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Deadly crash in Carbon County
CARBON COUNTY, Pa. — At least one person is dead after a crash in Carbon County. Officials with the Carbon County Coroner's Office responded to the crash along I-80 Westbound in Kidder Township shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday night. There is no word yet on what caused the crash.
After 3 months alone in a cell, Lehigh County man gets transfer to state mental hospital
A 38-year-old Allentown man is headed from Lehigh County Jail to Norristown State Hospital after his attorney fought to get him out of solitary confinement. The man’s name is being withheld due to his mental health condition. He has charges pending against him after he was accused of breaking into a building on Sept. 11 at Resurrection Cemetery on North Krocks Road in Upper Macungie Township.
Nearly 6 years later, Lehigh Valley killer is sentenced, DA says
A prison sentence was handed down this week for the gunman in a New Year’s Day 2018 shooting that left a Bethlehem man dead and gravely injured a second victim, authorities said. Vyante Green, 28, of Allentown, was convicted by a jury Oct. 4 of third-degree murder and aggravated...
See all homes sold in Carbon County, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Carbon County reported from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. There were 54 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,560-square-foot home on Wolf Drive in Jim Thorpe that sold for $190,000.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of jim thorpe, PA Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around jim thorpe..
Epicurean Adventure: Discover 3 Remarkable Gastropubs in Jim Thorpe
In this article, we're going to explore three outstanding gastropubs located in Jim Thorpe. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts. Please feel free to share your comments below!
DA's office: Man who admitted to raping 94-year-old woman with dementia at Emmaus care facility learns sentence
EMMAUS, Pa. – An Allentown man who admitted to raping a 94-year-old woman with dementia at an Emmaus care facility has been sentenced, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office. Anthony Clark was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison by Lehigh County Judge Robert Steinberg, the...
The Lehighton Downtown Initiative will be hosting the 2nd Annual Hometown Vintage Christmas!
Be a part of this fun, festive event right before the holidays. On December 9th, from noon – 6:00 pm, South 1st Street in Lehighton will turn into a magical holiday event. With over 70 vendors, the Lehighton Downtown businesses, live music, food, activities, 174 Christmas Trees in the park, horse and wagon rides and more it will be a delightful day of Christmas shopping and enjoying the ambiance of a small town at the holidays.
Pedestrian Struck Dead In Lehigh County: Coroner
Sixty-nine-year-old Bruce C. Foley was on the 5600 block of West Tilghman Street when he was hit around 7:15 p.m., according to Coroner Daniel Buglio. Foley, of Lower Macungie, was rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he died from multiple traumatic injuries before 8 p.m., officials said. The manner of death was ruled accidental.
Damenti’s Restaurant plans Ice Bar to open Jan. 9
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Damenti’s Restaurant, located at 5 Bowman’s Mill Road in Hazleton, is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated Ice Bar event from Jan. 9 to March 19, 2024. For this season, the ice bar will embrace a captivating “old-time wooden bar” theme, promising guests an enchanting journey back in time.
Local SLUHN Hospitals in Bethlehem, Allentown, Anderson, Carbon, Easton, and Warren Nationally Recognized for Safety
St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) has been recognized by Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital safety organization. Five of its hospitals in Pennsylvania and one in New Jersey have received Leapfrog's Top Hospital designation. These include the Bethlehem, Allentown, Anderson, Carbon, Easton, and Warren campuses.
DA: Man tried to destroy drugs in Emmaus home as authorities served search warrant
EMMAUS, Pa. - Authorities in Lehigh County say a man has been arrested after trying to destroy drugs during the execution of a search warrant at his home. Bryan Reyes, 30, of Emmaus, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, a felony; tampering with or fabricating evidence, a misdemeanor of the second degree; and simple possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a small amount of marijuana; all misdemeanors, according to a news release from the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office.
Socks for Seniors holiday gift collection underway
SUMMIT HILL, Pa. — For the past 12 years, Mary Ann Dulaney has asked the same question to nursing homes and rehabilitation centers throughout Carbon and Schuylkill Counties around Christmastime: What do seniors need?. Her questions and the answers are part of a mission that ensures all seniors get...
DA Weintraub Declares Northampton Township Police Shooting Justified: Local Man's Death Ruled Lawful
District Attorney Matt Weintraub has ruled the shooting of a man by Northampton Township police as justified. The man, 40-year-old Mark Chambers, was shot last month after approaching the officers with a knife, despite being told to drop it multiple times.
The Hazleton Stabbing: Reflecting on Home Invasions and Their Broader Impacts
A recent stabbing incident in the early hours of a Sunday has brought the issue of home invasions into sharp focus for residents of Hazleton, Luzerne County. Diego Taveras-Corona was arrested after allegedly assaulting a victim in their home located at the intersection of Grant Street and West 6th Street. This violent breach of safety occurred when the assailant entered through an unlocked door, leading to multiple stab wounds for the victim, who thankfully sustained non-life-threatening injuries and received care at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton.
St. Luke’s Gastroenterologist: Eat, Drink in Moderation Over Holidays
With the arrival of the holiday season, St. Luke’s gastroenterologist Caitlyn Foley, MD, is stressing the importance of drinking and eating in moderation, especially when it comes to rich, acidic or spicy foods. Est. Read Time: 2 mins. With the arrival of the holiday season, St. Luke’s gastroenterologist Caitlyn...
Lehighton Holiday Storefront Decorating Contest
Vote for your favorite Holiday decorated storefront within the Lehighton Borough! The Lehighton Downtown Initiative is once again promoting this year’s Holiday Storefront Decorating Contest! The top winners will receive $100 oﬀ their electric bill with the top winner downtown who will receive bragging rights with their name engraved on our traveling plaque!
Fatal Pedestrian Accident, Stolen Guns, and Proposed Homelessness Aid: Afternoon News Update
Catch up on the latest 69 News afternoon NETCAST. Today's top stories include a fatal pedestrian accident in Lehigh County, a series of burglaries resulting in stolen guns, and a potential use of federal funds to aid homelessness in Reading City. Stay tuned for weather updates.
Lehigh County's longest serving DA reflects on more than 2 decades of service
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - He's Lehigh County's longest serving district attorney. After more than two decades and a conviction rate of 97.7 percent, Jim Martin is retiring. Martin says during his tenure, 305 defendants were charged with criminal homicide; 298 were convicted. Martin has seen a lot of high-profile cases, starting...
LEHIGH VALLEY JUSTICE INSTITUTE STUDY FINDS LONGER TIME SPENT IN JAIL PRE-TRIAL RESULTS IN HARSHER SENTENCES
Lehigh Valley, PA – In a first-of-its-kind study, The Lehigh Valley Justice Institute (LVJI) has produced data demonstrating that the longer a defendant stays in jail before trial, the more likely they are to receive a harsher sentence. The study, published in the prestigious academic journal, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, details a data analysis of three years of criminal cases in Lehigh and Northampton counties.