May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Victims of violence have new home, safety in Coal Township

By Stephanie BettickTHE NEWS-ITEMstephanie_b@newsitem.comCOAL TOWNSHIP — Victims of violence and abuse have a new home in the area where they can find safety and the support needed to empower them, thanks to a secure safe house opened by Transitions More...

Unlawful search forces judge to suppress evidence

SUNBURY — Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor has granted a motion to suppress evidence in a drug case involving a Kulpmont man due to an unlawful search of his home.A hearing was held earlier this month regarding the motion filed by More...

Parents of fallen soldier on hand for facility re-dedication

FORT BRAGG, N.C., — Shamokin’s Bob and Annette Sandri were present Tuesday when the 82nd Airborne Division re-dedicated the Taylor-Sandri Medical Training Center in honor of their son, Sgt. Matthew Sandri, and Lt. Col. More...

Noontime blaze destroys mobile home, damages three structures

LOCUST GAP — A fire that originated in a motor home caused significant damage to three adjacent homes in Locust Gap Wednesday afternoon.Mount Carmel Township Fire Chief Brian Hollenbush said the fire began at around 12:15 p.m. More...

Orangeville bicyclist dies after being struck by pickup truck

FISHING CREEK TOWNSHIP — An Orangeville woman perished after she was struck by a pickup truck while riding her bicycle in Fishing Creek Township at around 8 a.m. Wednesday.State police said Caroline H. More...

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