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Jim Martin

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  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf halts death penalty

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf halts death penalty
    For Wanda Mata, the news Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf had halted executions under Pennsylvania's death penalty brought a new flood of pain over her brother's murder. Only three weeks ago, the birth of Carlos Juarbe's first grandchild forced Mata to again...
  • As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law

    As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law
    In the wake of lawsuits filed against several Pennsylvania cities, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is moving forward with plans to repeal a city gun law in hopes of avoiding a similar battle. The repeal, being introduced to Allentown City Council this...
  • Police: Nurse charged with sexually assaulting Manor Care patient

    Police: Nurse charged with sexually assaulting Manor Care patient
    After a Lehigh County grand jury investigation, Bethlehem police have charged a man who worked as a nurse at a rehabilitation center with sexually assaulting a "non-verbal" patient. Robert Poindexter, 45, of 25 Congress Court in Quakertown, was...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
  • Mark Gonzales White Sox mailbag

    Do you know how the Sox, or any team, decides who is a prospect? Stefan Gartrell hit 23 homers last year, already has 24 this year, and yet he never even gets listed as a prospect. We keep hearing about Jordan Danks and Tyler Flowers, neither of whom...
  • Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack

    Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack
    A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records. On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
  • Rawlings-Blake wants to avoid 'violent exchange' with protesters

    Rawlings-Blake wants to avoid 'violent exchange' with protesters
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she hopes to avoid a "violent exchange" with Occupy Baltimore protesters, though she and other city officials declined to say when or if they would forcibly remove the activists. Tensions...
  • State unyielding in forgiving past crimes

    In five years, Melissa T. Benvegno of Allentown sees herself as a juvenile probation officer or even a federal border patrol agent. Not long ago, those dreams would have been next to impossible for her, given two shoplifting convictions she had in her...
  • Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka and the mysterious death of Nancy Argentino

    Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka had just walked into his Whitehall hotel room, where a beautiful young woman lay in his bed. It wasn't unusual for Snuka, a married man, to spend the night with his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. But on this night, after the...