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Desperate Search Underway for Missing Swimmer Off Long Beach
What to KnowA 31-year-old man went missing in the waters off Long beach on Long Island early Monday, the Coast Guard saysThe swimmer's friends made it back to shore safely, but notified authorities after the man never returned to the beachIt's the same area where a 10-year-old boy is believed to hav
Police questioning 5 people in connection with murder of Bronx teen
Witnesses told police there had been a fight in front of the bodega on East 183rd and Bathgate Avenue in Tremont late Tuesday night that resulted in Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz, 15, getting slashed in the neck with a machete.
Lane closures planned for I-78 in Warren County
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ, (Warren County) –More travel restrictions along I-78 and adjacent roadways near the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border are scheduled for the week of June 24 to accommodate the I-78 bridges and approach slabs rehabilitation project, according to the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Comm
Phillipsburg man, woman indicted in relation to sexual assault
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - A man and woman of Phillipsburg, New Jersey have been arrested in relation to sexual assault an endangering the welfare of a child.
1 taken to hospital after shooting in Allentown, police say
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A 22-year-old man was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Allentown early Sunday morning.The man was shot once in the foot after a disturbance at 1101 Hamilton Street at 3:59 a.m.The man was driven to the hospital with minor injuries.Police are searching for a Hispanic male su
Prosecutor: Suspect grabs gun from NJ officer, kills self
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a suspect in an attempted carjacking grabbed a gun from an officer and killed himself in a New Jersey police station.The Union County prosecutor's office says 41-year-old Jermaine Covington of Baltimore left the scene of a 1 p.m. Friday traffic accident and a b
Easton police arrest Bethlehem man for attempted robbery
Police arrested Charles Edward Speights III, 32, after he allegedly approached a man and his girlfriend while they were sitting on their porches and demanded money from them.
Pennridge area police briefs: Week of June 24
POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE >> Matthew Golaski, 34, of Orefield, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation about 6:18 p.m. May 26 at Bethlehem Pike and Ridge Road in West Rockhill, Pennridge Regional Police Department said.
Jury selection to start in shooting of Pa. state trooper
Corporal Seth Kelly (L), a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper, was injured in a shootout with suspect Daniel Clary (R), in Northampton County.
Woman Found on I-81 Ramp Dies at Hospital
The Lackawanna County coroner says Rachel Teplitsky, 26, of Tafton, was found on the Interstate 81 south off-ramp at the Davis Street exit. She was badly hurt and later died at the hospital.
Pennsylvania indoor water park voted best in nation
USA Today readers havevotedAquatoptia at Camelback Resort as the nation's number one indoor water park as part of the newspaper's annual 10Best feature, which selects the best in entertainment, food and other categories.
Police: Would-be robber chased by would-be victim
EASTON, Pa. - When Easton police responded to a reported robbery, officers arrived to find the victim chasing the suspect.
Police: Woman changed story on baby’s death
“I know. I know it doesn’t add up. I wish I could remember what happened,” is what Vernitsky eventually told him, Schuylkill Haven borough police Patrolman William I. Horn Jr. said during the two-hour hearing before Magisterial District Judge James R. Ferrier.
Easton man arrested for allegedly downloading child porn
Justin Suydam faces child pornography charges following his arrest Wednesday in Easton. District Judge Daniel Corpora arraigned the 48-year-old, setting bail at $50,000.
Teen actress wears 'I do care' jacket to protest first lady
Ortega wore a green, hooded military jacket reading "I do care and u should too" on the red carpet at the Radio Disney Music Awards Friday night, countering the "I really don't care, do u?" jacket the first lady wore as she left Washington to visit detained migrant children this week.
Wanted Bethlehem man was staying at house in Wildwood
Matthew Colabella, 23, was arrested at the Jersey Shore a day after the bomb squad was called to a storage unit in Bethlehem he was allegedly renting.
Wilson Borough police looking for accused shooter
Police say around 3:30 p.m. on June 20 Delano Williams, 18, of Easton, and another male fired multiple shots at someone in the area of South 15th and Ferry Streets.
Two Hunterdon County residents indicted on sexual assault charges
Kenneth B. Thompson, 59, and Feleisha Francillon, 28, both of Phillipsburg, have been indicted on one count of second-degree sexual assault and one count of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Morning Briefing: Police searching for missing woman; Sixers are ‘star hunting,’ draft ‘Nova’s Bridges
“They’ve watered it down,” he said of the House Judiciary Committee, which moved it out for full consideration. “What they effectively did was killed the whole effort.”
Suspected teen burglar and bank robber agrees to guilty plea
When asked by the judge why he burglarized the homes and robbed the bank, Karba said he was suffering from depression, dealing with family issues and had been drinking.