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  1. Lehigh Valley white supremacists' cases may go to jury next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    Five reported members of the Aryan Strikeforce -- a white supremacist group based in and around the Lehigh Valley -- are still awaiting federal trial after their arrests and indictments following an April raid in Phillipsburg . The leader of the Aryan Strikeforce, Josh "Hatchet" Steever of Phillipsburg , wanted to become a galvanizing force in the skinhead world, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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  2. Arrest made in armed robbery spree that hit gas stations, CVS, KFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    An Allentown man was part of an armed robbery crew who hit gas stations, a CVS and a KFC over this summer, police said. Similar charges were filed Tuesday against an alleged accomplice, 24-year-old Marcus "Face" Grantham of Bethlehem, but he has not been arraigned in the case.

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  3. Bethlehem Fire Dept. seeks cause of warehouse blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | NJ.com

    Bethlehem fire officials and investigators on Friday will attempt to determine the ignition point and cause of Thursday afternoon's roof blaze at an under-construction warehouse, the city's emergency management coordinator said. No one was injured in the fire, the black smoke from which could seen seen for miles, Robert Novatnack said Friday morning.

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  4. Allentown cop allegedly driven into by fleeing drug dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | NJ.com

    Vega allegedly brought a bag with drugs Wednesday to a home in the 2300 block of Fairmont Street in South Whitehall Township. Vega struck the officer at 3:15 p.m., causing the officer to roll over a car hood.

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  5. Man grabbed women in Allentown parks, police adviseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | NJ.com

    Signage at Trexler Park in Allentown is seen June 8, 2017. City police warned Aug. 3, 2017, of a man physically grabbing female victims in this park, the city's Rose Garden and on Broad Street north of Tilghman Street.

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  6. Dad high on drugs didn't have 5-year-old in a carseatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | NJ.com

    An Allentown man will spend three days in prison for failing to put his then-5-year-old son in a car seat while the man drove under the influence of drugs. Carlos Zapatier, 25, was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service by Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito.

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  7. Severed-hand burglar's accomplice arrested by task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | NJ.com

    Ronald Mumbauer Jr., who didn't show up for sentencing July 21 in Northampton County Court after pleading guilty to a 2016 burglary in which an accomplice lost a hand, was arrested Thursday morning, authorities report. After Judge Leonard Zito issued a bench warrant, the Northampton County Sheriff's Department's Field Operations Unit received information on the 44-year-old Mumbauer's whereabouts, Sheriff David Dalrymple said.

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  8. 1 injured following fight that ended in gunfire in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | NJ.com

    One person was injured on Aug. 2, 2017, following a fight on Liberty Street between two groups that ended in gunfire, Allentown police said. (Sarah Cassi One person was injured on Aug. 2, 2017, following a fight on Liberty Street between two groups that ended in gunfire, Allentown police said.

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  9. National Chicken Wing Day (7/29/17): Where to get the best dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | NJ.com

    National Chicken Wing Day returns Saturday, July 29. If you want to celebrate, dip into these restaurants for the cheap wing -- or, in some cases, free wings. Buffalo Wild Wings, Wingstop and others will all have deals for the day.

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  10. Route 22 accident with fuel spill causes major delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | NJ.com

    Traffic gets by in one lane of Route 22 West just east of Fullertown Avenue after a crash with reported fuel spill Friday, July 28, 2017. (Courtesy image Traffic gets by in one lane of Route 22 West just east of Fullertown Avenue after a crash with reported fuel spill Friday, July 28, 2017.

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  11. Accused arsonist begs DA for mercy: 'Have a heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | NJ.com

    Allentown police said in the early morning of July 5, 2017, a resident set fire to his garage at 2027 E. Cedar St., after a disturbance at the home. (Sarah Cassi Allentown police said in the early morning of July 5, 2017, a resident set fire to his garage at 2027 E. Cedar St., after a disturbance at the home.

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  12. Mom appears under influence after baby nearly drowns, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | NJ.com

    Easton police and firefighters respond to a reported drowning call Thursday, July 27, 2017, inside a home in the 100 block of East Nesquehoning Street on the city's South Side. (Kurt Bresswein Easton police and firefighters respond to a reported drowning call Thursday, July 27, 2017, inside a home in the 100 block of East Nesquehoning Street on the city's South Side.

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  13. Alleged drug dealer Tased by Stockertown policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | NJ.com

    A Nazareth man paroled in June in a Lehigh County drug case sold $100 of meth Wednesday night in Northampton County, according to court records. Darren W. Koogle, 36, of the 300 block of South Main Street, ran from members of the Northampton County Drug Task Force trying to take him into custody before a Stockertown police officer shocked him with a Taser, police said.

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  14. Allentown mayor to appear in court on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | NJ.com

    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is accused of accepting more than $150,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for city business. Prosecutors said he put a "for-sale sign" on his office.

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  15. Allentown mayor's indictment creates schism among DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | NJ.com

    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faces charges of bribery, extortion, mail fraud, wire fraud and lying to the FBI in connection with pay-to-play schemes in Allentown and Reading. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faces charges of bribery, extortion, mail fraud, wire fraud and lying to the FBI in connection with pay-to-play schemes in Allentown and Reading.

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  16. Feds detail case against Allentown mayor in pay-to-play schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | NJ.com

    Federal authorities revealed Wednesday five people are facing charges in connection with pay-to-play schemes in Allentown and Reading. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, former Reading Mayor Spencer Vaughn, consultant James Hickey, lawyer Scott Allinson, and Rebecca Acosta were named in indictments unsealed by the U.S. Attorney's office in the Eastern District.

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  17. Lehigh County Democrats defend Mayor Ed PawlowskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | NJ.com

    The three-term Democrat has been implicated in a pay-to-play investigation that surfaced in July 2015, and his attorney said Tuesday an the mayor is expected to be indicted Wednesday on criminal charges. "There's one important thing that I love about our country: You have the presumption of the innocent until proven guilty," Lehigh County Democrats Chairman Walter Felton said during a news conference Tuesday evening in Allentown.

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  18. Feds finally hit Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski with indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | NJ.com

    It was no secret Allentown's mayor was being investigated for allegedly trading city contracts for kickbacks and campaign contributions. Federal prosecutors only referred to the alleged ringleader of the pay-to-play scheme as public official No.

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  19. Museum brings Salem Witch Trials re-enactment to Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    The Salem Witch Trials of 1692, which included the imprisonment of 150 people and public killing 20 of the accused, marked a dark chapter in American history. The judging of the trials were driven by fear and corruption, resulting in the unjust torture and hangings of innocent civilians.

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  20. 'Severed hand' burglary accomplice is now a fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NJ.com

    Mumbauer was an accomplice to William Andrews, who lost a hand during a botched burglary July 2, 2017, at 1337 Canal St. in Northampton. He pleaded guilty in June to aggravated assault and burglary.

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