Grand Jury Findings, Facebook Sex Page Top Local News

Other top headlines include Easton's new city hall groundbreaking and charges filed in Christmas Eve killing.

A Northampton County grand jury has ruled that there's not enough evidence to file homicide charges in the death of a Bethlehem man last year. The grand jury said this week that Matthew Kelly "participated voluntarily in his own death" when he tried to rob Brian Simmons. 

'Exposing Easton' Under Investigation

Easton police are investigating "Exposing Easton Hoes," a now-defunct Facebook page claiming to chronicle the sexual exploits of young women from Easton.

Man Charged in Christmas Eve Killing

Easton police filed homicide charges in the case of a man who was beaten to death Christmas Eve on Northampton Street. Andres Ruiz-Avelizapa, 52, was beaten unconscious on Dec. 24, 2012, and never recovered. He died in January, and his death was ruled a homicide.

Easton Breaks Ground For New City Hall

State and city officials gathered Friday in downtown Easton to break ground for the intermodal unit, which will be the home for a new city hall. Construction on the $26 million project should begin in a few months.


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