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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Creepy clown sightings no laughing mattercreepy clowns scaring children. There have been reported sightings in the Lehi
Creepy clown sightings no laughing matter
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 32 minutes ago
creepy clowns scaring children. There have been reported sightings in the Lehigh Valley too. Wilson Borough Police in Northampton County were dispatched to an unconfirmed sighting Monday. Pottsville and Northampton Borough Police have also... Read more
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The Express-Times
Alleged serial exposer wants new attorney in possible trialexposure, open lewdness and disorderly conduct. The judge determined there was
Alleged serial exposer wants new attorney in possible trial
The Express-Times / Posted an hour ago
exposure, open lewdness and disorderly conduct. The judge determined there was enough evidence to send all the charges to Northampton County Court, to von Schlichten's dismay. The judge set Dec. 8 as the date for von Schlichten's formal... Read more
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The Morning Call
How much would consolidating these two departments save Bethlehem?2011, the city has raised the real estate tax rate from 14.1 mills to 17.15 mil
How much would consolidating these two departments save Bethlehem?
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
2011, the city has raised the real estate tax rate from 14.1 mills to 17.15 mills, a 21.6 percent increase, in the Northampton County portion of Bethlehem. The Lehigh County portion, which was reassessed, experienced a similar 21 percent... Read more
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The Morning Call
Recent sexual assault incidents involving teachers in the ValleyMohlmann, a New Jersey teacher charged with sexually assaulting a former studen
Recent sexual assault incidents involving teachers in the Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Mohlmann, a New Jersey teacher charged with sexually assaulting a former student, was ordered to face trial in Northampton County Court. Joshua Mohlmann, a New Jersey teacher charged with sexually assaulting a former student, was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Authorities argue to use recordings tied to judicial misconduct caseBecause the recordings were made on government equipment bought by the Administ
Authorities argue to use recordings tied to judicial misconduct case
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Because the recordings were made on government equipment bought by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts for the Northampton County court office, regulators don't need Tidd's permission to access the recordings. County officials said... Read more
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The Brown and White
Attorney: Drop sex assault charges against ex-Children's Home stafferissue. "If (victims) can't identify this guy as the one doing the things (they
Attorney: Drop sex assault charges against ex-Children's Home staffer
The Brown and White / Posted 2 hours ago
issue. "If (victims) can't identify this guy as the one doing the things (they are) alleging ... it's a problem." Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Anthony Casola was quick to counter the argument. "I would disagree," he... Read more
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The Brown and White
Easton shooting suspect in custody in Pa. 7 months after N.J. arrestThe suspect in a March shooting in Easton was formally charged Tuesday and sent
Easton shooting suspect in custody in Pa. 7 months after N.J. arrest
The Brown and White / Posted 2 hours ago
The suspect in a March shooting in Easton was formally charged Tuesday and sent to Northampton County Prison, authorities said. Lamont D. Baker, 24, of Newark, was taken into custody April 5 in Newark in the shooting. Formerly of Easton, he was on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coroner seeks relatives of Easton manEASTON — The Northampton County Coroner's office is seeking family members of a
Coroner seeks relatives of Easton man
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
EASTON — The Northampton County Coroner's office is seeking family members of a man who died Tuesday from natural causes. William "Scotty" Nelson, 60, died Tuesday in Easton, according to a news release from the coroner's office. Nelson may also... Read more
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The Brown and White
Judge allows ex-Easton Area administrator's lawsuit to standA Northampton County judge will allow a former Easton Area School District admi
Judge allows ex-Easton Area administrator's lawsuit to stand
The Brown and White / Posted 5 hours ago
A Northampton County judge will allow a former Easton Area School District administrator's lawsuit against the district to continue. The school district said Stephen Furst failed to prove he had been forced out as director of assessment and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman allegedly held at knifepoint outside Nazareth dinerassault (two counts), making terroristic threats and harassment. He was arraign
