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The Brown and White
Woman accused of sexually assaulting 14-old boypreliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of statutory sexual assault and corrup
Woman accused of sexually assaulting 14-old boy
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors. The charges were sent to Lehigh County Court, where Figueroa now faces possible trial. She remains in county jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. Police... Read more
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The Morning Call
Heroin dealer admits running down police officer with his carseriously injuring the officer, will serve five to 10 years in a state prison a
Heroin dealer admits running down police officer with his car
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
seriously injuring the officer, will serve five to 10 years in a state prison as part of plea deal reached Monday in Lehigh County Court. Clifton Glover, 29, of Allentown pleaded guilty before Judge Robert L. Steinberg to aggravated assault... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wider shoulder but no sidewalk planned for new Route 29 bridge over Norfolk Southern railroaddespite some discussions with Upper Milford Township — not to mention a related
Wider shoulder but no sidewalk planned for new Route 29 bridge over Norfolk Southern railroad
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
despite some discussions with Upper Milford Township — not to mention a related wrongful death lawsuit filed this summer in Lehigh County Court — don't expect approaching sidewalks any time soon. Upper Milford supervisors considered earlier this... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Olympus employee sentenced for $336,000 camera theftin Upper Saucon. Richard Sasserath, 36, of Lehigh Township, Northampton County
Former Olympus employee sentenced for $336,000 camera theft
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
in Upper Saucon. Richard Sasserath, 36, of Lehigh Township, Northampton County, apologized during a hearing Friday in Lehigh County Court, saying he regretted violating his employer's trust. "Olympus was the best job I've ever had. I was very... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coopersburg man, 68, admits sexually molesting 9-oldALLENTOWN — A 68-year-old Coopersburg man could serve more than five years in a
Coopersburg man, 68, admits sexually molesting 9-old
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
ALLENTOWN — A 68-year-old Coopersburg man could serve more than five years in a state prison after admitting in Lehigh County Court on Friday that he sexually molested a 9-year-old girl. Donald Williams of the 400 block of Landis Street will also be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Up to 7 years in prison for driver in fatal synthetic marijuana crashObryant, 32, of Reading apologized to the family of his victim, Alshareef Alonz
Up to 7 years in prison for driver in fatal synthetic marijuana crash
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Obryant, 32, of Reading apologized to the family of his victim, Alshareef Alonzo Abner, during an emotion-filled hearing in Lehigh County Court. "I'm very sorry that it took me so long to come to my senses," Obryant said. "He was my friend. I... Read more
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The Morning Call
Braden Airpark could get $2.7 million upgradethe airport to the authority in 1999. However, when the authority in 2011 was
Braden Airpark could get $2.7 million upgrade
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
the airport to the authority in 1999. However, when the authority in 2011 was given five years to pay off a $26 million Lehigh County Court judgment against it for taking a developer's land in the 1990s, it began looking for assets to sell off.... Read more
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The Morning Call
More municipal governments outsourcing servicesoffice to oversee its translation duties, acting as translators and as administ
More municipal governments outsourcing services
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
office to oversee its translation duties, acting as translators and as administrators of its contracted translators. Lehigh County Court Administrator William Berndt said the county is looking to create a separate department to handle... Read more
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The Morning Call
Homeless woman attempted to rob Easton ATM user, police sayand Tamborelli identified her, police said. Dorward is on probation after plea
Homeless woman attempted to rob Easton ATM user, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
and Tamborelli identified her, police said. Dorward is on probation after pleading guilty last month to drug possession in Lehigh County court. She has previously pleaded guilty to prostitution, theft and drug possession over the course of several... Read more
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The Express-Times
Inmates allegedly plotted burglary of Lehigh County judge's homewho is being held on $250,000 bail, had his preliminary hearing in his case on
Inmates allegedly plotted burglary of Lehigh County judge's home
The Express-Times / Posted 15 days ago
who is being held on $250,000 bail, had his preliminary hearing in his case on Tuesday and all the charges were sent to Lehigh County Court. Johnson waived his preliminary hearing and his bail was dropped from $500,000 to $100,000, records... Read more
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The Morning Call
Questioned about killing her husband, woman repeatedly called him 'monster'first to discover the victim bleeding to death in a bedroom and ruled enough ev
Questioned about killing her husband, woman repeatedly called him 'monster'
