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The Morning Call
Man assaulted, robbed in Allentown, police sayALLENTOWN — A man suffered minor injuries Friday morning when he was robbed and
Man assaulted, robbed in Allentown, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
ALLENTOWN — A man suffered minor injuries Friday morning when he was robbed and assaulted on South Carlisle Street. Allentown police said. The strong-arm robbery was reported at 9:30 a.m. in the 400 block of South Carlisle Street, Capt. Stephen... Read more
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The Brown and White
Find out where to unload old prescription drugs SaturdayHill Police Department, 941 Long St., Fountain Hill. Supremo Foods, 602 N. Sev
Find out where to unload old prescription drugs Saturday
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
Hill Police Department, 941 Long St., Fountain Hill. Supremo Foods, 602 N. Seventh St., Allentown, coordinated by Allentown Police Department. Emmaus Police Department, 400 Jubilee St., Emmaus. Camp Olympic, 3120 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.,... Read more
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The Morning Call
After violation, parolee fights with agents taking him into custody, police saybegan fighting, records show. McDuffie allegedly elbowed and punched four agent
After violation, parolee fights with agents taking him into custody, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
began fighting, records show. McDuffie allegedly elbowed and punched four agents, causing injuries to them, police said. Allentown police were called and arrested McDuffie. Court records did not indicate what parole violation McDuffie... Read more
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The Express-Times
SWAT impostor pistol-whips, robs man, police sayA man claiming to be a member of SWAT pistol-whipped a man and robbed him durin
SWAT impostor pistol-whips, robs man, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A man claiming to be a member of SWAT pistol-whipped a man and robbed him during a fake raid early Monday morning, Allentown police said. At about 4:17 a.m., a city man at a house in the 100 block of South Seventh Street heard a knock on the door... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Robbers posing as police barge into homeD. Keim is now being held on $100,000 bail and faces a handful of charges, incl
Robbers posing as police barge into home
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
D. Keim is now being held on $100,000 bail and faces a handful of charges, including impersonating a public servant. Allentown police said the victim heard a knock on his door about 4:15 a.m. Monday and someone yelling, “Police, search... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown residents can discard old medicine Saturdaya total of 8,600 collected since 2010, according to the release. A permanent c
Allentown residents can discard old medicine Saturday
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
a total of 8,600 collected since 2010, according to the release. A permanent collection box is available every day at the Allentown Police Department's patrol station at 10th and Hamilton streets. All collected medicines are turned over to the DEA... Read more
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The Brown and White
Biscuitville robber nabbed by FBI in Allentown, police sayA woman accused of helping rob a Biscuitville restaurant in North Carolina was
Biscuitville robber nabbed by FBI in Allentown, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
A woman accused of helping rob a Biscuitville restaurant in North Carolina was caught by the FBI in Allentown, police said. Dorothy Hood (Photo via the Burlington Police Department Facebook page) FBI agents found Dorothy Hood Tuesday morning in a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown police arrest North Carolina fugitiveAllentown police assisted the FBI Tuesday in arresting a fugitive wanted for ro
Allentown police arrest North Carolina fugitive
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Allentown police assisted the FBI Tuesday in arresting a fugitive wanted for robbery in North Carolina. Police were called to the 1200 block of North Sixth Street in the area of Jordan Park just before 9 a.m. Tuesday to assist FBI agents, who had... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown parolee charged after gun, drugs found in homeman on parole was found Monday with a loaded gun and marijuana inside his Allen
Allentown parolee charged after gun, drugs found in home
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
man on parole was found Monday with a loaded gun and marijuana inside his Allentown home, according to court records. Allentown police were dispatched at 9:54 a.m. to an apartment in the 400 block of West Linden Street where parole agents said... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown exposer charged with stalking woman he threatened to kill six months earlierwas released from Lehigh County Jail on Friday after serving time on the Oct. 2
Allentown exposer charged with stalking woman he threatened to kill six months earlier
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
was released from Lehigh County Jail on Friday after serving time on the Oct. 22 exposure and threats case, records show. Allentown police found him on the victim's porch in the 1100 block of Hamilton Street, records show. The victim told police... Read more
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The Express-Times
Drunk driver trying to run over man hits cars instead, cops sayis accused of trying to run down another man, but instead struck three parked c
Drunk driver trying to run over man hits cars instead, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
is accused of trying to run down another man, but instead struck three parked cars before being blocked by city police. Allentown police were called Thursday night to the 500 block of North Fenwick Street for a car crash, and found Juan Rivera... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with exposing himself to teens, police sayALLENTOWN — Allentown police said a man is charged with exposing himself to and
Man charged with exposing himself to teens, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Allentown police said a man is charged with exposing himself to and following several high school students, according to Lehigh County Court records. Alex Gabriel Ramos, 25, of the 1400 block of Hamilton Street was charged Friday with... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
