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  • Man faces charges over reclining airline seat squabble

    Man faces charges over reclining airline seat squabble
    A Haitian man who authorities say got into a heated dispute on a flight bound from Miami to Paris over a reclining seat has been charged with assaulting a flight attendant, U.S. prosecutors in Boston said on Friday. Edmond Alexandre, 60, was charged in...
  • Police: Group burglarize Allentown home, attack teens, mother

    A jilted girl and five other people broke into an east Allentown home last month, pummeling the girl's ex-boyfriend, his new girlfriend and his mother, according to court records. The ex-boyfriend told Allentown police he was punched about 20 to 40 times...
  • Star witness and defense lawyer spar over Puerto Rican club shooting

    Star witness and defense lawyer spar over Puerto Rican club shooting
    He almost strutted to the witness stand. He answered questions with a "Yep" or a "True dat." When a defense attorney first began grilling him, Orialis Figueroa responded into the microphone so loudly that others in the courtroom jumped and Northampton...
  • Women arrested on assault charges in incident involving Hampton police officer

    Women arrested on assault charges in incident involving Hampton police officer
    Two women were arrested on assault charges in connection with an incident involving a Hampton police officer, a spokesman said.  The incident happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Newmarket Drive, police spokesman Sgt. Jason Price...
  • Council hopeful Grossman gives ideas for homelessness and traffic

    Council hopeful Grossman gives ideas for homelessness and traffic
    One in a series of occasional stories profiling candidates for Laguna Beach City Council. When it comes to homelessness, Eli Grossman has an idea he thinks just might help get more people off the streets. "We should have the homeless register to put...
  • Lawyers paint different scenarios as Bethlehem Puerto Rican club trial begins

    Lawyers paint different scenarios as Bethlehem Puerto Rican club trial begins
    To hear Northampton County prosecutors tell it, Orialis Figueroa was the good guy in a chaotic gun battle in Bethlehem that left him and four others with bullet wounds and a 23-year-old friend of his dead. Figueroa didn't just disarm and incapacitate one...
  • Emmaus man sentenced to 1-5 years in fatal fight involving hockey stick

    Emmaus man sentenced to 1-5 years in fatal fight involving hockey stick
    As Alexander O. Roscioli waited to be sentenced for fighting and killing a 70-year-old man last year in Emmaus, a Lehigh County prosecutor urged the judge to give him state time. "He needs to be somewhere that protects the community until Mr. Roscioli...
  • Petit Calls For End To Early Release Program

    CHESHIRE — Dr. William Petit and a former Republican state senator called Wednesday for ending the Malloy administration's early release program for violent criminals. Standing on the town green in Cheshire, Petit signed a petition that is being...
  • Easton police: Man charged with severely burning 2-year-old boy

    A city man severely burned his girlfriend's 2-year-old son last year, causing second- and third-degree injuries on the boy's legs and bottom, Easton police say. Keith Henry Firman, 24, of the 900 block of Ferry Street was charged Tuesday night in the...
  • Jay Bookman: The Secret Service shows signs of a broken bureaucracy

    Help me out here. Which of these incidents is more alarming? 1.) A knife-wielding madman sadly, a veteran of the Iraq War jumps over the fence at the White House, runs all the way across the lawn, enters the residence through the unlocked, unguarded...
  • Manchester Woman Charged With Meat Cleaver Attack On Adult Son

    Manchester Woman Charged With Meat Cleaver Attack On Adult Son
    MANCHESTER — A woman cut her adult son's finger to the bone with a meat cleaver Wednesday after a dispute over his lack of respect for her, police said. Shani Hathaway, 44, of 30 Pine Hill St., was arrested and charged with first-degree assault,...