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Thursday Jun 25 | via Times News
Police were dispatched to 74 Hunter St. at 5:32 p.m. after a caller said someone pulled a gun on him, then left in a white Nissan, with tinted windows, that was last seen heading east on Broad Street. As the officer left the police station and went to turn onto Broad Street, he saw a car that matched the description and followed it while continuing to receive information from the Schuylkill County Communications Center. 3 comments
Monday Jun 22 | via ABC 27
While many gathered to celebrate Father's Day, a prayer service was held in Harrisburg to remember the lives lost in the Charleston Shooting ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man accused of having strangled his girlfriend with a TV electrical cord has testified that the victim died accidentally during sex. 1 comment
Thursday Jun 18 | via Times News
Anthony Darrell Heath, enraged that Angela Steigerwalt had changed her mind about taking him to a child custody hearing, on Jan. 31, 2014, strangled her with an electrical cord in his apartment, then shopped for a plastic tote, lighter fluid and a lighter, First Assistant Lehigh County District Attorney Steven Luksa said. Then, Luksa said in his opening statement Wednesday at Heath's trial, he used more wire to bind her body in a fetal position so it would fit into the tote. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via The Morning Call
Anthony Heath, charged with theft in connection with Jim Thorpe homicide victim. This photo is from the Lenoir prison in North Carolina where Heath was arrested. 14 comments
Friday Jun 12 | via Times News
One punch doesn't sound like much, but that's what landed one man in a Lehigh Valley area hospital in critical condition, on May 30. Zachary Evans and some friends had just left the Hang Loose Bar in Tamaqua and were walking toward the Citizen's Fire Company on Rowe Street. It was 2:30 a.m. and they were hoping to extend their evening a little bit longer. 4 comments
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