Woman allegedly held at knifepoint outside Nazareth diner
The Express-Times / Posted 8 hours ago
assault (two counts), making terroristic threats and harassment. He was arraigned Saturday before District Judge John Capobianco, who set bail at $25,000. In lieu of bail, Garren was sent to Northampton County Prison, where he remained... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Cabinet member's retaliation lawsuit tossed from federal courtA federal judge has thrown out a former Northampton County Cabinet official's l
Former Cabinet member's retaliation lawsuit tossed from federal court
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A federal judge has thrown out a former Northampton County Cabinet official's lawsuit that claimed she was fired for voicing her concerns that the county was not complying with federal immigration law. Tracy Barnes, who served as the county's human... Read more
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The Morning Call
Constable Richard Seeds convicted of disorderly conductEASTON — A longtime Northampton County constable was convicted Monday of disord
Constable Richard Seeds convicted of disorderly conduct
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
EASTON — A longtime Northampton County constable was convicted Monday of disorderly conduct after a dispute over a handcuff key led to a run-in with sheriff's deputies at the courthouse in Easton. Constable Richard Seeds, 52, of Bethlehem claimed... Read more
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The Morning Call
Norco constable Richard Seeds convicted of disorderly conductWATCH: A longtime Northampton County Constable was convicted Monday of disord
Norco constable Richard Seeds convicted of disorderly conduct
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
WATCH: A longtime Northampton County Constable was convicted Monday of disorderly conduct after a dispute over a handcuff key led to a run-in with sheriff deputies at the courthouse in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man took out air conditioner to break into ex's home, cops saytrespass, simple assault and harassment. He was arraigned Friday before Distric
Man took out air conditioner to break into ex's home, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
trespass, simple assault and harassment. He was arraigned Friday before District Judge John Capobianco, who set bail at $75,000. In lieu of bail, Montalvo-Velez was taken to Northampton County Prison. The judge ordered he stay away from the vi... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem man allegedly grabs hammer, gun after argumentcontaining eight rounds on the ground outside. The victim was taken to a hospi
Bethlehem man allegedly grabs hammer, gun after argument
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
containing eight rounds on the ground outside. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment. Foster was sent to Northampton County Prison after failing to post bail. His next court date is a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mother testifies against son accused of killing fatherwere both spent and live ammunition, as well as a lot of knives. "On every dre
Mother testifies against son accused of killing father
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
were both spent and live ammunition, as well as a lot of knives. "On every dresser there was a knife or two," Grube said. Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said the fatal bullet lodged itself in Joseph Myirski's chest cavity and injured his... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man spits blood at officer following drunken arrest, cops sayis charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, public drunkenness and resi
Man spits blood at officer following drunken arrest, cops say
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, public drunkenness and resisting arrest. He was arraigned Sunday before District Judge John Capobianco, who set bail at $25,000. In lieu of bail, Lewis was taken to Northampton Coun... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cop: Veteran charged with killing dad said he loved smell of gunpowderup during Tuesday's hearing. Grube said multiple shots were fired through Jaso
Cop: Veteran charged with killing dad said he loved smell of gunpowder
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
up during Tuesday's hearing. Grube said multiple shots were fired through Jason Myirski's bedroom door into the hallway. Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Joseph Myirski suffered a fatal shot through his lung and a second shot to his... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man stalks woman at work, threatens to kill herPolice in Northampton County allege that a Moore Township man stalked a woman a
Man stalks woman at work, threatens to kill her
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Police in Northampton County allege that a Moore Township man stalked a woman as she left work Friday night, stealing her phone and holding a knife to her throat because she wouldn’t speak with him. Nazareth borough police charged Robert L. Garren... Read more
