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27 min ago | NJ.com

Nazareth man and woman face assault, other charges in beating of pair after bar closes, police say

Two Nazareth residents are in Northampton County Prison this morning after assaulting two people early Sunday morning at the American Hotel in the borough, according to court papers and a prison employee.

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2 hrs ago | NJ.com

Bethlehem environmental center closing following grand jury investigation

The environmental center housed at Bethlehem's Illick's Mill will be closing three months after a grand jury investigation into its operations were launched.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NJ.com

New Nitschmann Middle School will need public hearing, engineer says

The district engineer informed the Bethlehem Area School Board Monday night that it needs to schedule a public hearing before plans can move forward to build a new middle school.

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NJ.com

Monroe County man, wanted in Plainfield Township, was allegedly selling 50 Oxycodone pills a day

A 30-year-old Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, man was arrested on drug distribution charges following a several-month long investigation by the Monroe and Northampton County drug task force s and Stroud Regional police.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Stroudsburg man charged for allegedly selling oxycodone

An undercover drug investigation led to a man being found in illegal possession of 101 30 mg oxycodone pills in Stroudsburg recently, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

WFMZ

Police issue arrest warrant for alleged Wilson shooter

Police in Northampton County have issued an arrest warrant for the man they say is responsible for shooting two men Sunday.

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Related Topix: Wilson, PA, Easton, PA

WFMZ

Counterfeit bills in Bangor

Police in Bangor say the counterfeit cash has been used several times recently... including twice this past week.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NJ.com

Shots fired in Wilson Borough, man wounded, dispatch says

A man was shot in the abdomen in Wilson Borough and the person who fired has fled the scene, according to emergency radio reports and Northampton County emergency dispatch.

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WFMZ

Women brawl at Northampton County Walmart; charges filed

A woman is facing charges after allegedly starting a brawl with another woman at a Walmart in Northampton County, according to police.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

WFMZ

Counterfeiters victimize Northampton County businesses

Police are urging the business community to be on high alert after counterfeit money was used at several businesses in northern Northampton County.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA, US Secret Service, US News

WFMZ

Group makes dreams come true for kids with life-threatening illnesses

Folks in Northampton County were pulling out all the stops this weekend to make dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Bath, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WFMZ

Neighbors claim Northampton County home is health hazard

Residents of one Northampton County neighborhood claim it's "going to the dogs."

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NJ.com

Easton intersection shut due to live wires on Route 611

Police are blocking off the intersection of Route 611 and East Nesquehoning Street on reports of a downed wire, according to emergency officials.

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NJ.com

Freemansburg garbage contract dispute leaves borough with no hauler

The borough awarded the contract in April to Advanced Disposal Services of Lehigh Valley.

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Related Topix: Freemansburg, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pocono Record

Municipalities to share 911 technology -

Allentown and Northampton County have struck an agreement to share 911 technology, a move that will comply with a state mandate, but also strengthen the system in the event of a natural disaster, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Lehigh County, PA

NJ.com

Upper Nazareth Township man who was set on fire, sexually abused as...

His attorney, Robert Patterson, today described Ritchie's mistreatment at the hands of his parents - which included physical cruelty and sexual abuse of both Ritchie and his sister.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison

NJ.com

Bethlehem woman says postpartum depression leads to stabbing of child's father

A Bethlehem woman blamed her postpartum depression on the violent outburst during which she impaled the father of her children with a military-style knife.

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NJ.com

Easton police arrest drug suspect after two early-morning raids on Ferry Street

The Easton Police Department Special Response Unit and the Pennsylvania State Police Special Emergency Response Team helped the Easton Vice Unit serve search warrants July 18, 2014, at 503 and 609 Ferry St. in the city.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Easton, PA

NJ.com

Palmer Township woman jerks wheel of car into center median with son in car, police say

With her young son in the backseat, a Palmer Township woman angrily grabbed the steering wheel of a car causing it to crash into the center median on Route 22, police say.

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NJ.com

Bangor doctor tied to alleged Ponzi scheme lied on bankruptcy documents, complaints say

Federal officials say a Bangor doctor tied to an alleged $5 million Ponzi scheme hid millions of dollars in assets from government officials and should not be allowed to seek bankruptcy, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

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