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Police charge Bethlehem man with robbing a gas station with a device he said was a bomb

mcall.com — Bethlehem police said a man tried to rob a gas station Wednesday night with a device he said was a bomb, according to Northampton County Court records. William Edward Daniels, 51, of the 200 block of Broadway, was charged Thursday with burglary and terroristic threats. He is in county prison under $50,000 bail.
Jul 24, 2014

Police: Man tried to rob Bethlehem gas station with a device he said was a bomb: bit.ly/1pfvn5T

Ray Rice assault: Rice violation less egregious than steroids

mcall.com — Granted, nobody except Ray Rice and his wife will really know exactly what happened that night in the elevator. She might have been assaulting him and maybe he just overreacted by punching her out.
Jul 24, 2014

Ray Rice gets 2 games and Lane Johnson 4. Yeah, that seems about right: goo.gl/MFIlre

PICTURES: Dogs, puppies, rescued in Allentown house fire

mcall.com — The fire was reported around 11 a.m. in the area of East Cedar Street and North Kiowa Street and appeared to have been located in the living room of the home. Several puppies and one of the dogs were found hiding in the basement. Animal control officers were being called to the home.

Groller's Corner Blog

blogs.mcall.com — Stellar summer basketball standings and one final look back at the two big tournaments The big tournaments may be over. but the basketball continues at Cedar Beach as tonight marks the final night of the regular season. The playoffs are tenatively slated to begin with the quarterfinals on Tuesday next week, the semifinals on Thursday and the championship game on Friday.

Insurance companies return millions to Pa. residents

blogs.mcall.com — More than 90,000 consumers in Pennsylvania will get a little gift from their health insurance company this year. Eleven insurers will be returning $5.1 million to Pennsylvania consumers under a rule in the Affordable Care Act that gives insurers an incentive to spend at least 80 percent of their premium...