A woman's death is under investigation in Northampton County. Police and the coroner's office were called to a home on Franklin Square in Moore Township Sunday night. Authorities have not released information on what happened.
Four people were shot in Allentown over the weekend. One of them died. Late Saturday night, two men were shot in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting outside the Sportsmen's Cafe on Ridge Avenue. Those victims are expected to survive. On Friday night, 33-year-old Lauren Gonzalez died in the 400 block of North Church Street while another man was also shot. As of Sunday afternoon, no arrests have been made in either shooting but police say they do have some leads in both cases. They do not believe the two incidents are connected.
Police are looking for a Northampton County man wanted for mugging two elderly residents with a piece of wood. Easton's Brian Oliver allegedly broke into a city home Saturday night on Oak Street, using a small log to beat a 62-year-old man and then assaulting an 80-year-old woman at the scene before robbing them. Oliver is also wanted after failing to stand trial for allegedly assaulting an Easton police officer last December.
Longtime North Catasauqua Police Chief Kim Moyer died Saturday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg. The 68-year-old Moyer headed the borough's police department for nearly 40 years and had served with the department for more than 45 years.
Pennsylvania State Police say they've seized $11 million worth of illegal drugs in the second quarter of 2019. Troopers say from April 1st through June 30th, they confiscated 84 pounds of heroin and around 33 pounds of fentanyl, which alone has a combined street value of more than $3 million.
Organizers say thousands of Muslims were at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex over the weekend for the oldest and longest-running American Muslim convention in the United States. The event Friday through Sunday drew Muslims from across the country to discuss this year's theme: a call for compassion to shrink the political and racial divide.
If you live in Pennsylvania and think you've seen a UFO, you're not alone as more than 80 people across the state have reported sightings since the year began. According to the National UFO Reporting Center, they've received 82 reports of something in the sky, the latest on July 6th. Strange lights make up the most commonly spotted thing, although saucers, spheres and cigar-shaped items are also note frequently. This could be a big year for spotting UFOs in Pennsylvania as the Center only lists 90 reports for all of 2018.
The Phillies desperately needed a win Sunday and they got it courtesy of Maikel Franco's homer in the bottom of the ninth. Franco says he knew it was gone when he hit it. "I got a pitch I was looking for and as soon as I hit it, I knew the ball was going to go," Franco said. The homer was Franco's 100th in his career. The Phils host the Dodgers tonight.