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The Morning Call
Former Allentown barber found guilty of assaultthe cops led to the implication that Pursel couldn't be trusted no matter whom
Former Allentown barber found guilty of assault
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
the cops led to the implication that Pursel couldn't be trusted no matter whom he worked for, he testified this week in Lehigh County Court. On Wednesday, a jury found the man behind the pistol, John A. Cruz, guilty of simple assault and other... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown man charged after bar shootingA man who claims that he doesn't remember shooting at cars outside an Allentown
Allentown man charged after bar shooting
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
A man who claims that he doesn't remember shooting at cars outside an Allentown bar last year was sentenced in Lehigh County Court Monday to 3-1/2 to seven years in a state prison. ALLENTOWN — A man who claims that he doesn't remember shooting at... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall surprised to learn it doesn't own a park it has maintained for decadeshome developer which he believes is long since out of business. If that is the
South Whitehall surprised to learn it doesn't own a park it has maintained for decades
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
home developer which he believes is long since out of business. If that is the case, he said, a Quiet Title Action in the Lehigh County Court should result in ownership of the land being officially transferred to South Whitehall. That is,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown's PPL Center cannot be taxedwould be immune from real estate taxes. But its appeal to the county appeals bo
Allentown's PPL Center cannot be taxed
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
would be immune from real estate taxes. But its appeal to the county appeals board was denied. ANIZDA appealed the case to Lehigh County Court, where Reichley held several hearings over the past year, before issuing his ruling late Friday... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man who raped teen during home invasion deserves his 25- to 50-year jail term, Pa. court saysand perfume bottles, until he fled, Jenkins wrote. Diaz wasn't apprehended unt
Man who raped teen during home invasion deserves his 25- to 50-year jail term, Pa. court says
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
and perfume bottles, until he fled, Jenkins wrote. Diaz wasn't apprehended until 2011. A year later, he pleaded guilty in Lehigh County Court to charges of rape, burglary and aggravated assault and received his state prison sentence. On appeal,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mayor: Allentown will appeal Patriots’ Park rulingAllentown will appeal a Lehigh County Court ruling that favored a local non-pro
Mayor: Allentown will appeal Patriots’ Park ruling
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
Allentown will appeal a Lehigh County Court ruling that favored a local non-profit, according to Mayor Ed Pawlowski. Wednesday night, one of the leaders of the Allentown Patriots appeared before City Council, asking that they prevent the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown Patriots win legal battle with Mayor PawlowskiAllentown’s Patriots Park has just won a lawsuit against Mayor Ed Pawlowski in
Allentown Patriots win legal battle with Mayor Pawlowski
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
Allentown’s Patriots Park has just won a lawsuit against Mayor Ed Pawlowski in Lehigh County Court. But a very emotional Glenn L. Hunsicker, one of the leaders of the Allentown Patriots organization, is asking City Council to intervene, because he’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Second doctor says Jimmy Snuka competent to stand trialanything but normal aging," O'Brien said. O'Brien, who is testifying for the p
Second doctor says Jimmy Snuka competent to stand trial
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
anything but normal aging," O'Brien said. O'Brien, who is testifying for the prosecution at Snuka's competency hearing in Lehigh County Court, said that he reviewed Snuka's testimony before the grand jury last year and found that Snuka was able to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Second doctor says Jimmy Snuka competent to stand trialanything but normal aging," O'Brien said. O'Brien, who is testifying for the p
Second doctor says Jimmy Snuka competent to stand trial
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
anything but normal aging," O'Brien said. O'Brien, who is testifying for the prosecution at Snuka's competency hearing in Lehigh County Court, said that he reviewed Snuka's testimony before the grand jury last year and found that Snuka was able to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jimmy Snuka's taped interview with police from 1983 is missingthe night his 23-year-old girlfriend died, but the tape is missing, it was reve
Jimmy Snuka's taped interview with police from 1983 is missing
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
the night his 23-year-old girlfriend died, but the tape is missing, it was revealed in court Wednesday. Snuka was in Lehigh County Court for the second day of a hearing on whether he is mentally fit to stand trial in the 1983 death of Nancy... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's taped interview from 1983 is missingwas tape recorded, but a judge or jury may never hear what Snuka said. That's
Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's taped interview from 1983 is missing
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
was tape recorded, but a judge or jury may never hear what Snuka said. That's because, a detective revealed Wednesday in Lehigh County Court, the tape has gone missing from the Whitehall Township police station evidence room, where it was placed... Read more
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The Express-Times
Round 2 in 'Superfly' Snuka competency hearingfacing trial on charges he killed his mistress 33 years ago, is expected to tes
Round 2 in 'Superfly' Snuka competency hearing
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
facing trial on charges he killed his mistress 33 years ago, is expected to testify at some point Wednesday in hearing in Lehigh County Court. Don't expect a decision from the judge, however. Judge Kelly Banach commented during the hearing she... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wrestler 'incompetent' to stand trial in 1983 Pennsylvania murder - expertsaid at Snuka's competency hearing that he had run months of tests on the man,
Wrestler 'incompetent' to stand trial in 1983 Pennsylvania murder - expert
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
said at Snuka's competency hearing that he had run months of tests on the man, who is charged with third-degree murder in Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas in Allentown. Among them were tests to determine if Snuka was faking his... Read more
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The Star
Wrestler 'incompetent' to stand trial in 1983 Pennsylvania murder - expert - Wrestlingsaid at Snuka's competency hearing that he had run months of tests on the man,
Wrestler 'incompetent' to stand trial in 1983 Pennsylvania murder - expert - Wrestling
