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The Morning Call
Accused Allentown pimp nearly booted from own trialALLENTOWN — An accused Allentown pimp defending himself without an attorney in
Accused Allentown pimp nearly booted from own trial
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
ALLENTOWN — An accused Allentown pimp defending himself without an attorney in Lehigh County Court was almost ejected from his own human trafficking trial Tuesday for repeatedly disobeying a judge's orders. Isaac Pearson, 34, was cross-examining an... Read more
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The Express-Times
Plea deal discussed for driver accused of crashing into houseRonnie Banks Jr., of the 1200 block of West Highland Street in Whitehall Townsh
Plea deal discussed for driver accused of crashing into house
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Ronnie Banks Jr., of the 1200 block of West Highland Street in Whitehall Township, waived his preliminary hearings Tuesday on charges stemming from the Nov. 22 crash, as well as two unrelated cases accusing him of theft of a laptop and retail theft.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Macungie mayor praises Harry’s tenure as chiefMACUNGIE — Borough police Chief Edward A. Harry Jr. is resigning after nearly 1
Macungie mayor praises Harry’s tenure as chief
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
MACUNGIE — Borough police Chief Edward A. Harry Jr. is resigning after nearly 10 years leading the department. Harry has accepted a position as Hazleton Area School District’s security director, and the district school board approved his hiring... Read more
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The Morning Call
North Whitehall heliport fight headed to federal appeals courtDr. Michael Selig's three-year fight to build a heliport on his land in North W
North Whitehall heliport fight headed to federal appeals court
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Michael Selig's three-year fight to build a heliport on his land in North Whitehall Township is headed to a federal appeals court. Selig, a cardiologist for the Lehigh Valley Health Network, sued the North Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bankruptcy complicates effort to replace Allentown Shula'sIf downtown Allentown developer City Center Investment Corp. wants to replace t
Bankruptcy complicates effort to replace Allentown Shula's
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
If downtown Allentown developer City Center Investment Corp. wants to replace the shuttered Shula's Steak House on the first floor of Strata Flats apartments, it will first have to regain control of the space. Right now it's in the hands of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Authority approves extension for FedEx hub developerThe Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority has approved another extension to allo
Authority approves extension for FedEx hub developer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority has approved another extension to allow the developer of the proposed FedEx mega shipping hub in Allen Township to wrap up the land deal. The developer, meanwhile, is considering a plan B in Bethlehem should... Read more
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The Brown and White
Dad accused of killing baby daughter is innocent, attorney saysAn Allentown man accused of fatally abusing his 2-month-old daughter two years
Dad accused of killing baby daughter is innocent, attorney says
The Brown and White / Posted 10 days ago
An Allentown man accused of fatally abusing his 2-month-old daughter two years ago is now facing possible trial in the case. Matthew Wolfe, 31, of the 1900 block of West Columbia Street, waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Airport authority approves amendment to master agreement and 90 day extension to FedEx land developerThe Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday morning approved anothe
Airport authority approves amendment to master agreement and 90 day extension to FedEx land developer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday morning approved another extension---this time for 90 days---to lengthen until April 26th the deadline for the developer to wrap up the deal of the proposed FedEx mega shipping hub in Allen... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown masseur sentenced for touching man sexually during massage at Bethlehem spaALLENTOWN — A masseur accused of touching a man sexually during a massage at a
Allentown masseur sentenced for touching man sexually during massage at Bethlehem spa
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
ALLENTOWN — A masseur accused of touching a man sexually during a massage at a Bethlehem spa was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation. Lehigh County Court records show that Christopher Atanazy, 39, was also ordered to have no contact with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Macungie police chief expected to resign, take Hazleton school postMACUNGIE — Borough Police Chief Edward A. Harry Jr. is expected to resign this
Macungie police chief expected to resign, take Hazleton school post
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
MACUNGIE — Borough Police Chief Edward A. Harry Jr. is expected to resign this week after nearly 10 years leading the department. Harry has accepted a position as Hazleton Area School District's security director, pending a school board vote... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man pleads in gruesome, fatal hit-run crashA man accused of driving under the influence before a gruesome hit-and-run cras
Allentown man pleads in gruesome, fatal hit-run crash
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
A man accused of driving under the influence before a gruesome hit-and-run crash that killed one woman and injured her sister pleaded guilty Monday. Jose Santiago entered the plea Monday in Lehigh County court to homicide by vehicle while driving... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Man pleads in gruesome hit-run crash that killed womanALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A man accused of driving under the influence before a gru
Man pleads in gruesome hit-run crash that killed woman
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 11 days ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A man accused of driving under the influence before a gruesome hit-and-run crash that killed one woman and injured her sister has pleaded guilty to charges in the eastern Pennsylvania case. Thirty-three-year-old Jose Santiago... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver admits gruesome hit-and-run that left body parts on Airport RoadAn Allentown man who was drunk and high on marijuana when he crashed his car in
Driver admits gruesome hit-and-run that left body parts on Airport Road
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
An Allentown man who was drunk and high on marijuana when he crashed his car into two sisters walking along Airport Road, killing one, pleaded guilty Monday in Lehigh County Court. Jose A. Santiago, 33, will be sentenced in April and could face more... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man accused of choking out man who gave him ride from Musikfest to face trialALLENTOWN — A 24-year-old New York man was ordered to face trial Wednesday for
Man accused of choking out man who gave him ride from Musikfest to face trial
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
