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  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 23, 2017

    TENS OF THOUSANDS WITH OUTSTANDING WARRANTS PURGED FROM BACKGROUND CHECK DATABASE FOR GUN PURCHASES

    Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background check...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    SOUTHERN LEHIGH STUDENT INSPIRES SHOPPING SPREE FOR TOYS FOR CHILDREN FIGHTING CANCER

    No queen ever had a finer reception. Jillian Massey strode through the sliding glass doors of Target on Wednesday, wide-eyed but regal...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    IT'S A MAKE-OR-BREAK CHRISTMAS SEASON FOR THESE RETAILERS

    The holiday season is always a pressure cooker for retailers, but this year promises to be more stressful than usual. With foot traffic...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    WHAT STORES ARE OPEN ON THANKSGIVING AND BLACK FRIDAY?

    The turkey may still be brining, but this year's holiday discounts have already begun. Kohl's kicked off its turkey-day discounts on...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    FORMER USA GYMNASTICS DOCTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGES

    A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday...

    Gymnastics
  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    FACT CHECK: TRUMP AND ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

    "Women are very special. I think it's a very special time, a lot of things are coming out and I think that's good for our society and...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    LCCC SETTLES MUSLIM EMPLOYEES' CLAIMS OF RELIGIOUS HARASSMENT, RETALIATION

    Two sisters who worked at Lehigh Carbon Community College have settled claims that co-workers harassed them about their Islamic faith,...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    ZIMBABWE'S INCOMING LEADER MNANGAGWA RETURNS HOME TO CHEERS

    Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa made a triumphant return Wednesday, telling cheering supporters that the country is witnessing...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    EASTON LOCATION OF BILLY'S DOWNTOWN DINER TO BE READY BY VALENTINE'S DAY

    An Easton location of Billy's Downtown Diner should be open in time for Valentine's Day, with restaurateur Billy Kounoupis scheduled...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    ALLENTOWN SOLICITOR SUSAN WILD RESIGNING AS CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN HEATS UP

    Allentown Solicitor Susan Wild has announced her resignation as she mounts a campaign for Congress. Wild, the city's solicitor since...

    Congress
  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    ALLENTOWN POLICE: MAN ARRESTED IN 1993 COLD CASE HOMICIDE

    Allentown police say they have made an arrest into the 1993 stabbing death of a man during a fight. Marcello V. Morales, 46, was arrested...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    TRIAL ORDERED IN EX-ALLEN HIGH STUDENT'S ASSAULT LAWSUIT

    Allentown School District was not to blame for a 2014 attack by three William Allen High School students that left their peer with...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    RETAILERS ROLL OUT THE DEALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY

    NEW YORK - With Black Friday having stretched into a November full of deals, stores will be stepping it up as holiday shopping begins...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    FEDS ASK COURT TO DISQUALIFY LAWYER OF PAWLOWSKI CO-DEFENDANT

    The former Reading City Council president who was sentenced two years ago for taking a bribe could be a witness in the bribery and...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    LEHIGH COUNTY: LAST CALL FOR SEIZED GUNS

    The Lehigh County sheriff's office is hoping to unload some guns next year. Hundreds of firearms and other weapons have been confiscated...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    4 LEHIGH VALLEY MUNICIPALITIES SAY 'NO THANKS' TO A POTENTIAL MINI-CASINO

    If you don't want a mini-casino in your municipality, now's the time to speak up. Four municipalities in the Lehigh Valley have done...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    NCC LAUNCHES FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR STUDENT AID

    Northampton Community College is launching a $17 million campaign that focuses on providing more financial aid for its students. As...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    SCHOOL BUS DRIVER GETS HER OWN SINGLE-SPACE PARKING LOT IN BETHLEHEM

    A school bus driver, who told the Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board she “fell in love” with the city, received permission to use an unimproved...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    BERKS MAN PLEADS NO CONTEST TO LIVE-STREAMING CHILD PORN

    A Reading man faces up to 10 years in a state prison after pleading no contest in Lehigh County Court to live-streaming child pornography...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Nov 22, 2017

    PALMER WOMAN FINDS LESSONS IN NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE IN GRAND CANYON

    The first thing Karen Klein wants you to know is that she is no thrill-seeker. The Northampton Community College science professor...