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Repeat drunken driver heads to state prison for crashing into SUV carrying pregnant woman, kids
An Allentown man who crashed into an SUV carrying a pregnant woman and two children had was sentenced to state prison today.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The end of county homes?
Decades ago, before the federal government provided Medicaid and Medicare, counties had their own nursing homes to care for impoverished senior citizens.
Investigators look into deaths of couple's 3 other children
Investigators are looking into the deaths of three other children of a couple going to trial for allegedly letting their daughter's teeth badly rot.
Police: Night of drinking leads to assault, DUI
According to police, the incident happened around 1 a.m. July 24 as Kelly Davis and Ralph Davis, both of Kempton, were on their way home from drinking at the Lynnville Hotel, located at 8148 Bausch Rd. in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County.
Court orders St. Luke's to turn over records, allow depositions in suit over Cullen claims
Easton attorney John R. Vivian won a round Monday in his fight to defend himself from St. Luke's University Hospital's claim that he fabricated wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuits related to killer nurse Charles Cullen.
What's with the big white cross? 'Cross guy' travels...
Patrick Cline, of Allentown, says he has toted his large white cross around the Lehigh Valley to spread the message of Jesus and Cline's own ministry.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Warrant issued in Allentown stabbing
The Lehigh County D.A.'s office and Allentown Police have identified who they are looking for in connection with a weekend stabbing which left one person injured.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Man leaves voicemails threatening to kill ex-girlfriend, Bethlehem police say
A Lehigh County man is accused of leaving nine threatening voicemail messages over two hours on his ex-girlfriend's cellphone.
Victim ID'd in Ritz Barbecue crash
Officials have identified the woman who was killed when she was hit outside a popular restaurant near the Allentown Fairgrounds.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
69 News Week In Review
It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Man who pointed gun in road rage charged, Upper Macungie police said
Police said they have charged a man accused of pointing a handgun during a road incident in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Covered bridge reopens in South Whitehall
The 173-year-old bridge, which is owned by Lehigh County, was closed as a precaution after a fuel truck exceeding its posted weight limit went over it on July 25. The bridge reopened earlier this month, after a July 30 inspection by PennDOT engineers determined it had received no significant structural damage, reported Richard Molchany, Lehigh ... (more)
Four charged with DUI placed in Carbon...
Four people charged with driving under the influence were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program for first-time offenders on Thursday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Men in burglary ring steal more than $51,000 worth of cellphones, police say
Allentown police dogs search Wednesday morning in the neighborhood around the Congress Apartments complex at Nelson and Pennsylvania streets.
Man threatens to drop toddler from top of Bethlehem casino parking garage -
A 40-year-old Lehigh County man was arrested Tuesday at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem after he drove to the top of the 7-level parking garage and allegedly threatened to kill a 3-year-old boy and himself.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Lehigh Commissioners approve Cedarbrook food and commercial workers contract
The Lehigh County Commissioners Wednesday evening unanimously voted to approve a new union workers' contract for Cedarbrook Nursing Home employees that will remain in effect through 2016.
Documentary about murdered Allentown woman seeks funding
A local filmmaker is trying to raise money to finish a documentary highlighting the murder of a Lehigh County woman.
Toddler dies after being hit by car in Lehigh County
A 21-month-old toddler died after being hit by a vehicle in front of her home Wednesday in Lehigh County.
Toddler Struck, Killed by Car in Lehigh County
Police say 21-month-old Farrah Munoz was on the 4200 block of Mountain Road in Washington Township around 3:36 p.m. on Wednesday when she was struck by a car passing by.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Four LV companies win state financing
The four projects include a total investment of more than $23 million, which is the largest volume of PIDA-approved projects ever in a 30-day period for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation , which worked closely with the four companies to get the financial assistance.