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The News & Observer
Which Durham schools are being considered for state takeover?schools, the other four still under consideration are Williford Elementary in N
The News & Observer / Posted 45 minutes ago
schools, the other four still under consideration are Williford Elementary in Nash-Rocky Mount, Willis Hare Elementary in Northampton County and two Robeson County schools: R.B. Dean Elementary and Southside Ashpole Elementary. No more than one... Read more
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The Morning Call
Doctors say student practice of backpacks on drunk person not a good ideaafter a popular backpack brand — also was used with the same intentions on Lafa
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
after a popular backpack brand — also was used with the same intentions on Lafayette College freshman McCrae Williams, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said in a news conference Tuesday. As was the case with Piazza, 19,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Will hurricanes compel more Puerto Rico residents to move to U.S. mainland?as Puerto Rican in a 2015 community demographic survey. That’s up from 34,738 p
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
as Puerto Rican in a 2015 community demographic survey. That’s up from 34,738 people, or 10.1 percent, in 2010. In Northampton County, 20,026 residents — 6.7 percent — identified as Puerto Rican in 2015, an increase from 17,564 Puerto... Read more
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The Brown and White
Russians targeted Pennsylvania election system, state toldHillary? Trump also won Pennsylvania, becoming the first Republican presidenti
The Brown and White / Posted an hour ago
Hillary? Trump also won Pennsylvania, becoming the first Republican presidential candidate to do so since 1988. Trump won Northampton County with 71,736 votes, or 49.62 percent of the total cast. Hillary Clinton took 66,275 votes, or 45.84... Read more
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The Morning Call
In Moravian College armed robbery, witness' reluctance leads to chargespolice force based on what happened that day,” Dunkins’s attorney, Tyree Blair,
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
police force based on what happened that day,” Dunkins’s attorney, Tyree Blair, asked Colin Zarzecki during a hearing in Northampton County Court in Dunkins’s case. “Yes, and my mother was charged as well,” the younger Zarzecki replied. Joseph... Read more
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The Express-Times
I-78 speeder surprised at half-pound of pot in trunk, cops sayA New York City man stopped for speeding on Interstate 78 in Northampton County
The Express-Times / Posted 6 hours ago
A New York City man stopped for speeding on Interstate 78 in Northampton County admitted to smoking marijuana while driving but said he didn't know about the half-pound of pot in the trunk, according to police. Kevin Hwee, 25, of Brooklyn, was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
CACLV director considering run for Congressformer Lehigh County Commissioner Bill Leiner and Allentown Pastor Greg Edwards
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
former Lehigh County Commissioner Bill Leiner and Allentown Pastor Greg Edwards have announced plans to run and long-time Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said confirmed he's also considering a run. Jennings said he doesn't... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sunrise Chef: Prime Steakhouse The manager and sous chef of Prime Steakhouse at 325 Stoke Park Road in Hanov
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 hours ago
The manager and sous chef of Prime Steakhouse at 325 Stoke Park Road in Hanover Township, Northampton County, stopped by the WFMZ kitchen to prepare escargot, Hawaiian chicken and New York Strip steak. 6 pieces of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Person trapped after rollover wreck on Route 33 NorthThe crash was at mile marker 13.4, a Northampton County emergency dispatch supe
The Express-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
The crash was at mile marker 13.4, a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor confirmed. By 10 a.m., the person had been freed from the vehicle, the supervisor said. It wasn't immediately clear if the person was injured. The right lane... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
County council OKs expansion of Bethlehem tax-incentive zoneEASTON, Pa. - Northampton County Council on Thursday approved a measure increas
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 hours ago
EASTON, Pa. - Northampton County Council on Thursday approved a measure increasing the amount of property in Bethlehem that is eligible for a special tax-incentive program. The Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance law, or LERTA, allows the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Proposed 30-mile hiking trail system would run from Portland to Walnutportcreating connections to other major trail systems along the way. That could ch
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
creating connections to other major trail systems along the way. That could change under a project being spearheaded by Northampton County and a steering committee of 35 members who hope to create “The Northern Tier Trail.” The exact path is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County plans to examine issues with home rule charterNorthampton County Council scrapped plans for a voter referendum on term limits
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
Northampton County Council scrapped plans for a voter referendum on term limits Thursday night in favor of a broader look at its home rule charter. The charter acts as the county’s constitution, defining the shape of the government structure and the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Salesman loses court claim he was fired for questioning surgeon's practicesfor using a device in which the surgeon had a financial interest. Pistone told
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
