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  1. US Sen. Casey wants all children to get a 'head start'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WFMZ

    U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Friday that it's in everyone's best interest to invest in early-childhood education. Casey visited Community Services for Children in Allentown to promote Head Start programs.

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  2. Patricia Hendricks dies from accident injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A 49-year-old Whitehall Township woman died Friday from injuries she received in a Saturday morning traffic accident in Allentown. At 11 a.m. Saturday.

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  3. Former Allentown cop faces second lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WFMZ

    A former Allentown police officer facing assault charges is now also facing a second lawsuit. Keith Anthony is accusing former officer Ryan Alles and officer Richard Seltzer of violating his rights during an arrest in 2013. 1 comment

  4. Easton's West Ward is now a Promise NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ

    Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley --PNLV-- will locate its new Easton Promise Neighborhood within the city's West Ward neighborhood. Inspired by the Harlem Children's Zone, the U.S. Department of Education's federal Promise Neighborhoods program is an initiative designed to break the cycle of generational poverty by giving children health, social, and educational supports from birth through college.

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  5. N.J. man sentenced for taking Allentown girl for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ

    Thirty-two-year-old Louay Shaman of Cliffside Heights, N.J., has been sentenced to eight years in prison for taking a 14-year-old Allentown, Pa., area girl across the state line to have sex with her. Shaman was sentenced Friday.

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  6. Former Allentown cop charged in beating of suspects in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ

    A recently fired Allentown police officer was charged Monday in the beating of two suspects who were in police custody. The former officer, Ryan Gabriele Alles, 28, of Quakertown, Bucks County, is charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault in the first degree and two misdemeanor counts of simple assault in the second degree, according to Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin, who announced the charges during a news conference Monday. 1 comment

  7. Pedestrian killed in Airport Road hit-and-run identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A 62-year-old Allentown woman was killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run accident in Lehigh County, police said. The accident happened around 9 p.m. as Anna Lewis and 51-year-old Rosalie Carlo of Brooklyn, N.Y., were walking south on the east shoulder of Airport Road in Hanover Township.

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  8. All about that fair for Meghan TrainorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It's all about the fair! Singer/songwriter/producer Meghan Trainor brings her headliner show to the Great Allentown Fair . Priced at $35 and $45, tickets will be available at the fair box office and through ticketmaster outlets, over the phone and www.ticketmaster.com .

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  9. DA plans charges against former police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Jim Martin will have a news conference Monday at 2 p.m. at the Lehigh County Courthouse at 455 W. Hamilton Street in Allentown.

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  10. 69 News Week in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WFMZ

    Here's a look back at the stories that made headlines this week in the 69 News "Week in Review." Monday: Convicted killer Miguel Torres was sentenced to life in prison nearly 10 years after gunning down his estranged wife in Reading.

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  11. Man found unconscious on Hamilton Street in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police also say they found a car on the side of the road with all the doors and trunk open.

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  12. History's Headlines: The Not So Vanishing American IndianRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It was 1936. General Harry C. Trexler, Allentown businessman and philanthropist, had been dead for three years.

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  13. Help Judge be recognized as an American hero dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ

    Judge, the Allentown Fire Department's arson dog, is competing to be recognized as one of America's top hero dogs. Laubach said Judge is the only arson dog in the Lehigh Valley and one of only three in the entire state.

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  14. Police: Homeless man found trapped in garbage truck diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ

    Trash haulers found the homeless man stuck in a garbage truck around 6 a.m. Firefighters worked to free the man, but he succumbed to his injuries later in the day. The crew was collecting trash in the 700 block of Hamilton Street, according to Asst.

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  15. Boy, 16, struck, killed by freight train on walk to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ

    A 16-year-old boy was struck and killed by a freight train while walking to school early Friday morning. The boy was hit around 6:45 a.m. by a westbound Norfolk Southern train at the Seventh Street crossing in Lebanon, police said.

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  16. Berks officials respond to Route 222 email campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The commission has responded to the 431 people who took part in an email campaign aimed at making Route 222 a four-lane, limited-access highway between Reading and Allentown. Officials said making the highway wider or building a new highway would be too expensive.

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  17. Child hit by car that fled scene in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WFMZ

    Officials said the accident happened around 8 a.m. in the 1600 block of Hanover Avenue near Oswego Street as the 10-year-old was walking near Ritter Elementary. After the accident, the driver fled the scene.

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  18. Local Eagles fans react to changing flockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WFMZ

    Some Eagles fans are singing with joy, others are singing the blues after Philadelphia head coach Chip Kelly reveals more of his game plan for the upcoming season. On Thursday, the Eagles announced a deal with Dallas running back DeMarco Murray.

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  19. No fuel Wednesday at local turnpike service plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WFMZ

    The Allentown Service Plaza on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was unable to dispense gasoline or diesel fuel for several hours Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. No fuel could be sold between 10:45 a.m. and 2:35 p.m. Wednesday because fuel line testing was being done, explained turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo.

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  20. 25,000 diapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WFMZ

    The Cay Galgon Center in Bethlehem is partnering with the Weyerhaeuser Distribution Center in Easton for a fourth annual Diaper Drive. The collected diapers will be donated to shelters, including the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown and Easton and Mary's Shelter in Bethlehem and Reading. 2 comments

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