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The Morning Call
Palmer to add walking path, artificial field at community centercontract in November so construction can begin in early 2017. Work will be paid
Palmer to add walking path, artificial field at community center
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
contract in November so construction can begin in early 2017. Work will be paid for in part by a nearly $245,000 grant from Northampton County that the township must match. The cost of the project won't be known until bids, which are due Oct. 20,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man allegedly threatens victim with gun, uses hammer during fightwith making terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, simple assault (two cou
Man allegedly threatens victim with gun, uses hammer during fight
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
with making terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, simple assault (two counts) and harassment. He was arraigned before District Judge John Capobianco, who set bail at $50,000 In lieu of bail, Foster was taken to Northampton Coun... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
McDonald's employee punched, kicked during robberyA female employee at a McDonald's in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County was
McDonald's employee punched, kicked during robbery
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
A female employee at a McDonald's in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County was violently attacked during a robbery, according to police. Investigators say it happened just after midnight on Sunday when two male suspects entered the restaurant on... Read more
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The Brown and White
Violent fugitive task force scoops up Easton manWashington Street in Easton by the U.S. Marshals Service Lehigh Valley Violent
Violent fugitive task force scoops up Easton man
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
Washington Street in Easton by the U.S. Marshals Service Lehigh Valley Violent Fugitive Task Force. The unit includes the Northampton County Sheriff's Department and Pennsylvania state parole officers. Cosme didn't resist as he was arrested in a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arrest made in attempted robbery in Wind GapSlate Belt Regional Police say they arrested the man who tried to rob a Square
Arrest made in attempted robbery in Wind Gap
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Slate Belt Regional Police say they arrested the man who tried to rob a Square One convenience store in Wind Gap, Northampton County. Police say on Septmeber 21 around 4:10 a.m., Richard Vautrin, 23, of Effort, went into the store in the 200 block... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man dragged by car as thief tries to steal his iPhonein the face, according to police. When officers apprehended Hundley, they alle
Man dragged by car as thief tries to steal his iPhone
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
in the face, according to police. When officers apprehended Hundley, they allegedly found the phone and $50 cash. Hundley failed to post bail and was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for Oct.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Macungie, Easton, Northampton nurses among professionals disciplined recently by state boardspractice within the Commonwealth may be an immediate and clear danger to the pu
Macungie, Easton, Northampton nurses among professionals disciplined recently by state boards
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
practice within the Commonwealth may be an immediate and clear danger to the public health and safety. (08/25/16) Northampton County Luis D. Santana, of Bethlehem, Northampton County, was granted a probationary license to run concurrently... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man sought in Slate Belt attempted robbery surrenderswith the threat to injure, receiving stolen property and attempted theft, polic
Man sought in Slate Belt attempted robbery surrenders
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
with the threat to injure, receiving stolen property and attempted theft, police and county papers say. He was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail and remained jailed on Monday morning, records show. Police initially... Read more
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The Express-Times
No-show witness delays accused gunman's case for 4th timewas brought Monday for a preliminary hearing before District Judge Richard Yett
No-show witness delays accused gunman's case for 4th time
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
was brought Monday for a preliminary hearing before District Judge Richard Yetter III. Williams, who has been held in Northampton County Prison, is charged with recklessly endangering another person and firearms not to be carried without a... Read more
