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  1. Allentown bishop defends response to Pennsylvania priest sex abuse claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NJ.com

    As the scope comes into focus this week of decades of child sex abuse at the hands of hundreds of priests across Pennsylvania, the Diocese of Allentown bishop stresses he did not sit idly by. Bishop Alfred Schlert, an Easton native ordained in his current role a year ago, is described in the exhaustive grand jury report released Tuesday as having "played an important role in the Diocese of Allentown's handling of child sexual abuse complaints."

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  2. Man chokes woman, steals her meds, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    A 41-year-old Allentown man is in jail after choking a Bath woman until she passed out and stealing her prescription, Pennsylvania State Police report. Police were notified at 11:32 a.m. July 28 of the assault and theft that morning, a trooper from the Bethlehem barracks said.

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  3. What grand jury says Allentown bishop did (and didn't) do back when he handled abuse claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    Alfred A. Schlert is ordained as the bishop of Allentown on Aug. 31, 2017, at the cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena. Hes the first priest ordained in the Diocese of Allentown to become its bishop.

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  4. 301 'predator priests,' more than 1,000 victims in Pa. Catholic church sex abuse reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    It took two years for a Pennsylvania grand jury to investigate allegations of widespread sexual abuse of children and coverups of that abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses across the state. After months of "an intense legal battle" to make the report public, Attorney General Josh Shapiro finally was able to release the 884-page report on Tuesday.

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  5. 12 fugitives rounded up in warrant sweeps, sheriff's office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | NJ.com

    Devon Coleman, 26, was taken into custody in the 200 block of Ann Street on Easton's South Side., authorities said. He was wanted by Northampton County Adult Probation for allegedly violating his conditions of supervision.

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  6. Services set for ex-Allentown man fatally shot by security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | NJ.com

    Nickolas K. Bosch, formerly of Allentown, is seen in with his wife and children in an undated photo. He died July 27, 2018, reportedly after he was shot and killed by a security guard at his apartment building.

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  7. Suspect in teen slaying got gun inside home, shot 3 in kitchen, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | NJ.com

    Court records reveal the events moments before a 16-year-old girl was shot to death, and two others were wounded, this week in Allentown. Suspect Antwan Jovan Washington, 36, surrendered to Allentown police Thursday night and was sent to Lehigh County Jail without the possibility of bail.

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  8. From the gridiron to the links: Steelhawks host golf outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | NJ.com

    Monday, Aug. 6, is the deadline to register for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks' seventh annual golf outing, to take place Friday, Aug. 17, at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course, 3400 Tilghman St. in Allentown. Presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network, the day will give area golfers the chance to play a round with Steelhawks players, coaches, dancers and front office staff.

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  9. 5 dead in 1 week: Mapping the Lehigh Valley's recent shootings and stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | NJ.com

    At least five people have died in the last seven days in the Lehigh Valley , the victims of violent crime. A number more have been injured in reported shootings and stabbings.

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  10. 36-year-old surrenders to face charges he killed 16-year-old, wounded 2 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | NJ.com

    A 36-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a 16-year-old girl on Tuesday afternoon surrendered just before 9 p.m. Thursday to Allentown police to face charges, Capt. Glenn Grantiz said.

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  11. 'His name was Joey Santos': Protesters mourn man killed by South Whitehall policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | NJ.com

    He was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. He was a father to three children, ages 21, 18, and 8. He loved animals.

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  12. Police seek public's help in locating homicide suspect in triple shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | NJ.com

    Allentown police are looking for a 36-year-old man who shot three people late Tuesday afternoon, killing one of them , Capt. Bill Lake reports.

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  13. Murder suspect 'looked at her, froze, and he ran,' neighbor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | NJ.com

    Chris Vincent said his mother-in-law didn't think much of it when she was outside feeding her cats Tuesday night and saw her next-door neighbor enter his house. In the bedlam that ensued, Antwan Washington ran out of the home past Vincent's mother-in-law, according to Vincent.

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  14. Easton car dealer steers $15G toward cancer support groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | NJ.com

    Koch 33 Toyota of Easton announced a $15,466 donation to the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley. The funds that are donated were raised during the Koch 33 Toyota Truck event, held in June.

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  15. Suspect arrested in Warren County after Allentown killing, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | NJ.com

    A 32-year-old Allentown man is being charged in the killing of a woman on Thursday, city police report. Matthew Jensen was arrested about 2:30 p.m. at the Pohatcong Township Walmart and was being held at the township police station pending an expected charge of being a fugitive from justice.

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  16. Woman shot in Allentown; police team secures homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | NJ.com

    A woman was shot about 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of 17th Street SW in Allentown, city police confirmed at the scene. Officers had guns aimed at a house on the block near Catalina Avenue and the Emergency Response Team was arriving about 11:20 a.m., making it clear police were interested in someone inside.

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  17. Missing Allentown runaway, 2 others 'found safe,' police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | NJ.com

    Amy Yu, from left, Ajah Linares and Nicole Richard were sought after leaving July 23, 2018, from the VisionQuest residential youth program in Greene Township, Franklin County, according to Pennsylvania State Police. They were later found safe, police said.

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  18. 6 years after Allentown teen slain in his bed, authorities say they have charged his killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | NJ.com

    Twenty-eight-year-old Quante Cruz has been charged in the 2012 death of 17-year-old Kareem Fedd , who was apparently shot and killed while sleeping at his Fullerton Avenue home. The charges, which include first-degree criminal homicide, were announced Tuesday in a news release from Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

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  19. Muhlenberg College student's program would bring legal assistance to refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | NJ.com

    Joshua Ajamu's family left Nigeria to find a better life in the United States in 2003, when the now 25-year-old was 10. His personal connection to immigration has been the inspiration behind his education and the development of a web-based platform that would connect refugees with legal services. "My family luckily had the chance to come to the United States via a green card," says Ajamu, a CPA candidate at Muhlenberg College in Allentown .

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  20. Perjury charge in Easton homicide probe 'absurd,' attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | NJ.com

    An Allentown woman turned herself in Thursday on a felony perjury charge, for allegedly lying to the Northampton County grand jury investigating a 2016 homicide in Easton. Lakisha G. Honore, 27, of the 400 block of North Penn Street, was arraigned before District Judge Daniel Corpora and released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

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