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  1. Brad Osborne elected chairman of Lehigh County commissioners for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Vic Mazziotti, is the new vice chairman of Lehigh County commissioners and Brad Osborne, right, is the new chairman Osborne will take the seat of Lisa Scheller, who has served two years as chairwoman of the nine-member board. Both Osborne and Mazziotti will have to win re-election later this year if they intend to remain on the board beyond 2015.

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  2. New Jersey trucker held in fiery crash that killed 3 on Interstate 78 in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WFMZ

    The driver of a tractor trailer has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly causing a crash that killed three people on Interstate 78. Espinvera, 56, of Belleville, New Jersey, was driving his truck east on I-78 in Greenwich Township on May 12 when he failed to slow down for traffic that was stopped because of construction, striking several other vehicles in front of him. Three people died in the wreck and several others were injured.

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  3. How can you get fit in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WFMZ

    Are you one of the millions of people who made a New Years resolution to get fit in 2015? The beginning of January is when people begin hitting the gym hard to work off all of those extra desserts eaten over the past few months. " I would say everyone gets about about 20-30% more people in the gyms now," said Rodney Guignet, owner, of Hammer Training and Fitness in Allentown.

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  4. Traditional Pennsylvania Dutch meal brings good luck for the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WFMZ

    Pork and sauerkraut: some people had that Thursday night. Some people were eating it for good luck and some have other reasons.

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  5. Allentown police: Armed robber used bogus Internet ads to lure victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | WFMZ

    An alleged armed robber who used bogus Internet ads to lure his victims is now in custody, Allentown police said. Noel Bautista, 19, is facing a slew of charges for allegedly posting phony Internet ads to meet people he set up for armed robberies at gunpoint.

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  6. Wintry weather creates traffic mess in Lower Mount Bethel Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | WFMZ

    Wray was just one of many residents stopped Saturday in Lower Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, near Uhler and Richmond roads as crews worked on cleaning up accidents nearby. Currently there is no word on the details of the road closure, but multiple vehicles were having trouble finding traction on slippery roads in that area on Saturday.

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  7. Saturday morning fire sweeps through Allentown homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | WFMZ

    The fire broke out around 6:30 at a twin home on South 5th Street directly across from Good Shepherd Rehabilitation. 1 comment

  8. Critiquing Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett's time in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WFMZ

    He's led the state for four years, but in just 18 days, Gov. Tom Corbett's term will be finished, so is Pennsylvania a better place, worse, or about the same? Dealing with a looming budget deficit, raising taxes and being the first governor to lose a re-election bid since two terms were allowed will be part of the governor's legacy, but one political science professor said he feels education cuts were an issue Corbett couldn't bounce back from. It's no secret that Corbett took over in Harrisburg during a time when the commonwealth was in the read. 2 comments

  9. Cop injured by man violently resisting arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WFMZ

    Thirty-year-old Jonathan Deluna-Delgado of Allentown injured a city police officer as he violently resisted arrest late Thursday afternoon. At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, a city police officer observed suspicious activity outside the Jabber Jaws bar and rooming house at 1327 Chew St., which police say is a location known for drug activity. 1 comment

  10. Allentown police grab strong-arm robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WFMZ

    When the thief threatened to shoot him, a robbery victim ran and called police, leading to the prompt arrest of 21-year-old Javier Alberto Rivera of Allentown.

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  11. Dozens take the plunge on a frigid New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    If it wasn't cold enough for you on New Year's Day, how about adding a level of difficulty with a dip in the Delaware? Dozens of people in our area got the 2015 off to an exhilarating start by taking a dip in the frigid water. Folks from ages 4 to 80 took the Polar Plunge at Trout Creek near Harrison Street in Allentown Thursday morning.

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  12. Red Cross helps family after fire displaces 4 in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WFMZ

    A family of four is out of their home on New Year's Day after a fire damaged their house in Allentown.

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  13. Red Cross helps family after fire displaces 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WFMZ

    A family of four is out of their home on New Year's Day after a fire damaged their Allentown house.

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  14. Most Memorable 2014: Burger King BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WFMZ

    This week WFMZ is looking back at some of the 69 News reporters' most memorable stories of 2014. Meghan Packer caught up with Katheryn Deprill, the South Whitehall Township woman who became known as the "Burger King Baby," and Deprill's birth mother, Cathy Pochek.

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  15. Teen leads police on high-speed chase in stolen dump truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    An 18-year-old Allentown man is facing multiple charges after he stole a dump truck on Dec. 29 and led police on a high-speed chase along Rt 78. According to court documents, Karl Gustav Wolfram, of the 1100 block of Lightenwalner Ave. allegedly stole the dump truck, which was parked on the 600 block of Cherokee Street in Bethlehem, at approximately 12:39 pm. The truck's owner, Roger Marth, was in the rear bed at the time and attempted to climb into the cab and stop Wolfram, according to court documents.

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  16. Local tradition sends pork and sauerkraut sales soaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WFMZ

    It is a Pennsylvania Dutch tradition to eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day. That's why hundreds of shoppers have been flocking to Johnny's Fresh Meats in Allentown, in preparation for the holiday.

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  17. Allentown woman arrested for breaking baby's bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WFMZ

    A 23-year-old Allentown woman has been arrested after breaking the leg and ribs of a two-month-old boy. She injured the baby by punching and squeezing him, as well as throwing him down in his crib, according to court documents.

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  18. Study: Gap between Pennsylvania's richest, poorest schools growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    How much is your child's education worth? The gap between Pennsylvania's richest and poorest schools is growing, according to the results of a new study, which focused on what the districts spend to educate children. "Our public schools do important work, and part of that work must include setting an example," Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said in 2011.

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  19. "Gamer-Changer" in Pa. liquor lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WFMZ

    "The license we're applying for is called a transportation-for-hire license which will allow our stores to sell up to two six packs of beer, 16 oz beer, with any delivery that goes out," Controller Ken Carpenetti of the Big Woody's in Allentown said. The opinion states that so long as the sale of beer is made on the premises of the business, the delivery is legal.

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  20. Coroner's office: Help needed in locating next of kin for William BleierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Coroner's office needs your help in searching for the next of kin for 55-year-old William Bleier, an Allentown man found dead in his home. Deputy Coroner, Jason Nicholas pronounced Bleier dead on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 at his 1414 East Susquehanna Street residence in Allentown.

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