| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
| Aug 4, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A Naval Academy midshipman who had recently been selected captain of the gymnastics team has died in an automobile accident in Berks County, Pa.
A Naval Academy spokesman said that Midshipman First Class Austin T. Zalik, an Allentown, Pa., resident, died...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:55 AM
PennDOT District 5 announced nighttime lane restrictions will commence Monday, Aug. 13 on Interstate 78 between the Lebanon County Line and Exit 17 (PA 419).
The restrictions will be in place for a project to rehabilitate Interstate 78 in Bethel...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:52 PM
A St. Michael's man is charged with second-degree murder after police said he grabbed an Easton man around his neck before he died earlier this month.
Matthew Mikowski, 17, was indicted Tuesday, in the death of Samuel I. Cross, 18, whose body was...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:20 AM
One of the North's most powerful anti-war figures, Clement Vallandigham, of Ohio, was arrested on May 5, 1863, for his outspoken rejection of the Union's cause.
Speaking against President Lincoln and the war effort, Vallandigham, who was a member of the...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Lagers and ales made by Great Lakes Brewing Co., long popular in western Pennsylvania, are finally migrating to the Lehigh Valley — and the Virginville Hotel is highlighting its craft brews with a Beef and Ale Dinner on Jan. 12.
Wendy Hess, who co-...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Pennsylvania State Police search for a Berks County prison escapee. 26 year old Carlos Vazquez-Galarza, left Wernersville Community Correction Center to attend a meeting in Reading City over the weekend. He did not attend the meeting nor did he return...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Nine Pennsylvania residents pleaded guilty to welfare fraud and/or were sentenced for their crimes during October, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced today.
"Being lenient with individuals who commit welfare fraud sends the message that it's...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises drivers several state roads are closed or restricted in East Central Pennsylvania because of weather issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. Here is the latest list of road closings in PennDOT...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning.
A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...