for using a device in which the surgeon had a financial interest. Pistone told jurors last week that he testified before a Northampton County grand jury in 2015 about his concerns regarding the surgeon and was suspended from doing business at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Who is running to replace retiring Congressman Charlie Dent?be sorting through next spring. Two more Democrats familiar in the Lehigh Vall
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
be sorting through next spring. Two more Democrats familiar in the Lehigh Valley have confirmed they’re considering a bid: Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli and Alan Jennings, the longtime executive director of the Community... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley economic output hits record $39 billionCo. of America, which consolidated several offices into a sleek regional comple
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Co. of America, which consolidated several offices into a sleek regional complex off Route 512 in Hanover Township, Northampton County, and BB&T the North Carolina super-regional bank, which in 2016 completed acquisitions of two... Read more
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The Brown and White
Smoke from fan fire damages Easton apartments, chief sayslook. The fan was in the kitchen on the Cherry Street side of the building. A
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
look. The fan was in the kitchen on the Cherry Street side of the building. A woman who said her boyfriend was on the lease declined to comment. The home is owned by Cecil Coutinho, of Wilmington Delaware, Northampton County property records s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon police chief retiring by end of the monthcredit. “We have accomplished a few things we are pleased with over the years.”
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
credit. “We have accomplished a few things we are pleased with over the years.” Lower Saucon was the first department in Northampton County to obtain grants to fund DUI programs for roving patrols and the Cops in Shops program. In the 1980s, the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pigment plant closing, 80 to lose jobs in Wilson Borough& Crosfield. It became known as Harcross Pigments before Elementis Pigments acq
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
& Crosfield. It became known as Harcross Pigments before Elementis Pigments acquired it in 1998. Harcross Pigments sold the property to Excalibur Realty, the current land owner, for $2.1 million in 2007, according to Northampton County tax rec... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
For many, Maria's impact on Puerto Rico hits close to homespoke to my mom a few hours ago," said Javier Avila, a professor at Northampton
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
spoke to my mom a few hours ago," said Javier Avila, a professor at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County. "She is 82 and has never in her life been so afraid." "The winds, I heard it on the phone, the whoosh... Read more
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The Morning Call
Getting ready for Migration FestFocus of County Sportsmen's Meeting Sept. 25 The Friends of Minsi Lake will of
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Focus of County Sportsmen's Meeting Sept. 25 The Friends of Minsi Lake will offer a presentation on Minsi Lake during the Northampton County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs meeting Sept. 25, 7 p.m., at the Stockertown Rod & Gun Club, 206 Lefevre... Read more
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The Morning Call
For McCrae Williams, a head injury was a silent killerhe receives the results of toxicology tests. He declined to comment further on
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
he receives the results of toxicology tests. He declined to comment further on the case. At a press conference Tuesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said investigators believe Williams, heading to the bathroom to vomit... Read more
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The Express-Times
West Nile in humans confirmed in Lehigh, Northampton countiesinfection in a male resident is one of 12 human cases this year, according to t
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
infection in a male resident is one of 12 human cases this year, according to the state's surveillance programs. Northampton County also has a case, in a female resident, reported earlier this month. West Nile this year has been found in... Read more
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The Morning Call
For McCrae Williams, a head injury was a silent killerhe receives the results of toxicology tests. He declined to comment further on
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
he receives the results of toxicology tests. He declined to comment further on the case. At a press conference Tuesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said investigators believe Williams, heading to the bathroom to vomit... Read more
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The Express-Times
2nd Easton burglary-in-progress call in 2 weeks nets arrestGrifo on felony counts of burglary and criminal trespass, in addition to misdem
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Grifo on felony counts of burglary and criminal trespass, in addition to misdemeanor criminal mischief. He was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail and faces a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled Oct. 3 before... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton woman skipped out on NJ bailof bad checks. Police said Vanessa Cordes, 40, of South Sixth Street, was arre
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
of bad checks. Police said Vanessa Cordes, 40, of South Sixth Street, was arrested Tuesday evening and is being held in Northampton County prison. Cordes was charged in New Jersey with passing more than $5,000 worth of bad checks. According to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Sheriff's department arrests 3 in robbery, burglary casesBy Tony Rhodin | For lehighvalleylive.com The Northampton County Sheriff's Dep
