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The Lewistown Sentinel
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rivalEASTON, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense i
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend. Twenty-five-year-old Andrew Hess of Nazareth is charged in Northampton County in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cosplay convention draws thousandsA convention offering tips about costume role play and the chance to portray, o
Cosplay convention draws thousands
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
A convention offering tips about costume role play and the chance to portray, or cosplay, characters is expected to draw nearly 2,500 people this weekend, with some traveling from California, Florida and the United Kingdom to take part. SaikouCon... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rivalEASTON, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense i
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend. Twenty-five-year-old Andrew Hess of Nazareth is charged in Northampton County in... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rivalEASTON, Pa. (AP) - A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense i
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
New Jersey Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend. Twenty-five-year-old Andrew Hess of Nazareth is charged in Northampton County in... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rivalEASTON, Pa. (AP) - A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense i
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 15 hours ago
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend. Twenty-five-year-old Andrew Hess of Nazareth is charged in Northampton County in... Read more
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Philly.com
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son alongThe Morning Call Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8:02 AM The man, ide
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son along
Philly.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The Morning Call Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8:02 AM The man, identified as Garrett, was arrested outside the hotel, where Garrett's 7-year-old son was waiting in the car. He was arraigned by District Judge Robert Hawke and committed to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Freemansburg man pleads guilty to child endangermentA Freemansburg man who kept his 6-month-old baby in a disordered home that poli
Freemansburg man pleads guilty to child endangerment
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A Freemansburg man who kept his 6-month-old baby in a disordered home that police said was littered with drugs and drug paraphernalia will serve nine to 23 months in Northampton County Prison. George L. Hernandez, 22, received the sentence Friday... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man brought 7-old son with him to undercover prostitution stingBethlehem Township police said a man is charged after he allegedly brought his
Man brought 7-old son with him to undercover prostitution sting
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Bethlehem Township police said a man is charged after he allegedly brought his 7-year-old son with him on Thursday while delivering a woman to a hotel during an undercover prostitution sting. Jonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man caught on video burglarizing Freemansburg homeFreemansburg police said video surveillance at a Monroe Street home led to char
Man caught on video burglarizing Freemansburg home
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Freemansburg police said video surveillance at a Monroe Street home led to charges that a man stole $7,000 worth of items. Bobby Andrew Johnson, 18, was charged Thursday with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, trespassing and criminal... Read more
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The Brown and White
ATV thief could spend up to 28 years in prisonA Schuylkill County man will spend up to 28 years in state prison for stealing
ATV thief could spend up to 28 years in prison
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
A Schuylkill County man will spend up to 28 years in state prison for stealing two ATVs and burglarizing a pharmacy. Clifford Foss, 40, of Port Carbon, was ordered Friday to serve a minimum of eight years and 11 months in prison for the crimes for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Moore Township teen admits robbery while on house arrestThough he was on house arrest and wearing a monitoring bracelet on his ankle, t
Moore Township teen admits robbery while on house arrest
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Though he was on house arrest and wearing a monitoring bracelet on his ankle, that didn't stop a Moore Township teen from robbing his neighbor. Brandon R. Creyer pleaded guilty Friday to a robbery charge that could bring up to 10 years in prison,... Read more
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The Brown and White
Moore Township teen admits robbing next-door neighborPolice tracked down Brandon Russell Creyer, 18, because he was on probation at
Moore Township teen admits robbing next-door neighbor
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
Police tracked down Brandon Russell Creyer, 18, because he was on probation at the time and was wearing a GPS tracking device. Police said he wearing a camouflage coat, hat and mesh covering his face during the robbery on Nov. 25, 2014, at a home in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Police find cocaine next to child's pacifier in FreemansburgA Freemansburg man will spend at least nine months in prison after police found
Police find cocaine next to child's pacifier in Freemansburg
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A Freemansburg man will spend at least nine months in prison after police found him holding a small child with drugs, drug paraphernalia and garbage strewn about his apartment. Police said a bag of marijuana and five grams of cocaine were on top of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say dad takes son on prostitute runPolice say a Bethlehem man delivered a prostitute to an undercover officer, whi
