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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Hanover Twp. approves new police vehicleThere will be a new police vehicle on the streets of Hanover Township in Northa
Hanover Twp. approves new police vehicle
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 hours ago
There will be a new police vehicle on the streets of Hanover Township in Northampton County. The supervisors on Tuesday night approved the acquisition of a new Ford utility vehicle by using an economic redevelopment authority grant and gaming... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Dwyer backed by Democrats in 28th state Senate Districtthe same opportunity." Dwyer is a retired president and CEO of the Central Con
Dwyer backed by Democrats in 28th state Senate District
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 hours ago
the same opportunity." Dwyer is a retired president and CEO of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA. Before moving to Fairfield 24 years ago, Dwyer had served on the Board of Education in Rye., N.Y., and the Northampton County Council in Pennsylva... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Hellertown woman pleads guilty to role in investment schemeA Northampton County woman has pleaded guilty to her role in an investment sche
Hellertown woman pleads guilty to role in investment scheme
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 hours ago
A Northampton County woman has pleaded guilty to her role in an investment scheme. According to court paperwork, Amanda Knorr, of Hellertown, Pa., pleaded guilty Tuesday. Knorr was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit... Read more
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The Morning Call
ESPN Deportes radio to debut Thursday in Allentownpercent of Lehigh County residents speak Spanish at home, while around 7 percen
ESPN Deportes radio to debut Thursday in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
percent of Lehigh County residents speak Spanish at home, while around 7 percent of residents speak the language at home in Northampton County. The programming on 1470 ESPN Deportes will include national and local sports news, play-by-play coverage... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pa House rejects bids to expand gamblingus and Pennsylvania," Juliano said. "This goes against everything we've built."
Pa House rejects bids to expand gambling
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
us and Pennsylvania," Juliano said. "This goes against everything we've built." At a Tuesday news conference in Easton, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli lent his name to the online gambling opposition, warning of increased... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wawa to remodel store in Hanover Township, Northampton CountyWawa Inc. will remodel its store on Schoenersville Road in Hanover Township, No
Wawa to remodel store in Hanover Township, Northampton County
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
Wawa Inc. will remodel its store on Schoenersville Road in Hanover Township, Northampton County, pumping $1 million to improve the layout and support an expanded offering of food and beverages. The store, at 3300 Schoenersville Road, will close July... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Some municipalities keeping development at bayValley are not waiting to act on farmland preservation funding. Using farmland
Some municipalities keeping development at bay
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 hours ago
Valley are not waiting to act on farmland preservation funding. Using farmland preservation funds, Moore Township in Northampton County bought 36 acres, stripped the development rights and is now selling it with a conservation easement... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Morganelli warns against legalizing on-line gamblingLegalized on-line gambling will lead to more addictions, crimes, bankruptcies,
Morganelli warns against legalizing on-line gambling
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
Legalized on-line gambling will lead to more addictions, crimes, bankruptcies, poverty and suicides in Pennsylvania, warns Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli. If on-line gambling is legalized in addition to casino gambling in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Child molestation charges dropped against mentally disabled Bethlehem manage level that is little different from that of the girls he allegedly perpetra
Child molestation charges dropped against mentally disabled Bethlehem man
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
age level that is little different from that of the girls he allegedly perpetrated crimes upon. That is why on Friday, Northampton County prosecutors dropped the three cases that Pacheco faces, withdrawing all charges after a doctor concluded... Read more
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examiner.com
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission offering two Fish-for-Free DaysLoaner sites are also available at some county parks and public libraries. The
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission offering two Fish-for-Free Days
examiner.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Loaner sites are also available at some county parks and public libraries. The closest sites to Allentown are in: Northampton County: Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center; 610-746-2831 Carbon County: Mauch Chunk Lake Park;... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Stabbing victim tells police he tried to break up fightparking lot, ironically, is where Turner is accused of stabbing Porter. She se
Stabbing victim tells police he tried to break up fight
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 hours ago
parking lot, ironically, is where Turner is accused of stabbing Porter. She set bail at $500,000, and Turner was sent to Northampton County Prison after failing to post. His next court date is a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for June... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man tries to steal $3.5K from church banking account, cops sayhim as the person committing the crime. Lawrence is charged with felony theft
Man tries to steal $3.5K from church banking account, cops say
The Brown and White / Posted 14 hours ago
him as the person committing the crime. Lawrence is charged with felony theft and felony forgery. He was arraigned Monday before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner, who set bail at $10,000. In lieu of bail, he was taken to Northampton County Pri... Read more
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The Express-Times
Alleged drug dealer nabbed with cocaine in Bethlehem lotMonday's case with possession with intent to deliver drugs and possession of a
Alleged drug dealer nabbed with cocaine in Bethlehem lot
