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An Allentown man accused of cheating at a poker game at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem asked casino security to give him a break, court records say.
The minimum wage has stood at $7.25 since 2009, so across the country Thursday, protesters advocated for an increase to $15 per hour.
A 50-year-old Allentown woman stabbed her boyfriend in the arm with a fork early Wednesday afternoon at a homeless camp in woods behind the Kmart on the city's South Side.
A man who's wanted in connection with a fatal shooting outside a strip club in Allentown has been returned to Lehigh County.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ Even before Colton Dixon placed seventh on the 2012 season of "American Idol," when judges saw the rocker with the skunk-striped hair as a threat to eventual winner Phillip Phillips, Dixon says he wanted to sing Christian music.
Final action on the $113.8-million general fund budget was in stark contrast to the early November City Council meeting, where Mayor Ed Pawlowski did a Power Point presentation to formally introduce his administration's proposed budget, which is nearly an inch-and-a-half thick.
Internet safety and cyber bullying are serious issues facing today's teenagers. Cell phones, computers, and countless social media sites can mean trouble for teens.
The leader of the Lehigh Valley Health Network laid out an ambitious, interlocking five-point plan that he believes will both improve care and cut costs.
Dr. Ronald Swinfard, president and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network, says the network plans to open a health center outside of Bangor in February.
Author Barbara Crooker will have a book signing and poetry reading at 1 p.m. Saturday at Parkland Community Library.
In 2011, Highmark launched a $2.4 million workforce initiative. It handed out cash grants to 31 non-profit organizations across the state, including four in the Lehigh Valley, to help unemployed and under-employed residents.
A delivery man for Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant, located at 501 N. Seventh Street, was robbed of his cell phone, food and cash, by two masked men in the 600 block of Fair Street, police said.
The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. in a wooded area behind the K-Mart store at 1502 S. Fourth St. in Allentown, The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was checked out by EMS; the woman was taken into custody, but police have not said whether charges were filed.
The alleged gunman in a shooting death near an Allentown strip club is heading back to the Lehigh Valley to face charges.