Police say dad takes son on prostitute run
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Police say a Bethlehem man delivered a prostitute to an undercover officer, while his young son sat in the backseat of the car. Jonathan J. Garrett faces prostitution and child endangerment charges for allegedly taking his 7-year-old son along to a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man who burglarized Moore Township pharmacy of painkillers gets long sentenceCalling his crime sophisticated and his past troubling, a Northampton County ju
Man who burglarized Moore Township pharmacy of painkillers gets long sentence
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Calling his crime sophisticated and his past troubling, a Northampton County judge sentenced a man who burglarized a Moore Township pharmacy days after stealing two ATVs from another business to as many as 28 years in state prison. Clifford M. Foss... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County staffing company wins Army contractA Northampton County staffing company has landed a contract with the medical re
Northampton County staffing company wins Army contract
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A Northampton County staffing company has landed a contract with the medical research arm of the U.S. Army. America's Staffing Partner Inc., of Hanover Township, is one of six companies awarded the contract, with options for technical and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son alongA man who drove a prostitute to a meeting with a client — actually an undercove
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son along
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A man who drove a prostitute to a meeting with a client — actually an undercover Bethlehem Township police officer — had his young son in the car, according to court records. Jonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court in Freemansburg,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man takes 7-old son on ride to deliver prostitute, police sayJonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court, was arraigned Thursd
Man takes 7-old son on ride to deliver prostitute, police say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Jonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court, was arraigned Thursday before on-call District Judge Robert Hawke on charges of promoting prostitution, promoting prostitution/transport, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh ValleySATURDAY AUG. 29 McCANN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY will host a CDL Job Fa
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
SATURDAY AUG. 29 McCANN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY will host a CDL Job Fair and Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., CDL Training Range, 795 Roble Road, Allentown. More than 20 employers will be on campus. Info: 484-821-0920; www.mccann.edu. THURSDAY... Read more
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The Express-Times
Alleged killer from Nazareth says victim put him in headlockA Nazareth man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend says the bo
Alleged killer from Nazareth says victim put him in headlock
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A Nazareth man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend says the boyfriend put him in a headlock and he had no choice but to kill him, according to his attorney. Attorney Thomas Joachim said 25-year-old Andrew Hess will testify he killed... Read more
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The Express-Times
18-old steals two guns in Freemansburg, police sayAn 18-year-old Pottstown, Pennsylvania, man is charged with taking two handguns
18-old steals two guns in Freemansburg, police say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
An 18-year-old Pottstown, Pennsylvania, man is charged with taking two handguns during a Thursday afternoon burglary in Freemansburg, police say in court papers. Bobby Andrew Johnson was arraigned early Friday morning before on-call District Judge... Read more
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Times News
Results of checkpointLehigh Township police in Northampton County released the results of a checkpoi
Results of checkpoint
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Lehigh Township police in Northampton County released the results of a checkpoint operation officers conducted on Aug. 21, on Route 134 and Blue Mountain Drive. Arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol were Michael Ragard,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bangor youth group to honor three former football standoutsThe high school football season begins a week from Friday. But for the folks i
Bangor youth group to honor three former football standouts
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The high school football season begins a week from Friday. But for the folks in the Bangor community, the football season begins Sunday afternoon on Paul Farnan Field at Bangor Memorial Park. That's when the Slaters Youth Football Association will... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Allen looks to quiet tractor-trailer noiseEast Allen Township will join a neighboring municipality in putting big-rig dri
East Allen looks to quiet tractor-trailer noise
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
East Allen Township will join a neighboring municipality in putting big-rig drivers with noisy brakes on notice. The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to participate in a joint study with Hanover Township, Northampton County, to motivate truck drivers... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New trail aims to heighten senses in Northampton CountyHorseback riders are in for a unique experience on one Northampton County farm
