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  • Nigeria massacre survivors describe slaughter of people 'like insects'

    Survivors of an assault by Islamic militants that killed a large number of civilians in Nigeria have described days of relentless violence in which, one witness said, some people were slaughtered "like insects." The accounts were given by villagers who...
  • Man accused of LANTA assault a no-show at hearing

     Man accused of LANTA assault a no-show at hearing
    Bus driver Jose Rosario sat quietly inside a Whitehall courtroom Monday, calmly waiting for a preliminary hearing to begin for the man who police say savagely attacked him outside a LANTA bus. But the man — accused of injuring Rosario's shoulder...
  • Gang member gets state prison for shooting teen in botched drug deal

    Gang member gets state prison for shooting teen in botched drug deal
    An admitted gang member who shot a 16-year-old boy during a botched drug deal in east Allentown last summer was sentenced Monday to 61/2 to 20 years in state prison. Lehigh County Judge Maria L. Dantos told Ruben "P-Dot" Pichirilo, 20, he was lucky...
  • Judge scolds drunk driver who calls child as character witness

    A Lehigh County judge on Monday told a Bethlehem man she found it "disgraceful" that he asked his girlfriend's 12-year-old son to testify on his behalf as he was sentenced for driving drunk and causing a car crash that injured two people. "Why would you...
  • In police report, Zimmerman denies throwing bottle at ex-girlfriend in latest police run-in

    George Zimmerman became angry and threw a wine bottle at his ex-girlfriend when she tried to break up with him, according to a police report released Monday. Zimmerman denied throwing the bottle and disputed her claim that he destroyed her cell phone...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • In Pakistan, children attend school in shadow of fear after attack

    Khaula Syed Ali remembers tucking her 8-year-old son's white school uniform shirt into his beige shorts and combing his hair. But the boy was pleading. "Mama, please don't send me to school," said Ahmed, who is in the second grade. "The Taliban will...
  • Bethlehem man stabs man in back in Allentown motel, police say

    A Bethlehem man stabbed another man in the back, puncturing a lung, early Sunday at an Allentown motel, police said. The suspect was arrested a short time later. Samuel Rodriguez, 18, of the 600 block of Atlantic Street, stabbed Dewayne Parker during a...
  • Teen mugs victim in South Whitehall to relieve stress, he tells police

    Teen mugs victim in South Whitehall to relieve stress, he tells police
    An 18-year-old man was charged with punching and trying to rob a 73-year-old man at a South Whitehall shopping center, township police said. Zero C. Davis of the 200 block of North Law Street in Allentown told police he was angry at 8:25 p.m. Jan. 5...
  • Pakistani school reopens nearly a month after Taliban massacred 150 students and staff

    Pakistani children returned on Monday to the school where Taliban gunmen killed 150 of their classmates and teachers last month, clutching their parents' hands tightly in a poignant symbol of perseverance despite the horrors they had endured. It was...
  • Woman suspected in carjacking grabbed deputy's gun, says sheriff's office

    Woman suspected in carjacking grabbed deputy's gun, says sheriff's office
    A Pompano Beach woman, suspected in an armed carjacking in Palm Beach County, is also accused of trying to grab a deputy's gun during her arrest in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Pamella Elizabeth Romano, 28, and Joshua Fisher, 28,...