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The Morning Call
Man charged in armed robbery, Allentown police sayALLENTOWN — Allentown police said a man admitted to robbing two victims Wednesd
Man charged in armed robbery, Allentown police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
ALLENTOWN — Allentown police said a man admitted to robbing two victims Wednesday, according to Lehigh County Court records. Luis Angel Vargas Jr., 18 of Lakeland, Fla. Is charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and theft. He is in county... Read more
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The Brown and White
Shooting victim hospitalized again as alleged gunman appears in courther husband who witnessed the crime. Following the hearing, all the charges ag
Shooting victim hospitalized again as alleged gunman appears in court
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
her husband who witnessed the crime. Following the hearing, all the charges against the 31-year-old Graham were sent to Lehigh County Court. Graham now faces possible trial on three counts each of attempted homicide and aggravated... Read more
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Philly.com
Lehigh attorney tried to run over his cat-walking neighbor... againlicense has been suspended since April 2015. He said Creem has been suspended i
Lehigh attorney tried to run over his cat-walking neighbor... again
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
license has been suspended since April 2015. He said Creem has been suspended in the past as well. Creem has been the defendant in more than three dozen lawsuits filed in Lehigh County Court since 1992, including multiple federal and loca... Read more
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The Morning Call
Probation for man accused in Bethlehem call center sex assaultman will be a registered sex offender under Megan's Law for the next 15 years a
Probation for man accused in Bethlehem call center sex assault
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
man will be a registered sex offender under Megan's Law for the next 15 years after pleading no contest Thursday in Lehigh County Court to sexually assaulting a co-worker at a call center in west Bethlehem. Michael Rodriguez, 29, of 17th... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall attorney charged with attempting to run down neighbor, againlicense has been suspended since April 2015. He said Creem has been suspended i
Whitehall attorney charged with attempting to run down neighbor, again
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
license has been suspended since April 2015. He said Creem has been suspended in the past as well. Creem is also the defendant in more than three dozen lawsuits filed in Lehigh County Court since 1992, including multiple federal and loc... Read more
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The Express-Times
Attorney accused of trying to run down neighbor back in jailwas sent to Lehigh County Jail in lieu of 10 percent of $100,000 bail in the ne
Attorney accused of trying to run down neighbor back in jail
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
was sent to Lehigh County Jail in lieu of 10 percent of $100,000 bail in the newest case. At a bail hearing on Tuesday in Lehigh County Court, the victim testified about Creem returning to the Whitehall Estates complex since his arrest even though... Read more
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The Express-Times
Attorney allegedly tries running over neighbor a 2nd timein Whitehall Township, has been free on bail in the May 31 incident at his cond
Attorney allegedly tries running over neighbor a 2nd time
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
in Whitehall Township, has been free on bail in the May 31 incident at his condo complex. At a bail hearing on Tuesday in Lehigh County Court, the victim testified about Creem returning to the Whitehall Estates complex since his arrest, and Creem... Read more
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Times News
Man accused in Silvonek killing bought fake birth certificateCall reports that the detail was revealed during a hearing Monday in preparatio
Man accused in Silvonek killing bought fake birth certificate
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Call reports that the detail was revealed during a hearing Monday in preparation for Caleb Barnes’ homicide trial in Lehigh County Court in the death of 54-year-old Cheryl Silvonek. Prosecutors allege that Barnes and Jamie Silvonek plotted... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with stealing car from driveway, police saya vehicle, reckless endangerment, fleeing police and reckless driving. He is fr
Man charged with stealing car from driveway, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
a vehicle, reckless endangerment, fleeing police and reckless driving. He is free after posting $30,000 bail, according to Lehigh County Court records. According to police: Just before 7:30 a.m., police were called to a home in the 3000 block of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Soldier sought fake birth certificate before Upper Macungie murderpurchased it. That detail was revealed at a hearing Monday as attorneys prepar
Soldier sought fake birth certificate before Upper Macungie murder
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
purchased it. That detail was revealed at a hearing Monday as attorneys prepared for Barnes' upcoming homicide trial in Lehigh County Court. Judge Maria L. Dantos ruled Monday that jurors can see text messages that Barnes and Jamie Silvonek... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lawsuit: Men died on railroad tracks because they feared crossing bridgethey were struck and killed by an eastbound Norfolk Southern train. In a wrong
Lawsuit: Men died on railroad tracks because they feared crossing bridge
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
they were struck and killed by an eastbound Norfolk Southern train. In a wrongful death lawsuit filed this month in Lehigh County Court, family members blame the unsafe pedestrian conditions approaching the Chestnut Street bridge for the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown wins appeal in $1 million dispute with road builderroad project was halted by the discovery of contaminated soil on the site. The
Allentown wins appeal in $1 million dispute with road builder
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