High school students and police officers hold friendly competitionWilliam Allen High School baseball players and Allentown police officers went h
High school students and police officers hold friendly competition
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
William Allen High School baseball players and Allentown police officers went head-to-head out on the field Saturday for a home run derby at Birney J. Crum stadium. This idea came about after an incident involving police and students last... Read more
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The Express-Times
St. Luke's Half Marathon: Race times, road closures and moreFairgrounds parking lots are the place to go. They're a couple of blocks from t
St. Luke's Half Marathon: Race times, road closures and more
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
Fairgrounds parking lots are the place to go. They're a couple of blocks from the high school at 17th and Chew streets. Allentown police and security personnel will be directing traffic in the vicinity. Plenty of scenery: The half marathon... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bomb threat on wall clears Allentown middle schoolin the Allentown school. Police cleared the building and students returned to c
Bomb threat on wall clears Allentown middle school
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the Allentown school. Police cleared the building and students returned to class. (Sarah Cassi | lehighvalleylive.com) Allentown police said Raub Middle School was evacuated at about 12:45 p.m. after the scrawled threat was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Violent robbery crew' accused of May 2015 crime spreefor their firearms. The case was investigated by the federal Bureau of Alcohol
'Violent robbery crew' accused of May 2015 crime spree
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
for their firearms. The case was investigated by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Allentown Police Department and the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man charged in library bathroom sex assaultfaces a handful of sex charges for the alleged assault that took place last mon
Allentown man charged in library bathroom sex assault
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
faces a handful of sex charges for the alleged assault that took place last month inside the library at 1210 Hamilton St. Allentown police were contacted after an employee reported seeing two people inside a bathroom stall about 3 p.m. March 23.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Six charged in Allentown robbery conspiracyof Allentown, and Jose Rapalo, 20, of Bethlehem. Kairashaad Johnson, 21, of All
Six charged in Allentown robbery conspiracy
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
of Allentown, and Jose Rapalo, 20, of Bethlehem. Kairashaad Johnson, 21, of Allentown is charged in one of the robberies. Allentown police Chief Keith Morris thanked the officers and detectives who investigated the robberies in conjunction with... Read more
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Armed robbery crew terrorized Allentown stores, federal prosecutors saythe officers and detectives that spent countless hours investigating these robb
Armed robbery crew terrorized Allentown stores, federal prosecutors say
The Brown and White / Posted 10 days ago
the officers and detectives that spent countless hours investigating these robberies and for the assistance from the ATF," Allentown police Chief Keith Morris said in a news release. "Their diligence paid off and we were able to take some very... Read more
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The Morning Call
Norco DA to weigh in on school violenceschool. In October, three Allen High teenagers were charged after a brawl off s
Norco DA to weigh in on school violence
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
school. In October, three Allen High teenagers were charged after a brawl off school property resulted in injuries to four Allentown police officers. In November, a Dieruff High School student pushed a teacher down the bleachers at a pep rally.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Are Allentown's schools safe?In October, three Allen High teenagers were charged after a brawl off school pr
Are Allentown's schools safe?
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
In October, three Allen High teenagers were charged after a brawl off school property that resulted in injuries to four Allentown police officers. In November, a Dieruff High School student pushed a teacher down the bleachers at a pep rally.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown School District student offensesreported 2,937 incidents to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the 20
Allentown School District student offenses
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
reported 2,937 incidents to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the 2014-15 school year. Of those incidents, Allentown police were involved more than 500 times, and police arrested students almost 300 times. Below is a breakdown of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
More than $1,500 embezzled by former employee, Allentown School District saysno evidence of other misappropriated funds. The release says the employee who
More than $1,500 embezzled by former employee, Allentown School District says
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
no evidence of other misappropriated funds. The release says the employee who allegedly stole the money is no longer with the district. The school district does not identify the employee. A complaint was filed with the Allentown Police Depart... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown School District: Former employee embezzled more than $1,000business office. According to the news release, the district is reviewing curr
Allentown School District: Former employee embezzled more than $1,000
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
business office. According to the news release, the district is reviewing current processes and has filed a complaint with Allentown police. The news release said it was a joint statement from Superintendent Russ Mayo and school board President... Read more
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The Morning Call
Are Allentown's schools safe?In October, three Allen High School students were charged in a brawl near the s
Are Allentown's schools safe?
