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The Express-Times
Man accused of stealing toys from sick kids wants record-clearing programpreliminary hearing on charges of theft and receiving stolen property. Stano w
Man accused of stealing toys from sick kids wants record-clearing program
The Express-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
preliminary hearing on charges of theft and receiving stolen property. Stano waived his hearing, sending the charges to Lehigh County Court. Stano is free on $1,000 bail. Attorney David Ritter said Stano is eligible for a first-time offenders... Read more
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The Morning Call
PA Supreme Court to hear challenge to Megan's Law expansionenactment, Haenig, who now lives in West Reading, was hit with a 15-year mandat
PA Supreme Court to hear challenge to Megan's Law expansion
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
enactment, Haenig, who now lives in West Reading, was hit with a 15-year mandate. Haenig challenged that requirement in Lehigh County Court, but Judge Douglas Reichley ruled against him, a decision later upheld by the Superior Court. Haenig has... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man armed with pellet gun charged in robbery, police say— Bethlehem police said a man armed with a pellet gun robbed a man and tried to
Man armed with pellet gun charged in robbery, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
— Bethlehem police said a man armed with a pellet gun robbed a man and tried to rob a second victim, according to Lehigh County Court records. Keith Walker Jr., 20, of the 900 block of Argus Street in Bethlehem is charged Saturday with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with exposing himself to teens, police say— Allentown police said a man is charged with exposing himself to and following
Man charged with exposing himself to teens, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
— 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 indecent... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State police say fugitive chase reached nearly 100 mphchase that resulted in a wreck at Airport Road and Union Boulevard on Aug. 10,
State police say fugitive chase reached nearly 100 mph
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
chase that resulted in a wreck at Airport Road and Union Boulevard on Aug. 10, 2015. A dozen charges were sent to Lehigh County Court for trial after a preliminary hearing Wednesday afternoon before District Judge Jacob Hammond. Maher... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall landlord sentenced for putting spy cam in tenant's bathroom— A Whitehall landlord who admitted setting up a hidden camera in a female tena
Whitehall landlord sentenced for putting spy cam in tenant's bathroom
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
— A Whitehall landlord who admitted setting up a hidden camera in a female tenant's bathroom was sentenced Thursday in Lehigh County Court to one year of probation. Rony El-Khoury, 40, pleaded guilty before Judge Kelly L. Banach to one count... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cop says 2nd day on Vice ends with dealer trying to run him downand possession of cigarettes dipped in PCP. Following the brief hearing, all t
Cop says 2nd day on Vice ends with dealer trying to run him down
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
and possession of cigarettes dipped in PCP. Following the brief hearing, all the charges against Jimenez were sent to Lehigh County Court. The 36-year-old Jimenez remains in jail on $50,000 bail. Detective Jason Krasley said undercover... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Jail time for man who crashed into S. Whitehall homeNovember and ran from police escaped a possible lengthy state prison sentence.
