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Arrest made in Allentown stabbingAllentown police made an arrest in a stabbing. Craig Clifford Hansford is faci
Arrest made in Allentown stabbing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 hours ago
Allentown police made an arrest in a stabbing. Craig Clifford Hansford is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, among others. Police say he is responsible for stabbing a man several times in the area of Armor and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Teen shot in Allentown early Tuesdayit to a porch on Eleventh Street. The shooting appears to have occurred on the
Teen shot in Allentown early Tuesday
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
it to a porch on Eleventh Street. The shooting appears to have occurred on the 1000 block of Washington Street where officers collected the teen's backpack from the sidewalk. Anyone with information is asked call Allentown police at 610-43... Read more
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1 found dead in Allentown apartment firesaid. The apartment is next door to McKinley Elementary School, but the school
1 found dead in Allentown apartment fire
The Brown and White / Posted 7 hours ago
said. The apartment is next door to McKinley Elementary School, but the school wasn't impacted by the fire, Laubach said. The fire marshal's office and the Allentown Police Department Detectives Bureau are handling the investigation, Laubach... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bass player for Ted Nugent loses gear in Allentown theftOff the Road when the theft occurred Friday night into Saturday to the rear of
Bass player for Ted Nugent loses gear in Allentown theft
The Express-Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Off the Road when the theft occurred Friday night into Saturday to the rear of Strange Brew Tavern, 1996 S. Fifth St. Allentown police responded to the incident to take a report, and Capt. Steve Vangelo said Smith's SUV — a 1997 GMC Yukon —... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man found stabbed in AllentownALLENTOWN - A man was found with multiple stab wounds to his arms and legs, as
Man found stabbed in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
ALLENTOWN - A man was found with multiple stab wounds to his arms and legs, as well as wounds to his head, about 6:45 a.m. Monday on Wyoming Street in Allentown. Police were parked in front of 41 Wyoming Street, but said it is not yet clear where... Read more
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Ted Nugent bassist has truck, guitar, equipment stolen from Allentown barsaid. Not only was Smith a victim, but the theft happened on his birthday, he
Ted Nugent bassist has truck, guitar, equipment stolen from Allentown bar
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said. Not only was Smith a victim, but the theft happened on his birthday, he said. Smith says he reported the theft to Allentown Police. “Please kick anyone’s ass who tries to sell this stuff,” Smith said. Area fans and other musicians have... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown police investigate stabbings, gunfirePHOTO GALLERY: Allentown police are investigating a double stabbing outside the
Allentown police investigate stabbings, gunfire
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTO GALLERY: Allentown police are investigating a double stabbing outside the Sunrise Diner on South 4th Street, which was accompanied by gunfire. The incident happened early Saturday morning. Capt. Bill Lake said a 24-year-old Bethlehem man and a... Read more
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Allentown man identified as victim in deadly stabbingLuis Arroyo-Rivera, of 115 Ridge Ave. in Allentown, was arrested at 9:29 a.m. b
Allentown man identified as victim in deadly stabbing
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Luis Arroyo-Rivera, of 115 Ridge Ave. in Allentown, was arrested at 9:29 a.m. by Reading police in that city, Allentown police Capt. Bill Lake said. Arroyo-Rivera is charged with homicide, burglary and terroristic threats in... Read more
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Allentown stabbing death ruled homicide, suspect in custodyto stab wounds to the body, and the manner of death was ruled homicide. An aut
Allentown stabbing death ruled homicide, suspect in custody
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
to stab wounds to the body, and the manner of death was ruled homicide. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, May 23. Allentown police say their investigation led them to 22-year-old Hector Luis Arroyo-Rivera, whose last known address was the... Read more
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Man arrested in Allentown stabbing death, police sayLuis Arroyo-Rivera, of 115 Ridge Ave. in Allentown, was arrested at 9:29 a.m. b
Man arrested in Allentown stabbing death, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
Luis Arroyo-Rivera, of 115 Ridge Ave. in Allentown, was arrested at 9:29 a.m. by Reading police in that city, Allentown police Capt. Bill Lake said. Allentown police had been in contact with Reading police prior to Arroyo-Rivera's... Read more
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The Express-Times
20-old man stabbed to death in Allentown, coroner says-- Hispanic. The man's identity will be released when his family is informed of
