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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Bill Would Require Make, Model and Year of Vehicle on Registration

Bill Would Require Make, Model and Year of Vehicle on Registration

The legislation was suggested by an Easton police officer.
Allentown Man Admits Role in Interstate Prostitution Ring

Allentown Man Admits Role in Interstate Prostitution Ring

Francisco Torrellas agreed to a 10-year sentence as part of the plea deal.
Allentown Man Charged with Running Prostitution Ring from Jail

Allentown Man Charged with Running Prostitution Ring from Jail

Proceeds were deposited into his commissary account at the correctional facility, the indictment alleges.
Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in 18-Year-Old Murder Case

Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in 18-Year-Old Murder Case

Joslyn Bailey was wanted for murder in Massachusetts.
NJ Police Seek Help in Identfying Remains Found in Camden in December

NJ Police Seek Help in Identfying Remains Found in Camden in December

The man's body was found off I-676 near Morgan Boulevard.
Tainted Heroin Blamed for Rise in Overdose Deaths in Pa.

Tainted Heroin Blamed for Rise in Overdose Deaths in Pa.

At least 22 people have died in the past two weeks.
'Suspicious' Powder Delivered to MetLife-Area Hotels Likely Cornstarch

'Suspicious' Powder Delivered to MetLife-Area Hotels Likely Cornstarch

New Jersey State Police issued a warning Friday afternoon that they are investigating 'several' locations that received suspicious letters and substances.
Cops: N.J. Man Wrecks Car in Naked Pa. Crash

Cops: N.J. Man Wrecks Car in Naked Pa. Crash

Vincent Wade wrecked his car at a Crown Fried Chicken down in Philadelphia.
Grand Jury to Probe Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka's Girlfriend's Death

Grand Jury to Probe Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka's Girlfriend's Death

A Lehigh County grand jury will investigate the 1983 death of Nancy L. Argentino in Whitehall.
Cops: Man Working for Salisbury Co. Stole $75K Diamond

Cops: Man Working for Salisbury Co. Stole $75K Diamond

The alleged thief, a home healthcare worker, is being held in lieu of $7,500 bail.
Pa. Ranks Fourth in Black Homicide Victims

Pa. Ranks Fourth in Black Homicide Victims

A new study from the Violence Policy Center found that blacks are killed at disproportionately high rates in Pennsylvania.
OMG PD: Man Uses Feces to Apologize

OMG PD: Man Uses Feces to Apologize

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.
Pa. Woman Gives Birth on a Sled

Pa. Woman Gives Birth on a Sled

A Roxborough woman gives birth to her baby girl on her front lawn, on a sled early Tuesday morning.
OMG PD: Alleged 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' Arrested

OMG PD: Alleged 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' Arrested

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.
Reward Offered for Information on Rt. 22 Hit-and-Run Death

Reward Offered for Information on Rt. 22 Hit-and-Run Death

Lehigh Valley Crime Stoppers offering up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of driver who killed Rt. 22 pedestrian.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
72-Year-Old Woman on Tire-Slashing Spree

72-Year-Old Woman on Tire-Slashing Spree

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.
Police: Passing I-78 Trucker Rescues Two Before Rig Is Engulfed

Police: Passing I-78 Trucker Rescues Two Before Rig Is Engulfed

Two drivers and two passengers hurt in two-truck crash, fire that produces thick smoke, traffic havoc.
Fence, Trees Damaged in Hit-and-Run Crash, Police Say

Fence, Trees Damaged in Hit-and-Run Crash, Police Say

Lower Saucon Township police say they're investigating a hit-and-run accident in which trees and a fence in the 2400 block of Black River Road were damaged.
Truck Crash, Fire Shutters I-78

Truck Crash, Fire Shutters I-78

The highway had reopened by mid-afternoon, with lane restrictions in place.