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The Express-Times
State prison for man who had sex with then-14-oldillegal to have sex with her but figured she was so close to 16 that it was pro
State prison for man who had sex with then-14-old
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
illegal to have sex with her but figured she was so close to 16 that it was probably OK." The sentence was handed down by Northampton County Judge Michael Koury. He had sex with the girl at least five times but pleaded guilty to a single count of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops: iPhone deal in Wal-Mart parking lot got uglysimple assault and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned Monday morning before
Cops: iPhone deal in Wal-Mart parking lot got ugly
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned Monday morning before District Judge John Capobianco and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail, according to court records. A preliminary hearing is tentatively... Read more
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The Express-Times
Have old latex paint? Learn where to recycle it this weekendpaint into a new paint product called reColor, which will then be resold to ReS
Have old latex paint? Learn where to recycle it this weekend
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
paint into a new paint product called reColor, which will then be resold to ReStore customers. Profits from the sale of reColor will be funneled back into Habitat for Humanity. Northampton County provided a $35,000 grant to help start the pr... Read more
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The Express-Times
Crafters bling bras in 4th year to aid breast cancer research25 at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center, 300 Gateway Dri
Crafters bling bras in 4th year to aid breast cancer research
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
25 at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center, 300 Gateway Drive (Routes 512 and 22) in Hanover Township, Northampton County. The auction will be held at 7 that night. New this year will be an increase in tricky tray items to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Drunken father fired shots while child slept, police saythird handgun in the kitchen, along with multiple live rounds of both handgun a
Drunken father fired shots while child slept, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
third handgun in the kitchen, along with multiple live rounds of both handgun and shotgun ammunition. Owens is charged with child endangerment and reckless endangerment. He was arraigned and sent to Northampton County Prison is lieu of $15,000 b... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem teen gets prison for sex with two underage girlsEASTON — A Bethlehem teen who twice had sex with underage girls is headed to st
Bethlehem teen gets prison for sex with two underage girls
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
EASTON — A Bethlehem teen who twice had sex with underage girls is headed to state prison on his latest case, a Northampton County judge ordered Friday. Omar Rodriguez was 19 when he befriended the 14-year-old girl in August 2015, having sex with... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gun found near sleeping child, father arrestedkitchen along with multiple live rounds of handgun and shotgun ammunition. Owe
Gun found near sleeping child, father arrested
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
kitchen along with multiple live rounds of handgun and shotgun ammunition. Owens was arrest, arraigned and committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $15,000 bail. He has been charged with recklessly endangering another person and... Read more
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The Morning Call
After shots fired calls, Easton police arrest apartment residentdiscovering spent shell casings and several guns in his home, according to a ne
After shots fired calls, Easton police arrest apartment resident
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
discovering spent shell casings and several guns in his home, according to a news release. Eugene A. Owens III, 29, is in Northampton County Prison under $15,000 bail, charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of his... Read more
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The Express-Times
FireRock Productions brings 2 more Emmys back to Valleyfor magazine program/special and for craft achievement. FireRock's "Nazareth:
FireRock Productions brings 2 more Emmys back to Valley
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
for magazine program/special and for craft achievement. FireRock's "Nazareth: Resonating Through Time" explored the Northampton County borough and featured its Moravian history, Martin Guitar and most famous son, racing legend Mario... Read more
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The Morning Call
Will Clinton and Trump make campaign stops in the Lehigh Valley?Valley, and he came during the spring primary. Democratic vice presidential no
Will Clinton and Trump make campaign stops in the Lehigh Valley?
