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35 min ago | NJ.com
Jessica Drake was on the phone with 911, her boyfriend bleeding from multiple stab wounds and his face draining of color, when she said she first laid eyes on the alleged assailant. Hess' preliminary hearing before District Judge Robert Hawke took place Wednesdsay afternoon in the county courthouse in Easton.
3 hrs ago | Pocono Record
Schools are closed, parents are afraid and residents of the Poconos are jittery on Day 5 of the manhunt for the man who allegedly shot and killed a state trooper and wounded another. Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, is accused of ambushing troopers late Friday night at the Blooming Grove station, killing Cpl.
Northampton County officials will begin a new preventative maintenance program at the Human Services Building in Bethlehem Township. (Express-Times Photo After years of watching maintenance shortfalls turn into long-term expenses, Northampton County officials plan on introducing software that will track the upkeep of government facilities.
A former Bangor teacher's aide who supplied drugs to students got back more than six years of his life Friday at resentencing. Brad Washburn will serve 32 to 64 months in state prison for a 2012 parole violation in which he was caught using heroin - a steep drop from Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito's previous nine- to 18-year sentence, which was thrown out by an appellate court as "manifestly unreasonable."
Police in Bethlehem are looking for a person who stole 10 Apple iPhones from people who were selling the phones on Craigslist. Four people, two sellers and two buyers, agreed to meet at the Sands Casino parking lot, a well lit area, police said.
According to grand jury testimony, Beth Marsteller, while an inmate in the Northampton County Prison, confessed to strangling George Humbert. She admitted the incident started with a fight over drugs.
A Bethlehem man pleaded guilty to a firearms charge related to a May 17 incident where prosecutors said he tried to shoot a woman. A Bethlehem man accused of attacking a woman and then trying to shoot her in Allentown pleaded guilty to a firearm charge Tuesday.
A Bethlehem woman is accused of opening several fraudulent bank accounts at TD Bank branches across the region, court records say. Felipa Betzaida Giles, 24, of the 400 block of Pawnee Street, was arraigned Saturday on charges of identity theft, access device fraud and criminal attempt to commit theft by deception.
D'Angelo Markqui Hyland, 18, of the 2000 block of Freemansburg Avenue, was advised his photo was in the news so he turned himself in at 8 o'clock, police said early this morning in a news release. Hyland was arraigned before District Judge Jacqueline Taschner on charges of robbery, theft and terroristic threats and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of 10 percent of $50,000 bail, police said.
"Surgery Saturdays" may not be your idea of an ideal day-off activity, but it's what Coordinated Health will be offering starting later this month. "Today, consumers expect greater simplicity and accessibility in every aspect of their lives," said Coordinated Health CEO Emil DiIorio in a news release.
The annual Nathan Ogden Award is usually given to an officer who has had a distinguished career or one with a recent standout case, Bethlehem Township Chief Daniel Pancoast said. Recipient Sgt.
Radio calls released this weekend seemed to indicate first responders who responded to the scene of a deadly police ambush in the Poconos had also been attacked. At a press conference Monday, State Police said that wasn't true.
A 32-year-old Allentown man is in Northampton County Prison after he knocked out a Bethlehem woman over the weekend. Bethlehem police said Randall Jones and Vanessa Mendez got into a fight over their relationship early Sunday morning in an apartment on the 1200 block of Woodbine Street.
Bethlehem police raided a Dover Lane home and found nearly $7,000 worth of heroin and cocaine, police said. Bethlehem police say they arrested a 32-year-old man, who had nearly $7,000 worth of cocaine and heroin, as he tried to flush evidence down the toilet.
An empty school bus was involved in a traffic accident outside Cheston Elementary School in South Side Easton this morning. Northampton County officials report there are no injuries this morning in a traffic accident involving a school bus down the block from Cheston Elementary School in Easton .
When other school districts in Northampton County were asked to provide information about accumulated sick and vacation days for public employees, half refused. The Express-Times asked each district in the county for accumulated sick and vacation days through 2013-14 as part of a Right-to-Know project.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:06 pm
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