The Express-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Monday's case with possession with intent to deliver drugs and possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner, who set bail at $75,000. In lieu of bail, Gonce was taken to Northampton County Pr... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man stabbed trying to break up fight in Bethlehem court parking lotin connection with the attack. The 31-year-old Turner was charged with two coun
Man stabbed trying to break up fight in Bethlehem court parking lot
The Express-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
in connection with the attack. The 31-year-old Turner was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, and was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail. A little more than an hour after Porter was found back on May 15, two... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wawa to remodel store in Hanover Township, Northampton CountyWawa Inc. will remodel its store on Schoenersville Road in Hanover Township, No
Wawa to remodel store in Hanover Township, Northampton County
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
Wawa Inc. will remodel its store on Schoenersville Road in Hanover Township, Northampton County, pumping $1 million into the location to improve its layout and support an expanded offering of food and beverages. The store, at 3300 Schoenersville... Read more
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The Express-Times
Slate Belt man wants shooting charge dismissedfor an arrest warrant before picking up Charles Williams on New Year's Eve 2015
Slate Belt man wants shooting charge dismissed
The Express-Times / Posted 15 hours ago
for an arrest warrant before picking up Charles Williams on New Year's Eve 2015. The 45-year-old Washington Township, Northampton County, man allegedly fired a gun inside his home in the first block of Rainbow Drive late Dec. 30,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver hurt, cited in Route 33 crossover collisionMonday evening's rush-hour crash that closed Route 33 North in Northampton Coun
Driver hurt, cited in Route 33 crossover collision
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Monday evening's rush-hour crash that closed Route 33 North in Northampton County was the result of a southbound driver losing control and crossing the grassy median, Pennsylvania State Police said. The driver, a 22-year-old man from Monroe County,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Palmer parents: Schools unsafe during electionsthe issue up with county officials. It's not the first time the issue has been
Palmer parents: Schools unsafe during elections
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
the issue up with county officials. It's not the first time the issue has been raised. Easton Area School District and Northampton County went to county court over the issue of polling in schools in 2007. District officials wanted the county to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Little progress made in preserving farmland in Lehigh Countyof Lehigh County is preserved, and 2.3 square miles of farmland is lost each ye
Little progress made in preserving farmland in Lehigh County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
of Lehigh County is preserved, and 2.3 square miles of farmland is lost each year to development, according to RenewLV. Northampton County is at 1.9 square miles, and has only five percent preserved. "Development is a powerful tool. It's true,... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 33 accident slows traffic in Northampton CountyA crash involving a tractor-trailer was slowing rush-hour traffic Monday on Rou
Route 33 accident slows traffic in Northampton County
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
A crash involving a tractor-trailer was slowing rush-hour traffic Monday on Route 33 in Northampton County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. It was reported about 5:40 p.m. on Route 33 North, between Route 248 and Tatamy... Read more
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The Morning Call
Police dog alerts officers to hidden compartments of drugshundred dollars in cash. Nickisher is charged with possession with intent to d
Police dog alerts officers to hidden compartments of drugs
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
hundred dollars in cash. Nickisher is charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and marijuana and sent to Northampton County Prison under $25,000 bail, police said. Police said the investigation was the direct result of concerned... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman allegedly choked by spouse until she passes outis charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and h
Woman allegedly choked by spouse until she passes out
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment. He was arraigned Sunday before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner, who set bail at $150,000. In lieu of bail, Nava was taken to Northampton Count... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem K-9 finds cocaine, pot hidden throughout home, police sayaffect the entire neighborhood and surrounding areas." At his arraignment Thur
Bethlehem K-9 finds cocaine, pot hidden throughout home, police say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
affect the entire neighborhood and surrounding areas." At his arraignment Thursday before District Judge Anthony Rapp Jr., Nickisher was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail. He remained incarcerated Monday, court records show... Read more
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The Morning Call
Klein Farms in Forks Township debuts new shop, ice creamapples and strawberries from Heckman Orchards in Effort, and honey and lettuce
Klein Farms in Forks Township debuts new shop, ice cream
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
apples and strawberries from Heckman Orchards in Effort, and honey and lettuce from McCollian Farms in Washington Township, Northampton County. Klein Dairy Store is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily with ice cream offered 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Starting... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton man choked wife during dispute, police sayEASTON — Easton police said a man choked his wife until she passed out during a
Easton man choked wife during dispute, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
EASTON — Easton police said a man choked his wife until she passed out during an argument Friday, according to Northampton County Court records. Anthony Nava, 33, of the 700 block of Ferry Street in Easton is charged with aggravated assault, simple... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man armed with razor slashes victim in Bethlehem, police sayhis face and neck. Victor Rivera Jr., 42, of Reading is charged with attempted