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
By Tony Rhodin | For lehighvalleylive.com The Northampton County Sheriff's Department Criminal Warrant Unit made three arrests in recent days involving robbery or theft. All three men on Wednesday morning remained in Northampton County... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Catch Up Quickly: Student's Death Not HazingNorthampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced on Tuesday that
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced on Tuesday that Lafayette College student McCrae Williams died after a fall. Morganelli said at this time he does not believe there was any criminal conduct in the death of the lacrosse... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Notre Dame High School cross country coach breaks record for most winsNotre Dame cross country coach breaks... BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - A Northampton C
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Notre Dame cross country coach breaks... BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - A Northampton County cross country and track coach has reached a huge milestone in his career. Coach Art Corrigan has been training athletes for decades at Notre Dame High School, but... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pigment manufacturer to close Easton plantVIDEO Pigment manufacturer to close... In Northampton County, a manufacturing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
VIDEO Pigment manufacturer to close... In Northampton County, a manufacturing plant that's been producing pigments for nearly a century is set to shut down. Huntsman Pigments and Additives, located on the Easton-Wilson border, will close by the end... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Weekend of drinking may have led to college freshman's deathVIDEO Weekend of drinking may have... EASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County Dis
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
VIDEO Weekend of drinking may have... EASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County District Attorney said a weekend of drinking may have lead to the death of a Lafayette College student. Investigators said corroborating statements from witnesses paint a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Did Mack Trucks upgrade backup alarms?the obtrusive alarms, namely white noise alarms or those that adjust the alarm
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
the obtrusive alarms, namely white noise alarms or those that adjust the alarm based on ambient noise. Has Mack or the trucking industry addressed this aspect of transportation? If not, they should. Richard Brand Hanover Township, Northampton Cou... Read more
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The Brown and White
TIMELINE: Drinking parties to the death of a Lafayette College studentstudent and lacrosse goalie from Weston, Massachusetts, died during the start o
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
student and lacrosse goalie from Weston, Massachusetts, died during the start of his freshman year at Lafayette College. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, joined by two Easton police investigators, announced Tuesday he has no... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
St. Luke's, Sacred Heart to merge health systemsweek after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountain Health System and a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
week after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountain Health System and a day after officials in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, approved plans for a $100 million expansion of the network's Anderson Campus. Officials said no money... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pickup driver rammed garage door, nearly hitting sister, cops saycount of aggravated assault, in addition to misdemeanor simple assault and reck
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
count of aggravated assault, in addition to misdemeanor simple assault and reckless endangerment. Pavelco was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail and faces a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled Oct. 2 before... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
DA: 'No evidence of criminal conduct' in student's deathlight on the investigation into the death of a Lafayette College student. Duri
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
light on the investigation into the death of a Lafayette College student. During a press conference in Easton Tuesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli outlined the events leading up to the death of McCrae... Read more
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The Morning Call
Judge hears arguments over proposed helicopter pad in Bushkillhis 12 ½ acre home. But grounded by the township, will the proposal soar to ne
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
his 12 ½ acre home. But grounded by the township, will the proposal soar to new heights at appeal? That’s a question that Northampton County Judge Emil Giordano must decide. On Tuesday, Giordano heard arguments over Lazzarini’s proposed helipad,... Read more
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The Express-Times
DA on Lafayette student's death: I do not see this as a Penn State caseNorthampton County's district attorney suspects a 19-year-old Lafayette College
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Northampton County's district attorney suspects a 19-year-old Lafayette College student likely died due to a fall on a hard dorm bathroom floor. The freshman lacrosse player died Monday from blunt force trauma to the head, according to the Lehigh... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'No evidence of criminal conduct' in death of Lafayette student, DA sayslight on the investigation into the death of a Lafayette College student. Duri
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
