Sunday Sep 14
Interstate 78 rollover crash leaves Allentown man severely injured
An Allentown man was cited after he flipped over his Jeep on Interstate 78, severely injuring a passenger, according to state police. Police said Daniel A. Krasley, 26, was speeding at 7:29 p.m. Friday when he flipped his Jeep Grand Cherokee at mile marker 64.6 in Lower Saucon Township .
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Lehigh man given jail term for DUI,...
A Lehigh County man, who led police on a foot chase through backyards in Jim Thorpe, was sentenced to a county prison term on Friday after pleading guilty to a drug count and drunken driving charges. David Allen Poniktera Jr., 22, of Fountain Hill, was sentenced by Judge Steven R. Serfass to a total of three months and three days to 18 months in prison followed by 24 months on probation.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Bethlehem police horse struck by pickup truck; officer and mount...
A mounted Bethlehem police officer and his horse George were struck by a vehicle at 6:42 Wednesday evening near High and North streets, city police Chief Mark DiLuzio said this morning in a news release. Officer Michael Leaser suffered injuries to his right leg and back, after making sure George was being cared for, was taken to St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill, DiLuzio said.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Morning Call
Police: Woman crashes van in Bethlehem Twp., steals car, crashes again and again
A woman was injured Wednesday morning when she crashed a car into a utility pole on Route 191 near Santee Mill Road in Bethlehem. Police said the woman stole the car 15 minutes earlier from a motorist who stopped to help her when she crashed in a van at Route 22 and 33 in Bethlehem Township.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Easton shooting victim woke to bang, gunshot wound to face, court papers say
Michael Rivera woke from a nap to the deafening sound of a gunshot and the searing pain of a bullet wound to his face, according to court documents.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Car nearly hits house in Fountain Hill
In Lehigh County Friday, a car went off the road and ended up nearly plowing into a house.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Lehigh County towns receive Bethlehem casino revenue
Coopersburg , Fountain Hill , and the townships of Salisbury and Upper Saucon are the recipients of $412,288 from slot and table game funds.
British Mormon father-of-six who moved to U.S. for dream job dies...
British Mormon father-of-six who moved to U.S. for dream job dies from severe allergic reaction to BEE sting despite always carrying his EpiPen A British mormon father-of-six has been killed by a bee sting despite always carrying an EpiPen with him in the knowledge that he was severely allergic.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Allentown man killed in head-on crash in Bucks County
A 25-year-old Allentown man was killed and two other people were seriously injured Saturday after a head-on wreck in upper Bucks County.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Morning Call
Will damaged wildflowers recover in natural burial grounds?
Coneflowers, a favorite plant in many meadow gardens, is very hardy and easily recovers from accidental uprooting if gently reburied in the soil.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Allentown school administrator facing termination getting unfair hearing, attorney says
Jose Rosado, Allentown's director of alternative education, claims the district is trying to oust him for speaking out against unfair practices.