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2014/04/20 15:36
2014/04/20 15:36
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A man wanted in a strong armed robbery case in Allentown has been arrested. Robert Burley Jr. 31, was taken into custody Saturday for allegedly carrying out a strong armed robbery back on April 11 in...
2014/04/20 15:36
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2014/04/18 15:40
2014/04/18 15:40
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Dorney said police received numerous calls about the address before. On Wednesday night officers received a call of shots fired from the alley behind the home, Dorney said. No one was hurt and a...
2014/04/17 22:26
2014/04/17 22:26
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A 46-year-old man led Allentown police on a pursuit Tuesday night through the south side of the city, almost dragging an officer during the chase, according to court records. Officer Matthew Diehl...
2014/04/17 17:40
2014/04/17 17:40
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A trio from Maryland was running a prostitution business out of the Holiday Inn in downtown Allentown, city police report. Police responded to an ad on backpage.com that featured photos of a nearly...
2014/04/17 17:35
2014/04/17 17:35
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An undercover drug sting netted state police with more than 1,200 bags of heroin at a Lehigh County hotel, police say. According to court documents, a state police narcotics unit used a confidential...
2014/04/17 03:25
2014/04/17 03:25
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A Slatington man who was thrown out of his mother's home last month after stealing $6,000 worth of jewelry from her went on to steal from three other borough homes, police said. Jason A. Strohl, 30,...
2014/04/16 17:09
2014/04/16 17:09
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Luis "Primo" Gonzalez-Contreras told a Lehigh County judge today he only went as far as the third grade in school in Mexcio and had worked in the Lehigh Valley as a painter. Then Gonzalez-Contreras...
2014/04/15 19:39
2014/04/15 19:39
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A 14-year-old boy charged in connection with an armed robbery that left an Allentown man shot dead in his car was given a gun for the robbery but didn't fire it, according to court...
2014/04/15 17:09
2014/04/15 17:09
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Roberto Rosario already knows what it's like being the victim of a crime. Rosario was shot in the stomach in 2006 during a robbery, he said today. Rosario was seriously injured and is still dealing...
2014/04/15 16:39
2014/04/15 16:39
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A Saudi national stopped for speeding on Interstate 78 in Allentown had marijuana and paraphernalia in the car but no driver's license, Pennsylvania State Police say. Saad Abrahim Almahini, of...
2014/04/14 21:25
2014/04/14 21:25
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A 32-year-old man allegedly shoved his girlfriend who was eight months pregnant and beat her while she was on the floor on Friday night, according to court records. The victim told police she started...
2014/04/12 19:39
2014/04/12 19:39
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According to a Lehigh County jury, Milton Washington brutally beat and stabbed his girlfriend and left her bloody body behind an Allentown warehouse almost 27 years ago. From the beginning,...
2014/04/11 23:25
2014/04/11 23:25
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An investigation into recent shed break-ins in North Whitehall Township made a breakthrough this week when state troopers discovered an all-terrain vehicle stolen from one of the sheds had been...
2014/04/11 19:40
2014/04/11 19:40
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A man accused of sexually assaulting a co-worker at the Amazon warehouse in Upper Macungie Township and allegedly threatening her after charges is headed to Lehigh County Prison. "There certainly is...
2014/04/11 15:41
2014/04/11 15:41
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There are no more chances for an Allentown woman accused of fatally beating her 15-month-old son, a Lehigh County judge said today. Essence James was set to be sentenced today, but Lehigh County...
2014/04/11 03:25
2014/04/11 03:25
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Corrections Director Ed Sweeney said "prison" is a misnomer that hearkens back to a time when local facilities housed inmates for more than five years. Prisons, Sweeney said, are long-term...
2014/04/11 02:25
2014/04/11 02:25
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An Allentown man has been charged with knocking a man to the ground, stealing his credit cards and making purchases with the cards. Jay Z. Thomas Jr., 19, jumped Ka'Ron King at 10:30 p.m. March 29 in...
2014/04/10 23:52
2014/04/10 23:52
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Police responded to the auto shop around 1 a.m. Wednesday, after Ervin’s girlfriend became worried and filed a missing persons report. Officers found Ervin’s body inside an enclosed trailer on the...
2014/04/10 04:35
2014/04/10 04:35
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Lehigh County Controller Glenn Eckhart told county commissioners Wednesday night that, while short on manpower, his office continues to point out areas where spending can be contained. Eckhart made...
2014/04/09 23:40
2014/04/09 23:40
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Police in Lehigh County found a man stopped for a minor traffic violation dangling from a quarry cliff, according to a news release. Johnson Rivera-Dejesus, 36, of Freemansburg, fled a traffic stop...
2014/04/20 15:36
2014/04/20 15:36
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