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6 1/2 to 24 years for DUI crash that killed Allentown man

A Bucks County woman was sentenced this week to between 6 1/2 and 24 years in state prison for driving drunk and killing an Allentown man on his way home from work. Noelle Chew (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) Noelle Chew, 27, of Richland Township, drank the equivalent of more than eight

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 18:05:11

Easton teen admits to meth-fueled deadly crash

An Easton teenager admitted Friday she was high on methamphetamine when she drove head-on into another car, killing a woman. Mazell Truss admitted she was fleeing another car crash when she drove into an SUV and killed 64-year-old Elizabeth Audrey Rafferty, of Hanover Township, Northampton County. T

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:53:39

Lumber load spills onto Route 22 East, closing all lanes (PHOTOS)

A truck spilled its load of lumber Friday afternoon on Route 22 outside Phillipsburg, closing all eastbound lanes. Authorities were diverting all eastbound Route 22 traffic onto Route 57 due to the crash just east of where the two roads split in Lopatcong Township. It was reported at 3:25 p.m. as a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 21:07:50

Identity of Slate Belt fatal crash victim released

A 25-year-old Allentown man died Thursday in a crash in the Slate Belt. Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Wilfredo Ayala died in the crash around 7:45 p.m. on Valley View Drive near Fox Gap Road in Upper Mount Bethel Township. Ayala died in a single-vehicle crash, Lysek said. He lived on

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 22:47:20

Corrections officer facing new assault charges after third alleged victim identified

A corrections officer at New Jersey's only women's prison is accused of sexually assaulting at least three female inmates there, according to the Hunterdon Prosecutor's Office. Additional charges were sought against Ahnwar Dixon, 39, of East Orange after investigators learned of a third victim at Ed

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 21:51:09

Berks DUI driver had handgun, various drugs in traffic stop, cops say

A Berks County driver under the influence of drugs had a handgun and various narcotics during a Hanover Township, Northampton County traffic stop, state police said. Charged is Jose Enrique Sierra-Mojica, 29, of Kempton. Pennsylvania State Police in Bethlehem said a trooper at was on patrol travelin

READING EAGLE - 2018-01-19 18:00:00

8 arrests made in Easton morning raids

Eight people were arrested and a firearm seized Friday during three early morning raids in Easton. Police Lt. Matthew Gerould said officers investigating a past shooting in the city raided at apartment at 284 W. Nesquehoning St. looking for Shaquille Burke. Shaquille Burke, Ronaldo Burke, and Donova

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 16:18:17

Bethlehem Twp. home explosion was fatal, neighbors say (PHOTOS)

An explosion and fire Friday night in a Bethlehem Township neighborhood appear to have killed an elderly homeowner, according to two of his neighbors. Ed Fox lives two doors away from the home that burned at 3722 Ironstone Road. He was smoking a cigar behind his home around 9 p.m. when heard what so

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 03:56:49

Police Searching For Woman Caught On Video Stealing Tip Jars On Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police on Staten Island are searching for a woman who's been stealing tip jars. As CBS2's Cindy Hsu reported, three businesses that were ripped off posted surveillance videos on social media. The latest theft happened Tuesday at Hawaii Poke Bowl on Richmond Avenue. Eric Lin s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 18:24:11

Newark Airport: TV crew charged after attempt to bring fake bomb through security

Flying can be stressful, but getting booted off a plane is even more quizzing. Here are 6 ways you can get booted off your flight. Wochit-All Two New Jersey people were among nine people of a TV crew that were arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport after attempting to bring a fake bomb th

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 17:03:45

Students hitch ride to school on Metuchen firetruck

METUCHEN - Four children were treated to a ride to school on a firetruck Thursday morning after the Metuchen Fire Department responded to a working car fire on Middlesex Avenue near Grove Avenue, according to a Metuchen Fire Department Facebook post. The vehicle was fully involved when firefighters

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:01

Middlesex County Must Pay $20K For Woodbridge Woman Who Died

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Middlesex County must pay $20,000 to the family of a Woodbridge young woman who committed suicide while she was being held at the county jail in 2013. Ashley Schubiger, 25, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, was being held at the Middlesex County jail in the summer of 2013. Accor

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:57:34

Babes in Business upends networking for women at Jersey Shore

Jennifer Chavez had lots of questions about writing a plan, doing taxes, creating a website, and everything else that goes into starting a business, so she did what anyone in her predicament would do: She Googled it. But as she worked from her Bradley Beach apartment getting her branding and website

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 10:00:06

Female tabby was a stray

OLD BRIDGE -- Cassandra is an adult female tabby at the Old Bridge Animal Shelter. Brought to the shelter by a township resident who found her as a stray, she is a relaxed cat and should make a good pet in most any home. Cassandra has been spayed, is FIV/FeLV negative and up-to-date on shots. To mee

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Husband calls in fake bomb threat to get wife to leave bar

A jealous husband who called in a false bomb threat to a British pub where his wife was enjoying a night out has been told by a judge he should be "ashamed." Mo Ahmed, 42, admitted making two hoax calls to The Duke of Wellington on Nov. 25, forcing the Somerset pub to close early and costing it abou

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 19:47:23

2 men arrested in Edison cellphone store armed robbery

EDISON - Two men - one from New York, the other Paterson - have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Route 1 cellphone store last week that led to a highway pursuit. According to police, around 7:42 p.m. Jan. 10, the robbery was reported at the AT&T Mobile Store, 894 Route 1, Edis

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 18:57:14

Space Heaters Likely Cause Of Fire That Kills City Man

A Jamestown man died after a fire broke out at his Carey Place residence early Thursday. A city fire official said space heaters placed near combustible material likely sparked the blaze. P-J photo by Eric Tichy Space heaters placed near combustible materials likely sparked a blaze that killed a Jam

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

100-plus pigs seized from Olean farm

OLEAN, NY - More than 100 pigs found starving and suffering from frostbite in Cattaraugus County have now been rescued. The Cattaraugus County SPCA says the pigs were found without adequate shelter on an Olean farm and they were held without food or fresh water. According to the Farm Sanctuary, som

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-20 00:15:00

85 pigs seized in animal cruelty investigation in Cattaraugus County

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - Eighty-five pigs were seized from a Cattaraugus County property Tuesday during an operation involving the sheriff's office, the SPCA and the Farm Sanctuary advocacy group. Twenty-five of the animals were so sick, they had to be transfered to the Farm Sanctuary in W

WKBW-TV - 2018-01-19 18:05:04

Y'ville man hit with drug charges in NY

Jamestown Police say Zachary J. Witherell, 26, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia following Wednesday's incident. Police say the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force was investigating the trafficking of methamphetamine when

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 08:00:00