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Woman admits she kept heroin, needles within reach of toddlers

Jessica Baker pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of her children, ages 2 and 3.

A former Bethlehem woman admitted Thursday she kept heroin and drug needles all over h…

‘Phantom’ vehicle’s swerve leads to 2 I-78 wrecks, police say

Two people were hurt, authorities said.

Pennsylvania State Police say two vehicles crashed at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 78 East in Lower Saucon Township, before a se…

5-vehicle wreck on I-78 in Pa. disrupts traffic

No serious injuries are reported.

UPDATE: ‘Phantom’ vehicle’s swerve leads to 2 I-78 wrecks, police say
A five-vehicle accident disrupted traffic about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on&nbs…

Sands Bethlehem $90M expansion seen as stalled, city says

Discussions on selling the casino property have delayed the schedule for the expansion, officials confirmed.

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem had hoped to begin construction …

Bethlehem standoff suspect charged in $3K burglary of relative

Police said the burglary occurred hours before the standoff with Bethlehem police began.

A man accused of a standoff with Bethlehem police while threatening them with a mach…

Bethlehem continues blight fight with call for developers

The city wants to create a pool of developers that can step up when blighted properties become available.

Bethlehem’s mayor is continuing his fight against blighted properti…

With child’s cancer in remission, family gives back with charity run

The 5th annual Isa’s Run is set for Saturday, May 20, at Freedom High School in Bethlehem Township.

Isabella “Isa” Gonzalez was less than a month old when her family found out she had neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer. 

Today, Isa is a healthy 7-year-old attending first grade at Spring Garden Elementary School in Bethlehem, where her mom is also a teacher.

Her family feels blessed that Isa is in remission and wants to continue giving back to families dealing with cancer, said her mother Alisa Gonzalez.

That’s why the family organized their first Isa’s Run for a Cure and Walk 5K to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand foundation.

The fifth annual Isa’s Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, at Freedom High School, 3149 Chester Road in Bethlehem Township. The race begins at 9 a.m.

Family again holds 5k in honor of 4-year-old cancer survivor

When Isa was born, her liver was covered in tumors, which doctors warned might always remain even if they were no longer cancerous. The family was thrilled to learn in January 2014 that Isa was cancer-free and she has not relapsed since then, her mother said.

The Bethlehem Township family chose to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand because it provided them with emotional and financial support during the months Isa was treated at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The entrance fee for the race is $25 and all proceeds benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Online registration closes May 19. 

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Tool thief busted after chase through industrial complex

The thief stole an estimated $7,000 worth of tools.

A thief led police on a chase Sunday afternoon after breaking into vehicles and making off with $7,000 worth of tools in a Bet…

2 injured in collision with tractor-trailer along I-78

Traffic was backed up for about two hours as police investigated in Lower Saucon Township.

A driver and passenger were both injured Saturday afternoon when a car struck the …

Crash on I-78 East clogs traffic between Routes 412 and 33

There was no immediate word on any injuries.

A crash on Interstate 78 clogged eastbound traffic Saturday afternoon between Routes 412 and 33.
PennDOT reported an accide…