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Police: Boyfriend called to work leaving Warren County woman to buy fatal heroin dose
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A detective with the Upper Macungie Township Police Department testified Thursday that Meredith Corbet’s boyfriend had been called out to work on February 16, 2016.
Travel advisory in effect for I-78 for the week of July 22
Two-lane travel with one of the three lanes closed from 5 a.m. on Monday, July 23 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 28Overnight single-lane open from 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 22 to 5 a.m. on Friday, July 27 from approach of Main River Bridge to the overpass that carries Edge Road across I-78 in Pohatcong, N
Perjury charge in Easton homicide probe 'absurd,' attorney says
Lakisha G. Honore, 27, of the 400 block of North Penn Street, was arraigned before District Judge Daniel Corpora and released on $10,000 unsecured bail.
Schuylkill County man killed in bicycle accident
KLINE TWP, Pa. - A Schuylkill County man was killed after his bicycle collided with a vehicle.Thomas Barletta, 64, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital Wednesday.The coroner said Barletta sustained multiple traumatic injuries after his bicycle hit a motor vehicle at the intersection of Kela
Man with machete arrested after Easton standoff; incendiary devices burn store, police car, witness says
"Physical force was used by the assailant inside the house which prompted the Easton Police Department to call in additional resources, to include the Special Response (Unit), thefire department, EMS and related services," Reagan said.
Port Authority issues statement concerning Bieber Bus dispute
The Port Authority has sent Bieber notices of termination several times in the past for non-payment (2008, 2010, and 2012) as well as numerous other legal notices related to ongoing arrearages.
Man arrested after attacking police, endangering Easton neighborhood
A special response team, the fire department and other emergency responders were called in to the scene, and eventually the man was taken into custody around 2 a.m.
PHOTOS: Easton police attacked by gunfire, Molotov cocktails in standoff
Police said a man attacked his roommate and then turned on responding police by throwing Molotov cocktails and firing a shotgun at them. The incendiary devices ignited a nearby store and scorched a police car, but those fires were extinguished and no one was hurt. The man, who police identified as 2
Woman Charged in Crossbow Killing of Mother Dies in Jail
PALMERTON, Pa. — The woman accused of killing her mother with a crossbow has died in custody, according to officials in Carbon County.
Money Rules Everything gang investigated in Bethlehem burning death
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Money Rules Everything street gang, which was recently implicated in a shooting at the Lehigh Valley Mall, is being investigated in the death of Tyrell Holmes who was found burned to death in Bethlehem in April, according to Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.
Ex-Easton athletic star busted with 'large amount' of heroin, police say
Yayah McGurn, now 36 with addresses in the 200 block of North 13th Street in the city and the 2300 block of Park Avenue in Palmer Township, is charged with possession with intent to deliver drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, court papers say.
Easton school district to roll out smart card check-in system
Here's how the it works. Students are given a smart card, and when they board the bus, they tap their card, signaling they're on board.
Delaware River Island for Sale: Here's What $150K Gets You
A nearly six-acre, heavily-wooded island some 100 yards off the Delaware River banks of Easton, Pennsylvania, is up for sale, and garnering lots of buzz for its infamous — and spooky — past.
Body found wrapped in plastic in Spring Garden home
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --The body of a man was found wrapped in plastic at a home in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia, police say.The discovery was made around 9:38 a.m. Wednesday on the 1900 block of Mount Vernon Street.Contractors found the body in front of a bedroom.Police say the victim is
A new fast food franchise is planned near Route 33 Wind Gap exit
A new fast food franchise is lined up near the Route 33Wind Gapexit, and should be serving up tacos, burritos and gorditas next year.
State High Court Upholds Philly's Soda Tax
Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks, rejectinga challenge to the soda taxby merchants and the beverage industry.The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the 1.5-cent-per-ounce levy is aimed at distributors and dealer-level transactions and does not illegally dup
For Sale: Easton island on the market
The property, located in Easton, has been owned by a local family for more than 60 years who used it for camping and kayaking, but say it's time to part ways.
Thai youth soccer team leaves hospital
The news conference, to be held in a government building, will be the first opportunity the members of the team have to speak directly to the media, though video of them was released previously. Officials are reviewing questions in advance to make certain none might cause damaging psychological effe
Forks woman returns to scene of shoplifting, police say
Nicole S. Ponton, 34, of the 200 block of Lewis Circle inForks Township, was identified after a store surveillance photo was posted July 9 on thetownship police Facebook pagefollowing the July 6 incident in the store off Route 22, a news release said.
Swimmers scramble out of pool before drunken driver crashes into it, police say
A Bushkill Township man sped toward an above-ground pool with children and adults swimming in it, and crashed into the pool just after the swimmers scrambled out, police said.