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  1. Coroner looks for deceased Allentown man's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WFMZ

    According to coroner Scott Grim, 60-year-old Gary R. Munson of the 1300 block of West Chew St., in Allentown, died Tuesday afternoon at his home. 1 comment

  2. Allentown man to spend decades behind bars for fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WFMZ

    Prosecutors said in November 2013, he fatally stabbed 39-year-old Robert Brandon during an argument on South 11th Street in Allentown.

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  3. ANIZDA subcommittee recommends tougher guidelines for downtown projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WFMZ

    At its meeting Tuesday, ANIZDA's Project Review Committee voted to recommend to the full board that it should receive more in-depth financial details from developers while projects are in the "qualification stage." The committee also voted to propose the creation of a design review committee to ensure proposed projects conform to the zone's planning and zoning requirements as well as its neighborhood historical and materials requirements. 1 comment

  4. Wolf seeks billions in higher taxes for schools, tax revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes. In an address to a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday morning, the new governor is proposing raising the sales tax for the first time in nearly 50 years, to 6.6 percent from the current 6 percent. 8 comments

  5. Sunday snow, ice create difficult travel conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The snow came down hard for a good part of the day on Sunday, creating difficult and dangerous conditions on the roads. Cars were slipping and sliding on the snow covered pavement.

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  6. Izamiento de la bandera dominicana en la alcadia de FiladelfiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    El sabado, 28 de febrero, se izara la bandera dominicana a la 1 p.m. en la alcaldia de Allentown. The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies.

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  7. History's Headlines: South Allentown: from farms to industry to suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WFMZ

    Sometime in the 18th century, William Allen and Joseph Turner, two business partners in the Philadelphia merchant firm of Allen & Turner, got tired of the risks they were running with pirates and privateers on the high seas and decided to invest their money in land. A good chunk of that land, many thousands of acres, was in the Lehigh Valley, and a small portion of that was what was to become Allentown.

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  8. Lee Laubach Jr. sworn in as interim Allentown fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WFMZ

    The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 2 comments

  9. Man faces drug, child endangerment charges after police raid filthy homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police said they found two young children and drugs in a filthy Allentown home they searched and a 20-year-old man is facing charges. According to court documents, police executed a search warrant around 5:20 p.m. on February 13 at an apartment in the 900 block of N. 7th Street. 1 comment

  10. Mom who left child in cold car speaks out onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    An Allentown woman accused of leaving her young child in a freezing car took to Facebook to defend herself. Mirella Rodriguez is not the only one who said she is a great mom.

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  11. JSM Business Services ordered to pay fine for pregnancy discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ordered JSM Business Services, of Allentown, to pay more than $5,636 to former employee Heather Katelyn Romig, of Orefield, for discriminating against her because of her pregnancy. The order took effect Feb. 24. A discrimination complaint was filed alleging that JSM Business Services, owner of the Auntie Anne's Pretzels in the Trexlertown Walmart, fired her because she was pregnant.

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  12. Lehigh County Authority chair not reappointed by commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    The 76-year-old Hughes has served 10 years on the board, including at least five years as its chairman. A few commissioners who voted against Hughes said they did so because he previously told them he might not be interested in serving his full five-year term if reappointed. 1 comment

  13. Cleveland Elementary students go back to school FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    School officials unveiled plans Wednesday to begin to bus students of the fire-damaged Cleveland Elementary School to other schools starting Friday morning. Under the plan, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students would attend class at Mosser Elementary School, while the 4th and 5th graders would attend Roosevelt Elementary School.

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  14. Cleveland Elementary School students return to school FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    First at 10... The parents of some Allentown elementary students are learning what happens next... after a fire shut down their children's school.>> rob vaughn: The district says Cleveland Elementary students will go back to school Friday...just not their school. >> wendy davis: WFMZ's Meghan Packer joins us now with more on what is no doubt..

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  15. Allentown woman sentenced for the murder of her grandfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    It was judgment day on Wednesday for an Allentown woman who was convicted of killing her own grandfather. Chene Mejias was sentenced to 11-30 years in prison for murdering 65-year-old Wilson Mejias.

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  16. Police: Mom leaves baby in cold car during haircutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    An Allentown mother is facing charges after police say she left her 1-year-old daughter in a freezing car while her son got a haircut. Police said they were flagged down in the 800 block of St. John Street at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday for a child left unattended in a minivan.

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  17. No classes for kids at Cleveland Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    No classes tomorrow at an elementary school in Allentown that was hit by fire this morning. >> rob: The kids weren't there yet -- they were ok.

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  18. Police chief: Catasauqua officer released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Catasauqua, Lehigh County, police officer who was stabbed while trying to arrest a man accused of stabbing a woman early Monday morning has been released from the hospital. The officer left the hospital Tuesday afternoon, according to Catasauqua police Chief Douglas Kish.

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  19. Fire cancels classes at Cleveland Elementary in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    The fire marshal told a 69News crew at the scene that th fire was reported in a second floor room at the school and there is significant damage.

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  20. Fire breaks out in walls of Allentown homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    Fire broke out inside the walls of a home in Allentown early Tuesday. It happened before a.m. in the 1500 block of Chew Street and went to two alarms before crews extinguished it.

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