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
said at Snuka's competency hearing that he had run months of tests on the man, who is charged with third-degree murder in Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas in Allentown. Among them were tests to determine if Snuka was faking his... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown jeweler's killer gets new sentence dateRobinson guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced him in 1983 to life in pri
Allentown jeweler's killer gets new sentence date
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Robinson guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced him in 1983 to life in prison Following a brief hearing Tuesday in Lehigh County Court, Kelly L. Banach ruled that Robinson is entitled to a new sentencing hearing, to comply with rules... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown woman accused of illegally providing immigration advice settles claimalso pay $5,300 in restitution, legal costs and penalties, the attorney general
Allentown woman accused of illegally providing immigration advice settles claim
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
also pay $5,300 in restitution, legal costs and penalties, the attorney general's office said. The settlement was filed in Lehigh County Court. The claims were brought against Rubiera by Deputy Attorney General Rolando Ramos-Cardona of the attorney... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wife in murder-for-hire plot gets prison for probation violationG. Smith revoked Panell's supervised release Wednesday, finding that her guilty
Wife in murder-for-hire plot gets prison for probation violation
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
G. Smith revoked Panell's supervised release Wednesday, finding that her guilty pleas to simple assault and harassment in Lehigh County Court violated its terms. She was arrested in December after four people told police that Panell had assaulted... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alleged semen squirter has Allentown case dismissedto disorderly conduct citations and he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to time
Alleged semen squirter has Allentown case dismissed
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
to disorderly conduct citations and he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to time served. Morris is also awaiting trial in Lehigh County Court on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after he allegedly... Read more
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The Morning Call
No death penalty in Allentown recycling bin homicideelevate a homicide to a capital case — in the allegations against Walter Bratvo
No death penalty in Allentown recycling bin homicide
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
elevate a homicide to a capital case — in the allegations against Walter Bratvold. Bratvold, 62, was arraigned Monday in Lehigh County Court on charges of criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, attempted homicide and 10 counts aggravated assault.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Woman to serve at least 6 years in state prison for fatal DUI crasha $100 SAEF payment and $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account. Then,
Woman to serve at least 6 years in state prison for fatal DUI crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
a $100 SAEF payment and $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account. Then, on Oct. 18, 2013, Boppel pleaded guilty in Lehigh County Court to acquiring possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation, possession with intent to deliver... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Boppel to serve at least 6 years in state prison for fatal DUI crasha $100 SAEF payment and $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account. Then,
Boppel to serve at least 6 years in state prison for fatal DUI crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
a $100 SAEF payment and $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account. Then, on Oct. 18, 2013, Boppel pleaded guilty in Lehigh County Court to acquiring possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation, possession with intent to deliver... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman testifies against boyfriend charged in Whitehall baseball bat killinghandling the investigation and ruled there was more than enough evidence presen
Woman testifies against boyfriend charged in Whitehall baseball bat killing
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
handling the investigation and ruled there was more than enough evidence presented Thursday to send homicide charges to Lehigh County Court. Before the start of the hearing, Yaw was charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault for allegedly... Read more
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The Express-Times
Testimony: Love triangle prompted deadly baseball bat beatingbeing told to stop by deputies. All the charges against Yaw, which now include
Testimony: Love triangle prompted deadly baseball bat beating
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
being told to stop by deputies. All the charges against Yaw, which now include two counts of kidnapping, were forwarded to Lehigh County Court. Yaw remains in county jail without bail. Drugs, then a ride home Carwell, 20, was the prosecution's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Prosecutors want judge to force Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's lawyer to hand over mental health reportreport ahead of next week's hearing to determine if Snuka is competent to stand
Prosecutors want judge to force Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's lawyer to hand over mental health report
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
report ahead of next week's hearing to determine if Snuka is competent to stand trial. In a motion filed Friday in Lehigh County Court, Chief Deputy District Attorney Charles F. Gallagher wrote that he has repeatedly asked attorney Robert... Read more
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The Express-Times
Teen driver had starter handgun in car, cops sayfired into the air above to start track and field races, as well as competitive
Teen driver had starter handgun in car, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 28 days ago
fired into the air above to start track and field races, as well as competitive swimming races. Blank shells or caps are used to prevent injury, prompting an often cloud of smoke. Charges have been filed against the teen in Lehigh Count... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with drug offenses, police say— An Allentown man was charged Thursday after police said they found heroin and
Man charged with drug offenses, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
— An Allentown man was charged Thursday after police said they found heroin and cocaine in his apartment, according to Lehigh County Court records. Carlo Giovan Saldana, 21, of Allentown is charged with possession with intent to deliver,... Read more
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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 a month 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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