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Corridor Counts series: In Allentown, two Latinos — one Republican, one Democrat — have a common foe: The Democratic establishment

Different motives fuel the fight against the city’s most popular party.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: July 30, 2020 | 12:45 pm

What’s next for Mark Pinsley?

Lehigh County’s new controller has become a leading voice in progressive politics for the region. Will it make a difference?
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

DA: No basis for charges against Allentown cop who put knee on man’s head

Surveillance video showed the unnamed officer putting his knee on the man’s head and neck area twice while he was being restrained a few steps from the emergency room entrance.

By The Associated Press

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Updated: June 12, 2020 | 6:44 am

Pennsylvania releases data on COVID-19 deaths among Latinos

Counties vary in approach to tracking the virus’s impact on ethnic groups
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Trump to make second visit of year to Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump will visit the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Thursday to tour a distribution center of medical and surgical products for healthcare facilities.

By The Associated Press

Opening statements slated in ex-officer’s shooting trial near Allentown

Jonathan Roselle is expected to testify in his own defense in the shooting death of 44-year-old Joseph Santos of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
By The Associated Press

Lehigh County 911 center workers lose jobs after sharing New Year’s toast

Three 911 supervisors have been fired and seven operators resigned after sharing an alcohol-spiked drink while working on New Year’s Eve.

By The Associated Press

Voting reform bill heads to governor’s desk; critics say the state’s ramming through changes

Counties would get back 60 percent of election system upgrade costs under SB421.
By Emily Previti/PA Post