Here's what's trending for April 9.

The coroner has been called to the scene of a Tuesday morning accident. It happened around 6:30 on Route 145 at Mulberry Drive, just south of Walnutport. A dump truck and a car were involved in the wreck.

Northampton County has begun testing nearly 300 voting machines for the April 23 primary. The testing will continue through Thursday with with county officials and residents observing. On Friday, officials with the Republican and Democratic parties will be able to examine the results of the testing. There were problems in last November’s election when the printed results given to some voters did not match their choices for the retention of two state Superior Court judges.

A 15-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a car in Whitehall Township on Monday night. The unidentified teen was struck at the intersection of MacArthur Road and Mickley Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. Police have not commented on what led to the crash or if anyone else was hurt.

A fire has destroyed a Monroe County restaurant. Crews were called to Yusan restaurant around 12:30 Monday morning. By the time they arrived, the Stroud Township restaurant was fully engulfed in flames. No one was hurt and there is no word on the cause. The restaurant owners posted on Facebook that they plan to rebuild.

Salisbury Township police are investigating a Monday morning accident that happened on East Emmaus Avenue. The crash involved three vehicles, including a school bus. Only the driver was on board that school bus at the time. A car ended up on its roof, but no serious injuries are being reported.

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey made a stop in the Lehigh Valley Monday to talk to veterans about PACT Act. "It provides a health care access for those veterans not just deserved, but that they earned. This is an earned benefit. It just took too damned long to get it done," Casey said at the VFW in Whitehall Township.

Bud Cummins is giving Bryan Malinowski's side of the story. Malinowski was shot to death inside his Arkansas home last month during a raid by federal agents, who say the former Lehigh Valley International Airport executive sold guns illegally. Cummins is the Malinowski family attorney and says a doorbell camera shows a little, but not a lot, of what happened. "Interestingly, the first thing that they do is take a piece of tape and tape over the doorbell camera, so that's where that video ends. We can't see what happens next," Cummins says. Malinowski's widow says she and her husband were asleep when they heard their door being knocked down. She says her husband assumed they were home invasion victims and grabbed a gun, eventually shooting an ATF agent before being shot and killed. Investigators say Malinowski bought more than 150 guns since May 2021 and sold them illegally, with a half-dozen of them being used in crimes. Cummins says collecting, buying and selling guns and coins was a hobby for Malinowski.

The state Department of Revenue has extended its call center hours for late-season tax filers. Starting Tuesday, their hours will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, lines will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and then on Monday - tax deadline day - the call center will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Officials also say a number of resources that provide answers to common questions can be found on the Department's website. That site is

Former Republican state assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli launches his newest bid for governor at an event tonight in Freehold. Ciattarelli lost a close race against incumbent Governor Phil Murphy three years ago, losing by just three percent. Ciattarelli will take on State Senator Jon Bramnick for the Republican nomination before next year's election.

Those eclipse glasses everyone used yesterday still have a purpose -- by donating them to charity. The group Astronomers Without Borders is accepting donated glasses to send to Africa, Asia and North and South America for future eclipse events. They can be donated at any Warby Parker store. The organization called Eclipse Glasses USA is accepting glasses to send to students in Latin America for the October annular eclipse. The glasses can also be saved for the next eclipse event, with the most notable one coming in 20 years.

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