Jail time for man who crashed into S. Whitehall home
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
November and ran from police escaped a possible lengthy state prison sentence. Ronnie K. Banks pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lehigh County Court to driving under the influence and fleeing from police in connection to the Nov. 22 crash that severely... Read more
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The Morning Call
Court orders new sentence for second Freeman brother in neo-Nazi killingskiller David Freeman, sentenced to life in prison at 16 for fatally bludgeoning
Court orders new sentence for second Freeman brother in neo-Nazi killings
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
killer David Freeman, sentenced to life in prison at 16 for fatally bludgeoning his father, must be resentenced in Lehigh County Court, a state appeals court ordered following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision banning mandatory life... 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 15 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
Police still looking for gunman in Allentown killinga firearm without a license related to the killing of Carmelo Narvaez. Morales
Police still looking for gunman in Allentown killing
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
a firearm without a license related to the killing of Carmelo Narvaez. Morales waived the hearing, sending the charges to Lehigh County Court. Morales remains in county jail lieu of $500,000 bail. First Assistant District Attorney Steve Luksa... Read more
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The Morning Call
New sentencing set for Allentown man who murdered 12-old in 2003was sentenced to a mandatory sentence of life in prison with no chance of parol
New sentencing set for Allentown man who murdered 12-old in 2003
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
was sentenced to a mandatory sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole. Following a brief hearing Tuesday in Lehigh County Court, Judge Robert L. Steinberg ruled that Bahr will be resentenced in September, in compliance with new rules... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two to stand trial for shootings in Allentownin Allentown. Elias Z. Ariza, 19, and Abram J. Rios, 19, both of Bethlehem, wa
Two to stand trial for shootings in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
in Allentown. Elias Z. Ariza, 19, and Abram J. Rios, 19, both of Bethlehem, waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday in Lehigh County Court. Ariza is accused in shootings in both Allentown and Bethlehem in January and also faces trial in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Parking beef at famed restaurant ends with plea deal for man who pointed gunduring a parking dispute. Juan Camacho, who owns Camacho Martial Arts Academy,
Parking beef at famed restaurant ends with plea deal for man who pointed gun
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
during a parking dispute. Juan Camacho, who owns Camacho Martial Arts Academy, was set to go to trial this week in Lehigh County Court and a jury had been picked Monday. Instead, Camacho pleaded guilty Tuesday to carrying a firearm without... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bryan Freeman resentencing hearing scheduledhearing for convicted killer Bryan Freeman has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Jun
Bryan Freeman resentencing hearing scheduled
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
hearing for convicted killer Bryan Freeman has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. June 1 before Judge Maria Dantos in Lehigh County Court. Freeman was 17 years old when he and his brother, David, and their cousin killed the Freemans' parents... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coopersburg man charged in sex assault of girl, police sayCOOPERSBURG — A 67-year-old man admitted to investigators that he sexually assa
Coopersburg man charged in sex assault of girl, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
COOPERSBURG — A 67-year-old man admitted to investigators that he sexually assaulted a girl at his home, according to Lehigh County Court records. Donald Williams of the 400 block of Landis Street was charged Friday with aggravated indecent assault... Read more
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The Express-Times
1994 double-murder case returns to Lehigh County CourtCatasauqua woman and the victim's 3-month-old son was back in court on Tuesday.
1994 double-murder case returns to Lehigh County Court
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
Catasauqua woman and the victim's 3-month-old son was back in court on Tuesday. Counsel for Patricia Rorrer, 52, argued in Lehigh County Court that investigators mishandled DNA evidence, WFMZ-TV 69 reports. The attorney, Craig Neely, also argues he... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Patricia Rorrer back in Lehigh County Courtold son in 1994. But now her lawyer is demanding new evidence be heard to clea
Patricia Rorrer back in Lehigh County Court
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
old son in 1994. But now her lawyer is demanding new evidence be heard to clear her name. Tuesday, Rorrer was back in Lehigh County Court In the courtroom were Rorrer's family members and District Attorney Jim Martin even took a seat in court... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Steven Dreisbach will stand trial for Emmaus murderof Cooper Wertman earlier this year in Emmaus. That decision was reached follo
Steven Dreisbach will stand trial for Emmaus murder
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
of Cooper Wertman earlier this year in Emmaus. That decision was reached following a preliminary hearing Friday in Lehigh County Court. Dreisbach's formal arraignment is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. April 15 in the county courthouse. He is... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Goonies' gang leader sentenced for 2012 shooting that left man paralyzed— or leader — of the Goonies, spotted Crips member Dashawn "BK" Brown in his te
'Goonies' gang leader sentenced for 2012 shooting that left man paralyzed
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
