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On tour of the Slate Belt, officials describe the need to combat blight

Executive Deputy Secretary of Community and Economic Development Neil Weaver peered into the shadows of 153 S. Northampton Street of Bangor Wednesday morning. Or at least, what was left of it.


In DelMar Lounge robbery, killing, person of interest taken into custody

A person of interest connected to the robbery and killing of a Germantown bar worker has been taken into custody, Philadelphia police said Saturday. Police could not confirm any other details, a spokesperson said.


Slate Belt man reportedly tells cops ‘I’ve been doing meth...and it feels great’

An enraged man who threatened to kill his wife told officers he had been “doing meth and masturbating all day, and it feels great,” Bangor police said. Borough police were called Sunday evening to the couple’s home in the first block of North Fourth Street.


1 dead, 1 critically wounded in NJ restaurant shooting: police

EDISON, New Jersey— One man is dead and another is fighting for his life after both men were shot outside of a restaurant in Edison, police officials said Saturday morning. Police responded to a call just before 2 a.m. for a shooting at Akbar Indian Restaurant at 21 Cortlandt St. where a Reggae even


Eight charged in Northampton County prostitution sting

Police in Northampton County charged eight people after an undercover prostitution and sex trafficking sting Friday night at a Hanover Township motel. Colonial Regional Police Department said in a release that Patrick Phillip Banks, 28, of Newark, N.J., was charged with promoting prostitution and he


Victims of Pennsylvania pediatrician share similar stories of abuse, lingering emotional impact

Brooke Rush said that for years, she struggled with whether the assault that took place during her visit with Dr. Johnnie "Jack" Barto was normal pediatric activity. She said a nurse, her father and two medical students watched and did not say anything to make her think otherwise.


Three-vehicle crash in Northampton Co.

One driver was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash reported at 3:32 p.m. on Monday along Route 33 in Bushkill Township, in Northampton County. State police at Belfast said Charles W. Bolash, 65, of Bethlehem, was driving a 2014 Kia Optima northbound when he rear-ended a 2016 Volkswagen Golf o


U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania: Actions Taken on March 15

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity on March 15 in the suits below:. In Adrian Feliciano against Great Lakes Online Media LLC:


N.J.'s last drive-in theater opens for 2019 season

New Jersey’s only drive-in movie theater opened up for the season this weekend — again giving moviegoers the experience of watching new films in an old-fashioned way. The Delsea Drive-In in Vineland opens with films like “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Glass,” and “Us,” which are shown on the drive-in’


Pennsylvania jury clears white cop in fatal shooting of black teen; defense attorney's office struck by bullets

A former Pittsburgh-area white police officer on trial for fatally shooting a black teenager fleeing from a traffic stop was acquitted Friday of murder and manslaughter charges.


Court activity on March 20: Robert Wiemer vs Lifeshield National Insurance Co.

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reported the following activity in the suit brought by Robert Wiemer against Lifeshield National Insurance Co. on March 20: 'Notice Of Removal By Lifeshield National Insurance Co. From Court Of Common Pleas Of Northampton County, Case


WATCH: Kids and families get an early trout fishing day in Pennsylvania

Loading up a hook with sweet corn was the secret to success Saturday for Liam Williams, 12, and 6-year-old Finnegan Williams at Monocacy Park in Bethlehem. The brothers spent the morning with their grandpa during Pennsylvania's first mentored youth trout fishing day of 2019.


A company's move into this Palmer warehouse is expected to create ‘significant amount’ of jobs

A Chico, California manufacturer and online retailer of women’s fashions and accessories last month moved into a 250,000-square-foot distribution center in Palmer Township. Lulus has leased the warehouse at 2505 Hollo Road for the next seven years. It’s in the Chrin-Carson Development off Route 248


Disgraced former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane disbarred

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts. The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a disbarment order Friday.


Vigil for Victims of Attack in New Zealand

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — As the sun set in Stroudsburg there was a gathering of respect and solidarity. Members of the Stroudsburg community came out in full force to support their brothers and sisters of the Islamic faith.


Monroe County Cops Hit the Court

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Officers hit the court Saturday in Monroe County but it might not be the type of court you’d expect. It was for the fourth annual Together We Ball Cops vs Students at Pocono Mountain West in Tobyhanna Township.


Head-on crash on Route 611 in Easton sends 3 to hospital (PHOTOS)

A Toyota Corolla sedan and a Ford Freestyle crossover vehicle crashed head-on about 11:15 a.m. on Route 611 North between Downtown and Eddyside Park in Easton, injuring three people and shutting the narrow highway where it enters and exits the business district.


Woman charged with homicide in shooting of boyfriend she claimed threatened her with knife, cops say

A 32-year-old Monroe County woman was charged Friday with homicide in the shooting death of her boyfriend earlier this month. Sandra Delvalle told investigators she shot and killed Joevandie Latorre, 41, during an argument in which he charged at her with a kitchen knife, according to Pocono Township


4 New Foreclosures In The Easton Area

EASTON, PA — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are pretty difficult to find in your community? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Easton area might be your best bet!


Warren County authorities seek Milton Munroe - fugitive of the week

Milton M. Munroe, 35, is wanted on a narcotics charge under a warrant dated Nov. 30, 2018, according to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office. Munroe, whose last known address was in the 100 block of Founders Court in Bethlehem Township, Pa., is described as 6 feet tall 2 inches and 180 pounds with