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Schools are dismissing early due to the possibility of freezing rain this afternoon. Several sporting events scheduled for Wednesday night have also been postponed.

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One person is dead and another unaccounted for after a house was destroyed by fire early Monday morning in Lehigh Township.

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A Schuylkill County man was sentenced Tuesday morning in the 2017 beating death of his father, a prominent defense attorney.

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A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning on the parking lot of Walmart in Mahoning Township.

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Trace Adkins returns to Penn’s Peak at 8 p.m. June 21.

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A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after a chunk of ice fell from a truck and hit the...

Schools are dismissing early due to the possibility of freezing rain this afternoon. Several sporting events scheduled for Wednesday night...

Three defendants who previously admitted to drug dealing charges were sentenced on Friday in Carbon County court.

Judge Steven R....

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Light freezing rain, possibly mixed with...

Baby Girl is getting her happy ending.

On Monday, the 6-month-old dog that was dumped from a car in Lansford...



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An Effort woman has been charged with drug possession after a traffic stop in Polk Township.

According to the affidavit...

A Carbon County man allegedly fled from police on foot after they tried to arrest him for riding a motorcycle...

 

A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning on the parking lot of Walmart in Mahoning Township....

Coaldale and Tamaqua police are investigating a hit-and-run crash which occurred late Monday night along Route 209.

The incident began...

 

State police at Lehighton are investigating a reported robbery.

Troopers said on Jan. 17 a 20-year-old man from New...



Sports

 

The threat of icy weather has caused the postponement of several area athletic events on Wednesday.

The following wrestling...

 

Who doesn’t love to see a lot of scoring in high school basketball games?

This season, teams are giving...

The Tamaqua girls won their seventh straight game by defeating Pottsville on Monday.

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Pottsville-Tamaqua

A 20-point third quarter...

If sports teams made trades based on the popularity of their players with the fans, Taylor Leier would still be...

January 22, 1982 — Brian Waylen collects 15 of his game-high 20 points in the first half to help Northern...



Arts & Lifestyle

White Chicken Pumpkin Chili

Recipe from Sara Skokan

1 pound chicken tenders or breasts diced

2 15-ounce cans white beans,...

f you’ve heard all the hype about the latest generation of programmable pressure cookers — such as the Instant Pot...

Q. I’ve noticed that food labels list sodium content, but the numbers mean nothing to me. How much is bad?...

A diagnosis of a chronic condition such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, cancer or diabetes can bring a swirl of...

Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering a free health series for anyone affected by cancer, as...



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PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia prosecutors say they’ve seen no evidence from newly found boxes of files in a former Black Panther’s...

COVINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky boys’ school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was...

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A woman, in an effort to warn others of the dangers of moose, posted a video...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse...

DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside...



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