Man armed with razor slashes victim in Bethlehem, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
his face and neck. Victor Rivera Jr., 42, of Reading is charged with attempted homicide and aggravated assault. He is in Northampton County Prison under $500,000 bail. Police said the victim, Hazim Alazwari, was bleeding profusely from large... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man charged with attempted homicide in alleged slashinga deadly weapon. He was arraigned before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner, wh
Man charged with attempted homicide in alleged slashing
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
a deadly weapon. He was arraigned before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner, who set bail at $500,000. In lieu of bail. Rivera was taken to Northampton County Prison. He is due back in court for a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for June... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
DUI suspect found in the street with minivan in gearJudge Jacqueline Taschner arraigned Acosta Sunday afternoon, setting bail at $7
DUI suspect found in the street with minivan in gear
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Judge Jacqueline Taschner arraigned Acosta Sunday afternoon, setting bail at $7,500 with a 10 percent option. He failed to post bail and was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing tentatively schedu... Read more
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The Express-Times
Shooter, driver acquainted before shots hit car, police sayin the shooting. Gilbert was arraigned at 2 a.m. Sunday before on-call Distric
Shooter, driver acquainted before shots hit car, police say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
in the shooting. Gilbert was arraigned at 2 a.m. Sunday before on-call District Judge Jacqueline Taschner and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is tentativelyShooter, drive scheduled 9 a.m. June... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police charge Berks man in attempted homicidearraigned Rivera, whose last known address is in the 700 block of Schuylkill Av
Police charge Berks man in attempted homicide
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
arraigned Rivera, whose last known address is in the 700 block of Schuylkill Avenue in Reading, Saturday morning, setting bail at $500,000. Rivera failed to post bail and was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a June 3 preliminary he... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield's Dwyer Throws Hat In The Ring For State Senateretiring, Dwyer has turned his attention to public service. After stints on th
Fairfield's Dwyer Throws Hat In The Ring For State Senate
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted yesterday
retiring, Dwyer has turned his attention to public service. After stints on the Rye, N.Y., Board of Education and the Northampton County Council in Pennsylvania, Dwyer is currently the chair of the Fairfield Board of Education. “More than... Read more
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The Morning Call
Area school districts join forces to focus on student equitySurvey shows that poverty among people under 18 rose from 18.5 percent in 2010
Area school districts join forces to focus on student equity
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Survey shows that poverty among people under 18 rose from 18.5 percent in 2010 to 21.2 percent in 2014 in Lehigh County. In Northampton County, those numbers rose from 12 percent to 13.5 percent over the same period of time. These statistics don't... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton's historic Bachmann Publick House in need of more repairsby. But as any homeowner knows, 15 years between repairs is a long time, espec
Easton's historic Bachmann Publick House in need of more repairs
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
by. But as any homeowner knows, 15 years between repairs is a long time, especially for a 263-year-old building. Now, Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society says the property at 169 Northampton St. needs new windows and possibly... Read more
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The Brown and White
Gun seized following shooting over parking in Eastonaggravated assault and one count of persons not to possess a firearm. Gilbert
Gun seized following shooting over parking in Easton
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
aggravated assault and one count of persons not to possess a firearm. Gilbert was arraigned overnight and is being held at Northampton County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail, Gerould said. Police impounded a Chrysler Pacifica, in which Gilbert was... Read more
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The Brown and White
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridgesBogert's Bridge is part of the Lehigh Parkway in Allentown. Kreidersville Cove
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridges
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Bogert's Bridge is part of the Lehigh Parkway in Allentown. Kreidersville Covered Bridge is the only surviving bridge in Northampton County, located in Allen Township. In 1959, the bridge was nearly demolished but citizens successfully saved it.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Amid heroin epidemic, Northampton County cut prison treatment program, established drug courtit. Those kinds of crimes are the bread and butter of local jails across Penns
Amid heroin epidemic, Northampton County cut prison treatment program, established drug court
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
it. Those kinds of crimes are the bread and butter of local jails across Pennsylvania. Yet when Hineline was before a Northampton County judge two months ago on a parole violation, he was sent to state prison for 18 months to three... Read more
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The Morning Call
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice creamapples and strawberries from Heckman Orchards in Effort, and honey and lettuce
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice cream
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
apples and strawberries from Heckman Orchards in Effort, and honey and lettuce from McCollian Farms in Washington Township, Northampton County. Klein Dairy Store is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily with ice cream offered 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Starting... Read more
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The Morning Call
Memorial Day EventThomas Prior of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, and the Rev. Barry Eng, pastor o
Memorial Day Event
