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  • Flu season ramping up in the Lehigh Valley

    Flu season ramping up in the Lehigh Valley
    The flu — and a particularly nasty strain not necessarily covered by the vaccine — is gaining momentum in the Lehigh Valley. Health Network Laboratories in Allentown, which processes flu tests for much of the region, has reported a...
  • Allentown woman hurt in car-truck collision in Upper Macungie

    An Allentown woman was injured Thursday morning when her car collided with a truck at an Upper Macungie Township intersection, police said. Alyssa Worthington, 20, was southbound on Werley Road at 11:55 a.m. when she collided with a work truck driven...
  • Local hospitals dinged by Medicare

    Local hospitals dinged by Medicare
    Hospitals run by the Lehigh Valley's biggest health care providers have been penalized by the federal government because patients developed preventable complications while being treated at their facilities. Lehigh Valley Hospital's Salisbury,...
  • LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping

    LVHN launching integrated electronic medical record-keeping
    The 136 physician practices affiliated with Lehigh Valley Health Network are adopting a standard naming protocol: Lehigh Valley Physician Group, or LVPG, plus the specialty, followed by location. So, for example, Village Lane Primary Care is becoming...
  • Area job picture continues to improve

    Area job picture continues to improve
    WATCH THIS: U.S. jobless claims decline. There was also good news for the Lehigh Valley economy in October, according to new jobs data. A state court has ruled the public doesn't need to know why PPL diverted crews to fix a non-priority outage following...
  • 2 shot on Tilghman St. in Allentown; both rushed to hospital

    2 shot on Tilghman St. in Allentown; both rushed to hospital
    Two people were shot late Thursday afternoon in Allentown and taken to the hospital for treatment, police said. Both had serious wounds. A man was shot in the left shoulder and a woman was shot in the abdomen, paramedics radioed. The shooting happened...
  • Catasauqua woman dies after being hit by car

    Catasauqua woman dies after being hit by car
    A Catasauqua woman was fatally injured Thursday when she was hit by a car in the borough, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. Ellen Binder, 65, of 118 Bridge St., was hit at 11:45 a.m. as she walked on the 400 block of Second Street. She...
  • Police: Victims shot in Allentown are 'uncooperative' in investigation

    Police: Victims shot in Allentown are 'uncooperative' in investigation
    Allentown police said two victims shot Thursday night are being "uncooperative" with authorities. Police said the shooting happened around 5:40 p.m. in the 400 block of North Third Street, said city police Assistant Chief Keith Morris. Police identified...
  • Stroudsburg man faces trial for allegedly kicking party-goer in head, causing serious injuries

    Sean Graham testified in court Friday that two men cornered him while two other men beat his friend into a seizure and subsequent coma on a July night in East Stroudsburg. "I told the two guys cornering me they had to leave because the cops were coming,"...
  • Propane tank explodes in Allentown man's face

    Propane tank explodes in Allentown man's face
    A propane tank blew up in an Allentown man's face Friday night as the man burned the gas at home to melt some materials, according to emergency radio reports. The man suffered serious injuries at 7:50 p.m. when metal fragments blasted into his face at...
  • Emmaus woman injured in Nov. 7 car crash dies

    An 85-year-old Emmaus woman has died from injuries she sustained this month in a car crash near her home. Elizabeth Durnin was pronounced dead Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, and her death was ruled an accident, according to the Lehigh...