20-old man stabbed to death in Allentown, coroner says
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
-- Hispanic. The man's identity will be released when his family is informed of his death, the coroner's office said. Allentown police expected to soon provide an update on the crime. City police, the coroner's office, the county Homicide... Read more
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Shots fired, 2 men stabbed near Allentown dinerAllentown police say two people were injured in a shots fired incident early Sa
Shots fired, 2 men stabbed near Allentown diner
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Allentown police say two people were injured in a shots fired incident early Saturday morning. It happened shortly before 3:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of South 4th Street, in the Sunrise Diner parking lot. According to police, officers responded to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown police investigate shootingALLENTOWN — Police are investigating a shooting outside the Sunrise Diner on So
Allentown police investigate shooting
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Police are investigating a shooting outside the Sunrise Diner on South 4th Street in which a man may have been wounded. The incident happened early Saturday morning. Investigators were trying to locate the owner of a car that had... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown police seeking homicide suspectALLENTOWN — Police are investigating a fatal stabbing on the 400 block of East
Allentown police seeking homicide suspect
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Police are investigating a fatal stabbing on the 400 block of East Cumberland Street. The stabbing happened around 5 a.m. Saturday. Further information was not immediately available. At 8 a.m., authorities broadcast an attempt-to-locate... Read more
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The Express-Times
Shooting reported outside diner; bullets strike businessstruck in the business. Police were still looking for spent rounds at 7 a.m. a
Shooting reported outside diner; bullets strike business
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
struck in the business. Police were still looking for spent rounds at 7 a.m. and the diner expected to open within the hour, the employee said. Allentown police Capt. Bill Lake confirmed the shooting but said he wouldn't say if anyone was wou... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
More auto theft charges against Allentown teenCivic on Jan. 20 and notified authorities that the car had a set of Konig after
More auto theft charges against Allentown teen
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Civic on Jan. 20 and notified authorities that the car had a set of Konig after-market wheels and a cold air intake system. Allentown police responded to the rear of 314 N. 13th Street on Jan. 21 and found the stolen Honda with all four wheels, the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Allentown shooting followed child custody dispute, police sayA man opened fire Tuesday night, shooting one person, during a dispute over chi
Allentown shooting followed child custody dispute, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
A man opened fire Tuesday night, shooting one person, during a dispute over child custody, according to Allentown police. Twenty-year-old Enrique Salvador, whose last address was in Allentown but is currently homeless, was arrested Thursday and... Read more
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Woman shot over child custody disputeAuthorities in Lehigh County said an argument over child custody led to a woman
Woman shot over child custody dispute
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Authorities in Lehigh County said an argument over child custody led to a woman being shot in the leg. Allentown police charged Enrique M. Salvador with assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting Thursday night in the 1600... Read more
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The Express-Times
N.Y. duo charged with using 28 fraudulent credit cards in shopping spreedriving across the Lehigh Valley and using fraudulent credit cards to buy gift
N.Y. duo charged with using 28 fraudulent credit cards in shopping spree
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
driving across the Lehigh Valley and using fraudulent credit cards to buy gift cards and baby supplies, Palmer Township police said in court papers. Alexandria Maldonado-Diaz, 24, of Manhattan, was arraigned Friday morning before District... Read more
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The Morning Call
Child custody dispute led to shooting of woman in Allentown, police saycounts of reckless endangerment and three counts of simple assault. He was sent
Child custody dispute led to shooting of woman in Allentown, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
counts of reckless endangerment and three counts of simple assault. He was sent to Lehigh County Jail under $300,000 bail. Allentown police were dispatched at 6:37 p.m. Tuesday to the 1600 block of Russell Street on a report of a shooting. At the... Read more
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The Morning Call
SOFTBALL SPOTLIGHT: Happy to say I know the Crossing Guard of the Yeargood thing. One of those moments came earlier this week when Matt Stine, a 200