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
In October, three Allen High School students were charged in a brawl near the school that left four Allentown police officers injured. A month later, a Dieruff student shoved a teacher down bleachers in the school's gym. The incidents highlight... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
2 charged in connection with hoverboard robberyAllentown police have charged two men in connection with an attempted robbery i
2 charged in connection with hoverboard robbery
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
Allentown police have charged two men in connection with an attempted robbery in the 700 block of Pioneer Street Thursday that ended in a three-vehicle wreck at North Sixth and Washington streets. Tai-Jon D. Edwards and Marcus McCrae are being held... Read more
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The Brown and White
Girl's ex allegedly beats her stepfather with bat, punches her momand two counts each of simple assault and harassment. He is being held in Lehig
Girl's ex allegedly beats her stepfather with bat, punches her mom
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
and two counts each of simple assault and harassment. He is being held in Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail. Allentown police said at about 11:23 p.m. Garcia went to the home of his ex-girlfriend in the 500 block of Oak... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Teen beats ex-girlfriend’s parents, Allentown police saybeat his ex-girlfriend’s step-father with a baseball bat and punched her mother
Teen beats ex-girlfriend’s parents, Allentown police say
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
beat his ex-girlfriend’s step-father with a baseball bat and punched her mother after starting an argument with the girl. Allentown police were called to the 500 block of Oak Street about 11:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of a domestic disturbance.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown teen charged in connection with hover board robberyAllentown police have charged an 18-year-old in connection with an attempted ro
Allentown teen charged in connection with hover board robbery
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
Allentown police have charged an 18-year-old in connection with an attempted robbery in the 700 block of Pioneer Street Thursday that ended in a three-vehicle wreck at North Sixth and Washington streets. Tai-Jon D. Edwards is being held on $200,000... Read more
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1 charged in Hoverboard robbery, shootingAllentown police released new details about a Hoverboard robbery in the city th
1 charged in Hoverboard robbery, shooting
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
Allentown police released new details about a Hoverboard robbery in the city that led to a shooting and car crash, but are still working to ascertain what exactly happened during the chaos. One of the robbers who was grazed by a bullet on his head... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Hoverboard at center of shooting in AllentownRonnie Harris, said he saw one man running, followed by a second and then heard
Hoverboard at center of shooting in Allentown
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
Ronnie Harris, said he saw one man running, followed by a second and then heard gunshots. He called 911 immediately. Allentown police say shortly after that, a second gunshot victim showed up at the hospital. While they cannot confirm the two... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allen High baseball team, police department coming together for home run derbywith nothing more than fun and bragging rights at stake. Leskosky originally p
Allen High baseball team, police department coming together for home run derby
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
with nothing more than fun and bragging rights at stake. Leskosky originally planned to have his players compete against Allentown police officers, but he decided that defeated the idea of bringing kids and cops together. Each home-run derby team... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown looks to create alternative education option, add staff membersDieruff student pushing a teacher down the bleachers at a pep rally and Allen s
Allentown looks to create alternative education option, add staff members
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
Dieruff student pushing a teacher down the bleachers at a pep rally and Allen students arrested after a brawl in which four Allentown police officers were injured. "A good many of them were our emotional support students," Mayo said. A few school... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two shot at Allentown intersectionTwo people have been shot in the area of 6th and Washington Street in Allentown
Two shot at Allentown intersection
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
Two people have been shot in the area of 6th and Washington Street in Allentown Thursday evening. Allentown police are currently investigating the incident. The shooting happened around the same time as an accident in the area. The two were shot... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man stabbed in AllentownAllentown Police are investigating a stabbing that landed one man in the hospit
Man stabbed in Allentown
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
Allentown Police are investigating a stabbing that landed one man in the hospital. It happened just after midnight, at an apartment in the 700 block of North 9th street. Police said a 20-year-old man was hurt. He was taken to the hospital, where... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown Police investigating armed robbery in Valania ParkAllentown Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in Valania
Allentown Police investigating armed robbery in Valania Park
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
Allentown Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in Valania Park Wednesday night. It happened at about 8:41 p.m. According to police, two teenagers were walking in the park when a vehicle pulled up and three men jumped out. At... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with hiding gun in Allentown killing to face trialA man charged with hiding a gun from Allentown police investigating a homicide
Man charged with hiding gun in Allentown killing to face trial
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
A man charged with hiding a gun from Allentown police investigating a homicide will face trial in Lehigh County Court after a brief hearing Thursday. ALLENTOWN — A man charged with hiding a gun from Allentown police investigating a homicide will... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man stabbed in neck claims eyeglasses caused cutA 20-year-old man was stabbed in the neck early Thursday morning in Allentown.
