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  • Woman killed by car at Ritz Barbecue identified as 82-year-old South Whitehall woman

    The woman killed Sunday when she was hit by a car and pinned against the Ritz Barbecue restaurant at the Allentown Fairgrounds has been identified as Shirley Dengler, 82, of South Whitehall Township. Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim said Dengler...
  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Willington Man Dies In Crash Into Tree

    WILLINGTON — A local man died after his car struck a tree and stone wall at the intersection of Kuoko and Village Hill roads in Willington Friday night, police said. The crash occurred around 8:06 p.m. when Roger Schofield, 60, of Willington was...
  • Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash In Bethel

    BETHEL — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Mansfield Street and Fleetwood Avenue. The man, whose identity was not released, was driving east on Mansfield Street around 5:20 p.m. when he veered off the paved...
  • Lawsuit: Police used Taser 11 times on handcuffed man

    A man who contends Catasauqua and North Catasauqua police shot him with a stun gun about a dozen times said in a recently filed deposition that he pleaded with officers, "just shoot me and kill me please, don't Tase me no more." Federal court documents...
  • Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash

    Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash
    A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed Saturday afternoon in Parkton where he was involved in a three-vehicle accident. Joseph Zutell Jr. of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle east-bound on Old York Road...
  • Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

    Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car
    The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question:...
  • Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident

    Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident
    Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required. That surprised and concerned some...
  • 2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington

    2 flown to Shock Trauma after car vs. motorcycle crash in Darlington
    Two people were flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries after a car and a motorcycle collided in Darlington Saturday afternoon. The crash happened around 3 p.m. in the 3800 block of Conowingo...
  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Manchester Crash

    MANCHESTER — A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries when his bike collided with a car at Main Street and East Middle Turnpike on Friday night, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling north on Main Street about 10 p.m. when he...
  • NFL roundup: Manziel admits being late for meeting

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Manziel admits being late for meeting Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel acknowledged Saturday that he was late for a team meeting last Monday morning because he misread a schedule change. "It was an...