road project was halted by the discovery of contaminated soil on the site. The high court's ruling sends the case back to Lehigh County Court for the trial judge to decide again whether the city should pay A. Scott Enterprises' litigation costs... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jurors in soldier's murder trial to see car where Upper Macungie mother was slaina Texas native who was on leave from Fort Meade when Cheryl Silvonek, 54, was k
Jurors in soldier's murder trial to see car where Upper Macungie mother was slain
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
a Texas native who was on leave from Fort Meade when Cheryl Silvonek, 54, was killed, is set to stand trial in Lehigh County Court on Aug. 4. Jamie Silvonek pleaded guilty in February to taking part in the killing and has agreed to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Church surveillance camera captured Allentown shooting, detective testifiesto send charges of illegal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and p
Church surveillance camera captured Allentown shooting, detective testifies
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
to send charges of illegal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and possession of cocaine against Woody to Lehigh County Court. He was returned to county jail under $100,000 bail. The shooting happened at 3:05 p.m. as several... Read more
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New York Post
Athletes charged with heinous crimes may try the ‘CTE defense’In May, World Wrestling Federation legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka sat in a witne
Athletes charged with heinous crimes may try the ‘CTE defense’
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
In May, World Wrestling Federation legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka sat in a witness box and told a Lehigh County Court judge that he couldn’t recall the name of the president or his age. “It’s bad when you get hit in the head,” Snuka said. Two weeks... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ex-Marine with PTSD pleads no contest to pointing gun at state troopertrooper during an apparent "suicide by cop" incident at an Upper Saucon Townshi
Ex-Marine with PTSD pleads no contest to pointing gun at state trooper
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
trooper during an apparent "suicide by cop" incident at an Upper Saucon Township golf course pleaded no contest Monday in Lehigh County Court. Christian J. Fritsch, 42, of Coopersburg, pleaded no contest to aggravated assault, a felony. He will... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver who was smoking K2 pleads guilty in fatal Hamilton Street crashbefore crashing his car last year on Hamilton Boulevard in Allentown, killing h
Driver who was smoking K2 pleads guilty in fatal Hamilton Street crash
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
before crashing his car last year on Hamilton Boulevard in Allentown, killing his passenger, pleaded guilty Friday in Lehigh County Court. Joseph Obryant, 32, of Reading will be sentenced in September and faces a minimum of 33 months and a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man steals donated clothing from non-profit groupwith two counts each of burglary and one count of theft. He is in Lehigh County
Man steals donated clothing from non-profit group
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
with two counts each of burglary and one count of theft. He is in Lehigh County Jail under $40,000 bail. According to Lehigh County Court records: Police said the investigated several thefts at Via of the Greater Lehigh Valley's Bethlehem... Read more
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The Morning Call
Couple charged after Allentown police remove children from dirty home, cops sayhad to remove three children Friday night from a home littered with garbage and
Couple charged after Allentown police remove children from dirty home, cops say
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
had to remove three children Friday night from a home littered with garbage and smelling strongly of feces, according to Lehigh County Court records. The most serious charges are against the children's mother, Susan Muskett, 29, who lives at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man drunk when he crashed car into store, police saycar last month into a convenience store — narrowly missing a clerk who had to d
Man drunk when he crashed car into store, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
car last month into a convenience store — narrowly missing a clerk who had to dive out of the way — was drunk, according to Lehigh County Court records. Joseph Michael Lipyanik, 29, of the 200 block of Brookfield Circle in Macungie was charged... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley killers seeking new sentences after recent Supreme Court rulingFREEMAN Bryan Freeman, who admitted stabbing his mother to death in 1995 when
Lehigh Valley killers seeking new sentences after recent Supreme Court ruling
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
FREEMAN Bryan Freeman, who admitted stabbing his mother to death in 1995 when he was 17, will be re-sentenced Sept. 22 in Lehigh County Court. David Freeman will be resentenced Oct. 4. The brothers admitted to the deaths of their parents, Brenda... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown woman testifies seeing ex-boyfriend stab man to death in her bedroomMay 21 slaying. District Judge Michael Faulkner ruled enough evidence was prese
Allentown woman testifies seeing ex-boyfriend stab man to death in her bedroom
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
May 21 slaying. District Judge Michael Faulkner ruled enough evidence was presented to send homicide and related charges to Lehigh County Court. Arroyo-Rivera, 22, is also charged with burglary and making terroristic threats. The stabbing came... Read more
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The Brown and White
Witness: After fatal stabbing, man told ex she was lucky he didn't kill heris now facing trial on homicide and related charges for the killing of Angel Jo
Witness: After fatal stabbing, man told ex she was lucky he didn't kill her
The Brown and White / Posted 30 days ago
is now facing trial on homicide and related charges for the killing of Angel Jou Nieves-Cirin. All the charges were sent to Lehigh County Court following Arroyo-Rivera's preliminary hearing Thursday, where his ex-girlfriend and mother of his... Read more
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