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Officials Warn Children Who Handled Live Bat At Bethlehem Park Of Possible Rabies Exposure

While several of the children who handled the bat have been identified, officials say there may be others that need to be located, as they must be evaluated for treatment of possible rabies exposure.


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Officials Monitoring Air Quality Following 3-Alarm Fire In Bethlehem

Bethlehem police say a shelter in place order has been declared for the surrounding areas. Residents are being told to keep windows closed due to excessive smoke.


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Man Sentenced In Bethlehem Social Club Shooting

A man has been sentenced to 15½ to 31 years in the shootout that killed a woman and injured other people two years ago.


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Man Falls From Roof, Dies In Pa.

Authorities say a 47-year-old Pennsylvania man has plunged to his death after falling from a roof while trying to repair a chimney.


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DA: Former Nurse Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient At Rehab Center In Lehigh County

Officials say 45-year-old- Robert Poindexter is charged with assaulting the 50-year-old patient, who has extremely limited movement.


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Bethlehem Police: Roommate In Custody In Man’s Death

Police have a man in custody and planned to charge him in the death of his roommate at their residence.


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Supreme Court To Consider Facebook Threats Case Involving Bethlehem Man

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.


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Bethlehem Sinkhole Swallows Truck, Forces Evacuations

A sinkhole partly swallowed a utility truck and forced the evacuation of 30 people after it struck, but did not break, a gas line.


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Cops: Man Unhappy With His McDonald’s Order Grabs Drive-Thru Attendee

The incident occurred on August 21 around 1:45 a.m. at the McDonald’s located on Wyandotte Street in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.


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As Musikfest In The Lehigh Valley Grows In Size, So Have Security Concerns

Musikfest has been striking up the bands for 31 years, growing into a musical main event, and attracting over a million visitors from across the country.


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Truck Crashes into Bethlehem Home

The accident was reported around 4 p.m. at Freemansburg Avenue and Willow Park Road.


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Lockdown Lifted At Liberty High School in Bethlehem

A lockdown has been lifted at a high school in Bethlehem on Wednesday.


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Police Clear Scene After Investigating Reports Of Suspicious Device At Bethlehem Middle School

Police say they conducted a routine search and nothing was found. The scene was cleared around 6:30 p.m.


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Elderly Man Dead After Standoff With Bethlehem Police

A standoff between police and a man in his 90s is over, and the suspect is reportedly dead.