Pennsylvania diocese sued over priest named in probe
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man is suing a Pennsylvania-based Roman Catholic diocese alleging abuse by a now-defrocked priest named in a statewide grand jury report this year.
The now-29-year-old former altar boy, identified as John Doe, alleges he was sexually assaulted by former priest Bruno ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A federal appeals court says the fate of a Pennsylvania county seal containing a cross symbol is on hold pending resolution of a similar case in Maryland.
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in September on Lehigh County’s appeal of a federal judge’s ...
Stranger things: Exotic animals only loosely protected
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The sight of humane officers carrying dozens of tropical birds, a 14-foot boa constrictor, rabbits and rats from a Macungie home recently seemed shocking, if not bizarre. And when officers removed more snakes, as well as skunks, ferrets, alligators and giant tortoises from ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) _ CrossAmerica Partners LP (CAPL) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $5.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 15 cents.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) _ Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $452.9 million.
The Allentown, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of $2.05 per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, came to $2 per share.
The results ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Griffin Farrell sits in an East Hills Middle School eighth-grade class learning equations alongside his peers.
It’s something the 14-year-old with Down syndrome has done since kindergarten.
Griffin’s brothers go to Catholic school. But his mother, Dena Farrell, ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man who frequently checked a teenager out of school without her mother’s knowledge and fled to Mexico with her has pleaded guilty to corruption of a minor in a deal with prosecutors.
As part of Thursday’s deal, other charges including a felony were dropped against ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) _ PPL Corp. (PPL) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $445 million.
On a per-share basis, the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 62 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 59 cents per share.
The results ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man who authorities say shot and killed his mother and sister following an argument at their Pennsylvania apartment has been charged with two counts of criminal homicide.
Thirty-five-year-old Zakiiy Altariq Carson was arraigned Monday, one day after the shooting ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After 12 hours of sifting through dead animal carcasses and coaxing dozens of sickly exotic pets into cages so they could be rescued from a home in Macungie, Barbara Morgan’s head ached and her throat felt tight.
It was a familiar feeling. Just two weeks before, ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Reading man and the Allentown Roman Catholic Diocese have settled his lawsuit over allegations a priest groped him in 1989, when he was a 12-year-old altar boy.
The Morning Call of Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of Pennsylvania’s third-largest city was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for rigging municipal contracts in a scheme to raise money for his political campaigns for higher office.
Ed Pawlowski, 53, was convicted in March of dozens of federal ...
Former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski sentenced to 15 years in prison on corruption charges
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski sentenced to 15 years in prison on corruption charges.
Woman pleads to texting while driving in fatal crash
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman has acknowledged texting while driving before her vehicle struck and killed a woman crossing an eastern Pennsylvania street almost two years ago.
Seneca Harley, who turns 23 Wednesday, was scheduled for trial in Lehigh County Court but entered guilty pleas ...
Abraham Lincoln 38, KIPP Dubois 0
Academy Park 47, Glen Mills 12
Aliquippa 59, Keystone Oaks 0
Annville-Cleona 31, ELCO 19
Archbishop Wood 31, LaSalle 12
Armstrong 41, Fox Chapel 14
Avella 47, Mapletown 14
Bald Eagle Area 24, Jersey ...
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of beagles rescued from a home in rural Pennsylvania are finding new owners and new homes.
The Lehigh County Humane Society received thousands of inquiries and began accepting adoption applications Thursday.
The dogs were
65 rescued beagles should be ready for adoption soon
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The tale of 65 beagles rescued from a hoarding situation in Pennsylvania led to an outpouring of donations for an overwhelmed shelter housing the dogs.
Mary Shafer, the Lehigh County Humane ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania city will spend $1.25 million for the emergency demolition of a privately owned vacant warehouse gutted by fire this week.
The Allentown City Council reluctantly approved the expenditure Wednesday. But officials vowed the city will use “all legal ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A fire official says the vacant eastern Pennsylvania warehouse heavily damaged by fire will be demolished Tuesday.
Capt. John Christopher of the Allentown fire department says the building was a complete loss following the blaze first reported at about 6:30 p.m. ...
Animal welfare workers removed 71 beagles from a cramped house in rural Pennsylvania, where officials say a woman had been breeding them without a license before she died last month.
The Lehigh County Humane Society got a call late Saturday night from police who responded to noise ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The restaurant business is not for the faint of heart.
Grueling hours, finicky customers and high overhead expenses are a few of the challenges facing restaurant owners.
How tough is the industry? An Ohio State University study found 26 percent of restaurants ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man used homemade explosives to blow up a car last weekend, killing himself, his toddler son and an adult friend in a grisly murder-suicide whose planning he described in angry letters sent to police and family members, investigators said Thursday.
Jacob Schmoyer, ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In a story Oct. 1 about a fatal car explosion in Allentown, Pennsylvania, The Associated Press misidentified one of three people who were killed. It was David Hallman, not Hillman.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Investigators back on scene of deadly ...
