Sentencing in Fatal DUI Crash Brings Relief and Reflection for Pennsylvania Troopers' WidowsHajii BrownNewsBreak Contributor
Road Rage Deemed Cause in Moped Driver’s Death - NYPD SaysBronxVoiceNewsBreak Contributor
15-Year-Old Boy Accuses Homeless Man of Rape Before Shooting Him DeadEmily Rose KentNewsBreak Contributor
15-Year-Old Charged with First-Degree Murder in Pottstown ShootingNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Teen, 15, Prosecuted as Adult in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Man in PottstownHajii BrownNewsBreak Contributor
Alburtis Celebrates 100 Years: A Weekend of Heritage and Festivities
The small, yet vibrant borough of Alburtis in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, celebrated its 100th anniversary with a grand Centennial Celebration over the weekend of May 10-12, 2013. The event, which marked a century of the borough's rich history and community spirit since its establishment in 1912, brought together residents and visitors for a trip down memory lane and a glance towards the future. The festivities commenced with a '100th Birthday' cake cutting ceremony at Borough Hall, with dignitaries such as U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent and State Senator Pat Browne in attendance to honor the milestone.
Worker Assaulted at PA Wawa With Customers Likely Watching
You have to give employees on the overnight shift at Wawa credit for the abuse that can come with working those hours. This is an extreme case of abuse of a Wawa worker. Overnight Worker at PA Wawa Assualted in the Store. Lower Southampton, Bucks County Police say that the...
Pedestrian injured in Colebrookdale crash
COLEBROOKDALE TWP., Pa. - Police in Colebrookdale Township are investigating an accident that injured a pedestrian Thursday. It happened just after 11:30 a.m. in the 600 block of S. Reading Avenue. Arriving officers found a pedestrian on scene that had been struck by a southbound vehicle. Police say the striking...
Custody exchange involving Mahanoy woman ends with shooting at Humboldt Turkey Hill
HUMBOLDT – A man was shot and taken to a Lehigh County hospital after a dispute broke out during a custody exchange at the Turkey Hill near this Hazle Township village. State Police at Hazleton said the shooting happened around 5pm at the Turkey Hill at 70 Station Circle.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of breinigsville, PA Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to breinigsville..
Rescued pig "Snoop Hogg" is on the hunt for a forever home
BREINIGSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) -- A pig, rescued by a Lehigh County sanctuary, is taking social media by storm in his search for a forever home.About a month ago, The Sanctuary at Haafsville rescued "Snoop Hogg" while taking dogs from an overcrowded Philadelphia shelter. The team said Snoop was originally found wandering around the city and was believed to be used as bait for dog fighting rings."When I was down there, looking at some dogs, I saw the pig there and was hoping another rescue would probably step up, because we're not really equipped for pigs here," Sanctuary dog care manager...
Coroner’s office seeks family of Monroe County woman
The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office is seeking the next of kin for an 82-year-old Hamilton Township, Monroe County woman who died last month. Dorothy Whitaker at 8:09 a.m. Nov. 21 was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill, Lehigh County Coroner Daniel A. Buglio said. She died of natural causes, the coroner’s office said.
2 teens charged after breaking into Saucon Valley High School
L. SAUCON TWP., Pa. — Police have charged two teenagers who they said broke into Saucon Valley Senior High School over the Thanksgiving break. According to Lower Saucon Township Police, an 18-year-old man and 15-year-old boy are charged with defiant trespass after breaking into the school around 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25.
Coroner seeks family of Mahanoy City man
The Lehigh County coroner is looking for relatives of a Schuylkill County man. Teddy Doyle Yates, 62, died Sunday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. The Mahanoy City man died of natural causes, the coroner said. Anyone with information on his next of kin should call the coroner's...
Police warn of possible distraction burglary in South Whitehall
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Police in South Whitehall Township are investigating a possible distraction burglary. Investigators say it happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3500 block of Catherine Avenue. A white male between 40 and 50 years old, wearing a dark baseball hat, dark jacket and what appeared...
Lehigh County woman pleads guilty in DUI crash that left man dead in Berks
HEREFORD TWP., Pa. — A Lehigh County woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving drunk before a crash that left a man dead in Berks County in October 2021. Wendalyn Kutz, 53, of Zionsville, pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, DUI, and disregarding traffic lane, according to court paperwork.
Proposed Schnecksville business park would have AutoZone and Wawa — and replace major intersection with traffic circle
NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. — A proposed business park in Schnecksville would have an AutoZone store along with a Wawa convenience mart and a medical office building, the developer confirmed Wednesday. Developer King’s Real Estate Management & Development Company presented a revised plan for the King’s Route 309 Business...
Searching for downed victims
Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company firefighters practice search and rescue techniques at the Allentown Fire Department's training academy tower, along Vultee Street, at the Salisbury department's regular Monday evening drill night Nov. 20. Using an adult-size rescue mannequin, firefighters descended into the darkened lower level of the training tower with self-contained breathing tanks to search for downed victims. The lower level is arranged and furnished as a simulated residence. At any residential fire, the first unit on scene sends interior trained and qualified firefighters into the structure, when it is safe to do so, to search for anyone who may be trapped or incapacitated inside. “This gives our younger firefighters hands-on training in the safety of a controlled environment,” WSVFC Chief Joshua Wells said. PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH.
A Woman in Pennsylvania Has Been Charged with Killing a Moped Driver on Purpose During a Road Rage Incident!
A woman from Pennsylvania was arrested because police say she hit and killed a guy riding a moped in New York City on purpose. Lillibeth Vasquez, who lives in Allentown and is 28 years old, is being charged with manslaughter and murder. News outlets like The Allentown Morning Call say...
‘Difficult decision’: Business offering skincare and gifts to close Lehigh County store, continue operating online
EMMAUS, Pa. - A business all-selling natural, handmade skincare products and unique gifts is closing its brick-and-mortar store, but operations will continue online. Khineder Creations, which handcrafts small-batch skin and body care products and also offers unique gifts such as handbags, jewelry and scarves, is planning to close its store at 328 Main St. in Emmaus on Dec. 15, according to a post on the business’ website.
New tenants dishing out tasty eats at Quakertown Farmers Market
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. - Hungry shoppers have several new options to enjoy at the Quakertown Farmers Market, affectionately known as “Q-Mart” to locals. The newest addition is Mi’s Korean Kitchen, offering Korean specialties like kimchi, japchae and bibimbap. The eatery, featuring booth seating, opened a few weeks...
Experience Kutztown's Charm: 3 Cafes That Define Its Coffee Culture
In this piece, we'll be exploring three delightful cafes in Kutztown. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Former Auto Parts Store on Rt. 309: What Should Go There?
On the northern edge of Quakertown sits a vacant former auto parts store in a prime location at Rt. 309 and W. Pumping Station Road in Richland Township. What do you think should go there?. Est. Read Time: 2 mins. On the northern edge of Quakertown sits a vacant former...
Minor injuries reported after 3-vehicle crash in Upper Macungie
U. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - At least one car was involved in a crash in Lehigh County on Thursday morning. It happened in the area of Blue Barn and Memorial roads in Upper Macungie Township shortly after 6:30 a.m. Township police say the accident happened when a motorist on Memorial...
Savor the Flavor: Top 4 Must-Try Burgers in Allentown
In this article, we explore four of the most popular burgers in Allentown. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your comments below: