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1 hr ago | NJ.com
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.
5 hrs ago | NJ.com
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.
9 hrs ago | NJ.com
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 .
14 hrs ago | NJ.com
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.
Monroe County is entering the home stretch of what may be its most significant state election in at least a generation. Area voters will - for the first time Nov. 4 - elect a state senator whose district includes a majority of Monroe County residents.
A fully-engulfed detached garage fire in the 400 block of Belmont Street in Easton forced the closure of surrounding roads, according to emergency radio reports. Northampton County dispatch confirmed that Industrial Drive, Belmont Street, Line Street and Morgan Hill Road were being blocked at 11:30 a.m. in the area of the garage fire to allow firefighters to reach the blaze.
Kajuan Dashawn Knox, 22, of Palmer Township arrives Thursday afternoon at Easton police headquarters after his arrest in the West Ward. (Tim Wynkoop A 22-year-old Palmer Township man crashed a stolen minivan Thursday afternoon in Easton 's West Ward, city police Lt.
Former Bangor teacher's aide Brad Washburn, shown here in a file photo, received a reduced sentence Friday on charges he supplied drugs to students. Former Bangor teacher's aide Brad Washburn, shown here in a file photo, received a reduced sentence Friday on charges he supplied drugs to students.
The first, in Lower Saucon Township, happened just before 7:30 p.m. Friday at mile marker 64.4. There were at least two injuries and two cars involved in this accident. The second accident happened at mile marker 66.8 in Bethlehem.
President Judge Stephen Baratta said Theresa Leguillow Flores preyed upon society's destitute and just thinking about how she stole $94,289 made him angry. "The whole thing, it was cruel.
Aaron W. Ibrahem, 23, will stand trial for allegedly leading police on a car chase and threatening to shoot officers. Aaron W. Ibrahem, 23, will stand trial for allegedly leading police on a car chase and threatening to shoot officers.
A Lehigh Township man charged in a child endangerment case is in Northampton County Prison this morning on a bail violation, and a judge barred his previous bail bond company from working with the county until it pays its debts. Prosecutors requested President Judge Stephen Baratta change Kenneth Wanamaker Jr.'s bail last week after he twice missed appointments for drug tests and failed to enroll in court-ordered treatment.
Police in Northampton County are investigating after a false-alarm haz-mat situation at a bar. It happened this afternoon at Keystone Pub on Easton Avenue in Bethlehem Township.
The National Museum of Industrial History is proposed for this former Bethlehem Steel Corp. electrical shop on South Side Bethlehem. The hearing is now set for Oct. 10 before Northampton County Judge Emil Giordano at the courthouse in Easton, according to the museum board of directors Chairman L. Charles Marcon.
That was the theme of the inaugural Monroe County Economic Scorecard distributed and discussed at the 2014 Economic Outlook Summit Sept. 5 at East Stroudsburg University's Innovation Center.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:45 pm
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