Man stabbed in neck claims eyeglasses caused cut
The Brown and White / Posted 16 days ago
A 20-year-old man was stabbed in the neck early Thursday morning in Allentown. Police said the victim was found at 12:24 a.m. in the 700 block North Ninth Street. The man was talking to officers, but lost a large amount of blood, Assistant Chief... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pair of robberies reported on Union Street in Allentownof the light-colored car. After taking the 15-year-old's cell phone the car spe
Pair of robberies reported on Union Street in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
of the light-colored car. After taking the 15-year-old's cell phone the car sped away, police said. No one was injured in that incident either. Anyone with information is being asked to call Allentown police detectives at 610-437-7721. Matt Cough... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown stabbing victim not cooperating, police sayone point he told police that he fell on his glasses and he also claimed the st
Allentown stabbing victim not cooperating, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
one point he told police that he fell on his glasses and he also claimed the stabbing happened at 10th and Washington streets, which police believe is not true. Anyone with information is asked to call Allentown police at 610-437-7721. Matt Cough... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver allegedly tries to hit cop, crashes into detective's carinvestigation for drug activity in a "high drug area" tried to run down a cop,
Driver allegedly tries to hit cop, crashes into detective's car
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
investigation for drug activity in a "high drug area" tried to run down a cop, but instead crashed into a detective's car, Allentown police said. Steven Jimenez, of the 500 block of North 21st Street in Allentown, was arrested Tuesday and charged... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State police nab fugitive that caused Allentown wreckPennsylvania State Police have arrested a fugitive from New York that caused a
State police nab fugitive that caused Allentown wreck
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Pennsylvania State Police have arrested a fugitive from New York that caused a two-car wreck in Lehigh County as he was running from U.S. Marshals and state police. Andrew Ray Price faces a dozen charges in connection with the August 2015 crash at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man rammed car into Allentown police cruiser during arrest, police sayrecklessly endangering another person and drug possession. He is being held in
Man rammed car into Allentown police cruiser during arrest, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
recklessly endangering another person and drug possession. He is being held in Lehigh County Prison on $50,000 bail. Allentown police said Jimenez is a suspect in a drug investigation and on Tuesday night he was "observed engaging in drug... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Slatington teen arrested in connection to armed robberyfaces a single felony count of robbery in connection to an armed robbery that o
Slatington teen arrested in connection to armed robbery
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
faces a single felony count of robbery in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in the 1000 block of Irving Street. Allentown police responded to a report of an armed robbery about 9:15 p.m. March 27. The two victims told police they had... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man nearly runs down police before drug arrestassault charges after police said he crashed into a patrol car and nearly ran d
Man nearly runs down police before drug arrest
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
assault charges after police said he crashed into a patrol car and nearly ran down two officers following a drug bust. Allentown police were investigating drug activity about 7 p.m. Tuesday in what authorities describe in court papers as a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two to stand trial for shootings in Allentownin January and also faces trial in Northampton County Court. According to cour
Two to stand trial for shootings in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
in January and also faces trial in Northampton County Court. According to court records in the Allentown shooting: Allentown police said an officer heard gunshots just before 5 a.m. on Jan. 31, and another officer spotted a dark-colored... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prostitution at heart of 2012 Comfort Inn shootinghim “that’s my work.” Based on Payne’s testimony, investigators with the Bethl
Prostitution at heart of 2012 Comfort Inn shooting
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
him “that’s my work.” Based on Payne’s testimony, investigators with the Bethlehem Township Police Department contacted Allentown police about a handgun officers there had seized. Police apprehended Bryson Harris with a handgun in March 2013 as... Read more
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The Morning Call
Second man charged in 2012 Bethlehem Township pimp shootinghandgun he called "Susan." Bethlehem Township Police Sgt. Richard Blake tracke
Second man charged in 2012 Bethlehem Township pimp shooting
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
handgun he called "Susan." Bethlehem Township Police Sgt. Richard Blake tracked down a .40-caliber handgun that Allentown police seized four months after the shooting. The gun matched the shell casings found at Valcarcel's shooting,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Woman stabs boyfriend with kitchen knife, police sayAn Allentown woman faces charges after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend with a
Woman stabs boyfriend with kitchen knife, police say
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
An Allentown woman faces charges after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend with a kitchen knife. Allentown police responded to a home in the 100 block of Chestnut Street about 2 a.m. Saturday to investigate a disturbance. Authorities learned there had... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Woman dives out of car to get away from captorwoman inside an Allentown home for about 24 hours over the weekend. Court recor
Woman dives out of car to get away from captor
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
woman inside an Allentown home for about 24 hours over the weekend. Court records list a Freemansburg address for Kempfer. Allentown police responded to St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill about 4:15 p.m. Sunday for a report of an... Read more
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