Transportation Authority facing $15 billion of debt service payments, New York passed the nation's first congestion...

BETHLEHEM MAN CONVICTED IN FEDERAL COURT OF DRUG DEALING

A man was convicted Monday in a federal case involving the distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana in...

 
 
 

SLATINGTON MAN CHARGED WITH DUI IN NORTH WHITEHALL CRASH INJURING FOUR

A Slatington man was arraigned Monday on charges of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and causing a crash injuring four...

WHITEHALL OFFICIALS COMMEMORATE COLONIAL-ERA FORT IN EFFORT TO PROTECT ITS LEGACY

Just south of the Sheetz gas station off MacArthur Road, buried beneath about 4 feet of soil and rocky fill, likely lie the remnants...

 
 
 

MARINE PILOT FROM MONTGOMENRY COUNTY AMONG TWO KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH IN ARIZONA

The names of two Marine pilots who died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona were released Monday...

DOG DISPUTE BETWEEN NORTHAMPTON NEIGHBORS LEADS TO HOMICIDE RULING 13 YEARS LATER

Jennifer Strohl had just gotten home from work when she saw her neighbor creeping into her yard. She had little time to wonder why...

 
 
 

JOHN FETTERMAN HEADED TO ALLENTOWN IN POT LEGALIZATION LISTENING TOUR

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who is nearly halfway through a listening tour of the state's 67 counties on marijuana legalization, is coming...

CATASAUQUA MAN BEAT GIRLFRIEND WITH FIREPLACE POKER, POLICE SAY

Catasauqua police say a 50-year-old man used a fireplace poker to brutally beat his girlfriend Sunday morning in her Railroad Street...

 
 
 

IN A FIRST, ELECTRIC CARS OUTSELL FOSSIL FUEL-POWERED ONES IN NORWAY

In a symbolic first, electric cars outsold fossil fuel-powered ones in Norway last month. Christina Bu, the Norwegian Electric Vehicle...

61-YEAR-OLD WOMAN SERVES AS SURROGATE MOTHER FOR HER SON, HIS HUSBAND

A 61-year-old Nebraska woman who served as a surrogate mother for her son and his husband has given birth to a baby girl. Matthew Eledge...

 
 
 

SMOKING AGE GOING UP IN NEW YORK STATE, FROM 18 TO 21

New York is poised to become the latest state to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21....

NIPSEY HUSSLE SHOOTING: POLICE FOCUSING ON SUSPECT KNOWN TO SLAIN RAPPER, SOURCE SAYS

Police believe they know who gunned down Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle, a law enforcement source told the Daily News on Monday....

 
 
 

ROAD WARRIOR: WHAT WILL NEW YORK'S CONGESTION TAX MEAN FOR LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUTERS?

With its Metropolitan Transportation Authority facing $15 billion of debt service payments, New York passed the nation's first congestion...

THE BIZARRE STORY OF THE L.A. DAD WHO EXPOSED THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL

Morrie Tobin was in Boston to cut the deal of his life. It was early April last year. A few weeks before, federal agents had descended...

 
 
 

CONNECTICUT WOMAN SAYS THEN-VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TOUCHED HER INAPPROPRIATELY AT A GREENWICH FUNDRAISER IN 2009

A Connecticut woman says Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her during a 2009 political fundraiser in Greenwich...

KEY FINDINGS FROM THE STATE REPORT ON GRACE PACKER'S DEATH

A state report released Monday details suggested changes to child welfare agencies after the 2016 rape and murder of Grace Packer ,...

 
 
 



Man accused of burying his 97-year-old mother, taking her Social Security...

Man accused of burying his 97-year-old mother, taking her Social Security, VA benefits

Months after she was last seen in December, authorities were called April 5 to the home. Read more ...

Micro cameras found in women's bathroom, Veterans Affairs employee accused...

Micro cameras found in women's bathroom, Veterans Affairs employee accused of recording people, court docs say

Women reported finding micro cameras in stalls underneath toilets in a bathroom. Read more ...

Authorities: 5-month-old girl in Florida dies after being left in hot day...

Authorities: 5-month-old girl in Florida dies after being left in hot day care van for hours

The girl's mother reportedly found her daughter in the van after she called the facility and they said they didn't know she was there. Read more ...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, accused of assault and battery, facing arraignment

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, accused of assault and battery, facing arraignment

The accuser, who filed a lawsuit against the celebrity chef last year, accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her inside the restaurant. Read more ...

Fugitive says he'll surrender if enough people ‘like' his wanted poster on...

Fugitive says he'll surrender if enough people ‘like' his wanted poster on Facebook

“I wanted to give them a little incentive for all the hard work they put in to catch me,” the 29-year-old said. Read more ...

Violent Tornadoes Cause Catastrophic Damage In Missouri, Killing At Least 3

Violent Tornadoes Cause Catastrophic Damage In Missouri, Killing At Least 3

Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday. Read more ...

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill? Not During The Trump Administration

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill? Not During The Trump Administration

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ruled out any changes to the U.S. currency imagery before 2028. Read more ...

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing money from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing money from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, is charged with ripping... Read more ...

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party claims re-election victory

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party claims re-election victory

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count. Read more ...

No ceasefire in Libya for now, Haftar tells Macron

No ceasefire in Libya for now, Haftar tells Macron

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