Police back on scene of deadly Pa. car blast
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a car explosion in Pennsylvania that killed three people (all times local):
Officials from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say the three people who died in a car explosion in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania, ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man is facing life in prison without possibility of parole in the shooting death of his cousin and the wounding of his wife a year ago.
Northampton County Judge Craig Daily convicted 62-year-old John Hann of first-degree murder Monday, ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A car explosion that rocked downtown Allentown left three males dead, including the likely “perpetrator,” officials said Sunday as federal authorities who are leading the investigation looked ahead to autopsies.
“We know there’s been a criminal incident,” District ...
Officials confirm 3 dead in Pa. car explosion
The Latest: 3 dead after Pennsylvania car explosion
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a car explosion in Pennsylvania that killed at least 1 person (all times local):
A coroner says three males are dead after a car explosion in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said at a news ...
Vehicle explodes in Pennsylvania city; 2 reported hurt
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a vehicle has exploded in Pennsylvania.
Allentown police confirmed reports of a vehicle explosion late Saturday night on a downtown street.
Judge to rule Monday on degree of guilt in slaying case
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is to issue his ruling Monday on whether a man who acknowledged killing his cousin and shooting his cousin’s wife and their family dog planned his actions or committed them in the heat of passion.
Authorities say John Hann, 62, killed Joseph ...
Lehigh Valley native voice for diversity in Hollywood
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — From the start of his career in Hollywood, Daniel Dae Kim didn’t see roadblocks. He saw opportunities.
Despite a lack of Asian characters in television and film, the Freedom High School graduate persevered, landing leading roles in TV hits “Lost” and “Hawaii 5-0.” He ...
Abington Heights 22, Honesdale 13
Academy Park 40, Interboro 13
Aliquippa 65, Hopewell 0
Allderdice 35, USO 14
Allentown Dieruff 42, East Stroudsburg North 6
Altoona 49, Carlisle 42, 2OT
Bald Eagle Area 35, Tyrone 0
Baldwin 21, ...
Counselor jailed for helping late boyfriend pass drug test
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A drug counselor who gave clean urine to a client she was dating so he could pass a drug test — which he took shortly before dying from a heroin overdose — will now go behind bars.
Authorities had sought a three-month county jail term for Kristianna Belotto. But a ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Money is starting to pour into Pennsylvania’s midterm congressional races and, with the GOP’s control of the U.S. House on the line, ominous signs are surfacing for Republicans in races that several months ago had been considered even contests.
Republican groups, ...
Woman sues diocese, alleges ‘smear’ effort over abuse claims
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman described as a victim in Pennsylvania’s grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown over what she’s calling a “smear” campaign.
The lawsuit, filed Wednesday on behalf of Juliann Bortz, alleges church officials ...
Prosecutor says abuse allegations against priest were false
READING, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say child sexual abuse allegations against a Florida priest who also has served in the Allentown diocese have been deemed to be false.
The Berks County district attorney’s office
Police officer loses job after charges in shooting death
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A police officer has lost his job after being charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near an eastern Pennsylvania amusement park.
South Whitehall Township’s manager, Renee Bickel, ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Roman Catholic officials in Pennsylvania began lining up quickly and publicly with a key state legislative ally Thursday in backing the creation of a victims’ compensation fund as an alternative to allowing victims in decades-old child sexual abuse cases to sue the church ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — What comes to mind when you think of Parkinson’s disease?
Many people know an older friend or relative who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and it’s no surprise — according to Medical News Today, 1 million adults in America live with Parkinson’s, and about 10 million ...
Academy Park 28, Pennsbury 21
Allentown Central Catholic 38, Stroudsburg 14
Archbishop Carroll 42, Olney Charter 8
Archbishop Ryan 38, Bartram 30
Armstrong 26, Indiana 20
Athens 38, Hanover Area 6
Avella 14, Mapletown 12
Avon Grove ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar said Friday that Canadian driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and lower extremities and tests found no additional injuries from his crash at Pocono last weekend.
Wickens has had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest was charged on Tuesday with groping a 17-year-old girl and sending her nude images of himself, just a week after a grand jury reported the church had covered up decades of child molestation by priests across the state.
The charges of felony ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Roman Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal in Pennsylvania (all times local):
A Roman Catholic priest in Pennsylvania is facing charges in connection with a 17-year-old girl he met at Mass, including allegations that he sent her ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway.
IndyCar said in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens will have surgery for a spinal injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway.
IndyCar said in a statement the 29-year-old Canadian was scheduled for surgery Monday night in an Allentown hospital. The series was not expected to issue ...
Air Products to relocate 75 workers from Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Air Products has announced plans to relocate about 75 employees who work in downtown Allentown to its corporate headquarters in Trexlertown.
The (Allentown) Morning Call
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in the race.
IndyCar said the Canadian ...