SOFTBALL SPOTLIGHT: Happy to say I know the Crossing Guard of the Year
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
good thing. One of those moments came earlier this week when Matt Stine, a 2009 Allen High graduate, was recognized by the Allentown Police Department as the Crossing Guard of the Year in the city. There is no more important person in my opinion... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown police raid row home Friday morningALLENTOWN — Allentown police raided a row home shortly before 7 a.m. Friday on
Allentown police raid row home Friday morning
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Allentown police raided a row home shortly before 7 a.m. Friday on the 300 block of North Law Street. The city police Emergency Response and Tactical unit at 6:40 a.m. searched the home at 322 N. Law St. as part of an investigation by... Read more
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The Morning Call
University of Delaware softball coach John Seneca maintains strong connection with the Lehigh Valleyfor the last five years. On Wednesday, Stine was recognized as the city's Cros
University of Delaware softball coach John Seneca maintains strong connection with the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
for the last five years. On Wednesday, Stine was recognized as the city's Crossing Guard of the Year for 2015-16 at the Allentown Police Commendation Award Program. Stine also received citations from state leaders such as Pat Browne and Mike... Read more
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The Express-Times
Teen ran chop shop, picks up girl in stolen car, police saystolen, stripped of its wheels and stereo, police said. A warrant was issued f
Teen ran chop shop, picks up girl in stolen car, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
stolen, stripped of its wheels and stereo, police said. A warrant was issued for Lopez when, early Sunday morning, Allentown police saw a Honda Civic parked near South Race and Susquehanna streets. An officer saw a female sitting in the... Read more
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The Morning Call
May 19, 2016Timothy Snyder (left) and Chief Keith Morris lay a wreath at the base of the fl
May 19, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Timothy Snyder (left) and Chief Keith Morris lay a wreath at the base of the flag to remember fallen officers during the Allentown Police Department Commendation Award Presentation on Wednesday at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in... Read more
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Allentown Police Department honors its ownThe Allentown Police department is honoring its own, just in time for National
Allentown Police Department honors its own
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
The Allentown Police department is honoring its own, just in time for National Police Week. Members of the department received various commendation awards for going above and beyond the call of duty. Some residents also were recognized for making a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pat Toomey takes sanctuary city fight to Senate floorand he was held for four days. The New Jersey native later sued the federal go
Pat Toomey takes sanctuary city fight to Senate floor
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
and he was held for four days. The New Jersey native later sued the federal government, ICE agents, Lehigh County and Allentown police. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that Lehigh County Jail was wrong to hold Galarza, finding that... Read more
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The Brown and White
Allentown police commendations recognize those who helped search for boyDuring a ceremony honoring 34 of their own, the Allentown Police Department too
Allentown police commendations recognize those who helped search for boy
The Brown and White / Posted 5 days ago
During a ceremony honoring 34 of their own, the Allentown Police Department took time Wednesday to recognize those who had a role in a tragic start to 2016 for the city. The department held its commendation and awards presentation at the Scottish... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State police intercept 6-pound cocaine deliverywhom the package was addressed and watched as he took it into the house, record
State police intercept 6-pound cocaine delivery
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
whom the package was addressed and watched as he took it into the house, records indicate. State police and members of the Allentown Police Department Vice Unit executed a search warrant about 1:15 p.m. and arrested the 34-year-old without... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
More car theft charges for Allentown teenAllentown and one in Whitehall Township, the 19-year-old now stands accused of
More car theft charges for Allentown teen
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Allentown and one in Whitehall Township, the 19-year-old now stands accused of stealing a car in Upper Macungie Township. Allentown police came across a gold Honda Civic parked near the intersection of South Race and Susquehanna streets just... Read more
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Allentown officers honored for bravery, courage and quick-thinkingALLENTOWN — An Allentown police sergeant will receive the Drug Enforcement Admi
Allentown officers honored for bravery, courage and quick-thinking
