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6 hrs ago | The Morning Call
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8 hrs ago | Pocono Record
A teenager testified Friday to being raped in an Allentown motel room last year after passing out at a party to celebrate her friend's birthday.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
A 23-year-old Slatington man was killed Friday night when the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee he was driving went off Route 329 in North Whitehall Township, crashed into a tree, overturned and came to rest on its roof, police said.
The City of Bethlehem and RETTEW Associates Inc. are pleased to announce a $1.25 million grant from the PennWorks program for the city's upgrades to its wastewater treatment plant.
A young man who confessed to sexually assaulting several teenage girls in South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships --one of the incidents was on New Year's Day of 2011 -- pleaded guilty this week in Lehigh County Court.
Residents in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County will be paying township property taxes for the first time in 12 years.
Police said two elderly Lehigh County residents were victims of a burglary after a visit from a man posing as a utility worker.
A 21-year-old man who was at large for seven months was brought back to Lehigh County Thursday to face charges of shooting and killing a 21-year-old man as he walked past a strip club on the border between Bethlehem and Allentown.
Police in Lehigh County are asking for help in tracking down a bank robber. Upper Macungie Township Police say a man has hit at least two banks in the area recently.
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.
The South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners voted to approve a motion that reaches an agreement involving a composting facility during Wednesday night's meeting.
Ulysses Rodriguez will not challenge his extradition from New York, according to the Lehigh County district attorney's office.
An Allentown man admitted to having sex with four underage girls and now faces the possibility of 20 years in prison.
Michael Ferriello, 33, of Kresgeville, fatally shot himself when police confronted him on a street corner Monday morning in Catasauqua, Lehigh County, said Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish.