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Two Allentown residents died from gunshot wounds early Sunday morning, according to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim. Trevor D. Gray, 21, of 165 W. Gordon St., and Francine E. Ramos, 32, of 816 W. Chew St., were pronounced dead at the scene, the intersection of Sixth and Greenleaf streets in Allentown, at 5 a.m. and 5:02 a.m. respectively. The incident occurred just before 4 a.m., Grim added.
Tamaqua police have cited Drew Daniel LaBar, 26, of 45 N. Greenwood St., Tamaqua, after an incident on June 28. Officers were dispatched to that address at 4:17 a.m. to assist EMS personnel with a medical emergency. Inside, they found LaBar passed out on the kitchen floor. There was frozen food covering him and ambulance staff tending to him. When he opened his eyes, his pupils were constricted, his speech was slurred and he appeared to be confused. He denied using any drugs.
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1959 Mountain League baseball champs inducted
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Connie Biederman
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