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Yesterday | WFMZ

Authorities: Inexperienced hikers should not attempt Glen Onoko Falls

Rescue crews snapped into action Monday afternoon at a popular hiking spot in Carbon County.

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Related Topix: Carbon County, PA, Catasauqua, PA, Jim Thorpe, PA

Monday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Sinkhole opens up at shopping center entrance in Whitehall Twp.

Drivers on a busy road in Lehigh County are being diverted away from the entrance to a shopping center because of a sinkhole.

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Related Topix: Whitehall, PA

Monday | WFMZ

Man fatally shot in car ID'd; coroner seeks kin

A man found fatally shot in his car Sunday afternoon has been identified, and officials are looking for his family.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA

Monday | WFMZ

Bethlehem residents reenact Palm Sunday march

On Sunday morning, some residents in Lehigh County reenacted a Biblical scene from thousands of years ago.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

Berks County Man Charged In Craigslist Murder

Police charged a Berks County man with homicide and other offenses in the April 8th 2014 fatal shooting of an Allentown man.

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Related Topix: Berks County, PA, Allentown, PA, Reading, PA

The Morning Call

Valley's first sweetFrog closes, but another one in works

After less than a year of business, the Lehigh Valley's first sweetFrog closed its doors about two weeks ago in South Whitehall Township.

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Related Topix: Emmaus, PA, Entertainment

NJ.com

Lower Nazareth Township taps expert to study pulling out of Colonial Regional police force

Lower Nazareth Township has hired a consultant to examine a study of pulling out of the Colonial Regional police force.

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Related Topix: Kutztown, PA, Northampton County, PA, Macungie, PA, Allentown, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NJ.com

Allentown man ejected from school board meeting during spoken word poetry protest - VIDEO

Dejour Scott, 24, is thrown out of an Allentown School Board meeting as he recites a spoken word poem regarding the district's dropout rates.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Arts, Poetry, Education Etc., Bethlehem, PA, Chester County, PA

NJ.com

Man fired from Lehigh County job attacks co-worker's car, police say

An Allentown man fired from a Lehigh County warehouse had to be escorted out of the building and then attacked a co-worker's car with a knife, police said.

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NJ.com

Allentown businessman shot in neck in killing, prosecution will...

Police said Ervin exchanged calls and text messages with Tyrell Young about meeting to look over the 2003 BMW series 745 for sale.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Allentown, PA, Northampton County, PA

Philadelphia Gay News

Rep. to introduce first-ever divorce equality bill

A Lehigh County state lawmaker plans to introduce the state's first piece of legislation to grant same-sex couples the right to divorce in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFMZ

Lehigh County hears Cedarbrook assessment report

The Lehigh County oversight committee for the Cedarbrook nursing homes was presented with a financial study of the increasingly taxing facilities at a meeting this Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Fountain Hill, PA, Medicine, Nursing

WFMZ

Police: Suspect found dangling from tree along cliff in Lehigh County

Upper Macungie police say a man who fled from officers had to be rescued after being found dangling from a tree along a cliff.

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Related Topix: Macungie, PA, Freemansburg, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Lower Macungie Planning Commission endorses Hamilton Crossings

Planners said the time has come to approve a development plan for the long-debated Hamilton Crossings shopping center in Lehigh County.

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Related Topix: Macungie, PA

WFMZ

'Person of interest' in apparent homicide in Allentown nabbed in Reading

The man, whose name is not being released, is described by Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin as a "person of interest" in the shooting of a man found dead inside a trailer behind his business in the 600 block of Nelson Street in Allentown.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WFMZ

Water drainage problem frustrates North Whitehall resident

Shady Lane resident, Dan Linchuk, is frustrated with a nagging water drainage problem and his perceived lack of action by the North Whitehall Township Supervisors.

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Related Topix: Whitehall, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Berks Co - I-78 Paving in Maxatawny & Greenwich Twps

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced work will begin April 7 to rehabilitate Interstate 78 between exit 35 and the Lehigh County line in Greenwich and Maxatawny townships, Berks County.

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Related Topix: Maxatawny, PA, Berks County, PA

Law.com

Cases Transferred Between Firms Not Assets Under UFTA

In a case of first impression, a Lehigh County trial judge has ruled that billable hour and contingency fee matters transferred from one firm to another are not "assets" under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.

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Related Topix: Transfer, PA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Week one fishing report

Winter just won't loosen its grip on us. Saturday's cold wind made conditions, especially casting conditions, a real effort in futility.

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Related Topix: Orefield, PA, Bethlehem, PA

The Morning Call

Scene: Polynesian enchantment at DeSales University

Will Neuert, associate professor in the division of performing arts at DeSales, created the decorations for the event and was assisted by DeSales students as assistant designers - juniors Karyn Bohli and Allison Newhard and seniors Allison Foster, Adam Curry and Justin Haugh.

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Related Topix: DeSales University, Lafayette College

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