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  1. Pa. moving up the most corrupt states listRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Times News

    If Pennsylvania officials continue to get into trouble, it is likely that the commonwealth will move up the list of the most corrupt states in the nation. The state was ranked number 5 in a 2014 joint Indiana University/Hong Kong University survey, and things have gone from bad to worse since then.

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  2. One arrested in Allentown shootingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Times News

    One man has been charged in the early morning Saturday shooting at the Club Dubai, located in the American Plaza, Allentown. Joshua Colon, 25, of Allentown, has been charged with one count of criminal homicide and two counts of criminal attempt to commit criminal homicide.

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  3. One dead after Allentown night club shootingRead the original story

    Saturday | Times News

    Allentown Police said officers working an extra duty assignment at Club Dubai went to the east end of the parking lot at 2:23 a.m. today for a disturbance. While responding to the area of the disturbance, officers heard multiple gunshots and saw a man with a handgun actively shooting at pedestrians in the area. 1 comment

  4. Palmerton Rod and Gun Club raises funds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times News

    Valor coordinator Mike Meining and assistant coordinators Mike Flannery and Alan Pearson accept a donation check in the amount of $5,231 from Rodney Steigerwalt, Palmerton Rod and Gun Club president, and David Bieling, club secretary. The gun club sold a January raffle gun ticket, and the proceeds from the annual fundraiser were donated to the Valor Clinic Foundation, a volunteer organization that helps to improve the lives of area veterans in need.

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  5. Ex-Pennsylvania official pleads guilty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Times News

    The former top administrator in Allentown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Wednesday in a federal pay-to-play corruption probe that already has snared several other city officials and appears to be inching closer to the mayor. Former Managing Director Francis Dougherty was in a Philadelphia courtroom to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge.

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  6. Police: Armed heist nets $1 and a plantRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Times News

    The Morning Call reports Allentown police say 20-year-old Maico Rosado Jr. broke into Jabber Jaws Bar & Grille on Tuesday when he was confronted by the manager, who was armed. Police say the manager backed off when Rosado pointed his gun at him and Rosado made off with a keepsake dollar.

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  7. Hazmat team called to Lansford incidentRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 12 | Times News

    A suicide in an East Bertsch Street home on Saturday prompted Lansford police to take the precaution of calling in a hazardous materials team. "The incident was concluded when we were able to safely access the victim, who had used a common gas to suffocate himself.

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  8. Woman resigned to being plump learns...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 11 | Times News

    Mary Clancey said she was resigned to being a plump old lady. Over 15 years she kept getting bigger despite dieting.

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  9. Old abuse claim raised against mom...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Times News

    Child welfare officials in eastern Pennsylvania say a private agency might have known 10 years ago about abuse allegations against a foster mother now accused in the rape and murder of her 14-year-old daughter. The department cites allegations that The Impact Project "was informed of alleged abusive behaviors" by Sara Packer more than a decade ago.

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  10. Employees told Sands Casino in...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | Times News

    The Morning Call first reported that employees of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem were told about the sale in an email Thursday morning. Sands Bethlehem president Mark Juliano, who sent the email, declined comment on it and referred questions to a spokesman for the casino's parent company, Las Vegas Sands Corp. The company released a statement saying it "is regularly approached about potential interest in various assets" but has no announcement to make at this time.

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  11. Route 209 bridge replacement in...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Times News

    Polk Township chairman Brian Ahner informed the residents at Monday evening's board of supervisor's meeting that theRoute 209 bridge replacement project has been pushed back. "We are permitted by contract on some of the bridges to go into 2018," said Rory McGlasson of Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners.

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  12. Carbon court newsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Times News

    The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults and credit card/loan accounts. People First Federal Credit Union, 2141 Downyflake Lane, Allentown, filed an action against Craig D. and Jennifer L. Balliet, 327 Ore St., Bowmanstown, alleging they defaulted on a loan.

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  13. Guards become first Sands casino workers with union contractRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Times News

    Security officers at a Pennsylvania casino have become the first to ratify a union contract under billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. Security personnel at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem on Wednesday agreed to a three-year deal with Las Vegas Sands Corp., The Morning Call reported.

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  14. Franklin forms new parks and rec boardRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | Times News

    Rod E. Green, chairman of the board of supervisors, said a group of people have been getting together for several months and discussing improvements to the township's parks and recreation facilities. Green said the next meeting of the Parks and Recreation Board will be at 6:30 p.m. March 13 in the township building.

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  15. Man dies in Lower Milford Twp. crashRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | Times News

    A 65-year-old man died from a one-vehicle crash at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday in Lower Milford Township. State police at Fogelsville said Byron Lee Shoemaker of Allentown was pronounced dead at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, at 4:32 p.m. The crash happened near the Kings Highway South intersection with James Lane.

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  16. Annual Special Olympics bowling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Times News

    Chris Anthony has been running the training and competition since its inception 11 years ago. The organization is completely volunteer-based and self-funded.

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  17. Carbon County court - DUIRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | Times News

    A Lehigh County resident is facing a year in jail after pleading guilty in Carbon County court on Tuesday to two driving under the influence charges. He was one of six defendants in pending DUI cases to enter a guilty plea before Judge Joseph J. Matika.

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  18. Attorney accused of stealing $50K from...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Times News

    A disbarred Lehigh Valley attorney has been accused of stealing $50,000 from a couple who thought they were paying estate taxes for a deceased loved one. Glenn D. McGogney, 70, of Upper Macungie Township, is accused of stealing money from a couple that he was representing as executors of an estate to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, resulting in years of tax delinquency for the victims.

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  19. Man runs from police, rescued after...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Times News

    A Chester County man who ran from Slatington Police after a traffic stop fell off a cliff into freezing quarry waters. Borough Police Chief Dave Rachman said the incident occurred at 11:47 p.m. Friday after a vehicle operated by the suspect, Tyler Fountain, 22, of Coatesville, was pulled over in the 100 block of Main Street.

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  20. Police: Couple gave alcohol to girl, 13Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Times News

    Police say that an Allentown couple provided vodka to a 13-year-old who was later hospitalized with a 0.32 blood alcohol content. Charles Younger, 38, and Michelle Edwards, 32, of Union Boulevard are each facing felony charges in connection with the Jan. 7 incident.

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