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Police: Masked teens rob bar for Hersheypark money

SPRING TWP., Pa. -Four teenagers are facing charges for allegedly robbing a bar after closing time.The suspects broke into Victor's Café, 1813 Penn Ave., Spring Township, shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday as a lone female bartender was closing up, according ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 7 mins ago]
First reported 7 mins ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 1 reports

Fallen pipeline worker rescued from trench, flown to hospital

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -A fallen pipeline worker has been hospitalized following a difficult operation to rescue her from a trench.Emergency crews were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of Mountainside Road in Muhlenberg Township.A 49-year-old ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 7 mins ago]
First reported 18 mins ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 1 reports

Bethlehem man dumps shaggy dog in Lower Saucon

LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -The man who dumped a little shaggy dog in Lower Saucon Township Wednesday evening has been identified by police.Twenty-seven-year-old Lawrence Greenfield of Bethlehem told police he scooped up the dog with a bucket because ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 18 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

READING, Pa. -Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.Spencer said he can't support the agreement because his administration was purposefully left out of discussions."It is the role ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Attorney wants seized $125K wine collection returned

PHILADELPHIA -A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine, despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws, hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed.Arthur Goldman's collection, which includes rare vintages not sold in state-run wine stores, ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Drug raids net arrests in Easton

EASTON, Pa. -Police in Easton made a number of arrests following a series of drug raids.Officers served three consecutive search warrants Friday morning, at residences on Ferry Street, Wood Avenue and  Northampton Street.Police say Shakim McNeil was arrested ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Child porn found on Ruscombmanor man's computer, detectives say

RUSCOMBMANOR TWP., Pa. -A Berks County man has been arrested for allegedly having child pornography on his computer.Detectives with the district attorney's office said they found video depicting child porn on a computer belonging to Bradley Bosch, who ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for Via Marathon

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -The Lehigh Valley Health Network is looking for volunteers to pitch in during the upcoming Via Marathon.The network is looking for water station volunteers and course marshals to help direct runners.Volunteers will receive a free t-sh ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Marathon, Marshal
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Police: man was riding motorcycle drunk

BATH, Pa. -A Northampton County man is facing charges after police say he was DUI on his motorcycle.Stephen Garger, 40, of Bath, was arrested early Sunday morning, at the intersections of Northampton and Walnut Streets.Colonial Regional Police say they ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Police, Alcohol, Officer
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Police: man burglarized home, then set it on fire

WEST READING, Pa. -West Reading Police are releasing new details about a recent house fire.They say it was no accident and they have a warning for residents.Firefighters and police officers were first called to this home in the 400 block of Pine Street ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Machete man runs amok in Easton, attempts robbery

EASTON, Pa. -Police in Easton say a man was arrested after running amok in the heart of the city with a machete.Police say 22-year-old Jalil Jamal Wright was running around Center Square with the machete Wednesday morning.At one point, they say he tried ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Robbery, Bail, Police
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Teen bicyclist dies of injuries from crash with truck

LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. -A 16-year-old Northampton County boy has died after being hit by a tractor trailer Tuesday.The accident happened around 5 p.m. at the intersection of Nazareth Pike/Route 191 and Hanoverville Road in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - Aug 20 2014]

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"I saw six police cars and that was scary. I kept thinking, 'Oh my gosh. What happened?' I thought somebody was shot or... why would six cars be here?" said a neighbor who asked to remain anonymous
"It is the role of the executive branch to negotiate with third parties, including our authorities, after which a proposal is presented to the legislative branch for further discussion and ratification" Spencer said in a memo to council
Siegel also urged the board to conduct a business usage study of the township's portion of the Route 100 corridor and plan accordingly "before it becomes the birthplace of another MacArthur Road in Whitehall if we don't plan it right."
"What we are seeing across the country is that locations that focus on broadband infrastructure are reaping the benefits of economic development" said Brian Kelly, Executive Director of Re-Design Reading

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