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
ALLENTOWN — An Allentown police sergeant will receive the Drug Enforcement Administration's Task Force Officer of the Year after his investigations in 2015 led to the federal arrests of 22 drug suspects and the seizure of more than 400 kilograms of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Easton man using heroin in front of child, cops saylast month. Joseph M. Fontanille, 39, of the 2900 block of Old Nazareth Road,
Easton man using heroin in front of child, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
last month. Joseph M. Fontanille, 39, of the 2900 block of Old Nazareth Road, allegedly bought heroin from a drug dealer Allentown police were familiar with shortly after 3:45 p.m. April 15. The transaction occurred at North Irving Street and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown cocaine suspect signs for drugs from police delivery man, police saythe parcel and took the parcel inside the residence." A half-hour later, troop
Allentown cocaine suspect signs for drugs from police delivery man, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
the parcel and took the parcel inside the residence." A half-hour later, troopers from the state police drug-law unit and Allentown police served a search warrant at the house, and took Soto-Martinez and the cocaine into custody. Soto-Martinez... Read more
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Allentown man charged with assaulting infantAllentown man is behind bars after authorities allege he severely injured an in
Allentown man charged with assaulting infant
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Allentown man is behind bars after authorities allege he severely injured an infant who was in his care for about an hour. Allentown police charged Alex J. Guevara with assault and child endangerment after doctors discovered his girlfriend’s infant... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown drug suspect fights with police, faces additional chargesALLENTOWN — Allentown police re-arrested a man accused of selling heroin and ot
Allentown drug suspect fights with police, faces additional charges
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Allentown police re-arrested a man accused of selling heroin and other drugs last week after he tried to escape from the emergency room at Sacred Heart Hospital. Police originally charged Robert Estes, 41, on Friday on several felony... Read more
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The Morning Call
Stolen gun found at Willow Park Road fatal crashBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — As Bethlehem Township police worked in the early morning h
Stolen gun found at Willow Park Road fatal crash
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — As Bethlehem Township police worked in the early morning hours of May 6 to identify three victims in a fiery crash on Willow Park Road, they got their first clue from a hotel room key card. The key was found in the pocket of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with stalking ex-girlfriend, taking her daughtergirl was found unharmed April 11 at the home of Charles E. Powell who was not t
Man charged with stalking ex-girlfriend, taking her daughter
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
girl was found unharmed April 11 at the home of Charles E. Powell who was not the child's biological father or caretaker, Allentown police said. On Monday, Powell, with no current address, was charged with stalking and was sent to Lehigh County... Read more
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Police say man stalked woman, took her daughterman is charged with stalking after police said he repeatedly contacted the woma
Police say man stalked woman, took her daughter
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
man is charged with stalking after police said he repeatedly contacted the woman and snatched her child from her home. Allentown police on Monday arrested Charles E. Powell for violating court orders that he stay away from the woman he dated... Read more
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Allentown man charged after firing shots into the airAllentown police arrested a 24-year-old man late Saturday night after he decide
Allentown man charged after firing shots into the air
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Allentown police arrested a 24-year-old man late Saturday night after he decided to randomly squeeze off two shots in the air. Officers were dispatched to 215 W. Linden St. just after 10 p.m. Saturday for reports of a man standing outside shooting a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Mom's boyfriend fractures baby's skull, eye socket, police sayA 3-month-old baby girl suffered traumatic injuries after being shaken by the m
Mom's boyfriend fractures baby's skull, eye socket, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
A 3-month-old baby girl suffered traumatic injuries after being shaken by the mother's boyfriend, Allentown police said. The little girl had three skull fractures, a broken clavicle, a fractured eye socket, a fractured jaw, severe facial swelling... Read more
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Stalker kidnaps victim's 3-old daughter, police saylisted, was arrested Monday on a single charge of stalking, and sent to Lehigh
Stalker kidnaps victim's 3-old daughter, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
