A 65-year-old man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Plainfield Township. It happened around 4:20 Thuesday afternoon in a parking lot in the 6000 block of Sullivan Trail. At this point, police say they don't expect to be filing any criminal charges.
A 21-year-old Easton man is charged with three counts of attempted homicide for an incident that happened Monday evening. Easton police were called to the area of 6th and Ferry streets Monday night around 6:30 for reports of shots fired. When they arrived, they found shell casings, three vehicles that had been hit and two homes struck by bullets. Police say Woody-Johnson was involved in what they're calling a gun fight between two groups. Nobody was injured. Woody-Johnson was arrested Friday morning at his home on West Berwick Street.
Officials at Lehigh Valley International Airport credit a mild winter and heavy spring break travel for the busiest travel month of March since 2004. LVIA says 78,550 flew through the airport last month, a seven percent jump from March 2022. American passenger traffice increased by more than 44 percent. United jumped nearly 28 percent and Allegiant was up almost ten percent last month. Delta's passenger traffic dropped by 32 percent from last March.
It's a race weekend in Allentown. Thousands of runners will wind through the Lehigh Parkway on Sunday for the 2023 St. Luke’s Half Marathon and 5K. Drivers should be aware of several road closures in the area to accommodate the runners. Impacted roads will be closed and detours posted between 8 and 11:30 Sunday morning.
A state House committee has advanced two bills concerning child sexual abuse survivors. They would create a two-year window allowing survivors to file lawsuits in cases that are past the statute of limitations. The Judiciary Committee voted 14-7 to pass both House Bill 1 and an amended Senate Bill 1. Right now, the two bills would allow a public vote on a single constitutional amendment. The issue would be on statewide ballots at the next eligible election.
A Pennsylvania State Representative says he plans to introduce a bill that would allow a school nurse to administer medical marijuana to a child. The idea comes from Malcolm Kenyatta, a Democrat from North Philadelphia. He says his bill would permit a school nurse to act as a secondary caregiver, which would make them eligible to administer medicinal marijuana. Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law seven years ago.