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Easton police charge 2 city men with drug crimes

Easton police vice detectives, after overseeing controlled drug purchases in recent weeks, charged two city men with crimes, court papers say. Maurice Moore, 40, of the 400 block of Northampton Street, and David Dullivan, 27, of the 700 block of Washington Street, are both being sought by police aft


Even prison can’t stop rapist, human trafficker, from obtaining new sex charge

Seth Mull is in Northampton County Prison because he raped three women, sexually assaulted a fourth and make two of them his sex slaves. Now he’s been charged with promoting prostitution even though he’s behind bars.


Easton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

EASTON, PA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain starting in the evening.


Northampton County authorities seek Douglas Matthews -- fugitive of the week

Douglas Edward Matthews, 51, is wanted on charges of manufacturing, delivering or possessing with intent to deliver heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy and marijuana, according to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department.


Report find 18 Pennsylvania counties accepted gifts from voting system vendors

Harrisburg, Pa. - As counties across Pennsylvania work to select new voting systems with a paper record by the end of the year, Auditor General Euegene DePasquale is taking a closer look into the gifts counties are receiving and whether they could potentially influence their decision to select certa


Drink and be merry at the 5th Annual Krewe de Brewe Mardi Gras Parade in Easton

Why travel to New Orleans for Mardi Gras when you can celebrate it in Easton?. Big Easy-style festivities will come to Easton for the 5th Annual Krewe de Brewe Mardi Gras Parade, 3 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


A dystopian world, where dreams, and angels, fly and fall

Performers fly, dive and dance on the edge of a vanishing civilization in which everything once organic has been replaced by machines in “When Angels Fall.” Raphaëlle Boitel, a young French aerialist, contortionist and now director and choreographer, brings her uneasy view of the future to life thro


Man pushes pregnant girlfriend down the steps over Facebook friend request, cops say

A Bethlehem man is accused of attacking his pregnant girlfriend over a Facebook friend request. Victor Cordova, 21, allegedly punched the woman twice at his home in the 600 block of Broadway, and then allegedly shoved her from behind down some steps when she ran away.


By the numbers: Pennsylvania has 17th highest property taxes, according to new study

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Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

R. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police Friday night after being ushered away from his West Side recording studio in a black van. Kelly was indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County, court records showed Friday, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused u


Contenders rise regardless of seeds at District 11 3A wrestling

There were real contenders hiding among the upper seeds at the District 11 Class 3A individual wrestling tournament on Friday night. That’s a detail that Northampton’s Ryan Stilgenbauer and Easton’s Isaiah Reinert proved.


Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis

The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Northampton Student Charged With Rape, Abduction of Another Student

By Linda Cicoira — The news of the rape and abduction of a Northampton High School girl on Valentine’s Day circulated across Facebook Tuesday night bringing comments of compassion, denial, contempt, and shock.


Three Bears survive day one of district wrestling

BETHLEHEM — It was not the way the first night of the District 11 Class 3A wrestling tournament was supposed to go for Pleasant Valley, but the Bears hope they can keep a pulse in Saturday’s day two of action to keep their wrestling room alive this season.


Fugitive Ian Cultrona captured in Pennsylvania, awaiting extradition

Nancy Molnar The Times-Reporter @nmolnarTRStaff Reporter A 36-year-old man who is charged with attempted murder was arrested today in New Brighton, Pa., about 28 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


Strong winds expected to sweep through Ohio, Pennsylvania

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The FirstEnergy Corporation says that it is prepared to deal with powerful gusts that are expected to affect Ohio, Pennsylvania, and four other states this weekend.


Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

MARLBORO, New Jersey (WABC) -- A tanker truck crash and fuel spill has completely shut down a New Jersey highway Friday morning. The crash involved more than one truck and happened just before 10 a.m. on Route 9 at CR 520/Robertsville Road in Marlboro.