Here's what's trending for September 26.

An Allentown middle school is seeing stepped-up security this morning after a shooting threat over the weekend. Officers are increasing patrols at South Mountain Middle School. The Allentown Police Department investigated a tip they received yesterday about a student threating to carry out a shooting at the property. Authorities say the threat was not credible, but they are enhancing security as a precaution.

Police in Allentown are investigating a weekend murder. It happened in the area of Sixth and Tilghman streets near Stevens Park just before 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon. This woman says she didn't see anything, but heard it. "We heard a shout right afterwards and about five minutes later we heard ambulances pull up," she says. The victim's name has not yet been released. The Lehigh County coroner's office is only identifying the victim as a male.

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is continuing campaign efforts in his bid for U.S. Senate. Around one-thousand people gathered for a rally at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Saturday. Fetterman criticized Republican challenger, Doctor Mehmet Oz, calling him "unfit to serve" for allegedly making light of the lieutenant governor's recent stroke. Oz and his campaign leaders have made similar comments about Fetterman, continually calling his health into question since the primary nominations.

An escaped elk in Northampton County has been found and returned to its owners. Lehigh Township say the elk got loose after heavy wind knocked down a tree and damaged the owner's fence, but was found over the weekend.

The Pennsylvania Library Association is reporting an increase in efforts to ban some specific books. Officials say a handful of titles intended for children that focus on race and feminism have been the targets of the ban attempts. Association Executive Director Christi Buker says members of groups with specific political agendas have likely been the ones submitting requests to have the books removed from public library shelves. The Pennsylvania Library Association is making censorship a key focus of their annual conference, scheduled in Harrisburg on October 16th.

The Powerball lottery jackpot continues to grow. The multi-state lottery has gone nearly 3 months without a top-prize winner bringing tonight's estimated jackpot to $285 million. Pennsylvania players will learn at 11 o'clock tonight if they've become millionaires.

The Garden State remains about average among all states regarding childhood obesity. The obesity rate in high school students aged fourteen to eighteen increased by ten percent from 2001 to 2019. Nationally, New Jersey ranks 35th in obesity rates for kids aged ten to seventeen. State health officials say while New Jersey continues to be below the national average for adults, there are concerning trends regarding physical activity among children.

The Eagles are 3-0 after a 24-8 win over Washington Sunday afternoon. The Eagles sacked former teammate Carson Wentz nine times. Brandon Graham was credited with two-and-a-half sacks and said the 'D' has a standard it needs to maintain. "Our standard is our standard. I'm just happy we finally got one of those game where we were just out there having fun. We just want to win because we know how hard it is in this league," Graham said. The Eagles host former coach Doug Pederson and the 2-1 Jacksonville Jaguars this coming Sunday.

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