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
first to discover the victim bleeding to death in a bedroom and ruled enough evidence existed to send homicide charges to Lehigh County Court. Kathleen Herencia, handcuffed and walking slowly, didn't say anything or look into the courtroom crowd.... Read more
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The Express-Times
Dying stabbing victim told police his wife 'always wanted me dead'testimony from two city police officers, a single count of homicide against the
Dying stabbing victim told police his wife 'always wanted me dead'
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
testimony from two city police officers, a single count of homicide against the 57-year-old Herencia was sent to Lehigh County Court, where she now faces trial. Kathleen Herencia has been held in Lehigh County Jail without bail. The... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say man lunges at police car, kicks copAn Allentown man is facing trial in Lehigh County Court for allegedly lunging i
Police say man lunges at police car, kicks cop
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
An Allentown man is facing trial in Lehigh County Court for allegedly lunging in front of a police car and then kicking an officer who tried to arrest him. Authorities charged Rafael Collazo, of the 100 block of East Cumberland Street, with... Read more
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The Express-Times
Witness: Gunwoman said shooting victim 'should never have come back'from the Aug. 11 shooting of Harvey Carrasquilla. Following the hearing, Distri
Witness: Gunwoman said shooting victim 'should never have come back'
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
from the Aug. 11 shooting of Harvey Carrasquilla. Following the hearing, District Judge Jacob Hammond sent the charge to Lehigh County Court, where Brady now faces possible trial. Carrasquilla, 37, is at a rehabilitation hospital, where he can't... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man accused of trying to scrap stolen MLK statue appears in courtpreliminary hearing on a single count of receiving stolen property. Malpica-Ad
Man accused of trying to scrap stolen MLK statue appears in court
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
preliminary hearing on a single count of receiving stolen property. Malpica-Adorno waived the hearing, sending the case to Lehigh County Court, where he now faces possible trial. Malpica-Adorno remains in county jail in lieu of $30,000 bail. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man facing trial for alleged sexual assault at Allentown salonattempted aggravated indecent assault. Nhin, of the 1000 block of Club Avenue,
Man facing trial for alleged sexual assault at Allentown salon
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
attempted aggravated indecent assault. Nhin, of the 1000 block of Club Avenue, waived his hearing, sending the charges to Lehigh County Court. He remains in Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail. Asked if any additional accusers had come... Read more
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The Brown and White
Caseworker details filthy conditions of 3 kids and Allentown homeNicholas Scott, went forward with his hearing on an obstructing the administrat
Caseworker details filthy conditions of 3 kids and Allentown home
The Brown and White / Posted 23 days ago
Nicholas Scott, went forward with his hearing on an obstructing the administration of law charge, which was sent to Lehigh County Court following the hearing. Both remain in county jail in lieu of bail. A witness testified about the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man sentenced for beating childAn Allentown man accused of punching and beating his girlfriend's 1-year-old so
Allentown man sentenced for beating child
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
An Allentown man accused of punching and beating his girlfriend's 1-year-old son has been sentenced in Lehigh County Court. Israel Lopez-Carmona was sentenced to seven to 20 years in prison and must have his mental health evaluated. Lopez-Carmona... Read more
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Philly.com
Man accused of biting, punching son, 1, gets 7 to 20 yearsthe case. The (Allentown) Morning Call reports that 32-year-old Israel Lopez-C
Man accused of biting, punching son, 1, gets 7 to 20 years
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
the case. The (Allentown) Morning Call reports that 32-year-old Israel Lopez-Carmona of Allentown was sentenced Tuesday in Lehigh County Court. Lopez-Carmona accepted responsibility for the boy's multiple rib fractures, bruises and bite marks in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown mother pleads guilty in death of diabetic sonALLENTOWN — The mother of an 8-year-old boy who died from diabetes complication
Allentown mother pleads guilty in death of diabetic son
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
ALLENTOWN — The mother of an 8-year-old boy who died from diabetes complications pleaded guilty Friday in Lehigh County Court to involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. Ashleigh Buskirk, 28, of West Union Street said she was on her... Read more
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The Morning Call
Accused salon robber waives court hearingA. Betancourth, 19, made a brief appearance before District Judge Daniel Trexle
Accused salon robber waives court hearing
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
A. Betancourth, 19, made a brief appearance before District Judge Daniel Trexler and waived four cases into Lehigh County Court. Besides the two robberies, Betancourth also faces weapons charges and receiving stolen property. In a... Read more

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