Alleged cover-up of informant's heroin use taints case, lawyer says
Allegations that a state narcotics agent covered up an informant's heroin use during an investigation damage the credibility of the Pennsylvania attorney general's drug control unit, said the defense attorney for an Allentown man jailed in the case....
A former Slate Belt man accused of repeatedly raping two children for years was acquitted of all charges Wednesday by a Northampton County jury, despite a case in which prosecutors for the first time utilized expert testimony on sexual abuse.Joseph R. Gerhart was found not guilty of rape,..
Sands Casino jewelry store manager gets ARD for thefts
Accused of stealing more than $16,000 from her employer, the former manager of a jewelry store at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem was accepted Wednesday into a first-offender program that will allow her to avoid a criminal record.