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Valley, and he came during the spring primary. Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine swung by Hanover Township, Northampton County, last month and served lunch at a Hispanic center on Bethlehem's South Side. The absence of Clinton and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 22 stoppages starting around Route 512or rolling roadblocks are planned starting Saturday morning and continuing into
Route 22 stoppages starting around Route 512
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
or rolling roadblocks are planned starting Saturday morning and continuing into next month on Route 22 in Hanover Township, Northampton County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced. Traffic will be affected in the area of Route... Read more
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The Express-Times
Motorcyclist killed on Route 512 remembered as father, outdoorsmanpolice. Gower was pronounced dead at the scene of injuries suffered in the cras
Motorcyclist killed on Route 512 remembered as father, outdoorsman
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
police. Gower was pronounced dead at the scene of injuries suffered in the crash, and his death was ruled accidental, the Northampton County Coroner's Office said. Township police were continuing to investigate the crash and had not announced any... Read more
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Suspect in Easton stabbing arrested, sent to prisonThe suspect in a stabbing last month on South Side Easton was taken into custod
Suspect in Easton stabbing arrested, sent to prison
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
The suspect in a stabbing last month on South Side Easton was taken into custody Thursday and sent to Northampton County Prison. Quadree Farod Dixon (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) Quadree F. Dixon, 26, of the 300 block of West... Read more
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The Express-Times
Feds serve warrant in criminal probe, search Palmer homeactivity, intellectual property theft, human smuggling and trafficking, among o
Feds serve warrant in criminal probe, search Palmer home
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
activity, intellectual property theft, human smuggling and trafficking, among others," the spokesman said in an email. Northampton County records say the home has been owned since 1979 by William and Minnie Markovitz. But neighbors Stephen and... Read more
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The Morning Call
PennEast officials announce 33 modifications to proposed pipeline routeand a new, 47,700-horsepower compressor station in Kidder Township, Carbon Coun
PennEast officials announce 33 modifications to proposed pipeline route
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
and a new, 47,700-horsepower compressor station in Kidder Township, Carbon County. The project will cross through several Northampton County municipalities and head into Bucks County. "This project is still a disaster because of the overall... Read more
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The Morning Call
Williams Township man gets 5 to 10 years for fatal DUI crashwith drunken driving twice in New Jersey earlier that month. "Because of your
Williams Township man gets 5 to 10 years for fatal DUI crash
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
with drunken driving twice in New Jersey earlier that month. "Because of your cavalier attitude, you killed someone," Northampton County Judge Stephen G. Baratta said during Braeunig's sentencing. "Time and time again you risked all of the... Read more
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Times News
Man in custody after Lehigh Twp. shooting incidentin the township. Police Chief Scott M. Fogel said Michael William Belcher, 36,
Man in custody after Lehigh Twp. shooting incident
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
in the township. Police Chief Scott M. Fogel said Michael William Belcher, 36, was taken in custody and transported to Northampton County Central Booking awaiting his arraignment. Police said a warrant had been issued for Belcher’s arrest... Read more
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The Express-Times
Mom strikes deal to testify against ex-boyfriend charged with killing her toddlerchoked on a hot dog, but police said she died of recently-inflicted blunt force
Mom strikes deal to testify against ex-boyfriend charged with killing her toddler
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
choked on a hot dog, but police said she died of recently-inflicted blunt force injuries. "There was trash everywhere," Northampton County Judge Stephen Baratta said. "There were holes in the floor. No running water, no heat source." Police... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Judge: drunk driver had 'no concern' for safety of othersHolding a prepared statement in his shackled hands, Daniel Braeunig told a Nort
Judge: drunk driver had 'no concern' for safety of others
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Holding a prepared statement in his shackled hands, Daniel Braeunig told a Northampton County judge that his decision to drive drunk on Dec. 28, 2015, is one that will haunt him forever. Not a day goes by that he hasn’t thought about the fact he’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Olympus employee sentenced for $336,000 camera theftworth of cameras from the company, which is headquartered in Upper Saucon. Ric
Former Olympus employee sentenced for $336,000 camera theft
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
worth of cameras from the company, which is headquartered 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... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mother pleads guilty to keeping kids in 'deplorable' home where toddler diedaccording to court records. Surget appeared in court seated in a wheel chair a
Mother pleads guilty to keeping kids in 'deplorable' home where toddler died
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
according to court records. Surget appeared in court seated in a wheel chair and spoke in a quiet voice as she answered Northampton County Judge Stephen G. Baratta's questions about the circumstances that led to her arrest. The trailer on Duke... Read more
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The Express-Times
PennEast Pipeline plans change. Here's how the Valley's affectedpipeline proposed to deliver natural gas from Pennsylvania's resource-rich Marc
PennEast Pipeline plans change. Here's how the Valley's affected
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
pipeline proposed to deliver natural gas from Pennsylvania's resource-rich Marcellus Shale region. The route cuts through Northampton County before crossing the Delaware River south of Easton into New Jersey's Hunterdon County. That general... Read more
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