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  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    POLITICS AS USUAL

    Wild tapped for House Ethics panel Lehigh Valley Congresswoman Susan Wild has been named to serve on the House Ethics Committee, a...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    COMEDIAN TRACY MORGAN OF 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE,' '30 ROCK,' COMING TO MUSIKFEST CAFE, SAYS STEELSTACKS ARE 'SCARY'

    Tracy Morgan, the comedian who had success on "Saturday Night Live" and the popular NBC-TV sitcom “30 Rock” and now on “The Last O.G.,”...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    DISGRACED EX-REP. ANTHONY WEINER RELEASED FROM PRISON

    Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with...

    Democrats
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    SENATE TO PROBE CLAIM THAT ROSENSTEIN RAISED POSSIBILITY OF OUSTING TRUMP THROUGH 25TH AMENDMENT

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday that his panel will investigate former acting FBI director...

    Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    WIFE OF AURORA MASSACRE VICTIM GOT TEXT FROM HUSBAND: ‘I LOVE YOU, I'VE BEEN SHOT AT WORK'

    For Terra Pinkard, the nightmare began with an ominous text from her husband: “I love you, I've been shot at work.” Pinkard would soon...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NAACP HONORS TWO WOMEN AT BETHLEHEM EVENT

    When state Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, was growing up in southwest Philadelphia, she thought about becoming a lawyer, hairdresser,...

    Election
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    SINKHOLE IN CENTRALIA - BUT IT'S NOT RELATED TO UNDERGROUND MINE FIRE

    State environmental authorities say a 100-foot sinkhole found in Centralia is unrelated to the decadeslong underground fire is that...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    NEWSPAPER ADS PLACED BY FORMER SLAVES SEEKING MISSING RELATIVES TO BE READ ON STAGE AT VILLANOVA

    The plea is poignant in its urgency, a time-is-running-out appeal published in a Baltimore newspaper more than 40 years after emancipation....

    Running
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    RUTH BADER GINSBURG EXPECTED TO RETURN TO SUPREME COURT BENCH TUESDAY

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is expected to sit for a U.S. Supreme Court argument Tuesday for the first time since she underwent surgery...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    OPINION BY SEN. TED CRUZ: HOW WE CAN MAKE 'EL CHAPO' PAY FOR THE BORDER WALL

    With Democrats and Republicans locked in a staring contest over border security, there's a solution here that secures the border and...

    Republicans, Democrats
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    FIRE DISPLACES 11 FROM 2 ALLENTOWN HOMES

    A two-alarm fire early Sunday in Allentown displaced 11 people from two homes. Fire Capt. John Christopher said the fire began about...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    HUNDREDS TAKING PART IN ANNUAL PENN STATE DANCE MARATHON

    Hundreds of hardy Penn State students are taking part in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon to raise money for pediatric...

    World, Running, Marathon
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    JAY AND THE TECHNIQUES GUITARIST TO GET LEHIGH VALLEY MUSIC AWARDS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD; SPRINGSTEEN DRUMMER, PAUL SIMON BASSIST TO PERFORM

    Wayne Smith, who for 10 years played with Jay and the Techniques and also backed artists such as Tommy Roe, Gary “U.S.” Bonds, The...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    20 YEARS AGO, A THUNDEROUS EXPLOSION AT CONCEPT SCIENCES SHOOK THE LEHIGH VALLEY AND SHATTERED LIVES

    Looking back at the Concept Sciences' explosion that claimed five lives in Lehigh County 20 years ago on Feb. 19, 1999.

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    BIEBER'S TROUBLED RIDE WAS YEARS IN MAKING DESPITE ATTEMPTS TO STAY IN BUSINESS

    Over the past decade, Bieber Transportation Group broke down - gradually at first and then, suddenly. On Feb. 8, unpaid employees driving...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    SNOW, FREEZING RAIN FORECAST FOR SUNDAY NIGHT

    A bit of wintry weather Sunday night could create hazardous conditions for anyone out at 9 p.m. or later. While conditions throughout...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    CHICAGO POLICE WANT TO QUESTION 'EMPIRE' ACTOR JUSSIE SMOLLETT AFTER QUESTIONING AND RELEASING 2 BROTHERS

    Chicago police said Saturday they have reached out to the attorney for "Empire" star Jussie Smollett because they still want to speak...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 17, 2019

    AMAZON PAID NO FEDERAL TAXES ON $11.2 BILLION IN PROFITS LAST YEAR, ACCORDING TO GROUP'S ANALYSIS

    Amazon, the e-commerce giant helmed by the world's richest man, paid no federal taxes on profit of $11.2 billion last year, according...

    World
  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 16, 2019

    LAST ONE FOR THE ROAD: LANTA BUS DOUBLES AS HEARSE IN TRIBUTE TO LONGTIME DRIVER

    Miguel A. Vega drove a LANTA bus for 34 years and sometimes his route would take him by Holy Infancy Catholic Church, the Bethlehem...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 16, 2019

    POLICE INVESTIGATING SECOND HOMICIDE SATURDAY IN ALLENTOWN

    Allentown police are investigating a homicide in the downtown area, and the second on Saturday. Capt. Glenn Granitz said police received...