— or leader — of the Goonies, spotted Crips member Dashawn "BK" Brown in his territory. According to testimony Friday in Lehigh County Court, Chevelle and Brown squared off on the 300 block of North Ninth Street, where about 30 Crips had gathered... Read more
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The Express-Times
Voices told man to 'keep stabbing, keep killing,' detective saysto the Feb. 9 fatal stabbing of Cooper Wertman at the Emmaus Hotel. Following
Voices told man to 'keep stabbing, keep killing,' detective says
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
to the Feb. 9 fatal stabbing of Cooper Wertman at the Emmaus Hotel. Following the hearing, the charges were sent to Lehigh County court, where Dreisbach now faces possible trial in the case. Emmaus police Detective Jason Apgar testified at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem woman headed to trial for 2015 arsonWhite on Tuesday waived her preliminary hearing on arson charges before Distric
Bethlehem woman headed to trial for 2015 arson
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 30 days ago
White on Tuesday waived her preliminary hearing on arson charges before District Judge Wayne Maura. The case now heads to Lehigh County Court. In October, White was living with a man against whom she had a protection from abuse order. Police say... Read more
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The Brown and White
Cop shooting detailed, but motive unclear in Allentown slayingto say if investigators know why Bratvold may have killed Sieniawski. All the
Cop shooting detailed, but motive unclear in Allentown slaying
The Brown and White / Posted 30 days ago
to say if investigators know why Bratvold may have killed Sieniawski. All the charges against Bratvold were sent to Lehigh County Court following Tuesday's hearing. Bratvold, with a salt-and-pepper beard and hair, was shackled in a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman faces trial for allegedly torching Bethlehem home in suicide attemptWhite, 60, waived her preliminary hearing on Tuesday on charges of arson and re
Woman faces trial for allegedly torching Bethlehem home in suicide attempt
The Express-Times / Posted 30 days ago
White, 60, waived her preliminary hearing on Tuesday on charges of arson and reckless burning, sending the charges to Lehigh County Court. White, of the 200 block of Hillmond Street in Bethlehem, remains free on $25,000 unsecured... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ex-police clerk accused of stealing from force faces trialfor her preliminary hearing on a single charge of theft. The 43-year-old Jenki
Ex-police clerk accused of stealing from force faces trial
The Express-Times / Posted 1 months ago
for her preliminary hearing on a single charge of theft. The 43-year-old Jenkin waived the hearing, sending the charges to Lehigh County Court, where she now faces possible trial in the case. She remains free on $15,000 unsecured bail. Jenkin... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown man sentenced for collecting child pornographyto possessing more than 1,000 child pornography images Anthony Perilla, 42, of
Allentown man sentenced for collecting child pornography
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
to possessing more than 1,000 child pornography images Anthony Perilla, 42, of Glenwood Street was sentenced Monday in Lehigh County Court to six months of house arrest followed by two years of probation. Judge James T. Anthony ordered Perilla... Read more
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The Morning Call
Another roadblock for the FedEx project?land needed to widen a road to handle the truck traffic the distribution center
Another roadblock for the FedEx project?
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
land needed to widen a road to handle the truck traffic the distribution center is expected to bring. The filing in Lehigh County Court by Airport Ventures argues that the authority has no right to claim eminent domain on land along Race... Read more
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The Morning Call
Feds charge Catasauqua man with production of child pornographypornography, attempted production of child pornography and possession of child
Feds charge Catasauqua man with production of child pornography
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
pornography, attempted production of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Lees was previously charged in Lehigh County Court with 25 counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of sexual abuse by contacting or... Read more
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The Brown and White
Woman who allegedly stole ambulance is arrested in Eastonseven days later it was reduced to 10 percent of $5,000 after a preliminary hea
Woman who allegedly stole ambulance is arrested in Easton
The Brown and White / Posted 1 months ago
seven days later it was reduced to 10 percent of $5,000 after a preliminary hearing where all charges were bound over to Lehigh County Court, court papers say. She posted bail on June 16, court papers say. Bail was revoked on Sept. 10, then... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Freeman brother files request for new sentenceformally asked a Lehigh County judge to re-sentence him for his crimes. An att
Freeman brother files request for new sentence
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
formally asked a Lehigh County judge to re-sentence him for his crimes. An attorney for Bryan Freeman filed paperwork in Lehigh County Court Wednesday, seeking post-conviction relief for Freeman's December 1995 conviction for first-degree... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Charges withdrawn in first Allentown homicide of 2016those charges. A charge of firearms not to be carried without a license, which
Charges withdrawn in first Allentown homicide of 2016
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
those charges. A charge of firearms not to be carried without a license, which is a third-degree felony, was waived into Lehigh County Court. “After a thorough review of the case, I determined that the Commonwealth could not prove beyond a... Read more

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