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Bethlehem assault suspect arrested after 2-hour standoff

A man who assaulted a woman Saturday night then held off Bethlehem police for about two hours was finally shot with a Taster and taken into custody, police Chief Mark DiLuzio reports. The domestic incident was reported at 7:17 p.m. in a call to the city's 911 center, with the 36-year-old victim repo

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:22:21

Bethlehem man chokes, cuts woman, then barricades himself in home, police say

A Bethlehem man choked and cut a female companion and then barricaded himself in a house for more than two hours before Bethlehem police took him into custody, police say. Thadius Banks, 30, will be charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, resisting arrest and assault by strangulation,

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 03:50:00

Man with knife arrested after lengthy standoff at Bethlehem home

A man accused of stabbing a woman he lived with in the hand and then barricading himself inside a South Bethlehem home with a knife to his throat was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff with police. Charged is Thadius Banks, 30, of Bethlehem. Officers at 7:17 p.m. Saturday were called to the

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 14:17:45

Tapas team opens third restaurant, a breakfast and lunch spot, on Bethlehem's Main Street

Fans of omelets, chicken and waffles and other brunch staples, take a crack at Bethlehem's newest breakfast and lunch spot, The Flying Egg. The boutique diner, which opened Thursday at 451 Main St. next to Hotel Bethehem, is the latest restaurant from the team behind Tapas on Main Spanish restaurant

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Why this South Bethlehem corridor is getting a major upgrade

Mayor Bob Donchez wants New Street in South Bethlehem to act as a gateway into Lehigh University's campus The city learned Wednesday it was awarded $1 million state grant to redesign and refresh South New Street from the Fahy Bridge to Lehigh's Farrington Square. It marks the latest cash infusion fo

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-18 13:00:11

How a Liberty student helped bring sign language into Bethlehem schools

Learning sign language broadened and enriched Liberty High School senior Jake Weikert's circle of friends so much it got him thinking. Weikert, 17, of Hanover Township, started teaching himself sign language the summer before his freshman year. Seeing his interest, his mom Courtney Weikert, a Bethl

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 13:36:39

History's Headlines: Firefighting in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Images of 19th century firefighting are like scenes out of a Norman Rockwell magazine cover. The clanging bell, the panting, charging horses with reins held by a steady driver with a long mustache, the steamer fire engine sending smoke into the air, and beside it, a racing Dalmatian

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-18 12:00:24

Thanksgiving dinner for all in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Bethlehem School District continued a Thanksgiving tradition Friday that brings the community together. The school district partnered with Life Church and Family Wise to host an early Thanksgiving dinner at Donegan Elementary School. Hundreds of people were there including famil

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-18 03:34:20

Nine Arrested At Temecula Checkpoint

TEMECULA, CA -- Nine drivers were arrested Friday night at a Temecula checkpoint. The checkpoint, which was conducted from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., happened at Rancho California Road and Margarita Road. According to the Temecula Police Department, one driver was arrested for allegedly driving under the

PATCH - 2017-11-19 17:25:27

Authentic Afghan cuisine is right at home at Skewers of Temecula

If you drove by Skewers of Temecula, you'd never guess it serves a treasure trove of authentic dishes from throughout Afghanistan. The land-locked country is bordered on the south/southeast by Pakistan, by Iran on the west, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on the north. Mountainous ter

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 18:41:29

How a young girl from Temecula turned her experiences into published works

A middle school-aged girl moves to a small town in the 1980s. She aspires to be a writer, but how do you do that? The girl meets a remarkable high school teacher, takes two classes from her, and becomes a class favorite. When that teacher - her mentor - reads her work out loud, it validates her tale

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 19:00:51

Temecula Family Displaced After Fire Scorches Home

TEMECULA, CA -- A family was displaced by a fire tonight that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Depart

PATCH - 2017-11-18 15:35:40

Temecula Valley Elks announces their annual "Hoop Shoot" contest

TEMECULA - All schools in the Temecula and Murrieta Valley are invited to participate in the Elks annual Basketball Hoop Shoot Contest. The 2017 winners of each school's contest will be invited to participate in the Elks Lodge Contest, to be held Dec. 2. The winners of the lodge's contest will be in

VALLEY NEWS - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Temecula breast cancer center finds ways to help men, too

An organization that provides free services to women fighting cancer is also finding ways to help men and families. Located in Temecula, Michelle's Place Breast Cancer Resource Center has been providing free resources to women with breast cancer since 2001. The organization offers breast cancer dete

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 00:24:15

Old Town Temecula development proposal gets support from planning commission

A proposed development west of Old Town Temecula received a unanimous endorsement on Nov. 15 by the Temecula Planning Commission. The proposed Altair development on roughly 300 acres of land will next be discussed by the Temecula City Council at its Dec. 12 meeting. The development could include up

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 20:20:15

Temecula community set to commemorate Pechanga Pu'eska Mountain Day

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and city of Temecula are banding together for a holiday marking the end of the fight against Liberty Quarry. A Pechanga Pu'eska Mountain Day proclamation ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at City Hall, 41000 Main Street. The inaugural holiday was

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 20:02:32

El Centro native returns home to offer specialized services

With his education and experience, El Centro native Marc Manix could open a medical practice anywhere in the country. But for Manix, home is where the heart is, so when an opportunity arose to return to the Imperial Valley, he didn't hesitate. An online service is needed to view this article in its

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-19 08:10:00

Enforcement detail makes 38 arrests in El Centro

EL CENTRO -- An eight-hour multiagency law enforcement detail on Wednesday resulted in the arrest of 38 individuals throughout targeted areas of El Centro, as well as the seizure of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin. The enforcement detail, dubbed "Operation Wild Turkey," involved more than 70 l


Stories from the Past - Nov. 19: Hornets, Vikings tie, 12-12

50 YEARS AGO: A run was stopped, two kicks were blocked and one kick sailed wide as all four extra point attempts failed and forced the Calipatria Hornets and Holtville Vikings into a 12-12 tie. The tie left both teams with a part of the Mountain Desert League championship. Both were 3-0-1 in league

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-19 09:00:00

Happening Today - Nov. 18: Grace Baptist Fall Festival

EL CENTRO - Grace Baptist Fall Festival will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 225 S. Waterman Ave., El Centro. Join us and fall in love with Jesus. Family and friends, everyone is welcome. There will be games, face painting, corn maze, kettle corn and much more. For more information c

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS ONLINE - 2017-11-18 10:00:00