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  • Northampton DA takes second look at deaths of Lehigh Township couple's babies

    Northampton DA takes second look at deaths of Lehigh Township couple's babies
    When an ambulance brought Jessica Hoffman — 34 weeks pregnant and complaining of severe abdominal pain — to Lehigh Valley Hospital, her situation was dire. Rushed into an operating room for an emergency Caesarean section, she delivered a 4-...
  • Arrest made in Allentown barbershop homicide

    Arrest made in Allentown barbershop homicide
    Customer after customer arrived Friday morning at the Washington Barber Shop on Hamilton Street looking for a fresh haircut before the start of the weekend. Some of them knew about the fatal stabbing in the Allentown shop a day earlier, others learned...
  • Man stabbed to death in Allentown barbershop

    Man stabbed to death in Allentown barbershop
    A man was stabbed to death Thursday afternoon in a barbershop on Hamilton Street in Allentown, authorities said. The man was stabbed about 3:30 p.m. in the Washington Barber Shop at 1129 Hamilton St., Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said. He was taken...
  • Woman hurt as jackknifing tractor-trailer hits vehicle on icy Upper Macungie road

    Woman hurt as jackknifing tractor-trailer hits vehicle on icy Upper Macungie road
    A Breinigsville woman was injured Sunday morning when an oncoming tractor-trailer jackknifed and crashed into her vehicle on an icy road in Upper Macungie, police said. Kyong Toczek, 62, was going west in the 7300 block of Tilghman Street at 10 a.m....
  • Macungie woman killed in train crash was nurse practitioner

    Macungie woman killed in train crash was nurse practitioner
    The woman who died Friday night when a train hit her car at a Macungie railroad crossing was a nurse practitioner who worked with heart patients and taught nursing students. Carol J. (Reinert) Midei, 64, of Macungie worked 10 years at Ephrata Community...
  • Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found

    Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found
    The Coplay woman hit by a vehicle in North Whitehall Township on Tuesday night was in critical condition 24 hours later at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, a hospital spokeswoman said. State police at Bethlehem continued their search Wednesday for a...
  • Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard

    Flu, other bugs hit Lehigh Valley hard
    The flu's rampage through the Lehigh Valley has entered its fourth week with little sign of abating any time soon. "We're probably going to see a fair amount of flu for the next few weeks," warned Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, St. Luke's University Health Network'...
  • New procedure is like a cure for strokes

    New procedure is like a cure for strokes
    Allen Wolfe stumbled to the floor. He tried to get up but couldn't. He couldn't see out of his right eye or move the right side of his body. He tried to tell his wife but couldn't get her to understand. "I knew what I was saying but all that was...
  • Allentown man dies 18 days after being shot

    An Allentown man has died from gunshot injuries he suffered last month, the Lehigh County coroner's office said. John Smith, 33, of the 700 block of West Allen Street, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest as...
  • Allentown man shot, beaten during attempted robbery

    Allentown man shot, beaten during attempted robbery
    A 25-year-old Allentown man was shot during an attempted robbery about 9 p.m. Thursday on Fairview Street, city police said. The man was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in serious condition. Assistant Chief Jorge Medero said the man is...
  • Man charged with abusing 87-year-old grandmother

     Man charged with abusing 87-year-old grandmother
    An Allentown man was charged this week with abusing his 87-year-old grandmother in her Salisbury Township home. Michael C. Snyder, 29, surrendered to township police following an investigation by the Lehigh County Elder Abuse Task Force. He is charged...