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ONE PERSON SHOT AT TROUT CREEK PARK SATURDAY

A person was shot at Trout Creek Park in Allentown Saturday afternoon and taken to a hospital.

QUAKERTOWN FARMERS MARKET WELCOMES FIVE NEW VENDORS, INCLUDING AN EATERY, MUSIC STORE AND JEWELRY SHOP

Quakertown Farmers Market recently welcomed five new vendors, including an eatery, music store and jewelry shop.

 
 
 

15-YEAR-OLD CHARGED IN SCRANTON HOMICIDE

Authorities in Scranton Pennsylvania say a 15-year-old has been arrested and three other teens are sought in the slaying of a woman...

ONE PERSON DEAD AFTER HEAD-ON CRASH INVOLVING AN AMBULANCE ON ROUTE 33 IN BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP

One person has died after a head-on collision involving an ambulance on Route 33 South early Saturday morning in Bethlehem Township.

 
 
 

BEER REVIEW: FEGLEY'S BREW WORKS' WILLIAM ALLEN ALE IS LIKE REUNITING WITH AN OLD FRIEND

William Allen Ale is currently available on tap and to go at the Allentown and Bethlehem taprooms. This celebrated American IPA recipe...

ARE PA. CORONAVIRUS CASES RISING? HERE ARE THE KEY NUMBERS TO WATCH AS REOPENING CONTINUES

As Pennsylvania continues to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are the latest COVID-19 case numbers and other data.

 
 
 

PENNSYLVANIA MAN DIES IN JERSEY SHORE BODY-SURFING ACCIDENT

A Pennsylvania man has died after hitting his head while body surfing at a New Jersey beach

UP TO 200,000 MAIL-IN BALLOTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CAST IN LEHIGH VALLEY IN NOVEMBER: WILL ELECTIONS OFFICIALS BE PREPARED?

With the primary results certified, Lehigh Valley election officials and political parties are grappling with how to adjust for the...

 
 
 

PEN ARGYL MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE IN FIERY TRIPLE-FATAL 2018 CRASH IN STROUD TOWNSHIP

A Pen Argyl man is facing homicide charges after an investigation into a 2018 triple-fatal crash in Stroud Township found he had been...

READ: ALLENTOWN POLICE USE-OF-FORCE POLICY

Read the Allentown Police Department's use of force policy, which the city has released following calls for police reform and community...

 
 
 

ALLENTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT RELEASES FULL USE-OF-FORCE POLICY

The Allentown Police Department on Thursday afternoon released its complete use-of-force policy amid nationwide calls for police reform...

PENNSYLVANIA SAYS ANYONE RETURNING FROM STATES WITH COVID-19 SPIKES SHOULD QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's administration Thursday announced that anyone returning from states with spikes in COVID-19 cases should...

 
 
 

MAN CHARGED WITH MAKING THREATS, PULLING GUN ON TROOPER DURING VICE INVESTIGATION

A 52-year-old man threatened a state trooper who was in the middle of a a vice operation in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, on Tuesday...

FOOD AND SHELTER COST MORE LAST YEAR IN LEHIGH VALLEY, BUT WHAT WILL 2020 BRING?

Food and housing prices helped push consumer prices up last year in the Lehigh Valley, according to local economist Kamran Afshar

 
 
 

HUNDREDS OF LEHIGH VALLEY PARENTS STILL CITED FOR KIDS' TRUANCY, THOUGH FEWER UNDER NEW LAW

Hundreds of Lehigh Valley parents, especially in the Allentown School District, are suject to tickets and possible jail time for their...

ALLENTOWN, PENN STATE COMMUNITY MOURNS “GENTLE GIANT” WHO DIED FROM COVID AT 21

Juan "Juancito" Garcia, the first known Penn State student to die from the disease caused by the coronavirus, felt ill while in State...

 
 
 

PENNSYLVANIA MASK GUIDE: WHEN SHOULD YOU WEAR ONE OUTSIDE UNDER STATE'S LATEST ORDER?

Have questions about the latest Pennsylvania order requiring you to wear a mask in public places? Here are some answers.

THE GREATEST 5 LEHIGH VALLEY GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF ALL TIME: LET THE DEBATE BEGIN

The greatest 5 Lehigh Valley girls basketball players of all time, led by the incomparable Michelle Marciniak.

 
 
 

TALEN ENERGY-OWNED POWER PLANTS HIT WITH THIRD BANKRUPTCY SINCE 2014. LEHIGH VALLEY COMPANY SAYS NO CHANGES SEEN TO LOCAL OPERATIONS

Talen Energy, which has Lehigh Valley operations, says two of its power plants, one in upstate New York, the other in central Massachusetts,...

EASTON PUBLIC MARKET'S FIELDSTONE COFFEE ROASTERS CLOSES

Fieldstone Roasters has closed its Easton Public Market location.

 
 
 



Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...