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A car with a loud modified exhaust prompted mistaken reports of gunfire in three Slate Belt communities Sunday evening, police said.Slate Belt Regional Police Officer... [Read More]
An Allentown college student who was slammed to the floor of his front porch and shocked repeatedly with a stun gun as his family watched... [Read More]
Joseph Oravec was driving a straddle truck in Bethlehem Steel's shipping yard when its load of steel beams crashed to the ground. The impact... [Read More]
The family of a Bethlehem man who hung himself in a Northampton County Jail cell claims officials did not provide proper mental health care. [Read More]
A Bethlehem man identified as a suspect in a violent check cashing store robbery by DNA left a shoelace used to bind a victim has... [Read More]
Allentown police Officer Robert Busch did not use excessive force when he pushed to the ground and handcuffed James W. Ochse, the city man who... [Read More]
Testimony concludes Thursday in an excessive force lawsuit against Allentown police by James W. Ochse, who was known for his sometimes unwelcome serenades on city... [Read More]
A veteran police academy instructor testified Wednesday an Allentown police officer's use of force against James Ochse as he sang to City Center restaurant patrons... [Read More]
Allentown police didn't like James W. Ochse, known as a colorful and sometimes loud figure in the city's trendy downtown district, his attorney said Tuesday... [Read More]
An eight person jury has been selected to hear self-described wandering minstrel James Ochse's excessive force claims against an Allentown police officer. [Read More]
James Ochse walked up North Seventh Street on a summer evening two years ago "in the vein of a strolling minstrel," the Allentown man contends... [Read More]
In an episode his lawyer described as a "prank gone awry," a South Whitehall Township man faces federal prison time for phoning in false bomb... [Read More]
A federal judge has scheduled a Jan. 16 trial on public corruption charges against Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and two campaign donors. U.S. District... [Read More]
A judge must reconsider his decision ordering District Attorney Jim Martin's office to turn over records of drunken-driving cases in his defamation lawsuit against Allentown... [Read More]
As pressure from anti-racism groups mounts to remove Confederate Civil War monuments from public places, historians weigh in. [Read More]