Victims identified in deadly Monroe County crash into marsh

The crash remains under investigation.

Pennsylvania State Police at Lehighton have identified the pair killed in a pickup truck that left a Monroe County road, flipped and b…

Saucon Valley Spirit Parade fills the streets (PHOTOS)

The Spirit Parade has become a Halloween tradition in Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township.

The 2016 Saucon Valley Spirit Parade filled the streets of Hellertown and L…

Disorderly fans cause damage after Penn State win, police say

At least one person was hurt and one vehicle was damaged, police said.

UPDATE: ‘Arrests pending’ after Penn State fans rampage, report says
State and city police said disord…

Crews battle blaze at Anna Bella’s Ristorante on Route 512 (PHOTOS)

A cook at the scene said the fire appeared to have broken out in the kitchen area of the one-story eatery.

UPDATE: Anna Bella’s blaze causes significant damage, fire chief s…

Crews respond to restaurant fire in Hanover Township

Northampton County officials say a one-alarm fire broke out Sunday afternoon in Hanover Township.

Officials say crews are on the scene of the blaze at a restaurant.

They say there are no reports of any injuries.

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State trooper rescues struggling deer from swimming pool

A state trooper came to the rescue of a deer that appeared to be drowning in a swimming pool at a Warren County home.

Dwayne Phillips was dispatched to the Harmony Township residence around 12:40 p.m. Friday when a worker there discovered the strugg…

Fire damages home in Allentown Sunday morning

Crews responded to a fire in the 600 block of East Lexington Street Sunday morning.

According to fire officials, the call came in around 9:50 a.m.

Crews had the blaze under control in about 40 minutes.

Officials say everyone made it out of the hom…

1 hurt in overnight shooting in Allentown

The victim was unsure why the shooter would be targeting him, police said.

Allentown police are probing an overnight shooting in which a man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg….

Coroner: Bodies in marsh ‘for some time’ after accident

A one car crash killed two people in Monroe County sometime Friday night into Saturday.

It happened near Kunkletown Road in Ross Township.

State police say they found a pickup truck on its roof Saturday afternoon, partially submerged in water and thick brush.

Police say a 47-year-old man was driving the truck and was ejected.

A 39-year-old woman was found in the passenger seat of the truck.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen said the vehicle and victims had been down the embankment in the marsh “for some time” before they were discovered.

He said the two people were last seen Friday night.

Forensic autopsies are schedule for Monday.

Police have not yet released the names of the victims.

The crash remains under investigation. 

Fiscal hawk Toomey faces tougher crowd in re-election bid

Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s re-election bid in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania could depend on his ability to defend a voting record that is one of Congress’ most conservative.

He’s in a tight race against Democrat Katie McGinty, and the outco…