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EARLY GLITCH LEADS TO DELAYS AT MAJOR U.S. AIRLINES; AIRPORTS INCLUDING CHICAGO, NYC, MIAMI, BOSTON AFFECTED

A technical glitch at an outside aviation company led to delays at major U.S. airlines. The tech problem was resolved quickly, but...

MICHIGAN STATE'S DRAMATIC 68-67 WIN OVER DUKE BOOSTS TV RATINGS FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

Michigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final...

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

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...

 
 
 

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....

 
 
 

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 ,...

BLACK FOREST DELI'S PIEROGIEFEST RETURNS WITH 10 FLAVORS, INCLUDING BLUEBERRY AND BEEF STROGANOFF

Dig into doughy, homemade treats at Black Forest Deli & Catering's annual PierogieFest. The Bethlehem deli's event, which kicked off...

 
 
 

REPORT ON CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES AFTER RAPE AND MURDER OF GRACE PACKER RECOMMENDS CHANGES

A report issued Monday details changes to child welfare agencies after the 2016 rape and murder of Grace Packer, who endured years...

ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX REVOLUTIONS CLOSES IN LOWER SAUCON

A Lower Saucon Township entertainment complex closed this weekend after six years of business. Revolutions at Saucon Valley, a 40,000-square-foot...

 
 
 



President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

He said his administration will begin the search for another site immediately. Read more ...

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

Nestor was downgraded from its tropical storm status but not before bringing havoc that included a middle school roof being shredded. Read more ...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5 lottery ticket

The worker made about $6,000 a month with the U.S. Postal Service. Read more ...

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to ask the European Union for an extension to the Brexit process until the end of January. Read more ...

Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

HOUSTON - Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever. Read more ...

Cheika out as Australia coach after Rugby World Cup exit

Cheika out as Australia coach after Rugby World Cup exit

OITA, Japan - Michael Cheika's tenure as Australia rugby coach is over. Read more ...

Vegas high roller: Russian quad-jumping sensation Shcherbakova steals show...

Vegas high roller: Russian quad-jumping sensation Shcherbakova steals show at 2019 Skate America in Las Vegas

Russian quad-jumping prodigy Anna Shcherbakova made a brilliant comeback at the season-opening Grand Prix event in Las Vegas, rising from fourth place to win the women's event... Read more ...

Man Utd preparing for new multibillion-dollar takeover bid from Saudi crown...

Man Utd preparing for new multibillion-dollar takeover bid from Saudi crown prince - reports

English football giants Manchester United are expecting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to step up his efforts to buy the club after having a previous bid of almost $4... Read more ...

India says 2 soldiers & 1 civilian killed in Pakistani attack on Kashmir...

India says 2 soldiers & 1 civilian killed in Pakistani attack on Kashmir border post

The Indian military has accused Pakistan of a ceasefire violation in Kashmir that killed two of its soldiers and left one civilian dead. Islamabad says India killed six... Read more ...

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

TORONTO - Mitch Marner scored at 3:54 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Read more ...