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Tuesday Aug 25 | via Erie Times News
"' A hearing for a man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period has been postponed. Twenty-two-year-old Todd West and two co-defendants were supposed to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on homicide and robbery counts. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via The Jersey Journal
CINNAMINSON TWP. - A report regarding the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old township man by police in rural Pennsylvania earlier this month is expected to be released in the "next few weeks," according to the Lebanon Daily News . Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Star Tribune
A man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period is due in court on some of the charges. Twenty-two-year-old Todd West and two co-defendants face a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on homicide and robbery counts. Comment?
Sunday Aug 23 | via WFMZ
It's time now to take a look back at the stories that made headlines this week in the 69 News "Week in Review." Rescue crews pulled the body of Jonathan Baksh of Edison, N.J. from the quarry, located behind the old Alpha Cement plant on Route 611. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via NJ.com
After deliberating over two days, a Lehigh County jury found an Allentown man guilty of voluntary manslaughter in a fatal shooting another man near the border of the city and Bethlehem. Police said Wimberly, of Allentown, was shot multiple times in the chest on the Bethlehem side of Club Avenue, then staggered toward the club in Allentown. 2 comments
Friday Aug 21 | via WFMZ
Both Rodriguez and the prosecution agreed he shot and killed Tyree Wimberly outside Scoobies gentleman's club in Allentown in January of 2013 but why he did it was what the jury was tasked with deciding. Rodriguez claimed the shooting was in self defense. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
A Lehigh County jury continues to deliberate the fate of an Allentown man accused of fatally shooting another man outside a former Allentown strip club. Ulysses Rodriguez stands accused of killing Tyree Wimberly outside the former Scoobies Gentleman's Club in Allentown. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
A jury will soon decide the fate of an Allentown man accused of murder. Ulysses Rodriguez is charged with shooting a man over being denied a drug deal in 2013. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via WFMZ
After less than two years at the helm of the Allentown Police Department, Chief Joel F. Fitzgerald Sr. is a finalist for the top law enforcement post in Wichita, Kansas. Fitzgerald is one of three finalists announced Thursday by Wichita City Manager Bob Layton, according to a news release from the city of Wichita. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via NJ.com
A Walnutport woman is facing theft and related charges after breaking into a vehicle, stealing credit cards and using the stolen cards to buy merchandise, police say. Rachel Ann Puccio, 35, of the 700 block of Bethany Place on July 14 is accused of entering a truck owned by Mark A. Higgins, first block of West 21st Street in Northampton Borough. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
The attorney for a man charged in a shooting death outside a former Allentown strip club more than 2 years ago says his client will testify that he acted in self-defense. Ulysses Rodriguez is charged in Lehigh County in the January 2013 slaying of 21-year-old Tyree Wimberly of Allentown. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via Lewistown Sentinel
The attorney for a man charged in a shooting death outside an eastern Pennsylvania strip club 2A1 2 years ago says his client will testify that he acted in self-defense. Twenty-three-year-old Ulysses Rodriguez is charged in Lehigh County in the January 2013 slaying of 21-year-old Tyree Wimberly of Allentown. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion
WAYNESBORO >> Franklin County Coroner Jeff Conner said a man found dead in an alley in downtown Waynesboro Monday died of natural causes. He identified the man as Roland Figueroa, 54, of Waynesboro. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via WFMZ
Jury selection started Tuesday in the trial of an Allentown man accused of a fatal shooting outside a former Allentown strip club. Ulysses Rodriguez is accused of killing Tyree Wimberly outside the Scoobies Gentlemen's Club in January 2013. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via WFMZ
A plea deal was on the table for an Allentown man charged with murder but that man said no deal. Ulysses Rodriguez is accused in the shooting death of Tyree Wimberly outside an Allentown nightclub in 2013. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via PennLive.com
Here is a screen shot from the arrest video shot by Eli Heckman with his cellphone last October. Heckman's filming allegedly prompted an Allentown, Pa., police officer to demand that he stop and then to push him down and assault him, according to a lawsuit filed by Heckman. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via NJ.com
The home in the 2400 block of Hillside Avenue in Wilson Borough where a Jan. 15, 2012, home-invasion robbery led to the death of 76-year-old resident Carrie Smith is seen Aug. 13, 2015. (Kurt Bresswein Authorities have identified the fourth person in a 2012 home-invasion robbery in Wilson Borough that led to the death of the 76-year-old woman who lived there. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
An Allentown man has filed suit against the city and several police officers, claiming he was assaulted for filming an arrest. The suit was filed by Eli Heckman. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via NJ.com
Authorities captured the three - ages 14, 15 and 16 - after a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation worker came to the city police department's 1001 Hamilton St. patrol station. He had facial injuries from being punched and said he had just been robbed at South 10th and West Maple streets, Reinik said. Comment?
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