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Commonwealth v. G. S. Simple Assault and Harassment charges withdrawn. Plea to summary disorderly conduct.
Pa. to end mandatory driver's license suspensions for drug crimes unrelated to driving
Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign the bill, which would take effect in 180 days.
Commonwealth v. J.G. Mandatory DUI sentence of 90 days in jail reduced to 5 days.
Client had approximately $30K seized by police during a traffic stop on Route 78. Within 24 hours of retaining us, the police agreed to release all of the money and return it to client.
Commonwealth v. J.L. Client faced a standard range of 3 years in state prison sentenced to probation.
Commonwealth v. A.G. Not guilty verdict after trial on Harassment.
Client retained DONOHUE LAW in the middle of a sexual assault investigation. We were able to prove there was insufficient evidence to proceed with the case. No charges filed.
Commonwealth v. J.H. Emergency petition to quash/lift probation warrant for violation granted. Client remains out of jail.
Mom pleads guilty in fatal crash that claimed 3-year-old son
Prosecutors said the woman was looking at her phone before the crash last December.
C/W v. R.M. Two counts of Simple Assault (M2) and Harassment (S) withdrawn.
SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON: Nikki Yovino said she made up rape allegations because she was worried her consensual encounter with 2 Sacred Heart University football players would damage her relationship with another student.
Ex-college student sent to prison for false rape accusation
The student said she made up the allegations because she worried her consensual encounter with the two athletes would damage her relationship with ano...
Commonwealth v. A.M. Bail reduced from $150,000 cash to $1,000.
ABOVE AND BEYOND: A New Jersey high school principal said some students were being bullied because of their dirty clothes, which resulted in chronic absenteeism. So, he installed washers and dryers for students to do their laundry.
NJ high school principal installs laundry room to fight bullying
A high school principal in New Jersey is going above and beyond to make sure his students don't skip school out of fear of being bullied.
Commonwealth v. M.H. Speeding 15 MPH over the limit. Reduced to 5 MPH over. No points.
Commonwealth v. L.S. Traffic citation for overweight commercial vehicle. $9,400.00 fine reduced to $500.
Commonwealth v. B.J. Felony charges dismissed. Plea to Misdemeanor 3.
Woman dependent on oxygen tank dies after power cut off to NJ home following overdue bill https://t.co/snXaHWjzI8
JUST IN: A judge has denied Philly rapper @MeekMill's request to have his 2008 conviction for selling drugs and illegal gun possession vacated based on accusations of an untrustworthy arresting officer: https://t.co/9yPGEHZUHz
Commonwealth v. T.B., Aggravated Assault (F2) charges dismissed. Plea to Disorderly Conduct.
Commonwealth v. J.O., DUI charges dismissed.
Law firms know they are a big target so they should be putting extra securities into ensuring their data is secure, and their clients are demanding they do this.
Law Firms of All Sizes Must Deal with Cybersecurity Issues
Summary: Ensuring client information is kept safe is a requirement that clients are demanding from their law firms. Data breaches are not only a hassl...
Former Philadelphia homeless teen is heading to Harvard-https://t.co/iE7XHk9KsN
DISTURBING: A video showing police officers wrestling a woman to the ground and punching her in the head on a Wildwood beach has sparked backlash online.
VIDEO: Alexis Hewitt
BREAKING: Historic Allentown Post Office will be closed, sold, the U.S. Postal Service has announced https://t.co/6ihjaoCBzM
UPDATE: #Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. said the incident where a woman was punched by a police officer was a "shame." He added that police would soon release body camera footage that shows the woman insulting and spitting on officers. Video: https://t.co/ZcSYhhTBpu
Six women stuck on Lehigh River in tubes are rescued at Freemansburg.
Stuck on Lehigh River, 6 women in tubes are rescued at Freemansburg
The tubers became stranded on a shoal near Freemans Island after they tried to escape a strong current.
ICYMI: Allentown's decriminalization ordinance and the others proposed in the Lehigh Valley are the subject of our @mcall podcast this week. Give it a listen:
Valley View: Lehigh Valley cities stirring the pot
Lehigh Valley cities are considering decriminalizing marijuana, potentially joining six other Pennsylvania cities going against state law. How would t...
Motorcycle crashes, injuring three on Rt. 145 north of Walnutport.
Motorcycle speeds into Lehigh Twp. crash, badly hurting two on Rt. 145, police say
Bike collides with turning car just south of Route 248 and north of Walnutport. Medical helicopters take biker and the woman with him to St. Luke's-Fo...
6th Street in Allentown from Walnut Street to Hamilton Street will be reduced to one lane from March 27 through April 13 from 9:00am to 3:00pm to finish work on the Tower 6 Project. It will be closed completely on April 6 from
9:00am to 3:00pm to allow for a crane set up.