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Thomas Prior of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, and the Rev. Barry Eng, pastor of Roseto Independent Presbyterian Church. Northampton County Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Leonard N. Zito will be the main speaker. Rain location: the Post Home,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Looking back - Rodney Farrell finds patriots among his ancestorsCompany in their march to Fort Bedford. The march to Fort Bedford gave John a c
Looking back - Rodney Farrell finds patriots among his ancestors
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Company in their march to Fort Bedford. The march to Fort Bedford gave John a chance to observe the land to the west of Northampton County and he must have taken a liking to it," Farrell said. In his research, Farrell found that Ritter had been... Read more
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The Express-Times
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regretsme," Corby said. Now, he is four years in to his college career. He takes adva
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regrets
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
me," Corby said. Now, he is four years in to his college career. He takes advantage of NCC's tuition and fee waiver for Northampton County and Bethlehem school district senior citizens. If seats are free in a credit class, those over 65 are... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lack of inspection sticker leads to jail for New York pairA traffic stop for a missing inspection sticker led to the arrest of two New Yo
Lack of inspection sticker leads to jail for New York pair
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
A traffic stop for a missing inspection sticker led to the arrest of two New York City residents Friday morning in Northampton County. They have been charged with using counterfeit credit cards to buy merchandise and gift cards at Kmarts all over... Read more
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The Morning Call
'You don't get it,' judge tells serial shoplifterhas a "horrific" criminal record that spans two decades and includes assaults,
'You don't get it,' judge tells serial shoplifter
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
has a "horrific" criminal record that spans two decades and includes assaults, drug delivery and repeated retail thefts, Northampton County President Judge Stephen Baratta said at sentencing Friday. "At some point in time you're going to get too... Read more
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The Morning Call
Teen who stole handguns during burglary gets state prisonjewelry and other valuables, will serve one to two years in state prison. Bobb
Teen who stole handguns during burglary gets state prison
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
jewelry and other valuables, will serve one to two years in state prison. Bobby A. Johnson received the sentence Friday in Northampton County Court after previously pleading guilty to charges of burglary and theft. Johnson, 19, was caught on video... Read more
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The Express-Times
Judge: Only old age will stop woman from stealingprior to April when she pleaded guilty to thefts number six and seven. "You we
Judge: Only old age will stop woman from stealing
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
prior to April when she pleaded guilty to thefts number six and seven. "You were engaged in the business of theft," Northampton County Judge Stephen Baratta told her Friday. "It was a business for you." The judge sentenced her to two to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Judge to sex offender: 'You're getting the break of a lifetime'teenagers, allegedly telling one "I'm God," will serve two to four years in sta
Judge to sex offender: 'You're getting the break of a lifetime'
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
teenagers, allegedly telling one "I'm God," will serve two to four years in state prison under a plea agreement that a Northampton County judge called a real discount. "You're getting the break of a lifetime," Judge Emil Giordano told Dalton... Read more
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The Express-Times
Barefoot, handcuffed escape from police custody lands man in prisonman was at a loss to explain away his criminal past or come up with a good reas
Barefoot, handcuffed escape from police custody lands man in prison
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
man was at a loss to explain away his criminal past or come up with a good reason he should stay out of state prison. Northampton County Judge Stephen Baratta sentenced Cruciani on Friday to a year and a half to three years in prison for the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trial date set in corpse abuse casethat would “outrage ordinary family sensibilities.” Prosecutors also argue he
Trial date set in corpse abuse case
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
that would “outrage ordinary family sensibilities.” Prosecutors also argue he took actions to hide the fact Miles died. Northampton County Judge Michael Koury on Wednesday denied the defense’s motion to dismiss the charge. On Friday, Shipman... Read more
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The Morning Call
Traffic stop leads to discovery of fake credit cards, police saypossession of instruments of crime, access device fraud, receiving stolen prope
Traffic stop leads to discovery of fake credit cards, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
possession of instruments of crime, access device fraud, receiving stolen property, and criminal conspiracy. Both remain in Northampton County Prison; Escalera under $150,000 bail and Maldonado-Diaz under $75,000 bail. Twitter... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lawyer blames burglary on "difficult and sad life"he was persuaded by a more culpable co-defendant to commit the crime. His reque
Lawyer blames burglary on "difficult and sad life"
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
he was persuaded by a more culpable co-defendant to commit the crime. His request for a time-served sentence was denied by Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito, who ordered Johnson to serve one to two years in state prison. "This was a... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Tell me what's good about you,' judge asks crying defendanthas prior convictions for domestic run-ins with Cassandra Butryn-Green, with wh
'Tell me what's good about you,' judge asks crying defendant
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
has prior convictions for domestic run-ins with Cassandra Butryn-Green, with whom he has two young children, Northampton County President Judge Stephen Baratta said at sentencing Friday. Cruciani also has problems with drugs and... Read more
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