ALLENTOWN — A 24-year-old New York man was ordered to face trial Wednesday for allegedly choking out a man who gave him a ride from Musikfest last summer and stealing his car. Miguel Quinones, the victim, testified Wednesday and detailed how he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man ordered to face trial in 1998 killing of Allentown grocerALLENTOWN — An Emmaus man charged in the 1998 killing of an Allentown grocer wa
Man ordered to face trial in 1998 killing of Allentown grocer
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
ALLENTOWN — An Emmaus man charged in the 1998 killing of an Allentown grocer was ordered Wednesday to face trial in the killing, a district judge ruled. John M. Edinger, 44, is charged in the killing of Adel A. Malek. At Wednesday's preliminary... Read more
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The Morning Call
Shula's Steak House ownership group files for bankruptcyThe operator of the shuttered Shula's Steak House in downtown Allentown has fil
Shula's Steak House ownership group files for bankruptcy
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
The operator of the shuttered Shula's Steak House in downtown Allentown has filed for bankruptcy. Steakhouse Hospitality Associates I, L.P. filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Monday under Chapter 7 of the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown teen pleads guilty in shooting deathAn 18-year-old Allentown man will spend up to 80 years in prison after fatally
Allentown teen pleads guilty in shooting death
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
An 18-year-old Allentown man will spend up to 80 years in prison after fatally shooting one person and wounding another. Tyreek Muldrow pleaded guilty in Lehigh County Court Tuesday to third-degree murder and attempted homicide, according to defense... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pro-wrestler Jimmy Snuka's trial for mistress's 1983 murder delayed'He has no recollection of the incident': Pro-wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's
Pro-wrestler Jimmy Snuka's trial for mistress's 1983 murder delayed
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
'He has no recollection of the incident': Pro-wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka's trial for mistress's 1983 murder delayed after his lawyers say he's mentally ill and doesn't know he was arrested Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jimmy 'SuperflyAt a pretrial hearing in Lehigh County Court on Friday, Snuka's defense attorne
Jimmy 'Superfly
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
At a pretrial hearing in Lehigh County Court on Friday, Snuka's defense attorney said his client's mental health has been steadily declining, and that he doesn't understand the charges against him or know that he's been arrested. Snuka's March 22... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem businesses sue city over Martin Tower rezoningA group of Bethlehem businesses and city residents are suing city council over
Bethlehem businesses sue city over Martin Tower rezoning
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
A group of Bethlehem businesses and city residents are suing city council over its vote last month to rezone the Martin Tower site. The new zoning allows for the demolition of the 21-story tower and the creation of more retail space than previously... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rosemont School can become assisted living center, Bethlehem zoners sayBETHLEHEM — Despite the recommendation of the Planning Commission and the prote
Rosemont School can become assisted living center, Bethlehem zoners say
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
BETHLEHEM — Despite the recommendation of the Planning Commission and the protests of neighbors, the Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board decided Thursday night to grant a variance allowing the former Rosemont Elementary School to be redeveloped as a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem council sued over 'invalid' vote to rezone Martin TowerThe Hotel Bethlehem and nine other property owners have sued to reverse Bethleh
Bethlehem council sued over 'invalid' vote to rezone Martin Tower
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
The Hotel Bethlehem and nine other property owners have sued to reverse Bethlehem City Council's Dec. 15 vote for a zoning change allowing demolition of the city's landmark Martin Tower. The appeal filed Wednesday in Lehigh County Court alleges that... Read more
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The Morning Call
J.P. Mascaro sues to block Allentown trash contractMontgomery County-based trash hauler J.P. Mascaro sued the city of Allentown an
J.P. Mascaro sues to block Allentown trash contract
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Montgomery County-based trash hauler J.P. Mascaro sued the city of Allentown and its trash collection company Waste Management of Pennsylvania Thursday, seeking an injunction to block the award of the city's trash collection contract to its incumbent... Read more
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The Morning Call
Shula's closing blindsided corporate ownerThe attorney representing Shula's Steak House's corporate owners said the compa
Shula's closing blindsided corporate owner
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
The attorney representing Shula's Steak House's corporate owners said the company was blindsided by the sudden closure of the center city Allentown restaurant last week. "The corporation has absolutely nothing to do with the closure of this... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wrongful death lawsuit filed over man's drowning death in Cedar Crest College poolALLENTOWN – The family of a Coopersburg man who drowned while swimming laps at
Wrongful death lawsuit filed over man's drowning death in Cedar Crest College pool
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
ALLENTOWN – The family of a Coopersburg man who drowned while swimming laps at Cedar Crest College in August has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Allentown school. William B. Binder, 67, died at Lehigh Valley Medical Center at 4:30 p.m. on... Read more
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The Brown and White
What are Martin, Morganelli going to talk about?Morganelli said in the announcement that he wouldn't discuss the subject of the
What are Martin, Morganelli going to talk about?
The Brown and White / Posted 25 days ago
Morganelli said in the announcement that he wouldn't discuss the subject of the news conference beforehand. There are some issues that could fall to both offices. On Sunday night an Easton man was found mortally wounded in a parking lot at 401... Read more
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The Morning Call
Promenade Shops: Shula's still owes us $441KALLENTOWN — The tables at Shula's Steak House in downtown Allentown were set wi
Promenade Shops: Shula's still owes us $441K
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
ALLENTOWN — The tables at Shula's Steak House in downtown Allentown were set with the restaurant's iconic white tablecloths, with the chairbacks bearing the names of former coaches and players who performed under legendary NFL coach Don Shula. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Parolee allegedly stole Christmas tree during drunken grocery runAn Allentown man on parole for retail theft spent his holidays in jail after al
Parolee allegedly stole Christmas tree during drunken grocery run
The Express-Times / Posted 29 days ago
An Allentown man on parole for retail theft spent his holidays in jail after allegedly stealing a Christmas tree during a drunken grocery run. Barry Noble, 35, of the 1600 block of Utica Street, was in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing in... Read more

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