listed, was arrested Monday on a single charge of stalking, and sent to Lehigh County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail. Allentown police say Powell and the victim dated for less than two years, and the woman ended the relationship after an... Read more
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The Express-Times
Allentown man known for bearing large cross seeks trial in 2 casesaround in an attempt to spread the word of Jesus Christ as part of his Jesus is
Allentown man known for bearing large cross seeks trial in 2 cases
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
around in an attempt to spread the word of Jesus Christ as part of his Jesus is God's Ministry. Cline was arrested by Allentown police in March, and brought to county jail on St. Patrick's Day. The following week, Cline was found guilty of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fugitive found in car full of drugs, bolts from hospital, police saythen bolted from a city hospital, city police said. Robert Estes is in Lehigh
Fugitive found in car full of drugs, bolts from hospital, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
then bolted from a city hospital, city police said. Robert Estes is in Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $300,000 bail, and Allentown police say it took a lot of effort to get him there. U.S. Marshals were looking for the 40-year-old Estes when... Read more
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Police arrest fugitive on drug and assault chargesearly Friday afternoon by U.S. Marshals at North Fifth and Pine streets in Alle
Police arrest fugitive on drug and assault charges
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
early Friday afternoon by U.S. Marshals at North Fifth and Pine streets in Allentown. The U.S. Marshal Service contacted Allentown police and an agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency about Estes, who had reportedly been staying with a woman at... Read more
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Allentown police arrest 3 during drug investigationAllentown police arrested a trio of men Friday night as part of an ongoing drug
Allentown police arrest 3 during drug investigation
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
Allentown police arrested a trio of men Friday night as part of an ongoing drug investigation in the 600 block of Park Street. Police arrested William Blake, Keven Harris and Robert Birch on a host of drug charges after a search of Blake’s apartment... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scanner: Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Gordon Street in Allentownvehicle on Gordon Street between 8th and 9th streets. Initial reports said the
Scanner: Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Gordon Street in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
vehicle on Gordon Street between 8th and 9th streets. Initial reports said the victim was breathing, but was unresponsive. Allentown police are investigating the incident. No further information about the victim's condition was available Sunday... Read more
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Allentown convenience store robbed at gunpointAllentown Police are looking for a man who wielded a hand gun as he robbed a do
Allentown convenience store robbed at gunpoint
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Allentown Police are looking for a man who wielded a hand gun as he robbed a downtown convenience store Friday night. According to police Capt. Bill Reinik, the suspect entered Vic's Market at 348 N. Fourth St. shortly before 11 p.m. Armed with a... Read more
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Police looking for man who robbed store at gunpointAllentown Police are looking for the man who robbed a convenience store at gunp
Police looking for man who robbed store at gunpoint
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
Allentown Police are looking for the man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint. Police say Vic's Market, in the 300 block of North 4th Street in Allentown around 11:00pm Friday. The suspect, police say, was armed with a handgun and got away... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman charged with barging into ex's Allentown apartment, stealing his walletFenstermaker and her new boyfriend fled in a car and the ex-boyfriend followed
Woman charged with barging into ex's Allentown apartment, stealing his wallet
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Fenstermaker and her new boyfriend fled in a car and the ex-boyfriend followed after them, all of them ending up at the Allentown police station, records show. At the station, police were trying to figure out what happened when Fenstermaker... Read more
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Teens caused $147,000 in damage to Allentown apartment building, police sayWestminster St., records show. Court records did not identify any of the other
Teens caused $147,000 in damage to Allentown apartment building, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Westminster St., records show. Court records did not identify any of the other suspects, but described them as juveniles. Allentown police learned of the vandalism on May 29, 2014 when they were dispatched to a report of a burglary. Witnesses told... Read more
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