New trail aims to heighten senses in Northampton County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Horseback riders are in for a unique experience on one Northampton County farm as a one of a kind trail aims to connect them with the surrounding world. The new Equine Sensory Trail is on the grounds of Equi-librium, in Bushkill Township. Many of... Read more
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The Brown and White
Second suspect charged in Easton assault that gashed man's headA second person faces charges in a blind-side assault that badly injured an Eas
Second suspect charged in Easton assault that gashed man's head
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
A second person faces charges in a blind-side assault that badly injured an Easton man during an argument over money last month. Andrew "Drew" Mullikin, 27, is accused of showing up about 7 p.m. July 23 outside the home of Scott T. Brown in the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Homeless man has marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms in car, police sayZachary Lee Chadwell, 26, crossed both the white fog line and the center yellow
Homeless man has marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms in car, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Zachary Lee Chadwell, 26, crossed both the white fog line and the center yellow lines on Green Pond Road before making a right at 6:46 onto Farmersville Road, police report. After Chadwell's car was pulled over, his breath smelled of alcohol and he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bangor man awaiting trial in teen rape charged with another sexual assaultBangor police said a man awaiting trial in Northampton County Court for raping
Bangor man awaiting trial in teen rape charged with another sexual assault
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Bangor police said a man awaiting trial in Northampton County Court for raping a 14-year-old girl is also charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Dalton Joseph Lytle, 20, of the 700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Bangor was charged... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's marks milestone in $34 million road projectSt. Luke's University Health Network, along with local and state officials, cel
St. Luke's marks milestone in $34 million road project
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
St. Luke's University Health Network, along with local and state officials, celebrated completion Thursday of work along a 1-mile stretch of busy Freemansburg Avenue, and speakers used the occasion to note how it will help drive the economy along the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man charged in softball field attack eligible for probation program, attorney saysA man accused of hitting a spectator unconscious during a Palmer Township girls
Man charged in softball field attack eligible for probation program, attorney says
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
A man accused of hitting a spectator unconscious during a Palmer Township girls softball game is eligible to participate in the Northampton County's first-time offender program, according to his attorney. Matthew Vangeli, 32, of the 3400 block of... Read more
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The Brown and White
3-time felon stopped on I-78 with handgun, police sayElijah Muhamad Watson was straddling westbound lanes before he was stopped at 1
3-time felon stopped on I-78 with handgun, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Elijah Muhamad Watson was straddling westbound lanes before he was stopped at 1:16, police said. The trooper then "observed multiple signs and indicators of criminal activity were afoot," so he asked Watson to step out of the car, police said. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Should the PennEast Pipeline be built?PennEast is moving out of its "scoping" phase, amending the route of its propos
Should the PennEast Pipeline be built?
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
PennEast is moving out of its "scoping" phase, amending the route of its proposed 114-mile natural gas pipeline between Luzerne County, Pa., and Mercer County, N.J., and preparing to file a formal application with the feds. Yet the project still... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man charged with beating up girlfriend in EastonAllen Peter Brown III, of the 100 block of West Nesquehoning Street in Easton a
Man charged with beating up girlfriend in Easton
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Allen Peter Brown III, of the 100 block of West Nesquehoning Street in Easton and the 200 block of Ridings Circle, was arrested early Thursday morning after he was spotted in the 200 block of Holt Street in the city, police said. He was arraigned... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man gets 6 months for molesting girl he met at churchA Bethlehem man who molested a 13-year-old girl he met at church will serve six
Bethlehem man gets 6 months for molesting girl he met at church
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
A Bethlehem man who molested a 13-year-old girl he met at church will serve six to 23 months in Northampton County Prison, a judge decided Thursday. Luis A. Aponte-Rodriguez received the sentence from Judge F.P. Kimberly McFadden after pleading... Read more
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The Brown and White
Phillipsburg man charged with hindering bridge jumper rescue, police sayHe was told several times to leave the boat launch area at Easton's Scott Park
Phillipsburg man charged with hindering bridge jumper rescue, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
He was told several times to leave the boat launch area at Easton's Scott Park and "interfered to the point that he was almost struck by fire equipment," police said. Fedorovich was arrested at 9:50 p.m. and was charged with disorderly conduct --... Read more
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The Morning Call
Michael Ballard: 'I don't want to die.'Michael Eric Ballard casts himself as a man wronged by many: A girlfriend who
Michael Ballard: 'I don't want to die.'
