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Tuesday Nov 24 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
While arresting a Bethlehem teen in connection with an armed robbery at the Marvine Pembroke Housing Development, authorities in Northampton County arrested a second teen with an illegal handgun in his backpack. Bethlehem police arrested Yzire Jenkins-Rowe Monday on a felony robbery warrant for the Nov. 20 robbery. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via NJ.com
A Bethlehem woman already awaiting sentencing for assault and headed for trial for allegedly driving drunk and recklessly in August faces new charges. Nicole M. Witt, 31, of the 1000 block of Monocacy Street, was arrested after throwing a laptop at a man about 10:50 p.m. Thursday at home during an argument about relationship issues, city police allege. Comment?
Monday Nov 16 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
A Lehigh University football player faces charges after he allegedly broke into the wrong house, looking to exact retribution for an assault on his fraternity president. Bethlehem police charged Brian Githens, of Westfield, N.J., with burglary and assault for allegedly being part of a group that broke into an off-campus house and punched a Lehigh student while he slept. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via NJ.com
A Lower Saucon Township man was arrested early Friday afternoon in Bethlehem after allegedly assaulting a police officer who responded Thursday to a domestic disturbance in Hellertown , police said. James Scott Cruciani, 21, of the 2200 block of Riverside Drive, disappeared Thursday afternoon west of Route 412 near the Interstate 78 overpass. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via WZZO
Governor Tom Wolf says progress is being made on the state budget. Wolf says he has reached an agreement with Republicans for a $750 million increase in education funding. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via NJ.com
Darious Condash had just been to Wawa on Schoenersville Road with his 14-year-old cousin and a 15-year-old friend when they were crossing the wide road, heading home, on Friday night. Royce Atkins, 22, had reportedly just left the Sheetz on Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem, headed north into Hanover Township, Northampton County. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via NBC Philadelphia
Sunday morning, Darius Condash's teammates will take the field to face their biggest challenge yet: Going into their championship game without one of their players by their sides. But they found a special way to honor Darius, who was killed in a hit-and-run on Friday. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via NJ.com
A man who stole a cellphone from a ShopRite manager helped her look for it and told her he wished her luck in finding it, court records filed by police say. Carmelo Joshua Pardo, 32, of the 300 block of East Union Boulevard in Bethlehem, is charged with theft by unlawful taking in the scheme. Comment?
Sunday Nov 1 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
Monday: A fire that damaged three homes in Reading and sent a man to the hospital last week became the latest in a rash of arson cases. Police said 28-year-old Rodney D. Sigley, Jr. of Bethlehem was killed when his car collided with the back of a Lehigh University bus carrying members of the school's crew team. Comment?
Oct 27, 2015 | via NJ.com
A Bethlehem man is facing child endangerment charges after leaving a loaded handgun within reach of two small children and near a newborn baby, police said. Police were called to the residence of William A. Rodriguez, 28, of the 1800 block of Levering Place, after he began arguing with a woman at about 6 a.m. Monday, police said. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via WKOW-TV
2, 2015 photo, ginseng grower Denny Colwell shows the rings that develop on older ginseng roots on his property in New Bethlehem, Pa. Backers of a new labeling program are encouraging forest landowner... . Comment?
Oct 16, 2015 | via CBS 3 Springfield
Drugs were found in Lamar Odom's system after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, E! News reports. Drugs were found in Lamar Odom's system after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, E! News reports. Comment?
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