May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Man sues city, county, state after claiming he tripped on sidewalk

By Sarah DeSantisTHE NEWS-ITEMSUNBURY — A Shamokin man has filed a lawsuit against a landowner, the city, the county, the state and PennDOT seeking compensation for injuries he sustained while tripping over an uneven sidewalk — but the landowner says More...

Woman charged with hiding urine in nasal spray bottle

MOUNT CARMEL — A borough woman was charged with furnishing drug-free urine after police allegedly found her in possession of a nasal spray bottle filled with urine. More...

Job training programs catch the interest of prison board members

SUNBURY — A presentation at Wednesday’s prison board meeting on bringing workforce re-entry programs into the Northumberland County prison system intrigued county officials working to end recidivism. More...

Bust nets four drug suspects, more than 150 bags of heroin

SHAMOKIN — A controlled buy Tuesday evening turned into a major drug bust after a dealer took an informant to a house on Commerce Street where police later found 157 packets of heroin and two bags of cocaine. More...

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