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Eric Ballard casts himself as a man wronged by many: A girlfriend who started seeing someone else. A district attorney who is seeking his death. A parole system that treated him unfairly. In his only interview with the media, Ballard did... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cosplay, gaming, panels and more at Saikoucon 2015Cosplay can be hard when your budget isn't as big as your imagination. And som
Cosplay, gaming, panels and more at Saikoucon 2015
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Cosplay can be hard when your budget isn't as big as your imagination. And sometimes cosplay (or costume play) can also become competitive, ruining what's supposed to be fun. At SaikouCon 2015, the Lehigh Valley's first and only large-scale annual... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Social service agencies feeling the pinch as budget impasse continuesPennsylvania's budget impasse is now nearing 60 days and the impact is starting
Social service agencies feeling the pinch as budget impasse continues
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania's budget impasse is now nearing 60 days and the impact is starting to be felt by social service agencies. Many social service agencies receive a portion of their budget from the government. Without at budget that isn't happening, so... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wal-Mart counterfeit cash scheme perpetrators soughtAuthorities in Northampton County on Wednesday released photos of additional pe
Wal-Mart counterfeit cash scheme perpetrators sought
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Authorities in Northampton County on Wednesday released photos of additional people in a counterfeit-cash scheme allegedly targeting Lehigh Valley region stores. Two of five people sought in the investigation were in custody: Anibal Arroyo, 38, of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Township to discuss PennEast Pipeline on Sept. 8With the PennEast pipeline now poised to pass through their municipality, Lehig
Lehigh Township to discuss PennEast Pipeline on Sept. 8
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
With the PennEast pipeline now poised to pass through their municipality, Lehigh Township supervisors will discuss the change at their Sept. 8 meeting. PennEast Pipeline wants to build a 114-mile pipeline that would start in Wilkes-Barre and end in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger launches congressional runNorthampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger announced Wednesday he will run
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger launches congressional run
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger announced Wednesday he will run for Rep. Matt Cartwright's congressional seat next year. Geissinger, a Republican in his second year on council, said he wants to provide voters in Pennsylvania's 17th... Read more
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The Express-Times
Jack Cuvo: 'I'm 100% not guilty' in Nazareth arrestJack Cuvo denies allegations he forced a teenager to drink vodka and says his a
Jack Cuvo: 'I'm 100% not guilty' in Nazareth arrest
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Jack Cuvo denies allegations he forced a teenager to drink vodka and says his arrest early last Friday in Nazareth stems from seeking the help of police because his car had been taken for a joy ride. "In this situation, I went to police for help,"... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman cashes bad check at Bethlehem store, cops sayArlene Lucas, 40, of the 500 block of Cherokee Street, on Oct. 15, 2014, allege
Woman cashes bad check at Bethlehem store, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Arlene Lucas, 40, of the 500 block of Cherokee Street, on Oct. 15, 2014, allegedly entered EZ Money, 20 W. Fourth St., and cashed a check for $364.49 issued to her from DF Healthcare Partners. Bethlehem police were notified shortly after 2 p.m. that... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man steals from girlfriend's parents, fills U-Haul, cops sayA Philadelphia man filled a U-Haul truck with stolen items from his girlfriend'
Man steals from girlfriend's parents, fills U-Haul, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A Philadelphia man filled a U-Haul truck with stolen items from his girlfriend's parents' house after they asked her to leave the home, Lehigh Township police said. Christopher J. Schuler, 22, at 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 11 was at the home of Sherry and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Michael Ballard execution date set in quadruple murderBut even as the five-time killer has exhausted all his appeal options, as North
Michael Ballard execution date set in quadruple murder
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
But even as the five-time killer has exhausted all his appeal options, as Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli asserts, Wednesday's announced Oct. 19 execution is unlikely to occur without a change in policy from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mass murderer Ballard set for October executionLehigh Valley mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard is now scheduled to be put to
Mass murderer Ballard set for October execution
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Lehigh Valley mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard is now scheduled to be put to death in less than two months, setting the stage for Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a delay amid a governor-declared moratorium on executions in the state. On Wednesday,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Fleetwood school district ousts football coachOfficials with the Fleetwood Area School District are investigating an incident
Fleetwood school district ousts football coach
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Officials with the Fleetwood Area School District are investigating an incident last weekend that prompted to the district to remove the high school football coach. Fleetwood Superintendent Paul Eaken said head football coach James Martinez has been... Read more
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The Morning Call
Co-defendant in drug raid that targeted ex-Red Rover gets ARDAn Easton man arrested in a drug raid that targeted former high school football
Co-defendant in drug raid that targeted ex-Red Rover gets ARD
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
An Easton man arrested in a drug raid that targeted former high school football star Sean N. Burgio was accepted Wednesday into a first-offender program that will allow him to avoid a criminal conviction. Nathaniel R. Laskey claimed to investigators... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man accused of attacking pregnant ex-girlfriend, roommate holding childWilliam Garrett Jr., 26, of the 1200 block of Briarwood Lane, is behind bars on
Man accused of attacking pregnant ex-girlfriend, roommate holding child
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
William Garrett Jr., 26, of the 1200 block of Briarwood Lane, is behind bars on charges of aggravated assault, and three counts each of simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment. Garrett turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday... Read more
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The Brown and White
Another arrest, more charges, more stores in counterfeit money scam, police saySoon after Bethlehem Township police took a man into custody in a scam involvin
Another arrest, more charges, more stores in counterfeit money scam, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
Soon after Bethlehem Township police took a man into custody in a scam involving counterfeit money and Beats by Dre headphones at Wal-Mart stores, they found more stores, more products and more men involved, Sgt. Rick Blake said. Anibal Arroyo, 38,... Read more
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