Pennsylvania StateNew York Post

Pennsylvania town sees suspicious wave of dog deaths

Authorities in a Pennsylvania town are investigating a suspicious wave of dog deaths. The dogs were found dead under mysterious circumstances in the East Side neighborhood of Allentown, Lehigh Valley Live reported. “This is an active and ongoing investigation,” police Capt. Michael Becker Jr. told the outlet. The deaths occurred...
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Pine Grove,

Woman Wanted by Pine Grove Police on Felony Arrest Warrant

On Monday, Pine Grove Police announced they have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Natasha Zimmerman, 38, in reference to an incident that occurred on the night of June 18, 2021. If you have any information regarding Zimmerman’s whereabouts we ask that you call 570-345-8100. Zimmerman also has an additional...
Berks County, PAReading Eagle

Man on railroad bridge prompts closure of Route 222 in Berks County

The northbound lanes of Route 222 were closed at Route 61 for about an hour Saturday afternoon after police responded for a suicidal man on the Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad bridge in Ontelaunee Township, officials said Monday. Northern Berks Regional police were dispatched about 3:45 p.m. after a...
Bethlehem, PAWFMZ-TV Online

St. Luke's plans to relocate Anderson Campus emergency department

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. – A trip to the emergency department at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem Township may soon look different if plans move forward. Township commissioners on Monday night unanimously approved a resolution for the conditional site plan to relocate the emergency area of the Anderson Campus hospital onto the north side of the building, as requested by St. Luke's Health Network.
Reading, PAReading Eagle

Reading man charged with pointing handgun at mother of his children during domestic incident, police say

A Northmont man was arrested after he repeatedly pointed a handgun at the mother of his children while she was a passenger in another vehicle, Reading police said Monday. Nathan J. Velez, 24, of the 700 block of Alton Avenue was charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment, carrying a firearm without a permit, possessing cocaine and driving under suspended or revoked license.
Philadelphia, PAReporter

Man draws prison for role in overdose death of Lower Providence woman

NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man is on his way to state prison for his role in the fatal overdose of a Lower Providence woman. Maurice C. “Mo” Johnson, 28, of the 7300 block of Frontenac Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 8 to 16 years in a state correctional facility after he pleaded guilty to charges of drug delivery resulting in death and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in connection with the Jan. 10, 2019, overdose death of 55-year-old Kathleen “Kat” Sicoli.
Reading, PAReading Eagle

Fireworks blamed for starting roof fire in Reading

Fireworks illegally set off at 10th and Windsor streets sparked a fire on the roof of a four-story commercial building late Sunday, the Reading fire marshal said Monday. The fire at 1018 Windsor St. was discovered about 9:40 p.m. by a man who was working in the building, Fire Marshal Jeremy Searfoss said. The man went onto the roof and managed to stop the fire’s progress until fire crews arrived, he said.