| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:28 AM
A 64-year-old Allentown man died Sunday and the Lehigh County coroner is attempting to locate the man's relatives.
Charles Blum, 64, of 350 S. Cedarbrook Road died at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest at 5:13 p.m. Feb. 20, according to Coroner Scott...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:24 PM
Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly.
Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking.
The nation's top nutritional advisory...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 12:51 PM
A 22-year-old Allentown man blasted another man with a shotgun Feb. 14 near Central Catholic High School in Allentown, police said.
Lathia Marquez Rinker was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated assault and related offenses, according to...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Carol Klinger retired last year after 31 years of teaching in Salisbury schools, but it turns out her hiatus from the district was short-lived.
Thursday night Klinger was chosen from among three applicants to fill a vacancy left by the January...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:49 PM
An 86-year-old man was found lying outside away from his east Allentown home early Thursday and died of hypothermia, according to the Lehigh County coroner's office.
Raymond Sokalsky, of the 700 block of East Tilghman Street, was found about 4 a.m.,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:04 PM
At least nine people — five Republicans and four Democrats — are lining up to make a run at four open seats on Lehigh County's Board of Commissioners this year, including slates of candidates running in both parties' primaries on May 19....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:01 PM
Lehigh Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information about a North Whitehall Township hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a woman.
It happened just before 9 p.m. Jan. 20 as Jennifer E. Dietrich was crossing Route 873....
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:56 PM
For some, heart disease rears its ugly head with sudden, disabling pain.
For others, it is hidden, building slowly, often causing a person to ignore the symptoms or dismiss them as something less serious like heartburn or general fatigue.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 2:26 PM
A 26-year-old man was blasted with a shotgun Saturday in downtown Allentown, about two blocks from Central Catholic High School.
Allentown police Capt. Gail Struss said the man was shot in the arm about 4:25 p.m. in the 500 block of North Elliger...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:20 PM
Robert Holton remembers vividly when he became an artist. It was a spring day in April 2003, after his wife died of cancer.
He had a poster-sized picture of her left over from the funeral ceremony sitting on a table in his house. Angry and frustrated...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:23 PM
With temperatures plummeting into the single digits in the Lehigh Valley and more bitter cold on the way, those most in need just got some help.
The Allentown Rescue Mission, 355 W. Hamilton St., recently received 725 pounds of military-style cold-...