light on the investigation into the death of a Lafayette College student. During a press conference in Easton Tuesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli outlined the events leading up to the death of McCrae... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem man with knife, 35 bags of drugs forced woman from car, cops sayintent to deliver, in addition to charges of simple assault, terroristic threat
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
intent to deliver, in addition to charges of simple assault, terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. He was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $40,000 bail and faces a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled Oct. 2 before... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton DA set to discuss death of Lafayette studentEASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County District Attorney has called a news confer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
EASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County District Attorney has called a news conference to discuss the death of a Lafayette College student, who died after sustaining a head injury on campus. District Attorney John Morganelli will discuss the death of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton County D.A. set to discuss death of Lafayette studentEASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County District Attorney has called a news confer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
EASTON, Pa. - The Northampton County District Attorney has called a news conference to discuss the death of a Lafayette College student, who died after sustaining a head injury on campus. District Attorney John Morganelli will discuss the death of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Authorities call news conference to address Lafayette College student's deathThe Northampton County District Attorney will hold a news conference Tuesday af
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
The Northampton County District Attorney will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon about the investigation into Lafayette College student McCrae Williams’ death. District Attorney John Morganelli said a representative from Easton police will... Read more
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The Express-Times
State investigating Easton Area teacher who allegedly slammed down childto release the video. The state Office of Open Records ruled in favor of the ne
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
to release the video. The state Office of Open Records ruled in favor of the newspaper but the school district appealed to Northampton County Court. Attorney Doug Smillie said educational records are typically grades or a disciplinary record. A... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's building second hospital at Anderson campus that will include maternity wardfor the expansion is a steady increase in people using the facility. Midlam sai
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
for the expansion is a steady increase in people using the facility. Midlam said it is attracting people from northern Northampton County, Monroe County and the Phillipsburg area of Warren County, N.J. Commissioners President Mike Hudak raised... Read more
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The Express-Times
Trash truck rolls over on Route 33 SouthSouth in Stockertown, authorities say. The crash, which appeared to involve a
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
South in Stockertown, authorities say. The crash, which appeared to involve a car as well, happened at mile marker 9.4, a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor confirmed. The truck driver wasn't immediately able to get out of the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police charge 25-old in playground fight with teenBATH, Pa. - Authorities in Northampton County charged a 25-year-old with assaul
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
BATH, Pa. - Authorities in Northampton County charged a 25-year-old with assault after allegedly getting into a playground scrap with a teenage boy. The Colonial Regional Police Department charged Max Hoffman, of Wolf Street in Bath, with simple... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's to build another hospital in Bethlehem Townshipfor the expansion is a steady increase in people using the facility. Midlam sai
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
for the expansion is a steady increase in people using the facility. Midlam said it is attracting people from northern Northampton County, Monroe County and the Phillipsburg area of Warren County, N.J. Commissioners President Mike Hudak raised... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops: Slate Belt driver nearly strikes police cruiser before chase, crashnot to be carried without a license, eluding police and various traffic and mot
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
not to be carried without a license, eluding police and various traffic and motor vehicle offenses. He was arraigned Saturday before District Judge Antonia Grifo, who set bail at $75,000. In lieu of bail, Garcia was sent to Northampton County Pris... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem man allegedly slashes woman with knife in street fighthome. Garcia is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and making ter
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
home. Garcia is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and making terrortistic threats. He was arraigned Monday before District Judge Antonia Grifo, who set bail at $25,000. In lieu of bail, Garcia was sent to Northampton County... Read more
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The Express-Times
Russian man who stole 7 IDs caught in UPS theft scheme, cops saywas arraigned Friday before District Judge Antonia Grifo, who set bail at $125,
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
was arraigned Friday before District Judge Antonia Grifo, who set bail at $125,000. In lieu of bail, Tretiak was taken to Northampton County Prison, where he remained Monday. The judge ordered Tretiak have no contact with the victims and turn... Read more
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